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Hertz Florence Peretola Airport

All the major car hire companies can be found at Florence Airport, including Hertz. Hertz is a company which offers their customers excellent service, a wide range of vehicles to hire, affordable rates and many other unique benefits. Their rental counters can be found in the Arrivals terminal of Florence Airport.

Hertz, at Florence Airport offers various services to arriving passengers. Customers can hire child safety seats from this location, as well as the Hertz NeverLost In-Car Navigation System. This is a state-of-the-art piece of technology manufactured by Magellan, offering many desirable features. Drivers can choose from a range of different languages, use Instant Locate to find out their exact location at any time, and the Route Method will display the easiest or shortest route to any destination. The system has a color touch-screen display, an ergonomic design with touch controls which are easy and comfortable to use, thousands of pre-programmed points of interest, as well as a database of all the Hertz return locations across Europe. This is an amazing piece of equipment to have with you on your journey, especially if you are unfamiliar with the area in which you will be driving.

At Florence Airport, Hertz also offers Prestige Service and Gold Counter Service. The special Gold Counter Service is for customers who belong to the Hertz #1 Club Gold. In order to become a member of this club, customers must first join the Hertz #1 Club, which is a free membership, and is available for occasional and frequent renters. The Hertz #1 Club offers exclusive benefits for its members, including the Hertz Express and Hertz Instant Return services, faster and easier online reservations and many special discounts. If a member rents for just three times within a twelve month period, they will be invited to join the Hertz #1 Club Gold. This membership offers even more, and often exclusive, discounts and time-saving benefits. Frequent Gold renters will be invited to enjoy even higher levels of service, recognition and reward with Hertz #1Club Gold Five Star® and Hertz #1 Club Presidents Circle®.

One of the reasons why Hertz is so popular with many renters is that they offer a wide range of vehicles which can be reserved by their specific makes and models. These vehicles are available in the categories of the Hertz Green, Fun and Prestige Collections. The Green Collection is range of various sized vehicles which are all considered to be environmentally friendly and fuel efficient. The Smart Passion 0.7 is one of the cars offered, and this is a nice, small vehicle ideal for two people, and great for city driving. Other cars in this collection include the Fiat 500 1.2 Sport or Lounge, Fiat Grande Punto 1.4, Mercedes A160 and the Lancia Delta 1.6.

The Fun Collection from Hertz is a truly interesting range of vehicles, from sporty models to convertibles. A great category for young-at-heart customers who want an exciting rental car. Convertibles include the Peugeot 207 CC 1.6, Peugeot 308 CC and Mazda MX5 Roadster 1.8. Other cars available are the Alfa Romeo MiTo 1.4 Sport P, Volvo XC60 D5 and Lotus Exige. Vehicles from the Prestige Collection are mostly manufactured by Mercedes, and are the ideal selection for prestigious business or private functions. They are guaranteed to create an excellent impression for any occasion. Some Prestige vehicles available at Florence Airport are the Mercedes C220, Mercedes E200, Mercedes E220 Cabriolet, Mercedes SL350 3.5 and the Mercedes SL K200 Kompressor.

Some of the more casual rental vehicles from Hertz include the Fiat Panda 1.2, Ford Fiesta 1.4, Ford Focus 1.6, Fiat Grande Punto 1.3 and Alfa Romeo 159 1.9. These vehicles usually feature a radio, cassette and CD player, driver or dual airbags, central locking, air conditioning and power steering. For passengers who need to transport many luggage items, the Wagon/Estate category may be ideal, including the Ford Focus SW 1.6, Ford Mondeo Wagon 2.2 and Ford Mondeo Ghia SW. Even larger vehicles are available in the SUV/Minivan category. One of these may be a great option for groups of travelers or a larger family. The Ford Galaxy 1.8 is an example of an SUV vehicle, while the Ford Transit Combi 300S 2.2 can seat up to nine passengers.

Hertz offers many innovative and unique rental services. From Hertz it is possible to rent a vehicle for shorter periods of time. Their options include three, six or nine hours, and this is referred to as the Hertz 369 Program. Customers will find this service extremely useful if they only have a few errands to run. Three hour rentals include 100 free miles, six hour rentals include 200 free miles, and nine hour rentals include 300 free miles. All rentals come with 24-hour emergency roadside assistance. Customers can also get detailed driving directions from the counter-top or stand-alone units before they leave the Hertz rental agency. These units are easy to use and are available in five different languages. Detailed directions are downloaded from the internet in real-time and displayed on a dynamic on-screen map. The directions can also be printed out to take with you.

Hertz, at Florence Airport, requires the primary renter to be at least 21 years of age. All renters listed on the rental agreement must show a valid drivers license when collecting the vehicle, and this license must have been held in their country of residence for at least one year. Foreign renters may be required to have an International Driving Permit. Similar to all car hire companies, younger drivers at Hertz, under the age of 25, may pay a higher rental rate, and may also not be able to rent from certain vehicle categories. Hertz accepts the major credit cards of American Express, Diners Club, Eurocard, Mastercard and Visa for payment of rentals.

Additional information is available on Hertz’s website, at www.hertz.com, or customers can contact Hertz directly at their Florence Airport rental location.

Address:

Florence Airport
Amerigo Vespucci Airport
Florence, 50145
Italy

Telephone Numbers: 055 307370

Fax Number: 055 317543

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