Milan Malpensa Airport Guide
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Maggiore Milan Malpensa Airport
Milan Malpensa Airport forms part of Milan’s airport system, which also consists of Milan Linate Airport and Orio al Serio Airport. Malpensa Airport is situated approximately 45 km from the city center of Milan, and handles over twenty-five million passengers per year. Many of these passengers rent a car from one of the car hire companies at the airport, which includes Maggiore. Maggiore offers their customers competitive rates and a range of quality vehicles to hire. Their rental counters can be found in Terminal 1 of the airport, on the first floor. Other car hire companies located at Malpensa Airport include Hertz, Avis, Sixt, National, Alamo, Budget, Thrifty and Easycar.
Customers can hire a vehicle directly from Maggiore at Milan Malpensa Airport, or they can make an advanced booking, from Maggiore’s website at www.maggiore.com. This website contains all the details customers need to know about renting a car from Maggiore, as well as lists all the cars available at this rental location. The vehicle categories are display with pictures of example cars, and their general seating capacities and vehicle features. Maggiore, at Malpensa Airport, is open every day of the week, from 07:00 to 23:59.
There are eight vehicle categories available to rent with Maggiore Malpensa, and one of these categories will be selected when renting a vehicle, rather than a car by its specific make and model. Smaller cars, such as the Fiat 500 1.2 Lounge and Fiat 500 1.2 Sport can be hired from the Citycar category, and these vehicles are light on fuel and easy to drive. They generally seat up to four people, are three door vehicles, and have air conditioning, ABS brakes and driver airbags. Although they are great for city driving, they don’t have much room for luggage. Five door vehicles available in this category include the Fiat Panda 1.2, Nissan Micra 1.2 and Lancia Ypsilon 1.2 (3 porte). Compact vehicles offered by Maggiore are of a similar size to those in the Citycar category, although they are able to seat up to five people. These are a wonderful choice of car for a comfortable and pleasant driving experience. They include the Fiat Bravo 1.6, Alfa 147 1.9 JTD, Volkswagen Golf 1.6, Lancia Musa 1.3 MJT and Mercedes Classe A160 CDI. Passengers who need a bit more luggage room can hire estate vehicles from this category as well, such as the Volkswagen Golf Variant 1.9 TDI and Opel Astra SW 1.7 CDTI.
Some larger sized vehicles can be hired from the Intermediate category at Maggiore Malpensa Airport, such as the Nuovo Fiat Doblò 2.0 MJT. This vehicle seats up to seven people, and features air conditioning and a CD player. Maggiore’s whole range of Intermediate vehicles are good cars with plenty of interior space, and come with wide luggage racks. Vehicles which seat up to five people include the Lancia Delta 1.6 MJT and Alfa 159 1.9 JTD, while estate vehicles available are the Volkswagen Passat Variant 1.9 TDI, Fiat Croma 1.9 MJT and Volvo V50 2.0 D.
Customers who require a vehicle that is more elegant and stylish than the ordinary rented vehicle will find the Premium category contains their ideal selection. Cars in this category guarantee prestige, and are perfect for presentation needs. Examples include the Audi A6 2.7 TDI Multitronic Advanced and Volvo S80 2.4, which is a vehicle with an automatic transmission. Larger families or groups of travelers can hire the Fiat Ulysse 2.0 JTD from the Minivan category, and this vehicle seats up to seven people, or the Fiat Ducato 30 Panorama 2.3 Multijet, which can accommodate up to nine passengers.
Maggiore Malpensa Airport, offers the hire of extra equipment along with their vehicles. Customers can hire the MIO GPS Navigator, which is a state-of-the-art piece of equipment, guaranteed to help you reach any destination without any trouble. It features continuous road maps and relevant driving information that is updating in real time, as well as an extensive list of points of interest, and these include gas stations, hotels, restaurants, pharmacies and many more useful locations. Families with young children can also make enquiries on the availability of child safety seats from Maggiore.
All vehicles hired from Maggiore Malpensa include 24 hour emergency roadside assistance. Should an accident occur, customers are advised to remain at the vehicle until the emergency personnel arrive. A C.A.I form will need to be completed, and sent to Maggiore within 24 hours of the event, along with the other relevant documents. The roadside assistance team will organize alternative transport for you to reach the nearest Maggiore branch if all passengers do not need further medical assistance. Maggiore will then provide a replacement vehicle with which you can continue your journey. If any emergency light comes on when driving your rental car, you should contact Maggiore immediately, and preferably stop the vehicle.
Maggiore has a wide location network covering 100 cities, with over 170 agencies in all the major airports and railway stations, and is represented by their national partners of National Car Rental and Alamo in 83 countries.
Further information is available on Maggiore’s website, or customers can contact them directly at their Milan Malpensa Airport rental location.
Telephone Numbers: 02 585 81133
Fax Number: 585 89140
Email Address: Milano.MIM@MAGGIORERENT.IT