Lamezia Terme Airport Guide
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National Lamezia Terme Airport
Lamezia-Terme Airport handles international and domestic flights from its single terminal building, and is the most important airport in the Calabrian region of Italy. There are many transportation options from the airport, including a number of quality car hire companies. One of these companies available is National, and they can be found in the arrivals area of Lamezia-Terme Airport. Other car hire companies situated at the airport include Hertz, Avis, Maggiore, Sixt, Budget, Alamo and Easycar.
National’s vehicles are all divided into various car categories, and they are priced, booked and controlled by these categories. Customers renting a vehicle from National will choose a car category rather than a vehicle by its specific make and model. On National’s website, www.nationalcar.com, pictures of all the example vehicles are available, and it also indicates the average passenger and luggage capacities for each category. These capacities should only be used as a general guideline. There are eleven car categories available from National at Lamezia-Terme Airport, including Economy, Compact, Intermediate, Fullsize, Premium and Minivan.
Vehicles in the Economy category are very fuel efficient, and excellent for town and city driving. They are smaller vehicles, and therefore do not have much room for luggage, but they are ideal for a single person, a couple or even a small family. The Fiat Panda Dynamic 1.2 and Ford Fiesta Titanium 1.2 are example cars in this category, and they store one large suitcase and one smaller item of luggage. Other smaller vehicles available can be hired from the Compact category, and these include the Alfa 147 JTD M-Jet Progression 1.6. Compact vehicles with a bit more space for luggage are available in the Compact Wagon category, such as the Fiat Stilo SW Active 1.9 JTD 120cv. Intermediate, Midsize Specialty and Fullsize vehicles can accommodate up to five people, and generally store two large luggage items and two smaller luggage items. These vehicles are perfect for the average sized family or the business traveler. The VW Nuova Passat Comfortline 1.9 is one of National’s Intermediate vehicles, the Mercedes B 200 CDI 2.0 is in the Midsize Specialty class, and the Fullsize category features the Mercedes C220 CDI Elegance 2.2.
Passengers arriving at Lamezia-Terme Airport who require plenty of space for luggage in their vehicle may be interested in the Fullsize Wagon category. These vehicles seat up to five people, and can store four large luggage items and two smaller items. Example cars include the Mercedes C220 CDI Elegance SW 2.2. Premium vehicles are the ideal choice for formal private occasions, or for prestigious business events. They are stylish and elegant, and create an excellent impression. An example of one of these cars from National is the Mercedes E280 CDI Avangarde 2.8. Super large vehicles can be hired from the Minivan and Van categories, and they are perfect for a group of friends traveling together. The Fiat Ulyesses Dynamic 2.0 seats up to seven passengers, and the Fiat Ducato Panorama 2.8 has space for nine people.
National is an internationally recognized brand, and together with Europcar, forms the world’s largest car rental network. They began in 1947, and now have branches all over the world. National’s headquarters are situated in St. Louis. They were also the first car rental company to introduce a comprehensive frequent-renter program, called Emerald Club. Members of Emerald Club enjoy many benefits, such as being able to bypass counter queues and receive convenient e-receipts. Car Choice allows customers to quickly select their vehicle, and not have to complete any lengthy paperwork before setting off on their journey. National offers the possibility of one-way hires, where customers can collect their vehicle from one location, but return it to another. Long-term rentals are also available, with contracts between three and six months.
In order to rent a vehicle from National, at Lamezia-Terme Airport, the primary renter is required to be at least 21 years of age. Persons between the ages of 21 and 24 may pay a higher rental rate, and may also not be able to rent certain larger sized or specialty vehicles. All renters must have a valid drivers license, and sometimes an International Driving Permit is required. The primary renter should also have a major credit card in his name in order to pay for the rental. Major credit cards include American Express, Diners Club, Eurocard, Mastercard and Visa.
Visually impaired individuals can be the primary renter at National as well. They will have a designated driver who has a valid drivers license, but the payment card of the visually impaired customer will be used to validate the rental agreement.
More information is available on National’s website, or customers can contact National directly, at their Lamezia-Terme Airport location. At this location, National is open every day of the week, from 08:00 to 23:30.
Lamezia Apt (SUFT01)
Telephone Number: 39-096-851-331
Fax Number: (09)6853770