Bergamo Airport is also known as Orio al Serio Airport, and forms part of the three major airports in Milan. There are many facilities within the airport’s single terminal building, including quality car hire companies. Sixt is one of the companies at Bergamo Airport which offers a wide variety of vehicles at affordable rates, and their car rental counters are situated in the arrivals area of the airport.
Sixt, at Bergamo Airport, is open from Monday to Friday between the hours of 08:00 and 22:00. On Saturdays and Sundays their hours of operation are from 09:00 to 12:30, and on bank holidays during the same hours. At this location it is possible to return your rented vehicle out of office hours, 24 hours a day. If this is necessary for your rental, then Sixt at Bergamo Airport will provide more information about their 24 hour return policy. While passengers can book their vehicles directly from the Sixt car rental counters, many people like to make an advanced reservation to ensure that their ideal car is available. This can be done online, at www.sixt.com. Their website also displays all the vehicles (with pictures) that are available for hire at Bergamo Airport.
All the vehicles at Sixt are divided into various car categories, and one of these categories will be chosen when renting a vehicle, rather than a car by its specific make and model. A nice small vehicle available is the Smart For Two, and this car, like its name, is ideal for two people, and for nipping around the city. Easy to drive and easy to park! It is a car with a manual transmission and it comes with a satellite navigation system if there is one available. Slightly larger cars which can accommodate four people include the Renault Clio, Citroen C3, Chevrolet Aveo, Fiat Bravo and Renault Mégane. They are also manual driven vehicles, and they have a bit of room for luggage. Vehicles with more space, which can store two large suitcases and two or three smaller items, are the Chevrolet Cruze, Renault Scenic, Mercedes B-Class, Citroen C4 Picasso and Renault Laguna.
There are certain vehicles available from Sixt Bergamo Airport which always include a navigation system in their rental. A navigation system is absolutely marvelous to have with you on your journey, especially if you are driving in unfamiliar territory. The systems offered are of extremely high quality, and technologically advanced. They have many features, such as language selection, clear touch-screens, continuous maps and thousands of pre-programmed points of interest, so that you will always be able to find the nearest gas station, hotel, restaurant, golf course, pharmacy etc. Sample vehicles which include a navigation system are the Mercedes-Benz A-Class (automatic transmission vehicle), Chrysler 300 C, also an automatic, and the Mercedes-Benz C-Class T-Modell, which is a manual estate car with plenty of room for passengers and luggage.
Passengers arriving at Bergamo Airport who require a vehicle with an extra spacious interior will also find what they are looking for at Sixt. Sixt offers larger vehicles, such as the Renault Trafic that can seat up to nine people. These are great vehicles for traveling, and also come with a navigation system if there is one available.
Frequent or occasional renters at Sixt can sign up for the Sixt Express Card. This card offers many benefits when renting a vehicle, such as faster and easier reservations and collections, and special rental discounts. If you have a Sixt Express Card you are able to use the Sixt Quick-Check-In terminals, and bypass the counter. Your rental contract is created in three easy steps – simply insert your Sixt Express Card or credit card into the terminal to access your reservation, choose one of the three vehicles available, and print your rental agreement. Your vehicle keys will be in the safe. The Sixt Express Card enables you to use the services of Sixt Mobile-Check-In and Sixt Online-Check-In as well. Ladies can benefit from their partner’s corporate rates with the Sixt Ladies Card, and individuals who rent for more than five times a year can enjoy the extra benefits and discounts of the Sixt Gold Card.
Most of the vehicles offered to hire at Sixt, Bergamo Airport, require the primary renter to be at least 21 years old. The primary renter must have a valid drivers license and a major credit card in his name. Some vehicle groups require the primary renter to be over 23, 25 or 28 years of age, and have held a drivers license for a longer period of time. Drivers younger than 25 will need to pay a Young Driver Surcharge, which is a fee payable per day of rental, up to a maximum of ten days. In some cases an International Driving Permit is required. It is best to find out from Sixt, at Bergamo Airport, the exact requirements for your rental agreement. Major credit cards include American Express, Diners Club, Eurocard, Mastercard and Visa.
More detailed information is available at Sixt’s website, or customers can contact them directly at their Bergamo Airport location.
Telephone Numbers: +39-035-318862
Fax Number: +39-035-320439