Auto Europa Car Rental at Bologna Airport

A record number of passengers passed through Bologna Airport in 2010, with the passenger count just exceeding five and a half million. Bologna Airport is Italy’s third most significant airport. Many passengers require some form of transport when they reach the airport; therefore there are a number of car hire companies offering quality vehicles for hire. Auto Europa is available, and they are well known for their low rental rates and large variety of vehicles. Auto Europa can be found in the arrivals area of Bologna Airport.

Auto Europa Bologna Airport is open every day of the week from 07:45 to midnight. The arrivals area of the airport is on the ground floor of the terminal building, and customers can go directly to Auto Europa’s rental counters to organize a vehicle, or vehicles can be hire in advance, from Auto Europa’s website, at After customers have signed the rental papers and showed all necessary documents, their vehicles can be collected from the P2 Multi-storey car park nearby the terminal building. All rented vehicles are on Level 1 of this car park, and Auto Europa will let you know exactly how to find your car.

Auto Europa Bologna Airport recommend booking online to get the very best choice of vehicle, and most people with Internet access prefer to organize their car is this way. An advanced booking also ensures that your vehicle, and any extra item of equipment required, is ready and waiting for your arrival at the airport. Extra items may include a child safety seat or a satellite navigation system, and although these items cost extra per day of rental, they will greatly contribute to the safety and ease of your business or holiday rental. GPS units from car hire companies are usually of excellent quality, and amongst many other features, come pre-programmed with thousands of points of interest. These places may include gas stations, hotels, restaurants, pharmacies, shopping centers, business areas, etc.

There are many vehicle categories at Auto Europa Bologna, all containing different types of vehicles, and variously sized vehicles. The Economy category is popular for being reasonably priced, and for vehicles that are very fuel-efficient. Two door vehicles in this category include the Fiat Panda and Fiat 500, while four door vehicles include the Peugeot 207, Fiat Grande Punto and VW Polo. Although not very large vehicles, they are ideal for city driving, and are very easy to drive and manage. They don’t however have much space for luggage.

Compact vehicles are similar, but perhaps a bit larger, and seat between four and five passengers. Example vehicles include the Mercedes A Class, which is an automatic vehicle, while the Alfa Romeo 147, Alfa Romeo Mito and VW Golf Plus all have a manual transmission. There is also the Renault Megane wagon in this category, which is an ideal choice for extra luggage space.

Larger vehicles all seating five or more passengers can be hired from the Mid-size, Standard or Full-size categories. Mid-size vehicles include the Lancia Delta, Nissan Primera, Fiat Croma and VW Touran, which can be a manual or automatic vehicle, while the Standard category features vehicles such as the Mercedes B Class and Alfa Romeo 159. The Fiat Ducato is also available in this category, seating up to nine passengers, and is the ideal choice for groups of friends who want to travel in one vehicle. Another larger vehicle is the Mercedes Vito in the Premium category, which also seats up to nine people. The Mercedes Vito comes with an automatic transmission and many luxury features.

Primary renters at Auto Europa Bologna Airport are required to be at least 21 years of age, and to have held a valid drivers license in their country of residence for at least one year prior to the rental date. Drivers between the ages of 21 and 25 may pay a higher rental rate than usual, for extra ‘young driver insurance’, and may also not be permitted to hire certain larger or specialty type vehicles. Foreign renters may need an International Driving Permit as well as their local drivers license, and a copy of their airline return ticket. All primary renters should have a major credit card in their names in order to pay for the rental. Customers can confirm the details of their specific rental with Auto Europa.

Auto Europa also offers their customers many other services besides car rental. They have over 30,000 three, four and five star hotels in Europe, and provide the services of chauffeur and transfer options, prestige and sports car rentals, mobile phone and GPS rentals, and motorhome rentals. Customers can contact Auto Europa, at Bologna Airport, for further information.

Telephone Number from North America:    +1 207 842 2000
        Fax Number:            +1 207 842 2222
        Toll Free:                  +1-888-223-5555

Customers from other areas should consult Auto Europa’s international telephone list on their website.
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