National Car Rental at Bari Airport

Passengers arriving at Bari Airport have a wide range of car hire companies from which to select their ideal rental vehicle. Car hire counters for National can be found in the Arrivals Hall of the airport’s single terminal building, along with Hertz, Thrifty, Budget, Easycar, Maggiore, Sixt and many others. Passengers who would like to book their vehicle from National in advance of their flight can use the website address of

National, at Bari Airport, offers a large selection of quality vehicles. These vehicles are divided into eleven different categories. The rented vehicles are priced, reserved and controlled by these categories. Customers cannot actually choose a specific make and model of vehicle. On National’s website, customers can view examples of vehicles in each category, and their indicated capacities can be used as a guideline.

Smaller vehicles which can comfortably seat two adults and up to three children can be found in the Economy and Compact categories. They also have room for one large item of luggage and one smaller item of luggage. Examples of these vehicles are the Fiat Panda Dynamic 1.2 and the Ford Fiesta Titanium 1.2 in the Economy category, and the Alfa 147 JTD M-Jet Progression 1.6 in the Compact category. While mentioning compact, there is also the Compact Wagon category, which may include vehicles such as the Fiat Stilo SW Active 1.9 JTD 120cv. This vehicle has space for a bit more luggage.

Five adults can comfortably be seated in vehicles from the Intermediate, Intermediate Wagon, Midsize Specialty and Fullsize categories. They also have space for up to two large items of luggage and two smaller items of luggage, and could be considered as ideal family vehicles. The VW Nuova Passat Comfortline 1.9 is an example of a car in the Intermediate category, and the Fiat Croma Dynamic MJT 1.9 in the Intermediate Wagon category. Midsize Specialty vehicles may include the Mercedes B 200 CDI 2.0.

Customers can enjoy a touch of luxury by choosing a vehicle from the Premium category. They are capable of accommodating up to five adults, two large pieces of luggage and two smaller luggage items. An example in this category is the Mercedes E280 CDI Avangarde 2.8. National also offers vehicles suitable for large families, or groups of friends or business partners. They can be found in the Mini Van or Van categories, and they include the Fiat Ulyesses Dynamic 2.0, which is able to seat seven people, and the Fiat Ducato Panorama 2.8, which is able to seat nine people.

National Car Rental was founded in 1947, and is now located in over 3,000 destinations throughout the United States, Canada, Europe, Latin America, the Caribbean, Asia-Pacific, Africa and Australia. National aims to meet the daily rental needs of the frequent business traveler, and has been the leader in car hire company innovations since the 1970’s. They were also the first car hire company to introduce a comprehensive frequent-renter program, which is named Emerald Club. Emerald Club facilitates the process of renting for time-sensitive corporate travelers by offering counter bypass options and automatic e-receipts.

At National, Bari Airport, the primary renter of the vehicle should be at least 21 years of age, and higher rental rates may apply to drivers younger than the age of 24. Renters must have a valid driving license and be the holder of a major credit card. For each rental, two additional drivers may be added. Additional drivers may incur an extra fee. National allows a visually impaired individual to be the primary renter of a vehicle. A visually impaired renter must specify a designated driver (who has a valid driving license), but the rental charges will be made to the visually impaired renter’s credit card. Credit cards usually accepted by rental companies include American Express, Diners Club, Mastercard, Visa and Eurocard.

National Car Rental also allows one-way rentals, where the rented vehicle can be collected from one location but returned to a different location. All one-way rentals should be booked in advance.

Further information on vehicles to rent from National, as well as specials and promotions, can be found on their website, or by directly contacting their Bari Airport location. This location is open from Sunday to Friday between the hours of 08:00 and 23:30, and on Saturdays from 08:00 to 20:00.


Bari – Palese Apt (BRITO1)
Palese Apt
Bari, 70100

Telephone Number: (39)0 080 516180

Fax Number: (08)0 5316180

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