Auto Europe Car Rental Ciampino Airport
Auto Europe Rome Ciampino Airport
Rome Ciampino Airport is the smaller of Rome’s airports, but nonetheless a very important gateway for local and international visitors. The airport is found just 15 km, or 9 miles from central Rome and is served by mainly low-cost airline carriers, such as Easyjet and Ryanair, and charter flight operators. Rome is the capital city of Italy, and features a large collection of world famous historical sights. Over five million passengers make use of Rome Ciampino Airport each year, and thousands of these passengers are tourists, coming to explore the romantic city of Rome. One of the best ways to visit the surrounding areas of the city is by rented car, and one of the car hire companies at Ciampino Airport is Auto Europe. Auto Europe is present at many airports around the world, and is one of the most popular car rental companies in many countries.
Some of the Rome Ciampino Airport car hire companies are located in via Mameli, which is a short distance from the airport’s terminal. A free shuttle bus is available at all hours of the day and evening for transport to the car rental companies, from the departures terminal at the airport. Along with Auto Europe, passengers will also find the car hire companies of Avis, Sixt, Maggiore, Hertz, Europcar, Easycar, Thrifty and Alamo. Passengers arriving at this airport location can go directly to Auto Europe’s rental counters for a reservation, or make arrangements online, at www.autoeurope.com. Auto Europe’s website shows all the vehicle categories available at Ciampino Airport, and details of the example vehicles in each category as well. Customers will also find all the information they need regarding Auto Europe’s rental terms and conditions.
An advanced reservation is recommended if you require a special size or type of vehicle, and if you need any additional items of equipment as well. Auto Europe Ciampino hires baby seats, satellite navigation systems, luggage racks and even cellular phones along with their vehicles, for customers who will find these items useful. Booking in advance is the only way to ensure that the equipment required is available for your arrival at the airport, as such items are subject to availability, and are hired on a ‘first come, first serve’ basis. A baby, or booster seat is recommended for all young children who are unable to use the vehicle’s seatbelts, and a satellite navigation system is a wonderful addition to any holiday or business trip, especially for those who have never been to Rome before. The inner city’s roads can be very confusing, and while it is not always recommended to drive in this location, having a GPS unit will definitely help. It is also useful for those planning to explore the countryside areas of Rome.
Additional equipment from Auto Europe may include hand controls for disabled drivers, while another service offered by this company is a one way rental. Hand controls are ideal for drivers with a lower limb deficiency, and from Rome Ciampino Airport, should be booked at least 48 hours in advance. At Ciampino Airport, one way hires will enable the customer to collect their vehicle from the airport, but return it to another branch of Auto Europe, either in the city of Rome, or even in another city or country. Customers should however confirm with Auto Europe as to where the vehicle may be driven, and if there are additional charges made for a one way hire at Rome Ciampino Airport.
At Rome Ciampino Airport, Auto Europe is open from 08:00 to midnight, and offers a wide selection of quality vehicles. This car hire company has been a leading provider of car rental services since 1954, and today is proud of over 8,000 rental locations, in 130 countries worldwide. Auto Europe only offers their customers the latest model vehicles, at the best rental rates possible. This means that their vehicles are reliable, and in good mechanical order. However, it is standard procedure to have the vehicle checked for all existing damages before leaving the airport, and any found, should be written on the rental report. This will protect the customer from being held liable for damages he/she did not cause, as the vehicle is checked once again upon its return. Customers should also ensure that they know which type of fuel their vehicle uses, and should be happy with the vehicle’s operations before leaving Rome Ciampino Airport.
Some of Auto Europe’s most affordable vehicles are found in the Economy category, such as the Ford Ka, Peugeot 107, Ford Fiesta, Peugeot 207 and Renault Clio, and these cars are considered to be very fuel efficient, and even environmentally friendly, ideal for up to four passengers, they are an excellent choice for city driving. Even smaller cars are found in the Mini category, and may be similar to the Fiat Panda and Fiat 500. These cars are ideal for three/four passengers, and come with manual transmissions and air conditioning. Vehicles in the Compact category are also a very popular choice by many passengers at Rome Ciampino Airport, as they are slightly larger than the vehicles mentioned above, but are still rented at affordable prices. Examples include the Peugeot 308, Volkswagen Golf, Ford Focus Wagon, Alfa Mito, Opel Astra Wagon and the Renault Megane Wagon.
Sometimes larger vehicles are required; in particular by groups of travellers, therefore Auto Europe offers a number of vehicles that can seat between five and nine passengers. Five passenger vehicles include the Fiat Croma, Volkswagen Touran and Opel Insignia, while the Ford Galaxy and Renault Espace are ideal for seven passengers. The largest vehicles from Auto Europe, which seat nine passengers, include the Mercedes Vito, Fiat Ducato, Opel Vivaro and Ford Transit Minivan. The majority of vehicles from Auto Europe are driven manually, with a stick-shift transmission, but there are automatic cars available as well, such as the Volvo S60, Audi A6 Wagon and the Mercedes E200, which is a Premium vehicle.
All further details are available from Auto Europe, at Rome Ciampino Airport.
From North America only: Tel +1 207 842 2000 Fax +1 207 842-2222 1-888-223-5555 toll-free
Otherwise – view International list on website, www.autoeurope.com.