Avis Car Rental, as well as many other major car hire companies, is located at Catania-Fontanarossa Airport. The car hire counters are conveniently situated in the Arrivals Terminal of the airport. The airport has a single terminal building, and the Arrivals area is on the ground floor.
Although it is possible to book your ideal vehicle once arriving at the airport, many passengers prefer to make their reservations in advance from Avis’s website. Their website is easy to navigate and understand, and you have the advantage of being able to make your decisions in a relaxed, home environment. Avis’s website address is www.avis.com.
Avis, at Catania Airport, allows their customers to return their vehicle out of regular office hours. However, this service should be requested in advance to ensure approval from the rental location. The rental location at the airport should also advise their customers that the rental charges will be based on the next opening day and hour of the return location, and not on the specific time when the vehicle is returned. Other information that can be noted for this location is that only Avis Charge Cards and major credit cards are accepted as payment methods for the rental. Major credit cards include American Express, Diners Club, Mastercard, Visa and Eurocard. No debit cards or checks are accepted. The minimum age requirement is 21 years of age, and drivers between the ages of 21 and 25 will be required to pay a young driver’s fee. Other restrictions for younger drivers prohibit the rental of cars in groups H (Full Size), I (Intermediate), J (Economy), L (Premium) and N (Convertible). If you are unsure of the requirements, it is best to find out more information from Avis before renting.
Avis offers a range of car categories, each containing top-class vehicles. Each category has its own pricing rate, but between Economy and Compact to Intermediate and Full Size, you are sure to find your ideal vehicle at an excellent price. The Economy category is a very popular choice amongst many renters, and these vehicles may include the Fiat Panda 1.2 Dynamic, the new Corsa 1.2 16V Enjoy or the Nissan Micra 1.2. A single traveler may wish to hire from the Compact category, and this may be a vehicle such as the Volkswagen Golf 1.9. Families would perhaps be interested in the Intermediate or Full Size vehicles, or even the Intermediate Wagon and Mini Van. Mini Vans include the Chrysler Grand Voyager 2.8, which can seat up to seven people, and an example of the Intermediate Wagon is the Volkswagen Passat 1.9 Wagon. For a luxury vehicle, passengers at Catania Airport can hire from the Premium category, which includes vehicles such as the Mercedes E220 CDI Classic. Vehicles from Avis vary between manual and automatic, and all come equipped with features such as air conditioning.
If Avis is your favorite car rental company, perhaps consider becoming an Avis Preferred Member. This is a fee membership which offers a range of exclusive benefits, such priority customer service at Avis Preferred counters, a dedicated call center reservation line and being able to access all your details online. All the paperwork is pre-prepared on your behalf. Just show your driver’s license and collect your vehicle, which will be parked in the most convenient space. In order to become a member, you will need your driver’s license, payment card (only for details, not for membership), and you need to be at least 23 years old.
Avis, at Catania Airport, also offers extra equipment that can be rented along with your vehicle. These may include a navigation system or a child/booster seat. Additional charges are made for extra equipment such as these mentioned. To ensure availability, it is best to reserve extra items at the time your reservation is made. While renting from Avis, a variety of insurances can be purchased. These may include Third Party Cover, Personal Accident Insurance, Collision Damage Insurance and Vehicle Theft Cover. Avis can provide more information on what the different types of insurances cover.
Fuel options offered by Avis include ‘Fuel Up Front’, ‘Pay On Return’ and ‘Bring Back Full’. If you are unsure what these options involve, ask an Avis agent to explain them to you, as choosing the correct option could save you money.
More details are available at Avis’s website, or you can contact the company using the details below.
Phone Number: (39) 095-340500