National Car Rental at Catania Airport

National Car Rental offers many car hire options for their clients at Catania-Fontanarossa Airport. They can be found amongst the other car rental counters on the ground floor of the single airport terminal building. This is the Arrivals area of the airport. National is open every day of the week between the hours of 08:00 and 23:59.

There are eleven car categories available at National, each with a variety of stylish vehicles. Customers can rent vehicles such as the Fiat Panda Dynamic 1.2 or Ford Fiesta Titanium 1.2 from the Economy category. These vehicles are able to accommodate two adults and two children, and have the capacity for one large item of luggage and one small item of luggage. In the Compact category there are vehicles such as the Alfa 147 JTD M-Jet Progression 1.6, and in the Compact Wagon category, the Fiat Stilo SW Active 1.9. Families or individuals that require space for five passengers, can choose from the Intermediate, Intermediate Wagon, Full-size or Full-size Wagon categories. Some of these vehicles include the VW Nuova Passat Comfortline 1.9, Fiat Croma Dynamic MJT 1.9, Mercedes C220 CDI Elegance 2.2 and the Mercedes C220 CDI Elegance SW 2.2.

For more luxury, style and class, customers of National can choose the Premium category. These vehicles may include the Mercedes E280 CDI Avangarde 2.8. Passengers requiring extra space will enjoy the Fiat Ulyesses Dynamic 2.0, which is able to accommodate 7 people, or the Fiat Ducato Panorama 2.8 from the Van category, which can comfortably seat up to nine people.

National Car Rental was established in 1947, and has its main offices in St. Louis. This company is part of a global strategic alliance with Europcar, which creates the biggest car hire network in the world. National is well-known for establishing the corporate-account business in the 1970’s, as well being the first car rental company to offer a comprehensive frequent-renter program in 1987. This program is named the Emerald Club, and continues to impress customers by offering counter bypass options and automatic e-receipts. Members of the Emerald Club do not have to worry about paperwork, they simply choose their vehicle and drive away.

National, at Catania Airport, requires the primary renter to be at least 21 years of age. Renters between the ages of 21 and 24 may pay a higher rental rate, or a young driver’s surcharge. They also may not be able to rent certain large or specialty vehicles. All renters must possess a valid driving license. National allows a visually impaired individual to be the primary renter of the vehicle, even though that person will not be driving the car. In this case, the visually impaired individual rents the vehicle with a designated driver, and National uses the driver’s driving license, but the visually impaired individual’s credit card to process the rental agreement.

The minimum rental period at National is 72 hours, and the maximum rental period is 30 days. Should you require a longer rental period, it is best to find out more details from National at Catania Airport. If your rental agreement expires and you still need the car for more days, you must return the vehicle and sign a new rental agreement. Vehicles rented from National can also be collected from one location and returned to another. Rentals that are returned within the same city do not require any extra fees. One-way rentals should be booked in advance. Renters should pay for their rental period with one of the accepted credit cards in Europe. These include American Express, Diners Club, Mastercard, Eurocard and Visa.

When renting from National, customers are entitled to miles, points and other benefits from various hotels and airline companies. Some of the airlines include Air France, Continental Airways, Delta Air Lines, Iberia Airlines, Alaska Airlines and British Airways. Hotels include the Hilton Family of Hotels. Other information on the specials and benefits of renting from National can be found at their website,, or by contacting their location at Catania Airport.


Catania-Fontanarossa Airport
Catania, 95100

Telephone Number: 39 095 340594

Fax Number: (09) 57231815

  • Free Amendments
  • Free Cancellations
  • No Card Fees
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