Rome Fiumicino is located approximately 32 km from Rome, and is the largest airport in Italy, serving more than 35 million passengers per year. Within the airport terminal, passengers can hire a vehicle from one of the quality car hire companies available, for example, Thrifty. Thrifty is a popular car rental company, offering vehicles that are reliable and good value for money. Rome Fiumicino Airport is also referred to as Leonardo Da Vinci Airport, and is the 25th busiest airport in the world.
Customers can book a vehicle directly from Thrifty’s Fiumicino car hire counters within the Arrival Halls of the airport, or they can visit Thrifty’s website, and make an advanced booking. Their website address is www.thrifty.com, and it displays example vehicles in each car category available at this rental location. It also has details on the rental procedures and policies that should be followed when renting from Thrifty. Vehicles are chosen by car category, rather than by their specific make and model.
The Economy category at Thrifty features vehicles such as the Lancia Ypsilon and Fiat Punto, and these are smaller sized vehicles which are ideal for city driving. They are vehicles which are easy to manage and easy to park, generally seating up to four people. They don’t however have much room for luggage, therefore a larger vehicle may be more suitable for journeys of a longer distance. Compact category vehicles are of a similar size to those in the Economy class, and feature the Fiat Stilo as an example vehicle.
Vehicles suitable for up to five people can be hired from the Mid-Size category. These are ideal vehicles for the average sized family or business renter. They have some extra space for luggage items, and include the Daewoo Nubira and the Fiat Stilo Wagon as an estate vehicle. Estate vehicles are a good choice if you need plenty of room for luggage. Other car categories available from Thrifty include Standard and Full-Size, which are also good sized vehicles. Examples in these categories include the Alfa Romeo 147 and the Alfa Romeo 156.
Thrifty is a worldwide rental company, which means that they will mostly likely have a rental agency available wherever you go. Reservations from Thrifty are quick and easy, and Thrifty will have your vehicle ready and waiting for you when you arrive at the rental counter. Only the latest model vehicles are hired to customers, therefore you are guaranteed to receive a dependable and well-maintained vehicle with low mileage. Thrifty is an ideal car rental company for leisure or business travel requirements.
Customers who are fond of renting from Thrifty can become a Blue Chip Member, and enjoy many additional benefits. This is a program which is free to join, and available to any customer, regardless of how many times a year they rent a vehicle from Thrifty. Blue Chip members enjoy VIP service at the special Blue Chip Members Only line and save time with faster reservations, rentals and returns. Members can even earn free rental days from Thrifty from their Blue Chip Rewards program. This program allows customers one free rental day for each sixteen days of rental.
Another innovative program offered by Thrifty is their Wild Car Program. If customers select ‘Wild Car’ as their choice of car categories they will receive a Mid-Size or larger vehicle, but at rates which are lower than usually charged for a Mid-Size rental. You will not know which car you will be driving, but it is guaranteed to be excellent value for money. When you arrive at the rental counter, your vehicle will be chosen for you by the rental location. Vehicles in the Wild Car Program are guaranteed to have at least five seatbelts and room for two or more large luggage items. In order to select this program online, customers should choose the ‘Specialty’ car class in step one of the rental reservation process, or the ‘Specialty/Wild Car’ class in step two.
Thrifty, at Fiumicino Airport, offers corporate clients longer term rental contracts. Their Multi-Month Rental Program allows rentals for up to eleven months, and offers many benefits for the business renter. Excellent rates are available to all clients with a corporate account at Thrifty, and the rental vehicle need not be returned until the entire rental period is completed. A special 800# is available for reservations of lengthy rentals. Charges are automatically billed each month to the renter’s credit card or Thrifty billing account. Customers can sign up for a corporate account from Thrifty’s website.
In order to rent a vehicle, the primary renter should be at least 21 years of age, and have a valid drivers license. A ‘Young Driver Surcharge’ may apply to renters who are younger than the age of 25, and these renters may also not be able to rent certain larger or specialty type vehicles. Foreign customers may be required to have an International Driving Permit as well. Rentals are paid for with one of the accepted major credit cards, which include American Express, Diners Club, Eurocard, Mastercard and Visa.
Thrifty, at their Fiumicino Airport location, will be happy to assist you with any further information required. They are open every day of the week, from 07:00 to 23:30.
Rome/Fiumicino Airport, Italy (FCO)
Leonardo Da Vinci Airport
Rom-Fiumicino, Italy, I-00050
Telephone Number: 39 066 5010347