Auto Europe Car Rental at Florence Peretola Airport

Florence Airport is situated approximately 4 km, or 3 miles from the city center of Florence, in the territory of Sesto Fiorentino. This airport is also commonly referred to as Amerigo Vespucci Airport, after a local Italian merchant and cartographer, or Peretola Airport, due to its location. Florence Airport is well equipped to handle international and domestic passengers, and there are many quality car hire companies within the two terminal buildings of the airport. Auto Europa is one of the car hire companies at the airport which offer a wide selection of vehicles, and affordable rental rates to match. Besides Auto Europa, the car rental companies of Hertz, Avis, Sixt, Budget, Alamo, Europcar, National, Maggiore, Easycar and Thrifty can be found at the airport.

The primary renter at Auto Europa, Florence Airport, is required to be at least 21 years of age, and should have a valid drivers license. A drivers license must have been held in the renter’s country of residence for at least one year prior to the rental. Foreign customers may be required to have an International Driving Permit as well, and UK customers must have both parts of their driving license available. It will be necessary to show the drivers licenses of all the drivers registered on the rental agreement when collecting the vehicle. Similar to all other car hire companies, Auto Europa may charge a higher rental rate for drivers younger than the age of 25. This is a daily rate charged up until a maximum of ten days, and per underage driver on the rental contract. Younger drivers may also not be permitted to rent certain vehicles. These usually include larger or specialty type vehicles. A major credit card in the name of the primary renter will be required to pay for the rental, and Auto Europa accepts the credit cards of American Express, Eurocard, Diners Club, Mastercard and Visa. In certain cases, a car hire company may accept a debit card payment, but in this scenario, a credit card is still required to make a deposit for the rental vehicle.

Customers can hire a vehicle directly from Auto Europa’s rental counters at Florence Airport, or in advance, from Auto Europa’s website. Their website’s address is, and it displays all the vehicles available at their Florence Airport rental location. It also offers plenty of information about the vehicles, such as their number of doors, passenger capacities, trunk capacities and estimated mileage which will show how fuel efficient they are. All other details about renting from Auto Europa can be found on their website as well.

Two door vehicles at Auto Europa include the Fiat Panda, Fiat 500, Alfa Romeo Mito and Volvo C30. The Alfa Romeo and Volvo are vehicles with an automatic transmission, while the Fiats have a manual transmission. The two Fiats mentioned are smaller vehicles, generally able to accommodate only three or four passengers, and may be a good selection for single drivers, couples or small families. They are easy to drive and park in busy Italian streets, which makes them ideal for city driving. Longer road trips however, may need a vehicle with a bit more room for luggage. The Alfa GT is a vehicle with two doors which can seat five people, and is therefore a little bit more spacious. Other two door vehicles offered by Auto Europa are convertibles, and, of course, a convertible rental adds some excitement to your holiday! Auto Europa has a few kinds of convertibles to hire, such as the Peugeot 206, Renault Megane Convertible and Mercedes SLK Class Convertible.

Vehicles with four doors, and capable of seating up to four people, include the VW Polo, Mercedes A Class, Alfa Romeo 147, Renault Megane Wagon, Lancia Delta and Renault Scenic. The majority of these vehicles have a manual transmission, and they come with air conditioning. They have a bit more space for luggage than the vehicles mentioned above. Vehicles seating five passengers include the VW Golf Plus, Nissan Primera, which has an automatic transmission, Fiat Croma, Fiat Sedici, VW Touran, Alfa Romeo 159 Wagon, a good choice if you have lots of luggage, the VW Tiguan, which can have a manual or automatic transmission, Mercedes B Class (automatic), Peugeot 5008, Mercedes C Class, also automatic, BMW 3 Series, Audi A4 and Audi A6, BMW 5 Series, Audi Q5 (automatic), Mercedes C Class Wagon and Mercedes E Class, which is also an automatic vehicle. Vehicles of this size are great for the average sized family, or even the business renter. They have relatively spacious interiors, and a reasonable luggage capacity.

A nice, large vehicle available from Auto Europa is the Mercedes Vito, capable of seating up to nine passengers. It is a vehicle with an automatic transmission, and a great choice for groups of travelers.

Auto Europa has more than fifty years of experience in the car rental industry, and currently has more than 4,000 locations worldwide. Auto Europa continues to provide their customers with the best service possible, and with competitive rental rates. Other services offered by Auto Europa include over 30,000 three, four and five star European hotels, chauffeur and transfer services, prestige and sports car rentals, mobile phone and GPS rentals, and motorhome rentals.

Further details are available on Auto Europa’s website, or customers can contact Auto Europa directly for more information about their vehicles to hire at Florence Airport by using the toll free number of 00-800-223-5555-5.

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