Florence Airport is commonly referred to as Amerigo Vespucci Airport, or even Peretola Airport, due to its location. The airport is international, and situated only 4 km from Florence. It has all the amenities required by arriving and departing passengers, including a wide range of car hire companies. Maggiore is one of these companies available at Florence Airport, and they are well known for offering quality vehicles at affordable rental rates.
Maggiore, at Florence Airport, is open every day of the week, between the hours of 18:30 and 22:40. Customers can hire a vehicle directly from Maggiore’s rental counters at the airport, or bookings can be made in advance, from Maggiore’s website at www.maggiore.com. Their website displays all the vehicle categories available at Florence Airport, with pictures of example vehicles in each category. There is also information about the features of the vehicles and their seating capacities. When hiring a vehicle from Maggiore, customers will choose a vehicle category, rather than a car by its specific make and model.
The Citycar category at Maggiore Florence Airport, consists of smaller and more practical vehicles. These vehicles are ideal for up to four people, and are therefore great vehicles for couples or small families. They are excellent for driving around the busy streets of Italy, because they are easy to drive and easy to park! Cars with three doors in this category are the Fiat 500 1.2 Lounge and Fiat 500 1.2 Sport. Other vehicles with five doors include the Fiat Panda 1.2, Nissan Micra 1.2 and Lancia Ypsilon 1.2 (3 porte). All these vehicles have air conditioning, ABS Brakes, driver airbags and CD players. They are also of a manual transmission. Compact vehicles offered by Maggiore are also another popular choice amongst many renters, and they are of a similar size to those in the Citycar category. They do however seat up to five people, and there are also estate type vehicles available in this category. These vehicles are a great choice for a comfortable and pleasant driving experience. Some examples include the Fiat Bravo 1.6 MJT, Alfa 147 1.9 JTD, Volkswagen Golf 2.0 TDI and Lancia Musa 1.3 MJT. Estate vehicles include the Volkswagen Golf Variant 1.9 TDI, Opel Astra SW 1.7 CDTI and Renault Megane SW 1.5 DCI.
Maggiore’s Intermediate category has some nice larger vehicles, such as the Nuovo Fiat Doblò 2.0 MJT, which is capable of seating up to seven people. There are also other vehicles which seat five people, such as the Lancia Delta 1.6 MJT and Alfa 159 1.9 JTD, and estate vehicles such as the Volkswagen Passat Variant 1.9 TDI, Fiat Croma 1.9 MJT and Volvo V50 2.0 D. Estate vehicles are always an ideal option if you are carrying a heavy luggage load, as they often have that extra bit of space needed. However, all Intermediate vehicles from Maggiore have good interior spaces and wide luggage racks to accommodate any amount of luggage.
Business passengers arriving at Florence Airport may be interested in hiring a vehicle from the Premium category. These are vehicles which are considered to be stylish, elegant and classy. They guarantee prestige, and are perfect for presentation needs. The cars available seat five people, have four doors, and automatic transmissions. Some examples include the Audi A6 2.7 TDI Multitronic Advanced, Volvo S80 2.4 Automatic and Audi A6 Avant 2.7 TDI. Passengers who need an extra large vehicle have some good options at Maggiore. The Minivan category features the Fiat Ulysse 2.0 JTD, seating up to seven people, and the Fiat Ducato 30 Panorama 2.3 Multijet, with a capacity for nine passengers. The Volvo XC60 Momentum and Nissan X-Trail DCI 2.0 (150) SE are available from the Sport Utility category, and are great vehicles for off-road driving. A perfect mix of aesthetics and quality.
Additional equipment can be hired from Maggiore along with your vehicle. They offer an excellent satellite navigation system, called the MIO GPS Navigator. With this device you will be able to reach any destination within Italy with ease and safety, and no worries of getting lost. It features continuous road maps, traffic information which is updated in real time and an extensive list of pre-programmed points of interest. These points of interest include gas stations, hotels, restaurants, pharmacies, etc. If you need a car seat for your children, you can make enquiries with Maggiore as well, to find out what they have available.
Maggiore, at Florence Airport, requires the primary renter to be at least 21 years of age, and to have a valid drivers license which has been held in his/her country of residence for at least one year prior to the rental. Foreign renters may be required to have an International Driving Permit as well, and drivers from the UK should have both parts of their license with them. A valid drivers license will need to be shown when collecting the vehicle by all the drivers registered on the rental contract. In terms of younger drivers, between the ages of 21 and 25, a higher rental rate may be charged. This extra payment is in the form of a ‘young driver’s fee’, and is applicable per day of rental and per driver listed on the contract, up until a maximum of ten days. Younger drivers may also not be permitted to rent certain larger or specialty type vehicles. A major credit card is usually required for payment of the rental, and the cards that are accepted by Maggiore include American Express, Diners Club, Eurocard, Mastercard and Visa.
Maggiore, at their Florence Airport rental location, will be happy to assist you with any further enquiries and information required.
Telephone Numbers: 055-311256
Fax Number: 055-309602
Email Address: Firenze.FIA@MAGGIORERENT.IT