Forli Airport is a small Italian airport nearby a number of towns in the Emilia-Romagna region of the country, and although considered as an important gateway, currently serves only around 350,000 passengers per annum. It is known by it’s airport code of FRL, or as the Luigi Ridolfi Airport, in honour of an Italian aviator by the same name. The airport is well equipped for the needs of it’s passengers, and there are various forms of ground transport available. Passengers can also rent a car from companies such as Europcar Forli Airport. Europcar is well known in Europe for providing efficient car hire services and car rental rates which are reasonable.
The rental counters of Europcar are found in the single terminal building of Forli Airport, and are open at times which are convenient for the majority of arrival flights. Their hire cars are also nearby, in an airport parking lot, and within easy walking distance of the passenger terminal. No further transport will be required once arriving at the airport. Forli Airport’s arrival area is on the ground floor, while all departure facilities are found on the upper level. In the arrival area there are three baggage reclaim belts from where luggage is collected. Once belongings have been secured, passengers can make their way to the Forli Airport car rental companies, which all offer a wide range of quality vehicles, competitive rental rates and various additional and innovative services to support their customers’ needs.
Europcar is referred to as the ‘World’s leading leisure car rental company’ and promises to deliver services of the best quality. Their rental cars are new, on average only six months of age, and they are hired with all-inclusive prices and twenty-four hour emergency roadside assistance. At many of Europcar’s rental locations, especially at larger airports, they are available for their customers twenty-four hours a day, seven days a week. Customers who are fond of Europcar’s services can apply for the Privilege Card, and gain access to a range of benefits which could speed up the process of rentals, reservations and returns. Some of the benefits include instant recognition at priority rental counters, limited paperwork to complete and pre-printed rental agreements. There will also be the guaranteed application of company rates and Charge Card options, and discounts can be enjoyed at various hotels in Europe. More frequent renters will enjoy the benefits of the Privilege Ready Card, while the Privilege Card is for occasional renters.
The Forli Airport car hire companies have vehicles available in many different categories, and the right category will depend on the size of vehicle required for your holiday or business trip, the price that you can afford and the features that you would like included. Smaller cars from Europcar are rented from the Mini, Economy and Compact categories, and they are similar to the Fiat 500 1.2, Opel Corsa 1.2, Fiat Panda 1.2, Fiat Punto Evo 1.3, Fiat Bravo 1.6 ad the Opel Astra 1.7 SW. Most can seat four or five people, and have space for an item or two of luggage. Anyone just eighteen years of age or older can hire a car from Europcar, provided that they have a major credit card in their name for payment of the rental. Young driver surcharges may be applicable to customers younger than 25.
Larger vehicles are found in the categories of Intermediate and Fullsize, and these categories include the Peugeot 508 2.0 SW, Audi Avant 2.0, AR Giulietta 2.0, Renault Espace 2.0 for seven passengers and the Renault Trafic 2.0 ideal for nine travellers. Although most vehicles have a manual transmission, there may be cars available with an automatic transmission, and these types of cars are used when Europcar hand controls for disabled drivers are requested from Forli Airport. Hand controls are an innovative device that operate the brake and accelerator pedals, and may include a steering wheel knob for additional assistance. Although items such as child seats and satellite navigations systems cost extra, hand controls are free of charge.
From Europcar, Forli Airport, a quote for a rented car will include all licenses and fees (LAF), collision damage waiver, theft waiver, airport surcharges and VAT. This means that you won’t need to arrange additional insurance for your vehicle. Prices are generally cheaper if the vehicle is booking in advance, over the internet, rather than directly over the rental counters upon your arrival at Forli Airport. Vehicles are hired with unlimited mileage, and most have nice features such as air conditioning and power steering. Customers should also specify at the time of rental if they require a Europcar one way hire from Forli Airport. One way hire services are convenient if you are not returning to the pick-up location, as they allow the vehicle to be delivered to a different Europcar station. Sometimes cars may even be driven out of the country of Italy, into neighbouring countries, such as France. Always confirm all details with Europcar before you finalize your travel itinerary.
Driving from Forli Airport is quite simple, as a few main roads are nearby. The Via Emilia, or the SS9, provides access to the towns of Forli, Cesena and Faenza, and also runs to the eastern coast of Italy, to Rimini. The largest Autostrada in the vicinity of the airport is the A14, which runs parallel to the Via Emilia and to all areas along the coast, including Riccione, Cattolica, Pesaro and Fano. From Forli Airport, Rimini is 45km, Bologna is 70km, Florence is 177km, Perugia is 127km and Parma is 157km.
Contact Europcar, Forli Airport, for all further details regarding car hire.
Via Seganti 103
C/O Ridolfi Airport
Telephone Number: +39 543473241
Fax Number: +39 0543473149