Genoa Airport is also known as Genoa Cristoforo Colombo Airport, and consists of a single, multi-level terminal building. It is an airport which handles international and domestic flights. Arriving passengers have a wide selection of car hire companies from which they can choose their ideal vehicle, and all the car rental counters are situated in the arrivals area of Genoa Airport. Avis is one of the popular car hire companies which is located at this airport.
The vehicles offered for rent by Avis are all divided into various different car categories. There are twelve car categories available at the Genoa Airport Avis location, ranging from fuel-efficient vehicles in the Economy category to extra large vehicles in the Minivan category. Economy vehicles are a popular choice amongst many renters at Avis, and examples of these vehicles include the Fiat Panda 1.2 Dynamic, New Corsa 1.2 16V Enjoy, Fiat Grande Punto 1.3 and Nissan Micra 1.2. These vehicles are capable of seating up to five people, and have space for a few items of luggage. Some of the Economy class vehicles have three or five doors, while others have five doors. They are also vehicles with a manual transmission, and they all have air conditioning. The Compact category features vehicles such as the Volkswagen Golf 1.9, and these are five door vehicles. Slightly more spacious vehicles are available in the categories of Intermediate and Full Size. Example vehicles in these categories are the Mercedes Classe A180, Alfa Romeo 159 1.9 and the BMW Series 320D Eletta. They comfortably seat up to five passengers, and can store one or two large luggage items.
More luxurious vehicles than average can be rented from the Premium category at Genoa Airport, such as the Mercedes E220 CDI Classic, and they are four door vehicles. Estate vehicles are also available in the categories of Compact Wagon and Intermediate Wagon. These vehicles have an excellent capacity for luggage, being able to store five large pieces of luggage or more. They can also seat up to five passengers. Example cars include the Ford Focus 1.6 and the Volkswagen Passat 1.9 Wagon. Customers with a flair for fun vehicles can rent a convertible. Avis offers the Peugeot 207 1.6 as one of these types of vehicles. Excellent, tough and hardy vehicles can be found in the 4 Wheel Drive category - perfect vehicles for off-road driving. Examples include the Nissan X-Trail 2.0.
For passengers arriving at Genoa Airport who require plenty of interior space within their vehicle, Avis offers a variety of Van categories. These vehicles are ideal for the extra large family, or for groups of friends who would like to travel together in one vehicle. In the Minivan category, Avis offers the Chrysler Grand Voyager 2.8, which is a vehicle able to accommodate up to seven people, and in the Full Size Van category there is the Ford Galaxy 2.0. Premium Vans can even be larger, and they include the Nuovo Ducato Panorama 2.3. This vehicle seats up to nine people, and has space for five or more large items of luggage.
Individuals who are fond of renting from Avis can become an Avis Preferred member. This is a free membership which has many benefits for the occasional or frequent renter. At most Avis locations, members will not have to worry about completing any lengthy paperwork, can enjoy VIP treatment at the Priority Avis Preferred counters, and have their vehicles parked in the most convenient spaces. Certain Avis locations even have a dedicated cabin in the car park for their Avis Preferred members, and ensure the vehicle keys are waiting in your car so that you do not have to wait at the rental counters. Members may also use the dedicated call center reservation line to make their bookings, and are able to easily access all their details online. Avis Preferred members must be at least 23 years old, and have a valid drivers license and payment card.
Avis, at Genoa Airport, requires their primary renters to be at least 21 years old for the rental of most car categories. Drivers should be 25 years or over to rent from the following categories: H (Full Size), I (Intermediate), J (Economy), L (Premium) and N (Convertible). Younger drivers will need to pay a ‘Young Driver’s Fee’, which is charged at a certain rate per day and per driver, up to a maximum period of ten days. Rentals must be paid for by a major credit card which is in the name of the primary renter. Major credit cards include American Express, Diners Club, Eurocard, Mastercard and Visa. Avis Charge cards are also accepted, but not debit cards.
Vehicles from Avis can be rented directly from their counters at Genoa Airport, or customers can make an advanced booking from their website, at www.avis.com. Their website displays pictures of the example vehicles in each category, and offers plenty of information about renting from Avis. When renting your vehicle, do not forget to include any additional equipment that may be necessary for your travel, such as a baby safety seat or a satellite navigation system.
Avis, at Genoa Airport, can be contacted for further information at the details listed below. They are open every day of the week between the hours of 07:30 and 23:00.
Telephone Number: (39) 010-6507 280