Genoa Airport is situated 6 km (4 miles) from the city of Genoa, and is an important gateway to Italy’s north-western Liguria region. It is an international airport consisting of a single, multi-level terminal building. There are many facilities at Genoa Airport, including a wide selection of car hire companies. Sixt Car Hire is one of the major rental companies which offer a range of quality vehicles for hire at Genoa Airport. Passengers will also find the services of Hertz, Avis, National, Alamo and Easycar available.
The car rental counters of Sixt are located within the arrivals area of Genoa Airport, which is on the ground floor of the terminal building. The first floor of the airport handles all departures, while there are various passenger amenities on the second floor. Sixt, at Genoa Airport, is open Monday to Friday, between the hours of 08:00 and 20:00. On Saturdays they are open from 09:00 to 16:00, and on Sundays between 09:00 and 13:00, and again between 14:00 and 16:00. Their hours of operation on holidays are the same as those for Sundays. Passengers arriving at Genoa Airport can go directly to the counters of Sixt to make a reservation, or they could make an advanced reservation online, at www.sixt.com.
Sixt offers many quality vehicles to rent, and these vehicles are divided into various car categories. Their website displays pictures of example vehicles to rent in each division. Sixt caters for the travel needs of all individuals, offering smaller, easy to drive vehicles such as the Smart For Two, as well as larger vehicles ideal for groups of travelers, for example the Renault Trafic. Vehicles ideal for four people include the Fiat 500, Renault Twingo, Fiat Panda and Renault Clio. These vehicle all come with a satellite navigation system if there is one available at the time of rental. They have space for one large item of luggage and one smaller luggage item, and they have a manual transmission. Other vehicles available include the Fiat Bravo, Renault Megane, Chevrolet Cruze and Renault Scenic. These vehicles comfortably seat four people, and have a bit more room for luggage.
Certain vehicles offered by Sixt always include a satellite navigation system in their rental. Examples of these vehicles are the Mercedes-Benz A-Class, which is a car with an automatic transmission, and the Chrysler 300 C, which has plenty of space for luggage and can seat up to five passengers. An estate car which includes a navigation system is the Mercedes-Benz C-Class T-Modell. This vehicle has air conditioning, and has a luggage capacity of three large items and two smaller items. The Renault Trafic is available for families who require a vehicle with an extra spacious interior, or for groups of friends who wish to travel together. This is a marvelous vehicle which can seat up to nine people, and has space for four large luggage items and three smaller items of luggage. It comes with a navigation system if there is one available.
Most of the vehicles mentioned above require the primary renter to be at least 21 years of age, and have held a valid driving license for at least one year in their country of residence. Younger drivers between the ages of 21 and 25 may pay a higher rental rate than usual. A major credit card is required to pay for rentals from Sixt, and these include American Express, Diners Club, Eurocard, Mastercard and Visa. The credit card used for payments should also be in the name of the primary renter.
Sixt, at Genoa Airport, offers their customers the benefits of the Sixt Express Card. This card allows customers to use the Sixt Quick-Check-In terminals at their rental agencies so that vehicle collection is quick and easy. With this facility, the rental contract is completed in three easy steps. Simply insert your Sixt Express Card or credit card into the terminal to access your reservation, choose one of the three vehicles available, and print the rental agreement. The vehicle keys will be in the safe. The Sixt Express Card also allows customers to use the service of Sixt Mobile-Check-In and Sixt Online-Check-In. Ladies can benefit from their partner’s corporate rates with the Sixt Ladies Card, while customers who rent for more than five times a year can enjoy exclusive special offers with the Sixt Gold Card. The Sixt Express Card is available to all customers at no extra charges.
Extra items that may be necessary for your travel can be rented along with a vehicle from Sixt, at Genoa Airport. These items include baby safety seats and child booster seats. Families with young children should reserve these items when booking a vehicle to ensure their availability.
Sixt, at their Genoa Airport location, will be happy to assist you with any further information required.
Telephone Number: +39-010-6512111
Fax Number: +39-010-6520116