There are many car hire companies available at Linate Airport. Arriving passengers can choose between Maggiore, Avis, Hertz, National, Alamo, Sixt, Thrifty, Budget and Easycar. Maggiore, along with the other companies, can be found in the arrivals area of Linate Airport, and offers a wide range of quality vehicles to rent.
Although cars can be hired directly from the counters at Linate Airport, many customers prefer to make their reservation in advance of their flight, from their chosen car hire company’s website. Maggiore has a website which can be located at www.maggiore.com. The website displays all the vehicles available to hire at their Linate Airport location, and provides useful information about the procedures and policies involved when renting a vehicle. At Linate Airport, Maggiore is open every day of the week from 07:00 to 23:59.
When renting a car from Maggiore, customers will choose a vehicle category rather than a specific make and model of vehicle. Eight vehicle categories are available, and they range from smaller vehicles in the Citycar category to larger vehicles in the Minivan category. Citycar vehicles are ideal for town and city driving, as they are small and easy to maneuver in and out traffic. Three door vehicle examples are the Fiat 500 1.2 Lounge and Fiat 500 1.2 Sport, while there are also others such as the Fiat Panda 1.2 and Nissan Micra 1.2. These vehicles feature ABS brakes, air conditioning, a five speed transmission and a CD player. Smaller vehicles can also be found in the Compact category, such as the Fiat Bravo 1.6 MJT, Alfa 147 1.9 JTD, Volkswagen Golf 1.6 and Lancia Musa 1.3 MJT. These vehicles are a great choice for a comfortable and pleasant driving experience.
Customers of Maggiore Milan who are looking for a larger vehicle can choose the Intermediate or Premium category. The Intermediate range can seat up to seven people, and features good interior space and wide luggage racks. A seven passenger vehicle includes the Nuovo Fiat Doblò 2.0 MJT, while vehicles which seat up to five people include the Lancia Delta 1.6 MJT and Volkswagen Touran 1.9 TDI. There are also estate type vehicles available such as the Fiat Croma 1.9 MJT, Volkwagen Passat Variant 1.9 TDI and Volvo V50 2.0 D. Premium vehicles are ideal for those who are keen on style, elegance and class, or for those who need a vehicle for a smart business occasion. Examples of Premium vehicles are the Audi A6 2.7 TDI Multitronic Advanced and the Volvo S80 2.4 Automatic.
Large vehicles are available in the Minivan category, ideal for families and friends who are traveling together. They are high quality vehicles, with spacious and comfortable interiors. Examples include the Fiat Ulysse 2.0 JTD and the Fiat Ducato 30 Panorama 2.3 Multijet, which can seat up to nine people.
Maggiore has a wide location network covering 100 cities, with over 170 agencies in all the major airports and railway stations. Maggiore is represented by their national partners of National Car Rental and Alamo in 83 countries.
With all rentals from Maggiore, customers will receive 24-hour emergency roadside assistance. Should an accident occur, customers are advised to remain at the scene until the emergency vehicles arrive. For this incident a C.A.I form must be completed and returned to any Maggiore agency within 24 hours of the accident. There are C.A.I forms in each rented vehicle. The roadside assistance team will provide alternative transport to the nearest Maggiore location, where a replacement vehicle will be offered so that you can continue your journey. If any warning light switches on in the rented vehicle, at any time, drivers should immediately stop the vehicle and contact Maggiore Milan.
Maggiore, at Linate Aiport, offers the MIO navigation system to rent along with their vehicles. Customers who are driving in unfamiliar territory will find this to an invaluable piece of equipment to have them on their journey. The navigation system provides continuous road maps, and also has an extensive list of pre-programmed points of interest, so that you will always be able to easily locate the nearest gas station, hotel, pharmacy, restaurant etc.
Persons renting a vehicle should be at least 21 years of age, and in possession of a valid drivers license. Younger renters may need to pay a ‘Young Drivers Fee’. Car rentals are usually paid for by using a major credit card, and this card should be in the name of the primary renter. Major credit cards include American Express, Diners Club, Eurocard, Visa and Mastercard.
More information on rental procedures and policies can be found on Maggiore’s website, or by contacting them at their Linate Airport location.
Address: Aeroporto Forlanini-Linate
Telephone Number: 02-717210
Fax Number: 02-7386473