National Car Rental at Milan Linate Airport

National Car Hire offers a wide range of quality vehicles to rent at Linate Airport. Their rental counters are situated in the arrivals area of the airport’s single terminal building, and they are open between the hours of 07:00 and 23:59, every day of the week. There are also other car rental companies at Linate Airport, and these include Hertz, Sixt, Budget, Avis, Alamo and Maggiore.

Customers can make a reservation for a vehicle at the rental counters within the airport, or they can book directly from National’s website, at The website has plenty of useful information regarding rentals from National, as well as pictures of all the example vehicles in the various categories available at Linate Airport.

Vehicles are rented by category from National, and there are eleven car categories available at their Linate Airport location. All the cars are priced, booked and controlled by these categories, and the various vehicle features and capacities are subject to the manufacturer’s make and model. The capacities for seating and luggage storage indicated on National’s website should be used as a general guideline only. The first, and quite popular category offered by National is the Economy class. Examples of vehicles in this category are the Fiat Panda Dynamic 1.2 and the Ford Fiesta Titanium 1.2. They are smaller vehicles, ideal for seating up to two adults and two children. They generally have space for one large item of luggage and one smaller item of luggage. Another popular choice is a vehicle from the Compact category, and there is also the category of Compact Wagon available. Also seating only two adults and a couple of children, this category includes the Alfa 147 JTD M-Jet Progression 1.6, while the Compact Wagon category has vehicles such as the Fiat Stilo SW Active 1.9 JTD 120cv.

The Intermediate, Midsize Specialty and Fullsize vehicles are larger, comfortably seating up to five adults. They are also capable of storing more luggage, up to two large luggage items as well as two smaller items, although the vehicles in the Fullsize Wagon category can easily store up to four large items of luggage. Intermediate vehicles include the VW Nuova Passat Comfortline 1.9, and the Mercedes B 200 CDI 2.0 is an example in the Midsize Specialty category. Fullsize vehicles include the Mercedes C220 CDI Elegance 2.2.

More upscale vehicles with more luxurious features are available in the Premium category at Linate Airport, such as the Mercedes E280 CDI Avangarde 2.8. National has a selection of larger sized vehicles as well, especially for those families who require a car with a spacious interior, or for small groups of travelers. These vehicles can be rented from the Minivan or Van categories, and include the Fiat Ulyesses Dynamic 2.0, which seats up to seven people, and the Fiat Ducato Panorama 2.8, which seats up to nine passengers.

National Car Hire was established in 1947, and currently has its headquarters in St. Louis. Since the beginning, National has had a goal to serve the daily rental needs of the frequent business traveler in all parts of the world. National was also the first car rental company to introduce a comprehensive frequent renter program, named Emerald Club. Members of Emerald Club enjoy faster and simpler reservations, are able to bypass queues at the counter and receive automatic e-receipts. Car choice allows customers to simply choose their vehicle and go, without having to complete any lengthy paperwork. National is part of a global strategic alliance with Europcar.

From National, Linate Airport, customers can rent for longer periods of time. There are convenient short-term vehicle contracts available for up to six months of rental. National also offers one-way hires, where customers can collect the vehicle from one location but return it to a different National agency. One way rental vehicles which are returned within the same city area are not charged any additional fees. Extra equipment can be rented along with a vehicle, such as baby or booster safety seat, or a satellite navigation system.

The primary renter is the person who is listed first on the rental agreement, and this person is responsible for the vehicle hired from National. In order to rent a vehicle, the primary renter should be at least 21 years of age, and have held a valid drivers license for at least one year in his country of residence. Younger drivers under the age of 25 could pay a higher rental rate, and may also not be able to rent certain larger or specialty type vehicles. Rentals are usually paid for by one of the major credit cards, which include American Express, Diners Club, Eurocard, Mastercard and Visa. The credit card which will be used for payment must be in the name of the primary renter.

National, at Linate Airport, offers excellent customer service, and will be happy to assist you with any further information required.


Milan-Linate Apt (LINT01)
Aeroporto Di Linate
Milano, 20100

Telephone Number: (39) 02717210

Fax Number: (02) 7386473

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