National Car Rental at Palermo Airport

Punta Raisi Airport has a variety of car hire companies from which passengers can book their ideal rental car. National Car Hire is one of the companies, and they can be found on the first floor of the terminal building, in the Arrivals Hall. Besides at the airport itself, cars can be booked before a passenger’s arrival, from National’s website address of Most clients find booking online to be quick, simple and convenient, as it can be done in their own time.

National’s website also has a lot of information about their best car rental deals. They are known to offer nationwide car rental exclusives and daily, weekly, weekend and one-way rental specials. They also offer excellent rates for Last Minute travel arrangements. Last Minute specials are unique discounts that are given when a customer books his rental vehicle with as little as one hour advance notice. National guarantees the lowest rates for daily and weekly business rentals, one-way car rentals, and leisure car rentals.

National Car Rental can be found in over 3000 destinations across the world. Their locations are situated throughout the United States, Canada, Europe, Latin America, Asian-Pacific, Australia, the Caribbean and Africa. National was founded back in the year of 1947, and is currently an internationally recognized name in the car hire industry. Their aim is to meet the rental needs of the frequent airport business traveler. National and Europcar have joined forces, and together they make up the world’s largest car rental network.

National, at Punta Raisi Airport, offers an excellent selection of car categories from which their clients can choose a vehicle that offers the perfect size and requirements for their vacation or business needs. Customers should note that the vehicles are priced, booked and controlled by the car category, and not by the specific make or model of the car. The example cars used for each category should only be used as a general guideline. The Economy class is a very popular type of vehicle, and examples of cars in this category are the Fiat Panda Dynamic 1.2 and the Ford Fiesta Titanium 1.2. Vehicles in the Compact category include the Alfa 147 JTD M-Jet Progression 1.6 or similar, or as a Compact Wagon, the Fiat Stilo SW Active 1.9. An Intermediate vehicle might be the VW Nuova Passat Comfortline 1.9. For larger vehicles there is the Mercedes C220 CDI Elegance SW 2.2 in the Fullsize Wagon category, and the Fiat Ulyesses Dynamic 2.0 in the Minivan category. Other categories include the Intermediate Wagon, Midsize Specialty, Fullsize, Premium and Van.

When renting a vehicle from National, additional drivers can be listed. To qualify, additional drivers must be at least 21 years of age and hold a valid driver’s license, which must be presented at the time of rental. At Punta Raisi Airport, a maximum of two additional drivers are allowed per rental agreement. The primary renter of a vehicle must be 21 years old, with a valid driver’s license, although rental rates may be higher should the primary renter be between the ages of 21 and 24. Younger drivers may also not be allowed to rent certain specialty and larger sized vehicles.

It is possible for a visually impaired individual to be the primary renter of a vehicle from National. They may use a designated driver who has a valid driver’s license, but still charge the rental to the visually impaired renter’s credit card.

National, at Punta Raisi Airport, allows a minimum rental period of 72 hours. If the rental period has expired, but the rented vehicle is still needed, a new rental agreement must be signed for the additional days. Although National does everything possible to ensure a speedy return, always allow sufficient time to bring back the rented vehicle. On return the vehicle must be checked for damages by you and your return agent, and should any damages be found, a damage report will need to be completed.

Additional information about the services offered by National at Punta Raisi Airport can be found on National’s website, or by contacting them at the numbers listed below. Their hours of operation are from Monday to Saturday, 07:30 to 23:30, and on Sundays from 08:00 to 22:30.


Punta Raisi Airport
Palermo, 1234

Telephone Number: 39 – 091 – 591681

Fax Number: (091) 16525010

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