The airport is only a short distance from the center of Pisa, and many passengers arriving at this airport find that having their own rental car is the ideal way to explore Pisa and the surrounding Tuscan cities. Hertz is available as a car hire company in Pisa, along with Sixt, Avis, Easycar, National, Budget, Alamo, Thrifty, Auto Europa and Europcar. Hertz is well known as the largest car rental company in the world, and offers many services which make the process of renting a vehicle quick and easy.
Hertz, at Pisa Airport, is open between the hours of 08:00 and midnight, from Monday to Sunday. This location’s type is corporate, and they offer various extra services. Child seats are available to hire, which are an essential accessory for families traveling with young children, as well as the Hertz NeverLost In-Car Navigation System. This is a superb piece of equipment to have with you on your journey, especially if you are traveling in an area with which you are unfamiliar. It is developed by Magellan, a leader in satellite navigation technology, and has many useful features. Customers can choose their preferred language, and the system has a color touch-screen display which is easy to read, even in full sunlight. The visuals are clear and accurate, and it has an ergonomic design with touch controls which are easy and comfortable to use. The navigation system comes with extensive mapping for 27 European countries, a database including thousands of pre-programmed points of interest and even a list of all the Hertz return locations in Europe. Drivers can also use the Instant Locate feature to show them precisely where they are at any time, or the Route Method, which will display the easiest or shortest route to any destination. With the Hertz NeverLost In-Car Navigation System you will never be lost!
Gold Counter Service is also available at Hertz Pisa Airport rental location. In order to make use of this service, customers must first be a member of the Hertz #1 Club. This is a free membership, offering many exclusive benefits and discounts, and time-saving options. Members of the Hertz #1 Club who rent just three times in a twelve month period will then be invited to become members of the Hertz #1 Club Gold, where even greater benefits and discounts can be enjoyed. There is also the dedicated Gold online ‘Members Only’ area, where you can book your vehicle with ease and speed. Frequent Gold renters are invited to enjoy higher levels of service, recognition and reward, with the Hertz #1 Club Gold Five Star and Hertz #1 Club Presidents Circle.
Something unique about Hertz is that they offer a choice of vehicle categories whereby cars can be reserved by their specific makes and models. These categories are the Green, Fun and Prestige Collections, and they all have a wide range of vehicles. The Green collection consists of various sized cars which are considered to be environmentally friendly and extremely fuel efficient. Vehicles available at Pisa Airport in this category include the Fiat 500 1.2 Sport or Lounge, Fiat Grande Punto 1.4, Mercedes A160, Lancia Delta 1.6 and Smart Passion 0.7. The Fiat 500 and Smart Passion are smaller vehicles which are ideal for city driving, maybe just right for couples or single drivers. The other vehicles can seat four or five people. These vehicles all have the features of power steering, central locking, CD players, air conditioning, power windows and power brakes.
The Prestige Collection at Hertz is a great choice for those customers who require a vehicle for presentation needs. These vehicles have more style, class and elegance than the ordinary rented vehicle, and include the Mercedes C220, Mercedes E200, Mercedes E220 Cabrio, Mercedes SL 350 3.5 and Mercedes SL K200 Kompressor. The third category whereby customers can hire a specific make and model of vehicle is the Fun Collection, and this category contains an interesting range of vehicles, from sporty models to convertibles. Convertibles include the Peugeot 207 CC 1.6, Peugeot 308 CC and Mazda MX5 Roadster 1.8. Other vehicles available include the Volvo XC60 D5, Alfa Romeo MiTo 1.4 Sport P and Lotus Exige.
Estate type vehicles are an excellent choice if you have a heavy luggage load, and for this purpose, Hertz offers the Wagon/Estate category, with vehicles such as the Ford Focus SW 1.6, Ford Mondeo Wagon 2.2 and Ford Mondeo Ghia SW. For even larger vehicles, there is the SUV/Minivan category, featuring the Ford Galaxy 1.8 seating up to seven people, and the Ford Transit Combi 300S 2.2, seating up to nine passengers. These are great vehicles for groups of friends who would like to travel together. Other ordinary rental vehicles include the Fiat Panda 1.2, Ford Fiesta 1.4, Fiat Grande Punto 1.3, Ford Focus 1.6, Alfa Romeo 159 1.9 and Ford Focus C-Max 1.6.
Hertz is an extremely popular car rental company, and is actually the world’s largest car hire company, with over 8,000 locations in more than 150 countries. In 2008, Hertz celebrated its 90th year of providing quality car rental solutions to leisure and corporate clients. Besides their quality vehicles and friendly customer service, Hertz offers many other services which set them apart from the competition. For example, driving directions can be obtained from Hertz before leaving the rental location, from their stand-alone or counter-top units. These units can provide detailed directions to any location in real-time, including an estimated travel time and distance, and the map can easily be printed to take with you. Hertz also offers rentals for shorter periods of time, such as for three, six or nine hours. This service is great for someone who just has a few errands to run. Rentals for three hours include 100 miles, rentals for six hours include 200 miles, and rentals for nine hours include 300 miles. All rentals come with 24 hour emergency roadside assistance.
Primary renters at Hertz, Pisa Airport, are required to be at least 21 years of age, and have a valid drivers license and major credit card in their name.
Further details can be found on Hertz’s website, at www.hertz.com, or customers can contact Hertz directly, at their Pisa rental location.
San Giusto Airport
Telephone Number: 050 49187 / 050 43220
Fax Number: 050 49156