Car Rental at Rimini Airport
Car Hire at Rimini Airport - Information
Rimini Airport has numerous car hire companies which operate from within its terminal building, and all the car rental counters for the various companies can be found in the arrivals area. Since that Rimini Airport is located in a region of Italy which is considered to be one of the most popular holiday resort locations in Europe, many passengers arriving at this airport rent a vehicle to explore the sights and attractions. Having your own rented vehicle is the perfect transport solution. Rimini Airport is also known as Federico Fellini Airport, or Rimini-Miramare Airport, and is only 8 km away from the city center of Rimini.
Some of the car hire companies which are available at Rimini Airport include Avis, Hertz, Europcar, Maggiore, Sixt, National, Easycar, Alamo and Budget. All these companies offer quality vehicles to hire, and many options which will make the car hire process quicker and simpler. Customers can hire a vehicle directly from the rental counters of these companies at Rimini Airport, or they can visit their chosen company’s website, which will display all the vehicles available at this location. There are also pictures of example vehicles in each category, with their average seating and luggage capacities, and plenty of information on the company’s rental procedures and policies. If you are unsure of which car hire company to choose, a comparison website can be used to view rates and offers from all the companies, displayed on one page, and you can therefore make an easier decision.
When renting a vehicle from most of the car hire companies available at Rimini Airport, a car category is selected, rather than a vehicle by its specific make and model. Each company offers a wide range of categories, often including Economy, which are small and fuel efficient vehicles, Compact, similar vehicles to those in Economy, Intermediate or Standard, which are slightly larger vehicles ideal for the average sized family or business renter, Full-Size, which are also nice sized vehicles seating up to five people, and Minivan, featuring larger vehicles which can accommodate between five and twelve people, and these vehicles are ideal for groups of travelers or larger families who require extra interior space and plenty of room for luggage. Most of the companies also offer estate vehicles which are a good selection if you have large luggage items, and more luxurious vehicles in the Premium or Luxury categories, which are perfect for any prestigious business or private event. Certain car hire companies at Rimini Airport even offer their customers the possibility of choosing a car by its specific make and model. Hertz is one of these companies, and they have a selection of cars in their Green, Fun and Prestige Collections which can be reserved by make and model.
Customers can rent extra items of equipment from their car hire company, such as baby safety seats or booster seats, luggage racks or satellite navigation systems. It is essential for parents of young children to have reserved the correct child seats for their journey, as the road rules in Italy are very strict regarding seatbelts. The age of the child should be specified when making the booking so that the correct sized seat is kept for your rental. It is advised to book any extra item of equipment in advance, to ensure its availability. The navigation systems offered by the car hire companies at Rimini Airport are state-of-the-art pieces of technology, and offer many desirable features. They have a wide choice of languages, continuous road maps displayed on color touch-screens, easy to use interfaces, and usually come pre-programmed with thousands of points of interest. Points of interest will help you to locate the nearest gas station, hotel, tourist attraction, restaurant, golf course, pharmacy etc. A satellite navigation system is always a superb item to have with you, especially if you are unfamiliar with the area. Sixt is a car hire company which hires some of their vehicles with a GPS unit included in the rental.
Car hire companies at Rimini Airport require the primary renter to be at least 21 years of age, although renters under the age of 25 may pay a higher rental rate than usual, in the form of a ‘Young Driver Surcharge’, which is a rate applicable to each day of rental, and each young driver listed on the rental agreement, up until a maximum of ten days. Younger drivers may also not be able to rent from certain vehicle categories, and these usually include specialty or larger type vehicles. All drivers on the rental agreement must have a valid drivers license, and all licenses must be shown when collecting the vehicle. Renters must have had their drivers license for at least one year prior to renting a vehicle. Foreign renters may also be required to have an International Driving Permit. The primary renter is required to have a major credit card as well, to pay for the rental, and most car hire companies accept the cards of American Express, Diners Club, Eurocard, Mastercard and Visa. Certain companies have charge card options.
Rimini Airport is connected to the surrounding towns and areas by various major motorways. Motorway A14 leads to Bologna and Ancona, the Main Road 16 Adriatica leads to Ravenna, and Highway E45 connects the airport to Perugia. Rimini Airport is also only 11 km from the new fairground in Rimini Celle.
More information about Rimini Airport, the surrounding areas and transport options available at the airport can be obtained from the Information Desks within the terminal building.