Trapani Airport is a military airport that is open to civilian traffic, and is located approximately 15km, or 9.2 miles south of Trapani. Trapani is the capital city of the Province of Trapani, and is found in the Sicilian region of Italy. It’s airport is also close by to Marsala, and is otherwise known as the Trapani-Birgi Airport, or as the Vicenzo Florio Airport. It has the official IATA code of TPS. Passengers may use the bus or taxi services available, or rent a car, from one of the Trapani Airport car hire companies, such as Europcar. Europcar is a very well known brand of car rental company, and has offered quality car hire services for many years, in a number of countries around the world.
Europcar Trapani Airport is open at hours which correspond to the arrival flights of the airport, and have their rental counters in the arrival hall, on the ground floor of the passenger terminal. This building has recently been expanded and renovated, and provides adequate facilities for all it’s passengers. Part of the expansion enabled the departure area to move to the first floor of the terminal, and more parking spaces were built. For the collection of your rented car from Europcar, you will need a valid drivers license, and all drivers listed on the rental agreement should be at least eighteen years of age. Europcar is one of the only car rental companies which allow drivers of such a young age, however, young driver fees will be applicable to persons who are under the age of 25. This is a small amount payable per day of rental, up until a maximum of ten rental days. It is for young drivers insurance.
The primary renter of a vehicle from one of the Trapani Airport car rental companies should also have a major credit card in his/her name, as debit cards and cash are not accepted. The cards generally accepted are American Express, Diners Club, Eurocard, Mastercard and Visa. In a quote from Europcar, all licenses and fees associated with the rental location and vehicle are included, as well as collision damage waiver insurance, theft waiver insurance and VAT. The quote will also include the mandatory airport surcharge applicable to rentals from airport locations. Customers are able to add any additional insurance options to their quote, and request the hire of equipment such as child seats and satellite navigation systems. These items will cost a few extra Euro per rental, but Europcar hand controls for disabled drivers are free of charge. This device is ideally used by persons with a lower limb disability, and may include a steering wheel knob. From the rental location of Trapani Airport, hand controls will require an advanced reservation.
An advanced reservation is also recommended for the actual vehicle, as car hire from Trapani Airport can be quite a popular choice of transport. It is best to book your car online, as in general, lower rental rates are offered for earlier bookings over the internet. Optional items of equipment may also not be available upon your arrival at the airport, therefore ensure that anything required for your vehicle is reserved. Whilst hiring your vehicle from Europcar, one way hire services may be selected, and this allows the customer to return the vehicle to a different rental location in Italy and not drive back to Trapani Airport. One way hire services may be very convenient for tourists who are travelling more extensively.
Vehicles hired by Europcar are only of the latest model, and are most often hired with unlimited mileage. Customers will find cars with a manual transmission and cars with an automatic transmission, and are able to hire small or large vehicle models from Trapani Airport. However, from Europcar, the larger vehicles, perhaps similar to the Audi A4 Avant 2.0, Renault Trafic 2.0 for nine passengers and the Mercedes C200 2.1 with an automatic transmission, are subject to low availability, and their reservations will be confirmed by Europcar within forty-eight hours of their request. Eco-friendly cars from Europcar are readily available, and include the Fiat Punto 1.2, Opel Corsa 1.2, Fiat 500 1.3, Fiat Panda 1.2 and the Opel Astra 1.7 SW, with a little more luggage space than the others. These smaller cars can seat between four and five passengers, but have limited room for luggage. They are ideal for city driving, or even for driving longer distances. Most vehicles hired by Europcar also have nice features, such as air conditioning and power steering.
Further vehicle choices from Europcar, Trapani Airport, including the Fiat Bravo 1.6 in the Compact category, the Peugeot 508 2.0 in the Intermediate category and the Renault Espace 2.0 for seven passengers in the Fullsize category. Each car is also hired with twenty-four hour emergency roadside assistance.
Customers fond of hiring a vehicle from Europcar can apply for the Privilege Card, and enjoy even greater benefits for their rental. The Privilege Card is free of charge and available for occasional and frequent renters. All further enquiries can be directed to Europcar, at Trapani Airport.
Telephone Number: +39 923842828
Fax Number: +39 0923842828