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Thrifty Turin Airport

Although Turin Airport is not the largest in Italy, it is certainly growing in popularity as a worthwhile destination. The airport is surrounded by many areas that are well known for tourism, such as the ski resorts on the mountains that were used for the 2006 Olympic Games, and the nearby seaside resorts of Liguria. Many car hire companies are available at Turin Airport, which are globally recognized companies offering competitive rental rates. Thrifty Car Rental can be found in the arrivals area of the airport. Many passengers arriving at Turin Airport enjoy the friendly and reliable service of Thrifty.

Thrifty, at Turin Airport, is open from Monday to Friday between the hours of 08:30 and 23:00. On Saturdays they are open from 09:30 to 18:30, while on Sundays their hours of operation are from 09:30 to 14:00. Thrifty’s hours may vary on holidays. Customers renting a vehicle from Thrifty can go directly to the rental counters in the arrivals area of the terminal, or make an advanced reservation from Thrifty’s website, at Booking online is an easy process, simply fill in the details of when you need the vehicle, and which type of vehicle you require, and follow the instructions on the webpage. Using your credit card online to hire a vehicle is a completely secure transaction, and the majority of customers nowadays prefer the convenience of an online reservation.

Thrifty Turin Airport also offers additional equipment that can be rented along with your vehicle. These items may include a baby safety seat, or booster seat for older children. Most car hire companies also hire GPS navigation systems, which are state-of-the-art pieces of equipment, and will certainly make driving in Italy an easier task. The navigation systems usually come pre-programmed with thousands of points of interest, therefore you will always be able to find the nearest gas station, hotel, restaurant, pharmacy, tourist attraction, etc.

All primary renters at Thrifty, Turin Airport, are required to be at least 21 years of age. This is the usual minimum age restriction for car hire companies in Italy. It is also common practice for rental companies to charge a higher rate for younger drivers between the ages of 21 and 25. The primary renter and any additional drivers registered on the rental contract must be present when collecting the vehicle, and should have valid drivers licenses. The licenses must have been held for at least a year prior to the rental date in the customers’ country of residence. Sometimes, an International Driving Permit is required. However, even if an IDP is not requested by Thrifty, it is recommended to have one when travelling in a foreign country. A major credit card in the name of the primary renter is needed to pay for the rented vehicle. Accepted credit cards usually include American Express, Diners Club, Eurocard / MasterCard and Visa.

Thrifty has a nice range of vehicles available, and all of them come with very competitive rental prices. Economy category vehicles are popular amongst many renters, as they are generally light on fuel. They are not very large vehicles, only seating around four passengers, but they are ideal for city driving and shorter journeys. Example vehicles in this category are the Lancia Ypsilon and Fiat Punto. Compact vehicles are also popular, and include the Fiat Stilo.

Slightly larger vehicles are available for hire from the categories of Mid-Size, Standard and Full-Size. The Daewoo Nubira and similar vehicles are found in the Mid-Size range, and there are also station wagons for hire from this category, such as the Fiat Stilo Wagon. Station wagons are an ideal selection for families, as they generally have good space for luggage, and spacious interiors. The Alfa Romeo 147 is available in the Standard rental category, and the Alfa Romeo 156 is a vehicle in the Full-Size category. It is quite often that many vehicles with an automatic transmission can be hired from the Full-Size car category.

Thrifty is a reliable company which has years of experience in the car hire industry, and is a worldwide company as well. Only the latest model vehicles are rented, therefore customers will receive a well-maintained vehicle which is dependable and with low mileage. All customers at Thrifty may also become Blue Chip members, and enjoy exclusive benefits when hiring a vehicle. Blue Chip members receive VIP treatment at the Blue Chip Members Only line at the rental counters, and can earn free days with Thrifty’s Blue Chip Rewards program. These memberships and programs at Thrifty are all free to join, and are available for occasional and frequent renters.

For an option that is a little different to the usual car rental, customers can select the ‘Wild Car’ category. Wild Car customers will receive a Mid-Size or larger vehicle, at a rate that is lower than usual for a Mid-size rental. You will not know which car you will be driving, as the staff at Thrifty’s rental offices will select your vehicle, but you are guaranteed excellent value for money. Customers who are choosing the Wild Car category will receive a vehicle, which has five or more seat belts, and space for two or more large luggage items.

Thrifty, at their Turin Airport rental location, will be happy to assist you with any further enquiries or information.

Address:        Turin Caselle Airport, Italy (TRN)
                      Turin Caselle Airport
                      In Terminal
                      Turin (TURIN), Italy I-10072

Telephone Number:    +39 011 5678128

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