Auto Europa Brescia Airport
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Auto Europa Brescia Airport
Brescia Airport is a small Italian airport located approximately 20 km from the city of Brescia, in the Lombardy region. Although it only handles 200,000 passengers per year, it is a well-equipped airport with all the necessary facilities required by arriving and departing passengers. Besides catching the bus or taxi at Brescia Airport, passengers can also hire a car from one of the quality car rental companies in the arrivals hall. Auto Europa is one of these companies, and they have a wide range of vehicles. Many passengers arriving at the airports also like to rent a car from Auto Europa because of their reasonable rental prices.
Auto Europa Brescia Airport, is open every day of the week, between the hours of 09:30 and 11:50, and then again from 15:00 to 17:50. They are not open all day because there are not that many flights at Brescia Airport. The main flights in operation are by Ryanair, to and from destinations such as London-Stansted and Cagliari. Although cars are available for hire directly from Auto Europa’s rental counters at the airport, customers can also hire a vehicle in advance of their trip to Brescia, from Auto Europa’s website, www.autoeuropa.com. All the information you need is on this website, including the vehicle categories available and the vehicles within the various categories. There are also details for each vehicle, such as passenger and luggage capacity, and whether the car has a manual or automatic transmission. Booking online has become the preferred way by many to secure their ideal rented car.
Similar to most other car hire companies in Italy, Auto Europa, at their Brescia Airport location, requires the primary renter to be at least 21 years of age, and to have held a valid drivers license for at least one year in his/her country of residence prior to the rental date. Foreign drivers may also be required to have an International Driving Permit, especially if their local license is written in a non-Roman alphabet. Most often it is recommended to have an IDP regardless of whether you need it for hiring a vehicle. ‘Underage’ drivers as defined by a car rental company are those individuals 25 years or younger, i.e. drivers between the ages of 21 and 25. Renters in this age group usually pay a higher rental rate than usual, in the form of a ‘young drivers fee’, which is an extra daily charge per underage driver, registered on the rental contract. The extra fee is not usually charged for more than ten rental days. Younger drivers may also not be permitted to hire from certain vehicle categories. A major credit card is required in order to pay for the rental, and the card should be in the name of the primary renter.
In most cases, customers can hire extra items of equipment needed for their journey. These items may include a child safety seat or a satellite navigation system. Both items, although they do cost extra, can greatly contribute to a safer and happier journey though unknown territory!
Economy vehicles offered by Auto Europa include the two-door vehicles of the Fiat Panda, Fiat 500 and Peugeot 206 Convertible, while four-door vehicles include the Peugeot 207, Fiat Grande Punto and VW Polo. These are all manual vehicles able to seat around three to four passengers, and are a great choice for driving in busy Italian cities. They are also light on fuel, and usually come with good rental rates. Compact vehicles at Auto Europa all have a manual transmission as well, except for the Mercedes A Class, which is an automatic vehicle. Other vehicles in this category which seat up to four people include the Alfa Romeo 147, Alfa Romeo Mito and Renault Megane wagon, which has a larger capacity for luggage. The VW Golf Plus in this category can seat up to five people.
The Mize Size, Standard and Full Size categories have some very nice larger sized vehicles available, which are a good option for families or business renters. Vehicles seating five people in the Mid Size range include the Nissan Primera, Fiat Croma, Fiat Sedici, VW Touran, Renault Scenic and VW Tiguan. The VW Tiguan can have an automatic or manual transmission, while the other vehicles are all manually driven. The Alfa Romeo 159 wagon is a vehicle in this category with good space for luggage. Five passengers are comfortably seated in the Standard category vehicles of the Mercedes B Class (automatic), Alfa Romeo 159 and Peugeot 5008. In this category, customers can even hire a vehicle, which can seat up to nine people, such as the Fiat Ducato. This vehicle is ideal for groups of travellers. Another vehicle with a large seating capacity offered by Auto Europa is the Mercedes Vito in the Premium category.
Auto Europa has over fifty years of experience in the car hire industry, and continues to strive to provide their customers with competitive rates and the best possible services. Auto Europa not only specializes in car hire, but in other services as well. They have over 30,000 three, four and five star hotels in Europe, and chauffeur and transfer services, prestige and sports car rentals, mobile phone and GPS rentals, and motorhome rentals.
Auto Europa Brescia Airport, can provide you with further information about their services, or customers can visit their website at www.autoeuropa.com.