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Budget Brescia Airport
Brescia Airport is also commonly referred to as Montichiari Airport, or Gabriele d’Annunzio Airport, after an Italian poet and nationalist who spent time in the area. The airport lies in northern Italy’s Lombardy region, around 20 km from the city of Brescia. It is a small airport, handling only about 200,000 passengers per year, but the terminal building is modern and well equipped with various facilities. Passengers arriving at Brescia Airport often need some form of transport, and therefore there are a couple of car hire companies available that all offer quality vehicles for hire. Budget can be found in the airport’s arrival area, and is a company popular for low rental rates. Budget is one of the major car hire companies at Brescia Airport.
Although Budget vehicles are available from Budget Brescia Airport, customers will need to go to the Avis rental counters in order to collect their vehicles. The rental counters are open on Sundays and Mondays from 08:00 to 15:30, and on Tuesdays from 11:00 to 15:30. Each day the rental offices close at 15:30, but on Wednesdays and Fridays they are open from 08:00, and on Thursdays and Saturdays they are open from 11:00. Customers can also book their Budget vehicle online, in advance of their holiday or business trip to Brescia, from Budget’s website at www.budget.com. Although Brescia is not a very busy airport, it is always advised to have a car hire reservation in order to ensure that you receive the vehicle you need. Budget’s website offers plenty of information about their rental procedures and policies, and displays all the vehicle categories available at Brescia Airport.
There are certain terms and conditions which customers should be aware of when renting a vehicle from Budget. There is a minimum age requirement of 21 for all cars at Budget, as well as a maximum age requirement of 75. The primary renter must have held a valid drivers license in his/her country of residence for at least one year prior to the rental date, and an International Driving Permit is a mandatory requirement for all foreign renters from outside of the European Union. Residents from the European Union who have a license, which is not written in a Roman alphabet, should also have an IDP. Additional drivers may be added to the rental contract, but they will incur an extra daily fee. Additional drivers are should also meet the same requirements as the primary renter. Various car insurances are available from Budget as optional extras; however, all customers are required to have Theft Protection. Customers should also confirm with their credit card company as to what insurance is offered from them. Budget accepts the major credit cards of American Express, Diners Club, JCB Card, Mastercard / Eurocard / Access, Visa and Budget Charge Cards. Two major credit cards are needed to rent from car groups H, I, K, L, M and P.
Most medium sized rental vehicles from Budget, at Brescia Airport, have many features that make them very comfortable cars to drive. They may include dual airbag protection, air conditioning, power steering, cruise control, anti-lock brakes, power windows, remote keyless entry and an automatic transmission. The Hyundai Accent is found in Budget’s Economy category, while the Ford Focus is an example vehicle in the Compact car category. Intermediate vehicles include the Pontiac G6, Standard vehicles include the Ford Fusion 4 CYL or similar vehicle, and the Ford Taurus is an example vehicle in the Full-size rental category.
Budget Brescia Airport offers their customers a full range of environmentally friendly vehicles, which are very fuel efficient too. All Budget vehicles in the Economy, Compact and Intermediate categories are 100% SmartWay certified. More examples of these terrific ‘green machines’ are the Nissan Altima, Ford Escape, Toyota Prius and the Smart For Two, a little car ideal for just two people driving around town. Budget’s green vehicles can also be booked online. They are all indicated by an EPA SmartWay leaf icon on their website. You can choose your car when you get to step 2 of the car rental reservation process.
Some customers like to know exactly which car they will be driving, and for this reason, Budget offers ‘My Choice’, with a range of vehicles which can be booked by their specific makes and models. ‘My Choice’ indicates Budget’s Street Fleet rental vehicles, and these may also include hybrid cars at certain rental locations.
Passengers who need extra large vehicles for their holiday can hire the Ford Freestar, Ford Explorer or Ford Expedition for space for up to seven people. These vehicles are available from the Full-size SUV, Standard Elite SUV and Minivan categories. There is also the Ford Expedition EL which seats up to eight people in the Premium SUV category. The Ford E350 is a superb larger vehicle which seats up to twelve people, and may also feature map lights, a V8 engine and anti-lock brakes.
Budget (Avis), at Brescia Airport will be happy to assist you with any further enquiries, or visit their website at www.budget.com.
Address: Budget Car Rental
G D Annunzio Airport Brescia
Avis Counter in Terminal
Montichiari BS, 25018
Telephone Number: 39-030-965-7001