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Avis Brest Lesquin Airport

Brest Airport is found nearby the city of Brest, along the north-western coastline of France, and is an airport important for tourism and development of the Finistère department of the country. It is a public airport, managed by the Chamber of Commerce, and handles around 900,000 passengers per annum. The airport’s official name is the Brest Bretagne Airport, whereas, it was formerly the Brest-Guipavas Airport, and is recognised by the airport code of BES. Arriving passengers can rent a car from one of the Brest Airport car hire companies, such as Avis. Avis is well known and popular for their low car rental rates, and wide range of quality vehicles for hire.

Brest Airport is located approximately 10.2km, or 6.4 miles from the city centre of Brest, and is particularly nearby the areas of Saint-Tudon, Kernoaz, Baralan and Kereller. The airport has a new terminal building, which was completed in December 2007, and is therefore a modern facility with all the essential amenities required by arriving and departing passengers. In a rented car is one of the best ways to explore this intriguing part of France, as there are many larger cities of interest nearby Brest, for example, Rennes, Quimper, Lorient and Nantes. Driving to these cities is easy on the major roads of the N165 and N12. The access road of Brest Airport is the D167, which is directly connected to the N12. Avis Brest Airport is open every day of the week, and the following times can be used as a general guideline:  Monday to Thursday – 08:00 to 18:30 and 19:30 to 23:00, Friday – 08:00 to 23:00, Saturday – 08:00 to 12:00 and 14:00 to 18:00 and on Sundays from 11:00 to 14:00 and from 16:00 to 23:00.

Avis’ car rental terms and conditions are simple to understand, and are similar to most other car hire companies in France. At Brest Airport, their primary renters are required to be at least 21 years of age, however, a young drivers fee will be applicable to all who are under the age of 25. Younger renters may also not be permitted to hire from certain vehicle categories. These car categories include the following, which require a minimum age of 25:  E (Full Size), F (Standard), G (Convertible, M, N and O (Vans). Driving licenses printed in English are accepted, however, it is best to confirm with Avis if your rental will require an International Driving Permit. For payment of the rental period, a major credit card in the name of the primary renter will be used, as debit cards are not accepted. Avis accepts the cards of American Express, Diners Club, Mastercard/Eurocard, Visa and Avis Charge Cards.

Car insurance from Avis is optional, but it is recommended to arrange adequate insurance for your rented car. In order to reduce, or even remove the insurance excess, customers may purchase insurance directly from the rental desks of Avis, at Brest Airport. Insurances may include collision damage waiver and theft protection. Avis one way hires are an excellent option for anyone who will not be returning for a departure flight from Brest Airport. One way hires are allowed to be taken as cross-border rentals, to most other European countries, or may simply be returned to a different Avis rental location in France. Cars may also be taken to the United Kingdom, and the islands of Corsica and Sardinia, provided that they are returned to the mainland.

This airport in north-western France welcomes disabled passengers with a terminal which is completely accessible, and with various facilities to ensure their comfort. The Brest Airport car rental companies also offer various services for disabled customers, for example, hand controls. Avis hand controls are available free of charge, and are suitable for use by persons with a lower limb disability. The device should be reserved in advance, as it is only available on certain types of automatic vehicles. A disabled person who is unable to drive may also have a free additional driver for their assistance, registered on the rental contract. In this case, the disabled person is still the primary renter, and his/her credit card will be used for payment, but the free additional driver will show a valid drivers license, and be the operator of the vehicle.

From Brest Airport, the most affordable cars from Avis are found in the Subcompact and Economy categories, and are similar to the Renault Twingo, Opel Corsa and Citroen C3. These little cars are an excellent choice for all types of travelling, provided that you don’t have too many items of luggage, and come with some nice features, such as air conditioning. Subcompact cars are suitable for four passengers, while Economy cars can seat up to five. Families in need of something larger can choose from the Intermediate, Standard or Full Size car categories, or even a minivan, such as the Opel Zafira for seven passengers. Examples of family cars from Avis include the Citroen C5, Mercedes C Class, Citroen Grand Picasso C4 and the Renault Scenic.

Alternative vehicle options from Avis, Brest Airport, are Premium and Luxury vehicles, similar to the BMW Series 3 and convertibles, such as the Renault Megane CC. Avis at this rental location will be happy to provide all further details of their vehicles and services.

Address:                    Guipavas Airport
 Brest, 29200, FR

Telephone Number:    +(33) 02 90 85 31 15

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