Auto Europe Biarritz Airport
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Auto Europe Biarritz Airport
Biarritz Airport handles around one million passengers per annum, and is one of the French airports that serve the Aquitaine region of the country. It is nearby to the south-western coastline of France, and to the towns of Biarritz, Anglet and Bayonne. The airport is also only 11 miles from the border of Spain, and close to San Sebastián and Irun in this country. Other names for the airport are the Parme Airport and the Biarritz-Anglet-Bayonne Airport, due to its location. Auto Europe Biarritz Airport is one of the car hire companies available for arriving passengers, and Auto Europe is one of the more popular choices of car rental companies in Europe.
Tourists who have hired a rented car from Biarritz Airport are more easily able to travel the Landes and Pyrénées departments of France, and to fully explore all the wonderful towns and their attractions within the region. The D810 is the road leading past the airport, and provides access to Biarritz, Anglet and Bayonne, while the N10, or A63 is a larger road nearby leading south towards Urrugne and Spain, and north to Castets and Bordeaux. To the east runs the A64, leading to Orthez and Pau. The country of France has an excellent road network, and by car is the best way to travel. Auto Europe also provides vehicles that are ideal for all types of travelling, and they are available at affordable rental rates.
The Biarritz Airport car hire companies can be found in the arrival hall of the terminal building, and further car hire buildings are located nearby the airport’s car parking areas. Passengers can simply collect their baggage and head for the rental counters of Auto Europe in order to arrange their hire car. Bookings for vehicles can also be made in advance, if you would like to ensure that your ideal car is available for your arrival at the airport. Biarritz Airport has just a single terminal building for all arrival and departure proceedings, and is easy to navigate. All its facilities are also well signposted in English and French. The airport is open between the hours of 05:30 and 23:00 on weekdays, between 05:30 and 22:30 on Saturdays, and on Sundays from 06:00 to 23:00. Auto Europe’s rental offices are available at the times of all arrival flights at the airport.
Customers of Auto Europe have the choice of basic or all-inclusive quotes for the majority of vehicle categories, and all cars, besides certain luxury models and convertibles, are hired with unlimited mileage. The basic rate includes the costs of value added tax, mandatory public liability insurance and fire insurance, while an all-inclusive quote will cover the costs of the same, as well as option collision damage waiver and optional theft protection. The inclusive price is most convenient for customers who do not wish to arrange their own vehicle insurance. Auto Europe’s rental rates do not include the mandatory surcharge for rentals that commence at airport locations, or any road tax/registration fees that will need to be paid locally.
Auto Europe’s vehicles are similar to the Peugeot 107, Peugeot 207 Hatchback, Opel Astra, Fiat Punto and Ford Focus, and all these vehicles are found in the Mini, Economy and Compact categories. They are also the cars that come with the best rental rates, and are easy to drive and light on fuel. Four passengers are ideal for this size of vehicle, and there is space for a couple of luggage items. Midsize cars are similar to the Opel Astra Sport Tourer and Peugeot 407, while Standard vehicles for five passengers include the Ford Mondeo, which is a car that uses diesel. Always ensure that you know which type of fuel to use for your rented car, to avoid unnecessary costs of having the engine cleaned. Larger vehicles from Auto Europe include the Citroen C8 for seven passengers and the Citroen Jumper for nine travellers, while more elegant vehicles for hire are similar to the Mercedes C Class, Mercedes E Class and Citroen C6. Some of the vehicles mentioned will also include a GPS unit in their rentals.
From Biarritz Airport, hand controls for disabled drivers are available free of charge, and can only be reserved in advance, as they will need to be fitted to the vehicle prior to the customer’s arrival. Auto Europe hand controls may include a steering wheel knob, and are ideal for drivers with a lower limb disability. Other optional items of equipment, such as child seats, will cost a few extra Euros per day of hire. The Biarritz Airport car rental companies also offer their vehicles as one way hires, which mean that the customer is able to return the vehicle to a different rental location. Auto Europe one way hires are usually free of charge if the car is returned to a location within the country of France, but may also be driven to most other European countries.
The primary renter hiring a vehicle from Auto Europe will need to be at least 21 years of age, and to have held a valid drivers license in his/her country of residence for a minimum period of a year prior to the rental date. Most local licenses are accepted, but those printed in a non-Roman alphabet may need to be accompanied by an International Driving Permit. Auto Europe, at Biarritz Airport, can be contacted for all further enquiries.
From North America only:
Tel +1 207 842 2000
Fax +1 207 842-2222
Alternatively – view international phone list on Auto Europe’s website, at www.autoeurope.com.