National Biarritz Airport

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National Biarritz Airport

Biarritz Airport is found in the south-western region of France, and is an airport which handles approximately a million passengers every year. It is located nearby the large towns of Biarritz, Anglet and Bayonne, in the Pyrénées-Atlantiques department of the country, and the majority of its passengers fly on domestic flights, offered by Ryanair, Air France and Easyjet. Biarritz Airport is otherwise known as the Parme Airport, and has the official code of BIQ. Transport for arriving passengers can be organised from the car rental companies, which include National Biarritz Airport. National has over fifty years of experience in the car hire industry, and offers a variety of well-maintained vehicles for hire.

National Car Hire has rental counters within the terminal building of Biarritz Airport, and is open from Monday to Saturday between the hours of 08:00 and 22:00, and on Sundays from 09:00 to 22:00. Vehicles can be arranged directly from National, upon your arrival at the airport, or in advance, over the phone or Internet. The rented cars of National are also parked nearby, in one of the airport’s car parking areas, which are all within easy walking distance of the terminal. The single terminal building of Biarritz Airport is well structured for the convenience of passengers, and equipped for the arrival of disabled passengers as well, with adapted toilet facilities and pavement ramps. From National, hand controls may also be available for disabled drivers; this is a device, which operate the brake and accelerator pedals of the vehicle. Although free of charge, from Biarritz Airport, hand controls should be reserved in advance.

All other additional items of equipment needed from the Biarritz Airport car hire companies should also be reserved as early as possible, as they may not be available upon your arrival at the airport. Baby seats are available for infants, booster seats can be hired for older children, and for all drivers who are unfamiliar with this region of France, there are satellite navigation systems for hire. A GPS unit from National will enable you to travel the country like a local, and easily find any destination desired. They are equipped with colour touch screens, an easy-to-use interface, clear and accurate visuals even in direct sunlight and offer turn-by-turn directions in voice or visual mode. Thousands of points of interest are pre-programmed on the navigation system, which help you to find the nearest hotels, tourist attractions, restaurants, pharmacies, shopping centres, petrol stations, places of business etc.

National one way hires are another option available for passengers in need of a rented car from Biarritz Airport. One way hires are a service which allow the customer to return the vehicle to a different rental location, and all which are returned within the same country should have no additional expense. However, cars are permitted to be driven to other European countries, such as nearby Spain, but the rentals of cross-border one way hires may be more expensive.

National, Biarritz Airport, requires their primary renters to meet the minimum age requirement of 21, and to have held a valid drivers license in their country of residence for at least a year prior to the rental date. A credit card in the name of the primary renter will be required as well, for the payment of the rental period. Although someone 21 years of age can rent a car, all drivers under the age of 25 will pay a few extra Euros per day of car hire for young drivers insurance, and may also not be permitted to hire from certain car categories. These categories usually consist of larger or specialty type vehicles, such as convertibles. The young driver surcharge is mandatory, and applicable to all underage drivers listed on the rental contract. National will accept the local licenses of most countries, provided that they are written in English, however, always find out in advance from National if an International Driving Permit will be required.

The vehicles of the Biarritz Airport car rental companies come in all shapes and sizes, and may even be of a fancier variety, for example, convertibles or larger SUVs with leather interiors. Business professionals will also be able to acquire an elegant vehicle from the majority of companies, from the Luxury or Premium categories, and these cars are mostly Mercedes, Volvo or BMW models. National’s Luxury category contains vehicles similar to the Mercedes E250 2.5, and there is also a Premium Sport category, with the Peugeot 308RCZ 2.0 as an example vehicle. More affordable cars are found in the Economy category, such as the Peugeot 207 1.4, and larger sedans are available from the Intermediate, Standard and Fullsize categories. They are similar to the Ford Mondeo 1.6, VW Passat 1.8 and Audi A4 1.9.

Families renting a car from National at Biarritz Airport can choose an estate model, such as the Citroen C5 2.0 or Mercedes C200 CDI 2.0, with room for five large luggage items, or even a larger van, similar to the Citroen Grand Picasso C4 2.0 or Citroen C8 2.0. The largest van from National is the Citroen Jumpy 2.0, for nine passengers. All cars from National are reliable and in good condition, regularly checked for safety and come with a variety of features, which may include a GPS, driver and passenger airbags, air conditioning, cruise control, power steering, brakes, windows and locks, and folding rear seats. For all further information, customers can contact National, at Biarritz Airport.

Address:        Biarritz Airport (BIQT01)
                      Aeroport De Biarritz
                      7 Esplanade De L’europe
                      Anglet, 64600

Telephone Number:    +33 (5) 59230741

Fax Number:        +33 (5) 59236274