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Alamo Bordeaux Mérignac Airport

Bordeaux Airport is situated only 10 km (6 miles) from Bordeaux, and has a wide range of facilities within its terminal, including many quality car hire companies. Alamo is one of the major car rental companies at Bordeaux Airport, along with Hertz, Sixt, Budget, National and Easycar. The airport’s terminal is divided into Hall A and Hall B, with Hall A handling all international flights and Hall B handling all domestic flights. The two areas are connected by a covered walkway.

Alamo, at Bordeaux Airport, is open between the hours of 07:00 and 23:00, from Monday to Friday, from 08:00 to 22:30 on Saturdays, and from 09:00 to 23:00 on Sundays. Passengers can also reserve a vehicle in advance from their website, at Their website displays a detailed list of all the vehicle categories to hire from at Bordeaux Airport, as well as other relevant information in terms of their rental agreements.

Alamo offers their customers a wide selection of quality cars to choose from, and these cars are all divided into various car categories. All vehicles are priced, booked and controlled by these categories, therefore, customers will not actually select a specific make and model of vehicle when deciding their rental requirements. The vehicle features and capacities indicated on their website should be used as a general guideline only, as they are subject to manufacturer make and model. Alamo has eleven different car categories available at their Bordeaux Airport location.

The first car category offered by Alamo is the Economy class. These vehicles are smaller in size, and can seat up to two adults and three children. There is not much space for luggage though. An example vehicle in this category is the Peugeot 207 1.4. The Peugeot 308 1.6 is available in the Compact Wagon category, and is ideal for three adults and two children, with space for three large suitcases and one item of smaller luggage. Midsize vehicles are a popular choice for families, and they include the Ford Mondeo 1.6 and the Peugeot 3008 1.6. Standard vehicles include the VW Passat 1.8, and there are also Standard Wagon vehicles available, able to seat up to five adults and store four large items of luggage. The Citroen C5 2.0 is a vehicle in this category.

For those customers who are looking for a vehicle with more luxurious and interesting features, there are the Premium Sport and Luxury categories. The Peugeot 308RCZ 2.0 is available as a Premium Sport vehicle, and the Mercedes E250 2.5 is offered in the Luxury category. Alamo offers vans of various sizes for customers who need large vehicles with plenty of space for passengers. The Citroen Grand Picasso C4 2.0 seats up to four adults and three children, while the Citroen C8 2.0 can accommodate up to seven adults. Vans seating up to eight passengers include the Citroen Jumpy 2.2.

Alamo offers their customers the opportunity to become a Quicksilver member. This is a membership with many benefits, and it is a free program to join. Members enjoy a simplified reservation and rental process, are able to avoid counter queues by using the self-service kiosks and receive special members-only deals. More information about the Quicksilver membership is available on Alamo’s website.

Alamo’s rental services are well designed to meet the needs of frequent business travelers, with their Corporate Program. This program guarantees low rates throughout the year, the use of Express Return service, priority service at the Silver Service counters, unlimited mileage on round-trip rentals, reduced charges for various aspects, such as for underage drivers, special discounts for leisure travel and 24-hour emergency assistance, as well as many other benefits. Express Return is the service offered by Alamo whereby the customer is greeted at his returned vehicle and given his receipt by an Alamo staff member. The receipt is generated from a hand-held computer.

When renting from Alamo, at Bordeaux Airport, customers can receive value added bonuses when they fly or stay with Alamo’s travel partners. Some of their partners include Continental Airlines, Hawaiian Airlines, U.S Airways, The Virgin Flying Club, American Airlines and Northwest Airlines.

More information can be obtained from Alamo’s Bordeaux Airport location, or by visiting their website.


Bordeaux Airport (BODT71)
Aeroport De Bordeaux Merignac
Merignac, 33700

Telephone Number: 33-5-5634 2068

Fax Number: (5) 5634 8981

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