Alamo Car Rental at Basel
Alamo Basel Airport
Basel-Mulhouse Airport is located along the eastern border of France, and its unique location allows it to serve cities in three different countries. These cities include Mulhouse in France, Basel in Switzerland and Freiburg in Germany. The airport is also known as the EuroAirport, and has three official airport codes- BSL, MLH and EAP, which is its international code. However, contrary to some beliefs, the airport is located and built completely on French soil, although Swiss and German passengers are allowed unrestricted access to the airport. Arriving passengers can rent a car from companies such as Alamo Basel-Mulhouse Airport, and will find that Alamo offers very reasonable car rental rates. They also have a wide variety of vehicles from which to choose.
The airport terminal of Basel-Mulhouse is divided into French and Swiss sectors, and is directly connected to the city of Basel by a unique customs road, which allows passengers access to the city and airport without the need for passing any French border control proceedings. On the second level of the terminal building, is the arrival area, and is where the Basel-Mulhouse Airport car hire companies are located. Alamo has a rental office for the French and Swiss areas of the airport, and its French agency is found in Hall 1, while its Swiss office is found in Hall 4. Customers arriving on either side of the airport will therefore have easy access to car rental. The rental cars are also parked nearby each Alamo office, within easy walking distance of the terminal. In ‘France’, Alamo is open from Monday to Friday between the hours of 07:00 and 22:30, on Saturdays from 08:30 to 17:00 and on Sundays from 04:15 to 22:30. In ‘Switzerland’, at the Basel-Mulhouse Airport, Alamo is open until 23:00 every day of the week, but from 07:00 on weekdays, 08:00 on Saturdays and from 09:00 on Sundays.
Alamo is a car rental company with over fifty years of experience in the industry, and soon after their establishment, became one of the most popular choices in the world for leisure car travel. Alamo has always focused on providing a fun, low-cost, high-value rental experience for their customers, and have introduced many programs which accommodate and encourage leisure travel. They were also the company to introduce a new customized car rental agreement the size of an airline ticket, and a program which stored a traveller’s individual rental information for instant reference. Alamo revolutionised collision damage waivers by offering the first-ever price and coverage option, and was the first company to enable real-time booking capabilities on the internet in 1995.
Renters who enjoy the services of Alamo can become members of the Quicksilver program, and have access to simplified reservation and rental processes, the option to bypass the rental counters at certain Alamo locations and will benefit from special member’s only deals. Further information is available from Alamo’s official website, or from their rental branches at Basel-Mulhouse Airport.
The Basel-Mulhouse Airport car rental companies have many vehicles from which to choose, and all of those offered by Alamo are divided into various car groups. The Peugeot 207 1.4 is an example of a smaller car in the Economy category, and the Peugeot 308 1.6 is a Compact Wagon vehicle. There are also larger cars available, similar to the Ford Mondeo 1.6, VW Passat 1.8, Citroen C5 2.0, Audi A4 1.9 and the Mercedes C200 CDI 2.0, which is a Fullsize Wagon vehicle able to store up to five luggage items. Many of these cars come with a satellite navigation system included in their rentals, and excellent features, such as air conditioning, cruise control, folding rear seats, driver and passengers airbags and power steering. The vehicles mentioned are available from the French section of the airport, while the Fiat Panda 1.2, Opel Corsa 1.4, Opel Astra Caravan 1.6 and Renault Scenic 1.4 are example vehicles found in the categories offered by Alamo in the Swiss section. For groups of travellers, vans can be hired which seat between seven and nine passengers, and are similar to the Citroen Grand Picasso C4 2.0, Citroen C8 2.0, Citroen Jumpy 2.2 and the Peugeot 807 2.0.
Special services from Alamo include the rental of child seats, luggage racks and satellite navigation systems, as well as Alamo hand controls for disabled drivers. From Basel-Mulhouse Airport, hand controls offered by the car rental companies are offered free of charge, but should be reserved in advance. Most of the vehicles for hire are also possible to arrange as an Alamo one way hire, which allows the customer to return their vehicle to another rental location. Customers may drive their rented car to most other European countries, however, cars delivered to further locations may be more expensive to hire. It is best to find out all details regarding Basel-Mulhouse Airport one way hires before your arrival at the airport.
Alamo requires their primary renter to be at least 21 years of age in both France and Switzerland, and the renter will need to show a valid drivers license upon collection of the vehicle. A major credit card will be needed for payment, as debit cards are not usually accepted. Alamo, at their Basel-Mulhouse Airport rental location, will be happy to provide all further information required.
|Address:||Mulhouse Airport (MLHT71)
Aeroport De Bale Mulhouse
Saint Louis, 68300
|Basel Airport (BSLT71)
Flughafen, Basel, 4030