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Hertz Basel Airport

Basel-Mulhouse Airport has a very interesting location nearby the borders between France an Switzerland and France and Germany. Although completely situated on French soil, it is considered as a Swiss Airport as well, as it has a direct road leading to Basel which passengers can access without the need to pass French border controls. The airport serves the cities of Mulhouse in France, Basel in Switzerland and Freiburg in Germany, and has three official codes - MLH for the French sector, BSL for the Swiss sector and EAP as an international code. The EuroAirport is its other common name. Passengers can rent a car from Hertz Basel-Mulhouse Airport, and can easily travel by road to all areas in Basel, or in France. Hertz is well known around the world as the largest provider of car rental services.

The large terminal building of Basel-Mulhouse Airport has been greatly extended over the years, and the most recent additions include the South and North passenger terminals. There are also many facilities within the building which ensure that the needs of every passenger are met. Passengers can move from the French side to the Swiss side and visa versa by passing the border control area on level 3 of the building, which is the main departure area, simply by showing valid travel documents. Even persons without an airline ticket may move through the airport’s various sectors. The Basel-Mulhouse Airport car hire companies have offices in both divisions of the building, and are found on the second floor, in the arrival areas. Hertz on the French side of the airport is found in Hall 1, and is open from 07:00 to 23:00, Monday to Friday, on Saturdays from 08:30 to 13:00 and from 14:00 to 18:00, and on Sundays from 13:30 to 22:30. On the Swiss side, Hertz is found in Hall 4, and is open Monday to Friday from 07:30 to 23:00, on Saturdays from 08:00 to 15:00 and on Sundays from 15:00 to 23:00.

At this rental location, in both sectors of the airport, Hertz offers the rental of child seats and the Hertz NeverLost In-Car Navigation System, ski-equipped vehicles and Gold Counter Service. Their navigation system is recommended for all who are unfamiliar with the airport’s surrounding areas, and is a highly advanced piece of technology. It comes with turn-by-turn directions in voice and visual mode, clear and accurate visuals, a colour touch screen and a pre-programmed list of points of interest. A number of languages can be selected, and a database of all the Hertz return locations is available. This can be useful for anyone who has arranged a Hertz one way hire, and will be returning their rented car to a different location. From Basel-Mulhouse Airport, one way hires may be driven to all three surrounding countries, and even to other European countries, however, it is best to confirm the price of this type of rental with Hertz.

The Hertz Gold Counter Service can be used by all who are members of the Hertz #1 Club Gold, which is a membership afforded to those who are deemed as more frequent renters. As defined by Hertz, a frequent renter is someone who has arranged a vehicle three or more times in a twelve month period. Gold Club members enjoy a range of very special benefits, and are always rewarded for choosing Hertz as their car rental company. For occasional renters, the Hertz #1 Club also offers a nice array of benefits, and is worthwhile joining if you are fond of the vehicles and services offered by Hertz. Memberships are available free of charge, to all customers who qualify as a primary renter.

A wide selection of vehicles can be hired from the Basel-Mulhouse Airport car rental companies, and Hertz in particular offers cars of all shapes and sizes. Customers who prefer to know exactly which car they will be driving can make more specific reservations from the Hertz Green Collection, which includes the Ford Ka, Ford Focus D SW, Volvo C30 and the Toyota Prius Hybrid. These cars are all light on fuel and eco-friendly. More specific reservations can also be made from the Hertz Fun Collection and the Hertz Prestige Collection, containing vehicles such as the Volvo XC60 4x4, Mercedes ML 4x4, Smart Cabrio, Mercedes E350 CGI and the Volvo C70 T5. Alternatively, cars can be hired by category, and will be the same or similar to the examples shown on the official Hertz website. Smaller cars are more affordable, and are similar to the Fiat Panda, Ford Fiesta and Toyota Auris, while larger cars will come with a heavier price tag, and are similar to the Toyota Corolla Verso, Citroen C5 SW, Ford Mondeo SW and the Ford New Galaxy, seating up to seven people. One of the largest cars available from Hertz is the Mercedes Vito, for nine travellers.

The Basel-Mulhouse Airport caters for the needs of disabled passengers, and the car hire companies of the airport often have hand controls for disabled drivers available. Hertz hand controls are used by persons with a lower limb disability, and therefore operate the vehicle’s brake and accelerator pedals. It may also include a steering wheel knob. From Basel-Mulhouse Airport, hand controls are free of charge, but should be reserved at least 48 hours prior to your arrival.

Quotes from Hertz, Basel-Mulhouse Airport, will include the location service charge, collision damage waiver, theft protection, the winterisation fee, vehicle licensing fees and road tax, and all other taxes and charges applicable. Further details can be confirmed with Hertz, at this rental location.

Address: Basel Airport
Mulhouse Airport
Basel 4030
Switzerland
Bale Mulhouse Freiburg Airport
St. Louis
Bale (Basel) 68300
France
Telephone Number: 061 3252780 03 89 70 87 00
Fax Number: 061 3254734 03 89 70 87 08
Email Address: szbsl50@hertz.com

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