National Beziers Airport

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National Beziers Airport

Béziers Airport is located only 11.5km, or 6.2 miles east-southeast of Béziers, a large town in the Hérault department of France. Although a very small airport, with around 130,000 passengers per annum, it is an important gateway for tourists of the Languedoc Roussillon region of the country. The airport is served mainly by the airline company of Ryanair, with flights to and from London, Paris, Bristol, Oslo and Stockholm, amongst others. Transport options for arriving passengers include by bus or taxi, as well as by rented car, from one of the car hire companies of the airport, such as National Béziers Airport. National is well known around the world for providing quality car rental services, and for their reasonable rental rates.

The airport of Béziers consists of a single terminal building, with an arrivals area and facilities for departing passengers. It is also equipped with several useful facilities, such as a cash point, a restaurant and bar and travel agencies. The Béziers Airport car hire companies are conveniently found in the arrivals area, and their rented cars are parked nearby, within easy walking distance of the terminal building. National is open during various hours on weekdays, mainly at times when arrival flights are expected at the airport. Passengers can use the following times as a general guideline:  Monday – 13:30 to 14:00, and from 14:30 to 15:30, Tuesday – 09:45 to 10:45, 12:30 to 13:00 and from 18:00 to 18:30, Wednesday – 14:30 to 15:30 and Friday – 13:30 to 14:00 and from 14:30 to 15:30.

National was founded in 1947, and therefore have well over fifty years of experience in the car rental industry. Their main focus has been on the daily rental needs of the frequent airport business traveller, and is part of a strategic global alliance with Europcar. Together, National and Europcar make up the world’s largest car rental network. During National’s years of operation, they have helped pioneer the corporate-account business, and were the first car rental company to introduce a comprehensive frequent-renter program, by the name of Emerald Club. This club was introduced in 1987, and its benefits are still enjoyed by thousands of customers around the world. Although National is considered as a good choice of car hire Company for business clients, they offer many vehicles that are suitable for leisure customers as well, and welcome all types of clientele.

At Béziers Airport, the most affordable cars from National are found in the Economy category, for example, the Peugeot 207 1.4. Smaller cars such as this one are light on fuel and easy to drive, and come with features that may include power steering, power locks and windows, air conditioning and anti-lock brakes. They also have room for five passengers and a couple of luggage items. Larger sedan models hired by National are similar to the Ford Mondeo 1.6, VW Passat 1.8 and the Audi A4 1.9, from the categories of Intermediate, Standard and Fullsize, and vehicles such as these are often chosen by customers who require a little more space within their rented car. Customers who have a heavy load of luggage can also hire an estate, such as the Citroen C5 2.0 or Mercedes C200 CDI 2.0, with room for five large luggage items.

From many of the Béziers Airport car rental companies, including National, vans and SUVs are available as well, and customers in need of a more elegant or sporty vehicle model will find something suitable. The Peugeot 208RCZ 2.0 is an example of a Premium Sports car, while the Mercedes E250 2.5 is found in the Luxury category. As for larger Vans, the Citroen Grand Picasso C4 2.0 and Citroen C8 2.0 are able to accommodate up to seven passengers, and the Citroen Jumpy 2.2 is ideal for eight.

All vehicles for hire can be arranged as a National one way hire, and from Béziers Airport, one way hires are most convenient for customers who will not be returning to the airport. National’s cars can be delivered to any other location within France, free of charge, or to a location in a different country, with extra charges. At this rental location, customers may also return their vehicle out-of-office hours, as there is a letter box in which the vehicle keys can be dropped. Other special services from National include hand controls for disabled drivers. National hand controls are ideal for individuals with a lower limb disability, and may include a steering wheel knob. From the location of Béziers Airport, hand controls should be reserved in advance, and are free of charge.

All primary renters, and additional drivers at National, Béziers Airport, are required to be at least 21 years of age, and to have a valid drivers license, issued in their country of residence for at least a year prior to the rental date. The license will also need to be printed in English; otherwise, an International Driving Permit may need to accompany the document for translation purposes. Although 21 is the minimum age requirement, drivers under the age of 25 will pay higher rental rates, for young drivers insurance, and may not be permitted to hire vehicles from certain categories. These categories usually contain larger or specialty type vehicles. Along with a drivers license, the primary renter will need a major credit card, such as American Express, Diners Club, Eurocard, MasterCard or Visa, in order to pay for the rental period.

All further enquiries can be directed to National, at Béziers Airport.

Address:        Beziers Airport (BZRT01)
                      Aeroport De Beziers Vias
                      Vias, 34450

Telephone Number:    +33 (4) 67624219

Fax Number:        +33 (4) 67620174