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Europcar Limoges Airport

Limoges Airport is an airport of France, and is located just a few kilometres from the city of Limoges. The airport is also located within the Haute-Vienne department of the region, and is nearby a number of towns and cities popular amongst tourists. Larger cities nearby include Bordeaux, Lyon and Toulouse, while smaller areas within a two hours journey are Poitiers, Brive-la-Gaillarde and Tulle. Buses do not serve the airport, apart from in the summer months, and therefore passengers are recommended to rent a car, from one of the Limoges Airport car hire companies, such as Europcar. From Europcar, customers can expect reasonable rental rates, a wide choice of vehicles and numerous other useful services.

Limoges Airport consists of a single terminal building, from where all flights, domestic and international, depart. The majority of the destinations served from this airport are from the airline companies of Air France, Ryanair and Flybe. A new terminal building for the airport was opened in June 2005, and therefore arriving passengers will find a modern and well equipped building, with various useful facilities. The car hire companies, including Europcar, can be found in the arrivals area, nearby the baggage reclaim hall, along with other services such as tour operators and information desks. Europcar Limoges Airport is open during most hours of the day, or at times when flights are due at the airport. Although not a very busy airport, customers are recommended to hire their car from Europcar in advance, to ensure its availability.

Vehicles from Europcar are hired by category, and the smaller cars are fuel efficient and come with lower rental rates. A quote from Europcar will always include any licenses and fees associated with the rental, the mandatory airport surcharge and value added tax. Some quotes may also include insurance, such as theft protection and collision damage waiver. It is important for all primary renter to arrange adequate insurance for their rented car. Smaller cars from Europcar are found in the Mini category, similar to the Renault Twingo, and the Economy category, with cars such as the Peugeot 207 and Volkswagen Polo. Compact vehicles are also often popular, as they are slightly larger than Economy vehicles, but still have good rental rates. The Renault Megane is an example vehicle in this category.

Larger vehicles from Europcar include the Renault Laguna, Renault Scenic, Peugeot Partner and Renault Grand Scenic, seating up to seven passengers. These are vehicles with low availability, and Europcar will confirm all bookings within 48 hours. Passengers at Limoges Airport should therefore try to reserve a larger vehicle as early as possible. One of Europcar’s largest vehicles is the Mercedes Vito, with room for up to nine passengers.

The Limoges Airport car rental companies often offer services such as the rental of optional equipment, one way hires and hand controls for disabled drivers. Europcar one way hires are most convenient for customers who are departing from another airport location, and who will not be returning to Limoges Airport. One way hires may even be returned to another country, such as Spain, but additional charges may be applicable to rentals returned to further locations. At Limoges Airport, hand controls are available for disabled drivers, and are useful for those with a lower limb disability. Although equipment such as child seats and luggage racks have additional costs, hand controls are free of charge. Other services for disabled persons, such as the use of a designated driver, are also free of charge.

The minimum age for car rental from Europcar, at Limoges Airport, is just eighteen years of age, provided that the individual can show a valid drivers license as well. Only larger vehicles have an age requirement of 21, as well as all trucks rented at Europcar. Europcar accepts the local driving licenses from the majority of countries, but an International Driving Permit may be required if the license is printed in a non-Roman alphabet. The license should also be written in English. If you require an IDP, the document will need to be acquired in your country of residence, prior to your departure, and should always accompany your local license, as it is not a legal drivers license on its own. It is simply used for translation purposes. At Europcar, a young drivers fee will be added to rentals by all individuals under the age of 25, and this is a standard procedure followed by all major car hire companies.

The primary renter will also require a major credit card, such as American Express, Eurocard / Mastercard, Diners Club or Visa, as debit cards and cash are not accepted means of payment. Europcar, at Limoges Airport, can assist you will all further details required.

Address:                     Bellegarde Airport
                                  87000 Limoges
                                  France

Telephone Number:     +33 555433044

Fax Number:              +33 555790608

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