Alamo Car Rental at La Rochelle
Alamo La Rochelle Airport
La Rochelle Airport is found just northwest of the city of La Rochelle, and is considered as an important gateway to the Charente-Maritime department of France. La Rochelle is found in western France, on the Bay of Biscay, and although its airport handles only 200,000 passengers per year, it is served by several airline companies, and is a modern and efficient establishment. La Rochelle Airport is also known as the Laleu Airport, and has the official code of LRH. The best way to explore this region of France is in a rented car, from one of the La Rochelle Airport car hire companies, such as Alamo. Alamo has been a trusted source of hire cars for many years, and is present at the majority of France airports.
La Rochelle Airport consists of a single terminal building, and the car hire companies of the airport are found in the arrival area, nearby the baggage reclaim hall. Alamo La Rochelle Airport is open from Monday to Friday, between the hours of 08:30 and 12:30, and from 14:00 to 18:30. They are also open on Saturdays, from 09:00 to 12:00 and from 14:00 to 18:00, but not on Sundays. Since that La Rochelle is not a very busy airport, Alamo’s hours of operation are adequate to meet the passengers on the majority of arrival flights. Cars can be hired directly over the rental counters of Alamo, at this airport location, or in advance, online. An early booking is recommended to ensure that your ideal car is ready and waiting for your arrival at the airport. The best rental rates are often available for advanced reservations as well.
From La Rochelle Airport, it is easy for motorists in a rented car to visit all the surrounding towns and cities in the Charente-Maritime department of France, and to even drive in the city of La Rochelle. France has an excellent road network, and the airports are always connected by main highways or Autoroutes. The main road leading past La Rochelle Airport is the N237, and this road travels along the northern outskirts of the city, with a link to the N11 and the N137. The N11 then heads inland, in a north-easterly direction towards Niort, while the N137 heads south along the coast to Rochefort. The island of Ile de Ré is also very nearby La Rochelle, and connected to the mainland by a bridge and the road of the D735. In France, it is very important to follow all road rules, and to stay within the speed limits, as heavy fines could be issued for those who exceed the limits. All passengers in a vehicle will also be required to wear seatbelts, therefore, organise a child seat from Alamo for your younger family members.
All items of additional equipment from the La Rochelle Airport car rental companies, such as child seats and satellite navigation systems should be hired in advance, as Alamo cannot guarantee their availability upon your arrival. They will cost a few extra Euros, but are sometimes essential for a safe and easy journey. The cost of these items will not be included in your rental quote. Alamo hand controls, however, are free of charge, and can be used by disabled persons who have a lower limb disorder, as they operate the brake and accelerator pedals of certain types of automatic vehicles available from La Rochelle Airport. Hand controls will need to be booked at least forty-eight hours ahead of the agreed vehicle collection time.
Alamo has been one of the leading leisure car rental companies in the world for many years, and have focused their attention on providing a fun, low-cost and high value rental experience for their customers. Alamo revolutionised collision damage waivers, with the first-ever price and coverage option and introduced Instant Alamo, a program that stored a traveller’s individual rental information for instant reference. They were also the first company to introduce real-time booking capabilities on the internet in 1995. Alamo’s vehicles are all of high-quality, and come with unlimited mileage and free emergency roadside assistance. Alamo one way hires may also be available from La Rochelle Airport. One way hires are considered to be convenient for customers who would prefer to return their vehicle to another rental location.
Cars from Alamo are hired by vehicle category, rather than by their specific makes and models, and the smaller cars are found in the Economy and Compact car groups, while family-sized cars can be hired from the categories of Midsize, Standard, Standard Wagon, Fullsize and Fullsize Wagon. Smaller cars are similar to the Peugeot 207 14, while larger sedans and station wagons include the Ford Mondeo 1.6, Peugeot 3008 1.6, VW Passat 1.8, Citroen C5 2.0, Audi A4 1.9 and the Mercedes C200 CDI 2.0. There are also Luxury cars available from Alamo, such as the Mercedes E250 2.5 with cruise control, a leather interior, power steering, power locks and windows and air conditioning, and Vans similar to the Citroen Grand Picasso C4 2.0, Citroen C8 and the Citroen Jumpy 2.2.
Alamo, La Rochelle Airport, requires their primary renters and all additional drivers to be at least 21 years of age, and to have a valid drivers license which has been held for at least a year prior to the rental date. However, categories containing larger or specialty vehicles will require the renter to be 25 years of age or older. Young drivers will also pay higher rental rates. In addition, a major credit card will be required for payment of the rental. All further details are available from Alamo, at La Rochelle Airport.
La Rochelle Airport (LRHT71)
Aeroport La Rochelle
La Rochelle, 17000
Telephone Number: 33-5-46291900
Fax Number: (5)46290329