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Hertz La Rochelle Airport

La Rochelle Airport is located approximately 2.5km northwest of La Rochelle city, a commune of the Charente-Maritime department of France. The airport is also sometimes referred to as the Laleu Airport, and it is recognised by the official airport code of LRH. It is the biggest airport in the region, and La Rochelle is the capital city of this French department, and found along the western coastline, on the Bay of Biscay. Although a small airport, buses and taxis are available, and there are several car hire companies for vehicle rentals, such as Hertz La Rochelle Airport. Hertz is perhaps the best known car rental company in the world, with thousands of successful agencies in many countries.

Since La Rochelle Airport handles only around 200,000 passengers per annum, its single terminal building is easy to navigate, and all facilities are within walking distance. Nearby the arrivals area, passengers will find the La Rochelle Airport car hire companies, for example, Hertz, Europcar, Avis, National, Alamo and Auto Europa, and they are open at various hours throughout the day, but mostly in accordance to the airport’s arrival flights. The following hours can be used as a general guideline for Hertz, at La Rochelle Airport: Monday – 08:30 to 11:00 and from 14:30 to 21:00, Tuesday – 08:30 to 11:00 and from 13:30 to 21:00, Wednesday – 08:30 to 11:00 and 12:00 to 21:00, Thursday – 08:30 to 11:00 and from 16:00 to 21:00, Friday – 08:30 to 11:00 and 13:00 to 21:00, Saturday – 09:30 to 18:30, and on Sundays from 10:00 to 20:30.

Hertz is a car hire company with over ninety years of experience, and the company has established more than 8,000 rental locations around the world. Hertz vehicles are all of top-quality, and the latest models available, ensuring that their customers receive cars which are in good overall condition. Your rental will also include emergency breakdown assistance, therefore, wherever your travels take you, you need not feel alone. Should something go wrong, a team of professionals is just a phone call away, and your rented car will be replaced if it is unable to be driven any further. Before leaving La Rochelle Airport, ensure that you are comfortable with the workings of the vehicle, and that you have the emergency numbers to contact. A list of all existing damages, scratches or other faults on the vehicle should also be noted, and you should check the vehicle yourself, as you do not want to be held liable for damages you did not cause.

Hertz is perhaps one of the favourite La Rochelle Airport car hire companies, because of their large selection of vehicles for hire. Certain cars can even be hired by their specific makes and models, which is an usual option for most car hire companies. These vehicles from Hertz are found in the Green, Fun and Prestige Collections, and range from small and cosy vehicles for two, to larger SUVs. There are also convertibles available in these categories, and vehicles ideal for more prestigious business events. Green vehicles from Hertz are light on fuel and environmentally friendly, and at La Rochelle Airport, may include the VW Polo, Opel Corsa, Peugeot 308 Auto and the Renault Megane Clio SW. The Fun Collection contains the Smart For Two, Fiat 500, Mini Cooper Convertible, Alfa Romeo Giulietta and the BMW Series 1 118D Sport, while the Prestige Collection offers the Audi Q5, Volvo XC90, BMW 320 Convertible, Audi A6, the Mercedes SLK, and many more stylish vehicles.

Standard cars from Hertz hired by category rather than by specific make and model include the Chevrolet Spark, Peugeot 107, Opel Astra, Renault Megane and the Ford C-Max, which is a larger vehicle ideal for families. Smaller cars are generally less expensive to hire, and are excellent choices for single drivers and couples. They are also easy to drive for long or short distances, and are considered as ‘petrol-savers’. Minivans, SUVs and 4WDs will be more pricy, and from Hertz, are similar to the Peugeot 5008, Chevrolet Captiva, Citroen C8 and the Opel Vivaro, a vehicle seating up to nine passengers. Vehicles hired may come with a manual or automatic transmission, and for disabled drivers, Hertz hand controls may be fitted to automatic vehicles. From La Rochelle Airport, hand controls are best reserved in advance, and are free of charge.

Additional services from Hertz include the rental of child seats, and Hertz one way hires, or otherwise known as the Hertz Rent-It-Here and Leave-It-There service. This option is most convenient for travellers who plan to drive for longer distances, and who would prefer to leave their rented car at another Hertz location. The majority of the vehicles for hire may be driven to all regions of France, and may even be able to leave the country. From Rochelle Airport, one way hires may be more expensive if returned to a location in a different country.

In order to hire a vehicle from Hertz, La Rochelle Airport, the primary renter will need to meet the minimum age requirement of 21, and be in possession of a valid drivers license. A major credit card will be needed to pay for the rental. All additional drivers should meet the same requirements as the primary renter, and will cost a few extra Euros per day of car rental. All further details are available from Hertz, at this rental location.

La Rochelle Airport
Rue du Jura
La Rochelle 17000

Telephone Number: 05 46 00 93 27

Fax Number: 05 46 41 46 36

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