Alamo Car Rental at Montpellier
Alamo Montpellier Airport
Montpellier Airport, or the Montpellier-Méditerranée Airport, is located in Mauguio, just 7km from the city centre of Montpellier, and is rated as the tenth largest airport in France in terms of passenger traffic. It has over a million passengers per annum, and it’s airline companies serve a wide variety of local and international destinations. The airport is also known as the Fréjorgues Airport, and it has the official IATA code of MPL. Arriving passengers can travel by bus or taxi from the airport, or rent a car, from one of the Montpellier Airport car hire companies, such as Alamo. Alamo is most popular for being a company which provides hire cars for vacationers, and has many years of experience in the car rental industry.
Passengers will arrive on the ground floor of the terminal building of the airport, and will easily find their way to the car hire company rental counters. The airport, although quite large, is easy to navigate, and all its facilities are well marked in French and English. Alamo Montpellier Airport is open from 07:30 to 23:00 during weekdays, and from 08:00 to 23:00 over the weekends. Should you be arriving on a public holiday, it is best to confirm with Alamo if they will be open. The airport is open twenty-four hours a day, but the majority of flights operate between 05:30 and 23:00, seven days a week. It is important to reserve your rented car as early as possible, as sometimes the best rental rates are offered for advanced bookings, and all additional items of equipment required will be reserved as well.
Alamo Rent A Car was established in 1974, and quickly thereafter became one of the most popular car rental companies for leisure car hire. Alamo offers many programs to encourage and accommodate leisure travel, and over their years of service, pioneered the concept of unlimited free mileage, introduced a customized rental agreement the size of an airline ticket, revolutionised collision damage waivers with the first-ever price and coverage option for all renters and was the first car hire company to offer real-time booking capabilities on the internet. In 2005, Alamo also launched the industry’s first and only online check-in system. Alamo is a trusted car rental company who strives to provide a fun, low-cost and high value rental experience to all their customers.
Anyone who is fond of Alamo’s services can become a member of their Quicksilver Club, and enjoy a wide range of exclusive benefits and discounts. The membership is free to all those who qualify, whether a frequent renter or just an occasional renter, and in general, makes the rental process faster, easier and less expensive. Members will enjoy a simplified reservation and rental process, are able to skip the counter with the Alamo self-service kiosks available at many of their rental locations and will receive special members-only deals. Further information is available on Alamo’s website.
The Montpellier Airport car rental companies offer many vehicles suitable to all types of travel, and they are available in a range of prices. In general, smaller car models are less expensive to hire, but some nice intermediate-sized vehicles are available at excellent rental rates too. In Alamo’s Economy category there are vehicles similar to the Peugeot 207 1.4, and in the Compact Wagon category, an example vehicle is the Peugeot 308 1.6. Midsize cars are a little larger, with a bit more room for luggage, and are similar to the Ford Mondeo 1.6 and the Peugeot 3008 1.6, while Standard and Standard Wagon vehicles are the VW Passat 1.8 and the Citroen C5 2.0. For hire from Alamo are also Fullsize vehicles, Vans, Luxury models and SUVs, such as the Ford Kuga 2.0 and Citroen C-Crosser 2.2. Alamo’s Vans are similar to the Citroen Grand Picasso C4 2.0, Citroen C8 2.0 and the Citroen Jumpy 2.2, and they have room for between seven and eight passengers. They are often hired by groups of travellers.
Montpellier Airport is able to welcome disabled travellers with a variety of facilities which are designed with their comfort in mind, and even the car hire companies of the airport have specific services for their needs. Alamo hand controls may be available for persons with a lower limb disability, and persons unable to drive due to disability or blindness are able to allocate a free additional driver for their assistance. From the rental location of Montpellier Airport, hand controls are free of charge, and should be reserved at least forty-eight hours prior to your arrival, as they will need to be fitted to the correct type of vehicle.
Additional services from the car rental companies of the airport include rentals with can be returned to a different location. This service is referred to as an Alamo one way hire, and is most convenient for all who are planning to travel more extensively, and who are not driving back to Montpellier Airport. One way hires may require an advanced reservation, and may also incur additional charges, but it is best to confirm all details with Alamo. All renters at Alamo, Montpellier Airport, will need to be at least 21 years of age, have a valid drivers license and a major payment card. Contact Alamo for all further information required.
Montpellier Airport (MPLT71)
Airport De Montpellier
Telephone Number: 33-4-67151347
Fax Number: (4)67200620