Auto Europa Montpellier Airport
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Auto Europa Montpellier Airport
Montpellier Airport is found in southern France, and is the main airport for the Languedoc Roussillon region of the country. It is also the 10th busiest airport in the country, and is a very important gateway to Montpellier and its surrounding towns. The airport is located in Mauguio, and about 7km from the city centre of Montpellier. The official name of the airport is the Montpellier-Méditerranée Airport, and another name commonly used is the Fréjorgues Airport. Facilities of the establishment include car hire companies, such as Auto Europa Montpellier Airport, and they are found in the arrival hall of the terminal. Auto Europa provides quality vehicles at competitive car rental rates.
The airport of Montpellier (MPL), has quite a large passenger terminal, but is quite easy to navigate, with arrival facilities on one end of the concourse and departure facilities on the other. The airport is served by several airline companies, including Air France, Easyjet, Cimber Sterling, Lufthansa Regional and Iberia, and they fly to and from a wide variety of destinations. Arriving passengers will need to collect their baggage from the reclaim carousels, and can then make their way to their chosen car hire company, in order to collect their vehicle. Auto Europa, as well as the other Montpellier Airport car hire companies, are open seven days a week, and during hours which are convenient for arrival flights.
The primary renter of the vehicle and all additional drivers will need to be present to collect the vehicle, as their valid drivers license will need be shown. Auto Europa will accept most local licenses, however, if it is printed in a non-Roman alphabet, an International Driving Permit may be required. This document is not a driving license on its own, but serves as a translation of the legitimate license. The local license will need to prove that it has been issued at least a year prior to the rental date. The minimum age requirement at Montpellier Airport for Auto Europa customers is 21, however drivers younger than 25 will pay higher rental rates, for young drivers insurance. Younger renters are often not permitted to hire from certain vehicle categories as well. Since that debit cards and cash are most often not acceptable forms of payment for car hire agreements, a major credit card is required. Auto Europa will accept American Express, Diners Club, Eurocard, Mastercard and Visa.
Auto Europa offers their customers a choice between all-inclusive rental rates and just a basic rate, which will only cover third party liability insurance, fire insurance and VAT. The all-inclusive rate of the vehicle covers the same as the basic rate, as well as collision damage waiver and theft protection. The rates charged for Auto Europa vehicles include unlimited mileage and twenty-four hour emergency breakdown services. A few luxury cars and convertibles are however, hired without unlimited mileage. The prices quoted do not include the mandatory surcharge for rentals commencing at airport locations and the mandatory road tax/registration fees that are paid locally.
The Montpellier Airport car rental companies offer vehicles which are in good mechanical condition, and in good overall condition, and they are all only of the latest models. Auto Europa’s Mini cars are similar to the Peugeot 107, and are ideal for single drivers or couples, while Economy cars are light on fuel and include the Renault Twingo, Opel Corsa, Volkswagen Polo, Peugeot 207, Renault Clio and the Citroen C3. The Citroen is a car which runs on diesel, and not usual petrol. Always ensure that you know which type of fuel to use in your rented car. As well, before leaving the airport, make sure that you are comfortable with the workings of the vehicle, and that you have all emergency numbers to contact in the case of an accident or breakdown. Another popular vehicle category from Auto Europa is Compact, containing the Renault Megane and Opel Astra.
Passengers in need of something larger will find the categories of Midsize, Standard, Fullsize and SUV to be more suitable. They have a wide range of vehicles, but in general, the cars seat up to five passengers, and have room for a couple of luggage items. They could have either a manual or automatic transmission, and are excellent for all types of driving. Vehicles in these categories include the Renault Megane Scenic, Renault Laguna, Peugeot 407, Peugeot 3008 Crossover, Ford Mondeo, Opel Astra Sport Tourer, Opel Zafira, Volvo S80, Ford Kuga 4x4 and the Citroen C5. Vans seating a larger number of passengers may also be available, such as the Renault Espace Minivan, Citroen C8 and the Renault Traffic. From Montpellier Airport, one way hires can be arranged for most of these cars, and are convenient for customers travelling to another city in France, or even to a different European country. Auto Europa one way hires may require an advanced reservation.
Additional services from Auto Europa include the rental of satellite navigation systems and child seats, and from Montpellier Airport, hand controls for disabled drivers may be available. This device is used by someone with a lower limb disability, and may include a steering wheel knob. Auto Europa hand controls should be booked in advanced, and are free of charge.
Contact Auto Europa, Montpellier Airport, for all further details.
From North America only:
Tel +1 207 842 2000
Fax +1 207 842-2222
Alternatively – view international phone list on Auto Europa’s website, at www.autoeuropa.com.