Europcar Car Rental at Toulon
Europcar Toulon Airport
Toulon Airport lies in a prominent location nearby the famous resort of Saint-Tropez, within a twenty minute drive of Toulon, within driving distance of Marseille and Nice and in the heart of the Provence-Alpes Côte d’Azur region of France. It serves the city of Toulon, as well as other areas of the Var department, and is capable of handling up to 1.5 million passengers per annum. The airport has a single terminal building that is well equipped with a variety of facilities, including car rental companies, such as Europcar Toulon Airport. Passengers often choose Europcar for their reasonable car hire rates, and exceptional customer service.
The airport of Toulon, or otherwise referred to as the Toulon-Hyères Airport, the Toulon-Saint Tropez Airport or as the Hyères Le Palyvestre Airport, currently handles between 500,000 and 600,000 passengers every year, and is served by the airline companies of Air France, Ryanair, Jetairfly and Transavia.com. The terminal building has the arrivals hall on the ground floor and the departure facilities on the upper level, and the Toulon Airport car rental companies are found in a separate building, just outside of the terminal. Passengers will exit the terminal, and turn to their right. The vehicles of the car hire companies are parked next to the car rental centre in the P3 car park. Although Europcar is not open twenty-four hours a day at Toulon Airport, they are available to meet passengers from the arrival flights of the airport. Cars can be hired over the rental counters, but it is often better, and cheaper, to make an online advanced reservation.
From Toulon Airport it is easy to drive your rented car to a variety of towns and cities in the area. The main road leading from the airport is the D42, or the Boulevard de la Marine. To the west it connects with the D197 leading to Presqu’île de Giens in the south and Hyères in the north. Hyères is just three kilometres from the airport. The easiest route to Toulon is along the A570 and the A57, and the drive is about twenty minutes, depending on traffic conditions. Toulon is about 23km from the airport. Past Toulon are the areas of La Seyne-sur-Mer, Bandol, Sanary, Saint-Cyr-sur-Mer and La Ciotat. A little further east is the larger city of Marseille, approximately an hour’s drive from the airport, along the A50. In order to reach Cannes and Nice, the A57 should be followed from La Garde, and then the A8. Fréjus is also in this area, as well as Antibes. Although many people in France travel by bus or train, in a private rented car is more convenient.
Cars from Europcar include the Renault Twingo in the Mini category, the Peugeot 207 in the Economy category and the Renault Megane in the Compact category. These are smaller makes of cars, but are easy to drive and often come with the cheapest rental rates. They have a manual transmission and nice features such as air conditioning. The prices that are quoted by Europcar include all licenses and fees associated with the rental location and vehicle, VAT and the airport surcharge. Customers may also include the costs of insurance in their quote, and add optional items of equipment to their rental. These items could include child seats, satellite navigation systems and luggage racks. Europcar hand controls may be available for disabled drivers, and from Toulon Airport, hand controls are free of charge.
Larger vehicles from Europcar, and those considered as ideal for families, include the Renault Laguna and Renault Scenic as Intermediate vehicles, and the Volkswagen Touran, a car which is able to accommodate up to seven passengers. A Premium car of a larger size is the Audi A4 Berline. From the Toulon Airport car hire companies, vehicles of a larger or specialty nature may not always be available, and should be reserved early. Europcar will confirm your reservation for these types of vehicles within forty-eight hours of the request. Additional larger vehicles from Europcar include the Renault Espace 7 Places in the Fullsize category and the Mercedes Vito for nine passengers.
The car hire companies at Toulon Airport mainly require their primary renters and additional drivers to be 21 years of age or older, but at Europcar, anyone just eighteen or older is able to rent a car. Larger cars are also not limited to renters who are over the age of 25. However, younger drivers will pay higher rental rates, for young drivers insurance, and should meet all other requirements of the rental terms and conditions, for example, they should be the holder of a major credit card, such as American Express, Diners Club, Eurocard, Mastercard or Visa, and should have a valid drivers license which will be shown when collecting the vehicle from Toulon Airport. While Europcar will accept most local driving licenses, if the document is printed in a non-Roman alphabet, the driver may need to apply for an International Driving Permit before leaving for Toulon Airport.
Services available include Europcar one way hires, and customers may apply for the Privilege Card, and enjoy additional benefits each time a vehicle is hired. From Toulon Airport, one way hire services can be chosen for the majority of vehicles, and may be free of charge if the car is returned within the country of France. However, it is most often possible to travel into other countries, such as nearby Italy or Spain. For both occasional and frequent renters, the Privilege Card is an excellent option, and in general, will help you save time and money, and make the process of renting a car a simple one.
Europcar, Toulon Airport, can provide you with further information.
Le Palyvestre Airport
Telephone Number: +33 498010000
Fax Number: +33 0494008426