If you are collecting your hire car for Southampton Airport all the car hire providers will allow you to take your vehicle over to the Isle of Wight without a fee. You will however have to pay the ferry fee which starts from £18.50 depending on when you wish to travel.
With plentyful skiing within easy driving range, Chambery Airport has in recent years become a popular winter destination for visitors to the slopes.
The most popular destination for skiers into Chambery is the 3 Valleys which is around 1h 30m drive away. A 5 door hire car can often be found for less that £200 making car hire more convenient option that a transfer depending on your circumstances. Luxury vehicles and 4×4′s are also available for hire at Chambery Airport as well as minibuses such as a Renault Traffic.
Minimum driver age is usually 21 and snow chains are provided on all hire cars (additional charges may apply, check terms and conditions before booking).
The Avis desk at Mahon Airport is located within the terminal building and is open 7 days a week from 7am to 10.30pm.
To get to Hertz’s Heathrow desk you will need to catch the ‘Car Rental Courtesy Bus’ which stops at each terminal and will drop you off at the Hertz desk free of charge. The bus stop numbers are
Terminal 1: Bus stop 5
Terminal 3: Bus stop 21
Terminal 4: Bus stop 26
Terminal 5: Bus stop 18
The bus takes around 15 minutes to get to terminal 1, 2 and 3 and 20 minutes from terminal 4. You can catch the same shuttle bus after you have returned your car to get to the departures terminal.
The on site (i.e within the airport) car hire providers at Fuerteventura Airport are:
- Top Car Auto Reisen (Auto Reisen is German for car hire)
- Payless Car Hire
The car hire desks at Fuerteventura Airport are located on the ground floor of the terminal building.
The address of Chambery Airport is
Aeroport De Chambery
73420 Le Viviers du Lac
The airport is located just off the A41 Autoroute
Jet2 have provided us with a discount code to allow you free carriage on your ski’s if you are flying into Chambery Airport this winter. Just enter the discount code FREESKI on checkout. Valid until the 12th February 2012.
Geneva Airport is unique in that it sits on the border for France and Switzerland and can be accessed (and exited) to/from either country.
As passengers have access to both countries when arriving in the airport car hire desks are available on the Swiss and French sides. At Car Hire Search we list which side of the terminal the car hire depot is on when you hire your vehicle. The Swiss side tends to be more popular for car hire pickups.
You will usually be allowed to take a hire car from Switzerland into France free of charge (as opposed to being charged a cross border fee). However, it is worth checking the terms and conditions before rental to ensure that this is the case.
The car rental desks within the Swiss side of Geneva Airport are located to the right as you exit arrivals just past the Montreux Jazz Cafe. Car hire services are provided by Hertz, Avis, Europcar, National and Sixt.
Bergerac Airport closes today for the construction of a new runway. The airport will reopen on the 23rd March 2012.
CityJet are offering flights to the Dordogne from London City Airport into Brive should you need an alternative route.
It is around 80 minutes drive from Chambery Airport to Meribel in a hire car (approximately 100km). Bear in mind that as you start to climb towards Meribel in ski season you will most likely encounter snow so ensure you have snow chains with you when you collect your rental car.
Avis, National, Europcar and Hertz are all located at Chambery Airport in the car hire cabin just in front of the main terminal building.