Auto Europa Halifax International Airport
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Auto Europa Halifax International Airport
Halifax International Airport is located nearby to the city of Halifax, in the Nova Scotia province of Canada. It is found in the area of Enfield, and is the seventh busiest airport in the country. The airport is named after Robert L. Stanfield, a Premier of Nova Scotia, and is therefore commonly referred to as the Halifax Stanfield International Airport. It has also been allocated the IATA code of YHZ. Many facilities are available for departing and arriving passengers, including car hire companies, such as Auto Europa Halifax International Airport. Auto Europa is popular for their low car rental rates and wide range of vehicles for hire.
The rental counters of Auto Europa are found in the domestic arrival area of the Halifax Airport passenger building, and are open at all hours convenient for arriving passengers. Their vehicles are parked nearby as well, within walking distance of the rental counters. From this car hire location, vehicles are recommended to be hired in advance, as there is no guarantee that your ideal car will be available upon arrival. Online is the most convenient way to secure the lowest car rental rates. It is also advised to hire additional items of equipment in advance. These items may include child seats and satellite navigation systems, and even Auto Europa’s hand controls for disabled drivers. A child seat or GPS unit will cost a few extra dollars per day, or per rental, but hand control equipment is free of charge when requested from Halifax International Airport. Hand controls are only permitted to be hired by a person with a lower limb disability.
When hiring a vehicle, it will be necessary to indicate if it will be an Auto Europa one way hire, or if it will simply be returned to the rental location of Halifax International Airport. One way hire services are often chosen by customers who will be driving more extensively, or by persons who are leaving Canada from a different airport. There are Auto Europa rental stations at the majority of Canadian Airports, and usually one way hires are permitted. Customers will need to find out, however, if cross-border rentals are allowed, should they wish to drive into the United States. One way hires and cross-border rentals could be more expensive than an ordinary hire, but their price usually depends on the length of the rental and the return location chosen for the vehicle.
Persons hiring a car from the Halifax International Airport car hire companies will need to meet certain rental terms and conditions. Each company’s regulations may differ slightly, but most are very similar. The primary renter, and all additional drivers should be 21 years of age or older, and should be the holder of a valid drivers license and major credit card. Although drivers younger than 25 years of age are permitted to hire a vehicle, certain categories are only for older drivers, and higher rental rates will be charged for young drivers insurance. Cars in the categories of Specialty, Luxury, Premium, SUV, Minivan, Convertible and Pickup are often not available for hire by younger renters. Canadian car hire companies accept most of the major credit cards available (no key-ring sized cards), and will take a debit card or even a cash payment once the vehicle has been returned.
Before leaving Halifax Airport, ensure that you are comfortable with the workings of your vehicle, and that you have any emergency numbers to contact should anything go wrong with the vehicle. If any mechanical fault is suspected, contact Auto Europa immediately. Various fuel options are usually available from the Halifax International Airport car rental companies. Customers may purchase fuel upfront, and then are permitted to return the vehicle with an ‘empty as possible’ tank, or may simply return the vehicle with a full tank, rather than purchasing fuel at the beginning of the rental. Customers who have purchased fuel should keep in mind that no refunds are given for unused fuel. Always make sure that you know which type of fuel to use for your hire car.
Auto Europa’s vehicles in Canada, and at Halifax Airport, are of small and large models, and some are more elegant and pricy than others. Passengers who need a simple car to reach various city or nearby locations can hire an Economy or Compact vehicle, such as the Toyota Yaris or Chevy Cobalt. The Pontiac G in the Midsize class is another popular choice of vehicle with cheaper rental rates. Larger vehicles in the Fullsize, Premium and Minivan categories are more expensive, and may be similar to the Chevy Impala, Mercury Grand Marquis and Dodge Grand Caravan, ideal for up to seven passengers. A number of SUVs are available from Auto Europa as well, such as the Ford Explorer and Ford Expedition.
Vehicles hired from Auto Europa, Halifax International Airport, are quoted with basic rental rates, which include VAT, third party liability insurance and fire insurance. Additional types of insurance should be arranged by the customer, and will be an additional expense to the rental. Popular options are Loss Damage Waiver, Personal Accident Insurance and SafetyNet. The majority of vehicles hired at this rental location have an automatic transmission, and come with unlimited mileage, however, there are a few categories which contain vehicles with limited mileage as well.
Auto Europa, Halifax International Airport, will be happy to assist with further car rental enquiries.
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.