Auto Europa Richmond Vancouver International Airport

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Auto Europa Richmond Vancouver International Airport

Vancouver Airport is located approximately 12km, or 7.5 miles south of Downtown Vancouver, and is a major gateway for this city. It is also the second largest airport in Canada, after the Toronto Pearson International Airport, and is served by a large number of important airline companies. The airport is allocated the official code of YVR, in order to distinguish it from similar establishments, and is known as one of the best airports in North America. Vancouver Airport car hire companies are available for arriving passengers, such as Auto Europa. Auto Europa is a respected car rental company present at many major airports in the world, and is popular for their low car rental rates.

Auto Europa Vancouver Airport is one of the car hire companies that are found on the airport grounds, and at the parking garage that is just opposite the Domestic and International Terminals. They are open seven days a week, and at hours which are convenient for passengers arriving at the airport. The company’s vehicles are also parked nearby to the terminal buildings. Vancouver Airport handles over sixteen million passengers per annum, and its car hire companies are therefore regarded as quite busy. An advanced online reservation is recommended to ensure your ideal car is available for the time you will be in Vancouver. If you are travelling in a group, or a party of two adults, send the primary renter to the rental counters of Auto Europa, while baggage is being collected. This way you will avoid queues at the car rental counters.

Vehicles for hire at Vancouver Airport, and from Auto Europa, include the Chevy Cobalt and Toyota Yaris as Compact and Economy cars, and these smaller models are usually hired with cheaper rental rates. They are easy-to-drive vehicles with an automatic transmission, and can seat up to four passengers. They have room for an item or two of luggage as well. Less expensive Midsize cars from Auto Europa may be similar to the Pontiac G6. Larger cars such as the Chevy Impala and Ford Fusion have slightly higher price tags, but are ideal for families as they have more space for luggage, while the Mercury Grand Marquis is found in the Premium category, and is a more elegant vehicle ideal for business renters. SUVs are popular choices from Vancouver Airport as well, and Auto Europa’s SUVs include the Ford Explorer and Ford Expedition. Groups of passengers may find the Dodge Grand Caravan to be ideal, as it can seat up to seven people.

Most vehicles from Auto Europa are hired with unlimited mileage, but certain vehicles have a limit of 100km per day. The rental quotes provided by the company are basic rates that include GST tax, mandatory public liability insurance and fire insurance. Other types of insurance such as collision damage waiver and theft insurance can be arranged as well. The rates supplied by Auto Europa do not include Provincial Sales tax, Premium location surcharges and Provincial vehicle rental tax. They will also not include additional items of equipment hired by the customer, such as child seats and satellite navigation systems. These items cost a few extra CAD, but are well worth the expense for a safe and easy journey in Vancouver.

The Vancouver Airport car rental companies may also offer assistance for disabled customers and disabled drivers. Auto Europa hand controls are used on certain types of automatic vehicles, and are available free of charge. A free additional driver may also accompany a person who is unable to drive due to disability, but who still wishes to be the primary renter of the vehicle. From Vancouver Airport, hand control equipment should be reserved in advance.

At the beginning of the rental period, all vehicles will have a full tank of fuel, and should be returned full if fuel has not been purchased. However, for rentals longer than three days, a full tank of fuel will usually need to be purchased by the customer. The vehicle is then returned ‘as empty as possible’, as no refunds are given for unused petrol or diesel. Unless the vehicle has been arranged as an Auto Europa one way hire, it should be returned to the rental location of Vancouver Airport. One way hire services are ideal for certain travel itineraries, and may be more convenient than a conventional hire, however, they could also be more expensive, depending on the return location and the length of the rental period.

Auto Europa has over fifty years of experience in the car hire industry, as they were established in 1954. Today they have over 8,000 rental locations in more than one hundred and fifty countries around the world. Their vehicles are guaranteed to be only of the best quality, and only of the latest models, ensuring their customers a safe and hassle-free journey. The company also strives to provide only the best customer service at all their downtown and airport rental locations.

Contact Auto Europa, Vancouver Airport, for further details regarding their car hire services.

From North America only:

Tel +1 207 842 2000

Fax +1 207 842-2222

1-888-223-5555 toll-free

Alternatively – view international phone list on Auto Europa’s website, at