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Bergamo Airport "Europcar" rental - any advice please?

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Bergamo Airport "Europcar" rental - any advice please?

Hi,

I am looking to book a car for 16 days with "Europcar" from Bergamo Airport in beginning of September.

Can you share your recent experience and give a valuable advice please?

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1. Re: Bergamo Airport "Europcar" rental - any advice please?

Have rented from Europecar twice in the last month, once out of Manchester airport, once out of Malpensa. No issues with either. The desk clerks were friendly and efficient and the cars were both new and clean inside and out. Only difference was that the girl in Manchester tried to upsell the insurance cover, whereas the one at Malpensa did not, which I appreciated.

One thing to note about Bergamo, some of the rental car locations are off-site and you need a shuttle bus to get there. So would check where Europecar is located.

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2. Re: Bergamo Airport "Europcar" rental - any advice please?

Hi

I flew to bergamo with Ryanair last month. Reviews of horror stories here on car rental. I booked via auto-Europe and selected Avis. No problems at all. I took my own excess cover out before travelling. Took middle coverage with avis. If u have a crash u pay the excess but can claim back.

Take a good look at car and photos before leaving lot. If ur not happy about a scratch make sure avis record it on ur contract before departing.

After that just don't get speeding tickets or hit anyone else and you will be fine.

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3. Re: Bergamo Airport "Europcar" rental - any advice please?

Also avis is located in the airport and most are also but check.

CA
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4. Re: Bergamo Airport "Europcar" rental - any advice please?

Read this about driving, ZTLs; avoid leaving anything of value in a car when parked:

http://driventoit.blogspot.com.au/

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5. Re: Bergamo Airport "Europcar" rental - any advice please?

Hi,

I have rented with Europcar in Italy, Germany, Poland, Czech Republic, many, many times. Never had a problem denying CDW coverage and having my own through Amex or Visa. One thing I must say that I will never rent any Fiats because they just had no power for Italian mountains :), other than that... no problems. In fact, I will be renting from Europcar in Bergamo airport mid September.

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6. Re: Bergamo Airport "Europcar" rental - any advice please?

We have used Europcar many times from Bergamo without any problems, always booked through auto-europe. All the main car hire companies are based on the airport now, only a couple of minutes walk from Arrivals.

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7. Re: Bergamo Airport "Europcar" rental - any advice please?

Hi @Cmm,

Horror stories only regard a few companies. Major companies are fine as long as you use precautions suggestions above.

Bye 🙂

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8. Re: Bergamo Airport "Europcar" rental - any advice please?

I've never understood this picture taking. Any scratches or dents need to be marked where indicated on the rental agreement.

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