Top tips for renting a car at Brindisi Papola Casale Airport
Car hire at Brindisi Papola Casale Airport (BDS) is very popular. Also known simply as Brindisi Airport, it’s one of two airport gateways to Puglia and offers a wonderful opportunity for a driving tour. The countryside here offers romantic villages, historic architecture, incredible food and agri-tourism adventures all within a short distance of the coast. You will find it hard to see the best of this region without a car. There is public transport throughout the region but you will be tied to its scheduling rather than your own.
The nearest petrol station to Brindisi airport campus is just off the main airport roundabout on Via Maestri del Lavoro d’Italia - a 2min drive from the airport. If you plan to refuel before you return your car this is probably the easiest place to do it.
Returning your car to Brindisi Airport is very straightforward. You simply follow the signs for the car hire parking that you’ll see on approach to the airport and park there. Remove your personal belongings and return to your car hire firm’s desk in the car hire facility. Exchange your keys and paperwork and, after a quick check of the car, you will be free to go.
Car hire at Brindisi Papola Casale Airport operates from 08:00 to 20:00 or 08:00 to 23:00, depending on the company, seven days a week. Staff are available during these hours to help you with all aspects of your vehicle hire. If you prefer to deal with staff face-to-face then make sure and arrange collection and return of your vehicle during these hours.
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FAQs about renting a car at Brindisi Papola Casale Airport
Car hire at Brindisi Papola Casale Airport is located in a dedicated facility immediately beside the main terminal building. You’ll find desks for each of the hire car companies and staff to assist you with any questions you might have. The car collection point is here also and so there is no shuttle bus required. It’s a fast, efficient service, designed to get you on the road as quickly as possible.
The roads are very good quality. The motorways, called Autostradas, are tolled and it’s a good idea to pay by credit card as they don’t always have change available. The speed limit on motorways is 130 km/h (80 mph). Seat belts and child seats are mandatory and you must carry your passport at all times, as well as your driving licence. Rural roads are also good quality but are more complicated to drive. Be alert for agricultural vehicles in rural areas, as well as local traffic, which may drive closer to you or faster than you might be expecting.
The car hire facility at Brindisi offers all the amenities of the airport. This includes dedicated desks, tourist information, ATMs, cafes, toilets, and baby-changing areas.
Brindisi Papola Casale Airport car hire will require a valid driving licence for your country of residence and a credit or debit card. You will need your passport as secondary identification and it’s useful to have your return flight details available also. The minimum age to hire a car in Italy is 21 and anyone under the age of 25 will have to pay a daily surcharge. Older drivers over the age of 70 may also be required to pay a surcharge. It’s a good idea, if you fall into this age bracket, to have a letter from your GP stating that you are competent to drive.
On average a rental car at Brindisi Papola Casale Airport costs C$ 49 per day.
In the past 72 hours, the cheapest rental cars were found at Europcar (C$ 95/day), Dollar (C$ 99/day) and Thrifty (C$ 99/day).
Car rental companies that offer shuttle or pick-up services from Brindisi Papola Casale Airport to off-airport locations include Thrifty, Budget, Dollar, Rhodium, and MAGGIORE .