Top tips for renting a car at Cagliari Elmas Airport
Cagliari Elmas Airport (CAG) is Sardinia’s main international travel hub and is often busy with tourists all year round. This means that public transport links from the airport are often crowded, and passengers may have to queue for tickets or wait to find a seat on buses and trams. Private car hire at Cagliari Elmas Airport can help you save time when you arrive and help you avoid the crowds, especially in the peak tourist seasons. Hiring a car in Sardinia will also help you explore more remote areas of the island where access to public transport may be limited.
Cagliari Airport is located on a main road network and is well connected by car to most parts of the island as a result. Passengers hiring a car at CAG can drive north-east out of the airport, along the SS391, and join the E25. Travelling south, the E25 provides a fast, direct route into Cagliari city centre, which is perfect if you’re in a hurry to reach your destination when you land. Travelling north, the E25 covers most of the island and is a main route to other nearby towns, such as Oristano and Nuoro.
Want to find electric or low-emissions car hire at Cagliari Elmas Airport? There are plenty of rental options to choose from. For example, there is a Green Motion car hire branch at Cagliari Airport. Green Motion specialise in offering reduced-emissions and electric vehicles, which are great if you want to save fuel. You can also hire an electric car with Enterprise or with eco-friendly car hire branch, Ecovia.
If you want to return your vehicle after-hours at Cagliari Airport, it is important to check the returns policy and opening times of your chosen rental branch. Although most of the car hire desks at CAG are open into the late evening, some branches, such as Hertz, do not allow after-hours drop-off. If you are looking for a car hire company that offers after-hours or 24h returns, some good options include Enterprise, SIXT, and Alamo.
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FAQs about renting a car at Cagliari Elmas Airport
Passengers looking for car hire at Cagliari Elmas Airport will find several rental counters located in and around the Arrivals Terminals. SIXT has a desk inside the Terminal, on Level 1, close to the main exit. You will also find rental branches, such as Goldcar and Firefly located just outside the Terminal, across the Via dei Trasvolatori. There is also a car rental building on this road, which contains branches such as Alamo and Europcar.
Cagliari Elmas Airport car hire has a great range of services to help you get your journey underway as soon as you land. When you hire a car with Europcar, you can use their online check-in service to register your details shortly before you arrive at the airport. This saves time on paperwork at the desk and lets you get straight to your vehicle. You can also use an accelerated self-check-in option when you hire with Alamo.
Visitors to Sardinia can enjoy a wide range of useful services and amenities when they hire a car at Cagliari Airport. For example, companies such as Maggiore offer a second driver option so that you and a friend can split the drive. Companies, such as SIXT and Hertz, also offer bookable child seat options so you can travel safely with young passengers.
When you go to pick up your vehicle at CAG, you should take your driving licence and the debit or credit card that you used to make your online booking. It is also a good idea to carry photographic proof of ID with you, such as a valid passport, to help complete your transaction.
On average a rental car at Cagliari Elmas Airport costs C$ 54 per day.
In the past 72 hours, the cheapest rental cars were found at NOLEGGIARE (C$ 98/day), Dollar (C$ 98/day) and Thrifty (C$ 98/day).
Car rental companies that offer shuttle or pick-up services from Cagliari Elmas Airport to off-airport locations include Thrifty, NOLEGGIARE , WowRent, JoyRent, Avis, OptimoRent, and Sixt.