Milan Malpensa offers passengers a large number of car rental providers in the arrivals hall of Terminal 1. The airport has excellent motorway connections to the city of Milan and the rest of the Lombardy region via motorways A4 and A8.
Avis car hire Milan Malpensa Airport offers customers brief descriptions and photographs of vehicles for hire at http://www.avis.com. Customers can make enquiries and reservations online or speak to a member of the service team at Avis Milan Malpensa Airport directly on tel +39 02 5858 481.
Avis’ operating hours at Malpensa Terminal 1 run from Sundays to Saturdays between the hours of 7.00 am to midnight every day of the year.
The popular Economy class from Avis includes cars like the Peugeot 107, Lancia Ypsilon 1.2, Fiat Punto and Nissan Micra 1.2, which are ideal for negotiating Milan’s busy roads. Most of the Economy range vehicles feature 4 to 5 doors, CD players, air conditioning and manual transmission. They can seat up to four passengers in comfort and have room for two small pieces of luggage in the boot. The Fiat Punto can even accommodate five passengers.
The Compact class from Avis Milan Malpensa Airport includes spacious but economic to run cars like the 5-door Renault Megane, which seats up to five people and has room for one large and one small suitcase in the back. The Volkswagen Golf can also seat five people but features a larger boot that holds one large and two small suitcases easily.
Compact and Intermediate range station wagons from Avis car hire Milan Malpensa Airport such as the Ford Kuga or Open Astra do not have holding room for luggage but offer seating for five passengers. The Intermediate ranges cars include the Audi A3 Sportback, which has seating for five people and room for one large and two smaller pieces of luggage.
Large families or smaller groups are better off hiring a Full Size Van like the Mercedes Vito for their exploration of Milan and the Lombardy region - the Mercedes Vito seats up to seven passengers and features CD player, automatic transmission and air conditioning, while the Fiat Scudo can seat up to nine passengers and features a manual transmission.
Standard size vans from Avis Milan Malpensa Airport include the Ford Galaxy, which has seating for up to seven people. For a scenic tour of the Lakes or a trip into snow peaked alpine regions along the Swiss-Italian border there are 4x4 SUVs from Avis. Vehicles like the Renault Koleos feature five doors and seating for up to five passengers.
Special occasions like anniversaries or honeymoons require something smarter than a 4x4! The Premium range from Avis Milan Malpensa Airport includes the BMW 3 Series which is also a popular choice for business travellers on their way to important meetings, where image and a good first impression are part and parcel of the sales pitch.
From Milan it is not that far to drive to the lovely Piedmont region and its capital Turin. Surrounded on three sides by the Alps, the picturesque fields, rolling hills and distant snow-capped peaks of the Piedmont region are perfect for a little holiday within a holiday.
A city break in Milan is exciting at any time of the year, but it’s good to take a couple of days to recuperate from Milan’s plethora of art treasures, historic monuments, exclusive shops, lively night clubs and gourmet restaurants. Why not hire a car from Avis Milan Malpensa Airport and indulge in fresh air, gentle exercise and wildlife-watching at any one of Piedmont’s 56 different national or regional parks for a few days?
The Gran Paradiso National Park is located in the gorgeous Graian Alps, situated between the Aosta Valley and Piedmont. Here Alpine Ibex, hares, wolves, lynx, chamois, weasels and ermine enjoy protection in one of Europe’s most beautiful and unspoiled landscapes.
Featuring more than 100 species of rare birds like the Rock Ptarmigan, Alpine Accentor and Eurasian Eagle-owl, the park also devotes a large parcel of land to the cultivation of rare plants. The Paradisia Botanical Gardens offer travellers with aspirations in the field of gardening some 1,500 fine examples of plants near the resort of Cogne, which is located inside the national park.
For winter tourists Cogne is also perfect as a short-break destination: there are some 70 km of cross country skiing to be enjoyed, past no fewer than 140 glistening, white-blue icefalls. And for daredevils there are some 9 km of hair-raising downhill skiing, before turning in at the hotel for a well-earned rest and a delicious hot meal.
More information about Avis car hire Milan Malpensa Airport can be found at http://www.avis.com, where the service team is happy to help with reservations and enquiries.