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new Car Rental Terminal at Nice airport - Location de voitures
à l'aeroport de Nice Côte d'Azur -
27th June 2011
brand new six acre "Car Rental Terminal - Location
de voitures" at Nice Airport opened earlier in June
the old car hire company locations have been transferred
to this 50 million euro project under one roof.
It is located on the far side of the car
park at Terminal 2 and there is parking for 2,600 cars.
It will also accommodate an area for vehicle maintenance,
washing and refueling.
Nice Côte d'Azur airport which is the second busiest
in France accounts for ten per cent of car rentals in France.
Charles de Gaulle airport in Paris is just in front.
the new car hire terminal for the first time on Sunday 19th
June, there seemed to be a few errors.
You can in fact arrange car hire in Terminal
2 itself if you have not pre-booked, however if you prebook
in advance which is rather important as there are car
hire shortages from time to time, you head straight
for the Car Rental Center.
It well designed at ground floor level so you head to the
individual car rental company's check in desk that you have
booked through. Naturally there will be queues at busy times
and a couple of the companies have larger areas with more
staff. The person who dealt with us was not too impressed
with the move and no doubt once everyone has settled in
it will be different.
you have your car keys and rental documents you have to
collect the car from the first or second floors. There are
only two lifts, both quite small and the average tourist
will have a lot of luggage, possibly a trolley and a family
and it looks like they have made a big design error here.
can walk upstairs, but this is not too practical with a
family and a trolley load of baggage.
then enter the car park area where you go to find your car
from the area occupied by the car hire company that you
have rented from. Assuming staffing levels continue as on
that Sunday in June, then you can can check
for damage and agree any changes with a member
then leave the building at ground floor level a few metres
along from where most of the car hire companies used to
be basesd behind the Terminal 2 car park.
the car is not quite so easy at present. Some of the internal
airport road signage needs upgrading and on the third attempt
of going around part of the airport got in. You drive in
at ground floor level and have the car checked in. Always
get a member of the car rental staff to do this if possible
and get the documentation signed off.
of some of this information - The Riviera Times 17-6-11)
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