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Granada Airport is found in the country of Spain, and serves the city of Granada, Jaen and all surrounding areas in its close proximity, which include the municipalities of Santa Fe and Chauchina. The airport is otherwise known as the Granada-Jaen Airport, or officially, as the Federico García Lorca Granada-Jaén Airport, due to the locations it serves, and to honour the famous poet of Federico García Lorca. It is also recognised by is IATA code of GRX. Travelling by hire car is a popular way to explore the area, as a good road network surrounds Granada, and National Granada Airport is one of the car rental companies available. National is extremely popular amongst business passengers, as it is the corporate environment to which they have focused their attention.
Although National offers many vehicles that are suitable for hire by customers on vacation, the company’s main focus has been on the needs of the frequent airport business traveller. Since their establishment in 1947, they have helped pioneer the corporate account business, and also introduced the industry’s first comprehensive frequent renter program, by the name of Emerald Club. Emerald Club is still enjoyed by many customers, and it is a program that helps to expedite the car rental process for those with little time to spare. There are counter-bypass options, convenient e-receipts and ‘car choice’, which allows the customer to quickly choose their vehicle without the need to fill in any lengthy paperwork. National is also partnered with Europcar, and together, these two companies form the world’s largest car rental network.
National’s offices at Granada Airport are found just 0.5km from the airport facilities, and car rental companies nearby airports usually provide some sort of transport to their location from the terminal building. Their shuttle buses are usually free of charge as well, and there may be dedicated telephones from where they can be contacted by passengers arriving at the airport. It is best to confirm with National all details in regards to transport to their Granada Airport location. Their office hours are as follows: Monday to Friday (except Thursdays)– 08:00 to 22:00, Saturday 09:00 to 14:00, and from 17:00 to 20:00, and on Sundays from 16:30 to 21:20. On Thursday National is open from 08:00 to 15:00, and from 16:00 to 20:00. National’s vehicles can be hired directly over the rental counters, or in advance, from one of the many websites that support National car hire reservations.
The Granada Airport car hire companies provide passengers with quality vehicles that are in good overall and mechanical condition. They can have either a manual or automatic transmission, and take petrol or diesel. Be careful to always put the correct type of fuel into your rented car, in order to avoid unnecessary costs of having the engine cleaned. Cars will also begin their rental period with a full tank of fuel, and customers have to either return them empty or full, depending on their rental agreement. Customers who have purchased fuel in advance can return the car empty, but those who haven’t, will need to return the car full. National can explain the fuel options in more detail when you are ready to reserve your vehicle. Cars can also come equipped with various useful items, such as child seats or satellite navigation systems, or even National’s hand controls for disabled drivers. From Granada Airport, hand controls will require an advanced reservation, and are used by those with a lower limb disability, on certain types of automatic vehicles.
The cheapest Granada Airport car rental options from National are smaller vehicle models found in the Mini or Economy categories. These cars may be similar to the Fiat Seicento 1.1 and Citroen C2 1.1. They both offer power steering and air bag protection, and are wonderful little cars for driving in the city, or for driving longer distances. However, they don’t have much room for luggage. Passengers in need of larger vehicles can choose from the Intermediate, Intermediate Wagon and Standard categories, or even take a van that is able to seat between seven and nine passengers. Examples of vehicles in these categories are the Citroen C5 1.6, Citroen C4 Picasso 1.6, Citroen Picasso 1.6 and Citroen C5 2.0. National’s vans at Granada Airport are similar to the Citroen C4 Grand Picasso 1.8 and the Opel Vivaro 1.6. For the comfort and safety of driving, these cars may include ABS brakes, air conditioning, driver and passenger airbags and power steering.
National, Granada Airport, will require their customers to meet the minimum or maximum age restrictions of the rental location, and will need to see a valid drivers license from the primary renter, and all additional drivers listed on the rental agreement, who are required to meet the same criteria as the primary renter. A major credit card will also be needed for payment, as debit cards are not accepted.
Find out more information from National, at Granada Airport.
Granada Off Airport (GRXO01)
Carretera Del Aeropuerto Km 0.5
Telephone Number: (0034) 958759002
Fax Number: (0034) 958446302