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Where to pick up Rental car when Leaving CT for Tuscany?

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Where to pick up Rental car when Leaving CT for Tuscany?

After a couple of nights in Cinque Terre, we will be grabbing a car and travelling through Tuscany for a week or so. Where would be the best place to get the vehicle, and then where to drop it if we are ending up in Rome.

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1. Re: Where to pick up Rental car when Leaving CT for Tuscany?

La Spezia or Pisa Airport are good options

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2. Re: Where to pick up Rental car when Leaving CT for Tuscany?

recommend any particular company in La Spezia? We may decide to stop in Lucca after grabbing the vehicle

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3. Re: Where to pick up Rental car when Leaving CT for Tuscany?

Auto Europe is the company with the nearest office to the station being about a 10 min walk

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4. Re: Where to pick up Rental car when Leaving CT for Tuscany?

AutoEurope is an agency that arranges rentals with the major rental companies. It does not have any rental offices. It is good value: www.autoeurope.com or www.auto-europe.co.uk

If you have luggage, you would need a taxi to get to any of the rental offices in La Spezia.

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5. Re: Where to pick up Rental car when Leaving CT for Tuscany?

Avis is the major rental company which is within walking distance of the station if you have light luggage.

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6. Re: Where to pick up Rental car when Leaving CT for Tuscany?

Auto europe

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La Spezia Downtown Office

74 - 76 Via Fratelli Rosselli

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OPEN Mondays-Fridays 09:00 AM-12:20 PM ,03:30 PM-06:50 PM

CLOSED Saturdays-Sundays

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Spezia Downtown Office

74 - 76 Via Fratelli Rosselli

Closed but drop box is available.

Hours

OPEN Mondays-Fridays 09:00 AM-12:20 PM ,03:30 PM-06:50 PMCLOSED Saturdays-Sundays

Avis office is at the same address

www.avisautonoleggio.it - Via Fratelli Rosselli 74 76, La Spezia - 0187 770 270

This is next to to Hotel Genova 10 mins walk from the station

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7. Re: Where to pick up Rental car when Leaving CT for Tuscany?

Where should we drop if we need to end up in Rome?

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8. Re: Where to pick up Rental car when Leaving CT for Tuscany?

Depends entirely where you are going in Tuscany and whether you want to drive into Rome or to a Rome airport or not.

Two popular and easy out-of-town options for getting a train into Rome from eastern Tuscany are Chiusi and Orvieto (though the latter is in Umbria).

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9. Re: Where to pick up Rental car when Leaving CT for Tuscany?

Thank you all for you insights! Is it generally more or less expensive to pick up a car in a small town like La Spezia vs. a larger city/airport like Florence? Thank you!

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10. Re: Where to pick up Rental car when Leaving CT for Tuscany?

Little difference. If anything, Ib think it may be very slightly cheaper at smaller towns. All the majors will give you instant online quotations so you can check for yourself.