Amsterdam Schiphol Airport Guide
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Sixt Amsterdam Schiphol Airport

Sixt at Amsterdam Schiphol have a tremendous selection of hire vehicles as you would expect from a leading European car rental company. Founded in 1912 in Munich, Germany Sixt claims to have the largest hire fleet of Mercedes and BMW vehicles in the World and has a presence in more than 90 countries worldwide. Sixt Customers can access over 175,000 vehicles in around 3,500 locations around the globe.

A new innovation for Sixt is the E-return system, this records and charges you from the exact time of Drop-off by an electronic chip when you deposit your car keys.

Sixt Amsterdam Schiphol also has an excellent range of convertible vehicles ideal for that summer vacation. These include the VW beetle, BMW 535i and BMW 535d convertibles, the Audi TT roadster and Mercedes-Benz SLK Roadster to name a few.

Sixt also deliver an I phone application ideal for the business person on the move, this enables you to book your Sixt vehicle online and on the move and take advantage of special internet incentives that may be on offer. Also with the GPS addition you can search for cities or the nearest Sixt collection depot. You can download the Sixt iphone application here. Currently Sixt are giving a 10% discount on all iphone bookings until August 2009.

An example hire price was taken from the Sixt website for Schiphol Airport. This was a 1 week hire from the 12/09/2009 to 19/09/2009 the vehicle was a Economy Renault Clio at a price of 247.04€ inclusive of VAT at 19%. Also included in the advertised price was Third Party Insurance, Premium location fee and an allowance of 1050 kilometres additional mileage was at the price of 0.13€ per kilometre thereafter. Please note the minimum Sixt car rental age is 21.

A Navigation system GPS could also be added to this hire for an additional 8.49€ per day to take the strain from map reading during the journey, Ideal if you are new to the Netherlands.

See below for some legal requirements and useful tips whilst driving in Holland:

  • The Dutch drive on the right and overtake on the left.
  • The minimum age to drive a car in Holland is 18.
  • It is an offence to use a mobile phone whilst driving unless you use a hands free car system.
  • Be sure your Sixt vehicle carries a warning triangle in case of emergencies.
  • Trams are widely use in the cities in Holland ad have right of way over motor vehicles.

If you are returning to Schiphol Airport your Sixt Hire Car, do remember to allow plenty of time as new, improved Eurpoean Airport security regulations may cause delays at busy times of the year. Follow the signs for Rent a Car drop off area in the Car Rental Area.

Please find below the contact details for Hertz Amsterdam Schiphol Airport

Please see below contact details and address of Sixt at Amsterdam Schiphol Airport (AMS).

Address Sixt Amsterdam Schiphol Airport

Schiphol Plaza Aankomstpass.22
Arrivals Hall 3
1118 AX Schiphol

Telephone: +31 20 40 59 090

Fax: +31 84 74 16 026

Opening Hours: Monday – Sunday 0630 - 2300

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