If you're planning to visit the beautiful Alghero, we suggest you to rent a car to move better. The car, in fact, is the best and cheapest way to visit the historical centre of the city and the small wonders of this small town. Located in the northwest of the Sea of Sardinia, in Alghero you can visit many beaches, churches, monuments and, finally, the traditions of this city that carries with it a great Catalan influence.
Solutions for your car rental are many. In addition, Alghero is a strategic point for discovering Sardinia and its famous coastline. You can rent cars in the city centre or at the airport and there are many garages next to the car rental stations to fit any pocket.
Inside the Fertilia airport (aeroportodialghero.it), you will find several car rental agencies (Sixt, Thrifty, Europcar, Avis and Hertz). Just inside the airport of Alghero you can rent your car before departure and thus save your time finding it available just arrived at the airport. Also remember that the service is open 24 hours on 24, including Sundays and public holidays. If you choose to rent your car, you can take advantage of cheap prices, brand new cars and impeccable service. The major car rental agencies are located in Alghero airport but also in the city. With some you can also rent a van.
The car rental companies present in Alghero have many years of experience and are among the first in the world, offering different types of car, ranging from the low cost to weekend rental (even for vans). They also have a wide range of autos ranging from BMW to Lancia, Alfa Romeo to Fiat, from Mercedes to Nissan, Ford Toyota, Volkswagen Audi. Leaders in the local context, they will allow you to rent a motorbike to enjoy all the flavour and the environment of the neighbouring landscape.
The cars offered are many, including the cabriolet, the Fiat 500 as well as various types of Smart.
The Riviera del Corallo airport is located near Fertilia and 10 km from the city center. Along the years the airport has registered an increasing number of passengers thanks to the arrival of the two most important low cost companies, Ryanair and EasyJet. In the following chart you can see the number of passengers registered at the airport from the 2005 to the 2012.