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Which Car Rental Office in Chiusi is Near Train Station?

Which Car Rental Office in Chiusi is Near Train Station?

Jun 13th, 2006, 11:41 AM
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Which Car Rental Office in Chiusi is Near Train Station?

I am taking the train from Rome to Chiusi then want to pick up my car there to drive Val D'Orcia area. AutoEurope Car rental agency lists two different rental locations in Chiusi. Since I am trying to book online, I need to know which one is at the train station or nearest to train station:
1) Chiusi Downtown Office, Via Cassia
Aurelia I, 82

2) Chiusi Scalo/Po Bandino Ofc, Via Molise Loc Po Bandino

If not at station, how do I get to the rental place?

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Jun 13th, 2006, 11:53 AM
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This is very interesting. I booked my rental in Chiusi about a month ago from the Piazza Dante 22 location, which is the one across the street from the train station. It is not included with your list of addresses. I know that the Via Cassia location requires a taxi ride from the station (it's located at a car dealership.)

Have you checked the addresses on Mappy? Or you might try calling Auto Europe 800.223.5555.
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Jun 13th, 2006, 12:52 PM
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Talk to AE--it is the Hertz location.
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Jun 13th, 2006, 09:38 PM
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I am interested in how you are getting railway tickets from Rome to Chiusi? I need to do this but find the train schedule confusing.I would appreciate any information you have on the subject.
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Jun 14th, 2006, 02:18 AM
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Hi Bailey,

What, exactly, has confused you?

www.trenitalia.com shows an IC train from Rome TE to Chiusi. 1:24 hr, 16E.

There are also trains from Rome Tiburtina station, if that would be more convenient.

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Jun 14th, 2006, 03:42 AM
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In Chiusi, the Via Cassia Aurelia Prima runs alongside the railroad tracks..you can easily see this is you input the address (including Chiusi, Italy at the end) on Google and click on "maps." Once you get the map click on
hybrid" which will overlay the street names for you.
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Jun 14th, 2006, 07:53 AM
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Hi Paulo,

I picked up my Avis car (booked through Autoeurope) at the Chiusi Scalo location, which required a taxi ride to the auto dealership in a small industrial area.

I would definitely call the Autoeurope people and see what info they give you. However when I called them for details, the person I spoke with was no help, not familiar with the offices in Chiusi.
Dayle is online now  
Jun 14th, 2006, 03:12 PM
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By reading threads elsewhere in this site I found out that the Hertz rental facility is the one at the Chiusi train station. The others require a taxi. I also booked direct online with Hertz and got a better price than I was offered through Auto-Europe. Good luck everyone!
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Jun 19th, 2006, 10:07 AM
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Hi! Can I ask why you are renting a car from Chiusi and not Rome? Is it cheaper or more convenient?And how much should I expect to pay for a week rental in May?


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Jun 19th, 2006, 11:25 AM
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Depending on the length of your car rental, you might want to avoid renting at the Chiusi train station and instead, take a cab to another site. Train station and airport rental car pickups have an added fee, a percentage of the total cost (last I heard it was 12% in Italy).
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Jun 19th, 2006, 12:16 PM
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I know the airport rental cars have a surcharge, but I've never heard (or paid) a surcharge at train stations. Is this new?
Dayle is online now  
Jun 19th, 2006, 02:47 PM
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I just reviewed my reservations last week and found that Chiusi Downtown is the one that is 300 meters from the train station. The other is in a town called Po Bandino, 5 miles from the train station, requiring you to get other transportation. Po Bandino is Avis, Downtown Chiusi is some Euro-something-or-other.

I had AutoEurope change my reservation, it cost an additional $18, but I figured it was well worth it. I really didn't want to add a taxi into the mix, being we are returning the car at 8:30 am on a Saturday.

Good luck.
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Jun 19th, 2006, 03:23 PM
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Just in case this is relevant - the Chiusi train station Auto Europe affiliate (Hertz) is closed on Saturday afternoons. I had a choice to re-route myself to Perugia or pay a rather hefty fee for someone to come over and open up the Hertz office just for me.I opted for Perugia.
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I don't know how long the train station supplement fee has been an issue, but I know it was in place last summer.
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