We know car choice is important for the enjoyment of your holiday, our supplier – Maggiore Car Rental – will guarantee the following:
We do not book flights, we leave it to you to choose the best departure point and flight times to suit your party. We have compiled a list of airlines flying to those regions in which we offer accommodation.
Flights are from the UK, if you are travelling from elsewhere, please don’t hesitate to contact us, we will recommend an airline flying from your departure point. If you are unsure which airport in Italy is closest to your accommodation, please call us on 01223 460100 or email
We know car choice is important for the enjoyment of your holiday, Essential Italy is an agent for – Maggiore Car Rental – who will guarantee the following:
Car Hire includes: unlimited mileage, road tax, airport tax, inclusive insurance except in the regions who do not offer a fully inclusive option (see your voucher for details), VAT, air conditioning.
Car Hire excludes: fuel, extras such as child seats, snow chains and GPS – a full list of exclusions is available upon request.
Essential Italy act only as an agent in respect of any bookings for car hire which we take and/or make on your behalf. This means that when we process a booking for you, we will arrange for you to enter into a contract with Maggiore Car rental. Your booking with us is subject to our booking conditions and the specific booking conditions of Maggiore Car Rental and you are advised to read both carefully prior to booking.
A deposit for car hire is payable to Essential Italy (our commission) 6 weeks prior to departure, when you will receive a Car Hire Voucher and further information. The balance for Car Hire is payable direction to Maggiore upon collection of the vehicle.
All arrangements advertised on our website are available to be purchased separately and at the same price as they are when more than one booking is made. This means that any multiple bookings do not constitute a package as defined in the Package Travel, Package Holidays and Package Tours regulations 1992 nor the civil Aviation (Air Travel Organisers’ Licensing) Regulations 1995, Amended 2003.
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