Bastia Airport (BIA) Car Rental

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Bastia Airport (BIA)

The Rental branch is situated inside the airport grounds, opposite the arrivals terminal.

Location Services

  • You can save time at the counter when you activate Accelerated Check-in online. Just provide your driver's license and contact information that are normally collected at pick-up and we will be ready when you arrive. You'll be on the road and on vacation before you know it!

  • After Hours Return:

    Returning your vehicle after the location closes is easy with Alamo. We'll tell you where to park it; just drop the keys in the dropbox and you're on your way!

  • Unavailable at this location

    Skip the rental counter lines and check-in directly by using Alamo's touch-screen kiosk. Check-in using the kiosk and a receipt-sized rental agreement is printed. You'll be directed to your rental car on the lot. At the exit booth, show the booth agent your rental agreement and driver's license - and simply drive away.

  • Unavailable at this location

    No need to visit the counter or kiosk. You can go straight to your car!

    In order to take advantage of this optional free service, you'll need to activate Accelerated Check-in online then choose the 'Skip the Counter' option. You will be required to confirm your protection options, agree to the Rental Agreement Terms & Conditions and enter a valid credit card (no charge is made until you return your vehicle). Simply print your rental agreement to bring with you, and you are all set! Go directly to your car, show the booth agent your rental agreement and driver's license - and get on the road!

Rental Policies

  • Additional drivers are authorized from the age of 18 and must have held a valid driving license for at least one year, depending on the category rented.

    A supplement of €13.00 including tax per day applies for a maximum of 6 days.

    Additional drivers are permitted per rental, with a maximum equal to the number of seats in the vehicle.

    For young drivers, an additional cost from €33 incl. tax/day applies (max 14 days).

  • After Hours Pick Up:
    This service is not offered at this location.

    After Hours Return:
    Enter the car rental car park and park the vehicle in the designated Alamo spaces in row B, bay 56 to 75.
    Ensure that you do not leave any personal belongings inside the vehicle.
    Deposit the keys and the folder in the key deposit box which is located to the right hand side of the branch's counter.

  • To rent a vehicle, the renter must have held a valid driving license for:

    - at least 1 year for categories Mini Manual and Automatic, Economy Manual and Automatic
    - at least 3 years for categories Compact Manual and Automatic, Compact SUV Manual and Automatic, Standard Manual and Automatic, Intermediate SUV Manual and Automatic
    - at least 7 years for categories Intermediate Monospace 7 Seat Manual and Automatic, Standard SUV Manual and Automatic, Fullsize Manual and Automatic, Compact Elite Manual and Automatic, Intermediate Manual and Automatic, Premium Manual and Automatic

    The minimum age to rent is 18 years old. All drivers under the age of 25 will be subject to an additional daily charge.
    The additional Young Driver charges are:

    - 18 to 20 years of age: 55 Euros per day; max. 770 EUR (VAT included)
    - 21 to 24 years of age: 33 Euros per day; max. 462 EUR (VAT included)

  • It is not allowed to drive outside of Corsica.

  • The standard damage and theft cover (DW) is a protection product which reduces the financial responsibility of the renter up to the excess amount specified on the rental agreement.
    If this protection product is not included in the reserved rate, the renter has full financial responsibility for the vehicle.
    Third party liability cover is always included as standard, even when DW is no part of the reserved rate.

    Depending on the car class*, an excess between 1400 EUR and 2500 EUR per incident is applicable and comprehends the following:

    - Damage/Collision Cover
    - Theft Waiver

    If you wish to further lower your deductible in the event of damage and/or theft, other optional protection products are available for purchase at an additional cost.

    *Car Class Excess Groups:
    - 1400 EUR for cat. Mini and Economy
    - 1800 EUR for cat. Compact and Compact SUV; Intermediate and Standard SUV; Intermediate MPV and Monospace as well as 7 -Seaters.
    - 2500 EUR for cat. Compact Elite; Intermediate, Standard; Fullsize and Premium
    - 1600 EUR for cat. Compact and Standard Commercial Vans (car class not available at airport locations)

  • Concerning the damage and the rental of the vehicle, Renters wishing to dispute or make a complaint, can contact our claims department by sending an e-mail to the address: . 

  • One-way rentals between Ajaccio, Bastia and Calvi are allowed for all categories of vehicles in Corsica.
    One-Way rentals with return at Figari are not available.
    One-way rentals are not permitted between Corsica and mainland France. International one-way rentals are not permitted.
    In the event of return to allocation in mainland France or internationally, the actual costs for the repatriation of the vehicle will be the responsibility of the renter.

  • Excess Protection (EP) is an optional coverage available only if Damage Waiver (DW) is included in the rate. EP reduces the applicable Damage Waiver excess amount to zero for all cars and SUVs. For Small Cargo Vans the excess can be reduced to 250 EUR, for Medium and Intermediate Cargo Vans to 300 EUR and for Luton Cargo Vans with Tail Lift to 350 EUR. 

    If EP is not included in the reservation, it is available for purchase. Before purchasing EP it is advised to determine, if a personal coverage is adequate to cover damage, theft, loss of revenue, administration fees, diminishment of value, and any towing, storage or impound fees. If EP is declined, the renter will be required to pay these charges up to the Damage Waiver excess amount and seek compensation through their carrier of personal coverage. EP is not insurance.


  • The renter can purchase a Fuel Service Option (at current market price) at the beginning of the rental period,
    Vehicles are rented with a full tank of fuel and must be returned with a full tank (as indicated on the rental agreement).
    In case of a difference in fuel level which is less upon return than at departure, the Renter will be invoiced for this difference at the rate displayed at the branch at €3.30 incl. tax/litre,
    The price is calculated according to the tank capacity of the reserved vehicles.
    Excess fuel will not be refunded.

  • Personal Effects Coverage (PEC) is offered for an additional daily charge. PEC provides the renter and renter's passengers with insurance cover for personal effects while they travel.
    In summary, the product provides cover for theft, damage or loss of baggage, electronic and mobile devices. In addition, delayed personal baggage and loss of travel documents are also covered. This is a summary only. The purchase of PEC is optional and not required to rent a car.
    The coverage provided by PEC may duplicate your existing coverage and you may wish to determine if your personal coverage is adequate.
    The PEC insurance coverage cannot exceed 50 days and / or a total amount of 200 EUR charged regardless of the duration of the rental period and is conditional on your compliance with the terms and conditions of the rental agreement and PEC policy.

    View the Insurance Product Information Document

    View the Offer Letter

    View the Policy Terms and Conditions

  • A valid credit card in the name of the renter must be presented.

    AMEX, Mastercard and Visa are accepted for payment.

    The card must be valid until at least one month after the return date and is required for pre-authorization:

    The amount of the applicable excess will be blocked until the return of the vehicle and varies between 1400 and 2500 €, depending on the rented vehicle category.


    MAESTRO, ELECTRON, and DINERS as well as cash, cheques, traveler’s cheques and Eurocheques are not accepted.


    Required for Payment:

    - A valid credit card as mentioned above, except MAESTRO, ELECTRON, and DINERS cards

    - Cash payments, cheques, traveler’s cheques and Eurocheques are not accepted for any rental.

  • Roadside Assistance (RAP) is an optional product that allows customers to request our assistance free of charge without being financially responsible for assistance and towing costs for any incident or accident not covered under manufacturer warranty.

    RAP does not apply in the event of a breach of the rental agreement.
    Before taking out the RAP guarantee, it is advisable to check the coverage of your personal insurance for these costs.
    If the renter does not take out roadside assistance protection (RAP), he will be required to pay the costs of assistance and towing according to the rate indicated in the agency. RAP is not insurance.

  • All drivers must present a fully valid and unexpired driving licence. If the driving licence is written in a language and characters different from those of the country of rental, an International Driving Permit is also required. Renters are advised to check whether local authorities require foreign drivers to present an International Driving Permit to avoid the risk of potential fines. Renters with licences from countries that are not part of the International Driving Permit Agreement should carry a certified translation.

    All renters must provide a valid identity card or passport. All drivers must have held their full licence for a minimum of one year. All local renters must provide proof of home address in France with a utility or phone bill. Customers picking up a rental vehicle at an airport or railway station must provide a flight itinerary, boarding pass or train ticket showing arrival and departure. Local trains are not accepted for Parisian airports and railway stations.

    Please note that we reserve the right to request additional ID or conduct further identification checks if needed, which may include an identity check with an external organisation.

  • Corse Auto Rent - Franchisee operator at our Corsica North locations - Ajaccio, Bastia and Calvi Airports - Third Party Liability coverage which is included in all rentals provides unlimited cover for bodily injury and or death to third parties and up to 100,000,000.00 EUR for third party property damage.

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