TRAVEL INFORMATION FROM THE AIRPORT
AND CAR AND SCOOTER RENTAL :
TO AND FROM AIRPORT:
Palermo Airport Falcone & Borsellino (30’ by car) connects Palermo via a scheduled bus service. It also has good train and taxi connections as well as car rentals.
The bus leaves ¼ after and ¼ of the hour from 5am to 11pm and takes 45’. The cost is € 5.80. Piazza Politeama is your stop. From there it is a short walk to the flat. The ticket can be purchased on the bus. FYI: we, locals, all take the bus…
By Train (good if you are transferring to another city in Sicily before coming to us):
The Trinacria Express to Palermo Centrale, take 45 minutes and leaves every hour, from 5am to 11pm. The one-way ticket costs € 4.50 and can be purchased at the Trenitalia ticket offices and in many newspapers and cigarettes shops.
There is always the possibility of taking a Taxi from the airport. We have a deal with a taxi driver who can pick you up at the airport as you exit baggage claim and bring you to the door for €35. His name is Mr Caracciolo.
You will receive a separate document with detailed OPITONS AND DIRECTIONS FROM THE AIRPORT.
AVIS: (+39) 091591662.
If you use AVIS please use the following reservations code: 0136614L.
Easy Car +390916525013
Europe-car +39 091591688
Holiday Car Rental +39091591687
Italy By Car – +39 0916519813
Maggiore +39 091591681
Sicily by Car +39 091591250
SIXT +39 0916511393
ALFA CAR SCOOTER/RENTAL
Via Emerico Amari, 91
MANAGERS: Nicolò Vitale and Also Calamusa
MAIN NUMBER: 091 602 3455
NICOLO: cell – 340 374 9392
ALDO: cell – 340 682 4700
Make certain you say you are coming from ‘John Pepper/My Home in Palermo’ and they will treat you well.
For a 125cc scooter (regular car drivers licence is needed): 1 or 2 days: 40€ /€45 p/day + 90km free. Third or more days price drops to € 37 per day. If you rent weekly rates are better still.
For a 250/300cc scooter (a motorcycle licence is required): 1 or 2 days: 60€/€70 p/day + 90km free. Third or more days price drops to € 50 per day.
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