Car rental Manchester airport
Car hire Manchester Airport
When going to Manchester it’s easy to fly and drive as most suppliers are located in the terminals. You can land, pick up your rental car and drive off. When going home, you can drive to the airport and drop it off and fly home just as easy.
Manchester airport is the third busiest airport of England in terms of passengers after London Heathrow
and London Gatwick
. The airport has three passenger terminals and handles about 25 million passengers every year. There’s a capacity for almost 50 million passengers each year, but the airport is limited to 61 aircraft movements per hour, making this potential impossible to achieve.
Facilities at Manchester airport
- Free WiFi: the number of free WiFi time is recently doubled from 30 to 60 minutes.
- Car hire: HolidayCars offers rental cars at Manchester airport from thirteen different suppliers. You won’t have to go far to enter your rental car!
- Multi-faith prayer rooms: in all three terminals you can find a prayer room which is accessible for all religions. You can take a moment of silence within this busy hub.
- Eating, drinking, shopping, trolleys and everything else you can normally find on a large airport.
What to do in Manchester?
For football fans especially, Manchester is one of the better European cities to visit. With both Manchester United and Manchester City, it is one of the football capitals of the world. Both clubs offer daily stadium tours. Furthermore, the national football museum is located in the city.
If your prefer culture over sports, Manchester is still a beautiful city to see. The old working class homes combined with beautiful neo-gothic building style is a feast for the eye. John Rylands library and the old town hall are two perfect examples of neo-Gothicism done right. In this same style you can find Chetham's library across the Manchester Cathedral. The cathedral isn’t one of the world’s biggest, but it is named as one of the most beautiful neo-gothic style buildings in the world.
Why rent a car at Manchester airport?
First of all, the city centre is located on a thirty minute drive away from the airport. A rental car would be a suitable substitute compared to a taxi or PT.
Furthermore, there a lot of nice day trips you can make starting in Manchester. For example, you can go to visit the sea at Liverpool
. Your rental car will take you there in less than an hour. You can also go to one of the national parks surrounding Manchester, for example: Peak District or Yorkshire Dales.
Driving a rental car in Manchester
When driving through England, there are certain things you should keep in mind regarding traffic rules. For starters, and obviously, people drive on the left and take over on the right side of the road. Furthermore, people from left don’t always have to give way, it’s normal for people on the busiest roads to go first. Our last tip: it’s prohibited to park on the right side of the road, even if there’s a parking spot. You always have to park facing the rear lights of the car ahead of you.
Contact Manchester airport
Address: Manchester M90 1QX