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Car rental Atlanta International Airport

What are you most excited to see in Atlanta? Is it the many festivals this city brings or do you prefer to go shopping? Whatever it is you want to do, you will do it best with a car from one of the most trusted car rentals at Atlanta International Airport. Especially when you are not alone. Go anywhere you want and whenever you want. That is the freedom a rental car provides. You can find the best car rental deals at Holiday Cars! We help you find the perfect car that suits you best. You just need to pick the one you want and you can start exploring the moment you get out of the airport.

Atlanta International Airport in the United States

Atlanta International Airport is actually called Hartsfield–Jackson Atlanta International Airport. It is an international airport located 7 miles south of Atlanta's central business district, in the U.S. state of Georgia. It is named after former Atlanta mayors William B. Hartsfield and Maynard Jackson. The Hartsfield-Jackson Rental Car Center houses all ten airport rental agencies with capacity for additional companies. The complex features 9,900 parking spaces split between two four-story parking decks. How convenient would it be to get off your flight and have your rental car waiting for you at the gate?

Car rentals at Atlanta International Airport

Right after you booked your flight to Atlanta, you should consider booking a car. And you should do that via Holiday Cars because they get you the best car rental deals. Book fast because prices fluctuate very fast based on supply and demand. When you pick a rental car near the airport it is very easy to pick up the car at the airport the moment you arrive. And on the day you need to fly back, just drop the car off at the airport again. It’s that easy!
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Why you should rent a car when in Atlanta

Atlanta is the capital of the U.S. state of Georgia. It played an important part in both the Civil War and the 1960s Civil Rights Movement. That means that there is a lot of history there, but even if history doesn’t excite you much you can find lots of activities to do. You can go to festivals or to a park for a picnic. If you like sports you can watch a baseball or soccer match. You will surely enjoy your time there.

Climate in Atlanta

Atlanta, Georgia has a humid subtropical climate, as most of the southeastern United States. That means that they have mild winters, comfortable spring and autumn temperatures, but long, hot and steamy summers. Check out the period you want to visit Atlanta and bring the appropriate clothes. You wouldn’t want to bring your warmest clothes when you visit in the summer for example.
Tips and experiences for Atlanta airport

Our customers rated Atlanta airport with an average of 8.8 based on 81 ratings, and these are the most recent tips, experiences and highlights.

01-07-2019
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The airport is fantastic. Travel to rental car center was easy and well labeled. Rental car center itself was also well labeled and easy to navigate. Airport location is central to city and easy to navigate. Overall a great location. Leave about 1.5 hours between landing international and arriving at rental car center and a 30min drive into city. Traffic manageable into city.
27-06-2019
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I think they need more TSA staff. The pace is glacial. I would recommend taking Delta, as they have a hub in Atlanta. Previously when I took Southwest, I had a harder time. The car rental center was also confusing, because all the signs point you downstairs. However, that's where you pick up the cars, versus where you do the paperwork. They could be more clear about that. On the plus side, it looks like airport construction is done. That had been awful.
11-06-2019
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Best travel tips are to take your time. Know where you are going. If you have plenty of time, take advantage of the shopping/dining in the airport. The food is pretty good. However, the shopping tends to be a bit pricey. Overall, I enjoyed walking between the airport terminals. There are different themes between each terminal.
21-05-2019
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The Atlanta airport utilizes a airport train to transfer passengers from arriving terminals to the baggage claim/ground transportation terminal. Note, this has it's own terminal and is not at Terminals A, B, C, etc. From the baggage claim terminal you have to take an additional train to the car rental center. Signs are well displayed, and it is easy to follow.
03-05-2019
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Do utilize the Lounge at the International Terminal. It was totally worth it. Two words: gummy bears! :) It was great, even though it was out of the way. We ended up spending many hours there since our flights got canceled. The train system is very easy to use at this airport. If there is somewhere you want to frequent at a Terminal that isn't yours, just hop on the train! It'll only take you a few minutes to get back to your
03-05-2019
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Atlanta airport is great! We have been there several times! No complaints about the airport. Complaints are on the rental company and the people that are at the counter.
26-04-2019
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Do your research! Make sure you give yourself time to breathe. Take a moment to appreciate what you have. Enjoy every moment even the bad ones. Have fun!
31-03-2019
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Try to always have a good attitude toward people in the company sometimes they are not responsible for the outcomes of others
21-02-2019
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Be prepared with your travel documents. Map out the airport in advance to identify where you need to go. Familiarize yourself with acceptable materials you can carry in your carry on. Make note of safety signages posted. Read tram map carefully to know the exit to your gate. Identify where there the restrooms are located. Enjoy your time at the airport, many restaurants, shopping and beautiful artwork throughout the airport!
09-02-2019
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Atlanta is a great airport. Easy to get around and lots to do. Security is fast. Delta should be showing others how to do it right. Ground transport is logical, just read the signs. Easy to access for pick up or drop off; again, just read the signs.
09-02-2019
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Book in advance. Bring your own GPS. Reservation procees was simple. Get gas at least 2 miles outside airport. Allow time to get from gate to rental center via train. Picking up and dropping off was very quick!
27-01-2019
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Allow lots of time - it takes time to get from your arrival gate to the exit, and then you need to walk a bit to get to the sky train , and finally to the rental terminal. same thing in reverse when returning.
19-01-2019
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Reserve your car with thrifty. Nice clean cars. Smooth pick up and drop off.
10-01-2019
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Get to Atlanta airport at least 2 hours early, you never know how the airport traffic will be. Sign up for TSA pre-check, it is a huge time saver and worth the money. Have all of your ticket documentation ready for both your sanity, other travelers and the workers. Be patient and attentive, everyone is in a hurry and paying attention saves everyone time. Visit the admirals club, if your not a member you can buy a one day pass and take advantage of free house drinks, food and a relaxing environment at both the departing and arriving airports. Say Thank You, be appreciative goes a long way as traveling can be stressful and a smile always helps.
16-12-2018
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Atlanta airport was easy to navigate. The rental car prices are very good with unlimited miles. Wide variety of rental companies to choose from. Avoid advantage rental cars during holidays. It was the only company with more than 20 people waiting in line to receive a car.
30-11-2018
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There’s a train, so prepare to walk quite a bit. Carry on light. Also bring an empty water bottle, as the airport has locations to fill your own water bottle.
30-11-2018
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Great, clean airport. A little confusing to get around especially to find the tram to the Rental Car Center, but there was some construction going on so we could see why things would be difficult.
29-11-2018
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Get there early because if you ride with EZ car the return process is going to take over 30 minutes. Almost missed my flight because if it.
27-11-2018
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The best travel tips, I would offer to those traveling are: 1. Try to avoid travel during peak times. 2. Insure carry on items are compact and easy to carry through airport. 3. Be patient 4. Be pleasant. 5. Don’t forget phone charge :).
16-11-2018
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Reserve smaller car & request upgrade. Beware of tolls & charges. Dont forget to fill gas tank before returning car. Complain if vehicle isnt clean or smells like cigarettes. Plan enough time for rental return to avoid extra charges. Always rent with Hoidaycars.com
16-11-2018
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This location of E-Z appears to actually rent cars from Advantage, a chain I've also avoided for some time after previous bad experiences. After checking in at the rental counter, it took around 45 minutes to have a car ready. During check-in the salesperson attempted to up-sell a number of accessories and upgrades. It was not worth the wait and hassle to save a few dollars working with this chain.
14-11-2018
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Prepare in advance and make sure to call the rental. To make sure everything is set up for you and you have no 3 hour wait.
11-11-2018
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Atlanta airport runs pretty efficiently however the airport is huge and widely spread out, so you need to get there early because everything is spread out.
09-11-2018
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Be prepared to spend 30-60 minutes getting out of the airport and rental car facility. It's busy, but the main reason it will take longer is the size of both compared to a smaller airport. You can walk on from the terminal to the SkyTrain as fast as the rail car will take you if you're willing to put some effort into your pacing. If you're headed north of the airport towards the Decatur, I'd recommend to places to stop and eat and have some one. Yeah! Burger is what you'd expect (burger, fries and all the works) but with a great local twist as they source all their ingredients from local farmers. Pin and Proper is a great dinner stop with a group, especially if you like doing some active. Reserve a lane for Pinfall and get ready to have some fun!
07-11-2018
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The train shuttle was very nice to get out of the terminals. A lot of food options. Modern, Clean and bright.
03-11-2018
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Atlanta airport was very easy to maneuver.
02-11-2018
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Atlanta airport is large and requires extra time to accommodate extra travel, but otherwise it’s an efficient, clean, and well run airport.
01-11-2018
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Atlanta is a great airport.
01-11-2018
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First time in Atlanta, I asked her about traffic situation and she was kind to give me some tips
28-10-2018
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We went for the Panther creek trail in blue ridge and Amicalola falls.
27-10-2018
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1. Ask the agents which baggage claim your luggage will actually be on. They rarely get the number correct on the screens. 2. Check out Ponce City Market - Great vibes and fun atmosphere. There are fun activities and great food. 3. Make sure to have easy off shoes for going through security. 4. Have fun!
25-10-2018
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25-10-2018
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24-10-2018
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EZ car rental was very easy to book. Not only are they easy to book but the people that work for them are very polite and professional. I appreciate the fact that they take the time needed to make sure you are happy and aren't rushing you. The price is outstanding, I shopped around about 4 years ago and since then only book with EZ Rent A car. I had a question before the flight called customer service and spoke to a person, who gave me specific instructions to my questions. We love EZ Rent a Car.
23-10-2018
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Allow plenty of time so you aren't stressing getting through security, and you can enjoy the southern hospitality.
23-10-2018
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car rental is extremely far from the airport and figure in an extra 20-30 minutes of travel from plane to rental facility or vice versa
20-10-2018
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Know the car rental name before arriving. Study Atlanta map around airport and watch the signs in airport for how to easily get to the car rental area. Super simple and quick, really. Know your route to travel when leaving car rental station to get to your destination. The staff will point you in correct direction. Plan your trip! Pick 2-4 things you MUST do, and be flexible on the rest.
13-10-2018
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Plan ! Arrive early! You will have less stress.
10-10-2018
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of course arrive early to Atlanta airport. do not be in any hurry to get to the luggage area, the luggage will take a little while to arrive the rental car area is very easy to locate, and almost all rental car companies are located near each other it is very easy to move around the Atlanta airport due to their "tram" system the pickup of a rental car is easy, and the return is even easier
26-09-2018
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- Be open minded and relaxed. You will get there and a whole lot faster than people living 150 years ago would have. - Have things that you enjoy doing while you travel. Books, movies, and music always make the trip go by more quickly. -Take in your surroundings. The diverse people, flying through the clouds, and landing in new lands that are ready to be explored all add up to making travel one incredible adventure.
23-02-2018
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The ATL airport is huge and spread out. Allow for PLENTY of time to get to your rental car. I’d give it an hour if you have checked bags. On the plus side, the airport has great food options. I recommend Garbanzo for Mediterranean food and Wolfgang Puck for delicious salads. Try to avoid rush hour because Atlanta traffic is a nightmare!
05-01-2018
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Check in 24hrs early to southwest, book from budget for a rental car.
20-12-2017
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Don't count on Atlanta traffic with sports, arts, and other events in progress plus other elements like rain or snow and accidents. Arrive 4 hours earlier than your departure, return your rental, check in,go through security check early with low stress, and have a bite to eat! check your gate on departure board as it might change. Set your phone timer to remind you to go to your respective gate in case you doze off or just forget.
01-08-2017
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To stay positive and trust the staff members. They were real helpful and resourceful.
02-03-2017
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Driving to the airport from the north end on Atlanta took longer than expected, but still had a great meal at Jekyll Island restaurant in terminal. I really enjoyed Stone Mountain Park. My traveling companion also highly recommended the Center for Civil and Human Rights Museum.
31-12-2016
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Know where you're going at all times. Its easy to get stuck in traffic.
15-07-2016
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I've been to Atlanta many times, but this time, we went to the Delta Airlines Flight museum and it was really neat! It's easy to walk through and can be done pretty quickly. I would recommend, especially if you are looking for something to do before heading to the airport for your flight.
15-07-2016
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Take a week and do as much as you can. Planning is everything.
08-07-2016
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Aquarium is outstanding; Carter Presidential Library is very well done.
05-07-2016
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Traffic in Atlanta is horrible~
04-07-2016
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Atlanta has a great way to rent cars everything is done on sight quickly
06-06-2016
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Allow plenty of time for TRAFFIC!
03-06-2016
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To visit all of Atlanta and Savannah
03-06-2016
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Atlanta is a great town for family and adult entertainment. The Georgia Aquarium, Coca Cola Museum, Civil Rights Museum, and College Football Hall of Fame are all in walking distance around the Centennial Olympic Park. The city has great restaurants, great professional sports, and excellent shopping opportunities. I would recommend Atlanta to anyone looking to get away to a southern destination with urban flair.
02-06-2016
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world of coca cola, georgia acquarium
26-05-2016
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CNN, CHILDRENS MUSEUM, CIVIL RIGHTS MUSEUM, JUST TO NAME A FEW, WHAT A GREAT CITY.
24-05-2016
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Avoid the major downtown freeways from 3:30-7:00 if at all possible
18-05-2016
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give yourself extra time to go through airport security
16-05-2016
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Very large and busy airport. Travel options are clearly marked, but a good amount of walking is involved. Elderly travelers should allow extra time in the airport. Secondly, arrive 2 hours early for a domestic flight as the TSA process was very busy.
11-05-2016
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Tons to do and see but mostly all customer service is less than helpful or next to none. Protocols and systems are all over the place and confusing (along with highway signage). TOO MUCH TRAFFIC...EVERYWHERE...ALL THE TIME.
29-04-2016
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Long ride on the train to where the rental car location is.
26-04-2016
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See the Capitol building, go to the aquarium & coke museum!
25-04-2016
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Purchase a City Pass and visit CNN, Coca Cola, Aquarium, and College Football Hall of Fame. Excellent restaurant selection.
19-04-2016
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Definitely give yourself enough time to maneuver around the Atlanta airport. It's a very large airport and it takes time to get where you need to be.
19-04-2016
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ask for help
13-04-2016
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I did not stay in or near Atlanta, so I have no helpful input.
04-04-2016
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Use the rental car center, very slick!
03-04-2016
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Plan extra time to get through security
22-02-2016
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be ready for high traffic, i visit there yearly for school
16-01-2016
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MLK Memorial and Atlanta Aquarium
04-12-2015
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Enjoy the city of Atlanta proper and all of it wonderful fine dining. Visit the Ponce Market and the Krog Street Market..
03-12-2015
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Airport is very large, hectic and also extremely confusing. Administration should definitely take a foreign person and an older person there and see how they navigate and then make the necessary adjustments.
02-12-2015
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World of coca cola, GA Aquarium, Centennial Park.
02-12-2015
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Love the airport and its staff
02-12-2015
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I only used the airport but allow a lot of time given the size
15-11-2015
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So much to see in Atlanta. North Ga mountains in fall are wonderful. Coke Museum, GA Aquarium and Stone Mountain are all wonderful places to visit
07-11-2015
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Plan extra time when returning a rental car at the airport..
14-07-2015
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I love this city!
10-07-2015
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Try not to drive during rush hour, and you can drive without using the ezpass lane.
26-06-2015
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Great, friendly city.
09-06-2015
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It's Atlanta airport - read the signs and don't panic. It is actually a very easy process to get from baggage claim to the rental car destinations. The only problem is how fast the cars drive down the street that you enter/exit and through the garage.