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Car rental Salt Lake City International Airport

If you plan to go to the United States of America, you should surely visit Salt Lake City. It is Utah’s high-elevation capital and is bordered by the buoyant waters of the Great Salt Lake and the snow-capped peaks of the Wasatch Range. The best way to visit the city is by car. Holiday Cars helps you find the best car rentals deals at Salt Lake City International Airport with affordable prices. When arriving at the airport, you can just pick up the car and start exploring the beautiful city.

Salt Lake City International Airport in the United States

Salt Lake City International Airport is a civil-military airport located about 4 miles west of Downtown Salt Lake City, Utah in the United States. The airport is the closest commercial airport and is within a 30-minute drive of nearly 1.3 million jobs. Salt Lake City International Airport continues to rank high for on-time departures/arrivals and fewest flight cancellations among major US airports. The airport is financially self-sustaining with revenue generated from airline and passenger fees, concessions, vehicle parking, fuel, and leases for office and hangar space. It was the only major airport in the country with no outstanding debt.

A variety of car rentals at Salt Lake City International Airport

The United States of America is perfect for road tripping. Start your road trip in Salt Lake City. From there it is easy to get to different hotspots and the perfect way to do that is by car. You will have complete freedom to visit each landmark. Book your rental car well in advance via Holiday Cars. They offer the NoRisk Warranty and NoRisk Warranty Plus+.
Furthermore they help you pick out the best deal by comparing availability and prices of the cars you are interested in. They do not have additional fees, what you see is what you get. And they work with trusted car rental companies. These following car hire companies are available at Salt Lake City International Airport:

Car hire for exploring Salt Lake City

Salt Lake City is the capital and the most populous municipality in the U.S. state of Utah. It is located in a larger metropolis known as the Salt Lake City–Ogden–Provo Combined Statistical Area. Due to its proximity to the Great Salt Lake, the city was originally called ""Great Salt Lake City""; however, the word ""great"" was dropped from the official name in 1868 by the 17th Utah Territorial Legislature. Salt Lake City has since developed a strong outdoor recreation tourist industry based primarily on skiing, and hosted the 2002 Winter Olympics. It is the industrial banking center of the United States. When you have your rental car, you can drive to different skiing spots whenever you want.

Climate in Salt Lake City

The climate of Salt Lake City is commonly claimed to be semi-arid, but in theory the Salt Lake City has a hot-summer humid continental climate with hot summers and cold, snowy winters. The primary source of precipitation in Salt Lake City is massive storms that move in from the Pacific Ocean. In mid-to-late summer precipitation mainly comes from afternoon thunderstorms caused by monsoon moisture moving up from the Gulf of California. Although rainfall can be heavy, these storms are usually scattered in coverage and rarely severe. Be very aware of the climate in the period when you plan to visit.

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Tips and experiences for Salt Lake City airport

Our customers rated Salt Lake City airport with an average of 9.2 based on 72 ratings, and these are the most recent tips, experiences and highlights.

14-06-2019
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The Utah outdoor is amazing. A trip to mount olympus is definitely worth it. The red butted garden. Visiting the church temple. Also, going to Park City to take advantage of beautiful hiking and biking trails and definitely winter sports during the season.
09-06-2019
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Quick pick up and return cuts time needed to make your flight. TSA is pretty quick. Airport is small enough to enable fast navigation. The little bit of off site inconvenience is no problem and saves a lot of money. The folks at the airport and at the car rental site were courteous anf friendly. All in all, the experience was pretty stressless.
18-04-2019
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Airport was nice. Door 7 and pick up area 7 are in two completely different spots so check with the person you are picking up to clarify. Best to wait in waiting parking area which is off site. They wont let you sit at pick up area for more than a minute or so and will make you drive the loop.
11-04-2019
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Security lines were long but moved very quickly compared to other airports. Be ready to get your stuff into the bins quickly or you’ll be holding up the line. The rental car signage sucks. One sign inside with an arrow pointing outside. Once you’re outside, you have to play where’s Waldo to find the second sign—across the street. Don’t forget to check the weather forecast and bring a little umbrella. It was a lifesaver for my laptop in my carryon.
21-03-2019
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Pretty easy to get in and out of the airport
11-03-2019
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The SLC airport is great. Very quick lines, the rental facility is across the street (or there is a shuttle that takes you to a site fairly close).
05-03-2019
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Great airport if you like walking long distances without moving sidewalks.
20-02-2019
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The shuttle for Advantage off-site location arrives outside of the on-site rental building, just across from the baggage claim.
09-02-2019
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Fast shuttle service to/from SLC airport. Not noted on website, but shuttle service starts at 5 AM.
08-02-2019
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Do have all your travel documents with you at all times. Be careful what you eat or drink airplane bathrooms are tiny. Be kind to your fellow travelers most do not want to talk! When renting a car don’t trash it be nice to hard working staff who have to clean your mess. If you and your spouse have issues save them till your alone.
04-02-2019
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The hours were 5 am to midnight. EZ is an 8 minute shuttle ride from the airport so not as convenient as companies that are located at the airport but the shuttle worked out well, no significant waiting times. It was worth it because I found much better rates. If you want to get a room near EZ for the night there is a low cost Airport Inn just around the corner, within easy walking distance. Also some higher priced places such as the Radisson also easy walking distance away. There is not much else around within easy walking distance, no stores or restaurants.
19-01-2019
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This was one of the worst car rental experiences I've ever had. The agent was very misleading with the forms and services. We ended up being charged for services we did not sign-up for. I have placed a dispute with my credit card company.
10-01-2019
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The Pig & Jelly Jar is a great spot for breakfast in SLC.
07-12-2018
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Easy to get around, get a rental car at the rental location (all the major brands) rather than an off site location (Advantage/Fox)
02-12-2018
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Dig down and thoroughly read terms and conditions when placing orders online, could save you time and money on your trip.
06-11-2018
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While in SLC, if you have time I would suggest visiting the Natural History Museum of Utah. One of the best Triceratops collections, it will blow your mind.
31-10-2018
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your directions to the rental area were helpful.
24-10-2018
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Good airport. Looking forward to the renovations at this location!
22-10-2018
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suggestion rent your car at the Salt Lake City Airport versus off property. It's extremely easy for both arrival and departure.
12-10-2018
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Do NOT rent from Fox Cars! Join Hertz Gold Club.
11-10-2018
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If there is a convention in town the wait time for your car will be significant !
11-10-2018
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Pack a snack and bring an empty water bottle to avoid paying exorbitant costs for sustenance once you pass security.
03-10-2018
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Great Airport Salt Lake City, take a car rental at the airport, NOT Fox.
03-10-2018
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Keep gas in your tank, stay in AirBnB's see the Utah National parks don't overeat get in shape relax
29-09-2018
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Overall the airport is easy to navigate. I recommend booking rental cars well in advance because I overheard people saying the few rental car agencies on site were sold out. You may have to wait a while to find the shuttle and then wait for it for off site rental car companies. There was a decent food court once you got past security, with several food options and lots of seating. When going through security, be prepared to take out all electronics and toiletries or they will search your bag. I didn't realize that and ended up having to wait to have my suitcase opened and my toiletries checked.
29-09-2018
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Bring an empty water bottle to fill once inside security while traveling. Remember nuts are easy to pack and great for extra energy. Make sure to do the temple tour downtown, it's free and very interesting. The grounds are gorgeous. Visit the City Library when you just need a break or place to catch your breath. The architecture is beautiful and they have the best little shops and coffee/tea booths outside of the 'book' section. It's very calming and lots of natural light. Sundance ski resort is easy to get to and amazing scenery. The ski lift is open year round. Its a treat to ride up and enjoy the view, then hike or ride back down. The Olympic Park in Park City is very interesting. You can enjoy zip-lining or tubing down the 'ski-jumps', and check out where the snow boarders practice. They have a freestyle show where the ski jumpers show some tricks, and land in a pool. Also there is a ride where you can experience the bobsled.
27-09-2018
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The trick to getting to know Salt Lake City is understanding how they have named the streets. It all centers around the Temple in the heart of the city, along with the state capitol building. You will find North Temple, South Temple and West Temple. The there is West and East 600 South Street. They are divided by Main Street. There are many great places to eat in the center of town along with wonderful shopping. Benihana and the Blue Iguana Restaurants are tucked away in an alley across W Temple from the Salt Palace. I recommend reservations. If you are looking for Trader Joes, Sprouts or Whole Foods they are all off of 700 E within a few blocks of each other.
26-09-2018
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25-09-2018
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Nice selections of food venues. Clean airport. Tsa line Pre-check quick. Clean restrooms. Gates well marked. Pleasant employees.
17-02-2018
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Check with your Hotel or rental to see if they offer laundry services and you can pack a lot less clothes and save yourself The extra baggage fees and hassle of packing it into your Rent-A-Car
13-02-2018
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SLC is renovating the airport. It will be spectacular when completed. Now, it's just mediocre. However, the people that work in the airport are nice and pleasant to deal with. Our AA agent was great! The Salt Lake area is replete with outdoorsy things to do. You will have to try very hard to be bored. We ski. We get hurt. The health care facilities are great, specifically St. Marks ER. When you leave a city and its airport not known for tourism (Charlotte,NC) and go to a city that is (Salt Lake City) you will notice a stark contrast.
04-02-2018
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Pay for rental st booking cheaper that way. Pay for fuel up front.
29-01-2018
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Go to Sundance Film Festival! Visit Salt Lake City in the winter - the mountains are breathtaking and the weather is relatively mild.
17-01-2018
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The waiting area for the rental car shuttles was marked "smoking zone" so we had to move inside the building when someone decided to smoke there.
04-01-2018
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Use posted information to find eating places that prefer as options can be limited in sections of the airport while waiting for flights.
26-07-2017
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There are some decent restaurants in the airport. But, they can be expensive. So, if you're renting a car, it would be just as easy and probably cheaper to eat before heading to the airport. The shuttle for Advantage is reliable and takes the headache out of returning the car to the airport.
18-07-2017
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Do remember that advantage rental cars are not on the airport grounds when returning your vehicle. I was so exhausted from hiking all week, I forgot that key piece of info. Do use SLC airport to go to/from Moab, it gives you time during the drive to finalize last minute hiking/biking/guide details so you can maximize your time in Moab. The drive back to SLC is good for sharing the best things about the trip as a family and what you want to include in your trip next time you come. If you do the "grand circle" consider a flight in to SLC airport and a flight out of Vegas. It will save some drive time, but it's more planning ahead of time. Southern Utah was the most beautiful place I have been on this planet!! Do Not miss it!
13-07-2017
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SLC is a very easy airport to navigate. The PA system for all the airlines is great. I had no problem hearing the announcements from the attendants at the podiums. I would like to see more restaurants on the post security check point side. Terminal A has very little to choose from while you wait. I like that a lot of the car rental businesses are on site. But even the off-site ones have enough vans to get you to their locations seamlessly. Passenger pick up is very easy as well. The waiting lot is easy to find and easy to exit to pick up your passenger.
04-04-2017
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We enjoyed skiing at Powder Mountain. Salt Lake City has good outdoor/indoor malls for shopping. The restaurants were fantastic. We traveled to Park City and visited the Olympic park. Temple Square and Liberty Park were fun to visit as well.
17-03-2017
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Go ski, hike, etc! Nature's playground is just a short drive from SLC!
09-03-2017
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ski alta drink campfire/boorye from high west distillery
02-03-2017
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I was staying in Embassy Suites which was moved from down-town to south-west (built a few years back). They did change the original design of Embassy Suites from large opened middle area and rooms around it, into a standard hotels' layout. Still a good service and really, really great FULL breakfast. Skiing - Brighton is my favorite - least expensive and the least crowded (if you are advanced skier). People are mostly saturated around green lines. Once you get higher, it takes less than a min to get back on the lift. It does not have gondolas or facilities at the tops of the mountains (like Snow Basin does). If you are a sucker for luxury, look elsewhere (Dear Value).
24-02-2017
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I wasn't in Salt Lake City, however, would always recommend southern Utah and the National Parks.
22-02-2017
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Don't use Fox- Also on my refund they charged for gas approx. 68.00 when the car was returned full. Had to call Fox for the correction
21-02-2017
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Snowboarding was amazing. The food in park city was also great. Great and picturesque town center.
20-02-2017
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Great skiing in the area. Our favorite is Deer Valley because of the conditions, amenities and the prohibition of snow boarders. We also enjoyed going to watch the Utah Utes play basketball.
18-02-2017
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tracey aviary was fun and only $1 on wed in winter
16-02-2017
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Winter sports in surrounding areas.
15-02-2017
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You've got to visit Sundance. BEAUTIFUL!! I'm planning on returning real soon. Thanks.
11-02-2017
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Sometimes you need 4 wheel drive because of the snow.
02-02-2017
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Go for the snow, it was amazing.
02-02-2017
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Stay away from budget car rental. People where nice but took 2 hr to get a car I had already reserved.
21-01-2017
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SLC is a beautiful city. Lots of History and cultural sites along with excellent restaurants and sporting events (Jazz Basketball). Great rail service for around town and rental cars are needed for trips into the gorgeous mountains nearby.
20-01-2017
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Go ski, hike, etc!
16-01-2017
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Go to Moab and get to the Arches National Park and Canyonlands National Park!
14-01-2017
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Great location for winter sports and side seeing. I recommended hot holiday cars rentals web dide-but not Fux
13-01-2017
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Great ski resorts
24-12-2016
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Rent from EZ Rental, first, and explore freestyle all the many sites!
20-08-2016
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rent a car, traveling slowly and enjoy the view, the US is a free land from the strong taste ... love the journey.
14-08-2016
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Highlights: Wasatch Crest Trail and Living Room Trail.
04-08-2016
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Visit Morman Temple, Capital Building, Downtown
17-07-2016
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Beautiful destination. Highlight was Park City, just love that town! Great hiking and dining options.
27-06-2016
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suggest pump gas at Costco or samsclub if you are a member. always carry a gps. gps is a must. follow traffic laws and remember to turn on signal light when changing.
15-06-2016
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Lots of good hikes in the upland north of Salt Lake City.
21-02-2016
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Run from the crazy Mormons. And they are everywhere? You guys can't be that stupid to believe in that garbage. Wake up.
17-02-2016
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Ski Powder Mountain and Snow Basin. Great facilities, smaller crowds and free for over 75 years of age.
25-01-2016
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Awesome ski place
21-01-2016
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No real tips.
20-01-2016
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Everything was awesome. Great Skiing, Great people.
03-01-2016
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Great skiing. Perfect snow
05-12-2015
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Visit temple square.
30-08-2015
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Yellowstone National Park and Grand Tetons are a must see.