Car rental at Algiers Houari Boumediene Airport

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Top tips for hiring a car at Algiers Airport

  • Booking a car rental at Algiers Houari Boumediene Airport (ALG) is ideal for anyone keen to enjoy a self-drive to downtown Algiers, located about 11 miles away. Although Algiers has one of the most effective public transportation networks in Africa, consisting of buses, metros, and tramways, they operate on fixed schedules and specific routes, thus challenging to explore the area’s hidden gems. In addition, car rentals cost less than taxis if you are here for a few days.
  • Hertz and TravelCar are the most popular car rentals in Algiers, and Algiers Houari Boumediene Airport is their most popular car rental station in the region. Therefore, it is not surprising to find long queues at the rental counters with arriving passengers picking up their cars and departing travelers dropping them off. To this end, reserving your car online might be a good idea to avoid these last-minute hassles. Upon landing, you will only produce your documents, pick up your car, and drive off.
  • Usually, car rental at Algiers Houari Boumediene Airport have a flexible car return policy. This gives you the leeway to drop off your car at a different station from where you picked it up at no cost. But before returning your car to a different station, inform your rental agency in advance. Besides, note that Algiers Houari Boumediene Airport car rentals operate their counters between 8 am and 8 pm. Nonetheless, you can check with your service provider if they are flexible with special arrangements.
  • Weekends and public holidays are the busiest days for renters at Algiers Houari Boumediene Airport. As such, you can expect long queues at the airport if you are looking to pick up your during Independence Day, the Anniversary of the Revolution, or the Day of Fraternity and Cohesion. You will find many people either picking up or returning their cars, making the clearance process at the counter slow. You will thus spend more time before your documents are verified and keys handed over to you.
  • Book your car hire at Algiers Airport at least 3 days before your trip in order to get a below-average price

FAQs about renting a car at Algiers Airport

  • What do you require to rent a car at Algiers Houari Boumediene Airport?

    You will need two important documents before car rental at Algiers Houari Boumediene Airport process your request. A valid driver’s license, which you must have held for at least a year, is mandatory when hiring your vehicle. Regarding payment, you will need a major credit card, which can be seen as a security deposit. Remember that the card’s name should correspond to that on your ID. The age limit for car rental at ALG is 21 or older, and it might vary depending on the vehicle category.

  • Where are the car rental companies at Algiers Houari Boumediene Airport located?

    The car rental counters at ALG are located in the Arrivals Hall, after the baggage claim area. Upon arrival, look out for the car rental signage, and follow it until you reach the rental desks. Most of the companies here run off-site pick-up locations, and it might thus be best to confirm if your rental agency provides a courtesy shuttle from the terminal to the garage.

  • What amenities are offered at Algiers Houari Boumediene Airport car rental center?

    Car rental agencies at Algiers Houari Boumediene Airport provide all essential aids to ensure you enjoy your ride when leaping into the adventure. Renters with disabilities or mobility limitations will be happy to note that Algiers Houari Boumediene Airport car rentals provide adaptive driving tools such as pedal extenders and hand controls at no cost. If you are visiting during the rainy and cold season, the agency will fit your car with all-weather tires which can navigate any part of the city. Lastly, families travelling with their kids can request child restraint devices like booster seats, which are available at a small fee.

  • Which car rental companies will pick you up at Algiers Airport?

    Car rental companies that offer shuttle or pick-up services from Algiers Airport to off-airport locations include Hertz, and TravelCar.

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Global Rent A Car

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Saray Mh. Damlataş cd. Kıbrıs Pasajı No: 54 / C

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Rhodium

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Centro Comercial Camojan Corner, Av. Buchinger , Local 11

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Bois Des Cars - 3 Villa 204

+213 23 29 86 73

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Dar El Beida Airoport

+213 21 20 74 20

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