CompareCarHire.co.uk compares the prices of well-known car hire companies in Algeria, including the following location: Algiers Airport
Serving Algeria's capital, Houari Boumediene Airport is a hub for national airlines Aigle Azur, Air Algerie and Tassili Airlines. This is one of Africa's busiest airports, with an annual passenger throughput of more than four million. The three-terminal airport sits at just over 10 miles from Algiers, with car hire in Algiers Airport the most convenient means of reaching the city centre.
Up to 5,000 car parking spaces are available at the International Terminal (Terminal 1) along with 16 gates and a boarding area. The Domestic Terminal (Terminal 2) features 20 check-in desks, a tearoom, a cafeteria and several shopping outlets. Smaller than Terminal 1, it offers just 7 gates and 900 car parking spaces. Terminal 3 caters for pilgrimage and charter flights, and has similar facilities. Car rental in Algiers Airport is available in all three terminals.
The N5 connects the airport with the city centre, making transfers with car hire in Algiers Airport straightforward. While the city centre itself has a few major draws including a 17th century citadel containing notable mosques, many visitors come for the pretty Mediterranean coastline. Here, beaches such as Sidi Fredj, Palm Beach and Douaouda offers varied water sports and relaxed lounging.
Algiers can be visited year round, but most visitors prefer to avoid the hottest months of June, July and August, when temperatures can soar to 30°C. Yet despite the heat, these months are popular with Europeans. The wettest months are November, December and January, making the most ideal times for a visit the warm and sunny months of April, May, September and October.
Driving in and around Algiers can be a challenge due to poor road conditions and erratic local driving, but major routes are in reasonable condition. City centre traffic can be bad, making car rental in Algiers Airport best suited to trips out of the city and along the coast. Compare car hire options online before arriving in Algiers to source the cheapest deal.
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Yes, we offer a guarantee of the lowest price - because we compare various retailers, we can always offer you the best price in town.
To pick up your car, you will need your voucher, passport, driver's license and a credit card. It is very important that your driver's license and credit card are in the same name as the main driver. Keep in mind that the local rental company will reserve a certain amount on your credit card as a deposit. This requires the PIN code for your credit card. If your driver's license is foreign (for example, in Chinese), you must bring a translation with you. Only your original passport and driver's license will be accepted - a copy is not sufficient.
In general, our rates are all-inclusive. Should there be any additional costs, our booking department will get in touch with you before issuing the invoice. Should you object, you can always cancel your reservation with no obligations attached (at least 48 hours in advance).
In general, Liability Insurance, Fire Insurance, All-Risks Insurance and Theft Insurance are included in the cost of your rental car.
Only rental companies with a high level of customer satisfaction are eligible to be included in our Worry-Free selection. This rate includes excess cover and unlimited kilometres. Your vehicle will be provided and must be returned with a full tank of fuel. With a vehicle from our Worry-Free selection, you can travel with peace of mind and no hidden costs.
You can cancel your reservation through "My Account". We recommend contacting us by phone if your changes to your booking or cancellation takes place at short notice (48 hours or less).
Most reservations will receive confirmation within minutes after payment takes place. We recommend contacting our Booking Department for last minute reservations (pick-up within 48 hours).