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Bariloche - Airport car hire

Argentina’s fourth-busiest airport, Teniente Luis Candelaria International Airport, welcomed over 830,000 passengers in 2010. Situated nine miles east of the popular mountain getaway of San Carlos de Bariloche, the airport was named after the first man to fly above the Andes Mountains. Car rental in Bariloche - Airport will transport visitors through some of western Argentina’s most breathtaking scenery.

Bariloche - Airport facilities

Visitors can reach this airport directly from Montevideo, Santiago and numerous cities throughout Brazil and Argentina. Chocolate, jewellery and even stuffed St Bernard dogs are sold at the single terminal’s shops. The terminal also features ATMs, public telephones, a VIP area, wireless internet access and a Hertz office where passengers can quickly compare car hire choices in the airport’s Arrivals area.

Bariloche - Airport excursions

The Bariloche region is often compared to Switzerland for its numerous chocolate shops, ski lodges and magnificent mountains. The gigantic Nahuel Huapi National Park lies directly south of San Carlos de Bariloche, while South America’s largest ski resort lies 12 miles from the city in Cerro Catedral. The Nahuel Huapi lake is famous for its frigid cold water, even in the middle of summer.

Best time to visit

Bariloche receives its first snowfall around the middle of May, and its winter season doesn’t end until the start of September. Autumn brings high winds, stormy weather and dramatic temperature variations. Summer, which lasts from the middle of December until early March, are generally dry and windy, making it the ideal season for a visit. Temperatures fall dramatically at night.

Car rental in Bariloche - Airport

Car hire in Bariloche - Airport is the best way to freely explore the region’s numerous mountain roads. Route 40, between Bariloche and El Calafate, is considered among the world’s greatest adventure roads, but must not be attempted in anything but a well-equipped four-wheel drive. Other scenic drives include Cerro Tronador’s famous Black Glacier and the day-long road trip to all seven lakes between San Martin de Los Andes and Bariloche.