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Car hire San Rafael Airport

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Location information for San Rafael Airport


San Rafael Airport car hire

The second-largest airport in Argentina’s Mendoza Province is officially called Aeropuerto San Rafael Santiago Germano. This airport lies slightly over four miles north of the centre of the city of San Rafael with car rental in San Rafael Airport. The airport’s total 2007 passenger traffic was 27,740 people, most of whom boarded direct Aerolíneas Argentinas flights to or from San Luis or Buenos Aires.


San Rafael Airport facilities

After you compare car hire, you can park your vehicle in any of the 140 available spaces opposite the airport’s terminal building. Tourism and general information is provided at a special booth. Passengers may sample some of Mendoza’s famous wines while dining at the airport restaurant or purchase bottles at the nearby wine shop.


San Rafael Airport excursions

The Diamante River flows through the southern Mendoza city of San Rafael, which is home to three hydroelectric dams and is the host of several automobile races at the La Paredes Autodrome. Orchards and vineyards flourish throughout the city. Visitors need to drive no longer than 10 minutes with car hire in San Rafael Airport before encountering dramatic Andean mountain ranges and the Atuel River’s raging rapids.


Best time to visit

San Rafael has four distinct seasons, but like the rest of Mendoza Province, it enjoys an average 350 sunny days each year. The city’s freshwater canal network cools down its average temperatures, which are hot with low humidity in summer and mild with moderate winds in winter. Autumn (March to May) and spring (September to November) are pleasantly warm seasons and perhaps the best times to visit.


Car rental in San Rafael Airport

San Rafael’s shady streets are virtually deserted during the city’s daily afternoon siestas. The biggest traffic jams occur along Hipólito Yrigoyen Avenue each Sunday evening, when this busy street becomes a popular cruising spot. At most other times, bicycles outnumber motorized vehicles in San Rafael and its surrounding wine route.