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Sendai Airport is located approximately 15kms from the city centre and serves as both a domestic and an international airport. The airport was badly damaged during the 2011 earthquake and tsunami, with some flights yet to resume service. However, flights to most major Japanese cities as well as flights to China, South Korea, Guam and Taipei are back in operation.
Due to the damage caused by the earthquake and tsunami in 2011, many flights have only partially resumed service. In addition, trains have not resumed service to the airport; however, car rental in Sendai Airport is available. The terminal has four floors, with Arrivals on the first floor, Departures on the second floor, shops and restaurants on the third floor, and a waiting area and business lounge on the fourth floor.
Arranging car hire in Sendai Airport provides visitors with the most convenient mode of transport to see the city's sights. Aoba Castle, the Osaki Hachiman shrine and the Sendai Castle ruins are among the historical draws, while culture vultures may want to check out the Miyagi Museum of Art and the Museum of the Forest of Depths of the Earth. Out of the city are hot springs like those at Sakunami and scenic Matsushima.
Sendai experiences cool, relatively dry winters and warm, fairly rainy summers. June to September is classed as the summer and temperatures tend to be above 20°C at this time, with August experiencing temperatures in the high-20s (°C). Winters are much colder, although the temperature tends to stay around 5°C during the day. January and February get the most snowfall, while September is the wettest month.
With many of Japan's top car rental agencies operating in the main terminal building, it is easy to compare car hire to find the best rates. The city is around a 10-minute drive from the airport. The Tohoku Expressway passes north-to-south through the west of the city and is well connected to many other major highways.
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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).