Dollar Car Rental at Charlotte Douglas
Dollar Charlotte Douglas Airport
Charlotte Douglas International Airport was established in 1935, and was then known as the Charlotte Municipal Airport. Later its name changed to the Douglas Municipal Airport and then to the Charlotte Douglas International Airport. It is also referred to by its IATA code of CLT. The airport is large, handling around 39 million passengers every year, and has won awards for its excellent services, including the Eagle ‘Best Airport’ award in 2010. Its facilities include car hire companies, for example, Dollar Charlotte Douglas International Airport, and Dollar is used by many of the airport passengers. Dollar provides vehicles at competitive car rental rates, and a range of services that business and leisure travellers find useful.
Charlotte Douglas International Airport consists of five concourses and a main terminal building that has many facilities for its passengers. There are plenty of shops and restaurants, as well as banking and currency exchange services, free wireless internet services, lost and found offices and airport volunteers who provide assistance to travellers. The Charlotte Douglas International Airport car hire companies are also found in the main terminal building, on the lower baggage claim level. They are easily reached by all passengers, and from all areas of the airport complex. Dollar’s car rental counters are open seven days a week, from 05:30 to midnight, and are therefore able to meet the majority of passengers arriving at the airport. Dollar may also open to greet passengers who are arriving on earlier morning flights, and will provide service on bank holidays. All passengers are recommended to hire their vehicle in advance from Dollar, to ensure they receive the car that is ideal for their journey. Online car rental reservations are the quickest and most convenient way to secure a rented vehicle.
Dollar’s cars are divided into various car categories, such as Economy, Compact, Midsize, Standard, Fullsize, Premium, Luxury, Minivan and SUV. Each category contains several cars of different makes and models, but all cars are similar in size and characteristics, for example, all cars in the Economy category are able to seat up to five passengers and have room for two luggage items. Economy cars are similar to the Chevrolet Aveo. The Ford Focus is a Compact car, the Dodge Avenger is a car in the Midsize category, the Ford Fusion is a Standard vehicle and the Ford Taurus is an example of a Fullsize car. Standard and Fullsize cars can carry more luggage (around four items), and Premium and Luxury cars are also larger, able to store six luggage pieces. Examples of more prestigious vehicles for hire are the Ford Crown Victoria and the Buick LaCrosse.
In addition to the vehicles mentioned above, Dollar has cars in the Convertible, Minivan, SUV and Midsize Open Air All Terrain categories. The Ford Mustang is a convertible, the Dodge Caravan for seven passengers is a Minivan and the Ford Escape, Jeep Grand Cherokee Laredo, Chevrolet Traverse and Chevrolet Suburban are SUVs from Dollar. One of Dollar’s more interesting car categories is the Lock Low & Go Specialty category, whereby customers will only be charged rental rates for Compact sized vehicles, but may receive a larger vehicle, such as a Minivan or SUV. The rental will therefore be great value for money, even though the customer will not know which vehicle he/she will be driving. The rented car is chosen on behalf of the customer by staff at Dollar, Charlotte Douglas International Airport, and is guaranteed to have at least five seatbelts and room for two or more luggage items.
The Charlotte Douglas International Airport car rental companies have loyalty programs that are beneficial to more frequent renters. Dollar’s program is known as Dollar Express, and is free of charge for all customers. Dollar Express customers enjoy priority counter service at all Dollar rental locations, and are able to earn free rental days with the Dollar Express Renter Rewards Program. Credits are earned for each day of paid rentals, and for every sixteen credits, customers are entitled to a free day of car hire, redeemable for Compact, Midsize, Standard or Fullsize vehicles, on any day of the year. The free day certificate is only valid in the United States of America.
Corporate customers will find the Dollar 4Business Corporate Rate Plan to be ideal, and its benefits include special rates for small to midsize businesses, no underage or additional driver fees, a generous mileage allowance, the availability of one way hire rates, billing programs and rentals with emergency roadside assistance. Multi-Month Rentals are also available for qualifying accounts, and is a service offered to customers who require a vehicle for ‘longer than average’ rental periods. Vehicles can be hired for up to eleven months, and need not be returned before the rental contract has expired. Charges for the rental are automatically billed each month to the renter’s credit card or Dollar billing account. Any customer may also arrange a Dollar one way hire from the rental location of Charlotte Douglas International Airport. One way hires may be returned to any Dollar rental location in North Carolina, and usually to locations in neighbouring states as well. Cross-border rentals may require a little more organization, and may not be permitted.
Dollar hand controls are a device useful to persons with a lower limb disability, and require an advanced reservation, at least forty-eight hours prior to your arrival at Charlotte Douglas International Airport. Hand control equipment is fitted to certain types of automatic vehicles, and operates the brake and accelerator pedals. Although hand controls are free of charge, other items of equipment will have additional charges. Customers can request the use of satellite navigation systems and child seats from Dollar, as well as optional vehicle insurances. To hire a car from Dollar, Charlotte Douglas International Airport, ensure that you have a valid driver’s license, a major payment card and meet the minimum age requirements of the rental location.
Charlotte Douglas International Airport
4216 Air Ramp Road
Charlotte, NC United States 28214
Telephone Number: 866-434-2226