Las Vegas Airport is located approximately 5 miles, or 8km from downtown Las Vegas, and is the largest airport in the state of Nevada. This American airport is also the 22nd busiest in the world in terms of passenger numbers, as it handles over 38 million per annum. Recent years have also seen almost 40 million passengers. The airport has the code of LAS, and is otherwise known as the McCarran International Airport. For arriving passengers there are Las Vegas Airport car hire companies that provide private vehicles for hire. They include Enterprise, which is a company with reliable services and high quality vehicles. Enterprise has offices in various countries of the world, including Ireland, Germany, Canada and the United Kingdom.
Las Vegas Airport has two terminals at which passengers could arrive. Terminal 1 is the larger building of the airport, with many gates and four concourses, while Terminal 2 is used mainly for international and charter flights. From either of these terminals, passengers will need to take an airport shuttle to the car hire companies, as they are found at a different location, and not in the terminals. The Las Vegas Airport Car Rental Centre is at 7135 Gilespie Street, approximately 3 miles from the airport. The buses that travel to the Car Rental Centre are free of charge, and available about every five minutes. They depart from outside Exit Doors 10 and 11. Should passengers need to transfer between Terminal 1 and Terminal 2, there are free shuttle buses that can be used as well.
Enterprise at Las Vegas Airport is open from 06:00 to 23:30, and offers their customers a wide range of quality vehicles for hire. Each car is found in a certain vehicle category, and is hired by choosing one of these categories. It is recommended to hire your car online, in advance of your arrival at Las Vegas Airport, in order to ensure your ideal car’s availability. The Suzuki Swift is an example of an Economy car, the Nissan Versa is found in the Compact category and the Dodge Caliber and Ford Focus can be hired from the Intermediate category. These cars all come with excellent car rental rates, and are easy to drive. They have automatic transmissions, like the majority of cars hired in Las Vegas, and are equipped with air conditioning. If any additional items of equipment are required, such as a child seat or satellite navigation system, they will need to be separately requested. They will also cost a few extra dollars per day of hire, or per rental contract, however, a child seat is essential for the safety of young travellers and a GPS unit can be extremely useful.
For certain cars with an automatic transmission Enterprise hand controls for disabled drivers may also be requested, and from Las Vegas Airport, hand controls are free of charge. They will, however, require an advanced reservation. Hand controls are a device that operate the brake and accelerator pedals of the vehicle, and may include a steering wheel knob.
Standard-sized, Fullsize and Premium cars are available from Enterprise as well, and these are usually slightly larger sedans. They may include the Ford Fusion, Hyundai Sonata, Chevy Impala, Nissan Altima and Buick Allure, or other similar vehicles. From Enterprise, a large variety of SUVs can be hire, and also Minivans such as the Dodge Grand Caravan and Chrysler Town and Country. SUVs available from Las Vegas Airport are similar to the Ford Escape, Jeep Liberty, Ford Explorer, Chevy Trailblazer, Chevy Tahoe, Ford Expedition, Lincoln Navigator and the Cadillac Escalade.
Enterprise Las Vegas Airport allows anyone 21 years of age or older to hire a vehicle, however, drivers younger than 25 may only be permitted to hire from certain vehicle categories. The larger SUVs, luxury cars and convertibles require an older driver. Younger drivers will also pay higher car rental rates, as additional insurance is applicable to their rental contract. This additional amount is paid per day of car hire and per young driver registered on the contract, and could be about $27.00 (per day). All persons hiring a vehicle should have a valid drivers license and a major credit card for payment of the rental, however, debit cards and cash could be accepted for payments at the end of the rental period. The major credit card is usually required for a hold of the estimated cost of the vehicle when it is collected.
Quotes from Enterprise, Las Vegas Airport, may not include the costs of insurances necessary for the vehicle, as these should be added by the customer. Additional charges may also be applicable to Enterprise one way hires, a service that allows the customer to return the vehicle to a different car rental location. Enterprise has offices at the majority of airports in the United States, and therefore customers leaving from another airport can leave their rented car at a more convenient location. From Las Vegas Airport, one way hires may require an advanced reservation. Certain car hire companies only allow their vehicles to be driven to various states nearby Nevada.
For further details regarding car hire in Las Vegas, Enterprise should be contacted.
Las Vegas Intl Arpt
7135 Gilespie Street
Las Vegas, NV 89119-4267
Telephone Number: (702)795-8842