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Car Hire Schiphol Airport

Schiphol Airport Car Hire

There are no fewer than six internationally reknown car rental companies operating from Amsterdam Airport Schiphol. Their rental desks can be found at Schiphol Plaza, the central area that links the departure and arrivals halls at Amsterdam’s airport. The car hire stations are located directly behind the arrivals halls.

It is always much cheaper to arrange for car hire well in advance of arrival at the airport. Online bookings are the best way to guarantee a competitive rental fee and best possible choice prior to visiting the city of Amsterdam. The following car rental Amsterdam Airport Schiphol stations can be found at the airport:

Avis, tel +31 (0) 20 655 6050,, opening times 6.30 am to 11.00 pm

Budget, tel +31 (0) 20 604 1349,, opening times 6.00 am to 11.00 pm

Europcar, tel +31 (0) 20 316 4190,, opening times 6.00 am to 11.00 pm

Hertz, tel +31 (0) 20 502 0240,, opening times 6.00 am to 11.00 pm

National Car Rental, tel +31 (0) 20 316 4190,, opening times 6.30am to 11.00 pm

Sixt Rent A Car, tel +31 (0) 20 405 9090,, opening times 6.30 am to 11.00 pm

The airport’s official airport website at allows passengers to plan their journey online by either entering their postcode or full address. The online calculator will also supply motorists with estimated travel times for their journey to ensure they reach the airport well in time for flight connections.

Car hire Amsterdam Airport Schiphol customers should check with their individual car rental supplier, where the car, keys and documents need to be returned to at the end of the car rental agreement. There are numerous parking facilities at the airport, which are either within a short walk of the terminal, or for longer term parking, located further away but linked to the terminal by a fast shuttle bus connection that takes motorists from their chosen parking lot to the terminal.

The types of cars that car rental Amsterdam Airport Schiphol can supply range from small and cheap to run Economy cars like the Fiat Punto, Ford Ka, VW Golf or the Smart for Two all the way to SUVs and vehicles like the Opel Zafira, VW Sharan or the Mercedes Vito, which can seat up to 9 passengers. Premium cars include the various BMW Series and the Mercedes Benz models above C class.

Amsterdam is a major tourist destination for international travellers and a favourite with visitors within the Netherlands, too. It’s famous 17th century canals (called Grachtengordel in Dutch) criss-cross the city centre and these historic waterways have been part of the UNESCO’s World Heritage List since 2010.

As the home to some of the world’s finest and largest art collections, Amsterdam boasts museums such as the Hermitage Amsterdam, Anne Frank House, Amsterdam Museum, Van Gogh Museum and the Rijksmuseum. The Netherlands modern approach and outlook on cannabis attracts regularly more than 3 million visitors to the innovative coffee shops that also service a side-line of cannabis with their muffins.

A trip to Amsterdam is an unforgettable experience, but beyond the city there are also places like Eindhoven, Rotterdam and The Hague, that offer tourist attractions in their own right, even if they are modern and at first glance eclipsed by the art treasures in Amsterdam.

Car hire Amsterdam Airport Schiphol also enables visitors to take a trip into the countryside, where during spring acres upon acres of tulips and daffodils brighten up the horizon. Such a floral spectacle is hardly found anywhere else in the world, since the Netherlands are one of the world’s largest suppliers of cut flowers.

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