Bristol Airport is the West Country’s primary airport, and the UK’s fifth largest regional airport, offering over 4.5 million passengers flights to over 90 domestic and international destinations each year. Bristol Airport is also a general aviation center, proving very popular for local enthusiasts. Its prime location in the southwest of England makes a car hire Bristol Airport a fantastic idea to discover more about Bristol and the surrounding area. HAPPYCAR offers various attractive options for a Bristol Airport car hire so that wherever you decide to go, your stay in the UK is stress-free from day one. We check the prices of international and local providers so that you don’t have to check each website to provide you with the best deals on a car hire to make your money go further on a rental car that fits your specific needs. You have the options of choosing car size, pick up location and type of insurance to ensure you get the best deal on a great car hire!
Originally founded as the third civil airport in the UK in the late 1920's, the airfield became a testing ground for experimental aircraft during the Second World War, and in 1955 was won by the city of Bristol, eventually developing into its modern incarnation that sends travelers to many parts of the world, with Spain proving particularly popular. By 2020, the airport will be expanded to facilitate the safe passage of 10 million travelers. Bristol Airport also houses the Bristol Flying Center and the Bristol & Wessex Aeroplane Club that operates alongside commercial passenger operations.
Bristol Airport features a number of facilities that travelers can take advantage of while staying in the airport. An executive lounge enables you to relax before a flight with drinks, snacks and comfortable seating, and there is a games zone on the 1st floor for children, complete with video games and children’s rides. There is also a wealth of things to do in Bristol itself, such as the City Museum and Art Gallery, set in a beautiful Edwardian Baroque building, or At Bristol, a modern exhibition space that brings science to life.
A Bristol Airport car rental makes for excellent excursions out into the country in every direction. Within an hour’s drive you can find yourself in Cardiff and South Wales, Bath, Stonehenge or the Cotswolds. In just two hours you can enjoy the peace and tranquility of Devon, Dorset and Cornwall. A car rental Bristol airport enables visitors to plan their own trip on their own terms, and Bristol is an excellent transport hub from which to strike out.