Located 21 kilometers from downtown Caracas, Simón Bolívar International Airport is the main international aerial-travel gateway into Venezuela. Travelers flying into Caracas are arriving in a vibrant city famous for its lively atmosphere, progressive culture, and friendly people. Venezuela itself is a nation of varying landscape, exotic wildlife, and exciting eco-tourism. HAPPYCAR offers various attractive options for a Caracas car hire Airport so that wherever you decide to go, you take control of your travels. 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 Caracas car rental Airport to make your money go further on a rental car that fits your specific car hire needs. You can filter for car size, pick up location and type of insurance.
Inside Caracas Airport
Caracas Airport is the most significant of the 12 airports within Venezuela in terms of volume and traffic. On a yearly basis, approximately 6.5 million visitors pass through its gates. Established in 1971, Caracas Airport is administrated by the Independent Institute of International of Maiquetia (IAAIM). KLM Royal Dutch Airlines was one of the first companies to introduce international commercial traffic to the airport, and effectively to Venezuela. The airport currently features two terminals, the international and domestic terminal. These are separated by an open-air pedestrian walkway 600 meters in length. The airport, especially the international terminal, has been undergoing extensive renovations and modernization since the early 2000’s. The terminal building features extensive dining option, from fast-food to restaurants serving the typical Venezuelan Arepas. Shopping opportunities are also wide-ranging, including boutiques, clothing stores, duty free, pharmacies, gift-shops, mini-markets, and a massage parlor. The airport also offers free WiFi to travelers.
Take advantage of your car rental Caracas Airport
Caracas, famous for its colorful cultural activity, captivating museums, and imaginative cuisine, offers travelers a wide range of opportunities to take advantage of a car rental. The city, located along a plateau, enjoys a direct connection to the airport via extensive road infrastructure. Caracas boasts some impressive museums, including the world-renowned Museum of Modern Art and the Museo Bolivarano. The former has over 3000 permanent pieces from progressive artists like Picasso and Botero, while the latter shows the history of Venezuela with a focus on its liberator, Simon Bolivar.
Canaima National Park, one of Venezuela’s most impressive national parks, is home to various interesting species of wildlife. This veritable paradise is home to: pumas, jaguars, porcupines, armadillos, giant anteaters, otters, three toed sloths, capybaras, and tapirs. Mount Roraima, the epic setting for Sir Arthur Conan Doyle’s The Lost World, is an impressive 1.6 billion year old table-top mountain located in the national park. Its tallest peak lies at over 2810 meters above sea level, and it features sheer 400 meter cliffs.
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