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San Francisco International Airport is the largest airport in the San Francisco area but the second busiest in the state of California after Los Angeles Airport. However the airport is still one of the busiest in the United States and the world. The airport is located about 13 miles from the center of San Francisco and great links which make it easy to reach the city. HAPPYCAR has a number of attractive options for a San Francisco Airport car hire so that wherever you go, your stay in this city is as stress-free as it can be. 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!

Background Information

The airport first opened in 1927 and was originally named Mills Field Airport and changing its name in 1955 to San Francisco International Airport. In 1953, the main passenger terminal opened. Nowadays, the airport has four runways and four terminals, one dedicated to international flights. The airport has excellent road links to the city and other parts of the state, an ideal starting point for a trip to the US.

Within this massive airport, you will encounter a large variety of different shops at the terminal, before and after security check, the types of shops can vary from standard shops to designer and specialized stores. After you have passed through security check in you can shop round the duty-free shops where you can buy alcohol, tobacco and other goods such as perfume, aftershave and clothes. The airport has some great area for kids, keeping them occupied whilst you relax, with museum exhibits and self-guided tours. Whilst the children are busy you can relax in one of the massage parlors or in the yoga studio.


Use you hire car San Francisco Airport to take the short journey into the city itself, the city is one of the most popular destinations offering visitors sights such as the Golden Gate Bridge, stretching over 1.5 miles long and the Fisherman's Wharf, home to some of the best restaurants in the city, take your hire car San Francisco Airport down the famous Lombard Street.

There are so many other nice places to see in this area and having a rental car makes it so much easier for you to take your vacation to the next level! Take your HAPPCAR car hire to places like San Diego, Los Angeles, Las Vegas, or Portland. Stop California dreaming and book your next car hire through HAPPYCAR!