Comodoro Arturo Merino Benítez International Airport, also known as Santiago International Airport, is the main hub for air transport in Chile, and one of the busiest in Latin America. In addition, it is the only connecting port between Latin America and Oceania; the Sydney-Santiago flight is the longest commercial overseas flight in the world, running approximately 14.5 hours. HAPPYCAR offers various attractive options for a Santiago Airport car rental 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 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!
Inside Santiago Airport
Santiago Airport is renowned for its cargo capacities and infrastructure; in 2011, the airport received the Air Cargo Excellence Award, naming it the best in Latin America. The 2010 earthquake in Chile damaged some areas of the airport complex, although these have since been repaired. The airport, functioning as a base for the Chilean Air Force, played a major role in providing humanitarian aid for those trapped in the ruinous wake of the earthquake. The airport features one large commercial terminal consisting of four floors: the ground floor contains the arrivals hall, duty free shops, baggage claim, customs and border control, transport services, and parking areas. The first floor contains the airport’s administrative offices and VIP lounges and the second floor houses the departures hall, check-in areas, more duty free shops, a great variety of restaurants, boarding halls, and gates. Lastly, the third floor contains caters towards your dining desires with even more great restaurants and cafes.
Take advantage of your Santiago Airport car hire
The airport enjoys a prime location, being only 17 kilometers from Santiago’s city center; the airport is serviced by the 6-lane expressway Costanera Norte, and is also well connected by the Vespucio Norte Express Ring motorway. With your HAPPYCAR rent a car Santiago Airport you will have easy and comfortable access to the many pleasures Santiago and Chile have to offer. You can visit the many sights, vistas, plazas, and museums the capital has to offer, or you can choose to explore the surrounding area via car. Cajón del Maipo lays only an hour drive from the city, and offers a myriad of floral and fauna species, as well as an idyllic nature scenery.
Book now with HAPPYCAR and take full advantage of the flexibility and freedom of a car hire Santiago Airport. Our quick and hassle free service helps you find the best car for your needs. The HAPPYCAR team wishes you a pleasant journey!