Car Hire Antalya – Holiday in Turkey with hire car to Alanya
Antalya located on the Turkish Mediterranean coast is the main city in one of the most popular tourist areas of Turkey.
The population of Antalya is approximately 800,000. In the Antalya bay there are several holiday resorts and towns which form the Turkish Riviera.
The majority of holiday makers destined for the tourist Mecca that is Alanya arrive in the Antalya Airport.
By now many European holiday makers have become familiar with most of the Turkish Mediterranean cities such as Mamaris, Belek, Cesme, Kemer, Icmeler, Side, Bodrum and Beldibi
Antalya Airport – AYT is located approximately 9 miles from Antalya City Centre. The airport has gone through an expansion in order to accommodate the increasing number of tourists. It is said that within the foreseeable future there will be over 20 million foreign visitors annually.
Antalya airport has two international Terminals, and the airport is also known Turkish under the name of Antalya Havalimani.
Car hire in Antalya Airport Havalimani
In Antalya airport car hire is available from well known car hire companies such as Hertz, National, Europcar, Avis Rent-A-Car and Budget Turkey. In addition there is a broad selection of local car hire companies - Filo Rent-A-Car, Turtas and First just to name a few.
In Turkey hire car model ranges will typically be different from western European cars in order to suit the Turkish car market requirements.
An example is the Fiat Albea hire car, which is a locally manufactured 4dr version of the Fiat Palio. There’s also the Renault Clio saloon, Fiat Linea and Hyundai Era and more. Though the rental companies does also have hire cars in their fleet which are similar to central European cars such as the Ford Focus, Peugeot 207 and Vauxhall (Opel outside UK) Astras.
Car hire prices in Antalya
A rental car in the mini or economy class (Peugeot 207, VW Polo or Similar) is typically around £190 for a week during high season in Antalya Airport.
Outside high season (October and onwards) one week Antalya car hire for a super mini is approximately £120.
It is sometimes worth checking car hire rates in Antalya centre, as these occasionally tend to be slightly lower than in the airport. A spacious ‘Compact’ hire car with air con such as the VW Golf or Ford Focus can sometimes be found on Cartrawler for around £190 for a week’s car hire in Antalya.
Please remember to pre book your hire car as early as possible in order to achieve the best rate on car hire in Turkey.
Cheap mini bus hire in Antalya
In comparison with many other countries, mini bus hire is cheap in Turkey. However, do not expect the very latest minibus models to be available upon collection. Even during high season cheap mini bus hire is available from just over £400 in Antalya.
Cross border car rental Turkey
Please note that it is normally prohibited to drive a Turkish hire car across borders into other countries.
Distance to Alanya from Antalya Airport
The distance from the Antalya airport to the popular holiday destination Alanya is approximately 70 miles. It is a two hour drive on the D400 main road which takes you along the Alanya coast line.
Fly to Antalya Turkey from the UK
Thomas Cook has got departures to Antalya from London Gatwick,London Stansted, Manchester Airport and East Midlands. Also Easy jet provide a service to Antalya from London Gatwick.