Compare car hire for Dalaman Airport - car rentals Dalaman, Turkey
Dalaman Airport - DLM is one of the major entry points to the tourist resorts of the Turkish Riviera, also known as the Turquoise Coast (together with Antalya, Bodrum and Izmir Airports).
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The airport is situated just outside Dalaman town. With the very limited public transportation at Dalaman Airport (very few bus routes are available from the airport to Marmaris and Fethiye) and steep prices for taxi services, airport car hire often turns to be the most comfortable and economic solution for travelling to the holiday resorts located along the coast.
Renault Clio - popular car hire in Turkey © Photo: Find-cheap-car-hire.co.uk
Dalaman Airport - cheap car hire even in the high season
When booking car hire from Dalaman Airport, even in the busiest months of July and August, you are very likely to find quite competitive offers, especially if you book well in advance and compare rates from several providers first.
Internet search engine Cartrawler, available at www.find-cheap-car-hire.co.uk is very helpful in finding the most competitive deals of Dalaman Airport car hire.
Usually, in the high season the cheapest rental cars in Dalaman - often a Citroen C1, a Toyota Aygo, a Lancia Ypsilon or similar - can be found with prices starting from approx. £150 for a week.
The considerably much larger and more comfortable vehicles form the economy class, such as Fiat Fiesta, Hyundai Accent, or Fiat Linea are often only slightly more expensive – with prices from around £160.
Competitive car deals can be found on Cartrawler Turkey within a wide range of rental classes, including also SUV’s and minivans and vans to rent at Dalaman Airport (the latter with a maximum capacity of up to 9 pax).
Manufactured in Turkey Fiat Doblo with space for up to 7 people
Car hire companies Dalaman Airport
In Dalaman Airport car hire is available from large international providers such as Budget or Europcar Turkey, as well as from a range of local car rental agents, amongst them: Circular Car Hire, Almira Car Rentals, SUN Rent A Car Dalaman and Essence Car Rental. The car rental provider is usually indicated in all the offers displayed on Cartrawler.
Tourist attractions of Dalaman Town and region
Dalaman is one of the twelve districts in the Muğla Province in south-western Turkey. Dalaman town is the district capital.
There are not many tourist sights in Dalaman town itself, which is known mostly as a transition point for tourists heading to the beach resorts of the southern coast of Turkey.
The major tourists attractions in the immediate Dalaman area are: Hilton Dalaman Golf Resort and Spa, the sulphur baths of Dalyan and the Thermal Spa of Sultaniye.
Dalaman is an interesting location for the fans of radical sports, however. The Dalaman River offers great conditions and beautiful natural settings for adrenaline pumping white water rafting. Please be advised, that rafting or other forms of white water sports in Dalaman River are not recommended for children an in general for people without any experience in this kind of activity.
Dalaman town can be, however, an excellent base for exploring the region. All major attractions of Dalaman region are located within a few hours drive from Dalaman city. See below the approximate road distances from Dalaman:
- distance from Dalaman Airport to Marmaris: 82 km / 51 mi
- distance from Dalaman Airport to Fethiye: 55 km / 34 mi
- distance from Dalaman Airport to Hisaronu: 110 km / 69 mi
- distance from Dalaman Airport to Gocek: 22 km / 14 mi
- distance from Dalaman Airport to Dalyan: 27 km / 17 mi
- distance from Dalaman Airport to Bodrum: 190 km / 119 mi
- distance from Dalaman Airport to Kas: 160 km / 100 mi
Please note that from Marmaris port, ferry links are available to the Greek island of Rhodes. Many Turkish car hire companies, however, disallow cross-border travels in Dalaman Airport hire car. Please, refer to ‘Rental conditions’ in every car rental offer available on Cartrawler to check what rules apply.
UK flights to Dalaman Airport
The Turkish Coast is a very popular destination amongst British holidaymakers. Direct flights from the UK to Dalaman are available from a variety of airlines, including regular, low-cost and charter carriers, amongst them: Easyjet, Freebird Airlines, Jet2, Monarch Airlines, Onur Air, Pegasus Airlines, Thomas Cook Airlines, Thomson Airways.