Ted Stevens Anchorage International Airport (ANC)
Car Hire / Rental
(Anchorage, Alaska - AK, USA)
Situated close to many major roads, Ted Stevens Anchorage International Airport (ANC) is connected with Seward Highway, from where a variety of destinations are accessible. Pleasant driving conditions in the city encourage many visitors to rent cars during their stay in Anchorage.
When renting a car at Ted Stevens Anchorage Airport, most car hire operators will expect to be paid by credit card and will only rent cars to those over 25 years old, although both Alamo and Thrifty are known to accept drivers aged 21 or more.
Reserving a car in advance of your trip to Anchorage will ensure that you get the vehicle that best suits your driving requirements, especially if you are looking to rent an automatically geared car. You may also find more competitive deals than those on-the-spot rates on offer at the airport.
Speed limits in Anchorage, USA
Urban areas: 30 mph / 48 kph
Open roads: 65 mph / 105 kph
Motorways / highways: 70 mph / 113 kph
Car Rental, Driving and Parking in Anchorage
The rules of the road are fairly simple around Anchorage and Alaska. Make sure that you stay on the right-hand side, wear your seatbelt and stick to the speed limits. Also, be sure to use child seats if necessary, which can be hired from most reputable car rental companies, both at the airport and within the city of Anchorage itself.
Many of Alaska's highways and long and two-lane roads connect a number of interesting settlements, often passing rivers and tall mountains along the way. Winter driving is especially scenic, although daylight hours are short and the roads can be extremely icy at times. Worth noting, most car rental agencies in Anchorage will not permit off-road driving. Within the city itself, many of the central streets are one-way only, which can make reaching your destination a little difficult at times.
A number of cheap parking lots and garages are located around downtown Anchorage. These include Diamond Park along K Street and the Anchorage Parking Authority on 6th Avenue. For those driving to Anchorage Airport and wishing to leave their car nearby, both the Airport Road Car Storage along the East International Airport Road, and Park and Fly off the West International Road, offer sensible prices.
Ted Stevens Anchorage International Airport (ANC) Car Rental Companies
The following car rental companies have representatives at Ted Stevens Anchorage Airport and are located on the lower level of the South Terminal.
- Alamo Rent-a-Car
- Avis Auto Rental
- Thrifty Car Rental
Ted Stevens Anchorage International Airport (ANC) Car Rental