How to Find Your Rental Car Center?
You just finished your travels, it is time to drop off your car. On the car rental documents it says you will drop off your car at the rental car center. But what is it exactly and how can you find yours?
A rental car center or a consolidated rental car center (CONRAC) is a complex that hosts numerous car rental agencies, typically found at airports in the United States. Consolidated facilities are typically built around two areas: a customer service building where each company have counters to serve renters, and a "ready/return" lot or garage where cars are temporarily parked while ready and awaiting a renter, or when recently returned and in need of servicing before the next renter.
Here are some of the most popular rental car centers and how to find them:
DFW Airport Rental Car Center
If you just visited Dallas and will drop off your car rental at the Dallas Fort Worth Airport, here is how you get to the DFW rental car center. DFW Airport Rental Car Center is located at 2424 E. 38th Street, DFW Airport, TX, near the south entrance of the Airport. Before your departing flight, follow signs to return your vehicle at the Rental Car Center. For transportation from the facility to your terminal, board the Rental Car Shuttle. The Rental Car Shuttle runs 24 hours a day and departs every 10-15 minutes from the facility.
You can find the following car rental companies at the DFW Airport Rental Car Center:
SFO Car Rental Center
You have seen the Golden Bridge and visited the wonderful city of SF. Now it’s time to drop off your car and go home. The open address for SFO Car Rental Center is 780 N. McDonnell Road San Francisco, CA 94128. To access the Rental Car Center from the airport terminals, take the AirTrain Blue Line. AirTrain, SFO's fully automated people mover system, operates 24 hours every day and provides frequent service throughout SFO. AirTrain stations are located in all terminals, terminal parking garages, the Rental Car Center and SFO's BART station.
On-Airport Car Rental Companies at the SFO Car Rental Center:
Off-Airport Car Rental Companies at the SFO Car Rental Center:
TPA Rental Car Center
Your Tampa visit is now over and you feel relaxed after being under the sun. Enter the TPA Airport through the main entrance and follow the signage for the Rental Car Center. The Rental Car Center is located just south of the Economy Parking Garage. Once you return your vehicle, you will board the SkyConnect train bound for the Main Terminal.
The car rental companies located at the TPA are:
Las Vegas McCarran Rental Car Center
Actually, it is not possible to return your car to McCarran Airport since it does not exist anymore. The airport is now called Harry Reid International Airport. Beware any confusions. The Rent-A-Car Center is located at 7135 Gilespie Street, just three miles south of the airport with easy freeway access to Interstates 15 and 215 and the Las Vegas Strip. Upon arrival at the Rent-A-Car Center, follow the signs to the Car Return Garage entrance off Gilespie Street. Continue following the overhead signs to the appropriate car rental company. After returning your vehicle, proceed through the lobby and out the main entrance for ground transportation.
Car Rental Companies located at the airport are:
If you have reservations with a rental car company that is not listed, please contact the company directly for additional information. Off-site rental agencies pick up at Space No. 4 by the taxi staging area at the Rent-A-Car Center. Posted signs will guide you to the location.
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