Atlanta is the thriving capital of the American state of Georgia. Being by far the most important city in the south of the United States, there's always something to do in Atlanta. It's a dazzling city and the main industrial, traffic, trade and financial center of the southeastern United States.
The city itself has less than 500,000 inhabitants and that seems little for such an important city. Including the suburbs however, the Atlanta metropolitan area has almost six million inhabitants.
Atlanta is located in the north of the American state of Georgia, atop a ridge on the Chattahoochee River. Just north of Atlanta lie the southern foothills of the Appalachians, mountain ranges which run up to Pennsylvania.
Atlanta has a very diverse economy, ranging from industrial production (foods, textiles, fertilizer, transport and chemicals) to a comprehensive service industry, including financial services. The airport also creates employment (Delta Airlines is the city's largest employer) and Atlanta is a media center, including CNN's headquarters and other TV channels from media tycoon Ted Turner. The city also houses many institutes for higher education.
Hartsfield–Jackson Atlanta International Airport is situated 13 kilometers south of the city center. It's the world's busiest airport, based on number of passengers. The easiest way to reach Atlanta Airport by rental car is via the I-85. You need to know to which terminal to go (North or South), as there are different exits which are clearly signposted, as are the airlines which use the different terminals.
The city has good public transport, consisting of two subways (a north-south line and an east-west line) and an extensive network of buses, exploited by the Metropolitan Atlanta Rapid Transit Authority (MARTA).
Traffic and Parking
Inhabitants of Atlanta love their cars which is reflected by the amount of traffic in the city. Avoid morning and evening rush hour, as traffic is often jammed for a long time. For street parking in Downtown you have to pay via a parking meter. It's better to park your rental car in one of the many (private) parking garages.
Atlanta has an enormous choice of accommodations. Most accommodations are typical business hotels in a district which for the sake of convenience is called Hotel District, between Five Points and Midtown. This district is well situated in relation to Atlanta's tourist attractions.
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Frequently asked questions
Is EasyTerra Car Rental the cheapest?
Yes, we offer a guarantee of the lowest price - because we compare various retailers, we can always offer you the best price in town.
What do I need to do when picking up a car?
To pick up your car, you will need your voucher, passport, driver's license and a credit card. It is very important that your driver's license and credit card are in the same name as the main driver. Keep in mind that the local rental company will reserve a certain amount on your credit card as a deposit. This requires the PIN code for your credit card. If your driver's license is foreign (for example, in Chinese), you must bring a translation with you. Only your original passport and driver's license will be accepted - a copy is not sufficient.
Are there any additional costs?
Our rates are all-inclusive. Our reservation department will inform you in advance should additional costs apply. You can always cancel your booking free of charge if you do not agree (this must be done at least 48 hours prior to the start of the car hire period).
What kind of insurance is applicable to my car rental?
In general, Liability Insurance, Fire Insurance, All-Risks Insurance and Theft Insurance are included in the cost of your rental car.
What is a worry-free label?
This label indicates that a rental car satisfies the following requirements: Unlimited kilometers, no excess liability (and no excess cover available), sustainable energy policy, and that the car rental company has a good reputation. Availability of cars satisfying these four requirements will speed up the selection of a suitable vehicle for you.
How can I change or cancel my reservation?
You can cancel your reservation through "My Account". We recommend contacting us by phone if your changes to your booking or cancellation takes place at short notice (48 hours or less).
When will I get a confirmation of my booking?
Most reservations will receive confirmation within minutes after payment takes place. We recommend contacting our Booking Department for last minute reservations (pick-up within 48 hours).
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