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Average rating: 8.5 of 10 Number of customer reviews: 75
Average rating: 8.5 / 10
Number of reviews in Orlando: 75
Shirley Van Erven Hertz Orlando International Airport
“easy”

“Use easyterra often to hire a car in different countries. Most of the time they provide the best packaged deal, including insurance. I always check other sites also but most of the time come back to easyterra.”

21-08-2018 04:00
Antonio Giglio Alamo Rent a Car 1500 Epcot Resort Blvd
“Easy, simple.”

“Excellent prices and easy to use.”

05-03-2017 13:35
Rensley Leander Vrolijk Alamo Rent a Car Orlando International Airport
“Excellent Service”

“Excellent Service”

05-01-2017 00:16

Location information for Orlando

Car rental Orlando
Car rental Orlando

Introduction

Orlando in the American state of Florida is known above all because of the nearby theme park Disney World. There are also other theme parks, like Sea World, the Universal film studio film complex and the crocodile park Gatorland, one of the oldest attractions in Orlando. The city itself is popular above all as a shopping paradise. In the surrounding area there are many lakes.

Population

The city itself has only 215,000 inhabitants, but around Orlando there are extensive suburbs, with a total of 2 million inhabitants. Like other cities in Florida, Orlando has a considerable Latin-American population ('Hispanics'), especially from Puerto Rico.

Location

Orlando is located in the centre of the state of Florida in the south-east of the United States. Its location was crucial in the decision to open Disney World here: Orlando is plagued less by hurricanes than coastal cities like Tampa or Miami.

Economy

Tourism is the most important source of income for Orlando. Annually, the city attracts 50 million domestic and foreign visitors, who are attracted most of all to the theme parks. The city also organises many conferences and exhibitions in the Orlando County Convention Centre (200,000 square metres). Also, there is some aviation and space industry, as well as manufacturers of computer software and hardware.

Airports

Orlando International Airport is located 10 kilometres to the south-east of the city. It has direct connections to cities in America and Europe. From the airport there are shuttle bus connections to the centre of the city and to the main attractions. Disney World has its own shuttle service, the Magical Express. There is also a train connection. If you want to visit the main attractions by rental car, take the North Exit of the airport, and follow the SR 528 West to International Drive. Disney World can be reached by taking the South Exit to the SR 417 South. From Exit 5, you follow the SR 536 straight to Disney. In both cases, there are toll booths.

To the north of the city lies Orlando Sanford International Airport. In addition to domestic flights, there are chartered flights to cities in Great Britain and Ireland. Other European cities are serviced by Icelandair, via Reykjavik.

Orlando Executive Airport is located only three kilometres to the east of the city centre. As the name suggests, the airport is used by business travellers on domestic flights.

Public transport

There is an extensive bus network with over 60 lines operated by Lynx Bus Service. The central bus station is on Livingstone Street. From there, there is also a free bus service to the centre of the city (Lymmo Bus). The attractions along International Drive and Universal Drive are serviced by the I-Ride Trolley. This bus moves fairly slowly because traffic on these roads is usually very busy.

The Greyhound bus station is situated in an industrial area (555 N John Young parkway). From this terminal there are bus connections to the main attractions. From the Amtrak station (1400 Sligh boulevard) there are trains to Miami and other American cities. Sanford, to the north of Orlando, is the starting point of a car trip to Lorton in Virginia, not far from the American capital Washington.

Traffic and Parking

The most important road that runs straight through Miami is the Interstate 4, which connects Daytona Beach (90 kilometres to the north-east), with Tampa to the south-west. In the centre of Orlando, this road crosses the East-West Expressway (SR 408). The main attractions are all located on International Drive, which runs parallel to the Interstate 4. In recent years, traffic in the city has become more congested. In 2009, a commuter railway will be ready for use, which will hopefully ease that congestion.

All the main attractions have big parking lots, for which you don't have to pay if you stay in a hotel on the theme park. In that case, transportation between the various attractions are also free, but the rooms in these hotels are fairly pricey.

Hotels

There are many hotels in and around Orlando: apart from Las Vegas, Orlando has the largest number of hotels of all the cities in the US. Many people come to the city to see Disney World. Except the hotels in the theme park itself, you can also stay at one of the hotels along International Drive or in Kissimmee. Make sure you book your hotel room well in advance (several months up to a year!) if you want to stay close to Orlando's main 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). Which car rental companies are compared by EasyTerra Car Rental? at this location
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