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Average rating: 9.3 of 10 Number of customer reviews: 7
Average rating: 9.3 / 10
Number of reviews in Phoenix: 7
Soran Al-naqshbandi Europcar Phoenix International Airport
“It was perfect.”

“It was perfect.”

28-01-2019 07:58
Rob Jansen Budget Phoenix International Airport
“Carefree holidays!”

“"I travel to the US several times per year and always book my rental car with EasyTerra. The advantage being that you always know upfront that everything (including insurances) has been taken care of. Quick processing of paperwork at the rental company abroad."”

10-03-2015 16:13

Location information for Phoenix

Car rental Phoenix
Car rental Phoenix

Introduction

The capital of Arizona is located in the middle of the Sonoran Desert. Why would anyone want to build a city in the middle of a desert? You will be amazed by the origin of Phoenix: agriculture! The prehistoric Hohokam Indians dug many kilometers of channels from the Salt River and the Gila River to flood their fields. They cultivated maize, beans and pumpkins, for example. White immigrants discovered the remains of this culture in the 19th century and decided to rebuild the city. Hence the name, Phoenix: risen from the ashes. In and around Phoenix you can visit the remains of the Hohokam culture.

Do not think that this is a typical desert city. Phoenix is a modern city with some of America's best holiday resorts, excellent restaurants, interesting museums, hundreds of golf courses, world class sport teams and a vibrant nightlife.

Furthermore you can make beautiful trips in your rental car through the surrounding desert and mountains.

Population

Phoenix has a population of about 4.5 million.

Location

Phoenix is located in the valley of the Salt River (also known as the Valley of the Sun), in central Arizona, in the southwest of the United States. This Salt River is often dry in the center of the city, because the water (just like in ancient times) is used for irrigation. The city is surrounded by mountains, northeast by the McDowell Mountains, west by the White Tank Mountains, east by the Superstition Mountains and southwest by the Sierra Estrella.

Economy

As indicated above, Phoenix started as an agricultural center, mainly for cotton and citrus cultivation. Because Phoenix is the capital of Arizona, many people work for the government. Thanks to a highly regarded university there are many companies engaged in research and development (high-tech, telecommunications and biotechnology).

And because the sun almost always shines in Phoenix, tourism is also important for the city. Furthermore, there is a large military base west of the town, Luke Air Force Base.

Airports

The city's airport is located only five kilometers east of the city center. Phoenix Sky Harbor International Airport is easily accessible, via the Papago Freeway (I-10) or the Hohokam Freeway. Further east there is a smaller airport in neighboring Mesa. Phoenix-Mesa Gateway Airport located along the Santan Freeway.

Public Transport

Phoenix has free buses that run along the main tourist attractions. These so-called DASH buses run every five to ten minutes, until 11pm. Furthermore, Phoenix has a light rail running from North Phoenix, via the downtown, to the airport and Tempe and Mesa.

Traffic and Parking

Since Phoenix has relatively little high-rises, it is a very large city. The best way to see the sights in and around the city is by rental car. Except for the busy district of Scottsdale, it is not difficult to drive around and finding a parking space.

Hotels

In Scottsdale and Paradise Valley (around Camelback Mountain) you will find most of the luxury hotels and resorts. There is also a concentration of shops and restaurants. Therefore, it is an attractive area, but prices are high. If you would like to have a nice view of the mountains, then book a hotel in North Phoenix. If you would like to visit the city in high season (February until May) we strongly recommend you to book your accommodation well in advance. Please also note that room rates during high season are the highest in America. Just before and after the high season, prices are significantly lower.

External Sources

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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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