Calgary Airport Car Hire
There were over 17 million passengers who passed through Calgary airport in 2018 making it one of Canada's busiest. Major international airlines such as Air Canada, British Airways, American Airlines and KLM all operate services in and out of Calgary. Flights are available to many destinations across Canada and the United States as well as longer haul flights to Tokyo, Beijing and European destinations such as London, Frankfurt and Paris. Calgary airport has expanded greatly since 1992 and now has Canada's longest runway which opened in 2014.
Where are the car hire desks at Calgary Airport?
After leaving the baggage claims hall turn left following the signs for the Car Rental Centre. This will take you through the domestic baggage claim area and out through the exit doors. Cross the road and turn left. You will then need to take a lift up to the Car Rental Centre. Once you have collected your keys you will be directed to your car which will be parked nearby.
To return your vehicle follow the signs for Car Rental Return. Keep your eyes peeled as not all the companies are located in the same area so you will need to look out for the signs directing you to your car rental firm. There are usually attendants there who will direct you where to pull over and unload. If not, find a parking space allocated to your company. Make sure you have taken all your personal belongings with you - don't forget to check the doors and cubbyholes!
At Calgary Airport
There are a plentiful supply of eating places and shops within the terminal. Although they do not advertise as 24hour, a few stay open until the last flight has left.
If you are in need of some pampering before your flight, there is a barbers and a spa.
There is free wifi throughout the terminal. Connect your device to the 'YYC-Free-Wifi' network.
Calgary International Airport
130-588 Aero Dr. NE
Routes Car Rental are a mid-range car hire firm that operate in both Canada and the US. They have a number of locations at international airports in Canada as well as a downtown office in Surrey, Vancouver. They offer great service and a wide range of vehicles for a good price making them the ideal choice for leisure customers. They do have mileage restrictions for one way rentals so they are more suited to those customers looking to pick up and return at the same location.
Upon arrival at Calgary Airport, after collecting your luggage, please call Routes on 001 403 398 3930 to receive shuttle bus pick up instructions. Once you have called Routes, please proceed outside of the terminal building at the arrivals level. Cross the Arrivals roadway and wait at the shuttle pick up area identified as bus bay number 22 opposite to door number 6. Should you have any trouble reaching Routes, please call their main headquarters on 001 866 467 6883.