Montreal-Trudeau International Airport is a large airport in Canada, serving Greater Montreal and the northern Vermont and New York regions. It is the third busiest airport in the country, in terms of passenger traffic, and the fourth busiest in terms of aircraft movements. About 13 million passengers pass through the airport every year. Montreal Airport is recognised by its IATA code of YUL, and its full and official name is the Montreal-Pierre Elliott Trudeau International Airport. The Montreal-Trudeau Airport car hire companies include National, and National is a famous brand of car rental company for business travellers. National has over fifty years of experience in the car hire industry, and strives to provide their customers with the lowest possible rental rates.
The airport of Montreal-Trudeau handles a large number of international and transborder passengers, and also a large number of passengers on local flights. The air route between Montreal and Toronto (Canada) is considered as the fourteenth busiest in the world, while the route between Montreal and Paris Charles de Gaulle is the eighth busiest. Passengers will arrive at Concourse B if they are on an international flight, at Concourse A if on a domestic flight and at Concourse C if flying in from the United States. Passengers may then collect their baggage items and proceed to the car rental companies of the airport, that are located on the ground floor of the multi-level parking garage. The garage is just in front of the terminal building and is accessible on foot. National is open at this rental location from 06:00 to midnight on weekdays, and from 07:00 to midnight over weekends. Customers should confirm National’s hours on bank holidays, as they could vary.
National Montreal-Trudeau Airport has a large selection of quality vehicles available for hire, and they are all in good mechanical condition. Cars hired in Canada have automatic transmissions, however, a manual could be possible to request as well. National’s cars are divided into various car groups, and are therefore not hired by their specific makes and models. They are also priced accordingly. Passengers of Montreal Airport who would like to hire a car with lower rental rates could choose the Economy, Compact or Midsize category, which contain vehicles similar to the Suzuki Swift, Nisan Versa and Dodge Caliber. These smaller cars are light on fuel, environmentally friendly and are easy to drive. They are good for city driving, or for travels of longer distances. They seat up to five passengers, and have room for between two and four luggage items. Midsize cars are better if you have more luggage to load.
A number of larger vehicles can be hired from National as well. The Ford Fusion is an example of a car in the Standard category, the Chevrolet Impala is available in the Fullsize category and the Buick Allure and Chrysler 300C are considered as more elegant vehicles, and with room for five or six luggage items. A Minivan ideal for seven passengers from National is the Dodge Grand Caravan, and the wide range of SUVs available may include the Ford Escape, Ford Explorer, Ford Edge, Chevrolet Tahoe and Chevrolet Suburban. Additional cars for hire include the Chrysler Sebring, a convertible, the Chevrolet Colorado and Chevrolet Silverado, which are Pickups and the Chevrolet Express, a Passenger Van able to seat up to fifteen people.
The Montreal-Trudeau Airport car rental companies expect their primary renters to be 21 years of age or older, to have a major credit card and to be in possession of a valid drivers license that has either been issued in Canada or the United States and that is not expired. The license should also be free from any traffic violations. In general, all car categories are available to persons 25 years of age or older, but only a few car groups may be permitted for hire by younger renters. Young drivers will also pay about $20.00 extra per day for their vehicle. The major credit cards accepted by most car rental companies in Canada include American Express, Diner’s Club, Diner’s Club International, AT$T, GE Capital, Discover, Mastercard and Visa.
Passengers of Montreal-Trudeau Airport can drive their rented car to all towns and cities in the area, and may even be able to arrange a National one way hire, should they not wish to return to Montreal Airport. One way hires are usually allowed to be returned to any of National’s rental locations in Canada, and may even be driven out of the country to cities in the United States of America. This will then be a cross-border rental. Find out from National if the car will need to be returned to the country of Canada. There are often no restrictions for driving a rented car between Canada and the United States, but cars may not be allowed into Alaska and Mexico.
National hires additional items of equipment for their vehicles as well, such as child seats, satellite navigation systems and luggage racks. It may also be a requirement that your rented car is fitted with snow tires in the winter months. A child seats is important, as all passengers in vehicles driven in Canada must, by law, wear seatbelts, and a satellite navigation system could be extremely useful, especially if you don’t know the roads of the city very well. National hand controls for disabled drivers are used by persons with a lower limb disability, and will require an advanced reservation from Montreal-Trudeau Airport. Hand controls are available free of charge.
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Montreal Trudeau Airport (YULT01)
Dorval, QC H4Y1H1
Telephone Number: (514)636-9030
Fax Number: (514)636-7436