Sanford International Airport is further away from the theme parks than Orlando International Airport however it is much quieter as it handles mainly domestic flights with only TUI offering direct flights from the UK. Average flight time is around 9 hours. Travel time from Sanford Airport to the Disney area is around 45 minutes.
TUI have announced that from 2022, their flights will operate in/out of Melbourne International Airport which is located close to the East Coast / Port Canaveral area. Travel time to Disney will increase to around 1hr 15 minutes.
All the car rental companies we use are based on site at Sanford International Airport and are open during normal flight arrival and departure times. No need to catch shuttles or taxis to the car rental officers. They're located just outside of the terminal building.
We compare car hire prices at Sanford International Airport with the following providers:
Booking with Alamo allows you to check in online. You still need to visit the rental desk of use the self service kiosks to print off your rental agreement before making your way to the vehicles. With Alamo, you're able pick your own vehicle from your booked vehicle category.
Rentals with Alamo and Budget include driver and their spouse / live in partner as standard.
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