In order to rent a car at Berlin Tegel Airport, you should apply to the car rental centre. The desks of the agencies are found in front of parking lot P2 and in Terminal E, on the lower level. The number of companies provides their vehicle rental services to the passengers of TXL in the car rental service centre. These are Budget, Sixt, Avis, Enterprise, National, Alamo, Hertz, Thrifty, Europcar, Dollar, Buchbinder, and Global Rent-a-Car. The companies offer a wide range of models starting from reasonably priced cars to premium-class ones. Besides, discount programs are available on a regular basis. The leased vehicles are returned at the rental car pick-up locations, that is in parking lot P2.
The firms serve their customers from 7 a.m. to 11 p.m. On weekends they start working at 8 a.m. Passengers arriving at night are recommended to make preliminary reservations through the website of any selected company. In this case, your car will have stood in the parking lot of the airport waiting for you by the time of your arrival. The car hire companies operate round the clock online through the website of the airport or through other services.
When concluding a rental agreement you are required to present your international driver's license, the reservation voucher, and your bank card. There are certain restrictions. The driving experience must exceed 3 years and the driver must be aged 21 or over.
The airport encompasses two large parking lots (P2 and P5), as well as three large covered multi-level parking garages (P1, P2, and P5). The territory of the airport includes parking places for people with disabilities near all the terminals. A short-term parking lot is positioned on the top level of Terminal A and allows you to drive to the departure gate as close as possible.
The Mercure Hotel is nestled next to TXL. It takes half an hour to get to the S├╝dkreuz and Berlin Hauptbahnhof hotels, as you can leave these hotels by intercity or international trains. At the airport you may take advantage of sleeping cabins equipped with all the necessary conveniences, found in the Tegel Sky convention area in Terminal B.