When you're traveling, the ability to easily get to your destination is important, and thanks to car rental at Bournemouth Airport, getting where you want to be is a headache-free process. You can easily book your rental at the airport without the need to wait around. Located 3.5 miles from Bournemouth, England, the Bournemouth Airport serves international flights to North America, Africa, Western Europe, and the Caribbean. The airport opened in 1941, but it wasn't until 1950 flights to these destinations become available. Using this airport means you're using the best. The airport was ranked the best in the U.K., even higher than nearby Southampton Airport. Approximately 661,000 passengers were served at the airport in 2013. Travelers are offered free Wi-Fi while at the airport, and several restaurants and shops can also help pass time by while waiting for flights. Banking facilities and money exchange services are also located in the airport.
With a rental car in Bournemouth, guests can easily have fun at all of their intended attractions. There is plenty to do in the city. The Russell-Cotes Art Gallery & Museum is one attraction you can't miss. Here you can view contemporary crafts, furniture, paintings, and sculptures that will truly inspire you. The RockReef Activity Center is another family-fun attraction, with climbing walls and more. A visit to the Oceanarium is also a spectacular attraction with fun for all ages. Here guests are treated to a stunning underwater journey, with sea turtles and fish, piranhas and more waiting to view, as well as special exhibits and more. With your car rental in Bournemouth, be sure that you take a road trip and experience the delightful countryside in Dorset, as well as the seaport community of Poole. In Southampton, a visit to the New Forest Wildlife Park is the perfect destination for travelers who love to explore animals and the great outdoors. The Blue Pool in Wareham is also a great outdoor activity, with a colorful pool that changes colors, and 25 acres of trees surrounding. If you like teddy bears (and who doesn't,) The Teddy Bear Museum in Dorchester is a must visit. This museum has an array of beautiful, soft and cuddly teddy bears on display.
Finding a great place to stay near the airport is easy when you have accessed a car rental at Bournemouth Airport. The Village Urban Resort is popular with travelers. This hotel is located a short 1.65 miles from the city Centre. Other hotel choices include Tyrells Ford Hotel in Dorset and The Bridge House Hotel, also in Dorset. If you would like, Auto Europe can even provide you with airport transfers or chauffeur services to take you to your chosen hotel.
Should you have airport questions, feel free to contact a team member at +44 (01202 364 000) for help.
Cities near the airport include Christchurch, located 6 miles away; 39 km from Dorset/Southampton; 20 km to Poole and 21 km from Wareham. When you're ready to book your car rental at the Bournemouth Airport, call Auto Europe toll-free 24/7 at 1-888-223-5555, or use the secure search form on the left to reserve online. Whether you need an exotic sports car, bigger van to rent, or are just looking for the best car rental deals, rely on Auto Europe!
Bournemouth, Christchurch, BH23 6SE
IATA Code: BOH
ICAO Code: EGHH
General Information: The Bournemouth Airport opened as RAF Hurn in 1941 but was transferred to civil control in 1944. For a short period Hurn served as Britain's only international airport, until the opening of facilities at Heathrow. Commercial services resumed in the late 1950s, with Palmair commencing flights to Majorca in October 1958.