Car Hire at Walla Walla Regional Airport
This information is correct as of June 2015.
Make the most out of your stay in Walla Walla with the rent-a-car companies conveniently located at Walla Walla Regional Airport. Have the peace of mind of knowing that there is already a vehicle waiting for you once you land on the airport, to get you to your next destination.
Where to hire a car at Walla Walla Regional Airport
There are three major car hire providers operating at Walla Walla Regional Airport in Washington: Avis, Hertz, and Budget, located at the Terminal Loop Road. Enterprise Rent-A-Car also serves the airport, located off-site, for pick-up service. Use Skyscanner to search for the available cars for rent at the time of your arrival and the duration of your stay in Walla Walla. Rental cars from Walla Walla Regional Airport are easy to book, pick up, and drop off. You can rent cars ranging from small cars, medium cars, large cars, SUVs, hybrid, high occupancy cars, convertible, cargo vans, and trucks.
What to expect when hiring a car from Walla Walla Regional Airport
When renting or picking up your car from Walla Walla Regional Airport, make sure to bring all the necessary proofs of payment and identification such as your credit card, passport, and driver’s licence/s. Once you have received the car keys, the vehicle will be ready for you to pick up outside the car hire provider office at the airport. In just eight minutes, you’ll reach the city’s downtown area.
In the U.S. state of Washington, you have to at least be 25 years old to rent a car. Some providers give service to customers at least 21 years old, but may incur a young driver surcharge.
There are rent-a-car providers that require you to return the vehicle with a full tank; so it’s best to refuel the car rental first before returning. Within three miles from Walla Walla Regional Airport, there are five gas stations you can go to: Dayal Gas (0.87 miles), Vista Shell (1.54 miles), Aziz Chevron 2 (1.70 miles), Ralph & Mike’s Service LLC (1.84 miles), and Main Street Conoco (2.96 miles). Regular gasoline prices costs approximately $3.00 (11.14 Malaysian Ringgit) per litre.
Driving around Walla Walla Regional Airport
Walla Walla Regional Airport is located three miles or five kilometres northeast of the central business district of Walla Walla. The main road that connects the airport to the city is US-12 W.
When driving within Washington state, be mindful of the different speed limits. The speed limit on city and town streets is 25 mph, 50 mph on county roads, and 60 mph on state highways.
There are different parking zones in Walla Walla that you need to be aware of. There are those for handicap only, for motorcycles only, public parking lots, all-day street parking, and two-hour street parking.
Getting to your destination Be it just a weekend getaway or a longer stay, there are many attractions in store for you in Walla Walla. With warm summers and a booming wine industry, enjoy the fantastic weather and explore the wineries in Walla Walla with your car rental.
Whitman Mission National Historic Site on Whitman Mission Road can be toured for free. This site is where the 1847 Whitman Massacre took place, which is a significant event for the residents of the Columbia Plateau.
Reach Whitman Mission National Historic Site for just 14 miles. The site is 11.3 miles southwest of the airport. Take US-12 W to Old Highway 12 and Sweagle Road that lead to Whitman Mission Road.
Walla Walla Valley Wine
As a wine country, Walla Walla is home to about a hundred wineries. At the centre of the city’s wine region is the Walla Walla Valley Wine Alliance, where you can get information on all the popular wine attractions in the city.
Walla Walla Valley Wine Alliance is located seven minutes or 4.3 miles away from Walla Walla Regional Airport. Take US-12 W and 2nd Avenue toward the city centre, then drive to N 2nd Avenue that will lead you to W Alder St.
Drive all the way to Seattle, the largest city in Washington state. This coastal seaport city is home to one of the largest Ferris wheels in the United States, the Seattle Great Wheel.
Getting to Seattle from Walla Walla Regional Airport will take approximately four and a half hours, or 265 miles. Just follow US-12 W to I-182 W in Pasco, and then take exit 4 from I-182 W to continue on WA-240 W then to I-90. Follow I-90 to 7th Avenue and take exit 2C from I-90 W to reach the city centre of Seattle.