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VroomVroomVroom has been helping customers save up on rental cars for more than a decade. Our car rental experts have worked with major companies, including Alamo, National and Enterprise so we can provide the best deals. By comparing rental cars in Seattle Airport, you can easily find the cheapest vehicle thus saving you time and money. 

If you're flying to Seattle, you'll probably be arriving via Seattle-Tacoma International Airport. The airport is about 20-minute drive from downtown Seattle. According to the Official Airline Guide, Sea-Tac is deemed today as one of the fastest-growing among the top 20 airports in the U.S. 

Reasons to book a car rental in Seattle Airport with VroomVroomVroom

It's highly recommended that you use VroomVroomVroom to compare rates and reserve a great deal on a rental car before you arrive! We are the experts in car rental rate comparison, and here are just a few of the benefits you will enjoy when you book with us:

  • Wide selection of vehicles: Whether you need a compact car or an SUV, you can easily find it in our list. If you prefer a motorhome or RV rental, you can also compare deals at Seattle Airport through us. 
  • Great rates: Get the best car rental rates. Check out our Price Promise for more details.
  • Excellent customer service: Our customer care team are ready to help you. We have been helping people book a rental car since 2001. Contact us now! 

Driving tips in Seattle Airport

If you are planning to go to Downtown Seattle, the fastest way is via WA-99 S and WA-509 S. However, you can also take the I-5 S route when there is traffic buildup in that area. To have a hassle-free driving experience in Seattle, it is highly-recommended to check the live traffic updates and plan your route in advance.  It is also advisable to check the weather so you will know when is the best time to enjoy the outdoors. Seattle is known for its rainy days so make sure to drive slowly. Is it your first time to drive in he United States? Check out our driving guide for foreign visitors.

Do you know about the rental car facility at Seattle Airport?

To pick up your rental car at Seattle-Tacoma International, you definitely need to know about the new facility!

All the service counters for the car rental companies at the airport have been moved to a new rental car facility. Free shuttle bus service operates 24 hours a day to transport you to and from the facility. There are two pick-up areas outside the baggage claim areas, one at the north end of the main terminal and one at the south end.

Just exit the sliding doors near carousel #1 or #15, then go to one of the designated pick-up areas – the shuttles depart frequently so you won't have to wait long! 

Here's a list of Seattle car rental companies operating at the Rental Car Facility: 

CompanyPhone Number
Alamo1-800-462-5266
Avis1-800-331-1212
Budget1-800-527-7000 (local reservations), (800) 527-0700 (out-of-town reservations)
Hertz1-800-654-3131
National1-800-328-4567
Advantage1-800-777-5500, (206) 824-0161
Dollar Car Rental(206) 433-5825
Enterprise(206) 246-1953
Thrifty(206) 246-3005
EZ Rent-A-Car1-800-277-5191, (206) 444-4974
Fox Rent A Car1-800-225-4369
Payless1-800-PAYLESS
Sixt Rent A Car1-888-SIXTCAR (888-749-8227)


Here are VroomVroomVroom's recommendations for excellent food near the airport

If you are a tired, hungry, thirsty traveler who just reached Seattle-Tacoma Airport, or if you need to kill some time before your flight leaves, here are a few of the very best places to eat that are located near the airport!

The best local eatery is probably Copperleaf Restaurant at Cedarbrook Lodge, which you can find in your rental car by driving to 18525 36th Avenue South in SeaTac. This is the perfect place to have some great American food, and a lot of the menu items are locally grown so the taste is fresh and scrumptious! Please be aware that Copperleaf isn't cheap – you can easily spend $50 or more per person, depending on your tastes! But it's so good, give it a try if you want an exceptional meal!

If you'd prefer some Italian cuisine, check out Grazie Ristorante, at 16943 Southcenter Parkway in Tukwila. A little more than 4 miles East of the airport, it's a great place to sit down for some excellent, well-prepared Italian food.

We should also mention that Copperleaf and Grazie both take reservations online! So use your iPhone or laptop and make sure a table's waiting on you, when you arrive in your awesome rental car.

If you are in a hurry, feel like you are starving, or just don't want to stray far from the airport, Anthony's Sea-Tac Airport is right next to the airport at 17801 International Boulevard in SeaTac. Another great American restaurant, it's staffed by friendly people and is a favorite of the local neighborhood residents. So hop into your rental car and then head straight to Anthony's! You won't be disappointed!

Other must-try restaurants in Sea-Tac Airport  and in the surrounding area are the Africa Lounge, Beecher's, Bigfoot Food and Spirits. Dish D'Lish, Dungeness Bay Seafood House, Ivar's Fish Bar, Seahawks 12 Club,  Vino Volo, 13 Coins and Salty's at Redondo Beach.

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