Car Hire Chennai - Chennai Airport

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Chennai International Airport is also known as Anna International Airport is approximately 4 miles from the south side of Chennai. The airport has been updated and expanded and hopes its passenger numbers will increase, it was the third busiest airport in India with aircraft movements set to increase from 27 to approximately 50 flights each hour. Chennai was formerly known as Madras..

Your booking confirmation will arrive via email and have details of when and where to collect your hire car. The airport arrivals area is a great place for car rental Chennai, the arrivals desks are easy to find and the pick up should be quick and effecient. Your Chennai car rental will often have a road map and list of tourist destinations to help you make the most of your rental car.

About Chennai Airport

The airport has three terminals and a new passenger terminal complex with both domestic and the recently extended international terminal connected by via a linked building. The airport has extensive passenger facilities. There are Duty Free outlets, a child care room, a pharmacy, shops, cafes, ATMs, post office, currency exchange booths, WiFi connection and an Executive Lounge.

Tourist Info

Chennai, short for Chennapattanam, is located off the Bay of Bengal and was formerly known as Madras. It has a population of roughly 4.70 million; it is often referred to as the “Gateway to South India” due to its port facilities. Chennai is home to popular cultural events which celebrate its rich history of the arts including classical dance on the one hand and the Tamil film industry Kollywood, which, behind Bollywood, forms the second largest film industry in India.

Many visitors are familiar with the long Music Season that Chennai hosts every December featuring hundreds of artists performing in and around the city. Religious festivals are also of great importance in Chennai, including Deepavali which is also known as the "festival of lights," it is one of the most important festivals of the year.

Like most areas of India, there is a smattering of colonial buildings that illustrates the British involvement with India during the reign of Queen Victoria. One of Chennai’s most historical buildings is the Victoria Public Hall which was built to commemorate her golden jubilee of Queen Victoria.

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