Memphis International Airport (MEM)
Car Hire / Rental
(Memphis, Tennessee - TN, USA)
Car rental is always popular at Memphis International Airport (MEM) and you will find most of the national favorites located here. Offering good deals and a fleet of vehicles, there are a group of courtesy telephones sited within the baggage reclaim area, connecting the car rental companies that operate within Memphis Airport. Be aware that the opening hours for each company do vary.
The car hire firms can be found outside of the main terminal buildings and the cars are parked nearby, being linked by individual shuttle buses, free of charge.
Speed limits in Memphis, USA
Urban areas: 30 mph / 48 kph
Open roads: 65 mph / 105 kph
Motorways / highways: 70 mph / 113 kph
Car Rental, Driving and Parking in Memphis
Driving around Memphis can be busy, especially between the morning rush hours, which fall between 06:00 and 10:00. The afternoon rush hours are also worth noting, starting at 15:00 and lasting until around 19:00, being busiest on a Friday. Many directions and points of interest reference the 'Malfunction Junction', which is the interchange on the I-55 and I-240 interstates.
A number of the roads around Memphis tend to feature construction work, which is ongoing, and locals driving along the interstates tend to ignore the speed limits and regularly exceed 85 mph / 137 kph. Parking is rarely a problem in Memphis, with more than 40,000 parking lots in the Central Business District (CBD) alone. Parking rates tend to be inexpensive and street parking is also available, with meter maids nearby. Street parking in Memphis is free after 18:00 during the week, and also throughout the weekend.
Memphis International Airport (MEM) Car Rental Companies
The car hire operators below are currently available at Memphis Airport:
- Budget Rent A Car
- National Car Rental
Memphis International Airport (MEM) Car Rental