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Day Trip from Baltimore to Philadelphia by Rail

Day Trip from Baltimore to Philadelphia by Rail
Duration:
1 day
From:
USD 299.00
What do Edgar Allan Poe and Benjamin Franklin have in common? Both made Philadelphia their home in their contribution to art and science. Your day trip from Baltimore to Philadelphia includes round-trip train tickets, a hop-on hop-off bus tour and lunch, so grab your family and let's go!

Chocolate and Wine Tour

Chocolate and Wine Tour
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Chocolate and wine are the perfect paring. Taste handmade, gourmet truffles and chocolate paired with select wines and tour some of the Patapsco Valley region’s vineyards.

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Baltimore Washington Airport (BWI) Car Rental


Welcome to the car rental Baltimore Washington Airport information page with information on Baltimore Washington Airport car rental options, including which side do you drive on, transmission types, local Baltimore driving stress, licences, and more. You may also compare your Baltimore Washington Airport car rental options and search for the best available Baltimore car rental rates in the search box below.


Baltimore Washington Airport Car Rental Advice & Driving Tips




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Baltimore Washington Airport Car Rental Desk Locations

BWI car rental companies are located in the BWI Airport Rental Car Facility at Stoney Run Road and New Ridge Road (the address is 432 New Ridge Rd. Hanover, MD 21076).

 

A free BWI shuttle service carries customers to and from the BWI Airport about every 10 minutes.

 

Tip: plan to spend at least 10-15 minutes just getting to/from the terminal from the rental facility.


Baltimore Washington Airport Car Rental Companies

Alamo, Avis, Budget, Dollar, Enterprise, Hertz, National, Payless, Thrifty, FlightCar NextCar


Baltimore Driving Information


 
Driving is on the right side of the road.


 
All Baltimore Washington Airport rental cars are automatic transmission.


 
Your local drivers' licence is required.


An International Drivers' Permit (or IDP) may be required, especially if your local drivers' licence is in a language other than the local language (you may inquire when you pick up your car).


 
Baltimore Driving Stress Level: 7/10

If heading to Washington D.C., be aware that the signage from the car rental facility is rather poor and quite confusing, especially to Route 495. All roads, however, ultimately lead to highway access, in both directions (North or South).

If you are comfortable with multi-lane highways and have a GPS with your car, then driving will be stressful, but not too difficult. Be aware of other drivers at all times; as with driving in any city, most people are in a hurry to get where they are going.


 


Baltimore Washington Airport Car Rental Recommendations


 
IHateTaxis.com has a mixed recommendation on a Baltimore Washington Airport car rental

A BWI car rental is a good way to explore Baltimore and the surrounding area, but is unnecessary if you are headed to Washington D.C.



 BWI Baltimore Washington Airport Car Rental Shuttle


A free shuttle service carries customers to and from the Baltimore Washington Airport approximately every 10 minutes. Passengers arriving on flights should take the free shuttle from the lower level terminal for a ten-minute ride to the new facility. When returning a vehicle, look for highway directional signs to the facility.



 
Car Rental Shuttle Tipping Recommendation: Tipping optional, USD 1-2



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Last Updated: 12 May 2016