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Avis-Budget - Car Rental

East Midlands Airport, Castle Donington, Derby, DE74 2SA

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Reception (Car Rental Desks)

  • Reception View
    • The reception point is located to the left after you enter Arrivals Hall from Baggage Reclaim.
    • The reception point is approximately 15m (16yd 1ft) from the Baggage Reclaim to Arrivals Hall Entrance.
    • Clear signage for the reception area/desk is visible from the entrance.
    • There is step free access to the reception point.
    • There is a clear unobstructed route to the reception point.
    • The counter is not placed in front of a plain background.
    • The lighting levels at the reception point are good.
    • There is sufficient space to write or sign documents on the counter.
    • There is not a lowered section of the counter.
    • The counter is staffed.
    • Clipboards can be provided to anyone who is unable to use the desk.
    • There is not a hearing assistance system at the reception point.

Departures Check In Hall to Car Rental Collection

  • After passing the Departures - Check In Hall, follow the signage to Car Rental Collections.
  • Outside the main building is the bus stop which serves all car parking areas, including the Car Rental Collection area.
  • The bus stop has a shelter and all buses are wheelchair accessible with ramped access, turning space and space for chairs to be secured.
  • The bus stops have help point buttons at an accessible height and all shelters are under constant CCTV surveillance.
  • The journey takes approximately 7 minutes.
  • The Car Rental Village is at the end of Long Stay Car Park 1 and the bus will drop customers adjacent to the huts.
  • There is clear directional signage on the floor and on signposts.
  • The surface of the pathways is tarmac.
  • If needed, alternative arrangements can be made to bring vehicles to the main entrance.

Arrivals Hall to Car Rental Collection Route

  • After collecting the car keys and making any additional payment, there is a clearly signposted route from the Arrivals Hall to the Car Rental Collection Area
  • To view the route plan described above click here (opens in new tab)
  • If needed cars can be brought to the Terminal Buildings.
  • Please contact the car rental company for more information.

Car Rental Collection Huts

  • The Avis/Budget Car Rental Collection Hut is located in the Car Rentals Village at the end of the Long Stay 1 Car Park. The bus service from the front of the Arrivals Hall stops at the Car Rental Village.
  • There are 2 steps in front of the entrance.
  • The steps are deep and there are no handrails.
  • The door is single width, 84cm wide, opens away from you and is heavy.
  • The desk is located to the left as you enter.
  • The desk is 123cm high with no lowered section.
  • There is no hearing loop.
  • If required, customers can be served outside of the hut or vehicles can be brought to the Arrivals area.