Reserve a Cheap Car Rental at Sabiha Gokcen Airport
|Minimum age to rent a car in Istanbul:||21 Years|
|Minimum rental period:||1 day|
VIPCars makes it mighty easy for you to book a car rental for Sabiha Gokcen Airport (SAW)!! Our smart booking engine brings you the best car-rental-deals for SAW Airport from the top suppliers in the market, and the best part is that, with us, you can search and compare all these available deals for a specific date and time, in real time! So, don't wait much, rent a car today and make your trip to Turkey easy and comfortable.
Top car hire companies at Sabiha Gokcen airport (SAW)
The following are our car hire suppliers which provide deals for Sabiha Gokcen Airport; while some of these have desks at SAW Airport, others provide the 'meet and greet' service.
- Hertz Car Rental
Places near Sabiha Gokcen Airport where you can return your car rental
In case you don’t want to make a back trip to SAW Airport to return your car rental, you can opt for the one-way rental option. So, no matter whether you are planning a trip which will lead you out of Istanbul to a different Turkish city, or want the supplier to collect the vehicle at a hotel in Istanbul, you can return your SAW car rental virtually anywhere in Istanbul and Turkey. The following are the available drop-off locations within Istanbul:
Distance: 33 kilometers from SAW Airport
Best Route: E80
Distance: 49 kilometers from SAW Airport
Best Route: E80
Ataturk Intl Airport
Distance: 59 kilometers from SAW Airport
Best Route: E80
Distance: 49 kilometers from SAW Airport
Best Route: E80
If you want to drop your SAW Airport car rental in some other Turkish city, the full list is available on our search form. Just click on yes for the 'Different Drop-off Location?’ section given on our search form, and choose the city and the respective location where you would like to return the car. In this case, the prices will be inclusive of the one-way fee.
Things that come as inclusions with our car hire deals for Sabiha Gokcen
Our suppliers offer various inclusions with the deals; some of the most common inclusions are listed below. Note that since every supplier offers a slightly different set of inclusions, the below-listed inclusions may not be covered by all suppliers:
- Unlimited Kilometers
- Local taxes
- Third party liability insurance
- Airport fee
- Collision Damage Waiver
- Theft Waiver
Things not included in our SAW Airport rent car prices
Besides the extras – like GPS, Child seats and additional drivers (some suppliers allow the addition of 1 additional driver free of cost) – which you have to rent by paying a small amount, the following things are also not covered in the offered prices; these are the responsibility of the main renter:
- Fuel charges
- Tyre punchers
- Windscreen damages
- Motorway tolls
Car Categories Available for Hire at SAW Airport
While searching for your rent car deal for Istanbul Sabiha Gokcen at our booking engine, you can expect to find the following car categories – which are made available by our various suppliers:
This is a tentative list and hence can vary depending on the rental dates, or as per the availability on the suppliers’ end.
Pre-requisites of renting a car for Sabiha Gokcen Airport
The very first prerequisite is that one needs to be at least 21 to be eligible to rent a car at Sabiha Gokcen Airport. And if you are able to fulfill that, to successfully pick your SAW Airport car rental you will need to produce the following documents at the time of pickup:
- Booking voucher
- Driving License
- Credit Card
You will need to carry a valid proof of identification in case yours driving license is not the photo ID one. Also, in case you want to add an additional driver, the person should be present with you at the time of pickup with his/her proper documents. Also, do bring your IDP if your driving license is in a language other than English.
Paying for your Sabiha Gokcen
Airport Car Rental
With VIPCars, you can finish booking your Sabiha Gokcen Airport car rental deal by paying a small amount as a deposit payment, and within a few minutes, you will be sent your “reservation voucher” at your given email. At the time of online booking, you can pay via any method, but at the time of pickup, since most of the suppliers make it mandatory, you will have to carry an active credit card. Also, you will need to have your reservation voucher.
At VIPCars, you can pay in almost any currency you prefer, just use the filter for currencies given on the select page to choose the currency of your choice.
SAW Airport Car Hire - Minimum and Maximum rental periods
With VIPCars and its suppliers, you can rent a car at Sabiha Gokcen Airport in advance – minimum allowed period is 24hours, and the maximum is 12 months.
In case you are requesting a car rental for the same day, some suppliers also allow last-minute rentals, but in that case, you will have to keep the pickup time at least 3-4 hrs from the time of booking so that the car rental company can get the car ready for you.
Sabiha Gokcen Airport - Is One-way car rental
Whether you want to visit Cappadocia, Ankara or Antalya, almost all of our suppliers – Alamo, Budget and Circular car hire – offer domestic one-way car hire service (if the location for which you want to book your one-way rental from SAW Airport is not listed, you can contact us at our toll-free number).
Note that there is an extra price for this service and will be displayed as the part of the prices that you will see on the screen; though international one-way option is not permitted, but if it is allowed, in that case you will have to pay for both one-way and cross-border fee.
Sabiha Gokcen Airport – Brief Overview
Sabiha Gokcen Airport, serving the city of Istanbul, is one of the two main international airports in Turkey; the other one is Atatürk Airport which is also the biggest airport in Turkey when it comes to passengers. Located 22 miles to the Southeast of central Istanbul, the airport derives its name from the World’s first female combat pilot, Sabiha Gokcen Airport.
It was built as an alternative so that the constant rising passenger pressure at Atatürk Airport can be lowered and today it is one of the finest in Turkey. Having received several awards recognizing its credibility as a powerful investment for sustaining tourists to the country, this airport serves both domestic and international airlines.
|Address:||Sabiha Gökçen International Airport, Sanayi Mh., 34906 Pendik/Istanbul, Turkey|
Facilities Available at Sabiha Gokcen Airport (SAW)
Car Rental Desks at SAW There are about 12 companies that have their car rental desks at Sabiha Gokcen Airport where you can rent a car on arriving, or can pick a pre-booked vehicle without any inconvenience. These car rental desks are located in the main terminal’s arrival hall and are known to serve 7 days a week and 24 hrs a day!
Duty-Free Shopping at SAW Airport SAW Airport has about 4,500 sq. m area dedicated to Duty-free where besides the usual duty-free shopping items, such as spirits, tobacco, perfumes, cosmetics, one can also shop for ready-wear, textiles, accessories, and electronics.
Parking at SAW Airport Located in front of the terminal building, and just a small walk away, Sabiha Gokcen Airport’s multi-storey parking has around 4718 vehicle parking spaces. Though there are automatic payment points at the car park where you can pay through your credit card, one can also pay cash.
Food and Cafés
Sabiha Gokcen Airport has the following food and drink options scattered around its Domestic and International Terminals:
|Grab & Fly Out||In front of Domestic & international terminal|
|Simit Sarayı||Passenger Hall's Departure & Arrivals Level|
|Center Point||Departures - Domestic Air Side & Passenger Hall|
|Mc Donald’s||Departures - Domestic & International Air Side; Passenger Hall; Arrivals Level|
|Burger King||Departures - Domestic & International Air Side; Passenger Hall; Arrivals Level|
|Starbucks||Departures - Domestic (mezzanine level) & International Air Side; Passenger Hall; Arrivals Level|
|Grab &Fly Express||International Departures Air Side|
|Park Cafe||Open Car park (Across arrivals level exit)|
|Kahve Dunyas||Departures Passenger Hall; International & Domestic Departures Air Side|
|Grab & Fly||Domestic Departures Air Side|
|Coca Cola Gate Cafe||Domestic Departures Air Side|
Sabiha Gokcen Airport’s International and Domestic Terminal has the following shops:
|Aero Shop||Domestic Departures Airside|
|Altinbas Jewellery||International & Domestic Departures Airside|
|Altis Gift Shop||Departures Passenger Hall|
|Area Shop||Departures Passenger Hall|
|Bayram Bal Kuaför||Departures Mezzanine Level|
|Bazaar Istanbul||Departures Passenger Hall|
|D&R||Departures Passenger Hall|
|Dolunay Market||Domestic Departures Airside|
|Ermenegildo Zegna||International Departures Airside|
|Kartal Yuvas||Departures Passenger Hall|
Sabiha Gokcen Airport offers various facilities through the CIP lounge where passengers can spend some quality time while waiting for their flight; the lounge has two branches at the airport:
|ISG Domestic CIP Lounge (SAW)||Domestic Terminal (inside security)|
|ISG International CIP Lounge (SAW)||International Terminal (inside security)|
A bit about Istanbul
Known as the symbolic point where Europe and Asia meet – the city of contrasts, Istanbul is full of cultural experiences as it allows the travelers to explore the fascinating three cultures: ancient Byzantium, Constantinople, and modern-day Turkey.
Top 10 Things to do in Istanbul
Whether you have a 1-day layover in Istanbul or are just thinking of exploring the city in one day before moving on to other Turkish cities, to make your work easier, here, we are listing the top 10 things that you can visit in Istanbul in your SAW car rental.
The Blue Mosque
Sultan Ahmed Mosque or Sultan Ahmet Mosque –also known as the Blue Mosque, was built in the 17th century by Sultan Ahmed I. Outlined by a cascade of domes, it has 6 slender minarets, and its interior is lavishly decorated with blue İznik tiles!
Located on the European side of Istanbul, Taksim Square is one of the most loved tourist and leisure attractions of the city. It is also the place where the Monument of the Republic is located – it is a creation of the well-known sculptor and painter Pietro Canonica & was inaugurated in 1928.
It is a bridge over the Golden Horn; the first record of a bridge dates back to the 6th century. The port and the Galata Bridge offer a fascinating view of the Galata Tower, and it is lined with some of the finest, though strange, restaurants which are known to offer some of the best fried-fish in town.
Sitting close to the Galata Bridge – which is best known for its fresh fish and delicious tea – the Suleymaniye mosque is just a small walk, up the hill. The mosque boasts some of the most astounding views of the Blue Mosque and the symbolic Bosphorus Bridge that links the East and West.
Acting as a continental boundary between Europe and Asia, Bosphorus is loved for its romantic yalis, and the wooden mansions dating back to the 17th and the 19th centuries. Taking a ferry along Bosphorus is a great way to enjoy its breathtaking sights.
Known as the historical fishing village, Anadolu Kavagi is located on the Asian Side of Turkey. Just take a ferry, disembark at Anadolu Kavagi, enjoy its great sea food, climb the peak and catch the breathtaking glimpse of the Black Sea.
One of the oldest and the largest covered market in Istanbul, Grand Bazar is one of the most visited attractions in the World. Located on the European side, Grand Bazar – which is also titled as one of the World's first shopping mall – consists of a labyrinth of alleys.
Once an Orthodox church, then a mosque after the fall of Constantinople in 1453 and now a museum, Hagia Sophia is a Byzantine masterpiece which was built around 537 AD by Emperor Justinian. Until 1616, when Blue Mosque was still not in existence, it was the primary mosque of Istanbul.
Besides the Blue Mosque and other noted attractions in Sultanahmet, a visit to Sultanahmet's Square comes highly recommended, so does the walk along the picturesque Yerebatan Street in Sultanahmet. The street in question is most noted for its colorful houses, and exceptional restaurants!
A visit to Istanbul could never be deemed complete without a view of the city from the Galata Tower's observation deck; the 9 story tower, construction circa 1384 AD, is about 66.90 m high. Try to visit it at the end of your trip, as it is considered the best place to enjoy the sunset in Istanbul.