Car Hire at Florence Regional Airport
This information is correct as of July 2015
Exploring Florence South Carolina is easier when you hire a car at Florence Regional Airport. From interesting day trips around the historic Pee Dee region, to zipping around the city’s top attractions and business venues, when you have your own rental car you can get far more out of your trip.
Where to hire a car at Florence Regional Airport
Avis, Budget, Enterprise/National-Alamo, and Hertz all offer car hire at Florence Regional Airport.
Petrol stations near Florence Regional Airport
Depending on your car rental agreement, you may need to hand your car back with a full tank.
There’s a BP gas station on East Palmetto Street, slightly to the west of the airport. If you’re coming from Florence you can also fuel up at the Sunoco Gas Station beside the hospital.
Driving around Florence Regional Airport
East Palmetto Street passes the airport. It’s a dual carriageway which leads into the city and eventually connects onto the I-95 motorway.
Getting to your destination
The heart of Pee Dee Country, Florence boasts a range of interesting museums and some fantastic shopping malls. Recent revitalisation projects have made the downtown area the place to be, with new theatres and arts centres taking the place of abandoned warehouses.
It only takes five minutes to drive to Florence from the airport. Like many American cities, most people travel by car. There’s an abundance of places to park your rental car, and most of the hotels in Florence will have a guest parking lot too. It’s always wise to confirm this before making a booking.
Myrtle Beach is a resort city on the Atlantic coast, and is one of South Carolina’s top tourist destinations. With 60 miles of sandy beach, fantastic theme parks, and some of the best golf courses the south has to offer, it’s easy to see why.
It only takes an hour and a half to drive from Florence Regional Airport to Myrtle Beach. Parking meters are in operation in the most popular areas of town: some offer parking for up to 24 hours, while others are limited to just three. In Tier One, the most expensive parking areas, you can expect to pay $2 (about £1.30) for an hour or $10 (about £6.45) for the full day.
Art and agriculture come together in Lake City, a historic and diverse town at the crossroads of South Carolina. Annual summer concerts and a revitalised downtown district make this a pleasant town to spend some time in.
Lake City is just half an hour from Florence Regional Airport by car. Parking is widely available in Lake City, but you should still try to find accommodation with a private guest car park to ensure your rental car is safe: and to avoid the hassle of hunting for a space on the street.
Prices subject to change