Car Hire at Monastir Airport
This information is correct as of October 2015
Discover the beautiful coastline around the Gulf of Hammamet with car hire at Monastir Airport.
Where to hire a car at Monastir Airport
Avis and Dim Rent a Car both offer car hire from Monastir Airport.
Petrol stations near Monastir Airport
If you select a 'full to full' car rental agreement you will need to hand your car back with a full tank.
There aren't any petrol stations on the road to the airport so we recommend filling your tank before leaving Monastir or Sousse.
Driving around Monastir Airport
The roads around the airport are good quality. You don't need to get on the highway to reach any of the nearby resorts or towns. The nearest motorway is the A1, which is a 40 minute drive away. Traffic in Tunisia drives on the right, which can take a bit of getting used to if you haven't driven abroad before.
Getting to your destination
There are lots of fantastic destinations within a short drive of Monastir Airport. We've put together a quick guide to reaching some of the most popular.
Fine sandy beaches, ancient history, a beautiful marina and plenty of interesting activities combine in Monastir. There are plenty of luxurious hotels to choose from, making this a top destination for honeymooners.
It takes just over ten minutes to drive into downtown Monastir from the airport. The larger hotels in Monastir all have guest car parks. It's a good idea to confirm this before booking to ensure that you have a safe place to park your rental car.
With its UNESCO listed medina and beautiful sandy beach it's easy to see why Sousse is one of Tunisia's most popular holiday destinations. The lively town bustles from sunrise to sundown, and there's rarely a dull moment.
It takes just under half an hour to drive to Sousse from Monastir Airport. Again, most of the hotels in Sousse offer free parking for guests. There are also car parks throughout the resort with very few restrictions. Always check local signs to make sure you're not leaving your car in a restricted space.
One of Islam's holy cities, it's said that seven visits to Kairouan is equivalent to one visit to Mecca. History and culture abound in this inland city, which is listed as a UNESCO World Heritage Site. Impressive mosques, a bustling medina, and plenty of chilled out cafes where you can enjoy a spot of people watching make this a great alternative to the beach-side resorts.
It takes about an hour and ten minutes to drive to Kairouan from Monastir Airport. Parking is widely available upon arrival, and most hotels have guest parking.
Prices subject to change