Manchester Airport Car Rental

Pick Up and Drop Off Procedures


Arnold Clark Car & Van Rental
Unit 14
Ringway Trading Estate
M22 5LH

Tel No: 0161 886 8610

Branch Opening Hours

Mon-Fri: 08:00 to 17:30
Sat-Sun: 08:00 to 17:00

Opening hours subject to change on bank holidays

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During Branch Opening Hours Only


After collecting your luggage, please phone 0161 774 1888. The agent at the car rental branch will ask for your name, confirm the terminal you have arrived at and give you instructions on where to meet the dedicated Arnold Clark Car Rental shuttle bus.

Please do not use the car rental village shuttle bus as Arnold Clark provide their own dedicated transport service and are not situated in the car rental village.

Arnold Clark Car Rental are situated less than half a mile (800 meters) from the car rental village and the journey time from the terminal to the branch should take no longer than five minutes.

Manchester Airport Bus Stance 2


Manchester Airport Shuttle Bus

All vehicles must be returned to the Arnold Clark Car Rental Manchester Airport branch within branch opening hours.

After your vehicle has been checked in you will be collected by the shuttle bus and dropped off outside the departure terminal of your choice.

Manchester Airport Car Rental Reception

Under no circumstances should your vehicle be left in any of the car parks at Manchester Airport as this will incur a £100 fine.

UK Drivers

UK drivers should bring their valid driving licence (original copies only) and one proof of address. Acceptable documents include utility bills and bank or credit card statements issued within the last three months.

All UK drivers should also bring their access code from the DVLA, which you can acquire from the DVLA’s online Share Driving Licence system.

UK Customers with an original paper licence will also need to bring photographic ID, as well as one proof of address and their DVLA access code.

Northern Ireland licence holders will not be able to generate a DVLA code and must produce both the paper and card parts of their driving licence upon collection.

EU Residents in the UK

EU licence holders who are residents in the UK must bring with them a domestic licence, passport or ID card and proof of UK address. This can be two bills or one bill and another form of photographic identification, preferably a passport. Utility bills and bank or credit card statements that have been issued in the last three months will also be accepted.

EU and International Drivers

EU licence holders not residing in the UK must bring a domestic driving licence and either a passport or ID card.

Drivers from outside the EU must possess a valid domestic driving licence with an English translation. If the English translation is not available, an international driving permit is required in addition to a domestic driving licence.

A passport must also accompany a domestic driving licence.

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