Car Hire Leeds Airport And Beyond

By: Fiona Hiliard

As gateway to the north of England, Leeds Airport serves its purpose well. If you're renting a car from Leeds Airport you'll find yourself in conveniently located for exploring the charms of the north of England. Once you arrive at Leeds Bradford airport, there's no waiting around on taxis on public transport. You're free to jump straight into your car and find your own route through the city and its sights. Whether you're visiting Leeds for business or pleasure, you'll find car hire is definitely the best way to get you to your destination. The time you save on car hire will no doubt go along way towards making your visit that bit better.

Leeds Bradford Airport Mini Guide:

Leeds Bradford Airport is situated 16km from the city of Leeds and 12km from Bradford.
The airport provides a number of services and facilities for passengers including: duty-free shopping, foreign exchange for those last minute pounds and pence, business/executive lounges and wireless internet access points. If driving you'll find that the airport is signposted on all main routes and is accessible via the M1, M62 and A1 motorways.

Things To See/Do in Leeds:

The city of Leeds is located in West Yorkshire on the River Aire. Leeds is regarded as one of the fastest growing cities in the UK and is a major business hub, boasting the largest financial centre outside of London.

The city is also a popular short break destination with soccer fans visiting Elland Road to watch Leeds United in action.

Leeds hosts a number of music festival during the summer months including: Leeds Festival, the northern offshoot of the Reading Festival held at Bramham Park during the August Bank Holiday weekend, O2 Wireless Festival at Harewood House and the FuseLeeds Festival, featuring performances at Leeds College of Music.

Eating Out/Nightlife/Accommodation in Leeds

Leeds is famous both nationwide and internationally for its excellent clubbing scene. In recent years, the city has become popular city break location for stag and hen weekends due to its good variety of pubs and clubs.

Leeds has a lively student population owing to local University of Leeds, Leeds Metropolitan University and Leeds Trinity and All Saints, meaning clubs and pubs often have special discount offers on admission fees and cheap drinks on certain nights.

It's easy to find something to tempt every palate and budget in Leeds. The city offers good choice in terms of eating out, with many restaurants, gastro pubs and cafés catering to the city's thrifty student population. Quality establishments are to be found in and around Headingley, Chapel Allerton and Roundhay. Low cost international fare is available at cheap and cheerful restaurants and cafés throughout the city.

Leeds offers a good range of high quality accommodation to suit any budget. Cheap budget B&Bs are to be found close to the university, as well as on Cardigan Road in Headingley.

Those comfortable paying top dollar will find elegant luxury suites at establishments such as Quenns Hotel on City Square and Park Plaza on Boar Lane City Square.

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