Car Rental Fees Increase at Philadelphia Airport

Philadelphia International Airport. Photo via Wikimedia.
Philadelphia International Airport. Photo via Wikimedia.

Due to a transportation funding bill with a new customer facility charge, car rental fees at Philadelphia International Airport have increased to $8 a day, according to a report by Philly.com.

The transportation funding bill — which was approved in November 2013 and took effect May 1 — will fund the design, construction and operation of a consolidated car rental facility for seven or more rental companies at the airport, says the report.

In addition, the new fee will help fund a new shuttle bus system and an automated “people mover” to go among terminals, the rental center and airport parking lots, according to the report. The fee is expected to generate $28 million annually.

Click here for the full Philly.com article: http://articles.philly.com/2014-06-30/business/50949284_1_airport-parking-lots-liberty-airport-facility-charge

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