Will never again travel through Manchester. No signs for car rentals at term 2. Arrived at 6.30am after overnight flight from US-no signage for car rentals - Only coffee shop open and no-one was any help with directions-had to walk for 10 mins outside in the cold to find the bus to car rental village!!. On leaving, car rental did not give any maps or directions. Returning was even worse-no signposts-no help-Budget car rental does not offer shuttle to hotel-had to wait for shuttle to airport and then pay for taxi to hotel. This airport does nothing to encourage travellers. On departure were herded like cattle through the duty free area before we could reach our gate. Overall a dreadful experience.