Avoid the hassle of renting a car at the overly busy Miami or Orlando Airports, and fly directly to the Southwest Florida International Airport, where EconomyBookings.com can meet all of your ground transportation needs. The Southwest Florida International Airport serves Fort Myers, Cape Coral, Naples, Punta Gorda, and the islands of the Gasparilla Sound, and is also known as the Fort Myers Airport. While the Fort Myers Airport is just a hop away from some of Florida’s most beautiful beaches, it is also an easy daytrip away from the Everglades, Miami, Tampa, and Orlando via rental car. Here is a brief guide to finding the cheapest car rental at the Southwest Florida International Airport.
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Car rental at the Fort Myers Airport typically starts at around $20 a day. Over 13 car rental companies serve the Southwest Florida International Airport.
The Southwest Florida Airport’s Rental Car Service Center is located just outside the terminal on the parking garage’s ground level. The rental car companies with counters inside the Fort Myers Airport parking garage include Alamo, Avis, Budget, Dollar, Enterprise, Hertz, National, and Thrifty.
To get to the parking garage from the gate at which you arrive in Southwest Florida, follow signs to baggage claim, then exit the terminal and cross the street to the parking garage.
Car rental companies with service locations near the Fort Myers Airport include Ace Rent a Car, Advantage, E-Z Rent a Car, Fox, and Sixt. Be sure to contact these rental car companies in advance of your arrival to ensure that they offer courtesy shuttle pickups from the airport. Also ensure that your off-site rental car company has opening hours that coincide with both your arrival to and departure from the Fort Myers Airport. You can access the shuttle to your off-site car rental company by walking to the east end of the parking garage and waiting in the shelter area. There is a telephone in the shelter, so that you can notify your rental car company that you have arrived.
Particularly if you are travelling off-season, booking your rental car just weeks in advance of your arrival can often save you $10 to $20 a day at the Southwest Florida International Airport. Last-minute bookings of economy rental cars from E-Z Rent a Car start as low as $9 a day at Fort Myers Airport! If you’re finding that rental car prices are high 4 or 5 weeks in advance of your arrival, waiting to book just 3 weeks before you depart can often save you money.
If you are planning on travelling to Florida during the busier tourist seasons, book your rental car at the Southwest Florida Airport 5 to 8 months in advance of your arrival in order to get some excellent discounts on economy rental cars from Dollar or Thrifty.
As you enter the terminal area, follow the signs to the parking garage and Rental Car Return, then park in the appropriate area for your specific rental car company.
Remember that returning a rental car can often take 30 minutes or more at the Southwest International Airport. Be sure to schedule some extra time into your travels to ensure that you can cross the street to the Main Terminal and get through security lines stress free.