Rent a Car at Ronald Reagan National Airport (DCA)

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Ronald Reagan National Airport (DCA)

Address: 2500 National Avenue, Parking Garage A, Arlington, VA, Virginia, 22202, United States
Phone: (1) 703-872-0320 (0)
Location Type: Corporate
Hours of Operation: Sun - Sat 7:00 AM - 12:00 AM
Holiday Hours:
MEMORIAL DAY   May  25  07:00AM - 11:30PM
LABOR DAY   September  7  07:00AM - 11:30PM
THANKSGIVING DA   November  26  07:00AM - 11:30PM
CHRISTMAS   December  24 - December  25  07:00AM - 11:30PM
NEW YEARS   December  31 - January  1  07:00AM - 11:30PM

If flying in, shuttle to both the rental counter and car lot.


Location Information

Get a Reagan Airport car rental from Budget, and you’ll be about ten minutes away from the Pentagon, the National Mall, the Capitol Building, and all the historical and modern sites in our nation’s capital. Or rent a car and drive west to enjoy the beautiful countryside and country clubs of Virginia.

Where is Budget Car Rental at DCA?

The Budget counter is located on the 2nd floor of Parking Garage A. After you collect your luggage, follow Ground Transportation signs to the airport shuttle bus. Ride the bus to Parking Garage A. Follow Budget signs to the 2nd floor.

DCA Rental Car Return

The address for Budget Car Rental at DCA is 2500 National Avenue, Arlington, VA. You’ll see signs directing you to Car Rental Returns as you enter the airport grounds. If you drop off a rental car after hours, just leave your keys and completed contract in the vehicle, unlocked. Or, use the drop box. You can walk or shuttle back to your terminal.

How old do you have to be to rent a car in Arlington, VA?

You can rent a Reagan Airport car rental from Budget at age 21, but until age 25 there is a $27 daily underage fee. Renters age 21-24 are also restricted in the vehicle selection available to them.

What is the best type of car to rent in Washington DC?

The DC area has some of the most interesting and exciting historical sites in America—not to mention some of the most powerful people. Whether you’re here for business or pleasure, Budget can find the right DCA car rental for you.

Van Rental

A passenger van rental comes with either 12 or 15 seats, perfect for a larger group visiting the U.S. Capitol Building. A minivan rental, such as a Nissan Quest, can take a family of up to 7 or 8 to the Smithsonian museums—with room for souvenirs.

SUV Rental

With all the tourists driving distracted because of the historical sights of DC, an SUV can give you the security of a high seating position and tough design. You’ll feel safer in DC traffic in a Jeep Patriot or a roomy GMC Yukon.

Long-Term Car Rental

Do you need to live or work in the Washington DC area for an extended time? A Budget monthly car rental service gives discounted rates the longer you rent—for 11 months or less. We’ll also discount your loss damage waiver and let you swap cars any time.

Luxury Car Rental

For a luxurious time cruising the George Washington Memorial Parkway next to the Potomac River, playing golf courses in Virginia, or visiting the Spa at Four Seasons, travel in style in a convertible car rental, such as a Mustang GT or Camaro SS.

Fastbreak Service
Follow Ground Transportation signs to airport shuttle bus. Take the airport shuttle bus to Parking Garage A. Upon arrival, FastBreak Renter's will follow the signs to the Budget FastBreak Booth located on the 2nd level of Parking Garage A.

NOTE: After 11PM MO-FR, please proceed to the rental counter on 1st floor.
General Directions
COUNTER: - AIRLINE PASSENGERS: Follow Ground Transportation signs to airport shuttle bus. Take the airport shuttle bus to Parking Garage A, follow signs to the Budget counter located on the 1st floor.

From George Washington Memorial Pkwy: Follow the signs for the Airport. Then, once in the airport follow the signs for the Rental Car Returns & Parking Garage A. Budget counter is located on the 1st floor.

VEHICLES: Located on the 2nd floor of Parking Garage A.

RETURNS: Follow signs marked "Car Rental Returns".

AFTER-HOURS RETURNS: Available. Leave the keys & completed contract in the vehicle. Leave the vehicle UNLOCKED (Note: The vehicle returns area is in a secure area).
When you arrive, proceed to the courtesy bus pick-up area. Inform the Budget bus driver that you are a Drivers Circle member. The manager or key person will have your contract ready and personally escort you to your vehicle.
After-hours Returns
Park & lock the car. Place the completed contract & the keys in the Drop Box located in the Returns area. Remember to take your personal belongings with you.

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