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Rent a Car at Punta Gorda Regional Airport (PGD)

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Punta Gorda Regional Airport (PGD)


28000 Airport Rd, Unit A8,
Punta Gorda, FL, Florida, 33982, United States


(1) 941-575-1218

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Hours of Operation:

Sun - Mon 8:00 AM - 11:45 PM; Tue - Wed 8:00 AM - 11:00 PM; Thu - Sat 8:00 AM - 11:45 PM

Holiday Hours:

SPECIAL HOURS   May  17  08:00AM - 05:00PM
SPECIAL HOURS   May  18  08:00AM - 10:15PM
SPECIAL HOURS   May  24  08:00AM - 05:30PM
SPECIAL HOURS   May  31  08:00AM - 08:00PM
SPECIAL HOURS   June  1  08:00AM - 10:00PM
SPECIAL HOURS   June  7  08:00AM - 08:45PM
SPECIAL HOURS   June  8  08:00AM - 10:30PM
SPECIAL HOURS   June  14  08:00AM - 08:30PM
SPECIAL HOURS   June  15  08:00AM - 09:15PM
SPECIAL HOURS   June  21  08:00AM - 09:30PM

If flying in, the rental counter is within the terminal with a short walk to the car lot.


Location Information

Where is Budget Punta Gorda Airport Car Rental?

Fastbreak Service
Proceed to the Budget counter Fastbreak line/or normal line if no Fastbreak line designation/or follow directions to the Fastbreak Kiosk. Present identification and receive your rental agreement. The counter representative will give the customer the keys & directions to their car.
FASTBREAK RETURN: Follow the airport signs for Car Rental return. You do not need to return to the counter to complete your rental. Record your mileage and fuel level on the rental agreement and drop it in the Budget Fastbreak return box. A closed rental agreement will be mailed to you within 48 hours.
General Directions
COUNTER: Located in the baggage claim area.
CARS: Parked outside the terminal.
RETURNS: Same as pick-up.
AFTER-HOURS RETURNS: Allowed. Park & lock the car. Place the completed contract & the keys in the key drop box. The key drop box is located just outside the front door of the rental center. Remember to take your personal belongings with you.
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.

PGD Rental Car Return

If you must go, drop off your rental to 28000 Airport Rd, Unit A8, Punta Gorda, FL 33982, on your way out. The Rental Car Center is just across the street from the Bailey Terminal. If you picked up your rental here, you’ll recognize it as the same location. Safe travels!

Punta Gorda Airport Car Rental

Take a deep breath, relax, and leave the stress behind with a Punta Gorda Airport car rental. Our city is nestled next to Charlotte Harbor Preserve, a perfect scene for afternoon cruises and sunny days. Don’t forget Stump Pass Beach! This park is perfect for swimming and beachcombing—don’t be surprised if you find washed-up shark teeth!—and less than an hour from the airport. 

Fastbreak Membership: Our Fastbreak Membership helps you cut down wasted time by allowing you to skip the general line. Even better, it’s a free membership where you can also earn Budget Bucks. 

Cheap Prices: Our amazing prices allow you to travel in style and save money for the fun stuff. When you’re looking to make a reservation, don’t forget about our Best Rate Guarantee. If you find the same Budget rental on another website, we’ll match and beat any lower price.

What is the best type of car to rent near the Punta Gorda, FL airport?

You are probably in Florida for one of two things: the beach or business. For those avoiding winter or just enjoying a holiday, an SUV rental may be your best option for traveling along sandy roads. Sedans and luxury vehicles are popular among those traveling for work. But these aren’t the only vehicles Budget offers—check out more below.

SUV Rental

It’s easier to camp and fish at Myakka State Forest with an SUV rental. Choose a 5-, 7-, or 8-passenger SUV to fit both equipment and friends.

Van Rental

Gather with friends or family in a minivan rental. Take off around the harbor, or make your way to Bayshore Live Oak Park.

Need room for more? No one is the odd one out when you reserve a 12- or 15-passenger van rental.

Long-Term Car Rental

No matter how long you’re here for, it’s never long enough. Extend your trip with a monthly car rental for 1 to 11 months. 


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Luxury Car Rental

Your Punta Gorda car rental reaches a whole new level when you rent a luxury car with a plush interior, a top-of-the-line entertainment system, and a sleek exterior. 


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Convertible Rental

Not only can you get a spectacular view with a convertible, but you can smell the sea salt and hear the waves crash even better. 


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Escape PGD with a Budget Car Rental

Come on, you are in Punta Gorda! You can’t just stay at the airport, even if it’s during a flight delay or long layover. With a car rental from the Punta Gorda Airport, you get the opportunity to escape and dig your toes in the sand, see Florida for the first time, or taste fresh seafood. Let us help you make the most of a boring situation.

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