Punta Gorda Airport Car Rental (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 - Sat 8:00 AM - 11:45 PM

Holiday Hours:

SPECIAL HOURS   April  16  08:00AM - 07:00PM
SPECIAL HOURS   April  30  08:00AM - 05:00PM
SPECIAL HOURS   May  7  08:00AM - 05:00PM
SPECIAL HOURS   May  14  08:00AM - 05:00PM
SPECIAL HOURS   May  15  08:00AM - 09:00PM
SPECIAL HOURS   May  21  08:00AM - 06:15PM
SPECIAL HOURS   May  22  08:00AM - 09:00PM
SPECIAL HOURS   May  28  08:00AM - 06:15PM

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


Location Information

Where is Budget at the Punta Gorda Airport?


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

Punta Gorda Airport car rental returns take place on the airport campus. Renters can head toward the airport and follow the signs to the rental car lot, which is just past the terminal.

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. Budget offers a wide selection of cheap car rentals in Punta Gorda, Florida, so you can spend more on activities, dining, and shopping in this beautiful destination.

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 rental at 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 your options and reserve your car today.

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. 


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Van Rental

Gather with friends or family in a 12-passenger van rental. Take off around the harbor, or make your way to Bayshore Live Oak Park.


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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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One-Way Car Rental

If your trip doesn’t end at the Punta Gorda airport, no worries! Budget is proud to allow one-way rentals. Just tell us your drop-off location when you reserve your rental.


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Pickup Truck Rental

Need a vehicle that can double as a workhorse? Choose a midsize or full-size pickup truck rental and get any job done.


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