Rent a Car at Charlotte Douglas Intl Airport (CLT)

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Charlotte Douglas Intl Airport (CLT)

Address: 5489 Josh Birmingham Parkway, Charlotte, NC, North Carolina, 28208, United States
Phone: (1) 704-359-5701
Location Type: Corporate
Hours of Operation: Sun - Sat 5:00 AM - 1:00 AM

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


Location Information

Enjoy a beautiful trip full of southern charm when you visit Charlotte, North Carolina. The right rental car will put all of the city’s greatest attractions within reach. Rent a car from Budget at Charlotte Douglas International Airport, and enjoy your stay.

Where is Budget Car Rental at Charlotte Airport?

Budget Car Rental at the Charlotte airport is located in the Consolidated Rental Car Facility, across the street from the airport building- no shuttle needed. The Budget car rental counter is located on the 2nd floor (at ground level).

Fastbreak customers should proceed to the 3rd floor for assistance.

Charlotte Airport Rental Car Return

When it’s time to return your Budget car rental to the Charlotte airport, you can find us at 5489 Josh Birmingham Parkway, Charlotte, NC. Follow airport signs for Rental Car Returns. Once you arrive, clear out all your personal belongings before turning in the keys. The location is open 24 hours.

How old do you have to be to rent a car in Charlotte, NC?

In order to rent from our CLT car rental location, drivers must be at least 21 and have both an accepted credit card and a valid driver’s license. Renters below the age of 25 will incur a $27 daily underage surcharge on their bill and have restrictions on vehicle models.

What is the best type of car to rent in Charlotte?

Different travel plans call for different rental cars. Budget customers can choose from many car types, makes, and models to find the vehicle that best matches their travel itinerary.

Van Rental

Families or groups of up to 8 may enjoy our minivan rentals. Little ones will love visiting Discovery Place or the spraygrounds located in public parks throughout Charlotte.

A passenger van rental is the best car option for groups of up to 12 or 15 people. If you’re visiting Charlotte for a conference, competition, or a work or school trip, a passenger van is a great transportation option for you.

SUV Rentals

SUV rentals are great for outdoor adventurers and those who like to travel with a lot of stuff. Pack your gear and spend some time on the shores of Lake Norman or rafting at the US National Whitewater Center.

Long-Term Car Rental

Our monthly car rentals provide affordable transportation solutions for long-term travel. The longer you rent with us, the more money you save. Our plans extend up to 11 months at a time, with the flexibility to renew month to month.

Luxury Car Rental

Those wishing to add a bit of style to their travel plans will love our luxury car rentals. Cruise Crowders Mountain Drive in a sports car, luxury sedan, or premium SUV for breathtaking views- especially in the fall.

Fastbreak Service
Proceed directly to Budget Fastbreak building located on third floor of Rental Car Garage. The agent will have your contract and vehicle ready for you.
General Directions
COUNTER: AIRLINE PASSENGERS-Located across the street within walking distance. The counter is on the 2nd floor (street level) and the Fastbreak Booth is on the 3rd floor (second level). No shuttle necessary.
LOCAL RENTERS: Follow Rental Car Returns signs for Budget. Temporary parking is available in visitor parking. Go to the Budget elevator and go sdown 1 level to rental counter.
CARS: On site.
RETURNS: Same as pickup.
When you arrive, go to the Budget Fastbreak counter located on the second floor (Third Level) in the Rental Car Garage. The manager or key person will have your contract ready and personally escort you to your vehicle.

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