Rent a Car at Wilmington Intl Airport (ILM)

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Wilmington Intl Airport (ILM)


1740 Airport Blvd,
Wilmington, NC, North Carolina, 28405, United States


(1) 910-763-5646

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Hours of Operation:

Sun - Sat 8:00 AM - 12:00 AM

Free pickup service available

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 Wilmington 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 across from the baggage claim area.
CARS: Located 50 yards from door.
RETURNS: Same as pick-up.

ILM Car Rental Return

When it’s time to return your car rental, head to 1740 Airport Boulevard, Wilmington, NC 28405. Drive past the terminal and look for the designated Rental Car Return lot. You can complete your rental at the Budget counter inside the airport terminal. This address is also where rental car pickup is available.

Car Rental Wilmington, NC Airport

When you need a car rental in Wilmington, NC, Budget is the best choice for a vehicle that won’t break the bank or cut corners on reliability. If you’re flying into town, choose a Wilmington airport car rental at Budget and quickly be on your way to explore the area. Drive downtown and explore the Bellamy Mansion Museum, or head to beautiful Airlie Gardens.

Fastbreak Membership: Want to make your ILM car rental pickup easier than ever? Sign up for a free Budget Fastbreak Membership and get exclusive deals on your rental.

Cheap Prices: You’ll always find offers, discounts, and coupons when you rent with Budget, including our Best Rate Guarantee. If you ever find a Budget vehicle for a cheaper price on another site, we’ll honor the same rate.

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

If you’re taking a road trip inland to Fayetteville or Charlotte, a smaller sedan is an ideal way to save on gas and protect the earth. However, if you’re taking kids or a group of friends to the Wilmington Railroad Museum, you may want a larger sedan or even a minivan so everyone has room to spread out. Browse your many Wilmington airport rental options below.

SUV Rental

If you prefer the extra room and power of an SUV, Budget has you covered. Rent an SUV in Wilmington for trips to the beach with coolers and water toys.

Van Rental

It’s a cinch to load your kids into car seats when you have a Budget minivan rental. Pack plenty of sunscreen and take them to Jungle Rapids Family Fun Park.

Need to seat more than 7 or 8? A passenger van rental with room for 12 passengers is what you’re looking for.

Luxury Car Rental

If you need to impress an elite client or a special someone, you need a luxury sedan or a premium SUV. A luxury ride pairs perfectly with a trip to Noni Bacca Winery.

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Convertible Rental

A beachside city like Wilmington, NC, calls for a beach-ready ride. Take full advantage of your time on the coast with a convertible rental.

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Long-Term Car Rental

Monthly car rental is always a great way to save time and money if you’re staying in Wilmington for more than a few weeks.

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