Charlottesville-Albemarle Airport Car Rental (CHO)

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Charlottesville Airport (CHO)


100 Bowen Loop - Ste 102,
Charlottesville, VA, Virginia, 22911, United States


(1) 434-973-3079

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Hours of Operation:

Sun 9:00 AM - 12:00 AM; Mon - Fri 8:00 AM - 12:00 AM; Sat 9:00 AM - 12:00 AM

Holiday Hours:

THANKSGIVING   November  28  09:00AM - 08:00PM
CHRISTMAS EVE   December  24  09:00AM - 08:00PM
CHRISTMAS DAY   December  25  09:00AM - 08:00PM
NEW YEARS EVE   December  31  09:00AM - 08:00PM

NEW YEARS DAY   January  1  09:00AM - 08:00PM

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 Charlottesville-Albemarle 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: AIRLINE PASSENGERS - Proceed to the counter in the baggage claim area.

NON AIRLINE PASSENGERS - Follow airport signs for "Arrivals" or "Baggage Claim". Proceed to the counter located in the baggage claim area.

VEHICLES: Located outside of baggage claim area.

RETURNS: Same as pick-up.

AFTER-HOURS RETURNS: Available. Park & lock the car. Place the completed contract & the keys in the key drop box on the counter. Remember to take your belongings with you.
When you arrive, go to the Budget counter in the baggage claim area. The manager or key person will have your contract ready and personally escort you to your vehicle.
Valet Return: If offered, you will be told about our service as you are escorted to your car.
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.

Charlottesville-Albemarle Airport Rental Car Return

When it’s time to return your Charlottesville airport car rental, make your way to 100 Bowen Loop, Suite 102, Charlottesville, VA 22911. Our location can be found in the same area as rental car pickup. Look for the rental car lot just past the terminal.

Charlottesville Airport Car Rental Information

What’s not to love about car rental at Charlottesville, VA, airport? You’ll save time and money with the unique perks Budget has to offer. Here are just a couple more reasons to book your Charlottesville airport car rental today.

Fastbreak Membership: Signing up for a Fastbreak Membership is a no-brainer. It’s free, allows you to skip the line at the rental car counter, and gives you access to exclusive deals.

Cheap Prices: You’ll be pleased to find a range of great deals and discounts at Budget, no matter when you’re renting. If you happen to find a lower rate elsewhere, we’ll honor the rate and give you an additional 10% off with our Best Rate Guarantee.

What is the Cheapest Car Rental at CHO?

It’s easy to find the cheapest car rental at CHO. Simply head to the top of the page and fill out the reservation form to get started. Once you’ve entered your desired pickup date and time, you’ll be able to scroll through every available vehicle and compare rates. Choose the most affordable option for your needs, then be on your way!

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