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Car Rental services at Charlotte airport

The Rental Car Center at Charlotte Douglas International Airport (CLT) brings together eight rental car companies in a single facility located in the Level 2 lobby of the Hourly Deck, directly in front of the terminal. All inquiries regarding rental car services should be directed to one of the following companies:


  • Alamo +1-877-222-9075
  • Avis +1-800-633-3469
  • Budget +1-800-218-7992
  • Dollar +1-800-800-4000
  • Enterprise +1-800-261-7331
  • Hertz +1-800-654-3131
  • National +1-877-222-9058
  • Sixt +1-888-749-8227

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Pick up Zone

To reach the Rental Car Center, exit the terminal on the lower level (Arrivals/Baggage Claim). Cross the car and shuttle/bus lanes using the crosswalk and covered walkway to enter the Level 2 lobby. Once inside, visit the counter of your rental car company, where a representative will assist you with your vehicle pickup.

Returning Zone

To return your rental car, follow the signs along the Airport roadways to the Hourly Deck. Pass the entrance to the Hourly Deck on your left, then take the next left to access the Rental Car Returns area. Follow the signs to your rental company's designated return section. Once you have returned your car, use the elevators or escalators on the south side of the Deck to go to the Level 2 lobby. From there, exit through one of the covered walkways. Cross the shuttle/bus and car lanes using the crosswalk, and enter the terminal on the lower level (Arrivals/Baggage Claim). Inside the terminal, take the elevator or escalator to the upper level (Departures/Ticketing).

Why rent a vehicle in Charlotte?

In addition to getting to know the city, Charlotte has several points of interest in its surroundings to enjoy the outdoors and adventure. Renting a car makes it much easier to move from one place to another with greater comfort and optimizing time.

Some of the outdoors and adventure activities include:

  • Anne Springs Close Greenway 
  • Freedom Park
  • Romare Bearden Park
  • Hornet’s Nest Park
  • Reedy Creek Nature Center and Preserve
  • Park Road Park
  • North Mecklenburg Park
  • Nevin Community Park
  • Independence Park