Car Rental Rio de Janeiro Galeao Airport (GIG)

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  • Alamo Alamo
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  • National National
  • Movida Movida
  • Unidas Unidas
  • Foco Foco
  • Flexways Flexways

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VIP Cars guarantees the best prices on car rental deals for Rio de Janeiro Galeao Airport, also known as Rio de Janeiro–Antonio Carlos Jobim International Airport. You can select a vehicle of your choice from our extensive range of car fleets comprising mini, compact, standard, full-size, van/minivan, SUV, and premium rentals at GIG Airport. Whether you plan to hire an economy or luxury car rental for Rio de Janeiro Airport, we have the best-priced deal for you. Besides cheap car rental deals, we also extend useful add-on services on our rentals, such as GPS, child seats, and additional drivers among others, at low per-day prices.

Best Car Rental Companies at Rio de Janeiro Airport

With some of the top companies situated at the airport, you will be ready to drive your GIG rental car soon after getting down here. Collect your baggage and walk straight to your supplier’s car hire counter.

  • FocoFoco
  • MovidaMovida
  • UnidasUnidas
  • AlamoAlamo
  • LocalizaLocaliza

Car Rental Desks at GIG

While some car rental desks are stationed near the arrivals area, a few companies have off-site rental sites that are located within close proximity of the airport. For off-site branches, suppliers provide free shuttle service to help transfer customers from the terminal building to their office.

As for the car rental return, do as instructed on your Rental Confirmation Voucher. The return address will be mentioned on the voucher along with additional details.

If you are unable to locate the supplier’s office, you can get in touch with our customer support team.

Guide to Rio de Janeiro Airport

Address: Av. Vinte de Janeiro, Ilha do Governador, Rio de Janeiro - RJ, 21941-900

Officially known as the Rio de Janeiro–Antonio Carlos Jobim International Airport, the Rio de Janeiro Galeao Airport is one of the busiest airports in Brazil. Ranked among the biggest aviation hubs of Latin America, Rio Airport consists of two large passenger terminals- Terminal 1 & Terminal 2. The airport underwent significant expansion following the approval of Brazil's candidature to host the 2014 FIFA World Cup and the 2016 Summer Olympics. Presently, it is served by a myriad of airlines, including Air France, Avianca, Aerolíneas Argentinas, British Airways, Emirates, etc., and offers connectivity to several domestic and international destinations like Salvador, Recife, Sao Paulo, Lima, Santiago, Madrid, and Lisbon to name a few.

Facilities at GIG Airport

  • Restaurants, snack bars & coffee shops
  • Currency exchange
  • Pharmacy
  • Bank branches
  • Duty-free shops
  • Locker & luggage protection

For a city that stretches beyond 480 sq mi, hiring a car from Rio de Janeiro Airport makes perfect sense. Moreover, driving on your own in a rented car gives you plenty of freedom to see Rio, a city that boasts several iconic landmarks, endless points of interest, and plenty of stunning outdoors blessed with awe-inspiring views. Check out our list of the most visited places in Rio de Janeiro:

  • Copacabana Beach
  • Christ the Redeemer
  • Sugarloaf Mountain
  • Ipanema Beach

Most Popular Road Trips from Rio de Janeiro

Who would not like to plan a road trip at such a place where miles of beautiful coastline guarantee an unforgettable experience? Be it luxury resorts, secluded beach areas, or wildlife reserves, this Brazilian city gives you innumerable options to get into your Rio de Janeiro Airport car rental and enjoy a blissful drive.

We have put together a list of some of the best road trips you can plan in your GIG car rental.


Rio de Janeiro – Buzios


Approx. Distance: 176 km/109 miles via BR-101 & Via Lagos

A bubbling tourist destination, Buzios is famous for its long list of beaches, cobblestone streets, and wealth of outdoor activities.

You will also find Buzios a perfect place to enjoy an active nightlife. Eat a delicious meal, listen to some live music, or dance all night long.


Rio de Janeiro – Angra dos Reis


Approx. Distance: 156 km/97 miles via BR-101

Consisting of nearly 365 islands and more than 2,000 beaches, Angra dos Reis is the most visited archipelago in Latin America.

Besides several plush resorts and upscale residential complexes, Angra dos Reis is home to incredible wildlife reserves and protected areas.


Rio de Janeiro – Paraty


Approx. Distance: 263 km/ 163 miles via BR-101

Get ready to be amazed by the charms of Paraty, a small town that has transformed itself from an old fishing village to a leading tourism destination.

Seamlessly blending its collection of historical sites with beautiful natural landscapes, Paraty is a perfect spot to unwind your day.


Rio de Janeiro – Petropolis


Approx. Distance: 68km/42 miles via BR-040

A spectacular mountain town, Petropolis had been a summer retreat destination of the royal family during the 19th century.

Think of no other place other than Petropolis if you've developed a penchant for spending time in solitude amid old bridges, canals, parks, and exquisite street lamps.

Best Deals

Cheap Car Rental Deals in Brazil

Economy USD 5.41 /day
Compact USD 6.53 /day
Van / Minivan USD 8.77 /day
Luxury USD 10.63 /day

Car Rental Locations Near Rio de Janeiro Galeao Airport