Car rental at Miami Airport (MIA)
Reserve a car rental at Miami Airport and make your trip from the airport a comfortable affair. Use our booking portal to search and compare the latest car hire deals for MIA Airport from leading suppliers, and save your holiday money in the process. Partnered with top brands, we have an irresistible collection of convertibles, luxury cars, and exclusive 7, 9, 12 and 15 passenger van and minivan vehicles, ready for pickup even at short notice. Not just the fleet, our suppliers also allow customers to rent cars depending on the duration of the trip, irrespective of the fact whether they need it for a day, a week, a month or more.
Car hire tips
- As several freeways run across Miami, it can be a bit confusing to find the perfect route for commuting. Hire a car equipped with GPS for easy navigation.
- Huge tourist influx to Miami triggers shortage of rental cars. Make your rental car reservation for Miami Airport well in advance.
Car rental companies at Miami Airport
Our long-term strategic association with America's most popular car rental brands gives us tremendous leverage to publish the best deals available on rental cars at Miami Airport.
We allow you to compare the top deals on rental cars at Miami Airport, right from the convenience of your home. Your Miami Airport car hire deal comes with no hidden fee and free cancellation 24 hours before the pick-up time.
- Hertz Rent A Car
- Sixt Rent A Car
- Alamo Rent A Car
- Thrifty Car Rental
- National Car Rental
- Ace Rent A Car
- Dollar Rent A Car
- Fox Rent A Car
- Advantage Rent A Car
Car-types available for hire at Miami Airport
The car fleet we provide at VIP Cars for Miami Airport consists of all types of rental cars like SUVs, luxury cars, vans, minivans, economy cars, compacts, and convertibles. 7, 8, 9 and 12 passenger vans and minivans are really popular with families visiting beaches or places like Orlando Disneyland. Since the area has some really good beach drives, many customers also prefer convertibles. For cheap options and travel plans that mostly cover the city roads, compacts, sedans and minis are also available. Luxury cars and vans are mostly used by business people that flock the Miami downtown for short or long business trips. Some popular car sizes are listed below:
Car rental locations near Miami Airport
VIP Cars’s partners have rental car offices at a majority of locations in Miami. Miami airport is undisputedly the most popular rental point in the city, but other locations are also used by many. Many people rent cars at Miami downtown or book one-way trips from the airport to Miami Beach etc. Some people even book rental cars at a city location in Miami or somewhere else in the US and choose Miami Airport as their drop-off point.
Popular rental car locations near Miami Airport:
- Miami Downtown
- Miami Port
- Miami South Beach
- Miami Coral Way
- Miami Hotel Hilton
- Miami Country Walk
Car hire deal types available for Miami Airport
Customers visit Miami from around the world for leisure, business and special occasions like anniversaries etc. Every person has a different requirement when it comes to the number of days they are going to spend in Miami. Depending on the number of days or months, rentals are classified as long term and short term deals. In case you want to book a rental car for a pickup just a few hours from the time of the reservation, it is called a last-minute rental. One way and cross border deals are also made available by various rental suppliers. In a nutshell, at VIP Cars you can book the following car-types for your trip from Miami Airport
Long term (monthly or multi-month rental deals)
One way and cross border rentals
Short term (1 day, weekend or weekly rentals)
Miami International Airport (MIA) - A Brief Overview
|Address:||Miami International Airport, 2100 NW 42nd Ave, Miami, FL 33126|
Located just 8 miles away from Downtown Miami, Miami International Airport is a major commercial aviation hub for long-haul international flights. The airport handles more than 4 million flight operations annually, with the majority of air carriers offering flights to key destinations across Western Asia, Europe, and the Americas. MIA International is home to three terminals - North Terminal (Blue), Central Terminal (Yellow), and South Terminal (Red).
Miami International Airport is the US' largest gateway to Latin America. Primarily catering to the South Florida Area, the MIA, in addition to handling the flight operations of several notable intercontinental air carriers, serves as a hub for American Airlines.
Facilities at Miami Airport
The 24-hour open airport with its interconnected terminals and literally countless concourses hosts a long list of passenger amenities. MIA International terminals feature art exhibitions, currency exchange kiosks, baby care facilities, convention center, duty-free shopping, eating outlets, tourist information desks, showers, smoking areas, yoga rooms, and luggage storage lockers among others.
- Wi-Fi facility
- Shopping outlets
- Currency exchange kiosks
With Downtown Miami located just a couple of miles away from the airport, hiring a car at MIA International is the wisest decision and undeniably the easiest way to discover sunshine state.
Rental Car Center at Miami Airport
Miami Airport houses an exclusive car rental hub, popularly known as the Miami International Airport Rental Car Center (RCC). The best way to reach RCC is via MIA Mover, a 1.25 mile long automated people mover that connects RCC and Central Station with three terminals of the Miami Airport. For the fact that Florida continues to be among the leading tourist destinations of Northern America, RCC remains one of the busiest car rental centers of the United States. An architectural marvel in itself, the RCC has space for more than 6,500 rental cars.
While the facility looks like a promising option, getting a rental car on the spot at MIA is a stressful process as 28,000 customers flock to RCC everyday. On the contrary, an advanced rental car reservation at MIA saves significant time and offers you a better deal as well.
How to get to Miami Airport Rental Car Center?
Look for baggage claim area as you get inside the passenger terminal. Use an elevator to reach the third level walkway, which is further connected to the MIA Mover located between the Dolphin and Flamingo parking areas. Board the MIA Mover to reach Rental Car Center.
Places to visit with a car rental in Miami
Plethora of attractions, along with temperate weather, make Miami a famous place among tourists. No matter for what purpose are you visiting Miami, you will get more than you bargained for in this city. Be it a beautiful beach side or happening downtown area, Miami offers plenty of spectacular sights to discover.
Whether its a business trip or leisure holiday, hiring a car at MIA is the best way to travel around. Right from pristine beaches to heritage museums and an array of dining and shopping spaces, Miami is replete with sightseeing options. Plan your itinerary on your own terms with VIP Cars' Miami Airport car rental. Miami's major tourist attractions include:
- American Airlines Arena
- Vizcaya Museum & Gardens
- Wynwood Walls
- Zoological Wildlife Foundation
One-way road trips from Miami
To make the most of your stay in Miami, rent a car & plan a road trip. With open and inviting roads leading you to different destinations and a car of your own, there is no way to not fall in love with your visit to this corner of Florida.
Besides making your visit a memorable experience, road trips let you cover far-off destinations, which generally go unexplored. We have collated a list of the most sought-after road trips emanating from Miami.
Miami to Everglades National Park
Distance: 42 miles Route: FL-836 W and US-41 W
Miami Airport to Port Everglades
Distance: 30.5 mi Route: I-95 Express
Miami Airport to Key West
Distance: 159.8 mi Route: US-1 S
Miami Airport to Port of Miami
Distance: 8.9 mi Route: FL-836 E
Miami Airport to Fort Lauderdale
Distance: 28.3 mi Route: I-95 Express
Miami Airport to Orlando Airport
Distance: 230.0 mi Route: Florida's Turnpike
Frequently asked questions
How old do you have to be to rent a car in Miami?
Though the minimum age to rent a car can be different for different suppliers, generally speaking, you have to be at least 21 years to be eligible to rent a car in Miami. The suppliers sometimes even quote different age eligibility conditions for different car types (put in your correct age while making an online booking). Renters below the age of 25 are charged by the suppliers for their driving inexperience.
How much to rent a luxury/exotic car in Miami?
Whether you want to rent a luxury or exotic car in Miami, the cost of the rental will depend on the time of the year when you are renting and other factors like age and whether you are opting for a one-way or not. Luxury and exotic cars are not the cheapest to rent, but if the booking are made months in advance, you will be able to rent at reasonable prices.
Can I rent a car in Miami and return it in Orlando/Key West?
Yes, with us you can pick your rental car in Miami and can return it in Orlando or Key West; all you have to do is use the 'different drop-off location?’ section on your booking form to set the return location different from the pick-up location. However, on using this section all the deals that you will see on our booking form will be inclusive of one-way fee.