Rent a Car at Imperial County Airport (IPL)

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Imperial County Airport (IPL)

Address: 1101 Airport Road, Imperial, CA, California, 92251, U S A
Phone: (1) 760-355-2408
Location Type: Corporate
Hours of Operation: Sun 9:00 AM - 12:00 PM; Mon - Fri 8:00 AM - 5:00 PM; Sat 8:00 AM - 1:00 PM
Holiday Hours:
MEMORIAL DAY   May  31  08:00AM - 12:00PM
INDEPENDENCE DY   July  4  closed
LABOR DAY   September  6  closed
THANKSGIVING   November  25  closed
THANKSGVNG HLDY   November  26  08:00AM - 12:00PM
CHRISTMAS EVE   December  24  08:00AM - 12:00PM
CHRISTMAS   December  25  closed
NEW YEARS EVE   December  31  08:00AM - 12:00PM

NEW YEARS DAY   January  1  closed


Location Information
Preferred Service
Proceed to the Avis counter in the baggage claim area. Show your driver's license to receive your preprinted rental document and keys. Rental cars are parked outside the baggage claim area.
General Directions
Proceed to the Avis counter in the baggage claim area. Rental cars are parked outside the baggage claim area.
From I-8, take the 86N (Imperial/El Centro) exit. Go north approx. 7 miles to Imperial County Airport. Counter is inside terminal in the baggage claim area.

IPL Car Rental Information

Once you arrive at Imperial County Airport (IPL), you can make your way to the Avis Car Rental counter in Baggage Claim to complete your reservation, or you can book your IPL car rental now and register for Avis Preferred membership so you can skip the line, pick up your keys, and go.

Imperial is a two-hour drive from San Diego, the ride is breathtaking and perfect for a road trip. Consider a one-way convertible rental, to take it all in.

Whatever you and your group decide to do after leaving the Avis Imperial Airport car rental lot, you’ll leave knowing you got a great deal on airport car rentals. And when you rent with Avis at the Imperial Airport you will enjoy great service with the following benefits:

  • One-Way or Roundtrip Rentals

  • Economy & Luxury Cars Options

  • Located On-Site, Outside Baggage Claim

  • Daily, Weekly, & Monthly Rates

Imperial County Airport Rental Car Return

The Avis car rental return area is located at 1101 Airport Road, Imperial, CA, 92251- the same address as Avis pickup, which is located outside of the baggage claim area at Imperial County Airport.

When returning your IPL car rental to the Imperial, CA, airport, note that the Avis rental counter is located inside of the terminal in the baggage claim area.

What is the best type of car to rent in Imperial County?

Considering an outdoor adventure on the Algodones Dunes? An SUV will carry you and all of your equipment to your destination with ease. Here for business? A luxury car rental will allow you to travel to your meetings with class. Start your reservation in the form above or download our app to see the available car rentals, including the popular car types featured below.

Van Rental

If you need to transport individuals for a business conference or another large gathering, consider renting a 12- or 15-passenger van from Avis.

Here for a family vacation? Our 7- and 8-seat minivans have plenty of room for luggage and will allow your family to explore Imperial County!

SUV Rental

Our 5-, 7-, and 8-seat SUVs offer you the power and space needed for you to carry your equipment for your outdoors expedition!

Long-Term Car Rental

Whether you’re here for an extended visit or need a temporary vehicle, our monthly car rentals allow you to save money the longer you rent!

Luxury Car Rental

Our luxury car rentals allow you to travel with style and class. Avis offers luxury sedans, premium SUVs, sports cars, and more!

Convertible Rental

If you want a truly breathtaking driving experience, consider renting one of our convertibles. We offer Ford Mustang Convertibles and similar models.

Rent a Car and Explore El Centro

Because of its proximity to the Mexican border, El Centro has several restaurants to choose from, many offering authentic Mexican cuisine. The Algodones Dunes are one of the largest sand dune fields in the country, perfect for off-road driving. For a quieter afternoon, practicing your backswing or entertaining clients, try the Lakeview Golf Course, a eucalyptus-lined par 3 course that enjoys the sun all year long.

For a day of shopping, head to the Imperial Valley Mall for some SoCal souvenirs. You're sure to find a few Sonny & Cher trinkets—Imperial is the birthplace of the 1970’s pop goddess.

There is plenty in Imperial County to keep you busy, check out these local recommendations for a relaxing stay.

Local Attractions

  • Humble Farmer Brewing Company

  • Alford’s Antique Car Museum

  • Imperial Sand Dunes

Restaurants Near IPL

  • Maranatha Steakhouse

  • K Sushi Bar and Grill

  • El Zarape

Nearby Hotels

  • Days Inn by Wyndham El Centro

  • Mayan Hotel

  • Rodeway Inn

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