Rent a Car at Tampa International Airport (TPA)

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Tampa Intl Airport (TPA)

Address: 5409 Airport Service Road, Tampa, FL, Florida, 33607, U S A
Phone: (1) 813-396-3500
Location Type: Corporate
Hours of Operation: Sun - Sat open 24 hrs


Location Information

Where to Find Avis at TPA

Preferred Service
Proceed to the baggage claim area. Follow signs to the SkyConnect and board Train to the Rental Car Center. Exiting the train on the 4th floor, proceed to the 3rd floor for the Preferred counter.
General Directions
Airline customers take airside shuttle to the main
terminal and proceed to the SkyConnect station for
transportation to the rental car center.

International Arrivals-
Follow *To Terminal* signs. Then follow *Rental Cars*
signs to the Sky Connect station. At the SkyConnect
station, board the cars to the rental car center.

Domestic arrivals -
Follow *To Baggage Claim* signs then follow *Rental
Cars* signs to the sky connect station. At the
SkyConnect station board the cars to the rental car

Travel time from the main terminal SkyConnect station
to the rental car center is approximately 3-4 minutes.,WALK-UP RENTERS: Follow airport signs for "Short Term Parking" and then proceed to the SkyConnect station for transportation to the rental car center. Proceed inside to locate the Avis counter. Rental cars are parked in the parking garage adjacent to the rental counter.
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.

Tampa International Airport Rental Car Return

The Tampa airport rental car return for Avis is located at 5409 Airport Service Road, Tampa, FL, in the Rental Car Center. As you near the Tampa airport, follow signs for car rental and then signs for Avis.

Car Rental at the Tampa Airport

When you need a Tampa International Airport car rental, choose Avis. We carry a wide selection of first-rate vehicles that range from compact luxury cars to roomy SUVs. Reserve your favorite vehicle ahead of time for a quick and easy check out when you pick up your car rental at the Tampa airport! Use the top-rated Avis App to keep tabs on your reservation from anywhere.

  • Convenient e-Toll Service Available

  • Economy Rentals and Luxury Rides

  • Car Rentals On Site at TPA Airport

  • Best Price Pledge for Booking Directly from Avis

See Available Vehicles

You can choose from a huge selection of rides when you book through Avis at TPA. See all your options right now by filling out the form at the top of the page.

Van Rental

A minivan rental is a fantastic way for families to get around Tampa Bay. And a passenger van rental provides large parties with plenty of seating and storage. Our selection includes 12-passenger and 15-passenger vans.



Jeep Rental

Head for the Florida wilderness in a ride built for outdoor adventures. Choose a Jeep Wrangler as your TPA car rental, whether you’re staying in the city or heading away from the bustle of Tampa.


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SUV Rental


If you’re looking for a roomy ride that handles back roads as well as the Florida coastline, an SUV rental is just what you need. Load up your scuba or snorkeling gear and drive up to Weeki Wachee Springs State Park to get up close to the underwater world.


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Long-Term Car Rental



Tampa, Florida, is a thriving city with so much to see and do. If you plan on spending enough time here to really experience the city, consider a long-term car rental. Avis offers monthly car rentals for extended stays.


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Luxury Car Rental

Florida can get hot and humid, but most days, the weather is just right for a cruise in a convertible. Reserve a luxury car rental and head to Ybor City for authentic Cuban food in the day and hot nightlife after the sun sets.


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Rent a Car and Explore Tampa

Tampa is one of the biggest cities in west Florida, which means you’ll have so much to do, you’ll probably have to visit more than once. With a car rental in Tampa, you don’t have to miss these amazing spots.


Local Attractions

  • Florida Aquarium: In a state with so much coastline, it takes a lot to be named the official aquarium. This stop is a must for anyone who loves ocean wildlife. 

  • Busch Gardens: Ride the rides and see the animals at this combination amusement park and zoo. You can spend a whole day here and still have more to do!

  • Professional Sports: Tampa hosts sporting events all year long. The Yankees come here for spring training, and the Tamba Bay Buccaneers keep NFL fans cheering.



Florida’s Gulf Coast has many natural and manmade pleasures just waiting for you to discover them. There are many beaches and barrier islands within reach of the Tampa International Airport. Pick up a rental car and visit Sand Key, Honeymoon Island, Caladesi Island, and more. You’ll find contentment and delight in these Florida wonders. 


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