Rent a Car at BWI Thurgood Marshall Airport (BWI)

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BWI Thurgood Marshall Airport (BWI)

Address: 7432 New Ridge Road, Hanover, MD, Maryland, 21076, U S A
Phone: (1) 410-859-1590
Hours of Operation: Sun - Sat open 24 hrs

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Location Information

Will future travels take you to the Baltimore area? If a car rental at Baltimore--Washington International Thurgood Marshall Airport is in your future, Avis has a whole fleet of high-quality vehicles to make sure you get just what you need. Take advantage of our Avis App to help you make your vehicle selection before you ever get to the rental counter.

Where is Avis at BWI?

Upon arrival in Baltimore, proceed off of the plane to the baggage claim area on the lower level of the terminal. Exit through the doors in area B to catch the shuttle bus that will take you to the car rental building. A bus arrives approximately every ten minutes. Once you reach the facility, proceed to the Avis counter to complete your rental.

BWI Rental Car Return

When the time comes to return your car rental at Baltimore airport, simply head back to the BWI car rental facility at 7432 New Ridge Road, Hanover, MD, and follow signs to return your vehicle to the Rental Car Return lot. Upon completion of your rental car return, catch the free shuttle back to the main airport.

How old do you have to be to rent a car in Baltimore, MD?

While you only need to be 21 or older to legally rent a car from Avis, renters from 21 to 24 are subject to a daily $27 underage surcharge.

What is the best type of car to rent in Baltimore?

Having trouble deciding which type of vehicle to rent? Here are some options Avis offers to make sure you rent the car that works best for you.

Passenger Van Rental

Determining the best way to get a group of people around Baltimore may seem daunting, but Avis can help. With 12- and 15- passenger van rentals available, you can easily keep your colleagues together on a business trip, and avoid splitting up that bachelorette party or family reunion between cars.

Minivan Rental

The minivan offers ample space so you can easily fit your family, a stroller, diaper bags, and anything else you might need with you during your visit. Load up the Pacifica and make sure you don’t miss the National Aquarium, which is located in Baltimore.

SUV Rental

Whether you prefer a standard, full size, or premium SUV, Avis offers an excellent variety to help you get outdoors and enjoy the local sights. Grab your SUV and head southeast to Riviera Beach or north to Patapsco Valley State Park.

Long-Term Car Rental

For trips lasting a month or longer, consider a long-term car rental from Avis. These monthly car rentals help you save money during your time in the city—the longer you rent, the more money you save.

Convertible Car Rental

From the Mustang GT to the Chevrolet Camaro convertible, cruising around Baltimore with the top down is something you must do. Why not take a drive out near Patapsco River or one of the other various waterways in a luxury car rental? You can’t beat the view.

Road Trip From BWI Airport

Once you’ve picked up your rental car from the Baltimore-Washington International Airport, we hope you have a memorable journey. To see the most captivating sites that the Maryland area has to offer, check out these three Baltimore road trip destinations for family fun, amazing seafood, and historic fascination. Read more...

Preferred Service
Follow signs to the baggage claim area in the lower level to collect baggage. Proceed through exit doors in area B of the lower level for the Rental Car Shuttle bus which is used by all Rental Car companies. The courtesy bus will take you to the consolidated facility.,Upon arrival at the rental facility, check your email on your smartphone or the Preferred board for the space number of your preassigned vehicle.
You have the option to accept the preassigned car or exchange it for a similar car from the Select & Go Exchange Area or upgrade the car to a specialty vehicle from the Select & Go Upgrade Area. Cars in the Select & Go Upgrade Area have the additional daily cost posted on the hangtag.
Once you have selected your vehicle, drive the vehicle to the exit booth and present your driver's license to the Avis representative who will quickly complete the transaction and get you on your way.
General Directions
COUNTER: **Airline Passengers** Follow signs to the baggage claim area in the lower level. Proceed through exit doors in area B of the lower level for the common Rental Car Shuttle bus used by all rental car companies. The courtesy bus will take you to the consolidated facility. Once you enter into the customer service building, proceed to the Budget counter. Common bus runs every 5 - 7 minutes.
**Local Renters** Proceed directly to the consolidated rental facility. From Airport Highway, follow the Car Rental Return signs. Go past the Car Rental Return Ramp to the front of the Car Rental Facility. 15-min free parking is available in front of the building.
CARS: At the consolidated rental facility.
RETURNS: Same as pick-up.
AFTER-HOURS RETURNS: The Check In/Return counter is open 24 hours.
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.

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