Rent a Car at Raleigh Durham International Airport (RDU)

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Raleigh Durham Intl Airport (RDU)

Address: 1016 Rental Car Drive, Morrisville, NC, North Carolina, 27560, U S A
Phone: (1) 919-840-4750
Location Type: Corporate
Hours of Operation: Sun - Sat 4:00 AM - 1:00 AM


Location Information

Avis Rent a Car at Raleigh-Durham International Airport (RDU) offers convenient car rentals. Whether you want an SUV to traverse the Appalachian Mountains or a convertible to experience North Carolina’s scenic byways, Avis has the perfect rental car for your trip.

Where is Avis at RDU?

Avis at RDU isn’t hard to find at all! From the terminals, follow signs to the baggage claim area. Once you’ve claimed your luggage, use the Avis phone across from the baggage area to request courtesy bus service. Then go outside to the shuttle bus stop (Zone 5 at Terminal 1 and Zone 18 at Terminal 2), where the car rental courtesy bus will pick you up and take you to the rental car facility. Once there, check your Avis app to see where your RDU rental car is parked if you’re a Preferred Service member. Otherwise, our staff is ready to help you get on your way!

RDU Rental Car Return

Our Car Rental Return area is located at 1016 Rental Car Drive, Morrisville, NC. To get there, as you approach the airport follow road signs for car rental return. These signs will lead you directly to the Avis parking lot. A shuttle will take you to the terminal after returning the vehicle.

How old do you have to be to rent a car in North Carolina?

You usually have to be at least 25 years old to drive a rental car in North Carolina. However, Avis has made some exceptions. Government personnel, such as FEMA and military members, are eligible to rent a car at age 18 with a government travel order. Other customers age 21-24 may rent certain types of cars for a $27-per-day fee. Contact us in advance if you have any questions.

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

Driving in the Appalachian Mountains calls for a premium SUV rental, but you may be more comfortable in a convertible as you drive along North Carolina’s many scenic byways. No matter how many passengers you’ll be traveling with, we have a car for you.

Passenger Van Rental

Get great rates on a passenger van rental to travel with your coworkers from the airport to Raleigh’s booming tech district, or rent a 12-passenger Ford Transit to fit all your friends on your way to the Raleigh Bluegrass Festival.

Minivan Rental

Minivan rentals are great for families traveling with children. Raleigh was ranked among Forbes’ top 5 best cities for raising a family, so there are many kid-friendly activities within a 30-minute drive from the airport.

SUV Rental

Rent a premium SUV for versatility and comfort in North Carolina’s varied terrain. From the crowded Raleigh roads to the Appalachian Mountains (the drive to Linville Falls is worth it!), SUVs like the Ford Escape are adaptable to all your travel plans.

Long-term Car Rental

Avis offers long-term car rentals at great discounts. Not only will you still get roadside service, but with our monthly car rentals, you’ll also be able to swap out your car for a different one at any time.

Convertible Car Rental

Whether you’re going to a party in Raleigh’s posh Glenwood Village or you just want to feel the breeze in your hair along the scenic Blue Ridge Parkway, a convertible rental is perfect for you. Avis luxury car rentals include Camaros, Mustangs, and more—all at great prices.

Road Trip From RDU Airport

Behold the best of North Carolina with this magnificent road trip that begins with renting a car at RDU Airport and ends with you raising the sails on a 16th-century sailing ship replica along Cape Hatteras National Seashore. Prepare for a beautiful trip packed with charming history. Read more...

Preferred Service
Follow signs to the baggage claim area. Pick-up the Avis phone across from the baggage claim area to request courtesy bus service. Proceed outside to the designated shuttle bus stop to be taken to the rental car 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
Follow signs to the baggage claim area. Pick-up the Avis phone across from the baggage claim area to request courtesy bus service. Proceed outside to the designated shuttle bus stop and the bus will take you to the Avis facility. The courtesy bus services these areas: Terminal 1 curbside, Terminal 1 extension curb side, and Terminal 2 curbside.
Walk-up Renters - Follow airport signs for rental car return. They will lead to the Avis car rental lot.
DISTANCE from terminal 1 to car lot: 1 mile. From Terminal: 1/2 mile.,WALK-UP RENTERS Follow airport signs for Rental Car Return. They will lead to the Avis car rental lot.
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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