Rent a Car at Albuquerque International Sunport (ABQ)

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Albuquerque Intl Sunport (ABQ)

Address: 3400 University Boulevard Southeast, Albuquerque, NM, New Mexico, 87106, U S A
Phone: (1) 505-842-4080
Location Type: Corporate
Hours of Operation: Sun - Sat 7:00 AM - 11:00 PM


Location Information

Where is Avis at the Albuquerque International Airport?

Preferred Service
Follow signs to the baggage claim area on the lower level. Locate the rental car phone & pick it up to be connected to a bus representative. Proceed outside to get on the common rental car bus. The bus will arrive within 5 minutes to take you 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 on the lower level. Locate the rental car phone & pick it up to be connected to a bus representative. Proceed outside to get on the common rental car bus. The bus will arrive within 5 minutes to take you to the rental car facility. Proceed inside the Avis rental car facility.
DISTANCE from rental counter to parking lot: 100-125 ft.,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.

ABQ Rental Car Return

When you’re ready to take your return flight, Avis Albuquerque Airport car rental return can be found at 3400 University Boulevard Southeast, Albuquerque, NM, 87106, the same place as the pickup location. Simply follow car rental signs as you approach the airport.

Albuquerque Airport Car Rental Information

When you rent from Avis at the Albuquerque International Sunport Airport (ABQ) you’ll be able to pick from a wide selection of cars—from compact cars best for getting around in downtown traffic, to SUVs and luxury rides perfect for trips to the suburbs, the desert and beyond.

To get from the baggage claim area to Avis’s ABQ car rental counter, follow the signs directing you to the rental car phone. A representative will dispatch an airport rental bus to you within five minutes to take you to the rental car facility.

In a hurry? Speed car rental pickup with Avis Preferred membership, so you can skip the line and go straight to your car. From the Albuquerque airport rental car lot it’s a short 10- to 15-minute drive downtown.

Avis makes it easy to reserve, pick up and drop off its Albuquerque International Sunport rental cars. Choose Avis at the Sunport Airport for a great rental experience, and the following benefits:

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

Wondering what will be the best ABQ car rental for you? Choose from a wide range of vehicles to suit your needs at Avis, from SUVs to luxury sports cars. Your experience will be even easier when you download the Avis app to reserve your car rental at the Albuquerque, NM airport. Choose from the following popular rental car options.

Van Rental

If you’re traveling with a big crowd to Cliff’s Amusement Park or other attraction, rent a 12-15 passenger van from Avis. Or, if you don’t need more than seven seats, try a minivan!

SUV Rental

Heading out to Petroglyph National Monument? Reserve an SUV to navigate rough roads along the way.

Economy Car Rental

A sedan or compact car is ideal for quick trips around Albuquerque. Enjoy saving money on gas while driving to business meetings.

Long-Term Car Rental

If you’re planning to stay in the area for more than a few weeks, pick monthly car rental as a convenient option from Avis.

Luxury Car Rental

Rent a car of your dreams when you opt for a sporty luxury rental car or muscle car to explore Old Town Albuquerque.

Convertible Rental

Choose a fun Ford Mustang Convertible or similar model to soak up the sunshine as you get around the city.

Rent a Car and Explore Albuquerque

Albuquerque is an excellent place to satisfy your nature-loving side. Sandia Peak Tramway is a short drive from the city. Hop aboard for a breathtaking 2.7-mile trip over deep canyons to the 10,378-foot Sandia Peak. Activities available at the peak include skiing and snowboarding, (seasonally) and hiking. You can rent skis there or upgrade to an SUV with a roof rack to bring your own.

Relax in Albuquerque with some more local recommendations.

Local Attractions

  • Cibola National Forest

  • Indian Pueblo Cultural Center

  • New Mexico Museum of Natural History and Science

Restaurants Near ABQ

  • Artichoke Cafe

  • Monroe’s Restaurant

  • Pappadeaux Seafood Kitchen

Nearby Hotels

  • Comfort Inn Albuquerque Airport

  • Sleep Inn Airport

  • Holiday Inn Albuquerque Airport

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