Rent a Car at Albany International Airport (ALB)

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Albany International Airport (ALB)

Address: 737 Albany Shaker Road, Albany, NY, New York, 12211, U S A
Phone: (1) 518-242-4440
Location Type: Corporate
Hours of Operation: Sun - Sat 8:00 AM - 12:00 AM
Location Information

Where is Avis in the Albany (ALB) Airport?

Preferred Service
Follow signs to the baggage claim area & locate the Avis counter:
IF A PREFERRED KIOSK SIGN IS POSTED: If a sign is posted directing Preferred customers to the kiosk located across the street in the parking garage, you may bypass the rental counter & proceed as directed.
IF A PREFERRED KIOSK SIGN IS NOT POSTED: Locate the Preferred line at the rental counter. Show your drivers license to the Avis rental agent in order to receive your preprinted rental document & keys. The rental agent will direct you to your space in the parking garage.
General Directions
Proceed to the Avis counter in the baggage claim area. Rental cars are parked outside the baggage claim area.
Follow airport signs for "Arrivals" or "Baggage Claim". They will lead to the baggage claim area entrance. Proceed inside to locate the Avis counter. Rental cars are parked outside the baggage claim area.
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.

ALB Rental Car Return

When returning a car to the Albany International Airport, head toward 737 Albany Shaker Road, Albany, NY 12211. Once you are at the airport, go toward the parking garage and you’ll find a designated area for rental cars. This is also the area where rental cars can be picked up.

Albany Airport Car Rental Information

Hop off your flight and right into an Avis car rental at the Albany, NY, airport. Once the keys are in your hand, you can begin your excursion around New York’s capital city. Your time in Albany will be well spent as you travel around the area and discover new things, from our historical sights to our delicious food. Save time during your trip with our convenient Avis App. Simply download the app to gain the ability to update and change your rental reservation, no matter where you are. 

  • Rental Counter in Baggage Claim Area

  • Open 12+ Hours a Day

  • Luxury and Economy Car Models

  • Affordable Rental Rates

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

The ideal car rental in Albany may look different for each traveler. SUVs are great during our cold, snowy winters or when you need extra cargo room, but compact cars are easier to park in crowded areas. Submit the form above to browse available options.

Van Rental

Company trips or traveling with children are just a few reasons to reserve a van rental. Choose between minivans and passenger vans when you book with Avis.

SUV Rental

Rain, snow, or sun, an SUV rental is ready for fun! Our 5-, 7-, and 8-seater SUVs are all amazing options.

Long-Term Car Rental

Drive over to New York City or along the East Coast with a monthly car rental. For a minimum of 1 month and up to 11 months, your long-term rental gives you the freedom to explore. 


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Luxury Car Rental

See Upstate New York inside a comfortable luxury car rental. Luxury rentals come in all shapes and sizes, from luxury sedans to premium SUVs.


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Rent a Car and Explore Albany 

With an Albany airport car rental, you can try some of the juiciest buffalo wings or swing by the New York State Capitol. Here are some of our favorite nearby spots. 

Local Attractions

  • Green Mountain National Forest: This forest provides opportunities to explore waterfalls, find hiking trails, enjoy mountain biking, spend the day fishing, or set up camp. 

  • Huck Finn’s Playland: Spend an afternoon at this children’s amusement park filled with all the classic rides and delicious concessions. 

  • Times Union Center: Come and enjoy a Siena Saints basketball game or attend a concert at this large stadium.

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