Rent a Car at Charleston Intl Airport (CHS)

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Charleston Intl Airport (CHS)

Address: 5500 International Blvd, Charleston, SC, South Carolina, 29418, U S A
Phone: (1) 843-767-7030
Location Type: Corporate
Hours of Operation: Sun - Sat 8:00 AM - 12:00 AM


Location Information

Where is Avis at the Charleston, SC Airport?

Preferred Service
Proceed to the Avis counter in the baggage claim area. Show your driver's license to receive your preprinted rental document and keys. Rental cars are parked outside the baggage claim area.
General Directions
COUNTER: Located in the terminal near baggage claim.

VEHICLES: Located outside terminal.

RETURNS: Same as pick-up.

AFTER-HOURS RETURNS: Available. Park & lock the vehicle. Place the completed contract & the keys in the Drop Box located on counter. Please remember to take your personal belongings with you.
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.

CHS Rental Car Return

Pickup and drop-off are done in a cinch. The location address is 5500 International Blvd, Charleston, SC 29418. Once you get to the airport, follow signs for Rental Car Return. Drop-off is the same location as pickup, so just reverse your route if you received your rental here.

Charleston Airport Car Rental Information

You will not want to miss a second of exploring our beautiful coastal town! Start right away with a car rental from the Charleston, SC, airport and quickly get to your hotel or over to the beach. With a car rental, you can also hit all the lighthouses or find all the yummy seafood spots. So what are you waiting for? You absolutely cannot beat the convenience of having your rental waiting for you when you touch down at Charleston International Airport. We even have an Avis App to help make traveling easier. Download the app today and book a car on the go!

  • Open 7 Days

  • Onsite Rental Cars

  • Luxury and Economy Car Models

  • Competitive Rates

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

If your time in Charleston means beach days or shopping trips, a sedan or an SUV may be your prime CHS car rental. SUVs are a great option for those traveling out to plantations or around beach areas, while sedans are perfect for small groups who plan to stay in the city. Browse through more vehicle options in the Charleston area.

Van Rental

Traveling in a group can be more fun. At Avis, you can find both 12- and 15-passenger vans, along with minivans seating 7 or 8 passengers.

SUV Rental

Our SUV rentals are very popular and come in a variety of sizes. With 5-, 7-, and 8-seat SUVs, Avis has one for you.

Long-Term Car Rental

Enjoy the beach and sun a little longer—for 1 to 11 months—with a monthly car rental from Avis.


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Luxury Car Rental

Plush seats, high-end entertainment systems, and sleek exteriors are only the obvious reasons to reserve a luxury car rental. 


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Convertible Rental

Experience the coast and beach like never before with a convertible rental in Charleston. The Carolinas are better with the top down!


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Rent a Car and Explore Charleston

With your Charleston airport car rental, you can visit some amazing sights around the city; listed below are just a few.

Local Attractions

  • Sullivan's Island Lighthouse: This square lighthouse on the edge of Charleston serves as the perfect photo backdrop. After a tour, stop by eateries like Sullivan's Restaurant. 

  • Folly Beach Pier: Walk out onto the pier and get a gorgeous view of the ocean. With a fishing license, pole, and gear, you may be able to catch a few fish while you’re here. 

  • Heyward-Washington House: Come see this Georgian-style home that was once owned by one of the signers of the Declaration of Independence and visited by George Washington.

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