Arriving at Fort Myers Airport
Fort Myers Airport, also known as Southwest Florida International Airport, opened its doors in 1983. RSW now serves more than 9 million passengers every year, serving not only the area of Fort Myers, but also Cape Coral, Everglades, Greater Naples. There you’ll find more than 30 food and drink options, currency exchange, visitor service and more.
Renting a car at Fort Myers Airport
Picking up a car at RSW is pretty easy as the rental companies’ booths are located on the ground level of the parking garage and the rentals are parked right there as well. If you’re arriving at Fort Myers, just go downstairs and exit after baggage claim. The parking building will be just across the street. If you’re returning your car at RSW, follow the signs to the lower level of the parking garage.
For off-airport car rental, you should walk to the end of the parking garage for shuttles that will take you to the rental location where you’ll be picking up your car.
Things to do near Fort Myers
If you have a day or two (or more!) to spend nearby Fort Myers there are two things you absolutely have to do. The first is to visit the Edison and Ford Winter Estates (yes, that Thomas Edison and that Henry Ford). As most of Florida’s incredible coastal area was where the famous and rich wanted to be, these estates give you a glimpse of what 20th century Florida was like for the wealthy
The second is the J.N. “Ding” Darling National Wildlife Refuge. Located just under 25 miles from downtown Fort Myers, this refuge area with more than 6 thousand acres offer a nice morning or afternoon for the whole family. There you’ll be able to visit the education center, walk, bike or drive through a four-mile wildlife drive and have some adventure on any or all three trails available.
For most car rental companies around the world, the minimum age requirement is 25. Drivers aged between 21 and 24 might be subject to additional local fees and may not be allowed to book vehicles under the Premium, Specialty, SUV, Minivan, Van, Convertible, Utility and Luxury Vehicle categories. Additional drivers must be at least 25 years old.
Each driver must present a full, valid and original national driver's license held for minimum of 2 years. If your license is not in a language used in your destination country, an International Driver's Permit to accompany your national driver's license is highly recommended.
Each driver must present a valid and original photo ID or passport.
The renter must present a personal credit card, valid in the country of pick-up with enough funds to put a hold for a security deposit. Third-party credit cards will not be accepted. The car rental company is solely responsible for approving the provided credit card. Online prepayment does not exempt the renter from providing a valid international credit card during vehicle pick-up. The rental company will place a hold in the amount of the security deposit and, when applicable, any additional local fees not covered in the prepaid voucher on the card provided at the rental location.
You must present a printout of the Booking Confirmation Voucher at the rental location. This document officially confirms all agreed upon services, payment conditions, rates, discounts, as well as vehicle availability within the group selected.
Car rental companies reserve the right to refuse service to underage or unlicensed drivers, those with poor credit history or individuals otherwise considered liabilities by the rental company.
The lowest daily rate at Fort Myers Airport (RSW), Florida, United States in the last 30 days was US$ 29.21 with Dollar.
The car rental company best rated by our customers at Fort Myers Airport (RSW), Florida, United States is Dollar.
The most popular car rental model at Fort Myers Airport (RSW), Florida, United States is the Chevrolet Spark .
In the last 30 days, the average daily rate was US$ 28.90.
at Fort Myers Airport (RSW), Florida, United States there are 11 locations from 10 car rental companies.
Full-Size, Midsize, Special, Premium, Luxury, Compact, Standard, Economy, Minivan, Pickup, Convertible, Van, Mini, SUV.
Car rental insurances are usually called Loss Damage Waiver (LDW) and Collision Damage Waiver (CDW) and cover against damages made to the car in case of an accident.
Third party insurances are usually called Additional Liability Insurance (ALI). Generally, they cover damage made to someone else’s property in case of an accident involving the rental car.
Also known as credit hold, a security deposit is necessary when you pick-up your rental car. The deposit is “blocked” on the driver’s credit card and “unblocked” after you return the car in the same conditions.
It is possible to add optional items to your reservation, such as GPS, child car seat, booster seat and more. Add them to your booking now so you don’t have to worry about it later!
If someone else is sharing the wheel with you, they need to be added to the car rental agreement as an additional driver and comply with the same car rental requirements, such as minimum age and documentation needed.
Check your reservation for the information about unlimited or limited mileage. Unlimited mileage means you can ride how much you want without paying any extras. Road trip saved!