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.
In most countries, the minimum age required to hire a vehicle is 25.
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. Some rental companies and government agencies require that you present an IDP. It is the renter's responsibility to present both their IDP and Driver's License when picking up the vehicle. For more information, please reach out to the Rental Company.
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$ 29.74 with Fox.
The most popular car rental model at Fort Myers Airport (RSW), Florida, United States is the Mitsubishi Mirage.
In the last 30 days, the average daily rate was US$ 74.93.
at Fort Myers Airport (RSW), Florida, United States there are 12 locations at 12 car rental companies.
Economy, Standard, Luxury, Minivan, SUV, Full Size, Midsize, Premium, Special, Van, Convertible.
Rental car protections usually have the abbreviations CDW and LDW and protect the vehicle from robbery and damage in the event of collisions or accidents.
The protections against third parties have several abbreviations, such as ALI, SLI and others. In general, they protect the vehicle from third parties involved in collisions with your rental car.
To pick up the car you must leave a security deposit, also called a pre-authorization. The amount is "blocked" on the renter's credit card and "unlocked" after the return of the car on the same conditions.
It is possible to add optional items to your reservation, such as GPS, child car seat or booster seat. Take advantage of those items 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 meet the same documentation and minimum age requirements as the main driver or renter.
Check if your reservation has free mileage or not. Free mileage means you can ride as much as you like with the rental car and you will not pay extra depending on the ride.