Car Rentals at San Antonio Airport

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Most popular car rental company to rent a SUV in JanuaryFox91% more popular47 users searched for SUV rentals from Fox at San Antonio Airport in January
Average cost to rent a SUV in January at San Antonio Airport$50 per day28% lower costFor $50/day, renting SUV cars in January is 28% less expensive than the rest of the year
Cheapest price to rent a SUV in January$28 per day44% cheaper price1 users found SUV rentals at San Antonio Airport for 44% cheaper than the average daily price in January

San Antonio Airport’s best car rental deals

Below you can compare the cheapest prices from San Antonio Airport’s most popular type of car rentals
Small
Small

Best value

Ford Escape

$36/day
Small

#1 Most popular

Hyundai Accent

$53/day
Small

#2 Most popular

Dodge Grand Caravan

$88/day
Small

#3 Most popular

Ford Focus

$59/day
Small

#4 Most popular

Ford Fiesta

$45/day
Small

#5 Most popular

Nissan Versa

$40/day
Medium
Medium

Best value

Kia Sportage

$37/day
Medium

#1 Most popular

Hyundai Elantra

$63/day
Medium

#2 Most popular

Ford Escape

$65/day
Medium

#3 Most popular

Hyundai Santa Fe

$74/day
Medium

#4 Most popular

Toyota RAV4

$104/day
Medium

#5 Most popular

Kia Soul

$80/day
Large
Large

Best value

Mitsubishi Galant

$55/day
Large

#1 Most popular

Chevrolet Malibu

$72/day
Large

#2 Most popular

Chevrolet Tahoe

$118/day
Large

#3 Most popular

Audi A4

$78/day
Large

#4 Most popular

Chevrolet Impala

$80/day
Large

#5 Most popular

Nissan Maxima

$112/day
Large

#6 Most popular

Mercedes-Benz C-Class

$74/day
Large

#7 Most popular

Lincoln Navigator

$116/day
Large

#8 Most popular

Chrysler 300

$82/day
Large

#9 Most popular

Cadillac XTS

$138/day
Large

#10 Most popular

Buick Enclave

$104/day
Large

#11 Most popular

Ford Fusion

$178/day

Rental car companies at San Antonio Airport

Below is every rental car company at San Antonio Airport, their address, user rating and the cheapest car rentals they have to offer
alamo

Alamo

9559 Airport Blvd, 78216

Rated 8.9/10 from 207 reviews

Hyundai Accent $20/day
Hyundai Elantra $23/day
Chevrolet Tahoe $24/day
Dodge Grand Caravan $45/day
Nissan Maxima $46/day
enterprise

Enterprise

9559 Airport Blvd, 78216

Rated 8.2/10 from 72 reviews

Hyundai Elantra $33/day
Hyundai Accent $36/day
Chevrolet Tahoe $37/day
Dodge Grand Caravan $46/day
Nissan Maxima $51/day
national

National

9559 Airport Blvd, 78216

Rated 8/10 from 3 reviews

Kia Soul $56/day
Toyota RAV4 $56/day
Buick Enclave $71/day
Ford Fusion $102/day
dollar

Dollar

9559 Airport Blvd, 78216

Rated 7.9/10 from 53 reviews

Ford Escape $16/day
Ford Focus $21/day
Ford Fiesta $22/day
Hyundai Elantra $24/day
Chevrolet Malibu $25/day
ez

E-Z Rent-A-Car

9559 Airport Blvd, 78216

Rated 7.7/10 from 121 reviews

Chevrolet Malibu $23/day
Nissan Versa $24/day
Hyundai Accent $25/day
Hyundai Elantra $26/day
hertz

Hertz

9559 Airport Blvd, 78216

Rated 7.7/10 from 99 reviews

Hyundai Accent $29/day
Hyundai Elantra $33/day
Ford Focus $36/day
Ford Escape $36/day
Chevrolet Malibu $41/day
sixtrentacar

Sixt

9559 South Terminal Drive, 78216-4832

Rated 7.7/10 from 101 reviews

Chevrolet Malibu $25/day
Hyundai Accent $30/day
Hyundai Elantra $33/day
Hyundai Santa Fe $34/day
Audi A4 $35/day
budget

Budget

9559 Airport Blvd, 78216

Rated 7.4/10 from 95 reviews

Hyundai Accent $35/day
Ford Focus $35/day
Ford Escape $35/day
Chevrolet Malibu $47/day
Hyundai Santa Fe $87/day
avis

Avis

9559 Airport Boulevard, 78216

Rated 7.3/10 from 51 reviews

Ford Focus $29/day
Hyundai Accent $31/day
Hyundai Elantra $37/day
Ford Escape $41/day
Chevrolet Malibu $51/day
payless

Payless

9559 Airport Blvd, 78216

Rated 7.3/10 from 93 reviews

Hyundai Accent $25/day
Nissan Versa $29/day
Ford Escape $31/day
Hyundai Elantra $36/day
Mitsubishi Galant $36/day
advantage

Advantage

9559 Airport Blvd, 78216

Rated 7.1/10 from 119 reviews

Hyundai Accent $25/day
Nissan Versa $26/day
Hyundai Elantra $28/day
Chevrolet Malibu $30/day
thrifty

Thrifty

9559 Airport Boulevard, 78216

Rated 6.8/10 from 72 reviews

Ford Escape $14/day
Ford Focus $17/day
Hyundai Accent $22/day
Hyundai Elantra $24/day
Chevrolet Malibu $29/day
fox

Fox

9559 Airport Boulevard, 78216

Rated 6.4/10 from 162 reviews

Hyundai Accent $19/day
Ford Escape $20/day
Kia Sportage $21/day
Hyundai Elantra $22/day
Chevrolet Malibu $23/day

How to get from San Antonio Airport to the rental car center

If you are visiting San Antonio for the first time, there are adequate cheap car rentals that are available 24 hours a day, seven days a week. Getting to the rental car center is also easy since San Antonio has plenty and affordable ground transportation available at San Antonio International airport. The rental car center is located a few miles from San Antonio airport. The airport has taxis such as Uber, city buses, and share-ride shuttles. Taxis are only available for individuals or a small group of people and can be found at the terminals' curbside. If you want public transportation, you can board the city buses to the car rentals in San Antonio. There are just a few miles from the San Antonio airport to the car rental center. The required information is displayed on booths located on the curbside of both terminals.

How do I drop off my rental car at San Antonio Airport

San Antonio Airport car returns are located at 9559 Airport Blvd, San Antonio at Terminal Dr. You can search for car rentals in San Antonio with different drop-off locations. You need to mark the return to a different location. However, returning to a different location may incur some additional charges. When returning car rentals at San Antonio airport, you will find an attendant who will inspect the car to identify if it has any dent or scratches, as well as mileage, oil level, and more items. If you returned the car in good shape, you will be issued with a receipt that proves you've returned the car. Renters may fuel the vehicle to the exact fuel level upon picking up the vehicle. Renters may also choose not to refuel the vehicle to the same fuel level, but this will attract extra charges since it is above the local pump price. You are not supposed to return a car after hours since you will be held responsible for the vehicle until the following day, the satisfactory check-in time for the cheap rental cars. Vehicles returned after hours do not get inspected. There is also a contactless drop-off location, but you must make arrangements with the car rental places.


San Antonio Airport car rental tips

Get answers to the most frequently asked questions on how to rent a car at San Antonio Airport

What documentation do I need to rent a car at San Antonio Airport

Are you a visitor and you don't know how to rent a car in San Antonio? If you want to rent a car at San Antonio International airport, you must have a legit and active driving license from the government. You cannot use a digital license to get a car rental in San Antonio. Also, you must be over 21 years and above to be allowed to rent a car in San Antonio. If you are a foreigner, you are allowed to use your home country's license. However, if the license is in another language other than English, you will be required to submit an international driver's permit. San Antonio motor vehicle department does not offer IDPs. You are supposed to get it from the motor vehicle department in your home country. Drivers looking for cheap car rentals near me should have a credit card as a means of payment. However, debit cards are also accepted.

What amenities does San Antonio Airport’s car rental center offer?

San Antonio airport is a 24/7-hour economy. You can access incredible amenities at the airport, such as five-star hotels with free Wi-Fi and personnel on-call. There are drinks available anywhere in the airport, live music, rentals of bicycles, skates, and walking poles. There are also sleep suites, yoga studios, and rooftop pools. For disabled individuals, there is wheelchair accessibility at the rental car center in San Antonio.

  • What car rental companies are available at San Antonio Airport?

    There are 21 car rental companies at San Antonio Airport. The most popular rental agencies are Fox at 9559 Airport Boulevard, Thrifty at 9559 Airport Boulevard and Alamo at 9559 Airport Blvd

  • What is the most popular car to rent at San Antonio Airport?

    The most popular types of car to rent at San Antonio Airport are Intermediate cars. 27% of our users searched for Intermediate rental cars at San Antonio Airport in the past year. The Hyundai Elantra and the Ford Escape are the two most popular Intermediate car models to rent. Thrifty is the most popular rental company offering Intermediate vehicles at San Antonio Airport. $46 per day is the cheapest price to rent Intermediate cars from Thrifty.

  • What is the cheapest car to rent at San Antonio Airport?

    The Ford Escape from Thrifty is currently the cheapest car to rent at San Antonio Airport, based on our data. It costs, on average, $56/day to rent this vehicle from Thrifty. Ford Escape car rental deals at Thrifty have also been found for as cheap as $46/day in the past 12 months. You are more likely to find the cheapest San Antonio Airport rental cars when booking in advance.

  • When is the best time to rent a car at San Antonio Airport?

    On the day of your arrival is the best time to rent a car at San Antonio Airport. Average daily car rental prices are $38 if you rent a car same-day. $48/day is a typical weekend car rental price at San Antonio Airport, while $47/day is a standard weekday price. If you have a flexible travel schedule, you will find that the cheapest car rentals are usually available during the month of September, at $43/day on average.

  • What is the best car rental company at San Antonio Airport?

    Alamo is the best car rental company at San Antonio Airport based on our user data. Alamo has an average rating of 8.9 from 207 reviewers. In the past year, 9% of our users chose Alamo for their car rental needs. Other reputable rental car companies at San Antonio Airport include Enterprise, with an average rating of 8.2 from 72 reviewers, and National, with a 8 average rating from 3 reviews.

  • How much does it cost for a car rental at San Antonio Airport?

    Car rentals at San Antonio Airport will vary depending on what type of car you rent and from what agency you rent from, but on average you can expect to pay $55/day for your rental. Need the car for more than a couple days? It costs $332 to rent a car at San Antonio Airport for 1 week. $2,165 is currently the average cost to rent a car for 1 month, though you may be able to find better car rental deals if you check now.

  • What car do most people rent at San Antonio Airport?

    Ford Escape rentals and Hyundai Elantra rentals at San Antonio Airport are the two most popular car models, according to our data. Ford Escape rental prices at San Antonio Airport can vary depending on what company you rent from, but our users have found that prices average $61/day and can be as low as $14/day. Hyundai Elantra rental prices can also vary, but tend to average $63/day, with the cheapest deals as low as $21/day.

  • What car rental company has the Mercedes-Benz C-Class at San Antonio Airport?

    Sixt has Mercedes-Benz C-Class rentals available at San Antonio Airport for $74/day on average. Availability for the Mercedes-Benz C-Class rental at San Antonio Airport may vary, so try not to schedule your car rental last-minute.


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