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Car Hire Fort Myers Airport Helpful Guide

Guide to Hiring a Car from Southwest Florida International Airport (RSW) - Fort Myers


Introduction

Situated in the heart of Southwest Florida, Fort Myers is the go-to gateway for sun-seekers, nature enthusiasts, and history buffs alike. When flying into Southwest Florida International Airport (RSW), hiring a car is a sensible choice to make the most of your visit. Here’s what you should know about renting a car and navigating the roads.

1. Car Rental Facilities at RSW:

Rental Car Center: Located adjacent to the main terminal, the Rental Car Center houses various major car rental agencies, ensuring you have a variety of options to choose from.

Advance Reservations: While last-minute rentals are possible, it's often advisable to book in advance. This ensures availability, especially during peak travel seasons, and may also secure better rates.

2. Essential Documentation:

Driving License and ID: A valid driver's license and a secondary identification (often a credit card) are essential along with your Car Hire Booking Confirmation. International travelers might need an International Driving Permit if their license isn't in English.

Insurance Considerations: Check with us about the different insurance options they provide. Weigh these against any existing coverages you may have to choose the best protection plan.

3. Exiting Southwest Florida International Airport:

Primary Exit Route: Terminal Access Road is the primary exit from RSW, which connects to I-75 and offers straightforward access to Fort Myers and the wider region.

4. Distances, Tolls, and Routes:

Downtown Fort Myers: Approximately 16 miles northwest, typically a 20-minute drive via I-75 N and FL-82 W/Dr Martin Luther King Jr Blvd.

Fort Myers Beach: Roughly 19 miles southwest, around 30 minutes via I-75 S and FL-865 S/San Carlos Blvd.

Edison and Ford Winter Estates: About 16 miles away, taking 20-25 minutes via I-75 N and FL-80 W/Palm Beach Blvd.

Manatee Park: Just over 15 miles to the north, a 20-minute drive via I-75 N.

5. Road Conditions and Traffic:

Road Quality: The roads around Fort Myers, including major highways, are typically well-maintained and marked.

Traffic Patterns: Fort Myers has moderate traffic, with occasional congestion during rush hours or during special events. The roads towards the beaches can get busy on weekends, especially during peak season.

6. Additional Tips for Drivers:

Navigation: Using a GPS or a reliable navigation app will make navigating Fort Myers and surrounding areas much simpler, offering real-time updates and traffic alerts.

Parking: Downtown Fort Myers and popular tourist spots have ample parking options, including metered spots, lots, and garages. Ensure you're aware of parking fees and regulations.

Stay Updated: Local events, festivals, or roadworks can influence traffic flow. Keeping informed can save you time and help you plan better routes.

Conclusion:

Hiring a car from Southwest Florida International Airport is a strategic decision, providing the independence to tailor your Fort Myers experience. From the serene beaches to the historical landmarks, a rental car ensures that all of Fort Myers is within your reach.


Current Rental Rates at Fort Myers Airport

Kia Rio

5 Adults, 4 Doors

From 39.84 EUR/day
Kia Rio

7 Days rental at 278.89 EUR from 22/04/2024

  2 |
  Automatic |
  Yes

Kia Soul

5 Adults, 4 Doors

From 39.85 EUR/day
Kia Soul

7 Days rental at 278.97 EUR from 22/04/2024

  3 |
  Automatic |
  Yes

Kia Soul

5 Adults, 4 Doors

From 39.96 EUR/day
Kia Soul

7 Days rental at 279.73 EUR from 22/04/2024

  3 |
  Automatic |
  Yes

Mystery Electric Compact or Larger

5 Adults, 5 Doors

From 54.69 EUR/day
Mystery Electric Compact or Larger

7 Days rental at 382.83 EUR from 22/04/2024

  3 |
  Automatic |
  Yes

Mystery Electric Compact or Larger

5 Adults, 5 Doors

From 55.99 EUR/day
Mystery Electric Compact or Larger

7 Days rental at 391.93 EUR from 22/04/2024

  3 |
  Automatic |
  Yes

Mystery Electric Compact or Larger

5 Adults, 5 Doors

From 56.97 EUR/day
Mystery Electric Compact or Larger

7 Days rental at 398.79 EUR from 22/04/2024

  3 |
  Automatic |
  Yes

Tesla Model Y

5 Adults, 5 Doors

From 59.94 EUR/day
Tesla Model Y

7 Days rental at 419.61 EUR from 22/04/2024

  4 |
  Automatic |
  Yes

Tesla Model 3

5 Adults, 4 Doors

From 58.80 EUR/day
Tesla Model 3

7 Days rental at 411.64 EUR from 22/04/2024

  4 |
  Automatic |
  Yes

Polestar 2

5 Adults, 5 Doors

From 54.10 EUR/day
Polestar 2

7 Days rental at 378.72 EUR from 22/04/2024

  3 |
  Automatic |
  Yes

Key Highlights for Car Hire at Fort Myers Airport: Making the Most of Your Journey.

  • Fort Myers Airport has the airport code RSW which stands for Regional South West.
  • Forth Myers Airport is run by the Lee County Port Authority.
  • There are a number of development plans at RSW airport including the building of a rescue centre and a new commercial park.
  • Fort Myers Airport has a big runway which allowed it to welcome the US presidential plane Air Force One.
  • The first flight to take off from Fort Myers Airport was a Delta Airlines service in 1983.

 

Fort Myers Airport - Popular Destinations

Best car rental companies in Fort Myers Airport

8.9
No.2: NATIONAL,
based on 484 reviews
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90
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91
20 min (average wait time)
8.9
No.1: ALAMO,
based on 5875 reviews
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90
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95
31 min (average wait time)
8.8
No.3: ENTERPRISE,
based on 2610 reviews
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Fort Myers Airport car hire information

  • 9.0/10
    Best Rated Agent:
    Alamo US Corporate
  • € 278.88
    Average price:
    (per week)
  • € 39.84
    Best Price:
    Per Week
  • 73
    Most Popular Type:
    Standard
  • 33
    Most popular model:
    Volkswagen Jetta
  • 409
    Total Cars Available
     

Average prices per day for car hire at Fort Myers Airport

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January€ 65
February€ 71
March€ 68
April€ 73
May€ 79
June€ 74
July€ 80
August€ 68
September€ 62
October€ 63
November€ 70
December€ 77
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January€ 64
February€ 68
March€ 64
April€ 62
May€ 73
June€ 67
July€ 74
August€ 64
September€ 60
October€ 62
November€ 66
December€ 75
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January€ 96
February€ 91
March€ 89
April€ 86
May€ 101
June€ 96
July€ 111
August€ 90
September€ 81
October€ 86
November€ 81
December€ 103
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January€ 77
February€ 78
March€ 76
April€ 74
May€ 83
June€ 79
July€ 92
August€ 79
September€ 73
October€ 74
November€ 81
December€ 91
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January€ 84
February€ 90
March€ 85
April€ 89
May€ 94
June€ 88
July€ 91
August€ 78
September€ 80
October€ 83
November€ 89
December€ 99
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January€ 79
February€ 85
March€ 83
April€ 63
May€ 51
June€ 48
July€ 73
August€ 49
September€ 46
October€ 53
November€ 63
December€ 97
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January€ 87
February€ 86
March€ 78
April€ 78
May€ 92
June€ 89
July€ 98
August€ 86
September€ 79
October€ 80
November€ 90
December€ 98
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January€ 76
February€ 75
March€ 72
April€ 98
May€ 107
June€ 102
July€ 107
August€ 90
September€ 85
October€ 78
November€ 94
December€ 90

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