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Car Hire Albuquerque Airport 

Discovering Albuquerque: Your Car Rental Guide

Introduction:

Albuquerque, New Mexico's largest city, set against the backdrop of the Sandia Mountains, is teeming with history, arts, and Southwestern culture. Renting a car is an optimal way to delve deep into its many attractions. Here’s a practical guide for those setting out from Albuquerque International Sunport.

1. Departing from Albuquerque International Sunport:

Main Exit: Exiting the airport is straightforward via Sunport Blvd which connects to both I-25 (Pan American Freeway) and I-40, offering you quick access to any part of Albuquerque and beyond.

2. Tolls, Road Conditions, and Traffic:

Toll Roads: New Mexico has no toll roads, making your journey more predictable cost-wise.

Road Conditions: Roads in and around Albuquerque are generally in good shape, but be aware of periodic construction projects, especially on the major interstates.

Traffic: Albuquerque has moderate traffic compared to larger U.S. cities. Still, it's wise to anticipate some congestion during rush hours, typically between 7-9 am and 4-6 pm.

3. Driving Tips:

Altitude Awareness: Albuquerque sits at over 5,000 feet elevation. If you're coming from a lower altitude, you might experience mild altitude sickness. Stay hydrated and take it easy the first day.

DUI Laws: New Mexico has strict DUI laws. Always designate a driver if you plan on consuming alcohol.

Parking: Downtown Albuquerque offers both street parking and parking structures. Always check street signs for any restrictions.

4. Attractions Close to Albuquerque International Sunport:

Historic Old Town: A mere 10-minute drive via I-40 W from the airport, Old Town Albuquerque is the heart of the city's cultural heritage with centuries-old adobe buildings, museums, and shops.

ABQ BioPark: Located just south of Old Town, this facility combines a zoo, aquarium, botanical garden, and fishing lakes. It's about a 12-minute drive from the airport using I-25 N.

Sandia Peak Tramway: Roughly 20 minutes via I-25 N, this tramway offers panoramic views of the Rio Grande Valley from the crest of the Sandia Mountains.


Conclusion:

Albuquerque seamlessly merges the old with the new, promising both cultural immersion and modern-day attractions. Renting a car from Albuquerque International Sunport provides you the flexibility to craft your own Southwestern adventure in this vibrant city.

Current Rental Rates at Albuquerque Airport

Hyundai Elantra

5 Adults, 4 Doors

From 55.45 EUR/day
Hyundai Elantra

7 Days rental at 388.15 EUR from 22/04/2024

  4 |
  Automatic |
  Yes

Mitsubishi Mirage

5 Adults, 4 Doors

From 55.66 EUR/day
Mitsubishi Mirage

7 Days rental at 389.67 EUR from 22/04/2024

  2 |
  Automatic |
  Yes

Ford Fusion

5 Adults, 4 Doors

From 55.81 EUR/day
Ford Fusion

7 Days rental at 390.67 EUR from 22/04/2024

  4 |
  Automatic |
  Yes

Tesla Model Y

5 Adults, 5 Doors

From 175.51 EUR/day
Tesla Model Y

7 Days rental at 1228.57 EUR from 22/04/2024

  4 |
  Automatic |
  Yes

Tesla Model 3

5 Adults, 4 Doors

From 120.64 EUR/day
Tesla Model 3

7 Days rental at 844.50 EUR from 22/04/2024

  4 |
  Automatic |
  Yes

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

  • Having been built in 1939 Albuquerque Airport was also used as a military base with a large hangar for Boeing 307s.
  • In 1988 the long standing Albuquerque Airport was added to the national register of Historic places.
  • Albuquerque Airport is a rapidly expanding facility with an average increase of 2% in passenger numbers year on year for the last decade and a half.
  • Albuquerque Airport has four runways spread across 825 hectares.
  • The two main flight facilities to serve Albuquerque Airport are New Mexico Airlines and Great Lakes Airlines.

 

Albuquerque Airport - Popular Destinations

Best car rental companies in Albuquerque Airport

9.1
No.2: ENTERPRISE,
based on 2610 reviews
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22 min (average wait time)
9.1
No.1: ALAMO,
based on 5875 reviews
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95
24 min (average wait time)
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No.3: NATIONAL,
based on 484 reviews
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20 min (average wait time)

Albuquerque Airport car hire information

  • 9.2/10
    Best Rated Agent:
    Alamo US Corporate
  • € 388.15
    Average price:
    (per week)
  • € 55.45
    Best Price:
    Per Week
  • 75
    Most Popular Type:
    Fullsize
  • 33
    Most popular model:
    Volkswagen Jetta
  • 366
    Total Cars Available
     

Average prices per day for car hire at Albuquerque Airport

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January€ 85
February€ 87
March€ 81
April€ 70
May€ 76
June€ 81
July€ 87
August€ 70
September€ 71
October€ 68
November€ 78
December€ 86
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January€ 78
February€ 81
March€ 77
April€ 65
May€ 69
June€ 76
July€ 83
August€ 69
September€ 67
October€ 68
November€ 75
December€ 88
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January€ 123
February€ 124
March€ 118
April€ 89
May€ 97
June€ 108
July€ 115
August€ 97
September€ 96
October€ 97
November€ 107
December€ 129
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January€ 99
February€ 99
March€ 89
April€ 76
May€ 84
June€ 87
July€ 95
August€ 78
September€ 80
October€ 80
November€ 88
December€ 103
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January€ 115
February€ 102
March€ 93
April€ 84
May€ 91
June€ 93
July€ 109
August€ 92
September€ 93
October€ 87
November€ 98
December€ 110
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January€ 76
February€ 99
March€ 98
April€ 71
May€ 46
June€ 51
July€ 73
August€ 71
September€ 67
October€ 80
November€ 128
December€ 109
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January€ 105
February€ 103
March€ 98
April€ 81
May€ 87
June€ 94
July€ 106
August€ 88
September€ 83
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November€ 95
December€ 107
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January€ 152
February€ 118
March€ 108
April€ 94
May€ 129
June€ 108
July€ 104
August€ 105
September€ 86
October€ 85
November€ 88
December€ 72

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