Located in the bustling capital of the state of Texas, Austin-Bergstrom International Airport is a main hub of travel for those coming to the city for personal, political or business needs. The airport also serves as a major site of departures for people traveling to other large cities in the U.S. as well as selected cities in other countries. For those who land at Austin-Bergstrom International Airport for a stay in the city, the best way to get around could be with the use of a rental car in Austin.
Those who wish to pick up a rental car for use during a trip to Austin may proceed to the Barbara Jordan terminal upon landing. The 25-gate terminal - which is the newest addition to the complex - is the home to multiple restaurants, a live music stage and a massive, 3,000 space parking garage area where the desks of the various rental car companies that operate out of the airport are located. In this terminal travelers will find rental cars, trucks, SUVs, and can even book transportation around the area in private cars and limousines provided by many big-name companies.
Among the companies that serve Austin-Bergstrom International Airport are ACE Car Rental of Austin, Advantage Rent-A-Car, Alamo/National Rent-A-Car, Avis, Budget Rent-A-Car, Dollar Car Rental, Enterprise, Hertz and Thrifty Car Rental. Each of these companies rents vehicles from the airport location and also takes vehicle drop-offs when travelers are finished with automobiles rented from the airport and other locations. Vehicles may be rented on the spot, or companies may be contacted in advance of arrival to assure certain makes or models preferred are available. Phone numbers for the companies that serve the Austin-Bergstrom International Airport are available on the airport's official website, which is operated through the City of Austin.