The Ontario International Airport is about an 8min drive from the city center. A car rental at Ontario Airport is the most convenient way to get into the heart of town. Having access to your own car also means that you can drive to nearby cities of Los Angeles and San Bernardino. At this airport, you can rent cars from several different national brands.
The airport has a separate rental car center where all the agencies are located. To get to the rental car center, you'll go to the lower level of the terminal using the escalator. From there, you'll go outside of the terminal to catch a shuttle service to your choice of car rental agencies. Most of the agencies are open 24/7 for convenience. However, if they are not, they have a dropbox where you can leave your key and contract after hours.
All of the car rentals at Ontario Airport are housed in one facility located on East Airport Drive, which is less than a mile away from the airport and has many amenities. It is an enclosed building with air conditioning, restrooms, and an ATM machine on site. The cars are kept in parking stalls, which are quick to get to from the building. They are labeled with the name of the agency and a number making it easy for you to find your car.
You can rent an economy car to save on gas or a minivan with plenty of room for luggage and the family. Car rentals at Ontario Airport, however, also include specialty cars such as convertibles and muscle cars. Rent one of these fun and stylish cars for your vacation to Southern California. Luxury cars with comfort features and amenities like fancy interiors, heated seats, lots of legroom, and quality sound systems are also available at Ontario Airport car rentals.
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FAQs about renting a car at Ontario Airport
Before you return your car rental at the Ontario Airport, you'll need to fill the car up. Ideally, you'll want to stop at a gas station that is close to the airport to make sure that the fuel gauge displays full. There is an Arco-Ontario, a Haven Mini Mart, and a Mobil gas station less than a mile from the airport.
The shuttles for car rentals at Ontario Airport run often. It comes around every 5-20min. However, it runs based on the frequency of flights. For example, there are fewer red-eye flights, therefore, the shuttle runs less often between the hours of 9 pm and 5 am. They pick up passengers outside of the terminal by baggage claim.
Your car rental at Ontario Airport should be returned to the car rental center. From Interstate 10, you should follow the airport signs that say car rental return. You would leave your car on the lot and take the shuttle back to the airport to catch your airplane. The shuttle will pick you up in front of the rental car building.
When you pick up your car, you'll have to show a valid driver's license to the car rental agent. Additionally, you'll have to show a credit card that has sufficient funds on it. If you're under the age of 21, you won't be permitted to rent a car. And, if you're between the ages of 21 and 24, you might have to pay an additional fee or surcharge to rent a vehicle.
On average a rental car at Ontario Airport costs C$ 97 per day.
Based on ratings and reviews from real users on KAYAK, the best car rental companies at Ontario Airport are Enterprise (8.8, 60 reviews), Alamo (8.4, 104 reviews), and Hertz (7.9, 86 reviews).
Car rental companies that offer shuttle or pick-up services from Ontario Airport to off-airport locations include Thrifty, Dollar, and Budget.