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Car rental at Memphis Airport

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Cheap car rentals at Memphis Airport

Economy$88/day
Intermediate$102/day
Full-size$101/day
People mover$204/day
Full-size SUV$117/day
Luxury$126/day
Pick-up truck$155/day
Standard SUV$107/day
Compact SUV$108/day
Intermediate SUV$113/day
Supplier choice$148/day
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Top tips for hiring a car at Memphis Airport

  • If you book a car rental at Memphis Airport, you will be provided with an easy way to move throughout the city. Memphis is not known for being particularly walkable or for having an extensive public transportation system, so driving is one of the best ways to get to where you need to go. Having your own vehicle will also make it easy to store any sports equipment or luggage that you may be traveling with.
  • There are several different models that you can choose between for your car rental at Memphis Airport. If you will be traveling with several other passengers or are planning on spending some time in the nearby mountains, you can opt for a standard or full-size SUV. When driving throughout the city center, a compact vehicle is a convenient option, as it will make it easier to park and drive through narrow streets.
  • Once you are ready to return your car rental at Memphis Airport, you can do so by bringing it back to the location where you first picked it up at the Ground Transportation Center. Most rental car companies that have branches at the airport keep their fleets in this area, so make sure to look for your specific brand. As you start to approach the airport by car, you will find signs that will help to guide you to the drop-off area. Depending on which specific company you choose to rent a car with, you may have the option of dropping your vehicle off outside of normal business hours.
  • Memphis is a popular destination amongst travelers, so its roads can often be congested. To prevent yourself from getting caught in a traffic jam, plan on picking up and returning your rental outside of rush hour, which is generally between 6 and 9 am and 5 and 7 pm. Some major roads tend to be busier than others, and these include streets like Interstates 175 and 240.
  • Book your car hire at Memphis Airport at least 1 day before your trip in order to get a below-average price

FAQs about renting a car at Memphis Airport

  • What are the documents that I need to rent a car from Memphis Airport?

    To book a Memphis Airport car rental, you are required to provide a few different documents to your rental company of choice. For example, all customers must have a driver’s license that is valid and does not expire during your rental period. If you do not have a license that was issued from the United States, you may be able to use either an international license or a foreign license. Make sure to check with your rental company ahead of time to see what type of license is accepted. You will also want to have your passport with you in case a photocopy needs to be kept in your file.

  • Does the rental car center at Memphis Airport offer amenities or services for customers?

    The rental car center at Memphis Airport is equipped with public restrooms that all customers are welcome to use. There is also a sitting area if you would like to rest for a few minutes while waiting for all your paperwork to be finalized. The center is accessible for travelers with limited mobility, and airport employees are available to help you make your way to your company’s desk if you will need additional assistance.

  • How do I get to the rental car center at Memphis Airport?

    The rental car center can be found in the Ground Transportation Center. To head here, go to the lower level of the B Terminal and follow the signs that are labeled Rental Cars. Once you have reached the Ground Transportation Center, you will see signs that will point you to your individual company’s desk.

  • Which car rental companies will pick you up at Memphis Airport?

    Car rental companies that offer shuttle or pick-up services from Memphis Airport to off-airport locations include Alamo, Avis, Budget, Dollar, Enterprise Rent-A-Car, Hertz, National, Payless, and Thrifty.

Memphis Airport car rental reviews and directory

Alamo

Cleanliness

7.5

Comfort

7.8

Pick-up/Drop-off

7.3

Value for money

7.2

One location in Memphis Airport

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2495 Winchester Rd

+1 844 370 9801

Monday07:00 - 23:59
Tuesday07:00 - 23:59
Wednesday07:00 - 23:59
Thursday07:00 - 23:59
Friday07:00 - 23:59
Saturday07:00 - 23:59
Sunday07:00 - 23:59
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2.0 Poor

Apr 2024

KAYAK
They confirmed my rental then didn’t have anything available when I had Ubered there. The lady working the front desk was so rude

8.0 Very Good

Oct 2023

KAYAK
Good price, good car, most service aspects OK. But the windscreen was not clean and the tank was less than half full. And it took ages when we came back to get a second driver added to the contract.

6.0 Okay

Mar 2023

KAYAK
Memphis is the absolute worse place to rent a car

4.0 Mediocre

Mar 2021

KAYAK

Cons:

The car smell like tabaco or weed

10.0 Wonderful

Oct 2020

KAYAK

Pros:

Very Clean And Very Up To Date Meaning New Vehicle And Very Safe .

Cons:

All good Very nice

8.0 Very Good

Aug 2020

KAYAK

Pros:

Yes. They were backed up but accommodated as quickly as they could

Cons:

Be better about mask useage. Both wearing them and wearing them properly.

1 out of 32

Hertz

Cleanliness

6.6

Comfort

6.8

Pick-up/Drop-off

5.6

Value for money

5.8

One location in Memphis Airport

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Locations in Memphis Airport

2495 Winchester Road

+1 901 345 5680

Monday07:00 - 23:59
Tuesday07:00 - 23:59
Wednesday07:00 - 23:59
Thursday07:00 - 23:59
Friday07:00 - 23:59
Saturday07:00 - 23:59
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2.0 Poor

May 2024

KAYAK
Wrong car. Car had no a/c.

2.0 Poor

Nov 2023

KAYAK
I showed up to pock up my prepaid car on Monday night and was informed that Hertz was sold out. Even though I had already paid, I did not get my car. I had to get a hotel room and come back mid morning Tursday Shame on Hertz

6.0 Okay

Sep 2023

KAYAK
the pick-up process was not seamless.

10.0 Wonderful

Nov 2022

KAYAK
Girls at the Memphis off were so awesome.

2.0 Poor

Nov 2022

KAYAK
Really frustrating. They would not honor the reservation made through kayak because it was made the same day and dropped off in another city (all of which was stated in the confirmed reservation). We had to find a rental with another company. They were completely unhelpful!

8.0 Very Good

Nov 2022

KAYAK
Pickup took too long and was told once I checked in it would be an hour before a car was available. It only took 15 minutes. Dropoff was simple and easy!

1 out of 33

Dollar

4.9

Mediocre

124 reviews

Cleanliness

5.5

Comfort

5.7

Pick-up/Drop-off

4.4

Value for money

5.2

One location in Memphis Airport

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Locations in Memphis Airport

2491 Winchester Road

+1 866 434 2226

Monday07:00 - 23:59
Tuesday07:00 - 23:59
Wednesday07:00 - 23:59
Thursday06:00 - 22:00
Friday06:00 - 22:00
Saturday06:00 - 22:00
Sunday07:00 - 23:59
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2.0 Poor

Apr 2024

KAYAK
Didn't have vehicle. Had to upgrade or wait.

2.0 Poor

Nov 2023

KAYAK
UI liked nothing. I had previously made a confirmed reservation for 5:30PM. I approached the rental counter at approximately 5:35PM. The agent took my driver's license and a hard copy of my confirmed reservation. After a few minutes she informed me there were no cars available, and it could be 1 to 2 hours before a vehicle could be available. I pointed out a vehicle less than 509 feet from the counter and was told it was unavailable. Approximately 1 hour and fifteen minutes later the agent called me to the counter, explained a vehicle was available but I would be required to pay an upcharge. She pointed to the very same vehicle which was still in the same spot I had inquired about when I first got to the counter. I had to drive over two hours south of Memphis for a meeting the next morning. I had to have a car. She explained the upcharge would be $10. I agreed. I received a charge to my credit card for just over $239. $200 of which she explained was a deposit. I am requesting a full refund for the upcharge and confirmation the $200 deposit has been returned to my account. I have never been treated like this by any rental car company. I will never rent from your firm again. I am sending out a blast email to all my contacts and work associates detailing my experience and recommending they never use your firm.

8.0 Very Good

Oct 2023

KAYAK
Found good pricing online. The hiccup was that there was a 4 hour delay to pick up the vehicle when we arrived at the airport, as cars had not been turned in on time, so we had to use Uber to leave the airport, then return to pick up the vehicle. I was notified when the vehicle was ready and from there, things went smoothly. Car was clean on pick up overall; had some prior dings that we noted before leaving the rental pick up site, but nothing major. The vehicle return went well.

7.9 Good

Jun 2021

KAYAK
Pick up was not good at all. Had to wait 4 hours after my reservation time to get my car which me late for everything else

2.0 Poor

May 2021

KAYAK

Pros:

Nothing

Cons:

They closed at 10. People were there who said they left office at 8:30. Left everyone stranded.

8.0 Very Good

May 2021

KAYAK

Pros:

Car was solid and comfortable.

Cons:

Tire pressure, windshield fluid, radiator fluid and working radio. Picking up in Memphis was not a pleasant experience.

1 out of 23

Thrifty

4.0

Mediocre

106 reviews

Cleanliness

4.9

Comfort

4.8

Pick-up/Drop-off

3.9

Value for money

4.6

One location in Memphis Airport

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2491 Winchester Road

+1 877 283 0898

Monday07:00 - 23:59
Tuesday07:00 - 23:59
Wednesday07:00 - 23:59
Thursday06:00 - 22:00
Friday06:00 - 22:00
Saturday06:00 - 22:00
Sunday07:00 - 23:59
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6.0 Okay

May 2024

KAYAK
Pick up was meh

2.0 Poor

Apr 2024

KAYAK
They were closed when we got there, received no car and had to rent elsewhere

2.0 Poor

May 2021

KAYAK

Pros:

No staff was not friendly, Thirfty didn't have any cars/trucks available. Told us we could be put on a waiting list and sit and wait for someone to maybe return a vehicle. This is unacceptable for you to allow a reservation for a specific time and there be no cars available. There were a lot of customers up there waiting. We cancelled the reservation and went with another company.

Cons:

Everything could have been better. I will never attempt to rent from them again. Horrible customer service. Horrible way of doing business. I will recommend them to anyone ever

2.0 Poor

May 2021

KAYAK

Pros:

I made the reservation for the vehicle 2 months prior to the pick up date. When we arrived in Memphis Airport we were told there were no vehicles available. The Thrifty agent said they were cleaning vehicles when they came in and it would be approx 2-3 hours before a vehicle was available!! We waited almost 3 hours for a car!!!!! The Thrifty agent was completely matter of fact and didn't even apologize for the inconvenience. I will NEVER rent from this company again!

Cons:

The entire experience!!!!!

2.0 Poor

Apr 2021

KAYAK

Pros:

the staff was friendly and accomodating

Cons:

it was a 3 hour wait for a car. actually, they couldn't give us an actual time on how long it would be until our car was ready. the only good thing was that the lady working the counter allowed us to cancel our reservation without any questions asked (good on you, whoever you are!!). we went to another company and they told us that they do this ALL THE TIME

4.0 Mediocre

Mar 2021

KAYAK

Pros:

staff helpful as they could be this is the second time renting a car from thrifty in memphis both times average wait 1.5 hours to pickup. Overbooked, cars not cleaned and ready

1 out of 27

Enterprise Rent-A-Car

7.5

Best rated

Cleanliness

7.8

Comfort

7.9

Pick-up/Drop-off

7.0

Value for money

7.1

One location in Memphis Airport

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2495 Winchester Rd

+1 833 898 2149

Monday07:00 - 23:59
Tuesday07:00 - 23:59
Wednesday07:00 - 23:59
Thursday07:00 - 23:59
Friday07:00 - 23:59
Saturday07:00 - 23:59
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10.0 Wonderful

Jan 2021

KAYAK

Pros:

Staff was friendly even though he was super busy. Car was clean and nice- almost new. Check car back in was very easy and fast

Cons:

Has to wait a little longer to get the rental once I arrived but not unreasonable long I guess

10.0 Wonderful

Dec 2020

KAYAK

Pros:

Blake was awesome!

Cons:

nothing, it was great

6.8 Okay

Oct 2020

KAYAK

Pros:

Bro I found a strangers loaded gun in my car how are they not gonna refund me for that?! Like, how can you be COVID-clean and not find the handgun someone left in the centre console???

Cons:

Less loaded firearms.

10.0 Wonderful

Oct 2020

KAYAK

Pros:

Drop off was extremely easy.

Cons:

The rental component has moved up to the garage as a result of Covid. The process was a bit slower than what is typical, but not unduly so.

6.0 Okay

Oct 2020

KAYAK

Cons:

Drop off was mediocre , customer service over the phone if told me with restriction if I am later 1 minutes after 11:29 pm I will be charge . I made it 11:27 and they’re trying to rip me off with charge after a long day of frustration and make me wait longer than I suppose too ....

4.8 Mediocre

Sep 2020

KAYAK

Pros:

Nice car

Cons:

Key fob battery was low. Coolant was low. Tires needed balanced - the car vibrated at highway speed.

1 out of 17

Avis

6.7

Cleanliness

6.9

Comfort

7.3

Pick-up/Drop-off

7.1

Value for money

7.2

One location in Memphis Airport

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2491 Winchester Rd

+1 901 345 2847

Monday06:00 - 22:0000:00 - 01:30
Tuesday06:00 - 22:0000:00 - 01:30
Wednesday06:00 - 22:0000:00 - 01:30
Thursday06:00 - 22:0000:00 - 01:30
Friday00:00 - 01:3006:00 - 22:00
Saturday00:00 - 01:3006:00 - 22:00
Sunday06:00 - 22:0000:00 - 01:30
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8.0 Very Good

Apr 2024

KAYAK
I was somewhat disappointed that my rental was not automatically extended when there was a power outage at the rental location which delayed me getting the rental and on the road. Subsequently (once I realized this), I had to call Avis to request an extension to which I received clack from the agent, not exactly the customer I am accustomed to from Avis.

8.0 Very Good

Dec 2023

KAYAK
Easy to reserve and pick up was smooth and straightforward.

10.0 Wonderful

Oct 2023

KAYAK
Great experience in memphis airport - it was as easy as handing over my DL and heading down the elevator to collect the car.

4.0 Mediocre

Apr 2021

KAYAK

Pros:

Drop off

Cons:

The car that I picked up in Memphis was filthy. It smelled and clearly hasn’t been cleaned, never mind sanitized and during a pandemic. I only noticed the extent of the dirty condition after my departure from the airport.

10.0 Wonderful

Apr 2021

KAYAK

Pros:

It was a very easy car rental. As soon as I walked up to the Avis rental agent she asked for my last name, took my I'd and credit card and I signed the agreement via the terminal and I was able to quickly leave. The car was very clean and very comfortable. It drove very well. Plus it was a nice looking car. Also the agent was very friendly.

Cons:

They switched the type of car I had agreed to when I made the reservation. At first it was a Galant but they changed it to an eclipse although I liked the eclipse better. It was a small SUV. Since I had a one way they said the Galant wasnt available for a one way rental. I was surprised they held an extra $150.00 on my credit card in addition to the rental price until I brought the car back on time which I did. I don't remember seeing the hold fee at the time the reservation was made. After I returned the car I remember hearing the agent say it would take several days for the hold fee to drop off. The vehicle had these very dark smudges around the back. It was dimly lit in the garage where I took possession of the car. So when I drove out I stopped and took a video of the car and photos. I did this to make sure I was protected and that they would not claim that I had committed any damage that was on the car before I took possession. It appeared that at some point someone had black duck tape around the back because I could see where large pieces of tape had been peeled off but this thick sticky residue remained. It didnt bother me because the car still drove fine but I sent a photo to Avis Facebook messenger with my confirmation number to let them see it. Regular washing would not take that off. Maybe a special type of chemical could remove it. The car had been washed but the tape residue was still there and very noticeable. Last, I picked up the car at the Memphis International Airport. I should have been informed that I go the 1st floor, instead of the 2nd floor, to process the rental because the 2nd floor is only for people with an Avis Preferred account. After the paperwork is processed on the 1st floor, I then had to go to the 3rd floor where the vehicles were kept to get the car.

2.0 Poor

Mar 2021

KAYAK

Pros:

ABSOLUTELY NOTHING

Cons:

Staff was rude and disrespectful... Car was reserved and when I proceeded upstairs to retrieve someone was loading their luggage in it. Charges were added to the change in reservation that were not added downstairs on the original.

1 out of 15

Payless

6.1

Cleanliness

6.8

Comfort

6.5

Pick-up/Drop-off

5.4

Value for money

5.7

One location in Memphis Airport

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2491 Winchester Rd

+1 901 346 4781

Monday07:00 - 23:59
Tuesday07:00 - 23:59
Wednesday07:00 - 23:59
Thursday07:00 - 23:59
Friday07:00 - 23:59
Saturday07:00 - 23:59
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9.2 Wonderful

Mar 2020

KAYAK

Cons:

Could not find a Payless agent, Finally discovered Avis agents could help

10.0 Wonderful

Jan 2020

KAYAK

Pros:

Helpful staff

Cons:

The car itself had a trunk that did not open conventionally which was hard to figure out how to open without a google search

6.8 Okay

Nov 2019

KAYAK

Pros:

Staff was friendly, car was clean, everything worked.

Cons:

1. No car was available when we arrived, in spite of my efforts earlier to ensure there would be. We were lucky that a car appeared within 20 mins. 2. The air pressure warning was on the entire 8 days. I added air to all tires but the warning persisted. 3. Too much time spent waiting for receipt to be printed upon our return. Avis doesn’t seem to try harder anymore.

2.0 Poor

Jul 2019

KAYAK

Pros:

absolutely nothing

Cons:

go with anyone else but them

10.0 Wonderful

Mar 2019

KAYAK

Pros:

Smooth, no problems.

2.0 Poor

Jan 2019

KAYAK

Pros:

Nothing. They are horrible.

Cons:

When I arrived to pickup the car at 1pm on a Thursday there was no one at the counter and there had not been an attendant for some time. The rep from Avis at the next counter gave me the same deal since no one was working at Payless. Also, when I called to inquire about a baby car seat the automated phone system required that I provide an "Access Code", whatever that is, to complete the call and I was not able to get anyone on the phone to assist. I will never use this junk company again.

1 out of 17

Budget

5.4

Cleanliness

5.9

Comfort

5.7

Pick-up/Drop-off

5.1

Value for money

5.3

One location in Memphis Airport

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2491 Winchester Rd Suite #104

+1 901 332 2222

Monday06:00 - 22:00
Tuesday06:00 - 22:00
Wednesday06:00 - 22:00
Thursday06:00 - 22:00
Friday06:00 - 22:00
Saturday07:00 - 23:59
Sunday06:00 - 22:00
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2.0 Poor

Feb 2024

KAYAK
The first rental they were sold out of cars and were supposed call me in the morning when one came in. They did not call. The second rental no one was at the desk or in the lot at DFW. So I ended up renting from another agency.

2.0 Poor

Jan 2024

KAYAK
Despite having a reservation they did not have a car when I arrived. I had to pick up a car the next day from a different location.

4.0 Mediocre

Apr 2021

KAYAK

Pros:

Car was nice! Which I suppose is the most important part. Clean, odor-free, got a size upgrade, which as a 6’3” man I appreciated. Drop-off was easy and the employee at the Jackson location couldn’t have been nicer.

Cons:

It literally took longer for me to pick up my car in Memphis than my incoming flight from Atlanta took. It was well over an hour before keys were placed in my hands due to a slow moving line at the pickup counter (my representative was lovely, but had to constantly stop service to assist the other representative. Lovely gesture, slowed down service), and then once I got upstairs to the pickup counter, the crew in the garage could not have been any less helpful. My car was ready, but I had to wait another 30-45 minutes in the line just to be talked to to simply pick up my keys. I hate being that sort of Karen, but there is a line where the service becomes so terrible I can’t keep it to myself. Especially after having to travel last second for a family emergency, this lack of service and consideration for my time and business will keep me from booking Budget in the future unless it’s the only option available, especially at Memphis.

9.6 Wonderful

Jul 2020

KAYAK

Pros:

The car was nice in every category

Cons:

Not much

8.0 Very Good

May 2020

KAYAK

Pros:

Free upgrade

Cons:

Cleanliness of vehicles and line wait time

2.8 Poor

Dec 2019

KAYAK

Cons:

Do not rent with Budget. They ruined our trip. They did not have the size car that we reserved. They did not call us to say they did not have it. We were uncomfortable in the car they gave us.

1 out of 14

National

8.0

Very Good

5 reviews

Cleanliness

8.0

Comfort

8.0

Pick-up/Drop-off

8.0

Value for money

8.0

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2495 Winchester Rd

+1 844 370 9812

Monday07:00 - 23:59
Tuesday07:00 - 23:59
Wednesday07:00 - 23:59
Thursday07:00 - 23:59
Friday07:00 - 23:59
Saturday07:00 - 23:59
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10.0 Wonderful

May 2019

KAYAK

Pros:

Super easy pickup and dropoff. Brand new vehicle.

Cons:

Called a few days ahead to change my pickup to one hour earlier, but reservations told there was no availability and the price would change. When i arrived 30 minutes early anyway there were multiple vehicles available and the Memphis team were happy for me to drive off in one.

1 out of 1

AutoEurope

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Memphis International Airport

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Eagle Rent A Car

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Memphis airport

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Sunnycars

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2495 Winchester Rd, Memphis, , USA Tennessee

+1 914 368 0091

Monday07:00 - 23:59
Tuesday07:00 - 23:59
Wednesday07:00 - 23:59
Thursday07:00 - 23:59
Friday07:00 - 23:59
Saturday07:00 - 23:59
Sunday07:00 - 23:59

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888 travellers who rented a car in Memphis Airport gave the car agency they used an average rating of 5.8

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Economy