Miami International Airport
Miami International Airport (MIA) is located 8 miles from downtown. Within its 655,000 square meters, it serves one hundred-plus airlines, covering 150 destinations worldwide. It is the third largest international airport in the United States, and the main transit connection between the U.S. and Latin America. Per year, over 40 million tourists from all over the planet fly into or through Miami International Airport.
Miami International Airport has 127 gates and three terminals; North (blue), Central (yellow) and South (red). Additionally, it offers an infrastructure that includes a wide variety of services such as restaurants, shops, meeting facilities, pharmacies, ATMs, art galleries, disabled parking, currency exchanges and even a hotel The Miami International Airport Hotel.
Renting a Car in The Miami Airport
The Miami International Airport provides the Rent a Car Center (RCC), one of the largest car rental areas worldwide. In the RCC, there of four levels, where you can travel up to the top floor by the MIA Mover transport system and find 20 different car rental companies; including Alamo, Avis, Budget, Dollar, Hertz, National and Thrifty.
It is important to know that the best rental rates are achieved by renting in advance with promotions that companies, like RentingCarz, will offer frequently on their website. Once you have made the online booking, you just have to pick up the car at the Airport branch, located in the RCC.
Leaving The Airport with a Rented Car
When leaving the parking lot at the RCC, you only have to follow the Exit signs to find the street exit. Once outside, the first sign you see says "Le Jeune Rd (North and South)". Whether you go to Miami Beach or to Interstate 95, you must take Le Jeune Rd North. To go North, you have to stay to the right. Later, you will see signs for I-95 and 112. You must continue keeping right on a narrow curve, then the road will join with Le Jeune Rd North. Shortly after, you will see a big sign that says "Miami Beach/Fort Lauderdale". To enjoy your travels, we recommend that you rent a car with a GPS in your language and purchase the SunPass service, which pays all road toll fees automatically.