Car hire in Miami
On this page you’ll get tips and advice on hiring a car in Miami, and the cheapest rental cars at guaranteed lowest price. If this is your first time renting a car in the States, please read our general tips on car hire in the U.S. via the link below.
Car hire at Miami Airport
Miami Airport (airport code: MIA) is the largest airport in southern Florida, and it services mainly international flights. If you are going to Miami, you can also fly in to Fort Lauderdale, which is nearby.
There are a large number of car rental firms at Miami Airport. Their offices can all be found in the airport car rental centre, which is called RCC (Rental Car Center).
Getting to the RCC is both smooth and easy if you use the airport transport “MIA Mover”, which is located on the third floor and takes you directly to the car rental centre. Follow the signs for “Rental car Center” to get to MIA Mover.
Getting to and from Miami Airport by car is very smooth, and it’s also easy to get to many nice places in Florida if you use the airport as a starting point.
Where to go around Miami
There are countless nice places to visit in Florida and most of them are suitable for the whole family. With a rental car, you can easily get around the different parts of the state and, at the same time, discover hidden gems along the way. Below we’ll mention a few of our favourite spots.
Orlando is an approximate three-and-a-half-hour drive north of Miami. The city is primarily known for its many leisure parks with different themes. For example, Orlando is home to Disney World (which is the most visited leisure park in the world) and Universal Orlando. There are many different parts of Universal Orlando. For example, you can visit the magical Wizarding World of Harry Potter and Universal Studios, both of which belong to Universal Orlando.
Four hour’s drive north of Miami is the beautiful Daytona Beach. The city is, as the name suggests, known for its beaches and it’s a perfect destination if you want to soak up some sunlight and go swimming. The city also has several historic landmarks. Furthermore, Daytona Beach often hosts many different kinds of festivals and activities, usually with a focus on motor sports.
Ocala National Forest
Ocala National Forest is slightly west of Daytona Beach. The forest has several beautiful footpaths, and if you are feeling adventerous you can go kayaking. There are also two cosy villages in the forest where you can find accommodation.