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Going to Going to is required. Pick-up airport or city Pick-up airport or city is required. Pick-up Pick-up is required. Drop-off Drop-off is required. Having a SunPass payment facility linked to your credit card or car rental agreement means that you can drive through the toll plazas without stopping. On the I, SunPass also allows drivers to opt for Florida Express Lanes which will help you avoid getting held up in traffic at busy times.
If you have a cruise or plane to catch, using these optional express lanes is recommended. The tolls are 50 cents and up and they are charged to the SunPass account associated with your rental car. When you disembark from the cruise ship, there are plenty of taxis lined up waiting to transport cruisers to the airport, hotel or local car rental office. No need to pre-book your taxi; it will all be taken care of as part of your disembarkation process. Some taxi fares are fixed, such as to Miami International Airport, where you can find a wide choice of car rentals available.
However, bear in mind you will pay an airport surcharge if you pick up your car rental from the airport.
If you have already booked your Miami cruise port car rental from a local office in downtown Miami, you may need a taxi to get there. In that case, make sure the taxi has the meter running to ensure you are not overcharged.
Some car rental companies provide shuttle buses to transfer customers between Miami cruise port and the car rental depot. Check out the section below to see which Miami cruise port car rentals offer this service. It may be free, or there may be a fixed price per passenger. It generally works out much cheaper for individuals to take the shuttle bus rather than paying for a taxi.
Below you will find links to all main Miami cruise port car rental companies. We have included the lowest price for a one-day hire for comparison only.
Dates, size of vehicle, and length of rental period will all affect the price. Sixt Rent-a-Car has two offices for car rentals close to Miami cruise terminals. The nearest is on SE 1st St in downtown Miami, just 5 minutes taxi ride from the port. The other office is at Miami International Airport which offers a shuttle service to and from the cruise port. Enterprise has a car rental office near Miami cruise port at SE 2nd St.
It offers a pick-up service at non-airport locations, but you need to contact the rental office direct and make the arrangements. These multiple options make Enterprise a good choice for one-way car rentals if you are flying into Fort Lauderdale Airport and want to drop off the car near the cruise port, or vice versa.
But there's a way to get the car you wanted — or better. Knowing a few industry standard rules and an expert tip or two will ensure you're never car-less when you travel. A car rental company should honor your reservation. When it can't, the burden falls on the company — not you — to fix it.
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That's one way of doing it. But there are other, more gentle ways of persuading a car rental company to do the right thing when they run out of rental cars.
A more conventional approach: Talk to an employee and make a thoughtful appeal to help for the sake of good customer service. That's what Andy Abramson did when he recently arrived at a Hertz location in San Francisco that had run out of cars.. A representative offered him a downgrade from the SUV he'd reserved to a Toyota Camry — at the same rate.