Car Rental Portland International Jetport Airport (PWM)

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Welcome to Portland, Maine!

Picking up your truck, SUV or car rental at Portland International Jetport Airport (PWM)? When arriving in Maine there is a small hanger with one main terminal located at 1001 Westbrook St, Portland, ME 04102, which is two miles west of downtown Portland, Maine. The small size of the airport makes navigating it easy. AutoRentals.com has put together a photo guide of the airport and all the companies located in the Rental Car Facility.

At this airport there are no free shuttles to nearby car rental companies, all the car rental companies are at the terminal. You can however search for ones located downtown and arrange for a Ride Share or cab to take you there. While less convenient, this can sometimes be a more affordable option for travelers looking to save money. Most of the time airports charge more per day for car rentals and the airport concession fees and taxes can make the total cost of the rental go up significantly. Make sure you compare different location prices to get the best option for you when getting a car rental Portland International Jetport Airport at AutoRentals.com. AutoRentals.com real time matrix has been featured in SmarterTravel’s blog, The 16 Best Car Rental Booking Sites for 2020.

How Do I Get to Baggage Claim at the Portland, ME Airport?

When arriving at the airport check to make sure you have your reservation, identification card and all carry-on items. If you are traveling with luggage, follow signs for baggage claim. Next, descend the escalator or stairs to reach the baggage claim area. The baggage claim area is just beyond the Information Desk at the Portland International Jetport. There are only three baggage claim carousels: Carousel A, Carousel B and Carousel C. Look to see what flight each carousel is holding and then retrieve your luggage. After that, keep going to get to the car rental Portland International Jetport Airport area.

baggage carousel with display screen

Where are the Portland International Jetport Car Rental Facilities Located?

To get to the airport rental car facility at Portland International Jetport upon arrival, descend down the escalator or stairs toward the baggage claim area. Just before the baggage claim area, exit the automatic double glass doors. This is directly across from the moose. Then carefully cross the street. Once across the street, follow the pedestrian walkway to the rental car facility, which is at the very end of the short pedestrian walkway. All car rental companies are located in a single consolidated rental car facility just outside the terminal building. The companies within the car rental facility are Avis, Budget, Dollar, Hertz, National, Alamo and Enterprise.

It’s important to note, the Portland International Jetport rental car facility does not, at this time, allow car rental company loyalty program members to skip the counter and head straight to their rental car.

Which Car Rental Companies are at the Portland ME Airport?

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Avis Car Rental Portland International Jetport Hours of Operation:

  • Monday through Sunday 7:00 AM to 12:00 AM
  • AFTER-HOURS RETURNS: Available. Park & lock the vehicle. Place the completed contract & the keys in the Drop Box located on the counter. Please remember to take your personal belongings with you.
  • Address: 1001 Westbrook Street, Portland, ME, 04102, U S A
  • Map: Here
  • Reviews: Yelp

Alamo Rent a Car Portland International Jetport Hours of Operation:

  • Monday through Friday 12:00AM to 12:30AM and 6:00AM to 11:59PM
  • AFTER-HOURS RETURNS: These may vary, therefore, please contact the provider for information.
  • Address: 1001 Westbrook St Portland, ME 04102
  • Map: Here
  • Reviews: Yelp

Budget Rent a Car Portland International Jetport Hours of Operation:

  • Monday through Sunday 7:00 AM to 12:00 AM
  • Holiday Hours:

    CHRISTMAS EVE  December 24 07:00AM – 06:00PM

    CHRISTMAS DAY  December 25 08:00AM – 06:00PM

    NEW YEAR  December 31 – January 1  07:00AM – 06:00PM

  • AFTER-HOURS RETURNS: Available. Park & lock the vehicle. Place the completed contract & the keys in the Drop Box located on the counter. Please remember to take your personal belongings with you.
  • Address: 1001 Westbrook St, Portland, ME, 04102, United States
  • Map: Here
  • Reviews: Yelp
enterprise rental counter

Enterprise Rent-A-Car Portland International Jetport Hours of Operation:

  • Monday through Sunday 12:00AM to 12:30AM and 6:00AM to 11:59PM
  • AFTER-HOURS RETURNS: When getting a car from Enterprise, after hour returns are allowed. Place keys in the drop box located at the Enterprise counter inside the terminal. Car rental Portland ME airport Enterprise has some of the best reviews for this airport location.
  • Address: 1001 Westbrook St, Portland, ME 04102
  • Map: Here
  • Reviews: Yelp

The Hertz Corporation Portland International Jetport Hours of Operation:

  • Monday through Sunday 6:00AM to 12:30AM
  • AFTER-HOURS RETURNS: After hours drop off available and after hours pickup available. When returning after hours you will have to place your keys in the drop box at the end of counter where you initially picked up the car or other rental vehicle
  • Address: Jetport, 1001 Westbrook St, Portland, ME 04102
  • Map: Here
  • Review: Yelp

National Car Rental Portland International Jetport Hours of Operation:

  • Monday through Sunday 12:00AM to 12:30AM and 6:00AM to 11:59PM
  • AFTER-HOURS RETURNS: Return is available on this location which might require you follow a few additional steps. Please reference the instructions on your reservation email, call their direct line to see other terms and conditions.
  • Address: 1001 Westbrook St, Portland, ME 04102, US
  • Map: Here
  • Reviews: Yelp

Which Companies Can I Take a Shuttle to from the Portland Airport?

All the car rental companies are at the terminal. There are no shuttle options, but you can arrange a Ride Share or cab to take you to an off-site rental location.

Where is Each Car Rental Company Located in Airport?

signs to car rental facility

All the car rental company counters are inside the Portland International Jetport Airport at the Rental Car Pavilion directly next to the baggage claim area in the main terminal. To get to your car you only need to walk outside and follow the designated signs. No shuttle is required at this airport to pick up your rental.

What are the Airport Car Rental Company Phone Numbers?

hertz and dollar car rental counters at airport

Alamo

 (844)370-3979

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AVIS

207-874-7501

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Budget

207-874-7501

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Enterprise

207-615-0030

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Hertz

207-774-4544

Visit Website

National

207-773-0036

Visit Website

For the full list including website links visit the Portland international Jetport Ground Transportation page.

What Are Some Things to Do in Portland, Maine?

Whether you’re in Portland, Maine for business or pleasure there’s plenty to do here. From beaches to the historical downtown and vibrant nightlife, there’s something for everyone. 

The downtown area in Portland is home to exquisite restaurants, charming backroads, years of history and more. You can have your fill of fine dining at Fore Street Restaurant, make sure to get a reservation ahead of time and try the local oysters. Standard Baking Co in Portland, Maine is an exceptional spot to pick up breakfast pastries and coffee. A favorite for a Sunday afternoon is all you can eat lobster brunch at the Harraseeket Inn in Freeport, Maine just a 25min drive away. Take the time to stop by the L.L. Bean Store in Freeport, Maine as well. This store dominates the town of Freeport and is sprawling, more like a campus than a store. Open 24 hours a day/ 7 days a week, 365 days a year! While in the area check out the other outlet stores and enjoy the day shopping.

Looking to go a little father out? Seacoast Adventure – fun place for the whole family to play in Windham, Maine. North Yarmouth is another must see. Be sure to enjoy some Montreal-style bagels for breakfast at The Purple House, a well-kept local secret that will have your mouth watering. Here for the summer? Toots Ice Cream will be open with fresh homemade ice cream in North Yarmouth, Maine. Experience the sight of farm animals wandering the premises while you enjoy your ice cream.

Still Have Questions About Renting a Car from the Portland International Jetport Airport?

information desk portland airport
  • The Portland International Jetport Airport Customer Information desk is open from 5 a.m. to 11 p.m. weekdays and weekends for your convenience. The number to the desk is (207) 756-8312 and more information can be found at: https://portlandjetport.org/contact-us.

If you don’t have questions and feel you’re ready to book a rental car at the Portland, Maine airport visit AutoRentals.com to start a car reservation. We have vehicles in almost every car class and brand you could need.

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