Rent a Car at Columbia Metropolitan Airport (CAE)

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Columbia Metropolitan Airport (CAE)

Address: 3010 Aviation Way, West Columbia, SC, South Carolina, 29170, U S A
Phone: (1) 803-822-5100
Location Type: Licensee
Hours of Operation: Sun 8:00 AM - 11:00 PM; Mon - Fri 7:00 AM - 11:00 PM; Sat 8:00 AM - 11:00 PM
Holiday Hours:
THANKSGIVING DY   November  26  09:00AM - 05:00PM
HOLIDAY   December  19  09:00AM - 05:00PM
CHRISTMAS EVE   December  24  09:00AM - 08:00PM
CHRISTMAS HLDY   December  25  09:00AM - 05:00PM
NEW YEARS EVE   December  31  09:00AM - 05:00PM

NEW YEARS DAY   January  1  09:00AM - 05:00PM


Location Information

Welcome to the Capital of Southern Hospitality. Columbia has plenty of activities to keep you occupied while you’re in South Carolina on business. Your first stop, of course, is at the Avis Car Rental counter at Columbia Metropolitan Airport (CAE). Peruse the extensive fleet of West Columbia airport rental cars, and select from a wide range of models and upgrades. What’s more, you can accelerate your travel experience with Avis Preferred, a complimentary membership that allows you to skip the line and go straight to your car. Booking Columbia Metropolitan Airport rental cars is as convenient and easy as that.

Once you’re on your way, visit the Hampton-Preston Mansion & Gardens to see where and how several influential families lived between 1810 and 1910. Explore the restored period rooms complete with personal belongings for a quintessential look at the lives of antebellum Columbia’s elite. For a break from the city, take a short drive to Columbia Canal and Riverfront Park or Lake Murray. Boat, kayak, canoe or hike under the hot South Carolina sun.

Entertaining clients? Treat them to the truest taste of the South with some chicken and waffles or shrimp and grits at one of the local Southern-style restaurants. Cap off the evening with a show at the Columbia Dinner Theater.

Your clients expect the very best, and so do you, so get behind the wheel of an Avis CAE car rental and prepare to impress. Avis is the preferred choice of business travelers when it comes to airport car rentals, and is always happy to be a part of your journey.

Preferred Service
Exit concourse to upper level of terminal building. Turn to the right and go down the escalator to the baggage claim area. Turn left to the Avis counter. Show your drivers license and identify yourself as a Preferred Renter to the Avis rental agent in order to receive your preprinted rental document and keys.
General Directions
COUNTER: Located inside of terminal, near baggage claim.
VEHICLES: Located directly outside of terminal.
RETURNS: Same as pickup. AFTER-HOURS RETURNS: Available. Park & lock the vehicle. Place keys & completed contract in the drop box located on the left side of the rental counter. NOTE - CUSTOMER is responsible for vehicle & all charges incurred, until the vehicle & contract can be physically closed out on the next business day.
After-hours Returns
Park & lock the car. Place the completed contract & the keys in the Drop Box located in the Returns area. Remember to take your personal belongings with you.

Renter Requirements