Alamo Rent A Car


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Leave no stone unturned with Alamo Rent a Car

Alamo is an international car rental brand with a fantastic fleet of rental cars and an excellent customer service experience. Founded in 1974, Alamo was a pioneer in the online booking space, and has been perfecting its travel tools alongside its rental offering ever since. You can count on Alamo to be available in popular destinations all across the USA, and enjoy the peace of mind of the Complete Clean Pledge with every pick up.

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The Alamo car rentals fleet

Take your pick of fantastic vehicles from the Alamo rentals’ fleet, ranging from compact and economy cars to heavy-duty trucks and spacious vans. There’s also an extensive range of electric, hybrid and luxury vehicles.


From practical run-around cars like Nissan Versa and sleek sedans like the Chevrolet Malibu to exotic sports cars like Infiniti Q60 and executive luxury vehicles like the Maserati Ghibli, Alamo has a car rental for you.


SUVs are a popular choice for road trips of all kinds, and Alamo offers an extensive range to suit them all. Vehicles like the compact Hyundai Kona and midsize Nissan Rogue offer the sporty aesthetic in a manoeuvrable body, while the full size Chevy Tahoe and premium GMC Yukon Denali XL elevate the road trip experience in every way.


Hauling cargo has never been so comfortable as with Alamo’s range of pick up trucks. Stretch out the legs in a Ford F150, Chevrolet Colorado or similar.


When you have people to haul and places to see, Alamo has a van for that. Choose from cargo-specific vans and passenger vans that seat up to 15 people, and find the vehicle to get the job done. The Chrysler Pacifica Minivan and Ford Transit Wagon exemplify the extensive range.

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Pick up an Alamo rental car anywhere in the USA

Rent a car at Alamo’s 247 locations across the United States. With conveniently-placed depots in all major cities, all your car rental needs can be easily sorted. They also have updated health protocols. In fact, they are receive ongoing support and guidance on how to increase safety measures from experts at the CDC Foundation and Cleveland Clinic.

To maximise your travel time, Alamo allows one-way rentals. For example, you can pick up a car in Los Angeles and drop it off in Las Vegas. Check what is available for your itinerary and calculate the associated costs by typing in your desired pick up location, drop off destination and dates into the search function on this page.

Rental car Alamo: Frequently asked questions

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Is Alamo rent-a-car part of Hertz?

No, Alamo is not part of Hertz. Alamo is part of Enterprise Holdings. Alamo has an ongoing commitment in offering great deals to local and international travelers throughout the US, Canada, Mexico, the Caribbean, Latin America, South America & Asia Pacific.

Can you rent a car with a debit card?

It is possible to rent an Alamo car rental with a debit card, subject to restrictions specified by the individual locations. At airport locations, debit card deposits are only accepted at the time of rental if accompanied by a ticketed return travel itinerary. (The name and address shown on the renter’s driver’s license must match their current home address.) The renter is responsible for any overdraft fees incurred.

Canadian locations will only accept US and International Debit Cards at the time of rental with a round trip travel ticket, e-ticket, or travel itinerary that shows the renters name and discloses the return date and flight itinerary; Canadian Debit Cards are NOT accepted.

How old to rent a car?

The minimum age to rent a vehicle is 21 years, but a 'Youthful Surcharge' may be applied to your rental if you are between the ages of 21 and 24, and renters 21 through 24 years of age may be restricted to specific car classes. In Michigan and New York, the minimum age to rent is 18. U.S. military personnel and government employees ages 18 or older will not incur a Youthful Surcharge when renting for authorised government travel, but must show the rental location his or her official orders. There is no maximum age restriction in the United States or Canada.

What are the car rental requirements?

You must meet the renting location's minimum age requirements, present an acceptable format of a valid driver's license, and submit an acceptable payment type at the discretion of the individual locations. Please note that an accelerated check in may happen when the renter's driver's license and contact details are provided ahead of pick-up.

Do you allow pets?

Pets are allowed in Alamo car rentals. Customers need to keep pets crated and return their Alamo rental car in clean condition and free of pet hair to avoid cleaning/detailing fees. Service animals used by customers with disabilities are allowed in the vehicle without a carrier.

What are the additional driver policies?

The renter’s spouse or domestic partner who meets the same age and driver’s license requirements as the renter are authorised drivers at no additional charge. Any additional authorised drivers must appear at the time of rental and meet age and driver’s license requirements and pay an additional charge of $15 per day ($5 per day in New York state), unless other contractual conditions apply. An additional driver may only be added to the contract at a rental location and may be added or removed in the middle of the contract.

Do you have one-way rentals?

One-way rentals are allowed by Alamo Rent a Car for specific routes. Check the availability and associated fees by typing your departure and arrival locations into the search function.

What driver's license do I need?

You must present a valid, unexpired government-issued driver's license, which includes a photograph. If travelling to the United States and Canada from another country and your license is not in English, you may also be required to provide an International Driver’s Permit or a suitable translation, as well as another form of identification.