Car Hire Orlando International Airport
Orlando International Airport car hire
There's no better way to discover one of the world’s premier holiday destinations than by car. Whether you're set to take the family to visit the best theme parks on the planet, seek adventure in Florida's tropical national parks or hit the beach, the keys are waiting for you to start your Orlando holiday in style.
You'll find the Avis car rental desk in the airport's Arrivals hall.
Plan your journey from Orlando International AirportThe whole family are in for quite a ride ... the iconic fantasy park Walt Disney World has been called the perfect embodiment of American culture and will be a mandatory stop-off for those with kids in tow. But grown-ups take note, the park makes room for four golf courses.
Universal Orlando’s two amusement parks are also unmissable (and now home to The Wizarding World of Harry Potter). South of town, lakeside Legoland Florida (and its on-site water park) will especially delight two- to 12-year-olds.
There’s so much more to see. At Disney’s Epcot, one of Orlando’s best-realised parks, explore the technological- and scientific-themed attractions of Future World. Discovery Cove, the more intimate sister park to SeaWorld Orlando, lets visitors swim with dolphins, snorkel with tropical fish and rays and float on its relaxing Wind-away River.
Road trips from OrlandoForty-five minutes’ drive from Orlando, Kennedy Space Center features the Saturn V rocket, the largest and one of the most powerful ever built, and the 10-storey Atlantis space shuttle exhibit, backed by moving images of Earth and still coated in space dust from its 33 missions.
Drive an hour out of town in your hire car and you’ll reach the Everglades. Airboat tours explore a tiny portion of the three-million-acre wetland of swamps, marshes and rivers where tourists will meet their fair share of alligators and eagles.
Not many cold-climate visitors to Florida will have swum in 72-degree spring waters. Until they park up at De Leon Springs State Park, an hour due north of Orlando, where the water temperature is unchanged year-round. Canoeing or kayaking more your thing? Half-an-hour from Orlando, at Wekiwa Springs State Park, it’s possible to paddle along the Wekiva River and Rock Springs Run and imagine a time when Native Americans fished and hunted these lands.
Driving rules in the United States of AmericaWhich side of the road?
In the USA, please drive on the right side of the road.
Country driving laws
- In some states, mobile phones may only be used with a headset or hands-free device – you should check the law for any states you will be travelling in
- If travelling on toll roads (turnpikes) keep lots of change in your car, as not all booths accept debit and credit cards
- Do not overtake school buses
- In some states, you may turn right at traffic lights when indicated by road signs
- If pulled over by police, do not exit your vehicle. Turn the ignition off and sit patiently with your hands visible
Speed limits in the United States are set by each state or territory. Some states have lower limits at night, and also minimum speed limits. Please use this as a guide only, you should check the law for any states you will be travelling in.
All speed signs will be in mph.
For a standard Avis rental vehicle with no trailers:
- Urban areas: 20 - 35 mph (32 - 56 km/h)
- School and residential areas: 10 - 20 mph (16 – 32 km/h)
- 2 lane highway: 55 - 65 mph (88- 105 km/h)
- Motorways: 65 - 70 mph (105 – 113 km/h)
Unless indicated by road signs.
Child safety / Seatbelt laws
Each state has its own rules and regulations about child seats and seatbelt laws - you should check the law for any states you will be travelling in
Please note, it is the child’s parent/guardian or vehicle renter’s responsibility to fit the child seat.
This road rules information is for provided for general guidance only. We endeavour to keep the information up to date and accurate, but any reliance you place on this information is at your own risk.