John Wayne Airport Car Rental


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If you seek for a more independent way to move through Santa Ana, the best option for you is without any doubt to hire a car.

Since in the United States public transport is less efficient and there are areas which it doesn’t reach, driving turns to be a need rather than an eligible option.


See attached the available car hire companies in John Wayne Airport:

- Advantage Rent a Car: +1 800 777 5500
- Avis: +1 949 633 3469
- Alamo: +1 888 826 6893
- Enterprise: +1 949 253 9155
- Budget: +1 800 218 7992
- Hertz: +1 800 654 3131
- Dollar Rent a Car: +1 866 434 2226
- Go Rentals: +1 949 209 5030
- National Car Rental: +1 888 826 6890

Opening hours: From 7:15 am to 23:00 pm.


You can find car rental companies counters on the first level of the terminal building, between Terminals A & B. For the return, you should get back the vehicle on the lower level of parking A2 and B2. You can get there from the Ground Transportation Centre.

Online car rental

Just remind you can book your car online through our search engine, it’s easy and fast to use!

Renting a car in the United States – Tips and advices

- You need to be above 21 or even above 25 to rent a car in the US. In order to rent the car, companies will ask you for your passport as well as for your visa, so keep them in hand.

- To drive in the US, you need to have a full and valid driver’s licence from your home country. Also, International Driving Permit (IDP) is needed.

- The proof of insurance is needed to drive a car too. Keep it with you while driving.

You need to be equipped with warning triangles in case of accident. American law says it is compulsory to bring them in your car.