Due to the extensive population in downtown Miami, the most popular car rentals nationwide have decided to establish offices in the major arteries of downtown providing customers with a wide variety of services centrally located. Companies such as Hertz rental car located on SE 2nd Street; opened up a branch that is open Monday through Friday from 8 in the morning until 6 in the evening and on the weekends from 9 in the morning until 2 in the afternoon. They provide a full array of services that include pick up and drop off as well as transportation to and from the airport as and The Port of Miami if necessary on the weekends. You may also book on line and pick up your vehicle at several convenient locations. Alamo rental car offers a rapid counter at the famous Intercontinental Hotel. Alamo is located inside the hotel lobby with a flexible schedule from 8 in the morning until 6 in the evening, Monday through Friday and 9 in the morning until 2 in the afternoon on Saturdays. Make note that they are closed on Sundays. Avis rental car centrally located in front of the Bank of America Building, also offers an extensive range of services to facilitate all of your car rental needs. The office hours are as follow, Monday through Friday from 9 in the morning until 6 in the evening and on Saturdays and Sundays from 9 in the morning until 2 in the afternoon. Also offering their customers pick up and drop off service at various locations, Avis offers a wide variety of vehicles as well as optional transportation to and from the Port of Miami and Miami Airport. They have a friendly staff eager to help you with your car, taxi or Limo rental needs. Budget Rental car recently opened their new office on South East 2nd with incredible flexible rates and offering their clients many of the same services the previously mentioned rental companies offer. Online rates are available with the option to pick up your vehicle at this location. Budget Rental is conveniently located just a few minutes from the port of Miami and 9 miles from the Miami International Airport. They work very close with several insurance companies making it extremely simple for clients to rent a vehicle. Their friendly staff will give you a map for easy access to the city as well as for sight seeing without getting lost. Most companies also offer the customer the option to obtain a sun pass, which is most useful when you are driving on South Florida’s highway toll roads, giving you the freedom to drive freely without having to stop and pay tolls. Be sure to ask about drop off locations and shuttle service transportation to and from the port of Miami or Miami Airport otherwise a cab ride would cost about 12 to 15 dollars each way. With so many options for sightseeing, shopping, entertainment and recreation in the city, you will need transportation so you can get a full taste of Miami. For a full directory, click here.