A gateway to the southwest Florida region and a major tourist destination, Fort Myers is renowned for its white sand beaches, exceptional golf and fishing, and array of shopping opportunities. Nestled alongside the Caloosahatchee River, it combines idyllic waterside living with an abundance of entertainment, recreational and cultural activities to enjoy.
For those visiting Fort Myers who like the idea of gaining the freedom afforded by having their own transport, there are a number of car rental companies located here, catering to all budgets, tastes and needs. We’ve compared all of these choices and picked out the best option in Fort Myers’ downtown district and at the airport based on a number of factors, including rates, customer service, and opening hours. And for travelers wanting the option to sleep aboard, we’ve also selected our favorite RV rental company.
Downtown Fort Myers: Payless
Fort Myers Airport: Sixt
RV Rental: Outdoorsy
A popular option for couples and families keen to have the option of sleeping in their own transport is hiring an RV. Outdoorsy is a peer-to-peer rental marketplace that connects RV owners with other campers, often enabling you to save a fair bit of money on booking through an agency that rents out RVs directly. In and around Fort Myers, Outdoorsy has a wide selection of RVs for hire, including a Sportsman 190 trailer for $525 per week that sleeps three and is available in the city’s northern districts, a Class C for $1,365 per week that sleeps six and can be picked up from neighboring Cape Coral, and a Coachmen Freelander for $1,728 per week that sleeps 7 and can be hired from the downtown district. As for the booking process, the website is easy and intuitive to use, and once booked, you can add a range of protections against accidents, trip cancellation, damage, and more.