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Car Rental in Ernesto Cortissoz International Airport

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Ernesto Cortissoz International Airport (BAQ)


National and International Arrivals,
Floor 1, Local 3, Barranquilla, Colombia


(57) 1 629 17 22

Hours of Operation:

Sun 9:00 AM - 2:00 PM; Mon - Fri 8:00 AM - 5:00 PM; Sat 8:00 AM - 2:00 PM

Holiday Hours:

HOLIDAY   May  30  09:00AM - 02:00PM
HOLIDAY   June  20  09:00AM - 02:00PM
HOLIDAY   June  27  09:00AM - 02:00PM
HOLIDAY   July  4  09:00AM - 02:00PM
HOLIDAY   July  20  09:00AM - 02:00PM
HOLIDAY   August  15  09:00AM - 02:00PM
HOLIDAY   October  17  09:00AM - 02:00PM
HOLIDAY   November  7  09:00AM - 02:00PM
HOLIDAY   December  8  09:00AM - 02:00PM
HOLIDAY   December  14  09:00AM - 02:00PM

Location Information
General Directions
AIRLINE PASSENGER: Location is in the terminal.

Renter Requirements

Optional Coverages

Loss Damage Waiver (LDW) is Optional (taxable)
Purchase of LDW reduces customers financial responsibility to a minimum liability with purchase of LDW is 3,500,000 COP.  If the rental agreement is violated in anyway the customer is responsible for full value of vehicle, including loss of use, regardless of fault.

Theft Protection (TP) is included in the cost of LDW.

Note:  If you require additional insurance coverage you may purchase locally to reduce/remove the insurance excess.  Just ask at the Avis rental desk when you collect your car.

Global insurance coverages are always subject to change. Please verify at time of rental.

Credit Card Policies

Avis Colombia accepts Avis Charge Cards, Mastercard and Visa.  An additional credit card hold will apply.  If LDW is purchased, a hold of 2,000,000 COP to 4,000,000.00 COP, depending on car group confirmed to cover damage or theft of the Avis vehicle.  If there is no damage, the hold will be reimbursed to the credit card.  If LDW is declined, a hold of 10,000,000 COP to cover damage for repairs to the Avis vehicle.  If there is no damage, the hold will be reimbursed to the credit card.

NOTE: Refund of credit card deposit - The credit card deposit is on hold for seven (7) days to finishy the rental (in case of traffic tickets or supported issues). Your banking institutiohn controls the timing of the credit card hold release.  While most holds are released, within 7 days, some banking institutions may take up to 30 days or longer to process.

Debit Card Policies

Debit cards are not accepted.

Drivers License

At the time of rentals, the driver must present a valid drivers license in the drivers name from their country of residence.  Customers presenting a drivers license in a non-Roman alphabet must also present an International Driving Permit (IDP) to serve as a translation in addition to their valid drivers license..

Public Liability and Property Damage

Public liability insurance is in accordance with the insurance laws of the country.  Customer may inquire at the time of rental for additional information of the benefits, conditions and acceptance.

Note: Some credit cards provide insurance coverage, with certain limitations, as a benefit of using the card to rent vehicles.  The customer is advised to contact the card issuer before the rental.  Any waiver must be discussed directly with the location upon arrival.

Age Requirements

At this location the minimum age is 18 for all car groups.  There are no maximum age requirements.  An underage fee of 20,000 COP per day will apply for drivers 18-21.

Fuel Policy

License Plate Restriction

License Plate Restriction (Pico Y Placa)

Within Colombia some mobility restrictions apply depending on the city, hours of operation and license plate number.  Our vehicles are also regulated by these local restrictions and the renter is responsible to further inquire on these restrictions depending on the range of days and cities where the vehicle will be driven.  Check with reservations prior to the rental or with the location upon arrival.