When you arrive at Guam Airport (GUM), also known as Antonio B. Won Pat International Airport, it is very simple and efficient to hire a vehicle. There are several car rental agencies located on the airport property in Tamuning. Although Guam is only 30 miles long, the public transport was not designed to accommodate tourists and busses do not run frequently. A rental car is the best way to see all the incredible beaches, shopping, cultural and historical attractions Guam has to offer.
Airport Rentals pulls together all the famous brands and local suppliers in the area in order to give you the best rates and biggest vehicle range available at the airport.
We have some great value options for your car rental in Guam here at AirportRentals.com, with major international car rental brands situated in the terminal at Guam Airport for your convenience. We also offer lower-cost car rental suppliers that will meet you upon arrival if you supply your flight details, and transport you to their depot in a complimentary shuttle. Some of our rental partners also offer pick-ups at other city and hotel locations.
On Airport Brands
Avis Car Rental Guam is located in the Guam Airport Arrivals Terminal, Tamuning. Being a premium brand they offer a range of different sized vehicles – Economy, Compact, Mid-sized, SUV and People Carrier, all late models. Avis at Guam Airport is open 24 hours for your convenience. Avis also has a depot at Hilton Hotel Guam at 932 Tumon Bay Building Suite 102, Tumon 96913. Open 7 days 8am – 5pm.
Budget Car Rentals is located at the west arrival exit on the basement level of Guam International Airport, Tamuning. They have a great fleet of late model vehicles ranging from Compact to Full Size and SUV and are also open 24 hours. Budget Guam offers pick-ups at Hilton Hotel Lobby Area, Tumon Bay, open 8am – 5pm.
Dollar Rent a Car is located directly after the customs hall, in the arrivals lobby at Guam International Airport, Tamuning. Dollar has late model Economy, Compact, Mid-Sized and even a Ford Mustang Convertible available to rent.
Hertz Guam is located in the airport terminal at Guam International Airport, Tamuning, 96911. As well as the standard Compact – Full-sized cars, Hertz also offers Premium and Luxury cars and is open 24 hours. Hertz has a branch for pick-ups at the Guam Westin Resort, 105 Gun Beach Road, Tamuning.
Off Airport Brands
Ace Guam is located at 253 Chalan Pasaheru, Airport Road, Tamuning. This is a short drive of only 4 minutes (1.7 km) from Guam International Airport. You will be met by an Ace representative in the arrivals area if your flight details are provided upon booking, then be shuttled to their depot for pick-up. They have the largest fleet on offer including Economy to Full-Sized, SUVs, Pick-Up Trucks, Convertibles and Luxury cars.
Thrifty Car Rental is located at 199 Chalan Paseheru, Airport Road, Tamuning - also a short drive of only 5 minutes (1.9km) from the Airport. A free shuttle service is offered from the terminal, and you will be met by a Thrifty representative outside of customs at East Arrivals if exact flight details are provided. Thrifty also offers a complimentary shuttle service from Palmridge Hotel, Plumeria Garden Hotel, Harman Loop Hotel and within the area of Tumon and Tumuning. Any shuttle requests further than these locations will be charged a minimum of USD $35.00. Thrifty have a great fleet of Economy, Compact, Mid and Full-Sized, SUVs, People Carriers and Pick Up Trucks.
Guam, located in the Western North Pacific Ocean, is an island of the Mariana Islands, however it’s also a territory of the USA. Despite a small population of approximately 170,000, it is quickly becoming a popular tourist destination, attracting 1.3 million tourists every year. Guam is most known for its friendly people, white sand beaches, water activities and adventures, historical landmarks and fresh seafood. For such a small island there is an endless array of things to keep you busy, or you can just relax by the beautiful beaches and enjoy the world famous sunsets!
Tips for Driving in Guam
The maximum speed limit in Guam is 35mph in rural areas and 15-25 mph in residential areas and it’s important to abide by this, as slow as it may be. Like many other island nations the roads are not sealed and a little more dangerous than the roads in other countries, and it’s best to proceed with caution. Don’t let that scare you though, Guam’s friendly people are known for their accommodating driving and are always willing to let other drivers in or out of a difficult spot.
As there are many tourists and dogs on the streets of Guam, keep an extra careful eye out while driving.
As everywhere in the world, gas prices do rise and fall in Guam. You can expect to pay approximately USD $1.20 per liter for fuel in Guam.
Most of the fuel stations are located in the center of the island, so make sure you are fueled up before heading out on a day trip! Although nothing in Guam is too far away, you will need to fill up the tank before you return your rental vehicle.
Here are the nearest petrol stations to Guam Airport:
76 Circle K – 112 N Marine Corp Drive (Airport) Tamuning, 96913, Guam (2.4 miles)
Shell Gas Station – 180 Chalan San Antonio, Tamuning, 96913, Guam (2.6 miles)
Mobil Petrol Station – 6, Hagåtña, Guam, 96913, Guam (4.9 miles)
Where to go in Guam
Ypao Beach Park
Ypao Beach Park on Pale San Vitores Road is a beautiful spot in Tumon, a favourite on Guam for snorkeling and it’s even free! Surrounded by a coral reef line, the surf at Ypao Beach is very calm, making it perfect for beginners and young snorkelers. As well as an abundance of exotic fish, enjoy the water sports like paddle boarding and the picnic area with BBQ’s. Lots of parking, white sand and lifeguards makes Ypao Beach a great day trip for the family, just don’t forget your own snacks and drinks as there are no vendors on site.
Two Lovers Point, Tamuning, Guam
Puntan Dos Amantes, also known as Two Lovers Point, is a 400-feet high cliff side with incredible views of Tumon Bay and the Philippine Sea. This breathtaking lookout is also the site of an ancient local legend of two forbidden lovers who leaped off this cliff to their death so they could be together forever in life and in death. You can see the views without going onto the lookout platform, but it’s recommended to pay the small admission of $3.00 and view the sight in all its beauty. A perfect location for romantic wedding photos, or buy a padlock to hang on the fence and commemorate your visit.
Chamorro Village is in the heart of the capital of Guam, Hagatna, and is the best place for both locals and tourists to indulge in authentic food, arts and crafts and entertainment. A night market is hosted in the village on Wednesday nights where you can enjoy BBQ style food, go shopping for arts and crafts, jewelry and clothing, or dance to reggae music from a local band in the center court. A must visit in Guam is the Asu Smokehouse for the most delicious brisket you can buy, some may even say it is the best BBQ on the island!
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