Top tips for renting a car at Kaohsiung City airport
This busy airport in Taiwan is situated on the main road of Zhongshan 4th Road. The airport has two main terminals. A domestic terminal and an international terminal. There is a passenger bridge that connects the two terminals. Car hire at Kaohsiung Airport is offered at both the domestic and international terminals, look out for the car rental lounge, where you will find all the available agents customer desks. The lounge offers you a comfortable air-conditioned place to sit while wait for your car to be ready and has easy bathroom access.
We recommend booking your hire car online in advance not only to get the best prices possible but also to avoid the frantic nature of a busy airport. The peak traffic times for this airport are from 12:00 to 14:00 and are extremely high on Fridays.
Unlike many other airports around the world, car hire at Kaohsiung Airport is able to receive payment in cryptocurrency. Meaning besides debit and credit cards, the agents will also recognise Bitcoin, Bitcoin Cash and Ethereum as valid currencies. When directed to the payments tab of your booking you will be presented with the cryptocurrency types, as well as the standard payment options.
Most agencies that offer car hire at Kaohsiung Airport do have a price drop policy in place, this means that if you have booked your car in advance, from when the car is booked and paid for to the time you actually collect your car, if at some point that exact same deal becomes cheaper, the agent will be able to rebook your hire car at Kaohsiung Airport at the new cheaper price.
Book your rental car at Kaohsiung City airport at least 1 day before your trip in order to get a below-average price
FAQs about renting a car at Kaohsiung City airport
The national driving age is 21 years old but most agents dealing with your car hire at Kaohsiung Airport prefer you to be between 25 and 65 years of age. If you are younger than 25 you might have to pay a young driver fee. The amount is different for each agent. Larger cars such as 5-door SUVs or vans might increase the required driver's age, as those types of vehicles can be more complicated to operate for a more inexperienced driver. Opt for an automatic transmission when looking for a larger car to ensure a smoother experience.
If you fail to present a valid credit card, meaning it has expired, or that it has a different name on it to the name in your booking confirmation, or if it has insufficient funds available to cover the booking, you can be refused and your booking will be cancelled. Any charges already taken for your booking before it gets refused will not be refunded.
Yes, the deposit amount varies depending on the agency but all of them do require it. This deposit is held in case the car is damaged or stolen while in your care for the period of your rental agreement. The deposit can take anywhere between 30 and 45 days to be reimbursed to your credit card and is subject to the inspection done by the angry representative at the time of drop off.
The pictures on the site are only examples of the model and type. The actual make or model or colour of the car you will receive is subject to which cars are available at your collection time. The agents do guarantee the car category, transmission, seating capacity and boot space indicated in your booking confirmation.
Car rental companies that offer shuttle or pick-up services from Kaohsiung City airport to off-airport locations include Avis, and Budget.