Car Rentals Now Available At Cape May – Lewes Ferry Terminals

Cape May – Lewes Ferry (CMLF) officials announced a partnership with Avis Budget Group to operate car rental locations at both the Cape May and Lewes Ferry Terminals. Avis and Budget rental locations will serve both ferry customers and the neighboring communities. The rental car offices will be open for business beginning Monday, August 30, 2021.

“We’re excited to be able to offer more Avis and Budget cars for rent at Ferry Terminals in New Jersey and Delaware. Expansion at these key locations allows Avis Budget Group to help travelers explore new destinations and their own communities,” said Regina K. Zappone, Local Market District Manager of Philadelphia and the Tri-State Area at Avis Budget Group, Inc.

“With the presence of Avis Budget, our foot passengers now have another transportation option to use to explore the resort communities on both sides of the Delaware Bay,” said Jen Shivers, Assistant Director of Ferry Operations, noting that shuttle bus service on both sides have fixed destinations. “We also believe it’s a positive for locals who are looking to rent a vehicle.”

Inside the Lewes terminal, the car rental service counter is located adjacent to the terminal sliding doors from the parking lot. The rental car service counter inside the Cape May terminal is located on the left as you proceed through the main terminal entrance.

In addition to the counter space inside both Ferry terminals, Avis Budget has ten (10) parking spaces adjacent to each Terminal Building reserved for vehicles ready for customer rental and twenty-five (25) parking spaces in the general parking area for additional inventory. Signs will be placed at these spots indicating they are for Avis Vehicles only.

Reservations can be made by calling the toll-free number 1-800-352-7900, through its websites and or by calling the terminal phone numbers directly. The local Avis phone numbers are (609) 305-6867 (Cape May) and (302) 313-9464 (Lewes) while the local Budget phone numbers (609) 305-6913 (Cape May) and (302) 313-9724 (Lewes).

The Lewes Terminal location will be open year-round seven days a week. The hours are 8:00 a.m. – 6:00 p.m., Monday through Friday and 9:00 a.m. to 1:00 p.m. on the weekend.

The Cape May Terminal location is open seasonally, from May 1 through September 30. The hours of operation are Monday through Friday from 9:00 a.m. to 3:00 p.m. On the weekend, the Cape May location will open from 9:00 a.m. to 1:00 p.m.

Source: DRBA