Riga International Airport (RIX) Car Rental

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Riga International Airport (RIX)

The rental counter is located in Terminal E Arrival Hall. Please follow the signs for car rentals. When passing the Schengen Zone Departure-Arrival in Terminal E please look for and follow the signs for car rentals. The rental counter is located in the Terminal E Arrival Hall.

Location Services

  • You can save time at the counter when you activate Accelerated Check-in online. Just provide your driver's license and contact information that are normally collected at pick-up and we will be ready when you arrive. You'll be on the road and on vacation before you know it!

  • After Hours Pick-up:

    Picking up your vehicle after the location closes is easy with Alamo. After Hours Pick-Up might require you follow a few additional steps, which you'll see in your confirmation email.

    After Hours Return:

    Returning your vehicle after the location closes is easy with Alamo. We'll tell you where to park it; just drop the keys in the dropbox and you're on your way!

  • Unavailable at this location

    Skip the rental counter lines and check-in directly by using Alamo's touch-screen kiosk. Check-in using the kiosk and a receipt-sized rental agreement is printed. You'll be directed to your rental car on the lot. At the exit booth, show the booth agent your rental agreement and driver's license - and simply drive away.

  • Unavailable at this location

    No need to visit the counter or kiosk. You can go straight to your car!

    In order to take advantage of this optional free service, you'll need to activate Accelerated Check-in online then choose the 'Skip the Counter' option. You will be required to confirm your protection options, agree to the Rental Agreement Terms & Conditions and enter a valid credit card (no charge is made until you return your vehicle). Simply print your rental agreement to bring with you, and you are all set! Go directly to your car, show the booth agent your rental agreement and driver's license - and get on the road!

Rental Policies

  • There will be an additional charge 5.00 EUR per day for each additional authorized driver. Full rental conditions apply to all additional drivers. All fees quoted include VAT.

  • After Hours Pickups - After Hours pickups are available at this location. Advance notice of 15 hours applies. An additional fee of 30.00 EUR inclusive of VAT applies for After Hours pickups.
    After Hours Returns - Please return car to Riga Airport where the car was collected at the start of the rental and return the vehicle keys to the key box located at the rental disk inside the airport terminal arrival hall.

  • All renters and additional drivers must be 18 or older. Only renters aged 23 or older can rent the Luxury Van vehicle group. The young driver fee for drivers between the ages of 18-21 is 3.54 EUR per day plus VAT. It is advisable to check local terms and conditions upon completion of the reservation.

  • Collision Damage Waiver is included with the rental rates as per default. CDW coverage reduces the renter’s financial responsibility in the event of a single case of damage to the rental vehicle subject to the terms and conditions of the rental contract and applicable laws.  This insurance product does not include damage to the undercarriage, the tires or windshield of the vehicle. It is available for an additional fee of 5 Euro per day plus VAT and reduces the excess for damage of the vehicle to 600 and 950 Euro depending on car group.

  • If you wish to discuss or dispute any matters concerning damage to your rental vehicle then please contact the Rental Company using the contact information below: gleb@silvercar.lv, +37129171444

  • International one-way rentals are available at an additional cost:
    Riga -Tallinn, Tallinn City office (Estonia) – 115.00 EUR plus VAT
    Riga - Vilnius Airport, Vilnius City office, Kaunas Airport, Palanga Airport (Lithuania) - 115.00 EUR plus VAT.

  • All vehicles are delivered with a full tank of fuel and should be returned in the same condition.  If a vehicle is returned with less than a full tank of fuel a refueling charge per missing litre of fuel at a rate of  2.80 EUR will apply. Prepaid fuel option is available upon request. Please ask station staff at the time of rental for information about prepaid fuel and pricing.

  • Winter tires are fitted at no extra cost to all rental vehicles as mandated by law during 1 Dec until 31 March. 

  • Visa and MasterCard credit cards are accepted as payment for rentals and upon reservation.
    Cash payments may be accepted in exception to the general rule if a supporting credit card is provided. Cash payments must be arranged and approved by the Station Manager.
    Deposits- Customers should present valid credit card in his or her own name for security deposit authorization purposes. The deposit amount will cover the amount of Collision Damage Waiver cover which ranges from 400.00 to 700.00 EUR depending upon vehicle class and the cost of a full tank of fuel. The purchase of partial collision damage waiver and super collision damage waiver will result in a lower deposit amount.
    The deposit is blocked during the rental period and unblocked after the rental vehicle has been returned in the same condition at the time of rental pickup -no damage, full tank of fuel and no traffic fines or penalties-. Cash deposits will be returned to the rental customer within 45 days after rental return via a wire transfer to the customers bank account.

  • Alamo offers Roadside Assistance Protection -RAP- at select locations. RAP allows the customer to waive financial responsibility for chargeable roadside incidents such as lockouts, vehicle technical failure, towing, replacement car. RAP can be added for 2.48 Euro plus VAT per day.
    RAP coverage does not include the following Flat tire, fuel delivery and key replacement.
    RAP is void and null if at the time of the incident necessitating roadside assistance the renter or authorized drivers are in violation of the rental agreement. In such cases Roadside Assistance will be available but standard charges will apply.
    Alamo rental locations do not provide direct Roadside Assistance to the renter. The assistance is provided by a car dealership on behalf of Alamo. RAP is available during the office rental operating hours by calling  371 29338899. Roadside Assistance outside of Latvia can also be obtained by calling 371 29338899 but is not included within this RAP package and is subject to additional charges.

  • All drivers (renters and additional drivers) must provide a valid driving license at the time of pick up procedure. In addition to a valid driving license, the renter must also produce ID card or passport and a major credit card in his or her own name. 
    An international driving license is required for anyone holding a non-European driving license.
    Additional ID or further identification checks may be requested if deemed necessary. This may include an identity check with external partners who may check details supplied against databases to which they have access.

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