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Cheap Car Rentals in Alaska

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What are the car hire prices for popular cities in Alaska?

Below are the cheapest cities to rent a car in Alaska

Price

$52 - $265

Out of all the popular cities in Alaska, Fairbanks is the cheapest city to rent a car in at just $52/day. Renting a car in Fairbanks is 80% cheaper than renting one in Skagway where the per day rate is around $265. Other fairly inexpensive cities in Alaska to get a rental car in are: Juneau ($58/day), Anchorage ($60/day), and Kodiak ($72/day). While these cities typically have cheaper prices than the rest of the country, travelers looking to rent a car in Anchorage should expect to spend around $60/day on their transportation. The most popular city to rent a car in Alaska is Anchorage.

Cheapest time to rent a car in Alaska

January

$50

February

$64

March

$72

April

$53

May

$83

June

$137

July

$236

August

$202

September

$104

October

$49

November

$50

December

$51

Top rental agencies in Alaska

All major car rental suppliers in Alaska
7.9
Good
77 reviews3 locations
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Cleanliness

8.2

Comfort

8.2

Overall

7.6

Pick-up/drop-off

7.9

Value

7.5
7.2
Good
55 reviews2 locations
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Cleanliness

7.4

Comfort

7.7

Overall

7.0

Pick-up/drop-off

7.0

Value

7.0
9.0
Excellent
3 reviews2 locations
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Cleanliness

9.3

Comfort

10.0

Overall

8.6

Pick-up/drop-off

8.0

Value

9.3
8.9
Excellent
17 reviews3 locations
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Cleanliness

9.0

Comfort

9.0

Overall

8.9

Pick-up/drop-off

8.5

Value

9.1
8.8
Excellent
23 reviews2 locations
Overview

Cleanliness

8.4

Comfort

9.1

Overall

8.7

Pick-up/drop-off

9.1

Value

8.3
7.2
Good
6 reviews1 location
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Cleanliness

6.6

Comfort

8.0

Overall

6.3

Pick-up/drop-off

8.0

Value

8.0
6.3
Good
5 reviews2 locations
Overview

Cleanliness

6.3

Comfort

6.3

Overall

6.3

Pick-up/drop-off

5.9

Value

5.9
2 locations

Best Alaska Car Rental Deals Found

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Car Rental FAQs

What are the requirements to rent a car in Alaska?

Most Alaska car rentals companies require all their customers to be at least 21. An extra daily surcharge will also be applied to renters under 25 years. Also, young renters will not access luxury car rentals or electric car rentals in Alaska. All drivers are required to have a valid driver’s license, while foreigners must present both a passport and a valid driver’s license from their country of origin. Drivers with foreign driver’s licenses not in the Roman alphabet must also present an International Driving Permit. Payment by credit cards is the most accepted for most rental cars in Alaska.

What are the rules for driving in Alaska?

Here are a few tips to bear in mind before hopping into rental cars in Alaska. The maximum speed limit for most interstate highways in Alaska is 65 mph, 55 mph for rural areas, 25 mph for the residential zones, and 20 mph for business districts. Driving car rentals in Alaska with a blood alcohol concentration of 0.08% or higher is illegal. However, there is no drinking and driving for drivers in Alaska under the age of 21. All car occupants above 16 years must wear a seatbelt before setting off. Additionally, children below eight must be properly secured in a car seat before you start your journey. Nonetheless, make sure you check with Alaska’s Department of Motor Vehicles for any recent traffic law changes before getting behind the wheel of a cheap car rental in Alaska.

What type of car is recommended for driving in Alaska?

The type of Alaska rental cars you take will greatly be influenced by your planned destination. Consider taking a rugged wagon like the Subaru Legacy if you are up for adventurous driving in the Alaskan wilderness. An SUV would be ideal if you’re looking to explore most parts of Alaska since it endures most types of terrain. Those traveling as a group should rent a larger automobile like a passenger van rental or a minivan.

What is the cheapest rental car found in Alaska?

In the past two weeks, Cheapflights users have found many deals under $196/day when booking a rental car in Alaska. The best deal a user found was for $27/day from Turo, booked on May 15.

What car rental company is typically the cheapest in Alaska?

According to our data, users have found the cheapest deals when booking a rental car in Alaska from the following companies over the past two weeks: Enterprise ($119/day), Avis ($123/day), and Budget ($155/day).

Which car rental company is considered to be the best in Alaska?

Taking our users’ ratings and reviews into consideration, Super Cheap (10.0 rating), Signature Rent A Car (10.0 rating) and Alamo (8.7 rating) seem to be the best rental car companies in Alaska.

What are gas prices like in Alaska?

The average gas price in Alaska is $4.50/gallon over the past month, costing you anywhere between $54 and $77 to fill up a car’s gas tank.

How much does it cost to rent a car in Alaska for a week from Avis?

Avis offers rental cars in Alaska for about $1,341 per week on average.

How far in advance should I rent a car in Alaska for the best price?

Booking your car rental early can save you up to 29% on your rental. Aim to book your car rental at least 90 days in advance to take advantage of a below average price in Alaska.

Can I rent a car for a month in Alaska?

Yes, renting a vehicle in Alaska for a month is certainly possible.

How much does it cost to rent a car in Alaska for a month?

Our recent data shows that Turo can potentially be 90% below the average car rental price in Alaska. Check prices and availability for Turo and save on this extended rental. The cost of renting a vehicle in Alaska is on average $5,749 a month or $192 a day. Search on Cheapflights for the most updated pricing and availability for your Alaska car rental.

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