Alexandria

Cheap Car Rentals in Alexandria, LA from $34

This price is the cheapest per day rate found by a Cheapflights user in the last 72 hours by searching for a car rental in Alexandria with a pick-up date of 7/16 and drop-off date of 7/30. Fares are subject to change and may not be available at all agencies or on all dates of rental. Click the price to replicate the search for this deal.
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Alexandria, LA car rentals in 2024

Get helpful information to start your search for the perfect car rental in Alexandria, LA. The average price data is based on the last 12 months and was last updated on July 11, 2024.

Most popular company

BUDGET

Price of gas per gallon

$3.79

Average price per day

$72

Cheapest price per day

$34

What is the cheapest time to rent a car in Alexandria?

Discover the most affordable period to rent a car in Alexandria, LA and save money on your trip. The monthly average price data is based on historical data over the last year and was last updated on July 11, 2024.

January

$54

February

$53

March

$71

April

$68

May

$69

June

$70

July

$70

August

$66

September

$68

October

$63

November

$66

December

$62

Currently, the cheapest month to rent a car in Alexandria is February. The most expensive time to rent a car is March. The cheapest prices for each month are shown above, but prices will vary based on availability, how far out you book your rental car, and of course, car type.

Compare available car types for rental in Alexandria, LA

Compare and contrast the various car types offered for rental in Alexandria, LA to find the perfect fit for your trip. Price data is based on averages over the last 12 months and was last updated on July 11, 2024.

Small cars

$62 - $79

All Car Types

$76 - $94

To rent a small car in Alexandria, the United States, you would pay an average price of $70/day. August is the cheapest month to rent a small car in Alexandria, the United States (~$62/day), while the most expensive month to rent that same car type is June (~$79/day). In fact, August is about 13% cheaper than prices during the rest of the year to book a small car rental for Alexandria. When comparing with other car types available for rental in Alexandria, renting a small car saves you 16% in costs. Please note that average prices are based on historical data and can vary depending on how early you book, availability for your travel dates, and vehicle popularity. Here are the best Alexandria small car rental prices found by Cheapflights users in the past 7 days:

To rent a medium car in Alexandria, the United States, you would pay an average price of $78/day. February is the cheapest month to rent a medium car in Alexandria, the United States (~$62/day), while the most expensive month to rent that same car type is March (~$93/day). In fact, February is about 21% cheaper than prices during the rest of the year to book a medium car rental for Alexandria. When comparing with other car types available for rental in Alexandria, renting a medium car saves you 8% in costs. Please note that average prices are based on historical data and can vary depending on how early you book, availability for your travel dates, and vehicle popularity. Here are the best Alexandria medium car rental prices found by Cheapflights users in the past 7 days:

To rent a large car in Alexandria, the United States, you would pay an average price of $92/day. December is the cheapest month to rent a large car in Alexandria, the United States (~$70/day), while the most expensive month to rent that same car type is September (~$113/day). In fact, December is about 24% cheaper than prices during the rest of the year to book a large car rental for Alexandria. When comparing with other car types available for rental in Alexandria, renting a large car is 9% more expensive. Please note that average prices are based on historical data and can vary depending on how early you book, availability for your travel dates, and vehicle popularity. Here are the best Alexandria large car rental prices found by Cheapflights users in the past 7 days:

To rent a SUV in Alexandria, the United States, you would pay an average price of $88/day. October is the cheapest month to rent a SUV in Alexandria, the United States (~$78/day), while the most expensive month to rent that same car type is September (~$108/day). In fact, October is about 12% cheaper than prices during the rest of the year to book a SUV rental for Alexandria. When comparing with other car types available for rental in Alexandria, renting a SUV is 5% more expensive. Please note that average prices are based on historical data and can vary depending on how early you book, availability for your travel dates, and vehicle popularity. Here are the best Alexandria SUV rental prices found by Cheapflights users in the past 7 days:

To rent a van in Alexandria, the United States, you would pay an average price of $123/day. February is the cheapest month to rent a van in Alexandria, the United States (~$100/day), while the most expensive month to rent that same car type is August (~$147/day). In fact, February is about 19% cheaper than prices during the rest of the year to book a van rental for Alexandria. When comparing with other car types available for rental in Alexandria, renting a van is 32% more expensive. Please note that average prices are based on historical data and can vary depending on how early you book, availability for your travel dates, and vehicle popularity. Here are the best Alexandria van rental prices found by Cheapflights users in the past 7 days:

To rent a luxury car in Alexandria, the United States, you would pay an average price of $74/day. March is the cheapest month to rent a luxury car in Alexandria, the United States (~$78/day), while the most expensive month to rent that same car type is August (~$165/day). In fact, March is about 5% cheaper than prices during the rest of the year to book a luxury car rental for Alexandria. When comparing with other car types available for rental in Alexandria, renting a luxury car saves you 12% in costs. Please note that average prices are based on historical data and can vary depending on how early you book, availability for your travel dates, and vehicle popularity.

Chevrolet Spark$34/day
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Chevrolet Spark
Toyota Corolla$36/day
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Toyota Corolla
Suzuki SX4$37/day
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Suzuki SX4

Tips for renting a car in Alexandria

Browse helpful tips for renting a car in Alexandria, LA including age restrictions, car type suggestions and more. Tips were last updated on July 11, 2024.
  • There are several advantages of renting a car in Alexandria, LA. Compared to public transportation or ride-sharing services, renting a car provides more flexibility in terms of when and where you can travel. With a car rental, you can easily explore the many attractions and points of interest in and around Alexandria. One of the top places to visit in Alexandria is the Kisatchie National Forest. With a car rental, you can also easily navigate the extensive network of forest roads and trails, including the ForesTrail Scenic Byway, a 17-mile route that takes you through some of the most scenic areas of the forest.
  • The minimum age to rent a car in Alexandria, Louisiana is 21 years old. However, some rental car companies may require you to be at least 25 years old to rent a car. If you are under 25, you may have to pay an additional fee. You will also need to have a valid driver's license to rent a car and a credit card in your name to rent a car. The card is used to secure the rental and pay for any additional charges. Additionally, you will need to provide proof of insurance if you decline the optional insurance offered by the rental car company. If you do not have your own car insurance, you can purchase insurance from the rental car company.
  • There are a few things that drivers should be aware of before getting behind the wheel in Alexandria, LA. One unique aspect of driving in Alexandria is the prevalence of one-way streets in the downtown area. Drivers should pay attention to signs and pavement markings to avoid going the wrong way down a one-way street. There are some bike lanes and designated biking routes in certain areas and drivers should be aware of cyclists and give them plenty of space when passing. Trucks and commercial vehicles are fairly common on the roads in Alexandria, as the city serves as a distribution hub for central Louisiana.

Top rental agencies in Alexandria, LA

Explore the leading car rental agencies in Alexandria, LA known for their outstanding service and extensive range of vehicles to choose from. There are currently 8 car rental companies in Alexandria, LA. Reviews were last updated on July 11, 2024.
Choose from the top rental car agencies available in Alexandria, including Avis, National and Budget. Read through reviews, double check the pickup location, and other important information before making your selection.

Avis

9.0
Wonderful
2 reviews1 location
Overview

Cleanliness

9.0

Comfort

10.0

Overall

9.0

Pick-up/drop-off

9.0

Value

10.0

National

8.5
Very good
2 reviews1 location
Overview

Cleanliness

8.5

Comfort

8.5

Overall

8.5

Pick-up/drop-off

8.5

Value

8.5

Budget

5.7
Fair
10 reviews1 location
Overview

Cleanliness

6.2

Comfort

7.2

Overall

5.7

Pick-up/drop-off

6.2

Value

5.5

Thrifty

1 location

Hertz

5.2
Fair
11 reviews3 locations
Overview

Cleanliness

5.6

Comfort

5.9

Overall

5.2

Pick-up/drop-off

5.6

Value

5.6

Dollar

1 location

Easirent

1 location

Enterprise Rent-A-Car

4.6
Mediocre
2 reviews2 locations
Overview

Cleanliness

4.6

Comfort

4.6

Overall

4.6

Pick-up/drop-off

4.6

Value

4.6

Best Alexandria, LA car rental deals found

Browse through a selection of recently found affordable car rental deals in Alexandria, LA. Plan your trip with ease and find the perfect rental option for your needs. There are currently 8 rental car agencies in Alexandria, LA with an average daily rate of $43. Data was last updated on July 11, 2024.
The best prices on car rentals in Alexandria we've found at this time. Make sure to check back soon if you're not finding what you're looking for, as deals are updated frequently.
Chevrolet Spark$34/day
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Chevrolet Spark
Ford Focus$36/day
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Ford Focus
Ford Focus$36/day
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A/C
Ford Focus

Car rental FAQs

Find answers to frequently asked questions about car rentals in Alexandria, LA, including policies, requirements, and more. FAQs were last updated on July 11, 2024.
  • What is the most convenient location to rent a car in Alexandria?

    The most convenient location to rent a car in Alexandria, LA is at the Alexandria International Airport (AEX). The airport is located approximately 7 miles southeast of downtown Alexandria. The rental car offices at Alexandria International Airport are located in the terminal building, adjacent to the baggage claim area. You can easily find the rental car desks without having to leave the airport. There are several car rental companies operating at the Alexandria International Airport, including Enterprise, Hertz, National, and Budget. You can compare their rates and rental options online or through a travel agent. Once you have your rental car reservation, you can simply proceed to the counter, present your valid driver's license and credit card, and complete the rental agreement.

  • Can I find accessible car rentals in Alexandria, LA?

    Yes. There are several car rental companies in Alexandria that offer accessible vehicles, including Hertz, Enterprise, and National Car Rental. It is recommended that you contact these companies in advance and specify your accessibility needs. Some may require additional documentation, such as a driver's license with a special endorsement or a physician's statement, depending on the type of vehicle and accessibility features required. Most of these rental companies offer a range of accessible vehicles, including wheelchair-accessible vans, hand-controlled vehicles, and vehicles with wheelchair lifts.

  • What should I know about driving with children in Alexandria, LA?

    Driving with children in Alexandria, LA requires adherence to strict child seat safety rules. Infants must travel in rear-facing child safety seats until they are at least 1 year old and weigh 20 pounds or more. Children between 1 and 4 years old, weighing between 20-40 pounds must use a forward-facing car seat. Children between 4-9 years old who are less than 4 foot 9 inches tall must use a booster seat. Children should ride in the back seat of the vehicle until age 13 in Alexandria, LA.

  • What is the cheapest rental car found in Alexandria?

    In the past two weeks, Cheapflights users have found many deals under $72/day when booking a rental car in Alexandria. The best deal a user found was for $37/day from Budget, booked on Jul. 7.

  • What car rental company is typically the cheapest in Alexandria?

    According to our data, users have found the cheapest deals when booking a rental car in Alexandria from the following companies over the past two weeks: Hertz ($34/day), Thrifty ($36/day), and Dollar ($37/day).

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

    Taking our users’ ratings and reviews into consideration, Avis (9.0 rating), National (8.5 rating) and Budget (5.7 rating) seem to be the best rental car companies in Alexandria.

  • What are gas prices like in Alexandria?

    The average gas price in Alexandria is $3.79/gallon over the past month, costing you anywhere between $45 and $65 to fill up a car’s gas tank.

  • How much does it cost to rent a car in Alexandria for a week from Budget?

    From Budget you can rent a car in Alexandria from about $570 per week on average.

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

    Booking early can save you upwards 77% on your rental. Booking your vehicle at least 82 days in advance can you get you a great below-average price in Alexandria.

  • Can I rent a car for a month in Alexandria?

    The length of time you can book a rental for is subject to the inventory of the supplier. When renting a vehicle from Alexandria it should be possible to rent a car for a whole month if needed.

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

    Generally, a month-long car rental in Alexandria can be found for about $2,444, with the average price for a rental being around $81 a day. Book with Budget, to take advantage of their cheap prices and pay 72% less compared to the average price of car rentals in Alexandria.

  • How much is a car rental in Alexandria for a weekend?

    The average price for a weekend car rental in Alexandria is $76. Renting a Economy is your cheapest option if you’ve looking to save money on your weekend car rental in Alexandria. For the month of August, Cheapflights users have found rental cars in Alexandria for as low as $90/day.

  • What car do most people rent in Alexandria?

    The most popular car chosen by those traveling to Alexandria is Mini (Chrysler Pacifica) based on our Cheapflights data.

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Small car rentals in Alexandria, LA

Find small car rental deals in Alexandria, LA from well-known providers in the area and save on gas mileage with the options provided below. small car rentals in Alexandria, LA cost an average of $64 per day. Price data was last updated on July 11, 2024.
Hyundai i10$38/day
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Hyundai i10
Hyundai i10$38/day
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Hyundai i10
Hyundai i10$38/day
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Hyundai i10

Luxury car rentals in Alexandria, LA

Find luxury car rental deals in Alexandria, LA from well-known providers in the area and save on gas mileage with the options provided below. luxury car rentals in Alexandria, LA cost an average of $93 per day. Price data was last updated on July 11, 2024.
Ride in luxury during your trip to Alexandria by selecting one these great deals we've found. Before completing your reservation, make sure the deal you've selected matches your car rental needs and budget.
Audi A4$58/day
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Audi A4
Chrysler 300$62/day
5
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Chrysler 300
Audi A4$62/day
5
2
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A/C
Audi A4

Van rentals in Alexandria, LA

Find van rental deals in Alexandria, LA from well-known providers in the area and save on gas mileage with the options provided below. van rentals in Alexandria, LA cost an average of $101 per day. Price data was last updated on July 11, 2024.
If you're in need of a larger vehicle, check out some of the deals we've found on van rentals in Alexandria. If you're not finding the van rental that is right for you and your passengers, be sure to check back soon.
Chrysler Pacifica$49/day
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Chrysler Pacifica
Dodge Grand Caravan$50/day
5
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A/C
Dodge Grand Caravan
Toyota Sienna$52/day
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Toyota Sienna

Car rentals by fuel type in Alexandria, LA

Browse car rentals by fuel type in Alexandria, LA. Currently, Electric cars are the cheapest to rent in Alexandria, LA. Deals were last updated on July 11, 2024.

Browse through car rental deals by fuel type in Alexandria, LA. There are currently 2 fuel types to choose from with Electric being the cheapest ($43+).

Electric

Electric

Hybrid

Hybrid

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