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Cheap Car Rentals in Birmingham, AL

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Birmingham, AL Car Rentals in 2023

Most popular companyTHRIFTY
Price of gas per gallon$3.63
Average price per day$50
Cheapest price per day$24

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

January

$47

February

$61

March

$71

April

$74

May

$68

June

$64

July

$65

August

$58

September

$67

October

$72

November

$67

December

$62

Currently, the cheapest month to rent a car in Birmingham is January. The most expensive time to rent a car is April. 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.

Popular Car Types in Birmingham, AL

There are currently 28 rental locations operating in Birmingham spread across 11 car rental agencies. In the past week, the cheapest car type to rent in Birmingham is Small at $20 a day. Below are all the 6 car types available for renting in the area, along with estimated starting prices:

Compare available car types for rental in Birmingham, AL

Small Cars

$34 - $82

All Car Types

$68 - $134

To rent a Small car in Birmingham, the United States, you would pay an average price of $61/day. January is the cheapest month to rent a Small car in Birmingham, the United States (~$34/day), while the most expensive month to rent that same car type is March (~$82/day). In fact, January is about 45% cheaper than prices during the rest of the year to book a Small rental for Birmingham. When comparing with other car types available for rental in Birmingham, renting a Small car saves you 38% 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 Birmingham Small rental prices found by Cheapflights users in the past 7 days:

To rent a Medium car in Birmingham, the United States, you would pay an average price of $63/day. January is the cheapest month to rent a Medium car in Birmingham, the United States (~$49/day), while the most expensive month to rent that same car type is April (~$82/day). In fact, January is about 24% cheaper than prices during the rest of the year to book a Medium rental for Birmingham. When comparing with other car types available for rental in Birmingham, renting a Medium car saves you 35% 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 Birmingham Medium rental prices found by Cheapflights users in the past 7 days:

To rent a Large car in Birmingham, the United States, you would pay an average price of $89/day. January is the cheapest month to rent a Large car in Birmingham, the United States (~$61/day), while the most expensive month to rent that same car type is May (~$125/day). In fact, January is about 33% cheaper than prices during the rest of the year to book a Large rental for Birmingham. When comparing with other car types available for rental in Birmingham, renting a Large car saves you 9% 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 Birmingham Large rental prices found by Cheapflights users in the past 7 days:

To rent a SUV car in Birmingham, the United States, you would pay an average price of $90/day. January is the cheapest month to rent a SUV car in Birmingham, the United States (~$66/day), while the most expensive month to rent that same car type is April (~$144/day). In fact, January is about 28% cheaper than prices during the rest of the year to book a SUV rental for Birmingham. When comparing with other car types available for rental in Birmingham, renting a SUV 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 Birmingham SUV rental prices found by Cheapflights users in the past 7 days:

To rent a Van car in Birmingham, the United States, you would pay an average price of $116/day. December is the cheapest month to rent a Van car in Birmingham, the United States (~$95/day), while the most expensive month to rent that same car type is July (~$135/day). In fact, December is about 19% cheaper than prices during the rest of the year to book a Van rental for Birmingham. When comparing with other car types available for rental in Birmingham, renting a Van car is 16% 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 Birmingham Van rental prices found by Cheapflights users in the past 7 days:

To rent a Luxury car in Birmingham, the United States, you would pay an average price of $105/day. February is the cheapest month to rent a Luxury car in Birmingham, the United States (~$81/day), while the most expensive month to rent that same car type is May (~$141/day). In fact, February is about 24% cheaper than prices during the rest of the year to book a Luxury rental for Birmingham. When comparing with other car types available for rental in Birmingham, renting a Luxury car is 8% 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.

To rent a Convertible car in Birmingham, the United States, you would pay an average price of $174/day. January is the cheapest month to rent a Convertible car in Birmingham, the United States (~$50/day), while the most expensive month to rent that same car type is June (~$402/day). In fact, January is about 72% cheaper than prices during the rest of the year to book a Convertible rental for Birmingham. When comparing with other car types available for rental in Birmingham, renting a Convertible car is 44% 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.

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Kia Soul$21/day
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Kia Picanto$32/day
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Top rental agencies in Birmingham, AL

All major car rental suppliers in Birmingham, AL

Alamo

8.0
Very good
60 reviews1 location
Overview

Cleanliness

7.9

Comfort

8.0

Overall

7.9

Pick-up/drop-off

7.8

Value

8.1

Thrifty

7.7
Good
36 reviews2 locations
Overview

Cleanliness

8.0

Comfort

8.1

Overall

7.6

Pick-up/drop-off

6.9

Value

8.0

Dollar

7.6
Good
68 reviews1 location
Overview

Cleanliness

8.0

Comfort

7.7

Overall

7.5

Pick-up/drop-off

7.3

Value

7.2

Budget

7.1
Good
44 reviews4 locations
Overview

Cleanliness

7.4

Comfort

7.4

Overall

7.2

Pick-up/drop-off

6.9

Value

7.0

Payless

6.7
Okay
34 reviews1 location
Overview

Cleanliness

7.2

Comfort

7.1

Overall

6.7

Pick-up/drop-off

6.7

Value

7.5

Avis

5.8
Fair
48 reviews2 locations
Overview

Cleanliness

5.9

Comfort

6.2

Overall

5.7

Pick-up/drop-off

5.9

Value

5.9

Hertz

5.5
Fair
57 reviews4 locations
Overview

Cleanliness

6.4

Comfort

6.2

Overall

5.3

Pick-up/drop-off

5.7

Value

5.7

Enterprise

7.2
Good
24 reviews10 locations
Overview

Cleanliness

6.8

Comfort

7.1

Overall

7.2

Pick-up/drop-off

7.7

Value

7.2

Best Birmingham, AL Car Rental Deals Found

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Car Rental FAQs

What is the cheapest rental car found in Birmingham?

In the past two weeks, Cheapflights users have found many deals under $50/day when booking a rental car in Birmingham. The best deal a user found was for $24/day from Thrifty, booked on Jul. 28.

What car rental company is typically the cheapest in Birmingham?

According to our data, users have found the cheapest deals when booking a rental car in Birmingham from the following companies over the past two weeks: Enterprise ($26/day), Avis ($43/day), and Hertz ($46/day).

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

Taking our users’ ratings and reviews into consideration, Alamo (8.0 rating), Thrifty (7.7 rating) and Dollar (7.6 rating) seem to be the best rental car companies in Birmingham.

What are gas prices like in Birmingham?

The average gas price in Birmingham is $3.63/gallon over the past month, costing you anywhere between $43 and $62 to fill up a car’s gas tank.

How much does it cost to rent a car in Birmingham for a week from Thrifty?

Thrifty is one of the most popular car rental companies in Birmingham, offering car rentals for around $320 per week on average.

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

Our data suggests that booking early can save you up to 18% on a rental car in Birmingham. Take advantage of a below-average prices by booking at least 12 days prior to your desired date.

Can I rent a car for a month in Birmingham?

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

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

Generally, a month-long car rental in Birmingham can be found for about $1,371, with the average price for a rental being around $46 a day. Book with Thrifty, to take advantage of their cheap prices and pay 61% less compared to the average price of car rentals in Birmingham.

How much is a car rental in Birmingham for a weekend?

Car rental prices in Birmingham are typically $74 for the weekend. On Cheapflights, you’ll be able to find great car rental deals on any type of vehicle. However, consider renting a Compact to save money on your trip to $74. Our users have found prices for Compact car rentals in February to be on average $53 per day.

What car do most people rent in Birmingham?

Class Economy SUV, which is a Economy vehicle, is the most popular to rent at Birmingham according to Cheapflights users.

Luxury Car Rentals in Birmingham, AL

Arrive in style when you rent a luxury car in Birmingham, AL from the best rental car providers in the country.

Van Rentals in Birmingham, AL

Some people need a little more room to get around comfortably on vacation. Find deals like the ones below for Birmingham, AL van rentals.

Car type options available for Birmingham, AL

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