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Cheap Car Rentals in Cedar Rapids

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Cedar Rapids Car Rentals in 2023

Most popular companyHERTZ
Price of gas per gallon$3.75
Average price per day$60
Cheapest price per day$30

What is the cheapest time to rent a car in Cedar Rapids?

January

$52

February

$51

March

$68

April

$57

May

$62

June

$68

July

$72

August

$72

September

$62

October

$61

November

$67

December

$63

Currently, the cheapest month to rent a car in Cedar Rapids is February. The most expensive time to rent a car is July. 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 Cedar Rapids

Small is the cheapest car type you can rent in Cedar Rapids this past week from 13 rental locations out of 9 rental agencies. Prices for a Cedar Rapids Small rental start from $34/day. Check out available deals for 5 car types currently offered at listed car rental agencies here:

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Small Cars

$63 - $105

All Car Types

$82 - $115

To rent a Small car in Cedar Rapids, the United States, you would pay an average price of $79/day. December is the cheapest month to rent a Small car in Cedar Rapids, the United States (~$63/day), while the most expensive month to rent that same car type is August (~$105/day). In fact, December is about 22% cheaper than prices during the rest of the year to book a Small rental for Cedar Rapids. When comparing with other car types available for rental in Cedar Rapids, renting a Small car saves you 20% 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 Cedar Rapids Small rental prices found by Cheapflights users in the past 7 days:

To rent a Medium car in Cedar Rapids, the United States, you would pay an average price of $82/day. February is the cheapest month to rent a Medium car in Cedar Rapids, the United States (~$64/day), while the most expensive month to rent that same car type is March (~$110/day). In fact, February is about 22% cheaper than prices during the rest of the year to book a Medium rental for Cedar Rapids. When comparing with other car types available for rental in Cedar Rapids, renting a Medium car saves you 18% 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 Cedar Rapids Medium rental prices found by Cheapflights users in the past 7 days:

To rent a Large car in Cedar Rapids, the United States, you would pay an average price of $101/day. January is the cheapest month to rent a Large car in Cedar Rapids, the United States (~$73/day), while the most expensive month to rent that same car type is July (~$121/day). In fact, January is about 29% cheaper than prices during the rest of the year to book a Large rental for Cedar Rapids. When comparing with other car types available for rental in Cedar Rapids, renting a Large car is 2% 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 Cedar Rapids Large rental prices found by Cheapflights users in the past 7 days:

To rent a SUV car in Cedar Rapids, the United States, you would pay an average price of $90/day. February is the cheapest month to rent a SUV car in Cedar Rapids, the United States (~$69/day), while the most expensive month to rent that same car type is May (~$110/day). In fact, February is about 24% cheaper than prices during the rest of the year to book a SUV rental for Cedar Rapids. When comparing with other car types available for rental in Cedar Rapids, renting a SUV car saves you 10% 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 Cedar Rapids SUV rental prices found by Cheapflights users in the past 7 days:

To rent a Van car in Cedar Rapids, the United States, you would pay an average price of $137/day. February is the cheapest month to rent a Van car in Cedar Rapids, the United States (~$101/day), while the most expensive month to rent that same car type is March (~$166/day). In fact, February is about 27% cheaper than prices during the rest of the year to book a Van rental for Cedar Rapids. When comparing with other car types available for rental in Cedar Rapids, renting a Van car is 28% 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 Cedar Rapids Van rental prices found by Cheapflights users in the past 7 days:

To rent a Luxury car in Cedar Rapids, the United States, you would pay an average price of $124/day. June is the cheapest month to rent a Luxury car in Cedar Rapids, the United States (~$66/day), while the most expensive month to rent that same car type is February (~$188/day). In fact, June is about 48% cheaper than prices during the rest of the year to book a Luxury rental for Cedar Rapids. When comparing with other car types available for rental in Cedar Rapids, renting a Luxury car is 20% 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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Top rental agencies in Cedar Rapids

All major car rental suppliers in Cedar Rapids

Hertz

6.9
Okay
43 reviews2 locations
Overview

Cleanliness

7.4

Comfort

7.5

Overall

6.9

Pick-up/drop-off

6.9

Value

7.2

Alamo

10.0
Wonderful
3 reviews1 location
Overview

Cleanliness

10.0

Comfort

10.0

Overall

10.0

Pick-up/drop-off

10.0

Value

9.5

Enterprise

8.9
Very good
14 reviews3 locations
Overview

Cleanliness

9.1

Comfort

8.8

Overall

9.0

Pick-up/drop-off

9.1

Value

8.3

Avis

8.1
Very good
14 reviews1 location
Overview

Cleanliness

8.4

Comfort

8.2

Overall

8.1

Pick-up/drop-off

8.4

Value

7.3

Budget

7.6
Good
11 reviews2 locations
Overview

Cleanliness

8.2

Comfort

8.2

Overall

7.5

Pick-up/drop-off

7.0

Value

7.0

Dollar

7.6
Good
2 reviews1 location
Overview

Cleanliness

8.0

Comfort

8.0

Overall

7.6

Pick-up/drop-off

8.0

Value

8.0

Easirent

1 location

National

1 location

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Car Rental FAQs

What are the requirements to rent a car in Cedar Rapids?

To get car rentals in Cedar Rapids, you will have to be at least 25 years old. Carry your valid driver’s license and identity card. If you are a foreigner, carry your passport and your home country's valid driver’s license to secure car rentals in Cedar Rapids. If your license is not in English, you will have to get an International Driver’s Permit that will be used alongside your original driver’s license when driving.

What are the rules for driving in Cedar Rapids?

Ensure you drive on the right-hand side of the road. Your seatbelt and that of your front-seat passenger must be fastened at all times when your cheap car rental in Cedar Rapids is in motion. Steer clear from alcohol consumption when you know that you will drive your car rentals in Cedar Rapids. The law allows for a blood alcohol content of less than 0.08%. Cedar Rapids has an average speed limit of 25 mph. If you are driving along a highway or suburban area, maintain a speed limit of 75 mph. Avoid getting into legal trouble by checking the department of motor vehicles for any changes made in the city’s driving laws.

What type of car is recommended for driving in Cedar Rapids?

Having a cheap car rental in Cedar Rapids is advantageous, especially if you want to explore the attractions and views of the city. If you are on a budget, you can book rental cars in Cedar Rapids that are smaller and less expensive, such as compact and economy cars. Cheapflights offers small cars such as Kia Rio, Kia Soul, Mitsubishi Mirage, and Nissan Versa. Alternatively, if you want Cedar Rapids car rentals with enough passenger and luggage space, you can try the SUV options like Toyota 4Runner. The Toyota 4Runner can accommodate five passengers and is spacious enough to accommodate luggage as well.

What are the best places to park in Cedar Rapids?

Tourists and travelers in need of parking spots for their Cedar Rapids car rentals are in luck because there are a lot of parking lots, on-street parking meters, and garages within the city. Getting a parking spot for rental cars in Cedar Rapids in the downtown area might be difficult because it is a busy area with many visitors. The best parking spot to secure in the downtown area is on-street parking, the GTC Ramp, South Side Ramp, and 4th Avenue Ramp. Alternatively, you can secure metered on-street parking, paid parking garages, or free hotel parking spots such as Residence Inn Cedar Rapids or Fairfield Inn & Suites.

What is the cheapest rental car found in Cedar Rapids?

In the past two weeks, Cheapflights users have found many deals under $60/day when booking a rental car in Cedar Rapids. The best deal a user found was for $30/day from Major Agency, booked on Jan. 29.

What car rental company is typically the cheapest in Cedar Rapids?

According to our data, users have found the cheapest deals when booking a rental car in Cedar Rapids from the following companies over the past two weeks: Dollar ($37/day), Alamo ($39/day), and Hertz ($48/day).

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

Taking our users’ ratings and reviews into consideration, Alamo (10.0 rating), Enterprise (8.9 rating) and Avis (8.1 rating) seem to be the best rental car companies in Cedar Rapids.

What are gas prices like in Cedar Rapids?

The average gas price in Cedar Rapids is $3.75/gallon over the past month, costing you anywhere between $45 and $64 to fill up a car’s gas tank.

How much does it cost to rent a car in Cedar Rapids for a week from Hertz?

Hertz is a popular option for travelers looking for car rental in Cedar Rapids. You can expect the average cost of rental car to be about $395 per week.

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

Booking in advance not only ensures a better chance of getting the vehicle of choice, it can save you up to 18% on your car rental. For a below average price in Cedar Rapids, Cheapflights recommends booking your car rental at least 90 days in advance.

Can I rent a car for a month in Cedar Rapids?

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

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

Generally, a month-long car rental in Cedar Rapids can be found for about $1,694, with the average price for a rental being around $56 a day. Book with Major Agency, to take advantage of their cheap prices and pay 58% less compared to the average price of car rentals in Cedar Rapids.

How much is a car rental in Cedar Rapids for a weekend?

$69 is typically the average cost for a rental car for the weekend in Cedar Rapids, though this could vary depending on the time of year. If you’re on a budget when traveling to Cedar Rapids, then opt for a Compact rental vehicle - these tend to be the most affordable on weekends. In the month of March, you can expect to find car rental prices on Cheapflights for as low as $80/day.

What car do most people rent in Cedar Rapids?

The majority of Cheapflights travelers prefer to rent a Economy (Chevrolet Spark) in Cedar Rapids, making it the most popular option.

Luxury Car Rentals in Cedar Rapids

Arrive in style when you rent a luxury car in Cedar Rapids from the best rental car providers in the country.

Van Rentals in Cedar Rapids

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

Car type options available for Cedar Rapids

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