Charleston Airport

Cheap Car Rentals in Charleston Airport

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Charleston Airport Car Rentals in 2022

Most popular companyBUDGET
Price of gas per gallon$5.19
Average price per day$124
Cheapest price per day$43

What is the cheapest time to hire a car at Charleston Airport?

January

$74

February

$85

March

$107

April

$117

May

$116

June

$119

July

$116

August

$109

September

$89

October

$109

November

$101

December

$95

Currently, the cheapest month to rent a car at Charleston Airport is January. The most expensive time to rent a car is June. 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.

Top rental agencies in Charleston Airport

All major car rental suppliers in Charleston Airport
7.9
Good
136 reviews1 location
Overview

Cleanliness

7.9

Comfort

8.4

Overall

7.9

Pick-up/drop-off

8.2

Value

6.7
5.7
Okay
190 reviews1 location
Overview

Cleanliness

7.1

Comfort

6.9

Overall

5.5

Pick-up/drop-off

5.2

Value

5.4
8.9
Excellent
82 reviews1 location
Overview

Cleanliness

9.7

Comfort

9.7

Overall

8.9

Pick-up/drop-off

9.1

Value

8.5
5.2
Okay
85 reviews1 location
Overview

Cleanliness

6.2

Comfort

6.7

Overall

5.2

Pick-up/drop-off

5.3

Value

5.7
4.9
Okay
63 reviews1 location
Overview

Cleanliness

5.7

Comfort

6.4

Overall

4.9

Pick-up/drop-off

4.4

Value

5.3
0.0
Horrible
31 reviews1 location
4.3
Okay
25 reviews1 location
Overview

Cleanliness

6.3

Comfort

7.1

Overall

4.3

Pick-up/drop-off

4.3

Value

5.9
2 locations

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Car Rental FAQs

What are the requirements to rent a car in Charleston?

To get car rentals in Charleston, you will have to present a valid driver’s license along with a credit card matching the name of the driver. If this license is from a different country and not in English, they may ask for an International Driver’s Permit as well to pick up rental cars in Charleston.

What are the rules for driving in Charleston?

When driving your Charleston car rentals, remember to drive on the right-hand side of the road. It’s also mandatory for all passengers to wear a fastened seatbelt while in a moving vehicle, even those in the backseats of a passenger van rental. It’s illegal for drivers to have more than 0.08% of blood alcohol content. It’s also a good idea to check out the department of motor vehicles to make sure there aren’t any new updates.

What type of car is recommended for driving in Charleston?

Charleston can get quite busy during rush hour, especially in the downtown area. When picking out a cheap car rental in Charleston, if you are planning on exploring the city you may want to opt for an electric car rental or a compact vehicle. This South Carolina city is also known for its beaches. If this is your plan for your time visiting the city, look for car rentals in Charleston that have extra cargo space like an SUV, especially for those coming with children. The car rental locations in Charleston offer a wide variety of categories to suit your needs.

What are the best places to park in Charleston?

There are various places to park your rental cars in Charleston. The city has both on-street and off-street parking areas. If you find an on-street parking spot for your Charleston car rentals, the parking is metered during the day except on Sundays. There are about 15 parking garages across the city, as well as a few metered and non-metered parking lots. This can be a good place to park your cheap car rental in Charleston, especially during peak hours or on the weekends. In the more residential areas surrounding Charleston, you may find free spots. Just keep an eye out for any signs restricting car parking.

What is the cheapest rental car found at Charleston Airport?

In the past two weeks, Cheapflights users have found many deals under $124/day when booking a rental car at Charleston Airport. The best deal a user found was for $43/day from Turo, booked on Jun. 26.

Which car rental providers are at Charleston Airport?

There are 6 car rental providers located at Charleston Airport. The following companies can be found near the Charleston Airport car rental counter:
Alamo (9.5)
Hertz (8.0)
Budget (6.0)
Thrifty (6.0)
Dollar (5.5)
Avis (5.4)

What car rental company is typically the cheapest at Charleston Airport?

According to our data, users have found the cheapest deals when booking a rental car at Charleston Airport from the following companies over the past two weeks: Avis ($51/day), Budget ($55/day), and Enterprise ($78/day).

Which car rental company is considered to be the best at Charleston Airport?

Taking our users’ ratings and reviews into consideration, Alamo (9.5 rating), Enterprise (7.5 rating) and Budget (5.8 rating) seem to be the best rental car companies at Charleston Airport.

How much does it cost to rent a car at Charleston Airport for a week from Budget?

Budget is a popular option for travelers looking for car rental at Charleston Airport. You can expect the average cost of rental car to be about $964 per week.

How far in advance should I rent a car at Charleston Airport for the best price?

Renting your favorite car model can become more difficult the closer you are to your desired travel date. It’s ideal to book early to have that peace of mind. An early booking can save you up to 3% at Charleston Airport - we recommend booking at least 90days in advance.

Can I rent a car for a month at Charleston Airport?

Yes, renting a vehicle at Charleston Airport for a month is certainly possible.

How much does it cost to rent a car at Charleston Airport for a month?

We’ve recently found that Turo offers you prices that are 82% cheaper than the average rate available for a long-term rental. The average cost of a car rental at Charleston Airport for a month is $4,131. Check Cheapflights to compare pricing and options for your rental car.