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Charleston Car Rentals in 2022

Most popular companyDOLLAR
Price of gas per gallon$4.58
Average price per day$68
Cheapest price per day$38

What is the cheapest time to hire a car in Charleston?

January

$67

February

$67

March

$66

April

$72

May

$85

June

$110

July

$108

August

$85

September

$68

October

$77

November

$70

December

$66

Currently, the cheapest month to rent a car in Charleston is March. 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

All major car rental suppliers in Charleston
10.0
Excellent
1 review1 location
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Cleanliness

10.0

Comfort

10.0

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10.0

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10.0

Value

10.0
9.6
Excellent
3 reviews1 location
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Cleanliness

10.0

Comfort

9.3

Overall

9.3

Pick-up/drop-off

10.0

Value

9.3
9.0
Excellent
4 reviews1 location
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Cleanliness

9.0

Comfort

9.0

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9.0

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9.0

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9.0
8.5
Excellent
6 reviews1 location
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Cleanliness

9.0

Comfort

9.3

Overall

8.6

Pick-up/drop-off

7.6

Value

8.3
8.1
Excellent
11 reviews1 location
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Cleanliness

8.0

Comfort

8.5

Overall

8.1

Pick-up/drop-off

8.0

Value

8.1
7.3
Good
10 reviews2 locations
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Cleanliness

8.0

Comfort

8.0

Overall

7.2

Pick-up/drop-off

6.2

Value

7.2
5.4
Okay
19 reviews4 locations
Overview

Cleanliness

5.8

Comfort

6.1

Overall

5.2

Pick-up/drop-off

4.5

Value

4.9
1 location

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Car Rental FAQs

What is the cheapest rental car found in Charleston?

In the past two weeks, Cheapflights users have found many deals under $68/day when booking a rental car in Charleston. The best deal a user found was for $38/day from Dollar, booked on Jul. 28.

What car rental company is typically the cheapest in Charleston?

According to our data, users have found the cheapest deals when booking a rental car in Charleston from the following companies over the past two weeks: Alamo ($46/day), Budget ($49/day), and Enterprise ($51/day).

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

Taking our users’ ratings and reviews into consideration, National (10.0 rating), Avis (9.4 rating) and Alamo (9.1 rating) seem to be the best rental car companies in Charleston.

What are gas prices like in Charleston?

The average gas price in Charleston is $4.58/gallon over the past month, costing you anywhere between $54 and $79 to fill up a car’s gas tank.

How much does it cost to rent a car in Charleston for a week from Dollar?

Dollar is one of the most popular car rental companies in Charleston, offering car rentals for around $355 per week on average.

How far in advance should I rent a car in Charleston 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 15% on your car rental. For a below average price in Charleston, Cheapflights recommends booking your car rental at least 90 days in advance.

Can I rent a car for a month in Charleston?

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

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

Generally, a month-long car rental in Charleston can be found for about $1,521, with the average price for a rental being around $51 a day. Book with Dollar, to take advantage of their cheap prices and pay 51% less compared to the average price of car rentals in Charleston.

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

$90 is typically the average cost for a rental car for the weekend in Charleston, though this could vary depending on the time of year. If you’re on a budget when traveling to Charleston, then opt for a Compact rental vehicle - these tend to be the most affordable on weekends. In the month of June, you can expect to find car rental prices on Cheapflights for as low as $83/day.

What car do most people rent in Charleston?

The majority of Cheapflights travelers prefer to rent a Standard (Hyundai Santa Fe) in Charleston, making it the most popular option.