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Charlottesville Car Rentals in 2023

Most popular companyDOLLAR
Price of gas per gallon$3.63
Average price per day$77
Cheapest price per day$33

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

January

$71

February

$75

March

$79

April

$77

May

$71

June

$80

July

$92

August

$83

September

$71

October

$80

November

$83

December

$85

Currently, the cheapest month to rent a car in Charlottesville is January. 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 Charlottesville

There are 8 rental agencies servicing Charlottesville. These agencies, altogether, have 14 rental locations available. Need an affordable rental? Small is the cheapest car type to rent in Charlottesville with prices from $38 a day in the previous 7-day period. Here are 6 car types you can rent in Charlottesville:

Compare available car types for rental in Charlottesville

Small Cars

$64 - $98

All Car Types

$81 - $122

To rent a Small car in Charlottesville, the United States, you would pay an average price of $75/day. September is the cheapest month to rent a Small car in Charlottesville, the United States (~$64/day), while the most expensive month to rent that same car type is April (~$98/day). In fact, September is about 15% cheaper than prices during the rest of the year to book a Small rental for Charlottesville. When comparing with other car types available for rental in Charlottesville, renting a Small car saves you 24% 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 Charlottesville Small rental prices found by Cheapflights users in the past 7 days:

To rent a Medium car in Charlottesville, the United States, you would pay an average price of $81/day. December is the cheapest month to rent a Medium car in Charlottesville, the United States (~$68/day), while the most expensive month to rent that same car type is April (~$108/day). In fact, December is about 18% cheaper than prices during the rest of the year to book a Medium rental for Charlottesville. When comparing with other car types available for rental in Charlottesville, renting a Medium car saves you 17% 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 Charlottesville Medium rental prices found by Cheapflights users in the past 7 days:

To rent a Large car in Charlottesville, the United States, you would pay an average price of $98/day. January is the cheapest month to rent a Large car in Charlottesville, the United States (~$76/day), while the most expensive month to rent that same car type is October (~$118/day). In fact, January is about 23% cheaper than prices during the rest of the year to book a Large rental for Charlottesville. When comparing with other car types available for rental in Charlottesville, renting a Large car is 0% 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 Charlottesville Large rental prices found by Cheapflights users in the past 7 days:

To rent a SUV car in Charlottesville, the United States, you would pay an average price of $100/day. November is the cheapest month to rent a SUV car in Charlottesville, the United States (~$82/day), while the most expensive month to rent that same car type is March (~$135/day). In fact, November is about 18% cheaper than prices during the rest of the year to book a SUV rental for Charlottesville. When comparing with other car types available for rental in Charlottesville, renting a SUV 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 Charlottesville SUV rental prices found by Cheapflights users in the past 7 days:

To rent a Van car in Charlottesville, the United States, you would pay an average price of $124/day. January is the cheapest month to rent a Van car in Charlottesville, the United States (~$87/day), while the most expensive month to rent that same car type is July (~$179/day). In fact, January is about 30% cheaper than prices during the rest of the year to book a Van rental for Charlottesville. When comparing with other car types available for rental in Charlottesville, renting a Van car is 21% 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 Charlottesville Van rental prices found by Cheapflights users in the past 7 days:

To rent a Luxury car in Charlottesville, the United States, you would pay an average price of $113/day. February is the cheapest month to rent a Luxury car in Charlottesville, the United States (~$82/day), while the most expensive month to rent that same car type is July (~$177/day). In fact, February is about 29% cheaper than prices during the rest of the year to book a Luxury rental for Charlottesville. When comparing with other car types available for rental in Charlottesville, renting a Luxury car is 15% 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 Charlottesville Luxury rental prices found by Cheapflights users in the past 7 days:

To rent a Convertible car in Charlottesville, the United States, you would pay an average price of $59/day. August is the cheapest month to rent a Convertible car in Charlottesville, the United States (~$51/day), while the most expensive month to rent that same car type is April (~$185/day). In fact, August is about 15% cheaper than prices during the rest of the year to book a Convertible rental for Charlottesville. When comparing with other car types available for rental in Charlottesville, renting a Convertible car saves you 39% 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.

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Top rental agencies in Charlottesville

All major car rental suppliers in Charlottesville

Budget

7.5
Good
37 reviews2 locations
Overview

Cleanliness

7.4

Comfort

7.7

Overall

7.6

Pick-up/drop-off

7.3

Value

7.3

Hertz

7.1
Good
54 reviews2 locations
Overview

Cleanliness

7.3

Comfort

7.5

Overall

7.1

Pick-up/drop-off

7.0

Value

6.9

Enterprise

8.5
Very good
23 reviews3 locations
Overview

Cleanliness

8.6

Comfort

8.5

Overall

8.5

Pick-up/drop-off

8.6

Value

8.0

National

8.3
Very good
7 reviews1 location
Overview

Cleanliness

8.5

Comfort

8.7

Overall

8.4

Pick-up/drop-off

8.4

Value

7.7

Dollar

7.5
Good
8 reviews1 location
Overview

Cleanliness

7.2

Comfort

7.7

Overall

7.5

Pick-up/drop-off

7.4

Value

7.8

Avis

7.2
Good
9 reviews2 locations
Overview

Cleanliness

7.1

Comfort

7.7

Overall

7.1

Pick-up/drop-off

6.7

Value

6.8

Easirent

1 location

Sunnycars

1 location

Best Charlottesville Car Rental Deals Found

Check out some of the best deals for car rentals in Charlottesville recently found.

Car Rental FAQs

What is the cheapest rental car found in Charlottesville?

In the past two weeks, Cheapflights users have found many deals under $77/day when booking a rental car in Charlottesville. The best deal a user found was for $33/day from Dollar, booked on Jul. 28.

What car rental company is typically the cheapest in Charlottesville?

According to our data, users have found the cheapest deals when booking a rental car in Charlottesville from the following companies over the past two weeks: Hertz ($49/day), Enterprise ($68/day), and Budget ($76/day).

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

Taking our users’ ratings and reviews into consideration, Enterprise (8.5 rating), National (8.3 rating) and Budget (7.5 rating) seem to be the best rental car companies in Charlottesville.

What are gas prices like in Charlottesville?

The average gas price in Charlottesville 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 Charlottesville for a week from Dollar?

Dollar offers rental cars in Charlottesville for about $422 per week on average.

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

Our data suggests that booking early can save you up to 20% on a rental car in Charlottesville. Take advantage of a below-average prices by booking at least 90 days prior to your desired date.

Can I rent a car for a month in Charlottesville?

Yes, cars are available to be rented out for an entire month in Charlottesville.

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

Dollar currently has the lowest price available for a month-long booking. Users have saved up to 64% compared to the average price of a 30-day rental in Charlottesville. Typically, a monthly car rental in Charlottesville can be found for $1,807. You can find car rental deals to be on average $60 a day.

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

$86 is typically the average cost for a rental car for the weekend in Charlottesville, though this could vary depending on the time of year. If you’re on a budget when traveling to Charlottesville, then opt for a Compact rental vehicle - these tend to be the most affordable on weekends. In the month of February, you can expect to find car rental prices on Cheapflights for as low as $72/day.

What car do most people rent in Charlottesville?

The majority of Cheapflights travelers prefer to rent a Economy (Kia Rio) in Charlottesville, making it the most popular option.

Luxury Car Rentals in Charlottesville

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

Van Rentals in Charlottesville

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

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