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Cheap Car Rentals in Colorado

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What are the car rental prices for popular cities in Colorado?

Below are the cheapest cities to rent a car in Colorado

Price

$36 - $62

Out of all the popular cities in Colorado, Pueblo is the cheapest city to rent a car in at just $36/day. Renting a car in Pueblo is 42% cheaper than renting one in Vail where the per day rate is around $62. Other fairly inexpensive cities in Colorado to get a rental car in are: Trinidad ($38/day), Fort Collins ($39/day), and Denver ($40/day). While these cities typically have cheaper prices than the rest of the country, travelers looking to rent a car in Denver should expect to spend around $40/day on their transportation. The most popular city to rent a car in Colorado is Denver.

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

January

$58

February

$80

March

$73

April

$52

May

$58

June

$79

July

$79

August

$65

September

$66

October

$63

November

$52

December

$64

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

There are currently 14,376 rental locations operating in Colorado spread across 248 car rental agencies. In the past week, the cheapest car type to rent in Colorado is Small at $29 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 Colorado

Small Cars

$37 - $72

All Car Types

$63 - $130

To rent a Small car in Colorado, you would pay an average price of $58/day. November is the cheapest month to rent a Small car in Colorado (~$37/day), while the most expensive month to rent that same car type is June (~$72/day). In fact, November is about 37% cheaper than prices during the rest of the year to book a Small rental for Colorado. When comparing with other car types available for rental in Colorado, 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 Colorado Small rental prices found by Cheapflights users in the past 7 days:

To rent a Medium car in Colorado, you would pay an average price of $62/day. November is the cheapest month to rent a Medium car in Colorado (~$38/day), while the most expensive month to rent that same car type is February (~$83/day). In fact, November is about 39% cheaper than prices during the rest of the year to book a Medium rental for Colorado. When comparing with other car types available for rental in Colorado, renting a Medium car saves you 34% 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 Colorado Medium rental prices found by Cheapflights users in the past 7 days:

To rent a Large car in Colorado, you would pay an average price of $93/day. November is the cheapest month to rent a Large car in Colorado (~$62/day), while the most expensive month to rent that same car type is February (~$125/day). In fact, November is about 34% cheaper than prices during the rest of the year to book a Large rental for Colorado. When comparing with other car types available for rental in Colorado, 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 Colorado Large rental prices found by Cheapflights users in the past 7 days:

To rent a SUV car in Colorado, you would pay an average price of $68/day. November is the cheapest month to rent a SUV car in Colorado (~$37/day), while the most expensive month to rent that same car type is February (~$88/day). In fact, November is about 47% cheaper than prices during the rest of the year to book a SUV rental for Colorado. When comparing with other car types available for rental in Colorado, renting a SUV car saves you 26% 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 Colorado SUV rental prices found by Cheapflights users in the past 7 days:

To rent a Van car in Colorado, you would pay an average price of $111/day. November is the cheapest month to rent a Van car in Colorado (~$79/day), while the most expensive month to rent that same car type is July (~$148/day). In fact, November is about 29% cheaper than prices during the rest of the year to book a Van rental for Colorado. When comparing with other car types available for rental in Colorado, renting a Van car is 17% 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 Colorado Van rental prices found by Cheapflights users in the past 7 days:

To rent a Pickup Truck car in Colorado, you would pay an average price of $106/day. May is the cheapest month to rent a Pickup Truck car in Colorado (~$57/day), while the most expensive month to rent that same car type is July (~$282/day). In fact, May is about 47% cheaper than prices during the rest of the year to book a Pickup Truck rental for Colorado. When comparing with other car types available for rental in Colorado, renting a Pickup Truck car is 14% 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 Colorado Pickup Truck rental prices found by Cheapflights users in the past 7 days:

To rent a Luxury car in Colorado, you would pay an average price of $111/day. January is the cheapest month to rent a Luxury car in Colorado (~$81/day), while the most expensive month to rent that same car type is May (~$143/day). In fact, January is about 28% cheaper than prices during the rest of the year to book a Luxury rental for Colorado. When comparing with other car types available for rental in Colorado, renting a Luxury car is 17% 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 Colorado, you would pay an average price of $132/day. January is the cheapest month to rent a Convertible car in Colorado (~$75/day), while the most expensive month to rent that same car type is April (~$204/day). In fact, January is about 44% cheaper than prices during the rest of the year to book a Convertible rental for Colorado. When comparing with other car types available for rental in Colorado, renting a Convertible car is 31% 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 Colorado

All major car rental suppliers in Colorado

Alamo

8.4
Very good
461 reviews4 locations
Overview

Cleanliness

8.4

Comfort

8.6

Overall

8.5

Pick-up/drop-off

8.5

Value

8.2

Enterprise

7.8
Good
774 reviews33 locations
Overview

Cleanliness

8.0

Comfort

8.0

Overall

7.7

Pick-up/drop-off

7.7

Value

7.6

Sixt

7.8
Good
587 reviews6 locations
Overview

Cleanliness

8.1

Comfort

8.2

Overall

7.7

Pick-up/drop-off

7.5

Value

7.6

Avis

7.0
Good
330 reviews18 locations
Overview

Cleanliness

7.2

Comfort

7.5

Overall

6.9

Pick-up/drop-off

6.9

Value

6.8

Budget

6.7
Okay
623 reviews19 locations
Overview

Cleanliness

7.1

Comfort

7.3

Overall

6.7

Pick-up/drop-off

6.6

Value

6.6

Dollar

6.5
Okay
384 reviews5 locations
Overview

Cleanliness

7.3

Comfort

7.1

Overall

6.5

Pick-up/drop-off

6.5

Value

6.8

Payless

6.2
Okay
487 reviews2 locations
Overview

Cleanliness

6.7

Comfort

7.0

Overall

6.0

Pick-up/drop-off

6.0

Value

6.5

Thrifty

5.6
Fair
312 reviews3 locations
Overview

Cleanliness

6.8

Comfort

6.7

Overall

5.5

Pick-up/drop-off

5.3

Value

6.0

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Car Rental FAQs

What are the requirements to rent a car in Colorado?

If you plan to take a trip to Colorado, you will need your valid government-issued driver’s license and credit or debit cards and you have to be above the minimum age of 18 years old. However, if you are still under the age of 25 years, you will still be charged an underage fee as per the surcharge policy. Before you get your car rental in Colorado, make sure that the rental car has insurance because if it doesn’t, you will have to get insurance for your car rental in Colorado. Foreigners must carry their home country’s driver’s license. If it is not in English, then an International Driver’s Permit will be needed so that you can comfortably drive your Colorado car rental.

What are the rules for driving in Colorado?

If you plan on cheap car rental in Colorado, you should make sure you pay attention to the stop lines and stop before the white line. When driving downhill on a steep mountain roadway in Colorado, make sure you yield to the vehicle going uphill. When merging on a highway, only do so when you are sure that you will not slow down traffic flow for oncoming vehicles. Oncoming vehicles always have the right of way, and you are supposed to make sure that you don’t affect this. When driving on a highway, you might want to stick to the right lane. Even if you want to pass another car, use the left lane, and get back to the right lane immediately. Before you get your cheap car rental in Colorado, do some research on the traffic laws in case any changes have been implemented.

What type of car is recommended for driving in Colorado?

The car rentals in Colorado that you choose will depend on the weather season, the time you plan to spend in Colorado, and what you plan to do there. Most people who want passenger van rental in Colorado prefer to use SUVs because of the comfort and functionality. However, there are other options for rental cars in Colorado that you can choose. If you want a car that can offer optimal gas mileage, good value, safety, and comfort, you might want to go for Toyota models such as Camry, Corolla, or Prius. If you plan to explore the terrain, you can consider the Subaru Outback, which is quite popular among rental cars in Colorado. The Outback offers versatility that ranges from daily commuting to taking a road trip to camping. It works well for visitors who plan on working and exploring the region afterward.

What is the cheapest rental car found in Colorado?

In the past two weeks, Cheapflights users have found many deals under $70/day when booking a rental car in Colorado. The best deal a user found was for $19/day from Fox, booked on Jan. 22.

What car rental company is typically the cheapest in Colorado?

According to our data, users have found the cheapest deals when booking a rental car in Colorado from the following companies over the past two weeks: Hertz ($31/day), Sixt ($31/day), and Budget ($33/day).

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

Taking our users’ ratings and reviews into consideration, Firefly (10.0 rating), Super Cheap (10.0 rating) and Signature Rent A Car (10.0 rating) seem to be the best rental car companies in Colorado.

What are gas prices like in Colorado?

The average gas price in Colorado 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 Colorado for a week from Advantage?

Renting a car in Colorado for a week can be a great option for travel. Advantage, the most popular car rental company for this area, offers rental cars for around $357/week on average.

Can I rent a car for a month in Colorado?

Yes, you can rent a car for a month in Colorado. Check Cheapflights for the latest prices and car type availability.

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

You can potentially save up to 75% on a month-long rental by booking with Fox. Fox is the cheapest rental company available within the next few months. Renting a car in Colorado can cost you on average $1,532 a month or $51 a day. For extended stays in a location, this option will usually save you the most.

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