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Cheap Car Rentals in Columbia

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Columbia Car Rentals in 2022

Most popular companyTURO
Price of gas per gallon$3.97
Average price per day$75
Cheapest price per day$38

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

January

$79

February

$82

March

$87

April

$86

May

$84

June

$85

July

$86

August

$85

September

$77

October

$90

November

$93

December

$89

Currently, the cheapest month to rent a car in Columbia is September. The most expensive time to rent a car is November. 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.

Compare available car types for rental in Columbia

Small Cars

$65 - $129

All Car Types

$80 - $162

To rent a Small car in Columbia, the United States, you would pay an average price of $92/day. December is the cheapest month to rent a Small car in Columbia, the United States (~$65/day), while the most expensive month to rent that same car type is March (~$129/day). In fact, December is about 31% cheaper than prices during the rest of the year to book a Small rental for Columbia. When comparing with other car types available for rental in Columbia, renting a Small car saves you 22% 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 Columbia Small rental prices found by Cheapflights users in the past 7 days:

To rent a Medium car in Columbia, the United States, you would pay an average price of $91/day. December is the cheapest month to rent a Medium car in Columbia, the United States (~$51/day), while the most expensive month to rent that same car type is May (~$124/day). In fact, December is about 44% cheaper than prices during the rest of the year to book a Medium rental for Columbia. When comparing with other car types available for rental in Columbia, renting a Medium car saves you 23% 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 Columbia Medium rental prices found by Cheapflights users in the past 7 days:

To rent a Large car in Columbia, the United States, you would pay an average price of $116/day. August is the cheapest month to rent a Large car in Columbia, the United States (~$86/day), while the most expensive month to rent that same car type is May (~$167/day). In fact, August is about 26% cheaper than prices during the rest of the year to book a Large rental for Columbia. When comparing with other car types available for rental in Columbia, renting a Large car saves you 2% 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 Columbia Large rental prices found by Cheapflights users in the past 7 days:

To rent a SUV car in Columbia, the United States, you would pay an average price of $124/day. January is the cheapest month to rent a SUV car in Columbia, the United States (~$77/day), while the most expensive month to rent that same car type is August (~$198/day). In fact, January is about 39% cheaper than prices during the rest of the year to book a SUV rental for Columbia. When comparing with other car types available for rental in Columbia, renting a SUV car is 6% 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 Columbia SUV rental prices found by Cheapflights users in the past 7 days:

To rent a Van car in Columbia, the United States, you would pay an average price of $153/day. January is the cheapest month to rent a Van car in Columbia, the United States (~$106/day), while the most expensive month to rent that same car type is April (~$212/day). In fact, January is about 32% cheaper than prices during the rest of the year to book a Van rental for Columbia. When comparing with other car types available for rental in Columbia, renting a Van car is 24% 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 Columbia Van rental prices found by Cheapflights users in the past 7 days:

To rent a Luxury car in Columbia, the United States, you would pay an average price of $122/day. January is the cheapest month to rent a Luxury car in Columbia, the United States (~$68/day), while the most expensive month to rent that same car type is May (~$211/day). In fact, January is about 45% cheaper than prices during the rest of the year to book a Luxury rental for Columbia. When comparing with other car types available for rental in Columbia, renting a Luxury car is 5% 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 Columbia Luxury rental prices found by Cheapflights users in the past 7 days:

To rent a Convertible car in Columbia, the United States, you would pay an average price of $128/day. December is the cheapest month to rent a Convertible car in Columbia, the United States (~$51/day), while the most expensive month to rent that same car type is June (~$273/day). In fact, December is about 61% cheaper than prices during the rest of the year to book a Convertible rental for Columbia. When comparing with other car types available for rental in Columbia, renting a Convertible car is 9% 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 Columbia

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Car Rental FAQs

What is the cheapest rental car found in Columbia?

In the past two weeks, Cheapflights users have found many deals under $75/day when booking a rental car in Columbia. The best deal a user found was for $38/day from Turo, booked on Sep. 25.

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

Taking our users’ ratings and reviews into consideration, Enterprise (6.7 rating), Hertz (5.2 rating) and Ace (4.6 rating) seem to be the best rental car companies in Columbia.

What are gas prices like in Columbia?

The average gas price in Columbia is $3.97/gallon over the past month, costing you anywhere between $47 and $68 to fill up a car’s gas tank.

How much does it cost to rent a car in Columbia for a week from Turo?

Turo is one of the most popular car rental companies in Columbia, offering car rentals for around $350 per week on average.

How far in advance should I rent a car in Columbia 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 16% in Columbia - we recommend booking at least 90days in advance.

Can I rent a car for a month in Columbia?

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

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

Generally, a month-long car rental in Columbia can be found for about $1,500, with the average price for a rental being around $50 a day. Book with Turo, to take advantage of their cheap prices and pay 44% less compared to the average price of car rentals in Columbia.

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

It costs $103 for a weekend car rental in Columbia, on average. The cheapest type of car rental you can book on any given weekend is the Economy as prices are generally lower for these rental types due to demand and availability. If you’re planning to book a rental car in Columbia in October, prices are $73 per day on average.