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Cheap Car Rentals in Connecticut

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

Below are the cheapest cities to rent a car in Connecticut

Price

$44 - $52

Out of all the popular cities in Connecticut, Oxford is the cheapest city to rent a car in at just $44/day. Renting a car in Oxford is 13% cheaper than renting one in Groton where the per day rate is around $52. Other fairly inexpensive cities in Connecticut to get a rental car in are: Hartford ($46/day), New Haven ($48/day), and Bridgeport ($50/day). While these cities typically have cheaper prices than the rest of the country, travelers looking to rent a car in Hartford should expect to spend around $46/day on their transportation. The most popular city to rent a car in Connecticut is Hartford.

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

January

$63

February

$82

March

$83

April

$87

May

$87

June

$94

July

$95

August

$82

September

$79

October

$101

November

$79

December

$92

Currently, the cheapest month to rent a car in Connecticut is January. The most expensive time to rent a car is October. 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 Connecticut

Small Cars

$53 - $109

All Car Types

$70 - $136

To rent a Small car in Connecticut, you would pay an average price of $76/day. January is the cheapest month to rent a Small car in Connecticut (~$53/day), while the most expensive month to rent that same car type is June (~$109/day). In fact, January is about 32% cheaper than prices during the rest of the year to book a Small rental for Connecticut. When comparing with other car types available for rental in Connecticut, 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 Connecticut Small rental prices found by Cheapflights users in the past 7 days:

To rent a Medium car in Connecticut, you would pay an average price of $83/day. January is the cheapest month to rent a Medium car in Connecticut (~$58/day), while the most expensive month to rent that same car type is April (~$108/day). In fact, January is about 31% cheaper than prices during the rest of the year to book a Medium rental for Connecticut. When comparing with other car types available for rental in Connecticut, renting a Medium car saves you 18% 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 Connecticut Medium rental prices found by Cheapflights users in the past 7 days:

To rent a Large car in Connecticut, you would pay an average price of $97/day. December is the cheapest month to rent a Large car in Connecticut (~$74/day), while the most expensive month to rent that same car type is March (~$115/day). In fact, December is about 24% cheaper than prices during the rest of the year to book a Large rental for Connecticut. When comparing with other car types available for rental in Connecticut, renting a Large car saves you 4% 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 Connecticut Large rental prices found by Cheapflights users in the past 7 days:

To rent a SUV car in Connecticut, you would pay an average price of $95/day. January is the cheapest month to rent a SUV car in Connecticut (~$59/day), while the most expensive month to rent that same car type is March (~$125/day). In fact, January is about 39% cheaper than prices during the rest of the year to book a SUV rental for Connecticut. When comparing with other car types available for rental in Connecticut, renting a SUV car saves you 5% 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 Connecticut SUV rental prices found by Cheapflights users in the past 7 days:

To rent a Van car in Connecticut, you would pay an average price of $123/day. January is the cheapest month to rent a Van car in Connecticut (~$85/day), while the most expensive month to rent that same car type is April (~$172/day). In fact, January is about 31% cheaper than prices during the rest of the year to book a Van rental for Connecticut. When comparing with other car types available for rental in Connecticut, renting a Van car is 18% 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 Connecticut Van rental prices found by Cheapflights users in the past 7 days:

To rent a Luxury car in Connecticut, you would pay an average price of $100/day. February is the cheapest month to rent a Luxury car in Connecticut (~$53/day), while the most expensive month to rent that same car type is June (~$137/day). In fact, February is about 48% cheaper than prices during the rest of the year to book a Luxury rental for Connecticut. When comparing with other car types available for rental in Connecticut, renting a Luxury car saves you 0% 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.

To rent a Convertible car in Connecticut, you would pay an average price of $136/day. November is the cheapest month to rent a Convertible car in Connecticut (~$77/day), while the most expensive month to rent that same car type is April (~$229/day). In fact, November is about 44% cheaper than prices during the rest of the year to book a Convertible rental for Connecticut. When comparing with other car types available for rental in Connecticut, renting a Convertible car is 27% 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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Car Rental FAQs

What are the requirements to rent a car in Connecticut?

You will have to be at least 21 years old to get car rentals in Connecticut. Additionally, you will have to present a valid government-issued driving license, identification documents such as an ID or passport, credit card, and proof of insurance when you book car rentals in Connecticut. Some rental companies can accept cash but make sure you confirm before you get to the booking office. Foreigners should carry their original driver’s license if it’s in English. If it’s not in English, make sure you carry an International Driver’s Permit to be used alongside your original driver’s license.

What are the rules for driving in Connecticut?

Drive rental cars in Connecticut on the right-hand side of the road. Your seatbelt and that of the front-seat passenger should be fastened when the car is in motion. If you have children below the age of nine, make sure that they are fastened in a secure child seat in the back seat of Connecticut rental cars. Maintain an average speed limit of 40mph in residential areas and 55mph, and 65mph in urban and rural freeways, respectively. Connecticut has a maximum blood alcohol concentration limit of 0.08% for all its drivers. It’s best not to drink and drive a cheap car rental in Connecticut. Before you pick up car rentals in Connecticut, check the Department of Motor Vehicles for any possible changes to the driving laws.

What type of car is recommended for driving in Connecticut?

When selecting an appropriate cheap rental car in Connecticut, consider your destination, state of the road, budget, and weather. For example, if you are driving along the municipal roads and highways, compact or economy car rentals like a Nissan Versa, Ford Focus, or Chevrolet Spark will work well. Compact Connecticut rental cars will help you maneuver through traffic and have enough room for five passengers and luggage. Intermediate and SUV rental cars in Connecticut are also a good option if you plan to enjoy the attractions and scenic views through a road trip. The Ford Escape and Toyota Corolla can carry up to five passengers and have enough space for luggage when you take long trips. For a larger group, try the Nissan Quest Midsize minivan that accommodates up to seven passengers.

What is the cheapest rental car found in Connecticut?

In the past two weeks, Cheapflights users have found many deals under $73/day when booking a rental car in Connecticut. The best deal a user found was for $32/day from Hertz, booked on Oct. 2.

What car rental company is typically the cheapest in Connecticut?

According to our data, users have found the cheapest deals when booking a rental car in Connecticut from the following companies over the past two weeks: Budget ($33/day), Avis ($36/day), and Hertz ($36/day).

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

Taking our users’ ratings and reviews into consideration, Alamo (8.4 rating), State Van Rental (8.2 rating) and National (8.1 rating) seem to be the best rental car companies in Connecticut.

What are gas prices like in Connecticut?

The average gas price in Connecticut 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 Connecticut for a week from Turo?

Turo is one of the most popular car rental companies in Connecticut, offering car rentals for around $343 per week on average.

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

Booking early almost always ensures you have more options of car models to choose from, as well as prices reduced by up to 4% to make it a great deal in Connecticut. Try to book at least 15 days prior to when you need the car rental to close on a rate below the average.

Can I rent a car for a month in Connecticut?

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

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

We’ve recently found that Hertz offers you prices that are 56% cheaper than the average rate available for a long-term rental. The average cost of a car rental in Connecticut for a month is $1,471. Check Cheapflights to compare pricing and options for your rental car.