District of Columbia

Cheap Car Rentals in District of Columbia

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

January

$49

February

$44

March

$60

April

$66

May

$68

June

$73

July

$74

August

$70

September

$56

October

$70

November

$66

December

$66

Currently, the cheapest month to rent a car in District of Columbia is February. 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 District of Columbia

There are, in total, 14,390 car rental locations in District of Columbia that are operated by 251 companies. In the past week, Small is the cheapest car type users can rent (cheapest price last found: $29/day). Explore 6 car types currently offered from District of Columbia rental providers:

Compare available car types for rental in District of Columbia

Small Cars

$45 - $76

All Car Types

$68 - $115

To rent a Small car in District of Columbia, you would pay an average price of $64/day. January is the cheapest month to rent a Small car in District of Columbia (~$45/day), while the most expensive month to rent that same car type is October (~$76/day). In fact, January is about 31% cheaper than prices during the rest of the year to book a Small rental for District of Columbia. When comparing with other car types available for rental in District of Columbia, renting a Small car saves you 33% 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 District of Columbia Small rental prices found by Cheapflights users in the past 7 days:

To rent a Medium car in District of Columbia, you would pay an average price of $69/day. January is the cheapest month to rent a Medium car in District of Columbia (~$54/day), while the most expensive month to rent that same car type is December (~$96/day). In fact, January is about 23% cheaper than prices during the rest of the year to book a Medium rental for District of Columbia. When comparing with other car types available for rental in District of Columbia, renting a Medium car saves you 28% 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 District of Columbia Medium rental prices found by Cheapflights users in the past 7 days:

To rent a Large car in District of Columbia, you would pay an average price of $93/day. January is the cheapest month to rent a Large car in District of Columbia (~$61/day), while the most expensive month to rent that same car type is May (~$125/day). In fact, January is about 36% cheaper than prices during the rest of the year to book a Large rental for District of Columbia. When comparing with other car types available for rental in District of Columbia, renting a Large car saves you 3% 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 District of Columbia Large rental prices found by Cheapflights users in the past 7 days:

To rent a SUV car in District of Columbia, you would pay an average price of $89/day. January is the cheapest month to rent a SUV car in District of Columbia (~$63/day), while the most expensive month to rent that same car type is December (~$111/day). In fact, January is about 30% cheaper than prices during the rest of the year to book a SUV rental for District of Columbia. When comparing with other car types available for rental in District of Columbia, renting a SUV car saves you 8% 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 District of Columbia SUV rental prices found by Cheapflights users in the past 7 days:

To rent a Van car in District of Columbia, you would pay an average price of $140/day. January is the cheapest month to rent a Van car in District of Columbia (~$110/day), while the most expensive month to rent that same car type is December (~$195/day). In fact, January is about 22% cheaper than prices during the rest of the year to book a Van rental for District of Columbia. When comparing with other car types available for rental in District of Columbia, renting a Van car is 32% 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 District of Columbia Van rental prices found by Cheapflights users in the past 7 days:

To rent a Luxury car in District of Columbia, you would pay an average price of $102/day. January is the cheapest month to rent a Luxury car in District of Columbia (~$80/day), while the most expensive month to rent that same car type is June (~$119/day). In fact, January is about 23% cheaper than prices during the rest of the year to book a Luxury rental for District of Columbia. When comparing with other car types available for rental in District of Columbia, renting a Luxury car is 7% 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 District of Columbia Luxury rental prices found by Cheapflights users in the past 7 days:

To rent a Convertible car in District of Columbia, you would pay an average price of $113/day. January is the cheapest month to rent a Convertible car in District of Columbia (~$62/day), while the most expensive month to rent that same car type is April (~$143/day). In fact, January is about 46% cheaper than prices during the rest of the year to book a Convertible rental for District of Columbia. When comparing with other car types available for rental in District of Columbia, renting a Convertible car is 16% 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 District of Columbia

All major car rental suppliers in District of Columbia

Budget

6.6
Okay
184 reviews6 locations
Overview

Cleanliness

7.1

Comfort

7.2

Overall

6.5

Pick-up/drop-off

6.4

Value

6.7

Hertz

6.0
Okay
405 reviews6 locations
Overview

Cleanliness

6.6

Comfort

6.6

Overall

5.9

Pick-up/drop-off

5.7

Value

5.9

Alamo

8.0
Very good
43 reviews2 locations
Overview

Cleanliness

8.3

Comfort

8.2

Overall

7.9

Pick-up/drop-off

7.3

Value

7.8

Enterprise

7.7
Good
72 reviews9 locations
Overview

Cleanliness

7.8

Comfort

7.9

Overall

7.7

Pick-up/drop-off

7.9

Value

7.6

Avis

6.8
Okay
98 reviews6 locations
Overview

Cleanliness

7.3

Comfort

7.3

Overall

6.7

Pick-up/drop-off

6.8

Value

7.1

National

8.7
Very good
6 reviews2 locations
Overview

Cleanliness

9.5

Comfort

8.5

Overall

8.5

Pick-up/drop-off

8.0

Value

9.0

Thrifty

2.0
Poor
1 review1 location
Overview

Cleanliness

2.0

Comfort

2.0

Overall

2.0

Pick-up/drop-off

2.0

Value

2.0

Free2Move

9 locations

Best District of Columbia Car Rental Deals Found

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

Car Rental FAQs

What is the cheapest rental car found in District of Columbia?

In the past two weeks, Cheapflights users have found many deals under $62/day when booking a rental car in District of Columbia. The best deal a user found was for $27/day from Turo, booked on Jan. 29.

What car rental company is typically the cheapest in District of Columbia?

According to our data, users have found the cheapest deals when booking a rental car in District of Columbia from the following companies over the past two weeks: Hertz ($31/day), Avis ($45/day), and Budget ($49/day).

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

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 District of Columbia.

What are gas prices like in District of Columbia?

The average gas price in District of Columbia is $3.82/gallon over the past month, costing you anywhere between $45 and $66 to fill up a car’s gas tank.

How much does it cost to rent a car in District of Columbia for a week from Budget?

Budget is one of the top picks in District of Columbia. They can have you in a rental car for about $497 per week on average.

How far in advance should I rent a car in District of Columbia for the best price?

Generally, for a better deal in District of Columbia it’s recommended to book in a timely manner (to save up to 15%). Cheapflights recommends you book around 13 days prior to your pickup date. Booking as early as you can also increases the likelihood that you’ll get the ideal car.

Can I rent a car for a month in District of Columbia?

The length of time you can book a rental for is subject to the inventory of the supplier. When renting a vehicle from District of Columbia it should be possible to rent a car for a whole month if needed.

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

Turo currently has the lowest price available for a month-long booking. Users have saved up to 81% compared to the average price of a 30-day rental in District of Columbia. Typically, a monthly car rental in District of Columbia can be found for $2,130. You can find car rental deals to be on average $71 a day.

Luxury Car Rentals in District of Columbia

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

Van Rentals in District of Columbia

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