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Houston Car Rentals in 2023

Most popular companyHERTZ
Price of gas per gallon$3.75
Average price per day$56
Cheapest price per day$23

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

January

$46

February

$58

March

$78

April

$77

May

$72

June

$71

July

$71

August

$68

September

$64

October

$75

November

$69

December

$62

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

In Houston, there are 174 active rental locations from 31 car rental companies. Small is the cheapest car type to rent in Houston in the past week - currently priced from $21/day. View deals for 7 car types available to rent in this destination:

Compare available car types for rental in Houston

Small Cars

$39 - $82

All Car Types

$64 - $110

To rent a Small car in Houston, the United States, you would pay an average price of $64/day. January is the cheapest month to rent a Small car in Houston, the United States (~$39/day), while the most expensive month to rent that same car type is October (~$82/day). In fact, January is about 40% cheaper than prices during the rest of the year to book a Small rental for Houston. When comparing with other car types available for rental in Houston, renting a Small 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 Houston Small rental prices found by Cheapflights users in the past 7 days:

To rent a Medium car in Houston, the United States, you would pay an average price of $74/day. January is the cheapest month to rent a Medium car in Houston, the United States (~$53/day), while the most expensive month to rent that same car type is May (~$89/day). In fact, January is about 29% cheaper than prices during the rest of the year to book a Medium rental for Houston. When comparing with other car types available for rental in Houston, 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 Houston Medium rental prices found by Cheapflights users in the past 7 days:

To rent a Large car in Houston, the United States, you would pay an average price of $85/day. January is the cheapest month to rent a Large car in Houston, the United States (~$56/day), while the most expensive month to rent that same car type is May (~$110/day). In fact, January is about 35% cheaper than prices during the rest of the year to book a Large rental for Houston. When comparing with other car types available for rental in Houston, renting a Large car saves you 12% 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 Houston Large rental prices found by Cheapflights users in the past 7 days:

To rent a SUV car in Houston, the United States, you would pay an average price of $82/day. January is the cheapest month to rent a SUV car in Houston, the United States (~$60/day), while the most expensive month to rent that same car type is October (~$101/day). In fact, January is about 28% cheaper than prices during the rest of the year to book a SUV rental for Houston. When comparing with other car types available for rental in Houston, renting a SUV car saves you 14% 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 Houston SUV rental prices found by Cheapflights users in the past 7 days:

To rent a Van car in Houston, the United States, you would pay an average price of $133/day. January is the cheapest month to rent a Van car in Houston, the United States (~$92/day), while the most expensive month to rent that same car type is December (~$159/day). In fact, January is about 31% cheaper than prices during the rest of the year to book a Van rental for Houston. When comparing with other car types available for rental in Houston, renting a Van car is 28% 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 Houston Van rental prices found by Cheapflights users in the past 7 days:

To rent a Pickup Truck car in Houston, the United States, you would pay an average price of $101/day. January is the cheapest month to rent a Pickup Truck car in Houston, the United States (~$62/day), while the most expensive month to rent that same car type is August (~$256/day). In fact, January is about 40% cheaper than prices during the rest of the year to book a Pickup Truck rental for Houston. When comparing with other car types available for rental in Houston, renting a Pickup Truck 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 Houston Pickup Truck rental prices found by Cheapflights users in the past 7 days:

To rent a Luxury car in Houston, the United States, you would pay an average price of $111/day. January is the cheapest month to rent a Luxury car in Houston, the United States (~$75/day), while the most expensive month to rent that same car type is June (~$165/day). In fact, January is about 33% cheaper than prices during the rest of the year to book a Luxury rental for Houston. When comparing with other car types available for rental in Houston, renting a Luxury 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 Houston Luxury rental prices found by Cheapflights users in the past 7 days:

To rent a Convertible car in Houston, the United States, you would pay an average price of $113/day. January is the cheapest month to rent a Convertible car in Houston, the United States (~$78/day), while the most expensive month to rent that same car type is March (~$140/day). In fact, January is about 32% cheaper than prices during the rest of the year to book a Convertible rental for Houston. When comparing with other car types available for rental in Houston, 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 Houston

All major car rental suppliers in Houston

Alamo

8.5
Very good
229 reviews2 locations
Overview

Cleanliness

8.7

Comfort

8.6

Overall

8.4

Pick-up/drop-off

8.5

Value

8.3

Budget

7.2
Good
180 reviews24 locations
Overview

Cleanliness

7.5

Comfort

7.6

Overall

7.2

Pick-up/drop-off

7.3

Value

6.9

Enterprise

7.0
Good
209 reviews47 locations
Overview

Cleanliness

7.3

Comfort

7.2

Overall

7.0

Pick-up/drop-off

7.0

Value

6.8

Hertz

6.2
Okay
330 reviews27 locations
Overview

Cleanliness

6.7

Comfort

6.7

Overall

6.1

Pick-up/drop-off

6.0

Value

6.2

Dollar

5.7
Fair
337 reviews3 locations
Overview

Cleanliness

6.7

Comfort

6.5

Overall

5.7

Pick-up/drop-off

5.7

Value

5.7

Thrifty

5.6
Fair
230 reviews5 locations
Overview

Cleanliness

6.4

Comfort

6.2

Overall

5.5

Pick-up/drop-off

5.7

Value

5.6

Avis

7.1
Good
84 reviews22 locations
Overview

Cleanliness

7.2

Comfort

7.5

Overall

7.0

Pick-up/drop-off

7.0

Value

6.8

National

7.1
Good
17 reviews4 locations
Overview

Cleanliness

7.3

Comfort

7.2

Overall

7.2

Pick-up/drop-off

7.1

Value

6.7

Best Houston Car Rental Deals Found

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Car Rental FAQs

What is the cheapest rental car found in Houston?

In the past two weeks, Cheapflights users have found many deals under $56/day when booking a rental car in Houston. The best deal a user found was for $23/day from Rent A Car 4 Less Miami, booked on Jan. 29.

What car rental company is typically the cheapest in Houston?

According to our data, users have found the cheapest deals when booking a rental car in Houston from the following companies over the past two weeks: Hertz ($22/day), Budget ($25/day), and Fox ($34/day).

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

Taking our users’ ratings and reviews into consideration, Alamo (8.5 rating), Sixt (7.6 rating) and Budget (7.2 rating) seem to be the best rental car companies in Houston.

What are gas prices like in Houston?

The average gas price in Houston is $3.75/gallon over the past month, costing you anywhere between $45 and $64 to fill up a car’s gas tank.

How much does it cost to rent a car in Houston for a week from Hertz?

Hertz is one of the top picks in Houston. They can have you in a rental car for about $358 per week on average.

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

Booking early can save you upwards 16% on your rental. Booking your vehicle at least 15 days in advance can you get you a great below-average price in Houston.

Can I rent a car for a month in Houston?

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

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

You can potentially save up to 67% on a month-long rental by booking with Rent A Car 4 Less Miami. Rent A Car 4 Less Miami is the cheapest rental company available within the next few months. Renting a car in Houston can cost you on average $1,533 a month or $51 a day. For extended stays in a location, this option will usually save you the most.

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

The average price for a weekend car rental in Houston is $73. Renting a Supplier choice is your cheapest option if you’ve looking to save money on your weekend car rental in Houston. For the month of March, Cheapflights users have found rental cars in Houston for as low as $57/day.

What car do most people rent in Houston?

The majority of Cheapflights travelers prefer to rent a Mini (Chrysler Pacifica) in Houston, making it the most popular option.

Luxury Car Rentals in Houston

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

Van Rentals in Houston

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

Car type options available for Houston

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