Lafayette

Cheap Car Rentals in Lafayette from $35

Lafayette, LA
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Lafayette car rentals in 2024

Get helpful information to start your search for the perfect car rental in Lafayette. The average price data is based on the last 12 months and was last updated on febrero 22, 2024.

Most popular company

THRIFTY

Price of gas per gallon

$3.48

Average price per day

$60

Cheapest price per day

$35

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

Discover the most affordable period to rent a car in Lafayette and save money on your trip. The monthly average price data is based on historical data over the last year and was last updated on febrero 22, 2024.

January

$53

February

$58

March

$56

April

$57

May

$57

June

$60

July

$58

August

$52

September

$53

October

$59

November

$62

December

$57

Currently, the cheapest month to rent a car in Lafayette is August. 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 Lafayette

Compare and contrast the various car types offered for rental in Lafayette to find the perfect fit for your trip. Price data is based on averages over the last 12 months and was last updated on febrero 22, 2024.

Small cars

$54 - $89

All Car Types

$70 - $102

To rent a small car in Lafayette, the United States, you would pay an average price of $65/day. August is the cheapest month to rent a small car in Lafayette, the United States (~$54/day), while the most expensive month to rent that same car type is March (~$89/day). In fact, August is about 19% cheaper than prices during the rest of the year to book a small car rental for Lafayette. When comparing with other car types available for rental in Lafayette, renting a small 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 Lafayette small car rental prices found by Cheapflights users in the past 7 days:

To rent a medium car in Lafayette, the United States, you would pay an average price of $67/day. August is the cheapest month to rent a medium car in Lafayette, the United States (~$57/day), while the most expensive month to rent that same car type is April (~$77/day). In fact, August is about 15% cheaper than prices during the rest of the year to book a medium car rental for Lafayette. When comparing with other car types available for rental in Lafayette, renting a medium 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 Lafayette medium car rental prices found by Cheapflights users in the past 7 days:

To rent a large car in Lafayette, the United States, you would pay an average price of $97/day. September is the cheapest month to rent a large car in Lafayette, the United States (~$76/day), while the most expensive month to rent that same car type is November (~$108/day). In fact, September is about 22% cheaper than prices during the rest of the year to book a large car rental for Lafayette. When comparing with other car types available for rental in Lafayette, renting a large car is 13% 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 Lafayette large car rental prices found by Cheapflights users in the past 7 days:

To rent a SUV in Lafayette, the United States, you would pay an average price of $86/day. January is the cheapest month to rent a SUV in Lafayette, the United States (~$64/day), while the most expensive month to rent that same car type is March (~$106/day). In fact, January is about 26% cheaper than prices during the rest of the year to book a SUV rental for Lafayette. When comparing with other car types available for rental in Lafayette, renting a SUV is 2% 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 Lafayette SUV rental prices found by Cheapflights users in the past 7 days:

To rent a van in Lafayette, the United States, you would pay an average price of $147/day. September is the cheapest month to rent a van in Lafayette, the United States (~$115/day), while the most expensive month to rent that same car type is July (~$204/day). In fact, September is about 22% cheaper than prices during the rest of the year to book a van rental for Lafayette. When comparing with other car types available for rental in Lafayette, renting a van is 43% 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 Lafayette van rental prices found by Cheapflights users in the past 7 days:

To rent a luxury car in Lafayette, the United States, you would pay an average price of $160/day. July is the cheapest month to rent a luxury car in Lafayette, the United States (~$135/day), while the most expensive month to rent that same car type is January (~$214/day). In fact, July is about 17% cheaper than prices during the rest of the year to book a luxury car rental for Lafayette. When comparing with other car types available for rental in Lafayette, renting a luxury car is 48% 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.

Nissan Versa Note$37/day
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Nissan Versa Note
Hyundai Accent$37/day
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Hyundai Accent

Top rental agencies in Lafayette

Explore the leading car rental agencies in Lafayette known for their outstanding service and extensive range of vehicles to choose from. There are currently 8 car rental companies in Lafayette. Reviews were last updated on febrero 22, 2024.
Rent a car with one of the top providers serving the Lafayette area such as Hertz, GREEN MOTION and Enterprise Rent-A-Car. Make sure to read reviews, pricing info, location, and other important details before choosing a rental car agency.

Hertz

5.4
Fair
35 reviews4 locations
Overview

Cleanliness

5.9

Comfort

5.5

Overall

5.4

Pick-up/drop-off

4.9

Value

5.3

GREEN MOTION

9.1
Wonderful
2 reviews1 location
Overview

Cleanliness

9.5

Comfort

9.1

Overall

9.1

Pick-up/drop-off

8.3

Value

9.5

Enterprise Rent-A-Car

8.4
Very good
15 reviews6 locations
Overview

Cleanliness

8.2

Comfort

8.5

Overall

8.5

Pick-up/drop-off

8.2

Value

7.9

Ace

7.3
Good
1 review1 location
Overview

Cleanliness

8.0

Comfort

8.6

Overall

7.3

Pick-up/drop-off

8.0

Value

8.0

National

7.3
Good
2 reviews1 location
Overview

Cleanliness

7.3

Comfort

7.3

Overall

7.3

Pick-up/drop-off

7.3

Value

7.3

Dollar

7.1
Good
16 reviews1 location
Overview

Cleanliness

8.3

Comfort

7.4

Overall

6.9

Pick-up/drop-off

8.1

Value

7.3

Alamo

6.9
Okay
4 reviews1 location
Overview

Cleanliness

5.3

Comfort

7.3

Overall

7.3

Pick-up/drop-off

8.0

Value

6.6

Budget

6.9
Okay
18 reviews1 location
Overview

Cleanliness

6.9

Comfort

6.9

Overall

6.9

Pick-up/drop-off

6.6

Value

6.3

Best Lafayette car rental deals found

Browse through a selection of recently found affordable car rental deals in Lafayette. Plan your trip with ease and find the perfect rental option for your needs. There are currently 8 rental car agencies in Lafayette with an average daily rate of $43. Data was last updated on febrero 22, 2024.
Some of the most attractive options when it comes to renting a car in Lafayette. Deals are updated frequently so be sure to check back soon for more options.
Chevrolet Cruze$35/day
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A/C
Chevrolet Cruze
Toyota Prius$36/day
5
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A/C
Toyota Prius
Nissan Versa Note$37/day
4
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A/C
Nissan Versa Note

Car rental FAQs

Find answers to frequently asked questions about car rentals in Lafayette, including policies, requirements, and more. FAQs were last updated on febrero 22, 2024.

What are the requirements to rent a car in Lafayette?

To rent a car from one of the car rentals in Lafayette, you must be over 21 years old. You must also have a driver's license (permanent or temporary), a credit card, and a valid photo ID. It's worth noting that most car rentals in Lafayette usually charge more for those under 25 years old. Thus, if you're under 25, you can expect to pay a little more for rental cars in Lafayette.

What are the rules for driving in Lafayette?

One of the driving facts you should know is that cars are driven on the right. When you have a blood alcohol concentration above 0.08%, you should not drive. Also, when driving, ensure that you have your seatbelt on. You should also know that different parts of Lafayette usually have different speed limits. If you're in an urban and crowded area, you must keep your speed at or under 30 mph (50km/h), and on the highway, you must limit speeds to 70 mph (110km/h). In this city, traffic rules change regularly. As such, once you get a cheap car rental in Lafayette, regularly check in with the city's department of motor vehicles.

What type of car is recommended for driving in Lafayette?

The car you choose should be spacious enough for you and those you plan to travel with. If you plan to travel with about six people, you should hire a passenger van rental from one of the Lafayette car rentals, while if you plan to travel alone or with just a friend, an economy car rental will do. Car rentals in Lafayette usually have a variety of car rentals in their inventory. Therefore, you can easily find a car that is perfect for you. Given that Lafayette car rentals usually have informed professionals, if you're not sure about which car to rent, you can count on them to assist you in making the right choice.

What are the best places to park in Lafayette?

Just like finding cheap car rentals in Lafayette is easy, finding parking spots in this city is also easy. This is because most sidewalks of the streets of the city act as public parking spots. So long as you're not hindering the entrance of any building or in an area with a "No Parking" spot, you're in the right. Lafayette also has several private parking buildings. Thus, in case you don't find a sidewalk parking spot, you can still park at one of these buildings.

What is the cheapest rental car found in Lafayette?

In the past two weeks, Cheapflights users have found many deals under $60/day when booking a rental car in Lafayette. The best deal a user found was for $32/day from Thrifty, booked on Jul. 28.

What car rental company is typically the cheapest in Lafayette?

According to our data, users have found the cheapest deals when booking a rental car in Lafayette from the following companies over the past two weeks: Dollar ($36/day), Hertz ($37/day), and Turo ($40/day).

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

Taking our users’ ratings and reviews into consideration, GREEN MOTION (10.0 rating), Enterprise Rent-A-Car (8.2 rating) and Ace (7.3 rating) seem to be the best rental car companies in Lafayette.

What are gas prices like in Lafayette?

The average gas price in Lafayette is $3.48/gallon over the past month, costing you anywhere between $41 and $60 to fill up a car’s gas tank.

How much does it cost to rent a car in Lafayette for a week from Thrifty?

From Thrifty you can rent a car in Lafayette from about $272 per week on average.

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

Generally, for a better deal in Lafayette it’s recommended to book in a timely manner (to save up to 53%). Cheapflights recommends you book around 7 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 Lafayette?

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

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

Generally, a month-long car rental in Lafayette can be found for about $1,164, with the average price for a rental being around $39 a day. Book with Thrifty, to take advantage of their cheap prices and pay 39% less compared to the average price of car rentals in Lafayette.

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

The average price for a weekend car rental in Lafayette is $92. Renting a Intermediate is your cheapest option if you’ve looking to save money on your weekend car rental in Lafayette. For the month of March, Cheapflights users have found rental cars in Lafayette for as low as $98/day.

What car do most people rent in Lafayette?

The most popular car chosen by those traveling to Lafayette is Special (Class Special Car) based on our Cheapflights data.

Small car rentals in Lafayette

Find small car rental deals in Lafayette from well-known providers in the area and save on gas mileage with the options provided below. small car rentals in Lafayette cost an average of $55 per day. Price data was last updated on febrero 22, 2024.
Hyundai i10$42/day
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Hyundai i10
Hyundai i10$42/day
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A/C
Hyundai i10
Hyundai i10$42/day
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A/C
Hyundai i10

Luxury car rentals in Lafayette

Find luxury car rental deals in Lafayette from well-known providers in the area and save on gas mileage with the options provided below. luxury car rentals in Lafayette cost an average of $54 per day. Price data was last updated on febrero 22, 2024.
Browse through some of the best options we've found for luxury car rentals in Lafayette. Verify the details of your rental before completing your reservation to ensure no unwanted surprises.
Chrysler 300$43/day
5
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A/C
Chrysler 300
Audi A4$43/day
5
2
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A/C
Audi A4
Mercedes-Benz C-Class$44/day
5
M
A/C
Mercedes-Benz C-Class

Van rentals in Lafayette

Find van rental deals in Lafayette from well-known providers in the area and save on gas mileage with the options provided below. van rentals in Lafayette cost an average of $79 per day. Price data was last updated on febrero 22, 2024.
Peruse some of the best options we've found for renting a van in the Lafayette area. To provide you with as many options as possible, we're constantly adding new deals so check back soon if you're not finding the one right for you.
Dodge Grand Caravan$64/day
5
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A/C
Dodge Grand Caravan
Toyota Sienna$64/day
5
5
M
A/C
Toyota Sienna
Nissan Quest$64/day
5
5
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A/C
Nissan Quest

Car rentals by fuel type in Lafayette

Browse car rentals by fuel type in Lafayette. Currently, Electric cars are the cheapest to rent in Lafayette. Deals were last updated on febrero 22, 2024.

Browse through car rental deals by fuel type in Lafayette. There are currently 2 fuel types to choose from with Electric being the cheapest ($39+).

Electric

Electric

Hybrid

Hybrid

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