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Lafayette Car Rentals in 2023

Most popular companyTHRIFTY
Price of gas per gallon$3.63
Average price per day$59
Cheapest price per day$32

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

January

$53

February

$64

March

$75

April

$84

May

$76

June

$64

July

$65

August

$55

September

$58

October

$64

November

$65

December

$65

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

There are, in total, 21 car rental locations in Lafayette that are operated by 13 companies. In the past week, Medium is the cheapest car type users can rent (cheapest price last found: $41/day). Explore 5 car types currently offered from Lafayette rental providers:

Compare available car types for rental in Lafayette

Small Cars

$57 - $102

All Car Types

$88 - $145

To rent a Small car in Lafayette, the United States, you would pay an average price of $73/day. January is the cheapest month to rent a Small car in Lafayette, the United States (~$57/day), while the most expensive month to rent that same car type is March (~$102/day). In fact, January is about 22% cheaper than prices during the rest of the year to book a Small rental for Lafayette. When comparing with other car types available for rental in Lafayette, 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 Lafayette Small 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 $71/day. August is the cheapest month to rent a Medium car in Lafayette, the United States (~$55/day), while the most expensive month to rent that same car type is April (~$95/day). In fact, August is about 24% cheaper than prices during the rest of the year to book a Medium rental for Lafayette. When comparing with other car types available for rental in Lafayette, renting a Medium car saves you 35% 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 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 $92/day. September is the cheapest month to rent a Large car in Lafayette, the United States (~$73/day), while the most expensive month to rent that same car type is May (~$148/day). In fact, September is about 22% cheaper than prices during the rest of the year to book a Large rental for Lafayette. When comparing with other car types available for rental in Lafayette, renting a Large car saves you 16% 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 Large rental prices found by Cheapflights users in the past 7 days:

To rent a SUV car in Lafayette, the United States, you would pay an average price of $86/day. August is the cheapest month to rent a SUV car in Lafayette, the United States (~$60/day), while the most expensive month to rent that same car type is March (~$122/day). In fact, August is about 31% 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 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 SUV rental prices found by Cheapflights users in the past 7 days:

To rent a Van car in Lafayette, the United States, you would pay an average price of $163/day. August is the cheapest month to rent a Van car in Lafayette, the United States (~$104/day), while the most expensive month to rent that same car type is March (~$278/day). In fact, August is about 37% 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 car is 33% 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 $159/day. February is the cheapest month to rent a Luxury car in Lafayette, the United States (~$90/day), while the most expensive month to rent that same car type is June (~$214/day). In fact, February is about 44% cheaper than prices during the rest of the year to book a Luxury rental for Lafayette. When comparing with other car types available for rental in Lafayette, renting a Luxury 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.

To rent a Convertible car in Lafayette, the United States, you would pay an average price of $86/day. December is the cheapest month to rent a Convertible car in Lafayette, the United States (~$88/day), while the most expensive month to rent that same car type is October (~$278/day). In fact, December is about 0% cheaper than prices during the rest of the year to book a Convertible rental for Lafayette. When comparing with other car types available for rental in Lafayette, renting a Convertible car saves you 21% 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.

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Chevrolet Spark$43/day
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Kia Soul$43/day
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Top rental agencies in Lafayette

All major car rental suppliers in Lafayette

Hertz

6.0
Okay
35 reviews4 locations
Overview

Cleanliness

6.5

Comfort

6.1

Overall

5.9

Pick-up/drop-off

5.5

Value

5.9

GREEN MOTION

10.0
Wonderful
1 review1 location
Overview

Cleanliness

10.0

Comfort

10.0

Overall

10.0

Pick-up/drop-off

10.0

Value

10.0

Ace

1 location
Overview

Cleanliness

8.0

Comfort

8.0

Overall

8.0

Pick-up/drop-off

8.0

Value

8.0

Enterprise

7.8
Good
13 reviews6 locations
Overview

Cleanliness

7.5

Comfort

8.0

Overall

8.0

Pick-up/drop-off

7.5

Value

7.7

Dollar

7.4
Good
16 reviews1 location
Overview

Cleanliness

8.4

Comfort

7.6

Overall

7.2

Pick-up/drop-off

8.3

Value

7.5

Budget

7.3
Good
15 reviews1 location
Overview

Cleanliness

7.7

Comfort

7.5

Overall

7.2

Pick-up/drop-off

6.9

Value

6.7

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

Avis

5.4
Fair
11 reviews1 location
Overview

Cleanliness

5.7

Comfort

5.8

Overall

5.4

Pick-up/drop-off

5.4

Value

5.6

Best Lafayette Car Rental Deals Found

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Car Rental FAQs

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 $59/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: GREEN MOTION ($52/day), Enterprise ($52/day), and Hertz ($67/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), Ace (8.0 rating) and Enterprise (7.8 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 $3.63/gallon over the past month, costing you anywhere between $43 and $62 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 20%). 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 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 $80. Renting a Standard is your cheapest option if you’ve looking to save money on your weekend car rental in Lafayette. For the month of February, Cheapflights users have found rental cars in Lafayette for as low as $70/day.

What car do most people rent in Lafayette?

The most popular car chosen by those traveling to Lafayette is Compact (Nissan Versa) based on our Cheapflights data.

Van Rentals in Lafayette

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Car type options available for Lafayette

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