Lake Charles

Cheap Car Rentals in Lake Charles from $38

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Lake Charles car rentals in 2024

Get helpful information to start your search for the perfect car rental in Lake Charles. The average price data is based on the last 12 months and was last updated on February 23, 2024.

Most popular company

GREENMOTION

Price of gas per gallon

$3.48

Average price per day

$66

Cheapest price per day

$38

What is the cheapest time to rent a car in Lake Charles?

Discover the most affordable period to rent a car in Lake Charles 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 February 23, 2024.

January

$59

February

$70

March

$72

April

$69

May

$68

June

$70

July

$79

August

$71

September

$66

October

$71

November

$70

December

$74

Currently, the cheapest month to rent a car in Lake Charles is January. 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.

Compare available car types for rental in Lake Charles

Compare and contrast the various car types offered for rental in Lake Charles to find the perfect fit for your trip. Price data is based on averages over the last 12 months and was last updated on February 23, 2024.

Small cars

$65 - $82

All Car Types

$80 - $104

To rent a small car in Lake Charles, the United States, you would pay an average price of $73/day. August is the cheapest month to rent a small car in Lake Charles, the United States (~$65/day), while the most expensive month to rent that same car type is July (~$82/day). In fact, August is about 11% cheaper than prices during the rest of the year to book a small car rental for Lake Charles. When comparing with other car types available for rental in Lake Charles, renting a small 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 Lake Charles small car rental prices found by Cheapflights users in the past 7 days:

To rent a medium car in Lake Charles, the United States, you would pay an average price of $86/day. January is the cheapest month to rent a medium car in Lake Charles, the United States (~$68/day), while the most expensive month to rent that same car type is September (~$103/day). In fact, January is about 21% cheaper than prices during the rest of the year to book a medium car rental for Lake Charles. When comparing with other car types available for rental in Lake Charles, renting a medium 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 Lake Charles medium car rental prices found by Cheapflights users in the past 7 days:

To rent a large car in Lake Charles, the United States, you would pay an average price of $99/day. April is the cheapest month to rent a large car in Lake Charles, the United States (~$85/day), while the most expensive month to rent that same car type is September (~$121/day). In fact, April is about 15% cheaper than prices during the rest of the year to book a large car rental for Lake Charles. When comparing with other car types available for rental in Lake Charles, renting a large 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 Lake Charles large car rental prices found by Cheapflights users in the past 7 days:

To rent a SUV in Lake Charles, the United States, you would pay an average price of $103/day. May is the cheapest month to rent a SUV in Lake Charles, the United States (~$80/day), while the most expensive month to rent that same car type is July (~$126/day). In fact, May is about 23% cheaper than prices during the rest of the year to book a SUV rental for Lake Charles. When comparing with other car types available for rental in Lake Charles, renting a SUV is 10% 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 Lake Charles SUV rental prices found by Cheapflights users in the past 7 days:

To rent a van in Lake Charles, the United States, you would pay an average price of $156/day. May is the cheapest month to rent a van in Lake Charles, the United States (~$132/day), while the most expensive month to rent that same car type is November (~$180/day). In fact, May is about 16% cheaper than prices during the rest of the year to book a van rental for Lake Charles. When comparing with other car types available for rental in Lake Charles, renting a van is 41% 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 luxury car in Lake Charles, the United States, you would pay an average price of $91/day. March is the cheapest month to rent a luxury car in Lake Charles, the United States (~$76/day), while the most expensive month to rent that same car type is September (~$106/day). In fact, March is about 17% cheaper than prices during the rest of the year to book a luxury car rental for Lake Charles. When comparing with other car types available for rental in Lake Charles, renting a luxury 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.

To rent a convertible in Lake Charles, the United States, you would pay an average price of $107/day. June is the cheapest month to rent a convertible in Lake Charles, the United States (~$49/day), while the most expensive month to rent that same car type is September (~$295/day). In fact, June is about 55% cheaper than prices during the rest of the year to book a convertible rental for Lake Charles. When comparing with other car types available for rental in Lake Charles, renting a convertible 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.

Toyota Corolla$38/day
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Chevrolet Spark$38/day
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Chevrolet Spark
Kia Rio$49/day
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Kia Rio

Top rental agencies in Lake Charles

Explore the leading car rental agencies in Lake Charles known for their outstanding service and extensive range of vehicles to choose from. There are currently 8 car rental companies in Lake Charles. Reviews were last updated on February 23, 2024.
Rent a car with one of the top providers serving the Lake Charles area such as Alamo, GREEN MOTION and National. Before making your selection, be sure to carefully review the feedback, double-check the pickup location, and verify other important details.

Alamo

10.0
Wonderful
2 reviews1 location
Overview

Cleanliness

10.0

Comfort

10.0

Overall

10.0

Pick-up/drop-off

10.0

Value

10.0

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

National

10.0
Wonderful
2 reviews1 location
Overview

Cleanliness

8.0

Comfort

10.0

Overall

10.0

Pick-up/drop-off

10.0

Value

10.0

Enterprise Rent-A-Car

7.3
Good
6 reviews3 locations
Overview

Cleanliness

7.3

Comfort

7.3

Overall

7.3

Pick-up/drop-off

7.3

Value

7.3

Avis

6.6
Okay
4 reviews2 locations
Overview

Cleanliness

8.0

Comfort

6.6

Overall

6.6

Pick-up/drop-off

6.0

Value

8.6

Ace

6.2
Okay
2 reviews1 location
Overview

Cleanliness

7.3

Comfort

6.0

Overall

6.0

Pick-up/drop-off

4.0

Value

6.0

Hertz

4.7
Mediocre
10 reviews2 locations
Overview

Cleanliness

5.9

Comfort

5.5

Overall

4.7

Pick-up/drop-off

4.3

Value

4.7

Budget

4.4
Mediocre
4 reviews2 locations
Overview

Cleanliness

4.0

Comfort

4.0

Overall

4.0

Pick-up/drop-off

5.0

Value

5.0

Best Lake Charles car rental deals found

Browse through a selection of recently found affordable car rental deals in Lake Charles. Plan your trip with ease and find the perfect rental option for your needs. There are currently 8 rental car agencies in Lake Charles with an average daily rate of $58. Data was last updated on February 23, 2024.
Check out some of the very best car rental deals we've found in Lake Charles. Deals are updated frequently so be sure to check back soon for more options.
Toyota Corolla$38/day
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Toyota Corolla
Chevrolet Spark$38/day
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Chevrolet Spark
Hyundai Avante$41/day
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Hyundai Avante

Car rental FAQs

Find answers to frequently asked questions about car rentals in Lake Charles, including policies, requirements, and more. FAQs were last updated on February 23, 2024.

What is the cheapest rental car found in Lake Charles?

In the past two weeks, Cheapflights users have found many deals under $66/day when booking a rental car in Lake Charles. The best deal a user found was for $41/day from Budget, booked on Feb. 18.

What car rental company is typically the cheapest in Lake Charles?

According to our data, users have found the cheapest deals when booking a rental car in Lake Charles from the following companies over the past two weeks: GREEN MOTION ($38/day), Turo ($38/day), and Enterprise Rent-A-Car ($49/day).

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

Taking our users’ ratings and reviews into consideration, National (10.0 rating), GREEN MOTION (10.0 rating) and Alamo (10.0 rating) seem to be the best rental car companies in Lake Charles.

What are gas prices like in Lake Charles?

The average gas price in Lake Charles 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 Lake Charles for a week from GREEN MOTION ?

GREEN MOTION is a popular option for travelers looking for car rental in Lake Charles. You can expect the average cost of rental car to be about $266 per week.

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

Booking your car rental early can save you up to 82% on your rental. Aim to book your car rental at least 56 days in advance to take advantage of a below average price in Lake Charles.

Can I rent a car for a month in Lake Charles?

Yes, cars are available to be rented out for an entire month in Lake Charles.

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

You can potentially save up to 11% on a month-long rental by booking with Budget. Budget is the cheapest rental company available within the next few months. Renting a car in Lake Charles can cost you on average $1,140 a month or $38 a day. For extended stays in a location, this option will usually save you the most.

How much is a car rental in Lake Charles for a weekend?

Car rental prices in Lake Charles are typically $72 for the weekend. On Cheapflights, you’ll be able to find great car rental deals on any type of vehicle. However, consider renting a Compact to save money on your trip to $72. Our users have found prices for Compact car rentals in March to be on average $76 per day.

What car do most people rent in Lake Charles?

Class Intermediate Car, which is a Intermediate vehicle, is the most popular to rent at Lake Charles according to Cheapflights users.

Small car rentals in Lake Charles

Find small car rental deals in Lake Charles from well-known providers in the area and save on gas mileage with the options provided below. small car rentals in Lake Charles cost an average of $92 per day. Price data was last updated on February 23, 2024.
Hyundai i10$52/day
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Hyundai i10
Hyundai i10$65/day
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Hyundai i10
Hyundai i10$70/day
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Hyundai i10

Luxury car rentals in Lake Charles

Find luxury car rental deals in Lake Charles from well-known providers in the area and save on gas mileage with the options provided below. luxury car rentals in Lake Charles cost an average of $84 per day. Price data was last updated on February 23, 2024.
Some of the best deals we've found on upscale car rentals in Lake Charles. Double check the dates, pricing, and other key information of your reservation to make sure they're correct before proceeding.
Audi A4$62/day
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Audi A4
Chrysler 300$63/day
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Chrysler 300
Audi A4$65/day
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A/C
Audi A4

Van rentals in Lake Charles

Find van rental deals in Lake Charles from well-known providers in the area and save on gas mileage with the options provided below. van rentals in Lake Charles cost an average of $113 per day. Price data was last updated on February 23, 2024.
These are some of the best deals we've found on van rentals in the Lake Charles area at the moment. Deals are updated frequently to provide users with as many suitable options as possible.
Toyota Sienna$110/day
5
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Toyota Sienna
Dodge Grand Caravan$110/day
5
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Dodge Grand Caravan
Toyota Sienna$112/day
5
5
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A/C
Toyota Sienna

Car rentals by fuel type in Lake Charles

Browse car rentals by fuel type in Lake Charles. Currently, Electric cars are the cheapest to rent in Lake Charles. Deals were last updated on February 23, 2024.

Browse through car rental deals by fuel type in Lake Charles. There are currently 2 fuel types to choose from with Electric being the cheapest ($58+).

Electric

Electric

Gas/Diesel

Gas/Diesel

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