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Cheap Car Rentals in Maryland

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What are the car hire prices for popular cities in Maryland?

Below are the cheapest cities to rent a car in Maryland

Price

$31 - $64

Out of all the popular cities in Maryland, Gaithersburg is the cheapest city to rent a car in at just $31/day. Renting a car in Gaithersburg is 52% cheaper than renting one in Ocean City where the per day rate is around $64. Other fairly inexpensive cities in Maryland to get a rental car in are: Annapolis ($36/day), Baltimore ($38/day), and Frederick ($39/day). While these cities typically have cheaper prices than the rest of the country, travelers looking to rent a car in Ocean City should expect to spend around $64/day on their transportation. The most popular city to rent a car in Maryland is Ocean City.

Cheapest time to rent a car in Maryland

January

$45

February

$48

March

$63

April

$69

May

$79

June

$88

July

$101

August

$91

September

$79

October

$74

November

$66

December

$64

Top rental agencies in Maryland

All major car rental suppliers in Maryland
6.9
Good
112 reviews41 locations
Overview

Cleanliness

6.9

Comfort

7.1

Overall

6.8

Pick-up/drop-off

6.8

Value

6.8
6.4
Good
172 reviews17 locations
Overview

Cleanliness

6.5

Comfort

6.7

Overall

6.3

Pick-up/drop-off

6.2

Value

6.4
6.7
Good
51 reviews12 locations
Overview

Cleanliness

6.3

Comfort

6.7

Overall

6.5

Pick-up/drop-off

6.8

Value

6.7
6.2
Good
79 reviews13 locations
Overview

Cleanliness

6.6

Comfort

6.5

Overall

6.1

Pick-up/drop-off

5.6

Value

6.0
5.7
Okay
46 reviews10 locations
Overview

Cleanliness

5.8

Comfort

6.0

Overall

5.6

Pick-up/drop-off

5.5

Value

5.5
2.9
Mediocre
4 reviews3 locations
Overview

Cleanliness

3.5

Comfort

2.5

Overall

2.5

Pick-up/drop-off

2.5

Value

3.5
2 locations
1 location

Best Maryland Car Rental Deals Found

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Car Rental FAQs

What are the requirements to rent a car in Maryland?

While the minimum driving age in Maryland is 16, you need to be at least 21 years of age to drive a rental car in Maryland, bearing in mind that an additional underage surcharge applies to all drivers under the age of 25. Also, younger renters can't rent luxury cars, SUVs, or passenger-type vans. Car rentals in Maryland require US nationals to present a credit card and a valid driver's license. While you can still use a government-issued temporary or provisional license, foreign nationals are required to hold an International Driving Permit (IDP) and a valid license from their country of origin. Provided they have a valid driver's license and credit card, EU nationals looking up rental cars in Maryland of any type can book and operate the vehicle without restrictions.

What are the rules for driving in Maryland?

If you're a driver under the age of 21, you must never a Maryland car rental with any measure of alcohol in your system. If you are found guilty of an impaired driving offense, you're most likely to face criminal penalties and license sanctions. Whether operating a cheap car rental or luxury car rental in Maryland, you must always yield right of way to pedestrians, cyclists, ambulances, and other motorists approaching an intersection. Drivers must keep to the stipulated speed limit while ensuring that all passengers in the car wear seat belts and children under the age of eight are in a booster seat. Always check with each city's Department of Motor Vehicles for recent law changes.

What type of car is recommended for driving in Maryland?

The most preferred car rental in Maryland include mid-size pickup trucks, economy, compact, and SUVs, all unique to different transport needs. If traveling with family, we recommend a passenger van rental, unlike someone who is visiting the city on business. In this case, a luxury car rental in Maryland like a Ford Mustang would be ideal. If you want a fuel-efficient, economy car rental, consider the all-reliable SUV that can take on the back roads of Maryland. Don't be intimidated by an electric car rental because they are economical, plus you can find fast-charging stations around Maryland’s city center.

What is the cheapest rental car found in Maryland?

In the past two weeks, Cheapflights users have found many deals under $70/day when booking a rental car in Maryland. The best deal a user found was for $33/day from Payless, booked on Jul. 28.

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

Taking our users’ ratings and reviews into consideration, Super Cheap (10.0 rating), Signature Rent A Car (10.0 rating) and Alamo (8.7 rating) seem to be the best rental car companies in Maryland.

What are gas prices like in Maryland?

The average gas price in Maryland is $4.66/gallon over the past month, costing you anywhere between $55 and $80 to fill up a car’s gas tank.

How much does it cost to rent a car in Maryland for a week from NextCar?

From NextCar you can rent a car in Maryland from about $689 per week on average.

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

Booking in advance not only ensures a better chance of getting the vehicle of choice, it can save you up to 8% on your car rental. For a below average price in Maryland, Cheapflights recommends booking your car rental at least 13 days in advance.

Can I rent a car for a month in Maryland?

Typically how long you can rent a car for depends on the inventory of the supplier. For Maryland however, it is certainly possible to rent a car for an entire month.

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

Our recent data shows that Payless can potentially be 80% below the average car rental price in Maryland. Check prices and availability for Payless and save on this extended rental. The cost of renting a vehicle in Maryland is on average $2,953 a month or $98 a day. Search on Cheapflights for the most updated pricing and availability for your Maryland car rental.

Luxury Car Rentals in Maryland

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