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Cheap Car Rentals in Massachusetts

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What are the car rental prices for popular cities in Massachusetts?

Below are the cheapest cities to rent a car in Massachusetts

Price

$34 - $97

Out of all the popular cities in Massachusetts, Boston is the cheapest city to rent a car in at just $34/day. Renting a car in Boston is 65% cheaper than renting one in West Tisbury where the per day rate is around $97. Other fairly inexpensive cities in Massachusetts to get a rental car in are: Beverly ($38/day), New Bedford ($39/day), and Worcester ($42/day). While these cities typically have cheaper prices than the rest of the country, travelers looking to rent a car in Boston should expect to spend around $34/day on their transportation. The most popular city to rent a car in Massachusetts is Boston.

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

January

$46

February

$52

March

$62

April

$68

May

$71

June

$90

July

$95

August

$81

September

$69

October

$84

November

$64

December

$68

Currently, the cheapest month to rent a car in Massachusetts 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.

Popular Car Types in Massachusetts

Small is the cheapest car type you can rent in Massachusetts this past week from 14,375 rental locations out of 248 rental agencies. Prices for a Massachusetts Small rental start from $27/day. Check out available deals for 6 car types currently offered at listed car rental agencies here:

Compare available car types for rental in Massachusetts

Small Cars

$42 - $77

All Car Types

$73 - $118

To rent a Small car in Massachusetts, you would pay an average price of $64/day. January is the cheapest month to rent a Small car in Massachusetts (~$42/day), while the most expensive month to rent that same car type is May (~$77/day). In fact, January is about 35% cheaper than prices during the rest of the year to book a Small rental for Massachusetts. When comparing with other car types available for rental in Massachusetts, 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 Massachusetts Small rental prices found by Cheapflights users in the past 7 days:

To rent a Medium car in Massachusetts, you would pay an average price of $69/day. January is the cheapest month to rent a Medium car in Massachusetts (~$51/day), while the most expensive month to rent that same car type is April (~$83/day). In fact, January is about 27% cheaper than prices during the rest of the year to book a Medium rental for Massachusetts. When comparing with other car types available for rental in Massachusetts, renting a Medium car saves you 29% 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 Massachusetts Medium rental prices found by Cheapflights users in the past 7 days:

To rent a Large car in Massachusetts, you would pay an average price of $90/day. January is the cheapest month to rent a Large car in Massachusetts (~$63/day), while the most expensive month to rent that same car type is October (~$125/day). In fact, January is about 30% cheaper than prices during the rest of the year to book a Large rental for Massachusetts. When comparing with other car types available for rental in Massachusetts, renting a Large car saves you 7% 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 Massachusetts Large rental prices found by Cheapflights users in the past 7 days:

To rent a SUV car in Massachusetts, you would pay an average price of $86/day. January is the cheapest month to rent a SUV car in Massachusetts (~$64/day), while the most expensive month to rent that same car type is October (~$111/day). In fact, January is about 27% cheaper than prices during the rest of the year to book a SUV rental for Massachusetts. When comparing with other car types available for rental in Massachusetts, renting a SUV car saves you 10% 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 Massachusetts SUV rental prices found by Cheapflights users in the past 7 days:

To rent a Van car in Massachusetts, you would pay an average price of $115/day. January is the cheapest month to rent a Van car in Massachusetts (~$92/day), while the most expensive month to rent that same car type is October (~$136/day). In fact, January is about 20% cheaper than prices during the rest of the year to book a Van rental for Massachusetts. When comparing with other car types available for rental in Massachusetts, renting a Van car is 17% 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 Massachusetts Van rental prices found by Cheapflights users in the past 7 days:

To rent a Luxury car in Massachusetts, you would pay an average price of $115/day. January is the cheapest month to rent a Luxury car in Massachusetts (~$80/day), while the most expensive month to rent that same car type is July (~$148/day). In fact, January is about 32% cheaper than prices during the rest of the year to book a Luxury rental for Massachusetts. When comparing with other car types available for rental in Massachusetts, renting a Luxury car is 18% 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 Massachusetts Luxury rental prices found by Cheapflights users in the past 7 days:

To rent a Convertible car in Massachusetts, you would pay an average price of $137/day. May is the cheapest month to rent a Convertible car in Massachusetts (~$98/day), while the most expensive month to rent that same car type is July (~$183/day). In fact, May is about 29% cheaper than prices during the rest of the year to book a Convertible rental for Massachusetts. When comparing with other car types available for rental in Massachusetts, renting a Convertible car is 31% 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 Massachusetts

All major car rental suppliers in Massachusetts

Alamo

8.6
Very good
339 reviews3 locations
Overview

Cleanliness

8.7

Comfort

8.7

Overall

8.6

Pick-up/drop-off

8.5

Value

8.2

Enterprise

8.3
Very good
456 reviews34 locations
Overview

Cleanliness

8.5

Comfort

8.5

Overall

8.3

Pick-up/drop-off

8.3

Value

8.0

Hertz

7.2
Good
436 reviews19 locations
Overview

Cleanliness

7.9

Comfort

7.7

Overall

7.2

Pick-up/drop-off

7.2

Value

7.0

Avis

7.1
Good
231 reviews15 locations
Overview

Cleanliness

7.4

Comfort

7.6

Overall

7.1

Pick-up/drop-off

7.0

Value

6.9

Budget

6.8
Okay
528 reviews16 locations
Overview

Cleanliness

7.3

Comfort

7.4

Overall

6.7

Pick-up/drop-off

6.6

Value

6.8

Thrifty

6.7
Okay
320 reviews6 locations
Overview

Cleanliness

7.2

Comfort

7.2

Overall

6.6

Pick-up/drop-off

6.6

Value

6.3

Dollar

6.5
Okay
355 reviews4 locations
Overview

Cleanliness

7.0

Comfort

6.9

Overall

6.5

Pick-up/drop-off

6.3

Value

6.3

National

8.9
Very good
41 reviews4 locations
Overview

Cleanliness

8.9

Comfort

9.0

Overall

8.9

Pick-up/drop-off

8.6

Value

8.3

Best Massachusetts Car Rental Deals Found

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Car Rental FAQs

What are the requirements to rent a car in Massachusetts?

Most Massachusetts car rentals require their renters to be at least 21 years of age. All drivers are required to submit a driver's license valid for the entire rental duration when picking up their rental cars in Massachusetts. Foreign drivers with a license not in the English alphabet must also submit an International Driver's Permit before they are granted car rentals in Massachusetts. Credit cards are the most accepted form of payment for most Massachusetts rental cars. Debit cards are also accepted provided two valid identification forms are presented.

What are the rules for driving in Massachusetts?

Here are a few laws to take note of before driving any cheap car rental in Massachusetts. Drivers in Massachusetts are required by law to keep right unless they're overtaking or approaching a left turn. Driving slowly on the left lane is illegal and attracts a hefty penalty. The maximum speed limit when driving rental cars in Massachusetts is 65 mph for most freeways, 50 mph for highways outside business districts, and 30 mph in business districts and residential zones. All car occupants are required to wear seatbelts. Children under the age of 12 should be in a safety or booster seat. The maximum BAC for all drivers in Massachusetts is 0.08%. Moreover, we recommend checking with the Massachusetts Department of Motor Vehicles for any recent law updates before driving car rentals in Massachusetts.

What type of car is recommended for driving in Massachusetts?

Your choice of car rentals in Massachusetts will be influenced by your needs. If you’re looking to unwind and relax, a convertible or a sports sedan would be ideal for the exploration of the coastal beaches. Consider taking a passenger van rental if you’re inviting your friends for the trip and a rugged SUV would be great for off-road adventures in Massachusetts. Consider taking a coupe, like a Mercedes-Benz if you’d prefer a more premium model ideal for attending events and exhibitions, while a compact sedan or an economy car rental would do well for travels within cities in Massachusetts.

What is the cheapest rental car found in Massachusetts?

In the past two weeks, Cheapflights users have found many deals under $66/day when booking a rental car in Massachusetts. The best deal a user found was for $25/day from Advantage, booked on Jul. 28.

What car rental company is typically the cheapest in Massachusetts?

According to our data, users have found the cheapest deals when booking a rental car in Massachusetts from the following companies over the past two weeks: Enterprise ($32/day), Dollar ($37/day), and Thrifty ($38/day).

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

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

What are gas prices like in Massachusetts?

The average gas price in Massachusetts 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 Massachusetts for a week from Advantage?

Renting a car in Massachusetts for a week can be a great option for travel. Advantage, the most popular car rental company for this area, offers rental cars for around $458/week on average.

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

Booking early can save you upwards 5% on your rental. Booking your vehicle at least 25 days in advance can you get you a great below-average price in Massachusetts.

Can I rent a car for a month in Massachusetts?

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

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

Our recent data shows that Advantage can potentially be 73% below the average car rental price in Massachusetts. Check prices and availability for Advantage and save on this extended rental. The cost of renting a vehicle in Massachusetts is on average $1,963 a month or $65 a day. Search on Cheapflights for the most updated pricing and availability for your Massachusetts car rental.

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