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

Below are the cheapest cities to rent a car in Montana

Price

$30 - $85

Out of all the popular cities in Montana, Great Falls is the cheapest city to rent a car in at just $30/day. Renting a car in Great Falls is 65% cheaper than renting one in Kalispell where the per day rate is around $85. Other fairly inexpensive cities in Montana to get a rental car in are: Missoula ($36/day), Billings ($48/day), and Butte ($58/day). While these cities typically have cheaper prices than the rest of the country, travelers looking to rent a car in Bozeman should expect to spend around $63/day on their transportation. The most popular city to rent a car in Montana is Bozeman.

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

January

$86

February

$126

March

$93

April

$52

May

$87

June

$138

July

$150

August

$132

September

$90

October

$56

November

$47

December

$98

Currently, the cheapest month to rent a car in Montana is November. 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 Montana

Medium is the cheapest car type you can rent in Montana this past week from 14,378 rental locations out of 250 rental agencies. Prices for a Montana Medium rental start from $29/day. Check out available deals for 5 car types currently offered at listed car rental agencies here:

Compare available car types for rental in Montana

Small Cars

$50 - $168

All Car Types

$90 - $178

To rent a Small car in Montana, you would pay an average price of $93/day. October is the cheapest month to rent a Small car in Montana (~$50/day), while the most expensive month to rent that same car type is July (~$168/day). In fact, October is about 47% cheaper than prices during the rest of the year to book a Small rental for Montana. When comparing with other car types available for rental in Montana, renting a Small car saves you 26% 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 Montana Small rental prices found by Cheapflights users in the past 7 days:

To rent a Medium car in Montana, you would pay an average price of $102/day. October is the cheapest month to rent a Medium car in Montana (~$59/day), while the most expensive month to rent that same car type is July (~$152/day). In fact, October is about 43% cheaper than prices during the rest of the year to book a Medium rental for Montana. When comparing with other car types available for rental in Montana, renting a Medium car saves you 19% 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 Montana Medium rental prices found by Cheapflights users in the past 7 days:

To rent a Large car in Montana, you would pay an average price of $134/day. July is the cheapest month to rent a Large car in Montana (~$98/day), while the most expensive month to rent that same car type is February (~$172/day). In fact, July is about 27% cheaper than prices during the rest of the year to book a Large rental for Montana. When comparing with other car types available for rental in Montana, 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 Montana Large rental prices found by Cheapflights users in the past 7 days:

To rent a SUV car in Montana, you would pay an average price of $107/day. October is the cheapest month to rent a SUV car in Montana (~$64/day), while the most expensive month to rent that same car type is July (~$172/day). In fact, October is about 41% cheaper than prices during the rest of the year to book a SUV rental for Montana. When comparing with other car types available for rental in Montana, renting a SUV car saves you 14% 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 Montana SUV rental prices found by Cheapflights users in the past 7 days:

To rent a Van car in Montana, you would pay an average price of $142/day. November is the cheapest month to rent a Van car in Montana (~$89/day), while the most expensive month to rent that same car type is June (~$204/day). In fact, November is about 38% cheaper than prices during the rest of the year to book a Van rental for Montana. When comparing with other car types available for rental in Montana, renting a Van car is 12% 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 Montana Van rental prices found by Cheapflights users in the past 7 days:

To rent a Pickup Truck car in Montana, you would pay an average price of $126/day. November is the cheapest month to rent a Pickup Truck car in Montana (~$92/day), while the most expensive month to rent that same car type is April (~$184/day). In fact, November is about 28% cheaper than prices during the rest of the year to book a Pickup Truck rental for Montana. When comparing with other car types available for rental in Montana, renting a Pickup Truck car 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.

To rent a Luxury car in Montana, you would pay an average price of $173/day. May is the cheapest month to rent a Luxury car in Montana (~$85/day), while the most expensive month to rent that same car type is March (~$306/day). In fact, May is about 52% cheaper than prices during the rest of the year to book a Luxury rental for Montana. When comparing with other car types available for rental in Montana, renting a Luxury car is 29% 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 Montana, you would pay an average price of $150/day. November is the cheapest month to rent a Convertible car in Montana (~$40/day), while the most expensive month to rent that same car type is July (~$575/day). In fact, November is about 74% cheaper than prices during the rest of the year to book a Convertible rental for Montana. When comparing with other car types available for rental in Montana, renting a Convertible 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.

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Top rental agencies in Montana

All major car rental suppliers in Montana

Alamo

8.9
Very good
111 reviews2 locations
Overview

Cleanliness

9.0

Comfort

9.0

Overall

8.9

Pick-up/drop-off

8.9

Value

8.5

Dollar

8.9
Very good
81 reviews3 locations
Overview

Cleanliness

8.9

Comfort

8.9

Overall

8.9

Pick-up/drop-off

8.8

Value

8.2

Hertz

8.9
Very good
36 reviews3 locations
Overview

Cleanliness

8.9

Comfort

9.0

Overall

9.0

Pick-up/drop-off

9.0

Value

8.4

Avis

8.4
Very good
46 reviews2 locations
Overview

Cleanliness

8.4

Comfort

8.5

Overall

8.4

Pick-up/drop-off

8.2

Value

7.9

Enterprise

8.3
Very good
55 reviews4 locations
Overview

Cleanliness

8.3

Comfort

8.4

Overall

8.3

Pick-up/drop-off

8.2

Value

7.9

Ace

10.0
Wonderful
6 reviews1 location
Overview

Cleanliness

10.0

Comfort

10.0

Overall

10.0

Pick-up/drop-off

10.0

Value

10.0

NextCar

10.0
Wonderful
1 review1 location
Overview

Cleanliness

10.0

Comfort

10.0

Overall

10.0

Pick-up/drop-off

10.0

Value

5.9

Budget

8.8
Very good
21 reviews3 locations
Overview

Cleanliness

9.1

Comfort

9.2

Overall

8.8

Pick-up/drop-off

9.0

Value

8.5

Best Montana Car Rental Deals Found

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Car Rental FAQs

What are the requirements to rent a car in Montana?

If you are looking for car rentals in Montana, you need to be at least 21 years old. Additionally, any renter who rents a car in Montana is subject to a surcharge. You will be required to present a driver’s license. The license should be updated and state-issued. However, if you are not a Montana resident, you can still access car rental services using your country's valid driver’s license. You will also need an identification card, credit card, and a confirmation number.

What are the rules for driving in Montana?

It is important to note that Montana allows new drivers to access a learner's permit from as early as 14 years and 6 months old. Additionally, anyone operating a car, whether theirs or car rentals in Montana, should possess a valid driving license or permit at all times. Driving without a license is illegal and can attract a fine of up to $500. You should also note that you can use your foreign driver's license for up to twelve months as long as you have an International Driving Permit. For the speed limit, the maximum permitted speed is 75mph. However, the limits might apply only on parts of designated roads, but not all the highways. Lastly, the legal BAC (Blood Alcohol Content) is 0.08%. Driving above this limit is illegal and punishable by law. Driving with a BAC of above 0.16% triggers automatic penalties.

What type of car is recommended for driving in Montana?

Through momondo, it is possible for you to access car rentals in Montana. However, with many cars at your disposal, it is important to consider your requirements before arriving at a decision. You can get anything, from luxurious to cheap rental cars in Montana. The prices might vary due to a variety of factors. Some of the best cars to rent here include the Suzuki Alto, Mini Moke, and the Hyundai i10. They are good for navigating the roads in Montana and can help you get where you need to go.

What is the cheapest rental car found in Montana?

In the past two weeks, Cheapflights users have found many deals under $89/day when booking a rental car in Montana. The best deal a user found was for $32/day from Major Agency, booked on Jan. 29.

What car rental company is typically the cheapest in Montana?

According to our data, users have found the cheapest deals when booking a rental car in Montana from the following companies over the past two weeks: Thrifty ($35/day), Dollar ($38/day), and Hertz ($53/day).

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

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 Montana.

What are gas prices like in Montana?

The average gas price in Montana is $3.75/gallon over the past month, costing you anywhere between $45 and $64 to fill up a car’s gas tank.

How much does it cost to rent a car in Montana for a week from Hertz?

Hertz is one of the most popular car rental companies in Montana, offering car rentals for around $617 per week on average.

How far in advance should I rent a car in Montana 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 20% on your car rental. For a below average price in Montana, Cheapflights recommends booking your car rental at least 13 days in advance.

Can I rent a car for a month in Montana?

Yes, you can rent a car for a month in Montana. Check Cheapflights for the latest prices and car type availability.

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

Prices can be as low as $2,645 if you consider booking with Major Agency. That price represents savings of 69% compared to the Montana average. The monthly cost of a car rental in Montana is on average $2,645 ($88/day).

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