Montego Bay

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Montego Bay, Jamaica
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Montego Bay car rentals in 2024

Get helpful information to start your search for the perfect car rental in Montego Bay. The average price data is based on the last 12 months and was last updated on April 18, 2024.

Most popular company

TIMELESS

Price of gas per gallon

$5.19

Average price per day

$46

Cheapest price per day

$15

What is the cheapest time to rent a car in Montego Bay?

Discover the most affordable period to rent a car in Montego Bay 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 April 18, 2024.

January

$41

February

$40

March

$41

April

$44

May

$38

June

$39

July

$56

August

$50

September

$35

October

$36

November

$36

December

$58

Currently, the cheapest month to rent a car in Montego Bay is September. The most expensive time to rent a car is December. 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 Montego Bay

Compare and contrast the various car types offered for rental in Montego Bay to find the perfect fit for your trip. Price data is based on averages over the last 12 months and was last updated on April 18, 2024.

Small cars

$33 - $74

All Car Types

$55 - $102

To rent a small car in Montego Bay, Jamaica, you would pay an average price of $43/day. March is the cheapest month to rent a small car in Montego Bay, Jamaica (~$33/day), while the most expensive month to rent that same car type is December (~$74/day). In fact, March is about 24% cheaper than prices during the rest of the year to book a small car rental for Montego Bay. When comparing with other car types available for rental in Montego Bay, renting a small car saves you 40% 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 Montego Bay small car rental prices found by Cheapflights users in the past 7 days:

To rent a medium car in Montego Bay, Jamaica, you would pay an average price of $74/day. March is the cheapest month to rent a medium car in Montego Bay, Jamaica (~$61/day), while the most expensive month to rent that same car type is December (~$91/day). In fact, March is about 18% cheaper than prices during the rest of the year to book a medium car rental for Montego Bay. When comparing with other car types available for rental in Montego Bay, renting a medium car is 5% 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 Montego Bay medium car rental prices found by Cheapflights users in the past 7 days:

To rent a large car in Montego Bay, Jamaica, you would pay an average price of $105/day. March is the cheapest month to rent a large car in Montego Bay, Jamaica (~$86/day), while the most expensive month to rent that same car type is December (~$212/day). In fact, March is about 19% cheaper than prices during the rest of the year to book a large car rental for Montego Bay. When comparing with other car types available for rental in Montego Bay, renting a large car is 34% 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 Montego Bay large car rental prices found by Cheapflights users in the past 7 days:

To rent a SUV in Montego Bay, Jamaica, you would pay an average price of $90/day. April is the cheapest month to rent a SUV in Montego Bay, Jamaica (~$80/day), while the most expensive month to rent that same car type is December (~$120/day). In fact, April is about 13% cheaper than prices during the rest of the year to book a SUV rental for Montego Bay. When comparing with other car types available for rental in Montego Bay, renting a SUV is 22% 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 Montego Bay SUV rental prices found by Cheapflights users in the past 7 days:

To rent a van in Montego Bay, Jamaica, you would pay an average price of $105/day. March is the cheapest month to rent a van in Montego Bay, Jamaica (~$87/day), while the most expensive month to rent that same car type is December (~$131/day). In fact, March is about 18% cheaper than prices during the rest of the year to book a van rental for Montego Bay. When comparing with other car types available for rental in Montego Bay, renting a van is 34% 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 Montego Bay van rental prices found by Cheapflights users in the past 7 days:

To rent a luxury car in Montego Bay, Jamaica, you would pay an average price of $140/day. May is the cheapest month to rent a luxury car in Montego Bay, Jamaica (~$90/day), while the most expensive month to rent that same car type is December (~$282/day). In fact, May is about 37% cheaper than prices during the rest of the year to book a luxury car rental for Montego Bay. When comparing with other car types available for rental in Montego Bay, renting a luxury car is 50% 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 in Montego Bay, Jamaica, you would pay an average price of $268/day. March is the cheapest month to rent a convertible in Montego Bay, Jamaica (~$495/day), while the most expensive month to rent that same car type is December (~$647/day). In fact, March is about 84% cheaper than prices during the rest of the year to book a convertible rental for Montego Bay. When comparing with other car types available for rental in Montego Bay, renting a convertible is 74% 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.

Mini Hatch$15/day
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Toyota Yaris$24/day
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Nissan Versa$33/day
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Tips for renting a car in Montego Bay

Browse helpful tips for renting a car in Montego Bay including age restrictions, car type suggestions and more. Tips were last updated on April 18, 2024.
  • Renting a car is the best way to see Montego Bay, a city on the northwest shore of Jamaica. In a rental car, you can drive around the city from Sam Sharpe Square to Rose Hall Great House to Fort Montego. You can drive to beaches, the protected waters of Marine Park, or the Rocklands Bird Sanctuary. In a Montego Bay car rental, you could drive all along the northern shore and even cut down the A1 to the southern side of the island. And in a Montego Bay car rental, you could also drive into the interior of the island and explore the wilds in Cockpit Country and Blue Mountains National Park.
  • Less than a 15-minute drive northwest of downtown Montego Bay, the Sangster International Airport (MBJ) is an ideal place to secure Montego Bay rental car. At MBJ, passengers can easily find the car rental agency counters past customs in the Ground Transportation Hall and the Arrivals Hall. Some agencies at MBJ include Avis, Enterprise, Hertz, Budget, Alamo, and others. The cars are parked just outside the terminal in the airport parking lot. This is also where you will return your rental car.
  • In Jamaica, you'll be driving on the left side of the road. As you drive your rental car in Montego Bay, you should carry your vehicle documents with you at all times, including your driver's license and insurance. In Jamaica, the gas stations are not self-serve, so the attendant will pump your gas for you. It is common to see animals in and on the side of the road, so drive carefully. If you see a young animal on the side of the road, stop, and let it run across the road to be with its mother. Toot your car's horn as you are passing someone because this is common practice in Jamaica.

Top rental agencies in Montego Bay

Explore the leading car rental agencies in Montego Bay known for their outstanding service and extensive range of vehicles to choose from. There are currently 8 car rental companies in Montego Bay. Reviews were last updated on April 18, 2024.
Choose from the top rental car agencies available in Montego Bay, including Sixt, National and Alamo. Before making your selection, be sure to carefully review the feedback, double-check the pickup location, and verify other important details.

Sixt

10.0
Wonderful
3 reviews2 locations
Overview

Cleanliness

10.0

Comfort

10.0

Overall

10.0

Pick-up/drop-off

10.0

Value

10.0

National

9.3
Wonderful
2 reviews2 locations
Overview

Cleanliness

9.3

Comfort

9.3

Overall

9.3

Pick-up/drop-off

8.0

Value

9.3

Alamo

7.2
Good
5 reviews2 locations
Overview

Cleanliness

8.5

Comfort

8.2

Overall

7.1

Pick-up/drop-off

6.8

Value

6.5

Hertz

5.7
Fair
6 reviews3 locations
Overview

Cleanliness

6.5

Comfort

6.7

Overall

5.7

Pick-up/drop-off

5.7

Value

5.5

Budget

4.7
Mediocre
15 reviews2 locations
Overview

Cleanliness

5.2

Comfort

4.9

Overall

4.7

Pick-up/drop-off

4.9

Value

4.7

Europcar

3.1
Poor
5 reviews2 locations
Overview

Cleanliness

3.2

Comfort

3.0

Overall

3.0

Pick-up/drop-off

4.5

Value

3.5

Autounion Car Rental

2.0
Poor
1 review3 locations
Overview

Cleanliness

10.0

Comfort

4.0

Overall

2.0

Pick-up/drop-off

2.0

Value

2.0

Enterprise Rent-A-Car

2.0
Poor
2 reviews2 locations
Overview

Cleanliness

2.0

Comfort

2.0

Overall

2.0

Pick-up/drop-off

2.0

Value

2.0

Best Montego Bay car rental deals found

Browse through a selection of recently found affordable car rental deals in Montego Bay. Plan your trip with ease and find the perfect rental option for your needs. There are currently 8 rental car agencies in Montego Bay with an average daily rate of $41. Data was last updated on April 18, 2024.
The best offers we've found on car rentals in the Montego Bay area. Make sure to check back soon if you're not finding what you're looking for, as deals are updated frequently.
Mini Hatch$15/day
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Mini Hatch
Toyota Yaris$24/day
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Toyota Yaris
Chrysler 200$24/day
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Car rental FAQs

Find answers to frequently asked questions about car rentals in Montego Bay, including policies, requirements, and more. FAQs were last updated on April 18, 2024.
  • What are the requirements for an American renting a car in Montego Bay?

    To rent a car in Jamaica, you have to be at least 23 years old. Some agencies, such as National, require you to be 25. As for documentation, as long as you have your official, valid US driver's license, you can rent a car in Montego Bay for up to 3 months. You need to have a credit card in the same name as your driver's license and it has to have enough money on it to cover the deposit for the car in case of damage or loss. If you plan to use your credit card insurance coverage when you get a rental car in Montego Bay, first call them before you travel to make sure that their coverage is valid for rental cars in Jamaica.

  • Is there another airport in Jamaica where I can rent a car?

    The Norman Manley International Airport (KIN) is Jamaica’s second-busiest airport after Sangster, and depending on what kind of airline deal you could get, you might fly into Jamaica and land here, in Jamaica’s capital. KIN is an easy and convenient place to rent a car, with the car rental agency counters in the Ground Transportation Hall. Here, you will find Budget, Hertz, Island Car Rentals, Alamo, Enterprise, National, and Norbrook Car Rental Limited. The vehicles are parked in a nearby parking lot, which is where you will also return them. From KIN, you can take Highway A1/Mandela Highway all the way to Montego Bay.

  • What weather should I be aware of when I’m driving my Montego Bay rental car?

    When you are driving your Montego Bay rental car, keep in mind that hurricane season runs from June through November, peeking in August and September. There is also a lot of rainfall in Jamaica from June to November, with more severe storms in October and November. If you hear weather reports warning of an imminent hurricane, do not drive. However, if you do get caught in your Montego Bay rental car during a severe storm, pull off the road as soon as you can, ideally into a parking garage or under an overpass. Do not drive through standing water, and definitely do not drive over downed power lines.

  • What is the cheapest rental car found in Montego Bay?

    In the past two weeks, Cheapflights users have found many deals under $46/day when booking a rental car in Montego Bay. The best deal a user found was for $27/day from Timeless Car Rental, booked on Apr. 14.

  • What car rental company is typically the cheapest in Montego Bay?

    According to our data, users have found the cheapest deals when booking a rental car in Montego Bay from the following companies over the past two weeks: Timeless Car Rental ($15/day), Classique Car Rentals ($24/day), and U-Save ($33/day).

  • Which car rental company is considered to be the best in Montego Bay?

    Taking our users’ ratings and reviews into consideration, Avis (10.0 rating), Island Car Rentals (10.0 rating) and Sixt (10.0 rating) seem to be the best rental car companies in Montego Bay.

  • What are gas prices like in Montego Bay?

    The average gas price in Montego Bay is $5.19/gallon over the past month, costing you anywhere between $62 and $89 to fill up a car’s gas tank.

  • How much does it cost to rent a car in Montego Bay for a week from Timeless Car Rental?

    Timeless Car Rental is one of the most popular car rental companies in Montego Bay, offering car rentals for around $137 per week on average.

  • How far in advance should I rent a car in Montego Bay for the best price?

    Our data suggests that booking early can save you up to 36% on a rental car in Montego Bay. Take advantage of a below-average prices by booking at least 50 days prior to your desired date.

  • Can I rent a car for a month in Montego Bay?

    The length of time you can book a rental for is subject to the inventory of the supplier. When renting a vehicle from Montego Bay it should be possible to rent a car for a whole month if needed.

  • How much does it cost to rent a car in Montego Bay for a month?

    Prices can be as low as $586 if you consider booking with Timeless Car Rental. That price represents savings of 25% compared to the Montego Bay average. The monthly cost of a car rental in Montego Bay is on average $586 ($20/day).

  • How much is a car rental in Montego Bay for a weekend?

    The average price for a weekend car rental in Montego Bay is $44. Renting a Compact is your cheapest option if you’ve looking to save money on your weekend car rental in Montego Bay. For the month of May, Cheapflights users have found rental cars in Montego Bay for as low as $53/day.

  • What car do most people rent in Montego Bay?

    The most popular car chosen by those traveling to Montego Bay is Compact (Class Compact Car) based on our Cheapflights data.

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Van rentals in Montego Bay

Find van rental deals in Montego Bay from well-known providers in the area and save on gas mileage with the options provided below. van rentals in Montego Bay cost an average of $37 per day. Price data was last updated on April 18, 2024.
Check out some of the best options we've found on van rentals in Montego Bay. Be sure to check back often to find alternative deals on van rentals.
Dodge Grand Caravan$36/day
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Dodge Grand Caravan
Dodge Grand Caravan$36/day
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Dodge Grand Caravan
Dodge Grand Caravan$36/day
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Dodge Grand Caravan

Car rentals by fuel type in Montego Bay

Browse car rentals by fuel type in Montego Bay. Currently, Hybrid cars are the cheapest to rent in Montego Bay. Deals were last updated on April 18, 2024.

Browse through car rental deals by fuel type in Montego Bay. There are currently 2 fuel types to choose from with Hybrid being the cheapest ($31+).

Gas/Diesel

Gas/Diesel

Hybrid

Hybrid

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