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Norfolk Car Rentals in 2023

Most popular companyTHRIFTY
Price of gas per gallon$3.63
Average price per day$52
Cheapest price per day$24

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

January

$42

February

$42

March

$63

April

$65

May

$65

June

$69

July

$75

August

$68

September

$52

October

$53

November

$56

December

$53

Currently, the cheapest month to rent a car in Norfolk 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 Norfolk

At $33/day, Small is the cheapest car type available for rental in Norfolk in the past week. Out of 12 car rental agencies operating in Norfolk, there are, in total, 24 rental locations. View below for 7 offered car types:

Compare available car types for rental in Norfolk

Small Cars

$42 - $83

All Car Types

$58 - $98

To rent a Small car in Norfolk, the United States, you would pay an average price of $57/day. September is the cheapest month to rent a Small car in Norfolk, the United States (~$42/day), while the most expensive month to rent that same car type is March (~$83/day). In fact, September is about 28% cheaper than prices during the rest of the year to book a Small rental for Norfolk. When comparing with other car types available for rental in Norfolk, renting a Small 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 Norfolk Small rental prices found by Cheapflights users in the past 7 days:

To rent a Medium car in Norfolk, the United States, you would pay an average price of $56/day. January is the cheapest month to rent a Medium car in Norfolk, the United States (~$46/day), while the most expensive month to rent that same car type is March (~$74/day). In fact, January is about 20% cheaper than prices during the rest of the year to book a Medium rental for Norfolk. When comparing with other car types available for rental in Norfolk, renting a Medium car saves you 30% 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 Norfolk Medium rental prices found by Cheapflights users in the past 7 days:

To rent a Large car in Norfolk, the United States, you would pay an average price of $69/day. September is the cheapest month to rent a Large car in Norfolk, the United States (~$54/day), while the most expensive month to rent that same car type is April (~$81/day). In fact, September is about 23% cheaper than prices during the rest of the year to book a Large rental for Norfolk. When comparing with other car types available for rental in Norfolk, renting a Large 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 Norfolk Large rental prices found by Cheapflights users in the past 7 days:

To rent a SUV car in Norfolk, the United States, you would pay an average price of $66/day. October is the cheapest month to rent a SUV car in Norfolk, the United States (~$54/day), while the most expensive month to rent that same car type is March (~$89/day). In fact, October is about 19% cheaper than prices during the rest of the year to book a SUV rental for Norfolk. When comparing with other car types available for rental in Norfolk, renting a SUV 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 Norfolk SUV rental prices found by Cheapflights users in the past 7 days:

To rent a Van car in Norfolk, the United States, you would pay an average price of $108/day. January is the cheapest month to rent a Van car in Norfolk, the United States (~$69/day), while the most expensive month to rent that same car type is June (~$140/day). In fact, January is about 37% cheaper than prices during the rest of the year to book a Van rental for Norfolk. When comparing with other car types available for rental in Norfolk, renting a Van car is 26% 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 Norfolk Van rental prices found by Cheapflights users in the past 7 days:

To rent a Luxury car in Norfolk, the United States, you would pay an average price of $104/day. January is the cheapest month to rent a Luxury car in Norfolk, the United States (~$65/day), while the most expensive month to rent that same car type is July (~$135/day). In fact, January is about 39% cheaper than prices during the rest of the year to book a Luxury rental for Norfolk. When comparing with other car types available for rental in Norfolk, renting a Luxury car is 23% 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 Norfolk Luxury rental prices found by Cheapflights users in the past 7 days:

To rent a Convertible car in Norfolk, the United States, you would pay an average price of $107/day. January is the cheapest month to rent a Convertible car in Norfolk, the United States (~$69/day), while the most expensive month to rent that same car type is June (~$162/day). In fact, January is about 36% cheaper than prices during the rest of the year to book a Convertible rental for Norfolk. When comparing with other car types available for rental in Norfolk, renting a Convertible car is 25% 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.

Hyundai Venue$33/day
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Top rental agencies in Norfolk

All major car rental suppliers in Norfolk

Budget

6.8
Okay
107 reviews2 locations
Overview

Cleanliness

6.9

Comfort

7.3

Overall

6.7

Pick-up/drop-off

6.9

Value

7.0

Hertz

6.0
Okay
163 reviews4 locations
Overview

Cleanliness

6.5

Comfort

6.5

Overall

5.9

Pick-up/drop-off

5.9

Value

6.1

Alamo

8.0
Very good
99 reviews1 location
Overview

Cleanliness

8.1

Comfort

8.3

Overall

8.0

Pick-up/drop-off

8.0

Value

8.1

Enterprise

7.4
Good
37 reviews8 locations
Overview

Cleanliness

7.8

Comfort

7.7

Overall

7.4

Pick-up/drop-off

7.4

Value

6.9

Dollar

7.0
Good
82 reviews1 location
Overview

Cleanliness

7.7

Comfort

7.5

Overall

6.8

Pick-up/drop-off

6.9

Value

6.9

Thrifty

7.0
Good
36 reviews1 location
Overview

Cleanliness

7.1

Comfort

7.1

Overall

6.8

Pick-up/drop-off

7.0

Value

6.8

Avis

6.0
Okay
36 reviews2 locations
Overview

Cleanliness

6.5

Comfort

6.8

Overall

5.8

Pick-up/drop-off

6.4

Value

5.8

Payless

5.6
Fair
72 reviews1 location
Overview

Cleanliness

5.9

Comfort

6.3

Overall

5.5

Pick-up/drop-off

5.2

Value

6.0

Best Norfolk Car Rental Deals Found

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Car Rental FAQs

What are the requirements to rent a car in Norfolk?

To get car rentals in Norfolk, you should be at least 21 years of age, but some rental companies allow licensed drivers under the minimum age to take the wheel at an extra cost. You should also have a valid driver’s license issued by any state DMV in the US or provincial government in Canada. For residents of countries outside the US and Canada, any government-issued license should be enough to get a cheap rental car in Norfolk as long as it is written in English or any other language that uses the Roman alphabet.

What are the rules for driving in Norfolk?

Before getting your Norfolk rental car on the rod, there are a few driving rules you ought to be aware of. For starters, drivers are required to stick to the right side of the road unless overtaking, with the speed limit on highways being 55 mph (88km/h). Secondly, seat belts are mandatory for any rental car in Norfolk, regardless of where the passenger is sitting. For children under the age of seven, a booster seat is necessary. You should also know that driving with a blood alcohol concentration of 0.08% or higher is illegal, and you could be slapped with a hefty fine or jail time if found guilty. You are advised to check with the Virginia Department of Transportation for the latest changes in driving rules.

What type of car is recommended for driving in Norfolk?

Most of the roads in Norfolk are well paved, so there aren’t any special requirements for car rentals in Norfolk. Cruising on the streets should be relatively easy regardless of whether you have a 4WD or small luxury car rental. However, if you plan to go off-road, we recommend a sturdy vehicle with great traction, such as the Ford Ranger or any other four-wheel drive SUV. Also, if you will be driving for long distances, you can opt for a cheap car rental in Norfolk like an economy car rental to save on fuel. If you’re not sure what rental car in Norfolk to go for, feel free to consult the staff at the rental shop.

What are the best places to park in Norfolk?

Finding a spot to park your car rental in Norfolk shouldn’t be too difficult as there are plenty of parking lots as well as street parking spaces. Most of the spots downtown are metered, but you can park for free after 6 pm from Monday through to Saturday and all day on Sundays. As for private parking lots, there are few of them around town where you can leave your Norfolk car rental. It is worth pointing out that finding parking in the suburbs is relatively easier compared to the downtown area, especially on weekdays, even though parking in the suburbs is cheaper.

What is the cheapest rental car found in Norfolk?

In the past two weeks, Cheapflights users have found many deals under $52/day when booking a rental car in Norfolk. The best deal a user found was for $24/day from Thrifty, booked on Jul. 28.

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

Taking our users’ ratings and reviews into consideration, National (9.9 rating), Alamo (8.0 rating) and Enterprise (7.4 rating) seem to be the best rental car companies in Norfolk.

What are gas prices like in Norfolk?

The average gas price in Norfolk 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 Norfolk for a week from Thrifty?

Thrifty is one of the most popular car rental companies in Norfolk, offering car rentals for around $347 per week on average.

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

Booking early almost always ensures you have more options of car models to choose from, as well as prices reduced by up to 10% to make it a great deal in Norfolk. Try to book at least 3 days prior to when you need the car rental to close on a rate below the average.

Can I rent a car for a month in Norfolk?

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

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

Our recent data shows that Thrifty can potentially be 60% below the average car rental price in Norfolk. Check prices and availability for Thrifty and save on this extended rental. The cost of renting a vehicle in Norfolk is on average $1,486 a month or $50 a day. Search on Cheapflights for the most updated pricing and availability for your Norfolk car rental.

How much is a car rental in Norfolk for a weekend?

It costs $66 for a weekend car rental in Norfolk, on average. The cheapest type of car rental you can book on any given weekend is the Compact as prices are generally lower for these rental types due to demand and availability. If you’re planning to book a rental car in Norfolk in February, prices are $56 per day on average.

What car do most people rent in Norfolk?

The most popular car to rent while in Norfolk is the Dodge Grand Caravan, which is a Mini vehicle.

Luxury Car Rentals in Norfolk

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

Van Rentals in Norfolk

Some people need a little more room to get around comfortably on vacation. Find deals like the ones below for Norfolk van rentals.

Car type options available for Norfolk

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