Ohio

Cheap Car Rentals in Ohio

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Ohio car rental prices in popular cities

Below are the cheapest cities to rent a car in Ohio

Price

$25 - $62

Cheapest time to rent a car in Ohio

January

$50

February

$58

March

$66

April

$58

May

$62

June

$75

July

$76

August

$69

September

$64

October

$70

November

$66

December

$63

Top rental agencies in Ohio

All major car rental suppliers in Ohio

Alamo

8.6
Very good
227 reviews2 locations
Overview

Cleanliness

8.5

Comfort

8.7

Overall

8.6

Pick-up/drop-off

8.7

Value

8.4

Enterprise

8.2
Very good
340 reviews37 locations
Overview

Cleanliness

8.1

Comfort

8.2

Overall

8.2

Pick-up/drop-off

8.2

Value

8.1

Thrifty

7.6
Good
213 reviews4 locations
Overview

Cleanliness

8.0

Comfort

7.8

Overall

7.5

Pick-up/drop-off

7.6

Value

7.4

Dollar

7.5
Good
298 reviews3 locations
Overview

Cleanliness

7.7

Comfort

7.6

Overall

7.4

Pick-up/drop-off

7.5

Value

7.1

Hertz

6.8
Okay
472 reviews23 locations
Overview

Cleanliness

7.1

Comfort

7.2

Overall

6.8

Pick-up/drop-off

6.6

Value

6.7

Budget

6.4
Okay
353 reviews17 locations
Overview

Cleanliness

6.8

Comfort

7.0

Overall

6.3

Pick-up/drop-off

6.3

Value

6.3

Avis

6.9
Okay
87 reviews16 locations
Overview

Cleanliness

6.9

Comfort

7.4

Overall

6.8

Pick-up/drop-off

6.8

Value

6.7

National

8.1
Very good
18 reviews2 locations
Overview

Cleanliness

8.0

Comfort

8.2

Overall

8.0

Pick-up/drop-off

8.3

Value

7.7

Car Rental FAQs

What are the requirements to rent a car in Ohio?

To be able to get car rentals in Ohio, one must have with them a valid driver’s license. This license can be from out of state as well as a foreign license. If the license is not from the United States, you may need to present a second form of ID when picking up rental cars in Ohio. Another requirement for car rental locations in Ohio is that the license must be permanent. Temporary licenses are not valid for Ohio car rentals.

What are the rules for driving in Ohio?

When driving in an unfamiliar place it’s a good idea to familiarize yourself with local tips and rules. For instance, the most basic rule is that in the United States, driving is on the right-hand side of the road. When driving car rentals in Ohio, it’s illegal to be distracted at the wheel. This means no texting or any other possible distractions. When getting around in your cheap car rental in Ohio, beware of any school zones nearby. These zones limit the speed more than normal during certain times of the day. When picking up your car rentals in Ohio, you should know that all front-seat passengers, as well as the driver, must wear their seatbelts. Please avoid drinking and driving, the legal limit of blood alcohol content in Ohio is 0.08%. Nonetheless, confirm with the local Department of Motor Vehicles to check for any updates.

What type of car is recommended for driving in Ohio?

If you’re wondering what type of car is best for renting in Ohio, this may depend on the areas you’re planning on exploring. For instance, if you’re intending on staying in the big cities, such as Cincinnati and Columbus, you may want to opt for a fuel-efficient car. In this case choose an electric car rental, this way you can save on gas and reduce city pollution. For longer hauls, or if you’re traveling with children, you may want to go for a vehicle with more legroom and space for cargo like an SUV or a passenger van rental. For short distance purposes and if you don’t plan on putting a lot of mileage on your rental, you can choose an economy car rental within your budget.

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