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Cheap Car Rentals in Pensacola

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Pensacola Car Rentals in 2023

Most popular companyTHRIFTY
Price of gas per gallon$3.75
Average price per day$61
Cheapest price per day$26

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

January

$53

February

$71

March

$91

April

$85

May

$75

June

$74

July

$78

August

$67

September

$66

October

$73

November

$61

December

$60

Currently, the cheapest month to rent a car in Pensacola is January. The most expensive time to rent a car is March. 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 Pensacola

There are 14 rental agencies servicing Pensacola. These agencies, altogether, have 26 rental locations available. Need an affordable rental? Small is the cheapest car type to rent in Pensacola with prices from $35 a day in the previous 7-day period. Here are 6 car types you can rent in Pensacola:

Compare available car types for rental in Pensacola

Small Cars

$52 - $89

All Car Types

$67 - $129

To rent a Small car in Pensacola, the United States, you would pay an average price of $67/day. December is the cheapest month to rent a Small car in Pensacola, the United States (~$52/day), while the most expensive month to rent that same car type is March (~$89/day). In fact, December is about 23% cheaper than prices during the rest of the year to book a Small rental for Pensacola. When comparing with other car types available for rental in Pensacola, renting a Small car saves you 31% 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 Pensacola Small rental prices found by Cheapflights users in the past 7 days:

To rent a Medium car in Pensacola, the United States, you would pay an average price of $68/day. January is the cheapest month to rent a Medium car in Pensacola, the United States (~$49/day), while the most expensive month to rent that same car type is May (~$99/day). In fact, January is about 29% cheaper than prices during the rest of the year to book a Medium rental for Pensacola. When comparing with other car types available for rental in Pensacola, 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 Pensacola Medium rental prices found by Cheapflights users in the past 7 days:

To rent a Large car in Pensacola, the United States, you would pay an average price of $87/day. January is the cheapest month to rent a Large car in Pensacola, the United States (~$59/day), while the most expensive month to rent that same car type is May (~$129/day). In fact, January is about 33% cheaper than prices during the rest of the year to book a Large rental for Pensacola. When comparing with other car types available for rental in Pensacola, renting a Large 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 Pensacola Large rental prices found by Cheapflights users in the past 7 days:

To rent a SUV car in Pensacola, the United States, you would pay an average price of $83/day. January is the cheapest month to rent a SUV car in Pensacola, the United States (~$59/day), while the most expensive month to rent that same car type is May (~$131/day). In fact, January is about 29% cheaper than prices during the rest of the year to book a SUV rental for Pensacola. When comparing with other car types available for rental in Pensacola, 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 Pensacola SUV rental prices found by Cheapflights users in the past 7 days:

To rent a Van car in Pensacola, the United States, you would pay an average price of $146/day. January is the cheapest month to rent a Van car in Pensacola, the United States (~$98/day), while the most expensive month to rent that same car type is May (~$194/day). In fact, January is about 34% cheaper than prices during the rest of the year to book a Van rental for Pensacola. When comparing with other car types available for rental in Pensacola, renting a Van car is 35% 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 Pensacola Van rental prices found by Cheapflights users in the past 7 days:

To rent a Luxury car in Pensacola, the United States, you would pay an average price of $104/day. February is the cheapest month to rent a Luxury car in Pensacola, the United States (~$71/day), while the most expensive month to rent that same car type is March (~$134/day). In fact, February is about 32% cheaper than prices during the rest of the year to book a Luxury rental for Pensacola. When comparing with other car types available for rental in Pensacola, renting a Luxury car is 8% 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 Pensacola Luxury rental prices found by Cheapflights users in the past 7 days:

To rent a Convertible car in Pensacola, the United States, you would pay an average price of $119/day. January is the cheapest month to rent a Convertible car in Pensacola, the United States (~$64/day), while the most expensive month to rent that same car type is March (~$161/day). In fact, January is about 47% cheaper than prices during the rest of the year to book a Convertible rental for Pensacola. When comparing with other car types available for rental in Pensacola, renting a Convertible car is 20% 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 Pensacola

All major car rental suppliers in Pensacola

Hertz

6.4
Okay
125 reviews3 locations
Overview

Cleanliness

6.9

Comfort

7.0

Overall

6.3

Pick-up/drop-off

6.2

Value

6.6

Budget

6.9
Okay
86 reviews2 locations
Overview

Cleanliness

7.6

Comfort

7.4

Overall

6.9

Pick-up/drop-off

7.1

Value

6.8

Payless

9.4
Wonderful
19 reviews1 location
Overview

Cleanliness

9.6

Comfort

9.5

Overall

9.5

Pick-up/drop-off

9.3

Value

9.3

Thrifty

8.8
Very good
16 reviews2 locations
Overview

Cleanliness

9.4

Comfort

9.1

Overall

8.5

Pick-up/drop-off

8.2

Value

9.0

Dollar

8.3
Very good
25 reviews1 location
Overview

Cleanliness

8.1

Comfort

8.3

Overall

8.2

Pick-up/drop-off

8.3

Value

8.3

Ace

8.0
Very good
2 reviews1 location
Overview

Cleanliness

8.0

Comfort

8.0

Overall

8.0

Pick-up/drop-off

8.0

Value

8.0

Enterprise

7.7
Good
25 reviews7 locations
Overview

Cleanliness

7.6

Comfort

7.8

Overall

7.6

Pick-up/drop-off

7.5

Value

7.6

Avis

6.9
Okay
21 reviews2 locations
Overview

Cleanliness

8.4

Comfort

8.4

Overall

6.7

Pick-up/drop-off

6.6

Value

6.1

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Car Rental FAQs

What are the requirements to rent a car in Pensacola?

Car rental locations in Pensacola require you to be at least 21 with a valid driver’s license. If you’re below 25, there’s a daily surcharge for car rentals in Pensacola, plus you’re not eligible for electric car rentals, luxury car rentals, or passenger van rentals. Moreover, you can’t get a cheap car rental in Pensacola with a learner’s or instructional permit. Foreign drivers need to have a valid driver’s license from their home country or an International Driver’s Permit.

What are the rules for driving in Pensacola?

When driving rental cars in Pensacola, stick to the right side of the road and ensure every passenger buckles up. Kids below 16 should be in a seat belt, and those below eight should be in a safety or booster seat, depending on their size, height, and weight. Don’t drive car rentals in Pensacola with a BAC higher than 0.08%, and stick to 30 mph in urban and residential zones and between 60-65 mph on the highway. Also, remember to check with Pensacola’s DMV for any recent traffic laws before getting behind the wheel of Pensacola car rentals.

What type of car is recommended for driving in Pensacola?

With so many Pensacola car rental locations and types of vehicles, there’s a cheap car rental in Pensacola for your every need. A compact or economy car rental should be appropriate if you are sticking to the busy downtown Pensacola area. If you’re headed for the beach, consider something sleek like a convertible or luxury car rental. You can also get four-wheel drive if you’re planning to do some light off-road driving, and passenger van rentals and SUVs would be ideal for groups or families visiting this city.

What are the best places to park in Pensacola?

It’s not hard to access parking in Pensacola, with both free and paid parking readily available. The city of Pensacola has free parking downtown for sessions lasting up to 30 minutes, after which you’ll be charged about $1 per hour. The charge applies to both on-street parking and lots. On Sundays, you can park your rental car in Pensacola free in on-street parking spaces and the lots. Those visiting Pensacola Beach will find a mix of free lots and paid parking, both having limited spaces.

What is the cheapest rental car found in Pensacola?

In the past two weeks, Cheapflights users have found many deals under $61/day when booking a rental car in Pensacola. The best deal a user found was for $26/day from Thrifty, booked on Jul. 28.

What car rental company is typically the cheapest in Pensacola?

According to our data, users have found the cheapest deals when booking a rental car in Pensacola from the following companies over the past two weeks: Budget ($51/day), Hertz ($60/day), and Avis ($77/day).

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

Taking our users’ ratings and reviews into consideration, Payless (9.4 rating), Thrifty (8.8 rating) and Dollar (8.3 rating) seem to be the best rental car companies in Pensacola.

What are gas prices like in Pensacola?

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

From Thrifty you can rent a car in Pensacola from about $351 per week on average.

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

Our data suggests that booking early can save you up to 20% on a rental car in Pensacola. Take advantage of a below-average prices by booking at least 12 days prior to your desired date.

Can I rent a car for a month in Pensacola?

Typically how long you can rent a car for depends on the inventory of the supplier. For Pensacola however, it is certainly possible to rent a car for an entire month.

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

Prices can be as low as $1,504 if you consider booking with Thrifty. That price represents savings of 64% compared to the Pensacola average. The monthly cost of a car rental in Pensacola is on average $1,504 ($50/day).

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

It costs $75 for a weekend car rental in Pensacola, 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 Pensacola in March, prices are $72 per day on average.

What car do most people rent in Pensacola?

The majority of Cheapflights travelers prefer to rent a Full-size (Chevrolet Malibu) in Pensacola, making it the most popular option.

Luxury Car Rentals in Pensacola

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Van Rentals in Pensacola

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