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Cheap Car Rentals in Philadelphia

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Philadelphia Car Rentals in 2022

Most popular companyHERTZ
Price of gas per gallon$4.66
Average price per day$70
Cheapest price per day$28

Cheapest time to rent a car in Philadelphia

January

$42

February

$44

March

$60

April

$62

May

$74

June

$82

July

$96

August

$80

September

$72

October

$74

November

$66

December

$60

Top rental agencies in Philadelphia

All major car rental suppliers in Philadelphia
8.0
Excellent
219 reviews2 locations
Overview

Cleanliness

8.2

Comfort

8.2

Overall

7.9

Pick-up/drop-off

7.9

Value

7.9
7.1
Good
101 reviews18 locations
Overview

Cleanliness

7.5

Comfort

7.4

Overall

6.9

Pick-up/drop-off

6.9

Value

6.9
5.5
Okay
189 reviews7 locations
Overview

Cleanliness

5.8

Comfort

6.1

Overall

5.4

Pick-up/drop-off

4.9

Value

5.5
5.5
Okay
146 reviews2 locations
Overview

Cleanliness

6.6

Comfort

6.3

Overall

5.3

Pick-up/drop-off

5.0

Value

5.6
5.4
Okay
378 reviews19 locations
Overview

Cleanliness

6.1

Comfort

6.1

Overall

5.1

Pick-up/drop-off

4.9

Value

5.3
5.3
Okay
160 reviews1 location
Overview

Cleanliness

6.4

Comfort

6.3

Overall

5.2

Pick-up/drop-off

4.9

Value

5.6
5.0
Okay
190 reviews2 locations
Overview

Cleanliness

5.5

Comfort

5.6

Overall

4.8

Pick-up/drop-off

4.5

Value

5.0
5.7
Okay
73 reviews8 locations
Overview

Cleanliness

6.2

Comfort

6.5

Overall

5.6

Pick-up/drop-off

5.5

Value

5.5

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Car Rental FAQs

What are the requirements to rent a car in Philadelphia?

For a cheap rental car in Philadelphia, you need to be at least 21 years old and have an unexpired credit card. Car rental locations in Philadelphia will impose certain restrictions on underage drivers, so be prepared to pay "Youthful Driver" fees if you're under 25. While an active government-issued driver's license will serve as an ID for US citizens, foreigners may need to present both a passport and an International Driver's License (IDL) if their original driver’s license is not in English. EU citizens can purchase and operate any car rental, but their license must remain valid for the entire rental period.

What are the rules for driving in Philadelphia?

Because of their small size, toddlers and young children must be restrained in age- and weight-appropriate child or booster seats. All passengers in your cheap car rentals in Philadelphia must also wear seat belts at all times. You're required to keep within the speed limits and to yield the right of way to pedestrians, cyclists, and service vehicles like fire trucks and ambulances. You may not text while driving or drive with a blood alcohol concentration (BAC) level of 0.08% or higher in your car rentals in Philadelphia. These crimes can result in subsequent fines, license revocation, or even jail time for you. If you’re unsure about Philadelphia’s traffic regulations or the laws in another city you plan to visit, check with the Pennsylvania Department of Motor Vehicles (DMV) to get accurate information on driving laws.

What type of car is recommended for driving in Philadelphia?

You’ll do well with a compact rental car to help you navigate the busy streets of Philadelphia. If you're going to do a lot of off-the-beaten-path driving, consider a mid-sized SUV, which is ideal for families. If you want to take your camper with you through various scenic routes, you can rent a pickup truck; that way, you can stop and set up a tent anytime you want. To treat yourself in the City of Brotherly Love, why not go for luxury car rentals in Philadelphia like the standard-size Ford Mustang convertible? Or, choose among the vast fleet of sports cars available in the various car-rental locations in Philadelphia.

Where are the best places to park in Philadelphia?

For an incredibly walkable and densely populated city, Philadelphia has thousands of available on-street parking, as well as neighborhood parking spots. You can only safely park for a maximum of two hours; Philadelphia is serious about parking and will issue tickets for violations. It helps to check all residential and business-area signs to determine parking regulations, i.e., the time limits and hourly rates.