Rhode Island

Cheap Car Rentals in Rhode Island

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Rhode Island car rental prices in popular cities

Below are the cheapest cities to rent a car in Rhode Island

Price

$40 - $40

What is the cheapest time to rent a car in Rhode Island?

January

$57

February

$65

March

$68

April

$68

May

$66

June

$77

July

$85

August

$77

September

$68

October

$74

November

$68

December

$68

Currently, the cheapest month to rent a car in Rhode Island 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 Rhode Island

There are, in total, 14,376 car rental locations in Rhode Island that are operated by 248 companies. In the past week, Small is the cheapest car type users can rent (cheapest price last found: $35/day). Explore 6 car types currently offered from Rhode Island rental providers:

Compare available car types for rental in Rhode Island

Small Cars

$51 - $75

All Car Types

$66 - $112

To rent a Small car in Rhode Island, you would pay an average price of $64/day. January is the cheapest month to rent a Small car in Rhode Island (~$51/day), while the most expensive month to rent that same car type is March (~$75/day). In fact, January is about 22% cheaper than prices during the rest of the year to book a Small rental for Rhode Island. When comparing with other car types available for rental in Rhode Island, renting a Small car saves you 27% 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 Rhode Island Small rental prices found by Cheapflights users in the past 7 days:

To rent a Medium car in Rhode Island, you would pay an average price of $66/day. September is the cheapest month to rent a Medium car in Rhode Island (~$51/day), while the most expensive month to rent that same car type is June (~$83/day). In fact, September is about 24% cheaper than prices during the rest of the year to book a Medium rental for Rhode Island. When comparing with other car types available for rental in Rhode Island, renting a Medium car saves you 24% 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 Rhode Island Medium rental prices found by Cheapflights users in the past 7 days:

To rent a Large car in Rhode Island, you would pay an average price of $85/day. January is the cheapest month to rent a Large car in Rhode Island (~$65/day), while the most expensive month to rent that same car type is April (~$121/day). In fact, January is about 25% cheaper than prices during the rest of the year to book a Large rental for Rhode Island. When comparing with other car types available for rental in Rhode Island, renting a Large car saves you 3% 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 Rhode Island Large rental prices found by Cheapflights users in the past 7 days:

To rent a SUV car in Rhode Island, you would pay an average price of $74/day. September is the cheapest month to rent a SUV car in Rhode Island (~$59/day), while the most expensive month to rent that same car type is June (~$98/day). In fact, September is about 22% cheaper than prices during the rest of the year to book a SUV rental for Rhode Island. When comparing with other car types available for rental in Rhode Island, renting a SUV car saves you 15% 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 Rhode Island SUV rental prices found by Cheapflights users in the past 7 days:

To rent a Van car in Rhode Island, you would pay an average price of $105/day. January is the cheapest month to rent a Van car in Rhode Island (~$79/day), while the most expensive month to rent that same car type is May (~$125/day). In fact, January is about 25% cheaper than prices during the rest of the year to book a Van rental for Rhode Island. When comparing with other car types available for rental in Rhode Island, renting a Van car is 17% 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 Rhode Island Van rental prices found by Cheapflights users in the past 7 days:

To rent a Luxury car in Rhode Island, you would pay an average price of $94/day. February is the cheapest month to rent a Luxury car in Rhode Island (~$53/day), while the most expensive month to rent that same car type is June (~$124/day). In fact, February is about 44% cheaper than prices during the rest of the year to book a Luxury rental for Rhode Island. When comparing with other car types available for rental in Rhode Island, renting a Luxury car is 7% 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 Rhode Island Luxury rental prices found by Cheapflights users in the past 7 days:

To rent a Convertible car in Rhode Island, you would pay an average price of $124/day. November is the cheapest month to rent a Convertible car in Rhode Island (~$44/day), while the most expensive month to rent that same car type is May (~$244/day). In fact, November is about 65% cheaper than prices during the rest of the year to book a Convertible rental for Rhode Island. When comparing with other car types available for rental in Rhode Island, renting a Convertible car is 30% 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 Rhode Island

All major car rental suppliers in Rhode Island

Alamo

9.0
Wonderful
68 reviews1 location
Overview

Cleanliness

9.0

Comfort

9.1

Overall

8.8

Pick-up/drop-off

9.2

Value

8.5

Dollar

7.7
Good
30 reviews1 location
Overview

Cleanliness

8.0

Comfort

7.9

Overall

7.6

Pick-up/drop-off

8.2

Value

7.4

Hertz

7.4
Good
53 reviews3 locations
Overview

Cleanliness

7.7

Comfort

7.7

Overall

7.4

Pick-up/drop-off

7.4

Value

7.0

National

9.4
Wonderful
6 reviews1 location
Overview

Cleanliness

9.7

Comfort

10.0

Overall

10.0

Pick-up/drop-off

8.5

Value

8.8

Enterprise

8.4
Very good
11 reviews3 locations
Overview

Cleanliness

7.3

Comfort

9.3

Overall

9.3

Pick-up/drop-off

8.0

Value

8.0

Payless

7.1
Good
21 reviews1 location
Overview

Cleanliness

7.5

Comfort

7.2

Overall

7.1

Pick-up/drop-off

6.8

Value

6.5

Budget

6.5
Okay
20 reviews2 locations
Overview

Cleanliness

6.5

Comfort

6.6

Overall

6.5

Pick-up/drop-off

7.2

Value

6.6

Avis

5.7
Fair
10 reviews1 location
Overview

Cleanliness

4.5

Comfort

5.0

Overall

5.7

Pick-up/drop-off

5.5

Value

4.7

Best Rhode Island Car Rental Deals Found

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Car Rental FAQs

What are the requirements to rent a car in Rhode Island?

If you are anticipating car rentals in Rhode Island, you’ll need a valid driver’s license and a credit or debit card. A license may get you behind the wheel of a rental vehicle, but your age will determine how much the rental company bills your other plastic cards. Most car rental companies charge an additional fee for drivers under 25. But don’t worry, you can always try a cheap car rental in Rhode Island. Drivers aged 25 and older pay a flat rate. If you’re under 25, it’s a good idea to check the rental car company’s age requirement policy for specific underage pricing details, as each company’s pricing will be different.

What are the rules for driving in Rhode Island?

Your car rentals in Rhode Island will be much safer and more enjoyable when you know the driving laws in this state. Seat belts must be worn by the driver and passengers. Blood alcohol concentration (BAC) limits for this state are 0.02-0.08% for drivers under 21. If caught, they will be cited for Driving While Impaired (DWI). A driver is considered to be intoxicated with a BAC of .08% or higher and will be cited for Driving Under the Influence (DUI). Turn signals must be used at least 100 feet before your turn or lane change. Your headlights must be on whenever you are using your windshield wipers, or when outside visibility is less than 500 feet. In the winter, Rhode Island drivers are responsible for removing any snow or ice from their vehicles which could reduce their own vision or that of others. Auto insurance is required for all drivers. When driving behind a horse on a public road, you are required to slow down and avoid blowing your horn. Drivers on public roads are not permitted to wear earphones or headsets. If stopped by a police officer at night, you must turn on the interior lights until the officer allows you to drive away. These and other laws may change, so be sure to check for updates at the Department of Motor Vehicles near your car rental locations in Rhode Island.

What type of car is recommended for driving in Rhode Island?

With its miles of beautiful coastline, this state offers plenty to see. For this reason, we suggest your car rentals in Rhode Island should be strategically planned, depending on the time of year you visit, the amount of sightseeing you’d like to do, and the size of your group. Convertibles are popular rental cars in Rhode Island during the summer. You might also consider an electric car rental or passenger van rental. Check your favorite car rental company for other Rhode Island car rentals.

What is the cheapest rental car found in Rhode Island?

In the past two weeks, Cheapflights users have found many deals under $61/day when booking a rental car in Rhode Island. 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 Rhode Island?

Taking our users’ ratings and reviews into consideration, Firefly (10.0 rating), Super Cheap (10.0 rating) and Signature Rent A Car (10.0 rating) seem to be the best rental car companies in Rhode Island.

What are gas prices like in Rhode Island?

The average gas price in Rhode Island 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 Rhode Island for a week from Thrifty?

From Thrifty you can rent a car in Rhode Island from about $446 per week on average.

Can I rent a car for a month in Rhode Island?

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

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

Our recent data shows that Thrifty can potentially be 71% below the average car rental price in Rhode Island. Check prices and availability for Thrifty and save on this extended rental. The cost of renting a vehicle in Rhode Island is on average $1,914 a month or $64 a day. Search on Cheapflights for the most updated pricing and availability for your Rhode Island car rental.

Luxury Car Rentals in Rhode Island

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

Van Rentals in Rhode Island

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