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South Bend Car Rentals in 2023

Most popular companyHERTZ
Price of gas per gallon$3.63
Average price per day$56
Cheapest price per day$27

What is the cheapest time to rent a car in South Bend?

January

$58

February

$60

March

$76

April

$66

May

$76

June

$95

July

$85

August

$75

September

$66

October

$68

November

$70

December

$69

Currently, the cheapest month to rent a car in South Bend is January. The most expensive time to rent a car is June. 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 South Bend

There are 10 rental agencies servicing South Bend. These agencies, altogether, have 13 rental locations available. Need an affordable rental? Small is the cheapest car type to rent in South Bend with prices from $39 a day in the previous 7-day period. Here are 6 car types you can rent in South Bend:

Compare available car types for rental in South Bend

Small Cars

$54 - $97

All Car Types

$71 - $122

To rent a Small car in South Bend, the United States, you would pay an average price of $70/day. November is the cheapest month to rent a Small car in South Bend, the United States (~$54/day), while the most expensive month to rent that same car type is May (~$97/day). In fact, November is about 24% cheaper than prices during the rest of the year to book a Small rental for South Bend. When comparing with other car types available for rental in South Bend, renting a Small car saves you 22% 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 South Bend Small rental prices found by Cheapflights users in the past 7 days:

To rent a Medium car in South Bend, the United States, you would pay an average price of $77/day. February is the cheapest month to rent a Medium car in South Bend, the United States (~$59/day), while the most expensive month to rent that same car type is May (~$114/day). In fact, February is about 24% cheaper than prices during the rest of the year to book a Medium rental for South Bend. When comparing with other car types available for rental in South Bend, renting a Medium 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 South Bend Medium rental prices found by Cheapflights users in the past 7 days:

To rent a Large car in South Bend, the United States, you would pay an average price of $92/day. November is the cheapest month to rent a Large car in South Bend, the United States (~$76/day), while the most expensive month to rent that same car type is March (~$125/day). In fact, November is about 18% cheaper than prices during the rest of the year to book a Large rental for South Bend. When comparing with other car types available for rental in South Bend, renting a Large car is 3% 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 South Bend Large rental prices found by Cheapflights users in the past 7 days:

To rent a SUV car in South Bend, the United States, you would pay an average price of $96/day. August is the cheapest month to rent a SUV car in South Bend, the United States (~$78/day), while the most expensive month to rent that same car type is March (~$137/day). In fact, August is about 20% cheaper than prices during the rest of the year to book a SUV rental for South Bend. When comparing with other car types available for rental in South Bend, renting a SUV 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 South Bend SUV rental prices found by Cheapflights users in the past 7 days:

To rent a Van car in South Bend, the United States, you would pay an average price of $130/day. February is the cheapest month to rent a Van car in South Bend, the United States (~$97/day), while the most expensive month to rent that same car type is June (~$170/day). In fact, February is about 26% cheaper than prices during the rest of the year to book a Van rental for South Bend. When comparing with other car types available for rental in South Bend, renting a Van car is 32% 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 South Bend Van rental prices found by Cheapflights users in the past 7 days:

To rent a Luxury car in South Bend, the United States, you would pay an average price of $89/day. February is the cheapest month to rent a Luxury car in South Bend, the United States (~$54/day), while the most expensive month to rent that same car type is May (~$124/day). In fact, February is about 40% cheaper than prices during the rest of the year to book a Luxury rental for South Bend. When comparing with other car types available for rental in South Bend, renting a Luxury car saves you 0% 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 South Bend Luxury rental prices found by Cheapflights users in the past 7 days:

To rent a Convertible car in South Bend, the United States, you would pay an average price of $60/day. February is the cheapest month to rent a Convertible car in South Bend, the United States (~$33/day), while the most expensive month to rent that same car type is November (~$189/day). In fact, February is about 46% cheaper than prices during the rest of the year to book a Convertible rental for South Bend. When comparing with other car types available for rental in South Bend, renting a Convertible car saves you 33% 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.

Hyundai Venue$39/day
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Kia Picanto$39/day
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Ford Fiesta$41/day
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Top rental agencies in South Bend

All major car rental suppliers in South Bend

Budget

5.6
Fair
31 reviews2 locations
Overview

Cleanliness

5.2

Comfort

5.7

Overall

5.6

Pick-up/drop-off

5.5

Value

5.6

Hertz

7.8
Good
19 reviews1 location
Overview

Cleanliness

8.2

Comfort

8.0

Overall

7.7

Pick-up/drop-off

7.5

Value

7.4

Avis

7.7
Good
8 reviews1 location
Overview

Cleanliness

7.9

Comfort

8.3

Overall

7.3

Pick-up/drop-off

8.3

Value

6.9

Enterprise

7.6
Good
14 reviews3 locations
Overview

Cleanliness

7.9

Comfort

8.8

Overall

7.5

Pick-up/drop-off

7.7

Value

8.2

Dollar

7.5
Good
12 reviews1 location
Overview

Cleanliness

8.0

Comfort

7.6

Overall

7.2

Pick-up/drop-off

7.2

Value

7.3

Alamo

6.0
Okay
13 reviews1 location
Overview

Cleanliness

8.0

Comfort

7.0

Overall

6.0

Pick-up/drop-off

6.0

Value

6.0

Easirent

1 location

National

1 location

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Car Rental FAQs

What are the requirements to rent a car in South Bend?

Car rental locations in South Bend prefer renters to be 21 years or older, have a valid driver’s license, and a current credit card to pay for South Bend car rentals. Foreign drivers have access to all types of economy car rentals provided they have an English-language driver’s license or an International Driver’s License, a valid passport, and return ticket. Americans with temporary licenses and EU residents with active licenses are free to rent and drive car rentals in South Bend.

What are the rules for driving in South Bend?

It is a punishable offense to operate your cheap car rentals with a blood alcohol concentration (BAC) of over 0.08%, being in a moving vehicle without seat belts, or driving South Bend rental cars over the posted speed limits. We recommend checking with the city’s Department of Motor Vehicles to ensure you’re driving car rentals in South Bend in accordance with state traffic laws. For example, you must give way to pedestrians, cyclists, and all service vehicles, and ensure children are restrained in weight and age-appropriate safety seats.

What type of car is recommended for driving in South Bend?

Most activities in South Bend require driving. Compacts, Intermediates, and Economy car rentals are ideal for budget-conscious travelers, and depending on your budget, Mid and Full-Size SUVs are a great choice for long weekend travels. For some class and style, consider luxury car rentals in South Bend.

What type are the best places to park in South Bend?

There are numerous parking garage and surface lots options in the city. Depending on where you are, you can opt for the $4 per day North Main Street Lot, $10 per day Main and Colfax Garage, $9 per day at the DoubleTree Lot near 1st Source Bank. Although $10 per day, Leighton Garage and Wayne Street Garages are popular with long-term parkers because the first two hours are free. It’s also free to park rental cars in South Bend in these two garages after 5 pm and all day on weekends.

What is the cheapest rental car found in South Bend?

In the past two weeks, Cheapflights users have found many deals under $56/day when booking a rental car in South Bend. The best deal a user found was for $27/day from Hertz, booked on Jul. 28.

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

Taking our users’ ratings and reviews into consideration, Hertz (7.8 rating), Avis (7.7 rating) and Enterprise (7.6 rating) seem to be the best rental car companies in South Bend.

What are gas prices like in South Bend?

The average gas price in South Bend 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 South Bend for a week from Hertz?

Hertz is a popular option for travelers looking for car rental in South Bend. You can expect the average cost of rental car to be about $317 per week.

How far in advance should I rent a car in South Bend 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 13% to make it a great deal in South Bend. Try to book at least 14 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 South Bend?

The length of time you can book a rental for is subject to the inventory of the supplier. When renting a vehicle from South Bend it should be possible to rent a car for a whole month if needed.

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

Our recent data shows that Hertz can potentially be 54% below the average car rental price in South Bend. Check prices and availability for Hertz and save on this extended rental. The cost of renting a vehicle in South Bend is on average $1,360 a month or $45 a day. Search on Cheapflights for the most updated pricing and availability for your South Bend car rental.

How much is a car rental in South Bend for a weekend?

The average price for a weekend car rental in South Bend is $93. Renting a Compact is your cheapest option if you’ve looking to save money on your weekend car rental in South Bend. For the month of February, Cheapflights users have found rental cars in South Bend for as low as $107/day.

What car do most people rent in South Bend?

Chrysler Pacifica, which is a Mini vehicle, is the most popular to rent at South Bend according to Cheapflights users.

Luxury Car Rentals in South Bend

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Van Rentals in South Bend

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