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Cheap Car Rentals in South Carolina

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What are the car hire prices for popular cities in South Carolina?

Below are the cheapest cities to rent a car in South Carolina

Price

$35 - $99

Out of all the popular cities in South Carolina, Greenville is the cheapest city to rent a car in at just $35/day. Renting a car in Greenville is 65% cheaper than renting one in Camden where the per day rate is around $99. Other fairly inexpensive cities in South Carolina to get a rental car in are: Spartanburg ($41/day), Columbia ($50/day), and Hilton Head Island ($54/day). While these cities typically have cheaper prices than the rest of the country, travelers looking to rent a car in Myrtle Beach should expect to spend around $72/day on their transportation. The most popular city to rent a car in South Carolina is Myrtle Beach.

Cheapest time to rent a car in South Carolina

January

$63

February

$76

March

$102

April

$113

May

$107

June

$130

July

$126

August

$121

September

$93

October

$106

November

$93

December

$83

Top rental agencies in South Carolina

All major car rental suppliers in South Carolina
8.4
Excellent
182 reviews3 locations
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Cleanliness

8.6

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8.6

Overall

8.3

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8.3

Value

8.3
6.9
Good
191 reviews37 locations
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Cleanliness

7.2

Comfort

7.3

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6.8

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6.8

Value

6.8
6.6
Good
595 reviews31 locations
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Cleanliness

6.9

Comfort

7.0

Overall

6.4

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6.4

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6.5
6.2
Good
320 reviews4 locations
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Cleanliness

6.6

Comfort

6.6

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6.0

Pick-up/drop-off

5.7

Value

6.2
6.1
Good
126 reviews11 locations
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Cleanliness

6.6

Comfort

6.8

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6.1

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5.9

Value

6.1
6.1
Good
301 reviews11 locations
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Cleanliness

6.5

Comfort

6.7

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6.0

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6.0

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6.0
5.6
Okay
95 reviews4 locations
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Cleanliness

6.2

Comfort

6.3

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5.4

Pick-up/drop-off

5.3

Value

5.7
7.2
Good
8 reviews4 locations
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Cleanliness

7.7

Comfort

7.5

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7.2

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6.2

Value

7.2

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Car Rental FAQs

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

You will need to be at least 21 years to be able to get a cheap car rental in South Carolina. An extra daily surcharge is applied for car rentals in South Carolina to all drivers below 25. Young drivers also cannot access electric car rentals and luxury car rentals in South Carolina. Most South Carolina car rentals will require you to have a valid driver’s license and a credit card, all registered in your name. Drivers with foreign driver’s licenses not in the Roman alphabet will be required to present an International Driving Permit before getting car rentals in South Carolina.

What are the rules for driving in South Carolina?

Here are a few pointers to keep in mind as you drive South Carolina car rentals. Stick to the right when driving car rentals in South Carolina, as left lanes are only used for passing, and upcoming left turns. All passengers should wear a seatbelt and kids eight and younger be secured in a child protective seat. Ensure that you don’t drive rental cars in South Carolina under the influence of alcohol. We advise appointing a designated driver or leaving your rental car behind if your blood alcohol content is above 0.08%. Remember to keep your phone away as it is illegal to text while driving in South Carolina. Nonetheless, it is prudent to check with the South Carolina Department of Motor Vehicles if there have been any recent law changes before getting rental cars in South Carolina.

What type of car is recommend for driving in South Carolina?

The type of car you would choose largely depends on your purpose of traveling. A compact sedan would be ideal for those visiting South Carolina as solo travelers, while if you’re traveling as a group, consider booking a larger automobile like a passenger van rental as it will comfortably accommodate you all. An SUV would be more suitable for those traveling as a family as it comes with more space for people and luggage, while a cheap car rental in South Carolina would be ideal for those visiting on a tight budget.

What is the cheapest rental car found in South Carolina?

In the past two weeks, Cheapflights users have found many deals under $117/day when booking a rental car in South Carolina. The best deal a user found was for $41/day from Budget, booked on May 15.

What car rental company is typically the cheapest in South Carolina?

According to our data, users have found the cheapest deals when booking a rental car in South Carolina from the following companies over the past two weeks: Budget ($61/day), Hertz ($63/day), and Avis ($66/day).

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

Taking our users’ ratings and reviews into consideration, Super Cheap (10.0 rating), Signature Rent A Car (10.0 rating) and Alamo (8.7 rating) seem to be the best rental car companies in South Carolina.

What are gas prices like in South Carolina?

The average gas price in South Carolina is $4.50/gallon over the past month, costing you anywhere between $54 and $77 to fill up a car’s gas tank.

How much does it cost to rent a car in South Carolina for a week from Budget?

From Budget you can rent a car in South Carolina from about $944 per week on average.

How far in advance should I rent a car in South Carolina 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 15% to make it a great deal in South Carolina. Try to book at least 90 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 Carolina?

Yes, cars are available to be rented out for an entire month in South Carolina.

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

We’ve recently found that Budget offers you prices that are 80% cheaper than the average rate available for a long-term rental. The average cost of a car rental in South Carolina for a month is $4,046. Check Cheapflights to compare pricing and options for your rental car.