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Cheap Car Rentals in Tampa from $11

This price is the cheapest per day rate found by a Cheapflights user in the last 72 hours by searching for a car rental in Tampa with a pick-up date of 7/20 and drop-off date of 7/24. Fares are subject to change and may not be available at all agencies or on all dates of rental. Click the price to replicate the search for this deal.
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Tampa car rentals in 2024

Get helpful information to start your search for the perfect car rental in Tampa. The average price data is based on the last 12 months and was last updated on July 15, 2024.

Most popular company

FOX

Price of gas per gallon

$3.79

Average price per day

$38

Cheapest price per day

$11

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

Discover the most affordable period to rent a car in Tampa and save money on your trip. The monthly average price data is based on historical data over the last year and was last updated on July 15, 2024.

January

$32

February

$40

March

$47

April

$39

May

$38

June

$35

July

$42

August

$39

September

$32

October

$40

November

$41

December

$45

Currently, the cheapest month to rent a car in Tampa 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.

Compare available car types for rental in Tampa

Compare and contrast the various car types offered for rental in Tampa to find the perfect fit for your trip. Price data is based on averages over the last 12 months and was last updated on July 15, 2024.

Small cars

$29 - $47

All Car Types

$40 - $66

To rent a small car in Tampa, the United States, you would pay an average price of $36/day. January is the cheapest month to rent a small car in Tampa, the United States (~$29/day), while the most expensive month to rent that same car type is March (~$47/day). In fact, January is about 20% cheaper than prices during the rest of the year to book a small car rental for Tampa. When comparing with other car types available for rental in Tampa, 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 Tampa small car rental prices found by Cheapflights users in the past 7 days:

To rent a medium car in Tampa, the United States, you would pay an average price of $42/day. September is the cheapest month to rent a medium car in Tampa, the United States (~$34/day), while the most expensive month to rent that same car type is December (~$63/day). In fact, September is about 21% cheaper than prices during the rest of the year to book a medium car rental for Tampa. When comparing with other car types available for rental in Tampa, renting a medium car saves you 13% 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 Tampa medium car rental prices found by Cheapflights users in the past 7 days:

To rent a large car in Tampa, the United States, you would pay an average price of $59/day. May is the cheapest month to rent a large car in Tampa, the United States (~$47/day), while the most expensive month to rent that same car type is December (~$79/day). In fact, May is about 21% cheaper than prices during the rest of the year to book a large car rental for Tampa. When comparing with other car types available for rental in Tampa, renting a large 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 Tampa large car rental prices found by Cheapflights users in the past 7 days:

To rent a SUV in Tampa, the United States, you would pay an average price of $48/day. April is the cheapest month to rent a SUV in Tampa, the United States (~$40/day), while the most expensive month to rent that same car type is March (~$59/day). In fact, April is about 17% cheaper than prices during the rest of the year to book a SUV rental for Tampa. When comparing with other car types available for rental in Tampa, renting a SUV 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 Tampa SUV rental prices found by Cheapflights users in the past 7 days:

To rent a van in Tampa, the United States, you would pay an average price of $93/day. September is the cheapest month to rent a van in Tampa, the United States (~$71/day), while the most expensive month to rent that same car type is December (~$173/day). In fact, September is about 25% cheaper than prices during the rest of the year to book a van rental for Tampa. When comparing with other car types available for rental in Tampa, renting a van is 48% 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 Tampa van rental prices found by Cheapflights users in the past 7 days:

To rent a pickup truck in Tampa, the United States, you would pay an average price of $71/day. September is the cheapest month to rent a pickup truck in Tampa, the United States (~$42/day), while the most expensive month to rent that same car type is November (~$128/day). In fact, September is about 41% cheaper than prices during the rest of the year to book a pickup truck rental for Tampa. When comparing with other car types available for rental in Tampa, renting a pickup truck is 31% 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.

To rent a luxury car in Tampa, the United States, you would pay an average price of $73/day. January is the cheapest month to rent a luxury car in Tampa, the United States (~$60/day), while the most expensive month to rent that same car type is March (~$98/day). In fact, January is about 19% cheaper than prices during the rest of the year to book a luxury car rental for Tampa. When comparing with other car types available for rental in Tampa, renting a luxury car is 34% 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 Tampa luxury car rental prices found by Cheapflights users in the past 7 days:

To rent a convertible in Tampa, the United States, you would pay an average price of $81/day. January is the cheapest month to rent a convertible in Tampa, the United States (~$61/day), while the most expensive month to rent that same car type is March (~$103/day). In fact, January is about 25% cheaper than prices during the rest of the year to book a convertible rental for Tampa. When comparing with other car types available for rental in Tampa, renting a convertible is 40% 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.

Toyota Yaris$11/day
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Nissan Sentra$13/day
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Nissan Sentra
Toyota Yaris$17/day
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Top rental agencies in Tampa

Explore the leading car rental agencies in Tampa known for their outstanding service and extensive range of vehicles to choose from. There are currently 8 car rental companies in Tampa. Reviews were last updated on July 15, 2024.
Choose from the top rental car agencies available in Tampa, including Alamo, Enterprise Rent-A-Car and Sixt. Read through reviews, double check the pickup location, and other important information before making your selection.

Alamo

8.8
Very good
269 reviews2 locations
Overview

Cleanliness

9.1

Comfort

8.9

Overall

8.8

Pick-up/drop-off

9.0

Value

8.4

Enterprise Rent-A-Car

7.6
Good
325 reviews20 locations
Overview

Cleanliness

7.8

Comfort

7.9

Overall

7.6

Pick-up/drop-off

7.7

Value

7.5

Sixt

7.3
Good
371 reviews3 locations
Overview

Cleanliness

7.7

Comfort

7.9

Overall

7.2

Pick-up/drop-off

7.3

Value

7.3

Thrifty

6.7
Okay
266 reviews4 locations
Overview

Cleanliness

7.1

Comfort

7.3

Overall

6.6

Pick-up/drop-off

6.6

Value

6.7

Hertz

6.1
Okay
650 reviews10 locations
Overview

Cleanliness

6.6

Comfort

6.7

Overall

6.1

Pick-up/drop-off

6.2

Value

6.2

Budget

6.1
Okay
324 reviews6 locations
Overview

Cleanliness

6.7

Comfort

6.9

Overall

6.1

Pick-up/drop-off

6.1

Value

6.0

Ace

6.1
Okay
152 reviews1 location
Overview

Cleanliness

6.5

Comfort

6.3

Overall

6.1

Pick-up/drop-off

6.1

Value

6.1

Avis

5.7
Fair
103 reviews7 locations
Overview

Cleanliness

6.6

Comfort

6.9

Overall

5.6

Pick-up/drop-off

5.7

Value

5.9

Best Tampa car rental deals found

Browse through a selection of recently found affordable car rental deals in Tampa. Plan your trip with ease and find the perfect rental option for your needs. There are currently 8 rental car agencies in Tampa with an average daily rate of $20. Data was last updated on July 15, 2024.
Peruse the best Tampa car rental deals we've found. Make sure to check back soon if you're not finding what you're looking for, as deals are updated frequently.
Toyota Corolla$11/day
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Toyota Corolla
Toyota Yaris$11/day
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A/C
Toyota Yaris
Mini Countryman$11/day
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A/C
Mini Countryman

Car rental FAQs

Find answers to frequently asked questions about car rentals in Tampa, including policies, requirements, and more. FAQs were last updated on July 15, 2024.
  • What are the requirements to rent a car in Tampa?

    If you're looking to rent a car from an agency providing Tampa car rentals, you need to present a valid driver's license. For non-US citizens, you must present a driving license from your country of origin, a passport, or a Canadian enhanced license that has your name to qualify for rental cars in Tampa. You should be 21 years old or older to access car rentals in Tampa. However, you might be subject to a daily underage surcharge if you're under 25 years old.

  • What are the rules for driving in Tampa?

    As you drive your electric car rental or luxury car rental in Tampa, stay in the right lane unless you're overtaking. All persons in rental cars in Tampa should wear a seat belt at all times, whereby it's illegal to drive a car if any occupant under 18 years old isn't wearing a seat belt. Also, children aged 4 and below must use a child car seat secured in the backseat of the car. If you're 21 years old or older, you'll be driving under the influence if you have a 0.08% BAC or higher. It's wise to check in with the Tampa department of motor vehicles for any recent law changes before getting car rentals in Tampa.

  • What type of car is recommended for driving in Tampa?

    The streets in Tampa are wide, providing ample room for vehicles of all sizes. You are at liberty to go for a large, luxury car rental in Tampa, such as the Mercedes Benz E-class, Buick LaCrosse, or the KIA Optima. You can also choose a cheap car rental in Tampa, such as the Opel Karl, the Fiat 500, or the Citroen C2. If you're traveling as a group, a passenger van rental is ideal as it offers more space for travelers and luggage. Some ideal van choices you can go with include the Toyota Previa, the Ford Transit Connect, and the Mitsubishi L300/Delica.

  • What are the best places to park in Tampa?

    Generally, it's not difficult to find streetside spaces to park car rentals in Tampa, especially when you're outside downtown. However, streetside parking in the historic downtown is scarce, and you may have a hard time finding a parking spot for Tampa car rentals. This location has about 1,600 parking spaces, while the Central Business District has metered parking spaces for on-street parking. The parking space north of Kennedy Boulevard is free over the weeknights from 6 pm and during weekends. You can also utilize the ample parking spaces in parking garages around Tampa to safely store your cheap car rental in Tampa.

  • What is the cheapest rental car found in Tampa?

    In the past two weeks, Cheapflights users have found many deals under $38/day when booking a rental car in Tampa. The best deal a user found was for $17/day from DFG Rent A Car, booked on Jul. 7.

  • What car rental company is typically the cheapest in Tampa?

    According to our data, users have found the cheapest deals when booking a rental car in Tampa from the following companies over the past two weeks: U-Save ($11/day), GREEN MOTION ($13/day), and United Rent a Car Morocco ($17/day).

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

    Taking our users’ ratings and reviews into consideration, Silvercar (10.0 rating), American Rent-A-Car (10.0 rating) and Alamo (8.3 rating) seem to be the best rental car companies in Tampa.

  • What are gas prices like in Tampa?

    The average gas price in Tampa is $3.79/gallon over the past month, costing you anywhere between $45 and $65 to fill up a car’s gas tank.

  • How much does it cost to rent a car in Tampa for a week from Fox?

    Renting a car in Tampa for a week can be a great option for travel. Fox, the most popular car rental company for this area, offers rental cars for around $239/week on average.

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

    Renting your favorite car model can become more difficult the closer you are to your desired travel date. It’s ideal to book early to have that peace of mind. An early booking can save you up to 20% in Tampa - we recommend booking at least 7days in advance.

  • Can I rent a car for a month in Tampa?

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

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

    DFG Rent A Car currently has the lowest price available for a month-long booking. Users have saved up to 80% compared to the average price of a 30-day rental in Tampa. Typically, a monthly car rental in Tampa can be found for $1,024. You can find car rental deals to be on average $34 a day.

  • How much is a car rental in Tampa for a weekend?

    Car rental prices in Tampa are typically $45 for the weekend. On Cheapflights, you’ll be able to find great car rental deals on any type of vehicle. However, consider renting a Intermediate to save money on your trip to $45. Our users have found prices for Intermediate car rentals in August to be on average $44 per day.

  • What car do most people rent in Tampa?

    The most popular car to rent while in Tampa is the Renault Clio, which is a Economy vehicle.

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Car rentals by fuel type in Tampa

Browse car rentals by fuel type in Tampa. Currently, Gas/Diesel cars are the cheapest to rent in Tampa. Deals were last updated on July 15, 2024.

Browse through car rental deals by fuel type in Tampa. There are currently 3 fuel types to choose from with Gas/Diesel being the cheapest ($15+).

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Electric

Gas/Diesel

Gas/Diesel

Hybrid

Hybrid

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