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Cheap Car Rentals in Tampa

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Tampa Car Rentals in 2023

Most popular companyEXECUTIVECARRENTAL
Price of gas per gallon$3.63
Average price per day$41
Cheapest price per day$22

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

January

$42

February

$63

March

$70

April

$69

May

$56

June

$55

July

$59

August

$51

September

$45

October

$58

November

$54

December

$53

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.

Popular Car Types in Tampa

There are 50 rental agencies servicing Tampa. These agencies, altogether, have 104 rental locations available. Need an affordable rental? Small is the cheapest car type to rent in Tampa with prices from $20 a day in the previous 7-day period. Here are 6 car types you can rent in Tampa:

Compare available car types for rental in Tampa

Small Cars

$31 - $55

All Car Types

$56 - $93

To rent a Small car in Tampa, the United States, you would pay an average price of $43/day. August is the cheapest month to rent a Small car in Tampa, the United States (~$31/day), while the most expensive month to rent that same car type is April (~$55/day). In fact, August is about 28% cheaper than prices during the rest of the year to book a Small rental for Tampa. When comparing with other car types available for rental in Tampa, renting a Small car saves you 44% 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 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 $49/day. September is the cheapest month to rent a Medium car in Tampa, the United States (~$36/day), while the most expensive month to rent that same car type is April (~$60/day). In fact, September is about 27% cheaper than prices during the rest of the year to book a Medium rental for Tampa. When comparing with other car types available for rental in Tampa, renting a Medium car saves you 36% 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 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 $57/day. January is the cheapest month to rent a Large car in Tampa, the United States (~$44/day), while the most expensive month to rent that same car type is October (~$76/day). In fact, January is about 25% cheaper than prices during the rest of the year to book a Large rental for Tampa. When comparing with other car types available for rental in Tampa, renting a Large 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 Tampa Large rental prices found by Cheapflights users in the past 7 days:

To rent a SUV car in Tampa, the United States, you would pay an average price of $62/day. January is the cheapest month to rent a SUV car in Tampa, the United States (~$45/day), while the most expensive month to rent that same car type is October (~$87/day). In fact, January is about 29% 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 car saves you 18% 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 car in Tampa, the United States, you would pay an average price of $103/day. January is the cheapest month to rent a Van car in Tampa, the United States (~$74/day), while the most expensive month to rent that same car type is July (~$142/day). In fact, January is about 29% 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 car is 27% 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 car in Tampa, the United States, you would pay an average price of $79/day. February is the cheapest month to rent a Pickup Truck car in Tampa, the United States (~$51/day), while the most expensive month to rent that same car type is August (~$134/day). In fact, February is about 37% 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 car is 5% 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 Pickup Truck rental prices found by Cheapflights users in the past 7 days:

To rent a Luxury car in Tampa, the United States, you would pay an average price of $91/day. January is the cheapest month to rent a Luxury car in Tampa, the United States (~$65/day), while the most expensive month to rent that same car type is March (~$113/day). In fact, January is about 29% cheaper than prices during the rest of the year to book a Luxury rental for Tampa. When comparing with other car types available for rental in Tampa, renting a Luxury 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.

To rent a Convertible car in Tampa, the United States, you would pay an average price of $127/day. January is the cheapest month to rent a Convertible car in Tampa, the United States (~$79/day), while the most expensive month to rent that same car type is March (~$215/day). In fact, January is about 38% 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 car is 41% 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 Tampa

All major car rental suppliers in Tampa

Alamo

8.5
Very good
247 reviews2 locations
Overview

Cleanliness

8.7

Comfort

8.6

Overall

8.5

Pick-up/drop-off

8.4

Value

8.3

Thrifty

7.4
Good
260 reviews4 locations
Overview

Cleanliness

7.8

Comfort

7.7

Overall

7.3

Pick-up/drop-off

7.3

Value

7.2

Sixt

7.4
Good
342 reviews2 locations
Overview

Cleanliness

7.7

Comfort

7.8

Overall

7.3

Pick-up/drop-off

7.3

Value

7.4

Enterprise

7.3
Good
302 reviews20 locations
Overview

Cleanliness

7.4

Comfort

7.6

Overall

7.3

Pick-up/drop-off

7.3

Value

7.1

Hertz

6.5
Okay
616 reviews10 locations
Overview

Cleanliness

6.8

Comfort

6.9

Overall

6.4

Pick-up/drop-off

6.3

Value

6.5

Budget

6.3
Okay
282 reviews6 locations
Overview

Cleanliness

6.9

Comfort

7.1

Overall

6.3

Pick-up/drop-off

6.3

Value

6.3

Ace

6.2
Okay
122 reviews1 location
Overview

Cleanliness

6.6

Comfort

6.1

Overall

6.0

Pick-up/drop-off

6.1

Value

5.9

Avis

6.2
Okay
85 reviews7 locations
Overview

Cleanliness

6.6

Comfort

6.9

Overall

6.0

Pick-up/drop-off

6.2

Value

5.9

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Car Rental FAQs

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 $41/day when booking a rental car in Tampa. The best deal a user found was for $22/day from GREEN MOTION , booked on Jan. 29.

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: Hertz ($26/day), GREEN MOTION ($27/day), and Priceless ($28/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 (8.5 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 $3.63/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 Tampa for a week from Executive Car Rental?

Renting a car in Tampa for a week can be a great option for travel. Executive Car Rental, the most popular car rental company for this area, offers rental cars for around $210/week on average.

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?

GREEN MOTION currently has the lowest price available for a month-long booking. Users have saved up to 67% compared to the average price of a 30-day rental in Tampa. Typically, a monthly car rental in Tampa can be found for $898. You can find car rental deals to be on average $30 a day.

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

Car rental prices in Tampa are typically $54 for the weekend. On Cheapflights, you’ll be able to find great car rental deals on any type of vehicle. However, consider renting a Economy to save money on your trip to $54. Our users have found prices for Economy car rentals in February to be on average $48 per day.

What car do most people rent in Tampa?

The most popular car to rent while in Tampa is the Mazda Mazda2, which is a Economy vehicle.

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