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Cheap Car Rentals in Tennessee

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What are the car hire prices for popular cities in Tennessee?

Below are the cheapest cities to rent a car in Tennessee

Price

$28 - $85

Out of all the popular cities in Tennessee, Smyrna is the cheapest city to rent a car in at just $28/day. Renting a car in Smyrna is 67% cheaper than renting one in Gatlinburg where the per day rate is around $85. Other fairly inexpensive cities in Tennessee to get a rental car in are: Chattanooga ($40/day), Nashville ($43/day), and Knoxville ($43/day). While these cities typically have cheaper prices than the rest of the country, travelers looking to rent a car in Nashville should expect to spend around $43/day on their transportation. The most popular city to rent a car in Tennessee is Nashville.

Cheapest time to rent a car in Tennessee

January

$55

February

$65

March

$84

April

$80

May

$93

June

$101

July

$105

August

$88

September

$72

October

$90

November

$81

December

$72

Top rental agencies in Tennessee

All major car rental suppliers in Tennessee
7.9
Good
294 reviews3 locations
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Cleanliness

8.0

Comfort

8.2

Overall

7.7

Pick-up/drop-off

7.7

Value

7.7
7.5
Good
342 reviews26 locations
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Cleanliness

7.7

Comfort

7.9

Overall

7.4

Pick-up/drop-off

7.2

Value

7.3
6.6
Good
215 reviews4 locations
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Cleanliness

7.3

Comfort

7.0

Overall

6.4

Pick-up/drop-off

6.3

Value

6.5
6.4
Good
178 reviews3 locations
Overview

Cleanliness

6.9

Comfort

7.0

Overall

6.2

Pick-up/drop-off

6.2

Value

6.2
6.3
Good
200 reviews13 locations
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Cleanliness

6.8

Comfort

6.9

Overall

6.2

Pick-up/drop-off

6.2

Value

6.4
6.0
Good
113 reviews2 locations
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Cleanliness

6.4

Comfort

6.3

Overall

5.7

Pick-up/drop-off

5.5

Value

6.2
5.9
Okay
110 reviews14 locations
Overview

Cleanliness

6.2

Comfort

6.0

Overall

5.7

Pick-up/drop-off

5.9

Value

5.9
5.6
Okay
546 reviews17 locations
Overview

Cleanliness

6.2

Comfort

6.2

Overall

5.4

Pick-up/drop-off

5.4

Value

5.6

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Car Rental FAQs

What are the requirements to rent a car in Tennessee?

To be able to get car rentals in Tennessee you must present a valid driver’s license. This license can be from out of state or even foreign. However, when picking up rental cars in Tennessee with a foreign driver’s license, you may be required to show a second form of ID, like a passport. Another requirement to get a vehicle is that most car rental locations in Tennessee require the driver to present a credit card in their name.

What are the rules for driving in Tennessee?

While driving in Tennessee, a basic rule you should know is that they drive on the right-hand side of the road in the United States. Another common rule is that drivers are allowed to turn right on red lights unless it’s specifically indicated otherwise. Nonetheless, make sure the intersection is clear before taking the right turn in your Tennessee car rentals. In addition, all drivers and front-seat passengers must wear a seatbelt in private vehicles and car rentals in Tennessee. Please avoid driving while under the influence. It’s considered illegal to be operating a car with 0.08% blood alcohol content or over. Nonetheless, check with the local department of motor vehicles to make sure no laws have been updated.

What type of car is recommended for driving in Tennessee?

Driving car rentals in Tennessee should be fairly straightforward and the highways are in decent shape. If you’re visiting the state when the weather isn’t too cold, any type of cheap car rental in Tennessee can be suitable for your trip. If you’re planning on exploring the mountains around the cities, maybe something bigger with more cargo space for outdoor activities could be a better choice. However, the temperatures are known to drop during the winter and there are snowfalls. If you’re planning on visiting in the winter it may be best to drop the economy car rental and get an SUV with all-wheel drive. If you’re visiting Nashville in the summer, you can splurge for a luxury car rental in Tennessee and cruise around the city in a convertible or a premium car rental model.

What is the cheapest rental car found in Tennessee?

In the past two weeks, Cheapflights users have found many deals under $79/day when booking a rental car in Tennessee. The best deal a user found was for $26/day from Hertz, booked on May 22.

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

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 Tennessee.

What are gas prices like in Tennessee?

The average gas price in Tennessee is $4.66/gallon over the past month, costing you anywhere between $55 and $80 to fill up a car’s gas tank.

How much does it cost to rent a car in Tennessee for a week from Hertz?

Hertz offers rental cars in Tennessee for about $850 per week on average.

Can I rent a car for a month in Tennessee?

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

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

Generally, a month-long car rental in Tennessee can be found for about $3,644, with the average price for a rental being around $121 a day. Book with Hertz, to take advantage of their cheap prices and pay 84% less compared to the average price of car rentals in Tennessee.