Tennessee

Cheap Car Rentals in Tennessee

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Tennessee car rental prices in popular cities

Below are the cheapest cities to rent a car in Tennessee

Price

$35 - $62

Cheapest time to rent a car in Tennessee

January

$50

February

$65

March

$84

April

$80

May

$81

June

$82

July

$70

August

$64

September

$65

October

$84

November

$69

December

$58

Top rental agencies in Tennessee

All major car rental suppliers in Tennessee

Alamo

8.4
Very good
293 reviews2 locations
Overview

Cleanliness

8.5

Comfort

8.6

Overall

8.3

Pick-up/drop-off

8.4

Value

8.1

Enterprise

8.1
Very good
316 reviews21 locations
Overview

Cleanliness

8.2

Comfort

8.4

Overall

8.1

Pick-up/drop-off

8.0

Value

8.0

Thrifty

7.1
Good
191 reviews3 locations
Overview

Cleanliness

7.7

Comfort

7.4

Overall

7.0

Pick-up/drop-off

6.9

Value

7.0

Budget

6.9
Okay
239 reviews11 locations
Overview

Cleanliness

7.3

Comfort

7.4

Overall

6.9

Pick-up/drop-off

6.9

Value

7.0

Dollar

6.9
Okay
190 reviews2 locations
Overview

Cleanliness

7.5

Comfort

7.5

Overall

6.9

Pick-up/drop-off

6.9

Value

6.8

Avis

6.6
Okay
119 reviews12 locations
Overview

Cleanliness

6.6

Comfort

6.8

Overall

6.5

Pick-up/drop-off

6.6

Value

6.6

Payless

6.5
Okay
116 reviews2 locations
Overview

Cleanliness

7.1

Comfort

7.0

Overall

6.3

Pick-up/drop-off

5.8

Value

6.4

Hertz

6.2
Okay
540 reviews17 locations
Overview

Cleanliness

6.7

Comfort

6.8

Overall

6.1

Pick-up/drop-off

6.1

Value

6.2

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.

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