Traverse City

Cheap Car Rentals in Traverse City from $41

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Traverse City, MI
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Traverse City car rentals in 2023

Most popular company

HERTZ

Price of gas per gallon

$4.13

Average price per day

$76

Cheapest price per day

$38

What is the cheapest time to rent a car in Traverse City?

January

$66

February

$69

March

$73

April

$62

May

$68

June

$87

July

$95

August

$91

September

$70

October

$71

November

$72

December

$87

Currently, the cheapest month to rent a car in Traverse City is April. The most expensive time to rent a car is July. 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 Traverse City

At $41/day, SUV is the cheapest car type available for rental in Traverse City in the past week. Out of 10 car rental agencies operating in Traverse City, there are, in total, 12 rental locations. View below for 5 offered car types:

Compare available car types for rental in Traverse City

Small Cars

$66 - $114

All Car Types

$83 - $126

To rent a Small car in Traverse City, the United States, you would pay an average price of $85/day. September is the cheapest month to rent a Small car in Traverse City, the United States (~$66/day), while the most expensive month to rent that same car type is December (~$114/day). In fact, September is about 23% cheaper than prices during the rest of the year to book a Small rental for Traverse City. When comparing with other car types available for rental in Traverse City, renting a Small car saves you 20% 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 Traverse City Small rental prices found by Cheapflights users in the past 7 days:

To rent a Medium car in Traverse City, the United States, you would pay an average price of $96/day. February is the cheapest month to rent a Medium car in Traverse City, the United States (~$68/day), while the most expensive month to rent that same car type is July (~$129/day). In fact, February is about 30% cheaper than prices during the rest of the year to book a Medium rental for Traverse City. When comparing with other car types available for rental in Traverse City, renting a Medium car saves you 10% 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 Traverse City Medium rental prices found by Cheapflights users in the past 7 days:

To rent a Large car in Traverse City, the United States, you would pay an average price of $110/day. January is the cheapest month to rent a Large car in Traverse City, the United States (~$86/day), while the most expensive month to rent that same car type is August (~$142/day). In fact, January is about 22% cheaper than prices during the rest of the year to book a Large rental for Traverse City. When comparing with other car types available for rental in Traverse City, renting a Large car is 4% 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 Traverse City Large rental prices found by Cheapflights users in the past 7 days:

To rent a SUV car in Traverse City, the United States, you would pay an average price of $114/day. September is the cheapest month to rent a SUV car in Traverse City, the United States (~$88/day), while the most expensive month to rent that same car type is June (~$163/day). In fact, September is about 24% cheaper than prices during the rest of the year to book a SUV rental for Traverse City. When comparing with other car types available for rental in Traverse City, renting a SUV car is 8% 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 Traverse City SUV rental prices found by Cheapflights users in the past 7 days:

To rent a Van car in Traverse City, the United States, you would pay an average price of $130/day. January is the cheapest month to rent a Van car in Traverse City, the United States (~$92/day), while the most expensive month to rent that same car type is July (~$179/day). In fact, January is about 30% cheaper than prices during the rest of the year to book a Van rental for Traverse City. When comparing with other car types available for rental in Traverse City, renting a Van car is 19% 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 Traverse City Van rental prices found by Cheapflights users in the past 7 days:

To rent a Luxury car in Traverse City, the United States, you would pay an average price of $114/day. March is the cheapest month to rent a Luxury car in Traverse City, the United States (~$79/day), while the most expensive month to rent that same car type is May (~$145/day). In fact, March is about 31% cheaper than prices during the rest of the year to book a Luxury rental for Traverse City. When comparing with other car types available for rental in Traverse City, renting a Luxury car is 8% 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 Traverse City, the United States, you would pay an average price of $57/day. April is the cheapest month to rent a Convertible car in Traverse City, the United States (~$31/day), while the most expensive month to rent that same car type is September (~$121/day). In fact, April is about 47% cheaper than prices during the rest of the year to book a Convertible rental for Traverse City. When comparing with other car types available for rental in Traverse City, renting a Convertible car saves you 46% 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.

Chevrolet Spark$43/day
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Nissan Versa Note$44/day
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Chevrolet Aveo Sedan$46/day
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Top rental agencies in Traverse City

Have a look at the top rental car agencies available in Traverse City, including Budget, Hertz and Alamo. Reviews, pricing info, pickup locations, and other important details are available to aid your decision.

Budget

8.9
Very good
35 reviews1 location
Overview

Cleanliness

8.3

Comfort

8.9

Overall

8.9

Pick-up/drop-off

8.9

Value

8.5

Hertz

8.4
Very good
32 reviews1 location
Overview

Cleanliness

7.9

Comfort

8.3

Overall

8.5

Pick-up/drop-off

8.4

Value

8.1

Alamo

10.0
Wonderful
3 reviews1 location
Overview

Cleanliness

10.0

Comfort

10.0

Overall

10.0

Pick-up/drop-off

10.0

Value

10.0

Thrifty

10.0
Wonderful
1 review1 location
Overview

Cleanliness

10.0

Comfort

10.0

Overall

10.0

Pick-up/drop-off

10.0

Value

3.9

Avis

7.9
Good
20 reviews1 location
Overview

Cleanliness

8.4

Comfort

8.2

Overall

7.9

Pick-up/drop-off

7.9

Value

8.0

Enterprise Rent-A-Car

4 reviews3 locations

Easirent

1 location

National

1 location

Best Traverse City car rental deals found

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Car rental FAQs

What is the cheapest rental car found in Traverse City?

In the past two weeks, Cheapflights users have found many deals under $76/day when booking a rental car in Traverse City. The best deal a user found was for $38/day from Hertz, booked on Sep. 17.

What car rental company is typically the cheapest in Traverse City?

According to our data, users have found the cheapest deals when booking a rental car in Traverse City from the following companies over the past two weeks: Turo ($41/day), Budget ($44/day), and Hertz ($46/day).

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

Taking our users’ ratings and reviews into consideration, Thrifty (10.0 rating), Alamo (10.0 rating) and Budget (8.9 rating) seem to be the best rental car companies in Traverse City.

What are gas prices like in Traverse City?

The average gas price in Traverse City is $4.13/gallon over the past month, costing you anywhere between $49 and $71 to fill up a car’s gas tank.

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

Renting a car in Traverse City for a week can be a great option for travel. Hertz, the most popular car rental company for this area, offers rental cars for around $465/week on average.

How far in advance should I rent a car in Traverse City 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 34% in Traverse City - we recommend booking at least 88days in advance.

Can I rent a car for a month in Traverse City?

Yes, renting a vehicle in Traverse City for a month is certainly possible.

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

Hertz currently has the lowest price available for a month-long booking. Users have saved up to 52% compared to the average price of a 30-day rental in Traverse City. Typically, a monthly car rental in Traverse City can be found for $1,993. You can find car rental deals to be on average $66 a day.

How much is a car rental in Traverse City for a weekend?

It costs $94 for a weekend car rental in Traverse City, on average. The cheapest type of car rental you can book on any given weekend is the Full-size SUV as prices are generally lower for these rental types due to demand and availability. If you’re planning to book a rental car in Traverse City in October, prices are $60 per day on average.

What car do most people rent in Traverse City?

The most popular car chosen by those traveling to Traverse City is Full-size (Volvo XC70) based on our Cheapflights data.

Small car rentals in Traverse City

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Luxury car rentals in Traverse City

Arrive in style when you rent a luxury car in Traverse City from the best rental car providers in the country.
Ride in luxury during your trip to Traverse City by selecting one these great deals we've found. Before completing your reservation, make sure the deal you've selected matches your car rental needs and budget.

Van rentals in Traverse City

Some people need a little more room to get around comfortably on vacation. Find deals like the ones below for Traverse City van rentals.
In terms of van rentals in Traverse City, these are some the best options we've found at this time. If you're not finding the van rental that is right for you and your passengers, be sure to check back soon.

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