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What are the car rental prices for popular cities in Washington?

Below are the cheapest cities to rent a car in Washington

Price

$36 - $94

Out of all the popular cities in Washington, Walla Walla is the cheapest city to rent a car in at just $36/day. Renting a car in Walla Walla is 62% cheaper than renting one in Lopez Island where the per day rate is around $94. Other fairly inexpensive cities in Washington to get a rental car in are: Seattle ($37/day), Pasco ($38/day), and Everett ($38/day). While these cities typically have cheaper prices than the rest of the country, travelers looking to rent a car in Seattle should expect to spend around $37/day on their transportation. The most popular city to rent a car in Washington is Seattle.

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

January

$40

February

$53

March

$61

April

$71

May

$74

June

$92

July

$94

August

$87

September

$71

October

$60

November

$50

December

$58

Currently, the cheapest month to rent a car in Washington is January. 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 Washington

There are, in total, 14,375 car rental locations in Washington that are operated by 248 companies. In the past week, Small is the cheapest car type users can rent (cheapest price last found: $22/day). Explore 7 car types currently offered from Washington rental providers:

Compare available car types for rental in Washington

Small Cars

$35 - $85

All Car Types

$64 - $126

To rent a Small car in Washington, you would pay an average price of $58/day. January is the cheapest month to rent a Small car in Washington (~$35/day), while the most expensive month to rent that same car type is June (~$85/day). In fact, January is about 41% cheaper than prices during the rest of the year to book a Small rental for Washington. When comparing with other car types available for rental in Washington, renting a Small car saves you 39% 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 Washington Small rental prices found by Cheapflights users in the past 7 days:

To rent a Medium car in Washington, you would pay an average price of $66/day. January is the cheapest month to rent a Medium car in Washington (~$44/day), while the most expensive month to rent that same car type is June (~$93/day). In fact, January is about 35% cheaper than prices during the rest of the year to book a Medium rental for Washington. When comparing with other car types available for rental in Washington, renting a Medium car saves you 31% 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 Washington Medium rental prices found by Cheapflights users in the past 7 days:

To rent a Large car in Washington, you would pay an average price of $82/day. November is the cheapest month to rent a Large car in Washington (~$54/day), while the most expensive month to rent that same car type is August (~$111/day). In fact, November is about 35% cheaper than prices during the rest of the year to book a Large rental for Washington. When comparing with other car types available for rental in Washington, renting a Large car saves you 15% 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 Washington Large rental prices found by Cheapflights users in the past 7 days:

To rent a SUV car in Washington, you would pay an average price of $82/day. January is the cheapest month to rent a SUV car in Washington (~$52/day), while the most expensive month to rent that same car type is June (~$122/day). In fact, January is about 37% cheaper than prices during the rest of the year to book a SUV rental for Washington. When comparing with other car types available for rental in Washington, renting a SUV car saves you 15% 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 Washington SUV rental prices found by Cheapflights users in the past 7 days:

To rent a Van car in Washington, you would pay an average price of $115/day. January is the cheapest month to rent a Van car in Washington (~$70/day), while the most expensive month to rent that same car type is August (~$170/day). In fact, January is about 40% cheaper than prices during the rest of the year to book a Van rental for Washington. When comparing with other car types available for rental in Washington, renting a Van car is 18% 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 Washington Van rental prices found by Cheapflights users in the past 7 days:

To rent a Pickup Truck car in Washington, you would pay an average price of $51/day. August is the cheapest month to rent a Pickup Truck car in Washington (~$25/day), while the most expensive month to rent that same car type is July (~$114/day). In fact, August is about 51% cheaper than prices during the rest of the year to book a Pickup Truck rental for Washington. When comparing with other car types available for rental in Washington, renting a Pickup Truck car saves you 47% 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 Washington Pickup Truck rental prices found by Cheapflights users in the past 7 days:

To rent a Luxury car in Washington, you would pay an average price of $114/day. January is the cheapest month to rent a Luxury car in Washington (~$77/day), while the most expensive month to rent that same car type is July (~$154/day). In fact, January is about 33% cheaper than prices during the rest of the year to book a Luxury rental for Washington. When comparing with other car types available for rental in Washington, renting a Luxury car is 16% 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 Washington Luxury rental prices found by Cheapflights users in the past 7 days:

To rent a Convertible car in Washington, you would pay an average price of $168/day. January is the cheapest month to rent a Convertible car in Washington (~$113/day), while the most expensive month to rent that same car type is February (~$245/day). In fact, January is about 33% cheaper than prices during the rest of the year to book a Convertible rental for Washington. When comparing with other car types available for rental in Washington, renting a Convertible car is 43% 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 Washington

All major car rental suppliers in Washington

Alamo

8.9
Very good
447 reviews6 locations
Overview

Cleanliness

8.9

Comfort

8.9

Overall

8.9

Pick-up/drop-off

8.9

Value

8.5

Dollar

8.3
Very good
516 reviews5 locations
Overview

Cleanliness

8.7

Comfort

8.6

Overall

8.2

Pick-up/drop-off

8.3

Value

7.8

Enterprise

8.2
Very good
419 reviews33 locations
Overview

Cleanliness

8.4

Comfort

8.4

Overall

8.2

Pick-up/drop-off

8.1

Value

8.1

Sixt

7.9
Good
445 reviews5 locations
Overview

Cleanliness

8.5

Comfort

8.3

Overall

7.8

Pick-up/drop-off

7.9

Value

7.6

Budget

7.6
Good
274 reviews18 locations
Overview

Cleanliness

7.9

Comfort

8.0

Overall

7.5

Pick-up/drop-off

7.7

Value

7.3

Thrifty

7.6
Good
390 reviews6 locations
Overview

Cleanliness

8.1

Comfort

7.9

Overall

7.5

Pick-up/drop-off

7.5

Value

7.3

Avis

7.4
Good
124 reviews17 locations
Overview

Cleanliness

7.8

Comfort

7.9

Overall

7.4

Pick-up/drop-off

7.2

Value

7.2

Hertz

5.9
Fair
780 reviews20 locations
Overview

Cleanliness

6.5

Comfort

6.4

Overall

5.9

Pick-up/drop-off

5.7

Value

5.9

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Car Rental FAQs

What are the requirements to rent a car in Washington State?

To rent a car from any of the car rentals in Washington State, you need to be at least 21 years old. If you're between 21 years and 24 years, it is worth noting that although you can rent a car from one of the Washington Car rentals, you'll have to pay a precautionary fee. Apart from being above 21 years, you must also have a permanent or temporary driver's license, a valid photo ID, and a credit card. No cheap car rental in Washington State allows individuals without these documents to rent cars. Therefore, before heading out to any of the car rentals in Washington State, make sure your documents are in check.

What are the rules for driving in Washington State?

There are some basic traffic rules you should be aware of if you’d like to have yourself one of the top-notch rental cars in Washington State. One of these rules is you must wear your seatbelt when in a car. Another rule is that when driving, your blood alcohol concentration must be below 0.08%. The other rule you should be aware of is that the speed limit is 50km/h (31mph) in urban areas and 80km/h (50mph) in rural areas. This state's traffic authorities tend to be strict. Thus, to avoid your rental being confiscated by them, ensure that you observe these simple rules.

What type of car is recommended for driving in Washington State?

Many Washington State car rentals pride themselves on having various cars. As such, in any of the car rentals in Washington State, you can find the rental car you desire. When looking for a rental car in Washington State, you should consider the number of people you'll travel with in the car. If you are roughly six people, you should book a spacious passenger van rental or an SUV. However, if you'll be with at most two people, you should rent either an economy car rental or an electric car rental. Your rental car of choice should also be one whose controls you're familiar with, as you can easily drive such a car. All Washington car rentals normally have knowledgeable professionals. As such, if you're having trouble deciding which rental car to pick, you can simply seek the advice of a professional at your preferred cheap car rental in Washington State.

What is the cheapest rental car found in Washington?

In the past two weeks, Cheapflights users have found many deals under $54/day when booking a rental car in Washington. The best deal a user found was for $23/day from Fox, booked on Jan. 22.

What car rental company is typically the cheapest in Washington?

According to our data, users have found the cheapest deals when booking a rental car in Washington from the following companies over the past two weeks: Fox ($24/day), Sixt ($25/day), and Hertz ($28/day).

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

Taking our users’ ratings and reviews into consideration, Firefly (10.0 rating), Super Cheap (10.0 rating) and Signature Rent A Car (10.0 rating) seem to be the best rental car companies in Washington.

What are gas prices like in Washington?

The average gas price in Washington 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 Washington for a week from Fox?

From Fox you can rent a car in Washington from about $247 per week on average.

How far in advance should I rent a car in Washington 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 8% in Washington - we recommend booking at least 13days in advance.

Can I rent a car for a month in Washington?

The length of time you can book a rental for is subject to the inventory of the supplier. When renting a vehicle from Washington it should be possible to rent a car for a whole month if needed.

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

We’ve recently found that Fox offers you prices that are 55% cheaper than the average rate available for a long-term rental. The average cost of a car rental in Washington for a month is $1,057. Check Cheapflights to compare pricing and options for your rental car.

Luxury Car Rentals in Washington

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Van Rentals in Washington

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