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Wilmington, DE car rentals in 2024

Get helpful information to start your search for the perfect car rental in Wilmington, DE. The average price data is based on the last 12 months and was last updated on April 24, 2024.

Most popular company

ENTERPRISE

Price of gas per gallon

$3.90

Average price per day

$54

Cheapest price per day

$27

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

Discover the most affordable period to rent a car in Wilmington, DE and save money on your trip. The monthly average price data is based on historical data over the last year and was last updated on April 24, 2024.

January

$40

February

$42

March

$48

April

$55

May

$52

June

$58

July

$61

August

$59

September

$48

October

$50

November

$46

December

$44

Currently, the cheapest month to rent a car in Wilmington 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.

Compare available car types for rental in Wilmington, DE

Compare and contrast the various car types offered for rental in Wilmington, DE to find the perfect fit for your trip. Price data is based on averages over the last 12 months and was last updated on April 24, 2024.

Small cars

$44 - $68

All Car Types

$56 - $82

To rent a small car in Wilmington, the United States, you would pay an average price of $54/day. January is the cheapest month to rent a small car in Wilmington, the United States (~$44/day), while the most expensive month to rent that same car type is July (~$68/day). In fact, January is about 19% cheaper than prices during the rest of the year to book a small car rental for Wilmington. When comparing with other car types available for rental in Wilmington, renting a small car saves you 21% 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 Wilmington small car rental prices found by Cheapflights users in the past 7 days:

To rent a medium car in Wilmington, the United States, you would pay an average price of $55/day. January is the cheapest month to rent a medium car in Wilmington, the United States (~$43/day), while the most expensive month to rent that same car type is July (~$68/day). In fact, January is about 24% cheaper than prices during the rest of the year to book a medium car rental for Wilmington. When comparing with other car types available for rental in Wilmington, renting a medium 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 Wilmington medium car rental prices found by Cheapflights users in the past 7 days:

To rent a large car in Wilmington, the United States, you would pay an average price of $76/day. November is the cheapest month to rent a large car in Wilmington, the United States (~$55/day), while the most expensive month to rent that same car type is July (~$94/day). In fact, November is about 28% cheaper than prices during the rest of the year to book a large car rental for Wilmington. When comparing with other car types available for rental in Wilmington, renting a large car is 11% 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 Wilmington large car rental prices found by Cheapflights users in the past 7 days:

To rent a SUV in Wilmington, the United States, you would pay an average price of $68/day. January is the cheapest month to rent a SUV in Wilmington, the United States (~$59/day), while the most expensive month to rent that same car type is June (~$83/day). In fact, January is about 14% cheaper than prices during the rest of the year to book a SUV rental for Wilmington. When comparing with other car types available for rental in Wilmington, renting a SUV is 0% 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 Wilmington SUV rental prices found by Cheapflights users in the past 7 days:

To rent a van in Wilmington, the United States, you would pay an average price of $110/day. January is the cheapest month to rent a van in Wilmington, the United States (~$88/day), while the most expensive month to rent that same car type is July (~$141/day). In fact, January is about 20% cheaper than prices during the rest of the year to book a van rental for Wilmington. When comparing with other car types available for rental in Wilmington, renting a van is 39% 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 Wilmington van rental prices found by Cheapflights users in the past 7 days:

To rent a luxury car in Wilmington, the United States, you would pay an average price of $83/day. November is the cheapest month to rent a luxury car in Wilmington, the United States (~$66/day), while the most expensive month to rent that same car type is May (~$102/day). In fact, November is about 21% cheaper than prices during the rest of the year to book a luxury car rental for Wilmington. When comparing with other car types available for rental in Wilmington, renting a luxury 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.

To rent a convertible in Wilmington, the United States, you would pay an average price of $74/day. August is the cheapest month to rent a convertible in Wilmington, the United States (~$90/day), while the most expensive month to rent that same car type is May (~$172/day). In fact, August is about 21% cheaper than prices during the rest of the year to book a convertible rental for Wilmington. When comparing with other car types available for rental in Wilmington, renting a convertible is 9% 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.

Kia Picanto$31/day
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Ford Focus$32/day
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Ford Focus
Nissan Versa Note$32/day
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Nissan Versa Note

Top rental agencies in Wilmington, DE

Explore the leading car rental agencies in Wilmington, DE known for their outstanding service and extensive range of vehicles to choose from. There are currently 8 car rental companies in Wilmington, DE. Reviews were last updated on April 24, 2024.
Browse through some of the top rental car agencies in Wilmington, including National, Enterprise Rent-A-Car and Budget in Wilmington. Skim reviews, rental company locations, prices, and more before making your decision.

National

1 location
Overview

Cleanliness

10.0

Comfort

10.0

Overall

10.0

Pick-up/drop-off

9.0

Value

10.0

Enterprise Rent-A-Car

8.6
Very good
19 reviews5 locations
Overview

Cleanliness

8.8

Comfort

8.7

Overall

8.6

Pick-up/drop-off

8.7

Value

8.7

Budget

6.0
Okay
3 reviews2 locations
Overview

Cleanliness

6.0

Comfort

6.0

Overall

6.0

Pick-up/drop-off

8.0

Value

6.0

Thrifty

1 location

Avis

5.5
Fair
5 reviews2 locations
Overview

Cleanliness

6.0

Comfort

6.0

Overall

5.5

Pick-up/drop-off

5.0

Value

5.5

Hertz

5.3
Fair
28 reviews2 locations
Overview

Cleanliness

5.2

Comfort

5.8

Overall

5.4

Pick-up/drop-off

5.1

Value

5.3

Alamo

1 location

VIPCars Recommendation

1 location

Best Wilmington, DE car rental deals found

Browse through a selection of recently found affordable car rental deals in Wilmington, DE. Plan your trip with ease and find the perfect rental option for your needs. There are currently 8 rental car agencies in Wilmington, DE with an average daily rate of $35. Data was last updated on April 24, 2024.
The best offers we've found on car rentals in the Wilmington area. Double check the details of your car rental reservation before booking to ensure no unwanted surprises.
Mazda Mazda3$27/day
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Mazda Mazda3
Nissan Altima$28/day
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Nissan Altima
Kia Picanto$31/day
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Kia Picanto

Car rental FAQs

Find answers to frequently asked questions about car rentals in Wilmington, DE, including policies, requirements, and more. FAQs were last updated on April 24, 2024.
  • What is the cheapest rental car found in Wilmington?

    In the past two weeks, Cheapflights users have found many deals under $54/day when booking a rental car in Wilmington. The best deal a user found was for $30/day from Turo, booked on Apr. 21.

  • What car rental company is typically the cheapest in Wilmington?

    According to our data, users have found the cheapest deals when booking a rental car in Wilmington from the following companies over the past two weeks: Turo ($27/day), Hertz ($28/day), and Budget ($32/day).

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

    Taking our users’ ratings and reviews into consideration, National (10.0 rating), Enterprise Rent-A-Car (8.6 rating) and Budget (6.0 rating) seem to be the best rental car companies in Wilmington.

  • What are gas prices like in Wilmington?

    The average gas price in Wilmington is $3.90/gallon over the past month, costing you anywhere between $46 and $67 to fill up a car’s gas tank.

  • How much does it cost to rent a car in Wilmington for a week from Enterprise Rent-A-Car?

    From Enterprise Rent-A-Car you can rent a car in Wilmington from about $421 per week on average.

  • How far in advance should I rent a car in Wilmington for the best price?

    Our data suggests that booking early can save you up to 66% on a rental car in Wilmington. Take advantage of a below-average prices by booking at least 7 days prior to your desired date.

  • Can I rent a car for a month in Wilmington?

    Yes, you can rent a car for a month in Wilmington. Check Cheapflights for the latest prices and car type availability.

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

    Prices can be as low as $1,805 if you consider booking with Turo. That price represents savings of 65% compared to the Wilmington average. The monthly cost of a car rental in Wilmington is on average $1,805 ($60/day).

  • How much is a car rental in Wilmington for a weekend?

    It costs $77 for a weekend car rental in Wilmington, on average. The cheapest type of car rental you can book on any given weekend is the Intermediate as prices are generally lower for these rental types due to demand and availability. If you’re planning to book a rental car in Wilmington in May, prices are $67 per day on average.

  • What car do most people rent in Wilmington?

    The majority of Cheapflights travelers prefer to rent a Mini (Chrysler Pacifica) in Wilmington, making it the most popular option.

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Small car rentals in Wilmington, DE

Find small car rental deals in Wilmington, DE from well-known providers in the area and save on gas mileage with the options provided below. small car rentals in Wilmington, DE cost an average of $48 per day. Price data was last updated on April 24, 2024.
Hyundai i10$35/day
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Hyundai i10
Hyundai i10$35/day
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Hyundai i10
Hyundai i10$40/day
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Hyundai i10

Luxury car rentals in Wilmington, DE

Find luxury car rental deals in Wilmington, DE from well-known providers in the area and save on gas mileage with the options provided below. luxury car rentals in Wilmington, DE cost an average of $54 per day. Price data was last updated on April 24, 2024.
Some of the most suitable options we've found on luxury car rentals within Wilmington. Before completing your reservation, make sure the deal you've selected matches your car rental needs and budget.
Mercedes-Benz C-Class$30/day
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Mercedes-Benz C-Class
Mercedes-Benz C-Class$36/day
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Mercedes-Benz C-Class
Mercedes-Benz C-Class$36/day
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Mercedes-Benz C-Class

Van rentals in Wilmington, DE

Find van rental deals in Wilmington, DE from well-known providers in the area and save on gas mileage with the options provided below. van rentals in Wilmington, DE cost an average of $54 per day. Price data was last updated on April 24, 2024.
Check out some of the best options we've found on van rentals in Wilmington. If you're not finding the right deal for your van rental, check back soon as deals are constantly being refreshed.
Chrysler Pacifica$33/day
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Chrysler Pacifica
Nissan Quest$45/day
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Nissan Quest
Chrysler Pacifica$45/day
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Chrysler Pacifica

Car rentals by fuel type in Wilmington, DE

Browse car rentals by fuel type in Wilmington, DE. Currently, Hybrid cars are the cheapest to rent in Wilmington, DE. Deals were last updated on April 24, 2024.

Browse through car rental deals by fuel type in Wilmington, DE. There are currently 2 fuel types to choose from with Hybrid being the cheapest ($27+).

Electric

Electric

Hybrid

Hybrid

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