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Wilmington Car Rentals in 2022

Most popular companyHERTZ
Price of gas per gallon$4.66
Average price per day$75
Cheapest price per day$37

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

January

$43

February

$48

March

$61

April

$75

May

$79

June

$87

July

$80

August

$82

September

$61

October

$68

November

$72

December

$64

Currently, the cheapest month to rent a car in Wilmington is January. The most expensive time to rent a car is June. 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.

Top rental agencies in Wilmington

All major car rental suppliers in Wilmington
7.1
Good
39 reviews1 location
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7.1

Comfort

7.3

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7.1

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7.1

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6.8
Good
52 reviews2 locations
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Cleanliness

7.0

Comfort

7.1

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6.6

Pick-up/drop-off

6.9

Value

6.8
6.2
Good
31 reviews2 locations
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Cleanliness

6.2

Comfort

6.7

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6.1

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6.1

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6.1
5.7
Okay
40 reviews1 location
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Cleanliness

5.8

Comfort

6.1

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5.5

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5.5

Value

5.7
10.0
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1 review1 location
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10.0

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10.0

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10.0

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10.0

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10.0
6.7
Good
14 reviews6 locations
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Cleanliness

7.9

Comfort

7.4

Overall

6.8

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6.4

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6.6
6.4
Good
13 reviews2 locations
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Cleanliness

6.9

Comfort

7.2

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6.2

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5.9

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5.9
5.9
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1 review1 location
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Cleanliness

10.0

Comfort

10.0

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5.9

Pick-up/drop-off

5.9

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10.0

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Car Rental FAQs

What are the requirements to rent a car in Wilmington, NC?

Restrictions from high-end vehicles and mandatory "Young Driver" daily charges apply for renters under the age of 21. Most car rental locations in Wilmington rent vehicles to American holders of temporary licenses and EU citizens with active licenses. Foreigners who attach a valid government-issued license, a current passport, valid credit card, and proof of return travel to their country of origin are permitted to book economy car rentals.

What are the rules for driving in Wilmington, NC?

The most common speed limit when driving car rentals in Wilmington is 55 mph. It’s illegal to drive with a blood alcohol concentration level of 0.08% or above. Drivers must also give the right of way to pedestrians and cyclists at crosswalks and intersections. Everyone in the rental car must be wearing their seat belts, and children under eight must be strapped in age- and weight-appropriate car seats. It’s helpful to research any new or existing road laws through the city’s Department of Motor Vehicles to ensure you’re following the law when driving rental cars in Wilmington.

What type of car is recommended for driving in Wilmington, NC?

If you’re planning an off-the-beaten-path drive through scenic North Carolina, you need a mid- or standard-size SUV car rental in Wilmington. Economy cars, compact cars, and electric car rentals are ideal for city driving, but they also will hold their own for long road trips, thanks to their great fuel efficiency.

What are the best places to park in Wilmington, NC?

Wilmington has everything from metered street parking lots for $1.50 an hour, to privately run parking lots and suburban downtown parking, which may require proof of residency or other documentation. The city’s Residential Parking Permit Program allows eligible residents to purchase visitor parking passes for $5 per pass, which you could use to park your luxury car rental in the city for 48 hours. You can also pay $1-13 (depending on duration) for the parking deck at 2nd Street, the RiverPlace Deck, and the Wilmington Convention Center parking deck. Drivers with valid handicap license plates or hang-tags can park in off-street parking garages or surface lots for unlimited time (posted hourly rates must still be paid).

What is the cheapest rental car found in Wilmington?

In the past two weeks, Cheapflights users have found many deals under $75/day when booking a rental car in Wilmington. The best deal a user found was for $37/day from Avis, booked on May 22.

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

Taking our users’ ratings and reviews into consideration, Dollar (10.0 rating), Hertz (7.6 rating) and Enterprise (7.5 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 $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 Wilmington for a week from Hertz?

From Hertz you can rent a car in Wilmington from about $515 per week on average.

Can I rent a car for a month in Wilmington?

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

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

We’ve recently found that Avis offers you prices that are 65% cheaper than the average rate available for a long-term rental. The average cost of a car rental in Wilmington for a month is $2,205. Check Cheapflights to compare pricing and options for your rental car.

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

The average price for a weekend car rental in Wilmington is $82. Renting a Compact is your cheapest option if you’ve looking to save money on your weekend car rental in Wilmington. For the month of June, Cheapflights users have found rental cars in Wilmington for as low as $65/day.

What car do most people rent in Wilmington?

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