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Cheap Car Rentals in Winston-Salem

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Winston-Salem Car Rentals in 2023

Most popular companyBUDGET
Price of gas per gallon$3.63
Average price per day$54
Cheapest price per day$31

What is the cheapest time to rent a car in Winston-Salem?

January

$45

February

$49

March

$65

April

$80

May

$71

June

$64

July

$66

August

$74

September

$60

October

$71

November

$70

December

$67

Currently, the cheapest month to rent a car in Winston-Salem is January. The most expensive time to rent a car is April. 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 Winston-Salem

There are currently 17 rental locations operating in Winston-Salem spread across 8 car rental agencies. In the past week, the cheapest car type to rent in Winston-Salem is Small at $31 a day. Below are all the 5 car types available for renting in the area, along with estimated starting prices:

Compare available car types for rental in Winston-Salem

Small Cars

$41 - $79

All Car Types

$70 - $103

To rent a Small car in Winston-Salem, the United States, you would pay an average price of $65/day. January is the cheapest month to rent a Small car in Winston-Salem, the United States (~$41/day), while the most expensive month to rent that same car type is September (~$79/day). In fact, January is about 37% cheaper than prices during the rest of the year to book a Small rental for Winston-Salem. When comparing with other car types available for rental in Winston-Salem, renting a Small car saves you 28% 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 Winston-Salem Small rental prices found by Cheapflights users in the past 7 days:

To rent a Medium car in Winston-Salem, the United States, you would pay an average price of $73/day. January is the cheapest month to rent a Medium car in Winston-Salem, the United States (~$58/day), while the most expensive month to rent that same car type is August (~$85/day). In fact, January is about 22% cheaper than prices during the rest of the year to book a Medium rental for Winston-Salem. When comparing with other car types available for rental in Winston-Salem, 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 Winston-Salem Medium rental prices found by Cheapflights users in the past 7 days:

To rent a Large car in Winston-Salem, the United States, you would pay an average price of $96/day. May is the cheapest month to rent a Large car in Winston-Salem, the United States (~$76/day), while the most expensive month to rent that same car type is April (~$111/day). In fact, May is about 21% cheaper than prices during the rest of the year to book a Large rental for Winston-Salem. When comparing with other car types available for rental in Winston-Salem, renting a Large car is 7% 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 Winston-Salem Large rental prices found by Cheapflights users in the past 7 days:

To rent a SUV car in Winston-Salem, the United States, you would pay an average price of $98/day. February is the cheapest month to rent a SUV car in Winston-Salem, the United States (~$71/day), while the most expensive month to rent that same car type is April (~$155/day). In fact, February is about 29% cheaper than prices during the rest of the year to book a SUV rental for Winston-Salem. When comparing with other car types available for rental in Winston-Salem, renting a SUV car is 10% 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 Winston-Salem SUV rental prices found by Cheapflights users in the past 7 days:

To rent a Van car in Winston-Salem, the United States, you would pay an average price of $132/day. January is the cheapest month to rent a Van car in Winston-Salem, the United States (~$106/day), while the most expensive month to rent that same car type is August (~$185/day). In fact, January is about 20% cheaper than prices during the rest of the year to book a Van rental for Winston-Salem. When comparing with other car types available for rental in Winston-Salem, renting a Van car is 32% 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 Winston-Salem Van rental prices found by Cheapflights users in the past 7 days:

To rent a Luxury car in Winston-Salem, the United States, you would pay an average price of $72/day. January is the cheapest month to rent a Luxury car in Winston-Salem, the United States (~$52/day), while the most expensive month to rent that same car type is September (~$88/day). In fact, January is about 29% cheaper than prices during the rest of the year to book a Luxury rental for Winston-Salem. When comparing with other car types available for rental in Winston-Salem, renting a Luxury car saves you 19% 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.

To rent a Convertible car in Winston-Salem, the United States, you would pay an average price of $94/day. January is the cheapest month to rent a Convertible car in Winston-Salem, the United States (~$40/day), while the most expensive month to rent that same car type is October (~$131/day). In fact, January is about 58% cheaper than prices during the rest of the year to book a Convertible rental for Winston-Salem. When comparing with other car types available for rental in Winston-Salem, renting a Convertible car is 5% 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 Winston-Salem

All major car rental suppliers in Winston-Salem

Hertz

6.1
Okay
34 reviews5 locations
Overview

Cleanliness

6.3

Comfort

6.3

Overall

6.0

Pick-up/drop-off

5.9

Value

6.2

Enterprise

7.6
Good
9 reviews4 locations
Overview

Cleanliness

7.9

Comfort

7.7

Overall

7.7

Pick-up/drop-off

7.4

Value

7.4

Budget

7.6
Good
15 reviews2 locations
Overview

Cleanliness

7.7

Comfort

7.8

Overall

7.5

Pick-up/drop-off

7.6

Value

7.6

Avis

6.0
Okay
15 reviews2 locations
Overview

Cleanliness

7.5

Comfort

6.6

Overall

6.0

Pick-up/drop-off

6.6

Value

6.3

Easirent

1 location

Priceless

1 location

Rent-A-Wreck

1 location

Sunnycars

1 location

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Car Rental FAQs

What are the requirements to rent a car in Winston-Salem?

If you’re thinking of checking out car rentals in Winston-Salem, you must provide your official driving license that should be valid for the entire renting period. Any foreigner looking to drive in the city will have to submit a valid foreign driving license to be eligible for rental cars in Winston-Salem. However, you won’t need an IDP as the state doesn’t view it as a legal document. You should be at least 21 to legally rent a vehicle, and you might get an underage daily surcharge if you’re below 25.

What are the rules for driving in Winston-Salem?

Whether you’re driving an economy car rental or an electric car rental, always keep to the right side of the road unless you’re overtaking. The driver and all the occupants in the car above 16 years of age must wear seat belts at all times. Children under 8 must be secure in a child passenger restraint seat. It’s illegal to have an open container of any alcoholic drink in the passenger area of any vehicle, including car rentals in Winston-Salem. The state also prohibits driving a vehicle if you’re noticeably impaired or have a 0.08% or higher BAC. You should check with the city’s department of motor vehicles for any recent changes in the traffic laws if you’re considering Winston-Salem car rentals.

What type of car is recommended for driving in Winston-Salem?

On-road cars are the ideal vehicles to choose for Winston-Salem car rentals. Models for your urban area trips include the Mazda 323, Toyota iQ, Renault Twingo, Volkswagen Chico, the Lancia Thema, or the KIA Sedona. You can also consider a luxury car rental in Winston-Salem for a more luxurious experience, for instance, the BMW 4 Series Gran Coupé, an Aston Martin Rapide S, or the Cadillac CT5. These vehicles will offer more than the typical experience you’ll find in a cheap car rental in Winston-Salem. If you need extra room for your kids or luggage, you can go for a passenger van rental such as the Toyota LiteAce.

What are the best places to park in Winston-Salem?

You can easily find parking spaces for rental cars in Winston-Salem at the off-street parking or the on-street spaces. On-street parking includes over 800 metered spaces, where you can park for a minimum of 30 minutes to a maximum of 10 hours. Parking decks have approximately 2,300 parking spaces that can seamlessly accommodate car rentals in Winston-Salem and offer a safer and more convenient, off-street option. The most common and easily accessible decks for parking include the 4th-Church Street Parking Deck and the Sixth-Cherry Trade Parking Deck. Parking rates are approximately $1 an hour, offering a welcome solution to park your cheap car rental in Winston-Salem.

What is the cheapest rental car found in Winston-Salem?

In the past two weeks, Cheapflights users have found many deals under $54/day when booking a rental car in Winston-Salem. The best deal a user found was for $31/day from Turo, booked on Jan. 29.

What car rental company is typically the cheapest in Winston-Salem?

According to our data, users have found the cheapest deals when booking a rental car in Winston-Salem from the following companies over the past two weeks: Budget ($31/day), Avis ($33/day), and Hertz ($40/day).

Which car rental company is considered to be the best in Winston-Salem?

Taking our users’ ratings and reviews into consideration, Enterprise (7.6 rating), Budget (7.6 rating) and Hertz (6.1 rating) seem to be the best rental car companies in Winston-Salem.

What are gas prices like in Winston-Salem?

The average gas price in Winston-Salem 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 Winston-Salem for a week from Budget?

Budget offers rental cars in Winston-Salem for about $416 per week on average.

Can I rent a car for a month in Winston-Salem?

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

How much does it cost to rent a car in Winston-Salem for a month?

Prices can be as low as $1,781 if you consider booking with Turo. That price represents savings of 56% compared to the Winston-Salem average. The monthly cost of a car rental in Winston-Salem is on average $1,781 ($59/day).

How much is a car rental in Winston-Salem for a weekend?

It costs $97 for a weekend car rental in Winston-Salem, on average. The cheapest type of car rental you can book on any given weekend is the Compact as prices are generally lower for these rental types due to demand and availability. If you’re planning to book a rental car in Winston-Salem in February, prices are $70 per day on average.

What car do most people rent in Winston-Salem?

The majority of Cheapflights travelers prefer to rent a Intermediate (Mazda CX-5) in Winston-Salem, making it the most popular option.

Luxury Car Rentals in Winston-Salem

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Van Rentals in Winston-Salem

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