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Cheap Car Rentals in Seattle from S$ 55

This price is the cheapest per day rate found by a Cheapflights user in the last 72 hours by searching for a car hire in Seattle with a pick-up date of 17-6 and drop-off date of 24-6. Fares are subject to change and may not be available at all agencies or on all dates of hire. Click the price to replicate the search for this deal.
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Seattle car rentals in 2024

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

Most popular company

THRIFTY

Price of petrol per litre

S$ 1.37

Average price per day

S$ 105

Cheapest price per day

S$ 55

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

Discover the most affordable period to rent a car in Seattle 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 12 June 2024.

January

S$ 44

February

S$ 50

March

S$ 59

April

S$ 58

May

S$ 62

June

S$ 93

July

S$ 110

August

S$ 101

September

S$ 78

October

S$ 69

November

S$ 60

December

S$ 63

Currently, the cheapest month to rent a car in Seattle 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 Seattle

Explore the most popular car models available for rent in Seattle and choose the one that suits your needs. The price data is sourced from various car rental companies and was last updated on 12 June 2024.

There are 25 hire agencies servicing Seattle. These agencies, altogether, have 61 hire locations available. Need an affordable hire? small car is the cheapest car type to hire in Seattle with prices from S$ 55 a day in the previous 7-day period. Here are 4 car types you can hire in Seattle:

Economy

Economy

S$ 55+

Compact

Compact

S$ 66+

Intermediate

Intermediate

S$ 56+

Standard

Standard

S$ 61+

Full-size

Full-size

S$ 65+

SUV

SUV

S$ 72+

Full-size SUV

Full-size SUV

S$ 93+

Premium

Premium

S$ 66+

Compare available car types for rental in Seattle

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

Small cars

S$ 76 - S$ 130

All Car Types

S$ 69 - S$ 163

To hire a small car in Seattle, the United States, you would pay an average price of S$ 93/day. September is the cheapest month to hire a small car in Seattle, the United States (~S$ 76/day), while the most expensive month to hire that same car type is December (~S$ 130/day). In fact, September is about 20% cheaper than prices during the rest of the year to book a small car hire for Seattle. When comparing with other car types available for hire in Seattle, hiring a small 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 Seattle small car hire prices found by Cheapflights users in the past 7 days:

To hire a medium car in Seattle, the United States, you would pay an average price of S$ 86/day. February is the cheapest month to hire a medium car in Seattle, the United States (~S$ 45/day), while the most expensive month to hire that same car type is March (~S$ 139/day). In fact, February is about 48% cheaper than prices during the rest of the year to book a medium car hire for Seattle. When comparing with other car types available for hire in Seattle, hiring 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 Seattle medium car hire prices found by Cheapflights users in the past 7 days:

To hire a large car in Seattle, the United States, you would pay an average price of S$ 137/day. January is the cheapest month to hire a large car in Seattle, the United States (~S$ 67/day), while the most expensive month to hire that same car type is December (~S$ 382/day). In fact, January is about 52% cheaper than prices during the rest of the year to book a large car hire for Seattle. When comparing with other car types available for hire in Seattle, hiring a large car is 25% 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 Seattle large car hire prices found by Cheapflights users in the past 7 days:

To hire a SUV in Seattle, the United States, you would pay an average price of S$ 99/day. February is the cheapest month to hire a SUV in Seattle, the United States (~S$ 57/day), while the most expensive month to hire that same car type is July (~S$ 139/day). In fact, February is about 43% cheaper than prices during the rest of the year to book a SUV hire for Seattle. When comparing with other car types available for hire in Seattle, hiring a SUV saves you 4% 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 Seattle SUV hire prices found by Cheapflights users in the past 7 days:

To hire a van in Seattle, the United States, you would pay an average price of S$ 137/day. May is the cheapest month to hire a van in Seattle, the United States (~S$ 90/day), while the most expensive month to hire that same car type is March (~S$ 300/day). In fact, May is about 35% cheaper than prices during the rest of the year to book a van hire for Seattle. When comparing with other car types available for hire in Seattle, hiring a van is 25% 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 hire a luxury car in Seattle, the United States, you would pay an average price of S$ 60/day. November is the cheapest month to hire a luxury car in Seattle, the United States (~S$ 41/day), while the most expensive month to hire that same car type is October (~S$ 128/day). In fact, November is about 32% cheaper than prices during the rest of the year to book a luxury car hire for Seattle. When comparing with other car types available for hire in Seattle, hiring a luxury car saves you 43% 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.

Audi A1S$ 55/day
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Audi A1
Ford FiestaS$ 66/day
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Ford Fiesta

Tips for hiring a car in Seattle

Browse helpful tips for hiring a car in Seattle including age restrictions, car type suggestions and more. Tips were last updated on 12 June 2024.
  • From North Gate to South Park and Magnuson Park to Discovery Park, no mode of transport allows you the convenience and flexibility to discover the length and breadth of the city quite like Seattle car hire. Select a vehicle of your choice and enjoy the freedom to explore Seattle’s many attractions without dependence on public transport’s timetables and schedules. The Museum of Pop Culture, Space Needle and Olympic Sculpture Park are three major sites you can visit with the entire family.
  • There are dozens of car hire agencies servicing the city, with over 60 locations from which to choose, so finding a hire car in Seattle is a relatively easy process. You’ll need to be at least 21 years old to hire a car in the city and also be aware that additional fees may apply to drivers below the age of 25 and over the age of 70. We recommend that you book a vehicle in advance to increase the chances of getting the ideal model for your purposes and include any options such as sat nav systems or child seats to make your journeys comfortable for all.
  • The car hire centre at Seattle-Tacoma International Airport (SEA) is located at an off-site facility. There’s complimentary 24/7 transport via a shuttle from pick-up areas just outside the luggage reclaim hall of the airport’s two terminals. The North Terminal pick-up point is near Alaskan Airlines, while the South Terminal collection point accommodates passengers arriving on international flights. The trip from the terminal to the car hire centre takes about 5min.

Top rental agencies in Seattle

Explore the leading car rental agencies in Seattle known for their outstanding service and extensive range of vehicles to choose from. There are currently 8 car rental companies in Seattle. Reviews were last updated on 12 June 2024.
Have a look at the top rental car agencies available in Seattle, including Dollar, Enterprise Rent-A-Car and E-Z Rent-A-Car. Be sure to do your research on pricing, reviews, pickup locations, and other important criteria before choosing.

Dollar

8.5
Very Good
512 reviews2 locations
Overview

Cleanliness

8.9

Comfort

8.8

Overall

8.4

Pick-up/drop-off

8.6

Value

8.0

Enterprise Rent-A-Car

7.9
Good
226 reviews8 locations
Overview

Cleanliness

8.1

Comfort

8.1

Overall

7.9

Pick-up/drop-off

7.7

Value

7.7

E-Z Rent-A-Car

7.1
Good
122 reviews1 location
Overview

Cleanliness

7.2

Comfort

7.4

Overall

6.9

Pick-up/drop-off

6.8

Value

7.0

Thrifty

6.6
Okay
298 reviews2 locations
Overview

Cleanliness

7.6

Comfort

7.4

Overall

6.6

Pick-up/drop-off

6.8

Value

6.7

Hertz

5.3
Fair
666 reviews12 locations
Overview

Cleanliness

6.2

Comfort

6.1

Overall

5.2

Pick-up/drop-off

5.2

Value

5.4

Alamo

7.7
Good
71 reviews1 location
Overview

Cleanliness

7.7

Comfort

7.9

Overall

7.7

Pick-up/drop-off

7.7

Value

7.4

Sixt

7.5
Good
81 reviews2 locations
Overview

Cleanliness

8.2

Comfort

8.0

Overall

7.4

Pick-up/drop-off

7.5

Value

7.2

Avis

7.3
Good
43 reviews5 locations
Overview

Cleanliness

7.9

Comfort

7.9

Overall

7.3

Pick-up/drop-off

7.0

Value

7.1

Best Seattle car rental deals found

Browse through a selection of recently found affordable car rental deals in Seattle. Plan your trip with ease and find the perfect rental option for your needs. There are currently 8 rental car agencies in Seattle with an average daily rate of S$ 69. Data was last updated on 12 June 2024.
Peruse the best Seattle car rental deals we've found. If these deals don't completely appeal to you, check back soon for alternative offers.
Audi A1S$ 55/day
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A/C
Audi A1
Ford FocusS$ 56/day
5
M
A/C
Ford Focus
Toyota CamryS$ 60/day
5
M
A/C
Toyota Camry

Car rental FAQs

Find answers to frequently asked questions about car rentals in Seattle, including policies, requirements, and more. FAQs were last updated on 12 June 2024.
  • What documentation do I need for Seattle car hire?

    Be sure to have your passport with a return ticket, another form of picture ID and your valid driver’s licence when you arrive at the provider office to book/collect your Seattle hire car. Additionally, we always recommend carrying an International Driving Permit. A credit card is the standard form of payment, but many major agencies also allow for the use of MasterCard/Visa debit cards as an added convenience.

  • Are there many providers at the Seattle-Tacoma International Airport car hire centres?

    You can find a dozen or so car hire providers at the Seattle-Tacoma International Airport car hire centre. These include major companies like Avis, Hertz and SIXT in addition to a few local ones such as Fox Rent A Car and Rent-A-Wreck. Check the operating hours of your provider to determine the most convenient time for drop-offs at the end of your trip and if they charge any fees for returns after hours.

  • What are some other places where I can hire a car in Seattle?

    If you prefer to book a car after settling into your accommodation, there are three offices for Hertz and Thrifty close to the Seattle Convention Center in the downtown area, accessible via the South Lake Union Streetcar Line (Westlake & 7th) and the Tram 1 Line at Westlake Station. Budget also has a location a few blocks north of King Street Amtrak Rail Station if you prefer to book a vehicle on the fly after arriving in the city.

  • What are some nearby attractions you can drive to in a Seattle hire car?

    Seattle is a city known for its many outdoor parks which offer breathtaking views of the city’s east & west coasts. Discovery Park and West Point Lighthouse are popular attractions overlooking Puget Sound to the west while Warren G. Magnuson Park provides panoramas across Lake Washington to Bellevue from the eastern side of the city.

  • Can I drive to other countries using Seattle car hire?

    Several major providers, including Enterprise, Avis and Budget, will allow you to drive a Seattle hire car cross-border to Canada. Be sure to make any enquiries when initially booking your vehicle and ask about Canadian Non-Resident Insurance Cards, which may be required by some providers before you cross the border.

  • What is the cheapest hire car found in Seattle?

    In the past two weeks, Cheapflights users have found many deals under S$ 105/day when booking a car hire in Seattle. The absolute best deal a user found was for S$ 57/day from Thrifty, booked on Jun. 9.

  • What car hire company is typically the cheapest in Seattle?

    According to our data, users have found the cheapest deals when booking a rental car in Seattle from the following companies over the past two weeks: Thrifty (S$ 55/day), Hertz (S$ 56/day), and Budget (S$ 60/day).

  • Which car hire company is considered to be the best in Seattle?

    Taking our users’ ratings and reviews into consideration, National (9.4 rating), Dollar (8.5 rating) and Europcar (8.0 rating) seem to be the best car hire companies in Seattle.

  • What are petrol prices like in Seattle?

    The average price of petrol in Seattle is S$ 1.37/litre over the past month, costing you anywhere between S$ 62 and S$ 89 to fill up a car’s fuel tank.

  • How much does it cost to hire a car in Seattle for a week from Thrifty?

    Thrifty offers hire cars in Seattle for about S$ 757 per week on average.

  • How far in advance should I hire a car in Seattle for the best price?

    Generally, for a better deal in Seattle it’s recommended to book in a timely manner (to save up to 32%). Cheapflights recommends you book around 7 days prior to your pickup date. Booking as early as you can also increases the likelihood that you’ll get the ideal car.

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

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

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

    The monthly cost of a car rental in Seattle is S$ 3,245 (S$ 108/day) on average.

  • How much is a car hire in Seattle for a weekend?

    S$ 103 is, on average, how much a car hire costs for the weekend in Seattle. To save money, consider booking a Economy car hire, which is the cheapest car during the weekend. If you are looking for a car hire in July, we’ve seen prices on Cheapflights for as low as S$ 101 per day.

  • What car do most people hire in Seattle?

    The most popular car to hire while in Seattle is the Volkswagen Tiguan, which is a Standard vehicle.

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Luxury car rentals in Seattle

Find luxury car rental deals in Seattle from well-known providers in the area and save on gas mileage with the options provided below. luxury car rentals in Seattle cost an average of S$ 186 per day. Price data was last updated on 12 June 2024.
Ride in luxury during your trip to Seattle by selecting one of these great deals we've found. Double check the dates, pricing, and other key information of your reservation to make sure they're correct before proceeding.
Audi Q5S$ 106/day
5
4
M
A/C
Audi Q5
Audi Q5S$ 112/day
5
4
M
A/C
Audi Q5
Audi Q5S$ 128/day
5
4
M
A/C
Audi Q5

Van rentals in Seattle

Find people carrier rental deals in Seattle from well-known providers in the area and save on gas mileage with the options provided below. people carrier rentals in Seattle cost an average of S$ 115 per day. Price data was last updated on 12 June 2024.
If you're in need of a larger vehicle, check out some of the deals we've found on van rentals in Seattle. To provide you with as many options as possible, we're constantly adding new deals so check back soon if you're not finding the one right for you.
Kia CarensS$ 61/day
5
M
A/C
Kia Carens
Kia CarensS$ 64/day
5
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A/C
Kia Carens
Kia CarensS$ 65/day
5
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A/C
Kia Carens

Car rentals by fuel type in Seattle

Browse car rentals by fuel type in Seattle. Currently, Electric cars are the cheapest to rent in Seattle. Deals were last updated on 12 June 2024.

Browse through car rental deals by fuel type in Seattle. There are currently 2 fuel types to choose from with Electric being the cheapest (S$ 60+).

Electric

Electric

S$ 60+

Petrol/Diesel

Petrol/Diesel

S$ 106+

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