Washington, D.C.

Cheap Car Rentals in Washington, D.C.

Washington, D.C., DC, United States
6 Dec — 13 Dec
Same drop-off
Washington, D.C., DC, United States
Tue 6-12
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Washington, D.C. car hires in 2022

Most popular companyBUDGET
Price of petrol per litreS$ 1.46
Average price per dayS$ 145
Cheapest price per dayS$ 113

What is the cheapest time to rent a car in Washington, D.C.?

January

S$ 59

February

S$ 60

March

S$ 82

April

S$ 90

May

S$ 93

June

S$ 100

July

S$ 101

August

S$ 96

September

S$ 77

October

S$ 96

November

S$ 94

December

S$ 93

Currently, the cheapest month to rent a car in Washington, D.C. 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, D.C.

There are currently 43 hire locations operating in Washington, D.C., District of Columbia spread across 15 car hire agencies. In the past week, the cheapest car type to hire in Washington, D.C. is Small at S$ 77 a day. Below are all the 5 car types available for hiring in the area, along with estimated starting prices:

Compare available car types for hire in Washington, D.C.

Small cars

S$ 66 - S$ 139

All Car Types

S$ 95 - S$ 158

To hire a Small car in Washington, D.C., the United States, you would pay an average price of S$ 73/day. November is the cheapest month to hire a Small car in Washington, D.C., the United States (~S$ 66/day), while the most expensive month to hire that same car type is May (~S$ 139/day). In fact, November is about 10% cheaper than prices during the rest of the year to book a Small hire for Washington, D.C.. When comparing with other car types available for hire in Washington, D.C., hiring a Small 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. Here are the best Washington, D.C. Small hire prices found by Cheapflights users in the past 7 days:

To hire a Medium car in Washington, D.C., the United States, you would pay an average price of S$ 98/day. July is the cheapest month to hire a Medium car in Washington, D.C., the United States (~S$ 89/day), while the most expensive month to hire that same car type is November (~S$ 161/day). In fact, July is about 10% cheaper than prices during the rest of the year to book a Medium hire for Washington, D.C.. When comparing with other car types available for hire in Washington, D.C., hiring a Medium car 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. Here are the best Washington, D.C. Medium hire prices found by Cheapflights users in the past 7 days:

To hire a Large car in Washington, D.C., the United States, you would pay an average price of S$ 69/day. October is the cheapest month to hire a Large car in Washington, D.C., the United States (~S$ 63/day), while the most expensive month to hire that same car type is November (~S$ 163/day). In fact, October is about 9% cheaper than prices during the rest of the year to book a Large hire for Washington, D.C.. When comparing with other car types available for hire in Washington, D.C., hiring a Large car saves you 24% 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, D.C. Large hire prices found by Cheapflights users in the past 7 days:

To hire a SUV car in Washington, D.C., the United States, you would pay an average price of S$ 105/day. October is the cheapest month to hire a SUV car in Washington, D.C., the United States (~S$ 88/day), while the most expensive month to hire that same car type is May (~S$ 193/day). In fact, October is about 17% cheaper than prices during the rest of the year to book a SUV hire for Washington, D.C.. When comparing with other car types available for hire in Washington, D.C., hiring a SUV 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, D.C. SUV hire prices found by Cheapflights users in the past 7 days:

Mazda Mazda2S$ 77/day
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Mazda Mazda2
Volkswagen GolfS$ 80/day
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Honda FitS$ 84/day
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Top rental agencies in Washington, D.C.

All major car rental suppliers in Washington, D.C.

Budget

6.6
Good
184 reviews5 locations
Overview

Cleanliness

7.1

Comfort

7.2

Overall

6.4

Pick-up/drop-off

6.4

Value

6.7

Hertz

6.0
Good
402 reviews6 locations
Overview

Cleanliness

6.6

Comfort

6.6

Overall

5.9

Pick-up/drop-off

5.7

Value

5.9

Alamo

8.0
Excellent
43 reviews2 locations
Overview

Cleanliness

8.3

Comfort

8.2

Overall

7.9

Pick-up/drop-off

7.3

Value

7.8

Enterprise

7.7
Good
72 reviews9 locations
Overview

Cleanliness

7.8

Comfort

7.9

Overall

7.7

Pick-up/drop-off

7.9

Value

7.6

Avis

6.8
Good
97 reviews5 locations
Overview

Cleanliness

7.2

Comfort

7.3

Overall

6.6

Pick-up/drop-off

6.7

Value

7.0

National

8.7
Excellent
6 reviews2 locations
Overview

Cleanliness

9.5

Comfort

8.5

Overall

8.5

Pick-up/drop-off

8.0

Value

9.0

Thrifty

2.0
Mediocre
1 review1 location
Overview

Cleanliness

2.0

Comfort

2.0

Overall

2.0

Pick-up/drop-off

2.0

Value

2.0

Sunnycars

3 locations

Best Washington, D.C. Car Rental Deals Found

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Car Rental FAQs

What is the cheapest hire car found in Washington, D.C.?

In the past two weeks, Cheapflights users have found many deals under S$ 200/day when booking a car hire in Washington, D.C.. The absolute best deal a user found was for S$ 156/day from Budget, booked on Nov. 27.

What car rental company is typically the cheapest in Washington, D.C.?

According to our data, users have found the cheapest deals when booking a rental car in Washington, D.C. from the following companies over the past two weeks: Hertz (S$ 113/day), Budget (S$ 121/day), and Avis (S$ 147/day).

Which car rental company is considered to be the best in Washington, D.C.?

Taking our users’ ratings and reviews into consideration, National (8.7 rating), Alamo (8.0 rating) and Enterprise (7.7 rating) seem to be the best car hire companies in Washington, D.C..

What are gas prices like in Washington, D.C.?

The average price of petrol in Washington, D.C. is S$ 1.46/litre over the past month, costing you anywhere between S$ 66 and S$ 95 to fill up a car’s fuel tank.

How much does it cost to hire a car in Washington, D.C. for a week from Budget?

Budget is a popular option for travellers looking for car hire in Washington, D.C.. You can expect the average cost of car hire to be about S$ 1,397 per week.

How far in advance should I hire a car in Washington, D.C. for the best price?

Hiring your favourite 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 17% in Washington, D.C. - we recommend booking at least 13days in advance.

Can I rent a car for a month in Washington, D.C.?

Yes, renting a vehicle in Washington, D.C. for a month is certainly possible.

How much does it cost to rent a car in Washington, D.C. for a month?

Our recent data shows that Budget can potentially be 23% below the average car hire price in Washington, D.C.. Check prices and availability for Budget and save on this extended car hire. The cost of hiring a vehicle in Washington, D.C. is on average S$ 5,988 a month or S$ 200 a day. Search on Cheapflights for the most updated pricing and availability for your Washington, D.C. car hire.

How much is a car hire in Washington, D.C. for a weekend?

S$ 0 is, on average, how much a car hire costs for the weekend in Washington, D.C.. 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 December, we’ve seen prices on Cheapflights for as low as S$ 0 per day.

What car do most people hire in Washington, D.C.?

The majority of Cheapflights travellers prefer to hire a Economy (Kia Rio) in Washington, D.C., making it the most popular option.

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