Washington, D.C.

Cheap Car Rentals in Washington, D.C.

Washington, D.C., DC, United States
Apr 25 — May 2
Driver's age: 26-65
Washington, D.C., DC, United States
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What is the cheapest time to rent a car in Washington, D.C.?

Discover the most affordable period to rent a car in Washington, D.C. 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 18, 2024.

January

₱2,230

February

₱2,344

March

₱2,859

April

₱2,973

May

₱3,317

June

₱3,317

July

₱3,488

August

₱3,431

September

₱3,031

October

₱3,202

November

₱3,031

December

₱2,916

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.

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

Compare and contrast the various car types offered for rental in Washington, D.C. 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 18, 2024.

Small cars

₱1,603 - ₱4,424

All Car Types

₱1,796 - ₱9,279

To rent a small car in Washington, D.C., the United States, you would pay an average price of ₱2,286/day. September is the cheapest month to rent a small car in Washington, D.C., the United States (~₱1,603/day), while the most expensive month to rent that same car type is November (~₱4,424/day). In fact, September is about 30% cheaper than prices during the rest of the year to book a small car rental for Washington, D.C.. When comparing with other car types available for rental in Washington, D.C., renting a small car saves you 50% 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 medium car in Washington, D.C., the United States, you would pay an average price of ₱3,427/day. October is the cheapest month to rent a medium car in Washington, D.C., the United States (~₱2,030/day), while the most expensive month to rent that same car type is July (~₱7,912/day). In fact, October is about 41% cheaper than prices during the rest of the year to book a medium car rental for Washington, D.C.. When comparing with other car types available for rental in Washington, D.C., renting a medium car saves you 25% 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 large car in Washington, D.C., the United States, you would pay an average price of ₱3,922/day. September is the cheapest month to rent a large car in Washington, D.C., the United States (~₱1,997/day), while the most expensive month to rent that same car type is November (~₱12,832/day). In fact, September is about 50% cheaper than prices during the rest of the year to book a large car rental for Washington, D.C.. When comparing with other car types available for rental in Washington, D.C., renting a large car saves you 14% 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 SUV in Washington, D.C., the United States, you would pay an average price of ₱3,536/day. March is the cheapest month to rent a SUV in Washington, D.C., the United States (~₱2,180/day), while the most expensive month to rent that same car type is July (~₱7,747/day). In fact, March is about 39% cheaper than prices during the rest of the year to book a SUV rental for Washington, D.C.. When comparing with other car types available for rental in Washington, D.C., renting a SUV saves you 22% 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.

Top rental agencies in Washington, D.C.

Explore the leading car rental agencies in Washington, D.C. known for their outstanding service and extensive range of vehicles to choose from. There are currently 8 car rental companies in Washington, D.C.. Reviews were last updated on April 18, 2024.
Rent a car with one of the top providers serving the Washington, D.C. area such as Avis, Budget and Hertz. Before making your selection, be sure to carefully review the feedback, double-check the pickup location, and verify other important details.

Avis

6.5
Okay
106 reviews6 locations
Overview

Cleanliness

7.3

Comfort

7.2

Overall

6.4

Pick-up/drop-off

6.4

Value

6.9

Budget

6.2
Okay
196 reviews6 locations
Overview

Cleanliness

6.8

Comfort

6.9

Overall

6.1

Pick-up/drop-off

6.1

Value

6.4

Hertz

5.5
Fair
451 reviews6 locations
Overview

Cleanliness

6.3

Comfort

6.3

Overall

5.5

Pick-up/drop-off

5.3

Value

5.6

Alamo

7.8
Good
43 reviews2 locations
Overview

Cleanliness

8.2

Comfort

8.1

Overall

7.7

Pick-up/drop-off

7.1

Value

7.5

Enterprise Rent-A-Car

7.7
Good
78 reviews9 locations
Overview

Cleanliness

7.9

Comfort

8.0

Overall

7.7

Pick-up/drop-off

7.7

Value

7.6

National

9.1
Wonderful
6 reviews3 locations
Overview

Cleanliness

9.0

Comfort

9.0

Overall

9.0

Pick-up/drop-off

9.0

Value

8.5

Thrifty

6.6
Okay
1 review1 location
Overview

Cleanliness

7.1

Comfort

6.9

Overall

6.4

Pick-up/drop-off

6.2

Value

6.3

Easirent

1 location

Car rental FAQs

Find answers to frequently asked questions about car rentals in Washington, D.C., including policies, requirements, and more. FAQs were last updated on April 18, 2024.
  • Which car rental company is considered to be the best in Washington, D.C.?

    Taking our users’ ratings and reviews into consideration, National (9.2 rating), Alamo (7.6 rating) and Enterprise Rent-A-Car (7.6 rating) seem to be the best rental car companies in Washington, D.C..

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

    The average gas price in Washington, D.C. is ₱58.34/gallon over the past month, costing you anywhere between ₱2,625 and ₱3,792 to fill up a car’s gas tank.

  • How much does it cost to rent a car in Washington, D.C. for a week from Hertz?

    Renting a car in Washington, D.C. for a week can be a great option for travel. Hertz, the most popular car rental company for this area, offers rental cars for around ₱37,039/week on average.

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

    Booking early almost always ensures you have more options of car models to choose from, as well as prices reduced by up to 36% to make it a great deal in Washington, D.C.. Try to book at least 7 days prior to when you need the car rental to close on a rate below the average.

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

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

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

    The most popular car to hire while in Washington, D.C. is the Chrysler Pacifica, which is a Mini vehicle.

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