District of Columbia

Cheap Car Hire in District of Columbia from £24

Washington, D.C., DC, United States
24 Apr — 1 May
Driver's age: 26-65
Washington, D.C., DC, United States
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District of Columbia car hires in 2024

Get helpful information to start your search for the perfect car hire in District of Columbia. The average price data is based on the last 12 months and was last updated on 17 April 2024.

Most popular company

Budget

Most common car type

Intermediate

Average price per day

£45

Cheapest price per day

£24

What is the cheapest time to rent a car in District of Columbia?

Discover the most affordable period to rent a car in District of Columbia 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 17 April 2024.

January

£31

February

£32

March

£40

April

£41

May

£46

June

£46

July

£49

August

£48

September

£42

October

£44

November

£42

December

£40

Currently, the cheapest month to rent a car in District of Columbia 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 District of Columbia

Explore the most popular car models available for hire in District of Columbia and choose the one that suits your needs. The price data is sourced from various car hire companies and was last updated on 17 April 2024.

There are, in total, 15,409 car hire locations in District of Columbia that are operated by 307 companies. In the past week, luxury car is the cheapest car type users can hire (cheapest price last found: £24/day). Explore 6 car types currently offered from District of Columbia hire providers:

Economy

Economy

Compact

Compact

Intermediate

Intermediate

Standard

Standard

People carrier

People carrier

Premium

Premium

Luxury

Luxury

Compact SUV

Compact SUV

Intermediate SUV

Intermediate SUV

Standard SUV

Standard SUV

Compare available car types for hire in District of Columbia

Compare and contrast the various car types offered for hire in District of Columbia to find the perfect fit for your trip. Price data is based on averages over the last 12 months and was last updated on 17 April 2024.

Small cars

£37 - £59

All Car Types

£45 - £75

To hire a small car in District of Columbia, you would pay an average price of £45/day. June is the cheapest month to hire a small car in District of Columbia (~£37/day), while the most expensive month to hire that same car type is July (~£59/day). In fact, June is about 18% cheaper than prices during the rest of the year to book a small car hire for District of Columbia. When comparing with other car types available for hire in District of Columbia, 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 District of Columbia small car hire prices found by Cheapflights users in the past 7 days:

To hire a medium car in District of Columbia, you would pay an average price of £50/day. January is the cheapest month to hire a medium car in District of Columbia (~£43/day), while the most expensive month to hire that same car type is July (~£67/day). In fact, January is about 16% cheaper than prices during the rest of the year to book a medium car hire for District of Columbia. When comparing with other car types available for hire in District of Columbia, hiring a medium car saves you 8% 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 District of Columbia medium car hire prices found by Cheapflights users in the past 7 days:

To hire a large car in District of Columbia, you would pay an average price of £58/day. March is the cheapest month to hire a large car in District of Columbia (~£53/day), while the most expensive month to hire that same car type is November (~£68/day). In fact, March is about 11% cheaper than prices during the rest of the year to book a large car hire for District of Columbia. When comparing with other car types available for hire in District of Columbia, hiring 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 District of Columbia large car hire prices found by Cheapflights users in the past 7 days:

To hire a SUV in District of Columbia, you would pay an average price of £52/day. April is the cheapest month to hire a SUV in District of Columbia (~£45/day), while the most expensive month to hire that same car type is July (~£80/day). In fact, April is about 14% cheaper than prices during the rest of the year to book a SUV hire for District of Columbia. When comparing with other car types available for hire in District of Columbia, hiring a SUV saves you 6% 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 District of Columbia SUV hire prices found by Cheapflights users in the past 7 days:

To hire a van in District of Columbia, you would pay an average price of £87/day. May is the cheapest month to hire a van in District of Columbia (~£67/day), while the most expensive month to hire that same car type is July (~£131/day). In fact, May is about 23% cheaper than prices during the rest of the year to book a van hire for District of Columbia. When comparing with other car types available for hire in District of Columbia, hiring a van is 37% 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 District of Columbia van hire prices found by Cheapflights users in the past 7 days:

To hire a pickup truck in District of Columbia, you would pay an average price of £49/day. December is the cheapest month to hire a pickup truck in District of Columbia (~£56/day), while the most expensive month to hire that same car type is July (~£92/day). In fact, December is about 14% cheaper than prices during the rest of the year to book a pickup truck hire for District of Columbia. When comparing with other car types available for hire in District of Columbia, hiring a pickup truck saves you 11% 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 hire a luxury car in District of Columbia, you would pay an average price of £60/day. February is the cheapest month to hire a luxury car in District of Columbia (~£49/day), while the most expensive month to hire that same car type is November (~£82/day). In fact, February is about 20% cheaper than prices during the rest of the year to book a luxury car hire for District of Columbia. When comparing with other car types available for hire in District of Columbia, hiring a luxury 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 District of Columbia luxury car hire prices found by Cheapflights users in the past 7 days:

To hire a convertible in District of Columbia, you would pay an average price of £87/day. November is the cheapest month to hire a convertible in District of Columbia (~£54/day), while the most expensive month to hire that same car type is October (~£159/day). In fact, November is about 38% cheaper than prices during the rest of the year to book a convertible hire for District of Columbia. When comparing with other car types available for hire in District of Columbia, hiring a convertible is 37% 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.

Ford Fiesta£24/day
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Ford Fiesta
Kia Cee'd£31/day
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A/C
Kia Cee'd

Top hire agencies in District of Columbia

Explore the leading car hire agencies in District of Columbia known for their outstanding service and extensive range of vehicles to choose from. There are currently 8 car hire companies in District of Columbia. Reviews were last updated on 17 April 2024.

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

6.7

Comfort

6.9

Overall

6.1

Pick-up/drop-off

6.1

Value

6.4

Hertz

5.6
Fair
451 reviews6 locations
Overview

Cleanliness

6.3

Comfort

6.3

Overall

5.5

Pick-up/drop-off

5.3

Value

5.6

Enterprise Rent-A-Car

7.6
Good
78 reviews9 locations
Overview

Cleanliness

7.9

Comfort

7.9

Overall

7.6

Pick-up/drop-off

7.7

Value

7.5

Alamo

7.6
Good
43 reviews2 locations
Overview

Cleanliness

8.1

Comfort

8.0

Overall

7.5

Pick-up/drop-off

6.8

Value

7.4

National

9.2
Wonderful
6 reviews3 locations
Overview

Cleanliness

9.0

Comfort

9.0

Overall

9.0

Pick-up/drop-off

9.0

Value

10.0

Dollar

2.0
Poor
4 reviews2 locations
Overview

Cleanliness

2.0

Comfort

2.8

Overall

2.0

Pick-up/drop-off

2.0

Value

2.8

Thrifty

2.0
Poor
1 review1 location
Overview

Cleanliness

2.0

Comfort

2.0

Overall

2.0

Pick-up/drop-off

2.0

Value

2.0

Best District of Columbia car hire deals found

Browse through a selection of recently found affordable car hire deals in District of Columbia. Plan your trip with ease and find the perfect hire option for your needs. There are currently 8 hire car agencies in District of Columbia with an average daily rate of £31. Data was last updated on 17 April 2024.
Mercedes-Benz E-Class£24/day
5
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A/C
Mercedes-Benz E-Class
Toyota Yaris£24/day
2
M
A/C
Toyota Yaris
Mercedes-Benz C-Class£25/day
5
M
A/C
Mercedes-Benz C-Class

Car hire FAQs

Find answers to frequently asked questions about car hires in District of Columbia, including policies, requirements, and more. FAQs were last updated on 17 April 2024.
  • What is the cheapest hire car found in District of Columbia?

    In the past two weeks, Cheapflights users have found many deals under £45/day when booking a car hire in District of Columbia. The absolute best deal a user found was for £27/day from Turo, booked on Apr. 14.

  • What car hire company is typically the cheapest in District of Columbia?

    According to our data, users have found the cheapest deals when booking a car hire in District of Columbia from the following companies over the past two weeks: Turo (£24/day), Avis (£29/day), and Hertz (£52/day).

  • Which car hire company is considered to be the best in District of Columbia?

    Taking our users’ ratings and reviews into consideration, Super Cheap (10.0 rating), Silvercar (8.6 rating) and Alamo (8.5 rating) seem to be the best car hire companies in District of Columbia.

  • What are petrol prices like in District of Columbia?

    The average price of petrol in District of Columbia is £0.82/litre over the past month, costing you anywhere between £37 and £53 to fill up a car’s fuel tank.

  • How much does it cost to hire a car in District of Columbia for a week from Budget?

    From Budget you can hire a car in District of Columbia from about £309 per week on average.

  • How far in advance should I hire a car in District of Columbia for the best price?

    Our data suggests that booking early can save you up to 36% on a hire car in District of Columbia. Take advantage of below-average prices by booking at least 7 days prior to your desired date.

  • Can I rent a car for a month in District of Columbia?

    Yes, hiring a vehicle in District of Columbia for a month is certainly possible.

  • How much does it cost to rent a car in District of Columbia for a month?

    The monthly cost of a car hire in District of Columbia is £1,324 (£44/day) on average.

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Small car hires in District of Columbia

Find small car hire deals in District of Columbia from well-known providers in the area and save on gas mileage with the options provided below. small car hires in District of Columbia cost an average of £41 per day. Price data was last updated on 17 April 2024.
Fiat 500£31/day
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A/C
Fiat 500
Fiat 500£32/day
2
M
A/C
Fiat 500
Ford Ka£32/day
2
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A/C
Ford Ka

Luxury car hires in District of Columbia

Find luxury car hire deals in District of Columbia from well-known providers in the area and save on gas mileage with the options provided below. luxury car hires in District of Columbia cost an average of £51 per day. Price data was last updated on 17 April 2024.
Mercedes-Benz E-Class£24/day
5
M
A/C
Mercedes-Benz E-Class
Mercedes-Benz E-Class£24/day
5
M
A/C
Mercedes-Benz E-Class
Mercedes-Benz E-Class£24/day
5
M
A/C
Mercedes-Benz E-Class

People carrier hires in District of Columbia

Find people carrier hire deals in District of Columbia from well-known providers in the area and save on gas mileage with the options provided below. people carrier hires in District of Columbia cost an average of £52 per day. Price data was last updated on 17 April 2024.
Citroen Berlingo£34/day
5
M
A/C
Citroen Berlingo
Kia Carens£35/day
5
M
A/C
Kia Carens
Kia Carens£35/day
5
M
A/C
Kia Carens

Car hires by fuel type in District of Columbia

Browse car hires by fuel type in District of Columbia. Currently, Hybrid cars are the cheapest to rent in District of Columbia. Deals were last updated on 17 April 2024.

Browse through car hire deals by fuel type in District of Columbia. There are currently 3 fuel types to choose from with Hybrid being the cheapest (£31+).

Electric

Electric

Hybrid

Hybrid

Petrol/Diesel

Petrol/Diesel

£124+

Airport car hires in District of Columbia
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