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

Discover the most affordable period to rent a car in Houston 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 27 May 2024.

January

฿1,355

February

฿1,684

March

฿1,941

April

฿2,160

May

฿1,867

June

฿1,794

July

฿1,867

August

฿1,757

September

฿1,757

October

฿1,904

November

฿1,794

December

฿1,574

Currently, the cheapest month to rent a car in Houston 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.

Compare available car types for rental in Houston

Compare and contrast the various car types offered for rental in Houston to find the perfect fit for your trip. Price data is based on averages over the last 12 months and was last updated on 27 May 2024.

Small cars

฿988 - ฿2,678

All Car Types

฿1,188 - ฿3,489

To hire a small car in Houston, the United States, you would pay an average price of ฿1,770/day. October is the cheapest month to hire a small car in Houston, the United States (~฿988/day), while the most expensive month to hire that same car type is February (~฿2,678/day). In fact, October is about 45% cheaper than prices during the rest of the year to book a small car hire for Houston. When comparing with other car types available for hire in Houston, hiring a small car saves you 26% 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 medium car in Houston, the United States, you would pay an average price of ฿1,658/day. November is the cheapest month to hire a medium car in Houston, the United States (~฿1,199/day), while the most expensive month to hire that same car type is October (~฿3,837/day). In fact, November is about 28% cheaper than prices during the rest of the year to book a medium car hire for Houston. When comparing with other car types available for hire in Houston, hiring a medium car saves you 31% 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 large car in Houston, the United States, you would pay an average price of ฿1,538/day. June is the cheapest month to hire a large car in Houston, the United States (~฿1,395/day), while the most expensive month to hire that same car type is May (~฿6,271/day). In fact, June is about 10% cheaper than prices during the rest of the year to book a large car hire for Houston. When comparing with other car types available for hire in Houston, hiring a large car saves you 36% 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 SUV in Houston, the United States, you would pay an average price of ฿1,740/day. November is the cheapest month to hire a SUV in Houston, the United States (~฿1,385/day), while the most expensive month to hire that same car type is August (~฿4,565/day). In fact, November is about 21% cheaper than prices during the rest of the year to book a SUV hire for Houston. When comparing with other car types available for hire in Houston, hiring a SUV saves you 27% 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 Houston

Explore the leading car rental agencies in Houston known for their outstanding service and extensive range of vehicles to choose from. There are currently 8 car rental companies in Houston. Reviews were last updated on 27 May 2024.
Browse through some of the top rental car agencies in Houston, including Alamo, Enterprise Rent-A-Car and Budget in Houston. Skim reviews, rental company locations, prices, and more before making your decision.

Alamo

8.6
Very Good
239 reviews2 locations
Overview

Cleanliness

8.9

Comfort

8.6

Overall

8.6

Pick-up/drop-off

8.7

Value

8.3

Enterprise Rent-A-Car

7.3
Good
222 reviews47 locations
Overview

Cleanliness

7.5

Comfort

7.6

Overall

7.2

Pick-up/drop-off

7.2

Value

7.1

Budget

7.1
Good
213 reviews25 locations
Overview

Cleanliness

7.4

Comfort

7.5

Overall

7.1

Pick-up/drop-off

7.1

Value

6.9

Hertz

5.8
Fair
385 reviews27 locations
Overview

Cleanliness

6.6

Comfort

6.5

Overall

5.8

Pick-up/drop-off

5.7

Value

5.8

Sixt

7.7
Good
81 reviews3 locations
Overview

Cleanliness

8.2

Comfort

8.1

Overall

7.7

Pick-up/drop-off

7.8

Value

7.5

Avis

7.0
Good
99 reviews23 locations
Overview

Cleanliness

7.4

Comfort

7.6

Overall

6.9

Pick-up/drop-off

7.0

Value

6.7

Dollar

5.0
Fair
96 reviews3 locations
Overview

Cleanliness

6.1

Comfort

6.0

Overall

4.9

Pick-up/drop-off

5.0

Value

5.2

Thrifty

4.9
Mediocre
85 reviews4 locations
Overview

Cleanliness

5.9

Comfort

5.7

Overall

4.8

Pick-up/drop-off

5.0

Value

4.9

Car rental FAQs

Find answers to frequently asked questions about car rentals in Houston, including policies, requirements, and more. FAQs were last updated on 27 May 2024.
  • Which car hire company is considered to be the best in Houston?

    Taking our users’ ratings and reviews into consideration, Alamo (8.5 rating), Right Cars (8.0 rating) and Sixt (7.7 rating) seem to be the best car hire companies in Houston.

  • What are petrol prices like in Houston?

    The average price of petrol in Houston is ฿37.73/litre over the past month, costing you anywhere between ฿1,697 and ฿2,452 to fill up a car’s fuel tank.

  • How much does it cost to hire a car in Houston for a week from Avis?

    From Avis you can hire a car in Houston from about ฿36,662 per week on average.

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

    Booking in advance not only ensures a better chance of getting your vehicle of choice, it can save you up to 42% on your car hire. For a below average price in Houston, Cheapflights recommends booking your car hire at least 7 days in advance.

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

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

  • What car do most people hire in Houston?

    Jeep Wrangler, which is a Economy vehicle, is the most popular to hire at Houston according to Cheapflights users.

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