Tampa

Cheap Car Rentals in Tampa

Tampa, FL, United States
8 Mar — 15 Mar
Driver's age: 26-65
Tampa, FL, United States
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What is the cheapest time to rent a car in Tampa?

Discover the most affordable period to rent a car in Tampa 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 1 March 2024.

January

฿1,148

February

฿1,435

March

฿1,686

April

฿1,507

May

฿1,327

June

฿1,327

July

฿1,507

August

฿1,435

September

฿1,184

October

฿1,471

November

฿1,507

December

฿1,614

Currently, the cheapest month to rent a car in Tampa is January. The most expensive time to rent a car is March. 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 Tampa

Compare and contrast the various car types offered for rental in Tampa to find the perfect fit for your trip. Price data is based on averages over the last 12 months and was last updated on 1 March 2024.

Small cars

฿1,111 - ฿2,549

All Car Types

฿1,111 - ฿2,396

To hire a small car in Tampa, the United States, you would pay an average price of ฿930/day. August is the cheapest month to hire a small car in Tampa, the United States (~฿1,111/day), while the most expensive month to hire that same car type is June (~฿2,549/day). In fact, August is about 19% cheaper than prices during the rest of the year to book a small car hire for Tampa. When comparing with other car types available for hire in Tampa, hiring a small car saves you 44% 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 Tampa, the United States, you would pay an average price of ฿1,300/day. May is the cheapest month to hire a medium car in Tampa, the United States (~฿1,324/day), while the most expensive month to hire that same car type is January (~฿3,305/day). In fact, May is about 1% cheaper than prices during the rest of the year to book a medium car hire for Tampa. When comparing with other car types available for hire in Tampa, hiring a medium car 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.

To hire a SUV in Tampa, the United States, you would pay an average price of ฿1,486/day. May is the cheapest month to hire a SUV in Tampa, the United States (~฿1,238/day), while the most expensive month to hire that same car type is January (~฿3,305/day). In fact, May is about 17% cheaper than prices during the rest of the year to book a SUV hire for Tampa. When comparing with other car types available for hire in Tampa, hiring a SUV 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.

Top rental agencies in Tampa

Explore the leading car rental agencies in Tampa known for their outstanding service and extensive range of vehicles to choose from. There are currently 8 car rental companies in Tampa. Reviews were last updated on 1 March 2024.
Rent a car with one of the top providers serving the Tampa area such as Alamo, Enterprise Rent-A-Car and Sixt. Skim reviews, rental company locations, prices, and more before making your decision.

Alamo

8.9
Very Good
248 reviews2 locations
Overview

Cleanliness

9.1

Comfort

9.0

Overall

8.8

Pick-up/drop-off

9.0

Value

8.5

Enterprise Rent-A-Car

7.6
Good
307 reviews20 locations
Overview

Cleanliness

7.8

Comfort

7.8

Overall

7.5

Pick-up/drop-off

7.6

Value

7.4

Sixt

7.4
Good
369 reviews2 locations
Overview

Cleanliness

7.8

Comfort

7.9

Overall

7.2

Pick-up/drop-off

7.3

Value

7.3

Thrifty

6.9
Okay
263 reviews4 locations
Overview

Cleanliness

7.3

Comfort

7.5

Overall

6.9

Pick-up/drop-off

6.8

Value

6.9

Hertz

6.2
Okay
642 reviews10 locations
Overview

Cleanliness

6.7

Comfort

6.8

Overall

6.2

Pick-up/drop-off

6.3

Value

6.2

Budget

6.1
Okay
316 reviews6 locations
Overview

Cleanliness

6.8

Comfort

6.9

Overall

6.1

Pick-up/drop-off

6.2

Value

6.1

Ace

6.1
Okay
144 reviews1 location
Overview

Cleanliness

6.5

Comfort

6.3

Overall

6.1

Pick-up/drop-off

6.1

Value

6.1

Avis

5.8
Fair
96 reviews7 locations
Overview

Cleanliness

6.6

Comfort

7.0

Overall

5.7

Pick-up/drop-off

5.8

Value

5.9

Car rental FAQs

Find answers to frequently asked questions about car rentals in Tampa, including policies, requirements, and more. FAQs were last updated on 1 March 2024.

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

Taking our users’ ratings and reviews into consideration, Silvercar (10.0 rating), American Rent-A-Car (10.0 rating) and Alamo (7.5 rating) seem to be the best car hire companies in Tampa.

What are petrol prices like in Tampa?

The average price of petrol in Tampa is ฿33.02/litre over the past month, costing you anywhere between ฿1,486 and ฿2,146 to fill up a car’s fuel tank.

How much does it cost to hire a car in Tampa for a week from Routes Car & Truck Rentals?

Routes Car & Truck Rentals is one of the most popular car hire companies in Tampa, offering car hire for around ฿6,682 per week on average.

How far in advance should I hire a car in Tampa 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 20% to make it a great deal in Tampa. Try to book at least 7 days prior to when you need the car hire to close on a rate below the average.

Can I rent a car for a month in Tampa?

Yes, renting a vehicle in Tampa for a month is certainly possible.

What car do most people hire in Tampa?

Hyundai Santa Fe, which is a Standard vehicle, is the most popular to hire at Tampa according to Cheapflights users.

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