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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 24 May 2024.

January

฿1,425

February

฿1,498

March

฿1,827

April

฿1,973

May

฿2,193

June

฿2,119

July

฿2,193

August

฿2,193

September

฿1,937

October

฿2,046

November

฿1,937

December

฿1,864

Currently, the cheapest month to rent a car in Washington, D.C. is January. The most expensive time to rent a car is May. 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 24 May 2024.

Small cars

฿1,074 - ฿5,368

All Car Types

฿1,630 - ฿5,192

To hire a small car in Washington, D.C., the United States, you would pay an average price of ฿2,172/day. January is the cheapest month to hire a small car in Washington, D.C., the United States (~฿1,074/day), while the most expensive month to hire that same car type is July (~฿5,368/day). In fact, January is about 51% cheaper than prices during the rest of the year to book a small car hire for Washington, D.C.. When comparing with other car types available for hire in Washington, D.C., 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 Washington, D.C., the United States, you would pay an average price of ฿2,265/day. November is the cheapest month to hire a medium car in Washington, D.C., the United States (~฿1,664/day), while the most expensive month to hire that same car type is April (~฿3,498/day). In fact, November is about 27% cheaper than prices during the rest of the year to book a medium car hire for Washington, D.C.. When comparing with other car types available for hire in Washington, D.C., 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 large car in Washington, D.C., the United States, you would pay an average price of ฿2,260/day. March is the cheapest month to hire a large car in Washington, D.C., the United States (~฿2,840/day), while the most expensive month to hire that same car type is April (~฿6,044/day). In fact, March is about 25% cheaper than prices during the rest of the year to book a large car hire for Washington, D.C.. When comparing with other car types available for hire in Washington, D.C., hiring a large car saves you 23% 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 Washington, D.C., the United States, you would pay an average price of ฿2,006/day. January is the cheapest month to hire a SUV in Washington, D.C., the United States (~฿1,074/day), while the most expensive month to hire that same car type is April (~฿4,949/day). In fact, January is about 47% 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 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.

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 24 May 2024.
Book your reservation with one of the top rental car agencies located in Washington, D.C., including Avis, Budget and Hertz. Browse through some of the top rental car agencies in Washington, D.C., including Avis, Budget and Hertz.

Avis

6.5
Okay
106 reviews6 locations
Overview

Cleanliness

7.3

Comfort

7.2

Overall

6.3

Pick-up/drop-off

6.4

Value

6.9

Budget

6.1
Okay
196 reviews6 locations
Overview

Cleanliness

6.7

Comfort

6.8

Overall

6.0

Pick-up/drop-off

6.0

Value

6.3

Hertz

5.4
Fair
452 reviews6 locations
Overview

Cleanliness

6.2

Comfort

6.2

Overall

5.4

Pick-up/drop-off

5.2

Value

5.5

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

Alamo

7.7
Good
43 reviews2 locations
Overview

Cleanliness

8.1

Comfort

8.0

Overall

7.6

Pick-up/drop-off

6.9

Value

7.4

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

7.0
Good
1 review1 location
Overview

Cleanliness

7.5

Comfort

7.4

Overall

6.8

Pick-up/drop-off

6.6

Value

6.7

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 24 May 2024.
  • Which car hire 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 car hire companies in Washington, D.C..

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

    The average price of petrol in Washington, D.C. is ฿37.65/litre over the past month, costing you anywhere between ฿1,694 and ฿2,447 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 Avis?

    Avis offers hire cars in Washington, D.C. for about ฿39,264 per week on average.

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

    Our data suggests that booking early can save you up to 34% on a hire car in Washington, D.C.. 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 Washington, D.C.?

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

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

    The most popular car to hire while in Washington, D.C. is the Buick Encore, which is a Compact vehicle.

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Car rentals by fuel type in Washington, D.C.

Browse car rentals by fuel type in Washington, D.C.. Deals were last updated on 24 May 2024.

Browse through car rental deals by fuel type in Washington, D.C.. There is currently 1 fuel type to choose from.

Electric

Electric

฿66+

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