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Cheap Car Rentals in Austin from $98

This price is the cheapest per day rate found by a Cheapflights user in the last 72 hours by searching for a car hire in Austin with a pick-up date of 26/7 and drop-off date of 4/8. Fares are subject to change and may not be available at all agencies or on all dates of hire. Click the price to replicate the search for this deal.
Driver's age: 26-65
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Austin car rentals in 2024

Get helpful information to start your search for the perfect car hire in Austin. The average price data is based on the last 12 months and was last updated on 22 June 2024.

Most popular company

THRIFTY

Price of petrol per litre

$1.62

Average price per day

$114

Cheapest price per day

$98

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

Discover the most affordable period to rent a car in Austin 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 22 June 2024.

January

$65

February

$76

March

$94

April

$114

May

$78

June

$78

July

$84

August

$81

September

$84

October

$96

November

$84

December

$71

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

Popular car types in Austin

Explore the most popular car models available for hire in Austin and choose the one that suits your needs. The price data is sourced from various car hire companies and was last updated on 22 June 2024.

There are currently 80 hire locations operating in Austin spread across 30 car hire agencies. In the past week, the cheapest car type to hire in Austin is small car at $98 a day. Below are all the 4 car types available for hiring in the area, along with estimated starting prices:

Economy

Economy

Compact

Compact

Intermediate

Intermediate

Standard

Standard

Full-size

Full-size

People mover

People mover

Premium

Premium

Luxury

Luxury

Compare available car types for rental in Austin

Compare and contrast the various car types offered for hire in Austin to find the perfect fit for your trip. Price data is based on averages over the last 12 months and was last updated on 22 June 2024.

Small cars

$71 - $211

All Car Types

$96 - $199

To hire a small car in Austin, the United States, you would pay an average price of $131/day. September is the cheapest month to hire a small car in Austin, the United States (~$71/day), while the most expensive month to hire that same car type is October (~$211/day). In fact, September is about 46% cheaper than prices during the rest of the year to book a small car hire for Austin. When comparing with other car types available for hire in Austin, hiring a small car saves you 1% 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 Austin small car hire prices found by Cheapflights users in the past 7 days:

To hire a medium car in Austin, the United States, you would pay an average price of $105/day. March is the cheapest month to hire a medium car in Austin, the United States (~$71/day), while the most expensive month to hire that same car type is May (~$158/day). In fact, March is about 33% cheaper than prices during the rest of the year to book a medium car hire for Austin. When comparing with other car types available for hire in Austin, hiring a medium car saves you 21% 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 Austin medium car hire prices found by Cheapflights users in the past 7 days:

To hire a large car in Austin, the United States, you would pay an average price of $96/day. March is the cheapest month to hire a large car in Austin, the United States (~$72/day), while the most expensive month to hire that same car type is May (~$286/day). In fact, March is about 25% cheaper than prices during the rest of the year to book a large car hire for Austin. When comparing with other car types available for hire in Austin, hiring a large car saves you 28% 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 Austin large car hire prices found by Cheapflights users in the past 7 days:

To hire a SUV in Austin, the United States, you would pay an average price of $103/day. April is the cheapest month to hire a SUV in Austin, the United States (~$90/day), while the most expensive month to hire that same car type is May (~$255/day). In fact, April is about 13% cheaper than prices during the rest of the year to book a SUV hire for Austin. When comparing with other car types available for hire in Austin, hiring 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. Here are the best Austin SUV hire prices found by Cheapflights users in the past 7 days:

Suzuki Swift$98/day
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Suzuki Swift
Toyota Corolla$104/day
4
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Toyota Corolla

Top rental agencies in Austin

Explore the leading car hire agencies in Austin known for their outstanding service and extensive range of vehicles to choose from. There are currently 8 car hire companies in Austin. Reviews were last updated on 22 June 2024.
Browse through some of the top rental car agencies in Austin, including Alamo, Enterprise Rent-A-Car and Advantage in Austin. Browse through some of the top rental car agencies in Austin, including Alamo, Enterprise Rent-A-Car and Advantage.

Alamo

8.9
Very Good
104 reviews1 location
Overview

Cleanliness

9.0

Comfort

9.2

Overall

8.9

Pick-up/drop-off

9.1

Value

8.5

Enterprise Rent-A-Car

8.0
Very Good
122 reviews20 locations
Overview

Cleanliness

8.1

Comfort

8.1

Overall

7.9

Pick-up/drop-off

8.1

Value

7.7

Advantage

7.4
Good
125 reviews1 location
Overview

Cleanliness

7.4

Comfort

8.1

Overall

7.4

Pick-up/drop-off

7.2

Value

6.7

Budget

6.1
Okay
204 reviews10 locations
Overview

Cleanliness

6.7

Comfort

6.9

Overall

6.1

Pick-up/drop-off

6.2

Value

6.1

Hertz

5.2
Fair
446 reviews8 locations
Overview

Cleanliness

6.0

Comfort

5.8

Overall

5.2

Pick-up/drop-off

5.2

Value

5.1

Thrifty

6.6
Okay
74 reviews4 locations
Overview

Cleanliness

7.3

Comfort

7.3

Overall

6.5

Pick-up/drop-off

6.4

Value

6.3

Dollar

6.4
Okay
97 reviews4 locations
Overview

Cleanliness

7.8

Comfort

7.7

Overall

6.3

Pick-up/drop-off

6.6

Value

6.3

Avis

6.2
Okay
88 reviews10 locations
Overview

Cleanliness

6.7

Comfort

6.7

Overall

6.2

Pick-up/drop-off

6.7

Value

6.0

Best Austin car rental deals found

Browse through a selection of recently found affordable car hire deals in Austin. Plan your trip with ease and find the perfect hire option for your needs. There are currently 8 hire car agencies in Austin with an average daily rate of $108. Data was last updated on 22 June 2024.
These are the best deals we've found on rentals cars in Austin. Check back soon for more deals if you're not finding the one you're looking for.
Suzuki Swift$98/day
2
M
A/C
Suzuki Swift
Holden Commodore$99/day
5
M
A/C
Holden Commodore
Toyota Corolla$104/day
4
M
A/C
Toyota Corolla

Car rental FAQs

Find answers to frequently asked questions about car hires in Austin, including policies, requirements, and more. FAQs were last updated on 22 June 2024.
  • What is the cheapest hire car found in Austin?

    In the past two weeks, Cheapflights users have found many deals under $114/day when booking a car hire in Austin. The absolute best deal a user found was for $82/day from Thrifty, booked on Jun. 16.

  • What car hire company is typically the cheapest in Austin?

    According to our data, users have found the cheapest deals when booking a rental car in Austin from the following companies over the past two weeks: Dollar ($97/day), Thrifty ($98/day), and Avis ($127/day).

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

    Taking our users’ ratings and reviews into consideration, Alamo (8.9 rating), National (8.0 rating) and Enterprise Rent-A-Car (8.0 rating) seem to be the best car hire companies in Austin.

  • What are petrol prices like in Austin?

    The average price of petrol in Austin is $1.62/litre over the past month, costing you anywhere between $73 and $105 to fill up a car’s fuel tank.

  • How much does it cost to hire a car in Austin for a week from Thrifty?

    Hiring a car in Austin for a week can be a great option for travel. Thrifty, the most popular car hire company for this area, offers hire cars for around $801/week on average.

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

    Our data suggests that booking early can save you up to 39% on a hire car in Austin. 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 Austin?

    Typically, how long you can rent a car for depends on the inventory of the supplier. For Austin however, it is certainly possible to rent a car for an entire month.

  • How much does it cost to rent a car in Austin for a month?

    Our recent data shows that Thrifty can potentially be 29% below the average car hire price in Austin. Check prices and availability for Thrifty and save on this extended car hire. The cost of hiring a vehicle in Austin is on average $3,435 a month or $114 a day. Search on Cheapflights for the most updated pricing and availability for your Austin car hire.

  • How much is a car hire in Austin for a weekend?

    $0 is, on average, how much a car hire costs for the weekend in Austin. To save money, consider booking a Intermediate car hire, which is the cheapest car during the weekend. If you are looking for a car hire in July, we’ve seen prices on Cheapflights for as low as $0 per day.

  • What car do most people hire in Austin?

    The most popular car to hire while in Austin is the GMC Yukon, which is a Full-size vehicle.

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Car rentals by fuel type in Austin

Browse car rentals by fuel type in Austin. Deals were last updated on 22 June 2024.

Browse through car rental deals by fuel type in Austin. There is currently 1 fuel type to choose from.

Electric

Electric

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