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

Discover the most affordable period to rent a car in Birmingham, AL 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 25 June 2024.

January

$66

February

$75

March

$89

April

$94

May

$98

June

$96

July

$98

August

$89

September

$94

October

$98

November

$94

December

$70

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

Top rental agencies in Birmingham, AL

Explore the leading car hire agencies in Birmingham, AL known for their outstanding service and extensive range of vehicles to choose from. There are currently 8 car hire companies in Birmingham, AL. Reviews were last updated on 25 June 2024.
Book your reservation with one of the top rental car agencies located in Birmingham, including Enterprise Rent-A-Car, Alamo and Thrifty. Be sure to do your research on pricing, reviews, pickup locations, and other important criteria before choosing.

Enterprise Rent-A-Car

8.3
Very Good
30 reviews10 locations
Overview

Cleanliness

8.4

Comfort

8.4

Overall

8.3

Pick-up/drop-off

8.3

Value

8.1

Alamo

8.2
Very Good
61 reviews1 location
Overview

Cleanliness

7.9

Comfort

8.2

Overall

8.1

Pick-up/drop-off

8.3

Value

8.1

Thrifty

7.6
Good
36 reviews2 locations
Overview

Cleanliness

8.3

Comfort

7.6

Overall

7.6

Pick-up/drop-off

8.0

Value

7.6

Dollar

7.5
Good
71 reviews1 location
Overview

Cleanliness

7.8

Comfort

7.6

Overall

7.4

Pick-up/drop-off

7.2

Value

7.2

Budget

6.8
Okay
54 reviews4 locations
Overview

Cleanliness

7.1

Comfort

7.2

Overall

6.9

Pick-up/drop-off

6.7

Value

6.6

Avis

5.6
Fair
55 reviews2 locations
Overview

Cleanliness

5.8

Comfort

6.0

Overall

5.6

Pick-up/drop-off

5.7

Value

5.9

Payless

5.5
Fair
35 reviews1 location
Overview

Cleanliness

6.3

Comfort

6.1

Overall

5.5

Pick-up/drop-off

6.3

Value

6.5

Hertz

5.2
Fair
70 reviews5 locations
Overview

Cleanliness

6.2

Comfort

5.9

Overall

5.0

Pick-up/drop-off

5.4

Value

5.4

Car rental FAQs

Find answers to frequently asked questions about car hires in Birmingham, AL, including policies, requirements, and more. FAQs were last updated on 25 June 2024.
  • Which car hire company is considered to be the best in Birmingham?

    Taking our users’ ratings and reviews into consideration, Thrifty (8.7 rating), Alamo (8.2 rating) and Dollar (7.4 rating) seem to be the best car hire companies in Birmingham.

  • What are petrol prices like in Birmingham?

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

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

    Hiring your favourite car model can become more difficult the closer you are to your desired travel date. It’s ideal to book early to have that peace of mind. An early booking can save you up to 50% in Birmingham - we recommend booking at least 7days in advance.

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

    Yes, you can rent a car for a month in Birmingham check Cheapflights for the latest prices and car type availability.

  • What car do most people hire in Birmingham?

    The most popular car to hire while in Birmingham is the Buick Verano, which is a Standard vehicle.

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