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Cheap Car Rentals in Pennsylvania

Philadelphia, PA, United States
27 Feb — 5 Mar
Driver's age: 26-65
Philadelphia, PA, United States
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What is the cheapest time to rent a car in Pennsylvania?

Discover the most affordable period to rent a car in Pennsylvania 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 20 February 2024.

January

$65

February

$69

March

$83

April

$84

May

$89

June

$97

July

$100

August

$94

September

$83

October

$86

November

$78

December

$78

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

Explore the most popular car models available for hire in Pennsylvania and choose the one that suits your needs. The price data is sourced from various car hire companies and was last updated on 20 February 2024.
Economy

Economy

Compact

Compact

Intermediate

Intermediate

Standard

Standard

Full-size

Full-size

People mover

People mover

Full-size SUV

Full-size SUV

Compact SUV

Compact SUV

Intermediate SUV

Intermediate SUV

Standard SUV

Standard SUV

Compare available car types for rental in Pennsylvania

Compare and contrast the various car types offered for hire in Pennsylvania to find the perfect fit for your trip. Price data is based on averages over the last 12 months and was last updated on 20 February 2024.

Small cars

$69 - $149

All Car Types

$69 - $175

To hire a small car in Pennsylvania, you would pay an average price of $76/day. September is the cheapest month to hire a small car in Pennsylvania (~$69/day), while the most expensive month to hire that same car type is May (~$149/day). In fact, September is about 10% cheaper than prices during the rest of the year to book a small car hire for Pennsylvania. When comparing with other car types available for hire in Pennsylvania, hiring a small car saves you 5% 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 Pennsylvania

Explore the leading car hire agencies in Pennsylvania known for their outstanding service and extensive range of vehicles to choose from. There are currently 8 car hire companies in Pennsylvania. Reviews were last updated on 20 February 2024.

Alamo

8.2
Very Good
366 reviews6 locations
Overview

Cleanliness

8.4

Comfort

8.3

Overall

8.2

Pick-up/drop-off

8.1

Value

8.0

Enterprise Rent-A-Car

7.2
Good
293 reviews54 locations
Overview

Cleanliness

7.4

Comfort

7.5

Overall

7.2

Pick-up/drop-off

7.3

Value

7.1

Sixt

6.5
Okay
161 reviews2 locations
Overview

Cleanliness

7.0

Comfort

7.1

Overall

6.4

Pick-up/drop-off

6.4

Value

6.3

Avis

6.3
Okay
178 reviews23 locations
Overview

Cleanliness

6.6

Comfort

6.8

Overall

6.3

Pick-up/drop-off

6.4

Value

6.2

Budget

6.2
Okay
398 reviews23 locations
Overview

Cleanliness

6.7

Comfort

6.9

Overall

6.2

Pick-up/drop-off

6.2

Value

6.2

Payless

6.1
Okay
325 reviews4 locations
Overview

Cleanliness

6.4

Comfort

6.6

Overall

6.1

Pick-up/drop-off

5.8

Value

6.2

Hertz

5.8
Fair
759 reviews43 locations
Overview

Cleanliness

6.5

Comfort

6.5

Overall

5.8

Pick-up/drop-off

5.7

Value

6.0

Dollar

5.7
Fair
294 reviews8 locations
Overview

Cleanliness

6.8

Comfort

6.8

Overall

5.7

Pick-up/drop-off

5.7

Value

6.1

Car rental FAQs

Find answers to frequently asked questions about car hires in Pennsylvania, including policies, requirements, and more. FAQs were last updated on 20 February 2024.

What car hire company is typically the cheapest in Pennsylvania?

According to our data, users have found the cheapest deals when booking a rental car in Pennsylvania from the following companies over the past two weeks: Dollar ($54/day), Alamo ($67/day), and Thrifty ($84/day).

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

Taking our users’ ratings and reviews into consideration, Super Cheap (10.0 rating), Signature Rent A Car (10.0 rating) and Priceless (9.2 rating) seem to be the best car hire companies in Pennsylvania.

What are petrol prices like in Pennsylvania?

The average price of petrol in Pennsylvania is $1.50/litre over the past month, costing you anywhere between $67 and $97 to fill up a car’s fuel tank.

How much does it cost to hire a car in Pennsylvania for a week from Hertz?

Hiring a car in Pennsylvania for a week can be a great option for travel. Hertz, the most popular car hire company for this area, offers hire cars for around $720/week on average.

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

Our data suggests that booking early can save you up to 37% on a hire car in Pennsylvania. 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 Pennsylvania?

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