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Cheap Car Hire in Washington from $50

Seattle, WA, United States
20 Feb — 27 Feb
Driver's age: 26-65
Seattle, WA, United States
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Washington car rentals in 2024

Get helpful information to start your search for the perfect car hire in Washington. The average price data is based on the last 12 months and was last updated on 13 February 2024.

Most popular company

Thrifty

Most common car type

Compact

Average price per day

$105

Cheapest price per day

$50

Washington car rental prices in popular cities

Discover the price range for hiring a car in popular cities across Washington, helping you budget and make informed decisions for your upcoming travel. There are 93 pickup locations in Washington to choose from. Price data has been averaged over the last 12 months and was last updated on 13 February 2024.

Price

$77 - $106

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

Discover the most affordable period to rent a car in Washington 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 13 February 2024.

January

$53

February

$65

March

$75

April

$76

May

$83

June

$114

July

$130

August

$122

September

$96

October

$84

November

$73

December

$76

Currently, the cheapest month to rent a car in Washington 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 Washington

Explore the most popular car models available for hire in Washington and choose the one that suits your needs. The price data is sourced from various car hire companies and was last updated on 13 February 2024.

There are 300 hire agencies servicing Washington. These agencies, altogether, have 15,239 hire locations available. Need an affordable hire? small car is the cheapest car type to hire in Washington with prices from $50 a day in the previous 7-day period. Here are 4 car types you can hire in Washington:

Economy

Economy

Compact

Compact

Intermediate

Intermediate

Standard

Standard

Full-size

Full-size

People mover

People mover

Full-size SUV

Full-size SUV

Premium

Premium

Standard SUV

Standard SUV

Intermediate SUV

Intermediate SUV

Compare available car types for rental in Washington

Compare and contrast the various car types offered for hire in Washington to find the perfect fit for your trip. Price data is based on averages over the last 12 months and was last updated on 13 February 2024.

Small cars

$80 - $126

All Car Types

$101 - $250

To hire a small car in Washington, you would pay an average price of $105/day. June is the cheapest month to hire a small car in Washington (~$80/day), while the most expensive month to hire that same car type is August (~$126/day). In fact, June is about 25% cheaper than prices during the rest of the year to book a small car hire for Washington. When comparing with other car types available for hire in Washington, hiring a small 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. Here are the best Washington small car hire prices found by Cheapflights users in the past 7 days:

To hire a medium car in Washington, you would pay an average price of $125/day. January is the cheapest month to hire a medium car in Washington (~$84/day), while the most expensive month to hire that same car type is August (~$248/day). In fact, January is about 34% cheaper than prices during the rest of the year to book a medium car hire for Washington. When comparing with other car types available for hire in Washington, hiring a medium car saves you 7% 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 Washington medium car hire prices found by Cheapflights users in the past 7 days:

To hire a large car in Washington, you would pay an average price of $134/day. January is the cheapest month to hire a large car in Washington (~$64/day), while the most expensive month to hire that same car type is August (~$259/day). In fact, January is about 53% cheaper than prices during the rest of the year to book a large car hire for Washington. When comparing with other car types available for hire in Washington, hiring a large car saves you 0% 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 Washington large car hire prices found by Cheapflights users in the past 7 days:

To hire a SUV in Washington, you would pay an average price of $123/day. September is the cheapest month to hire a SUV in Washington (~$93/day), while the most expensive month to hire that same car type is March (~$194/day). In fact, September is about 25% cheaper than prices during the rest of the year to book a SUV hire for Washington. When comparing with other car types available for hire in Washington, hiring a SUV saves you 9% 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 Washington SUV hire prices found by Cheapflights users in the past 7 days:

To hire a van in Washington, you would pay an average price of $135/day. November is the cheapest month to hire a van in Washington (~$91/day), while the most expensive month to hire that same car type is August (~$390/day). In fact, November is about 34% cheaper than prices during the rest of the year to book a van hire for Washington. When comparing with other car types available for hire in Washington, hiring a van is 1% more expensive. 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.

Hyundai i20$50/day
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Hyundai i20
Toyota Yaris$50/day
2
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Toyota Yaris

Top rental agencies in Washington

Explore the leading car hire agencies in Washington known for their outstanding service and extensive range of vehicles to choose from. There are currently 8 car hire companies in Washington. Reviews were last updated on 13 February 2024.
Browse through some of the top rental car agencies in Washington, including pickup locations serving Seattle, Yakima and SeaTac. Check out reviews from past customers, confirm pickup locations, and other critical details before booking your reservation.

Alamo

8.7
Very Good
466 reviews5 locations
Overview

Cleanliness

8.8

Comfort

8.8

Overall

8.7

Pick-up/drop-off

8.7

Value

8.3

Dollar

8.4
Very Good
556 reviews5 locations
Overview

Cleanliness

8.8

Comfort

8.8

Overall

8.3

Pick-up/drop-off

8.5

Value

7.9

Enterprise Rent-A-Car

7.9
Good
389 reviews24 locations
Overview

Cleanliness

8.2

Comfort

8.2

Overall

8.0

Pick-up/drop-off

7.8

Value

7.7

Sixt

7.5
Good
456 reviews5 locations
Overview

Cleanliness

8.3

Comfort

8.0

Overall

7.5

Pick-up/drop-off

7.5

Value

7.2

Budget

7.3
Good
301 reviews14 locations
Overview

Cleanliness

7.8

Comfort

7.9

Overall

7.3

Pick-up/drop-off

7.3

Value

7.2

Thrifty

7.3
Good
441 reviews7 locations
Overview

Cleanliness

8.0

Comfort

7.7

Overall

7.2

Pick-up/drop-off

7.4

Value

7.0

Avis

7.2
Good
135 reviews13 locations
Overview

Cleanliness

7.8

Comfort

7.9

Overall

7.2

Pick-up/drop-off

7.0

Value

7.1

Hertz

5.7
Fair
804 reviews20 locations
Overview

Cleanliness

6.5

Comfort

6.4

Overall

5.6

Pick-up/drop-off

5.6

Value

5.7

Best Washington car rental deals found

Browse through a selection of recently found affordable car hire deals in Washington. Plan your trip with ease and find the perfect hire option for your needs. There are currently 8 hire car agencies in Washington with an average daily rate of $83. Data was last updated on 13 February 2024.
These are some of the best options we've found for those looking for car rentals in Washington, including options within a close proximity to Seattle, Yakima and SeaTac. If these deals don't appeal to you, check back very soon as they are being updated frequently.
Hyundai i20$50/day
4
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A/C
Hyundai i20
Toyota Yaris$50/day
2
M
A/C
Toyota Yaris
Mitsubishi Mirage$50/day
2
5
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A/C
Mitsubishi Mirage

Car rental FAQs

Find answers to frequently asked questions about car hires in Washington, including policies, requirements, and more. FAQs were last updated on 13 February 2024.

What is the cheapest hire car found in Washington?

In the past two weeks, Cheapflights users have found many deals under $105/day when booking a car hire in Washington. The absolute best deal a user found was for $66/day from Sixt, booked on Feb. 11.

What car hire company is typically the cheapest in Washington?

According to our data, users have found the cheapest deals when booking a rental car in Washington from the following companies over the past two weeks: Dollar ($50/day), Thrifty ($52/day), and Hertz ($70/day).

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

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 Washington.

What are petrol prices like in Washington?

The average price of petrol in Washington is $1.47/litre over the past month, costing you anywhere between $66 and $95 to fill up a car’s fuel tank.

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

Thrifty offers hire cars in Washington for about $681 per week on average.

How far in advance should I hire a car in Washington 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 26% in Washington - we recommend booking at least 7days in advance.

Can I rent a car for a month in Washington?

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

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

You can potentially save up to 47% on a month-long rental by booking with Sixt. Sixt is the cheapest rental company available within the next few months. Renting a car in Washington can cost you on average $2,918 a month or $97 a day. For extended stays in a location, this option will usually save you the most.

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