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

Discover the most affordable period to rent a car in Columbus 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 12 July 2024.

January

R902

February

R974

March

R1 082

April

R1 136

May

R1 172

June

R1 281

July

R1 281

August

R1 245

September

R1 136

October

R1 118

November

R1 100

December

R1 100

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

Explore the leading car hire agencies in Columbus known for their outstanding service and extensive range of vehicles to choose from. There are currently 8 car hire companies in Columbus. Reviews were last updated on 12 July 2024.
Have a look at the top car hire agencies available in Columbus, including Enterprise Rent-A-Car, Alamo and Hertz. Reviews, pricing info, pickup locations, and other important details are available to aid your decision.

Enterprise Rent-A-Car

8,5
Very Good
200 reviews11 locations
Overview

Cleanliness

8,4

Comfort

8,5

Overall

8,4

Pick-up/drop-off

8,4

Value

8,4

Alamo

8,0
Very Good
110 reviews1 location
Overview

Cleanliness

8,2

Comfort

8,2

Overall

8,0

Pick-up/drop-off

7,9

Value

7,9

Hertz

7,5
Good
126 reviews10 locations
Overview

Cleanliness

7,7

Comfort

7,8

Overall

7,5

Pick-up/drop-off

7,5

Value

7,1

Dollar

7,1
Good
132 reviews4 locations
Overview

Cleanliness

7,4

Comfort

7,4

Overall

6,9

Pick-up/drop-off

6,9

Value

7,0

Budget

6,3
Okay
186 reviews8 locations
Overview

Cleanliness

6,7

Comfort

6,8

Overall

6,2

Pick-up/drop-off

6,1

Value

6,2

Avis

7,1
Good
55 reviews8 locations
Overview

Cleanliness

7,4

Comfort

8,1

Overall

7,1

Pick-up/drop-off

6,8

Value

7,1

Thrifty

6,9
Okay
74 reviews4 locations
Overview

Cleanliness

7,4

Comfort

7,3

Overall

6,7

Pick-up/drop-off

7,1

Value

6,6

Payless

6,0
Okay
36 reviews1 location
Overview

Cleanliness

6,9

Comfort

7,3

Overall

5,9

Pick-up/drop-off

6,1

Value

6,6

Car hire FAQs

Find answers to frequently asked questions about car hires in Columbus, including policies, requirements, and more. FAQs were last updated on 12 July 2024.
  • Which car hire company is considered to be the best in Columbus?

    Taking our users’ ratings and reviews into consideration, Enterprise Rent-A-Car (8,5 rating), Alamo (8,0 rating) and National (7,7 rating) seem to be the best car hire companies in Columbus.

  • What are petrol prices like in Columbus?

    The average price of petrol in Columbus is R18,05/litre over the past month, costing you anywhere between R812 and R1 173 to fill up a car’s fuel tank.

  • How far in advance should I hire a car in Columbus 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 29% in Columbus - we recommend booking at least 7days in advance.

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

    Yes, hiring a vehicle in Columbus for a month is certainly possible.

  • What car do most people hire in Columbus?

    The most popular car to hire while in Columbus is the Hyundai Elantra, which is a Intermediate vehicle.

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