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Cheap Car Hire in Houston from R3 783

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 Houston with a pick-up date of 29/7 and drop-off date of 31/7. 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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What is the cheapest time to rent a car in Houston?

Discover the most affordable period to rent a car in Houston 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 21 June 2024.

January

R666

February

R828

March

R954

April

R1 062

May

R936

June

R900

July

R936

August

R864

September

R864

October

R936

November

R882

December

R774

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

Explore the most popular car models available for hire in Houston and choose the one that suits your needs. The price data is sourced from various car hire companies and was last updated on 21 June 2024.

At R3 783/day, large car is the cheapest car type available for hire in Houston in the past week. Out of 35 car hire agencies operating in Houston, there are, in total, 189 hire locations. View below for 3 offered car types:

Economy

Economy

R4 278+

Compact

Compact

R4 396+

Intermediate

Intermediate

R3 825+

Standard

Standard

R3 783+

Full-size

Full-size

R3 783+

People carrier

People carrier

R6 627+

Full-size SUV

Full-size SUV

R5 377+

Premium SUV

Premium SUV

R5 719+

Compare available car types for rental in Houston

Compare and contrast the various car types offered for hire in Houston to find the perfect fit for your trip. Price data is based on averages over the last 12 months and was last updated on 21 June 2024.

Small cars

R526 - R1 336

All Car Types

R1 008 - R2 037

To hire a small car in Houston, the United States, you would pay an average price of R863/day. July is the cheapest month to hire a small car in Houston, the United States (~R526/day), while the most expensive month to rent that same car type is December (~R1 336/day). In fact, July is about 40% cheaper than prices during the rest of the year to book a small car hire for Houston. When comparing with other car types available for hire in Houston, renting a small car saves you 36% 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 Houston small car hire prices found by Cheapflights users in the past 7 days:

To hire a medium car in Houston, the United States, you would pay an average price of R1 232/day. September is the cheapest month to hire a medium car in Houston, the United States (~R684/day), while the most expensive month to rent that same car type is August (~R2 270/day). In fact, September is about 45% cheaper than prices during the rest of the year to book a medium car hire for Houston. When comparing with other car types available for hire in Houston, renting a medium car saves you 8% 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.

To hire a large car in Houston, the United States, you would pay an average price of R1 032/day. November is the cheapest month to hire a large car in Houston, the United States (~R746/day), while the most expensive month to rent that same car type is January (~R2 020/day). In fact, November is about 28% cheaper than prices during the rest of the year to book a large car hire for Houston. When comparing with other car types available for hire in Houston, renting a large car saves you 23% 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 Houston large car hire prices found by Cheapflights users in the past 7 days:

To hire a SUV in Houston, the United States, you would pay an average price of R1 324/day. June is the cheapest month to hire a SUV in Houston, the United States (~R975/day), while the most expensive month to rent that same car type is January (~R2 764/day). In fact, June is about 27% cheaper than prices during the rest of the year to book a SUV hire for Houston. When comparing with other car types available for hire in Houston, renting a SUV 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 Houston SUV hire prices found by Cheapflights users in the past 7 days:

Ford FiestaR4 278/day
2
M
A/C
Ford Fiesta
Toyota Corolla QuestR4 396/day
4
M
A/C
Toyota Corolla Quest

Top rental agencies in Houston

Explore the leading car hire agencies in Houston known for their outstanding service and extensive range of vehicles to choose from. There are currently 8 car hire companies in Houston. Reviews were last updated on 21 June 2024.
Hire a car with one of the top providers serving the Houston area such as Alamo, Enterprise Rent-A-Car and Budget. Reviews, pricing info, pickup locations, and other important details are available to aid your decision.

Alamo

8,5
Very Good
239 reviews2 locations
Overview

Cleanliness

8,8

Comfort

8,6

Overall

8,5

Pick-up/drop-off

8,6

Value

8,3

Enterprise Rent-A-Car

7,3
Good
222 reviews47 locations
Overview

Cleanliness

7,5

Comfort

7,6

Overall

7,2

Pick-up/drop-off

7,2

Value

7,1

Budget

7,1
Good
214 reviews25 locations
Overview

Cleanliness

7,4

Comfort

7,6

Overall

7,1

Pick-up/drop-off

7,2

Value

6,9

Hertz

5,8
Fair
386 reviews27 locations
Overview

Cleanliness

6,6

Comfort

6,4

Overall

5,8

Pick-up/drop-off

5,7

Value

5,8

Avis

7,0
Good
99 reviews23 locations
Overview

Cleanliness

7,4

Comfort

7,6

Overall

6,9

Pick-up/drop-off

7,0

Value

6,7

Dollar

4,9
Mediocre
98 reviews7 locations
Overview

Cleanliness

6,1

Comfort

5,9

Overall

4,9

Pick-up/drop-off

4,9

Value

5,2

Thrifty

4,8
Mediocre
85 reviews8 locations
Overview

Cleanliness

5,9

Comfort

5,6

Overall

4,7

Pick-up/drop-off

5,0

Value

4,9

E-Z Rent-A-Car

2 locations
Overview

Cleanliness

8,0

Comfort

8,0

Overall

7,5

Pick-up/drop-off

7,5

Value

7,5

Best Houston car hire deals found

Browse through a selection of recently found affordable car hiredeals in Houston. Plan your trip with ease and find the perfect rental option for your needs. There are currently 8 hire car agencies in Houston with an average daily rate of R4 688. Data was last updated on 21 June 2024.
The best offers we've found on car hires in the Houston area. If these deals don't completely appeal to you, check back soon for alternative offers.
BMW 3 SeriesR3 783/day
5
M
A/C
BMW 3 Series
Volkswagen Polo VivoR4 278/day
2
M
A/C
Volkswagen Polo Vivo
Toyota Corolla QuestR4 396/day
4
M
A/C
Toyota Corolla Quest

Car hire FAQs

Find answers to frequently asked questions about car hires in Houston, including policies, requirements, and more. FAQs were last updated on 21 June 2024.
  • What car hire company is typically the cheapest in Houston?

    According to our data, users have found the cheapest deals when booking a car hire in Houston from the following companies over the past two weeks: Dollar (R3 783/day), Hertz (R3 915/day), and Budget (R4 576/day).

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

    Taking our users’ ratings and reviews into consideration, Alamo (8,5 rating), Right Cars (8,0 rating) and Sixt (7,7 rating) seem to be the best car hire companies in Houston.

  • What are petrol prices like in Houston?

    The average price of petrol in Houston is R17,84/litre over the past month, costing you anywhere between R802 and R1 159 to fill up a car’s fuel tank.

  • How much does it cost to hire a car in Houston for a week from Budget?

    Hiring a car in Houston for a week can be a great option for travel. Budget, the most popular car hire company for this area, offers hire cars for around R7 237/week on average.

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

    Generally, for a better deal in Houston it’s recommended to book in a timely manner (to save up to 42%). Cheapflights recommends you book around 7 days prior to your pickup date. Booking as early as you can also increases the likelihood that you’ll get the ideal car.

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

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

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

    R0 is typically the average cost for a hire car for the weekend in Houston, though this could vary depending on the time of year. If you’re on a budget when travelling to Houston, then opt for a Standard hire vehicle - these tend to be the most affordable on weekends. In the month of July, you can expect to find car hire prices on Cheapflights for as low as R0/day.

  • What car do most people hire in Houston?

    The majority of Cheapflights travellers prefer to hire a Standard (Ford Edge) in Houston, making it the most popular option.

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Car hires by fuel type in Houston

Browse car hires by fuel type in Houston. Deals were last updated on 21 June 2024.

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

Electric

Electric