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Cheap Car Hire in New Orleans

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What is the cheapest time to rent a car in New Orleans?

Discover the most affordable period to rent a car in New Orleans 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

R938

February

R1 064

March

R1 190

April

R1 172

May

R1 154

June

R1 082

July

R1 100

August

R974

September

R1 010

October

R1 118

November

R1 082

December

R1 028

Currently, the cheapest month to rent a car in New Orleans is January. The most expensive time to rent a car is March. 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.

Compare available car types for rental in New Orleans

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

Small cars

R765 - R2 178

All Car Types

R958 - R1 969

To hire a small car in New Orleans, the United States, you would pay an average price of R776/day. March is the cheapest month to hire a small car in New Orleans, the United States (~R765/day), while the most expensive month to rent that same car type is January (~R2 178/day). In fact, March is about 2% cheaper than prices during the rest of the year to book a small car hire for New Orleans. When comparing with other car types available for hire in New Orleans, renting a small car saves you 10% 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 medium car in New Orleans, the United States, you would pay an average price of R634/day. December is the cheapest month to hire a medium car in New Orleans, the United States (~R540/day), while the most expensive month to rent that same car type is March (~R2 449/day). In fact, December is about 15% cheaper than prices during the rest of the year to book a medium car hire for New Orleans. When comparing with other car types available for hire in New Orleans, renting a medium car saves you 27% 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 New Orleans

Explore the leading car hire agencies in New Orleans known for their outstanding service and extensive range of vehicles to choose from. There are currently 8 car hire companies in New Orleans. Reviews were last updated on 12 July 2024.
Book your reservation with one of the top car hire agencies located in New Orleans, including Enterprise Rent-A-Car, Dollar and Thrifty. Reviews, pricing info, pickup locations, and other important details are available to aid your decision.

Enterprise Rent-A-Car

7,6
Good
106 reviews5 locations
Overview

Cleanliness

8,3

Comfort

8,2

Overall

7,6

Pick-up/drop-off

7,4

Value

7,6

Dollar

6,4
Okay
170 reviews1 location
Overview

Cleanliness

7,2

Comfort

6,8

Overall

6,0

Pick-up/drop-off

6,0

Value

6,0

Thrifty

5,2
Fair
108 reviews2 locations
Overview

Cleanliness

5,3

Comfort

5,1

Overall

5,1

Pick-up/drop-off

5,1

Value

5,3

Hertz

5,1
Fair
275 reviews4 locations
Overview

Cleanliness

5,8

Comfort

5,9

Overall

5,1

Pick-up/drop-off

5,1

Value

5,4

Budget

6,6
Okay
67 reviews2 locations
Overview

Cleanliness

7,2

Comfort

7,1

Overall

6,6

Pick-up/drop-off

6,5

Value

6,7

Avis

5,1
Fair
33 reviews4 locations
Overview

Cleanliness

6,2

Comfort

6,3

Overall

5,1

Pick-up/drop-off

5,0

Value

5,7

GREEN MOTION

5,4
Fair
11 reviews1 location
Overview

Cleanliness

5,5

Comfort

5,9

Overall

5,5

Pick-up/drop-off

5,1

Value

6,3

Economy Rent a Car

4,8
Mediocre
29 reviews1 location
Overview

Cleanliness

5,4

Comfort

5,4

Overall

4,8

Pick-up/drop-off

4,7

Value

5,6

Car hire FAQs

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

    Taking our users’ ratings and reviews into consideration, Enterprise Rent-A-Car (7,9 rating), Budget (6,6 rating) and Thrifty (5,5 rating) seem to be the best car hire companies in New Orleans.

  • What are petrol prices like in New Orleans?

    The average price of petrol in New Orleans 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 New Orleans for the best price?

    Our data suggests that booking early can save you up to 38% on a hire car in New Orleans. 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 New Orleans?

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

  • What car do most people hire in New Orleans?

    The most popular car chosen by those travelling to New Orleans is Standard (Toyota RAV4) based on our Cheapflights data.

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