Find Rentals
Price Trends
Agencies
FAQs
Tampa

Cheap Car Hire in Tampa

Driver's age: 26-65
Cum 31/5
Cum 7/6

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

Discover the most affordable period to rent a car in Tampa 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 24 Mayıs 2024.

January

R588

February

R735

March

R864

April

R717

May

R680

June

R662

July

R772

August

R717

September

R588

October

R754

November

R772

December

R827

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

Compare and contrast the various car types offered for hire in Tampa to find the perfect fit for your trip. Price data is based on averages over the last 12 months and was last updated on 24 Mayıs 2024.

Small cars

R341 - R1 231

All Car Types

R456 - R1 367

To hire a small car in Tampa, the United States, you would pay an average price of R690/day. June is the cheapest month to hire a small car in Tampa, the United States (~R341/day), while the most expensive month to rent that same car type is January (~R1 231/day). In fact, June is about 51% cheaper than prices during the rest of the year to book a small car hire for Tampa. When comparing with other car types available for hire in Tampa, renting a small car saves you 21% 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 Tampa, the United States, you would pay an average price of R573/day. February is the cheapest month to hire a medium car in Tampa, the United States (~R497/day), while the most expensive month to rent that same car type is December (~R1 510/day). In fact, February is about 14% cheaper than prices during the rest of the year to book a medium car hire for Tampa. When comparing with other car types available for hire in Tampa, renting a medium car saves you 34% 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 SUV in Tampa, the United States, you would pay an average price of R558/day. June is the cheapest month to hire a SUV in Tampa, the United States (~R751/day), while the most expensive month to rent that same car type is December (~R1 510/day). In fact, June is about 34% cheaper than prices during the rest of the year to book a SUV hire for Tampa. When comparing with other car types available for hire in Tampa, renting a SUV 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.

Top rental agencies in Tampa

Explore the leading car hire agencies in Tampa known for their outstanding service and extensive range of vehicles to choose from. There are currently 8 car hire companies in Tampa. Reviews were last updated on 24 Mayıs 2024.
Have a look at the top car hire agencies available in Tampa, including Alamo, Enterprise Rent-A-Car and Sixt. Reviews, pricing info, pickup locations, and other important details are available to aid your decision.

Alamo

8,8
Very Good
267 reviews2 locations
Overview

Cleanliness

9,1

Comfort

8,9

Overall

8,8

Pick-up/drop-off

9,0

Value

8,4

Enterprise Rent-A-Car

7,7
Good
323 reviews20 locations
Overview

Cleanliness

7,9

Comfort

7,9

Overall

7,6

Pick-up/drop-off

7,7

Value

7,5

Sixt

7,4
Good
371 reviews3 locations
Overview

Cleanliness

7,7

Comfort

7,9

Overall

7,3

Pick-up/drop-off

7,4

Value

7,3

Thrifty

6,8
Okay
266 reviews4 locations
Overview

Cleanliness

7,2

Comfort

7,4

Overall

6,7

Pick-up/drop-off

6,7

Value

6,7

Hertz

6,1
Okay
649 reviews10 locations
Overview

Cleanliness

6,6

Comfort

6,7

Overall

6,1

Pick-up/drop-off

6,2

Value

6,2

Budget

6,1
Okay
323 reviews6 locations
Overview

Cleanliness

6,8

Comfort

6,9

Overall

6,1

Pick-up/drop-off

6,1

Value

6,1

Ace

6,1
Okay
150 reviews1 location
Overview

Cleanliness

6,6

Comfort

6,3

Overall

6,1

Pick-up/drop-off

6,1

Value

6,1

Avis

5,7
Fair
102 reviews7 locations
Overview

Cleanliness

6,6

Comfort

6,9

Overall

5,7

Pick-up/drop-off

5,8

Value

5,9

Car hire FAQs

Find answers to frequently asked questions about car hires in Tampa, including policies, requirements, and more. FAQs were last updated on 24 Mayıs 2024.
  • Which car hire company is considered to be the best in Tampa?

    Taking our users’ ratings and reviews into consideration, Silvercar (10,0 rating), American Rent-A-Car (10,0 rating) and Alamo (8,3 rating) seem to be the best car hire companies in Tampa.

  • What are petrol prices like in Tampa?

    The average price of petrol in Tampa is R18,95/litre over the past month, costing you anywhere between R852 and R1 231 to fill up a car’s fuel tank.

  • How much does it cost to hire a car in Tampa for a week from AcaRent?

    AcaRent offers hire cars in Tampa for about R3 959 per week on average.

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

    Booking early can save you upwards of 22% on your car hire. Booking your vehicle at least 7 days in advance can you get you a great below-average price in Tampa.

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

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

  • What car do most people hire in Tampa?

    Mazda Mazda6, which is a Standard vehicle, is the most popular to hire at Tampa according to Cheapflights users.

See more FAQs

Airport car hires in Tampa
Hire a car at one of these airports in the Tampa area

Best Car Hire Deals
We make it easy and fast to find and compare deals from 70,000+ hire locations and hundreds of agencies.
No Surprises
Prices shown to you will be completely in full, without any hidden charges or fees.
Free Cancellation
Plans change — we get it. And that’s why you can search and book car hire on Cheapflights from agencies that offer free cancellation