Car Rentals in Anchorage, Alaska

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Anchorage, AK
Jul 7 — Jul 14
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Best deals found for Anchorage, Alaska car rentals

Find great deals below on a variety of popular rental cars in Anchorage, Alaska
Nissan Kicks
or similar Standard SUV
Up to 5 passengers

$74/day

1 Oct - 8 Oct
Nissan Kicks
Daewoo Leganza
or similar Standard
Up to 5 passengers

$45/day

4 Oct - 7 Oct
Daewoo Leganza
Volkswagen Jetta
or similar Standard
Up to 5 passengers

$45/day

4 Oct - 7 Oct
Volkswagen Jetta
Toyota Camry
or similar Intermediate
Up to 5 passengers

$33/day

14 Sep - 28 Sep
Toyota Camry
Toyota Rush
or similar Compact SUV
Up to 4 passengers

$66/day

1 Oct - 8 Oct
Toyota Rush
Toyota Fortuner
or similar Intermediate SUV
Up to 5 passengers

$58/day

16 Sep - 30 Sep
Toyota Fortuner
Hyundai Accent
or similar Compact
Up to 4 passengers

$31/day

16 Sep - 30 Sep
Hyundai Accent
Ford Focus
or similar Compact
Up to 4 passengers

$31/day

14 Sep - 21 Sep
Ford Focus
Renault Duster
or similar Intermediate
Up to 5 passengers

$33/day

16 Sep - 30 Sep
Renault Duster

Important information about Anchorage car rentals

Car rentals in Anchorage are a great way to get around the city and to your favorite sights. Portage Glacier and Chugach State Park are good examples of destinations that are easier to get to with Anchorage car rentals. Some of the iconic destinations to check out downtown are the Port of Anchorage, Earthquake Park, and the Alaska Native Heritage Center. It's possible to find a cheap car rental in Anchorage. There are various rental car agencies to choose from and finding parking shouldn’t be too difficult. It's possible to park on the streets, and there are multiple parking garages around the downtown area if necessary. You will want to be extra careful if you plan on renting during the winter due to snow and ice.

Although downtown is ideal for walking, you will want to find car rentals in Anchorage to explore the wilderness around the city. Many of the main destinations and beautiful sights are in the mountains surrounding it and less than a two-hour drive away. Anchorage is also known for its scenic drives like the Seward Highway (I-1), south of Anchorage, along the Turnagain Arm. There are parking meters in the downtown area as well as multiple parking lots. Parking is free on weekday evenings and all day on weekends. The I-1 is the most direct way in and out of Anchorage, but we recommend avoiding it at rush hour. Old Seward Highway which runs parallel to the I-1 also tends to be crowded at peak hours.

If you book with car rentals in Anchorage, Alaska, most major rental companies will allow you to cross the Canadian border. Important to know is although the rental company will let you drive into Canada, you still need to be insured while road tripping around the country. You can easily acquire a Canadian non-resident insurance card at most economy car rental locations, just let the agent at the counter know that you plan to travel to Canada and pay for the extra insurance. Anchorage car rentals most likely mean you’ll be wanting to cross the Canadian border, but if you plan on driving all the way south to Mexico, you’ll need to be aware of certain conditions and limitations. Check with the rental company as some companies do not allow crossing the Mexican border at all, while others require extra insurance that covers you in Mexico.

Whether you’re looking for a luxury car rental in Anchorage or cheap car rentals, the easiest way to reserve any car is with a credit card. If you don’t have a credit card, there are other ways to book, but you need to organize with car rental locations in Anchorage ahead of time. For reserving a car with a debit card, make sure you have a sufficient balance in your account to cover the cost of the rental as well as an up-front deposit that you will get back when you return the vehicle. If you don’t have any cards and only carry cash, this will take a little planning on your part. Some car rental companies allow you to rent with cash, but only if you fill out an online application to receive a cash deposit identification card. Keep in mind this could take up to a month to obtain and you could also be asked to give an upfront cash deposit.

Because of the Alaskan terrain, driving laws in the state can be different from other states. For example, in some areas, it’s required to have your headlights on during daylight hours all year round. While others only require headlights during the day in the wintertime. Speed limits are also different in Alaska. There is a default maximum speed, but it isn't always posted. So if you’re on a road and don’t see a speed limit, check ahead of time to make sure you know the speed limit. Like most U.S. states, Alaska also bans the use of cell phones or texting while driving. Stay safe while driving your car rental in Anchorage by either letting your passenger use the device or pull over to use it.

If you want to book through car rentals in Anchorage, but don’t have an Alaskan driver’s license, you can still drive legally. To do so, you need to have a valid driver’s license from another state or country or have a valid international driver’s permit. Alaska does not issue international driver’s licenses. Instead, you will have to get one from your home country. It’s recommended to keep a copy of your passport in case the rental car company wants it for their records. If you plan on being in Anchorage for over 90 days, you will need to get an Alaskan driver’s license to continue renting and driving legally.


Anchorage, Alaska car rental deals found on momondo

Find the rental car in Anchorage that's right for you

Small Cars

$28 - $176

All Car Types

$46 - $190

The average price of a Small rental in Anchorage, the United States is $83. The cheapest time to rent a Small in Anchorage, the United States is in November. The price is 67% lower than the rest of the year at just $28 per day. A Small rental is typically 19% less expensive than the average car rental in Anchorage. The average price of a vehicle rental in Anchorage can vary based on a number of factors including supply, popularity of the vehicle, and how far out you book your rental car. Below are the best prices for Anchorage Small rentals found on momondo in the past week.

The average price of a Medium rental in Anchorage, the United States is $97. The cheapest time to rent a Medium in Anchorage, the United States is in November. The price is 58% lower than the rest of the year at just $42 per day. A Medium rental is typically 4% less expensive than the average car rental in Anchorage. The average price of a vehicle rental in Anchorage can vary based on a number of factors including supply, popularity of the vehicle, and how far out you book your rental car. Below are the best prices for Anchorage Medium rentals found on momondo in the past week.

The average price of a Large rental in Anchorage, the United States is $99. The cheapest time to rent a Large in Anchorage, the United States is in December. The price is 58% lower than the rest of the year at just $42 per day. A Large rental is typically 2% less expensive than the average car rental in Anchorage. The average price of a vehicle rental in Anchorage can vary based on a number of factors including supply, popularity of the vehicle, and how far out you book your rental car. Below are the best prices for Anchorage Large rentals found on momondo in the past week.

The average price of a SUV rental in Anchorage, the United States is $111. The cheapest time to rent a SUV in Anchorage, the United States is in November. The price is 62% lower than the rest of the year at just $43 per day. A SUV rental is typically 9% more expensive than the average car rental in Anchorage. The average price of a vehicle rental in Anchorage can vary based on a number of factors including supply, popularity of the vehicle, and how far out you book your rental car. Below are the best prices for Anchorage SUV rentals found on momondo in the past week.

The average price of a Van rental in Anchorage, the United States is $141. The cheapest time to rent a Van in Anchorage, the United States is in November. The price is 65% lower than the rest of the year at just $50 per day. A Van rental is typically 28% more expensive than the average car rental in Anchorage. The average price of a vehicle rental in Anchorage can vary based on a number of factors including supply, popularity of the vehicle, and how far out you book your rental car. Below are the best prices for Anchorage Van rentals found on momondo in the past week.

The average price of a Luxury rental in Anchorage, the United States is $97. The cheapest time to rent a Luxury in Anchorage, the United States is in February. The price is 43% lower than the rest of the year at just $56 per day. A Luxury rental is typically 4% less expensive than the average car rental in Anchorage. The average price of a vehicle rental in Anchorage can vary based on a number of factors including supply, popularity of the vehicle, and how far out you book your rental car.

Daihatsu Sirion
or similar Economy
Up to 2 passengers

$26/day

16 Sep - 30 Sep
Daihatsu Sirion
Ford Focus
or similar Compact
Up to 4 passengers

$31/day

14 Sep - 21 Sep
Ford Focus

Anchorage car rental directory

All major car rental suppliers in Anchorage, Alaska
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Value

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7.8

Overall

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Comfort

7.9

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78 reviews1 location
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7.6

Comfort

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Excellent
5 reviews1 location
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8.4

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Good
29 reviews3 locations
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7.9

Comfort

7.8

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7.4

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6.5

Quick facts about car rentals in Anchorage

Get the overview on great rental deals, popular car rental companies, and best car types for your visit in Anchorage

Most Popular Agency

Turo

Popular Car Types

SUV, Economy, Intermediate

Cheapest Rental Car

$38

Most Popular Model

Class Special Car
The most popular Anchorage car rental agency found on momondo this month is Turo. Other top choices for car rental companies are Avis and Thrifty
The following car types were offered at rental car companies in Anchorage in the past 72 hours: SUV, Economy, Intermediate.
The lowest price for a rental car in Anchorage is $38/day. For this area, you can expect average prices starting from $190/day.
The most popular car model to rent in Anchorage in the past 7 days is the Class Special Car. Our users also prefer the Hyundai Accent as an alternative.

Find popular attractions close to your rental car pick-up

Visit these must-see attractions near popular rental car locations in Anchorage

Nearby attractions:

Kincaid Park2.4 mi
Dena'ina Civic and Convention Center4.4 mi
William A. Egan Civic & Convention Center4.6 mi
Anchorage Museum4.7 mi
Alaska Railroad Depot4.8 mi

Nearby attractions:

Kincaid Park56.7 mi
Dena'ina Civic and Convention Center63.5 mi
William A. Egan Civic & Convention Center63.7 mi
Anchorage Museum63.8 mi
Alaska Railroad Depot63.9 mi

Nearby attractions:

Dena'ina Civic and Convention Center3.0 mi
William A. Egan Civic & Convention Center3.2 mi
Anchorage Museum3.2 mi
Alaska Railroad Depot3.5 mi
Kincaid Park4.2 mi

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Driving with a rental car in Anchorage - FAQs

Learn everything there is to know about renting a car in Anchorage so you can be properly prepared for your next trip

To rent a car for a weekend in Anchorage in July, the average price was $217 with cheaper deals starting around $27. For a one-week car rental, Anchorage prices in July average $190 with the best deals starting at $26.

In most cases, there is no fee when you cancel your Anchorage car rental. You can check to see whether or not your preferred car rental company in Anchorage offers free cancellation when booking with momondo.

Most people will rent an Economy car when traveling to Anchorage during the month of July. Its efficient gas mileage and ability to handle wet road conditions makes the economy car a go-to choice when precipitation averages 3.3″ and temperatures hover around 57.2 °F. Renting a Economy in Anchorage will cost you $219/day on average.

Enterprise is the car rental company with the most locations in Anchorage, AK. At those 4 locations, you can expect to pay a daily rate of $110 in Anchorage, AK.

The speed limit in Anchorage is 25 mph, unless otherwise stated on road signs. Anchorage also has a suburban speed limit of 75 mph which is strictly enforced. If you find yourself on a highway in Anchorage, be aware that the speed limit is generally 75 mph.

In June, Anchorage usually gets 1″ of precipitation and has an average temperature of 55.4 °F. This information can be very helpful when looking at rental cars in Anchorage as it can help you make the best decision.

Travelers looking to leave from Anchorage on a road trip around Alaska or the surrounding areas during the month of June should expect temperatures around 53.6 °F and about 3.4″ of possible rain through the month.


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