Car Rentals in Arlington, Virginia

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Arlington, VA
Oct 4 — Oct 11
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Arlington, VA
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Rental cars insight and trends in Arlington

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What is the cheapest rental car agency in Arlington?

The cheapest rental cars in Arlington are generally found through Getaround. When booking with Getaround, you may be able to find rental car prices for as low as $20/day. The average price to rent a car in Arlington is $38/day.

What car rental company in Arlington has the most locations?

Enterprise Rent-A-Car has the most locations of any rental car company in Arlington, with 6 locations.

What car do most people rent in Arlington?

The Kia Rio is the most popular car to rent in Arlington, according to our data. Our users have found prices for Kia Rio rentals for as low as $31/day in Arlington, though on average you can expect prices to be around $68/day. Another popular car to rent in Arlington is the Nissan Rogue for an average of $88/day, and deals as low as $43/day.

Best deals found for Arlington, Virginia car rentals

Find great deals below on a variety of popular rental car types in Arlington, Virginia
Economy$36/day
Compact$34/day
Intermediate$25/day
Standard$32/day
Full-size$26/day
Minivan$46/day
Full-size SUV$41/day
Luxury$38/day
Pickup truck$45/day
Standard SUV$32/day
Intermediate SUV$33/day
Best rates found by momondo users in the past 48 hours.

Important information about Arlington car rentals

Arlington County, Virginia, is right across the Potomac River from Washington DC. Arlington is mainly known for its proximity to the country’s capital as well as the historical sites in it. When in Arlington, you’ll probably want to visit the military Arlington National Cemetery known for its perfectly aligned and identical white tombstones. The Pentagon, home of the U.S. Department of Defense, is also in Arlington. If you have a car rental in Arlington, keep your eye out for pedestrians as the area can get very touristy. There are various options for parking in the Arlington area: on-street parking regulated by meters or public parking garages. There are at least 20 car rental locations in Arlington, spread out over the county. We suggest reserving a vehicle in advance since it may be a bit more challenging to find cheap car rentals in Arlington. Nonetheless, there are options from economy car rentals to luxury car rentals in Arlington.

While visiting, is it worthwhile to rent a car while visiting Arlington?

Arlington and D.C. are very easy to get around, whether it’s by car or public transportation. Arlington is very walkable and pedestrian-friendly, featured once as America’s most walkable suburb. The National Mall with the Smithsonian Museums and the U.S. Capitol is just across the Potomac River; you can get there going over one of the various bridges connecting D.C. with Arlington. If you book a rental car in Arlington, you can complete your visit by seeing the charming area of Georgetown outside of downtown D.C. It’s a neighborhood less than a half an hour drive from Arlington, famous for its university, federal-style architecture, cobblestone roads and Waterfront Park. The main road towards the center of Arlington is Highway 50/Arlington Boulevard. It’s also the road known to get the most congested in the county. On-street parking is enforced by parking meters. Your car rental in Arlington is free to park after hours and on Sundays.

What different driving laws should I keep in mind while driving in Arlington?

Before traveling to new places, especially out of the country you’re used to driving in, it’s your responsibility to be aware of the traffic laws. It’s legal to make right turns on red lights after coming to a full stop and if the traffic allows it. Nonetheless, there are signs throughout Arlington and DC restricting turns during specific times. In the state of Virginia, it’s illegal to text and drive. In Arlington they take speeding seriously; always make sure you’re driving within the speed limit, especially in residential areas and school zones. Moreover, reckless driving is considered a serious offense in the state of Virginia. Before getting your car rental in Arlington, look up the city’s department of motor vehicles in case any laws have been updated or changed.

Will I need a special driver’s license or permit to drive a rental car in Arlington if I’m visiting from another country?

When you’re traveling to Virginia from out of the country, when picking up your Arlington car rental you must present a valid driver’s license along with an International Driver’s Permit. The IDP has to be issued by the country of origin of your driver’s license and you will not be able to apply for it if you are already in the U.S.


Arlington, Virginia car rental deals found on momondo

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

Small Cars

$47 - $76

All Car Types

$69 - $100

The average price of a Small rental in Arlington, the United States is $57. The cheapest time to rent a Small in Arlington, the United States is in January. The price is 19% lower than the rest of the year at just $47 per day. A Small rental is typically 34% less expensive than the average rental car in Arlington. The average price of a vehicle rental in Arlington 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 Arlington Small rentals found on momondo in the past week.

The average price of a Medium rental in Arlington, the United States is $65. The cheapest time to rent a Medium in Arlington, the United States is in August. The price is 14% lower than the rest of the year at just $56 per day. A Medium rental is typically 26% less expensive than the average rental car in Arlington. The average price of a vehicle rental in Arlington 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 Arlington Medium rentals found on momondo in the past week.

The average price of a Large rental in Arlington, the United States is $91. The cheapest time to rent a Large in Arlington, the United States is in January. The price is 24% lower than the rest of the year at just $70 per day. A Large rental is typically 5% more expensive than the average rental car in Arlington. The average price of a vehicle rental in Arlington 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 Arlington Large rentals found on momondo in the past week.

The average price of a SUV rental in Arlington, the United States is $79. The cheapest time to rent a SUV in Arlington, the United States is in January. The price is 22% lower than the rest of the year at just $62 per day. A SUV rental is typically 10% less expensive than the average rental car in Arlington. The average price of a vehicle rental in Arlington 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 Arlington SUV rentals found on momondo in the past week.

The average price of a Van rental in Arlington, the United States is $137. The cheapest time to rent a Van in Arlington, the United States is in January. The price is 23% lower than the rest of the year at just $107 per day. A Van rental is typically 37% more expensive than the average rental car in Arlington. The average price of a vehicle rental in Arlington 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 Arlington Van rentals found on momondo in the past week.

The average price of a Luxury rental in Arlington, the United States is $83. The cheapest time to rent a Luxury in Arlington, the United States is in February. The price is 17% lower than the rest of the year at just $69 per day. A Luxury rental is typically 5% less expensive than the average rental car in Arlington. The average price of a vehicle rental in Arlington 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 Arlington Luxury rentals found on momondo in the past week.

The average price of a Convertible rental in Arlington, the United States is $94. The cheapest time to rent a Convertible in Arlington, the United States is in December. The price is 20% lower than the rest of the year at just $76 per day. A Convertible rental is typically 8% more expensive than the average rental car in Arlington. The average price of a vehicle rental in Arlington can vary based on a number of factors including supply, popularity of the vehicle, and how far out you book your rental car.

Kia Soul
or similar Compact
Up to 4 passengers

$34/day

1 Nov - 15 Nov
Kia Soul
Ford Fiesta
or similar Economy
Up to 2 passengers

$36/day

3 Oct - 17 Oct
Ford Fiesta

Arlington car rental directory

All major car rental suppliers in Arlington, Virginia

Alamo

8.6
Very good
231 reviews1 location
Overview

Cleanliness

8.6

Comfort

8.7

Overall

8.6

Pick-up/drop-off

8.7

Value

8.1

Budget

6.6
Okay
162 reviews4 locations
Overview

Cleanliness

7.2

Comfort

7.2

Overall

6.5

Pick-up/drop-off

6.6

Value

6.4

Thrifty

5.7
Fair
107 reviews1 location
Overview

Cleanliness

6.5

Comfort

6.4

Overall

5.7

Pick-up/drop-off

5.4

Value

5.8

Dollar

4.9
Mediocre
304 reviews1 location
Overview

Cleanliness

6.3

Comfort

6.1

Overall

4.9

Pick-up/drop-off

4.9

Value

5.1

Enterprise Rent-A-Car

8.8
Very good
42 reviews6 locations
Overview

Cleanliness

9.0

Comfort

8.8

Overall

8.8

Pick-up/drop-off

9.1

Value

8.4

Avis

6.7
Okay
58 reviews4 locations
Overview

Cleanliness

7.1

Comfort

7.1

Overall

6.6

Pick-up/drop-off

6.7

Value

6.4

Payless

5.9
Fair
73 reviews1 location
Overview

Cleanliness

6.3

Comfort

6.4

Overall

5.6

Pick-up/drop-off

5.9

Value

5.6

National

8.6
Very good
5 reviews1 location
Overview

Cleanliness

9.6

Comfort

8.6

Overall

8.6

Pick-up/drop-off

8.3

Value

8.3

Quick facts about car rentals in Arlington

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

Most Popular Agency

Avis

Popular Car Types

SUV, Intermediate, Compact

Cheapest Rental Car

$30

Most Popular Model

Hyundai Accent
The most popular Arlington car rental agency found on momondo this month is Avis. Other top choices for car rental companies are Budget and Advantage
The following car types were offered at rental car companies in Arlington in the past 72 hours: SUV, Intermediate, Compact.
The lowest price for a rental car in Arlington is $30/day. For this area, you can expect average prices starting from $53/day.
The most popular car model to rent in Arlington in the past 7 days is the Hyundai Accent. Our users also prefer the Toyota Yaris as an alternative.

Find popular attractions close to your rental car pick-up

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

Nearby attractions:

Virginia Hospital Center17.7 mi
Quarters 1 Fort Myer20.3 mi
Iwo Jima Memorial20.8 mi
United States Air Force Memorial21.3 mi

Nearby attractions:

Iwo Jima Memorial29.2 mi
Quarters 1 Fort Myer30.0 mi
United States Air Force Memorial30.1 mi
Virginia Hospital Center31.6 mi

Nearby attractions:

United States Air Force Memorial1.9 mi
Iwo Jima Memorial3.1 mi
Quarters 1 Fort Myer3.2 mi
Virginia Hospital Center5.5 mi

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Driving with a rental car in Arlington - FAQs

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

How much will it cost to rent a car in Arlington, Virginia in October?

For October in Arlington, the average price from these searches for a weekend rental was $64 - but some users found deals as low as $38. Stretching your rental over seven days shifts the price range to about $28 to $57.

Is there a fee to cancel my Arlington, Virginia car rental?

The majority of car rental agencies in Arlington offer free cancellation. momondo will always tell you whether or not rental car centers such as Alamo, Budget, and Thrifty have a cancellation fee for travelers who have last-minute itinerary changes.

What is the best type of car to rent in Arlington during October?

A Standard car is the ideal car to rent when visiting Arlington in October. On average, Arlington receives 2.8″ of precipitation and temperatures hover around 48.2 °F during the month of October. These conditions are well-suited for a standard, which can easily handle a bit of rain and even hold up well when temperatures fall. Renting a Standard in Arlington will cost you $75/day on average.

What is the speed limit in Arlington, Virginia?

Arlington’s speed limit is 25 mph when you are driving in the city. This speed limit might also apply to surrounding towns and neighborhoods. The suburban speed limit in Arlington is 75 mph and the speed limit for highways is 75 mph. However, be sure to look for posted signage as these speeds may vary.

What car rental company has the Nissan Rogue in Arlington?

What is the weather like in Arlington, VA in September?

Typically, the weather in Arlington through the month of September is 69.8 °F and the expected precipitation is 3.1″. This is important information to know when renting a car so you can be sure to rent the perfect car for the expected weather.

Is the weather in Arlington similar to the rest of Virginia?

The climate in Virginia during September is usually 68 °F with an expected 3.9″ of precipitation throughout the month. Those looking to rent a car and leave from Arlington on a road trip to the surrounding area should take note of this information.

When did momondo last update prices for cars in Arlington?

Prices for cars in Arlington were last updated today.

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How old do you have to be to hire a car in Arlington?

Among different countries, including Arlington, the minimum age for drivers varies. In numerous EU countries, drivers must be 18 years old. To hire a car overseas, you'll generally need to be at least 21, and if you're under 25, a young driver surcharge may be imposed. It's recommended that you review the policy of the rental company you're considering before booking.

What documentation or ID do you need to rent a car in Arlington?

All drivers must have a valid full driving license when renting a car in Arlington. If the license is written in a different language from the country of rental, an International Driving Permit may be required to avoid the risk of potential fines. If you're renting a car overseas, you may also need to provide proof of return travel and accommodation information during your stay. It is always advisable to check with the individual rental company you're booking with.


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Why use momondo?

Why should I use momondo to book a car rental in Arlington?

Choosing momondo to search for rental cars in Arlington makes sense because it is quick and free of charge. We find all the rental car prices and policies, you simply choose what works best for you and your trip.

How does momondo help me find the best car rental deal in Arlington?

momondo enables you to find the best car rental deal in Arlington by providing useful filters to narrow your search. Filters include, but are not limited to: price, body type, rental company and specific policies that you may want.

Does momondo show car rental deals in Arlington with free cancellation?

Yes, momondo allows you to filter specifically for car rental companies in Arlington offering free cancellation.

Can I rent a car with a fair fuel policy in Arlington on momondo?

Yes, momondo has a filter for fair fuel policies on car rentals in Arlington.

Can I find a car rental in Arlington which offers enhanced cleaning on momondo?

Yes, momondo shows deals with enhanced cleaning services for rental cars in Arlington.

Can I search for rental cars in Arlington with unlimited mileage on momondo?

momondo offers a filter specifically for unlimited mileage on car rentals in Arlington.


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