Car Rentals in Athens, Georgia

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Athens, GA
Oct 10 — Oct 17
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Athens, GA
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Rental cars insight and trends in Athens

Useful insights to help you book the perfect rental car in Athens

What is the cheapest rental car agency in Athens?

The cheapest rental cars in Athens are generally found through Budget. When booking with Budget, you may be able to find rental car prices for as low as $20/day. The average price to rent a car in Athens is $53/day.

What car do most people rent in Athens?

The Kia Rio is the most popular car to rent in Athens, according to our data. Our users have found prices for Kia Rio rentals for as low as $20/day in Athens, though on average you can expect prices to be around $50/day. Another popular car to rent in Athens is the Chrysler Pacifica for an average of $99/day, and deals as low as $46/day.

Best deals found for Athens, Georgia car rentals

Find great deals below on a variety of popular rental car types in Athens, Georgia
Economy$29/day
Compact$26/day
Intermediate$28/day
Standard$30/day
Full-size$33/day
Minivan$51/day
Premium$34/day
Luxury$38/day
Premium SUV$44/day
Supplier choice$30/day
Standard SUV$41/day
Intermediate SUV$47/day
Best rates found by momondo users in the past 48 hours.

Important information about Athens car rentals

Can I drive to other states, regions, or countries with a rental car from Athens?

Companies allow their clients to drive Athens car rentals across borders of specific states, regions and countries. Canada is one of the countries you can freely drive into with car rentals from Athens. The situation is different for Mexico, as the existing border laws come with some restrictions. Certain classes of vehicles including cargo van rentals, exotics and larger passenger vans are not permissible across the Mexican borders. For Avance and Europcar car rental in Athens, you’ll need to inform the operators in advance to prepare a non-resident insurance card which you’ll use when crossing the border. The card doesn’t attract any fees. Numerous car rental companies in Athens prohibit entry into the Mexican border. However, a few do, but on the condition that you get an additional insurance package to cover your car while there.

Can you rent a car in Athens without a credit card?

It’s not obligatory to have a credit card when searching for cheap car rentals in Athens, but most companies prefer it when paying for the Athens car rental. Thrifty and Sunny Cars are some of the firms that accept debit cards for renters looking for a car rental in Athens. Keep in mind that debit cards are only allowed after a thorough scrutiny of your credit score. Still, cards must be registered in the name of holders, who must be aged 25 or older. Note that debit cards restrict you from renting particular classes of vehicles such as electric car rentals or luxury car rentals. Dollar and Avance car rentals in Athens accept cash payments only if you’re offsetting any balances when returning your car rental in Athens.

What driving laws should I know about in Athens?

The traffic law in Athens requires car occupants aged eight or older to strap their safety belts. Passengers below eight years should sit on booster seats, while the little ones under four years must be fastened in rear-facing seats. Remember to keep right when driving with a car rental in Athens. You can make right turns at a red light, and left turns on a red light if you’re exiting a one-way street and joining a one-way avenue. Violations of traffic laws have consequences, as you’ll be arrested and fined if found drunk driving with a BAC exceeding 0.08%. Areas around schools, business districts, and residential zones limit you to a speed of 25 mph. However, the speed limit increases to as high as 65-70 mph on interstates and highways. In all cases, it may be prudent to pass by the Athens DMV to see if they’ve made any recent changes to the highway code.

What documents do international travelers require in order to rent a car in Athens?

As an international driver looking for an Athens car rental, you must satisfy certain regulations before applying for an Athens car rental. If you’re in possession of a credit or debit card, they must be registered under your name. Holders of international driver's licenses aged below 21 cannot drive a car rental in Athens. To this end, you must have a valid driver's license from your native nation bearing your name and photo. An international driving license is necessary if your driving license is not in English. A type-written translation comes in handy as you wait for your international driving license. However, no company will issue you an Athens car rental with an international driving license alone. Furthermore, permits and photocopies of your driver's license are not acceptable when applying for a car rental in Athens.


Athens, Georgia car rental deals found on momondo

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

Small

$49 - $79

All Car Types

$79 - $107

The average price of a Small rental in Athens, the United States is $62. The cheapest time to rent a Small in Athens, the United States is in September. The price is 21% lower than the rest of the year at just $49 per day. A Small rental is typically 32% less expensive than the average rental car in Athens. The average price of a vehicle rental in Athens 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 Athens Small rentals found on momondo in the past week.

The average price of a Medium rental in Athens, the United States is $71. The cheapest time to rent a Medium in Athens, the United States is in July. The price is 15% lower than the rest of the year at just $61 per day. A Medium rental is typically 22% less expensive than the average rental car in Athens. The average price of a vehicle rental in Athens 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 Athens Medium rentals found on momondo in the past week.

The average price of a Large rental in Athens, the United States is $75. The cheapest time to rent a Large in Athens, the United States is in January. The price is 23% lower than the rest of the year at just $58 per day. A Large rental is typically 17% less expensive than the average rental car in Athens. The average price of a vehicle rental in Athens 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 Athens Large rentals found on momondo in the past week.

The average price of a SUV rental in Athens, the United States is $104. The cheapest time to rent a SUV in Athens, the United States is in November. The price is 23% lower than the rest of the year at just $81 per day. A SUV rental is typically 15% more expensive than the average rental car in Athens. The average price of a vehicle rental in Athens 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 Athens SUV rentals found on momondo in the past week.

The average price of a Van rental in Athens, the United States is $139. The cheapest time to rent a Van in Athens, the United States is in July. The price is 25% lower than the rest of the year at just $105 per day. A Van rental is typically 36% more expensive than the average rental car in Athens. The average price of a vehicle rental in Athens 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 Athens Van rentals found on momondo in the past week.

The average price of a Luxury rental in Athens, the United States is $83. The cheapest time to rent a Luxury in Athens, the United States is in August. The price is 39% lower than the rest of the year at just $52 per day. A Luxury rental is typically 7% less expensive than the average rental car in Athens. The average price of a vehicle rental in Athens 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 Athens Luxury rentals found on momondo in the past week.

The average price of a Convertible rental in Athens, the United States is $47. The cheapest time to rent a Convertible in Athens, the United States is in July. The price is 28% lower than the rest of the year at just $35 per day. A Convertible rental is typically 47% less expensive than the average rental car in Athens. The average price of a vehicle rental in Athens can vary based on a number of factors including supply, popularity of the vehicle, and how far out you book your rental car.

Mini Hatch
or similar Compact
Up to 4 passengers

$26/day

1 Nov - 30 Nov
Mini Hatch
Nissan Sylphy
or similar Compact
Up to 4 passengers

$26/day

1 Nov - 30 Nov
Nissan Sylphy
Toyota Yaris
or similar Economy
Up to 2 passengers

$29/day

31 Oct - 9 Nov
Toyota Yaris

Athens car rental directory

All major car rental suppliers in Athens, Georgia

Hertz

8.5
Very good
8 reviews3 locations
Overview

Cleanliness

8.3

Comfort

8.3

Overall

8.5

Pick-up/drop-off

8.3

Value

7.8

Budget

8.4
Very good
13 reviews1 location
Overview

Cleanliness

7.9

Comfort

8.9

Overall

8.4

Pick-up/drop-off

8.7

Value

8.5

Enterprise Rent-A-Car

8.2
Very good
13 reviews4 locations
Overview

Cleanliness

8.2

Comfort

8.6

Overall

8.4

Pick-up/drop-off

8.0

Value

7.6

Avis

6.5
Okay
13 reviews1 location
Overview

Cleanliness

6.3

Comfort

6.3

Overall

6.5

Pick-up/drop-off

6.5

Value

6.1

Easirent

1 location

Quick facts about car rentals in Athens

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

Most Popular Agency

Budget

Popular Car Types

Economy, Compact, SUV

Cheapest Rental Car

$29

Most Popular Model

Kia Rio
The most popular Athens car rental agency found on momondo this month is Budget. Other top choices for car rental companies are Turo and Avis
The following car types were offered at rental car companies in Athens in the past 72 hours: Economy, Compact, SUV.
The lowest price for a rental car in Athens is $29/day. For this area, you can expect average prices starting from $59/day.
The most popular car model to rent in Athens in the past 7 days is the Kia Rio. Our users also prefer the Chrysler Pacifica as an alternative.

Find popular attractions close to your rental car pick-up

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

Nearby attractions:

40 Watt Club63.7 mi
Georgia Theatre63.9 mi
Downtown Athens64.0 mi
Sanford Stadium64.0 mi
Classic Center64.1 mi

Nearby attractions:

Classic Center92.2 mi
Downtown Athens92.3 mi
Georgia Theatre92.4 mi
Sanford Stadium92.5 mi
40 Watt Club92.5 mi

Nearby attractions:

Sanford Stadium90.3 mi
Classic Center90.6 mi
Downtown Athens90.7 mi
Georgia Theatre90.8 mi
40 Watt Club90.9 mi

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Driving with a rental car in Athens - FAQs

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

How much will it cost to rent a car in Athens, Georgia in November?

To rent a car in Athens for a weekend in November, we found prices as low as $35 with an average of $80. For a one-week car rental, Athens prices in November average $52 with the best deals starting at $31.

Is there a fee to cancel my Athens, Georgia car rental?

The majority of the Athens car rental agencies that we partner with do not have a cancellation fee. This means that if your plans change unexpectedly, many car rental centers in Athens such as Budget, Enterprise Rent-A-Car, and Hertz often offer cancellation free of charge based on when you booked.

What is the best type of car to rent in Athens during November?

When traveling to Athens during the month of November, we recommend renting an Economy car in order to be best prepared for the weather and road conditions. An Economy car can handle both the wet and dry road conditions that are often seen in Athens during November, when temperatures are around 44.6 °F and precipitation is 3.7″ on average. Renting a Economy in Athens will cost you $54/day on average.

What is the speed limit in Athens, Georgia?

If you are renting a vehicle in Athens, then be aware that the current speed limit within city or town limits is 25 mph, unless otherwise posted. Suburban speed limits around Athens will generally have a speed limit of 75 mph. If you are traveling on a highway in Athens, then the speed limit is 75 mph.

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What is the weather like in Athens, Georgia, GA in October?

Typically, the weather in Athens through the month of October is 62.6 °F and the expected precipitation is 3.6″. 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 Athens similar to the rest of Georgia?

Those looking to rent a car in Athens for a road trip to the surrounding areas, please know the weather in Georgia during the month of October usually is around 62.6 °F with 3.1″ of possible rain.

When did momondo last update prices for cars in Athens?

Prices for cars in Athens were last updated today.

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

The minimum age for drivers varies by country, including Athens. In many EU countries drivers must be 18 years old. As a rule, you’ll need to be 21 to hire a car abroad, and a young driver surcharge may be applied if you are under 25. We recommend reading through the policy of your chosen rental company before booking.

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

To rent a car in Athens, all drivers must present a valid full driving license. If the license is written in a language other than the language of the country of rental, an International Driving Permit may be required to avoid the risk of potential fines. If you're renting a car abroad, you may also need to provide evidence of your return travel and accommodation information during your stay. We always recommend that you verify with the specific rental company you're booking with.


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Why use momondo?

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

Choosing momondo to search for rental cars in Athens 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 Athens?

momondo enables you to find the best car rental deal in Athens 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 Athens with free cancellation?

Yes, whether it is for cars in Athens or elsewhere, momondo allows you to filter specifically for policies that offer free cancellation.

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

momondo specifically allows you to search for car rentals in Athens with fair fuel policies.

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

Yes, rental cars in Athens with enhanced cleaning options can be searched for on momondo.

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

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


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