Car Rentals in Charlotte, North Carolina

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Charlotte, NC
May 31 — Jun 7
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Charlotte, NC
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Best deals found for Charlotte, North Carolina car rentals

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

$45/day

29 May - 31 May
Nissan Kicks
Daewoo Leganza
or similar Standard
Up to 5 passengers

$41/day

1 Jun - 2 Jun
Daewoo Leganza
Volkswagen Jetta
or similar Standard
Up to 5 passengers

$41/day

1 Jun - 2 Jun
Volkswagen Jetta
Toyota Camry
or similar Intermediate
Up to 5 passengers

$35/day

2 Jun - 7 Jun
Toyota Camry
Bentley Arnage
or similar Luxury
Up to 5 passengers
4-door vehicles

$32/day

29 Jul - 1 Aug
Bentley Arnage
Buick LaCrosse
or similar Luxury
Up to 5 passengers
4-door vehicles

$53/day

30 May - 12 Aug
Buick LaCrosse
Toyota Fortuner
or similar Intermediate SUV
Up to 5 passengers

$50/day

29 May - 31 May
Toyota Fortuner
Kia Forte
or similar Compact
Up to 4 passengers

$31/day

29 May - 31 May
Kia Forte
Perodua Myvi
or similar Compact
Up to 4 passengers

$38/day

1 Jun - 2 Jun
Perodua Myvi

Charlotte, North Carolina car rental deals found on momondo

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

Small Cars

$49 - $117

All Car Types

$80 - $276

The average price of a Small rental in Charlotte, the United States is $79. The cheapest time to rent a Small in Charlotte, the United States is in January. The price is 38% lower than the rest of the year at just $49 per day. A Small rental is typically 39% less expensive than the average car rental in Charlotte. The average price of a vehicle rental in Charlotte 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 Charlotte Small rentals found on momondo in the past week.

The average price of a Medium rental in Charlotte, the United States is $85. The cheapest time to rent a Medium in Charlotte, the United States is in January. The price is 39% lower than the rest of the year at just $52 per day. A Medium rental is typically 34% less expensive than the average car rental in Charlotte. The average price of a vehicle rental in Charlotte 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 Charlotte Medium rentals found on momondo in the past week.

The average price of a Large rental in Charlotte, the United States is $114. The cheapest time to rent a Large in Charlotte, the United States is in November. The price is 27% lower than the rest of the year at just $84 per day. A Large rental is typically 11% less expensive than the average car rental in Charlotte. The average price of a vehicle rental in Charlotte 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 Charlotte Large rentals found on momondo in the past week.

The average price of a SUV rental in Charlotte, the United States is $109. The cheapest time to rent a SUV in Charlotte, the United States is in January. The price is 33% lower than the rest of the year at just $74 per day. A SUV rental is typically 15% less expensive than the average car rental in Charlotte. The average price of a vehicle rental in Charlotte 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 Charlotte SUV rentals found on momondo in the past week.

The average price of a Van rental in Charlotte, the United States is $170. The cheapest time to rent a Van in Charlotte, the United States is in January. The price is 48% lower than the rest of the year at just $89 per day. A Van rental is typically 26% more expensive than the average car rental in Charlotte. The average price of a vehicle rental in Charlotte 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 Charlotte Van rentals found on momondo in the past week.

The average price of a Luxury rental in Charlotte, the United States is $118. The cheapest time to rent a Luxury in Charlotte, the United States is in September. The price is 27% lower than the rest of the year at just $88 per day. A Luxury rental is typically 8% less expensive than the average car rental in Charlotte. The average price of a vehicle rental in Charlotte 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 Charlotte Luxury rentals found on momondo in the past week.

The average price of a Convertible rental in Charlotte, the United States is $174. The cheapest time to rent a Convertible in Charlotte, the United States is in January. The price is 50% lower than the rest of the year at just $87 per day. A Convertible rental is typically 27% more expensive than the average car rental in Charlotte. The average price of a vehicle rental in Charlotte can vary based on a number of factors including supply, popularity of the vehicle, and how far out you book your rental car.

Mitsubishi Colt
or similar Economy
Up to 2 passengers

$28/day

8 Jul - 10 Jul
Mitsubishi Colt
Kia Forte
or similar Compact
Up to 4 passengers

$31/day

29 May - 31 May
Kia Forte
Perodua Myvi
or similar Compact
Up to 4 passengers

$38/day

1 Jun - 2 Jun
Perodua Myvi

Charlotte car rental directory

All major car rental suppliers in Charlotte, North Carolina
7.7
Good
141 reviews1 location
Overview

Cleanliness

7.7

Comfort

8.2

Overall

7.7

Pick-up/drop-off

7.7

Value

7.4
7.3
Good
113 reviews14 locations
Overview

Cleanliness

7.2

Comfort

7.5

Overall

7.2

Pick-up/drop-off

7.1

Value

7.1
6.4
Good
280 reviews1 location
Overview

Cleanliness

7.2

Comfort

6.9

Overall

6.2

Pick-up/drop-off

6.0

Value

6.1
6.0
Good
191 reviews8 locations
Overview

Cleanliness

6.1

Comfort

6.5

Overall

5.9

Pick-up/drop-off

6.0

Value

5.9
6.0
Good
275 reviews7 locations
Overview

Cleanliness

6.6

Comfort

6.5

Overall

5.7

Pick-up/drop-off

5.8

Value

5.8
5.9
Okay
98 reviews1 location
Overview

Cleanliness

6.0

Comfort

6.6

Overall

5.6

Pick-up/drop-off

5.6

Value

5.9
5.0
Okay
52 reviews8 locations
Overview

Cleanliness

5.3

Comfort

5.2

Overall

5.2

Pick-up/drop-off

5.2

Value

4.9
3.5
Mediocre
23 reviews2 locations
Overview

Cleanliness

3.2

Comfort

3.6

Overall

3.6

Pick-up/drop-off

3.6

Value

3.9

Quick facts about car rentals in Charlotte

Get the overview on great rental deals, popular car rental companies, and best car types for your visit in Charlotte
Most Popular AgencyMEGA MCThe most popular Charlotte car rental agency found on momondo this month is MEGA MC. Other top choices for car rental companies are Budget and Hertz
Popular Car TypesEconomy, Full-size, IntermediateThe following car types were offered at rental car companies in Charlotte in the past 72 hours: Economy, Full-size, Intermediate.
Cheapest Rental Car$28The lowest price for a rental car in Charlotte is $28/day. For this area, you can expect average prices starting from $80/day.
Most Popular ModelFord FiestaThe most popular car model to rent in Charlotte in the past 7 days is the Ford Fiesta. Our users also prefer the Class Special Car as an alternative.

Find popular attractions close to your rental car pick-up

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

Nearby attractions:

Carolinas Aviation Museum0.8 mi
Billy Graham Library2.9 mi
Bank of America Stadium5.2 mi
The Harvey B. Gantt Center for African-American Arts + Culture5.4 mi
Mint Museum Uptown5.4 mi

Nearby attractions:

Carowind73.7 mi
Carolinas Aviation Museum76.2 mi
Billy Graham Library76.8 mi
Bank of America Stadium80.5 mi
Freedom Park80.5 mi

Nearby attractions:

Charlotte Motor Speedway66.9 mi
Bojangles' Coliseum78.6 mi
Ovens Auditorium78.7 mi
Discovery Place78.9 mi
North Carolina Blumenthal Performing Arts Center79.1 mi

Important information about Charlotte car rentals

Charlotte, also called "the Queen City," is a wonderful city to visit. Car rentals in Charlotte are available throughout the city. The Uptown district features some of the city's most beautiful museums, including Discovery Place and the Mint Museum Uptown. Enjoy strolling through the art exhibits in NoDa’s (North Davidson). Getting around in rental cars in Charlotte is easy. The Charlotte Area Transit System (CATS) operates mass transit in the Charlotte area and is easily accessible. Want to walk instead? Charlotte is a walkable city, with everything within walking distance. Charlotte's convenient location between the population centers of the northeast and southeast makes transportation a breeze. Charlotte’s two major interstate highways, I-85 and I-77, intersect near the city's center. Traffic is heaviest during peak morning and evening rush hours, so plan your trips accordingly. You won’t have to worry about parking as Charlotte has many parking locations around the city. Rates are affordable and there are options to purchase units or daily parking.

Charlotte is a great city to chill and explore at your own pace. It is a true Southern city, and the first thing you’ll recognize is that no one is in a hurry. Car rentals in Charlotte are available all over the city. Charlotte is also perfectly located and a great place to explore. It’s the perfect city to discover in a cheap economy rental car, as you have the best of the city, the mountains, and the ocean. Parking downtown is a technical marvel, as there are city parking phone apps to help you locate the best spot. With Charlotte’s mild weather, be sure to check out UPtown for dozens of restaurants, art galleries, and music venues. Charlotte is the outdoor hub of the south, with myriad parks like Independence Park, Freedom Park, and Reedy Creek Nature Center and Preserve. Don’t miss the drive in your luxury rental car on the city’s miles of greenways, especially Little Sugar Creek and Four Mile.

Most car rentals in Charlotte allow you to cross the U.S.-Canada border and drive within Canada without any restrictions. However, the other accessible border, the Mexican border, is a different story. Most car rentals in Charlotte will not allow you to travel into Mexico, and if you should, you will be required to purchase insurance to cover the rental car while driving in Mexico. Additionally, electric car rental, passenger van rental, and luxury car rental in Charlotte are not allowed to travel across the border. There are many car rentals in Charlotte, and it is advisable to reach out to the renting location directly to learn more about their cross-border policies and restrictions.

There are many cheap car rentals in Charlotte, with over 40 car rental locations in Charlotte. In most of these locations, credit cards are the most preferred mode of payment. Most of the major credit card companies are accepted, including VISA, American Express, and MasterCard. The renter’s name and the name on the credit card should be the same for you to get Charlotte car rentals. Debit cards are not the most popular mode of payment, but other companies accept them. You’ll be required to be at least 25 years old, and the debit card must bear your name. At airport rental locations, you’ll be required to produce your debit card with a return flight ticket as well. Cash is not an acceptable means of payment, and neither are money orders and prepaid cards. However, these forms may be used to clear up any balances due at the end of the rental period.

Keep an eye out for some of the unique driving laws in place in Charlotte. First, it is illegal to drive too slow on Charlotte roads as per the North Carolina traffic laws. Going too slow causes obstruction, and you might be fined for that, so stick to the speed limits posted on the roads. Second, Charlotte also has a "move over" law which requires drivers to move over one lane or reduce their speed if there is an emergency vehicle on the road’s shoulder with its lights flashing. Third, every passenger, whether in the front or back seat, is required to wear a seatbelt. Young children need to be secured in a car seat. Older kids must use booster seats before using adult seatbelts. Fourth, it is illegal to use your cellphone while driving unless you’re in an emergency - fines are costly for reading text messages while driving. And it is illegal to drive with a blood alcohol content of 0.08% or higher. Nonetheless, remember to check with the Charlotte Department of Motor Vehicles (DMV) if there have been any recent changes to traffic laws before getting on the roads in a rental car.

Charlotte car rentals are an easy mode of transport for international travelers. To rent a car in Charlotte, you must be at least 21 years old with a valid driver’s license from your home country and a major credit or debit card in your name. Your foreign driver’s license should be valid for the entire period and should bear a clear photo of yourself. If your driver’s license doesn’t bear your picture, you’ll be required to produce a valid government-issued document with your photo, such as a passport. If the foreign driver’s license is in a different language, an International Drivers Permit is recommended for translation purposes but not required. You cannot rent a car in Charlotte with only your International Driver’s Permit. Other documents not accepted include learner’s permits, electronic copies of driver’s license, and photocopies of driver’s license.


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Driving with a rental car in Charlotte - FAQs

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

For a weekend in June, the best deals in Charlotte start from around $24 up to around $93. Deals are a little different for a week-long rental - starting at around $25, with an average price of $88.

Daily rates from Easirent are typically the cheapest, with an average price of $62/day when getting a rental car in Charlotte. The absolute cheapest price found at their location in Charlotte is $12/day.

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

Renting a Standard car in Charlotte during the month of June is what most travelers prefer. With temperatures averaging 78.8 °F and precipitation around 3.7″ during June, a Standard car is more than capable of handling these weather conditions. This is the perfect rental car type for wet roads and above-freezing temperatures. Renting a Standard in Charlotte will cost you $80/day on average.

Enterprise has the most locations in Charlotte, NC with 14 locations. At those locations, momondo users can typically find car rental rates of $110/day.

When you book a rental car in Charlotte, you should abide by the city’s 25 mph speed limit. The speed limits on any suburban roads and highways in Charlotte are 75 mph and 75 mph, respectively. Be on the lookout for posted signage, because these speed limits might change depending on where you are within Charlotte.

Typically, the weather in Charlotte through the month of May is 68 °F and the expected precipitation is 3.2″. This is important information to know when renting a car so you can be sure to rent the perfect car for the expected weather.

Those looking to rent a car in Charlotte for a road trip to the surrounding areas, please know the weather in North Carolina during the month of May usually is around 66.2 °F with 3.7″ of possible rain.


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Using momondo to book a car rental in Charlotte could save you time and money. momondo searches thousands of car rental websites and locations to provide you with a wide selection of options and cars to choose from.

By the use of filters, momondo makes finding a great car rental in Charlotte easier. Whether it is price, car type, amenities or policies, momondo allows you to refine your search with these and more filters to find the best deal for you.

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

Fair fuel policies are specifically available to select on momondo, allowing you to refine your search for rental cars in Charlotte.

You can specifically filter for enhanced cleaning on rental cars in Charlotte on momondo.

Absolutely. You can specifically filter for rental car deals in Charlotte with unlimited mileage on momondo.


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