Columbus, Ohio Car Rentals

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Columbus, OH
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Columbus, Ohio car rental deals found on momondo

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Small cars are typically categorized as economy cars, compact cars and intermediate cars. You can expect to pay $68/day to rent a small car in Columbus. Below are the best prices found on momondo in the past week.

Chevrolet Sonic Sedan
or similar Compact
Up to 4 passengers
Fits 1 bag
2/4-door vehicles
$33/day
May 1 - Jun 1
Columbus
1733 W 5th Ave
Chevrolet Sonic Sedan
$33/day
May 1 - Jun 1
See offer
Chevrolet Sonic Sedan
or similar Economy
Up to 2 passengers
Fits 1 bag
2/4-door vehicles
$33/day
May 1 - Jun 1
Columbus
1733 W 5th Ave
Chevrolet Sonic Sedan
$33/day
May 1 - Jun 1
See offer
Chevrolet Sonic Sedan
or similar Compact
Up to 4 passengers
Fits 1 bag
4-5-door vehicles
$34/day
Apr 30 - May 31
Columbus
4600 International Gateway
Chevrolet Sonic Sedan
$34/day
Apr 30 - May 31
See offer
Chevrolet Sonic Sedan
or similar Economy
Up to 2 passengers
Fits 1 bag
4-5-door vehicles
$34/day
May 1 - Jun 1
Columbus
4600 International Gateway
Chevrolet Sonic Sedan
$34/day
May 1 - Jun 1
See offer
Chevrolet Sonic Sedan
or similar Economy
Up to 2 passengers
Fits 1 bag
4-5-door vehicles
$35/day
May 4 - Jun 2
Columbus
6060 Busch Boulevard
Chevrolet Sonic Sedan
$35/day
May 4 - Jun 2
See offer
Chevrolet Sonic Sedan
or similar Compact
Up to 4 passengers
Fits 1 bag
4-5-door vehicles
$35/day
May 2 - Jun 2
Columbus
4600 International Gateway
Chevrolet Sonic Sedan
$35/day
May 2 - Jun 2
See offer

When is it cheapest to rent a car in Columbus?

All

$30 - $68

Family size

$36 - $66

Economy

$29 - $52

The cheapest time to rent a car in Columbus, Ohio is in January. The price is 23% lower than the rest of the year at just $34 per day. The most expensive month is April. If you are looking for a specific car type, consider renting an economy car in January. If you need more room for your family, larger vehicles with 6+ seats are typically cheapest in January. The price of a car rental in Columbus can vary based on a number of factors including supply, popularity of the vehicle, and how far out you book your rental car.


Columbus Car Rental Directory

All major car rental suppliers in Columbus, OH
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Find popular attractions close to your rental car pick-up

Nearby attractions:

Columbus Crew Stadium5.5 mi
Columbus Museum of Art5.9 mi
Wexner Center for the Arts6.4 mi
Greater Columbus Convention Center6.4 mi
Goodale Park6.5 mi

Nearby attractions:

Columbus Zoo and Aquarium60.8 mi
Ohio Stadium64.0 mi
Huntington Park64.2 mi
Center of Science and Industry64.4 mi
Genoa Park and Ampitheater64.5 mi

Nearby attractions:

Center of Science and Industry95.6 mi
Genoa Park and Ampitheater95.7 mi
Huntington Park95.8 mi
Scioto Mile95.8 mi
LeVeque Tower95.9 mi

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Car Rental in Columbus

In April to date, 16,168 momondo users have searched for cheap car rental in Columbus.

What cleaning measures are being taken by Columbus car rental companies to control the spread of COVID-19?

Many car rental companies in Columbus have new cleaning requirements in place to ensure your vehicle is disinfected for your safety. This enhanced cleaning feature is now being offered at locations such as Alamo, Enterprise, and Avis. Use our new search filter to see all the companies offering enhanced cleaning in Columbus. As things change, so do policies. We’ll do our best to stay on top of things, but always be sure to check with the provider directly.

How much will it cost to rent a car in Columbus, Ohio in May?

Our data shows that for weekend car rental deals during May in Columbus, you can expect to pay around $44. A particularly good deal might be around $18, which is the lowest quote for Columbus we've seen so far. Deals are a little different for a week-long rental - starting at around $25, with an average price of $45.

Which car rental agency in Columbus has the cheapest rental car prices?

Daily rates from Alamo are typically the cheapest, with an average price of $35/day when getting a rental car in Columbus. The absolute cheapest price found at their location in Columbus is $17/day.

Is there a fee to cancel my Columbus, OH car rental?

Every rental car company in Columbus has a different cancellation policy. At momondo, we will always disclose in the car rental search results whether or not an agency has a cancellation fee. Some of the top car rental companies in Columbus include Alamo, Enterprise, and Avis, so be sure to check if they offer free cancellation.

What is the best type of car to rent in Columbus during May?

With temperatures averaging 71.6 °F and precipitation usually 4″ during May, you should consider renting a Standard car when traveling to Columbus. A Standard car can handle the fluctuations in temperature and rainfall during the month of May and is a popular choice for travelers heading to Columbus. Renting a Standard in Columbus will cost you $54/day on average.

Which rental car company in Columbus has the most locations?

Enterprise has 11 locations. momondo users can expect to pay $55/day on average when renting from these locations.

What is the speed limit in Columbus, OH?

Travelers who rent a car in Columbus should be aware that the city’s speed limit is 25 mph. Suburban speed limits around Columbus are generally 75 mph, whereas speed limits on highways are 75 mph. Keep in mind that speeds may change depending on what road you’re traveling on, so be on the lookout for posted signage.

What is the weather like in Columbus, OH in April?

During the month of April the average temperature in Columbus is 53.6 °F and the expected precipitation is 3.4″. This information is useful for travelers looking for a car rental in Columbus.

What car would momondo recommend based on the weather in April?

The weather in Columbus during April would likely not impact the type of rental car much. momondo users do seem to prefer certain car types when looking for a Columbus car rental. Price-conscious travelers looking for a Columbus car rental option tend to like small cars. These are typically the least expensive. Examples of small cars available for rent are the Hyundai Accent, the Nissan Versa, and the Chevrolet Spark.

Is the weather in Columbus similar to the rest of Ohio?

The climate in Ohio during April is usually 50 °F with an expected 3.6″ of precipitation throughout the month. Those looking to rent a car and leave from Columbus on a road trip to the surrounding area should take note of this information.


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