Car Rentals in Harrisburg, Pennsylvania

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Harrisburg, PA
Oct 3 — Oct 10
Same drop-off
Harrisburg, PA
Tue 10/3
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Tue 10/10
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Rental cars insight and trends in Harrisburg

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What is the cheapest rental car agency in Harrisburg?

The cheapest rental cars in Harrisburg are generally found through Payless. When booking with Payless, you may be able to find rental car prices for as low as $22/day. The average price to rent a car in Harrisburg is $30/day.

What car do most people rent in Harrisburg?

When renting a car in Harrisburg, most of our users will opt for the Nissan Rogue at $67/day on average. The second most popular is the Chrysler Pacifica car rental for an average of $102/day. Our users have found Nissan Rogue rentals in Harrisburg for as low as $29/day and Chrysler Pacifica rentals for as low as $46/day.

Best deals found for Harrisburg, Pennsylvania car rentals

Find great deals below on a variety of popular rental car types in Harrisburg, Pennsylvania
Economy$33/day
Compact$23/day
Intermediate$24/day
Standard$26/day
Full-size$26/day
Minivan$37/day
Full-size SUV$32/day
Intermediate SUV$26/day
Compact SUV$26/day
Standard SUV$32/day
Best rates found by momondo users in the past 48 hours.

Important information about Harrisburg car rentals

Car rentals in Harrisburg are a great way to go to some of the city’s most iconic sights, such as Whitaker Center for Science and the Arts, Pride of the Susquehanna, City Island, the National Civil War Museum and Pennsylvania State Capitol. I-83 is famous for being the most popular freeway in the city. However, I-81, Pennsylvania 283, and Harrisburg expressway are also roads that are mostly used to travel through Harrisburg and lead to well-known destinations. You can find metered, garage and public parking in Harrisburg, so parking should not be a problem for you. There are more than 10 car rental locations in Harrisburg, giving you a variety to choose from. Whether you want a passenger car rental or a luxury car rental in Harrisburg, you will find it. It is advisable to rent a car that is as close as possible to the one you are used to driving back home to avoid making mistakes when driving and subsequently causing accidents.

Is it worthwhile to rent a car while visiting Harrisburg?

It may be difficult to find free parking, but there are many metered lots and paid garages in the city that offer day rates and hourly fees. Even though I-83 is one of the easiest roads to use in Harrisburg, it is also one of the busiest so steer clear of it during rush hours in the morning and early evening. I-81 is also known to have a lot of traffic jams during peak hours. Harrisburg car rentals are also a good way to explore attractions outside of the city including Bord Big Tree Preserve, Hershey’s Chocolate Tour, and Riverfront Park. The state is popular for being walkable which makes a cheap car rental in Harrisburg a perfect way to save money and explore. Downtown is the most walkable place in the city where events such as Kipona, art shows, City Island ballgames and 3rd Friday are held. Car rentals in Harrisburg can make your trip enjoyable and worthwhile.

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

To safely navigate car rentals in Harrisburg, it’s important to be aware of some of the particular city and state traffic laws, such as the fact that in PA, you are required by law to clear ice and snow from your vehicle. This is because if the ice or snow gets dislodged from your vehicle and causes another driver or a pedestrian to sustain injuries, you could be held liable for the damages and fined. Also, remember to stay in the right lane unless you are passing slower traffic. Do not stay in the left lane for more than two miles or else you will be fined. You can also be fined if you are using your windshield wipers and you have not turned your headlights on. For more information on new law changes, please receive advise from the city's department of motor vehicles.

What type of driver’s license do you need to get a rental a car in Harrisburg?

If you are age 21 or older, you can get a rental a car in Harrisburg, such as an economy car rental or an electric car rental, as long as you have a valid driver’s license and a major debit or credit card in your name. Persons with instructional or leaner’s permit are not allowed to rent. Rental cars in Harrisburg will not give you a key and pre-printed documents if you do not present these crucial documents.


Harrisburg, Pennsylvania car rental deals found on momondo

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

Small Cars

$56 - $85

All Car Types

$81 - $106

The average price of a Small rental in Harrisburg, the United States is $67. The cheapest time to rent a Small in Harrisburg, the United States is in February. The price is 18% lower than the rest of the year at just $56 per day. A Small rental is typically 28% less expensive than the average rental car in Harrisburg. The average price of a vehicle rental in Harrisburg 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 Harrisburg Small rentals found on momondo in the past week.

The average price of a Medium rental in Harrisburg, the United States is $67. The cheapest time to rent a Medium in Harrisburg, the United States is in September. The price is 14% lower than the rest of the year at just $58 per day. A Medium rental is typically 29% less expensive than the average rental car in Harrisburg. The average price of a vehicle rental in Harrisburg 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 Harrisburg Medium rentals found on momondo in the past week.

The average price of a Large rental in Harrisburg, the United States is $101. The cheapest time to rent a Large in Harrisburg, the United States is in March. The price is 33% lower than the rest of the year at just $69 per day. A Large rental is typically 8% more expensive than the average rental car in Harrisburg. The average price of a vehicle rental in Harrisburg 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 Harrisburg Large rentals found on momondo in the past week.

The average price of a SUV rental in Harrisburg, the United States is $87. The cheapest time to rent a SUV in Harrisburg, the United States is in September. The price is 36% lower than the rest of the year at just $57 per day. A SUV rental is typically 7% less expensive than the average rental car in Harrisburg. The average price of a vehicle rental in Harrisburg 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 Harrisburg SUV rentals found on momondo in the past week.

The average price of a Van rental in Harrisburg, the United States is $139. The cheapest time to rent a Van in Harrisburg, the United States is in September. The price is 18% lower than the rest of the year at just $115 per day. A Van rental is typically 33% more expensive than the average rental car in Harrisburg. The average price of a vehicle rental in Harrisburg 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 Harrisburg Van rentals found on momondo in the past week.

The average price of a Luxury rental in Harrisburg, the United States is $88. The cheapest time to rent a Luxury in Harrisburg, the United States is in December. The price is 28% lower than the rest of the year at just $64 per day. A Luxury rental is typically 7% less expensive than the average rental car in Harrisburg. The average price of a vehicle rental in Harrisburg can vary based on a number of factors including supply, popularity of the vehicle, and how far out you book your rental car.

The average price of a Convertible rental in Harrisburg, the United States is $108. The cheapest time to rent a Convertible in Harrisburg, the United States is in March. The price is 28% lower than the rest of the year at just $79 per day. A Convertible rental is typically 14% more expensive than the average rental car in Harrisburg. The average price of a vehicle rental in Harrisburg can vary based on a number of factors including supply, popularity of the vehicle, and how far out you book your rental car.

Nissan Versa Note
or similar Compact
Up to 4 passengers

$23/day

3 Oct - 10 Oct
Nissan Versa Note
Toyota Yaris
or similar Economy
Up to 2 passengers

$33/day

30 Sep - 30 Oct
Toyota Yaris
Hyundai Kona
or similar Economy
Up to 2 passengers
5-door vehicles

$35/day

7 Oct - 14 Oct
Hyundai Kona

Harrisburg car rental directory

All major car rental suppliers in Harrisburg, Pennsylvania

Hertz

7.4
Good
56 reviews3 locations
Overview

Cleanliness

8.1

Comfort

8.0

Overall

7.5

Pick-up/drop-off

7.6

Value

7.4

Dollar

1 location

Enterprise Rent-A-Car

6.2
Okay
6 reviews2 locations
Overview

Cleanliness

6.6

Comfort

6.4

Overall

6.2

Pick-up/drop-off

6.4

Value

6.8

Budget

6.2
Okay
16 reviews1 location
Overview

Cleanliness

7.7

Comfort

7.5

Overall

6.2

Pick-up/drop-off

6.3

Value

6.5

Avis

2 locations

Easirent

2 locations

Sunnycars

1 location

Quick facts about car rentals in Harrisburg

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

Most Popular Agency

Hertz

Popular Car Types

SUV, Intermediate, Economy

Cheapest Rental Car

$30

Most Popular Model

Class Special Car
The most popular Harrisburg car rental agency found on momondo this month is Hertz. Other top choices for car rental companies are Alamo and Budget
The following car types were offered at rental car companies in Harrisburg in the past 72 hours: SUV, Intermediate, Economy.
The lowest price for a rental car in Harrisburg is $30/day. For this area, you can expect average prices starting from $55/day.
The most popular car model to rent in Harrisburg in the past 7 days is the Class Special Car. Our users also prefer the Nissan Rogue as an alternative.

Find popular attractions close to your rental car pick-up

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

Nearby attractions:

Market Street Bridge75.4 mi
Simon Cameron House75.5 mi
FNB Field75.5 mi
Crowne Plaza Harrisburg-Hershey75.7 mi
Mulberry Street Bridge75.8 mi

Nearby attractions:

Simon Cameron House7.5 mi
Mulberry Street Bridge7.5 mi
Crowne Plaza Harrisburg-Hershey7.7 mi
Market Street Bridge7.7 mi
Whitaker Center7.7 mi

Nearby attractions:

Simon Cameron School63.8 mi
Broad Street Market64.3 mi
FNB Field64.9 mi
Whitaker Center65.0 mi
Market Street Bridge65.1 mi

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Driving with a rental car in Harrisburg - FAQs

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

How much will it cost to rent a car in Harrisburg, Pennsylvania in October?

For a weekend in October, the best deals in Harrisburg start from around $39 up to around $76. For a one-week car rental, Harrisburg prices in October average $54 with the best deals starting at $25.

Is there a fee to cancel my Harrisburg, Pennsylvania car rental?

When renting a car, you can expect to find that a majority of the rental car agencies in Harrisburg do not have a cancellation fee. Keep in mind that momondo does not set these cancellation policies, but we can help you find great deals on rental cars in Harrisburg. Be sure to look for the Cancellation Policy when you conduct your search.

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

When traveling to Harrisburg during the month of October, 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 Harrisburg during October, when temperatures are around 44.6 °F and precipitation is 3.4″ on average. Renting a Economy in Harrisburg will cost you $52/day on average.

What is the speed limit in Harrisburg, Pennsylvania?

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

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What is the weather like in Harrisburg, PA in September?

Those looking for a rental car in Harrisburg during the month of September should expect temperatures to be around 66.2 °F and should expect around 3.6″ of precipitation. This information can be helpful when choosing which car you’d like to rent.

Is the weather in Harrisburg similar to the rest of Pennsylvania?

Those looking to rent a car in Harrisburg for a road trip to the surrounding areas, please know the weather in Pennsylvania during the month of September usually is around 64.4 °F with 3.9″ of possible rain.

When did momondo last update prices for cars in Harrisburg?

Prices for cars in Harrisburg are refreshed on a daily basis.

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

The minimum age for drivers varies by country, including Harrisburg. 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 Harrisburg?

When renting a car in Harrisburg, all drivers must present a full valid driving license. An International Driving Permit is required if the driving license is written in a language different to that of the country of rental and may be necessary to avoid the risk of potential fines. If you are renting abroad, you may also need to provide proof of return travel and accommodation information during your stay. We always recommend checking with the individual rental company you are booking with.


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

Of course! momondo has a dedicated filter for users to specifically look at car rentals in Harrisburg which offer free cancellation.

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

Yes, simply select the fair fuel policy filter after performing a search for rental cars in Harrisburg on momondo.

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

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

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

Yes, car rental deals in Harrisburg with unlimited mileage can be found on momondo.


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