Car Rentals in Key West, Florida

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Key West, FL
Oct 5 — Oct 12
Same drop-off
Key West, FL
Thu 10/5
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Thu 10/12
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Rental cars insight and trends in Key West

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What is the cheapest rental car agency in Key West?

The cheapest rental cars in Key West are generally found through Surprise Agency. When booking with Surprise Agency, you may be able to find rental car prices for as low as $24/day. The average price to rent a car in Key West is $49/day.

What car rental company in Key West has the most locations?

Enterprise Rent-A-Car has the most locations of any rental car company in Key West, with 2 locations.

What car do most people rent in Key West?

When renting a car in Key West, most of our users will opt for the Nissan Rogue at $75/day on average. The second most popular is the Chevrolet Spark car rental for an average of $58/day. Our users have found Nissan Rogue rentals in Key West for as low as $46/day and Chevrolet Spark rentals for as low as $24/day.

Best deals found for Key West, Florida car rentals

Find great deals below on a variety of popular rental car types in Key West, Florida
Economy$33/day
Compact$33/day
Intermediate$33/day
Standard$35/day
Full-size$37/day
Minivan$49/day
Full-size SUV$66/day
Luxury$56/day
Convertible$56/day
Premium SUV$66/day
Intermediate SUV$35/day
Supplier choice$39/day
Standard SUV$42/day
Best rates found by momondo users in the past 48 hours.

Important information about Key West car rentals

If you’re up for some island-time, then Key West is your ideal destination for its snorkeling and diving beaches, like Smathers Beach and Higgs Beach. Other tourist sites include the Key West Butterfly & Nature Conservatory, Mallory Square, and Dry Tortugas National Park, all easily accessible using car rentals in Key West. Coming off the Key West Airport, the above attraction sites are nearby, making cheap car rental in Key West the most suitable option. If you're with friends or family, a passenger van rental would be ideal to use to explore the area. The major road, Overseas Highway, is one you can use for a top-down drive to other connecting cities like Miami. You’ll appreciate the abundant parking options of the metered and non-metered street and city-owned parking. They’re affordable, safe, and most offer 24/7 services. Whether you’re entering Key West by air or cruise ship, there are about nine car rental locations in Key West to access for a good time.

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

You’ll conveniently find parking thanks to the hundreds of lots and garages available. When considering car rentals in Key West, keep in mind that Key West traffic can be unpredictable. Aside from the occasional road maintenance and accidents that can stall you on the road for a couple of hours, everyday traffic is mild. When possible, avoid the MM 112.5 road and instead opt to drive car rentals in Key West on North Roosevelt Blvd for a smooth drive. Also, you can plan a trip with an economy car rental to nearby cities like Marathon Shores for kayaking and jet-skiing on the water. The island is extremely walkable due to the close compact sites like the Ernest Hemingway Home and Museum on Whitehead Street. Key West car rentals are a convenient means for a drive across the island’s heartbeat, Duval Street, where dozens of shops, restaurants, and pubs like Green Parrot exist for unwinding. The Ripley’s Believe It or Not Odditorium is one site you cannot miss, and luckily, it’s also right up Duval Street. Rental cars in Key West make drives on the roadway worthwhile because of the natural attractions along the way, like sunsets at Mallory Square and a view of the Atlantic Coast from Martello Tower.

What different driving laws should I keep in mind while driving in Key West?

While driving on the island it’s important to note a few driving laws. For example, adhere to varying speed limits on county, residential, and urban roads. Avoid hitchhiking on all roads, including waving or texting while on the road. While driving, it’s important to allow both motorists' and pedestrians' free movement because it’s illegal to cause any obstruction or delays. Also, note the threshold for driving under alcohol influence. Even first-time DUI cases can attract stiff penalties like a license suspension, so please drive safely. To keep up to date with driving laws, check Key West’s Department of Motor Vehicles for any recent law changes.

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

Key West honors foreign driver’s licenses for car rentals, including a luxury car rental in Key West, provided you accompany yours with an International Driver’s Permit. Additionally, you can apply for a permanent driver’s license if you wish to be a resident in Key West. You’ll need identification papers like your passport and proof of residency, such as utility bills or a physical address. Local driver’s license applicants must present an original proof of identity like a student or military ID card, a current photo, at least two proofs of residency, a social security number if you have one, and a certificate of citizenship.


Key West, Florida car rental deals found on momondo

Find the rental car in Key West that's right for you

Small

$48 - $89

All Car Types

$72 - $108

The average price of a Small rental in Key West, the United States is $60. The cheapest time to rent a Small in Key West, the United States is in June. The price is 22% lower than the rest of the year at just $48 per day. A Small rental is typically 30% less expensive than the average rental car in Key West. The average price of a vehicle rental in Key West 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 Key West Small rentals found on momondo in the past week.

The average price of a Medium rental in Key West, the United States is $72. The cheapest time to rent a Medium in Key West, the United States is in June. The price is 21% lower than the rest of the year at just $57 per day. A Medium rental is typically 18% less expensive than the average rental car in Key West. The average price of a vehicle rental in Key West 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 Key West Medium rentals found on momondo in the past week.

The average price of a Large rental in Key West, the United States is $80. The cheapest time to rent a Large in Key West, the United States is in September. The price is 24% lower than the rest of the year at just $61 per day. A Large rental is typically 9% less expensive than the average rental car in Key West. The average price of a vehicle rental in Key West 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 Key West Large rentals found on momondo in the past week.

The average price of a SUV rental in Key West, the United States is $83. The cheapest time to rent a SUV in Key West, the United States is in September. The price is 31% lower than the rest of the year at just $58 per day. A SUV rental is typically 5% less expensive than the average rental car in Key West. The average price of a vehicle rental in Key West 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 Key West SUV rentals found on momondo in the past week.

The average price of a Van rental in Key West, the United States is $113. The cheapest time to rent a Van in Key West, the United States is in October. The price is 24% lower than the rest of the year at just $87 per day. A Van rental is typically 24% more expensive than the average rental car in Key West. The average price of a vehicle rental in Key West 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 Key West Van rentals found on momondo in the past week.

The average price of a Luxury rental in Key West, the United States is $98. The cheapest time to rent a Luxury in Key West, the United States is in September. The price is 16% lower than the rest of the year at just $83 per day. A Luxury rental is typically 12% more expensive than the average rental car in Key West. The average price of a vehicle rental in Key West 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 Key West Luxury rentals found on momondo in the past week.

The average price of a Convertible rental in Key West, the United States is $103. The cheapest time to rent a Convertible in Key West, the United States is in January. The price is 17% lower than the rest of the year at just $87 per day. A Convertible rental is typically 17% more expensive than the average rental car in Key West. The average price of a vehicle rental in Key West 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 Key West Convertible rentals found on momondo in the past week.

Nissan Versa
or similar Economy
Up to 2 passengers

$33/day

28 Nov - 31 Dec
Nissan Versa
Hyundai Venue
or similar Compact
Up to 4 passengers

$33/day

28 Nov - 31 Dec
Hyundai Venue

Key West car rental directory

All major car rental suppliers in Key West, Florida

Budget

7.0
Good
57 reviews1 location
Overview

Cleanliness

7.2

Comfort

7.3

Overall

7.1

Pick-up/drop-off

6.9

Value

6.9

Hertz

6.2
Okay
39 reviews1 location
Overview

Cleanliness

6.8

Comfort

6.6

Overall

6.2

Pick-up/drop-off

6.0

Value

6.0

Dollar

6.1
Okay
37 reviews1 location
Overview

Cleanliness

7.6

Comfort

7.1

Overall

5.9

Pick-up/drop-off

5.9

Value

6.1

Avis

7.6
Good
15 reviews1 location
Overview

Cleanliness

7.1

Comfort

7.6

Overall

7.6

Pick-up/drop-off

7.3

Value

7.5

Thrifty

7.5
Good
21 reviews1 location
Overview

Cleanliness

7.7

Comfort

7.7

Overall

7.2

Pick-up/drop-off

7.6

Value

7.4

Alamo

6.7
Okay
20 reviews1 location
Overview

Cleanliness

7.2

Comfort

7.1

Overall

6.7

Pick-up/drop-off

6.2

Value

6.9

Enterprise Rent-A-Car

6.6
Okay
19 reviews2 locations
Overview

Cleanliness

7.0

Comfort

7.4

Overall

6.5

Pick-up/drop-off

6.5

Value

6.2

Ace

1 location

Quick facts about car rentals in Key West

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

Most Popular Agency

Dollar

Popular Car Types

Intermediate, Economy, Compact

Cheapest Rental Car

$31

Most Popular Model

Hyundai Palisade
The most popular Key West car rental agency found on momondo this month is Dollar. Other top choices for car rental companies are Budget and Enterprise Rent-A-Car
The following car types were offered at rental car companies in Key West in the past 72 hours: Intermediate, Economy, Compact.
The lowest price for a rental car in Key West is $31/day. For this area, you can expect average prices starting from $61/day.
The most popular car model to rent in Key West in the past 7 days is the Hyundai Palisade. Our users also prefer the Chevrolet Sonic Sedan as an alternative.

Find popular attractions close to your rental car pick-up

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

Nearby attractions:

Smathers Beach0.7 mi
Higgs Beach1.8 mi
Casa Marina Key West, A Waldorf Astoria Resort2.1 mi
Key West Cemetery2.2 mi
Key West Historic District2.3 mi

Nearby attractions:

Smathers Beach0.9 mi
Higgs Beach1.3 mi
Key West Cemetery1.3 mi
Key West Historic District1.4 mi
Basilica of St. Mary Star of the Sea1.5 mi

Nearby attractions:

Smathers Beach1.4 mi
Higgs Beach2.4 mi
Casa Marina Key West, A Waldorf Astoria Resort2.7 mi
Key West Cemetery2.9 mi
Key West Historic District3.0 mi

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Driving with a rental car in Key West - FAQs

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

How much will it cost to rent a car in Key West, Florida in October?

To rent a car for a weekend in Key West in October, the average price was $72 with cheaper deals starting around $42. Deals are a little different for a week-long rental - starting at around $33, with an average price of $64.

Is there a fee to cancel my Key West, Florida car rental?

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

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

The best way to enjoy the sites in Key West during the month of October is in a Convertible rental car. You are less likely to run into any instances of precipitation or colder weather, because Key West has an average temperature of 75.2 °F and average rainfall of 2.3″ during the month of October. Renting a Convertible in Key West will cost you $78/day on average.

What is the speed limit in Key West, Florida?

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

What car rental company has the BMW 6 Series in Key West?

What is the weather like in Key West, FL in September?

Typically, the weather in Key West through the month of September is 82.4 °F and the expected precipitation is 6.7″. 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 Key West similar to the rest of Florida?

The climate in Florida during September is usually 80.6 °F with an expected 7.3″ of precipitation throughout the month. Those looking to rent a car and leave from Key West on a road trip to the surrounding area should take note of this information.

When did momondo last update prices for cars in Key West?

Prices for cars in Key West refresh daily.

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

Age requirements for drivers vary depending on the country, including Key West. In several EU countries, drivers must be 18 years old. Generally, to rent a car overseas, you must be at least 21 years old, and if you're under 25, you may be charged a young driver surcharge. It's recommended that you review the policy of your preferred rental company before booking.

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

When renting a car in Key West, 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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Why should I use momondo to book a car rental in Key West?

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

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Does momondo show car rental deals in Key West with free cancellation?

Yes, whether it is for cars in Key West 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 Key West on momondo?

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

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

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

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

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


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