Car Rentals in Sarasota, Florida

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

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

What is the cheapest rental car agency in Sarasota?

The cheapest rental cars in Sarasota are generally found through Turo. When booking with Turo, you may be able to find rental car prices for as low as $19/day. The average price to rent a car in Sarasota is $33/day.

What car rental company in Sarasota has the most locations?

Enterprise Rent-A-Car has the most locations of any rental car company in Sarasota, with 5 locations.

What car do most people rent in Sarasota?

Renting the Nissan Rogue in Sarasota is the most popular car rental among momondo users, followed by renting the Chrysler Pacifica. Our users have seen Nissan Rogue deals in Sarasota for $67 per day on average, and as cheap as $27 per day. It’s an average of $91 per day to rent the Chrysler Pacifica in Sarasota, though you may find prices as low as $49 per day.

Best deals found for Sarasota, Florida car rentals

Find great deals below on a variety of popular rental car types in Sarasota, Florida
Economy$25/day
Compact$25/day
Intermediate$26/day
Standard$28/day
Full-size$29/day
Minivan$30/day
Full-size SUV$38/day
Standard SUV$25/day
Supplier choice$27/day
Intermediate SUV$31/day
Best rates found by momondo users in the past 48 hours.

Important information about Sarasota car rentals

When visiting sunny Sarasota, you won’t want to miss out on going to some of the city’s well-known sights, like Siesta Key Beach or the John and Mable Ringling Museum of Art. You will most likely frequently take Highway 41, one of the main roads in the region that connects many of the town’s neighborhoods. As the city is a busy destination, it can be difficult to find complimentary street parking for car rentals in Sarasota. However, there are many paid options to choose from, including parking garages and lots. Booking rental cars in the city is a breeze since there are over 30 car rental locations in Sarasota to choose from.

Is it worthwhile renting a car while visiting Sarasota?

While free street parking can be difficult to come by, you’ll have no problem finding a paid lot of garage that can be used to park car rentals in Sarasota. Sarasota is a popular destination amongst visitors, so there are a few different traffic hotspots in the area, notably on Highways 41, 301, and 480. If you don’t want to get stuck in congestion, try to avoid driving Sarasota car rentals on these highways during rush hour, which is typically in the early mornings and evenings. To save money and time when exploring the region, book a cheap car rental in Sarasota. A vehicle will make it easy to visit attractions that are more off the beaten path, like Lido Key, Saint Armands Circle, and Legacy Trail. While Downtown Sarasota is walkable and has plenty of public transportation, other neighborhoods in the city are more spread out and easier to reach by car.

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

To drive car rentals in Sarasota as safely as possible, it’s important to be familiar with local traffic laws. For example, young children are legally required to be in a car seat. Unless a sign states otherwise, you can make a right-hand turn at an intersection once you have made a complete stop. You must always use your headlights from dawn to dusk, as well as if it’s foggy or rainy. If you are unsure or have questions about any traffic laws, make sure to contact Sarasota’s Department of Motor Vehicles to receive information about the latest regulations.

What kind of driver’s license do you need to rent a car in Sarasota?

To book rental cars in Sarasota, including an economy car rental or passenger van rental, you need to have a valid driver’s license. Your license must also have a photo of yourself. If you are not from the United States, you can use a driver’s license from your country of residence if it is in a Latin-based alphabet and you also provide a copy of your passport. International driver’s licenses are also generally accepted.


Sarasota, Florida car rental deals found on momondo

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

Small

$45 - $72

All Car Types

$55 - $83

The average price of a Small rental in Sarasota, the United States is $54. The cheapest time to rent a Small in Sarasota, the United States is in September. The price is 17% lower than the rest of the year at just $45 per day. A Small rental is typically 22% less expensive than the average rental car in Sarasota. The average price of a vehicle rental in Sarasota 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 Sarasota Small rentals found on momondo in the past week.

The average price of a Medium rental in Sarasota, the United States is $54. The cheapest time to rent a Medium in Sarasota, the United States is in September. The price is 15% lower than the rest of the year at just $46 per day. A Medium rental is typically 22% less expensive than the average rental car in Sarasota. The average price of a vehicle rental in Sarasota 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 Sarasota Medium rentals found on momondo in the past week.

The average price of a Large rental in Sarasota, the United States is $68. The cheapest time to rent a Large in Sarasota, the United States is in September. The price is 18% lower than the rest of the year at just $57 per day. A Large rental is typically 0% less expensive than the average rental car in Sarasota. The average price of a vehicle rental in Sarasota 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 Sarasota Large rentals found on momondo in the past week.

The average price of a SUV rental in Sarasota, the United States is $60. The cheapest time to rent a SUV in Sarasota, the United States is in September. The price is 22% lower than the rest of the year at just $48 per day. A SUV rental is typically 12% less expensive than the average rental car in Sarasota. The average price of a vehicle rental in Sarasota 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 Sarasota SUV rentals found on momondo in the past week.

The average price of a Van rental in Sarasota, the United States is $90. The cheapest time to rent a Van in Sarasota, the United States is in January. The price is 22% lower than the rest of the year at just $71 per day. A Van rental is typically 24% more expensive than the average rental car in Sarasota. The average price of a vehicle rental in Sarasota 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 Sarasota Van rentals found on momondo in the past week.

The average price of a Pickup Truck rental in Sarasota, the United States is $52. The cheapest time to rent a Pickup Truck in Sarasota, the United States is in November. The price is 27% lower than the rest of the year at just $39 per day. A Pickup Truck rental is typically 24% less expensive than the average rental car in Sarasota. The average price of a vehicle rental in Sarasota 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 Luxury rental in Sarasota, the United States is $82. The cheapest time to rent a Luxury in Sarasota, the United States is in September. The price is 35% lower than the rest of the year at just $54 per day. A Luxury rental is typically 16% more expensive than the average rental car in Sarasota. The average price of a vehicle rental in Sarasota 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 Sarasota, the United States is $84. The cheapest time to rent a Convertible in Sarasota, the United States is in June. The price is 18% lower than the rest of the year at just $69 per day. A Convertible rental is typically 18% more expensive than the average rental car in Sarasota. The average price of a vehicle rental in Sarasota can vary based on a number of factors including supply, popularity of the vehicle, and how far out you book your rental car.

Hyundai Venue
or similar Compact
Up to 4 passengers

$25/day

3 Oct - 10 Oct
Hyundai Venue
Kia Picanto
or similar Economy
Up to 2 passengers

$25/day

31 Oct - 14 Nov
Kia Picanto

Sarasota car rental directory

All major car rental suppliers in Sarasota, Florida

Budget

7.4
Good
154 reviews3 locations
Overview

Cleanliness

7.8

Comfort

7.8

Overall

7.4

Pick-up/drop-off

7.3

Value

7.3

Thrifty

7.8
Good
41 reviews2 locations
Overview

Cleanliness

8.5

Comfort

8.5

Overall

7.8

Pick-up/drop-off

7.7

Value

8.1

Enterprise Rent-A-Car

7.4
Good
46 reviews5 locations
Overview

Cleanliness

7.7

Comfort

8.1

Overall

7.3

Pick-up/drop-off

7.4

Value

7.4

Hertz

7.1
Good
95 reviews2 locations
Overview

Cleanliness

7.4

Comfort

7.5

Overall

7.1

Pick-up/drop-off

7.3

Value

7.2

Dollar

6.8
Okay
71 reviews1 location
Overview

Cleanliness

7.4

Comfort

7.6

Overall

6.7

Pick-up/drop-off

6.7

Value

6.7

Payless

6.5
Okay
45 reviews1 location
Overview

Cleanliness

7.2

Comfort

6.9

Overall

6.4

Pick-up/drop-off

6.3

Value

7.0

Avis

6.3
Okay
49 reviews3 locations
Overview

Cleanliness

6.6

Comfort

6.9

Overall

6.3

Pick-up/drop-off

6.2

Value

6.2

Alamo

31 reviews1 location

Quick facts about car rentals in Sarasota

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

Most Popular Agency

Ace

Popular Car Types

SUV, Intermediate, Economy

Cheapest Rental Car

$25

Most Popular Model

Mitsubishi Outlander Sport
The most popular Sarasota car rental agency found on momondo this month is Ace. Other top choices for car rental companies are Dollar and Budget
The following car types were offered at rental car companies in Sarasota in the past 72 hours: SUV, Intermediate, Economy.
The lowest price for a rental car in Sarasota is $25/day. For this area, you can expect average prices starting from $49/day.
The most popular car model to rent in Sarasota in the past 7 days is the Mitsubishi Outlander Sport. Our users also prefer the Volkswagen Beetle as an alternative.

Find popular attractions close to your rental car pick-up

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

Nearby attractions:

Sarasota Classic Car Museum41.0 mi
The John and Mable Ringling Museum of Art41.1 mi
Sarasota Jungle Gardens42.0 mi
J. G. Whitfield Estate42.5 mi
Ed Smith Stadium43.3 mi

Nearby attractions:

Myakka River State Park59.6 mi
Sarasota Fairgrounds71.9 mi
Payne Park72.5 mi
South Lido Park72.6 mi
Ed Smith Stadium72.9 mi

Nearby attractions:

Sarasota Classic Car Museum0.9 mi
The John and Mable Ringling Museum of Art1.0 mi
Sarasota Jungle Gardens1.9 mi
J. G. Whitfield Estate2.5 mi
Van Wezel Performing Arts Hall3.6 mi

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Driving with a rental car in Sarasota - FAQs

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

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

To rent a car in Sarasota for a weekend in October, we found prices as low as $25 with an average of $59. For a week-long rental, the lowest price was $24, with more options around the $58 mark.

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

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

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

When temperatures average 69.8 °F and precipitation is 2.2″, your best car rental option for the month of October is a Convertible. Renting a Convertible in Sarasota is an exciting way to see the area without having to worry about the weather being uncooperative. However, it is always a good idea to check the forecast before you travel and make any adjustments to your car rental plans. Renting a Convertible in Sarasota will cost you $70/day on average.

What is the speed limit in Sarasota, Florida?

The speed limit in Sarasota is 25 mph, unless otherwise stated on road signs. Sarasota also has a suburban speed limit of 75 mph which is strictly enforced. If you find yourself on a highway in Sarasota, be aware that the speed limit is generally 75 mph.

What car rental company has the Nissan Pathfinder in Sarasota?

What is the weather like in Sarasota, FL in September?

Typically, the weather in Sarasota through the month of September is 80.6 °F and the expected precipitation is 7.9″. 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 Sarasota similar to the rest of Florida?

Travelers looking to leave from Sarasota on a road trip around Florida or the surrounding areas during the month of September should expect temperatures around 80.6 °F and about 7.3″ of possible rain through the month.

When did momondo last update prices for cars in Sarasota?

Prices for cars in Sarasota are updated daily.

How many operators does momondo search for cars in Sarasota?

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

The minimum age for drivers varies by country, including Sarasota. In numerous EU countries, drivers must be 18 years old. To rent a car overseas, you'll generally need to be at least 21, and if you're under 25, a young driver surcharge may be applied. We advise that you read the policy of your chosen rental company before making a reservation.

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

All drivers must have a valid full driving license when renting a car in Sarasota. If the license is written in a different language from the country of rental, an International Driving Permit may be required to avoid the risk of potential fines. If you're renting a car overseas, you may also need to provide proof of return travel and accommodation information during your stay. It is always advisable to check with the individual rental company you're booking with.


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Why use momondo?

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

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

momondo makes it easier for you to find great car rentals in Sarasota, by allowing you to refine your search with numerous filtering options. You can narrow your selection by looking at price, car type, location and more.

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

Yes momondo does have a filter to only highlight car rental deals which offer free cancellation. This filter is available for all car rental searches on momondo including those for cars in Sarasota.

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

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

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

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

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

Unlimited mileage is indeed an option momondo offers on rental cars in Sarasota.


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