Car Rentals in South Carolina

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Charleston, SC
Jun 30 — Jul 7
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Charleston, SC
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Best deals found for South Carolina car rentals

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

$50/day

29 Jun - 30 Jul
Nissan Kicks
Daewoo Leganza
or similar Standard
Up to 5 passengers

$30/day

1 Jul - 31 Aug
Daewoo Leganza
Volkswagen Jetta
or similar Standard
Up to 5 passengers

$39/day

1 Sep - 6 Sep
Volkswagen Jetta
Ford F-150
or similar Pickup truck
Up to 5 passengers

$60/day

3 Jul - 3 Aug
Ford F-150
Toyota Camry
or similar Intermediate
Up to 5 passengers

$35/day

1 Sep - 6 Sep
Toyota Camry
Toyota Rush
or similar Compact SUV
Up to 4 passengers

$53/day

1 Jul - 31 Aug
Toyota Rush
Buick LaCrosse
or similar Luxury
Up to 5 passengers
4-door vehicles

$55/day

1 Jul - 31 Aug
Buick LaCrosse
Toyota Fortuner
or similar Intermediate SUV
Up to 5 passengers

$42/day

1 Sep - 6 Sep
Toyota Fortuner
Hyundai Accent
or similar Compact
Up to 4 passengers

$30/day

1 Sep - 6 Sep
Hyundai Accent

South Carolina car rental deals found on momondo

Find the rental car in South Carolina that's right for you

Small Cars

$49 - $171

All Car Types

$72 - $181

The average price of a Small rental in South Carolina is $97. The cheapest time to rent a Small in South Carolina is in January. The price is 50% lower than the rest of the year at just $49 per day. A Small rental is typically 16% less expensive than the average car rental in South Carolina. The average price of a vehicle rental in South Carolina 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 South Carolina Small rentals found on momondo in the past week.

The average price of a Medium rental in South Carolina is $98. The cheapest time to rent a Medium in South Carolina is in January. The price is 54% lower than the rest of the year at just $46 per day. A Medium rental is typically 15% less expensive than the average car rental in South Carolina. The average price of a vehicle rental in South Carolina 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 South Carolina Medium rentals found on momondo in the past week.

The average price of a Large rental in South Carolina is $105. The cheapest time to rent a Large in South Carolina is in December. The price is 35% lower than the rest of the year at just $69 per day. A Large rental is typically 9% less expensive than the average car rental in South Carolina. The average price of a vehicle rental in South Carolina 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 South Carolina Large rentals found on momondo in the past week.

The average price of a SUV rental in South Carolina is $111. The cheapest time to rent a SUV in South Carolina is in January. The price is 48% lower than the rest of the year at just $59 per day. A SUV rental is typically 4% less expensive than the average car rental in South Carolina. The average price of a vehicle rental in South Carolina 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 South Carolina SUV rentals found on momondo in the past week.

The average price of a Van rental in South Carolina is $149. The cheapest time to rent a Van in South Carolina is in December. The price is 40% lower than the rest of the year at just $91 per day. A Van rental is typically 23% more expensive than the average car rental in South Carolina. The average price of a vehicle rental in South Carolina 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 South Carolina is $107. The cheapest time to rent a Luxury in South Carolina is in September. The price is 40% lower than the rest of the year at just $65 per day. A Luxury rental is typically 8% less expensive than the average car rental in South Carolina. The average price of a vehicle rental in South Carolina 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 South Carolina Luxury rentals found on momondo in the past week.

The average price of a Convertible rental in South Carolina is $145. The cheapest time to rent a Convertible in South Carolina is in January. The price is 42% lower than the rest of the year at just $86 per day. A Convertible rental is typically 21% more expensive than the average car rental in South Carolina. The average price of a vehicle rental in South Carolina can vary based on a number of factors including supply, popularity of the vehicle, and how far out you book your rental car.

Daihatsu Sirion
or similar Economy
Up to 2 passengers

$25/day

1 Jul - 31 Aug
Daihatsu Sirion
Hyundai Accent
or similar Compact
Up to 4 passengers

$30/day

1 Sep - 6 Sep
Hyundai Accent
Ford Focus
or similar Compact
Up to 4 passengers

$29/day

1 Sep - 6 Sep
Ford Focus

South Carolina car rental directory

All major car rental suppliers in South Carolina
8.2
Excellent
184 reviews3 locations
Overview

Cleanliness

9.0

Comfort

8.8

Overall

8.1

Pick-up/drop-off

8.1

Value

7.8
7.0
Good
156 reviews9 locations
Overview

Cleanliness

7.5

Comfort

7.6

Overall

7.0

Pick-up/drop-off

7.2

Value

6.8
5.5
Okay
280 reviews6 locations
Overview

Cleanliness

6.2

Comfort

6.4

Overall

5.5

Pick-up/drop-off

5.7

Value

5.5
5.4
Okay
130 reviews3 locations
Overview

Cleanliness

5.6

Comfort

5.5

Overall

5.2

Pick-up/drop-off

6.2

Value

5.0
5.0
Okay
279 reviews8 locations
Overview

Cleanliness

5.5

Comfort

5.7

Overall

5.0

Pick-up/drop-off

5.0

Value

5.2
4.9
Okay
110 reviews6 locations
Overview

Cleanliness

6.0

Comfort

6.0

Overall

4.9

Pick-up/drop-off

4.8

Value

5.1
8.5
Excellent
31 reviews2 locations
Overview

Cleanliness

8.0

Comfort

9.0

Overall

8.5

Pick-up/drop-off

7.5

Value

7.0
10.0
Excellent
8 reviews3 locations
Overview

Cleanliness

10.0

Comfort

10.0

Overall

10.0

Pick-up/drop-off

10.0

Value

10.0

Find popular attractions close to your rental car pick-up

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

Nearby attractions:

North Charleston Coliseum2.1 mi
Charleston Area Convention Center2.2 mi
Marion Square9.5 mi
South Carolina Aquarium9.7 mi
Charleston City Market10.1 mi

Nearby attractions:

The Market Common1.3 mi
Family Kingdom Amusement Park1.8 mi
Myrtle Beach State Park2.0 mi
Grand Strand2.2 mi
The Pavilion2.4 mi

Nearby attractions:

TD Convention Center8.2 mi
Bon Secours Wellness Arena10.2 mi
The Children’s Museum of the Upstate10.6 mi
The Peace Center10.8 mi
Boiling Springs17.0 mi

Is it worthwhile to book a rental car in South Carolina?

South Carolina is a state known for its beaches as well as the historic city of Charleston. To be able to get around and hit all the top spots, you’ll want to find cheap rental cars. Driving in South Carolina is fairly easy. Within Charleston and Columbia, there are public transportation systems; however, many sites aren’t easily accessible without a car. These two cities of South Carolina also aren’t as well connected by public transportation. Rent a car in South Carolina and get to explore as much of the state as possible. Take a drive along the coast to see the iconic Myrtle Beach and Hilton Head Island. If you enjoy the outdoors, you can visit Congaree National Park to enjoy the hiking trails and canoeing.


South Carolina car rental information

South Carolina has a mix of terrains and the driving conditions vary from flat to mountainous roads. Since the climate in the state of South Carolina isn’t extreme, any type of cheap car rental, from sedans to SUVs, would serve you well for your trip. South Carolina has a full network of interstates and highways covering all areas of the state. Some of the main ones, like the I-77 and the I-20 connect with important neighboring states’ cities like Charlotte, NC, and Atlanta, GA. The I-95 is the main north-south highway on the East Coast of the United States and this interstate goes through South Carolina.

Here are a few tips and rules you should remember when you’re driving your car rentals in South Carolina. Left lanes should only be used to pass vehicles and for upcoming left turns. It’s illegal to text and drive in the state, so keep your phone out of reach when behind the wheel of your car rental. Please do not drive your rental car under the influence of alcohol. We recommend leaving it behind or assigning a designated driver. It’s illegal to be behind the wheel with a blood alcohol content of 0.08% and over. We also suggest looking up the appropriate department of motor vehicles to get more information before picking up your car rental in South Carolina.

To be able to retrieve your South Carolina car rental, you’ll need to show a valid driver’s license along with a credit card in the same name as the main driver. If you have a foreign driver’s license, you may be required to have an International Driver’s License if said document is not in English. This International Driver’s Permit must be obtained in advance in the country of origin of your foreign license. Please check beforehand with the car rental agency to make sure you have all the necessary documentation.


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Car rental in South Carolina

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

It costs $118/day on average for a car rental in South Carolina. momondo users have also found prices as high as $370/day and cheaper deals from around $29/day, which is a 92% price variation. These price differences are often dependent on what city in South Carolina you rent your car in.

At the moment, South Carolina’s cheapest rental car company is Ace, where users have found prices from as little as $29/day. If the city you plan on visiting does not have any Ace locations, then consider renting from Turo or NU Car, which are also some of the cheapest rental companies in the region. Users have recently found prices at Turo which start at around $32/day, or $32/day from NU Car.

The best rental car company in South Carolina is Alamo. This is based on an average momondo customer rating of 8.7/10 from 353 reviews. If you are planning a trip to South Carolina, you will be able to find Alamo at 3 locations in the region, such as in the city of Myrtle Beach.

Fort Mill has the cheapest car rentals in South Carolina. Our users found that Ace offers the cheapest rental car deals in the city, from $33/day. Rock Hill is the next cheapest city for car rentals. Here you can find cheaper daily rental prices from Turo, which start around $36/day.

Consider renting a car in South Carolina during the month of February. This is the cheapest time of year to rent, and you can often find deals for $50/day on average. In contrast, the most expensive month to rent a car in South Carolina is April, when prices are often $118/day on average. Be sure to book your car at least 13 days ahead of your intended pick-up date for the best deals.

Consider renting a car in South Carolina for 7 days, which is the most popular length of time people tend to spend in the region. The average daily rental cost for 7 days is $51. Weekend and 1-week-long rentals will average a total of $130 and $360, respectively. For your more long-term car rental needs, a 1-month-long South Carolina car rental will cost $1,950 in total on average.


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