Car Rentals in Tucson, Arizona

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Tucson, AZ
May 30 — Jun 6
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Tucson, AZ
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Important information about Tucson car rentals

There are many wonderful things to see and experience in Tucson. It is known for its unique desert landscape, and the Sabino Canyon Recreation Area is a great place to view Tucson’s natural beauty. Car rentals in Tucson make getting around easy and convenient, and parking is easy to find because there are parking garages, large lots, and metered spaces on the streets available within walking distance to the downtown area. When driving Tucson car rentals, be aware that there are many traffic circles in the city instead of traffic lights. Also, since there is heavier traffic during the evening rush hour, be prepared for delays due to congestion or accidents on the main roads. The Mission San Xavier del Bac Church is a great example of several architectural styles and is free to visit. The Pima Air & Space Museum features a large collection of planes, including some used by the Russian army since the 1940s. If planes aren’t to your liking, there is also the Franklin Auto Museum, which is just a short drive to the north of Tucson. All these attractions and much more are accessible by car, and with more than seven car rental locations in Tucson, it is easy to find a vehicle that suits your budget.

Tucson is a large city, and it does have public transportation options, but it is convenient to get around by rental car. Tucson car rentals are easy to find, and so is parking. There are areas where you could walk to get a more personal experience of the city, but it is too large to explore entirely on foot. You can check out the many options for a cheap car rental in Tucson available through momondo. Many attractions are outside the city but within driving distance, such as Mt. Lemmon, the Catalina Scenic Byway, and the Picacho Peak State Park. Car rentals in Tucson will give you the freedom to go where you want when you want, and not have to worry about how you will get to and from your destination.

If you’re planning on using car rentals in Tucson, Arizona, and would like to drive to Mexico, you need to make some arrangements before walking into a rental place or booking online. Most car rental locations in Tucson do not allow you to drive across the border into Mexico. Therefore, check the different locations to see which will allow it. At these locations, you’ll need to plan on paying for extra insurance so that you’re covered on your road trip across the border. It also depends on what kind of car you plan to travel in. If you’re looking at a passenger van rental or a luxury car rental in Tucson to drive to Mexico, chances are most companies will not allow these types of classes to make the journey. Economy car rental is the most likely option with short-term Mexican car insurance.

Tucson car rentals, like most other city car rentals, give the highest preference to booking a vehicle with a credit card. That doesn’t mean you’re out of luck if you don’t have a credit card, it just means that you may have to take some extra steps before booking a car before getting to the rental location, even for cheap rental cars in Tucson. For example, if you want to use your debit card to rent a car, you will have to prove plenty of funds in your account to cover the cost of the rental, or you may need additional documents such as extra forms of identification, a bill with your name and address, or even a credit check. For cash, which most car rentals in Tucson do not accept, but for those that do, you may need to fill out an application online for a cash deposit identification card. You’ll need to check which companies offer this as an option before arriving at the car rental place, as this application can take some time.

In Arizona, if you drive distracted, you could be in trouble. Not only does Arizona have a cell phone ban while driving, which means no handheld devices while operating a motorized vehicle, but other activities could end up with a hefty fine. For instance, you could receive a citation for eating, applying makeup, or any other distracting activity, especially if you’re speeding. You will also want to be familiar with how to drive through traffic circles, which aren’t so common in the U.S. but have grown in popularity in Arizona. Also, if you hear the sirens of an emergency vehicle, you must pull safely out of the lane enough for them to pass. Lastly, although car rentals in Tucson should know this, make sure the frame around the license plate is not covering any information on the plate itself, as that will get you a citation in Arizona.

Anyone traveling to the United States from another country may drive Tucson car rentals legally using a valid driver’s license from their native country for up to one year. This is because of the agreement made in Geneva called the United Nations Convention on Road Traffic. International Driving Permits are recommended, but not required. If your home country is not bound by this agreement, a U.S. driver's license will need to be obtained before you will be allowed to drive car rentals in Tucson.


Best deals found for Tucson, Arizona car rentals

Find great deals below on a variety of popular rental cars in Tucson, Arizona
Mercedes-Benz C-Class
or similar Premium
Up to 5 passengers

$32/day

28 May - 27 Jun
Mercedes-Benz C-Class
Nissan Kicks
or similar Standard SUV
Up to 5 passengers

$44/day

17 Jun - 18 Jul
Nissan Kicks
Daewoo Leganza
or similar Standard
Up to 5 passengers

$27/day

28 May - 27 Jun
Daewoo Leganza
Volkswagen Jetta
or similar Standard
Up to 5 passengers

$44/day

28 May - 27 Jun
Volkswagen Jetta
Ford F-150
or similar Pickup truck
Up to 5 passengers

$56/day

28 May - 17 Jun
Ford F-150
Toyota Camry
or similar Intermediate
Up to 5 passengers

$24/day

28 May - 27 Jun
Toyota Camry
Buick LaCrosse
or similar Luxury
Up to 5 passengers
4-door vehicles

$55/day

7 Jun - 5 Jul
Buick LaCrosse
Toyota Fortuner
or similar Intermediate SUV
Up to 5 passengers

$38/day

6 Jun - 16 Jul
Toyota Fortuner
BMW 3 Series
or similar Intermediate
Up to 5 passengers

$24/day

17 Jun - 18 Jul
BMW 3 Series

Tucson, Arizona car rental deals found on momondo

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

Small Cars

$46 - $95

All Car Types

$63 - $117

The average price of a Small rental in Tucson, the United States is $71. The cheapest time to rent a Small in Tucson, the United States is in January. The price is 37% lower than the rest of the year at just $46 per day. A Small rental is typically 25% less expensive than the average car rental in Tucson. The average price of a vehicle rental in Tucson 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 Tucson Small rentals found on momondo in the past week.

The average price of a Medium rental in Tucson, the United States is $74. The cheapest time to rent a Medium in Tucson, the United States is in January. The price is 35% lower than the rest of the year at just $49 per day. A Medium rental is typically 22% less expensive than the average car rental in Tucson. The average price of a vehicle rental in Tucson 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 Tucson Medium rentals found on momondo in the past week.

The average price of a Large rental in Tucson, the United States is $100. The cheapest time to rent a Large in Tucson, the United States is in January. The price is 33% lower than the rest of the year at just $67 per day. A Large rental is typically 5% more expensive than the average car rental in Tucson. The average price of a vehicle rental in Tucson 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 Tucson Large rentals found on momondo in the past week.

The average price of a SUV rental in Tucson, the United States is $88. The cheapest time to rent a SUV in Tucson, the United States is in January. The price is 35% lower than the rest of the year at just $58 per day. A SUV rental is typically 7% less expensive than the average car rental in Tucson. The average price of a vehicle rental in Tucson 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 Tucson SUV rentals found on momondo in the past week.

The average price of a Van rental in Tucson, the United States is $117. The cheapest time to rent a Van in Tucson, the United States is in January. The price is 33% lower than the rest of the year at just $80 per day. A Van rental is typically 20% more expensive than the average car rental in Tucson. The average price of a vehicle rental in Tucson 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 Tucson Van rentals found on momondo in the past week.

The average price of a Luxury rental in Tucson, the United States is $90. The cheapest time to rent a Luxury in Tucson, the United States is in July. The price is 43% lower than the rest of the year at just $52 per day. A Luxury rental is typically 5% less expensive than the average car rental in Tucson. The average price of a vehicle rental in Tucson 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 Tucson Luxury rentals found on momondo in the past week.

The average price of a Convertible rental in Tucson, the United States is $122. The cheapest time to rent a Convertible in Tucson, the United States is in January. The price is 46% lower than the rest of the year at just $66 per day. A Convertible rental is typically 23% more expensive than the average car rental in Tucson. The average price of a vehicle rental in Tucson can vary based on a number of factors including supply, popularity of the vehicle, and how far out you book your rental car.

Mitsubishi Colt
or similar Economy
Up to 2 passengers

$23/day

28 May - 27 Jun
Mitsubishi Colt
Perodua Myvi
or similar Compact
Up to 4 passengers

$23/day

28 May - 27 Jun
Perodua Myvi

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Quick facts about car rentals in Tucson

Get the overview on great rental deals, popular car rental companies, and best car types for your visit in Tucson
Most Popular AgencyThriftyThe most popular Tucson car rental agency found on momondo this month is Thrifty. Other top choices for car rental companies are Hertz and Dollar
Popular Car TypesIntermediate, Economy, SUVThe following car types were offered at rental car companies in Tucson in the past 72 hours: Intermediate, Economy, SUV.
Cheapest Rental Car$25The lowest price for a rental car in Tucson is $25/day. For this area, you can expect average prices starting from $58/day.
Most Popular ModelChrysler PacificaThe most popular car model to rent in Tucson in the past 7 days is the Chrysler Pacifica. Our users also prefer the Chrysler Voyager as an alternative.

Find popular attractions close to your rental car pick-up

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

Nearby attractions:

Pima Air and Space Museum4.8 mi
Reid Park Zoo6.6 mi
Hi Corbett Field6.9 mi
Tucson Convention Center7.3 mi
Arizona Stadium7.8 mi

Nearby attractions:

Arizona-Sonora Desert Museum78.9 mi
Wetmore Park81.3 mi
Old Tucson Studios81.4 mi
Santa Catalina Foothills82.1 mi
Sabino Canyon84.2 mi

Nearby attractions:

Wetmore Park1.2 mi
Santa Catalina Foothills4.2 mi
Arizona Stadium4.6 mi
McKale Center4.7 mi
Tucson Convention Center4.8 mi

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Driving with a rental car in Tucson - FAQs

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

To rent a car in Tucson for a weekend in June, we found prices as low as $32 with an average of $89. Deals are a little different for a week-long rental - starting at around $25, with an average price of $71.

Thrifty typically has the cheapest daily rates in Tucson, which you can find at any of their locations. On average, you should expect to pay $33/day, but our users have found rates as low as $11/day for their rental car in Tucson.

The majority of car rental agencies in Tucson offer free cancellation. momondo will always tell you whether or not rental car centers such as Alamo, Enterprise, and Dollar have a cancellation fee for travelers who have last-minute itinerary changes.

The best way to enjoy the sites in Tucson during the month of June is in a Convertible rental car. You are less likely to run into any instances of precipitation or colder weather, because Tucson has an average temperature of 87.8 °F and average rainfall of 2.3″ during the month of June. Renting a Convertible in Tucson will cost you $122/day on average.

The city of Tucson, AZ has 11 locations owned by Enterprise, with an average daily rate of $81.

Tucson’s speed limit is 25 mph when you are driving in the city. This speed limit might also apply to surrounding towns and neighborhoods. The suburban speed limit in Tucson is 75 mph and the speed limit for highways is 75 mph. However, be sure to look for posted signage as these speeds may vary.

In May, Tucson usually gets 0.2″ of precipitation and has an average temperature of 75.2 °F. This information can be very helpful when looking at rental cars in Tucson as it can help you make the best decision.

Travelers looking to leave from Tucson on a road trip around Arizona or the surrounding areas during the month of May should expect temperatures around 71.6 °F and about 0.2″ of possible rain through the month.


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