Houston

Cheap Car Rentals in Houston from C$ 40

Houston, TX, United States
5 Mar — 12 Mar
Driver's age: 26-65
Houston, TX, United States
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Houston car rentals in 2024

Get helpful information to start your search for the perfect car rental in Houston. The average price data is based on the last 12 months and was last updated on 27 February 2024.

Most popular company

ACO

Price of gas per litre

C$ 1.25

Average price per day

C$ 68

Cheapest price per day

C$ 40

What is the cheapest time to rent a car in Houston?

Discover the most affordable period to rent a car in Houston and save money on your trip. The monthly average price data is based on historical data over the last year and was last updated on 27 February 2024.

January

C$ 50

February

C$ 63

March

C$ 75

April

C$ 71

May

C$ 64

June

C$ 64

July

C$ 68

August

C$ 64

September

C$ 64

October

C$ 70

November

C$ 66

December

C$ 58

Currently, the cheapest month to rent a car in Houston is January. The most expensive time to rent a car is March. The cheapest prices for each month are shown above, but prices will vary based on availability, how far out you book your rental car, and of course, car type.

Popular car types in Houston

Explore the most popular car models available for rent in Houston and choose the one that suits your needs. The price data is sourced from various car rental companies and was last updated on 27 February 2024.

In Houston, there are 177 active rental locations from 32 car rental companies. small car is the cheapest car type to rent in Houston in the past week - currently priced from C$ 40/day. View deals for 6 car types available to rent in this destination:

Economy

Economy

C$ 40+

Compact

Compact

C$ 40+

Intermediate

Intermediate

C$ 44+

Standard

Standard

C$ 45+

Full-size

Full-size

C$ 45+

Minivan

Minivan

C$ 71+

Full-size SUV

Full-size SUV

C$ 65+

Luxury

Luxury

C$ 57+

Compare available car types for rental in Houston

Compare and contrast the various car types offered for rental in Houston to find the perfect fit for your trip. Price data is based on averages over the last 12 months and was last updated on 27 February 2024.

Small cars

C$ 57 - C$ 87

All Car Types

C$ 68 - C$ 98

To rent a small car in Houston, the United States, you would pay an average price of C$ 69/day. December is the cheapest month to rent a small car in Houston, the United States (~C$ 57/day), while the most expensive month to rent that same car type is April (~C$ 87/day). In fact, December is about 19% cheaper than prices during the rest of the year to book a small car rental for Houston. When comparing with other car types available for rental in Houston, renting a small car saves you 15% in costs. Please note that average prices are based on historical data and can vary depending on how early you book, availability for your travel dates, and vehicle popularity. Here are the best Houston small car rental prices found by Cheapflights users in the past 7 days:

To rent a medium car in Houston, the United States, you would pay an average price of C$ 72/day. January is the cheapest month to rent a medium car in Houston, the United States (~C$ 58/day), while the most expensive month to rent that same car type is April (~C$ 87/day). In fact, January is about 21% cheaper than prices during the rest of the year to book a medium car rental for Houston. When comparing with other car types available for rental in Houston, renting a medium car saves you 11% in costs. Please note that average prices are based on historical data and can vary depending on how early you book, availability for your travel dates, and vehicle popularity. Here are the best Houston medium car rental prices found by Cheapflights users in the past 7 days:

To rent a large car in Houston, the United States, you would pay an average price of C$ 95/day. August is the cheapest month to rent a large car in Houston, the United States (~C$ 81/day), while the most expensive month to rent that same car type is January (~C$ 105/day). In fact, August is about 15% cheaper than prices during the rest of the year to book a large car rental for Houston. When comparing with other car types available for rental in Houston, renting a large car is 14% more expensive. Please note that average prices are based on historical data and can vary depending on how early you book, availability for your travel dates, and vehicle popularity. Here are the best Houston large car rental prices found by Cheapflights users in the past 7 days:

To rent a SUV in Houston, the United States, you would pay an average price of C$ 80/day. February is the cheapest month to rent a SUV in Houston, the United States (~C$ 64/day), while the most expensive month to rent that same car type is April (~C$ 104/day). In fact, February is about 21% cheaper than prices during the rest of the year to book a SUV rental for Houston. When comparing with other car types available for rental in Houston, renting a SUV saves you 2% in costs. Please note that average prices are based on historical data and can vary depending on how early you book, availability for your travel dates, and vehicle popularity. Here are the best Houston SUV rental prices found by Cheapflights users in the past 7 days:

To rent a van in Houston, the United States, you would pay an average price of C$ 131/day. June is the cheapest month to rent a van in Houston, the United States (~C$ 107/day), while the most expensive month to rent that same car type is September (~C$ 183/day). In fact, June is about 19% cheaper than prices during the rest of the year to book a van rental for Houston. When comparing with other car types available for rental in Houston, renting a van is 38% more expensive. Please note that average prices are based on historical data and can vary depending on how early you book, availability for your travel dates, and vehicle popularity. Here are the best Houston van rental prices found by Cheapflights users in the past 7 days:

To rent a luxury car in Houston, the United States, you would pay an average price of C$ 106/day. September is the cheapest month to rent a luxury car in Houston, the United States (~C$ 71/day), while the most expensive month to rent that same car type is July (~C$ 161/day). In fact, September is about 34% cheaper than prices during the rest of the year to book a luxury car rental for Houston. When comparing with other car types available for rental in Houston, renting a luxury car is 23% more expensive. Please note that average prices are based on historical data and can vary depending on how early you book, availability for your travel dates, and vehicle popularity. Here are the best Houston luxury car rental prices found by Cheapflights users in the past 7 days:

To rent a convertible in Houston, the United States, you would pay an average price of C$ 126/day. February is the cheapest month to rent a convertible in Houston, the United States (~C$ 79/day), while the most expensive month to rent that same car type is March (~C$ 214/day). In fact, February is about 38% cheaper than prices during the rest of the year to book a convertible rental for Houston. When comparing with other car types available for rental in Houston, renting a convertible is 36% more expensive. Please note that average prices are based on historical data and can vary depending on how early you book, availability for your travel dates, and vehicle popularity.

Toyota YarisC$ 40/day
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A/C
Toyota Yaris
Nissan SentraC$ 40/day
4
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A/C
Nissan Sentra
Nissan VersaC$ 47/day
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A/C
Nissan Versa

Top rental agencies in Houston

Explore the leading car rental agencies in Houston known for their outstanding service and extensive range of vehicles to choose from. There are currently 8 car rental companies in Houston. Reviews were last updated on 27 February 2024.
Rent a car with one of the top providers serving the Houston area such as Alamo, Enterprise Rent-A-Car and Budget. Make sure to read reviews, pricing info, location, and other important details before choosing a rental car agency.

Alamo

8.6
Very good
234 reviews2 locations
Overview

Cleanliness

8.9

Comfort

8.7

Overall

8.6

Pick-up/drop-off

8.7

Value

8.4

Enterprise Rent-A-Car

7.2
Good
218 reviews47 locations
Overview

Cleanliness

7.4

Comfort

7.5

Overall

7.0

Pick-up/drop-off

7.1

Value

7.0

Budget

7.0
Good
205 reviews24 locations
Overview

Cleanliness

7.3

Comfort

7.4

Overall

7.0

Pick-up/drop-off

7.0

Value

6.8

Hertz

5.9
Fair
375 reviews27 locations
Overview

Cleanliness

6.6

Comfort

6.5

Overall

5.8

Pick-up/drop-off

5.8

Value

5.9

Dollar

5.1
Fair
354 reviews3 locations
Overview

Cleanliness

6.2

Comfort

6.1

Overall

5.1

Pick-up/drop-off

5.1

Value

5.3

Thrifty

5.0
Fair
240 reviews5 locations
Overview

Cleanliness

6.0

Comfort

5.8

Overall

4.9

Pick-up/drop-off

5.2

Value

5.1

Avis

7.0
Good
98 reviews23 locations
Overview

Cleanliness

7.4

Comfort

7.5

Overall

6.9

Pick-up/drop-off

7.0

Value

6.6

National

6.5
Okay
18 reviews4 locations
Overview

Cleanliness

6.6

Comfort

6.5

Overall

6.5

Pick-up/drop-off

6.5

Value

6.2

Best Houston car rental deals found

Browse through a selection of recently found affordable car rental deals in Houston. Plan your trip with ease and find the perfect rental option for your needs. There are currently 8 rental car agencies in Houston with an average daily rate of C$ 50. Data was last updated on 27 February 2024.
Peruse the best Houston car rental deals we've found. If these deals don't completely appeal to you, check back soon for alternative offers.
Toyota YarisC$ 40/day
2
M
A/C
Toyota Yaris
Nissan SentraC$ 40/day
4
M
A/C
Nissan Sentra
Nissan SentraC$ 44/day
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A/C
Nissan Sentra

Car rental FAQs

Find answers to frequently asked questions about car rentals in Houston, including policies, requirements, and more. FAQs were last updated on 27 February 2024.

What is the cheapest rental car found in Houston?

In the past two weeks, Cheapflights users have found many deals under C$ 68/day when booking a rental car in Houston. The best deal a user found was for C$ 37/day from Priceless, booked on Feb. 25.

What car rental company is typically the cheapest in Houston?

According to our data, users have found the cheapest deals when booking a car hire in Houston from the following companies over the past two weeks: Hertz (C$ 40/day), Thrifty (C$ 44/day), and Dollar (C$ 45/day).

Which car rental company is considered to be the best in Houston?

Taking our users’ ratings and reviews into consideration, Alamo (8.5 rating), Right Cars (8.0 rating) and Sixt (7.7 rating) seem to be the best rental car companies in Houston.

What are gas prices like in Houston?

The average gas price in Houston is C$ 1.25/litre over the past month, costing you anywhere between C$ 56 and C$ 81 to fill up a car’s gas tank.

How much does it cost to rent a car in Houston for a week from ACO Rent A Car?

ACO Rent A Car offers rental cars in Houston for about C$ 338 per week on average.

How far in advance should I rent a car in Houston for the best price?

Generally, for a better deal in Houston it’s recommended to book in a timely manner (to save up to 42%). Cheapflights recommends you book around 7 days prior to your pickup date. Booking as early as you can also increases the likelihood that you’ll get the ideal car.

Can I rent a car for a month in Houston?

Yes, cars are available to be rented out for an entire month in Houston.

How much does it cost to rent a car in Houston for a month?

Priceless currently has the lowest price available for a month-long booking. Users have saved up to 56% compared to the average price of a 30-day rental in Houston. Typically, a monthly car rental in Houston can be found for C$ 1,450. You can find car rental deals to be on average C$ 48 a day.

How much is a car rental in Houston for a weekend?

C$ 101 is typically the average cost for a rental car for the weekend in Houston, though this could vary depending on the time of year. If you’re on a budget when travelling to Houston, then opt for a Economy rental vehicle - these tend to be the most affordable on weekends. In the month of March, you can expect to find car rental prices on Cheapflights for as low as C$ 68/day.

What car do most people rent in Houston?

The most popular car chosen by those travelling to Houston is Full-size (Dodge Charger) based on our Cheapflights data.

Luxury car rentals in Houston

Find luxury car rental deals in Houston from well-known providers in the area and save on gas mileage with the options provided below. luxury car rentals in Houston cost an average of C$ 63 per day. Price data was last updated on 27 February 2024.
Check out some of the best deals we've found on luxury car rentals in the Houston area. Check back soon for more options if you're not finding the right car rental for you and your fellow passengers.
Mercedes-Benz C-ClassC$ 55/day
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Mercedes-Benz C-Class
Chrysler 300C$ 55/day
5