South Dakota

Cheap Car Rentals in South Dakota

Rapid City, SD, United States
6 Dec — 13 Dec
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Rapid City, SD, United States
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Tue 13/12
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What is the cheapest time to rent a car in South Dakota?

January

C$ 88

February

C$ 65

March

C$ 72

April

C$ 78

May

C$ 157

June

C$ 243

July

C$ 224

August

C$ 160

September

C$ 156

October

C$ 87

November

C$ 82

December

C$ 79

Currently, the cheapest month to rent a car in South Dakota is January. The most expensive time to rent a car is July. 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 South Dakota

There are 236 rental agencies servicing South Dakota. These agencies, altogether, have 13,867 rental locations available. Need an affordable rental? Small is the cheapest car type to rent in South Dakota with prices from C$ 68 a day in the previous 7-day period. Here are 5 car types you can rent in South Dakota:

Compare available car types for rental in South Dakota

Small Cars

C$ 48 - C$ 188

All Car Types

C$ 74 - C$ 243

To rent a Small car in South Dakota, you would pay an average price of C$ 77/day. August is the cheapest month to rent a Small car in South Dakota (~C$ 48/day), while the most expensive month to rent that same car type is June (~C$ 188/day). In fact, August is about 39% cheaper than prices during the rest of the year to book a Small rental for South Dakota. When comparing with other car types available for rental in South Dakota, renting a Small car saves you 25% 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 South Dakota Small rental prices found by Cheapflights users in the past 7 days:

To rent a Medium car in South Dakota, you would pay an average price of C$ 83/day. April is the cheapest month to rent a Medium car in South Dakota (~C$ 51/day), while the most expensive month to rent that same car type is May (~C$ 307/day). In fact, April is about 40% cheaper than prices during the rest of the year to book a Medium rental for South Dakota. When comparing with other car types available for rental in South Dakota, renting a Medium car saves you 19% 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 South Dakota Medium rental prices found by Cheapflights users in the past 7 days:

To rent a Large car in South Dakota, you would pay an average price of C$ 92/day. November is the cheapest month to rent a Large car in South Dakota (~C$ 59/day), while the most expensive month to rent that same car type is April (~C$ 579/day). In fact, November is about 37% cheaper than prices during the rest of the year to book a Large rental for South Dakota. When comparing with other car types available for rental in South Dakota, renting a Large car saves you 10% 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 South Dakota Large rental prices found by Cheapflights users in the past 7 days:

To rent a SUV car in South Dakota, you would pay an average price of C$ 81/day. August is the cheapest month to rent a SUV car in South Dakota (~C$ 120/day), while the most expensive month to rent that same car type is October (~C$ 210/day). In fact, August is about 0% cheaper than prices during the rest of the year to book a SUV rental for South Dakota. When comparing with other car types available for rental in South Dakota, renting a SUV car saves you 21% 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 South Dakota SUV rental prices found by Cheapflights users in the past 7 days:

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Toyota CamryC$ 75/day
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Top rental agencies in South Dakota

All major car rental suppliers in South Dakota

Alamo

9.1
Excellent
54 reviews2 locations
Overview

Cleanliness

8.9

Comfort

9.2

Overall

9.2

Pick-up/drop-off

9.1

Value

8.8

Enterprise

8.8
Excellent
77 reviews5 locations
Overview

Cleanliness

8.7

Comfort

8.7

Overall

8.7

Pick-up/drop-off

8.8

Value

8.4

Hertz

8.5
Excellent
89 reviews3 locations
Overview

Cleanliness

8.7

Comfort

8.7

Overall

8.5

Pick-up/drop-off

8.5

Value

8.2

National

9.3
Excellent
1 review2 locations
Overview

Cleanliness

9.3

Comfort

9.3

Overall

9.3

Pick-up/drop-off

9.3

Value

9.3

Avis

7.8
Good
25 reviews3 locations
Overview

Cleanliness

8.3

Comfort

7.7

Overall

7.8

Pick-up/drop-off

8.1

Value

7.1

Budget

7.5
Good
16 reviews2 locations
Overview

Cleanliness

8.5

Comfort

7.7

Overall

7.3

Pick-up/drop-off

7.9

Value

6.6

Easirent

3 locations

Sunnycars

2 locations

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Car Rental FAQs

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

Taking our users’ ratings and reviews into consideration, Firefly (10.0 rating), Super Cheap (10.0 rating) and Signature Rent A Car (10.0 rating) seem to be the best rental car companies in South Dakota.

What are gas prices like in South Dakota?

The average gas price in South Dakota is C$ 1.43/litre over the past month, costing you anywhere between C$ 64 and C$ 93 to fill up a car’s gas tank.

How much does it cost to rent a car in South Dakota for a week from Hertz?

Hertz is a popular option for travellers looking for car rental in South Dakota. You can expect the average cost of a rental car to be about C$ 662 per week.

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

Generally, for a better deal in South Dakota it’s recommended to book in a timely manner (to save up to 13%). Cheapflights recommends you book around 90 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 South Dakota?

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

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Van Rentals in South Dakota

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