Tennessee

Cheap Car Rentals in Tennessee

Nashville, TN, United States
8 Feb — 15 Feb
Same drop-off
Nashville, TN, United States
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What are the car hire rental for popular cities in Tennessee?

Below are the cheapest cities to rent a car in Tennessee

Price

C$ 50 - C$ 306

Out of all the popular cities in Tennessee, Nashville is the cheapest city to rent a car in at just C$ 50/day. Renting a car in Nashville is 84% cheaper than renting one in Knoxville where the per day rate is around C$ 306. Other fairly inexpensive cities in Tennessee to get a rental car in are: Memphis (C$ 54/day), Chattanooga (C$ 66/day), and Blountville (C$ 76/day). While these cities typically have cheaper prices than the rest of the country, travelers looking to rent a car in Nashville should expect to spend around C$ 50/day on their transportation. The most popular city to rent a car in Tennessee is Nashville.

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

January

C$ 66

February

C$ 86

March

C$ 112

April

C$ 107

May

C$ 108

June

C$ 109

July

C$ 93

August

C$ 85

September

C$ 86

October

C$ 112

November

C$ 92

December

C$ 77

Currently, the cheapest month to rent a car in Tennessee 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 Tennessee

In Tennessee, there are 14,377 active rental locations from 249 car rental companies. Small is the cheapest car type to rent in Tennessee in the past week - currently priced from C$ 26/day. View deals for 6 car types available to rent in this destination:

Compare available car types for rental in Tennessee

Small Cars

C$ 52 - C$ 111

All Car Types

C$ 66 - C$ 127

To rent a Small car in Tennessee, you would pay an average price of C$ 83/day. January is the cheapest month to rent a Small car in Tennessee (~C$ 52/day), while the most expensive month to rent that same car type is May (~C$ 111/day). In fact, January is about 39% cheaper than prices during the rest of the year to book a Small rental for Tennessee. When comparing with other car types available for rental in Tennessee, renting a Small car saves you 20% 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 Tennessee Small rental prices found by Cheapflights users in the past 7 days:

To rent a Medium car in Tennessee, you would pay an average price of C$ 89/day. January is the cheapest month to rent a Medium car in Tennessee (~C$ 62/day), while the most expensive month to rent that same car type is July (~C$ 112/day). In fact, January is about 31% cheaper than prices during the rest of the year to book a Medium rental for Tennessee. When comparing with other car types available for rental in Tennessee, renting a Medium car saves you 16% 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 Tennessee Medium rental prices found by Cheapflights users in the past 7 days:

To rent a Large car in Tennessee, you would pay an average price of C$ 112/day. January is the cheapest month to rent a Large car in Tennessee (~C$ 69/day), while the most expensive month to rent that same car type is October (~C$ 145/day). In fact, January is about 39% cheaper than prices during the rest of the year to book a Large rental for Tennessee. When comparing with other car types available for rental in Tennessee, renting a Large car is 8% 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 Tennessee Large rental prices found by Cheapflights users in the past 7 days:

To rent a SUV car in Tennessee, you would pay an average price of C$ 99/day. February is the cheapest month to rent a SUV car in Tennessee (~C$ 67/day), while the most expensive month to rent that same car type is October (~C$ 152/day). In fact, February is about 33% cheaper than prices during the rest of the year to book a SUV rental for Tennessee. When comparing with other car types available for rental in Tennessee, renting a SUV car saves you 5% 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 Tennessee SUV rental prices found by Cheapflights users in the past 7 days:

To rent a Van car in Tennessee, you would pay an average price of C$ 130/day. January is the cheapest month to rent a Van car in Tennessee (~C$ 73/day), while the most expensive month to rent that same car type is June (~C$ 166/day). In fact, January is about 45% cheaper than prices during the rest of the year to book a Van rental for Tennessee. When comparing with other car types available for rental in Tennessee, renting a Van car is 20% 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 Tennessee Van rental prices found by Cheapflights users in the past 7 days:

To rent a Luxury car in Tennessee, you would pay an average price of C$ 106/day. February is the cheapest month to rent a Luxury car in Tennessee (~C$ 46/day), while the most expensive month to rent that same car type is December (~C$ 179/day). In fact, February is about 58% cheaper than prices during the rest of the year to book a Luxury rental for Tennessee. When comparing with other car types available for rental in Tennessee, renting a Luxury car is 2% 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 Tennessee Luxury rental prices found by Cheapflights users in the past 7 days:

To rent a Convertible car in Tennessee, you would pay an average price of C$ 116/day. February is the cheapest month to rent a Convertible car in Tennessee (~C$ 79/day), while the most expensive month to rent that same car type is July (~C$ 158/day). In fact, February is about 33% cheaper than prices during the rest of the year to book a Convertible rental for Tennessee. When comparing with other car types available for rental in Tennessee, renting a Convertible car is 11% 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$ 26/day
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Nissan VersaC$ 26/day
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Top rental agencies in Tennessee

All major car rental suppliers in Tennessee

Alamo

8.5
Very good
337 reviews4 locations
Overview

Cleanliness

8.5

Comfort

8.7

Overall

8.4

Pick-up/drop-off

8.5

Value

8.2

Enterprise

8.1
Very good
383 reviews34 locations
Overview

Cleanliness

8.2

Comfort

8.4

Overall

8.1

Pick-up/drop-off

8.0

Value

8.0

Thrifty

7.2
Good
232 reviews5 locations
Overview

Cleanliness

7.7

Comfort

7.5

Overall

7.1

Pick-up/drop-off

7.0

Value

7.1

Budget

7.1
Good
272 reviews16 locations
Overview

Cleanliness

7.4

Comfort

7.5

Overall

7.1

Pick-up/drop-off

7.1

Value

7.1

Dollar

7.0
Good
192 reviews4 locations
Overview

Cleanliness

7.5

Comfort

7.5

Overall

6.9

Pick-up/drop-off

6.9

Value

6.8

Avis

6.7
Okay
137 reviews17 locations
Overview

Cleanliness

6.8

Comfort

6.9

Overall

6.6

Pick-up/drop-off

6.8

Value

6.6

Hertz

6.4
Okay
623 reviews26 locations
Overview

Cleanliness

6.8

Comfort

6.9

Overall

6.3

Pick-up/drop-off

6.4

Value

6.4

Payless

6.4
Okay
116 reviews2 locations
Overview

Cleanliness

7.1

Comfort

7.0

Overall

6.3

Pick-up/drop-off

5.7

Value

6.3

Best Tennessee Car Rental Deals Found

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Car Rental FAQs

What are the requirements to rent a car in Tennessee?

Tennessee offers a wide range of choices, from cheap car rentals to expensive and luxurious car rentals. You can even come across electric car rental services, passenger van rental, or even an economy car rental. To access car rentals in Tennessee, you must be at least 21 years old. Drivers below 25 years are subject to a surcharge. Moreover, you'll be required to provide a valid driver's license for the duration of the rental. Non-residents must provide additional documents, such as a passport and photographic identification. If your driver's license is not written in the Roman alphabet, you must present an International Driver’s License.

What are the rules for driving in Tennessee?

Driving is the most effective mode of transportation. However, even though there are numerous car rental locations In Tennessee, they all follow the same protocols. Specific rules and standards heavily regulate it. When a passenger vehicle is in motion, the driver and passenger in the front seat must wear a seatbelt. Backseat passengers must also wear seatbelts. Children between one and four who weigh more than 20 pounds should sit in a forward-facing child seat. You are required to drive in the right lane unless overtaking slower vehicles or turning left. U-turns are prohibited unless there is a U-turn sign. It is illegal to drink alcohol and drive if you are under the influence (DUI) at the time of driving. Roads have speed limits, including those within city limits of 30 mph, freeways within city limits of 50-70 mph, and freeways outside city limits of 70mph. It's best to check with each city's Department of Motor Vehicles for recent changes in the law.

What type of car is recommended for driving in Tennessee?

There are different types of rental cars in Tennessee, and choosing the right one might be daunting. This is because you will have to consider a variety of factors. There are both expensive and cheap car rentals in Tennessee. Economy car rentals in Tennessee are very suitable for narrow and congested streets. If you're traveling as a group, choosing larger Tennessee rental cars with ample space is advisable. You can book rental cars such as a Mitsubishi Zinger. For traveling around, it will be necessary to consider internal air conditioning and the comfort of seats to enhance your comfort. Luxury car rentals in Tennessee with a sunroof are also suitable to allow dazzling sunrays and cool air to optimize user comfort. You'll appreciate a wider view of the environment too.

What is the cheapest rental car found in Tennessee?

In the past two weeks, Cheapflights users have found many deals under C$ 72/day when booking a rental car in Tennessee. The best deal a user found was for C$ 42/day from Thrifty, booked on Jan. 29.

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

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 Tennessee.

What are gas prices like in Tennessee?

The average gas price in Tennessee is C$ 1.33/litre over the past month, costing you anywhere between C$ 60 and C$ 86 to fill up a car’s gas tank.

How much does it cost to rent a car in Tennessee for a week from Thrifty?

From Thrifty you can rent a car in Tennessee from about C$ 472 per week on average.

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

Generally, for a better deal in Tennessee it’s recommended to book in a timely manner (to save up to 13%). Cheapflights recommends you book around 1 day 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 Tennessee?

The length of time you can book a rental for is subject to the inventory of the supplier. When renting a vehicle from Tennessee it should be possible to rent a car for a whole month if needed.

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

You can potentially save up to 52% on a month-long rental by booking with Thrifty. Thrifty is the cheapest rental company available within the next few months. Renting a car in Tennessee can cost you on average C$ 2,022 a month or C$ 67 a day. For extended stays in a location, this option will usually save you the most.

Luxury Car Rentals in Tennessee

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Van Rentals in Tennessee

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