South Carolina

Cheap Car Rentals in South Carolina

Charleston, SC, United States
24 Apr — 1 May
Driver's age: 26-65
Charleston, SC, United States
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South Carolina car rentals in 2024

Get helpful information to start your search for the perfect car rental in South Carolina. The average price data is based on the last 12 months and was last updated on 17 April 2024.

Most common car type

Premium

What is the cheapest time to rent a car in South Carolina?

Discover the most affordable period to rent a car in South Carolina 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 17 April 2024.

January

RM 239

February

RM 306

March

RM 344

April

RM 359

May

RM 330

June

RM 354

July

RM 383

August

RM 349

September

RM 287

October

RM 330

November

RM 315

December

RM 296

Currently, the cheapest month to rent a car in South Carolina 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 Carolina

Explore the most popular car models available for rent in South Carolina and choose the one that suits your needs. The price data is sourced from various car rental companies and was last updated on 17 April 2024.
Economy

Economy

RM 563+

Compact

Compact

RM 378+

Intermediate

Intermediate

RM 380+

Standard

Standard

RM 382+

Full-size

Full-size

RM 382+

People carrier

People carrier

RM 666+

Full-size SUV

Full-size SUV

RM 531+

Premium SUV

Premium SUV

RM 567+

Intermediate SUV

Intermediate SUV

RM 385+

Compare available car types for rental in South Carolina

Compare and contrast the various car types offered for rental in South Carolina to find the perfect fit for your trip. Price data is based on averages over the last 12 months and was last updated on 17 April 2024.

Top rental agencies in South Carolina

Explore the leading car rental agencies in South Carolina known for their outstanding service and extensive range of vehicles to choose from. There are currently 8 car rental companies in South Carolina. Reviews were last updated on 17 April 2024.

Alamo

8.8
Very Good
245 reviews4 locations
Overview

Cleanliness

9.0

Comfort

8.8

Overall

8.8

Pick-up/drop-off

8.9

Value

8.3

Enterprise Rent-A-Car

7.8
Good
224 reviews24 locations
Overview

Cleanliness

8.1

Comfort

8.2

Overall

7.8

Pick-up/drop-off

7.9

Value

7.6

Thrifty

6.9
Okay
194 reviews4 locations
Overview

Cleanliness

7.3

Comfort

7.2

Overall

6.8

Pick-up/drop-off

6.8

Value

6.7

Avis

6.6
Okay
167 reviews8 locations
Overview

Cleanliness

7.1

Comfort

7.2

Overall

6.6

Pick-up/drop-off

6.6

Value

6.5

Budget

6.3
Okay
457 reviews8 locations
Overview

Cleanliness

6.9

Comfort

7.2

Overall

6.3

Pick-up/drop-off

6.5

Value

6.4

Hertz

6.0
Okay
417 reviews22 locations
Overview

Cleanliness

6.3

Comfort

6.5

Overall

5.9

Pick-up/drop-off

6.0

Value

5.9

Dollar

7.7
Good
56 reviews3 locations
Overview

Cleanliness

7.9

Comfort

7.9

Overall

7.3

Pick-up/drop-off

7.5

Value

7.6

National

8.5
Very Good
12 reviews4 locations
Overview

Cleanliness

8.5

Comfort

9.2

Overall

8.5

Pick-up/drop-off

9.4

Value

8.5

Car rental FAQs

Find answers to frequently asked questions about car rentals in South Carolina, including policies, requirements, and more. FAQs were last updated on 17 April 2024.
  • Which car hire company is considered to be the best in South Carolina?

    Taking our users’ ratings and reviews into consideration, Super Cheap (10.0 rating), Silvercar (8.6 rating) and Alamo (8.5 rating) seem to be the best car hire companies in South Carolina.

  • What are petrol prices like in South Carolina?

    The average price of petrol in South Carolina is RM 4.89/litre over the past month, costing you anywhere between RM 220 and RM 317 to fill up a car’s fuel tank.

  • How much does it cost to hire a car in South Carolina for a week from Alamo?

    Hiring a car in South Carolina for a week can be a great option for travel. Alamo, the most popular car hire company for this area, offers hire cars for around RM 3,697/week on average.

  • How far in advance should I hire a car in South Carolina for the best price?

    Hiring your favourite car model can become more difficult the closer you are to your desired travel date. It’s ideal to book early to have that peace of mind. An early booking can save you up to 29% in South Carolina - we recommend booking at least 7days in advance.

  • Can I rent a car for a month in South Carolina?

    Yes, you can rent a car for a month in South Carolina check Cheapflights for the latest prices and car type availability.

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Car rentals by fuel type in South Carolina

Browse car rentals by fuel type in South Carolina. Currently, Electric cars are the cheapest to rent in South Carolina. Deals were last updated on 17 April 2024.

Browse through car rental deals by fuel type in South Carolina. There are currently 2 fuel types to choose from with Electric being the cheapest (RM 115+).

Electric

Electric

RM 115+

Hybrid

Hybrid

RM 129+

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