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Cheap car hire in Everglades

People mover$56/day
Full-size SUV$62/day
Intermediate SUV$26/day
Standard SUV$26/day
Compact SUV$30/day
Best prices found by KAYAK users in the past 48 hours.

Top tips for hiring a car in Everglades

  • Car rentals provide a more convenient transport option if you want to explore different parts of Everglades. A sturdy and versatile SUV or a 4x4 off-road vehicle is recommended for renting in Everglades. The region's terrain consists of vast wetlands, marshes, and swamps, which demand a vehicle with higher ground clearance to navigate through uneven, unpaved paths. Additionally, an SUV offers ample space for storing outdoor gear and comfortable seating for passengers during extended drives. The vehicle's rugged design ensures a smooth ride on rough trails and dirt roads, while its flexibility allows visitors to access remote areas and fully embrace the unique and diverse natural beauty of the Everglades.
  • Miami International Airport (MIA), which is the main airport in Everglades, is one of the best places to rent a car in the region. Car rentals at this airport a conveniently available at the Rental Car Center, located just a short shuttle ride away from the terminals. The Rental Car Center houses numerous reputable rental companies, providing a wide selection of vehicles to suit diverse needs. Renting a car at MIA offers the advantage of easy access to major highways, allowing visitors to swiftly embark on their Everglades adventure without navigating through city traffic. Moreover, returning the vehicle at the airport saves time and stress, ensuring a seamless departure experience.
  • In Everglades, Florida, it is a requirement that children under the age of 5 to always travel in an appropriate restraint device. The specific requirements for car seat usage, including types and positions, vary based on the child's age and size. It's essential for visitors to check the most current car seat laws and guidelines in Florida before traveling to the Everglades to ensure compliance with local regulations and ensure the safety of young passengers. You can conveniently get infant-only seat, booster seat, of child car seat from any of the Everglades car rentals at a small daily fee.
  • Driving car rentals in Everglades presents challenges due to its unique ecosystem and geography. Navigating narrow, winding roads amid dense vegetation can be daunting. The Everglades' complex network of intersecting roads makes it difficult to choose the right paths. Rush hours, which occur from 7:30 am to 9:00 am and 4:30 pm to 6:00 pm, make the situation even worse, especially around popular attractions, like Shark Valley and Gulf Coast Visitor Center. Additionally, the presence of wildlife, like alligators crossing roads, demands extra caution. Familiarizing with local driving rules is crucial to ensure a safe and enjoyable experience.
  • Book your rental car in Everglades at least 1 day before your trip in order to get a below-average price
  • Off-airport rental car locations in Everglades are around 77% more expensive than airport locations on average
  • Intermediate rental cars in Everglades are around 24% cheaper than other car types, on average

FAQs about hiring a car in Everglades

  • How much does it cost to hire a car in Everglades?

    On average a car hire in Everglades costs $75 per day.

  • What is the most popular car hire in Everglades?

    Intermediate (Toyota RAV4 or similar) is the most frequently booked car hire type in Everglades.

  • What is the cheapest car hire company in Everglades?

    In the past 72 hours, the cheapest car hires were found at CarWiz ($12/day), HDC Rent A Car ($13/day) and U-Save ($19/day).

  • What is the best car hire company in Everglades?

    Based on ratings and reviews from real users on KAYAK, the best car hire companies in Everglades are Alamo (8.5, 270 reviews), Sixt (7.2, 314 reviews), and Enterprise Rent-A-Car (6.7, 325 reviews).

  • How can I find car hires near me in Everglades?

    Take a look at our extensive car hire location map to find the best car hire deals near you.

  • Should I rent a car in Everglades?

    Yes. Renting a car in Everglades offers numerous advantages. The vastness of the region and the freedom to explore remote areas make it attractive. Attractions like Shark Valley, Big Cypress National Preserve, and Flamingo are easily accessible by car, while public transportation is limited. The convenience of well-maintained highways surpasses poor intercity connections. Must-visit spots like Anhinga Trail and Gulf Coast Visitor Center require a car. With a rental, visitors can fully experience the Everglades' beauty and reach popular destinations not easily reachable by other means.

  • What is driving like in Everglades?

    Driving in Everglades can differ from the mainland US in various ways. The driving style is generally relaxed and laid-back, especially in rural areas. However, around popular spots like Tamiami Trail or Everglades City, traffic may get congested, requiring more patience. Speed limits might be lower than expected, with wildlife crossings and safety measures in place. Toll roads are common in Florida, including parts of Everglades, so drivers should be prepared for that. Roads are generally well-maintained, and driving is on the right side of the road, following standard US conventions.

  • How old do I have to be to rent a car in Everglades?

    To rent a car in Everglades, you must be 21 years or older. However, some rental companies may require renters to be 25 or older. Drivers under 25 may face additional surcharges. A valid driver's license and a major credit card are usually required at the time of picking up your rental car. International drivers may need an International Driving Permit.

Car rental directory

  • enterprise

    Enterprise Rent-A-Car car hire locations in Everglades

    44 Locations

  • hertz

    Hertz car hire locations in Everglades

    32 Locations

  • avis

    Avis car hire locations in Everglades

    20 Locations

  • budget

    Budget car hire locations in Everglades

    18 Locations

  • dollar

    Dollar car hire locations in Everglades

    8 Locations

  • sixtrentacar

    Sixt car hire locations in Everglades

    8 Locations

  • aco

    ACO Rent A Car car hire locations in Everglades

    6 Locations

  • alamo

    Alamo car hire locations in Everglades

    6 Locations

  • thrifty

    Thrifty car hire locations in Everglades

    6 Locations

  • addcarrental

    ADDCAR RENTAL car hire locations in Everglades

    4 Locations

  • national

    National car hire locations in Everglades

    4 Locations

  • sunnycars

    Sunnycars car hire locations in Everglades

    4 Locations

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