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Cheap car hire in Montana

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Top tips for hiring a car in Montana

  • If you live outside the US or Canada, you must have a current driver's license along with an international driving permit (IDP). The IDP must be accompanied by proof of residence, an identity card and proof of authorised presence in the country (such as your visa). Your passport is ideal as an ID.
  • Always familiarise yourself with the basic and absolute speed limits in Montana before hitting the road. An absolute speed limit simply indicates that you must adhere to a specific limit while in that region, such as an urban area. Basic speeding laws mandate that you modify your speed in accordance with the weather while staying alert and cautious. Breaking traffic laws in Montana can attract a heavy fine, jail term or both. Thus, you should always check with the local road/traffic department regarding any recent traffic laws changes and keep an eye out for signage.
  • Drivers are prohibited from operating a vehicle if their blood alcohol concentration is 0.08% or more. For commercial drivers, it’s unlawful to drive when the BAC is 0.04% or more. However, this threshold is reduced to 0.02% for drivers under 21 years old. It’s also illegal to drive a vehicle without a seat belt in Montana. Ensure all passengers are buckled up. Young children in the vehicle under the age of six and weighing less than 60 pounds (27 kg) should also be restrained with a child safety seat in the backseat of the vehicle.
  • Book your rental car in Montana at least 1 day before your trip in order to get a below-average price
  • Intermediate rental cars in Montana are around 18% cheaper than other car types, on average

FAQs about hiring a car in Montana

  • What is the most popular car hire in Montana?

    Standard (Honda Accord or similar) is the most frequently booked car hire type in Montana.

  • What is the best car hire company in Montana?

    Based on ratings and reviews from real users on KAYAK, the best car hire companies in Montana are Dollar (9.0, 115 reviews), Alamo (8.6, 224 reviews), and Enterprise Rent-A-Car (8.5, 193 reviews).

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

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

  • Where should I hire a car in Montana?

    Based on car searches on KAYAK, the most popular cities to hire a car in Montana are Kalispell (18% of total searches of users looking to hire a car in Montana), Great Falls (12%) and Billings (6%).

  • How much does it cost to hire a car for a week in Montana?

    On average a car hire in Montana costs $1,022 per week ($146 per day).

  • How much does it cost to hire a car long term for a month in Montana?

    On average a car hire in Montana costs $4,378 per month ($146 per day).

  • Should I hire a car in Montana?

    Being one of the happiest nations on the planet, America has one of the most well-known and envied lifestyles in terms of carefree living. Montana is one of the most untamed, wild and natural cities in America. As you join the friendly and outgoing Americans in visiting some of the best destinations in Montana, diving into lakes and hiking to the tops of hills, you should hire a car for convenience and economic value. Public transportation choices, including trains, vans and buses, are always an option, but you would then have to worry about your luggage and the risk of missing the bus. Also, public transit expenses might mount up and end up being more expensive than hiring a car.

  • What is driving like in Montana?

    Driving around Montana is beautiful but equally risky. Long, twisting roads and unpredictable traffic can cause sketchy conditions. Fortunately, you can take several precautions to avoid collisions and keep both you and other road users safe. Despite having well-maintained roads, driving in Montana should be done with caution, especially during winter. The winter months are not the best time to travel, due to snow, black ice and decreased visibility. On the other hand, springtime brings with it wet roads. While summer is better, you’ll need to be extra cautious due to crowds and animals. All things considered, driving slowly and carefully is the ideal way to travel the highways of Montana. Check that everything is in working order before leaving with your hire car; this includes checking the radiator and everything else, from the tyre pressure to the brakes.

  • How old do you have to be to hire a car in Montana?

    In Montana, you must be at least 21 to hire a car. However, there will be a surcharge and tougher hire terms for underage drivers. Most car hire companies charge a young driver fee on top of the regular car hire fee. This protects against the added risk of accident or damage. While young drivers are eligible to hire various car classes (such as compact and economy), companies generally have restrictions for luxury vehicles.

Car rental directory

  • enterprise

    Enterprise Rent-A-Car car hire locations in Montana

    14 Locations

  • budget

    Budget car hire locations in Montana

    13 Locations

  • hertz

    Hertz car hire locations in Montana

    11 Locations

  • easirent

    Easirent car hire locations in Montana

    9 Locations

  • avis

    Avis car hire locations in Montana

    8 Locations

  • sunnycars

    Sunnycars car hire locations in Montana

    7 Locations

  • alamo

    Alamo car hire locations in Montana

    6 Locations

  • dollar

    Dollar car hire locations in Montana

    6 Locations

  • eaglerac

    Eagle Rent A Car car hire locations in Montana

    6 Locations

  • national

    National car hire locations in Montana

    6 Locations

  • vipcarsrec

    VIPCars Recommendation car hire locations in Montana

    5 Locations

  • thrifty

    Thrifty car hire locations in Montana

    4 Locations

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