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South Florida car rentals

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Cheap car hire in South Florida

Economy$13/day
Compact$13/day
Intermediate$12/day
Standard$26/day
Full-size$19/day
People mover$56/day
Full-size SUV$60/day
Premium$98/day
Passenger van$118/day
Luxury$70/day
Convertible$66/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 South Florida

  • If you plan on driving car rentals in the South Florida region, you may have to use most of its highways across the region. There are toll roads that charge a certain fee, so it's best to keep cash on hand when driving around the area. If you wish to avoid heavy traffic, consider using the express lanes, which require drivers to meet the carpool requirements and hold a SunPass. The cost of toll roads depends on the section you drive on and your destinations. Some highways use electronic tolling, and you can pay for these roads by the toll-by-plate system. The toll-by-plate system takes pictures of the car, which is then billed on the card paid to the car rental company.
  • The South Florida region experiences warm and humid summers and mild winters. This means that on most days, the South Florida region is relatively warm. When getting car rentals, ensure to check the vehicle's air conditioning system you intend to rent. A convertible comes in handy for car categories, especially on hot days, to avoid overheating in the car. You might also want to get a car with tinted windows to help regulate temperatures when driving through the region. Watch out for thunderstorms that occur in the early evenings during summer. The southern Florida region typically experiences hurricanes, especially between June and November. Keep a disaster kit in the car with you in case of an emergency.
  • Driving in the South Florida region requires drivers to meet certain seat belt requirements for safe navigation. Parents driving with children have to keep children under four years or 40 pounds in a child car seat. The child car seat must be in the rear of the car. All front seat passengers must have a seat belt on at all times and any passengers under eighteen have to wear a seat belt too.
  • Distracted driving is highly prohibited in the South Florida region. Driving under the influence is a serious offense. Use of gadgets when driving is also prohibited. If you must use your phone while driving, consider using a hands-free system.
  • 25% of our users found rental cars in South Florida for $65 or less
  • Book your rental car in South Florida at least 1 day before your trip in order to get a below-average price
  • Off-airport rental car locations in South Florida are around 25% more expensive than airport locations on average
  • Standard rental cars in South Florida are around 1% cheaper than other car types, on average

FAQs about hiring a car in South Florida

  • Should I hire a car in South Florida?

    Among the possible means of exploring the South Florida region, car rentals are convenient for all travelers. Whether you are traveling alone or with others, a car rental offers you the most suitable transport means. Car rentals offer a lot more space than public means. They also offer travelers the freedom to explore any part of the region. With a car rental, you won't have to worry about the hassles of public transport like luggage limits, peak prices, surcharges, and schedules. Car rentals offer travelers roomier seats, comfort, and relaxation that does not come with public transport means.

  • What is driving like in South Florida?

    Driving in South Florida is usually done on the right side of the road. Always carry your driver's license with you. Foreigners can accompany the licenses with an IDP for translation. When driving in Florida, there are speed signs indicated in different zones. Neighborhoods and school zones typically have a lower speed limit. In the case of heavy rain or fog, turn on your headlights and windshield wipers. Keep alert when driving in the south Florida region and keep an eye out for locals switching lanes without signals. When driving on a two-lane highway, slow down to 20 mph in case of an emergency vehicle. In the case of a police vehicle, slow down if you are unable to move over. Always yield to pedestrians as they legally have the right of way.

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

    Drivers have to be at least twenty one years old when getting car rentals in South Florida Region. If you are under twenty five, some companies add a daily fee called the Young Driver's Surcharge. Drivers over seventy may have to pay a senior surcharge. You may also be limited when it comes to the car category choice, especially if you are under twenty five.

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

    On average a car hire in South Florida costs $68 per day.

  • What is the most popular car hire in South Florida?

    Standard (Class Convertible or similar) is the most frequently booked car hire type in South Florida.

  • What is the cheapest car hire company in South Florida?

    In the past 72 hours, the cheapest car hires were found at CarWiz ($12/day), HDC Rent A Car ($13/day) and OtoQ Car Rental ($22/day).

  • What is the best car hire company in South Florida?

    Based on ratings and reviews from real users on KAYAK, the best car hire companies in South Florida are Alamo (8.5, 753 reviews), National (8.0, 52 reviews), and Sixt (7.3, 1065 reviews).

  • How can I find car hires near me in South Florida?

    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 South Florida?

    Based on car searches on KAYAK, the most popular cities to hire a car in South Florida are Miami (61% of total searches of users looking to hire a car in South Florida), Fort Lauderdale (29%) and Fort Myers (4%).

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

    On average a car hire in South Florida costs $509 per week ($73 per day).

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

    On average a car hire in South Florida costs $2,182 per month ($73 per day).

Car rental directory

  • enterprise

    Enterprise Rent-A-Car car hire locations in South Florida

    91 Locations

  • hertz

    Hertz car hire locations in South Florida

    69 Locations

  • avis

    Avis car hire locations in South Florida

    44 Locations

  • budget

    Budget car hire locations in South Florida

    39 Locations

  • thrifty

    Thrifty car hire locations in South Florida

    20 Locations

  • sixtrentacar

    Sixt car hire locations in South Florida

    18 Locations

  • dollar

    Dollar car hire locations in South Florida

    17 Locations

  • sunnycars

    Sunnycars car hire locations in South Florida

    13 Locations

  • alamo

    Alamo car hire locations in South Florida

    11 Locations

  • national

    National car hire locations in South Florida

    11 Locations

  • payless

    Payless car hire locations in South Florida

    11 Locations

  • aco

    ACO Rent A Car car hire locations in South Florida

    9 Locations

Good to know

Most popular agency

Thrifty

Most popular car type

Standard

Average price

$73/day

Good deal

$65/day

When to book a rental car in South Florida

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