$60 Cheap Car Rental in Galveston, TX

A trusted Expedia brand

Book a car in 3 easy steps

Find great deals

Recent car searches in Galveston, Texas, United States of America from $60 per day

Don't see what you're looking for?

See all car rentals in Galveston
View all cars

Frequently asked questions

What are the major attractions in Galveston?
If your trip to Galveston is all locked in but your itinerary is a little on the empty side, let us give you a few hints and tips.You’ll need to roll out of bed early if you’re planning to see all the great attractions that this place has to offer. Grand 1894 Opera House and Texas Seaport Museum are no-brainers. Galveston Island Railroad Museum and Bishop’s Palace shouldn’t be forgotten either.Plan a stop at Galveston Island Historic Pleasure Pier. It’s one sight you’ll usually find on most visitors’ must-do lists. If you still have some room on that itinerary, Pier 21 and Stewart Beach Park will keep you occupied as well.
What are the best road trip destinations near Galveston?
Put a few more miles on your odometer and head 45 miles to Houston. Toyota Center is one of the interesting attractions to check out. Minute Maid Park is another popular stop.
Where are the best beaches near Galveston?
No matter the weather forecast, you’ll be able to catch a glimpse of some of the magnificent beaches near Galveston from the comfort and freedom of your own rental car. As you draw near to the ocean, keep a watch out for seagulls circling over these glorious stretches of coastline:

  • Seawall Beach (3 miles away).
  • East Beach (4 miles away).
  • Port Bolivar Beaches (4 miles away).

Where are the best convention centers near Galveston?
Located 3 miles from Galveston, Galveston Island Convention Center is an awesome place to go for a conference. After a tiring day of mingling and getting to know new faces, you’ll be able to jump into your rental car and drive out to a nearby café or go for a leisurely cruise around the area.
What kind of rental car should I get for Galveston?
Some travelers find driving in busy traffic in big cities a little challenging. But in a compact or economy car, those bustling Galveston streets will be a walk in the park. Rather spend your getaway discovering the surrounding sandy shores? Take a look at our awesome range of mid-size and full-size SUVs. With room to move and more power under the hood, these bigger rides will make those long, leisurely drives even more memorable. Ticking off all the activities and sights that Galveston is famous for has never been easier with your own set of wheels.
Should I get a luxury rental car in Galveston?
You’ll be pleased to hear that there’s a great range of both luxury and economy rental vehicles available in Galveston. What you end up opting for depends on your funds as well as what you plan to do. Specialty vehicles offer the best in comfort and class. If you want to treat yourself, why not grab an SUV with all the bells and whistles, or perhaps a flashy mid-size sedan? Alternatively, if you’re just after a set of wheels to zip around town in as economically as possible, maybe go for an economy vehicle (or something else that won’t burn a hole in your pocket).
What side of the road do they drive on in Galveston?
You’ll have to keep to the right when driving in Galveston. In addition to that, exercise a bit of extra caution if it’s your first time in the driver’s seat here. Once you’re familiar with how the locals drive, you can relax and start enjoying the scenery!
Is it difficult to park in Galveston?
You’re unlikely to run into trouble finding a parking spot in Galveston. With plenty of places to leave your wheels, exploring the top sights of this destination is a cinch.
Does Galveston have peak-hour traffic?
As the population of Galveston is approximately 50,200, you probably won’t have much trouble with traffic congestion. However, downtown streets usually get busy before and after work hours, so you may want to avoid driving then.
Are there speed limits in Galveston?
While driving through the streets of Galveston, keep in mind that the speed limits typically range from 25mph to 80mph. Residential zones are 30mph unless indicated otherwise.
What happens if I get a speeding fine while driving a rental car in Texas?
Generally, your chosen rental company will bill the amount stated on the fine to your credit card. Alternatively, the company may forward your contact details to local authorities so they can issue a fine to you directly.
Is it illegal to use a cell phone while driving in Galveston?
As with many places, normal cell phone usage is prohibited while driving around Galveston. An exception applies for hands-free or Bluetooth functions. Just ensure you maintain focus on the road.
What are the rules around drink driving in Galveston?
In Galveston, it is a punishable offence to operate a vehicle with a BAC (blood alcohol content) higher than 0.08%. If you plan to have a drink or two with lunch or dinner, leave the car at your hotel.
Is turning on a red light allowed in Galveston?
Yes it is. However, before you turn you must completely stop the car and only continue if the lane is free of traffic.
Are seat belts compulsory in Texas?
They are, so buckle up. Although, there are a couple of exceptions for certain vehicles used by public transportation networks.

Car Rental Information

City pick-up location Galveston
Lowest price $60
Popular car types: SUV, Full size, Economy & Standard

Car Rentals in Top Destinations

Toronto Car RentalsSan Jose Car RentalsJFK John F Kennedy Intl Car RentalsIAH George Bush Intercontinental Car RentalsRSW Southwest Florida Intl Car RentalsJacksonville Car RentalsSEA Seattle Tacoma Intl Car RentalsWashington Car RentalsATL Hartsfield Jackson Atlanta Intl Car RentalsDTW Detroit Metropolitan Wayne County Car RentalsPhiladelphia Car RentalsSalt Lake City Car RentalsSacramento Car RentalsCalgary Car RentalsAlbuquerque Car RentalsPIE St Petersburg Clearwater Intl Car RentalsYYZ Pearson Intl Car RentalsFLL Fort Lauderdale Hollywood Intl Car RentalsOakland Car RentalsDCA Ronald Reagan Washington National Car RentalsSMF Sacramento Intl Car RentalsSNA John Wayne Car RentalsCanada Car RentalsFlorida Car RentalsPBI Palm Beach Intl Car RentalsTucson Car RentalsDetroit Car RentalsSFO San Francisco Intl Car RentalsPSP Palm Springs Intl Car RentalsIAD Washington Dulles Intl Car RentalsCharlotte Car RentalsLGA LaGuardia Car RentalsFresno Car RentalsBuffalo Car RentalsColumbus Car RentalsEWR Liberty Intl Car RentalsIndianapolis Car RentalsBWI Baltimore Washington Intl Thurgood Marshall Car RentalsPDX Portland Intl Car RentalsMinneapolis St Paul Car RentalsNew Orleans Car RentalsAnchorage Car RentalsSAN San Diego Intl Car RentalsEl Paso Car RentalsMYR Myrtle Beach Intl Car RentalsSJC Norman Y Mineta San Jose Intl Car RentalsNashville Car RentalsMississauga Car RentalsFAT Fresno Yosemite Intl Car RentalsMilwaukee Car RentalsONT Los Angeles Ontario Intl Car RentalsMemphis Car RentalsCVG Cincinnati Northern Kentucky Intl Car RentalsSJU Luis Munoz Marin Intl Car RentalsBUR Hollywood Burbank Car RentalsMSP Minneapolis St Paul Intl Car RentalsSDQ Las Americas Intl Car Rentals