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Where is Tamil Nadu?

There's something to be said for traveling like a free spirit. But sometimes you just need to know which way you're going. Before you pick up your rental car and cruise down those highways and byways, you should learn a few things about Tamil Nadu. Make yourself familiar with India, because that's where you'll need to head to get your adventure rolling.

What are the best road trip destinations in Tamil Nadu?

Adventure awaits around every twist and turn of this spectacular area. Tamil Nadu is one of those special places where the journey is just as exciting as each of its impressive destinations. With your own rental vehicle, you can take as long as you like exploring all there is to see. Here are some of the most popular regions to explore in this extraordinary place:

  • Chennai (population of 4,328,100)
  • Coimbatore (population of 959,800)
  • Madurai (population of 909,900)
  • Salem (population of 778,400)

How can I get a cheap car rental in Tamil Nadu?

We've pulled together a list of the best ways to help you save some serious cash:

  • Our convenient filter tool will soon become your new best friend. Browse the cheapest discounts from all of the top rental car companies with just a few clicks;
  • By entering your email address into our Price Drop Alert, you'll stay on top of all of the best offers for your desired destination;
  • Before you jump behind the wheel, take a look at both airport and non-airport pickup and drop-off office locations to ensure you're getting the best deal around;
  • If you're not fussed about which day of the week you pick up the keys to your car and your travel plans are flexible, play around with days and dates to find the best rates;
  • So you don't end up paying a late fee or an extra day, aim to keep your pickup and drop-off times as similar as possible;
  • Some rental outlets reward you with discounts if you pay upfront, so keep your eyes open for these kinds of offers;
  • It's best to make a reservation as soon as your dates are finalized. You'll get the biggest selection early on.

What is the most popular rental car category in Tamil Nadu?

Simple to maneuver and with great gas mileage — it's no surprise that compact cars are the most booked category of rental vehicle in Tamil Nadu. And if you have plans to hit the bustling streets of Chennai or Coimbatore, you'll be glad you booked a smaller ride too. Zip through traffic, easily parallel park, and make tight turns — bigger doesn't always mean better!

That said, Tamil Nadu boasts some amazing rolling hills, beaches, and sandy shores. It'd be a shame not to leave the city to savor those picturesque vistas. If that's something you want to do, go for a full-size car or an SUV. Even if you don't think you'll get off the beaten track, you'll be glad you have all that extra space.

Should I get a luxury rental car in Tamil Nadu?

For some, owning a high-end vehicle is little more than a lofty dream. But renting your dream ride is certainly within your grasp! Imagine the feeling of rolling into town in a high-end sports car, even if it's only for a day or two. Or perhaps all you want is a budget ride to get you safely from A to B. Extravagant or economical? Whatever you're looking for, there's a rental car to suit your style in Tamil Nadu.

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