Car Rentals print logo
person_add face menu
Car Rentals print logo
person_add face menu

Search for Payless Car Rentals in Tampa

Search for a car rental

Search for Payless Car Rentals in Tampa

check_circle Free cancellation on most bookings

car image placeholder
  • Trusted by 8 million customers and counting
  • Special low rates available here
  • Huge selection of cars, locations, companies
  • Rent a car coupons & deals
  • Easy searching & booking.
Rent a car in 60 seconds

Payless Tampa Reviews

Car rental rating: 4.7 out of 5 with 10 ratings


"good car---good people--good experience"

(Reviewed on January 24, 2015 )



(Reviewed on November 26, 2014 )


"Great service!"

(Reviewed on July 05, 2014 )


"The car that I had originally rented was very small. The agent asked if I wanted a larger car if available so I agreed. When I got into the car after the transaction, I was immediately hit with the overpowering smell of an..." Read more

(Reviewed on July 01, 2014 )


"The value of this car rental was excellent. The shuttle was very prompt the car was very clean and in every way Payless stands right next to the "big" names in car rentals."

(Reviewed on June 05, 2014 )


"The Payless facility itself is run down. It does not give a good impression to a new renter. I myself have rented there before and know the place. The thing that really, really, turned me off is the fact that they take bot..." Read more

(Reviewed on May 27, 2014 )


"I had to upgrade b/c there was only 1 car available to rent in my category. I felt that the upgrade should have been Payless' responsibility since there was ONLY 1 car available, Kia which I did not prefer to rent. The Hy..." Read more

(Reviewed on May 20, 2014 )


"We had a great experience with the Payless staff member when we first arrived to pick-up the car but the Payless staff member that was present when we dropped off the car was incredibly short and unwelcoming. Regardless of..." Read more

(Reviewed on February 19, 2014 )


"Wonderful experience and saved money by your site being outside of airport property and you had wonderful van drivers!"

(Reviewed on January 31, 2014 )


"The staff was exception. It was the best experience we have had with a rental car company in over 20 years. Thank you, we will definitely use you company again."

(Reviewed on December 12, 2013 )

Please be aware that some of these reviews may have been translated automatically into English.

Payless Car Rentals in Tampa : All you need to know

If you want to see everything Tampa has to offer, there is no better way to do so from behind the wheel of a rental car from Payless. Stop spending your vacation waiting on the bus, or being nickel and dimed with ride-shares or taxis. When you have access to your own ride, you can go wherever you want to go, when you want. Make your upcoming trip to Florida more enjoyable with a Payless car rental. takes care of all the speed bumps

With nearly a quarter-million people, Tampa is a city that has plenty going on. Many travelers come to enjoy Tampa's Pleasant winters. But you may have your sights set on exploring the tons of entertainment options. No matter what you pick to do first, you'll want to see as much of Tampa as you can during your vacation. And with your Payless rental car, you'll be able to see and do more of what this city offers.

Payless Car Rental has come a long way since its founding in 1971 in Spokane, Washington. You'll find Payless in most major airports and throughout Canada, Europe, the United States, and South America.

What you need to know about car rentals

How do I get a Tampa Payless car rental at a great rate? always tries to get you the lowest price, whether you reserve your car. But getting your car well ahead of your trip can help you save even more. Be sure to keep the car under one driver's name and read the mileage policy to avoid any surprise fees.

Do I need to bring anything special when I get my rental car in Tampa?

You will need to present credit card, as well as your driver's license.

What's Tampa's minimum age to rent a car?

Payless's minimum age to rent a car in Tampa is 21. Take time to review Payless's policies, as there may be limitations if you are under 25 in most cases or for higher category rentals especially.

What kind of Payless rental car should I get for my trip to Tampa?

That depends on your needs and what you'll be doing when you visit Tampa. Economy or compact vehicles are easier to park and good for short drives. If you are traveling with a bigger group, then a SUV or mid-size vehicle is going to have enough room for all of you and be a more comfortable ride. Those looking for a touch of luxury on their Tampa getaway can choose the premium category for a car like a Cadillac or Audi or similar.

Is insurance required when you rent a car in the United States?

In the United States you do need to have insurance before you rent. Although many of the major card issuers, like American Express or MasterCard, give some coverage, there are usually restrictions. For instance, they may not cover your rental car if you book a larger or luxury vehicle. Make sure to check credit card company's policy before you decide. Additionally, as a United States citizen, you can book Collision Damage Coverage with at checkout.

Do I need to pay a deposit when I book my Payless car rental?

Payless requires a deposit when you reserve your rental car. Payless will block the deposit on your credit once you book your rental for your trip. Please note that the deposit will vary greatly based on the model and make of the car.

Do I have to full up the tank before I take my car back to Payless?

At, we recommend a full to full policy. You receive the car topped off. But, if you return your rental with less than the amount it was given to you, most companies will charge a premium, and sometimes up to 3X the amount of current fuel prices to refill it. If you want to save some money, it is best to find a filling station before you return the car to Payless. Stations close to airports or car rental places tend to have higher prices.

Should I get unlimited miles when I drive in Tampa?

Tampa has lots to keep you entertained, but you may want to head to nearby cities to find out what else Florida has to offer. You can explore the rest of the area free of mileage limits once you've checked off all the activities in Tampa. If you are looking for more excitement on your Tampa vacation, you can head to one of the three theme parks in the area. Embrace your inner child, or take the clan to Adventure Island or Adventure Island Water Park.

Can I get a one-way rental from Payless?

Payless offers one-way rentals in most cases. You may find it more convenient to return your vehicle at another Payless. Don't forget there may be an additional charge when you opt for one-way.

Reserve your ride today!

With so much to do and see in Tampa, having the keys to your own set of wheels lets you explore at your own pace. When you are ready to discover more of Florida, you can drive when you like, without trying to signal for a cab or sign up for a ride-share.

Before your next getaway, book your Payless Tampa car rental and take off to all the must-do activities at your leisure. Book with and hit the road in Tampa, Florida.