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Recently Booked Compact Car Rentals from $ 9.77/day

Compact

(Nissan Versa Note or Similar)

compact
  • 4
  • 2/4
  • Auto
  • A/C
$ 9.77 /day

($ 19.54 total)

Compact

(Nissan Versa Note or Similar)

compact
  • 4
  • 2/4
  • Auto
  • A/C
$ 11.57 /day

($ 57.83 total)

Compact

(Nissan Versa Note or Similar)

compact
  • 4
  • 2/4
  • Auto
  • A/C
$ 13.86 /day

($ 97.00 total)


Compact

(Nissan Versa Note or Similar)

compact
  • 4
  • 2/4
  • Auto
  • A/C
$ 14.95 /day

($ 59.81 total)

Compact

(Nissan Versa Note or Similar)

compact
  • 4
  • 2/4
  • Auto
  • A/C
$ 17.12 /day

($ 154.10 total)

Compact

(Nissan Versa Note or Similar)

compact
  • 4
  • 2/4
  • Auto
  • A/C
$ 18.67 /day

($ 130.67 total)


Prices are based on bookings made during the previous 42 days. Price is dynamic and varies based on the date of the booking, length of rental and car class. There is no guarantee this price will be in effect at the time of your search.

Compact Car Rental Reviews

Car rental rating: 4.5 out of 5 with 6851 ratings

Alamo

"The Alamo team in STL was awesome and our Jeep was fantastic." DANIEL

(Reviewed on October 15, 2015 )

Enterprise

"Customer Service was excellent! Inside and outside. The car was awesome. Thinking about purchasing one. Thank you Charles for the upgrade!!!!" PATRICIA

(Reviewed on October 15, 2015 )


Thrifty

"Everything turned out just fine. Thank you for your help and your great service." ROZLAND

(Reviewed on October 15, 2015 )

Enterprise

"Extremely satisfied and had a great experience" ANGELA

(Reviewed on October 14, 2015 )


Avis

"I went through three agencies and avis was the best service. Fast and no nonsense." Alex

(Reviewed on October 14, 2015 )

Payless

"Payless shared car inventory with AVIS at this location and I was pleasantly surprised with the quality and cleanliness of the vehicle. I have rented from Payless in the past with less than favorable experiences to the ex..." Read more DANA

(Reviewed on October 14, 2015 )


Avis

"Staff was amazing and made a stressful trip, much easier. thank you" BROOKE

(Reviewed on October 13, 2015 )

Advantage

"Very smooth overall experience. Vehicle was clean, but my only complain was that the vehicle's headlights were very poorly aimed, and made driving at night difficult. Otherwise, no complaints." ROBERT

(Reviewed on October 13, 2015 )


Sixt

"I'm happy with wonderful car rentals Group ." IBRAHIM

(Reviewed on October 13, 2015 )

Sixt

"The best trained staff across the board. Just a great experience" ELIS

(Reviewed on October 13, 2015 )


Sixt

"Thanks for making our trip smooth and affordable." AMANDEEP

(Reviewed on October 12, 2015 )

Avis

"Superb!" JANET

(Reviewed on October 12, 2015 )


Avis

"outstanding experience" ROBERT

(Reviewed on October 12, 2015 )

Advantage

"I received an excellent service. Thank you." SVETLIN

(Reviewed on October 12, 2015 )


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

Compact car rental: all you need to know

Saving money on your next vacation is a top priority? Whether you plan on going for a short road trip with friends or on a week-long getaway with family, a compact car rental is your best bet. CarRentals.com offers huge discounts on a variety of makes and models, so you're sure to find one that fits your traveling needs.

How much does it cost to rent a compact rental car?

It doesn’t have to be costly to rent a car, if you take our advice below:

  • - Many people drive down to their local car rental agency and rent a car right on the spot without doing any comparison shopping. Use CarRentals.com to compare rates from different agencies, and you’ll save both time and money;
  • - Book in advance - booking your car at the last minute will mean much higher prices;
  • - Being informed about how much mileage and fuel you’ll need, so you can adequately filter your search.

What kind of car is a compact?

A compact rental car offers more value than many other types of vehicles. Smaller engines and lighter weight combine for better fuel economy while still offering enough room to pack in your entire family. Most of the small, compact rental car types come with affordable prices that many other car types can't beat.

Some of the vehicles you could find available to rent include:

  • - Nissan Versa Note
  • - Ford Focus
  • - Fiat 500L or similar vehicles

Please have in mind, that you can only book a category, not a specific model.

How old do I have to be to rent a compact car rental?

The general rule is that drivers must be aged 25-65 to rent a car, but it’s worth asking your chosen rental company for their terms and conditions, since age restrictions can differ between suppliers. It could be that, if you’re outside the age bracket, you can still rent if you pay a surcharge.

Do I need insurance for renting a compact car?

Yes, you’ll need to be insured before driving the car, and will need to show proof of coverage if your rental policy doesn’t include insurance. In the U.S., your own car insurance or credit card insurance may suffice. The rates on the website don’t include insurance but, as a U.S. Citizen, you can purchase insurance through CarRentals.com.

To rent a car in some countries, like Mexico, you will have to buy local insurance on top of your standard one.

What do I need to bring when picking up my compact car?

On arrival, you’ll need your driver’s license, insurance, and the credit card you used to book. Another form of ID may be required, so bring your passport, too.

Is it possible to rent a compact car one-way?

Usually, yes, though sometimes not when crossing a border. A surcharge may apply for one-way rentals, so please contact the car rental company to find out the feasibility and costs entailed.

What fuel policy is available for a compact rental car?

Usually, a full-to-full fuel policy is provided, which means that you will collect your vehicle with a full tank of gas and you will just need to refill it before returning the rental to its drop-off location.

Should I get unlimited miles with a compact car?

Most prices include an unlimited mileage policy, though some local rental suppliers may have mileage restrictions. Contact your supplier for details of the different options available.

When I rent a compact vehicle can I use a debit card?

Not usually. Debit cards are often not accepted by rental companies, who prefer you to pay using a credit card. Cash, pre-paid cards, and gift cards are also not acceptable forms of payment.

CarRentals.com features cheap deals on compact car rentals that are available from a variety of rental agencies around the world. Whether you need a fuel-saving four-door for your business trip or something affordable to take your college friends on a weekend trip, your answer is here at CarRentals.com. For more information, you can visit our general car rental FAQ page.