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Recently Booked Charleston Afb Intl Car Rentals from $ 38.59/day


(Kia Soul or Similar)

  • 5
  • 5
  • Auto
  • A/C
$ 38.59 /day

($ 270.10 total)


(Chevrolet Spark or Similar)

  • 2
  • 2/4
  • Auto
  • A/C
$ 42.84 /day

($ 128.51 total)


(Toyota Sienna or Similar)

  • 2
  • 2
  • Auto
  • A/C
$ 45.75 /day

($ 320.22 total)


(Kia Optima or Similar)

  • 5
  • 2/4
  • Auto
  • A/C
$ 45.94 /day

($ 321.61 total)


(Hyundai Elantra or Similar)

  • 5
  • 2/4
  • Auto
  • A/C
$ 46.85 /day

($ 327.92 total)


(Nissan Versa Note or Similar)

  • 4
  • 2/4
  • Auto
  • A/C
$ 47.32 /day

($ 473.21 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.

Charleston Afb Intl Car Rental Reviews

Car rental rating: 4.75 out of 5 with 20 ratings


"Great experience. Friendly service."

(Reviewed on August 31, 2015 )


"Excellent vehicle at an awesome rate!"

(Reviewed on August 12, 2015 )


"The shuttle took an hour to pick us up after we called. The woman that took the call forgot to tell anyone. I believe she got fired that day so hopefully the problem is solved. They were very nice and gave us an upgrade so..." Read more

(Reviewed on July 24, 2015 )


"We love renting cars through you guys very outstanding service thank you very much until next time."

(Reviewed on February 01, 2015 )


"Mathew was very friendly,knowledgable and even signed me up for the Avis loyalty program. Car was fine and great on gas! I have used before and continue to have great service ....thus I continue to use the s..." Read more

(Reviewed on January 25, 2015 )


"The van was awesome made the trip so much smoother"

(Reviewed on December 08, 2014 )


"Thrifty at Charleston, SC airport was awesome! Officially my favorite car rental location ever!! The staff was so nice and the truck far exceeded my expectations. All around great experience. If I'm ever in the area again ..." Read more

(Reviewed on November 15, 2014 )


"Outstanding job. I appreciate that."

(Reviewed on October 27, 2014 )


"Best experience I've ever had through Thank you!"

(Reviewed on October 19, 2014 )


"Outstanding vehicle. Would not have made the road trip the success it was without it."

(Reviewed on October 16, 2014 )


"We always prefer to rent from Enterprise, but it's not always the lowest price. We scored this time with both! Thanks so much!"

(Reviewed on September 24, 2014 )


"Excellent process. I just reserved another car from"

(Reviewed on September 04, 2014 )


"Excellent. So much better then the CHS airport counter. Jennifer, in particular, was great to work with. I'd definitely rent from them again."

(Reviewed on August 07, 2014 )


"The staff at the counter was not very friendly. However, the staff in the lot were outstanding and gave us a free upgrade from mud size to fill size to accommodate our luggage and golf clubs"

(Reviewed on August 06, 2014 )

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

Car rental at Charleston Airport (CHS): All you need to know

Charleston has intrigued visitors of all ages with its attractions such as the Waterfront Park along the Cooper River and the colorful houses which comprise Rainbow Row. Whether you have a passion for fashion and can’t wait to shop in the King Street Antique District, or want to indulge your love of history at Civil War sites, reserve a Charleston Airport car rental today and get ready to take the South by storm.

How can I bag a cheap car rental at Charleston Airport?

As you’re arranging your trip to charming Charleston, take time out to browse the best, cheap car deals on The site makes it easy to pinpoint a cost-effective rental arrangement, and – if you’re keen to get the lowest price possible – it’s a good idea to:

  • - Carefully weigh up the rates;
  • - Be clear on the mileage policies available;
  • - Book your car rental well before you fly.

How old do car rental drivers have to be in Charleston?

You’ll likely have to be over 21 to get behind the wheel of a Charleston rental car. Bear in mind that those under 25 years of age may also have to pay a surcharge.

What car rental companies can I expect to find in Charleston?

There’s plenty of choice when it comes to rental companies in Charleston. Whether you want to go with Avis, Budget, Enterprise, or another big-name brand, the trick is to check online customer reviews beforehand, to make an informed decision.

Where are the car rental companies at the airport?

Once you get through arrivals at Charleston International Airport (CHS), it’s easy to find your way to your vehicle. Just make your way to the special Rental Car Pavilion, which sits at the end of the terminal, right by the baggage claim area.

Should I take out insurance for a Charleston car rental?

Car insurance will indeed be required before you get the key into the ignition in Charleston. Your current car or credit card insurance may cover rental cars. If it doesn’t, don’t worry. You can just buy a policy through or the rental company itself.

Is anything required for picking up a rental at the airport?

You’ll need to show your driver’s license when you get to the car rental company desk, and it’s also important to have the credit card you used to make the booking. If other drivers have been added for the car, they also need to have their licenses handy.

What fuel policy should I get at Charleston Airport?

Full-to-full is a good fuel policy to go for. It removes the risk of paying extra for fuel or incurring extra charges, just as long as you take a few minutes to refuel the tank before returning your rental car.

Is it advisable to get unlimited mileage for my Charleston car rental?

There’s a lot to feast your eyes on around Charleston, from the poignant Civil War landmark of Fort Sumter to the historic Magnolia Plantation. That means you’ll want to check your car comes with unlimited mileage, so you can cruise around and sightsee as much as you like.

Can I hire a car one-way in Charleston?

Yes, though you should check with your car rental company about how it should be done. There may also be an extra fee if you want to hire your car one-way.

What vehicle type will suit my trip to Charleston?

Whatever your budget or idea of a perfect trip, the right car rental is out there for you. The below are just some ideas of the vehicles you may be able to choose on

Car Type Best for Category includes
Luxury Couples looking to indulge during a romantic and memorable city break Chrysler 300, Buick Lacrosse, or similar
Economy Car Visitors who want to get around swiftly without breaking the bank Chevrolet Spark, Toyota Yaris, or similar
Minivan Families or groups of friends who want to explore South Carolina in comfort Toyota Sienna, Chrysler Pacifica, or similar

Ready to step back in time and soak up the southern charm of Charleston? Arrange your local transportation by looking at the listings on, and you’ll soon be hitting the roads and seeing a corner of America that helped change the fate of the nation.