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Recently Booked Charlotte Car Rentals from $ 30.21/day

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(Kia Soul or Similar)

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  • 5
  • 5
  • Auto
  • A/C
$ 30.21 /day

($ 120.84 total)

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(Kia Soul or Similar)

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  • 5
  • 5
  • Auto
  • A/C
$ 30.21 /day

($ 90.63 total)

Special

(Kia Soul or Similar)

special
  • 5
  • 5
  • Auto
  • A/C
$ 30.21 /day

($ 90.63 total)


Special

(Kia Soul or Similar)

special
  • 5
  • 5
  • Auto
  • A/C
$ 30.21 /day

($ 120.84 total)

Special

(Kia Soul or Similar)

special
  • 5
  • 5
  • Auto
  • A/C
$ 30.21 /day

($ 90.63 total)

Special

(Kia Soul or Similar)

special
  • 5
  • 5
  • Auto
  • A/C
$ 30.21 /day

($ 90.63 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.

Charlotte Car Rental Reviews

Car rental rating: 4.53 out of 5 with 36 ratings

Enterprise

"Enterprise's staff was wonderful."

(Reviewed on September 28, 2015 )

Advantage

"Great price & Great Service!"

(Reviewed on September 27, 2015 )


Thrifty

"Rose at thrifty Car Rental in Charleston was outstanding with her customer service.,.. a great experience!"

(Reviewed on September 15, 2015 )

Enterprise

"It was a lot of paperwork that needs to be checked out before you can receive your vehicle I purchase the insurance online and I still have to call and verify the Hat call my insurance company to verify my liability for my..." Read more

(Reviewed on August 19, 2015 )


Advantage

"Advantage was great. Very nice personnel. Nice car. No hassle. Thanks"

(Reviewed on August 15, 2015 )

Advantage

"Everyone I dealt with was very efficient and helpful, particularly the Advantage employee who got our car upon arrival. It was a good value and a very positive experience."

(Reviewed on January 25, 2015 )


Sixt

"I had a very good experience. And I will be renting from Sixth again. I have downloaded the app. Thank you"

(Reviewed on January 22, 2015 )

Enterprise

"Always excellent service with Enterprise and the best prices on CarRentals.com. Always use them"

(Reviewed on January 17, 2015 )


Alamo

"was very happy when I got to baggage and saw that there was a ticket counter there so I could get all my paperwork done there so I could go to Alamo and pick out the car and get to where I needed to go. the agent was very..." Read more

(Reviewed on December 14, 2014 )

Thrifty

"The driver who also checked in my car was wonderful. He was courteous and pleasant."

(Reviewed on November 17, 2014 )


Alamo

"This was the first time I use CarRentals.com and was great most of all I like the value I got. Thanks"

(Reviewed on November 15, 2014 )

National

"Awesome website and awesome service. Thanks CarRentals.com."

(Reviewed on November 14, 2014 )


Advantage

"I would like to highly commend the staff that was working at 5 AM on Sunday, November 16 at the Charlotte NC airport. I overslept and was super-stressed and frantic about trying to make my flight. I got lost on the way t..." Read more

(Reviewed on November 11, 2014 )

Advantage

"Front Counter staff was amazing! overall experience was really great! Thank you."

(Reviewed on November 10, 2014 )


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

What You Need to Know about Car Rental in Charlotte NC

With all the exciting activities available in Charlotte, North Carolina, you may find it difficult to resist taking a vacation here. Avoid the hassle of taking public transportation and overpaying for taxis by reserving a Charlotte car rental through CarRentals.com today.

How can I get a cheap car rental in Charlotte?

With so many cheap rental cars available in Charlotte from CarRentals.com, you’ll soon be hitting the roads and discovering the beauty of the Queen City. To avoid paying over the odds, try to:

  • - Carefully weigh up the rental car prices available;
  • - Avoid airport pick-ups, as they can cost more;
  • - Book as far in advance as you can.

Which car rental companies are situated in Charlotte?

Many of the most well-known names in car rental have branches in Charlotte, including Avis, Alamo, Sixt, and Enterprise. You can also opt for a smaller, regional outlet as well. Savvy drivers should take a moment to check online reviews before booking.

What kind of car should I get in Charlotte, North Carolina?

Many different types of rental car are available, so it’s all down to you. Here with friends or family, or looking to make longer road trips in comfort? Go for a minivan or SUV. Here alone or with a partner, and looking to keep costs down? Pick an economy rental car instead, which is ideal for jaunts in the city.

How old do I have to be to rent a car in Charlotte?

The minimum age is generally 21. If you happen to be under 25, an extra fee may be charged.

Do I need insurance for a rental car in Charlotte?

The correct car insurance is necessary, so you need to confirm that your existing car or credit card insurance covers car rentals. Don’t worry if not. Being a US citizen, you can always buy a relevant policy at the checkout on CarRentals.com, or get one from the rental company itself.

What fuel policy is available in Charlotte?

Car rentals often come with full-to-full fuel policies. This means you can drive off with a full gas tank, and just have to remember to fill it up again before returning. Forgetting to do this will mean paying extra.

Can I book with unlimited mileage when renting a car?

When renting a vehicle, it’s always a good idea to have a rough plan of how much you’ll be using it. That way, you’ll know if you need unlimited mileage, which is often provided by rental companies. If it isn’t available, you’ll have to keep an eye on how long you’re on the road to avoid extra fees.

Is it possible to hire a car one-way in Charlotte?

One-way rentals are certainly available, but you’ll need to confirm with the rental company and find out if extra charges apply.

3 sights that you cannot miss in Charlotte

Charlotte is far more than just a commercial nerve center. It has historic neighborhoods, stately landmarks, and a fair few attractions to drive to:

  • - An iconic must-see in Charlotte is the NASCAR Hall of Fame, a thrilling shrine to the motorsports institution, with a Hall of Honor, racing simulators, and an immersive “high octane theater” which will get the adrenaline surging.
  • - If you’re after more thrills and spills, drive out to Carowinds, a fun-packed theme park with rides including the Scream Weaver wheel and the Carolina Cyclone coaster, along with more relaxing rides for the whole family.
  • - For a more relaxing, but mind-expanding, experience, you can take a car journey to Discovery Place Science, which uses immersive exhibits and live shows to inspire the next generation of innovators, and even has its own IMAX theater.

3 great road trips from Charlotte, North Carolina

Charlotte has a lot to keep you busy, but seeing as you’ll have your own set of wheels, it would be a shame not to get out and see more of the surrounding landscape:

  • - Less than 15 miles from central Charlotte is the US National Whitewater Center, a renowned realm for outdoorsy enthusiasts, where you can get stuck into rafting, kayaking, and mountain biking amid swathes of natural beauty.
  • - Just over an hour to the east of Charlotte is Uhwarrie National Forest, a vast and lush wilderness where you can hike, relax, or even go for a scenic drive deep into the woods.
  • - Less than an hour from Charlotte, you can enjoy another slice of the outdoors at Lake Norman, where you can go fishing or sailing, or enjoy a spot of waterfront dining.

What is parking like in Charlotte?

Driving is the best way to get around Charlotte, so it’s unsurprising there’s plenty of parking available. If you opt for street parking rather than a parking lot, then just ensure you know the time restrictions and costs, or you may be hit with a parking ticket.

With museums and family attractions galore, as well as the potential to explore beyond the city limits, it makes sense to book a car rental for Charlotte. Browse and reserve a vehicle on CarRentals.com, and prepare to see this urban playground, as well as the lakes and forests just beyond the buzzing streets.

Search 11 Charlotte Car Rental Companies

Dollar car rental locations in Charlotte

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Thrifty car rental locations in Charlotte

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Enterprise car rental locations in Charlotte

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Budget car rental locations in Charlotte

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Avis car rental locations in Charlotte

10 locations  |

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National car rental locations in Charlotte

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Alamo car rental locations in Charlotte

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Hertz car rental locations in Charlotte

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ACE car rental locations in Charlotte

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Sixt car rental locations in Charlotte

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Advantage car rental locations in Charlotte

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