close
NL flag Would you like to use our Dutch website?
We've noticed that you are visiting a version of our website that doesn't match your current location. Using our local website helps ensure you get the most relevant prices and supply.
No, continue to German website
close
DE flag Would you like to use our German website?
We've noticed that you are visiting a version of our website that doesn't match your current location. Using our local website helps ensure you get the most relevant prices and supply.
No, continue to Dutch website
Car Rentals print logo
person_add face menu
Car Rentals print logo
person_add face menu

Cheap Car Rentals in Longboat Key FL

Search for a car rental

Cheap Car Rentals in Longboat Key FL

check_circle Free cancellation on most bookings

car image placeholder
  • Trusted by 7 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

Longboat Key Car Rental Reviews

Car rental rating: 4.52 out of 5 with 25 ratings

Avis

"Great experience"

(Reviewed on October 04, 2015 )

Thrifty

"Silvia at Thrifty is one of the best."

(Reviewed on September 10, 2015 )


Budget

"Once again, a very positive experience with Budget(and CarRentals.com). "

(Reviewed on September 08, 2015 )

Dollar

"Very good experience."

(Reviewed on February 04, 2015 )


Alamo

"what a great experience. Would I rent from Alamo again. Absolutely. Being a airline employee I had to come home from Srq. I phoned Alamo and for a few dollars more , my request was granted."

(Reviewed on November 15, 2014 )

Budget

"Great experience...Will come back next time I need a car"

(Reviewed on November 09, 2014 )


Budget

"Excellent experience"

(Reviewed on October 27, 2014 )

Thrifty

"No games or trying to force insurance or extras! Thank you for a pleasant experience!!"

(Reviewed on August 11, 2014 )


Thrifty

"Rob and John in Sarasota are excellent"

(Reviewed on July 27, 2014 )

Thrifty

"The guys in Sarasota are outstanding. John and Rob always go out of their way for all customers"

(Reviewed on July 21, 2014 )


Payless

"I am not a smoker & the vehicle had a hora lie odor of smoke , hole in seat from bun. I will request better vehicle if this occurs again. Staff friendly, just will ask for different option if occurs again. First time rent..." Read more

(Reviewed on July 01, 2014 )

Thrifty

"Best rental car experience for me. Great pricing and outstanding customer service."

(Reviewed on May 31, 2014 )


Alamo

"I was unable to rent a car from Alamo from Tampa & rented from Thrifty......what a joke! The car was not clean and they did not give me the compact that I had reserved. Alamo was definitely the BEST. Thanks"

(Reviewed on April 26, 2014 )

Avis

"Great Experience! I absolutely love your website and will always use it to rent vehicles!"

(Reviewed on April 22, 2014 )


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

Car rentals in Longboat Key: What you need to know

Whether you are in Longboat Key on business or to check out the sights, having the option to go anywhere you want can help make your trip all the better. Using Longboat Key buses may be an affordable method to get around this neighborhood, but if you are trying to get to another part of Sarasota, you might be left waiting a long time. Taxis and ridesharing, like Lyft or Uber, can be faster, but the cost can really add up. Additionally, they may not be immediately available.

If you want to get the most out of your trip to Longboat Key, then being able to jump behind the wheel of your own car is the best way to go everywhere you want to go. We can help you book an inexpensive rate and the car of your choosing. Read through our tips to learn everything you want to know about car rentals in Longboat Key.

Frequently asked questions

How can I get an inexpensive car rental in Longboat Key?

Seeking the best car rental rates? You are in the right place. Get the most savings on your tip to Longboat Key by doing a few things:

  • Check the mileage policy to avoid any surprise expenses
  • Reserve your car rental as far ahead of time as you can
  • Avoid airport pick-ups and drop-offs if possible; they tend to be more expensive
  • Compare daily and weekly rates; you may save more with a longer rental

Before you book, be sure to go through the rental policy.

What kind of rental car should I get in Longboat Key?

With so many types of vehicles to choose from, it could be tricky to decide what car is ideal for your trip. But, consider the amount of driving and how many people you're traveling with. Look at the table below to help you select the best automobile for you.

Car TypeBest forCategory includes
LuxuryEveryone who wants to travel Longboat Key in styleCamaro, Chrysler 300, or similar
SUVFamilies with plenty of bags and a need for spaceDodge Grand Caravan, Nissan Quest, or similar
Economy CarEasy to park and have great miles per gallonChevrolet Spark, Vauxhall Corsa, or similar

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

The youngest age to rent a car in most cities like Sarasota is 21. Please note there is normally an added charge for anyone under 25 years of age. Take time to check the supplier's policies to know if there is an additional cost before you book.

Is insurance required when you rent a car in the U.S. of A.?

In United States of America you do need to have insurance before you rent. It may possible to purchase additional insurance through the supplier for your trip, if you think your insurance won't cover your rental during your trip.

Many major credit cards provide coverage on your car rental. However, there are commonly restrictions. For instance, you may not be covered if you book a luxury or larger vehicle. Be sure to check the credit card issuer's policy before you decide. You can also add on Collision Damage Coverage with CarRentals.com at checkout if you are a citizen of the United States.

What fuel policy should I go for in Longboat Key?

At CarRentals.com, we recommend a "full-to-full" policy. You should get your vehicle with the needle at "F". If you return the rental with less fuel than you began with, the company may charge you up to 3X the current prices to refill it. To avoid any added expenses, you'll want to fill up your tank before you return the car to the supplier. Stations close to airports or car rental places tend to have higher prices.

Do most suppliers offer one-way rentals in Longboat Key?

Many car rental companies offer one-way rentals. It may be easier to drop off your vehicle in a different area. Please note that there is usually an additional fee for choosing a one-way car rental. Make sure to read the supplier's policy to know exactly how much it may cost you.

Why should I get unlimited miles?

The majority of suppliers will offer unlimited miles, but you need to make sure it is part of your bundle. It's helpful to know how far you want to drive and plan your trips in advance. Although most rental car providers offer unlimited mileage, if it isn't part of your rental agreement you could face additional cost. You may need to have unlimited miles if you are hitting the highway to discover what else is in Sarasota.

What is there to do around Longboat Key?

Once you've checked out Longboat Key, you'll be happy that you have your own set of wheels available. There are some worthwhile stops around Sarasota that are just a drive away. Need a tip of where to start your trip? The Big Cat Habitat Gulf Coast Sanctuary can make for a fascinating day.

CarRentals.com has Your Longboat Key, Sarasota Ride

Stop worrying about matching up your trip to a bus schedule. Once you have reserved a rental car in Longboat Key, Sarasota from CarRentals.com, you can explore around Longboat Key and the rest of Sarasota with ease. Check out our selection of vehicles from some of the top rental car suppliers in the nation and pick out the ideal auto for your Longboat Key trip!

Search 1 Longboat Key Car Rental Companies

Hertz car rental locations in Longboat Key

1 locations  |

Show all locations