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Recently Booked Washington Car Rentals from $ 29.24/day

Compact

(Ford Focus or Similar)

compact
  • 4
  • 4-5
  • Auto
  • A/C
$ 29.24 /day

($ 116.95 total)

Compact

(Nissan Versa Note or Similar)

compact
  • 4
  • 2/4
  • Auto
  • A/C
$ 29.70 /day

($ 59.39 total)

Special

(Kia Soul or Similar)

special
  • 5
  • 5
  • Auto
  • A/C
$ 29.92 /day

($ 29.92 total)


Compact

(Nissan Versa Note or Similar)

compact
  • 4
  • 2/4
  • Auto
  • A/C
$ 30.04 /day

($ 60.07 total)

Special

(Kia Soul or Similar)

special
  • 5
  • 5
  • Auto
  • A/C
$ 30.09 /day

($ 60.17 total)

Special

(Kia Soul or Similar)

special
  • 5
  • 5
  • Auto
  • A/C
$ 30.16 /day

($ 60.31 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.

Washington D.C. Rental Car Reviews

Car rental rating: 4.6 out of 5 with 78 ratings

Alamo

Very willing to help the customer with his needs! - My experience with Alamo was better than grea... Read more

(Reviewed on 2018-09-11 )

Alamo

Quality Service - My experience with Alamo was overall enjoyabl... Read more

(Reviewed on 2018-10-10 )


Alamo

Friendly greeting at pickup. - I noticed Alamo now has self-check-in kiosks.... Read more

(Reviewed on 2018-10-12 )

Alamo

Excellent service and Ride! - I completed my reservation online. Upon goin... Read more

(Reviewed on 2018-10-20 )


Alamo

Alamo people are NICE - I've rented from Alamo twice in the past mont... Read more

(Reviewed on 2018-10-22 )

Alamo

Easy pickup - Very easy process, car was ready for me when... Read more

(Reviewed on 2018-10-27 )


Alamo

Easy pickup, friendly staff - Every time I booked with Alamo, I am supremel... Read more

(Reviewed on 2018-11-20 )

Alamo

Great car! - Although my car was not ready when I arrived,... Read more

(Reviewed on 2018-11-28 )


Alamo

Staff Competency - The best I have experienced with a rental car... Read more

(Reviewed on 2018-12-02 )

Avis

LIttle hiccup but great service - Small hiccup on pickup with limited cars avai... Read more

(Reviewed on 2018-08-27 )


Avis

Very busy day - Avis was very accommodating but their supply... Read more

(Reviewed on 2018-08-27 )

Avis

friendly customer service` - update your counter at DCA. Confusing going t... Read more

(Reviewed on 2018-10-29 )


Avis

Quick service - Everything went well, except for I was charge... Read more

(Reviewed on 2018-11-06 )

Avis

Quick and easy - First time using this company. Everything wen... Read more

(Reviewed on 2018-09-13 )



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Your Guide to Washington D.C.

The United States capital is a place everyone should visit at least once. The center of the US government is filled with history, education, and entertainment, making Washington, D.C. a perfect vacation choice for anyone wanting to have a fulfilling getaway. Likewise, the city can be inexpensive if the trip is properly planned. A cheap Washington, D.C. car rental through CarRentals.com is just the thing to help get your adventure off on the right foot.

Down in the District

What are you going to do when you rent a car in Washington, D.C.? Most spots in and around the 2-mile “Front Yard” of the White House called the National Mall, which is located in the downtown area, are free to the general public. You can easily spend an entire day at the National Museum of Natural History, the National Museum of American History, and the National Gallery. White House tours are free to the public as well, if you are able to get a spot on the coveted tour list.
Washington, D.C. is much more than the mall area, though an entire trip could easily be spent in this spot. To fully explore the district, start your car rental and head just under 20 miles south to Mt. Vernon, George Washington's homestead. After you’ve toured the first president’s home, head back to D.C. for lunch, then drive 45 miles north to Baltimore. Tour the National Aquarium, or visit the historic ships berthed at the harbor, and finish up your day with a bowl of traditional clam chowder.
While you’re in town, make sure you stop by FedExField®—located 11 miles east of D.C.—and cheer on the Washington Redskins. If you prefer baseball to football, the Washington Nationals play at Nationals Park, and hockey fans will love watching the Washington Capitals play at Verizon® Center.

Creating Columbia

The District of Columbia came into being in 1790, when the victorious American populace opted to create a capital district. This district, which included portions from both Maryland and Virginia, was named after General George Washington, who led the colonial forces in the Revolutionary War. The city grew extensively afterward, particularly with the advent of the streetcar in the 1880s. During the 1930s, an influx of money from the New Deal led to a building spree, including numerous government buildings as well as monuments and galleries, many of which remain prominent destinations for residents and tourists alike.

The Weather in Washington

Summer in Washington, D.C. can feel hot. Temperatures routinely hit the high 70s and low 80s, but they bring with them increased humidity. These conditions often lead to thunderstorms, which can quickly rain on your afternoon parade, so keep an eye on the weather report. Fall, by contrast, is warm and dry, whereas winter is very cold. You can expect around 15 inches of snow in the winter, along with temperatures averaging in the high 30s. Spring, like fall, is pleasant, with warm days interspersed with showers.

Historic Savings in Historic D.C.

No matter what you decide to do, you can put the money you save right here on CarRentals.com toward those souvenirs you know you want. Browse our Washington, D.C. rental cars through CarRentals.com today for the best deals on your next car rental, and get your vacation to the District of Columbia off on the right start.

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Dollar car rental locations in Washington

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Thrifty car rental locations in Washington

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Enterprise car rental locations in Washington

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Budget car rental locations in Washington

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Avis car rental locations in Washington

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National car rental locations in Washington

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Alamo car rental locations in Washington

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Hertz car rental locations in Washington

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