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Car hires in Tennessee

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Nashville, TN, United States
8 Mar — 15 Mar
Nashville, TN, United States
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Car hire insight and trends in Tennessee

Useful insights to help you book the perfect car hire in Tennessee

What is the best car hire company in Tennessee?

With an average review score of 8.2/10 from 174 reviewers, Alamo is rated the best car hire company in Tennessee by our users. Alamo has 3 locations in Tennessee including the popular city of Nashville.

What is the most popular type of car to hire in Tennessee?

SUV cars are the preferred type of car to hire while visiting Tennessee. This is a popular car type among drivers thanks to its value at an average price of £69 per day. While 35% of momondo users settled on this type of car, you can always choose a different one based on your needs.

Best deals found for Tennessee car hires

Find great deals below on a variety of popular hire cars in Tennessee
Ford Mondeo
or similar Standard
Up to 5 passengers

£24/day

14 Mar - 28 Mar
Ford Mondeo
Hyundai i30
or similar Compact
Up to 4 passengers

£24/day

14 Mar - 28 Mar
Hyundai i30
Vauxhall Astra
or similar Intermediate
Up to 5 passengers

£25/day

14 Mar - 28 Mar
Vauxhall Astra
Mini Hatch
or similar Compact
Up to 4 passengers

£27/day

12 Mar - 11 Apr
Mini Hatch
Audi A1
or similar Compact
Up to 4 passengers

£28/day

5 Mar - 12 Mar
Audi A1
Vauxhall Astra
or similar Intermediate
Up to 5 passengers

£29/day

5 Mar - 12 Mar
Vauxhall Astra
Vauxhall Astra
or similar Intermediate
Up to 5 passengers

£29/day

11 Mar - 10 Apr
Vauxhall Astra
BMW 3 Series
or similar Full-size
Up to 5 passengers

£29/day

11 Mar - 10 Apr
BMW 3 Series
Peugeot 3008
or similar Intermediate SUV
Up to 5 passengers

£30/day

12 Mar - 11 Apr
Peugeot 3008

Tennessee car hire information

What are the driving conditions like in Tennessee?

There are two facets to driving in this US state that you need to know about when you’re taking out car rental in Tennessee. On the one hand, you will find the prairies and rural areas with their very own attractions. On the other hand, you have some of the busiest big city traffic in America in the state’s main cities, especially in Nashville and Memphis. The city uses an HOV lane system on all its major highways, allocating a priority lane to cars with two or more occupants. These lanes are always faster than the others, but the rule only applies during rush hour. Keep an eye out for the many bike lanes in Tennessee cities when you drive your car hire. It’s a good idea to hire an all-purpose vehicle like an MPV. It will stand you in good stead both on the highways and once you enter the more desolate tourist regions between the main cities, particularly on more rudimentary farm roads.

What laws should I be aware of when driving in Tennessee?

There are some particular driving laws to take into consideration with car rental in Tennessee. Front occupants must wear seat belts at all times, but they are not compulsory for backseat passengers unless they are younger than 17. Children under one year of age must be placed in a forward-facing car seat, and children under eight years old must use a booster seat. No mobile phone use is allowed unless it is completely hands-free. You’ll be pleased to know that speed trap radar detectors are legal in private passenger vehicles. So while your hire car is unlikely to be fitted with one, you won’t have to disable your sat-nav unit alerts for fixed cameras as you would in some European countries. The state takes littering extremely seriously, so don’t think for a moment that you can even inadvertently toss something small out of the window. You should also check the website of the Tennessee traffic authorities for the latest law updates.

What documents do I need to hire a car in Tennessee?

Cheap car rental in Tennessee doesn’t require you to present a lot of documentation. Due to a UK-US agreement, all you’ll need to hire a car in Tennessee is your full driving licence, which you must have held for at least a year, and your UK passport or identity document. Different hire car agencies will have different age requirements, so remember to check this. Most will allow you to hire a car from the age of 18, but some require you to be 21 in the US.


Tennessee car hire deals found on momondo

Find the car hire in Tennessee that's right for you

Small cars

£37 - £57

All Car Types

£51 - £74

The average price of a small car hire in Tennessee is £48. The cheapest time to hire a small car in Tennessee is in February. The price is 25% lower than the rest of the year at just £37 per day. A small car rental is typically 27% less expensive than the average rental car in Tennessee. The average price of a car hire in Tennessee can vary based on a number of factors including supply, popularity of the vehicle, and how far out you book your car hire. Below are the best prices for Tennessee small car rentals found on momondo in the past week.

The average price of a medium car hire in Tennessee is £68. The cheapest time to hire a medium car in Tennessee is in February. The price is 33% lower than the rest of the year at just £46 per day. A medium car rental is typically 2% more expensive than the average rental car in Tennessee. The average price of a car hire in Tennessee can vary based on a number of factors including supply, popularity of the vehicle, and how far out you book your car hire. Below are the best prices for Tennessee medium car rentals found on momondo in the past week.

The average price of a large car hire in Tennessee is £70. The cheapest time to hire a large car in Tennessee is in February. The price is 12% lower than the rest of the year at just £63 per day. A large car rental is typically 6% more expensive than the average rental car in Tennessee. The average price of a car hire in Tennessee can vary based on a number of factors including supply, popularity of the vehicle, and how far out you book your car hire. Below are the best prices for Tennessee large car rentals found on momondo in the past week.

The average price of a SUV hire in Tennessee is £63. The cheapest time to hire a SUV in Tennessee is in January. The price is 27% lower than the rest of the year at just £46 per day. A SUV rental is typically 6% less expensive than the average rental car in Tennessee. The average price of a car hire in Tennessee can vary based on a number of factors including supply, popularity of the vehicle, and how far out you book your car hire. Below are the best prices for Tennessee SUV rentals found on momondo in the past week.

The average price of a van hire in Tennessee is £79. The cheapest time to hire a van in Tennessee is in December. The price is 19% lower than the rest of the year at just £64 per day. A van rental is typically 16% more expensive than the average rental car in Tennessee. The average price of a car hire in Tennessee can vary based on a number of factors including supply, popularity of the vehicle, and how far out you book your car hire. Below are the best prices for Tennessee van rentals found on momondo in the past week.

The average price of a pickup truck hire in Tennessee is £69. The cheapest time to hire a pickup truck in Tennessee is in February. The price is 34% lower than the rest of the year at just £46 per day. A pickup truck rental is typically 3% more expensive than the average rental car in Tennessee. The average price of a car hire in Tennessee can vary based on a number of factors including supply, popularity of the vehicle, and how far out you book your car hire.

The average price of a luxury car hire in Tennessee is £76. The cheapest time to hire a luxury car in Tennessee is in October. The price is 43% lower than the rest of the year at just £44 per day. A luxury car rental is typically 12% more expensive than the average rental car in Tennessee. The average price of a car hire in Tennessee can vary based on a number of factors including supply, popularity of the vehicle, and how far out you book your car hire. Below are the best prices for Tennessee luxury car rentals found on momondo in the past week.

The average price of a convertible hire in Tennessee is £103. The cheapest time to hire a convertible in Tennessee is in January. The price is 24% lower than the rest of the year at just £79 per day. A convertible rental is typically 35% more expensive than the average rental car in Tennessee. The average price of a car hire in Tennessee can vary based on a number of factors including supply, popularity of the vehicle, and how far out you book your car hire.

Hyundai i10
or similar Compact
Up to 4 passengers

£24/day

14 Mar - 28 Mar
Hyundai i10
Mini Hatch
or similar Compact
Up to 4 passengers

£27/day

12 Mar - 11 Apr
Mini Hatch
Audi A1
or similar Compact
Up to 4 passengers

£28/day

5 Mar - 12 Mar
Audi A1

Tennessee car hire directory

All major car hire suppliers in Tennessee

Alamo

8.2
Very Good
320 reviews3 locations
Overview

Cleanliness

8.3

Comfort

8.5

Overall

8.2

Pick-up/drop-off

8.2

Value

8.0

Enterprise Rent-A-Car

7.9
Good
402 reviews42 locations
Overview

Cleanliness

8.1

Comfort

8.2

Overall

7.9

Pick-up/drop-off

7.8

Value

7.8

Budget

6.8
Okay
314 reviews18 locations
Overview

Cleanliness

7.1

Comfort

7.2

Overall

6.8

Pick-up/drop-off

6.8

Value

6.9

Avis

6.5
Okay
167 reviews19 locations
Overview

Cleanliness

6.7

Comfort

6.8

Overall

6.4

Pick-up/drop-off

6.6

Value

6.4

Thrifty

6.4
Okay
248 reviews4 locations
Overview

Cleanliness

7.0

Comfort

6.8

Overall

6.3

Pick-up/drop-off

6.3

Value

6.3

Dollar

6.3
Okay
214 reviews3 locations
Overview

Cleanliness

7.0

Comfort

7.0

Overall

6.3

Pick-up/drop-off

6.2

Value

6.4

Payless

6.0
Okay
125 reviews2 locations
Overview

Cleanliness

7.1

Comfort

6.9

Overall

5.9

Pick-up/drop-off

5.6

Value

6.2

Hertz

5.9
Fair
702 reviews29 locations
Overview

Cleanliness

6.5

Comfort

6.6

Overall

5.8

Pick-up/drop-off

5.9

Value

6.0

Find popular attractions close to your car hire pick-up

Visit these must-see attractions near popular car hire locations in Tennessee

Nearby attractions:

Nissan Stadium5.8 mi
Ryman Auditorium6.0 mi
Grand Ole Opry6.0 mi
The Hank Williams Museum6.3 mi
Gaylord Opryland6.4 mi

Nearby attractions:

Graceland2.6 mi
FedEx Forum7.7 mi
Statue of Elvis7.9 mi

Nearby attractions:

Dollywood25.6 mi
Gatlinburg Convention Center27.3 mi
Great Stage Park118.3 mi
Grand Ole Opry153.3 mi
Gaylord Opryland153.6 mi

Is it worthwhile to book a rental car in Tennessee?

It’s an excellent idea to opt for car rental in Tennessee, mainly because the public transports systems are very much confined to the main routes between major cities and the cities themselves. Outside of this network, there isn’t much in the way of inter-regional transport, and you certainly don’t want to be tied to a schedule that sees you having to wait half a day to get to your next destination. It’s much more convenient and less stressful to choose cheap car hire in Tennessee and have the freedom to explore where and when you please. This is especially true if you’re travelling with young children, so you don’t have to keep a constant eye on them while riding or changing buses or trains.


Hire a car near one of these popular hotels in Tennessee

Below are the most popular hotels in Tennessee
Gaylord Opryland Resort & Convention Center

Gaylord Opryland Resort & Convention Center

2800 Opryland Drive, Nashville, TN, United States

6.0 mi from city centre

Hutton Hotel

Hutton Hotel

1808 West End Avenue, Nashville, TN, United States

1.2 mi from city centre

Americana Inn a Travelodge by Wyndham

Americana Inn a Travelodge by Wyndham

2825 Parkway, Pigeon Forge, TN, United States

1.2 mi from city centre

Margaritaville Resort Gatlinburg

Margaritaville Resort Gatlinburg

539 Parkway, Gatlinburg, TN, United States

0.0 mi from city centre

Days Inn By Wyndham Pigeon Forge South

Days Inn By Wyndham Pigeon Forge South

4010 Parkway, Pigeon Forge, TN, United States

1.0 mi from city centre

The Park Vista - a DoubleTree by Hilton Hotel - Gatlinburg

The Park Vista - a DoubleTree by Hilton Hotel - Gatlinburg

705 Cherokee Orchard Road, Gatlinburg, TN, United States

0.6 mi from city centre

Cambria Hotel Nashville Downtown

Cambria Hotel Nashville Downtown

118 8th Avenue South, Nashville, TN, United States

0.3 mi from city centre

Dollywood's DreamMore Resort

Dollywood's DreamMore Resort

2525 Dreammore Way, Pigeon Forge, TN, United States

1.9 mi from city centre

Club - Hotel Nashville Inn & Suites

Club - Hotel Nashville Inn & Suites

2435 Atrium Way, Nashville, TN, United States

4.9 mi from city centre

Margaritaville Island Inn

Margaritaville Island Inn

2735 Parkway, Pigeon Forge, TN, United States

1.4 mi from city centre

Country Cascades Waterpark Resort

Country Cascades Waterpark Resort

204 Sharon Drive, Pigeon Forge, TN, United States

1.2 mi from city centre

Drury Plaza Hotel Nashville Downtown

Drury Plaza Hotel Nashville Downtown

300 Korean Veterans Boulevard, Nashville, TN, United States

0.4 mi from city centre

The Guest House at Graceland

The Guest House at Graceland

3600 Elvis Presley Boulevard, Memphis, TN, United States

7.1 mi from city centre