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Car hires in Virginia

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Norfolk, VA, United States
29 Feb — 7 Mar
Norfolk, VA, United States
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Car hire insight and trends in Virginia

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

What is the best car hire company in Virginia?

The best car hire company in Virginia is Alamo. This is based on an average momondo customer rating of 7.9/10 from 228 reviews. If you are planning a trip to Virginia, you will be able to find Alamo at 4 locations in the region, such as in the city of Richmond.

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

Intermediate or similar cars are the most popular type of car to hire in Virginia, with 31% of our users choosing this type over other options. Renting Intermediate cars in Virginia costs, on average, £48/day. Keep in mind that prices may fluctuate based on when you visit, what city you stay in, and what agency you're hiring from.

Best deals found for Virginia car hires

Find great deals below on a variety of popular hire cars in Virginia
Volkswagen Polo
or similar Economy
Up to 2 passengers

£26/day

26 Feb - 4 Mar
Volkswagen Polo
Mini Hatch
or similar Compact
Up to 4 passengers

£26/day

26 Feb - 4 Mar
Mini Hatch
Vauxhall Astra
or similar Intermediate
Up to 5 passengers

£26/day

26 Feb - 4 Mar
Vauxhall Astra
Hyundai i10
or similar Compact
Up to 4 passengers

£29/day

26 Feb - 4 Mar
Hyundai i10
BMW 1 Series
or similar Intermediate
Up to 5 passengers

£29/day

26 Feb - 4 Mar
BMW 1 Series
Ford Kuga
or similar Intermediate SUV
Up to 5 passengers

£29/day

2 Mar - 10 Mar
Ford Kuga
Volkswagen Passat
or similar Standard
Up to 5 passengers

£31/day

2 Mar - 10 Mar
Volkswagen Passat
BMW 3 Series
or similar Full-size
Up to 5 passengers

£33/day

27 Feb - 5 Mar
BMW 3 Series
Mitsubishi Outlander
or similar Standard SUV
Up to 5 passengers

£36/day

2 Mar - 10 Mar
Mitsubishi Outlander

Virginia car hire information

What are the driving conditions like in Virginia?

The capital of the United States, Washington DC, straddles the border with Virginia, so it goes without saying that this is a state with a very good road system. Major east-west interstate highways are the I-64 and the I-66, while those running north-south include the I-95, which links Miami with New York. The Capital Beltway (I-495) is the major bypass orbital freeway around Washington, which has spawned significant development of the Washington suburbs, and this has impacted traffic, so expect rush hour peaks and delays. Summers are hot and very humid, with very cold winters that include copious amounts of snow. The vehicle that you choose for car rental in Virginia, therefore, should suit your needs dependent on the time that you visit. Aircon, even for cheap car rental, is an absolute must in the summer. Remember that it will affect your fuel consumption.

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

Possibly the most important thing to remember when you hire a rental car in Virginia is that you probably won’t only be using it in Virginia. Washington is actually in the District of Columbia, which functions as a separate entity from Virginia, and just north of the Potomac River is Maryland, on the other side of the metro area. It is possible you will be travelling to at least two different states and a district in your rental car, so be aware that the laws may be slightly different. In Virginia, handheld devices and cell phones are illegal, smoking is not allowed in cars with passengers under the age of 15, drivers have to yield to pedestrians, and travelling at high speeds above the speed limit is considered reckless driving and will be dealt with as such.

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

Car rental in Virginia for non-US citizens requires your driver’s licence and your biometric passport. An international driver’s licence is recommended and will be a requirement if you have a licence with a non-Roman alphabet, such as Chinese, Russian, Thai, Korean or Vietnamese.


Virginia car hire deals found on momondo

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

Small cars

£31 - £48

All Car Types

£38 - £84

The average price of a small car hire in Virginia is £42. The cheapest time to hire a small car in Virginia is in November. The price is 27% lower than the rest of the year at just £31 per day. A small car rental is typically 18% less expensive than the average rental car in Virginia. The average price of a car hire in Virginia 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 Virginia small car rentals found on momondo in the past week.

The average price of a medium car hire in Virginia is £55. The cheapest time to hire a medium car in Virginia is in February. The price is 34% lower than the rest of the year at just £37 per day. A medium car rental is typically 9% more expensive than the average rental car in Virginia. The average price of a car hire in Virginia 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 Virginia medium car rentals found on momondo in the past week.

The average price of a large car hire in Virginia is £39. The cheapest time to hire a large car in Virginia is in January. The price is 29% lower than the rest of the year at just £28 per day. A large car rental is typically 24% less expensive than the average rental car in Virginia. The average price of a car hire in Virginia 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 Virginia large car rentals found on momondo in the past week.

The average price of a SUV hire in Virginia is £51. The cheapest time to hire a SUV in Virginia is in February. The price is 28% lower than the rest of the year at just £37 per day. A SUV rental is typically 0% more expensive than the average rental car in Virginia. The average price of a car hire in Virginia 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 Virginia SUV rentals found on momondo in the past week.

Volkswagen Polo
or similar Economy
Up to 2 passengers

£26/day

26 Feb - 4 Mar
Volkswagen Polo
Mini Hatch
or similar Compact
Up to 4 passengers

£26/day

26 Feb - 4 Mar
Mini Hatch
Hyundai i30
or similar Compact
Up to 4 passengers

£29/day

26 Feb - 4 Mar
Hyundai i30

Virginia car hire directory

All major car hire suppliers in Virginia

Alamo

7.9
Good
431 reviews4 locations
Overview

Cleanliness

8.0

Comfort

8.1

Overall

7.9

Pick-up/drop-off

8.0

Value

7.7

Enterprise Rent-A-Car

7.8
Good
282 reviews70 locations
Overview

Cleanliness

7.9

Comfort

7.9

Overall

7.8

Pick-up/drop-off

7.9

Value

7.5

Avis

6.5
Okay
234 reviews27 locations
Overview

Cleanliness

6.8

Comfort

7.0

Overall

6.4

Pick-up/drop-off

6.6

Value

6.4

Budget

6.5
Okay
574 reviews27 locations
Overview

Cleanliness

7.1

Comfort

7.2

Overall

6.5

Pick-up/drop-off

6.6

Value

6.6