|Car types||Compact, Full-size, Full-size SUV, Intermediate, People mover, Premium|
|Popular agencies||Alamo, Thrifty, Hertz|
Collision damage waiver and theft protection are insurance options that cover renters from paying high penalty fees if the car is stolen or returned damaged. Some Houston car providers already include Collision Damage Waiver (CDW) and Theft Protection Waiver into the rental price but not all of them. We recommend always be aware of your coverage when renting a car in in Houston.
Keep in mind that car hire excess insurances often have a deductible clause, which is the amount you’ll have to pay if something happens during the time of your rental. If you want to avoid unwanted surprises, you should consider adding a no-deductible option to your Houston car rental.
Some car hire companies in Houston which have updated their car rental health and safety policies due to COVID-19 to make sure vehicles are clean and disinfected include Alamo, Hertz and Budget
On average a hire car in Houston costs $63 per day.
In the past 72 hours, the cheapest car hires were found at Hertz ($488/day), Alamo ($514/day) and Thrifty ($668/day). In the last 72 hours the cheapest hire car price was found at Alamo 7600 Airport Blvd 77061-4005 (14 kilometres from the city centre).
The average price of fuel in Houston is $4.79 per litre over the past 30 days. Filling up a tank of fuel costs between $57 and $77, depending on the car size.
Economy (Ford Fiesta or similar) is the most frequently booked car hire type in Houston.
Car hire companies that offer shuttle or pick-up services from George Bush Intcntl airport to off-airport locations include Alamo, Hertz, Budget, Enterprise, Avis, Dollar, National, Advantage, Thrifty and Europcar.
Take a look at our extensive car hire location map to find the best car hire deals near you.
A Economy car hire in Houston costs $63 per day, on average.
A Compact car hire in Houston costs $76 per day, on average.
A Intermediate car hire in Houston costs $69 per day, on average.
In Houston, cars are most frequently hired at Advance Car And Truck Rental George Bush Intercontinental Airport (IAH), 2800 N Terminal Rd, Houston, Harris County, Texas (25 km from city centre ).
On average hiring a car in Houston costs $439 per week ($63 per day).
On average a car hire in Houston costs $1,880 per month ($63 per day).
Large vehicles are very common in Houston, so visitors to the city may want to consider renting an SUV or another large vehicle because otherwise they may find their view of the road obscured by the other large vehicles. The roads are constructed with large cars in mind, so small parking spots and narrow lanes are not a concern.
Drivers in Houston will see a wide range of road speeds from 20 - 30 mph in residential areas to 30 - 55 mph on larger city roads. For highways in Houston, the speed limit is almost always 70 mph, though occasionally speed limits of 75 and 80 mph will be seen on the larger highways.
Fortunately for drivers, Houston’s average petrol price of around $2 is a bit below the average price seen in other large cities in the U.S. If you are looking for the best prices, it can be worth it to purchase your petrol in the outer areas of the city, rather than downtown.
Parking garages are your best bet for finding affordable parking in downtown Houston, especially when an event such as a Houston Rockets game is going on. Street parking is also available, but it can be difficult to find an empty spot during peak hours. However, if you are set on streetside parking and are willing to walk a block or two, then a free spot should be easy enough to find.