|Car types||Compact, Economy, Full-size, Full-size SUV, Intermediate, Intermediate SUV, Luxury, People mover, Premium, Standard, Standard SUV|
|Popular agencies||Sixt, Hertz, Budget|
Some car hire companies in Seattle which have updated their car rental health and safety policies due to COVID-19 to make sure vehicles are clean and disinfected include Thrifty, Alamo and Hertz
On average a hire car in Seattle costs $60 per day.
In the past 72 hours, the cheapest car hires were found at Budget ($62/day), Hertz ($63/day) and Sixt ($116/day). In the last 72 hours the cheapest hire car price was found at Hertz 6987 Perimeter Road 98108 (9 kilometres from the city centre).
The average price of fuel in Seattle is $4.80 per litre over the past 30 days. Filling up a tank of fuel costs between $58 and $77, depending on the car size.
Intermediate (Hyundai Accent or similar) is the most frequently booked car hire type in Seattle.
Car hire companies that offer shuttle or pick-up services from Seattle/Tacoma Intl airport to off-airport locations include Thrifty, Alamo, Sixt, Hertz, Budget, Fox, Europcar, National, Avis and Enterprise.
Take a look at our extensive car hire location map to find the best car hire deals near you.
A Intermediate car hire in Seattle costs $50 per day, on average.
A Compact car hire in Seattle costs $125 per day, on average.
A Economy car hire in Seattle costs $68 per day, on average.
In Seattle, cars are most frequently hired at Fox 3150 South 160th Street (17 km from city centre ).
On average hiring a car in Seattle costs $423 per week ($60 per day).
On average a car hire in Seattle costs $1,814 per month ($60 per day).
If you want to whizz around “Jet City” in the comfort of your own hire car, then you need to understand that a smaller vehicle is ideal for navigating the narrow streets. Seattle’s hills and small side streets also mean that a subcompact car would be the best option for driving and parking in the city.
When you take to the roads in your hire car, you need to make a note of the strict speed limits in place around Seattle. The speed limit on residential streets is 20 mph, with an increase to 25 mph on arterial roads. You will find many signposts warning you of the limits in place and advising you to slow down. If you are driving close to an elementary school, you can expect to go through speed cameras, allowing them to strictly enforce the 20-mph speed limit.
Washington State has pretty high petrol prices compared with the rest of the United States. On average, you can anticipate paying around $3.35 for a gallon of regular petrol in Seattle. As a tourist to Seattle, it’s good to know that you will be expected to pay for your petrol first, then fill up. Most fuel pumps accept credit cards as well as cash, so you can fill up with ease.
When it comes to parking in Seattle, be prepared to pay. Seattle has a wide range of parking options, from parking lots to street parking. If you want to visit Pioneer Square or Central Waterfront, a good idea is to park downtown on a Sunday, as parking is free on the street. On weekdays after 18:00 there are also discounted parking rates around the city. One thing to remember when you are parking your hire car is to carry cash, as credit card machines are quite rare.