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Arkansas car rentals

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Cheap car rentals in Arkansas

Full-size SUV$48/day
Passenger van$76/day
Pickup truck$46/day
Premium SUV$61/day
Intermediate SUV$45/day
Standard SUV$45/day
Compact SUV$47/day
Supplier choice$54/day
Luxury SUV$65/day
Open air all terrain$69/day
Best rates found by KAYAK users in the past 48 hours.

Top tips for renting a car in Arkansas

  • Many people opt to travel to Arkansas to witness the best that this southern state has to offer. Traveling to Arkansas with your family can be fun and exciting. However, Arkansas law is concerned about the safety of your little ones. The law requires that kids below sixteen years old should be properly secured in a car. Also, children below six years of age and weighing less than 60 pounds should be in a secure car seat during the ride. Children between five and eight years old must use a booster seat, while those aged between six and fifteen years and weighing 60 pounds or more should wear seatbelts. Bear in mind that it’s against the law to smoke in your rental car while riding with a passenger aged below fourteen.
  • Always have your credit card while renting a vehicle in Arkansas. Your card can help you offset some of the car rental expenses, including gas and accessories, such as GPS. Furthermore, some cards can provide some level of insurance coverage for car renters. Your card will also assure the rental car company that you will cater for car damages that may occur while you are touring Arkansas. Moreover, car rental companies in Arkansas prioritize car renters with credit cards while renting out their vehicles.
  • Driving a car rental in Arkansas is one thing and parking is yet another. You can consider long-term or short-term parking in different cities across the state of Arkansas. Either way, you’ll still find safe and reliable parking spaces at affordable rates. While looking for appropriate spaces to park your rented car, make sure to take into account amenities such as safety protections like cameras and gates, and hours of access. Some parking amenities can be climate controlled, have drive-up access, or include discounted rates. Others allow motorists to choose pay-by-phone parking or opt for pay stations for on-street parking.
  • If you’re planning to visit and explore Arkansas, you should consider a car rental. Arkansas has plenty to offer to visitors and locals. From major metro areas like Little Rock and Fort Smith to top attractions such as the Little Rock Zoo, Hot Springs National Park, and the famous Crystal Bridges Museum of American Art, this part of the United States can give you a memorable experience. Rental cars provide the most convenient way to explore and experience the character and charm of Arkansas. Choose from FWDs for different road conditions, SUVs and sedans for families, or convertibles for sightseeing. With plenty of registered car rental companies in this region, you cannot miss out on a car that suits your needs and your budget.
  • 25% of our users found rental cars in Arkansas for $62 or less
  • Book your rental car in Arkansas at least 1 day before your trip in order to get a below-average price
  • Off-airport rental car locations in Arkansas are around 4% more expensive than airport locations on average
  • Compact rental cars in Arkansas are around 47% cheaper than other car types, on average

FAQs about renting a car in Arkansas

  • Should I rent a car in Arkansas?

    Renting a car during your tour of Arkansas can be a wise idea, especially if you can’t bring your vehicle into the state. A rental car will also help you save on gas while you explore every part of this southern state. If using a rented vehicle, your own vehicle won’t undergo tear and wear due to long-term driving. Most importantly, you can tour as many places as possible in Arkansas using a rental car. Some great attractions to visit with a rental car in Arkansas include the Buffalo National River, Thorncrown Chapel, and Arkansas Air Museum.

  • What is driving like in Arkansas?

    If you love driving, then Arkansas will be a very good experience for road trip enthusiasts. The roads in this state are nice, smooth, and safe. There are also many scenic drives all over Arkansas. These scenic drives include Peel Ferry Route, National Highway, and Natchez Trace Parkway.

  • How old do you have to be to rent a car in Arkansas?

    Every driver in Arkansas can get a driving license once they reach sixteen. But drivers have to be at least twenty five years old to rent a car in Arkansas. Some rental car dealers in Arkansas can rent cars to drivers aged twenty one years. However, such young drivers have to part with surcharges to get a permit to drive in Arkansas. Young and senior rental car drivers are also subject to driving restrictions while driving in Arkansas.

  • How much does it cost to rent a car in Arkansas?

    On average a rental car in Arkansas costs $61 per day.

  • What is the most popular rental car in Arkansas?

    Compact (Kia Soul or similar) is the most frequently booked rental car type in Arkansas.

  • What is the cheapest car rental company in Arkansas?

    In the past 72 hours, the cheapest rental cars were found at Budget ($27/day), Hertz ($45/day) and Enterprise Rent-A-Car ($45/day).

  • What is the best rental car company in Arkansas?

    Based on ratings and reviews from real users on KAYAK, the best car rental companies in Arkansas are Budget (8.0, 50 reviews), and Enterprise Rent-A-Car (6.8, 61 reviews).

  • How can I find car rentals near me in Arkansas?

    Take a look at our extensive car rental location map to find the best rental cars near you.

  • Where should I rent a car in Arkansas?

    Based on car searches on KAYAK, the most popular cities to rent a car in Arkansas are Little Rock (53% of total searches of users looking to rent a car in Arkansas), Fayetteville (25%) and Fort Smith (7%).

  • How much does it cost to rent a car for a week in Arkansas?

    On average a rental car in Arkansas costs $522 per week ($75 per day).

  • How much does it cost to rent a car long term for a month in Arkansas?

    On average a rental car in Arkansas costs $2,237 per month ($75 per day).

Car rental directory

  • enterprise

    Enterprise Rent-A-Car car rental locations in Arkansas

    26 Locations

  • hertz

    Hertz car rental locations in Arkansas

    13 Locations

  • easirent

    Easirent car rental locations in Arkansas

    8 Locations

  • avis

    Avis car rental locations in Arkansas

    5 Locations

  • budget

    Budget car rental locations in Arkansas

    4 Locations

  • national

    National car rental locations in Arkansas

    2 Locations

  • sunnycars

    Sunnycars car rental locations in Arkansas

    2 Locations

  • alamo

    Alamo car rental locations in Arkansas

    1 Location

  • demoprepaid

    Demo Prepaid car rental locations in Arkansas

    1 Location

  • dollar

    Dollar car rental locations in Arkansas

    1 Location

  • eaglerac

    Eagle Rent A Car car rental locations in Arkansas

    1 Location

  • thrifty

    Thrifty car rental locations in Arkansas

    1 Location

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