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Pick-up location Alexandria
Car types Commercial, Compact, Compact SUV, Convertible, Coupe, Economy, Full-size, Full-size SUV, Intermediate, Intermediate SUV, Luxury, Luxury SUV, Mini, Minivan, Open air all terrain, Passenger Van, Pickup Truck, Premium, Premium SUV, Premium coupe, SUV, Standard, Standard SUV, Standard station wagon, Supplier Choice
Rental locations 12
Airport locations 1
Popular agencies Turo, Enterprise, Surprise Agency, Budget, Thrifty

Cheap car rentals in Alexandria

Economy $24/day
Compact $21/day
Intermediate $25/day
Standard $28/day
Full-size $29/day
SUV $54/day
Minivan $41/day
Full-size SUV $39/day
Mini $21/day
Premium $36/day
Luxury $45/day
Convertible $49/day
Pickup Truck $40/day
Premium SUV $32/day
Supplier Choice $30/day
Intermediate SUV $33/day
Compact SUV $33/day
Standard SUV $36/day
Standard station wagon $43/day
Open air all terrain $51/day
2 Adults, 2 Bags
Economy car in Alexandria
enterprise
4 Adults, 2 Bags
Compact car in Alexandria
turo
5 Adults, 3 Bags
Intermediate car in Alexandria
turo
5 Adults, 3 Bags
Standard car in Alexandria
turo
5 Adults, 2 Bags
Full-size car in Alexandria
hertz
2 Adults, 2 Bags
SUV car in Alexandria
budget
5 Adults, 5 Bags
Minivan car in Alexandria
opaquecar
5 Adults, 2 Bags
Full-size SUV car in Alexandria
turo
2 Adults, 2 Bags
Mini car in Alexandria
turo
5 Adults, 5 Bags
Premium car in Alexandria
opaquecar
5 Adults, 5 Bags
Luxury car in Alexandria
turo
5 Adults, 3 Bags
Convertible car in Alexandria
hertz
5 Adults, 3 Bags
Pickup Truck car in Alexandria
budget
5 Adults, 5 Bags
Premium SUV car in Alexandria
turo
5 Adults, 5 Bags
Supplier Choice car in Alexandria
enterprise
5 Adults, 3 Bags
Intermediate SUV car in Alexandria
opaquecar
4 Adults, 2 Bags
Compact SUV car in Alexandria
thrifty
5 Adults, 3 Bags
Standard SUV car in Alexandria
opaquecar
5 Adults, 3 Bags
Standard station wagon car in Alexandria
thrifty
5 Adults, 3 Bags
Open air all terrain car in Alexandria
enterprise
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Alexandria car rental reviews and directory

From $47/day
Rated #1
Enterprise
Best rated
8.4 Excellent (14 reviews)
6 locations in Alexandria
Enterprise
Locations in Alexandria
4213 Duke St
+1 703 212 4700
Monday07:30 - 17:00
Tuesday07:30 - 17:00
Wednesday07:30 - 17:00
Thursday07:30 - 17:00
Friday07:30 - 17:00
Saturday09:00 - 12:00
Sunday00:00 - 00:00
5650 Edsall Rd
+1 703 658 0010
Monday07:30 - 17:00
Tuesday07:30 - 17:00
Wednesday07:30 - 17:00
Thursday07:30 - 17:00
Friday07:30 - 17:00
Saturday09:00 - 12:00
Sunday00:00 - 00:00
5800 Edsall Rd
+1 703 212 4820
Monday07:30 - 17:00
Tuesday07:30 - 17:00
Wednesday07:30 - 17:00
Thursday07:30 - 17:00
Friday07:30 - 17:00
Saturday00:00 - 00:00
Sunday00:00 - 00:00
5954 Richmond Highway
+1 703 960 6900
Monday07:30 - 17:00
Tuesday07:30 - 17:00
Wednesday07:30 - 17:00
Thursday07:30 - 17:00
Friday07:30 - 17:00
Saturday09:00 - 12:00
Sunday00:00 - 00:00
7520a Richmond Hwy
+1 703 660 1331
Monday07:30 - 17:00
Tuesday07:30 - 17:00
Wednesday07:30 - 17:00
Thursday07:30 - 17:00
Friday07:30 - 17:00
Saturday00:00 - 00:00
Sunday00:00 - 00:00
801 N Saint Asaph St
+1 703 212 4700
Monday07:30 - 17:00
Tuesday07:30 - 17:00
Wednesday07:30 - 17:00
Thursday07:30 - 17:00
Friday07:30 - 17:00
Saturday00:00 - 00:00
Sunday00:00 - 00:00
  • 8.6
  • 8.3
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  • 8.6
  • 8.0
Recent reviews
8.0 Excellent
Jan 22 2017
Bueno
Pros: helpful, and take care of the clients. Great service.
10.0 Excellent
Feb 1 2017
Excellent customer service
Pros: The staff at this location was great! I was able to upgrade to a slightly larger vehicle for a minimal upcharge. Thanks Enterprise!
10.0 Excellent
Dec 29 2018
Excellent experience
Pros: Excellent customer service on both pickup and drop off. I will definitely return to rent from this location.
7.2 Good
Apr 22 2019
Pros: Staff was Great
Cons: The cleanliness of vehicle could of been alot better
10.0 Excellent
Apr 29 2019
Pros: Good staff, great fee upgrade.
2.0 Mediocre
Jul 29 2020
Cons: They were closed when I arrived, which cost $40 for the uber
10.0 Excellent
Feb 21 2017
Great Service
Pros: The Guys were great, courteous and fast.
10.0 Excellent
Jun 25 2018
Pros: Polite and helpful personnel and the added convenience of returning the car to a nearby location from the original pickup site. They waived the fee for that service. Very nice. The manager at the Huntington site in Alexandria bent over backwards to assist us. Definitely will use Enterprise again.
10.0 Excellent
Oct 25 2018
Pros: Great customer service!
9.6 Excellent
Feb 13 2016
Petersburg Trip
Pros: Size and comfort of vehicle, cleanliness. Staff was friendly and helpfull
From $34/day
Rated #2
Budget
Cheapest deal
7.9 Good (6 reviews)
2 locations in Alexandria
Budget
Locations in Alexandria
5000 Seminary Road
+1 703 933 8583
Monday09:00 - 17:00
Tuesday09:00 - 17:00
Wednesday09:00 - 17:00
Thursday09:00 - 17:00
Friday09:00 - 17:00
Saturday09:00 - 13:00
Sunday09:00 - 13:00
6001 Duke Street
+1 703 256 2918
Monday08:00 - 19:00
Tuesday08:00 - 19:00
Wednesday08:00 - 19:00
Thursday08:00 - 19:00
Friday08:00 - 19:00
Saturday08:00 - 15:00
Sunday10:00 - 15:00
  • 8.7
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Recent reviews
10.0 Excellent
Aug 30 2017
FAR More than expected!
Pros: We were delighted with the vehicle we received! It was clean, well-maintained, had lots of amenities, and an outstanding deal for the price! The staff were polite, friendly, answered our questions, and went out of their way to ensure the rental arrangements fit our needs. We will DEFINITELY be recommending Budget to everyone and using Budget again in the future. Thank you!
8.8 Excellent
Feb 22 2016
Great Deal
Pros: Having never rented a car I wasn't sure of the whole process or cost but it ended up working out great! I was able to tap into a special so the price was right and the car (compact/small 4-door) was as expected. The only thing that concerned me was no one walked me out to the car to do a once-over. I noticed damage on the exterior and dirt on the interior so I promptly took photos to cover myself. Overall the car was good on gas mileage and drop-off was seamless (easier than anticipated). Would definitely rent from Budget again :)
Cons: No walk-through/once-over of the car upon . Damage to exterior. Dirty interior. Needed a car wash. No auxiliary input.
5.6 Okay
Apr 16 2016
Drop off at the Airport was so fast
Pros: Drop off was to easy a fast
Cons: Their was only one worker and he was out dropping off a ntoher customer so i had to wait about 15 min till he cam back
6.0 Good
Dec 31 2019
Pros: Staff was very nice and helpful
Cons: The vehicle was not clean and the previous renter had smoked in the car.
10.0 Excellent
Jan 26 2020
Pros: The owner was very nice and accommodating. They had a nice selection of cars to choose from. I would definitely recommend renting from this budget/Avis location.
7.2 Good
Apr 2 2019
Pros: Pick-up process was the easiest I've ever experienced. Staff was great and worked through my problems
Cons: I'm not familiar with Alexandria and the Landmark Mall. Entrances are not clearly marked at all.
From $37/day
Rated #3
Hertz
Most popular
5.1 Okay (14 reviews)
1 location in Alexandria
Hertz
Locations in Alexandria
501 S Pickett Street
+1 703 461 8601
Monday08:00 - 17:00
Tuesday08:00 - 17:00
Wednesday08:00 - 17:00
Thursday08:00 - 17:00
Friday08:00 - 17:00
Saturday09:00 - 12:00
Sunday
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Recent reviews
4.0 Okay
Mar 29 2017
Cons: Very very poor customer service After I delivered the car, I request recept and they told me they are going to email me and I gave them my email right away, and after two days I called and told them I still didn't get my recipt and gave them my email again, still they didn't email me again after another three days I went to the office where I rented the car and request my recept, then they asked me my last name and hertz number and I gave them, then they told me the computer is not pulling my account so they couldn't give me recept.
8.8 Excellent
Oct 26 2017
Pros: Hertz agent was very professional and friendly. The agent remembered me from a previous rental.
2.4 Mediocre
Apr 22 2018
Drop - Off Issues
Pros: The car was sound and safe.
Cons: When when I called a Alexandria, VA Hertz I told the gentlemen I was running late (about 11:40) I expressed my concerns for being charged an extra day and fees. He said I would not as long as it’s dropped offs. He mentioned he would be in the office Sunday. In addition, I called the Hertz toll free customer service while at the drop-off location to further explain. They only recommended dropping off the keys and recording the mileage on the rental agreement. My main concern is being charged additional days and fees.
8.0 Excellent
Apr 15 2016
Good price
Pros: The car was inexpensive enough and the customer reps were all friendly.
Cons: The car was in bad shape to be a Hertz rental. Dents and dings everywhere, but it ran well.
10.0 Excellent
Aug 25 2016
Hertz=great, Nissan Altima=never again
Pros: Hertz was great, customer service was excellent facility was clean (though a little hard to find)
Cons: The car had problems starting (push start/ key fob issues), was quite loud, and a little unreliable,I almost got stuck 3 times when it wouldn't recognize the key fob and or wouldn't start. It is not the first time I've had problems with a Nissan so I will thank you for allowing me to avoid purchasing one.
2.0 Mediocre
Nov 25 2016
Cons: My car was not available at the time it was supposed to be and I was treated extremely poorly by everyone I came in contact with. I will likely never rent a car from Hertz again because of this.
4.4 Okay
Apr 7 2017
Cons: 1. Had to wait 2 hours because the car wasn't ready. 2. I was charged for having spouse as a second driver (found out on return of vehicle)
4.0 Okay
May 9 2017
Cons: I always chose Hertz for rent a car and all times everything was okay, but after last time I'm so disappointed. Car which I got was broken. When I picked up the car everything was okay, and then when I started my trip during the night I heard terrible noises, I looked under the car and I saw broken piece of plastic. So together with my friend we found another Hertz location to change the car, and we waste our time. I usually doing a long trip so better is get a good car, not broken. Im really sad about this situation.
2.0 Mediocre
Jul 7 2017
never got the car
Cons: pick up time was selected at 6pm, but they closed at 6pm (no indication on kayak this was the case). Arrived a few minutes before 6pm, but they were closed. had to rent another car from somewhere else last minute on a holiday weekend.. hertz wouldn't get us another car from a different location without charging extravagantly, so they said they would refund me, but still hasn't yet.
2.0 Mediocre
Jul 15 2017
LP
Pros: Car performance
Cons: Waited 20 minutes for car to be ready. Car dirty inside and out!! Worst Hertz service in 25 years
From $38/day
Rated #4
Avis
4.0 Okay (2 reviews)
2 locations in Alexandria
Avis
Locations in Alexandria
5000 Seminary Road
+1 703 578 8280
Monday09:00 - 17:00
Tuesday09:00 - 17:00
Wednesday09:00 - 17:00
Thursday09:00 - 17:00
Friday09:00 - 17:00
Saturday09:00 - 13:00
Sunday09:00 - 13:00
6001 Duke Street
+1 703 256 4335
Monday08:00 - 19:00
Tuesday08:00 - 19:00
Wednesday08:00 - 19:00
Thursday08:00 - 19:00
Friday08:00 - 19:00
Saturday08:00 - 15:00
Sunday10:00 - 15:00
  • 3.0
  • 5.0
  • 4.0
  • 3.0
  • 5.0
Recent reviews
2.0 Mediocre
Aug 16 2017
Employees were nowhere to be found, ergo, no rental.
Pros: Nothing
Cons: Showing up thinking I have a reservation even after calling twice.
6.0 Good
Dec 27 2019
Pros: The guy at the desk was friendly and nice.
Cons: The car was not ready when I got there. Had to wait 30 minutes to be able to go anywhere (others were waiting too). I had a work meeting to get to and thankfully I had booked the car early so I was able to still make it in time but it was unnecessarily stressful to have to wait.
Rent-A-Wreck
1 location in Alexandria
Rent-A-Wreck
Locations in Alexandria
8800-I Peartree Village Court
7037991700
36 travelers who rented a car in Alexandria gave the car agency they used an average rating of 6.8

Car rental locations in or near Alexandria

Good to know

Most popular agency

Hertz

Most popular car type

Compact

Average price

$51/day

Good deal

$39/day

When to book a rental car in Alexandria

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Top tips for renting a car in Alexandria

  • With the Potomac River to the east, many regional parks and golf courses scattered around the city, and the George Washington Memorial, Alexandria has plenty to discover – and there is no easier way to do it than by car. Don’t depend on public transport and seize the opportunity to explore Alexandria in your own time and pace by renting a car for your stay in the city. Washington, DC is also only a 20-minute ride away and is always worth a visit.
  • Reagan National Airport is the closest airport to Alexandria and is only 10 minutes from the city center. The airport sports rental car agencies right on its grounds, which makes continuing your journey invariably easier. Pick up a car directly from there and start your time in Alexandria without any hassle.
  • Although Virginia has a subtropical climate, there can be sleet and ice in the northern parts of Virginia, like Alexandria, in the winter. The city has a higher-than-usual rate of rainfall per year and, during the winter months, roads can become treacherous due to the mix of rain and snow. If there is ice or snow, ground markings can be covered and snow piles up on either sides, making the roads narrower. Drive accordingly and adjust your speed to enjoy a safe ride.
  • Rush hour usually hits Alexandria between 7 and 9 am and 5 and 8 pm. Especially roads to and from Washington can face increased traffic, like the I-295 or the George Washington Memorial Parkway. Try to avoid starting your trips during these times for a smoother driving experience and acquaint yourself with alternative routes beforehand, or rent a GPS system with your car.
  • 25% of our users found rental cars in Alexandria for $39 or less
  • Book your rental car in Alexandria at least 5 weeks before your trip in order to get a below-average price
  • Off-airport rental car locations in Alexandria are around 32% cheaper than airport locations on average
  • Standard rental cars in Alexandria are around 44% cheaper than other car types, on average

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