|Car types||Compact, Compact SUV, Economy, Full-size, Full-size SUV, Intermediate, Intermediate SUV, Minivan, Premium, Standard, Standard SUV, Supplier choice|
|Popular agencies||Dollar, Sixt, Enterprise, Thrifty|
Some Atlanta 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 Atlanta.
Keep in mind that car rental 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 Atlanta car rental.
Some car rental companies in Atlanta which have updated their car rental health and safety policies due to COVID-19 to make sure vehicles are clean and disinfected include Thrifty, Hertz and Alamo
On average a rental car in Atlanta costs $45 per day.
In the past 72 hours, the cheapest rental cars were found at Dollar ($38/day), Thrifty ($38/day) and Sixt ($44/day). In the last 72 hours the cheapest rental car price was found at Dollar 2300 Rental Car Center Parkway 30337 (27 miles from city center).
The average gas price in Atlanta is $3.40 per gallon over the past 30 days. Filling up a gas tank costs between $41 and $54, depending on the car size.
Standard (Hyundai Elantra or similar) is the most frequently booked rental car type in Atlanta.
Car rental companies that offer shuttle or pick-up services from Hartsfield-Jackson airport to off-airport locations include Thrifty, Sixt, Hertz, Alamo, Dollar, Enterprise, Avis, Budget, Advantage, and Payless.
Take a look at our extensive car rental location map to find the best rental cars near you.
A Standard car rental in Atlanta costs $56 per day, on average.
A Economy car rental in Atlanta costs $55 per day, on average.
A Compact car rental in Atlanta costs $68 per day, on average.
In Atlanta, cars are most frequently rented at Avis 143 Courtland Street Northeast (1 miles from city center).
On average a rental car in Atlanta costs $318 per week ($45 per day).
On average a rental car in Atlanta costs $1,365 per month ($45 per day).
The truth is, you’ll do mostly highway driving during your visit to Atlanta. Most commuters in Atlanta drive really fast on the freeway and thus you might have to pick up speed really quickly. Consequently, you’ll want to rent a car with strong acceleration. Also, because it can get very hot in the summer months, you’ll need a good air conditioning system.
When driving on the highway in Atlanta, you’ll be able to drive at speeds of 70 miles per hour on the freeway and 65 miles per hour on state divided highways. While driving through neighborhoods, in keeping with Georgia law, you’ll need to stay below 30 mph.
To fill up the tank of your rental car in Atlanta, you’ll pay about 2.30 euros ($2.70) for a gallon of fuel. This is slightly higher than the national average. If you are traveling during the holidays, expect to pay a little more at the pump. This is because of the higher demand for gasoline due to the greater number of travelers.
If you are lodging in downtown Atlanta, your hotel might provide free parking. If you are not staying downtown but hope to see some of the sights, you might have to search hard for a place to park. This is especially true during the weekdays and business hours. Public parking in garages or self-parking lots might be your best option. Consider the parking garage at Peachtree Center or Georgia Pacific Center, as they are centrally located and allow you to walk to Skyview Atlanta, the children’s museum, the Atlanta Central Library, and Hard Rock Café.
Finding the right price, understanding the add-ons and staying up to date with policy changes can be a challenge. That’s why KAYAK has produced the ultimate guide to renting a car to help you cut though the jargon and make the right choice for your rental car. Find tips and insights for how to book your rental, what car rental insurance you’ll need, how to deal with a car rental agency and what extra fees to expect (and avoid!).