|Car types||Compact, Economy, Full-size, Intermediate, Intermediate SUV, Luxury, Premium, Standard, Standard SUV, Supplier choice|
|Popular agencies||Enterprise, Avis, Budget, Hertz|
Some Erie 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 Erie.
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 Erie car rental.
Some car rental companies in Erie which have updated their car rental health and safety policies due to COVID-19 to make sure vehicles are clean and disinfected include Enterprise, Budget and Alamo
On average a rental car in Erie costs $66 per day.
In the past 72 hours, the cheapest rental cars were found at Budget ($45/day), Avis ($54/day) and Hertz ($69/day). In the last 72 hours the cheapest rental car price was found at Budget 4135 West 12th Street 16505 (5 miles from city center).
The average gas price in Erie is $3.63 per gallon over the past 30 days. Filling up a gas tank costs between $44 and $58, depending on the car size.
Economy (Hyundai Accent or similar) is the most frequently booked rental car type in Erie.
Take a look at our extensive car rental location map to find the best rental cars near you.
A Economy car rental in Erie costs $70 per day, on average.
A Standard car rental in Erie costs $74 per day, on average.
A Intermediate car rental in Erie costs $105 per day, on average.
In Erie, cars are most frequently rented at Avis 4135 West 12th Street (5 miles from city center).
On average a rental car in Erie costs $461 per week ($66 per day).
On average a rental car in Erie costs $1,977 per month ($66 per day).
Car rentals in Erie provide perfect ways to explore Erie. If you’re driving alone in the CDB, a compact or mid-range car will be just fine. If you want to travel and explore further away from the town, say, travel to places like Lake Erie, you may want to choose a 4WD vehicle.
Unless posted otherwise, drive below 25mph in nearly all Erie’s streets. For freeways and interstates under the Pennsylvania Department of Transportation, the speed limits keep changing from place to place and at times temporarily lowered due to adverse winter weather conditions. For example, during winter, the speed limit of some portion of Interstates 79 and 80 may be dropped to 45mph.
The average gas price in Erie ranges from around $2.55 to $3.15. Gas prices tend to increase as you move towards the central business district. Pilot gas station at 8935 Perry Hwy usually sells gas at a cheaper rate.
Parking in Erie is hassle-free, and the charges are more reasonable. Erie Parking Authority manages all on-street maters, which are about 1400 distributed across the city. Costs range from around $0.25/20min to $0.25/h depending on location, further from the CBD being cheaper. The parking meters are programmed to accept either the American quarters or tokens. If they malfunction, you can pay online using a mobile application, MeterEZ.
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!).