Portland Car Rentals

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Portland Car Rental Information

Pick-up Location Portland
Car Types Box truck, Commercial, Compact, Convertible, Economy, Full-size, Intermediate, Luxury, Mini, Minivan, Premium, SUV, Standard, Van
Rental Locations 10
Airport Locations 8
Popular Agencies Dollar, Hertz, Alamo, Budget, Enterprise

Cheap Car Rentals in Portland

Economy $24/day
Compact $25/day
Intermediate $26/day
Standard $28/day
Full-size $31/day
SUV $36/day
Minivan $59/day
Mini $73/day
Premium $33/day
Luxury $59/day
Convertible $84/day
Commercial $38/day
Van $49/day
Box truck $84/day
2 Adults, 2 Bags Economy car in Portland dollar
4 Adults, 2 Bags Compact car in Portland hertz
5 Adults, 3 Bags Intermediate car in Portland hertz
5 Adults, 3 Bags Standard car in Portland dollar
5 Adults, 2 Bags Full-size car in Portland dollar
5 Adults, 3 Bags SUV car in Portland dollar
5 Adults, 5 Bags Minivan car in Portland budget
2 Adults, 2 Bags Mini car in Portland national
5 Adults, 5 Bags Premium car in Portland dollar
5 Adults, 5 Bags Luxury car in Portland budget
5 Adults, 3 Bags Convertible car in Portland national
5 Adults, 3 Bags Commercial car in Portland budget
5 Adults, 3 Bags Van car in Portland hertz
5 Adults, 3 Bags Box truck car in Portland hertz
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Portland car rental reviews and directory

From $54/day
Rated #1
Alamo
Best Rated
8.7 Excellent (6,604 reviews)
1 location in Portland
Alamo
Locations in Portland
1001 Westbrook St
+1 844 370 3979
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From $42/day
Rated #2
Enterprise
8.5 Excellent (12,929 reviews)
2 locations in Portland
Enterprise
Locations in Portland
1 Marginal Way
+1 207 772 0030
1001 Westbrook St
+1 207 615 0030
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From $41/day
Rated #3
Avis
7.6 Good (2,261 reviews)
1 location in Portland
Avis
Locations in Portland
1001 Westbrook Street
+1 207 874 7500
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From $35/day
Rated #4
Budget
budget
Cheapest deal
7.4 Good (4,277 reviews)
1 location in Portland
Budget
Locations in Portland
1001 Westbrook Street
+1 207 874 7521
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Rated #5
Hertz
7.4 Good (3,946 reviews)
2 locations in Portland
Hertz
Locations in Portland
1001 Westbrook Street
+1 207 774 6391
202 Warren Ave Ste 300
+1 207 797 7156
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From $43/day
Rated #6
Dollar
Most popular
7.3 Good (6,466 reviews)
1 location in Portland
Dollar
Locations in Portland
1001 Westbrook Street
+1 866 434 2226
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1 location in Portland
Sunnycars
Locations in Portland
Airport Parking Garage, Lower Level

Car Rental Locations in Portland

Good to Know

Most Popular Agency Dollar
Most Popular Car Type Intermediate
Average price $59/day
Good deal $43/day

When to Book a Rental Car in Portland

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Top Tips For Renting a Car in Portland

  • There is so much to see and do on your visit to Portland, Maine. With a rental car you’ll be able to take scenic tours along the coast or drive from Portland to Freeport to admire the foliage and sandy beaches along the way. Additionally, with a rental car you can explore charming nearby towns around New England like Camden or New Port, Rhode Island.
  • Portland, ME provides easy access to many New England towns. At the Portland International Jetport, the rental car station is conveniently located next to the main terminal. You’ll simply have to walk a short distance to pick up your rental. Some rental agencies at this airport include Enterprise, Hertz, and Budget.
  • Driving in New England can be difficult to navigate because of its many islands. Consequently, you will need a strong GPS system to get around. When traveling in the winter months, note that snow and ice can slow down your travel considerably so give yourself plenty of extra travel time.
  • Rush hour in Portland peaks between about 7:30 a.m. and 8 a.m. in the morning. Afternoons are a little less predictable, with rush hour starting at about 3:30 p.m. and continuing through to 6 p.m. Because traffic can be so sporadic, you might want to check it on the internet or on your smartphone before leaving the hotel.
  • 25% of our users found rental cars in Portland for $43 or less
  • Book your rental car in Portland at least 1 day before your trip in order to get a below-average price
  • Off-airport rental car locations in Portland are around 13% more expensive than airport locations on average
  • Compact rental cars in Portland are around 25% cheaper than other car types, on average

FAQs About Renting a Car in Portland

How much does it cost to rent a car in Portland?

On average a rental car in Portland costs $63 per day.

What is the most popular rental car in Portland?

Intermediate (Hyundai Elantra or similar) is the most frequently booked rental car type in Portland.

What is the cheapest car rental company in Portland?

In the past 72 hours, the cheapest rental cars were found at Dollar ($24/day), Hertz ($25/day) and Budget ($30/day).

What is the best rental car company in Portland?

Based on ratings and reviews from real users on KAYAK, the best car rental companies in Portland are Alamo (8.7, 6605 reviews), Enterprise (8.5, 12929 reviews), and Avis (7.6, 2261 reviews).

Which car rental companies are at the airport: Logan Intl Airport (BOS)?

Car rental companies onsite at Logan Intl Airport include Thrifty, Hertz, Enterprise, Dollar, Budget, Avis, Alamo, Advantage, Payless and E-Z Rent-A-Car.

Which car rental companies will pick you up at the airport: Logan Intl Airport (BOS)?

Car rental companies that offer shuttle or pick-up services from Logan Intl Airport to off-airport locations include Thrifty, Hertz, Enterprise, Dollar, Budget, Avis, Alamo, Advantage, Payless, and E-Z Rent-A-Car.

What is the cheapest rental car location in Portland?

In the last 72 hours the cheapest rental car price was found at Dollar 1001 Westbrook Street 04102 (3 miles from city center).

How can I find car rentals near me in Portland?

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

What type of car is recommended for driving in Portland?

If visiting here in the winter, you might want to consider a car with four-wheel drive to help you to better maneuver in the snow. Other times of the year, a convertible like a Jeep or Mazda Miata are ideal for cruising the beach. Better yet, with a sporty convertible you can better see the sights and enjoy the fresh breezes.

What's the speed limit in Portland?

When you’re on the highway driving to other cities in Maine, you can travel up to speeds of 75 miles per hour. However, when you are driving around the city, the maximum allowed speed limit is 55 mph on main roads and 25 mph in residential neighborhoods. Be sure to slow down to 15 mph when you are close to a school zone.

How are gas prices in Portland?

Gas prices in Portland are usually about $2.80 for a gallon, which is lower than the national average in the United States. However, during the summer holidays (especially the 4th of July and Labor Day), gas prices tend to increase all around Maine and throughout New England. If your travels are taking place during the holidays, plan your gas station stops accordingly.

Where are the best places to park in Portland?

On-street, paid parking is pretty easily found all around the city, including downtown. However, it is important to note that metered parking is regularly enforced (there is a 2 hour maximum on spots). The city also owns a few parking garages and lots. A couple are in the center of town and close to tourist attractions like the Victoria Mansion or the Portland Museum of Art.