Portsmouth car rentals

Portsmouth car rentals

Search hundreds of rental car sites at once for car rental deals in Portsmouth

Portsmouth, NH
Oct 27 — Nov 3
Same drop-off
Portsmouth, NH
Wed 10/27
Wed 11/3

Search hundreds of rental car sites at once for car rental deals in Portsmouth

Portsmouth car rental information

Pick-up locationPortsmouth
Car typesCompact, Compact SUV, Economy, Full-size, Full-size SUV, Intermediate, Intermediate SUV, Luxury, Minivan, Premium, Premium SUV, Standard, Standard SUV
Rental locations5
Airport locations2
Popular agenciesEnterprise, Hertz

Cheap car rentals in Portsmouth

Full-size SUV$62/day
Premium SUV$124/day
Compact SUV$42/day
Standard SUV$56/day
Intermediate SUV$71/day
Best rates found by KAYAK users in the past hours.

Portsmouth car rental reviews and directory

From $37/dayRated #1
Most popular
Best rated
Cheapest deal
8.6 Excellent (12 reviews)
1 location in Portsmouth
Locations in Portsmouth
  • 8.6
  • 8.8
  • 8.4
  • 8.9
  • 7.9
Recent reviews
10.0 ExcellentOct 15 2021
Outstanding. Car was clean and exactly what we needed. Drop off and pick up was easy. Recommend this car rental service for quick and convenient rental.
10.0 ExcellentAug 25 2021
Staff was great. Super expensive but we had no choice.
10.0 ExcellentJan 24 2019
The pick up was super easy, the drop off was a bit confusing on exactly where we were supposed to park
10.0 ExcellentSep 7 2018
Great customer service!Our incoming flight was delayed, so we missed our pick up window the first day. Everyone was so accommodating, and we were able to upgrade to a MUCH nicer car for only a few more dollars a day. It made our trip 100% better! What a great time
10.0 ExcellentSep 7 2018
Everyone was very friendly and very helpful
10.0 ExcellentNov 15 2017
Quick and easySo fast, and after hours return is so convenient!
8.4 ExcellentJul 6 2017
the car itself was comfortable.the batteries in the car key did not work and the key came apart in the middle of our trip.
4.0 OkayAug 1 2016
Hurts pushes "upgrades" to milk their customers.The car I reserved was there.This was the second Hurts rental in a few week span, both rental agencies aggressively pushed upgrades for more money often leaving out the basics such as easy pass. I needed easy pass toll payment for a hectic trip through NJ, the only car that was available with easy pass was an "upgrade" which they wanted more money for. Hertz hurts with their pushy sell more upgrade policy. Also steer clear of the cars with "navigation". Their system is like malware that cannot be turned off, very annoying!
Show more reviews
From $61/dayRated #2
7.4 Good (10 reviews)
8 locations in Portsmouth
Locations in Portsmouth
  • 8
  • 7.1
  • 7.3
  • 7.8
  • 6.9
Recent reviews
6.0 GoodMay 31 2021
Drop off was super easy.Outrageously expensive for two days. Extra cost for one-way is not worth it.
2.0 MediocreJul 18 2020
Nothing to like. There was no car. I had no rental. Not good.This was a really stressful really inconvenient experience. There could Actually have been a rental- thaT would have been better. There was no car for me upon arrival or at the main rental site several miles away. Your system needs to interact better with the Enterprise system at Pease, which I guess is a satellite rental location. How was I able to book a car when the rental company has no cars? You need a customer service phone number for when something goes wrong.
8.0 ExcellentFeb 1 2020
Drop off was fine; pick up not good
2.0 MediocreJun 10 2019
They called me and told me they had no cars. Gave me no alternatives and didn’t offer to drop me off in Portland to get a car there. Horrible experience.
10.0 ExcellentSep 1 2018
The first vehicle that we got was inundated with cigarette smoke odors, which we are allergic to. The staff was very courteous and quickly put us in another vehicle that was excellent. Thank you!
10.0 ExcellentApr 24 2017
Great customer service
10.0 ExcellentMar 14 2017
A great deal!We rented the car from an Enterprise agency away from the airport. We were able to have them pick us up and then we were able to return the car to the airport and put the key in the key box by the airport front door.
Show more reviews
1 location in Portsmouth
Locations in Portsmouth
Recent reviews
22 travelers who rented a car in Portsmouth gave the car agency they used an average rating of 8.1

Car rental locations in or near Portsmouth

Good to know

Most popular agency


Most popular car type


Average price


Good deal


When to book a rental car in Portsmouth

Average daily price per month
Rental car prices as pick-up date approaches

Car rental insurance in Portsmouth

Collision Damage Waiver (CDW) & Theft Protection Waiver

Some Portsmouth 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 Portsmouth.


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 Portsmouth car rental.

Top tips for renting a car in Portsmouth

  • 25% of our users found rental cars in Portsmouth for $48 or less
  • Book your rental car in Portsmouth at least 5 weeks before your trip in order to get a below-average price
  • Off-airport rental car locations in Portsmouth are around 53% cheaper than airport locations on average
  • Standard rental cars in Portsmouth are around 14% cheaper than other car types, on average

FAQs about renting a car in Portsmouth

  • Some car rental companies in Portsmouth which have updated their car rental health and safety policies due to COVID-19 to make sure vehicles are clean and disinfected include Hertz and Enterprise

  • On average a rental car in Portsmouth costs $64 per day.

  • In the past 72 hours, the cheapest rental cars were found at Enterprise ($42/day) and Hertz ($62/day). In the last 72 hours the cheapest rental car price was found at Enterprise 155 Mirona Rd 03801-5303 (2 miles from city center).

  • The average gas price in Portsmouth 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.

  • Standard (Hyundai Elantra or similar) is the most frequently booked rental car type in Portsmouth.

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

  • 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, E-Z Rent-A-Car, 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 Portsmouth costs $63 per day, on average.

  • A Compact car rental in Portsmouth costs $52 per day, on average.

  • A Economy car rental in Portsmouth costs $67 per day, on average.

  • In Portsmouth, cars are most frequently rented at Hertz 2800 Lafayette Road (3 miles from city center).

  • On average a rental car in Portsmouth costs $448 per week ($64 per day).

  • On average a rental car in Portsmouth costs $1,920 per month ($64 per day).

  • 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!).