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Stafford car rentals from $27/day

This price is the cheapest per day rate found by a KAYAK user in the last 72 hours by searching for a car rental in Stafford with a pick-up date of 7/8 and drop-off date of 8/2. Fares are subject to change and may not be available at all agencies or on all dates of rental. Click the price to replicate the search for this deal.
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Cheap car rentals in Stafford

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Compact$43/day
Intermediate$29/day
Full-size$44/day
Full-size SUV$92/day
Premium$59/day
Luxury$36/day
Pickup truck$105/day
Premium SUV$48/day
Standard SUV$27/day
Compact SUV$31/day
Intermediate SUV$32/day
Commercial$75/day
Luxury SUV$474/day
Best rates found by KAYAK users in the past 48 hours.

KAYAK’s top tips for renting a car in Stafford

  • Depending on your circumstances, car rentals in Stafford, Texas, can be more cost-effective than owning a vehicle, especially if you're visiting for a short period or don't drive frequently. You can avoid the costs of maintenance, insurance, and parking. Still, with a rental car, you can easily access attractions that might be less accessible by public transportation, such as Brazos Bend State Park and Fort Bend Museum. Most importantly, public transportation systems often involve waiting times and fixed schedules. With a rental car, you can save time by getting directly to your destination without unnecessary delays.
  • If you plan to arrive in Stafford, TX, by air, you will likely land at William P. Hobby Airport (HOU) or George Bush Intercontinental Airport (IAH). Both airports host major car rentals in Stafford, including Avis, Budget, and Hertz, allowing visitors to leap into the adventure as soon as they land. At both HOU and IAH, you will need to take a shuttle bus from the designated pickup area to the Rental Car Center. The shuttle buses typically run at regular intervals, making it convenient to reach the rental car facility. It's worth noting that airport layouts and services can change over time. So, consider contacting the information service desks once you land.
  • Texas is known for its friendly and hospitable culture, which can also extend to the roads. You might find that drivers in Stafford tend to be courteous and willing to give way to others, especially in situations like merging or allowing pedestrians to cross. In addition, Texas is known for its pickup trucks and larger vehicles. It's common to see trucks on the road. Therefore, as you drive Stafford car rentals, remember to respect the space needed by these larger vehicles.
  • Stafford experiences relatively lighter traffic congestion compared to major cities. However, there can still be times when traffic becomes more congested, particularly during weekday rush hours and when there are special events or roadwork. Rush hours in Stafford typically coincide with traditional commuting times, roughly from 7 am to 9 am and 4 pm to 6 pm on weekdays. During these times, you might experience more traffic on roads leading to and from major employment centers, including US Route 59, West Airport Boulevard, Murphy Road, US Route 90A, and Interstate 69/Highway 59.
  • 25% of our users found rental cars in Stafford for $42 or less
  • Book your rental car in Stafford at least 1 day before your trip in order to get a below-average price
  • Intermediate rental cars in Stafford are around 8% more expensive than other car types, on average

FAQs about renting a car in Stafford

  • How much does it cost to rent a car in Stafford?

    On average a rental car in Stafford costs $44 per day. But prices differ between operators and you can save money through a price comparison of car rental deals from different agencies. The cheapest price for a car rental in Stafford found in the last 2 weeks is $28.

  • What is the cheapest car rental company in Stafford?

    In the past 72 hours, the cheapest rental cars were found at Enterprise Rent-A-Car ($43/day).

  • How much is gas price in Stafford?

    The average gas price in Stafford is $3.74 per gallon over the past 30 days. Filling up a gas tank costs between $45 and $60, depending on the car size.

  • What is the most popular rental car in Stafford?

    Intermediate (Toyota RAV4 or similar) is the most frequently booked rental car type in Stafford.

  • Which car rental companies are at Hobby airport (HOU)?

    Car rental companies onsite at Hobby airport include Easirent, THT Cars, Hertz, Dollar, Budget, Thrifty, Enterprise Rent-A-Car, Airport Van, Alamo and Payless.

  • Which car rental companies will pick you up at Hobby airport (HOU)?

    Car rental companies that offer shuttle or pick-up services from Hobby airport to off-airport locations include Dollar, Budget, Thrifty, Enterprise Rent-A-Car, Alamo, Payless, Avis, and National.

  • How can I find car rentals near me in Stafford?

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

  • How much does an Intermediate car rental cost in Stafford?

    An Intermediate car rental in Stafford costs $75 per day, on average.

  • How much does a Premium car rental cost in Stafford?

    A Premium car rental in Stafford costs $105 per day, on average.

  • How much does a Compact car rental cost in Stafford?

    A Compact car rental in Stafford costs $59 per day, on average.

  • How much does it cost to rent a car for a week in Stafford?

    On average a rental car in Stafford costs $306 per week ($44 per day).

  • How much does it cost to rent a car long term for a month in Stafford?

    On average a rental car in Stafford costs $1,309 per month ($44 per day).

  • Should I get insurance when renting a car in Stafford?

    Most car rental providers in Stafford offer insurance but the level of protection can differ substantially. If you're unsure whether to get extra protection for your car rental in Stafford, check out KAYAK's car rental insurance guide.

  • How many car agencies are operating in Stafford?

    KAYAK has deals for you to compare from 1 car rental agencies in Stafford.

  • What do I need to know before booking a car rental in Stafford?

    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!).

  • Why should I use KAYAK to rent a car in Stafford?

    KAYAK searches thousands of car rental agencies to provide you with offers from all car rental agencies operating in Stafford so that you can compare car rental rates, reviews and pick-up and drop-off locations to find the best deal for you.

  • What type of car is recommended for car rental in Stafford?

    Some car rentals in Stafford could work well for different scenarios. For instance, a compact car like a sedan or hatchback is an excellent choice for solo travelers or couples looking for a budget-friendly and fuel-efficient option. Compact cars are easy to maneuver and park, making them suitable for city driving. Conversely, a midsize sedan offers a balance between fuel efficiency and comfort. It provides more interior space than a compact car, making it suitable for small families or groups.

  • What’s the speed limit in Stafford?

    Before hitting the road with car rentals in Stafford, it's important always to obey posted speed limit signs, as violations attract punitive fines. Speed limits in school zones are usually reduced to 20 mph during school hours to ensure the safety of children. However, you can maintain 25 to 30 mph in residential areas, 35 to 45 mph on city roads, and 55 to 65 mph on major roads and highways.

  • Where are the best places to park car rentals in Stafford?

    Regarding parking car rentals in Stafford, you'll find various options depending on where you're visiting. Stafford generally has street parking available throughout the city. Be mindful of any parking signs, time restrictions, or permits that may apply. Hourly parking rates can range from around $1 to $3 per hour in public lots, parking garages, or metered spaces. If you're visiting public parks, attractions, or recreational areas in Stafford, they often have designated parking areas for visitors.

Stafford car rental reviews and directory

Enterprise Rent-A-Car

10.0

Wonderful

23 reviews
Best rated
Cheapest deal
Most popular

Cleanliness

10.0

Comfort

10.0

Pick-up/Drop-off

10.0

Value for money

10.0

4 locations in Stafford

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Locations in Stafford

11925 Southwest Fwy

+1 281 498 7499

Monday08:00 - 17:00
Tuesday08:00 - 17:00
Wednesday08:00 - 17:00
Thursday08:00 - 17:00
Friday08:00 - 17:00
Saturday09:00 - 12:00
Sunday00:00 - 00:00

12220 Southwest Fwy

+1 281 491 3133

Opening times not available

5711 Highway 6

+1 281 261 8776

Monday08:00 - 17:00
Tuesday08:00 - 17:00
Wednesday08:00 - 17:00
Thursday08:00 - 17:00
Friday08:00 - 17:00
Saturday09:00 - 12:00
Sunday00:00 - 00:00

9880 Southwest Freeway

+1 713 774 7000

Monday08:00 - 17:00
Tuesday08:00 - 17:00
Wednesday08:00 - 17:00
Thursday08:00 - 17:00
Friday08:00 - 17:00
Saturday09:00 - 12:00
Sunday09:00 - 12:00

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2.0 Poor

Aug 2020

KAYAK

Cons:

They didn't have the car I requested. They did not try to find a replacement or help me find one. All they did is suggest i take an Uber to the airport since they have a bigger fleet there.

7.2 Good

Jul 2018

KAYAK

Cons:

The car seemed to need maintenance. It was shaky and it made all kinds of weird noises.

6.8 Okay

Apr 2018

KAYAK

Pros:

Very slow pick up process. They also wanted proof of my current auto insurance plan. I don’t carry that with me when traveling. A manager told the desk worker that she could waive that requirement.

6.8 Okay

Jun 2017

KAYAK

Pros:

Drop off was really quick. Nice staff.

Cons:

A long wait at pick up, but they can't help when it will be so busy.

3.6 Poor

Apr 2017

KAYAK

Pros:

Vehicle was ready at scheduled time Vehicle was good on gas It was easy in and out

Cons:

Speakers did not work Vehicle smelled of gasoline on the inside (agent knew and rolled windows down and turn AC on blast, didn't realize until I was gone already)

2.0 Poor

Apr 2017

KAYAK

Cons:

My girlfriend and I each have insurance policies that extend coverage to rentals. When my girlfriend picked up the car from the enterprise office, the employee would not let her take it without the additional coverage. She repeatedly insisted, contrary to enterprise policy, that the insurance was mandatory. Subsequently the rental rate almost tripled. When I found out I immediately contacted the enterprise office. I was told they would call me back before the close of business that day, which never happened. I will be pursuing recourse with enterprises corporate office and kayak.

1 out of 5

Priceless

2.0

Poor

No reviews available

One location in Stafford

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Locations in Stafford

9811 Southwest Freeway

+1 281 779 4779

Monday07:30 - 19:30
Tuesday07:30 - 19:30
Wednesday07:30 - 19:30
Thursday07:30 - 19:30
Friday07:30 - 19:30
Saturday09:00 - 12:00

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Avis

No score available yet

2 locations in Stafford

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5425 State Highway 6,ste A200

+1 281 499 0189

Monday07:30 - 19:30
Tuesday07:30 - 19:30
Wednesday07:30 - 19:30
Thursday07:30 - 19:30
Friday07:30 - 19:30
Saturday09:00 - 12:00
Sunday09:00 - 12:00

9711 Southwest Freeway

+1 713 271 2215

Monday07:30 - 19:30
Tuesday07:30 - 19:30
Wednesday07:30 - 19:30
Thursday07:30 - 19:30
Friday07:30 - 19:30
Saturday09:00 - 12:00
Sunday09:00 - 12:00

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10.0 Wonderful

Mar 2018

KAYAK

Pros:

everything was great

Cons:

no issues

6.0 Okay

Jul 2017

KAYAK

Cons:

The charge for mileage was not explained to me by KAYAK or Avis.

6.0 Okay

Mar 2022

KAYAK
Van was low end in all respects. Windows were not clean. No washer fluid. Was missing knobs to control rear heat/cool. Staff was nice.

10.0 Wonderful

Oct 2021

KAYAK
Fast and easy

1 out of 2

Budget

No score available yet

2 locations in Stafford

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Locations in Stafford

5425 State Highway 6,ste A200

+1 281 499 0930

Monday07:30 - 19:30
Tuesday07:30 - 19:30
Wednesday07:30 - 19:30
Thursday07:30 - 19:30
Friday07:30 - 19:30
Saturday09:00 - 12:00
Sunday09:00 - 12:00

9711 Southwest Freeway

+1 713 776 8012

Monday07:30 - 19:30
Tuesday07:30 - 19:30
Wednesday07:30 - 19:30
Thursday07:30 - 19:30
Friday07:30 - 19:30
Saturday09:00 - 12:00
Sunday09:00 - 12:00

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10.0 Wonderful

Apr 2024

KAYAK
Customer service. Courteous and quick.

10.0 Wonderful

Jun 2023

KAYAK
Easy pick up and drop off as well as great counter service

10.0 Wonderful

Jun 2021

KAYAK

Cons:

The sound system

1 out of 1

Hertz

No score available yet

One location in Stafford

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Locations in Stafford

11031 Southwest Freeway

+1 281 498 4439

Monday07:30 - 19:30
Tuesday07:30 - 19:30
Wednesday07:30 - 19:30
Thursday07:30 - 19:30
Friday07:30 - 19:30
Saturday09:00 - 12:00

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10.0 Wonderful

Mar 2018

KAYAK

Pros:

Customer service was great at this location. They were very nice, courteous and helpful. The price was exactly what was quoted which was the best deal I could find in the area and couldn't have asked for anything more.

Cons:

Nothing that I didn't like. I got everything that was expected.

6.0 Okay

Aug 2017

KAYAK

Pros:

At least in Houston, renting a car at IAH was literally going to cost double which is ridiculous. So good to have options elsewhere in the city. ;)

Cons:

I learned the hard way that not all Hertz locations have off hour drop off capability (likely this is for all rental companies). It was partly my fault for forgetting to change the default noon to noon drop off times when booking online, but the end result was a big hassle given our pick up location was closed all day Sunday and didn't open Monday until 7:30 am. We had a 10:00 am international flight to catch and this wasn't an airport location. We changed the drop off to a nearby location for $30 but there it was anything but intuitive. Got it done after much hassle and since I haven't heard anything I assume all is well.

1 out of 1

42 travelers who rented a car in Stafford gave the car agency they used an average rating of 4.7

Car rental locations in or near Stafford

Good to know

Most popular agency

Easirent

Most popular car type

Intermediate

Average price

$44/day

Good deal

$42/day

When to book a rental car in Stafford

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