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Montana car rentals

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Cheap car rentals in Montana

Economy$30/day
Compact$30/day
Intermediate$30/day
Standard$30/day
Full-size$34/day
SUV$65/day
Minivan$49/day
Full-size SUV$56/day
Premium$98/day
Passenger van$105/day
Luxury$115/day
Pickup truck$56/day
Premium SUV$57/day
Supplier choice$30/day
Compact SUV$35/day
Intermediate SUV$41/day
Standard SUV$44/day
Open air all terrain$64/day
Standard station wagon$87/day
Luxury SUV$110/day
Best rates found by KAYAK users in the past 48 hours.

Top tips for renting a car in Montana

  • Because the state of Montana is a very large geographic area that contains relatively few people, your chances of having a large choice of rental cars is going to be better when you rent in the larger cities in Montana, such as Billings, Missoula, and Great Falls. Also, take into account the time of year you'll be driving when you rent a car in Montana. Because winters can offer very snowy and icy conditions on the road, a good choice for a vehicle may be a four-wheel-drive or an SUV. No matter what type of car you drive during this time of year, make sure you carry appropriate tire chains when you drive.
  • The state of Montana has its own laws and regulations regarding children riding in vehicles. For any child that is two years of age or less, they must ride in a rear-facing car seat. This car seat must be placed in the back seat of the car. For any child that is between two and five years old, they can ride in a forward-facing child seat but they still must remain in the backseat of the car. Once a child is over five years old they can begin to ride in a booster seat and they must ride in the seat until they are at least 4 feet 9 inches tall. The state of Montana recommends that children ride in the backseat of a car until they are at least thirteen years old.
  • Quite a few people who rent cars in Montana wonder if they can take the car across the border into Canada. Most rental car companies in Montana will let you take the car into Canada but it is important to let the rental car company know that you plan to do so. The rental car company will provide you with a non-resident insurance card to travel into Canada. It is also not uncommon to be able to rent a car in Montana and do a one-way rental to a city in Canada.
  • 25% of our users found rental cars in Montana for $88 or less
  • Book your rental car in Montana at least 1 day before your trip in order to get a below-average price
  • Off-airport rental car locations in Montana are around 25% cheaper than airport locations on average
  • Full-size rental cars in Montana are around 59% cheaper than other car types, on average

FAQs about renting a car in Montana

  • Should I rent a car in Montana?

    Though the state of Montana has relatively few people given its large size, there are still plenty of public transportation options to get you from place to place. If you plan on staying in some of the larger cities or Montana or you need to travel between these cities exclusively, you may get away with not renting a car while you are here. That said, if you plan on doing any exploring to any of the amazing destinations and outdoor activities found in the state, you most certainly will want a great rental car to do that. Take into account the type of traveling you will be doing, the number of people you'll be transporting, and the amount of stuff you will need to take with you when you think about what type of car to rent when you are in Montana.

  • What is driving like in Montana?

    Driving in Montana is not much different than any other state in the United States. You will drive on the right side of the road and all distances will be in miles and all speeds will be in miles per hour. In Montana, the maximum speed limit for cars is 75 mph and for trucks, it is 65 mph. It is important to remember that these maximums do not apply to all roads in Montana and, in fact, may only apply to certain roads in more remote areas. While handheld devices are not banned in the state of Montana, you can only talk on them when driving a car so long as you're doing so in a hands-free fashion.

  • How old do you have to be to rent a car in Montana?

    Most rental car companies in Montana will expect you to be at least twenty one years old to rent a car. If you are between the ages of twenty one and twenty five, some rental car companies will add a surcharge to your rental. If you are less than twenty five, there may also be limits on the type of car that you could rent and as such, you may not be able to rent premium SUVs or luxury sedans, among others.

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

    On average a rental car in Montana costs $75 per day.

  • What is the most popular rental car in Montana?

    Full-size (Chevrolet Malibu or similar) is the most frequently booked rental car type in Montana.

  • What is the cheapest car rental company in Montana?

    In the past 72 hours, the cheapest rental cars were found at Enterprise Rent-A-Car ($30/day), Hertz ($31/day) and Thrifty ($35/day).

  • What is the best rental car company in Montana?

    Based on ratings and reviews from real users on KAYAK, the best car rental companies in Montana are Dollar (9.0, 109 reviews), Alamo (8.7, 199 reviews), and Enterprise Rent-A-Car (8.4, 187 reviews).

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

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

  • Where should I rent a car in Montana?

    Based on car searches on KAYAK, the most popular cities to rent a car in Montana are Bozeman (46% of total searches of users looking to rent a car in Montana), Kalispell (25%) and Missoula (13%).

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

    On average a rental car in Montana costs $816 per week ($117 per day).

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

    On average a rental car in Montana costs $3,499 per month ($117 per day).

Car rental directory

  • enterprise

    Enterprise Rent-A-Car car rental locations in Montana

    14 Locations

  • budget

    Budget car rental locations in Montana

    13 Locations

  • hertz

    Hertz car rental locations in Montana

    11 Locations

  • easirent

    Easirent car rental locations in Montana

    9 Locations

  • avis

    Avis car rental locations in Montana

    8 Locations

  • sunnycars

    Sunnycars car rental locations in Montana

    7 Locations

  • alamo

    Alamo car rental locations in Montana

    6 Locations

  • eaglerac

    Eagle Rent A Car car rental locations in Montana

    6 Locations

  • national

    National car rental locations in Montana

    6 Locations

  • dollar

    Dollar car rental locations in Montana

    5 Locations

  • vipcarsrec

    VIPCars Recommendation car rental locations in Montana

    5 Locations

  • autoeurope

    AutoEurope car rental locations in Montana

    3 Locations

Good to know

Most popular agency

Hertz

Most popular car type

Full-size

Average price

$117/day

Good deal

$88/day

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