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West Virginia car rentals

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Cheap car rentals in West Virginia

Economy$28/day
Compact$28/day
Intermediate$28/day
Standard$32/day
Full-size$33/day
Minivan$44/day
Full-size SUV$50/day
Mini$38/day
Premium$40/day
Passenger van$46/day
Luxury$49/day
Pickup truck$38/day
Premium SUV$70/day
Supplier choice$27/day
Compact SUV$34/day
Intermediate SUV$37/day
Standard SUV$44/day
Open air all terrain$48/day
Luxury SUV$152/day
Best rates found by KAYAK users in the past 48 hours.

Top tips for renting a car in West Virginia

  • If you plan to travel with your young child to West Virginia and you’d like to rent a car, you should know that there are specific laws concerning the transportation of children in this state. For example, the law requires that any child under eight who rides in a car must be front-facing; because some car seats face backwards, you would not be allowed to use these in West Virginia. It also requires that children between eight and twelve have reliable booster seats (check with the rental company about this). So when you’re looking for a rental car that’ll be perfect for you and your kids, make sure you consider these specific state laws.
  • Before finalizing your rental-car agreement in West Virginia, familiarize yourself with everything about the car, especially all the functions on the dashboard. Many people find it hard to drive rental cars because they are already so accustomed to having all the functions, switches, buttons, etc., in a certain place on their own car’s dashboard. For this reason, if you’re renting a car, make sure you know how to do basic things with your rental car before leaving the dealer, such as popping the hood, turning on the windshield wipers, and turning on (and off) the fog lights. If you understand the car’s controls before you start driving, you’ll find driving a rental car to be an enjoyable adventure.
  • After identifying your rental car of choice, you should consider insuring it with a short-term insurance plan. Purchasing short-term insurance coverage for your rental car would be a wise move because if you happen to be involved in an accident, you won’t have to pay nearly as much in repair costs—and maybe nothing at all. Additionally, you’ll be able to drive with absolute confidence knowing that you’re well covered.
  • 25% of our users found rental cars in West Virginia for $57 or less
  • Book your rental car in West Virginia at least 1 day before your trip in order to get a below-average price
  • Off-airport rental car locations in West Virginia are around 9% cheaper than airport locations on average
  • Intermediate rental cars in West Virginia are around 19% cheaper than other car types, on average

FAQs about renting a car in West Virginia

  • Should I rent a car in West Virginia?

    While many places in West Virginia are walkable, and even though there is significant public transportation coverage in the state, a rental car will offer you unmatched flexibility and convenience. With a rental car, you can go anywhere you want at any time, following nobody’s schedule but your own. With a rental car, you can also travel easily with your luggage. Furthermore, if you’re hoping to save yourself a lot of time, you should rent a car; if you’re the one driving, you won’t have to wait around for other means of transportation to arrive.

  • What is driving like in West Virginia?

    West Virginia takes pride in their well-designed and well-maintained roads. You’ll find driving to be quite easy in this state, as you will encounter numerous road signs placed alongside roads wherever you go. You’ll also find that it’s possible to share the road with diverse travelers, as there are many constructed pathways for pedestrians and cyclists. If you rent a car from one of the top West Virginia car-rental agencies, you’ll be able to travel confidently knowing you’ll be able to find parking spots wherever you go. West Virginia is particularly helpful in providing secure parking areas catered to travelers.

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

    Although the legal driving age in West Virginia is sixteen, most car-rental companies have a minimum age requirement of twenty one years old to rent and drive their cars. Other companies have twenty five year-old minimum requirements for renting cars, while certain companies will charge an extra fee to anyone older than twenty one but younger than twenty five. If you’re younger than twenty one years and you’d like to rent a car, it is still possible: you will need to list a professional driver as your designated driver. Because local car-rental companies usually know how to contact such drivers, there is a good chance you can find one to drive you around in your rental car by asking the rental-car dealer.

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

    On average a rental car in West Virginia costs $53 per day.

  • What is the most popular rental car in West Virginia?

    Luxury (Tesla Model 3 or similar) is the most frequently booked rental car type in West Virginia.

  • What is the cheapest car rental company in West Virginia?

    In the past 72 hours, the cheapest rental cars were found at Hertz ($28/day), Enterprise Rent-A-Car ($31/day) and Alamo ($43/day).

  • What is the best rental car company in West Virginia?

    Based on ratings and reviews from real users on KAYAK, the best car rental company in West Virginia is Enterprise Rent-A-Car (7.5, 53 reviews).

  • How can I find car rentals near me in West Virginia?

    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 West Virginia?

    Based on car searches on KAYAK, the most popular cities to rent a car in West Virginia are Charleston (25% of total searches of users looking to rent a car in West Virginia), Huntington (16%) and Morgantown (15%).

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

    On average a rental car in West Virginia costs $498 per week ($71 per day).

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

    On average a rental car in West Virginia costs $2,133 per month ($71 per day).

Car rental directory

  • enterprise

    Enterprise Rent-A-Car car rental locations in West Virginia

    36 Locations

  • hertz

    Hertz car rental locations in West Virginia

    15 Locations

  • easirent

    Easirent car rental locations in West Virginia

    8 Locations

  • alamo

    Alamo car rental locations in West Virginia

    3 Locations

  • national

    National car rental locations in West Virginia

    3 Locations

  • avis

    Avis car rental locations in West Virginia

    2 Locations

  • budget

    Budget car rental locations in West Virginia

    2 Locations

  • sunnycars

    Sunnycars car rental locations in West Virginia

    2 Locations

  • vipcarsrec

    VIPCars Recommendation car rental locations in West Virginia

    2 Locations

  • dollar

    Dollar car rental locations in West Virginia

    1 Location

Good to know

Most popular agency

Enterprise Rent-A-Car

Most popular car type

Intermediate

Average price

$71/day

Good deal

$57/day

When to book a rental car in West Virginia

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