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Popular rental locations in Boston

The following rental locations are the most popular for renting a car in Boston

Car rental offers in Boston

Whether you're looking for a small rental car or a station wagon for the entire family, we will always have a suitable vehicle for the lowest price. Below are some examples from our selection in Boston.

Car type
Passenger van

Car rental companies in Boston

Below are the car rental companies in Boston with the best ratings. Compare all ratings and prices of these rental companies in one search.

  • National Car Rental

    9 (402)
    From £ 35 / day
  • Enterprise

    8.9 (1921)
    From £ 34 / day
  • Alamo

    8.6 (8619)
    From £ 32 / day
  • Sixt

    8.4 (3316)
    From £ 29 / day
  • Avis

    7.6 (5940)
    From £ 31 / day
  • Budget

    7.6 (9604)
    From £ 29 / day
  • Hertz

    7.3 (6852)
    From £ 31 / day
  • Dollar Rent a Car

    7 (4314)
    From £ 27 / day
  • Payless Car Rental

    6.7 (488)
    From £ 48 / day
  • Thrifty

    4.8 (5438)
    From £ 27 / day
  • Advantage Rent a Car

    No reviews
    No rates available
  • Eaglerider

    No reviews
    No rates available

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Our customers rate us a 8.8/10 out of 1342

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Car rental companies in and around Boston

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Available locations in Boston:

100 Clarendon St
1760 Revere Beach Pkwy
3 Center Plaza
30 Park Plaza

Location information for Boston

Few United States cities can rival Boston in terms of history and culture, but New England's biggest city contains just as much history on its streets as inside its numerous museums. Although Boston boasts one of the best public transportation systems of any American city, many of its 16 million annual visitors use car hire in Boston to explore this fascinating city.



Boston Logan International Airport, the biggest in New England, lies just six kilometres outside of downtown Boston and is among the easiest places to compare car hire options in the city. However, Boston is also home to the oldest and one of the most reliable subway systems in the United States, the ‘T'. Boston also has a reliable network of buses, trolleys and commuter rail routes. Visitors can even depart Boston Logan International Airport aboard a leisurely shuttle boat to Rowe's Wharf.

Car Hire Boston

There may seem to be downsides to driving in Boston, including confusing streets, scarce parking spaces and notoriously rude local motorists. However, car rental in Boston becomes a greater necessity once visitors wish to venture outside the city limits to New England's beautiful beaches and countryside. Although 25 is the standard minimum age to rent vehicles in this city, Boston Logan International Airport's Enterprise, Alamo and Thrifty branches will rent to customers as young as 21.


Boston's layout shares much in common with many European cities, with a city centre built two centuries before the invention of the automobile. The difficult task of parking in Boston can be simplified by using downtown Boston parking garages or private parking facilities in hotels. Driving becomes far more pleasant once motorists head for Boston's outskirts along Interstate 90, otherwise known as the Mass Pike, or Interstate 93.

Things To See and Do

Boston visitors may be surprised at how many day trips they can take in such a relatively small geographic area. In addition to the popular beach getaways of Cape Cod and Nantucket, history buffs can also enjoy the Adams National Historic Site's 11 well-preserved buildings, travel the same path Paul Revere rode to Lexington, visit Ralph Waldo Emerson's Concord home or relive the Salem witch trials.

Best Time To Visit

Boston's annual daytime temperature of 15°C belies the city's coldest winter months from November to February. Summers can be surprisingly hot and humid, but autumn is Boston's most colourful season thanks to the changing leaves on New England's trees. However, Boston visitors should prepare for all sorts of weather no matter when they arrive as winter warm spells and early autumn snowstorms aren't uncommon.

Practical information

  • Currency
    United States Dollar
  • Driving direction
  • City speed limit
    25 - 70 km/h
  • Freeway speed limit
    90 - 130 km/h
  • Language
  • Popular car category

What most people want to know

The following questions and answers are a selection of the most popular questions. If you do not find the answer to your question, have a look at the Frequently Asked Questions page or contact us.

Is the cheapest?

Yes, we offer a guarantee of the lowest price - because we compare various retailers, we can always offer you the best price in town.

What do I need to do when picking up a car?

To pick up your car, you will need your voucher, passport, driver's license and a credit card. It is very important that your driver's license and credit card are in the same name as the main driver. Keep in mind that the local rental company will reserve a certain amount on your credit card as a deposit. This requires the PIN code for your credit card. If your driver's license is foreign (for example, in Chinese), you must bring a translation with you. Only your original passport and driver's license will be accepted - a copy is not sufficient.

Are there any additional costs?

In general, our rates are all-inclusive. Should there be any additional costs, our booking department will get in touch with you before issuing the invoice. Should you object, you can always cancel your reservation with no obligations attached (at least 48 hours in advance).

What kind of insurance is applicable to my car rental?

In general, Liability Insurance, Fire Insurance, All-Risks Insurance and Theft Insurance are included in the cost of your rental car.

What is a worry-free label?

Only rental companies with a high level of customer satisfaction are eligible to be included in our Worry-Free selection. This rate includes excess cover and unlimited kilometres. Your vehicle will be provided and must be returned with a full tank of fuel. With a vehicle from our Worry-Free selection, you can travel with peace of mind and no hidden costs.

How can I change or cancel my reservation?

You can cancel your reservation through "My Account". We recommend contacting us by phone if your changes to your booking or cancellation takes place at short notice (48 hours or less).

When will I get a confirmation of my booking?

Most reservations will receive confirmation within minutes after payment takes place. We recommend contacting our Booking Department for last minute reservations (pick-up within 48 hours).

Which car rental companies are compared by at this location?
  • National Car Rental
  • Enterprise
  • Alamo
  • Sixt
  • Avis
  • Budget
  • Hertz
  • Dollar Rent a Car
  • Payless Car Rental
  • Thrifty
  • Advantage Rent a Car
  • Eaglerider