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Car hire Washington DC

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Car hire Washington DC Washington DC is an independent car hire comparison site. Our system compares prices from well-known car hire companies. As a customer, you can always book your hire car through us at a competitive rate.

Popular rental locations in Washington DC

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

Car rental offers in Washington DC

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 Washington DC.

Car type
Passenger van

Car rental companies in Washington DC

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

  • Enterprise

    8.8 (1691)
    From £ 47 / day
  • National Car Rental

    8.7 (380)
    From £ 48 / day
  • Alamo

    8.3 (7817)
    From £ 45 / day
  • Hertz

    8.1 (6087)
    From £ 35 / day
  • Thrifty

    7.9 (4776)
    From £ 29 / day
  • Avis

    7.8 (5289)
    From £ 31 / day
  • Sixt

    7.6 (2870)
    From £ 33 / day
  • Budget

    7.5 (8909)
    From £ 29 / day
  • Dollar Rent a Car

    7.5 (3783)
    From £ 29 / day
  • Advantage Rent a Car

    5.7 (1)
    No rates available
  • Eaglerider

    No reviews
    No rates available

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Car rental companies in and around Washington DC

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Washington DC

Available locations in Washington DC:

Washington Union Station
4400 Connecticut Ave Nw
50 Massachusetts Ave Ne

Location information for Washington DC

The city of Washington in the United States is truly a remarkable place that is definitely worthwhile. This capital city is packed with public buildings, monuments, impressive architectures, amusing parks, museums and libraries. A trip to Washington D. C. is definitely a fun-filled adventure. You'll be able to learn more about the United States of America, its people and its government. It is relevant that you visit Washington every time you come to the US. It is a vacation you won't forget!

Visiting the city of Washington is quite convenient especially to busy travelers. There are numerous airport terminals plus the road connections are excellent. If you want to enjoy your stay in Washington D.C. and get a chance to visit their notable landmarks, then your most sensible ride around the city would be by car. Car hire at Washington D.C. is always available in most parts of the city. Cheap car hire in Washington DC are being offered by some of the most reliable companies in the US, which include Avis, Budget, Rent-a-car, Hertz and Thrifty.

Explore Washington at your own pace. Visit the best destinations in Washington like the famous White House, the Lincoln Memorial, the Capitol, the highly-defined Supreme Court Building, the Museum of Natural History and many more. So if you want to discover more about the US, take your vacation to the next level and visit Washington.

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?
  • Enterprise
  • National Car Rental
  • Alamo
  • Hertz
  • Thrifty
  • Avis
  • Sixt
  • Budget
  • Dollar Rent a Car
  • Advantage Rent a Car
  • Eaglerider