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Columbus car hire

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Columbus car hire information

Pick-up locationColumbus
Car types
Hire locations7
Airport locations6

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KAYAK’s top tips for hiring a car in Columbus

  • If you wish to visit some of the city's top attractions, car rentals in Columbus are a good mode of transportation. When you are in Columbus, you will enjoy a visit to Lake Lowndes State Park and Stennis East Bank Recreation Area. In a rental car, you can easily transport your luggage and gear for outdoor fun like hiking or fishing. Renting a car also provides you the freedom to choose the best routes to your destinations, even off-road excursions, as opposed to taking public transportation. Routine routes and hours of departure apply to public transportation.
  • The ability to rent a specific car type and/or model according to your preferences is one of the main advantages of choosing Birmingham Airport (BHM) as the pickup location when seeking to book car rentals in Columbus. There are not many places that offer the variety of automobile kinds, brands, and models that BHM offers for Columbus car rentals. One of the few places in Columbus to rent a car where you can dependably receive an electric vehicle is here.
  • Car seat regulations are one of the most important things to keep in mind when driving your car rental in Columbus if you have children with you. These regulations mandate that children under the age of eight must always ride in a suitable restraint system, such as a car seat, infant-only seat, or booster seat. The type of child restraint device you should use depends on the child's age, height, and/or weight. For a nominal daily fee, you may effortlessly rent these devices from any Columbus car rental company.
  • When using car rentals in Columbus, it gets challenging during the afternoon rush hour, which typically lasts from 3 pm to 6 pm. Most of Columbus's highways are congested during this time, with Highway 45 being the worst affected. It is advised to start your travel approximately 30 to 1 hour before the scheduled departure time if you have to drive your rental car on Highway 45 to get to your destination.
  • Book your car hire in Columbus at least 1 day before your trip in order to get a below-average price
  • Full-size hire cars in Columbus are around 81% more expensive than other car types, on average

FAQs about hiring a car in Columbus

  • How much is the price of fuel in Columbus?

    The average price of fuel in Columbus is R72,30 per litre over the past 30 days. Filling up a tank of fuel costs between R868 and R1 157, depending on the car size.

  • What is the most popular car hire in Columbus?

    Full-size (Chevrolet Tahoe or similar) is the most frequently booked car hire type in Columbus.

  • How can I find car hires near me in Columbus?

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

  • How much does a Full Size car hire cost in Columbus?

    A Full Size car hire in Columbus costs R2 289 per day, on average.

  • How much does a Mini car hire cost in Columbus?

    A Mini car hire in Columbus costs R1 641 per day, on average.

  • How much does an Intermediate car hire cost in Columbus?

    An Intermediate car hire in Columbus costs R1 049 per day, on average.

  • What type of car is recommended for driving in Columbus?

    The majority of Columbus renters favor getting an Economy vehicle, which can accommodate two adults and two bags. The kind of car you should rent, nevertheless, depends on the number of passengers and the amount of your luggage. Intermediate SUVs and Full-Size cars are the best options if you'll be traveling with family or coworkers. 5 adults can fit in a Full-Size SUV or an Intermediate SUV. The Intermediate SUV, on the other hand, will be a better choice if you have more luggage because it can carry more than the Full-Size.

  • What is the speed limit in Columbus?

    Generally, the speed limit on any road Columbus is 30 mph, unless otherwise posted. However, this can get higher or lower from one road or zone to the other. For instance, on major highways such as Interstate Highways, the speed limit is 70 mph. On the other hand, the speed limit gets lower as you move to the central business district and school zones, where you cannot exceed 20 mph. Knowledge of these speed limits is essential when planning to book car rentals in Columbus because you will avoid getting into trouble with traffic officers due to over-speeding.

  • Where are the best places to park in Columbus?

    You will reliably find a space to leave your rental car behind at Columbus Commons Main Garage, a well-liked parking garage. Depending on the type of car, parking at this garage can cost from $1 to $5 per hour. Additionally, you can park your automobile on Columbus' streets for roughly $1 per hour. The metered parking spaces along these streets, however, are typically scarce and only accessible by early risers. You can leave your car unattended on any street in Columbus on Sundays and public holidays.

Columbus car rental reviews and directory

Avis

9,7

Wonderful

5 reviews
Best rated

Cleanliness

8.6

Comfort

9.3

Pick-up/Drop-off

10.0

Value for money

8.6

One location in Columbus

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Locations in Columbus

2080 Airport Road, Suite B

+1 662 328 1636

Monday08:00 - 17:00
Tuesday08:00 - 17:00
Wednesday08:00 - 17:00
Thursday08:00 - 17:00
Friday08:00 - 17:00
Saturday09:00 - 12:00
Sunday08:00 - 17:00

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9,2 Wonderful

Aug 2020

KAYAK

Cons:

Car was clean but a large patch of adhesive from some decal/banner was left on the inside of the windshield.

2,0 Poor

Nov 2016

KAYAK

Pros:

I didn't like anything about Avis. This was my first time renting a car. No one told me what to expect or bring when I went to pick the car up. The lady was very rude to me and others. She closed up early and turned the lights off in front of my face. Then she announced that she was closing early. I was furious. I had no way home. I had to call someone to come back to the airport and pick me up. I paid for the rental in advance when I booked the reservation over the phone. I have yet to be refunded my money. I will never do business with Avis again and will not recommend them to anyone.

10,0 Wonderful

Aug 2022

KAYAK
The lady at the Avis desk in Columbus, Mississippi was very friendly, kind and even though I arrived just a few minutes before closing time, she took her time to help. She was truly such a big help and made the entire rental process great!

1 out of 1

Budget

9,7

Wonderful

10 reviews

Cleanliness

9.1

Comfort

10.0

Pick-up/Drop-off

9.4

Value for money

9.4

One location in Columbus

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Locations in Columbus

2080 Airport Road Suite B

+1 662 328 7824

Monday08:00 - 17:00
Tuesday08:00 - 17:00
Wednesday08:00 - 17:00
Thursday08:00 - 17:00
Friday08:00 - 17:00
Saturday09:00 - 12:00
Sunday08:00 - 17:00

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9,6 Wonderful

Jul 2020

KAYAK

Pros:

Helpful and fast

Cons:

Car smelled like smoke

9,6 Wonderful

Nov 2019

KAYAK

Pros:

Yes, Ms. Robin was very helpful. She stayed over after closing. Because my plane was delayed. Ten stars for her. Thank you.

Cons:

The hospitality that I received from Ms. Robin, and the state of Mississippi was nothing but love.

8,0 Very Good

Mar 2019

KAYAK

Cons:

staff did not know how to lock doors of 2018 Taures but did send us to Ford agency . (walk away f rom car. This info was not found in instruction book)

8,0 Very Good

Jul 2018

KAYAK

Pros:

as planned ! worked well

10,0 Wonderful

Aug 2022

KAYAK
Great customer service! Car clean. Very easy process!

10,0 Wonderful

Aug 2022

KAYAK
Easy fast pick up and drop off. Earlier pick up .

1 out of 2

Hertz

6,6

Cleanliness

6.6

Comfort

6.6

Pick-up/Drop-off

6.6

Value for money

5.9

2 locations in Columbus

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Locations in Columbus

2080 Airport Road

+1 662 327 5121

Monday10:00 - 17:0022:00 - 23:00
Tuesday22:00 - 23:0010:00 - 17:00
Wednesday10:00 - 17:0022:00 - 23:00
Thursday10:00 - 17:0022:00 - 23:00
Friday10:00 - 17:0022:00 - 23:00
Saturday12:00 - 14:00
Sunday12:00 - 14:0022:00 - 23:00

801 Highway 12

+1 662 320 2380

Monday08:00 - 17:00
Tuesday08:00 - 17:00
Wednesday08:00 - 17:00
Thursday08:00 - 17:00
Friday08:00 - 17:00
Saturday08:00 - 17:00

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6,0 Okay

Sep 2016

KAYAK

Cons:

First car barely worked. Frustrating.

1 out of 1

Enterprise Rent-A-Car

5,3

Cleanliness

4.8

Comfort

6.0

Pick-up/Drop-off

4.4

Value for money

5.6

3 locations in Columbus

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Locations in Columbus

2080 Airport Rd

+1 662 327 6095

Monday10:00 - 17:00
Tuesday10:00 - 17:00
Wednesday10:00 - 17:00
Thursday10:00 - 17:00
Friday10:00 - 17:00
Saturday10:00 - 17:00
Sunday10:00 - 17:00

2207 Highway 45 N

+1 662 328 7610

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

404 Highway 12 W

+1 662 323 3389

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

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National

7,8

Good

No reviews available

One location in Columbus

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Locations in Columbus

2080 Airport Rd

+1 662 327 6095

Monday10:00 - 17:00
Tuesday10:00 - 17:00
Wednesday10:00 - 17:00
Thursday10:00 - 17:00
Friday10:00 - 17:00
Saturday10:00 - 17:00
Sunday10:00 - 17:00

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Easirent

4,6

Mediocre

No reviews available

One location in Columbus

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Locations in Columbus

Golden Triangle Regional Airport

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U-Save

4,5

Mediocre

No reviews available

One location in Columbus

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Locations in Columbus

205 Highway 12 West

+1 662 461 7368

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22 travellers who hired a car in Columbus gave the car agency they used an average rating of 4.6

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Most popular car type

Full-size

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