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Dartmouth car hire information

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KAYAK’s top tips for hiring a car in Dartmouth

  • Consider car rentals in Dartmouth for unrivaled convenience and freedom when connecting to various parts of the city. With a rental car, you won't be tied to bus schedules or limited by the availability of taxis and their respective routes. Visit the breathtaking Lloyd Center for the Environment, a nature reserve offering hiking trails and educational exhibits. Then, head to Buttonwood Park Zoo, where you can marvel at diverse wildlife. Car rentals grant you the liberty to make the most of your trip and access these attractions with ease. It is cheaper to renting a car, in the long run, than to use taxis, if you will be visiting several places within and/or outside the city.
  • If you are arriving in Dartmouth via Providence-TFGreen Airport (PVD) or New Bedford Regional Airport (EWB), picking up a car from one of the Dartmouth car rentals at the airport enhances your movement from the airport to the city center or any other location of your choice. Car rentals at PVD are conveniently located inside the airport terminal. After arriving at the airport, head to the Rental Car Center, which can be found on the lower level of the terminal. From there, you can easily access a variety of car rental agencies, offering a wide selection of vehicles to suit your travel needs and preferences. Enjoy a seamless transition from the airport to your chosen rental car and begin your journey in Providence with ease.
  • When driving car rentals in Dartmouth remember to be cautious and courteous as the driving style is generally moderate-paced with a mix of urban and suburban roads. Drivers typically adhere to traffic laws, but it's crucial to remain vigilant for occasional aggressive driving. Keep an eye out for pedestrians, especially near popular attractions and schools. Follow speed limits and yield to school buses. Also, be prepared for variable weather conditions, as Dartmouth experiences all four seasons, which can affect driving conditions.
  • The convenience of using car rentals in Dartmouth, you may encounter challenges such as congested roads during rush hours, particularly on weekdays from 7 am to 9 am and 4 pm to 6 pm. Some heavily affected roads include Route 6, Faunce Corner Road, and State Road. Additionally, tourist season in summer might lead to increased traffic around popular attractions. Remain patient, plan your routes, and stay alert to ensure a safe driving experience.
  • Book your car hire in Dartmouth at least 1 day before your trip in order to get a below-average price
  • Standard car hire in Dartmouth are around 35% cheaper than other car types, on average

FAQs about hiring a car in Dartmouth

  • How much is the price of fuel in Dartmouth?

    The average price of fuel in Dartmouth is R73,37 per litre over the past 30 days. Filling up a tank of fuel costs between R880 and R1 174, depending on the car size.

  • What is the most popular car hire in Dartmouth?

    Standard (Chevrolet Equinox or similar) is the most frequently booked car hire type in Dartmouth.

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

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

  • How much does a Standard car hire cost in Dartmouth?

    A Standard car hire in Dartmouth costs R915 per day, on average.

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

    An Intermediate car hire in Dartmouth costs R1 091 per day, on average.

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

    A Full Size car hire in Dartmouth costs R1 764 per day, on average.

  • What type of car is recommended for renting in Dartmouth?

    When renting a car in Dartmouth, it's recommended to opt for a comfortable and versatile vehicle, such as a midsize sedan, compact SUV, or crossover. Dartmouth has a mix of road sizes, including wider main roads and narrower local streets. A medium-sized car provides easy maneuverability in urban areas while offering enough space for passengers and luggage. Additionally, since Dartmouth features suburban and rural terrains, a car with good traction and handling will be ideal for various road conditions.

  • What’s the speed limit in Dartmouth?

    The speed limit in Dartmouth varies depending on the type of road and the zone in which you are driving. In general, the speed limit on residential streets is typically 25 mph, while main roads and highways may have speed limits ranging from 35 to 55 mph. Most of the roads inside the central business district and school zones also have 25 mph as the speed limit.

  • What are the best places to park in Dartmouth?

    There are several parking options in Dartmouth with varying rates, convenient to drivers with different budgets. The "Dartmouth Mall" parking garage is a popular choice, charging around $1.50 to $2.00 per hour. Another excellent option is the "UMass Dartmouth Campus" parking garage, with rates ranging from $1.00 to $1.50 per hour. These garages provide convenient access to shopping areas and the university campus. Additionally, some attractions offer free parking, but always verify rates and availability to make the best choice for your visit.

Dartmouth car rental reviews and directory

Enterprise Rent-A-Car

10,0

Wonderful

7 reviews
Best rated

Cleanliness

6.0

Comfort

8.0

Pick-up/Drop-off

10.0

Value for money

10.0

3 locations in Dartmouth

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13 Faunce Corner Rd

+1 508 999 4060

Monday08:00 - 17:00
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430 Ashley Blvd

+1 508 995 1132

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49 State Pier

+1 508 995 1132

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10,0 Wonderful

Oct 2023

KAYAK
Easy pick up and drop off, friendly people

4,4 Mediocre

Aug 2017

KAYAK

Pros:

Nothing. They met us at the New Bedford Pier at least with a car, but not the right one.

Cons:

The car was a whole size down from a full suv to a crv for a family of 5. Charged us over 300 dollars too much for it.

10,0 Wonderful

Jul 2022

KAYAK
The customer service rep was really helpful and pleasant to work with.

1 out of 1

Hertz

8,0

Very Good

7 reviews

Cleanliness

9.3

Comfort

8.6

Pick-up/Drop-off

7.3

Value for money

7.3

One location in Dartmouth

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125 Faunce Corner Road

+1 508 993 3864

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

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10,0 Wonderful

Aug 2020

KAYAK

Pros:

Friendly service and price was great.

4,0 Mediocre

Aug 2019

KAYAK

Pros:

Helpful but stupid. Gave me an incorrect price at pickup and then and then at dropoff it ended being the double. It was a ripoff

Cons:

They should give you the correct quote from the beggining

2,0 Poor

Sep 2016

KAYAK

Cons:

I was uninformed of a credit check and no refund with a debit card purchase unon finding out I could not rent. Completely unacceptable. I did not receive a rental from this company and I am down 138$. Never again.

9,6 Wonderful

May 2016

KAYAK

Pros:

Convenient pickup and drop off for this one way rental. The car was a nice one and comfortable. Basically was clean, but the windshield needed further cleaning. It was badly streaked, but that was just a minor inconvenience.

1 out of 2

NextCar

5,0

Fair

No reviews available

One location in Dartmouth

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654 A State Road

+1 774 425 4040

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Rent-A-Wreck

2,0

Poor

No reviews available

One location in Dartmouth

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101 Belleville Ave.

+1 508 984 7300

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Avis

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One location in Dartmouth

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1569 Airport Road

+1 508 999 6900

Monday08:00 - 17:00
Tuesday08:00 - 17:00
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10,0 Wonderful

May 2021

KAYAK

Pros:

Quick, friendly service. Very little waiting. The car was clean and looked new inside.

Cons:

I didn't realize how expensive pre-buying the fuel was going to be. I wasted way too much money on that. Otherwise no complaints.

10,0 Wonderful

Apr 2021

KAYAK

Pros:

Customer service is excellent, very helpful, friendly and attentive.

Cons:

They are great here, the best service I’ve ever encountered for a car rental.

10,0 Wonderful

Jan 2021

KAYAK

Cons:

The weather

9,6 Wonderful

Jul 2020

KAYAK

Pros:

Staff was exceptionally friendly.

Cons:

No one available at drop off.

8,4 Very Good

Apr 2019

KAYAK

Cons:

The car I picked up on New Bedford on the 23rd neaded to be vaccuumed. I also feel it was very expensive.

2,0 Poor

Oct 2015

KAYAK

Pros:

The amount of room in it.

Cons:

I didn't like the fact your cigarette lighter didn't work, the safety of our wellbeing wasn't there, we couldn't use the gps nor be able to charge it or phones. So if anything would of happened to us we had no way to find us or call for help. Very disturbing.

1 out of 4

Budget

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One location in Dartmouth

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1569 Airport Road

+1 508 992 2784

Monday08:00 - 17:00
Tuesday08:00 - 17:00
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2,8 Poor

Jun 2020

KAYAK

Pros:

Staff were nice and car was reasonably priced

Cons:

Car smelled horribly of cigarettes. I went back and asked for a different car, which had the same problem. Staff were unsurprised you hear that the cars had strong smoke smell and did not have another car to offer. I tried to clean myself and keep windows open as I needed the car but the smell was awful. I have never experienced such a poorly cleaned/smoke ridden rental car.

6,0 Okay

Sep 2018

KAYAK

Pros:

It was a new reliable car that drove nicely. Pick up and drop off was easy and convenient.

Cons:

I had to take the car home right after pick up to clean the inside of the windshield. It was so dirty I couldn't see out of it. We packed up the car and left for our vacation. When we arrived at our destination, we pulled the suitcases out of the trunk to find them to be wet! We drove through some rain and apparently it makes it's way inside the trunk. We had some wet clothes which was a huge inconvenience to try to get dey in a hotel room. It wasn't a good way to start my vacation.

8,8 Very Good

Aug 2018

KAYAK

Pros:

Car was great overall and staff was also great!! Easy process for pick up and drop off!

Cons:

Inside wasn’t very clean. You could tell someone before had rented with a dog or animal as white hairs were still near around shift console and on sides of seats/ back of trunk area.

10,0 Wonderful

Aug 2018

KAYAK

Pros:

The lady who waited on me was an angel! Somehow my reservation had been canceled but she got me the car I needed and a slightly better deal than my original reservation! I was in and out in 20 minutes. AND the drop off in New Jersey I was waited on even though I had gone to the Budget vs Avis which was what the car had papers for. Thanks for the awesome service!

Cons:

NOTHING!

7,2 Good

Nov 2017

KAYAK

Pros:

Pick-up was a breeze, and received friendly and helpful customer service there. The price was great. Car ran smoothly and without issues.

Cons:

The car smelled of cigarettes. Drop-off was a bit on the slow side.

10,0 Wonderful

Dec 2016

KAYAK

Pros:

Check in counter is always well attended and employees are always very helpful.

1 out of 4

AutoEurope

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One location in Dartmouth

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New Bedford Regional Airport

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48 travellers who hired a car in Dartmouth gave the car agency they used an average rating of 5.0

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Standard

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