Franklin car hire

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KAYAK’s top tips for hiring a car in Franklin

  • Car rentals in Franklin, North Carolina, are a flexible and convenient way to discover everything this southeastern city has to offer. The city does have some public transport available in the form of buses, but these tend to be few and far between and do not reach all the locations you will probably want to visit. For example, car rentals in Franklin will offer you the freedom to visit the Gem & Mineral Museum Franklin and the Scottish Tartans Museum. Franklin is also close to the Tennessee border and is near Nantahala National Forest.
  • If you are flying to Franklin, NC, you will probably be landing at the Asheville Regional Airport (AVL) about 75 miles away. You will be delighted to learn that picking up Franklin car rentals from this airport is quick and easy. You will find upwards of 5 car rental companies operating here, and all of them have desks near the baggage claim directly in the arrivals area of the terminal building. The rental cars are parked in the lot just across the street from the terminal.
  • Driving car rentals in Franklin, North Carolina, is pretty straightforward. As this is a rural town, the driving style tends to be calm, slow, and relaxed. In fact, it might even be slower than you are used to, so it may require some patience. You will also encounter many cyclists and pedestrians, so be mindful of them in residential areas and areas near hiking trails or other attractions. Drivers tend to follow the rules of the road and are generally quite respectful of other road users.
  • Driving Franklin car rentals can be difficult during rush hours, typically from 7 am to 8 am and again from 5 pm to 6 pm, and during peak travel seasons such as the summer months. In addition, as this city is surrounded by forests and hills, you may encounter some wildlife on the road. Always be sure to keep an eye out for potential hazards like animals suddenly running in front of your car.
  • Book your car hire in Franklin at least 1 day before your trip in order to get a below-average price
  • Mini car hire in Franklin are around 25% cheaper than other car types, on average

FAQs about hiring a car in Franklin

  • How much is the price of fuel in Franklin?

    The average price of fuel in Franklin is R71,80 per litre over the past 30 days. Filling up a tank of fuel costs between R862 and R1 149, depending on the car size.

  • What is the most popular car hire in Franklin?

    Mini (Chrysler Pacifica or similar) is the most frequently booked car hire type in Franklin.

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

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

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

    A Mini car hire in Franklin costs R1 480 per day, on average.

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

    An Intermediate car hire in Franklin costs R1 971 per day, on average.

  • What type of car is recommended for driving in Franklin, North Carolina?

    Franklin has a lot of narrow, winding roads in the rural areas and they are not much wider in the downtown area. However, it also is surrounded by some rugged terrain and may have some dirt or gravel roads. As a result, a small SUV is a good choice, as it combines a higher ground clearance with a small build to easily fit into parking spaces or go around tight turns. A smaller SUV also provides good fuel efficiency and enough space to accommodate your luggage and your entire travel party.

  • What is the speed limit in Franklin?

    The speed limit in Franklin will vary depending on the type of road and the location. Most residential areas and business districts have a speed limit of around 25 or 35 mph. If you are driving on forested roads, the speed limit may be up to 50 mph, but it may be reduced when you are approaching certain turns. The speed limit on highways such as Route 28 may reach up to 65 mph in some places. Always check posted signage in case of any changes.

  • Where are the best places to park in Franklin?

    You will not struggle to find parking for your car rentals in Franklin. There are plenty of Park & Ride lots throughout the city available for customers who may take public transport. You will also find a lot on Reagan Drive or the Lot Shadetree Park. Most of these lots will be free, but those that are not free typically charge rates of around $1 per hour. 

Franklin car rental reviews and directory

Enterprise Rent-A-Car

5,9

Best rated

Cleanliness

8.9

Comfort

8.9

Pick-up/Drop-off

5.9

Value for money

8.9

8 locations in Franklin

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Locations in Franklin

1188 W Main St

+1 828 452 0004

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1847 Us-129

+1 706 348 8181

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204 By Pass 123

+1 864 888 1115

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307 Cleveland St

+1 706 745 2816

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3344 Old Cullowhee Rd

+1 828 293 6176

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670 Russ Ave

+1 828 452 0004

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71 W Palmer St

+1 828 349 0078

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87 Forest Gate Drive

+1 828 885 6000

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10,0 Wonderful

Aug 2020

KAYAK

Pros:

Yes

4,0 Mediocre

Sep 2017

KAYAK

Pros:

The employees

Cons:

Enterprise has to do a better job informing people of a $200 deposit.

9,6 Wonderful

Jan 2017

KAYAK

Pros:

Great car, clean and the rental went through in minutes. No form filling at all. Service was good and prompt, drop off was even faster. Great staff very friendly.

Cons:

The general office area seemed a bit scruffy and in need of updating.

5,2 Fair

Nov 2015

KAYAK

Pros:

The car performed fine other than the odor. The delivery person was pleasant. The convenience of dropping the car at the airport was very nice.

Cons:

The delivery of the car was slower than I would have expected. Was told 15 minutes and it was closer to 30. I was late to my appointment. The car had an awful smell of black cherry and cigarettes- we had to make the trip with the windows down. Noticed my credit card was charged 45.49 versus my Kayak receipt of 41.06. Had to call Enterprise. Their first response was that it was a road side assistance charge(that I did not agree to). I told them that sounds like a scam. They put me on hold then they agreed to take the charge off.

10,0 Wonderful

Sep 2023

KAYAK
EXCELLENT! Clay was amazing!

10,0 Wonderful

Jul 2023

KAYAK
O liked that it was a quick and easy pick up and drop off.

1 out of 4

Hertz

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One location in Franklin

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2007 Roberts Ct

+1 865 213 7069

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4,0 Mediocre

Jan 2021

KAYAK

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I paid for a mid sized suv to go on vacation with my 3 friends. I was given a Nissan Kicks which is a sub compact vehicle. It was so small we barely fit our luggage in. Very disappointed. The lady at Hertz didn’t care and said she had nothing else. Will Never use Hertz again. Poor customer service.

10,0 Wonderful

Jun 2021

KAYAK

Pros:

Good service getting out the door.

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Windows, inside and out need to be cleaned. Glare was horrible and dangerous. Back window especially dirty inside. New cars outgas all the time and the inside windows need special attention.

1 out of 1

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One location in Franklin

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61 Terminal Dr Ste 21, Suite 21, Fletcher, , USA North Carolina

+1 914 368 0091

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18 travellers who hired a car in Franklin gave the car agency they used an average rating of 5.9

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Mini

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