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Hire locations9
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KAYAK’s top tips for hiring a car in Frederick

  • Renting a car during your stay in Frederick City, Maryland, can be a great move that ensures an easy movement around the city and its environs. With a car from Car Rentals in Frederick city, you can easily visit the Appalachian- mountains in less time. You can move East to Baltimore city, which is approximately 49 miles, before proceeding to Washington, which is about 24 miles. Additionally, with a car, you can drive to Hagerstown, which is approximately 71 miles from another city, Harrisburg, Pennsylvania.
  • There are several major local roads that can be used to get around town in your cheap Frederick car rentals. Route 40 runs east-west through Frederick and is a major commercial thoroughfare. Route 15 runs north-south through Frederick and provides access to other major highways in the area. Route 26, also known as Liberty Road, runs east-west through the northern part of Frederick and provides access to several residential areas. Buckeystown Pike runs north-south through Frederick, providing access to several shopping centers and residential areas. Frederick Road or Rockville Pike runs north-south through Frederick, providing access to several shopping centers and commercial areas.
  • Car Rentals in Frederick can give you a car that can take you to the Frederick Municipal Airport, which is about a mile from the city. The Airport has a car rental center that offers a wide variety of vehicles accessible near the Airport from the terminals. You can get to the center through buses that pick up and drop off passengers at the terminals. You can book Car Rentals in Frederick through KAYAK, which offers a variety of cars with features that you may like. Other Frederick Car Rentals include; Budget Car Rental, Enterprise Rent-A-Car, NextCar, and Tipoa Rental Car.
  • You can get cheap car rentals in Frederick that are green. If you have an electric car rental in Frederick, you will find EV charging stations at the following locations. Frederick Keys Stadium offers free charging for electric vehicles. Frederick County Office Building also offers free charging for electric vehicles. You will also find other free EV charging stations open for public use at Frederick Towne Mall, Francis Scott Key Mall, Walmart, and the Sheetz gas station on Buckeystown Pike.
  • Frederick is one of the biggest and busiest cities in Maryland and has a large population that prefers to walk on the streets. Even though most people in the city drive, a population is large enough to fill the streets within the city. Driving in the city can be challenging if you do it on the streets with people. On these streets, you must be keen as you watch out for the passengers crossing the streets. You need to pay attention to the traffic signs to avoid causing an accident. It would help if you also looked out for cyclists and roadside shops that may be flooded with people as you drive.
  • Driving cheap car rentals in Frederick is generally safe, but some are more dangerous roads than others. Route 15 is a major highway that runs through Frederick, and it can be dangerous due to its high traffic volume and speeds. Route 26, also known as Liberty Road, can be dangerous due to its many curves and hills. The road can become slick and slippery in wet or icy conditions, making it difficult to navigate safely. Buckeystown Pike can be dangerous due to its high traffic volume and frequent stoplights. Accidents are more likely to occur during rush hour or in inclement weather. Woodsboro Pike can be dangerous due to its narrow lanes and sharp curves.
  • Driving in the city of Frederick can sometimes be frustrating, especially if you experience conveniences as you drive. With the many vehicles on the roads, sometimes traffic congestion may develop, which interferes with the flow of vehicles. You may end up stuck on the highway for hours while waiting for the vehicles to move. Traveling on the 340 Bridge in the evening is a good example of where traffic is normally stagnant. During this rush hour time, most of them are usually on their way home, creating traffic congestion on the roads.
  • Book your car hire in Frederick at least 1 day before your trip in order to get a below-average price
  • Full-size hire cars in Frederick are around 44% more expensive than other car types, on average

FAQs about hiring a car in Frederick

  • How much is the price of fuel in Frederick?

    The average price of fuel in Frederick is R70,76 per litre over the past 30 days. Filling up a tank of fuel costs between R849 and R1 132, depending on the car size.

  • What is the most popular car hire in Frederick?

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

  • Which car hire agencies are at Dulles Intl airport (IAD)?

    The only car hire company onsite at Dulles Intl airport is Hertz.

  • Which car hire agencies are at Reagan-National airport (DCA)?

    The only car hire company onsite at Reagan-National airport is Hertz.

  • Which car hire companies will pick you up at Dulles Intl airport (IAD)?

    Car hire companies that offer shuttle or pick-up services from Dulles Intl airport to off-airport locations include Dollar, Hertz and Thrifty.

  • Which car hire companies will pick you up at Reagan-National airport (DCA)?

    Car hire companies that offer shuttle or pick-up services from Reagan-National airport to off-airport locations include Dollar, Hertz and Thrifty.

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

    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 Frederick?

    A Full Size car hire in Frederick costs R2 515 per day, on average.

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

    A Mini car hire in Frederick costs R2 138 per day, on average.

  • How much does a Compact car hire cost in Frederick?

    A Compact car hire in Frederick costs R1 225 per day, on average.

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

    Getting the best experience of exploring is not only about having a car; it also requires you to have the best car that guarantees you a good journey without frustrations. Frederick city has many scenic drives that require a good car that will give you a clear picture of the city even from your car. Having a convertible car can be a great move toward achieving this desire. With the car, you can maneuver through the busy streets more easily than a bus. Again, a convertible car guarantees quick movement within and outside the city in less time.

  • What road trips can I take from Frederick?

    Just 45 minutes from Frederick is Gettysburg, a historic town that played a significant role in the Civil War. Charlottesville is about a two-hour drive from Frederick and is home to the University of Virginia, Thomas Jefferson's Monticello estate, and several wineries and breweries. Ocean City is about a three-hour drive from Frederick and is a popular beach town on the Atlantic coast.

  • What’s the speed limit in Frederick?

    The speed limit is crucial in many cities since it is the main preventive measure against accidents that may result from overspeeding. However, the speed limit might increase or decrease depending on the number of accidents that occur at a particular place. For instance, on Interstate 70 in central, the speed limit is 70 mph. However, in construction work that may be present on the road, the speed limit is strictly 55 mph.

  • What are some rules for driving on rural roads in Frederick?

    If you will be driving car rentals in Frederick's rural roads, it's essential to maintain a safe speed and keep an eye out for unexpected hazards such as animals or debris on the road. Moreover, a 4X4 rental would be ideal for rural roads as most of these roads aren't paved.

  • Where are the best places to park in Frederick?

    A good parking space is crucial for your stay in a particular city. With a good parking place, you can have less worry about the safety of your car. You can easily access your vehicle and drive out without the inconveniences many vehicles create in a space. Hotels normally offer visitor parking spaces but are normally limited to your stay at that hotel. Away from the hotel, other good parking spaces are affordable for as low as around $50 a month. They include Church Street, Carroll Creek Garage, and Baker Park Parking Lot.

Frederick car rental reviews and directory

NextCar

8,3

Very Good

12 reviews
Best rated

Cleanliness

8.4

Comfort

9.2

Pick-up/Drop-off

8.4

Value for money

7.6

One location in Frederick

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Locations in Frederick

114 Baughmans Lane

+1 301 668 9955

Monday08:00 - 18:00
Tuesday08:00 - 18:00
Wednesday08:00 - 18:00
Thursday08:00 - 18:00
Friday08:00 - 18:00
Saturday08:00 - 18:00

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10,0 Wonderful

Apr 2021

KAYAK

Pros:

Friendly staff and easy to pick up and drop off

9,6 Wonderful

Dec 2019

KAYAK

Pros:

Yes, the staff are very friendly and knows their job well. I would always want to rent and enjoy the service expect for the price.

Cons:

Please work to bring the pricing down

7,2 Good

Jul 2018

KAYAK

Pros:

facility was clean and very close to my house. They have new cars and cars are neat and clean

Cons:

Their staff was not nice. They forced me to buy their collision insurance ( about $28 per day) They told me that even their office are close and you use their key drop facility, they will charge one day extra. To avoid this , they ask me to return car before they close business

3,2 Poor

Apr 2016

KAYAK

Pros:

I loved the price it was perfect for a one day trip.

Cons:

The car was dirty definitely not cleaned out and It had a sandwich left over from previous rental. And the breaks were bad. They need to have their maintenance done on the cars before renting them. I had to buy air freshers to covee up the awful smell. I was not happy.

2,0 Poor

Mar 2016

KAYAK

Pros:

The receptionist was polite.

Cons:

They refused to give me a car. I am not US citizen, so my credit card is not from US bank. First of all receptionist was trying to refuse because of absent of the insurance. The problem was solved only after I pointed that I already bought insurance in your site. After that we faced with problem of my foreign driver's license. And again I had not got any help from rent-a-car service: the receptionist said that she could do nothing - as before, when we discussed insurance. But I could not solve this problem by myself. So eventually I had not received car from this service. I have to say that I received a car this day from Avis without big problem.

10,0 Wonderful

Mar 2016

KAYAK

Pros:

The people were awesome, kind a courteous.

1 out of 3

Budget

7,4

Cleanliness

7.1

Comfort

7.6

Pick-up/Drop-off

7.2

Value for money

7.4

One location in Frederick

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Locations in Frederick

291 Bucheimer Road

+1 301 631 9404

Monday08:00 - 18:00
Tuesday08:00 - 18:00
Wednesday08:00 - 18:00
Thursday08:00 - 18:00
Friday08:00 - 18:00
Saturday09:00 - 13:00
Sunday09:00 - 13:00

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2,0 Poor

May 2021

KAYAK

Cons:

I cancelled my rental. In order for me to use my bank card that is associated with my checking acct and is in my name they had to run a credit check and base on my credit score it will let them know if I could use it! A bunch of BS! I went to Nextcar rentals on Baughmans Ln and had Absolutely no issues using my bank card and my deposit was only $150 not $250, so I saved over $200 and the rental was nice!

2,0 Poor

Sep 2019

KAYAK

Pros:

charged me too much for gas

9,2 Wonderful

Jun 2019

KAYAK

Pros:

Ended up with a surprise upgrade...

Cons:

They seem a little disorganized but we are really splitting hairs here....

9,2 Wonderful

May 2019

KAYAK

Pros:

The pickup was smooth, the drop off a little crazy due to the holiday weekend rush.

9,2 Wonderful

Oct 2018

KAYAK

Pros:

The location was pretty easy to find near the Frederick Airport and was relatively convenient to our hotel and the downtown. The staff was helpful and pleasant.

Cons:

No complaints other than having a restroom for customers would be a big plus.

10,0 Wonderful

Oct 2017

KAYAK

Cons:

The insurance offered by third party was a rip-off and didn't know until I got to the rental office and found out I needed to purchase the collision from Budget to feel secure about the situation.

1 out of 4

Hertz

6,8

Cleanliness

6.8

Comfort

6.4

Pick-up/Drop-off

6.8

Value for money

6.1

3 locations in Frederick

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Locations in Frederick

330 Aviation Way

+1 301 662 2626

Monday08:00 - 18:00
Tuesday08:00 - 18:00
Wednesday08:00 - 18:00
Thursday08:00 - 18:00
Friday08:00 - 18:00
Saturday09:00 - 13:00

5732 Buckeystown Pike #29

+1 301 662 2626

Monday09:00 - 13:00
Tuesday09:00 - 13:00
Wednesday09:00 - 13:00
Thursday09:00 - 13:00
Friday09:00 - 13:00

5732 Buckeystown Pike#29

+1 301 662 2626

Monday08:00 - 18:00
Tuesday08:00 - 18:00
Wednesday08:00 - 18:00
Thursday08:00 - 18:00
Friday08:00 - 18:00
Saturday09:00 - 13:00

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2,0 Poor

Aug 2019

KAYAK

Pros:

Staff was friendly.

Cons:

We rented a compact online but when we arrived they only offered sub-compact. We were picking up right at closing which kayak nor Hertz notified us about. Had we not arrived early we would have been unable to pick up rental and would have had to pay for 2 full days prior to being able to pick up

4,4 Mediocre

Aug 2018

KAYAK

Cons:

Car was reserved over a month in advance. No car was available at time of pick up. Owner upgraded for free but because my rental was over 30 days he was unable to give originally agreed price for entire trip. Waited until I was stares away to give me a hard time and told me car had too many miles etc. we had unlimited miles and in the end he charged us more than the agreed cost. Very disappointed and not satisfied with this location. Will never use again.

6,0 Okay

May 2018

KAYAK

Pros:

They matched the cheaper price I found online after some encouragement on my part. The car I got was good.

Cons:

The car itself was onlly half full with gas which was not great for me who just wanted to get from A to B fast. Nobody at the office when I walked in, took a while for the only employee to come back. They should have uniforms (saves staff wearing silver belt buckles that have turned rusty...it just looks like you're not paying people a lot) and was so laid-back it took me quite a while to actually get the car when I was really only renting it to save time and to get to my destination faster. Other people got annoyed when he disappeared dealing with my car, saying "where did he go to!?!". I needed a car to go to a very major city and asked for advice on where to drop it off, given that I am foreign. I expected him to be able to look up where Hertz drop off-places in that city are and to show me but that was not the case. It took him a while to get his phone out to do some research for me. I wish he'd be more creative and enthusiastic to put in some research on the best prices in the area, the possible drop-off locations etc I also had to show him online prices from a third party site for him to research if he could match that price, i.e. give me a much cheaper rate- which he could, no problem. I wish they'd do that as a default. Having said that, he was helpful and nice, just taking his time doing so.

4,4 Mediocre

May 2017

KAYAK

Pros:

The customer service team is helpful abd friendly.

Cons:

I was over charged instead of holding $200 for my debit card I had $400p ut on hold. To this day I am still waiting on the last $200 to be put in my account.

2,0 Poor

Dec 2022

KAYAK
They don’t even have a car available for me.

1,9 Poor

Aug 2021

KAYAK
We paid for the rental and when we went to pick it up, there was Nothing for us. RIDICULOUS!! We Had to pay first and it still wasn't there! Worst experience ever!

1 out of 3

Avis

6,4

Cleanliness

5.0

Comfort

10.0

Pick-up/Drop-off

6.0

Value for money

7.0

One location in Frederick

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Locations in Frederick

291 Bucheimer Road

+1 301 662 2014

Monday08:00 - 18:00
Tuesday08:00 - 18:00
Wednesday08:00 - 18:00
Thursday08:00 - 18:00
Friday08:00 - 18:00
Saturday09:00 - 13:00
Sunday09:00 - 13:00

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8,0 Very Good

Jan 2024

KAYAK
Service was very quick but the car wasn’t very clean outside

4,8 Mediocre

May 2020

KAYAK

Pros:

The car drove well & was comfortable

Cons:

The rate got changed on me at pickup. I was eventually able to get it credited but it took a number of contacts over time which was a hassle. Car wasn't as clean as I would have expected

1 out of 1

Enterprise Rent-A-Car

6,1

Cleanliness

5.3

Comfort

6.3

Pick-up/Drop-off

6.6

Value for money

6.6

3 locations in Frederick

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Locations in Frederick

1410 W Patrick St

+1 301 631 6884

Monday07:30 - 17:00
Tuesday07:30 - 17:00
Wednesday07:30 - 17:00
Thursday07:30 - 17:00
Friday07:30 - 17:00
Saturday09:00 - 13:00
Sunday00:00 - 00:00

3 West Ridgeville Blvd

+1 301 829 6899

Monday07:30 - 17:00
Tuesday07:30 - 17:00
Wednesday07:30 - 17:00
Thursday07:30 - 17:00
Friday07:30 - 17:00
Saturday00:00 - 00:00
Sunday00:00 - 00:00

6003 Urbana Pike

+1 301 695 8822

Monday07:30 - 17:00
Tuesday07:30 - 17:00
Wednesday07:30 - 17:00
Thursday07:30 - 17:00
Friday07:30 - 17:00
Saturday09:00 - 13:00
Sunday09:00 - 13:00

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3,6 Poor

Jun 2020

KAYAK

Pros:

The car had AWD which was nice.

Cons:

The size SUV that I reserved (months prior) was not available as they overbooked. They gave me something smaller but still charged the same price. The car was dirty- seats stained, dirt/dust all over, trash in the seats. This was during COVID-19 when cleaning standards are supposed to be even higher than usual. Windshield wipers were a safety hazard and I almost had to replace them like the last Enterprise car I rented. I will not rent from this Frederick Enterprise, or any Enterprise, again.

3,6 Poor

Jun 2020

KAYAK

Pros:

The car had AWD, so that was nice.

Cons:

The size SUV that I reserved was not available, so I was put into something smaller but still paid the same price. The car was NOT clean- stains on the seats, dust/dirt visible, trash in the seats. And this was during COVID-19 when cleaning standards are supposed to be higher! The windshield wipers were also very poor and would be considered a safety hazard in the rain. I almost replaced them like I did with the last Enterprise car I rented. I will not rent from Enterprise again.

9,2 Wonderful

Oct 2019

KAYAK

Pros:

Staff was very friendly and helpful. The car model was just what we wanted. Everything was explained in detail.

Cons:

The car was a little dirty, with crumbs and lots of scratches in the interior. We had to vacuum it and wipe it out before we used it, which was a little disappointing.

10,0 Wonderful

May 2019

KAYAK

Pros:

Pick up took few minutes, but we got a nice clean car, with everything explaunned -- and drop off was super quick -- odd that the car was 'half-full' of gas and we had to return it that way, compared to most rental car places where it's given full of gas and we return it full -- but things went OK

2,0 Poor

May 2018

KAYAK

Cons:

They didn't have the car ready

2,0 Poor

Oct 2020

KAYAK

Pros:

Drop off in Pittsburg was easy and quick.

Cons:

Consistent closing time. Manager give customer time and consideration.

1 out of 2

U-Save

4,5

Mediocre

No reviews available

One location in Frederick

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Locations in Frederick

5733 Buckeystown Pike Suite D

+1 301 663 6812

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63 travellers who hired a car in Frederick gave the car agency they used an average rating of 4.9

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