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Friendswood car hire

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Hire locations3
Airport locations0

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KAYAK’s top tips for hiring a car in Friendswood

  • Friendswood car rentals provide convenience and flexibility, allowing visitors to explore the city and its surroundings at their own pace. A rental car offers greater mobility and access to remote or less frequented attractions than alternative public transit. Worthwhile destinations that become more accessible with a vehicle include Galveston Island with its beautiful beaches, the Space Center Houston, and the Kemah Boardwalk, offering an enjoyable experience for tourists and locals alike.
  • At Houston Hobby Airport (HOU), travelers can rent a car on-site from more than ten car rental companies. The rental car offices are conveniently located in the Consolidated Rental Car Facility, accessible by a free shuttle from the airport terminals. Also, off-site rental companies offer pick-up services from the airport. Still, before arriving, travelers must make prior arrangements to ensure a smooth and complimentary ride to their rental locations. This flexibility provides visitors with various rental choices and easy access to transportation for their Houston journey.
  • Friendswood offers a reasonably safe driving environment, focusing on adherence to traffic regulations and consideration for others on the road. Driving is generally calm and relaxed, with most drivers respecting traffic rules. While occasional impatience or aggression may occur, they are not prevalent. The city has a moderate presence of bicycles and pedestrians, making it essential for drivers to remain vigilant and cautious. While trucks can be spotted, cars and SUVs are the most common vehicles on the road.
  • In Friendswood, rush hour typically occurs during the morning and evening commute times, making driving challenging on weekdays from around 7 am to 9 am and 4 pm to 6 pm. During these periods, major roads like FM 528, FM 518, and FM 2351 are most affected by heavy traffic. Similarly, some seasons, like summer and winter, may bring increased tourist activity or adverse weather conditions, leading to potentially challenging driving conditions in the city.
  • Book your car hire in Friendswood at least 1 day before your trip in order to get a below-average price
  • Standard car hire in Friendswood are around 37% cheaper than other car types, on average

FAQs about hiring a car in Friendswood

  • How much is the price of fuel in Friendswood?

    The average price of fuel in Friendswood is R73,33 per litre over the past 30 days. Filling up a tank of fuel costs between R880 and R1 173, depending on the car size.

  • What is the most popular car hire in Friendswood?

    Standard (Hyundai Santa Fe or similar) is the most frequently booked car hire type in Friendswood.

  • Which car hire agencies are at Hobby airport (HOU)?

    The only car hire company onsite at Hobby airport is Budget.

  • Which car hire companies will pick you up at Hobby airport (HOU)?

    The only car hire company that offers shuttle or pick-up services from Hobby airport to off-airport locations is Budget.

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

    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 Friendswood?

    A Standard car hire in Friendswood costs R730 per day, on average.

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

    An Intermediate car hire in Friendswood costs R1 669 per day, on average.

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

    A Mini car hire in Friendswood costs R2 512 per day, on average.

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

    A compact or midsize car is recommended when choosing car rentals in Friendswood. These cars are ideal for navigating the city's streets, especially during rush hour, when traffic congestion is common. They offer better maneuverability and more accessible parking in tight spaces. Additionally, a fuel-efficient car can be advantageous due to potential long commutes. A compact or midsize car strikes the right balance between size, fuel efficiency, and ease of handling, making it the most practical and convenient choice for driving in Friendswood.

  • What’s the speed limit in Friendswood?

    While driving car rentals in Friendswood, the speed limit varies depending on your driving area. In residential areas and neighborhoods, the speed limit is around 25-30 mph to ensure the safety of pedestrians and residents. The speed limit on main roads and highways can range from 45-65 mph. However, paying attention to posted signs is essential, as speed limits can change abruptly. Be cautious of school zones where speed limits are reduced during specific hours. Staying aware of your surroundings and adhering to the posted speed limits is essential to avoid speeding fines or speed camera tickets.

  • Where are the best places to park in Friendswood?

    While driving car rentals in Friendswood, some of the best places to park are the Friendswood Public Library, Stevenson Park, and the Friendswood City Hall. These locations offer convenient access to various attractions and services. Parking fees range from $1 to $2 per hour in these areas. There are also free parking options available in Friendswood, particularly in public parks, street parking, and some shopping areas. Visitors should be mindful of parking restrictions, such as time limits and designated permit areas, to avoid fines or towing.

Friendswood car rental reviews and directory

Avis

10,0

Wonderful

3 reviews
Best rated

Cleanliness

10.0

Comfort

10.0

Pick-up/Drop-off

10.0

Value for money

10.0

2 locations in Friendswood

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Locations in Friendswood

141 N Friendswood Drive

+1 346 385 0807

Monday07:30 - 18:00
Tuesday07:30 - 18:00
Wednesday07:30 - 18:00
Thursday07:30 - 18:00
Friday07:30 - 18:00
Saturday09:00 - 13:00
Sunday09:00 - 13:00

421 Bay Area Blvd

+1 281 488 4995

Monday07:30 - 18:00
Tuesday07:30 - 18:00
Wednesday07:30 - 18:00
Thursday07:30 - 18:00
Friday07:30 - 18:00
Saturday09:00 - 13:00
Sunday09:00 - 13:00

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10,0 Wonderful

Feb 2024

KAYAK
Friendly and really upgraded me to an awesome pick up for the true Texas experience driving from Houston to Dallas :)

10,0 Wonderful

Sep 2017

KAYAK

Pros:

My reserved car was ready for pick up at the designated time in spite of the fact that this site lost most of its vehicles to the flooding from hurricane Harvey.

Cons:

No complaints.

1 out of 1

Hertz

No score available yet

2 locations in Friendswood

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Locations in Friendswood

102 Gulf Freeway

+1 281 557 9800

Monday08:00 - 17:30
Tuesday08:00 - 17:30
Wednesday08:00 - 17:30
Thursday08:00 - 17:30
Friday08:00 - 17:30
Saturday09:00 - 13:00

12804 Gulf Freeway Ste 600

+1 281 922 4596

Monday08:00 - 17:30
Tuesday08:00 - 17:30
Wednesday08:00 - 17:30
Thursday08:00 - 17:30
Friday08:00 - 17:30
Saturday09:00 - 13:00

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8,0 Very Good

Nov 2021

KAYAK
No confirmation that they received the car when I did the key drop.

10,0 Wonderful

Apr 2021

KAYAK

Pros:

Staff was great and everything was super easy

2,0 Poor

Jan 2021

KAYAK

Pros:

The staff called me while I was changing planes to get to Houston and said they had to cancel my reservation because they were closing early for the holiday. It cost me over twice what my reservation was to get another car from another rental agency because they wanted to go home early and not honor their contract. I will never rent from Hertz again. this is the second time they have done this to me in Houston.

Cons:

Gotten a car from a reliable rental agency.

2,4 Poor

Nov 2020

KAYAK

Pros:

Staff were less than friendly upon drop-off and pickup. Became surly when they wanted to upcharge me for a larger car on a pre-paid rental. I reserved a compact and was told that they didn't have any, and would have to charge me more for a larger car. I refused, and the representative became surly and somehow found a compact car.

Cons:

The car was filthy dirty, despite the "sanitized" logo on the door. Stained seats and carpet, funky odor, and generally dirty both inside and out. Left rear tire lost air and alarm went on; I had to hunt and hunt and then pay $1.50 to get air in the tires. I reported this when I turned in the car and the representative merely said "we've never had that complaint before with this car."

2,0 Poor

Jul 2019

KAYAK

Pros:

Drop off was the only successful part of this rental.

Cons:

Quality of vehicle, cleanliness of vehicle, shorter wait time, have vehicle ready at appointment pick up time.

5,6 Fair

Aug 2018

KAYAK

Pros:

Donna Baker was wonderful in correcting an error made by an employee “Jay.” Am hoping all will go smoothly with final billing; therefore cannot give star rating for value.

Cons:

It took an hour to make correction and the car I rented had a scratched front bumper, which I was informed would not be a problem for me when I returned car to a different location. It was.

1 out of 8

Enterprise Rent-A-Car

No score available yet

4 locations in Friendswood

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Locations in Friendswood

123 W Bay Area Blvd

+1 281 554 4100

Monday07:30 - 18:00
Tuesday08:00 - 17:30
Wednesday08:00 - 17:30
Thursday08:00 - 17:30
Friday08:00 - 17:30
Saturday09:00 - 13:00
Sunday12:00 - 15:00

14900 Gulf Freeway

+1 281 922 6857

Monday08:00 - 17:30
Tuesday08:00 - 17:30
Wednesday08:00 - 17:30
Thursday08:00 - 17:30
Friday08:00 - 17:30
Saturday09:00 - 13:00
Sunday00:00 - 00:00

304 W Main St

+1 281 316 1979

Monday07:30 - 18:00
Tuesday08:00 - 17:30
Wednesday08:00 - 17:30
Thursday08:00 - 17:30
Friday08:00 - 17:30
Saturday09:00 - 13:00
Sunday00:00 - 00:00

607 S Friendswood Dr

+1 281 992 9090

Monday08:00 - 17:30
Tuesday08:00 - 17:30
Wednesday08:00 - 17:30
Thursday08:00 - 17:30
Friday08:00 - 17:30
Saturday00:00 - 00:00
Sunday00:00 - 00:00

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2,0 Poor

Nov 2018

KAYAK

Pros:

Not a thing

Cons:

My car was not ready they had no cars. I had to make other arrangements.

9,6 Wonderful

Sep 2018

KAYAK

Pros:

Driver assist technology

10,0 Wonderful

Dec 2016

KAYAK

Pros:

The value was the best in town. I was offered a bottle of water as I waited to pick up my car. Service was fast, fun and friendly to a T. No malfunctions on car. Perfect trip! Will definitely visit again!

Cons:

The one thing that would make this a 100% as opposed to a 99% would be if bluetooth in the car would be able to sync with my phone. But not a huge deal, I would think about adding that if possible, however. Other than that, perfecto!!!

1 out of 1

Budget

No score available yet

2 locations in Friendswood

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Locations in Friendswood

141 N Friendswood Drive

+1 346 385 0810

Monday07:30 - 18:00
Tuesday07:30 - 18:00
Wednesday07:30 - 18:00
Thursday07:30 - 18:00
Friday07:30 - 18:00
Saturday09:00 - 13:00
Sunday09:00 - 13:00

421 Bay Area Blvd

+1 281 554 7560

Monday07:30 - 18:00
Tuesday07:30 - 18:00
Wednesday07:30 - 18:00
Thursday07:30 - 18:00
Friday07:30 - 18:00
Saturday09:00 - 13:00
Sunday09:00 - 13:00

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2,0 Poor

Feb 2021

KAYAK

Cons:

They overcharged me. Won’t be back.

10,0 Wonderful

Jan 2020

KAYAK

Cons:

A CD player.

10,0 Wonderful

Dec 2019

KAYAK

Pros:

Pick up and Drop off was stress free.

1 out of 1

43 travellers who hired a car in Friendswood gave the car agency they used an average rating of 10.0

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