Pawleys Island car hire

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Pick-up locationPawleys Island
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Hire locations2
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KAYAK’s top tips for hiring a car in Pawleys Island

  • Getting a car from car rentals in Pawleys Island is an ideal way to explore the town in South Carolina and the nearby areas. You can comfortably drive to multiple locations with no public transport coverage. Pawleys Island car rentals guarantee flexibility since you can move at your own pace. You can drive to Huntington Beach State Park, around 7 miles away, to enjoy the beautiful beach and walking trails, or head to Congaree National Park, a 2-hour drive from Pawleys Island, to explore the wilderness and hiking trails.
  • The best airport to fly into if you’re visiting Pawleys Island is Myrtle Beach International Airport (MYR), approximately 23 miles away. Different car rental agencies have a location at the airport, including Alamo, Avis, Thrifty, National, Hertz, Budget, Enterprise, and Dollar. The car rental counters are in the Rental Car Center, a short walk from the Terminal Building. You can also fly into Charleston International Airport (CHS), around 84 miles away. The airport hosts multiple car rental agencies with desks within the Rental Car Pavilion close to the Baggage Claim area.
  • Pawleys Island has a good road network, so driving is generally easy. You’ll find well-maintained roads with clear markings and proper signage. Drivers are well-mannered and heed traffic rules. However, you should remain aware of your surroundings. The business and residential districts have a lot of pedestrians and cyclists, so be prepared to slow down when driving through these zones. You’ll also encounter narrow, winding roads, which can be difficult to navigate. Use caution when driving through such areas.
  • Pawleys Island is a popular tourist destination, so traffic can get busy during the peak tourist season, usually from June to August. Traffic is generally light throughout the day but can get busy during morning and evening commutes. The rush hours in Pawleys Island usually is from 7 am to 8 am and from 5 pm to 7 pm. The busiest areas during this period include Ocean Highway (US-17) and Myrtle Avenue. Plan your trip and monitor the area’s traffic updates to avoid congestion. You can leave early to avoid driving during rush hour.
  • Book your car hire in Pawleys Island at least 1 day before your trip in order to get a below-average price

FAQs about hiring a car in Pawleys Island

  • What is the best car hire company in Pawleys Island?

    Based on ratings and reviews from real users on KAYAK, the best car hire in Pawleys Island is Hertz (6,5, 52 reviews).

  • How much is the price of fuel in Pawleys Island?

    The average price of fuel in Pawleys Island is R73,53 per litre over the past 30 days. Filling up a tank of fuel costs between R882 and R1 176, depending on the car size.

  • How can I find car hires near me in Pawleys Island?

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

  • What type of car is recommended for rental in Pawleys Island?

    Pawleys Island has a good road network, so you can drive any car. The type of vehicle you get from car rentals in Pawleys Island depends on your needs. A convertible is ideal for an open-air experience as you enjoy the scenic views of the coastline. Consider an economy rental if you’re visiting the town alone and have less luggage. A minivan or standard car is perfect for families or groups visiting the town. We recommend an SUV rental if you’ll be visiting various destinations in Pawleys Island with rugged terrain. You can choose from a range of vehicles offered by car rentals in Pawleys Island.

  •  What is the speed limit in Pawleys Island?

    Speed limits in Pawleys Island, SC, vary from one road and area to another. The general speed limit is 25 mph within urban limits, 55 mph on undivided rural highways, 65 mph on divided rural highways, 55 to 70 mph on a freeway within city limits, and 70 mph on a freeway outside city limits. Law enforcement officers regularly patrol major roads and highways running through the city, so drive within the speed limits to avoid a speeding ticket.

  • Where are the best places to park in Pawleys Island?

    Pawleys Island has several parking options. You’ll find spots in different parking lots, including the 1st Street Public Beach parking lot, Georgetown County Lot, Pawley's Island parking lot South, and the 3rd Street Public Beach public parking space. Most public parking lots along the beach charge around $10 per day. Hotels in Pawleys Island have free parking areas for their guests.

Pawleys Island car rental reviews and directory

Hertz

Best rated

Cleanliness

5.0

Comfort

4.0

Pick-up/Drop-off

2.5

Value for money

4.0

4 locations in Pawleys Island

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Locations in Pawleys Island

1100 Jetport Road

+1 843 839 3563

Monday07:00 - 23:30
Tuesday07:00 - 23:30
Wednesday07:00 - 23:30
Thursday07:00 - 23:30
Friday07:00 - 23:30
Saturday07:00 - 23:30
Sunday07:00 - 23:30

129 Airport Road

+1 843 520 1535

Monday08:00 - 18:00
Tuesday08:00 - 18:00
Wednesday08:00 - 18:00
Thursday08:00 - 18:00
Friday08:00 - 18:00
Saturday09:00 - 12:00

13272 Ocean Hwy

+1 843 314 0957

Monday08:00 - 18:00
Tuesday08:00 - 18:00
Wednesday08:00 - 18:00
Thursday08:00 - 18:00
Friday08:00 - 18:00
Saturday09:00 - 12:00

527 Church St

+1 843 520 1535

Monday08:00 - 18:00
Tuesday08:00 - 18:00
Wednesday08:00 - 18:00
Thursday08:00 - 18:00
Friday08:00 - 18:00
Saturday09:00 - 12:00

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2,0 Poor

Mar 2024

KAYAK
i never got a rental, and was directed to corporate for my refund.

2,0 Poor

Oct 2022

KAYAK
I was charged an extra $59 because I used a debit card. I was told that because I had a debit card and not cc they had to physically speak to my insurance agent...at 6pm on a Saturday. They would not accept my insurance information or declaration page either. Very disappointed, will never use again.

10,0 Wonderful

May 2021

KAYAK

Pros:

Friendly staff; dependable car

10,0 Wonderful

May 2021

KAYAK

Pros:

Car was clean and ran well. Easy check out and check in. Rental is directly across from baggage across a small walkway. We got our luggage, rolled it across the walkway, and were quickly on our way!

4,0 Mediocre

Apr 2021

KAYAK

Pros:

We canceled our rental after over a dozen calls and voice mails went unanswered or called back.

Cons:

Answer the phone or return calls!!

2,0 Poor

Apr 2021

KAYAK

Pros:

Computer would not accept the chip in my credit card even tho the transaction went thru it did not show up in their computer so I did not receive a rental car but was charged fir one.

Cons:

Getting an actual rental car

1 out of 26

Enterprise Rent-A-Car

5,6

Cleanliness

5.0

Comfort

5.0

Pick-up/Drop-off

6.0

Value for money

6.0

3 locations in Pawleys Island

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1051 N Fraser St Suite 4

+1 843 520 4281

Monday08:00 - 18:00
Tuesday08:00 - 18:00
Wednesday08:00 - 18:00
Thursday08:00 - 18:00
Friday08:00 - 18:00
Saturday00:00 - 00:00
Sunday00:00 - 00:00

1610 Us-17 Bus

+1 843 213 2415

Monday08:00 - 18:00
Tuesday08:00 - 18:00
Wednesday08:00 - 18:00
Thursday08:00 - 18:00
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Saturday00:00 - 00:00
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469 Otis Dr

+1 843 436 4406

Monday08:00 - 18:00
Tuesday08:00 - 18:00
Wednesday08:00 - 18:00
Thursday08:00 - 18:00
Friday08:00 - 18:00
Saturday00:00 - 00:00
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6,0 Okay

Mar 2021

KAYAK

Pros:

The staff was very helpful. The car was adequate.

Cons:

They did have the auto that I requested available. I settled for a minivan. The van was mostly clean but not up to the standard I usually expected from Enterprise. I did not like that the gentleman cleaning the car did not wear a mask.

10,0 Wonderful

Oct 2022

KAYAK
Car rentals in general seem crazy expensive right now, but was upgraded to a nice car for free :)

1 out of 1

Avis

No score available yet

One location in Pawleys Island

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1097 Jetport Road

+1 843 448 1751

Monday07:00 - 23:30
Tuesday07:00 - 23:30
Wednesday07:00 - 23:30
Thursday07:00 - 23:30
Friday07:00 - 23:30
Saturday07:00 - 23:30
Sunday07:00 - 23:30

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10,0 Wonderful

Feb 2024

KAYAK
Customer service was excellent

8,0 Very Good

Dec 2020

KAYAK

Pros:

Clerk was curtious and patient with each customer. Car was great.

Cons:

Have more staff on the weekend after Thanksgiving. I was number 5 of 6 people waiting in line with one clerk.

4,4 Mediocre

Jun 2020

KAYAK

Pros:

Pickup took an hour. We waited in line and gave all the same info we gave online to the counter all over again. Then we waited outside for 30 minutes for the car that we had reserved well in advance to be cleaned. The car was not clean inside or outside. We were in line before another party and we saw them get the car first. Was not the person outside's fault.

Cons:

Cleaner car, shorter wait times, prepared counter staff

8,4 Very Good

Nov 2018

KAYAK

Pros:

Economic fuel use

Cons:

No complaints

8,0 Very Good

Aug 2018

KAYAK

Cons:

Car was very uncomfortable

6,8 Okay

May 2018

KAYAK

Pros:

Drop off in Myrtle Beach was much better than pickup (Orlando); Employees at Myrtle Beach airport were very nice, friendly and professional; overall, the return process was excellent.

Cons:

It is a small airport so smaller operations; Indications for returns are clearly indicated to get there but once on parking lot, they have only 2 parking spots dedicated to returns, took me a few minutes to actually find the correct spots and employees in charge

1 out of 9

AutoEurope

No score available yet

One location in Pawleys Island

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Myrtle Beach International Airport

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Sunnycars

No score available yet

One location in Pawleys Island

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1097 Jetport Road

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169 travellers who hired a car in Pawleys Island gave the car agency they used an average rating of 4.2

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