West Lafayette car hire

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West Lafayette car hire information

Pick-up locationWest Lafayette
Car types
Hire locations2
Airport locations0

Cheap car hire in West Lafayette

Mini
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Intermediate
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Passenger van
SUV
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KAYAK’s top tips for hiring a car in West Lafayette

  • To gain movement flexibility during your stay in West Lafayette, consider renting a car from the several car rentals in West Lafayette. Unlike the public means of transport that may confine you to their fixed schedules, your rented car will allow you to drive to and from your destinations within and outside Lafayette on your own schedules and routes. Among the destinations you could tour with your rented car from West Lafayette car rentals are; Mackey  Arena, Jerry E Clegg Botanic gardens, and Wolf Park tourist attractions.
  • Most travelers flying to West Lafayette would land at Akron-Canton Regional Airport (CAK). To conveniently travel from CAK to your far-off destinations in West Lafayette, consider renting a car from a number of CAK’s onsite car rentals. Among these West Lafayette car rentals are; Enterprise and Avis car rentals. The Enterprise car rental counter is located directly behind the baggage claim carousel, while the Avis counter is located in the baggage claim area.
  • When driving your rented car from your preferred car rentals in West Lafayette, you should be careful not to hit cyclists and jaywalkers. During weekends and holidays, the city is full of both local and international tourists who take leisurely strolls down the sidewalks. As they enjoy the beautiful views of the city’s art within the historic downtown, some would find themselves crisscrossing Downtown roads without considering oncoming motorists. When driving your rented car from Lafayette car rentals through residential places, you should also be careful not to hit cyclists who enter the road without prior indications.
  • Fall the favorite seasons for the Lafayette locals as it marks their harvest period. Despite the excitement of the good harvest, movement on the major roads is significantly impacted. When driving your rented car from the car rentals in Lafayette during the fall harvest, you should keep in mind that most local and highway roads would record a higher number of slow-moving agricultural equipment, among them tractors, grain wagons, and combines. This equipment may cause traffic snarl-ups on the major roads making it difficult for other road users to reach their destinations in time.
  • Book your car hire in West Lafayette at least 1 day before your trip in order to get a below-average price
  • Intermediate car hire in West Lafayette are around 26% cheaper than other car types, on average

FAQs about hiring a car in West Lafayette

  • How much is the price of fuel in West Lafayette?

    The average price of fuel in West Lafayette is R71,29 per litre over the past 30 days. Filling up a tank of fuel costs between R855 and R1 141, depending on the car size.

  • What is the most popular car hire in West Lafayette?

    Intermediate (Chevrolet Bolt EUV or similar) is the most frequently booked car hire type in West Lafayette.

  • How can I find car hires near me in West Lafayette?

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

  • How much does an Intermediate car hire cost in West Lafayette?

    An Intermediate car hire in West Lafayette costs R1 111 per day, on average.

  • How much does a Special car hire cost in West Lafayette?

    A Special car hire in West Lafayette costs R1 103 per day, on average.

  • How much does a Mini car hire cost in West Lafayette?

    A Mini car hire in West Lafayette costs R1 784 per day, on average.

  • What type of car is recommended for driving in West Lafayette?

    When renting your car from car rentals in West Lafayette, you should consider the following two main factors. First, consider the available parking spaces. Most destinations within the city center will result in parking difficulties. For easier parking, you may then consider renting a compact car that is able to squeeze into limited parking lots. Second, consider the number of users. If the number is higher than four, then an SUV or a minibus should dominate your car type options. This may, however, require you to make prior bookings for the parking spots.

  • What’s the speed limit in West Lafayette?

    To remain on the right side of the law, you will be expected to strictly observe the posted speed limits for most local roads when driving your rented car from your chosen car rental among the major car rentals in West Lafayette. You will have to maintain a 30 mph speed limit when driving through the residential streets, 20 mph when driving in the school zones, and 15 mph when driving through the alleys.

  • Where are the best places to park in West Lafayette?

    For easier parking, you should consider booking a hotel with free onsite parking. If you fail to access one, you will be forced to budget for your car rental from West Lafayette car rentals’ parking in the public parking lots. Among the safe and secure parking options to consider in West Lafayette are West Lafayette Public Library Parking Garage, located along N Chauncey Ave, Grant Street Parking Garage (PGG), located along 120 Grant Street, and 120 Grant St-based Wood Street Garage.

West Lafayette car rental reviews and directory

Enterprise Rent-A-Car

7,6

Cleanliness

6.0

Comfort

8.0

Pick-up/Drop-off

8.0

Value for money

8.0

4 locations in West Lafayette

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Locations in West Lafayette

1411 Sagamore Pkwy N

+1 765 250 4852

Monday08:00 - 18:00
Tuesday08:00 - 18:00
Wednesday08:00 - 18:00
Thursday08:00 - 18:00
Friday08:00 - 18:00
Saturday09:00 - 12:00
Sunday00:00 - 00:00

1452 Aviation Dr

+1 765 463 4804

Monday08:00 - 18:00
Tuesday08:00 - 18:00
Wednesday08:00 - 18:00
Thursday08:00 - 18:00
Friday08:00 - 18:00
Saturday09:00 - 12:00
Sunday00:00 - 00:00

3431 Fairfield Ct

+1 765 474 0858

Monday08:00 - 18:00
Tuesday08:00 - 18:00
Wednesday08:00 - 18:00
Thursday08:00 - 18:00
Friday08:00 - 18:00
Saturday09:00 - 12:00
Sunday00:00 - 00:00

3705 Mccarty Ln

+1 765 448 4246

Monday08:00 - 18:00
Tuesday08:00 - 18:00
Wednesday08:00 - 18:00
Thursday08:00 - 18:00
Friday08:00 - 18:00
Saturday09:00 - 12:00
Sunday09:00 - 12:00

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2,0 Poor

Feb 2021

KAYAK

Pros:

They were nice, as was the vehicle

Cons:

We went without a vehicle for half of the time we paid for

10,0 Wonderful

Aug 2020

KAYAK

Pros:

The staff was very helpful.

Cons:

You guy's got things down to a sweet science. Keep up the good work.

2,0 Poor

Jun 2017

KAYAK

Pros:

Nothing

Cons:

They make it impossible for you to rent a car. Everything is fine if you have a credit card. You can use debit, but they have to do so much extra. My main issue was, even though I had to money to rent the car, I couldn't because I was not a resident of the state in which I was renting the car. Why does that even matter? Then because of legal stuff, another person cannot rent the car for you. I could not even be approved as a driver due to not having a credit card in my name or being an in-state resident. Maybe Enterprise has these rules on their site, but when reserving through a third party site, the FAQs, and rules and regs can be overlooked. The worst part was the customer service. The Enterprise workers continually gave me a series of wrong information with no remorse. I called before I even arrived asking if I could pay with a debit card. You think at that point, she could have told me I had to be an in-state resident. Then another worker said I could just run over to my bank and get a credit card. Was she insane? You cannot get a credit card same day. You have to be approved then the card takes a few days to get to you. I needed the vehicle that day because I was leaving the next morning. Enterprise wasted 3 hours of my day and were not apologetic at all or offered any alternative solution. It all worked out in the end,no thanks to Enterprise. I canceled my reservation (Thank God, Free of Charge, because I would have raised hell otherwise!!) I rented a Uhaul no hassle whatsoever! GET IT TOGETHER, ENTERPRISE!!! In my book, you are the worst!

8,8 Very Good

Dec 2016

KAYAK

Pros:

Due to a long line in the Lafayette office and another customer who changed his preferences for a car at the last minute, the clerk kindly gave us the other customer's original reservation, a Camaro, at no extra charge. He also made it easy to return the car by not requiring it to be returned full of fuel. This was an excellent experience for our First wedding anniversary overnighter.

Cons:

The credit card charges took one week to appear, making payment confusing.

8,0 Very Good

Jun 2021

KAYAK

Pros:

Staff called to confirm reservation ahead of time, and were quick and easy to work with. I got more car than I paid for (likely because of the current shortage happening in rentals) without any hassle or up-charges.

Cons:

Their service department needs to do a better job of checking vehicle settings before returning cars to service. I had a "low tire pressure" light come on about 100miles into travel, and stayed on my whole trip even though there was nothing wrong with tire pressure (checked and confirmed multiple times). It caused a bit of a headache to constantly see that indicator light on.

1 out of 2

National

8,1

Very Good

No reviews available

Best rated

2 locations in West Lafayette

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Locations in West Lafayette

1452 Aviation Dr

+1 765 463 4804

Monday08:00 - 18:00
Tuesday08:00 - 18:00
Wednesday08:00 - 18:00
Thursday08:00 - 18:00
Friday08:00 - 18:00
Saturday09:00 - 12:00
Sunday00:00 - 00:00

3705 Mccarty Ln

+1 765 448 4246

Monday05:00 - 21:00
Tuesday05:00 - 21:00
Wednesday05:00 - 21:00
Thursday05:00 - 21:00
Friday05:00 - 21:00
Saturday05:00 - 21:00
Sunday05:00 - 21:00

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Avis

No score available yet

One location in West Lafayette

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840 Sagamore Parkway North

+1 765 446 1167

Monday08:00 - 18:00
Tuesday08:00 - 18:00
Wednesday08:00 - 18:00
Thursday08:00 - 18:00
Friday08:00 - 18:00
Saturday09:00 - 12:00
Sunday09:00 - 12:00

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7,2 Good

Jan 2017

KAYAK

Pros:

The guy who helped us was really nice. Very convenient pick up/drop off location.

Cons:

There was only one guy working, so when we came in the office no one was there. He was in the garage vacuuming a car. Too bad there isn't enough staff to have someone cover the front desk and someone else clean cars.

10,0 Wonderful

Sep 2023

KAYAK
I found it very easy to rent through the website, great service, great car and great price

2,0 Poor

Nov 2022

KAYAK
I reserved a small suv but was given a full size suv. When I asked about a different vehicle, I was told they only had "giant" ones. He also didn't make any offer to make it right.

8,0 Very Good

May 2022

KAYAK
So far so good, extended the lease...

1 out of 2

Budget

No score available yet

One location in West Lafayette

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Locations in West Lafayette

840 Sagamore Parkway North

+1 765 449 9130

Monday08:00 - 18:00
Tuesday08:00 - 18:00
Wednesday08:00 - 18:00
Thursday08:00 - 18:00
Friday08:00 - 18:00
Saturday09:00 - 12:00
Sunday09:00 - 12:00

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4,0 Mediocre

Nov 2023

KAYAK
When I picked up they didn't provide an option to prepay for gas. Then when I asked I was told "Oh, it's too late I already checked out." It felt unreasonable that I was never given the option.

10,0 Wonderful

Jun 2018

KAYAK

Pros:

Almost a new car, clean kept While taking and returning the car, it was the same service person, so affable and accommodative in answering all queries

Cons:

I didn’t get to book reservations for a bigger car over next weekend and have to check ourselves over the week

2,0 Poor

Jan 2018

KAYAK

Cons:

When I get the rental car office they check my credit score and they rejected me

10,0 Wonderful

Jul 2017

KAYAK

Pros:

I was thrilled to find a one-way rental for under $100. The Elantra was nicer than I expected and so fuel efficient.

2,0 Poor

May 2023

KAYAK
poor customer service

2,0 Poor

Mar 2023

KAYAK
I booked a car online, only to be told by the local location that they didn't actually have any car for me. "Then why could I book it online?" I asked. "Oh, the system never shuts off, even when we're booked out," the agent tells me. ??!

1 out of 3

Hertz

No score available yet

One location in West Lafayette

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Locations in West Lafayette

812 Sagamore Parkway North

+1 765 447 4038

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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26 travellers who hired a car in West Lafayette gave the car agency they used an average rating of 8.1

Car hire locations in or near West Lafayette

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Most popular car type

Intermediate

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