|Pick-up truck||C$ 297/day|
|Intermediate SUV||C$ 56/day|
|Standard SUV||C$ 85/day|
From forests and canyons to big rivers and the Gulf of Mexico, there is a lot to explore in Alabama, and the best way of exploring this historic region is in a rental car. There are many benefits of renting a car in Alabama. First, it saves you time as getting around is faster than public transport. You also get to discover more, as you can stop when and wherever you want. Feeling like a local is also a significant benefit of renting a car. You also won’t have to carry around your luggage. Renting a car is simply the most convenient way of getting to know this region.
There are a few things you need to know about driving in Alabama. First, pedestrians have the right of way, even when crossing illegally. If your windshield wipers are on, the law requires you to have your headlights on as well. You must be at least 500 feet away from emergency vehicles, and if you encounter a stopped emergency vehicle with flashing lights, move one lane away from the emergency vehicle if possible or reduce your speed to 15 mph below the speed limit. Speed limits are strictly enforced in Alabama, so stick between 15 to 25 mph in school and residential zones, 35 mph on non-paved rural roads, 45 to 55 mph on highways, 65 mph in multi-lane highways, and 70 mph on interstate highways. Finally, the morning rush hour is between 6:00 - 8:00 am, peaking between 7:00 - 7:30 am, while the evening rush is between 4:00 - 6:00 pm.
Most rental agencies require renters to be at least twenty one to qualify for a rental car, but some agencies allow nineteen and twenty year-olds to get rentals. All renters must possess a valid driver’s license and a credit card or debit card in their name. The debit card can only be used by renters above twenty five.
On average a rental car in Alabama costs C$ 83 per day.
Economy (Chevrolet Spark or similar) is the most frequently booked rental car type in Alabama.
In the past 72 hours, the cheapest rental cars were found at Hertz (C$ 56/day), Dollar (C$ 60/day) and Alamo (C$ 164/day).
Based on ratings and reviews from real users on KAYAK, the best car rental companies in Alabama are Alamo (7.9, 65 reviews), and Enterprise Rent-A-Car (7.2, 68 reviews).
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