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KAYAK’s top tips for renting a car in Chesapeake

  • Cheap car rentals in Chesapeake are among the most convenient ways to move around the city and visit major attractions. The convenience of the rental cars will allow you to travel to Deep Branch Family Campground, about 149 mi from the city, and the Cam Ocean Forest, about 151 mi from Chesapeake. It is also easy to get to Point Lookout Lighthouse, about 88 mi North of Chesapeake, and Stony Point Fashion Park, which is located about 86 mi to the northwest of Chesapeake. The Virginia Museum of Fine Arts is about 86 mi to the northwest, with the Chincoteague Island being about 94 mi to the northeast of the city.
  • When driving Chesapeake car rentals, it is important that you remain vigilant and drive cautiously. The city will have orange markings and signs to remind you of safety. It is important to watch out for construction sites, especially where vehicles keep moving in and out of work zones. In such cases, you will need to obey channelizing devices, signs, and markings on the road. The city also has a move over and move it law in cases where there is an accident, blinking, or alternating blue, amber, or red lights. You will need to approach cautiously and, in safe scenarios, yield the right of way by changing the lane to one that is not adjacent to the vehicle that is stationery.
  • There are several places to find a cheap car rental in Chesapeake, Virginia. Suppose you need a cheap ride in the city, head over to Chesapeake – Battlefield Blvd (C4K) on Boulevard North. The location is known for luxury, sedan sizes, SUV rental, pickup trucks, and van rentals. You can also visit Chesapeake – Parkview Shops HLE located on Parkview drive or rent a car at Chesapeake Downtown. If you need a vehicle from Enterprise, you can visit Enterprise Rent a car at Great Bridge Chesapeake or the city's major airports.
  • When it comes to tourist attractions, there is no shortage of places you can visit at Chesapeake. The Dismal Swamp Canal Trail, which is approximately 33 miles from the airport, the Historic Ridge Farm with its organic strawberries and pumpkins, and the iconic South Norfolk Jordan Bridge, are about 17min drive and 9 miles away. Now suppose you want to come to Chesapeake to visit all these, which better way to do it than through a flexible drive in a rental car? Through KAYAK, you can rent a vehicle with Chesapeake car rentals for a day, week, or for as long as you want and enjoy the convenience you couldn't experience if you used a bus or a taxi. Renting a car with car rentals in Chesapeake through KAYAK makes navigating through the city much more flexible.
  • There are four major airports in Chesapeake, namely, Norfolk International Airport, Chesapeake Regional Airport, Hampton Roads Executive Airport, and Williamsburg International Airport, located 45min North of Chesapeake. All these airports have designated car rental companies that you can choose from. For example, car rentals in Chesapeake such as Alamo, Avis, Enterprise, Dollar, Thrifty, Budgets, Payless, and National are accessible from these airports. At Norfolk Airport they're all located near the baggage claim area at the exit terminal. At Williamsburg Airport, you can find car rental companies such as Budget, Thrifty, and Enterprise. The other two airports do not have onsite car rentals.
  • To help you avoid unpleasant experiences with other road users such as pedestrians, cyclists, and other motorists, it is advised to exercise maximum caution when driving on Chesapeake roadways. Depending on the time and season of your visit to Chesapeake, you may experience weather elements such as snow, rain, and hail.
  • Chesapeake streets are typically busy due to traffic congestion, especially during rush hour. It is important to note that between 7am - 9am and 4pm - 7pm, the roadways experience traffic gridlock due to rush hour. Unless it's extremely necessary, you might want to drive around the city of Chesapeake before or after these hours to avoid being inconvenienced. Also, be careful when using Interstate 64 from Interstate 464 to Bowers Hill on I-662/264 near High Rise Bridge. It is one of the most heavily congested interstates in Chesapeake. We also recommend using GPS when driving through unfamiliar routes to keep track of your surroundings and destination.
  • Book your rental car in Chesapeake at least 1 day before your trip in order to get a below-average price
  • Full-size rental cars in Chesapeake are around -62% cheaper than other car types, on average

FAQs about renting a car in Chesapeake

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

    For flexibility and navigation through narrow streets and heavy traffic, we recommend a small car. In this case, we recommend economy, compact, or convertible vehicles. However, if you are a group of more than four people, go for a full or premium SUV or a minivan.

  • What’s the speed limit in Chesapeake?

    The statutory speed limit in Chesapeake and the entire Virginia state is 55mph. Virginia is one of the few states with a relatively low-speed limit. The typical speed limit on most highways is 45mph. Unpaved roads have a maximum of 35mph, while commercial and residential areas have up to 25mph.

  • Where are the best places to park in Chesapeake?

    You can park your car at West Plaza Street Garage, Westside Garage, Boush Street Garage, and Main Street Garage, all located in Downtown Norfolk. Parking fees are affordable, going for as low as $1 an hour and about $10 a day.

  • How much is gas price in Chesapeake?

    The average gas price in Chesapeake is C$ 5.31 per litre over the past 30 days. Filling up a gas tank costs between C$ 64 and C$ 85, depending on the car size.

  • What is the most popular rental car in Chesapeake?

    Full-size (Ford Transit or similar) is the most frequently booked rental car type in Chesapeake.

  • Which car rental companies are at Norfolk airport (ORF)?

    The only car rental company onsite at Norfolk airport is Dollar.

  • Which car rental companies will pick you up at Norfolk airport (ORF)?

    The only car rental company that offers shuttle or pick-up services from Norfolk airport to off-airport locations is Dollar.

  • How can I find car rentals near me in Chesapeake?

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

  • How much does a Full Size car rental cost in Chesapeake?

    A Full Size car rental in Chesapeake costs C$ 172 per day, on average.

  • How much does a Special car rental cost in Chesapeake?

    A Special car rental in Chesapeake costs C$ 68 per day, on average.

  • How much does an Intermediate car rental cost in Chesapeake?

    An Intermediate car rental in Chesapeake costs C$ 94 per day, on average.

  • Are there any roads to avoid in Chesapeake, Virginia?

    One of the major roads that you should avoid in Chesapeake is the Chesapeake Bay Bridge. The road is especially dangerous when there is bad weather or a violent storm which makes it hard to see the road and the shore.

  • How do I pay to use toll roads in Chesapeake, Virginia?

    The toll fee when using a car rental in Chesapeake is charged back to you as the driver. Some companies offer an E-toll service that allows you to use the city's electronic bridges, highways, and tunnels. You can also pay cash when using toll roads that have no electronic tolls.

Chesapeake car rental reviews and directory

Budget

8.4

Very good

15 reviews
Best rated

Cleanliness

8.4

Comfort

8.4

Pick-up/Drop-off

7.6

Value for money

8.4

2 locations in Chesapeake

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Locations in Chesapeake

1028 Battlefield Blvd N

+1 757 312 8127

Monday08:00 - 18:00
Tuesday08:00 - 18:00
Wednesday08:00 - 18:00
Thursday08:00 - 18:00
Friday08:00 - 18:00
Saturday08:30 - 13:00
Sunday09:00 - 13:00

3333 Western Branch Boulevard

+1 757 638 1203

Monday08:00 - 18:00
Tuesday08:00 - 18:00
Wednesday08:00 - 18:00
Thursday08:00 - 18:00
Friday08:00 - 18:00
Saturday08:30 - 13:00
Sunday09:00 - 13:00

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6.0 Okay

Oct. 2022

KAYAK
Car wasn't ready when we arrived and it took over 1/2 hour to find me a car to fit my reservation. Did they not know I was coming? I made the reservation a week ago.

10.0 Wonderful

Mar. 2021

KAYAK

Pros:

The staff was friendly and helpful and explained everything quite well. The car was great clean got it as expected easy to return

8.0 Very good

Aug. 2017

KAYAK

Pros:

Service at the store in Chesapeake, VA was very good. Friendly fast service. The return at Charlotte, NC airport was fast and hassle free.

Cons:

Car windows were fairly dirty that made some of my tired night driving difficult. Frankly I didn't notice until the sun went down but it did make visibility more difficult than it needed to be.

10.0 Wonderful

Jul. 2017

KAYAK

Pros:

Low price. Nice car. Helpful folks

4.8 Mediocre

Feb. 2017

KAYAK

Pros:

The customer service person was a new employee but got some assistance from another staff person.

Cons:

I'm still waiting for confirmation that all was good with the car upon return! Budget system was down again! My car was dirty and could've used a car washing! I took it to a car wash immediately after leaving the budget office.

4.4 Mediocre

Feb. 2017

KAYAK

Pros:

The kayak service was excellent!

Cons:

Budget car was comfortable, but had acceleration problems and idled rough. Also Budget charged far more than the advertised rate on the car. Unknown what charges were added. I added coverage for the car, but charges far in excess of that.

1 out of 4

Enterprise Rent-A-Car

7.3

Cleanliness

7.5

Comfort

7.9

Pick-up/Drop-off

6.7

Value for money

6.5

5 locations in Chesapeake

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Locations in Chesapeake

1245 Cedar Rd

+1 757 548 2676

Monday08:00 - 18:0014:00 - 17:30
Tuesday14:00 - 17:3008:00 - 18:00
Wednesday14:00 - 17:3008:00 - 18:00
Thursday14:00 - 17:3008:00 - 18:00
Friday14:00 - 17:3008:00 - 18:00
Saturday00:00 - 00:00
Sunday00:00 - 00:00

1301 S. Military Hwy.

+1 757 420 7700

Monday08:00 - 18:00
Tuesday08:00 - 18:00
Wednesday08:00 - 18:00
Thursday08:00 - 18:00
Friday08:00 - 18:00
Saturday09:00 - 13:00
Sunday10:00 - 14:00

1636 S Military Hwy

+1 757 361 0081

Monday08:00 - 18:00
Tuesday08:00 - 18:00
Wednesday08:00 - 18:00
Thursday08:00 - 18:00
Friday08:00 - 18:00
Saturday09:00 - 13:00
Sunday00:00 - 00:00

3125 Western Branch Blvd

+1 757 638 0911

Monday08:00 - 18:00
Tuesday08:00 - 18:00
Wednesday08:00 - 18:00
Thursday08:00 - 18:00
Friday08:00 - 18:00
Saturday09:00 - 13:00
Sunday10:00 - 14:00

927 N. Battlefield Blvd.

+1 757 549 6600

Monday08:00 - 18:00
Tuesday08:00 - 18:00
Wednesday08:00 - 18:00
Thursday08:00 - 18:00
Friday08:00 - 18:00
Saturday09:00 - 13:00
Sunday00:00 - 00:00

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3.6 Poor

Sep. 2019

KAYAK

Pros:

The staff were just down right horrible. They told me they had no cars any where in the area. I was on hold with customer service for an hour and a half and the guy hung up on me. For all the hassle I went thru they didnt offer me any thing nor were they even nice. They made my whole trip a wreck.

Cons:

Just dont uses them

4.4 Mediocre

Jun. 2019

KAYAK

Pros:

Car was very nice. Able to to turn in car after hours.

Cons:

They were completely unprepared with my vehicle. Took a long time to fuel the vehicle, clean it, process the paperwork. They didn't answer the phones when I called ahead of time to ensure they were getting it ready. I waited 45min-1 hour after my reservation time to get my vehicle. Not happy.

6.4 Okay

Jul. 2016

KAYAK

Pros:

Vehicle was great for our trip.

Cons:

Pick up included a very long wait and the customer service reps were unorganized.

1.9 Poor

Aug. 2021

KAYAK
Worst Experience Ever! Don't book with Enterprise!

10.0 Wonderful

Aug. 2021

KAYAK
I can't think of anything else you can improve at this time.

1 out of 2

Hertz

7.0

Cleanliness

6.2

Comfort

6.4

Pick-up/Drop-off

6.6

Value for money

7.0

2 locations in Chesapeake

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Locations in Chesapeake

1700 Parkview Dr Ste 1765

+1 757 424 8034

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

3400 Western Branch Blvd

+1 757 210 4596

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

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6.0 Okay

Mar. 2021

KAYAK

Pros:

The price.

Cons:

Office space is very shabby and dirty. Car smelled strongly of air fresheners and the high touch surfaces didn't seem to have been cleaned well. I think I somehow lucked out with not too much trouble but I won't be trying my luck at this Hertz again.

10.0 Wonderful

Feb. 2021

KAYAK

Pros:

Very nice staff people.

Cons:

Rather it be cleaned more carefully ahead of time, but when we complained, the staff person was very courteous, and she cleaned it as best she could.

2.0 Poor

Jul. 2019

KAYAK

Pros:

Pick up was a nightmare. I mistakenly rented the car from an off-site, not at the airport, and was told I could cancel it and WOULD get a refund. We canceled and rented the car FROM the Hertz kiosk at the Norfolk, VA airport. I HAVE NOT GOTTEN MY REFUND YET!!! I've called several times!!!

Cons:

DO NOT RENT FROM HERTZ!! There are better, more honest, more helpful companies. This one will NOT give me my refund!!!

3.2 Poor

Jun. 2019

KAYAK

Pros:

The radio was nice

Cons:

The cleanliness of the car

10.0 Wonderful

Jul. 2018

KAYAK

Pros:

He didn't take a ton of time. He could.see that I was a gold member and got me out the door.

9.6 Wonderful

Feb. 2017

KAYAK

Pros:

Great location and staff. Friendly and knowledgeable. Quality cars.

Cons:

The car was a bit dirty inside but not awful.

1 out of 3

Avis

6.6

Cleanliness

6.6

Comfort

6.0

Pick-up/Drop-off

7.3

Value for money

6.6

2 locations in Chesapeake

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Locations in Chesapeake

1028 Battlefield Blvd N

+1 757 312 0516

Monday08:00 - 18:00
Tuesday08:00 - 18:00
Wednesday08:00 - 18:00
Thursday08:00 - 18:00
Friday08:00 - 18:00
Saturday08:30 - 13:00
Sunday09:00 - 13:00

3333 Western Branch Boulevard

+1 757 484 2951

Monday08:00 - 18:00
Tuesday08:00 - 18:00
Wednesday08:00 - 18:00
Thursday08:00 - 18:00
Friday08:00 - 18:00
Saturday08:30 - 13:00
Sunday09:00 - 13:00

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2.0 Poor

Oct. 2022

KAYAK
They did not have a car.

8.0 Very good

Aug. 2022

KAYAK
I really love the customer service I received . I will get a big car next time.

1 out of 1

45 travellers who rented a car in Chesapeake gave the car agency they used an average rating of 7.3

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