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Pick-up locationLa Crosse
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Rental locations10
Airport locations9

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KAYAK’s top tips for renting a car in La Crosse

  • La Crosse is the largest city in Wisconsin; therefore, getting around may be easier with a rental car than other public transportation. Several other benefits come with renting cars. With a rental car, you can go wherever you want, whenever you want, and whenever you’d like to go out. Therefore, La Crosse car rentals are suitable for convenience when traveling around La Crosse city. You can visit various attractions in the city at your pace. Get your car, drive to Wisconsin Great River Road, and see the thirty-three Mississippi River towns where you can go hiking, paddling, fishing, and other outdoor activities. If you are visiting the city Mid-May, you can experience the Apple Blossom Scenic Drive or go for Oktoberfest if you are visiting La Crosse end of September.
  • Most travelers who visit La Crosse by flight land at La Crosse International Airport (LSE). The airport is about 6 miles from La Crosse city center, so you have to get ground transportation to access many places in the city. One ideal means to use are La Crosse rental cars, making it easy to move around at your convenience. The car rentals in La Crosse companies include Alamo, Avis, Enterprise, Budget, National, and Hertz. You can rent a car from any of these car rentals in La Crosse agencies at the baggage claim area in the airport’s terminal.
  • La Crosse has wide roads, especially in the downtown areas. Driving, therefore, is simple. However, ensure you drive within the speed limit and look out for pedestrians, bikers, and cyclists as they share the same roads with vehicles in certain avenues and parts of the city.
  • La Crosse roads are busy, especially on weekdays. When using a rental car, ensure you get through with your errands before or after the congestion hours. The traffic has a medium flow which means you can get to your destinations at a slower rate. If you are using the University of Wisconsin road, ensure you do so any day apart from the move-in week, as the streets get heavy traffic during such times.
  • Book your rental car in La Crosse at least 1 day before your trip in order to get a below-average price
  • Premium rental cars in La Crosse are around 178% more expensive than other car types, on average

FAQs about renting a car in La Crosse

  • How much is gas price in La Crosse?

    The average gas price in La Crosse 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 La Crosse?

    Premium (Ford F-150 or similar) is the most frequently booked rental car type in La Crosse.

  • How can I find car rentals near me in La Crosse?

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

  • How much does a Premium car rental cost in La Crosse?

    A Premium car rental in La Crosse costs C$ 225 per day, on average.

  • How much does a Compact car rental cost in La Crosse?

    A Compact car rental in La Crosse costs C$ 81 per day, on average.

  • What type of car is recommended for driving in La Crosse?

    You may have various options when choosing cars to rent for use in La Crosse. Choosing car rentals in La Crosse during your stay in the city should be determined by the accessibility of the places you seek to visit in terms of road type, the number of people using the car, etcetera. The everyday car in La Crosse is Buick La Crosse because of its easy-to-control, comfort, visibility, and whatnot. You could rent this car if you want to move effectively to La Crosse.

  • What's the speed limit in La Crosse?

    The speed limit of La Crosse varies depending on the place and amenities surrounding the area. When driving around La Crosse city, knowing the speed limit of your driving area is vital. Mormon Coulee Road in La Crosse and the surrounding regions have a speed limit of 35mph, while County Highway SN has a 25mph speed limit. The speed limits are indicated on road signs in designated areas. Ensure that you check for speed limit change signs on the side of La Crosse roads as you drive through the city. However, most of the areas in La Crosse have a speed limit of 25mph as the roads have pedestrians and bikers. There are live Traffic Cameras across the city to ensure that drivers stay within the speed limits required.

  • Where are the best places to park in La Crosse?

    When using rental cars to move around La Crosse, it is vital to ensure you have a parking space. The city has several parking spaces where you can leave the car as you go about other businesses. There are both free and metered parking in La Crosse. Some accessible parking areas include Market Square Ramp, Main Street Ramp, La Crosse Center Ramp, etcetera. All the parking ramps, however, are paid for when there is an event. Getting metered parking is also helpful if you are looking for a place to park where there are no free parking spaces. Parking spaces near the University of Wisconsin are charged $10. 

La Crosse car rental reviews and directory

Avis

10.0

Wonderful

4 reviews
Best rated

Cleanliness

10.0

Comfort

10.0

Pick-up/Drop-off

10.0

Value for money

10.0

One location in La Crosse

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Locations in La Crosse

2850 Airport Drive

+1 608 781 7700

Monday21:00 - 22:0008:30 - 18:00
Tuesday08:30 - 18:0021:00 - 22:00
Wednesday08:30 - 18:0021:00 - 22:00
Thursday21:00 - 22:0008:30 - 18:00
Friday21:00 - 22:0008:30 - 18:00
Saturday10:00 - 15:00
Sunday10:00 - 15:0021:00 - 22:00

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10.0 Wonderful

May 2021

KAYAK

Pros:

We were upgraded for free. Staff was friendly and pick up was simple.

1 out of 1

Dollar

10.0

Wonderful

2 reviews

Cleanliness

10.0

Comfort

10.0

Pick-up/Drop-off

10.0

Value for money

10.0

One location in La Crosse

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Locations in La Crosse

2850 Airport Drive

+1 866 434 2226

Monday08:00 - 17:0021:00 - 22:00
Tuesday08:00 - 17:0021:00 - 22:00
Wednesday21:00 - 22:0008:00 - 17:00
Thursday21:00 - 22:0008:00 - 17:00
Friday08:00 - 17:00
Sunday16:30 - 17:0021:00 - 22:00

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Alamo

9.0

Wonderful

13 reviews

Cleanliness

9.0

Comfort

9.0

Pick-up/Drop-off

9.0

Value for money

7.0

One location in La Crosse

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Locations in La Crosse

2850 Airport Dr

+1 608 781 5678

Monday20:00 - 22:0010:00 - 15:00
Tuesday10:00 - 15:0020:00 - 22:00
Wednesday10:00 - 15:0020:00 - 22:00
Thursday20:00 - 22:0010:00 - 15:00
Friday20:00 - 22:0010:00 - 15:00
Saturday10:00 - 15:00
Sunday10:00 - 15:0019:30 - 22:00

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10.0 Wonderful

Dec. 2017

KAYAK

Pros:

Easy to work with and no pressuring when doing paper work.

Cons:

None

8.0 Very good

Nov. 2017

KAYAK

Pros:

Easy to pick up and drop off

Cons:

Even though I requested online to pick up car at 10 am, email confirmation said noon. I had to call and inquire and was told weekend rate didn’t go into effect until noon, so had to pay $36+ more than anticipated.

8.8 Very good

Mar. 2017

KAYAK

Pros:

Friendly staff, knowledgeable and made things convenient. Even though I had a problem. Loved the vehicle Online booking, and no prepay needed, no cancellation fee.

Cons:

The false advertising on price...$180 online...but taxes and fees...OMG what am I an idiot to you. $240, when I was done. A 33% increase? And fees for what ,are these just made up?. How come the world population cannot speak clearly of the need for these items and where they derive? As a business if you are imposed upon by governance to set aside funds for some reason, you cannot simply pass that to your customer in a "Fee". This become a PRICE INCREASE. I own a business and do not charge a fee for hazardous wast, fire safety, potential acts of god etc. At that point I was trapped, (nice small print, faded btw) This reeks of a sincere attempt to be dishonest and barely follow the governing language. Try plain English, at a fifth grade understanding next time. Also, if you NEED a credit card and not a cash card, this MUST be displayed CLEARLY prior to any commitment or arrival at the location. I was lucky and was able to transfer funds from an account to my credit card after I arrived for pick up. Had I known I would have done this days in advance. I loved the overall experience but felt like I was being maipulated into a behavior.

2.0 Poor

Aug. 2016

KAYAK

Cons:

Our flight was cancelled at 3 am. I called Alamo to see what could be done and was told that it could be changed but would cost 500.00 more. No discussion. I tried to see if someone else could pick up our car as we could get a flight the next evening or that evening at a different airport-NO. I was told to call the local office and they were not opened There was no negotiation, no sympathy, no expression in voice. I spent a lot of time making my vacation plans and was very sad that they could not be worked out due to non negotiable phone center operators. (I tried twice)

9.6 Wonderful

Feb. 2016

KAYAK

Pros:

y flight was late and Alamo stayed open to get us our car. I can't say the same for their competitor at the airport.

10.0 Wonderful

Dec. 2015

KAYAK

Pros:

Customer service representative, the car, and the price - all that I could ask for.

Cons:

Nothing

1 out of 3

Enterprise Rent-A-Car

7.1

Cleanliness

6.8

Comfort

8.5

Pick-up/Drop-off

7.4

Value for money

7.9

2 locations in La Crosse

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227 3rd St South

+1 608 785 7400

Monday08:00 - 17:00
Tuesday08:00 - 17:00
Wednesday08:00 - 17:00
Thursday08:00 - 17:00
Friday08:00 - 17:00
Saturday09:00 - 12:00
Sunday00:00 - 00:00

2850 Airport Dr

+1 608 781 5094

Monday20:00 - 22:0010:00 - 15:00
Tuesday10:00 - 15:0020:00 - 22:00
Wednesday20:00 - 22:0010:00 - 15:00
Thursday20:00 - 22:0010:00 - 15:00
Friday20:00 - 22:0010:00 - 15:00
Saturday10:00 - 15:00
Sunday19:30 - 22:0010:00 - 15:00

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2.0 Poor

Mar. 2021

KAYAK

Pros:

I liked that there was another rental company nearby.

Cons:

Place was closed at the hour booked. They had changed their hours and didn't update the website or Google maps. There was just a printed message with the new hours. Luckily was able to rent from a different company.

8.0 Very good

Jun. 2020

KAYAK

Pros:

Staff was awesome, vehicle was used previously by a heavy smoker and truck reeked of smoke. This is not a reflection of the local enterprise, it’s a smell that is very difficult to get out of the vehicle.

10.0 Wonderful

Sep. 2018

KAYAK

Cons:

When your flight comes in after 5pm you have to come back the next day to pick up the car - that is the only negative. The gentleman and lady took excellent care of me!

6.0 Okay

May 2018

KAYAK

Pros:

Staff friendly, given free upgrade mostly because only vehicle available.

Cons:

Airplane arrived on time 9:28 pm, car rental closed at 9:00 pm even though we had a car reserved no one there. Had difficult time getting to hotel from airport & back in morning.

6.0 Okay

Mar. 2018

KAYAK

Cons:

Dirty windows inside and out. Dirty around media controls.

6.8 Okay

Oct. 2017

KAYAK

Pros:

Nice, new car

Cons:

Stains in interior. Priced way too high.

1 out of 5

Budget

8.6

Very good

No reviews available

Cleanliness

8.8

Comfort

9.1

Pick-up/Drop-off

8.2

Value for money

7.9

One location in La Crosse

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2850 Airport Drive

+1 608 781 7700

Monday08:30 - 18:0021:00 - 22:00
Tuesday08:30 - 18:0021:00 - 22:00
Wednesday08:30 - 18:0021:00 - 22:00
Thursday21:00 - 22:0008:30 - 18:00
Friday21:00 - 22:0008:30 - 18:00
Saturday10:00 - 15:00
Sunday10:00 - 15:0021:00 - 22:00

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National

2.0

Poor

No reviews available

Cleanliness

2.0

Comfort

2.0

Pick-up/Drop-off

2.0

Value for money

2.0

One location in La Crosse

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Locations in La Crosse

2850 Airport Dr

+1 608 781 5678

Monday10:00 - 15:0020:00 - 22:00
Tuesday20:00 - 22:0010:00 - 15:00
Wednesday10:00 - 15:0020:00 - 22:00
Thursday10:00 - 15:0020:00 - 22:00
Friday10:00 - 15:0020:00 - 22:00
Saturday10:00 - 15:00
Sunday10:00 - 15:0019:30 - 22:00

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Hertz

6.1

One location in La Crosse

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2850 Airport Drive

+1 608 781 7550

Monday21:00 - 22:0008:00 - 17:00
Tuesday08:00 - 17:0021:00 - 22:00
Wednesday08:00 - 17:0021:00 - 22:00
Thursday08:00 - 17:0021:00 - 22:00
Friday08:00 - 17:00
Sunday21:00 - 22:0016:30 - 17:00

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6.4 Okay

May 2017

KAYAK

Pros:

clean comfortable car, reasonable rates

Cons:

drop off area was not marked, it was pouring rain uncovered and no place to drop car. No staff on Saturdays where all other rental booths were manned.

10.0 Wonderful

Apr. 2017

KAYAK

Pros:

Hertz had a very reasonable rental to use around town for a week. Service desk was very informative about the vehicle. The inspection of the vehicle before leaving is key.

4.0 Mediocre

Apr. 2017

KAYAK

Pros:

The service desk lady was nice enough. The price was cheaper than Enterprise.

Cons:

I picked up my vehicle late at night. It was dark and it had been a long day for the service desk lady who admitted she hadn't inspected the car yet. She walked me out to the vehicle, there was no vehicle inspection performed. The Jeep Compass came with dents, cracked bumper corners, a broken fog lamp, missing panels from the bottom of doors, and an annoying change oil light. These were previously known as evidenced by the white X's around the damage. Throughout my 11-day trip I felt like the muffler must have had a hole in it because at 50 mph I felt I was driving a motorboat. Too loud!

10.0 Wonderful

Mar. 2017

KAYAK

Pros:

It was a Ford Fusion

1 out of 2

Easirent

4.6

Mediocre

No reviews available

One location in La Crosse

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Locations in La Crosse

La Crosse Municipal Airport

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Sunnycars

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One location in La Crosse

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Locations in La Crosse

2850 Airport Drive

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49 travellers who rented a car in La Crosse gave the car agency they used an average rating of 4.8

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