Maharashtra car rentals

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Cheap car rentals in Maharashtra

EconomyC$ 58/day
CompactC$ 107/day
IntermediateC$ 107/day
StandardC$ 59/day
MiniC$ 58/day
PremiumC$ 472/day
Passenger VanC$ 94/day
LuxuryC$ 90/day
Intermediate station wagonC$ 107/day
Best rates found by KAYAK users in the past 48 hours.

Top tips for renting a car in Maharashtra

  • You must have a valid driving licence to hire and operate a hire car in Maharashtra. Foreigners can only hire vehicles in Maharashtra with an international driver’s permit and a valid driver’s license from their home country. The international driver's permit, valid for only one year, can be acquired in Maharashtra, but it is wiser to get one before your visit.
  • Ensure that you observe traffic regulations in India, as law enforcers may strictly implement these laws on car hirers more than natives. For instance, the allowed blood alcohol content in India is 0.03%, and exceeding it while driving a vehicle might attract fines accordingly. Also, the authorised speed limit in Maharashtra is 70 km/h. It also applies to other urban centres in India. You should drive at a maximum speed of 80 km/h in the suburbs and at most 120 km/h while on the motorways. If when driving you come across workmen engaged in road repairs or a body of troops, you are required to drive at a speed limit of 25 km/h.
  • In Maharashtra, the driver and the passenger in the front seat must always be buckled up while the vehicle is in motion. The law also requires passengers in the rear seat to wear seat belts. Apart from drivers of passenger service vehicles and taxis, all other drivers with children as passengers should ensure that their vehicles are installed with a child restraint system. Also, babies and children up to 12 years old should be seated in appropriate seats.
  • 25% of our users found rental cars in Maharashtra for C$ 71 or less
  • Book your rental car in Maharashtra at least 1 day before your trip in order to get a below-average price
  • Economy rental cars in Maharashtra are around 28% cheaper than other car types, on average

FAQs about renting a car in Maharashtra

  • How much does it cost to rent a car in Maharashtra?

    On average a rental car in Maharashtra costs C$ 155 per day.

  • What is the most popular rental car in Maharashtra?

    Economy (Class Economy Car or similar) is the most frequently booked rental car type in Maharashtra.

  • What is the cheapest car rental company in Maharashtra?

    In the past 72 hours, the cheapest rental cars were found at SS Travels (C$ 58/day) and Avis (C$ 59/day).

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

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

  • Where should I rent a car in Maharashtra?

    Based on car searches on KAYAK, the most popular cities to rent a car in Maharashtra are Mumbai (88% of total searches of users looking to rent a car in Maharashtra) and Pune (13%).

  • How much does it cost to rent a car for a week in Maharashtra?

    On average a rental car in Maharashtra costs C$ 557 per week (C$ 80 per day).

  • How much does it cost to rent a car long term for a month in Maharashtra?

    On average a rental car in Maharashtra costs C$ 2,387 per month (C$ 80 per day).

  • Should I hire a car in Maharashtra?

    Maharashtra is a popular tourist location that lots of people trying to visit. The city is one of the largest industrial and commercial centres in India, which makes it popularly referred to as the gateway of India. Maharashtra is renowned for its culture and natural beauty. Visiting the ancient cave paintings at Ajanta and Ellora, which are both well-known tourist destinations, requires one to have a reliable and convenient mode of transportation, and hiring a car is a viable option. It’s incredibly easy to find parking in Maharashtra. You’ll find various parking options, including public car parks, private garages and automated parking options. Apart from the metropolis, there are interesting areas in the Maharashtra neighbourhood that you can visit. You can camp at Ajanta Caves, Mahabaleshwar or Aurangabad. You can also visit Ellora Caves and Lonavala. Hiring a luxury or an economy vehicle provides you flexibility, convenience and efficiency in travelling whenever you want.

  • What is driving like in Maharashtra?

    The main routes you will be using while in Maharashtra are the Eastern and Western Express Highways, and due to the city's large population, the roads and highways can be quite congested. Despite the congestion, parking choices are usually available. Drivers in India are required by law to always keep left, and the consequences of breaking this law include accidents, traffic tickets or both. You should never operate your mobile phone while driving. Also, don't park on the footpath, drive too fast, drive while drunk or ignore traffic signals. Look out for the city's silent zones, and don’t honk, to avoid unnecessary fines. Given that traffic rules can change, contact the Maharashtra traffic police for updates and clarification.

  • How old do you have to be to hire a car in Maharashtra?

    The minimum driving age in Maharashtra is 21 years; consequently, you can only hire and operate a vehicle in the city and the surrounding region from 21 years of age. Some car hire companies, especially those that specialise in higher category vehicles, may charge an “underage driver fee” to drivers under 25, to offset the risk of damage and accidents.

Car rental locations in Maharashtra

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  • europcar

    Europcar car rental locations in Maharashtra

    7 Locations

  • instantcabs

    Instant Cabs car rental locations in Maharashtra

    7 Locations

  • carclub

    Car Club car rental locations in Maharashtra

    5 Locations

  • 1firstcarrental

    1First Car Rental car rental locations in Maharashtra

    4 Locations

  • mychoize

    MyChoize Car Rental car rental locations in Maharashtra

    4 Locations

  • keddy

    keddy by Europcar car rental locations in Maharashtra

    4 Locations

  • indecab

    IndeCab car rental locations in Maharashtra

    3 Locations

  • mca

    MC&A car rental locations in Maharashtra

    3 Locations

  • sstravels

    SS Travels car rental locations in Maharashtra

    3 Locations

  • avis

    Avis car rental locations in Maharashtra

    2 Locations

  • ecorent

    Eco Rent car rental locations in Maharashtra

    2 Locations

  • myles

    Myles car rental locations in Maharashtra

    2 Locations

Good to know

Most popular agency

Avis

Most popular car type

Economy

Average price

C$ 80/day

Good deal

C$ 71/day

When to book a rental car in Maharashtra

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