Miami Ranked Lowest for U.S. Rental Rates

Miami had the least expensive rental rates out of 50 U.S. cities. Photo via Wikimedia.
Miami had the least expensive rental rates out of 50 U.S. cities. Photo via Wikimedia.

Miami has the least expensive rental car rates in the U.S., according to a Cheap Car Rental survey that looked at 50 U.S. cities over the past 12 months. Car renters in Miami pay an average of only $20 per day.

Philadelphia topped the list for the most expensive U.S. car rental destinations, with a daily rate of $65, according to the survey. New York came in second for the most expensive rate at $61 per day.

Here is the list of the top five most expensive and top five least expensive U.S. car rental destinations:

Most Expensive:

1. Philadelphia: $65
2. New York: $61
3. Detroit: $58
4. Indianapolis: $58
5. Austin: $56

Least Expensive:

46. Tampa: $28
47. Orlando: $27
48. San Francisco: $26
49. Charleston: $26
50. Miami: $20

The prices reflect the average daily rate for the cheapest available rental car from Oct. 1, 2014 until Sept. 30, 2015. Each city’s main airport was chosen as the pick-up and drop-off location, according to the survey.

For the full survey rankings, visit

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