Car rental in Tampa, FL, United States

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Tampa, Florida: A Place of Nonstop Adventure

The car rental of your choice awaits you when you travel to Tampa, Florida, aka "Big Guava." Travel around the city in your car rental to experience all things Tampa, or venture into traffic and head to nearby Orlando or Daytona Beach for the day. The palm trees and tropical weather anxiously await your arrival.

Walk on the Wild Side

Only 1.2 miles from downtown, the Florida Aquarium has over 7,000 plants and animals to see during your visit, including sea turtles and sharks. The aquarium is complete with splash pads and a 4D theater.

The next destination is Big Cat Rescue, just over 20 minutes away. Open since 1992, this massive wildlife preserve is home to more than 70 rescued cats of all stripes (and spots), including tigers, lions, and cheetahs. It's one of the largest accredited cat sanctuaries in the world. Call ahead and schedule an intimate experience on a guided tour with cats.

Fun in the Sun

Hop into your rental and head 11 miles east to Busch Gardens Tampa Bay. Here, you and your guests will enjoy an African-themed amusement park with some of the best roller coasters that Florida has to offer.

How about some water fun? Less than five minutes away is Adventure Island Water Park, a great place to cool off from the rays of the warm Tampa sun.

Beautiful Sunset Views

Overlooking the bay, just in time for the disappearing sunlight, are two must-visit locations. The Hula Bay Club is Tampa's waterfront restaurant. The sunset will be a beautiful backdrop to your traditional Hawaiian dinner.

As the sun goes down, the Tampa Riverwalk sparks to life with bright neon lights and live entertainment. It's sure to be the perfect nightcap for an adventurous day.

Interested in this destination? Rent a car today and drive to Tampa, Florida, for an ideal action-packed vacation.

Tampa, FL, United States

When to book a rental car in Tampa


Average rental day price in the last 30 days

US$ 32.18

Most popular car rental models in Tampa

  • Chevrolet Trailblazer (SUV)
  • Honda Civic (Full Size)
  • VW Passat (Premium)

Car rental companies in Tampa, FL, United States

    Car Rental Requirements in the United States

    • Minimum Age

      In most countries, the minimum age required to hire a vehicle is 25.

    • Driver’s License

      Each driver must present a full, valid and original national driver's license held for minimum of 2 years. If your license is not in a language used in your destination country, an International Driver's Permit to accompany your national driver's license is highly recommended. Some rental companies and government agencies require that you present an IDP. It is the renter's responsibility to present both their IDP and Driver's License when picking up the vehicle. For more information, please reach out to the Rental Company.

    • ID or Passport

      Each driver must present a valid and original photo ID or passport.

    • International Credit Card

      The renter must present a personal credit card, valid in the country of pick-up with enough funds to put a hold for a security deposit. Third-party credit cards will not be accepted. The car rental company is solely responsible for approving the provided credit card. Online prepayment does not exempt the renter from providing a valid international credit card during vehicle pick-up. The rental company will place a hold in the amount of the security deposit and, when applicable, any additional local fees not covered in the prepaid voucher on the card provided at the rental location.

    • Prepaid Booking Voucher

      You must present a printout of the Booking Confirmation Voucher at the rental location. This document officially confirms all agreed upon services, payment conditions, rates, discounts, as well as vehicle availability within the group selected.

    • Important Information

      Car rental companies reserve the right to refuse service to underage or unlicensed drivers, those with poor credit history or individuals otherwise considered liabilities by the rental company.

    What to know before renting a car in Tampa

    • How much is it to rent a car in Tampa?

      The lowest daily rate in Tampa in the last 30 days was US$ 48.50 with Budget.

    • Which car model is the most rented in Tampa?

      The most popular car rental model in Tampa is the Chevrolet Trailblazer.

    • What is the average car rental daily rate in Tampa?

      In the last 30 days, the average daily rate was US$ 32.18.

    • How many car rental locations are there in Tampa?

      in Tampa there are 41 locations at 11 car rental companies.

    • Which categories are available for rent in Tampa?

      SUV, Full Size, Premium, Van.


    Proteções do veículo Vehicle protections

    Rental car protections usually have the abbreviations CDW and LDW and protect the vehicle from robbery and damage in the event of collisions or accidents.

    Proteções à terceiros Third party protection

    The protections against third parties have several abbreviations, such as ALI, SLI and others. In general, they protect the vehicle from third parties involved in collisions with your rental car.

    Caução Security deposit

    To pick up the car you must leave a security deposit, also called a pre-authorization. The amount is "blocked" on the renter's credit card and "unlocked" after the return of the car on the same conditions.

    Opcionais Optional items

    It is possible to add optional items to your reservation, such as GPS, child car seat or booster seat. Take advantage of those items so you don’t have to worry about it later!

    Condutor adicional Additional driver

    If someone else is sharing the wheel with you, they need to be added to the car rental agreement as an additional driver and meet the same documentation and minimum age requirements as the main driver or renter.

    Quilometragem Mileage

    Check if your reservation has free mileage or not. Free mileage means you can ride as much as you like with the rental car and you will not pay extra depending on the ride.

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