Car Rental in Columbia, SC

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Columbia Car Rental & Nearby Locations

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Columbia Car Rental & Nearby Locations

Columbia Car Rental & Nearby Locations
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Rent a Car in Columbia, South Carolina

Time to find a car rental in Columbia, SC? No need to scour the internet to look for the best deal. You’ll always get a great rate on a reliable ride when you book with Budget. 

Our rental cars are comfortable and ready for anything you have planned, whether you need a car while your vehicle is getting worked on, or if you’re visiting Columbia on vacation. Pick up your car from our CAE rental location as you’re leaving the airport, or find another location close to you. Then add extra features to make your rental car experience even better.

Columbia Travel Tips

  1. Heading north out of Columbia? If traffic is heavy, get off I-77 and opt for Highway 555 or US-21 as alternative routes to your destination.

  2. Congaree National Park is one of the only places you’ll find synchronous fireflies, which light up all at once to put on a stunning natural light show in May and June.

Popular Rental Options

In Columbia, South Carolina, we offer all the charm and hospitality the South is known for. Check out stunning plantation homes and low country swamps in one of these popular rental cars:

  • Compact Cars: Take your compact car to downtown Columbia and never worry about fitting into a parking spot again.

  • Full-Size Cars: A full-size car gives you plenty of room to spread out on drives to the South Carolina State House or on the road to Charleston.

  • Standard SUVs: Visits to Congaree National Park call for a rough-and-tumble standard SUV to get you there with ease.


Nailed down the perfect rental car? Find out what is available when you need it by filling out the reservation form above.

Columbia Tourist Attractions

Riverbanks Zoo & Garden

From farm animals to an aquarium to a serene botanical garden, you’ll find something to please everyone in your party at the Riverbanks Zoo & Garden. Rent a car from Budget to enjoy a day of strolling this popular Columbia attraction.

EdVenture Children’s Museum

Traveling with kids? Don’t miss the chance to take your Budget car rental to EdVenture—the largest children’s museum in all of the Southeast United States, and one of the largest in the world. You could spend days exploring all the galleries and hands-on exhibits.