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Why Book a Long-Term Car Rental?

Considering a long-term car rental? You’re not alone. Monthly car rentals are a popular choice among drivers for many reasons, including these:

  • Transportation after a car accident or while a personal vehicle is in the shop for extensive repairs

  • Extended work trips or family vacations

  • Lengthy or cross-country road trips

  • As an affordable alternative to leasing or purchasing a vehicle

  • To test drive a specific make and model before choosing to buy

The Benefits of a Long-Term Rental vs. Leasing

Booking a long-term car rental can be a lot easier and cheaper than getting a one-year car lease. And if you’re looking for a short-term auto lease that’s even shorter than a year, then a monthly car rental is perfect for you!

Budget Long-term Lease Vehicle
Minimum Term Committment
15 Days Usually 2-4 yrs
$0 Yes
Required credit check
No Yes
Ability to Swap Cars
Yes No
Limited Mileage
Unlimited Limited
Require Personal Auto Insurance
No,Plans Available Yes
Preventative Maintenance
Included Extra Cost

Does Budget have special requirements for long-term car rental?

Our monthly car rental rates are available for rentals that last between 28 and 330 days. Beyond that, Budget only requires renters to meet our general rental requirements, including the following:

  • Age Requirements: You must be at least 21 to rent a car with Budget in most states. In Michigan or New York, you must be at least 18. Keep in mind that renters under 25 are subject to additional restrictions and fees.

  • Credentials and Deposits: You must have a valid driver’s license and a debit or credit card to book and pick up a long-term car rental with Budget. In addition, renters under the age of 25 must present a credit card except in New York, and some Budget locations do not accept debit cards.

  • Smoke-Free Policy: Smoking is never permitted in any Budget vehicle to help ensure our vehicles remain clean and fresh. 

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If your long-term vehicle needs to fit the entire group or family, a minivan is the way to go. Get that extra space you’ve always wanted!

When you’re looking for a long-term rental, make the most of your trip and enjoy a dream car without the big price tag.

Monthly Car Rental FAQs

Yes, it is easy to reserve a car rental for a month or more when you rent with Avis. You may choose long-term car rental during an extended vacation, for a road trip, for seasonal work, or various other reasons.

Yes, Avis offers extended car rental options that provide greater convenience when you need a vehicle for a month or more. You may be interested in this option if your car is in the shop, if you’re staying with family for a long period, or if you’re on an extended business trip.

A long-term car rental can be a more affordable option compared to leasing a car for several months. It may also be less expensive per day to rent long-term, but this all depends on the availability of vehicles and the dates you choose to rent. Bear in mind that the rules can be different whether you rent or lease a car.

The monthly car rental cost varies depending on the location, time of year, and the vehicle you choose. In general, you may be able to save money by choosing a long-term car rental over a car lease. Fill out the reservation form for a cost estimate.

An affordable monthly car rental is a great way to save money when renting a car for a month or more. By reserving your vehicle for a full month at a time, you’ll also avoid the hassle of switching vehicles and returning to the car rental location multiple times.

Most Avis rental cars are eligible for long-term rental. Whether you want a sedan for your daily commutes, a minivan for taking the family around town, or an SUV for your extended mountaintop vacation, you can find a monthly car rental that matches your needs.Check out all the cars you could rent long-term in our U.S. Car Guide.

Travel Inspiration for Extended Car Rental


Drive the Pacific Coast Highway

Take your long-term car rental down California State Route 1 and experience scenic beaches, unusual landmarks, and delicious cuisine.

Unique Road Trips from Chicago

Traveling outside of Chicago can be exciting, adventurous, and maybe even a little nerve-racking. Find Chicago-based trip ideas here!