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Why rent a car in Savannah?

With lush green gardens and cobblestone streets, Savannah’s appeal is easy to grasp. In the city there is historic architecture and personality by the bucket load, and on the coast there is fresh seafood, sparkling ocean views and dolphins.

If your holiday plans include driving a rental car in Savannah then head south towards the neighbouring state of Florida, which is about two hours away. Or go north through the elegant city of Charleston towards Myrtle Beach. Savannah has great road links, so be sure to take full advantage.

How to get to and around Savannah?

Savannah International Airport is 10 miles from the city centre, a drive of about 15 minutes. Hartsfield-Jackson Atlanta Airport is 242 miles away and a drive of about three and a half hours.

What brands are available?

Alamo and Budget are among the companies offering a hire car in Savannah, with collection points either in the city centre or from the airport. Avis and Hertz are also available.

Must-sees within an easy drive of Savannah

Savannah has a series of historic squares, which form the centre of each neighbourhood, or ward. Designed by James Oglethorpe, the founder of the colony of Georgia in the 1700s, the squares have now become tourist destinations as they provide some of the most beautiful examples of Savannah’s historic architecture and old leafy gardens. The Savannah river flows through this city and offers picturesque eateries and pretty walking paths. Boat tours show off the city from a different vantage point as well as offering the chance to visit some of the small islands that are dotted around. There are a number of swamps and wetland areas that are rich with wildlife and just north of the city is the Savannah National Wildlife Refuge.

There are also a number of plantations around the area, some of which are open to visitors, including the Wormsloe Historic Site, which is in Montgomery, 13 miles or a 20-minute drive from downtown Savannah. The 18th century estate belonged to Noble Jones, one of the area’s first settlers and now costumed performers re-enact some aspects of plantation life as well as giving information about how the first settlers built their lives here. And while you are there drive 10 minutes up to Georgetown, a leafy residential suburb to get an authentic taste of local life.

The coastal city of Brunswick is 80 miles south of Savannah, a drive of one hour and 20 minutes. The self-titled world shrimp capital, Brunswick is tucked away on the shores of Fancy Bluff creek, just a few miles from the Atlantic. The busy wharf area is full of shrimp boats coming and going, and there are plenty of restaurants where you can sample their catch. Finally Savannah is a two-hour, 140-mile drive from the sunshine city of Jacksonville, Florida. Enjoy the area’s many beaches - go surfing at the Poles or visit the historic fishing village of Mayport to the north.

Tips and tricks for driving in Savannah

The I-95 passes 10 miles west of Savannah and has a number of exits leading into the city. Follow it south and this coastal road will take you all the way to Florida. The I-16 also runs straight into Savannah’s downtown.

Ready to plan your Savannah city break?

Start planning your trip to Savannah and other parts of the US by using the Expedia search tool to find bargain flight, hotel and car hire deals, as well as researching the best attractions in the area.

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FAQs for car hire in Savannah

What’s the best price car rental in Savannah?

In the past 7 days the lowest priced car rental is in Savannah.

What’s the average car rental price in Savannah?

On average, car rentals in Savannah are .

Why should I book a car rental with Expedia?

When booking a rental car via Expedia you can easily compare a wide range of the most popular car hire companies and select the best option for you. There are no extra costs and no cancellation fees involved in booking a rental car with Expedia.

How do I book a car rental with Expedia?

You can book a car rental on Expedia either online or over the phone. You may have the option to reserve now and pay now, or to reserve now and pay later. The payment option will be indicated at time of booking. To collect Expedia+ rewards points for your car rental, sign in to your account before you book or create an account on the Payment page.

Are there any additional costs when cancelling a rental car?

Most rental car bookings are eligible for a full refund regardless of when you cancel with Expedia. Not all prepaid bookings qualify for a refund. Review your itinerary for details. If your prepaid booking qualifies for a refund, your booking must be cancelled at least 6 hours prior to pick-up for the refund. If you return your prepaid car rental early, you will not be refunded for any unused time.

How can I cancel my car booking through Expedia?

To cancel your car booking, sign in or enter your email address and itinerary number. Then select Find itinerary. Under Manage Booking, select Cancel Reservation, then CANCEL THIS RESERVATION. Most prepaid car rental bookings are non-refundable. Pre-paid bookings must be cancelled at least 6 hours prior to pick-up to be eligible for a full refund. To change or cancel a car hire that you booked as part of a holiday, please contact us.

Should I book a rental car online before arriving or directly in Savannah?

Booking your car from home with Expedia ensures thay you can choose the type of car. You can also compare the different offers and additional services in advance to get the best offer for you. Upon arrival you only need to collect the keys before beginning your trip. In addition, you do not have to start searching for a suitable provider after arriving or reading the terms and conditions at the counter. This will save you a lot of stress.

What insurance should I choose for my rental car?

A comprehensive insurance is a good choice to avoid unpleasant surprises. That way you can enjoy your stay carefree and explore the area with your rental car.

Do I have to pay my rental car in advance?

We have a couple different options when it comes to paying for your car rental. Read on and see which is best for you. Reserve now, pay now: This option allows you to reserve your car rental and prepay at the time of booking. You’ll need a credit card to prepay, and can apply Expedia Rewards points to cover all or some of the booking cost. While some car rental companies may let you pay with a debit card, the driver still needs to present a valid credit card to cover the deposit upon pick-up. Reserve now, pay later: This option lets you reserve your rental car without paying in advance. When you get to the pick-up spot, just have whoever's driving present a valid credit card to pay the cost in full. The car rental company will also place a hold on your credit card in the amount of the car rental deposit.

What do I have to pay attention to when hiring a car?

When picking up your rental car, check for scratches or dents on the vehicle. Inspect the car carefully, make sure to take notes of potential damage and let the vendor know before driving off.

Where can I find car rentals in Savannah?

Rental car companies can usually be found at airports and various locations in the city centre.