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Why rent a car in Georgia?

Home to some of the most stunning scenery in the US, from the Appalachian Mountains to the Piedmont, the Blue Ridge Mountains to the Atlantic Ocean, Georgia boasts a wealth of cultural, historic and natural attractions to satisfy any visitor.

Car rental in Georgia is the easiest and most efficient way of getting around in comfort. There is a huge amount to see in the state, from cosmopolitan Atlanta to beautiful Savannah, and driving allows you to explore with comfort and flexibility.

How to get to and around Georgia?

If you plan to arrive in Georgia by air, the Hartsfield-Jackson Atlanta International Airport is the main airport. The airport is situated on the outskirts of the state capital, and so perfect for short city breaks or exploring Atlanta after an early flight. Most major Georgia car rental companies have an onsite presence, so you can reserve a vehicle before you depart and be ready to go as soon as you land.

What brands are available?

The Expedia search tool allows you to quickly find the best deals and discounts for Georgia car hire, with companies including Hertz, Sixt and Avis offering a wide range of vehicles.

Must-sees within an easy drive of Georgia

Atlanta, the state capital, played an integral role in the Civil Rights Movement, and you can visit the childhood home of Dr Martin Luther King, Jr, his final resting place, and many other significant sites from that period. With its skyline dominated by glittering skyscrapers, Atlanta offers a range of other attractions, from a diverse foodie scene to outdoor diversions.

To the south of Atlanta, and nicknamed ‘The Heart of Georgia’, Macon is full of Southern charm, with a rich musical heritage, pristine landscapes and a range of interesting attractions, many of which are devoted to African American culture and history.

With its laidback coastal atmosphere and a delicious fresh seafood cuisine, Brunswick is an ideal spot to stay or a day-trip. A few hours’ drive inland, Albany is filled with great family-friendly activities and scenic streets lined with magnificent mature oak trees.

Tips and tricks for driving in Georgia

Driving in Georgia is usually hassle-free, though some cities such as Atlanta can see heavy traffic at rush hour and during peak times of year. If you need a little help getting around, Georgia car hire companies can provide you with satnav as well as any other extras you may need such as booster seats for children.

Ready to plan your Georgia city break?

The Expedia search tool makes finding the best value when holiday planning easier than ever before. Source everything you need for your stay, from car hire in Georgia to hotels, flights and excursions all in the one place.