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Rent cars in Charleston, SC

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BMW i8 2015 — Car rental alternative in North Charleston, SC
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Grassy dunes on a Charleston beach

Small city, big charm

Charleston has quickly become one of travelers’ favorite cities. This southern seaside escape boasts happening restaurants and bars, a gorgeous brick-walled downtown, and dreamy Atlantic coast beaches.

Take a walking tour through town and pick up a souvenir at Charleston City Market, then stroll the Battery and Waterfront Park for southern style architecture. Make sure to visit historic mansions like The Nathaniel Russell House in the Charleston Historic District and Magnolia Plantation & Gardens for the perfect warm afternoon stroll.

Charleston favorites

Get your fill of southern charm and American history while eating your way through Charleston, then hit the beach for some downtime.

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Fort Sumter National Monument

For first-time visitors and history buffs, the walls, cannons, and museum of Fort Sumter are a must-see. The site of the beginning of the American Civil War is perched on an island in Charleston Harbor, which you can access via a ferry ride.

Middleton Place

This mansion is the former home of Arthur Middleton, one of the signers of the Declaration of Independence. Visit to gawk at the collection of historic furniture and art and take a tour through the impressive 65-acre gardens.

Isle of Palms County Park

Just east of the city, Isle of Palms boasts seven miles of gorgeous clean coastline for relaxing, swimming, or windsurfing. Isle of Palms’ expansive white sands are slightly more popular with families than other Charleston beaches like Folly Beach.

Top hosts in Charleston, SC

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Harold C.

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Rent cars in Charleston, SC

Hit the road

Strolling the colorful, cobbled streets of the Charleston city center is an excellent option if you’re only in town for a few days. But rush hour traffic can get busy in the popular summer months, so grab a car, fill up the tank, and head out for a day trip or road trip to the lush Carolina countryside for more hidden gems.

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Toyota SUV near Charleston

Kiawah Island

Less than an hour’s drive south through moss-covered oak tree tunnels, this barrier island feels worlds away and is the perfect overnight resort escape for your choice of fine dining, pampering, kayaking, and world-class golfing.

Savannah, GA

A couple hours in the car will bring you just across the Georgia state line to Charleston’s sister city, Savannah. Relax at your own pace and make sure to hang out at some of Savannah’s abundant verdant spaces like Forsyth Park and Skidaway Island.

Myrtle Beach

If you still need more beach time, head about two hours north up Route 17 to reach Myrtle Beach, the famous resort town boasting the endless white beaches of the Grand Strand with warm waves for surfing and swimming.

Recent reviews

Mike K.
BMW 7 Series 2020

Loved Charleston…first time here and what made it more special was driving around to the fabulous sites in luxury!

Mike K.
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Rob H.
Toyota Corolla Hybrid 2023

Smooth transfer, ALOT easier to deal with than your standard rental car companies.

Rob H.
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William P.
Toyota Corolla Hybrid 2023

Much more for one's money than through big auto rental companies.

William P.
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Faye H.
BMW 3 Series 2018

He made the rental process extremely easy and enjoyable.

Faye H.
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Sara M.
Volkswagen New Beetle 2010

cute car to explore charleston in!

Sara M.
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Pete S.
FIAT 500 2012

Great little car to get around Charleston

Pete S.
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Andrew C.
Jaguar F-TYPE 2014

During my recent visit to Charleston, I had the pleasure of driving Angus's Jaguar F-TYPE, and it was an experience that exceeded all expectations.

Andrew C.
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John W.
Maserati Ghibli 2017

Amazing car, amazing communication, great price!

John W.
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Autumn H.
Kia Forte 2021

Car was in wonderful condition and amazing on gas.

Autumn H.
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Kenny M.
Hyundai Sonata 2013

The car was clean and ran perfectly.

Kenny M.
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Orianna R.
Volkswagen Jetta SportWagen 2014

Garret’s instructions on how to get the rental car we’re straightforward and made the process very easy.

Orianna R.
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Chase W.
BMW 7-Series 2020

Great car, great communication, will definitely recommend for anyone staying in Charleston

Chase W.
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Damien H.
Tesla Model 3 2018

Because of him my business trip to Charleston was a massive success.

Damien H.
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Daniel V.
Dodge Challenger 2022

Car was exactly as described, super fun to drive and cruise through Charleston

Daniel V.
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Touraj J.
BMW 3 Series 2013

Car drove smoothly and Chase was very accommodating for a pick up time change and drop off.

Touraj J.
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Paul A.
Jaguar F-TYPE 2014

Angus was a pleasure to deal with.

Paul A.
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Curtis M.
BMW 7-Series 2020

Would highly recommend and use next time we’re in Charleston.

Curtis M.
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Hannah P.
Kia Soul 2022

Very easy pick up and a nice little car to drive around during my time in Charleston!

Hannah P.
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David G.
Tesla Model 3 2022

Richard was a pleasure to rent from!

David G.
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Joe P.
BMW 3 Series 2018

John was an incredible host, everything went smoothly and made our time in Charleston wonderful.

Joe P.
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Kendra A.
Ford C-Max Energi 2017

Her vehicle is great on gas and perfect for getting around Charleston.

Kendra A.
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Sayantan N.
BMW 5 Series 2014

Would love to rent the same car again if we are back in the Charleston area!

Sayantan N.
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Caitlin W.
Toyota Camry 2014

I have never driven a hybrid before and let me tell you, with gas prices like they are, this ride was great on the pockets!

Caitlin W.
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Jennifer M.
Polaris Slingshot 2022

If we come back to Charleston we will def contact Howard for another rental!

Jennifer M.
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Owen W.
Kia Rio 2023

David was extremely responsive and very helpful in getting set up with his car.

Owen W.
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Kezia H.
Hyundai Sonata 2013

Very clean and slick car.

Kezia H.
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Zack W.
Maserati Ghibli 2017

Chris was extremely responsive and communicative before/during/after the trip.

Zack W.
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Ray J.
Toyota Camry 2018

Even after we had to change our reservation in the last day due to travel issues!

Ray J.
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Tobey B.
FIAT 500c 2012

Annie’s car was perfect for the Charleston/Folly Beach area.

Tobey B.
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500hrs C.
Tesla Model 3 2018

Fantastic car and Nick is was great with communication!

500hrs C.
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Elisha D.
Toyota Corolla Hybrid 2023

David is a very good host, the rental process was easy and David was very polite.

Elisha D.
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Yolanda D.
Volkswagen Jetta 2013

Would recommend Garrett for your travel needs in Charleston S.

Yolanda D.
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Daniel F.
BMW 7-Series 2020

The car was wonderful and I would absolutely recommend to anyone looking for a rental in Charleston.

Daniel F.
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Daniel S.
BMW 5 Series 2014

Every single time I come to Charleston, and it’s a lot, I look for one of Agnes’ cars.

Daniel S.
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Nolan G.
Tesla Model S 2021

The car was great, clean and was ready to go despite us booking it last minute.

Nolan G.
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Kevin G.
Toyota Prius 2022

Shannon's car was great.

Kevin G.
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Karly H.
Chevrolet Camaro 2023

Nijais was super friendly and delivered the car on time!

Karly H.
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Martin C.
Kia Soul 2022

His Kia Soul was fun and easy to drive and park around Charleston, with a surprising amount of cargo space.

Martin C.
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Nate S.
BMW 5 Series 2014

Agnes was a gracious car host and went out of her way to make sure my wife and I had a great Charleston experience.

Nate S.
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Mike W.
BMW 3 Series 2018

His car rides solid and smooth.

Mike W.
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Chorlette O.
BMW 3 Series 2018

Would definitely use again when in Charleston

Chorlette O.
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James C.
Honda Accord 2015

His Hond was clean, comfortable, and a great car to travel with around Charleston.

James C.
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RONALD B.
Toyota Yaris 2020

Great host; reliable gas sipping car that was as described.

RONALD B.
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Quentin F.
Porsche 718 Cayman 2018

My wife and I had a blast shooting around Charleston in this awesome car all week!

Quentin F.
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Kyle K.
Volkswagen Jetta 2014

The car was in great shape, very clean and was fun to drive.

Kyle K.
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Best Charleston driving roads

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Savannah River National Scenic Byway

Sleepy towns, rural farmlands, and historic churches dot this winding 100-mile route along the Savannah River in the south part of the state. Stop off for fishing, swimming, or hiking wherever you please!

Edisto Island National Scenic Byway

Drive through towering tree tunnels, salt marshes, and moss-covered forests on your way out to the Atlantic Ocean. Make sure to stop at the old plantations along the way like Brooklands Plantation and Windsor Plantation.

Falling Waters Scenic Byway

South Carolina’s Loneliest Road is only 13 miles long, but drivers will be treated to the Sumter National Forest’s scenic overlooks, hidden hiking trails, and waterfalls in the northern part of South Carolina.

Frequently asked questions in Charleston