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Car Rental Miami

EasyTerra Car Rental Miami is an independent car rental comparison site. Our system compares prices from well-known car rental companies so as a customer you can always reserve your rental car through us at a competitive rate.

Car rental offers in Miami

Whether you're looking for a small rental car or a station wagon for the entire family, we will always have a suitable vehicle for the lowest price. Below are some examples from our selection in Miami.
  • For example: Chrysler Pacifica
    Mini class
    For example: Chrysler Pacifica
  • Popular category
    For example: Ford Fiesta
    Economy class
    For example: Ford Fiesta
  • For example: Ford Focus
    Compact class
    For example: Ford Focus
  • For example: Nissan Sentra
    Intermediate class
    For example: Nissan Sentra
  • For example: Volkswagen Jetta
    Standard class
    For example: Volkswagen Jetta
  • For example: Kia Optima
    Full-size class
    For example: Kia Optima
  • For example: Ford Taurus
    Luxury class
    For example: Ford Taurus
  • For example: Buick Encore
    SUV class
    For example: Buick Encore

Car rental companies in Miami

Below are the car rental companies in Miami with the best ratings. Compare all ratings and prices of these rental companies in one search.
  • Enterprise
    9 (1482)
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  • National Car Rental
    8.6 (321)
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  • Alamo Rent a Car
    8.4 (7079)
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  • Hertz
    8.2 (5445)
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  • Avis
    7.8 (4675)
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  • SIXT Rent a Car
    7.7 (2228)
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  • Thrifty
    7.5 (4155)
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  • Budget
    7.4 (7658)
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  • Dollar Rent a Car
    7.4 (3538)
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  • Fox Rent A Car
    6.9 (10)
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  • Ace Rental Cars
    6.7 (13)
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Car rental companies in and around Miami

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Car rental locations in Miami

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Location information for Miami

Introduction

Miami is a modern American city, whose main attractions are its nearby magnificent beaches (Miami Beach, South Beach). In addition, people come to Miami to go shopping in one of the big shopping malls. The city has a vibrant nightlife with many bars, restaurants and nightclubs, where the Latin-American influence can be felt clearly. The Art Deco Historic Museum in Miami Beach is famous for its Art Deco architecture.

Population

The city itself has almost 400,000 inhabitants, but the large urban area of which it is a part (Miami-Fort Lauderdale-West Palm Beach) has a population of 5.5 million. The population is very multicultural: two thirds of the people of Miami have their roots in Latin America or the Caribbean. Spanish is the city's second language.

Location

Miami is located in the south-east of the United States, in the south of the state of Florida. The city is situated on the Atlantic Ocean and it is the centre of a large urban area along the coast that includes Fort Lauderdale and West Palm Beach. This urban area is about 100 kilometres long. To the south of Miami lies the National Park 'The Everglades', an extensive swamp area. To the west of the city there are also swamps. Off the coast there are little islands. On the largest of those islands, Miami Beach is located. Because of its location, Miami (and the rest of Florida) is often hit by hurricanes during the 'hurricane season' (June-November).

Economy

The city is the commercial and financial centre of Florida. In downtown Miami there are many international banking institutions. Furthermore, large companies have their Latin America regional offices in Miami. The city's port is important to the trade with the same Latin America. In addition, it receives many cruise ships. With 18 million passengers a year, it is the world's largest port for cruise ships. Tourism therefore plays a vital role in the local economy. People come to visit Miami especially to go to its beaches. The beaches, incidentally, are not part of Miami. Miami Beach, for example, is a separate municipality.

Airports

The city's main airport is Miami International Airport, with many connections to cities in the United States, Central and South America and Europe. The airport is located to the east of the city and it easy to reach via the SR 112 (Airport Expressway). To the north of Miami (35 km) lies Fort Lauderdale-Hollywood International Airport. This airport is used primarily for regional flights and it is also popular among budget airlines (Southwest Airlines, Spirit Airlines and JetBlue), because its landing rights are much cheaper than Miami Airport.

Public transport

Miami has an extensive public transport network. There are many bus lines (Metrobus) that service all the areas in the city and in the urban area. The buses are often faced, like cars, with traffic congestion. Near the larger bus terminals at the edge of the city there are P+R areas. Miami beach can only be reached by bus, although work is underway on a lightrail connection between downtown Miami and South Beach.
Metrorail consists of only one line, and to visitors to Miami it is only of interest for the connection between downtown Miami and Dadeland Mall. Work is underway on an extension to Metrorail, including a connection to the airport.
To travel within the centre of Miami, the Metromover is a convenient (and free!) way to move around. It is a kind of tram with 20 stops and it is downtown Miami's most efficient mode of transportation.

Traffic and Parking

Generally speaking, Americans have a calm way of driving. However, in and near Miami, the Latin American school of driving tends to prevail. Especially youngsters have a way of wanting to prove their manhood by driving at reckless speed. The road system is easy to fathom, the larger highways are numbered: even numbers usually run from east to west, odd numbers from north to south. Make sure you are in the right lane for a certain exit. You are allowed to overtake other cars on both sides. Furthermore, you are allowed to make a right turn when the traffic light is red, unless indicated otherwise ('No Turn on Red').

In residential areas, the speed limit is 30 miles per hour (mph), on through roads it is 55 mph, and on Interstate Highways 70 mph.

There are parking meters in Miami and at the popular beaches, but make sure you study the indications carefully. Many parking meters are intended for residents with 'Resident Permits'. If you do not have such a permit, your car will certainly be towed away. The Miami Parking Authority has a ruthless reputation!
Avoid problems and park your car in one of the many car parks, which are clearly indicated. An entire day of parking will cost between $8 and $10. A parking fine is much more costly, not to mention the costs involved in having your car towed away.

Hotels

In the centre of Miami and near the popular beaches, there is an enormous supply of hotels. Hotels in Miami Beach are quite expensive, but as an alternative there are also many bed & breakfast accommodations. In the city centre there are a few 4 star hotels and one 5 star hotel. In Miami Beach there is another 5 star hotel. Miami and its surrounding area are a popular holiday destination, so make sure to book your hotel room in advance.

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Practical information

  • Currency
    United States Dollar
  • Driving direction
    Right
  • City speed limit
    32 - 128 km/h
  • Freeway speed limit
    40 - 128 km/h
  • Language
    English
  • Popular car category
    suv
  • Popular rental companies
    Hertz

What most people want to know

The following questions and answers are a selection of the most popular questions. If you do not find the answer to your question, have a look at the Frequently Asked Questions page or contact us.
Is EasyTerra Car Rental the cheapest? Yes, we offer a guarantee of the lowest price - because we compare various retailers, we can always offer you the best price in town. What do I need to do when picking up a car? To pick up your car, you will need your voucher, passport, driver's license and a credit card. It is very important that your driver's license and credit card are in the same name as the main driver. Keep in mind that the local rental company will reserve a certain amount on your credit card as a deposit. This requires the PIN code for your credit card. If your driver's license is foreign (for example, in Chinese), you must bring a translation with you. Only your original passport and driver's license will be accepted - a copy is not sufficient. Are there any additional costs? Our rates are all-inclusive. Our reservation department will inform you in advance should additional costs apply. You can always cancel your booking free of charge if you do not agree (this must be done at least 48 hours prior to the start of the car hire period). What kind of insurance is applicable to my car rental? In general, Liability Insurance, Fire Insurance, All-Risks Insurance and Theft Insurance are included in the cost of your rental car. What is a worry-free label? This label indicates that a rental car satisfies the following requirements: Unlimited kilometers, no excess liability (and no excess cover available), sustainable energy policy, and that the car rental company has a good reputation. Availability of cars satisfying these four requirements will speed up the selection of a suitable vehicle for you. How can I change or cancel my reservation? You can cancel your reservation through "My Account". We recommend contacting us by phone if your changes to your booking or cancellation takes place at short notice (48 hours or less). When will I get a confirmation of my booking? Most reservations will receive confirmation within minutes after payment takes place. We recommend contacting our Booking Department for last minute reservations (pick-up within 48 hours). Which car rental companies are compared by EasyTerra Car Rental? at this location
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  • National Car Rental
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  • Avis
  • SIXT Rent a Car
  • Thrifty
  • Budget
  • Dollar Rent a Car
  • Fox Rent A Car
  • Ace Rental Cars
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