Basel

Cheap Car Rentals in Basel

Basel, Switzerland
26 Apr — 3 May
Driver's age: 26-65
Basel, Switzerland
Fri 26/4
Noon
Fri 3/5
Noon

Basel car rentals in 2024

Get helpful information to start your search for the perfect car rental in Basel. The average price data is based on the last 12 months and was last updated on 19 April 2024.

Most popular company

ALAMO

Price of petrol per litre

AED 7.64

Average price per day

AED 175

Cheapest price per day

AED 149

What is the cheapest time to rent a car in Basel?

Discover the most affordable period to rent a car in Basel and save money on your trip. The monthly average price data is based on historical data over the last year and was last updated on 19 April 2024.

January

AED 183

February

AED 198

March

AED 201

April

AED 190

May

AED 216

June

AED 235

July

AED 293

August

AED 257

September

AED 205

October

AED 190

November

AED 183

December

AED 268

Currently, the cheapest month to rent a car in Basel is January. The most expensive time to rent a car is July. The cheapest prices for each month are shown above, but prices will vary based on availability, how far out you book your rental car, and of course, car type.

Compare available car types for rental in Basel

Compare and contrast the various car types offered for rental in Basel to find the perfect fit for your trip. Price data is based on averages over the last 12 months and was last updated on 19 April 2024.

Small cars

AED 120 - AED 383

All Car Types

AED 180 - AED 886

To rent a small car in Basel, Switzerland, you would pay an average price of AED 204/day. March is the cheapest month to rent a small car in Basel, Switzerland (~AED 120/day), while the most expensive month to rent that same car type is August (~AED 383/day). In fact, March is about 42% cheaper than prices during the rest of the year to book a small car rental for Basel. When comparing with other car types available for rental in Basel, renting a small car saves you 46% in costs. Please note that average prices are based on historical data and can vary depending on how early you book, availability for your travel dates, and vehicle popularity.

To rent a medium car in Basel, Switzerland, you would pay an average price of AED 390/day. April is the cheapest month to rent a medium car in Basel, Switzerland (~AED 235/day), while the most expensive month to rent that same car type is August (~AED 1,138/day). In fact, April is about 40% cheaper than prices during the rest of the year to book a medium car rental for Basel. When comparing with other car types available for rental in Basel, renting a medium car is 5% more expensive. Please note that average prices are based on historical data and can vary depending on how early you book, availability for your travel dates, and vehicle popularity.

To rent a SUV in Basel, Switzerland, you would pay an average price of AED 259/day. June is the cheapest month to rent a SUV in Basel, Switzerland (~AED 120/day), while the most expensive month to rent that same car type is July (~AED 1,549/day). In fact, June is about 54% cheaper than prices during the rest of the year to book a SUV rental for Basel. When comparing with other car types available for rental in Basel, renting a SUV saves you 31% in costs. Please note that average prices are based on historical data and can vary depending on how early you book, availability for your travel dates, and vehicle popularity.

To rent a van in Basel, Switzerland, you would pay an average price of AED 421/day. March is the cheapest month to rent a van in Basel, Switzerland (~AED 508/day), while the most expensive month to rent that same car type is October (~AED 1,208/day). In fact, March is about 20% cheaper than prices during the rest of the year to book a van rental for Basel. When comparing with other car types available for rental in Basel, renting a van is 12% more expensive. Please note that average prices are based on historical data and can vary depending on how early you book, availability for your travel dates, and vehicle popularity.

Top rental agencies in Basel

Explore the leading car rental agencies in Basel known for their outstanding service and extensive range of vehicles to choose from. There are currently 8 car rental companies in Basel. Reviews were last updated on 19 April 2024.
Rent a vehicle with one of these top rental car agencies serving Basel, such as Dollar, Europcar and Enterprise Rent-A-Car. Read through reviews, double check the pickup location, and other important information before making your selection.

Dollar

9.2
Wonderful
2 reviews3 locations
Overview

Cleanliness

8.6

Comfort

9.3

Overall

9.3

Pick-up/drop-off

9.3

Value

8.0

Europcar

8.8
Very Good
6 reviews5 locations
Overview

Cleanliness

9.2

Comfort

9.2

Overall

8.8

Pick-up/drop-off

9.2

Value

8.0

Enterprise Rent-A-Car

8.6
Very Good
4 reviews3 locations
Overview

Cleanliness

9.3

Comfort

9.3

Overall

8.6

Pick-up/drop-off

9.3

Value

7.3

Sixt

8.6
Very Good
10 reviews2 locations
Overview

Cleanliness

8.6

Comfort

8.6

Overall

8.6

Pick-up/drop-off

8.6

Value

8.3

Alamo

8.2
Very Good
2 reviews2 locations
Overview

Cleanliness

8.5

Comfort

8.5

Overall

8.2

Pick-up/drop-off

8.5

Value

7.7

Hertz

7.6
Good
9 reviews4 locations
Overview

Cleanliness

8.7

Comfort

7.9

Overall

7.6

Pick-up/drop-off

7.6

Value

6.9

Thrifty

3 locations
Overview

Cleanliness

8.6

Comfort

8.0

Overall

7.6

Pick-up/drop-off

7.3

Value

7.6

Budget

7.2
Good
1 review1 location
Overview

Cleanliness

7.3

Comfort

9.3

Overall

7.3

Pick-up/drop-off

9.3

Value

6.6

Car rental FAQs

Find answers to frequently asked questions about car rentals in Basel, including policies, requirements, and more. FAQs were last updated on 19 April 2024.
  • What is the cheapest hire car found in Basel?

    In the past two weeks, Cheapflights users have found many deals under AED 175/day when booking a car hire in Basel. The absolute best deal a user found was for AED 149/day from Alamo, booked on Apr. 14.

  • Which car hire company is considered to be the best in Basel?

    Taking our users’ ratings and reviews into consideration, Thrifty (10.0 rating), Alamo (10.0 rating) and Dollar (8.8 rating) seem to be the best car hire companies in Basel.

  • What are petrol prices like in Basel?

    The average price of petrol in Basel is AED 7.64/litre over the past month, costing you anywhere between AED 344 and AED 496 to fill up a car’s fuel tank.

  • How much does it cost to hire a car in Basel for a week from Alamo?

    From Alamo you can hire a car in Basel from about AED 1,222 per week on average.

  • How far in advance should I hire a car in Basel for the best price?

    Generally, for a better deal in Basel it’s recommended to book in a timely manner (to save up to 38%). Cheapflights recommends you book around 7 days prior to your pickup date. Booking as early as you can also increases the likelihood that you’ll get the ideal car.

  • Can I rent a car for a month in Basel?

    Yes, you can rent a car for a month in Basel check Cheapflights for the latest prices and car type availability.

  • How much does it cost to rent a car in Basel for a month?

    Typically, a monthly car rental in Basel can be found for AED 5,236. You can find car rental deals for AED 175 a day on average.

  • What car do most people hire in Basel?

    The majority of Cheapflights travellers prefer to hire a Economy (Volkswagen Polo) in Basel, making it the most popular option.

See more FAQs

Airport car hires in Basel
Hire a car at one of these airports in the Basel area

Best Car Hire Deals
We make it easy and fast to find and compare deals from 70,000+ hire locations and hundreds of agencies.
No Surprises
Prices shown to you will be completely in full, without any hidden charges or fees.
Free cancellation
Plans change — we get it. And that’s why you can search and book car hire on Cheapflights from agencies that offer free cancellation