Car Rentals Chennai, India

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Chennai, TN, India
9 Dec — 16 Dec
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Large Cars

C$ 44 - C$ 140

All Car Types

C$ 27 - C$ 104

The average price of a Large rental in Chennai, India is C$ 38. The cheapest time to rent a Large in Chennai, India is in December. The price is 0% lower than the rest of the year at just C$ 44 per day. A Large rental is typically 8% more expensive than the average car rental in Chennai. The average price of a vehicle rental in Chennai can vary based on a number of factors including supply, popularity of the vehicle, and how far out you book your rental car. Below are the best prices for Chennai Large rentals found on momondo in the past week.

The average price of a SUV rental in Chennai, India is C$ 27. The cheapest time to rent a SUV in Chennai, India is in February. The price is 0% lower than the rest of the year at just C$ 48 per day. A SUV rental is typically 25% less expensive than the average car rental in Chennai. The average price of a vehicle rental in Chennai can vary based on a number of factors including supply, popularity of the vehicle, and how far out you book your rental car. Below are the best prices for Chennai SUV rentals found on momondo in the past week.

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Information about your trip to Chennai

A trip to Chennai should definitely include a visit to the beautiful coastline of Marina Beach, Dakshinachitra Government Museum, and the Arignar Anna Zoological Park. The main artery in Chennai city is the EVR Periyar Salai running from east to west, connecting essential parts of the city such as the Chennai Central Railway Station and the Chennai Mofussils Bus Terminus. While in Chennai, you are also likely to use the Anna Salai, which is considered the most important route in the city, connecting to major attractions such as Kamraj Memorial Hall, Guindy Railway Over Bridge, and the Thousand Lights Mosque. The city has hassle-free parking services with one of the lowest parking costs in the region. You can also use free parking provided by most Chennai hotels for their guests. There are about two car rental locations in Chennai, providing you with options to fit your budget and preferences.

Is it worthwhile to rent a car while visiting Chennai?

Despite the general abundance of parking spaces, the city still faces some localized shortages. However, with the smart parking scheme being enforced in Chennai, locating a parking spot in the city is a breeze. Despite having the highest vehicle density in India, Chennai has the most mobile traffic. However, the arterial roads leading to Chennai's Central Business District are congested, particularly during rush hours. Therefore, you should avoid the Chennai Central junction and Poonamalle High Road during the morning and early evening hours to escape the traffic. Chennai is one of India's least walkable cities making car rentals in Chennai the most convenient means to travel around the city. And with the city's public transportation system's rigid schedule, Chennai car rentals bridge the gap by fitting to your custom schedule and preferred route. Moreover, a cheap car rental in Chennai is an effective means of getting around the city quickly and easily.

What different driving laws should I keep in mind while driving in Chennai?

Before opting for rental cars in Chennai, you need to keep in mind a few regulations to cruise through the city safely. For example, drivers in Chennai always keep to the left side of the road. Furthermore, according to Chennai traffic laws, pedestrians should be respected and given the right of way on designated pedestrian crossings. The city also mandates that you carry your documents at all times, such as your driver's license and vehicle insurance papers. Moreover, drinking while driving is prohibited, and the permissible blood alcohol content is 0.03%. Still, you should consult with the Tamil Nadu Transport Authority for any amendment on driving regulations in Chennai.

What kind of driver’s license do you need to rent a car in Chennai?

Drivers above the age of 21 qualify for car rentals in Chennai. To access rental cars in Chennai, be it an electric car rental or a passenger van rental, you must have a valid driver's license held for at least one year. If you are a foreigner, you require an International Driver's Permit to accompany your driver's license. However, even with the increased use of car rentals in Chennai, foreigners still need to use Indian currency to make payments. Therefore, ensure that you have the local currency to cater for your rental car deposit.

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What cleaning measures are being taken by Chennai car rental companies to control the spread of COVID-19?

Enhanced cleaning is one of the new benefits that may be provided to you when you rent a car in Chennai. Use our search filter to see all the companies offering enhanced cleaning for your trip. As things change, so do policies. We’ll do our best to stay on top of things, but always be sure to check with the provider directly.

Which car rental agency in Chennai has the cheapest rental car prices?

You can expect to find the cheapest rental car prices in Chennai from Avis, who has 2 locations in the city. momondo users have found daily rates as low as C$ 28, but the average rate for car rentals in Chennai from Avis is C$ 35/day.

Which rental car company in Chennai has the most locations?

Avis is very popular in Chennai, India, as they have more locations than any other car rental company. You can find 2 locations in the city of Chennai, India, and can expect to pay about C$ 35/day for your rental car in Chennai, India.

What is the speed limit in Chennai, India?

If you are renting a vehicle in Chennai, then be aware that the current speed limit within city or town limits is 70 km/h, unless otherwise posted. Suburban speed limits around Chennai will generally have a speed limit of 80 km/h. If you are travelling on a highway in Chennai, then the speed limit is 120 km/h.

What car do most people rent in Chennai?

The Hyundai Accent is the most popular car to rent in Chennai, according to our data. Our users have found prices for Hyundai Accent rentals for as low as C$ 28/day in Chennai, though on average you can expect prices to be around C$ 37/day. Another popular car to rent in Chennai is the Ford Explorer for an average of C$ 48/day, and deals as low as C$ 48/day.

What is the weather like in Chennai, India in December?

In December, Chennai usually gets 130 mm of precipitation and has an average temperature of 25 °C. This information can be very helpful when looking at rental cars in Chennai as it can help you make the best decision.

What car would momondo recommend based on the weather in December?

Although the temperatures are warmer than usual during December, there is a high chance of rain. momondo would recommend renting a car with A/C to stay cool in the warmer climate of Chennai.

Is the weather in Chennai similar to the rest of Tamil Nadu?

If you’re looking for a Chennai rental car for a road trip to the surrounding areas during the month of December it’s important to know that the rest of Tamil Nadu typically has a temperature of 25 °C and will usually expect 130 mm of precipitation.

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