Every spring, major car rental companies need to move thousands of cars out of popular winter destinations to meet the demand elsewhere of the upcoming peak summer season. As we explain in AutoSlash's Guide to Cheap One-Way Rentals, this can be a great time to snag a deal on a one-way rental from Florida or Arizona in April or May.
To move their fleets out of Florida and Arizona, some of the major rental companies offer spring specials on one-way rentals from those destinations. These are known as Arizona and Florida drive-out promotions.
But are they deals or duds? The only way to know is to shop around. Ask AutoSlash for a quote and we'll scour the Internet for publicly available coupons and discounts, and we'll apply any membership discounts to which you might be entitled. It may turn out that a drive-out promo rate is the best price—or there might be a better deal to be had.
Spring 2019 Drive-Out Promos From Florida
- Hertz Offers One-Way Car Rentals Out of Florida for $7.99 Per Day
- Budget Offers One-Way Car Rentals Out of Florida for $14.95 Per Day
- Enterprise Offers One-Way Car Rentals Out of Florida from $24.95 Per Day
- Alamo Offers One-Way Car Rentals Out of Florida from $24.95 Per Day
Spring 2019 Drive-Out Promos From Arizona
- Enterprise Offers One-Way Car Rentals Out of Arizona from $29.99 Per Day
- Alamo Offers One-Way Car Rentals Out of Arizona from $29.99 Per Day
How Drive-Out Promos Work
For car rental companies, this system really works well in managing supply and demand. They set rates low enough to encourage many people to rent one-way cars during a set period of time, effectively migrating their fleets from winter locales to top summer destinations.
In general, the timetable for these great migrations follows a pattern. On the east coast, the transfer window moves from Florida to all points north during the spring.
Note that drive-out rates exist until the rental car companies project that they'll have relocated enough cars. So if you really want to take advantage of an offer, book early.
The best thing about one-way promotions is that they allow leisurely drives in the United States. (One-way transfer specials in other countries tend to be limited to a single day.)
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