Fast and easy way to Compare,
Book and Save on your Car Rentals.
  • Free To Book
  • Free To Cancel
  • Cheapest Price Guaranteed
Our new VroomVroomVroom App is now available on iOS and Android devices.
Be one of the first to download the App today! App StoreGoogle Store

Compare Deals and Book a Cheap Car Rental in Houston

Car Rental 
Travel Guide
houston skyline

If you are planning to visit Houston, VroomVroomVroom can help you find the perfect rental car to help you to get around the area. We make comparing and booking cheap rental cars easy. Just choose from the list of available vehicles offered by major car rental brands including Hertz, Avis, Budget, Enterprise, Dollar and National.  Then, book a rental car in an instant! 

Houston is home to more than 2.2 million Americans, making it the fourth largest city in the United States following New YorkLos Angeles, and Chicago. The city was named for popular army general Sam Houston, who later helped Texas join the United States. It boomed in the early 20th century after oil was discovered, and again when institutions like the Texas Medical Center and NASA's Johnson Space Centre were built. With so many things to see and do, renting a car is the best option - and VroomVroomVroom can help you the vehicle that will best suit your budget and needs. 

Reasons to book a car rental in Houston at VroomVroomVroom

  1. High quality vehicles: We partnered with the top suppliers in the USA to guarantee you a reliable vehicle. 
  2. Best rates: Our Price Promise assures you of getting a great deal. See TnC's for more details. 
  3. Zero booking fee: It is free to use our website so go ahead and book through us.
  4. Easy booking system: We offer the fastest and easiest way to book a car rental in Houston. You will receive an instant confirmation after making a reservation. 
  5. Excellent service: If you need further assistance, feel free to contact us via phone, email or live chat. You can also reach out to us via Facebook and Twitter
  6. RV rentals: If you are looking for a campervan, motorhome or RV, VroomVroomVroom also compares RV rentals in Houston.
  7. Airport locations: If you are arriving at one of the city's two commercial airports, George Bush Intercontinental and William P. Hobby Airports, we can provide you with rental cars from these locations. Nine rental car companies are consolidated at the Rental Car Facility of George Bush Intercontinental Airport. Shuttle vans operate between the terminal of William P. Hobby Airport and the Houston car rental company sites. Check out Houston airport car rental for more information. Don't forget to provide your flight number so our suppliers can coordinate with your schedule. 

Best time to visit Houston

Houston has a long, hot summer season. It is very common for temperatures in the city to surpass 90 degrees, particularly from May to September. High humidity levels can cause the heat index to skyrocket. Winds in the area are often slight or entirely non-existent, so when picking up your car rental you may find you need your air-conditioning! 

Millions of visitors flock to the Houston Livestock Show and Rodeo in late February. The event is the largest rodeo in the world, featuring 20 days of entertainment. Don't miss the Houston Fourth of July celebrations if you are visiting the city over summer. The festivities include live music and some of the largest firework displays in the country. In November the city puts on a huge Thanksgiving Day Parade in downtown Houston.

Driving tips in Houston

Before hopping in your car rental, it is advisable to check the live traffic updates from ABC13.com so can determine the best route and avoid getting caught in traffic. During peak driving times traffic can become congested in the downtown area, so if possible avoid driving at these times. 

If you are visiting from overseas, make sure you have a valid drivers license or an International Driving Permit if required. In the USA drivers must keep to the right, and take note that speed limits are signed in miles. If you are exploring more regions in Texas prepare for the driving distances. It is about a four hour drive from Houston to Dallas. It is also advisable to check the weather forecast so you can better plan your itinerary and avoid rainy conditions. 

What can you do with your rental car in and around Houston?

Houston, Texas is the 4th largest city in the nation.  Festivals and special events are scheduled regularly, but year-round attractions are also available to residents and tourists alike.

Once you've picked up your cheap car rental, it might be likely that you'll stay busy within this wonderful city. However, if you set aside an afternoon or a weekend to take your rental car out onto the Texas highways, you should know that it's a long haul from Houston to many other big Texan towns! It's 2.5 hours to the state capital Austin, 3 hours to drive to Corpus Christi -- one of the southernmost big cities in the USA, 3 hours to San Antonio, and 4 hours to get to the Dallas-Fort Worth-Arlington area! But you can really spend a great day, touring around and having adventures out on the hot Texas highways!

If you decide to stick around Houston -- and in the summer months, we do mean stick -- bring your deodorant because the Texas heat makes everyone sweat... Drive your rental car over and visit a well-known live-in art piece. Come and see the John Milkovisch home, which is blanketed in more than 50,000 beer cans! It's only $1.00 to visit the Beer Can House and $5.00 for a complete tour!

Take your rental over to the Houston Arboretum and Nature Center, where you can enter and enjoy a 155-acre nature sanctuary! Visit the Discovery Room that holds interactive exhibits or take a walk on the trails through the forest or meadows, where you'll be welcomed by many varieties of wildlife. Hope to see you there!

AttractionsRestaurants | Accommodation


Space Center Houston

Address: 1601 NASA Road 1, Houston, TX 77058

Space Center Houston

View the life of an astronaut on the 5-story-high screen in the Space Center Theater, feel the life of an astronaut in the Living in Space module simulator, and learn about the life of an astronaut as you embark on a tram tour through working areas of Johnson Space Center.

The Houston Museum of Natural Science

Address: 5555 Hermann Park Dr, Houston, TX 77030

The museum houses a planetarium, an IMAX ® theater, and a butterfly center, as well as many other permanent and special exhibits.

Fort Anahuac Park

Address: 1704 S Main St, Anahuac, TX 77514

The park is situated approximately 45 miles from Houston and offers RV facilities, swimming, and camping.  Visitors may also reach Trinity Bay from the park.  In September, the Gatorfest allows visitors to see alligators closer than ever before.

Other fun things to do

Galveston Island allows vacationers to enjoy beaches, restaurants, and the tropical marine life and wildlife at Moody Gardens Aquariam Pyramid ®, Rainforest Pyramid ®, and Discovery Pyramid ®.

Watch some sports. Depending on the time of year they visit Houston, sports fans can make arrangements to see the Houston Astros baseball team at the Minute Maid Park, the Houston Rockets basketball team at the Toyota Center, or the Houston Texans football team at the Reliant Center.


Helen Greek Food and Wine

Address2429 Rice Blvd, Houston, TX 77005, United States

If you are a Greek cuisine lover, Helen Greek Food and Wine, is the perfect hotspot for you! Located at 2429 Rice Blvd. in Rice Village, this fab restaurant is home to Houston's first-ever all-Greek wine list and the second-largest all-Greek wine list in the United States, which offers regional and modern Greek cuisine from Executive Chef William Wright. 

Helen Greek Food and Wine provides good choices on their menu, with a dynamic emphasis on seasonality and divided into three sections: taste (small plates), share (medium) and feasts (large), with a large variety of vegetable-centric dishes, fish, chicken, pork and wild game. Hungry for more? They also serve classic Greek salad, stuffed vegetables, meatballs, a hand packed pork gyro and trio of dips, with ingredients changing based on seasonality.

Sommelier/Co-Owner Evan Turner, Executive Chef William Wright and Director of Operations/Co-Owner Sharif Al-Amin and Tim Faiola manage Helen Greek Food and Wine Helen. Open from Tuesday to Sunday, round up your friends and enjoy a great dining experience at the modern taverna. For more information, you may call at 832-831-7133, or visit helengreekfoodandwine.com.

Harold's Restaurant & Tap Room

Address: 350 W 19th St, Houston, Texas 77008

Situated in the heart of the Heights, Harold's is a southern cuisine restaurant operated by Chef Antoine Ware and is owned by Alli Jarrett, who combine their New Orleans and South Carolina roots to make upscale southern dishes from the freshest local ingredients. 

At Harold's, they see to it that every experience is always Houston's best. So if you are craving for seafood, fried chicken or even a drink or two, Harold's has everything your heart desires.  

The Original Villa Arcos

Address:  3009 Navigation Blvd, Houston, Texas 77003

Founded in 1977 in Houston's historic 2nd Ward, The Original Villa Arcos, which is a family-owned restaurant that is now in its third generation, serves its customers the best breakfast and lunch, as well as the best tacos in Houston.  Arcos specializes in unique and homemade flour tacos and weekend specials. Their most popular items include: Bacon Super Taco, Carne Guisada, and their lunch plates.

The Breakfast Klub

Address:  3711 Travis St, Houston, Texas 77002

Known as the comfort hotspot of Houston, the Breakfast Klub  is perfect for enjoying food that satisfies the soul. Must-try favorites at the Breakfast Klub  include: the Katfish & Grits or the Wings & Waffles for breakfast or lunch.  In addition to the mouth-watering menu, their freshly brewed coffees are sure to please. After all, The Breakfast Klub is the "coffee shop that happens to serve great food".


Magnolia Hotel Houston

Address:  1100 Texas Ave, Houston, TX 77002

Just a seven-minute walk to the Wortham Theater Center and a 14-minute walk to the George R. Brown Convention Center, this downtown hotel named as the "Best Boutique Hotel in Houston" is housed in an elegant 1926 high-rise, which offers stylish rooms, free WiFi, flat-screen TVs and coffeemakers. While suites inlcude separate living rooms and kitchens. The hotel was originally the home of the Houston Post Dispatch newspaper. 

Hotel ZaZa

Address: 5701 Main St, Houston, TX 77005

With daring décor and upscale amenities, Hotel ZaZa is one of the high-end hotels in Houston, which is only two-minute walk from Hermann Park and a three minutes' walk from the Museum District light rail station.  This fab hotel provides business and leisure travelers a remarkable hotel experience with large-scale perks, from posh rooms, with free WiFi, iPod players, flat-screens and ergonomic desks to great amenities, such as outdoor pool, a high-end spa and an exercise room. There's a stylish restaurant/lounge, as well as a poolside, function spaces and a grand ballroom. 

Houston,TexasUnited States
Top depots in Houston
  • Hertz Medical Center - Reliant Car Rental Hertz Medical Center - Reliant - 9150 S Main Street, Houston, TX. 77025
  • Avis Houston Medical Center Car Rental Avis Houston Medical Center - 6935 Kirby Drive, Houston, TX. 77030
  • Budget Champions Houston Car Rental Budget Champions Houston - 5050 Fm 1960 Road West, Champions, Houston, TX. 77069
  • Enterprise Region A Van Branch Car Rental Enterprise Region A Van Branch - 3305 W Sam Houston Pkwy N, Houston, TX. 77043
  • Dollar Houston Med Center Car Rental Dollar Houston Med Center - Reliant Center, 2319 West Holcombe Blvd., Houston, TX. 77030
  • Avis Westheimer Houston Car Rental Avis Westheimer Houston - 9330 Westheimer Road, Houston, TX. 77063
  • Budget Sears Willowbrook Houston Tx Car Rental Budget Sears Willowbrook Houston Tx - 3000 Willowbrook Mall, Sears At Willowbrook Mall, Houston, TX. 77070
  • Budget Memorial City Sears Houston Tx Car Rental Budget Memorial City Sears Houston Tx - 303 Memorial City Suite 400, Memorial City Mall Sears Auto, Houston, TX. 77024
  • Avis Houston - Katy Freeway & Fry Road Car Rental Avis Houston - Katy Freeway & Fry Road - 19606 Katy Freeway, Houston, TX. 77094
  • Budget Budget at Reliant Center Car Rental Budget Budget at Reliant Center - 8555 Knight Road, Astrodome, Houston, TX. 77054
  • Hertz Savings Group Travel Car Rental Hertz Savings Group Travel - 10620 Westheimer Rd 1St Floor, Houston, TX. 77042
  • National Hou Doubletree Galleria Car Rental National Hou Doubletree Galleria - 5353 Westheimer Rd, Houston, TX. 77056
  • Avis Avis - Northwest Houston Car Rental Avis Avis - Northwest Houston - 12620 Fm 1960 W, Ste A3 (By N Eldridge), Houston, TX. 77065
  • Hertz Jersey Village Car Rental Hertz Jersey Village - 18700 Northwest Freeway, Houston, TX. 77065
  • Enterprise Houston Downtown Car Rental Enterprise Houston Downtown - 2101 Travis, Houston, TX. 77002
  • Budget Houston Car Rental Budget Houston - 1010 Webster Avenue, Downtown Houston, Houston, TX. 77002
  • Hertz Houston Downtown Car Rental Hertz Houston Downtown - 2120 Louisiana Street, Houston, TX. 77002-8624
  • Thrifty North Houston - Jfk Blvd Car Rental Thrifty North Houston - Jfk Blvd - 15845 Jfk Blvdd, Houston Oap - Jfk Blvd, TX. 77032
  • Hertz Westheimer Car Rental Hertz Westheimer - 9099 Westheimer, Houston, TX. 77063
  • Hertz Galleria Houston Car Rental Hertz Galleria Houston - 3141 West Loop South, Houston, TX. 77027
  • National Houston Embassy Suites Car Rental National Houston Embassy Suites - 11730 Katy Fwy, Houston, TX. 77079
  • Enterprise Medical Center Car Rental Enterprise Medical Center - 6829 Greenbriar St, Houston, TX. 77030
  • Enterprise Galleria Houston Car Rental Enterprise Galleria Houston - 2829 West Loop S, Houston, TX. 77027
  • Thrifty Houston - Medical Center Car Rental Thrifty Houston - Medical Center - 2319 W Holcombe Blvd, Houston, TX. 77030
  • Enterprise Westheimer Shadowbriar Car Rental Enterprise Westheimer Shadowbriar - 12280 Westheimer Rd Ste 300, Houston, TX. 77077
  • Hertz Hyat Regency DT HLE Car Rental Hertz Hyat Regency DT HLE - 1200 Louisiana Street, Houston, TX. 77002
  • Enterprise South Loop Car Rental Enterprise South Loop - 1406 South Loop West, Houston, TX. 77054
  • Enterprise Richmond Avenue Car Rental Enterprise Richmond Avenue - 5803 Richmond Avenue, Houston, TX. 77057
  • Hertz Northwest Frwy - Santa A Car Rental Hertz Northwest Frwy - Santa A - 5502 West 34Th Street, Houston, TX. 77092
  • Enterprise North Loop West Car Rental Enterprise North Loop West - 537 North Loop West, Houston, TX. 77008
  • Dollar Houston (Local Office) Car Rental Dollar Houston (Local Office) - 15845 John F Kennedy Blvd, Houston, TX. 77032
  • Budget Houston Car Rental Budget Houston - 6935 Kirby Drive, Medical Center, Houston, TX. 77030
  • Enterprise Houston N.W. 290-Jones Car Rental Enterprise Houston N.W. 290-Jones - 17728 Northwest Fwy, Houston, TX. 77065
  • Enterprise 1960 Willowbrook Car Rental Enterprise 1960 Willowbrook - 6115 Fm 1960 Rd W, Houston, TX. 77069
  • Enterprise Kirkwood Car Rental Enterprise Kirkwood - 11625 Katy Fwy, Houston, TX. 77079
  • Enterprise Steeplechase, Fm1960 Car Rental Enterprise Steeplechase, Fm1960 - 11242 Fm 1960 Rd W Ste J, Houston, TX. 77065
  • Enterprise Greenspoint - Houston Car Rental Enterprise Greenspoint - Houston - 11322 North Freeway, Houston, TX. 77037
  • Enterprise Beltway And I-10 Car Rental Enterprise Beltway And I-10 - 14134 East Fwy, Houston, TX. 77015
  • Enterprise Meyerland Car Rental Enterprise Meyerland - 4665 N Braeswood Blvd, Houston, TX. 77096
  • Enterprise Astoria Boulevard Car Rental Enterprise Astoria Boulevard - 14900 Gulf Freeway, Houston, TX. 77034
  • Enterprise Demontrond Buick Car Rental Enterprise Demontrond Buick - 14101 North Freeway, Houston, TX. 77090
  • Enterprise Mossy Nissan Car Rental Enterprise Mossy Nissan - 12150 Katy Fwy, Houston, TX. 77079
  • Enterprise Fondren Car Rental Enterprise Fondren - 2714 Fondren, Houston, TX. 77063
  • Enterprise Beechnut-Highway 6 Car Rental Enterprise Beechnut-Highway 6 - 7766 Highway 6 S, Houston, TX. 77083
  • Enterprise Bellaire-Wilcrest Car Rental Enterprise Bellaire-Wilcrest - 6628 Wilcrest Dr, Houston, TX. 77072
  • Enterprise Greenway Plaza Car Rental Enterprise Greenway Plaza - 3777 S.W. Freeway, Houston, TX. 77027
  • Enterprise Bear Creek, Hwy 6 Car Rental Enterprise Bear Creek, Hwy 6 - 16130 Clay Rd, Houston, TX. 77084
  • Enterprise Almeda 45 Car Rental Enterprise Almeda 45 - 11130 Gulf Fwy Ste 320, Houston, TX. 77034
  • Enterprise Helfman Dodge Silber Car Rental Enterprise Helfman Dodge Silber - 1035 Silber Rd, Houston, TX. 77055
  • Enterprise Gessner At I-10 Car Rental Enterprise Gessner At I-10 - 10104 Old Katy Rd, Houston, TX. 77043
  • Budget Houston Car Rental Budget Houston - 6021 East Sam Houston Parkway, Wallisville/Houston, Houston, TX. 77049
  • Enterprise Houston North Car Rental Enterprise Houston North - 9203 North Fwy, Houston, TX. 77037
  • Enterprise Houston Gulf Freeway Car Rental Enterprise Houston Gulf Freeway - 7745 Gulf Freeway, Houston, TX. 77017
  • Enterprise Sw Fwy Bissonnet Car Rental Enterprise Sw Fwy Bissonnet - 9880 Southwest Freeway, Houston, TX. 77074
  • Hertz Greenway Plaza Car Rental Hertz Greenway Plaza - 2828 Southwest Freeway, Houston, TX. 77098
  • Hertz Veterans Memorial Hle Car Rental Hertz Veterans Memorial Hle - 11715 B-1 Veterans Memorial, Houston, TX. 77067
  • Enterprise 1960 At Steubner Car Rental Enterprise 1960 At Steubner - 3341 Fm 1960 Rd W, Houston, TX. 77068
  • Avis Sears Auto Center Car Rental Avis Sears Auto Center - 2737 Hwy 6 South, Houston, TX. 77082
  • Budget Houston, Tx Sears Car Rental Budget Houston, Tx Sears - 2737 Highway 6 South, Sears Auto Center, Houston, TX. 77082
  • Hertz Katy Frwy Park Ten Hle Car Rental Hertz Katy Frwy Park Ten Hle - 16825 Katy Freeway, Houston, TX. 77094
  • Hertz W.Exotic Rentals Hle Car Rental Hertz W.Exotic Rentals Hle - 2500 W.Loop South # 120, Houston, TX. 77027
  • Enterprise Bingle Car Rental Enterprise Bingle - 5034 Bingle Rd, Houston, TX. 77092
  • Enterprise Walker And Main Car Rental Enterprise Walker And Main - 820 Main St Ste 300, Houston, TX. 77002
  • Enterprise Jn Eagle Body Shop Car Rental Enterprise Jn Eagle Body Shop - 910 Highway 6 S, Houston, TX. 77079
  • Enterprise Heights Car Rental Enterprise Heights - 3709 Washington Ave, Houston, TX. 77007
  • Enterprise Downtown Gulf Freeway Car Rental Enterprise Downtown Gulf Freeway - 3433 Gulf Fwy, Houston, TX. 77003
  • Enterprise South Houston Van Car Rental Enterprise South Houston Van - 9811 Gulf Fwy, Houston, TX. 77034
  • Enterprise Kempwood Car Rental Enterprise Kempwood - 3305 W Sam Houston Pkwy N, Houston, TX. 77043
  • Enterprise River Oaks Car Rental Enterprise River Oaks - 4807 Kirby Dr, Houston, TX. 77098
  • Enterprise Copperfield Car Rental Enterprise Copperfield - 15003 Fm 529 Rd Ste C, Houston, TX. 77095
  • Enterprise Barker Oaks Hwy 6 Car Rental Enterprise Barker Oaks Hwy 6 - 2150 Highway 6 S Ste 120, Houston, TX. 77077
  • Enterprise Sk Pearland 288 Car Rental Enterprise Sk Pearland 288 - 4545 S Sam Houston Pkwy E, Houston, TX. 77048
  • Avis Avis in Houston (I-45 North & West Road) Car Rental Avis Avis in Houston (I-45 North & West Road) - 10743 North Freeway, Houston, TX. 77037
  • Enterprise Classic Chevrolet Hwy59 Car Rental Enterprise Classic Chevrolet Hwy59 - 7000 Southwest Freeway, Houston, TX. 77074
  • Enterprise 1960 At I45 Car Rental Enterprise 1960 At I45 - 211 Fm 1960 Rd W Ste J, Houston, TX. 77090
  • Hertz Hillcroft - Teli Group Car Rental Hertz Hillcroft - Teli Group - 5711 Hillcroft Suite A1-C, Houston, TX. 77036
  • Avis Wallisville, TX Car Rental Avis Wallisville, TX - 6021 East Sam Houston Parkway North, Houston, TX. 77049
  • Avis Sears Auto Center - Willowbrook Mall Car Rental Avis Sears Auto Center - Willowbrook Mall - 3000 Willowbrook Mall, Houston, TX. 77070
  • Hertz Westin Memorial City Car Rental Hertz Westin Memorial City - 945 Gessner Road, Houston, TX. 77024
  • Enterprise Houston Car Rental Enterprise Houston - 21901 Tomball Pkwy, Suite 700, Houston, TX. 77070
  • Enterprise Beltway And 288 Car Rental Enterprise Beltway And 288 - 2965 S Sam Houston Pkwy E Suite 400, Houston, TX. 77047
  • Avis Sam Houston Parkway Car Rental Car Rental Avis Sam Houston Parkway Car Rental - 6715 North Sam Houston Parkway West, Houston, TX. 77064
  • Budget Sam Houston Parkway At 249 Car Rental Budget Sam Houston Parkway At 249 - 6715 N Sam Houston Pkwy West, Houston, TX. 77064
  • Enterprise Hilton Galleria Car Rental Enterprise Hilton Galleria - 2001 Post Oak Blvd, Houston, TX. 77056
  • Enterprise Joe Myers Ford Car Rental Enterprise Joe Myers Ford - 16634 Northwest Fwy, Houston, TX. 77040
  • Europcar Houston Bush Airport Car Rental Europcar Houston Bush Airport - Please Go To The Advantage Counter, 17330 Palmetto Pines - Suite A7, Houston, TX. 77032
  • Enterprise Lone Star Chevrolet Serv Car Rental Enterprise Lone Star Chevrolet Serv - 18900 Northwest Fwy, Houston, TX. 77065
Show All
Houston Map
Customer Reviews
Rating: 5/5 based on 2 reviews
  • How was your booking experience?
    Date: 22 Nov 2017
    Rating: 5/5happy
  • How was your booking experience?
    Date: 19 Nov 2017
    Rating: 5/5happy
  • How was your booking experience?
    Date: 13 Nov 2017
    Rating: 5/5happy
  • How was your booking experience?
    Date: 08 Nov 2017
    Rating: 5/5happy
  • How was your booking experience?
    Date: 28 Oct 2017
    Rating: 5/5happy