Reasons to Rent a Car Long Term
There are several common reasons for renting a car long term:
- Taking an extended trip or heading to a secondary residence for the season. Renting a car for the duration of your trip prevents you from having to put mileage on your personal vehicle and reduces wear and tear.
- Working on a large, one-time project that requires a truck or van. Renting a vehicle by the month as needed is a great option.
- Needing transportation while your car is in the shop. Whether you've had an accident or have a major repair on your personal car, a long-term car rental is a great way to get back on the road without missing a beat.
Short-Term Car Lease vs. Long-Term Car Rental
Some car dealerships may allow you to lease a car for several months at a time, but terms tend to be limited and may include a minimum number of days and mileage restrictions.
With an Enterprise long-term rental, you can rent a vehicle for as long as needed, whether it's several weeks, a month, or longer. Addtionally, there is no mileage limit for most vehicle classes. See our unlimited mileage FAQs page for additional information and exclusions.
Subscribe with Enterprise
If you need to rent a car for 30 days or more, Enterprise offers a car subscription service. You pay a flat fee which includes insurance, vehicle maintenance, and the option to swap for a different car up to four times per month. You can choose from many different makes and models of cars to suit your needs, including large SUVs, trucks, full-size sedans, and more. This service is currently available in Minnesota, Missouri, and Nevada.
Long-Term Rental vs. Subscribe with Enterprise
The length of time that you need a vehicle is the main factor when deciding between a long-term rental and Subscribe with Enterprise. A long-term rental gives you the flexibility to rent a vehicle for as much or as little time as you need. Subscribe with Enterprise is best suited for people who need a vehicle for at least a month, since the fee you pay includes the use of a vehicle for 30 days.
Daily or weekly rates apply, as applicable, to rental increments of less than 30 days. Short-term car rentals are available by the hour, day or week.