There is a great deal to see and do in and around Plant City in the state of Florida and the ideal way to explore is most definitely by car. If you have not driven to the area in your own car, there are many car rental companies in the region that offer a variety of different types of vehicle for you and the family to explore at leisure. These include some of the big international car hire names like Enterprise, Hertz and Avis as well as well known national companies like Alamo & National Car rentals. These all offer a wide variety of car at competitive prices to suit all budgets whether you are looking at a sporty convertible or luxury car to travel in style or a more practical and economical ride to accommodate a family trip.
If you are flying into the state from overseas, you can collect your rental car direct from the airport upon your arrival and it is always worth shopping around online in advance before booking to see what deals are on offer. For example Hertz currently have a special deal on their website for European and UK clients. All reservations made prior to the start of the summer season on 1st of July, will get a 10% discount off the total cost of their booking regardless of the type of vehicle hired or the number of days time you wish to use it. It may also be worth checking out any local offers as some of the smaller companies may also offer discounts to attract your business especially out with peak season times. These include companies that are based in Plant City itself such as Advantage Car Rental, a small independently owned business based near the Improvement League of Plant City who have a good selection of quality cars, trucks and even trailers for rent at very reasonable prices.
Most car rental companies open early in the morning – around 6.30-7am – and close anywhere from six in the evening till later and some of the larger companies will arrange pick-up and drop-offs out with these hours too. Rentals during the summer months start at around $30 a day for a small economy car then ranging from $35-40 for a compact, intermediate or standard car while a larger model will cost a few dollars extra. If however your are looking for a more luxurious vehicle or a people carrier to accommodate a larger group then the daily rates will be between $70 and $80 dollars which is still fairly economical if the cost is split between the number of people in your group. In between, you could also hire an SUV for around $50. Most reputable company cars for hire are equipped with all mod cons for your comfort including air conditioning to keep you cool while driving in the humid Florida temperatures, with radio and C.D player to keep you entertained also.