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Frequently asked questions

How much is a rental car per day in Amherst?
Traveling around Amherst doesn’t have to break the bank, with daily car rental prices starting at just $59 within the past seven days.
Can I rent a car from Buffalo Niagara Intl. Airport (BUF)?
Take your pick of a good range of car rental outlets within a short commute of the airport. Enterprise, Budget and Avis are popular with travelers. Hertz and Ace are some other reliable options.
What happens if I need to cancel my Amherst car reservation?
If you have to make changes to your itinerary, the majority of rentals qualify for a total refund. Just advise us more than six hours in advance of the scheduled collection time. Have a thorough scan of your agreement for any exclusions. Your confirmation will have more details, or you can visit our Customer Service Portal for more info.
What types of cars can I rent in Amherst?
Dart around in a mini, splash out on a premium ride or choose something in the middle, like a mid-size. But it’s hard to beat a compact car — the top pick in Amherst. They’re a joy to handle and park, fuel-efficient and a good idea if you’re road-tripping around busy cities. A step up from economy, you can expect a bit more comfort and room while still getting a wonderful deal.
Where can I go on a road trip from Amherst?
With your own vehicle, adventuring around the surrounding areas is a breeze. Amherst is an obvious place to begin, but there’s lots more to keep you busy in the region. Pick up the keys to a rental, toss your luggage in the trunk and take a peek at these other awesome locations:

  • Home to attractions galore, Rochester is about 60 mi from Amherst. First up on the itinerary? Head on over to Genesee Rivers High Falls, one of this city’s highlights.
  • Another destination that’s a hit with travelers is Erie, around 90 mi away. Splash Lagoon is just one of many reasons why people keep returning.
  • No trip is complete without a wander around Geneva State Park. This renowned nature spot is roughly 140 mi from Amherst. Enjoy the fresh air and relax!

Why should I rent an Amherst car with Expedia?
There are savings for the savvy traveler with Expedia. Whether you’re searching for something that’ll fit the whole crew or just the two of you, browse the deals from the car rental companies in Amherst. Our exclusive offers and discounts will help you land the lowest price possible. Combine your vehicle with your hotel and flights for even greater savings. On the hunt for things to do in Amherst? Add some activities to your package later on!
How do I find the best car rental deals in Amherst with Expedia?
Browse our wide range of car rentals, check out ratings and compare offers from leading brands. In a few simple clicks, Expedia will help you nab the best deal on your ride. Got a flight or hotel booking? Add on your Amherst car rental and save even more.
How old do you have to be to rent a car in Amherst?
Amherst requires drivers to be at least 21 to be able to rent a car. However, young drivers can expect an extra charge and tighter rental conditions. Most companies impose a young renter fee on top of the car rental rate. This covers the higher risk of damage or accident. While many car categories (like compact and mid-size) are available to young drivers, restrictions usually apply to luxury and specialty cars.
What do you need to rent a car in Amherst?
Renting a car in Amherst is easy as pie. Normally, all you’ll need is a valid driver’s license and a credit card in the same name. Once you’ve settled on your perfect set of wheels, read your policy to make sure there are no extra requirements prior to your scheduled pickup.
What is the cheapest car rental in Amherst?
We looked into prices over the last seven days and found that the lowest daily rate was $59. The next best price to rent a set of wheels in Amherst was $70 a day. These rates were available on Expedia, with a rental starting date within the next year. Prices and availability are subject to change and additional terms apply.
Can I rent a car for a month or longer in Amherst?
Whether you have plans to stop in Amherst or explore what’s beyond, you can reserve a long-term rental with Expedia. Enter your trip dates and pick-up/drop-off locations and we’ll help you find incredible long-term car rental deals.
Where can I find an Amherst car rental if I am younger than 25?
If you’re a young driver looking for a rental in Amherst, we recommend checking the terms and conditions of the various rental companies you’re interested in. Some may rent to drivers under the age of 25, some may not. There may be additional fees if you’re aged between 21 and 24. To escape any unpleasant surprises on pickup, make sure you do your research.
What insurance should I choose for my car rental in Amherst?
After perfectly planning your big trip, don’t scrimp on safety — add collision protection while reserving your Amherst rental vehicle with Expedia. There are numerous benefits to this plan, including up to $35,000 in primary coverage for accident damage, theft and vandalism. Plus, with no deductible and round-the-clock emergency support, you can breathe a little easier should the unexpected occur.

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If the deals that are available on our page do not suit your needs, then enter Amherst into the search wizard at the top of the page. We will compare all the best deals available for your car rental in Amherst and provide you with a list of the cheapest options, with no added fees.

Renting a car in Amherst

Pay at pickup is available, so you don’t have to worry about spending your money until you arrive at your vehicle in Amherst. We partner with reliable partners that guarantee an enjoyable experience for solo travelers, couples, and families. Package your car with a flight or hotel to unlock even more savings from Expedia.

Expected prices in Amherst

Prices are subject to seasonal change depending on when you decide to arrange your car rental but right now you can book from $59.

Flexibility & Cancellation

Most car suppliers offer penalty-free cancellations, so you don’t have to worry about losing money if your plans change. To cancel your booking log into your account through the Trips portal. Click manage booking and cancel this car. If you needed to alter your booking, then you can create a new one once you have canceled.

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