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Fort Lauderdale - Road Trip Ideas

You’ve picked up your car rental from Fort Lauderdale airport, you’ve got a full tank of gas, and your essential tunes are ready to go. So let’s hit the open road where the sun shines, the beaches are powder soft, and the adventures come thick and fast. Florida road trips from Fort Lauderdale whizz you to the Everglades, where you can swap your car for a boat to see incredible wildlife up close. Drive and stop at a pristine beach every day, add in the odd theme park and water park, and stay in cute coastal towns and vibrant cities where the food and nightlife sizzle. Whether you’re traveling in a top-down convertible with a partner, driving an SUV with family, or going solo in a luxury car, there’s a rental vehicle to suit. So travel in style and comfort across the Sunshine State.

Fort Lauderdale to Key West

Switch to island time and take it easy as you drive along one of the most gorgeous stretches of road on the Keys. A straight drive from Fort Lauderdale airport to Key West takes around 4 hours and covers 188 miles. There are incredible vistas, cute beach shacks, and amazing water sports to discover. Head to Key Largo and dive, scuba, or view from a glass-bottom boat the stunning John Pennekamp Coral Reef Park. Stop for lunch and a spot of fishing in Islamorada. Time your drive across Seven Mile Bridge at sunset for superb views before arriving in Key West, the southernmost point in the U.S., where you should definitely get yourself a slice of Key lime pie.

Fort Lauderdale to Miami

After touching down in Fort Lauderdale, pick up your car rental and spend a few days exploring the local beaches, bars, and boulevards before driving down to Miami. The drive from Fort Lauderdale airport to Miami takes around 45 minutes one way, depending on traffic, covering 30 miles. But take it easy and stop along the coast. Drive north from Fort Lauderdale and visit Pompano Beach and its amazing dive sites. Visit Hollywood at the half-way point for some more beach action and dine in one of the many seafood restaurants on the boardwalk. Go shopping for designer accessories in Aventura. Drive to South Beach, Miami for Art Deco delights and check out Downtown Miami to taste the flavors in Little Havana for an easy and fun beach road trip.

Frequently asked questions

How much is a rental car per day in Fort Lauderdale?
The lowest daily rate for a rental car in Fort Lauderdale within the past seven days was $0. In the comfort of your own set of wheels, you can make your way to whichever attractions are calling your name.
Can I rent a car from Miami Intl. Airport (MIA)?
You can, and there’s lots of choice. After you’ve disembarked and grabbed your bags, just walk to the rental car center at MIA Rental Car Center, 3900 NW 25th Street, Miami, FL 33142. Here you can arrange a booking with fantastic companies like Enterprise, Thrifty and Budget. If you want some more options, also check out Payless and P & P Family Auto Rental.
Can I book now and pay later for my car rental in Fort Lauderdale?
Whether your bank balance is a little low or you simply desire greater flexibility, our Book Now Pay Later option is the answer. When you lock in your vehicle with Expedia, you won’t have to pay until you need to grab your wheels. Some cheaper car rental deals in Fort Lauderdale may require prepayment, but this is clearly displayed in the search results. Jump behind the wheel of an SUV that accommodates your whole crew or get about in a compact car. Whatever ride you’re looking for, Expedia will help you find it.
What happens if I need to cancel my Fort Lauderdale car reservation?
We get that plans change at short notice. That’s why a large number of prepaid bookings offer a total refund if you cancel at least six hours before collection. Your rental agreement should contain all the details you need. If you can’t find the answer there, our Customer Service Portal is always here to help.
What types of cars can I rent in Fort Lauderdale?
If you’ve got a big function coming up in Fort Lauderdale, you’ll create a great impression in one of our specialty rides. From classy interiors to powerful motors, this popular rental category always attracts attention. Zip around the city in total style and comfort. Not what you had in mind? Browse some of our other rentals. Compact, full-size, SUV — take your pick!
Where can I go on a road trip from Fort Lauderdale?
There’s lots on offer in Fort Lauderdale, but head farther afield and you’ll find even more magic. Pick up a set of wheels and you can discover the surrounding area at your own pace. Add these fantastic destinations to your travel schedule:

  • You’ll discover Jupiter Beach and countless other amazing sights in Jupiter. From Fort Lauderdale, it’s about 55 mi (90 km) away.
  • Why not check out everything on offer in West Palm Beach too? Unmissable sights in this vibrant city include Rosemary Square. West Palm Beach is around 40 mi (65 km) from Fort Lauderdale.
  • Head to Bahia Honda State Park and Beach to discover some local nature. Take a picnic to enjoy or just relax and unwind. From Fort Lauderdale, it’s 120 mi (200 km) away.

Why should I rent a Fort Lauderdale car with Expedia?
You’ll find savings for the smart traveler on Expedia. Whether you’re looking for something that’ll fit the whole crew or just you, browse the deals from the 30 car rental companies in Fort Lauderdale. Our member exclusive offers, discounts and rewards program will help you score the lowest price possible. Combine your vehicle with your hotel and flights for even bigger savings. On the hunt for things to do in Fort Lauderdale? Add some tours to your vacation package later on!
How do I find the best car rental deals in Fort Lauderdale with Expedia?
Expedia makes it a breeze to compare rates, offers and providers, and to check customer reviews. Combine your Fort Lauderdale car rental with hotel or flight bookings and you’ll save even more.
How old do you have to be to rent a car in Fort Lauderdale?
Fort Lauderdale requires drivers to be 21 and above to be able to rent a car. However, young drivers can expect an extra cost and some choice restrictions. Most companies impose a daily young renter fee in addition to the car rental rate. This helps cover the extra risk of accident or damage. While many car categories (like economy and compact) are available to young drivers, restrictions usually apply to specialty and premium cars.
What do you need to rent a car in Fort Lauderdale?
The main requirements are a valid driver’s license and a credit card in the same name. Most car rental companies will offer you insurance, which is optional. But you may have to provide proof of other coverage if you choose to opt out. Be sure to check with your rental provider to avoid any hassles.
What is the cheapest car rental in Fort Lauderdale?
The two lowest daily rates on offer in Fort Lauderdale within the past seven days were $0 and $1. Now that’s what we’d call a fantastic deal! 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 Fort Lauderdale?
Yes, and you’re sure to find your ideal wheels on our long-term car rental deals page. Just enter your trip details and we’ll list incredible options from numerous top companies.
Where can I find a Fort Lauderdale car rental if I am younger than 25?
Age policies are different between rental companies, so be prepared to do a little shopping around. Managed to find a Fort Lauderdale supplier that does rent to under 25s? Terrific! Just bear in mind that some companies charge additional fees to drivers between 21 and 24. The fine print of each rental car you’re considering should have all the details you need.

Car Rental Information

Popular car types:
SUV, Full Size, Economy
Car suppliers available:
30
Our best deal of the day:
$0
Our second best deal of the day:
$1
Our third best deal of the day:
$3
From the airport to your hotel:
Airport Transportation

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Renting a car in Fort Lauderdale

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Expected prices in Fort Lauderdale

Prices are subject to seasonal change depending on when you decide to arrange your car rental but right now you can book from $0.

Flexibility & Cancellation

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