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    Rent a Car in Maine

    Between wandering moose, boiled red lobsters, rugged coastline, and colorful New England foliage; Maine is quite unlike anywhere else in the country, especially in terms of exceptional USA car rentals! As the most northeastern state, travelers can look forward to embarking on a Maine road trip spanning over 3,400 miles of scenic coastline all the way from Kennebunkport to Lubec! As you will see, Maine certainly lives up to its reputation as “Vacationland” between so many attractions ranging from botanical gardens at Acadia National Park to Appalachian Trail hiking at Baxter State Park and all of the epic leaf peeping in between! Be sure to visit other gorgeous Maine state parks like Quoddy Head, Reid, among others. For one remarkable New England escape, continue reading this page to learn more about our low-cost Maine car rentals available at the following locations:

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    Car rental Portland, ME Auto Europe

    Portland, Maine car rental: Our primary Maine car rental location is the seaside city of Portland where a wide selection of USA rental cars await travelers! Various Portland rental vehicles are available throughout the peninsula and surrounding neighborhoods, from downtown suppliers near Congress St. and Allen Ave. to the local Portland International Jetport! No matter where you pick-up your convenient Portland car rental, you will have close access to so many nearby destinations running from Bradbury Mountain State Park 20 minutes away in Freeport or perhaps going up to Bridgton to ski down Shawnee Peak for a little winter getaway! No matter if you’re visiting this New England gem in summer, fall, winter or spring, each season in Maine provides a scenic backdrop.

    One way or another, you'll most likely be arriving or driving through Portland at some point during your journey Maine. Undeniably small yet charming, Portland is Maine’s most populated city with over 66,000 residents in 2018. Often frequented for its Old Port party scene with countless bars, cafes, restaurants, and breweries; “foodie” is Portland’s middle name. Also keep in mind that Portland is only 1 hour and 45 minutes from Boston, meaning one-way car rentals from Boston to Portland are always a viable option.

    Another special of Portland is its accolade by SmartAsset as the city with most microbreweries in the country; 17 in all that equates to one for every 4,000 people! Besides being a foodie and hops paradise, Portland also has a thriving artist community with the Maine College of Art located downtown and monthly art walks. For outdoorsy folks, Portland also maintains an impressive system of urban trails. Continue reading to see other great spots for Maine car rentals ready to go on our search engine!

    Maine car rentals locations

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    Maine car rental suppliers

    Even in a state like Maine with only 1 million residents, the Auto Europe team still collaborates with the industry’s most acclaimed car rental partners. This way, our customers can always know that they are receiving the best prices on top of the best car rental models for their Maine getaway. Perform a simple search on our booking engine located at the top of the page to begin comparing rates with Hertz, Avis, Budget, and Dollar. Whether you’re seeking a Chevy Impala luxury sports car or a heavy-duty Ford Escape SUV rental, our Maine car rental associates will have you covered! Be sure to click on the icons below to learn more about these companies:

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    Must-see destinations with your Maine rental car

    Undoubtedly a New England gem, tourism plays an integral role within Maine’s economy where over 37 million people visited in 2018, spending around $6.2 billion and supporting about 110,000 jobs. While many come to encounter the state’s epic coastline, the longest in continental USA, many flock here to immerse themselves in nature and beauty. Below are just a handful of popular Maine tourist attractions that are all only accessible by having your personal vehicle. Regardless of whether you’re traveling to Maine for work or vacation, newcomers will surely be happy with their Portland, ME car rental for some unforgettable exploration!

    • Acadia National Park
    • Baxter State Park
    • Popham Beach
    • Moosehead Lake
    • Sugarloaf Mountain

    Maine car rental FAQ

    Will I need an International Driver’s Permit to rent a car in Maine?

    Most car rental companies don’t require newcomers to the United States to acquire an International Driver's Permit (IDP) to rent a car in Maine. However, some car rental suppliers may ask for this credential, so it’s best to check with the company before reserving a car in Maine. Either way, you will need a valid driver’s license from your country to place your order.

    Auto Europe customer service contactDoes Maine offer one-way car rentals?

    As far as pricing goes, it is more pricey to rent a car in the USA than the European Union due to insurance policies for taking USA car rental to other countries. It may be possible but best to contact the Auto Europe team to find out the rate beforehand. We know which USA car rental suppliers will permit one-way car rentals to Canada or Mexico.

    Is there free cancellation for Maine car rentals?

    Timing is of the essence when attempting to cancel your car rental without charge. Specifically, travelers can cancel reservations completely free of charge up to 48 hours prior to scheduled pick-up time. Anything sooner will result in some sort of fee.