Last Updated on January 16, 2021 by Michael

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Every year, the major car rental companies move thousands of cars in their fleets from the Northeastern U.S. to Florida in order to meet demand for the peak winter rental season in Florida. This is known as the Florida drive-in, and it’s often a great time to score a great deal on a long-distance one-way car rental.

Earlier this year, Avis Budget Group offered identical drive-in promos from both Avis and Budget starting at $22.99 per day, which was significantly higher than last year’s deal for $13.99 a day.

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In the past few days, both companies have just sweetened the deal by dropping the price substantially. Now Avis and Budget. One-way rentals from the Northeast to Florida start at $14.99 per day for all categories up to full-size, and then climb to $99.99 per day for a premium full-size SUV.

Avis and Budget Florida Drive-In Promo for Fall 2019


  • Economy (group A): $14.99/day
  • Compact (group B): $14.99/day
  • Midsize (group C): $14.99/day
  • Standard (group D): $14.99/day
  • Full Size (group E): $14.99/day
  • Premium (group G): $49.99/day
  • Luxury (group H): $74.99/day
  • Intermediate SUV (group F): $39.99/day
  • Standard SUV (group W): $49.99/day
  • Standard Elite SUV (group S): $59.99/day
  • Minivan (group V): $49.99/day
  • Full Size SUV (group Z): $84.99/day
  • Premium Full Size SUV (group L): $99.99/day
  • Convertible (group K): $49.99/day

For Avis, Participating Northeast pickup locations include: Albany, Baltimore, Boston, Buffalo, Hartford, New York, Philadelphia, Pittsburgh, Providence, Richmond, Washington DC and Norfolk.

Budget doesn’t specify participating Northeast pickup locations.


The offer is valid between September 3, 2019 and October 31, 2019, for one-way rentals only. The vehicle must be picked up at a participating Northeast location and returned to a participating Florida location.You can rent the car for a minimum of one day to a maximum of 14 consecutive days.

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Terms and Conditions

  • Offers may not be available during holiday and other blackout periods; rate surcharges during peak periods may apply.
  • Offer subject to vehicle availability at the time of reservation and may not be available on some rates at some times.
  • Renter must meet Budget or Avis age, driver and credit requirements. Minimum age may vary by location. An additional daily surcharge may apply for renters under 25 years old.
  • Rates are non-discountable; they may not be combined with any other BCD number, coupon, promotion or offer.
  • Taxes, concession recovery fees, vehicle license recovery fee, customer facility charges may apply and are extra. Optional products such as LDW and refueling are extra.

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