There are several companies that rent electric cars, and there are several websites that compare companies that rent Internal Combustion Engine (ICE) cars. But are there websites that compare electric car rentals, given date and place (or, alternately, existing car rental comparisons with an "electrical" checkbox)?

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    I would wonder if one of the ordinary rental search sites has a way to filter for electric vehicles. I know Kayak has a "hybrid" check box. May 2, 2019 at 16:08
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    If you don't insist on a traditional rental company, you might try something like Turo where individuals rent out their cars. There you get a specific car, versus a broad category. May 2, 2019 at 18:15
  • I would also recommend Turo(since the previous comment didn't describe it, it's basically AirBnb for cars), it's really easy to use. The only thing is, that individual owners seem to want to charge a premium for electric cars. I tried it in San-Diego, it was $80/day for a Tesla model-3 long range and $40/day for a Bmw I-3, whereas a Nissan Versa was $18/day. I thought it worth the money, but your mileage may vary.
    – Eugene
    May 20, 2019 at 22:03
  • @Eugene One would have to save >22$/day on fuel which is difficult when fuel is as cheap as in the USA...
    – gerrit
    May 21, 2019 at 6:15
  • @gerrit (1) Actually no, since when travelling, you can't charge your car at home. E.g. for the Tesla model 3, I had to return the car charged(same as gas cars, but shouldn't be IMHO) and Tesla superchargers cost(from their website): $ 0.26 per minute above 60 kW/ $ 0.13 per minute at or below 60 kW. What sucks is that there's no price difference between the V1(72kw), V2(125kw) and V3(250kw).
    – Eugene
    May 21, 2019 at 19:46

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For example, even just in New Zealand, Europecar has a option, and Thrifty does at two of the airports.

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