Upgrade: Travel Better says most car rental places will charge drivers under 25 an additional $25 per day, but there are a couple of things you can do to reduce the ding.
Shop around: Some branches of big name places will charge less than the national “going rate.”
Try local shops: Mom and pops might cut you a break, especially if you mention and bring in a copy of your spotless driving record.
Really, though, there’s not much you can do, except get older. — BEN POPKEN
If you’re under 25, how do you rent a car without huge surcharges? [Upgrade: Travel Better]