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Car hires in San Diego, California

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Best deals found for San Diego, California car hire

Find great deals below on a variety of popular rental car types in San Diego, California
Economy$56/day
Compact$36/day
Intermediate$69/day
Standard$59/day
Full-size$71/day
Full-size SUV$79/day
Premium$96/day
Luxury$81/day
Intermediate SUV$62/day
Standard SUV$93/day
Best rates found by momondo users in the past 48 hours.

Car hire insight and trends in San Diego

Useful insights to help you book the perfect car hire in San Diego

What is the cheapest car hire agency in San Diego?

The cheapest car hire in San Diego are generally found through NU Car. When booking with NU Car, you may be able to find car hire prices for as low as $25/day. The average price to hire a car in San Diego is $41/day.

What car hire company in San Diego has the most locations?

Enterprise Rent-A-Car has the most locations of any car hire company in San Diego, with 14 locations.

What car do most people hire in San Diego?

Toyota RAV4 hire and Toyota Corolla hire in San Diego are the two most popular car models, according to our data. Toyota RAV4 hire prices in San Diego can vary depending on what company you hire from, but our users have found that prices average $92/day and can be as low as $51/day. Toyota Corolla hire prices can also vary, but tend to average $80/day, with the cheapest deals as low as $45/day.

San Diego, California car hire deals found on momondo

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Small cars

$68 - $106

All Car Types

$79 - $129

The average price of a small car hire in San Diego, the United States is $82. The cheapest time to hire a small car in San Diego, the United States is in May. The price is 19% lower than the rest of the year at just $68 per day. A small car rental is typically 15% less expensive than the average rental car in San Diego. The average price of a vehicle hire in San Diego can vary based on a number of factors including supply, popularity of the vehicle, and how far out you book your car hire. Below are the best prices for San Diego small car hire found on momondo in the past week.

The average price of a medium car hire in San Diego, the United States is $88. The cheapest time to hire a medium car in San Diego, the United States is in November. The price is 18% lower than the rest of the year at just $73 per day. A medium car rental is typically 10% less expensive than the average rental car in San Diego. The average price of a vehicle hire in San Diego can vary based on a number of factors including supply, popularity of the vehicle, and how far out you book your car hire. Below are the best prices for San Diego medium car hire found on momondo in the past week.

The average price of a large car hire in San Diego, the United States is $113. The cheapest time to hire a large car in San Diego, the United States is in October. The price is 42% lower than the rest of the year at just $66 per day. A large car rental is typically 15% more expensive than the average rental car in San Diego. The average price of a vehicle hire in San Diego can vary based on a number of factors including supply, popularity of the vehicle, and how far out you book your car hire. Below are the best prices for San Diego large car hire found on momondo in the past week.

The average price of a SUV hire in San Diego, the United States is $100. The cheapest time to hire a SUV in San Diego, the United States is in February. The price is 23% lower than the rest of the year at just $78 per day. A SUV rental is typically 4% more expensive than the average rental car in San Diego. The average price of a vehicle hire in San Diego can vary based on a number of factors including supply, popularity of the vehicle, and how far out you book your car hire. Below are the best prices for San Diego SUV hire found on momondo in the past week.

The average price of a van hire in San Diego, the United States is $117. The cheapest time to hire a van in San Diego, the United States is in September. The price is 42% lower than the rest of the year at just $69 per day. A van rental is typically 18% more expensive than the average rental car in San Diego. The average price of a vehicle hire in San Diego can vary based on a number of factors including supply, popularity of the vehicle, and how far out you book your car hire.

The average price of a luxury car hire in San Diego, the United States is $86. The cheapest time to hire a luxury car in San Diego, the United States is in January. The price is 30% lower than the rest of the year at just $61 per day. A luxury car rental is typically 11% less expensive than the average rental car in San Diego. The average price of a vehicle hire in San Diego can vary based on a number of factors including supply, popularity of the vehicle, and how far out you book your car hire.

The average price of a convertible hire in San Diego, the United States is $129. The cheapest time to hire a convertible in San Diego, the United States is in November. The price is 21% lower than the rest of the year at just $102 per day. A convertible rental is typically 25% more expensive than the average rental car in San Diego. The average price of a vehicle hire in San Diego can vary based on a number of factors including supply, popularity of the vehicle, and how far out you book your car hire.

Toyota Yaris Cross
or similar Compact
Up to 4 passengers

$36/day

7 Aug - 12 Aug
Toyota Yaris Cross
Kia Picanto
or similar Economy
Up to 2 passengers

$56/day

11 Aug - 24 Aug
Kia Picanto
Toyota Auris
or similar Compact
Up to 4 passengers

$83/day

11 Aug - 24 Aug
Toyota Auris

San Diego car hire directory

All major car hire suppliers in San Diego, California

Enterprise Rent-A-Car

7.7
Good
336 reviews14 locations
Overview

Cleanliness

7.9

Comfort

7.9

Overall

7.6

Pick-up/drop-off

7.6

Value

7.6

Budget

6.5
Okay
184 reviews11 locations
Overview

Cleanliness

7.2

Comfort

7.3

Overall

6.5

Pick-up/drop-off

6.5

Value

6.6

Avis

6.4
Okay
300 reviews11 locations
Overview

Cleanliness

7.2

Comfort

7.3

Overall

6.4

Pick-up/drop-off

6.6

Value

6.5

Hertz

5.9
Fair
587 reviews12 locations
Overview

Cleanliness

6.8

Comfort

6.6

Overall

5.9

Pick-up/drop-off

5.9

Value

6.0

Economy Rent a Car

5.6
Fair
127 reviews2 locations
Overview

Cleanliness

6.9

Comfort

6.6

Overall

5.5

Pick-up/drop-off

5.3

Value

6.0

Ace

4.4
Mediocre
156 reviews3 locations
Overview

Cleanliness

5.0

Comfort

4.9

Overall

4.3

Pick-up/drop-off

4.2

Value

4.6

MEXRENTACAR

3.9
Poor
243 reviews4 locations
Overview

Cleanliness

4.6

Comfort

4.5

Overall

3.9

Pick-up/drop-off

3.8

Value

4.2

EZ Van

5 locations

Quick facts about car hire in San Diego

Get the overview on great hire deals, popular car hire companies, and best car types for your visit in San Diego

Most Popular Agency

Thrifty

Popular Car Types

Standard, Intermediate, SUV

Cheapest Hire Car

$46

Most Popular Model

Toyota RAV4
The most popular San Diego car hire agency found on momondo this month is Thrifty. Other top choices for car hire companies are Dollar and NU Car
The following car types were offered at car hire companies in San Diego in the past 72 hours: Standard, Intermediate, SUV.
The lowest price for a car hire in San Diego is $46/day. For this area, you can expect average prices starting from $73/day.
The most popular car model to hire in San Diego in the past 7 days is the Toyota RAV4. Our users also prefer the Toyota Corolla as an alternative.

Driving with a car hire in San Diego - FAQs

Learn everything there is to know about hiring a car in San Diego so you can be properly prepared for your next trip

How much will it cost to hire a car in San Diego, California in July?

$131 is the cost of a weekend car hire in San Diego for July, with cheap deals starting as low as $127. Deals are a little different for a week-long hire - starting at around $56, with an average price of $56.

Is there a fee to cancel my San Diego, California car hire?

In most cases, there is no fee when you cancel your San Diego car hire. You can check to see whether or not your preferred car hire company in San Diego offers free cancellation when booking with momondo.

What is the best type of car to hire in San Diego during July?

The best way to enjoy the sites in San Diego during the month of July is by hiring a convertible. You are less likely to run into any instances of precipitation or colder weather, because San Diego has an average temperature of 22 °C and average rainfall of 0 mm during the month of July. Hiring a Convertible in San Diego will cost you $97/day on average.

What is the speed limit in San Diego, California?

The speed limit in San Diego is 40 km/h, unless otherwise stated on road signs. San Diego also has a suburban speed limit of 120 km/h which is strictly enforced. If you find yourself on a motorway in San Diego, be aware that the speed limit is generally 120 km/h.

What car hire company has the Cadillac CTS in San Diego?

What is the weather like in San Diego, CA in June?

In June, San Diego usually gets 3 mm of precipitation and has an average temperature of 19 °C. This information can be very helpful when looking at hire cars in San Diego as it can help you make the best decision.

Is the weather in San Diego similar to the rest of California?

If you’re looking for a San Diego hire car for a road trip to the surrounding areas during the month of June it’s important to know that the rest of California typically has a temperature of 19 °C and will usually expect 3.8 mm of precipitation.

When did momondo last update prices for cars in San Diego?

Prices for cars in San Diego are refreshed on a daily basis.

How many operators does momondo search for cars in San Diego?

How old do you have to be to hire a car in San Diego?

The minimum age for drivers varies by country, including San Diego. In numerous EU countries, drivers must be 18 years old. To hire a car overseas, you'll generally need to be at least 21, and if you're under 25, a young driver surcharge may be applied. We advise that you read the policy of your chosen hire company before making a reservation.

What documentation or ID do you need to hire a car in San Diego?

All drivers must have a valid full driving license when hiring a car in San Diego. If the license is written in a different language from the country of hire, an International Driving Permit may be required to avoid the risk of potential fines. If you're hiring a car overseas, you may also need to provide proof of return travel and accommodation information during your stay. It is always advisable to check with the individual hire company you're booking with.


Why use momondo?

Why should I use momondo to book a car hire in San Diego?

Using momondo to book a car hire in San Diego could save you time and money. momondo searches thousands of car hire websites and locations to provide you with a wide selection of options and cars to choose from.

How does momondo help me find the best car hire deal in San Diego?

Filtering is how momondo helps you find a great car hire in San Diego. Narrow your search using price and map features as well as filtering by fuel or mileage policies amongst many other filters available.

Does momondo show car hire deals in San Diego with free cancellation?

Yes, whether it is for cars in San Diego or elsewhere, momondo allows you to filter specifically for policies that offer free cancellation.

Can I hire a car with a fair fuel policy in San Diego on momondo?

Yes, simply select the fair fuel policy filter after performing a search for hire cars in San Diego on momondo.

Can I find a car hire in San Diego which offers enhanced cleaning on momondo?

You certainly can. momondo has a dedicated filter for enhanced cleaning services for all car hire locations including San Diego.

Can I search for car hire in San Diego with unlimited mileage on momondo?

Yes, unlimited mileage options can be found on car hire in San Diego on momondo.


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