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Car hires in Santa Monica, California

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Santa Monica, CA, United States
28 Apr — 5 May
Santa Monica, CA, United States
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Best deals found for Santa Monica, California car hire

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Compact$80/day
Intermediate$107/day
Standard$111/day
Full-size$115/day
People mover$136/day
Convertible$169/day
Premium SUV$134/day
Intermediate SUV$113/day
Standard SUV$122/day
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Small cars

$59 - $180

All Car Types

$85 - $175

The average price of a small car hire in Santa Monica, the United States is $98. The cheapest time to hire a small car in Santa Monica, the United States is in April. The price is 40% lower than the rest of the year at just $59 per day. A small car rental is typically 21% less expensive than the average rental car in Santa Monica. The average price of a vehicle hire in Santa Monica 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 Santa Monica small car hire found on momondo in the past week.

The average price of a medium car hire in Santa Monica, the United States is $138. The cheapest time to hire a medium car in Santa Monica, the United States is in May. The price is 40% lower than the rest of the year at just $83 per day. A medium car rental is typically 11% more expensive than the average rental car in Santa Monica. The average price of a vehicle hire in Santa Monica 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 Santa Monica medium car hire found on momondo in the past week.

The average price of a large car hire in Santa Monica, the United States is $110. The cheapest time to hire a large car in Santa Monica, the United States is in October. The price is 41% lower than the rest of the year at just $66 per day. A large car rental is typically 10% less expensive than the average rental car in Santa Monica. The average price of a vehicle hire in Santa Monica 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 Santa Monica large car hire found on momondo in the past week.

The average price of a SUV hire in Santa Monica, the United States is $120. The cheapest time to hire a SUV in Santa Monica, the United States is in February. The price is 50% lower than the rest of the year at just $60 per day. A SUV rental is typically 3% less expensive than the average rental car in Santa Monica. The average price of a vehicle hire in Santa Monica 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 Santa Monica SUV hire found on momondo in the past week.

The average price of a luxury car hire in Santa Monica, the United States is $65. The cheapest time to hire a luxury car in Santa Monica, the United States is in February. The price is 31% lower than the rest of the year at just $45 per day. A luxury car rental is typically 48% less expensive than the average rental car in Santa Monica. The average price of a vehicle hire in Santa Monica 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 Santa Monica, the United States is $95. The cheapest time to hire a convertible in Santa Monica, the United States is in January. The price is 69% lower than the rest of the year at just $163 per day. A convertible rental is typically 22% less expensive than the average rental car in Santa Monica. The average price of a vehicle hire in Santa Monica 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 Santa Monica convertible hire found on momondo in the past week.

Toyota Corolla
or similar Compact
Up to 4 passengers

$80/day

26 Apr - 3 May
Toyota Corolla
Hyundai i30
or similar Compact
Up to 4 passengers

$86/day

28 Apr - 5 May
Hyundai i30

Car hire insight and trends in Santa Monica

Useful insights to help you book the perfect car hire in Santa Monica

What is the cheapest car hire agency in Santa Monica?

The cheapest car hire in Santa Monica are generally found through U-Save. When booking with U-Save, you may be able to find car hire prices for as low as $43/day. The average price to hire a car in Santa Monica is $43/day.

What car hire company in Santa Monica has the most locations?

Enterprise Rent-A-Car has the most locations of any car hire company in Santa Monica, with 5 locations.

What car do most people hire in Santa Monica?

Hiring the Ford Mustang Convertible in Santa Monica is the most popular car hire among momondo users, followed by hiring the Chrysler Pacifica. Our users have seen Ford Mustang Convertible deals in Santa Monica for $121 per day on average, and as cheap as $72 per day. It’s an average of $98 per day to hire the Chrysler Pacifica in Santa Monica, though you may find prices as low as $57 per day.

Santa Monica car hire directory

All major car hire suppliers in Santa Monica, California

Hertz

6.2
Okay
36 reviews3 locations
Overview

Cleanliness

5.9

Comfort

6.3

Overall

6.2

Pick-up/drop-off

6.3

Value

6.3

Midway

9.9
Wonderful
8 reviews2 locations
Overview

Cleanliness

10.0

Comfort

10.0

Overall

10.0

Pick-up/drop-off

9.6

Value

10.0

Avis

9.3
Wonderful
7 reviews3 locations
Overview

Cleanliness

8.9

Comfort

8.9

Overall

9.3

Pick-up/drop-off

8.9

Value

8.3

Enterprise Rent-A-Car

9.0
Wonderful
10 reviews5 locations
Overview

Cleanliness

9.1

Comfort

8.8

Overall

8.8

Pick-up/drop-off

8.6

Value

9.3

Budget

6.8
Okay
4 reviews2 locations
Overview

Cleanliness

7.6

Comfort

6.4

Overall

6.8

Pick-up/drop-off

6.4

Value

6.8

Sixt

6.5
Okay
14 reviews1 location
Overview

Cleanliness

6.9

Comfort

6.7

Overall

6.7

Pick-up/drop-off

6.4

Value

6.4

Thrifty

1 location

Eagle Rent A Car

3 locations

Quick facts about car hire in Santa Monica

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

Popular Car Types

SUV, Compact, Full-size

Cheapest Hire Car

$81

Most Popular Model

Ford Mustang Convertible
The following car types were offered at car hire companies in Santa Monica in the past 72 hours: SUV, Compact, Full-size.
The lowest price for a car hire in Santa Monica is $81/day. For this area, you can expect average prices starting from $88/day.
The most popular car model to hire in Santa Monica in the past 7 days is the Ford Mustang Convertible. Our users also prefer the Chrysler Pacifica as an alternative.

Driving with a car hire in Santa Monica - FAQs

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

Is there a fee to cancel my Santa Monica, California car hire?

The majority of the Santa Monica car hire agencies that we partner with do not have a cancellation fee. This means that if your plans change unexpectedly, many car hire centres in Santa Monica such as Avis, Enterprise Rent-A-Car, and Budget often offer cancellation free of charge based on when you booked.

What is the speed limit in Santa Monica, California?

40 km/h is the city speed limit for Santa Monica, which also applies to surrounding towns and other urban centres. The suburban speed limit and the speed limit for motorways around Santa Monica are 120 km/h and 120 km/h, respectively. If you hire a car in Santa Monica, be aware that these speed limits may be strictly enforced.

What car hire company has the Chrysler 300 in Santa Monica?

What is the weather like in Santa Monica, CA in April?

During the month of April the average temperature in Santa Monica is 15 °C and the expected precipitation is 18 mm. This information is useful for travellers looking for a car hire in Santa Monica.

Is the weather in Santa Monica similar to the rest of California?

The climate in California during April is usually 15 °C with an expected 28.9 mm of precipitation throughout the month. Those looking to hire a car and leave from Santa Monica on a road trip to the surrounding area should take note of this information.

When did momondo last update prices for cars in Santa Monica?

Prices for cars in Santa Monica were last updated today.

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How old do you have to be to hire a car in Santa Monica?

Age requirements for drivers vary depending on the country, including Santa Monica. In several EU countries, drivers must be 18 years old. Generally, to hire a car overseas, you must be at least 21 years old, and if you're under 25, you may be charged a young driver surcharge. It's recommended that you review the policy of your preferred hire company before booking.

What documentation or ID do you need to hire a car in Santa Monica?

To hire a car in Santa Monica, all drivers must have a valid full driving license. If the license is written in a language other than the language of the country of hire, an International Driving Permit may be required to avoid the risk of potential fines. If you're hiring a car abroad, you may also need to provide proof of return travel and accommodation information during your stay. We recommend that you verify with the specific hire company you're booking with.


Why use momondo?

Why should I use momondo to book a car hire in Santa Monica?

Using momondo to book a car hire in Santa Monica 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 Santa Monica?

Once you have performed a search for a car hire in Santa Monica, momondo will show the results and enable you to find the best deal by using our filters; here you can narrow your search down by vehicle type, price, agencies and a multitude of policies that can apply.

Does momondo show car hire deals in Santa Monica with free cancellation?

Free cancellation is a policy that can be filtered on momondo car hire searches for Santa Monica and all other locations. Availability may vary by location.

Can I hire a car with a fair fuel policy in Santa Monica on momondo?

Yes, fair fuel policies are a specific filter offered on momondo for all car hire locations including Santa Monica.

Can I find a car hire in Santa Monica which offers enhanced cleaning on momondo?

Enhanced cleaning services can be found on all car hire locations on momondo including Santa Monica.

Can I search for car hire in Santa Monica with unlimited mileage on momondo?

Yes, car hire deals in Santa Monica with unlimited mileage can be found on momondo.


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