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Cheap Car Rentals in San Diego from ฿2,373

This price is the cheapest per day rate found by a Cheapflights user in the last 72 hours by searching for a car hire in San Diego with a pick-up date of 1/7 and drop-off date of 31/7. Fares are subject to change and may not be available at all agencies or on all dates of hire. Click the price to replicate the search for this deal.
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What is the cheapest time to rent a car in San Diego?

Discover the most affordable period to rent a car in San Diego and save money on your trip. The monthly average price data is based on historical data over the last year and was last updated on 23 May 2024.

January

฿1,237

February

฿1,601

March

฿1,929

April

฿1,674

May

฿1,674

June

฿1,856

July

฿2,038

August

฿1,856

September

฿1,601

October

฿1,747

November

฿1,638

December

฿1,638

Currently, the cheapest month to rent a car in San Diego is January. The most expensive time to rent a car is July. The cheapest prices for each month are shown above, but prices will vary based on availability, how far out you book your rental car, and of course, car type.

Popular car types in San Diego

Explore the most popular car models available for rent in San Diego and choose the one that suits your needs. The price data is sourced from various car rental companies and was last updated on 23 May 2024.

small car is the cheapest car type you can hire in San Diego this past week from 135 hire locations out of 61 hire agencies. Prices for a San Diego small car hire start from ฿1,289/day. Check out available deals for 5 car types currently offered at listed car hire agencies here:

Economy

Economy

฿1,289+

Compact

Compact

฿1,289+

Intermediate

Intermediate

฿1,471+

Full-size

Full-size

฿1,957+

Minivan

Minivan

฿2,373+

Full-size SUV

Full-size SUV

฿2,523+

Luxury

Luxury

฿1,684+

Compact SUV

Compact SUV

฿1,524+

Compare available car types for rental in San Diego

Compare and contrast the various car types offered for rental in San Diego to find the perfect fit for your trip. Price data is based on averages over the last 12 months and was last updated on 23 May 2024.

Medium cars

฿1,331 - ฿4,938

All Car Types

฿1,345 - ฿4,938

To hire a medium car in San Diego, the United States, you would pay an average price of ฿1,337/day. April is the cheapest month to hire a medium car in San Diego, the United States (~฿1,331/day), while the most expensive month to hire that same car type is May (~฿4,938/day). In fact, April is about 1% cheaper than prices during the rest of the year to book a medium car hire for San Diego. When comparing with other car types available for hire in San Diego, hiring a medium car saves you 37% in costs. Please note that average prices are based on historical data and can vary depending on how early you book, availability for your travel dates, and vehicle popularity.

Top rental agencies in San Diego

Explore the leading car rental agencies in San Diego known for their outstanding service and extensive range of vehicles to choose from. There are currently 8 car rental companies in San Diego. Reviews were last updated on 23 May 2024.
Book your reservation with one of the top rental car agencies located in San Diego, including Enterprise Rent-A-Car, Dollar and Budget. Make sure to read reviews, pricing info, location, and other important details before choosing a rental car agency.

Enterprise Rent-A-Car

7.7
Good
336 reviews14 locations
Overview

Cleanliness

8.0

Comfort

7.9

Overall

7.6

Pick-up/drop-off

7.6

Value

7.6

Dollar

6.7
Okay
224 reviews2 locations
Overview

Cleanliness

7.8

Comfort

7.5

Overall

6.5

Pick-up/drop-off

6.6

Value

6.7

Budget

6.6
Okay
182 reviews11 locations
Overview

Cleanliness

7.3

Comfort

7.3

Overall

6.6

Pick-up/drop-off

6.6

Value

6.6

Avis

6.5
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
584 reviews11 locations
Overview

Cleanliness

6.8

Comfort

6.6

Overall

5.9

Pick-up/drop-off

5.9

Value

6.1

Economy Rent a Car

5.6
Fair
125 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

5.1

Comfort

5.0

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

Car rental FAQs

Find answers to frequently asked questions about car rentals in San Diego, including policies, requirements, and more. FAQs were last updated on 23 May 2024.
  • Which car hire company is considered to be the best in San Diego?

    Taking our users’ ratings and reviews into consideration, Advantage (10.0 rating), Silvercar (10.0 rating) and Alamo (8.8 rating) seem to be the best car hire companies in San Diego.

  • What are petrol prices like in San Diego?

    The average price of petrol in San Diego is ฿37.50/litre over the past month, costing you anywhere between ฿1,687 and ฿2,437 to fill up a car’s fuel tank.

  • How much does it cost to hire a car in San Diego for a week from Thrifty?

    Hiring a car in San Diego for a week can be a great option for travel. Thrifty, the most popular car hire company for this area, offers hire cars for around ฿10,861/week on average.

  • How far in advance should I hire a car in San Diego for the best price?

    Booking early almost always ensures you have more options of car models to choose from, as well as prices reduced by up to 39% to make it a great deal in San Diego. Try to book at least 7 days prior to when you need the car hire to close on a rate below the average.

  • Can I rent a car for a month in San Diego?

    Yes, renting a vehicle in San Diego for a month is certainly possible.

  • How much is a car hire in San Diego for a weekend?

    Car hire prices in San Diego are typically ฿0 for the weekend. On Cheapflights, you’ll be able to find great car hire deals on any type of vehicle. However, consider hiring a Compact to save money on your trip to ฿0. Our users have found prices for Compact car hire in June to be on average ฿0 per day.

  • What car do most people hire in San Diego?

    The majority of Cheapflights travellers prefer to hire a Mini (Chrysler Pacifica) in San Diego, making it the most popular option.

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Van rentals in San Diego

Find van rental deals in San Diego from well-known providers in the area and save on gas mileage with the options provided below. van rentals in San Diego cost an average of ฿3,896 per day. Price data was last updated on 23 May 2024.
These are some of the best deals we've found on van rentals in the San Diego area at the moment. Deals are updated frequently to provide users with as many suitable options as possible.
Toyota HiAce฿2,373/day
5
M
A/C
Toyota HiAce
Toyota HiAce฿2,974/day
5
M
A/C
Toyota HiAce
Toyota HiAce฿3,093/day
5
M
A/C
Toyota HiAce

Car rentals by fuel type in San Diego

Browse car rentals by fuel type in San Diego. Currently, Electric cars are the cheapest to rent in San Diego. Deals were last updated on 23 May 2024.

Browse through car rental deals by fuel type in San Diego. There are currently 3 fuel types to choose from with Electric being the cheapest (฿44+).

Electric

Electric

฿44+

Hybrid

Hybrid

฿66+

Petrol/Diesel

Petrol/Diesel

฿54+

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