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Cheap Car Rentals in San Diego from C$ 34

This price is the cheapest per day rate found by a Cheapflights user in the last 72 hours by searching for a car rental in San Diego with a pick-up date of 25/6 and drop-off date of 30/6. Fares are subject to change and may not be available at all agencies or on all dates of rental. Click the price to replicate the search for this deal.
Driver's age: 26-65
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San Diego car rentals in 2024

Get helpful information to start your search for the perfect car rental in San Diego. The average price data is based on the last 12 months and was last updated on 20 June 2024.

Most popular company

EUROPCAR

Price of gas per litre

C$ 1.36

Average price per day

C$ 74

Cheapest price per day

C$ 34

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 20 June 2024.

January

C$ 46

February

C$ 60

March

C$ 72

April

C$ 63

May

C$ 64

June

C$ 71

July

C$ 76

August

C$ 69

September

C$ 60

October

C$ 65

November

C$ 61

December

C$ 61

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 20 June 2024.

small car is the cheapest car type you can rent in San Diego this past week from 135 rental locations out of 62 rental agencies. Prices for a San Diego small car rental start from C$ 34/day. Check out available deals for 6 car types currently offered at listed car rental agencies here:

Economy

Economy

C$ 34+

Compact

Compact

C$ 36+

Intermediate

Intermediate

C$ 36+

Full-size

Full-size

C$ 35+

Minivan

Minivan

C$ 57+

Full-size SUV

Full-size SUV

C$ 76+

Premium

Premium

C$ 52+

Luxury

Luxury

C$ 59+

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 20 June 2024.

Small cars

C$ 51 - C$ 94

All Car Types

C$ 68 - C$ 109

To rent a small car in San Diego, the United States, you would pay an average price of C$ 66/day. May is the cheapest month to rent a small car in San Diego, the United States (~C$ 51/day), while the most expensive month to rent that same car type is July (~C$ 94/day). In fact, May is about 23% cheaper than prices during the rest of the year to book a small car rental for San Diego. When comparing with other car types available for rental in San Diego, renting a small car saves you 21% 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. Here are the best San Diego small car rental prices found by Cheapflights users in the past 7 days:

To rent a medium car in San Diego, the United States, you would pay an average price of C$ 69/day. January is the cheapest month to rent a medium car in San Diego, the United States (~C$ 55/day), while the most expensive month to rent that same car type is July (~C$ 94/day). In fact, January is about 21% cheaper than prices during the rest of the year to book a medium car rental for San Diego. When comparing with other car types available for rental in San Diego, renting a medium car saves you 17% 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. Here are the best San Diego medium car rental prices found by Cheapflights users in the past 7 days:

To rent a large car in San Diego, the United States, you would pay an average price of C$ 95/day. January is the cheapest month to rent a large car in San Diego, the United States (~C$ 86/day), while the most expensive month to rent that same car type is July (~C$ 123/day). In fact, January is about 10% cheaper than prices during the rest of the year to book a large car rental for San Diego. When comparing with other car types available for rental in San Diego, renting a large car is 13% more expensive. 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. Here are the best San Diego large car rental prices found by Cheapflights users in the past 7 days:

To rent a SUV in San Diego, the United States, you would pay an average price of C$ 83/day. May is the cheapest month to rent a SUV in San Diego, the United States (~C$ 65/day), while the most expensive month to rent that same car type is July (~C$ 108/day). In fact, May is about 22% cheaper than prices during the rest of the year to book a SUV rental for San Diego. When comparing with other car types available for rental in San Diego, renting a SUV is 0% more expensive. 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. Here are the best San Diego SUV rental prices found by Cheapflights users in the past 7 days:

To rent a van in San Diego, the United States, you would pay an average price of C$ 120/day. February is the cheapest month to rent a van in San Diego, the United States (~C$ 90/day), while the most expensive month to rent that same car type is July (~C$ 159/day). In fact, February is about 26% cheaper than prices during the rest of the year to book a van rental for San Diego. When comparing with other car types available for rental in San Diego, renting a van is 32% more expensive. 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. Here are the best San Diego van rental prices found by Cheapflights users in the past 7 days:

To rent a luxury car in San Diego, the United States, you would pay an average price of C$ 112/day. November is the cheapest month to rent a luxury car in San Diego, the United States (~C$ 76/day), while the most expensive month to rent that same car type is April (~C$ 154/day). In fact, November is about 33% cheaper than prices during the rest of the year to book a luxury car rental for San Diego. When comparing with other car types available for rental in San Diego, renting a luxury car is 26% more expensive. 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. Here are the best San Diego luxury car rental prices found by Cheapflights users in the past 7 days:

To rent a convertible in San Diego, the United States, you would pay an average price of C$ 135/day. November is the cheapest month to rent a convertible in San Diego, the United States (~C$ 109/day), while the most expensive month to rent that same car type is August (~C$ 199/day). In fact, November is about 20% cheaper than prices during the rest of the year to book a convertible rental for San Diego. When comparing with other car types available for rental in San Diego, renting a convertible is 39% more expensive. 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.

Honda FitC$ 34/day
2
5
M
A/C
Honda Fit
Nissan SylphyC$ 36/day
4
M
A/C
Nissan Sylphy
Kia ForteC$ 49/day
4
M
A/C
Kia Forte

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 20 June 2024.
Book your reservation with one of the top rental car agencies located in San Diego, including Enterprise Rent-A-Car, Budget and Avis. Read through reviews, double check the pickup location, and other important information before making your selection.

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
129 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

Best San Diego car rental deals found

Browse through a selection of recently found affordable car rental deals in San Diego. Plan your trip with ease and find the perfect rental option for your needs. There are currently 8 rental car agencies in San Diego with an average daily rate of C$ 48. Data was last updated on 20 June 2024.
The best offers we've found on car rentals in the San Diego area. Deals are updated frequently so be sure to check back soon for more options.
Honda FitC$ 34/day
2
5
M
A/C
Honda Fit
Ford FusionC$ 35/day
5
M
A/C
Ford Fusion
Nissan SentraC$ 36/day
4
M
A/C
Nissan Sentra

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 20 June 2024.
  • What is the cheapest rental car found in San Diego?

    In the past two weeks, Cheapflights users have found many deals under C$ 74/day when booking a rental car in San Diego. The best deal a user found was for C$ 36/day from Hertz, booked on Jun. 16.

  • What car rental company is typically the cheapest in San Diego?

    According to our data, users have found the cheapest deals when booking a car hire in San Diego from the following companies over the past two weeks: NU Car (C$ 34/day), MEXRENTACAR (C$ 36/day), and Economy Rent a Car (C$ 45/day).

  • Which car rental 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 rental car companies in San Diego.

  • What are gas prices like in San Diego?

    The average gas price in San Diego is C$ 1.36/litre over the past month, costing you anywhere between C$ 61 and C$ 88 to fill up a car’s gas tank.

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

    Europcar offers rental cars in San Diego for about C$ 526 per week on average.

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

    Booking in advance not only ensures a better chance of getting your vehicle of choice, it can save you up to 39% on your car rental. For a below average price in San Diego, Cheapflights recommends booking your car rental at least 7 days in advance.

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

    The length of time you can book a rental for is subject to the inventory of the supplier. When renting a vehicle from San Diego it should be possible to rent a car for a whole month if needed.

  • How much does it cost to rent a car in San Diego for a month?

    Our recent data shows that Hertz can potentially be 75% below the average car rental price in San Diego. Check prices and availability for Hertz and save on this extended rental. The cost of renting a vehicle in San Diego is on average C$ 2,253 a month or C$ 75 a day. Search on Cheapflights for the most updated pricing and availability for your San Diego car rental.

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

    For a weekend car rental in San Diego, you can expect the average price to be around C$ 82. Usually a Economy rental in San Diego is your cheapest weekend car rental option, though you should always check Cheapflights to see if there are other deals on alternative car rental types. If you do opt for renting a Economy for July, it will cost approximately C$ 82 per day.

  • What car do most people rent in San Diego?

    Toyota RAV4, which is a Intermediate vehicle, is the most popular to rent at San Diego according to Cheapflights users.

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Luxury car rentals in San Diego

Find luxury car rental deals in San Diego from well-known providers in the area and save on gas mileage with the options provided below. luxury car rentals in San Diego cost an average of C$ 67 per day. Price data was last updated on 20 June 2024.
Some of the most suitable options we've found on luxury car rentals within San Diego. Double check the dates, pricing, and other key information of your reservation to make sure they're correct before proceeding.
Chrysler 300C$ 50/day
5
M
A/C
Chrysler 300
Audi A4C$ 55/day
5
2
M
A/C
Audi A4
BMW 3 SeriesC$ 56/day
5
M
A/C
BMW 3 Series

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 C$ 66 per day. Price data was last updated on 20 June 2024.
If you're in need of a larger vehicle, check out some of the deals we've found on van rentals in San Diego. Deals are updated frequently to provide users with as many suitable options as possible.
Toyota SiennaC$ 57/day
5
5
M
A/C
Toyota Sienna
Dodge Grand CaravanC$ 61/day
5
M
A/C
Dodge Grand Caravan
Dodge Grand CaravanC$ 65/day
5
M
A/C
Dodge Grand Caravan

Car rentals by fuel type in San Diego

Browse car rentals by fuel type in San Diego. Currently, Hybrid cars are the cheapest to rent in San Diego. Deals were last updated on 20 June 2024.

Browse through car rental deals by fuel type in San Diego. There are currently 3 fuel types to choose from with Hybrid being the cheapest (C$ 29+).

Electric

Electric

C$ 29+

Gas/Diesel

Gas/Diesel

C$ 42+

Hybrid

Hybrid

C$ 29+

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