San Luis Obispo

Cheap Car Rentals in San Luis Obispo

San Luis Obispo, CA, United States
6 Oct — 13 Oct
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San Luis Obispo, CA, United States
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San Luis Obispo Car Rentals in 2022

Most popular companyBUDGET
Price of gas per litreC$ 1.43
Average price per dayC$ 118
Cheapest price per dayC$ 63

What is the cheapest time to rent a car in San Luis Obispo?

January

C$ 89

February

C$ 91

March

C$ 97

April

C$ 109

May

C$ 105

June

C$ 108

July

C$ 100

August

C$ 98

September

C$ 105

October

C$ 97

November

C$ 105

December

C$ 105

Currently, the cheapest month to rent a car in San Luis Obispo is January. The most expensive time to rent a car is April. 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 Luis Obispo

Compare available car types for rental in San Luis Obispo

Small Cars

C$ 69 - C$ 187

All Car Types

C$ 65 - C$ 630

To rent a Small car in San Luis Obispo, the United States, you would pay an average price of C$ 69/day. September is the cheapest month to rent a Small car in San Luis Obispo, the United States (~C$ 69/day), while the most expensive month to rent that same car type is October (~C$ 187/day). In fact, September is about 2% cheaper than prices during the rest of the year to book a Small rental for San Luis Obispo. When comparing with other car types available for rental in San Luis Obispo, renting a Small car saves you 50% 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 Luis Obispo Small rental prices found by Cheapflights users in the past 7 days:

To rent a Medium car in San Luis Obispo, the United States, you would pay an average price of C$ 104/day. September is the cheapest month to rent a Medium car in San Luis Obispo, the United States (~C$ 61/day), while the most expensive month to rent that same car type is February (~C$ 630/day). In fact, September is about 42% cheaper than prices during the rest of the year to book a Medium rental for San Luis Obispo. When comparing with other car types available for rental in San Luis Obispo, renting a Medium car saves you 26% 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.

Hyundai AccentC$ 168/day
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Top rental agencies in San Luis Obispo

All major car rental suppliers in San Luis Obispo
7.6
Good
48 reviews2 locations
Overview

Cleanliness

7.9

Comfort

8.6

Overall

7.6

Pick-up/drop-off

7.5

Value

7.0
6.0
Good
56 reviews2 locations
Overview

Cleanliness

6.8

Comfort

6.8

Overall

6.0

Pick-up/drop-off

5.3

Value

6.7
4.8
Okay
21 reviews3 locations
Overview

Cleanliness

5.6

Comfort

5.6

Overall

4.8

Pick-up/drop-off

4.8

Value

5.4
1.9
Horrible
20 reviews3 locations
Overview

Cleanliness

1.9

Comfort

1.9

Overall

1.9

Pick-up/drop-off

1.9

Value

2.9
1 location

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Car Rental FAQs

What is the cheapest rental car found in San Luis Obispo?

In the past two weeks, Cheapflights users have found many deals under C$ 161/day when booking a rental car in San Luis Obispo. The best deal a user found was for C$ 87/day from Budget, booked on Sep. 25.

Which car rental company is considered to be the best in San Luis Obispo?

Taking our users’ ratings and reviews into consideration, Avis (7.9 rating), Hertz (7.1 rating) and Budget (6.6 rating) seem to be the best rental car companies in San Luis Obispo.

What are gas prices like in San Luis Obispo?

The average gas price in San Luis Obispo is C$ 1.43/litre over the past month, costing you anywhere between C$ 64 and C$ 93 to fill up a car’s gas tank.

How much does it cost to rent a car in San Luis Obispo for a week from Budget?

Budget is one of the top picks in San Luis Obispo. They can have you in a rental car for about C$ 1,129 per week on average.

How far in advance should I rent a car in San Luis Obispo for the best price?

Renting your favourite car model can become more difficult the closer you are to your desired travel date. It’s ideal to book early to have that peace of mind. An early booking can save you up to 8% in San Luis Obispo - we recommend booking at least 90days in advance.

Can I rent a car for a month in San Luis Obispo?

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

How much does it cost to rent a car in San Luis Obispo for a month?

Budget currently has the lowest price available for a month-long booking. Users have saved up to 47% compared to the average price of a 30-day rental in San Luis Obispo. Typically, a monthly car rental in San Luis Obispo can be found for C$ 4,840. You can find car rental deals to be on average C$ 161 a day.

How much is a car rental in San Luis Obispo for a weekend?

C$ 0 is typically the average cost for a rental car for the weekend in San Luis Obispo, though this could vary depending on the time of year. If you’re on a budget when travelling to San Luis Obispo, then opt for a Compact rental vehicle - these tend to be the most affordable on weekends. In the month of October, you can expect to find car rental prices on Cheapflights for as low as C$ 0/day.