San Diego

Cheap Car Rentals in San Diego

San Diego, CA, United States
4 Feb — 11 Feb
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San Diego, CA, United States
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San Diego Car Rentals in 2023

Most popular companyALAMO
Price of petrol per litreAED 3.53
Average price per dayAED 48
Cheapest price per dayAED 47

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

January

AED 161

February

AED 227

March

AED 260

April

AED 246

May

AED 220

June

AED 246

July

AED 249

August

AED 227

September

AED 205

October

AED 220

November

AED 205

December

AED 213

Currently, the cheapest month to rent a car in San Diego is January. The most expensive time to rent a car is March. 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.

Compare available car types for hire in San Diego

Small cars

AED 135 - AED 299

All Car Types

AED 143 - AED 464

To hire a Small car in San Diego, the United States, you would pay an average price of AED 149/day. January is the cheapest month to hire a Small car in San Diego, the United States (~AED 135/day), while the most expensive month to hire that same car type is August (~AED 299/day). In fact, January is about 10% cheaper than prices during the rest of the year to book a Small hire for San Diego. When comparing with other car types available for hire in San Diego, hiring a Small car saves you 33% 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.

To hire a Medium car in San Diego, the United States, you would pay an average price of AED 228/day. September is the cheapest month to hire a Medium car in San Diego, the United States (~AED 144/day), while the most expensive month to hire that same car type is August (~AED 598/day). In fact, September is about 37% cheaper than prices during the rest of the year to book a Medium hire for San Diego. When comparing with other car types available for hire in San Diego, hiring a Medium car is 4% 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.

To hire a Large car in San Diego, the United States, you would pay an average price of AED 192/day. May is the cheapest month to hire a Large car in San Diego, the United States (~AED 112/day), while the most expensive month to hire that same car type is August (~AED 545/day). In fact, May is about 42% cheaper than prices during the rest of the year to book a Large hire for San Diego. When comparing with other car types available for hire in San Diego, hiring a Large car saves you 14% 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.

To hire a SUV car in San Diego, the United States, you would pay an average price of AED 206/day. September is the cheapest month to hire a SUV car in San Diego, the United States (~AED 167/day), while the most expensive month to hire that same car type is May (~AED 480/day). In fact, September is about 19% cheaper than prices during the rest of the year to book a SUV hire for San Diego. When comparing with other car types available for hire in San Diego, hiring a SUV car saves you 7% 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

All major car rental suppliers in San Diego

Enterprise

7.9
Good
322 reviews14 locations
Overview

Cleanliness

8.0

Comfort

8.1

Overall

7.8

Pick-up/drop-off

7.7

Value

7.8

Dollar

7.1
Good
217 reviews2 locations
Overview

Cleanliness

7.8

Comfort

7.7

Overall

7.0

Pick-up/drop-off

7.0

Value

7.0

Avis

6.9
Okay
266 reviews11 locations
Overview

Cleanliness

7.5

Comfort

7.5

Overall

6.8

Pick-up/drop-off

7.0

Value

6.8

Budget

6.8
Okay
150 reviews11 locations
Overview

Cleanliness

7.2

Comfort

7.3

Overall

6.7

Pick-up/drop-off

6.7

Value

6.7

Hertz

6.5
Okay
603 reviews12 locations
Overview

Cleanliness

7.1

Comfort

7.0

Overall

6.4

Pick-up/drop-off

6.2

Value

6.5

Ace

4.3
Mediocre
140 reviews3 locations
Overview

Cleanliness

4.8

Comfort

4.7

Overall

4.1

Pick-up/drop-off

4.0

Value

4.4

MEXRENTACAR

3.9
Poor
233 reviews4 locations
Overview

Cleanliness

4.6

Comfort

4.5

Overall

3.8

Pick-up/drop-off

3.8

Value

4.1

Economy Rent a Car

6.4
Okay
64 reviews2 locations
Overview

Cleanliness

6.8

Comfort

6.5

Overall

6.1

Pick-up/drop-off

6.1

Value

6.6

Car Rental FAQs

What is the cheapest hire car found in San Diego?

In the past two weeks, Cheapflights users have found many deals under AED 177/day when booking a car hire in San Diego. The absolute best deal a user found was for AED 172/day from Alamo, booked on Dec. 18.

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

Taking our users’ ratings and reviews into consideration, Silvercar (9.6 rating), Advantage (9.0 rating) and Alamo (8.9 rating) seem to be the best car hire companies in San Diego.

What are gas prices like in San Diego?

The average price of petrol in San Diego is AED 3.53/litre over the past month, costing you anywhere between AED 159 and AED 229 to fill up a car’s fuel tank.

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

Alamo is one of the most popular car hire companies in San Diego, offering car hire for around AED 1,241 per week on average.

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

Yes, you can rent a car for a month in San Diego check Cheapflights for the latest prices and car type availability.

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

You can potentially save up to 3% on a month-long rental by booking with Alamo. Alamo is the cheapest rental company available within the next few months. Renting a car in San Diego can cost you on average AED 5,317 a month or AED 177 a day. For extended stays in a location, this option will usually save you the most.

What car do most people hire in San Diego?

The most popular car to hire while in San Diego is the Class Economy Car, which is a Economy vehicle.

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