San Diego

Cheap Car Hire in San Diego from AED 131

San Diego, CA, United States
26 Apr — 3 May
Driver's age: 26-65
San Diego, CA, United States
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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 19 April 2024.

January

AED 124

February

AED 161

March

AED 194

April

AED 176

May

AED 165

June

AED 187

July

AED 201

August

AED 187

September

AED 161

October

AED 176

November

AED 161

December

AED 165

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 19 April 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 AED 131/day. Check out available deals for 4 car types currently offered at listed car hire agencies here:

Economy

Economy

AED 132+

Compact

Compact

AED 131+

Intermediate

Intermediate

AED 132+

Standard

Standard

AED 146+

Full-size

Full-size

AED 154+

People carrier

People carrier

AED 291+

Full-size SUV

Full-size SUV

AED 351+

Luxury

Luxury

AED 310+

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 19 April 2024.

Small cars

AED 113 - AED 296

All Car Types

AED 126 - AED 375

To rent a small car in San Diego, the United States, you would pay an average price of AED 145/day. September is the cheapest month to rent a small car in San Diego, the United States (~AED 113/day), while the most expensive month to rent that same car type is August (~AED 296/day). In fact, September 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 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. Here are the best San Diego small car hire 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 AED 178/day. February is the cheapest month to rent a medium car in San Diego, the United States (~AED 123/day), while the most expensive month to rent that same car type is April (~AED 348/day). In fact, February is about 32% 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 hire 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 AED 149/day. June is the cheapest month to rent a large car in San Diego, the United States (~AED 123/day), while the most expensive month to rent that same car type is May (~AED 501/day). In fact, June is about 18% 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 saves you 31% 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 large car hire 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 AED 182/day. November is the cheapest month to rent a SUV in San Diego, the United States (~AED 172/day), while the most expensive month to rent that same car type is July (~AED 362/day). In fact, November is about 7% 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 saves you 15% 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 SUV hire prices found by Cheapflights users in the past 7 days:

Ford FocusAED 131/day
4
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A/C
Ford Focus
Toyota YarisAED 132/day
2
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A/C
Toyota Yaris
Ford FocusAED 149/day
4
M
A/C
Ford Focus

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 19 April 2024.
Choose from the top rental car agencies available in San Diego, including Enterprise Rent-A-Car, Dollar and Budget. Be sure to do your research on pricing, reviews, pickup locations, and other important criteria before choosing.

Enterprise Rent-A-Car

7.8
Good
335 reviews14 locations
Overview

Cleanliness

8.0

Comfort

8.0

Overall

7.7

Pick-up/drop-off

7.6

Value

7.7

Dollar

6.7
Okay
223 reviews2 locations
Overview

Cleanliness

7.8

Comfort

7.5

Overall

6.6

Pick-up/drop-off

6.7

Value

6.8

Budget

6.6
Okay
180 reviews11 locations
Overview

Cleanliness

7.3

Comfort

7.3

Overall

6.6

Pick-up/drop-off

6.5

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
727 reviews13 locations
Overview

Cleanliness

6.7

Comfort

6.6

Overall

5.9

Pick-up/drop-off

5.9

Value

6.0

Economy Rent a Car

5.9
Fair
120 reviews2 locations
Overview

Cleanliness

6.9

Comfort

6.7

Overall

5.8

Pick-up/drop-off

5.6

Value

6.2

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

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 AED 164. Data was last updated on 19 April 2024.
The best prices on car rentals in San Diego we've found at this time. If these deals don't completely appeal to you, check back soon for alternative offers.
Ford FocusAED 131/day
4
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A/C
Ford Focus
Alfa Romeo GiulettaAED 132/day
5
M
A/C
Alfa Romeo Giuletta
Hyundai AccentAED 132/day
2
M
A/C
Hyundai Accent

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 19 April 2024.
  • What car hire company is typically the cheapest in San Diego?

    According to our data, users have found the cheapest deals when booking a rental car in San Diego from the following companies over the past two weeks: Dollar (AED 132/day), Budget (AED 135/day), and Fox (AED 291/day).

  • 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 AED 3.75/litre over the past month, costing you anywhere between AED 169 and AED 243 to fill up a car’s fuel tank.

  • 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 37% 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, you can rent a car for a month in San Diego check Cheapflights for the latest prices and car type availability.

  • What car do most people hire in San Diego?

    The most popular car to hire while in San Diego is the Toyota RAV4, which is a Standard vehicle.

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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 AED 371 per day. Price data was last updated on 19 April 2024.
Check out some of the best deals we've found on luxury car rentals in the San Diego area. Verify the details of your rental before completing your reservation to ensure no unwanted surprises.
Mercedes-Benz E-Class WagonAED 154/day
5
M
A/C
Mercedes-Benz E-Class Wagon
Lexus ESAED 274/day
5
4
M
Lexus ES
Audi A8AED 296/day
5
4
M
A/C
Audi A8

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 19 April 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 (AED 36+).

Electric

Electric

AED 36+

Hybrid

Hybrid

AED 70+

Petrol/Diesel

Petrol/Diesel

AED 69+

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