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Cheap Car Rentals in San Francisco from AED 127

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 Francisco with a pick-up date of 16/6 and drop-off date of 30/7. 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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San Francisco car rentals in 2024

Get helpful information to start your search for the perfect car rental in San Francisco. The average price data is based on the last 12 months and was last updated on 23 May 2024.

Most popular company

DOLLAR

Price of petrol per litre

AED 5.04

Average price per day

AED 308

Cheapest price per day

AED 127

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

Discover the most affordable period to rent a car in San Francisco 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

AED 146

February

AED 176

March

AED 198

April

AED 198

May

AED 209

June

AED 216

July

AED 235

August

AED 227

September

AED 201

October

AED 201

November

AED 179

December

AED 190

Currently, the cheapest month to rent a car in San Francisco 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 Francisco

Explore the most popular car models available for rent in San Francisco 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.

At AED 127/day, small car is the cheapest car type available for hire in San Francisco in the past week. Out of 38 car hire agencies operating in San Francisco, there are, in total, 99 hire locations. View below for 4 offered car types:

Compact

Compact

AED 127+

Intermediate

Intermediate

AED 133+

Standard

Standard

AED 152+

Full-size

Full-size

AED 157+

People carrier

People carrier

AED 372+

Full-size SUV

Full-size SUV

AED 328+

Premium

Premium

AED 174+

Luxury

Luxury

AED 195+

Compare available car types for rental in San Francisco

Compare and contrast the various car types offered for rental in San Francisco 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.

Small cars

AED 177 - AED 443

All Car Types

AED 220 - AED 368

To rent a small car in San Francisco, the United States, you would pay an average price of AED 242/day. February is the cheapest month to rent a small car in San Francisco, the United States (~AED 177/day), while the most expensive month to rent that same car type is December (~AED 443/day). In fact, February is about 28% cheaper than prices during the rest of the year to book a small car rental for San Francisco. When comparing with other car types available for rental in San Francisco, renting a small car saves you 11% 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 Francisco small car hire prices found by Cheapflights users in the past 7 days:

To rent a medium car in San Francisco, the United States, you would pay an average price of AED 220/day. September is the cheapest month to rent a medium car in San Francisco, the United States (~AED 179/day), while the most expensive month to rent that same car type is August (~AED 255/day). In fact, September is about 19% cheaper than prices during the rest of the year to book a medium car rental for San Francisco. When comparing with other car types available for rental in San Francisco, renting a medium car saves you 20% 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 Francisco medium car hire prices found by Cheapflights users in the past 7 days:

To rent a large car in San Francisco, the United States, you would pay an average price of AED 326/day. January is the cheapest month to rent a large car in San Francisco, the United States (~AED 154/day), while the most expensive month to rent that same car type is May (~AED 429/day). In fact, January is about 53% cheaper than prices during the rest of the year to book a large car rental for San Francisco. When comparing with other car types available for rental in San Francisco, renting a large car is 17% 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 Francisco large car hire prices found by Cheapflights users in the past 7 days:

To rent a SUV in San Francisco, the United States, you would pay an average price of AED 261/day. January is the cheapest month to rent a SUV in San Francisco, the United States (~AED 181/day), while the most expensive month to rent that same car type is August (~AED 335/day). In fact, January is about 31% cheaper than prices during the rest of the year to book a SUV rental for San Francisco. When comparing with other car types available for rental in San Francisco, renting a SUV saves you 5% 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 Francisco SUV hire prices found by Cheapflights users in the past 7 days:

To rent a van in San Francisco, the United States, you would pay an average price of AED 326/day. March is the cheapest month to rent a van in San Francisco, the United States (~AED 268/day), while the most expensive month to rent that same car type is April (~AED 678/day). In fact, March is about 18% cheaper than prices during the rest of the year to book a van rental for San Francisco. When comparing with other car types available for rental in San Francisco, renting a van is 17% 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 rent a luxury car in San Francisco, the United States, you would pay an average price of AED 301/day. June is the cheapest month to rent a luxury car in San Francisco, the United States (~AED 212/day), while the most expensive month to rent that same car type is August (~AED 632/day). In fact, June is about 30% cheaper than prices during the rest of the year to book a luxury car rental for San Francisco. When comparing with other car types available for rental in San Francisco, renting a luxury car is 10% 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 rent a convertible in San Francisco, the United States, you would pay an average price of AED 252/day. June is the cheapest month to rent a convertible in San Francisco, the United States (~AED 224/day), while the most expensive month to rent that same car type is May (~AED 592/day). In fact, June is about 12% cheaper than prices during the rest of the year to book a convertible rental for San Francisco. When comparing with other car types available for rental in San Francisco, renting a convertible saves you 8% 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.

Ford FocusAED 127/day
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Ford FocusAED 137/day
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Top rental agencies in San Francisco

Explore the leading car rental agencies in San Francisco known for their outstanding service and extensive range of vehicles to choose from. There are currently 8 car rental companies in San Francisco. Reviews were last updated on 23 May 2024.
Browse through some of the top rental car agencies in San Francisco, including Alamo, Enterprise Rent-A-Car and Sixt in San Francisco. Be sure to do your research on pricing, reviews, pickup locations, and other important criteria before choosing.

Alamo

8.9
Very Good
415 reviews4 locations
Overview

Cleanliness

8.9

Comfort

9.0

Overall

8.9

Pick-up/drop-off

8.9

Value

8.5

Enterprise Rent-A-Car

8.5
Very Good
383 reviews11 locations
Overview

Cleanliness

8.7

Comfort

8.7

Overall

8.6

Pick-up/drop-off

8.4

Value

8.4

Sixt

7.5
Good
155 reviews6 locations
Overview

Cleanliness

8.1

Comfort

8.1

Overall

7.4

Pick-up/drop-off

7.2

Value

7.5

Budget

7.4
Good
246 reviews6 locations
Overview

Cleanliness

7.9

Comfort

8.0

Overall

7.3

Pick-up/drop-off

7.4

Value

7.1

Hertz

6.4
Okay
275 reviews13 locations
Overview

Cleanliness

7.6

Comfort

7.3

Overall

6.4

Pick-up/drop-off

6.4

Value

6.4

Thrifty

5.9
Fair
504 reviews4 locations
Overview

Cleanliness

7.1

Comfort

6.8

Overall

5.8

Pick-up/drop-off

5.8

Value

5.9

Dollar

5.4
Fair
363 reviews6 locations
Overview

Cleanliness

6.8

Comfort

6.5

Overall

5.3

Pick-up/drop-off

5.5

Value

5.5

Avis

6.8
Okay
87 reviews6 locations
Overview

Cleanliness

7.7

Comfort

7.5

Overall

6.8

Pick-up/drop-off

6.8

Value

6.8

Best San Francisco car rental deals found

Browse through a selection of recently found affordable car rental deals in San Francisco. Plan your trip with ease and find the perfect rental option for your needs. There are currently 8 rental car agencies in San Francisco with an average daily rate of AED 169. Data was last updated on 23 May 2024.
Check out some of the very best car rental deals we've found in San Francisco. Check back soon for more deals if you're not finding the one you're looking for.
Ford FocusAED 127/day
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Ford Focus
Alfa Romeo GiulettaAED 133/day
5
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A/C
Alfa Romeo Giuletta
Infiniti Q50AED 136/day
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Infiniti Q50

Car rental FAQs

Find answers to frequently asked questions about car rentals in San Francisco, including policies, requirements, and more. FAQs were last updated on 23 May 2024.
  • What is the cheapest hire car found in San Francisco?

    In the past two weeks, Cheapflights users have found many deals under AED 308/day when booking a car hire in San Francisco. The absolute best deal a user found was for AED 163/day from Dollar, booked on May 19.

  • What car hire company is typically the cheapest in San Francisco?

    According to our data, users have found the cheapest deals when booking a rental car in San Francisco from the following companies over the past two weeks: Budget (AED 133/day), Hertz (AED 136/day), and Dollar (AED 152/day).

  • Which car hire company is considered to be the best in San Francisco?

    Taking our users’ ratings and reviews into consideration, National (9.0 rating), Alamo (8.9 rating) and Enterprise Rent-A-Car (8.5 rating) seem to be the best car hire companies in San Francisco.

  • What are petrol prices like in San Francisco?

    The average price of petrol in San Francisco is AED 5.04/litre over the past month, costing you anywhere between AED 226 and AED 327 to fill up a car’s fuel tank.

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

    Dollar is one of the top picks in San Francisco. They can have you in a hire car for about AED 2,553 per week on average.

  • How far in advance should I hire a car in San Francisco 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 29% on your car hire. For a below average price in San Francisco, Cheapflights recommends booking your car hire at least 7 days in advance.

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

    Typically, how long you can rent a car for depends on the inventory of the supplier. For San Francisco however, it is certainly possible to rent a car for an entire month.

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

    Our recent data shows that Dollar can potentially be 66% below the average car hire price in San Francisco. Check prices and availability for Dollar and save on this extended car hire. The cost of hiring a vehicle in San Francisco is on average AED 10,943 a month or AED 365 a day. Search on Cheapflights for the most updated pricing and availability for your San Francisco car hire.

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

    For a weekend car hire in San Francisco, you can expect the average price to be around AED 0. Usually a Intermediate hire in San Francisco is your cheapest weekend car hire option, though you should always check Cheapflights to see if there are other deals on alternative car hire types. If you do opt for hiring a Intermediate for June, it will cost approximately AED 214 per day.

  • What car do most people hire in San Francisco?

    The majority of Cheapflights travellers prefer to hire a Standard (Toyota RAV4) in San Francisco, making it the most popular option.

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Luxury car rentals in San Francisco

Find luxury car rental deals in San Francisco from well-known providers in the area and save on gas mileage with the options provided below. luxury car rentals in San Francisco cost an average of AED 285 per day. Price data was last updated on 23 May 2024.
Ride in luxury during your trip to San Francisco by selecting one of these great deals we've found. Double check the dates, pricing, and other key information of your reservation to make sure they're correct before proceeding.
Lexus ESAED 203/day
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4
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Lexus ES
Audi A8AED 228/day
5
4
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A/C
Audi A8
Mercedes-Benz E-Class WagonAED 231/day
5
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A/C
Mercedes-Benz E-Class Wagon

Car rentals by fuel type in San Francisco

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

Browse through car rental deals by fuel type in San Francisco. There are currently 3 fuel types to choose from with Electric being the cheapest (AED 36+).

Electric

Electric

AED 36+

Hybrid

Hybrid

AED 68+

Petrol/Diesel

Petrol/Diesel

AED 91+

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