Santa Maria

Cheap Car Rentals in Santa Maria, CA

Santa Maria, CA, United States
8 Mar — 15 Mar
Driver's age: 26-65
Santa Maria, CA, United States
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What is the cheapest time to rent a car in Santa Maria?

Discover the most affordable period to rent a car in Santa Maria, CA 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 1 March 2024.

January

AED 198

February

AED 213

March

AED 253

April

AED 253

May

AED 253

June

AED 246

July

AED 242

August

AED 238

September

AED 249

October

AED 253

November

AED 201

December

AED 213

Currently, the cheapest month to rent a car in Santa Maria 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 rental in Santa Maria, CA

Compare and contrast the various car types offered for rental in Santa Maria, CA to find the perfect fit for your trip. Price data is based on averages over the last 12 months and was last updated on 1 March 2024.

Top rental agencies in Santa Maria, CA

Explore the leading car rental agencies in Santa Maria, CA known for their outstanding service and extensive range of vehicles to choose from. There are currently 6 car rental companies in Santa Maria, CA. Reviews were last updated on 1 March 2024.
Rent a vehicle with one of these top rental car agencies serving Santa Maria, such as Avis, Budget and Hertz. Make sure to read reviews, pricing info, location, and other important details before choosing a rental car agency.

Avis

7.7
Good
24 reviews1 location
Overview

Cleanliness

7.6

Comfort

7.8

Overall

7.7

Pick-up/drop-off

7.7

Value

7.6

Budget

6.8
Okay
23 reviews2 locations
Overview

Cleanliness

7.0

Comfort

7.4

Overall

6.8

Pick-up/drop-off

6.4

Value

6.5

Hertz

5.9
Fair
15 reviews2 locations
Overview

Cleanliness

6.3

Comfort

6.3

Overall

6.0

Pick-up/drop-off

6.0

Value

6.0

Enterprise Rent-A-Car

5.8
Fair
11 reviews3 locations
Overview

Cleanliness

6.0

Comfort

6.5

Overall

5.7

Pick-up/drop-off

6.0

Value

5.7

AutoEurope

1 location

Easirent

1 location

Car rental FAQs

Find answers to frequently asked questions about car rentals in Santa Maria, CA, including policies, requirements, and more. FAQs were last updated on 1 March 2024.

Which car hire company is considered to be the best in Santa Maria?

Taking our users’ ratings and reviews into consideration, Avis (7.7 rating), Budget (6.8 rating) and Hertz (5.9 rating) seem to be the best car hire companies in Santa Maria.

What are petrol prices like in Santa Maria?

The average price of petrol in Santa Maria is AED 3.38/litre over the past month, costing you anywhere between AED 152 and AED 220 to fill up a car’s fuel tank.

How far in advance should I hire a car in Santa Maria 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 86% to make it a great deal in Santa Maria. Try to book at least 88 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 Santa Maria?

Yes, renting a vehicle in Santa Maria for a month is certainly possible.

What car do most people hire in Santa Maria?

Ford Transit, which is a Standard vehicle, is the most popular to hire at Santa Maria according to Cheapflights users.

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