California

Cheap Car Rentals in California

Los Angeles, CA, United States
13 Jul — 20 Jul
Same drop-off
Los Angeles, CA, United States
Wed 13/7
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Wed 20/7
Noon
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What are the car hire prices for popular cities in California?

Below are the cheapest cities to rent a car in California

Price

RM 161 - RM 234

Out of all the popular cities in California, San Jose is the cheapest city to rent a car in at just RM 161/day. Renting a car in San Jose is 31% cheaper than renting one in Sacramento where the per day rate is around RM 234. Other fairly inexpensive cities in California to get a rental car in are: San Francisco (RM 188/day), Los Angeles (RM 221/day), and Sacramento (RM 234/day). While these cities typically have cheaper prices than the rest of the country, travelers looking to rent a car in Los Angeles should expect to spend around RM 221/day on their transportation. The most popular city to rent a car in California is Los Angeles.

What is the cheapest time to rent a car in California?

January

RM 211

February

RM 269

March

RM 291

April

RM 291

May

RM 256

June

RM 264

July

RM 353

August

RM 300

September

RM 260

October

RM 291

November

RM 291

December

RM 295

Currently, the cheapest month to rent a car in California 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.

Top rental agencies in California

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8.1
Excellent
1036 reviews12 locations
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Cleanliness

8.5

Comfort

8.5

Overall

8.0

Pick-up/drop-off

8.6

Value

7.6
6.8
Good
1380 reviews105 locations
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Cleanliness

7.2

Comfort

7.2

Overall

6.8

Pick-up/drop-off

6.9

Value

6.8
5.5
Okay
2742 reviews85 locations
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Cleanliness

6.4

Comfort

6.3

Overall

5.4

Pick-up/drop-off

5.3

Value

5.7
5.4
Okay
1434 reviews54 locations
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Cleanliness

6.6

Comfort

6.6

Overall

5.4

Pick-up/drop-off

5.6

Value

5.5
5.1
Okay
1581 reviews12 locations
Overview

Cleanliness

6.4

Comfort

6.2

Overall

5.0

Pick-up/drop-off

5.0

Value

5.5
5.0
Okay
1526 reviews14 locations
Overview

Cleanliness

6.3

Comfort

6.0

Overall

4.9

Pick-up/drop-off

4.7

Value

5.2
6.1
Good
553 reviews11 locations
Overview

Cleanliness

6.9

Comfort

6.8

Overall

6.1

Pick-up/drop-off

5.9

Value

6.0
5.4
Okay
836 reviews55 locations
Overview

Cleanliness

6.5

Comfort

6.4

Overall

5.3

Pick-up/drop-off

5.6

Value

5.6

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Car Rental FAQs

What is the cheapest hire car found in California?

In the past two weeks, Cheapflights users have found many deals under RM 303/day when booking a car hire in California. The absolute best deal a user found was for RM 211/day from Hertz, booked on Jul. 3.

What car rental company is typically the cheapest in California?

According to our data, users have found the cheapest deals when booking a rental car in California from the following companies over the past two weeks: Fox (RM 221/day), Thrifty (RM 307/day), and Dollar (RM 332/day).

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

Taking our users’ ratings and reviews into consideration, E-Z Rent-A-Car (10.0 rating), Silvercar (9.1 rating) and Alamo (8.2 rating) seem to be the best car hire companies in California.

What are gas prices like in California?

The average price of petrol in California is RM 5.97/litre over the past month, costing you anywhere between RM 268 and RM 387 to fill up a car’s fuel tank.

How much does it cost to hire a car in California for a week from Hertz?

Hertz is one of the most popular car hire companies in California, offering car hire for around RM 1,530 per week on average.

Can I rent a car for a month in California?

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

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

You can potentially save up to 35% on a month-long rental by booking with Hertz. Hertz is the cheapest rental company available within the next few months. Renting a car in California can cost you on average RM 6,555 a month or RM 219 a day. For extended stays in a location, this option will usually save you the most.

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