California

Cheap Car Hire in California from RM 99

Los Angeles, CA, United States
27 Apr — 4 May
Driver's age: 26-65
Los Angeles, CA, United States
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California car rentals in 2024

Get helpful information to start your search for the perfect car rental in California. The average price data is based on the last 12 months and was last updated on 20 April 2024.

Most popular company

Thrifty

Most common car type

Economy

Average price per day

RM 288

Cheapest price per day

RM 99

California car rental prices in popular cities

Discover the price range for renting a car in popular cities across California, helping you budget and make informed decisions for your upcoming travel. There are 291 pickup locations in California to choose from. Price data has been averaged over the last 12 months and was last updated on 20 April 2024.

Price

RM 203 - RM 232

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

Discover the most affordable period to rent a car in California 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 20 April 2024.

January

RM 152

February

RM 186

March

RM 219

April

RM 219

May

RM 205

June

RM 215

July

RM 238

August

RM 238

September

RM 205

October

RM 215

November

RM 195

December

RM 200

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.

Popular car types in California

Explore the most popular car models available for rent in California and choose the one that suits your needs. The price data is sourced from various car rental companies and was last updated on 20 April 2024.

There are currently 15,416 hire locations operating in California spread across 307 car hire agencies. In the past week, the cheapest car type to hire in California is medium car at RM 99 a day. Below are all the 6 car types available for hiring in the area, along with estimated starting prices:

Economy

Economy

RM 178+

Compact

Compact

RM 197+

Intermediate

Intermediate

RM 199+

Standard

Standard

RM 214+

Full-size

Full-size

RM 214+

People carrier

People carrier

RM 325+

Full-size SUV

Full-size SUV

RM 316+

Premium

Premium

RM 270+

Luxury

Luxury

RM 245+

Supplier choice

Supplier choice

RM 224+

Compact SUV

Compact SUV

RM 224+

Intermediate SUV

Intermediate SUV

RM 232+

Standard SUV

Standard SUV

RM 237+

Compare available car types for rental in California

Compare and contrast the various car types offered for rental in California to find the perfect fit for your trip. Price data is based on averages over the last 12 months and was last updated on 20 April 2024.

Small cars

RM 198 - RM 384

All Car Types

RM 246 - RM 404

To rent a small car in California, you would pay an average price of RM 279/day. September is the cheapest month to rent a small car in California (~RM 198/day), while the most expensive month to rent that same car type is April (~RM 384/day). In fact, September is about 30% cheaper than prices during the rest of the year to book a small car rental for California. When comparing with other car types available for rental in California, renting a small car saves you 12% 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 California small car hire prices found by Cheapflights users in the past 7 days:

To rent a medium car in California, you would pay an average price of RM 280/day. September is the cheapest month to rent a medium car in California (~RM 216/day), while the most expensive month to rent that same car type is July (~RM 374/day). In fact, September is about 23% cheaper than prices during the rest of the year to book a medium car rental for California. When comparing with other car types available for rental in California, renting a medium car saves you 12% 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 California medium car hire prices found by Cheapflights users in the past 7 days:

To rent a large car in California, you would pay an average price of RM 380/day. December is the cheapest month to rent a large car in California (~RM 276/day), while the most expensive month to rent that same car type is July (~RM 546/day). In fact, December is about 28% cheaper than prices during the rest of the year to book a large car rental for California. When comparing with other car types available for rental in California, 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 California large car hire prices found by Cheapflights users in the past 7 days:

To rent a SUV in California, you would pay an average price of RM 331/day. September is the cheapest month to rent a SUV in California (~RM 239/day), while the most expensive month to rent that same car type is July (~RM 457/day). In fact, September is about 28% cheaper than prices during the rest of the year to book a SUV rental for California. When comparing with other car types available for rental in California, renting a SUV 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. Here are the best California SUV hire prices found by Cheapflights users in the past 7 days:

To rent a van in California, you would pay an average price of RM 378/day. March is the cheapest month to rent a van in California (~RM 229/day), while the most expensive month to rent that same car type is April (~RM 528/day). In fact, March is about 40% cheaper than prices during the rest of the year to book a van rental for California. When comparing with other car types available for rental in California, renting a van is 16% 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 California, you would pay an average price of RM 229/day. December is the cheapest month to rent a luxury car in California (~RM 239/day), while the most expensive month to rent that same car type is February (~RM 436/day). In fact, December is about 3% cheaper than prices during the rest of the year to book a luxury car rental for California. When comparing with other car types available for rental in California, renting a luxury car saves you 28% 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 California luxury car hire prices found by Cheapflights users in the past 7 days:

To rent a convertible in California, you would pay an average price of RM 254/day. December is the cheapest month to rent a convertible in California (~RM 313/day), while the most expensive month to rent that same car type is October (~RM 550/day). In fact, December is about 23% cheaper than prices during the rest of the year to book a convertible rental for California. When comparing with other car types available for rental in California, renting a convertible saves you 21% 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 California convertible hire prices found by Cheapflights users in the past 7 days:

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Top rental agencies in California

Explore the leading car rental agencies in California known for their outstanding service and extensive range of vehicles to choose from. There are currently 8 car rental companies in California. Reviews were last updated on 20 April 2024.
Browse through some of the top rental car agencies in California, including pickup locations serving Los Angeles, San Francisco and Anaheim. See what past customers have to say, compare prices, and review other key details before deciding.

Enterprise Rent-A-Car

7.8
Good
1138 reviews77 locations
Overview

Cleanliness

8.0

Comfort

8.1

Overall

7.8

Pick-up/drop-off

7.7

Value

7.7