Find Rentals
Popular Cars
Price Trends
Agencies
Rental Deals
FAQs
San Diego

Cheap Car Rentals in San Diego from RM 211

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 Diego with a pick-up date of 19/7 and drop-off date of 21/7. 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.
Driver's age: 26-65
Wed 26/6
Wed 3/7

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 June 2024.

January

RM 159

February

RM 207

March

RM 249

April

RM 216

May

RM 221

June

RM 244

July

RM 263

August

RM 239

September

RM 207

October

RM 225

November

RM 211

December

RM 211

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 June 2024.

There are, in total, 134 car hire locations in San Diego that are operated by 61 companies. In the past week, small car is the cheapest car type users can hire (cheapest price last found: RM 211/day). Explore 5 car types currently offered from San Diego hire providers:

Economy

Economy

RM 211+

Compact

Compact

RM 216+

Intermediate

Intermediate

RM 220+

Standard

Standard

RM 317+

Full-size

Full-size

RM 320+

People carrier

People carrier

RM 471+

Full-size SUV

Full-size SUV

RM 593+

Premium

Premium

RM 346+

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 June 2024.

Small cars

RM 114 - RM 399

All Car Types

RM 173 - RM 453

To rent a small car in San Diego, the United States, you would pay an average price of RM 161/day. October is the cheapest month to rent a small car in San Diego, the United States (~RM 114/day), while the most expensive month to rent that same car type is May (~RM 399/day). In fact, October is about 30% 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 30% 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:

Proton PersonaRM 211/day
2
M
A/C
Proton Persona
Honda CityRM 280/day
4
M
A/C
Honda City
Perodua MyviRM 287/day
4
M
A/C
Perodua Myvi

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 June 2024.
Choose from the top rental car agencies available in San Diego, including Enterprise Rent-A-Car, Budget and Avis. Read through reviews, double check the pickup location, and other important information before making your selection.

Enterprise Rent-A-Car

7.7
Good
336 reviews14 locations
Overview

Cleanliness

7.9

Comfort

7.9

Overall

7.6

Pick-up/drop-off

7.6

Value

7.6

Budget

6.5
Okay
184 reviews11 locations
Overview

Cleanliness

7.2

Comfort

7.3

Overall

6.5

Pick-up/drop-off

6.5

Value

6.6

Avis

6.4
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
587 reviews12 locations
Overview

Cleanliness

6.8

Comfort

6.6

Overall

5.9

Pick-up/drop-off

5.9

Value

6.0

Economy Rent a Car

5.6
Fair
129 reviews2 locations
Overview

Cleanliness

6.9

Comfort

6.6

Overall

5.5

Pick-up/drop-off

5.3

Value

6.0

Ace

4.4
Mediocre
156 reviews3 locations
Overview

Cleanliness

5.0

Comfort

4.9

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

EZ Van

5 locations

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 RM 379. Data was last updated on 19 June 2024.
The best offers we've found on car rentals in the San Diego area. Double check the details of your car rental reservation before booking to ensure no unwanted surprises.
Proton PersonaRM 211/day
2
M
A/C
Proton Persona
Honda CivicRM 220/day
5
M
A/C
Honda Civic
Honda CivicRM 280/day
4
M
A/C
Honda Civic

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 June 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: MEXRENTACAR (RM 211/day), Budget (RM 280/day), and Europcar (RM 316/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 RM 4.66/litre over the past month, costing you anywhere between RM 210 and RM 303 to fill up a car’s fuel tank.

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

    Fox is one of the top picks in San Diego. They can have you in a hire car for about RM 1,199 per week on average.

  • How far in advance should I hire a car in San Diego 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 39% on your car hire. For a below average price in San Diego, Cheapflights recommends booking your car hire at least 7 days in advance.

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

    Yes, renting a vehicle in San Diego for a month is certainly possible.

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

    For a weekend car hire in San Diego, you can expect the average price to be around RM 200. Usually a Economy hire in San Diego 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 Economy for July, it will cost approximately RM 0 per day.

  • What car do most people hire in San Diego?

    Nissan Rogue, which is a Intermediate vehicle, is the most popular to hire at San Diego according to Cheapflights users.

See more FAQs

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 RM 731 per day. Price data was last updated on 19 June 2024.
Reserve a luxury car rental in San Diego by selecting one of these great deals available. Be sure that the car type, dates, pickup location and other key details suit your needs.
BMW 3 SeriesRM 447/day
5
M
A/C
BMW 3 Series
BMW 3 SeriesRM 492/day
5
M
A/C
BMW 3 Series
BMW 3 SeriesRM 572/day
5
M
A/C
BMW 3 Series

Van rentals in San Diego

Find people carrier rental deals in San Diego from well-known providers in the area and save on gas mileage with the options provided below. people carrier rentals in San Diego cost an average of RM 366 per day. Price data was last updated on 19 June 2024.
Check out some of the best options we've found on van rentals in San Diego. For alternative options, come back soon as deals are refreshed frequently.
Toyota InnovaRM 352/day
5
M
A/C
Toyota Innova
Proton ExoraRM 381/day
5
M
A/C
Proton Exora

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 June 2024.

Browse through car rental deals by fuel type in San Diego. There are currently 2 fuel types to choose from with Electric being the cheapest (RM 74+).

Electric

Electric

RM 74+

Hybrid

Hybrid

RM 132+

Airport car hires in San Diego
Hire a car at one of these airports in the San Diego area

Best Car Hire Deals
We make it easy and fast to find and compare deals from 70,000+ hire locations and hundreds of agencies.
No Surprises
Prices shown to you will be completely in full, without any hidden charges or fees.
Free cancellation
Plans change — we get it. And that’s why you can search and book car hire on Cheapflights from agencies that offer free cancellation