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Cheap Car Rentals in San Francisco from RM 142

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 1/9 and drop-off date of 10/9. 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 16 July 2024.

Most popular company

DOLLAR

Price of petrol per litre

RM 5.75

Average price per day

RM 258

Cheapest price per day

RM 142

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 16 July 2024.

January

RM 186

February

RM 224

March

RM 252

April

RM 252

May

RM 275

June

RM 289

July

RM 312

August

RM 294

September

RM 256

October

RM 256

November

RM 228

December

RM 242

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 16 July 2024.

At RM 142/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 5 offered car types:

Economy

Economy

RM 142+

Compact

Compact

RM 143+

Intermediate

Intermediate

RM 148+

Full-size

Full-size

RM 173+

Full-size SUV

Full-size SUV

RM 267+

Premium

Premium

RM 155+

Luxury

Luxury

RM 241+

Compact SUV

Compact SUV

RM 153+

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 16 July 2024.

Small cars

RM 176 - RM 336

All Car Types

RM 201 - RM 491

To rent a small car in San Francisco, the United States, you would pay an average price of RM 261/day. November is the cheapest month to rent a small car in San Francisco, the United States (~RM 176/day), while the most expensive month to rent that same car type is August (~RM 336/day). In fact, November is about 33% 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 18% 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 RM 296/day. January is the cheapest month to rent a medium car in San Francisco, the United States (~RM 183/day), while the most expensive month to rent that same car type is August (~RM 399/day). In fact, January is about 39% 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 7% 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 RM 331/day. February is the cheapest month to rent a large car in San Francisco, the United States (~RM 133/day), while the most expensive month to rent that same car type is August (~RM 620/day). In fact, February is about 60% 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 5% 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 RM 328/day. November is the cheapest month to rent a SUV in San Francisco, the United States (~RM 250/day), while the most expensive month to rent that same car type is July (~RM 438/day). In fact, November is about 24% 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 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 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 RM 227/day. April is the cheapest month to rent a van in San Francisco, the United States (~RM 221/day), while the most expensive month to rent that same car type is August (~RM 726/day). In fact, April is about 3% 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 saves you 29% 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.

Proton PersonaRM 142/day
2
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A/C
Proton Persona
Proton PersonaRM 143/day
4
M
A/C
Proton Persona
Proton SagaRM 143/day
2
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A/C
Proton Saga

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 16 July 2024.
Rent a car with one of the top providers serving the San Francisco area such as Alamo, Enterprise Rent-A-Car and Sixt. Skim reviews, rental company locations, prices, and more before making your decision.

Alamo

8.9
Very Good
417 reviews4 locations
Overview

Cleanliness

9.0

Comfort

8.9

Overall

8.9

Pick-up/drop-off

8.8

Value

8.5

Enterprise Rent-A-Car

8.4
Very Good
383 reviews11 locations
Overview

Cleanliness

8.5

Comfort

8.6

Overall

8.5

Pick-up/drop-off

8.4

Value

8.3

Sixt

7.5
Good
156 reviews6 locations
Overview

Cleanliness

8.1

Comfort

8.1

Overall

7.5

Pick-up/drop-off

7.3

Value

7.4

Budget

7.4
Good
249 reviews6 locations
Overview

Cleanliness

7.9

Comfort

8.0

Overall

7.3

Pick-up/drop-off

7.5

Value

7.0

Hertz

6.3
Okay
277 reviews13 locations
Overview

Cleanliness

7.6

Comfort

7.3

Overall

6.3

Pick-up/drop-off

6.3

Value

6.3

Thrifty

5.9
Fair
505 reviews4 locations
Overview

Cleanliness

7.1

Comfort

6.7

Overall

5.8

Pick-up/drop-off

5.8

Value

5.8

Dollar

5.3
Fair
367 reviews6 locations
Overview

Cleanliness

6.8

Comfort

6.5

Overall

5.2

Pick-up/drop-off

5.4

Value

5.4

Avis

6.8
Okay
89 reviews6 locations
Overview

Cleanliness

7.7

Comfort

7.4

Overall

6.7

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 RM 172. Data was last updated on 16 July 2024.
The best offers we've found on car rentals in the San Francisco area. Be sure to confirm the details of the deal, such as car type, daily rate, and pickup location.
Proton PersonaRM 142/day
2
M
A/C
Proton Persona
Proton PersonaRM 143/day
4
M
A/C
Proton Persona
Proton SagaRM 143/day
2
M
A/C
Proton Saga

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 16 July 2024.
  • What is the cheapest hire car found in San Francisco?

    In the past two weeks, Cheapflights users have found many deals under RM 258/day when booking a car hire in San Francisco. The absolute best deal a user found was for RM 218/day from Dollar, booked on Jul. 7.

  • 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: Thrifty (RM 142/day), Dollar (RM 146/day), and Fox (RM 241/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 (8.4 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 RM 5.75/litre over the past month, costing you anywhere between RM 259 and RM 373 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 a popular option for travellers looking for car hire in San Francisco. You can expect the average cost of car hire to be about RM 3,785 per week.

  • How far in advance should I hire a car in San Francisco for the best price?

    Booking early can save you upwards of 30% on your car hire. Booking your vehicle at least 7 days in advance can you get you a great below-average price in San Francisco.

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

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

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

    Our recent data shows that Dollar can potentially be 74% 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 RM 16,223 a month or RM 541 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?

    RM 0 is, on average, how much a car hire costs for the weekend in San Francisco. To save money, consider booking a Economy car hire, which is the cheapest car during the weekend. If you are looking for a car hire in August, we’ve seen prices on Cheapflights for as low as RM 0 per day.

  • What car do most people hire in San Francisco?

    The most popular car chosen by those travelling to San Francisco is Full-size (Toyota Camry) based on our Cheapflights data.

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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 RM 476 per day. Price data was last updated on 16 July 2024.
Some of the most suitable options we've found on luxury car rentals within San Francisco. Be sure that the car type, dates, pickup location and other key details suit your needs.
BMW 3 SeriesRM 241/day
5
M
A/C
BMW 3 Series
BMW 3 SeriesRM 258/day
5
M
A/C
BMW 3 Series
BMW 3 SeriesRM 269/day
5
M
A/C
BMW 3 Series

Van rentals in San Francisco

Find people carrier rental deals in San Francisco from well-known providers in the area and save on gas mileage with the options provided below. people carrier rentals in San Francisco cost an average of RM 297 per day. Price data was last updated on 16 July 2024.
Peruse some of the best options we've found for renting a van in the San Francisco area. Deals are updated frequently to provide users with as many suitable options as possible.
Toyota InnovaRM 155/day
5
M
A/C
Toyota Innova
Proton ExoraRM 155/day
5
M
A/C
Proton Exora
Proton ExoraRM 155/day
5
M
A/C
Proton Exora

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 16 July 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 (RM 32+).

Electric

Electric

RM 32+

Hybrid

Hybrid

RM 85+

Petrol/Diesel

Petrol/Diesel

RM 42+

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