California

Cheap Car Rentals in California

Los Angeles, CA, United States
11 Feb — 18 Feb
Same drop-off
Los Angeles, CA, United States
Sat 11/2
Noon
Sat 18/2
Noon
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California car rental prices in popular cities

Below are the cheapest cities to rent a car in California

Price

1,157,759 ₫ - 2,007,501 ₫

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

January

937,646 ₫

February

1,429,910 ₫

March

1,547,116 ₫

April

1,547,116 ₫

May

1,359,587 ₫

June

1,359,587 ₫

July

1,453,352 ₫

August

1,359,587 ₫

September

1,218,940 ₫

October

1,289,263 ₫

November

1,172,058 ₫

December

1,148,616 ₫

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

Small Cars

985,101 ₫ - 4,843,178 ₫

All Car Types

1,245,646 ₫ - 3,336,615 ₫

To rent a Small car in California, you would pay an average price of 1,627,202 ₫/day. June is the cheapest month to rent a Small car in California (~985,101 ₫/day), while the most expensive month to rent that same car type is November (~4,843,178 ₫/day). In fact, June is about 40% cheaper than prices during the rest of the year to book a Small rental for California. When comparing with other car types available for rental in California, renting a Small car saves you 9% 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.

To rent a Medium car in California, you would pay an average price of 1,177,699 ₫/day. January is the cheapest month to rent a Medium car in California (~1,083,606 ₫/day), while the most expensive month to rent that same car type is March (~2,104,313 ₫/day). In fact, January is about 8% cheaper than prices during the rest of the year to book a Medium rental for California. When comparing with other car types available for rental in California, renting a Medium car saves you 34% 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.

To rent a Large car in California, you would pay an average price of 1,041,107 ₫/day. August is the cheapest month to rent a Large car in California (~1,162,681 ₫/day), while the most expensive month to rent that same car type is January (~2,433,309 ₫/day). In fact, August is about 0% cheaper than prices during the rest of the year to book a Large rental for California. When comparing with other car types available for rental in California, renting a Large car saves you 42% 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.

To rent a SUV car in California, you would pay an average price of 1,187,361 ₫/day. June is the cheapest month to rent a SUV car in California (~1,233,005 ₫/day), while the most expensive month to rent that same car type is October (~2,621,518 ₫/day). In fact, June is about 0% 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 car saves you 34% 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.

Top rental agencies in California

All major car rental suppliers in California

Enterprise

7.9
Good
1114 reviews83 locations
Overview

Cleanliness

8.1

Comfort

8.1

Overall

7.9

Pick-up/drop-off

7.8

Value

7.8

Thrifty

6.8
Okay
1309 reviews16 locations
Overview

Cleanliness

7.5

Comfort

7.3

Overall

6.7

Pick-up/drop-off

6.5

Value

6.8

Dollar

6.7
Okay
1159 reviews15 locations
Overview

Cleanliness

7.5

Comfort

7.3

Overall

6.6

Pick-up/drop-off

6.5

Value

6.8

Budget

6.6
Okay
1135 reviews42 locations
Overview

Cleanliness

7.2

Comfort

7.3

Overall

6.5

Pick-up/drop-off

6.5

Value

6.5

Hertz

6.4
Okay
2220 reviews73 locations
Overview

Cleanliness

7.1

Comfort

7.0

Overall

6.4

Pick-up/drop-off

6.2

Value

6.5

Alamo

8.7
Very good
768 reviews8 locations
Overview

Cleanliness

8.9

Comfort

8.9

Overall

8.7

Pick-up/drop-off

8.8

Value

8.5

Sixt

7.5
Good
586 reviews14 locations
Overview

Cleanliness

8.0

Comfort

7.9

Overall

7.5

Pick-up/drop-off

7.3

Value

7.4

Avis

6.7
Okay
759 reviews45 locations
Overview

Cleanliness

7.4

Comfort

7.3

Overall

6.6

Pick-up/drop-off

6.7

Value

6.7

Car Rental FAQs

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

Taking our users’ ratings and reviews into consideration, Firefly (10.0 rating), Super Cheap (10.0 rating) and Signature Rent A Car (10.0 rating) seem to be the best rental car companies in California.

What are gas prices like in California?

The average gas price in California is 23,207 ₫/liter over the past month, costing you anywhere between 1,044,304 ₫ and 1,508,439 ₫ to fill up a car’s gas tank.

How much does it cost to rent a car in California for a week from Budget?

Budget offers rental cars in California for about 16,865,916 ₫ 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.

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