California

Cheap Car Rentals in California

Los Angeles, CA, United States
10 Feb — 17 Feb
Same drop-off
Los Angeles, CA, United States
Fri 10/2
Noon
Fri 17/2
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

₹ 1,950 - ₹ 5,622

Out of all the popular cities in California, Los Angeles is the cheapest city to rent a car in at just ₹ 1,950/day. Renting a car in Los Angeles is 65% cheaper than renting one in Fresno where the per day rate is around ₹ 5,622. Other fairly inexpensive cities in California to get a rental car in are: San Diego (₹ 2,240/day), San Jose (₹ 2,724/day), and San Francisco (₹ 2,901/day). While these cities typically have cheaper prices than the rest of the country, travelers looking to rent a car in San Francisco should expect to spend around ₹ 2,901/day on their transportation. The most popular city to rent a car in California is San Francisco.

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

January

₹ 3,276

February

₹ 4,996

March

₹ 5,406

April

₹ 5,406

May

₹ 4,750

June

₹ 4,750

July

₹ 5,078

August

₹ 4,750

September

₹ 4,259

October

₹ 4,505

November

₹ 4,095

December

₹ 4,013

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.

Popular Car Types in California

There are, in total, 14,378 car hire locations in California that are operated by 250 companies. In the past week, Small is the cheapest car type users can hire (cheapest price last found: ₹ 24/day). Explore 4 car types currently offered from California hire providers:

Compare available car types for hire in California

Small cars

₹ 4,119 - ₹ 6,696

All Car Types

₹ 6,228 - ₹ 12,756

To hire a Small car in California, you would pay an average price of ₹ 5,534/day. September is the cheapest month to hire a Small car in California (~₹ 4,119/day), while the most expensive month to hire that same car type is May (~₹ 6,696/day). In fact, September is about 26% cheaper than prices during the rest of the year to book a Small hire for California. When comparing with other car types available for hire in California, hiring a Small car saves you 33% 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 hire prices found by Cheapflights users in the past 7 days:

To hire a Medium car in California, you would pay an average price of ₹ 6,420/day. February is the cheapest month to hire a Medium car in California (~₹ 4,331/day), while the most expensive month to hire that same car type is March (~₹ 8,691/day). In fact, February is about 33% cheaper than prices during the rest of the year to book a Medium hire for California. When comparing with other car types available for hire in California, hiring a Medium car saves you 22% 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 hire prices found by Cheapflights users in the past 7 days:

To hire a Large car in California, you would pay an average price of ₹ 8,607/day. December is the cheapest month to hire a Large car in California (~₹ 5,473/day), while the most expensive month to hire that same car type is February (~₹ 22,889/day). In fact, December is about 37% cheaper than prices during the rest of the year to book a Large hire for California. When comparing with other car types available for hire in California, hiring a Large car is 6% 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 hire prices found by Cheapflights users in the past 7 days:

To hire a SUV car in California, you would pay an average price of ₹ 6,469/day. February is the cheapest month to hire a SUV car in California (~₹ 4,182/day), while the most expensive month to hire that same car type is May (~₹ 8,089/day). In fact, February is about 36% cheaper than prices during the rest of the year to book a SUV hire for California. When comparing with other car types available for hire in California, hiring a SUV car 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.

To hire a Van car in California, you would pay an average price of ₹ 8,282/day. January is the cheapest month to hire a Van car in California (~₹ 4,545/day), while the most expensive month to hire that same car type is August (~₹ 10,233/day). In fact, January is about 46% cheaper than prices during the rest of the year to book a Van hire for California. When comparing with other car types available for hire in California, hiring a Van car is 2% 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 hire a Luxury car in California, you would pay an average price of ₹ 10,616/day. June is the cheapest month to hire a Luxury car in California (~₹ 4,681/day), while the most expensive month to hire that same car type is February (~₹ 23,077/day). In fact, June is about 56% cheaper than prices during the rest of the year to book a Luxury hire for California. When comparing with other car types available for hire in California, hiring a Luxury car is 24% 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 hire a Convertible car in California, you would pay an average price of ₹ 12,348/day. January is the cheapest month to hire a Convertible car in California (~₹ 5,825/day), while the most expensive month to hire that same car type is February (~₹ 32,886/day). In fact, January is about 53% cheaper than prices during the rest of the year to book a Convertible hire for California. When comparing with other car types available for hire in California, hiring a Convertible car is 34% 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 Convertible hire prices found by Cheapflights users in the past 7 days:

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Top rental agencies in California

All major car rental suppliers in California

Alamo

8.6
Very Good
1207 reviews14 locations
Overview

Cleanliness

8.8

Comfort

8.8

Overall

8.5

Pick-up/drop-off

8.6

Value

8.3

Enterprise

7.9
Good
1537 reviews105 locations
Overview

Cleanliness

8.1

Comfort

8.2

Overall

7.9

Pick-up/drop-off

7.8

Value

7.8

Dollar

7.0
Good
1675 reviews20 locations
Overview

Cleanliness

7.7

Comfort

7.6

Overall

6.9

Pick-up/drop-off

6.8

Value

7.1

Thrifty

6.9
Okay
1599 reviews18 locations
Overview

Cleanliness

7.6

Comfort

7.4

Overall

6.8

Pick-up/drop-off

6.6

Value

6.8

Budget

6.7
Okay
1790 reviews56 locations
Overview

Cleanliness

7.3

Comfort

7.3

Overall

6.7

Pick-up/drop-off

6.6

Value

6.6

Hertz

6.6
Okay
3103 reviews88 locations
Overview

Cleanliness

7.2

Comfort

7.1

Overall

6.5

Pick-up/drop-off

6.4

Value

6.6

Avis

6.6
Okay
1082 reviews58 locations
Overview

Cleanliness

7.3

Comfort

7.2

Overall

6.5

Pick-up/drop-off

6.5

Value

6.6