San Diego Car Rentals

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San Diego, CA
31 Jan — 7 Feb
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San Diego, CA
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When is it cheapest to rent a car in San Diego?


32 C$ - 70 C$

Family size

55 C$ - 82 C$


32 C$ - 50 C$

The cheapest time to rent a car in San Diego is in January. The price is 20% lower than the rest of the year at just 34 C$ per day. The most expensive month is July. If you are looking for a specific car type, consider renting an economy car in January. If you need more room for your family, larger vehicles with 6+ seats are typically cheapest in September. The price of a car rental in San Diego can vary based on a number of factors including supply, popularity of the vehicle, and how far out you book your rental car.

San Diego car rental deals found on momondo

Find the rental car that's right for you

Small cars are typically categorized as economy cars, compact cars and intermediate cars. You can expect to pay 53 C$/day to rent a small car in San Diego. Below are the best prices found on momondo in the past week.

Chevrolet Sonic Sedan
or similar Economy
Up to 2 passengers
Fits 1 bag
4-5-door vehicles
18 C$/day
10 Feb - 13 Feb
San Diego
1002 West Juniper Street
Chevrolet Sonic Sedan
18 C$/day
10 Feb - 13 Feb
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Find popular attractions close to your rental car pick-up

San Diego Airport

San Diego, California, United States

Nearby attractions:

Old Town San Diego State Historic Park2.5 km
Seaport Village3.6 km
Gaslamp Quarter4.2 km
San Diego Zoo4.3 km
San Diego Convention Center4.4 km
Santa Ana J. Wayne/Orange Cnty Airport

Santa Ana, California, United States

Nearby attractions:

La Jolla Cove107.1 km
La Jolla Shores107.2 km
Pacific Beach Park113.2 km
Mission Beach115.5 km
SeaWorld San Diego117.5 km
Ontario Airport

Ontario, California, United States

Nearby attractions:

La Jolla Shores136.8 km
La Jolla Cove137.3 km
Pacific Beach Park143.3 km
Mission Beach146.1 km
SeaWorld San Diego147.6 km

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Car Rental in San Diego

So far in January there have been 2,736 searches on momondo for car rental in San Diego.

What cleaning measures are being taken by San Diego car rental companies to control the spread of COVID-19?

Alamo, Enterprise, and Avis are some of the companies offering enhanced cleaning options to reduce the spread of COVID-19 in San Diego. Vehicles are always cleaned regularly, however, rental companies are now going above and beyond to ensure cars are sanitized. You can check to see all rental companies in San Diego offering this service by searching and filtering for that option on momondo. As things change, so do policies. We’ll do our best to stay on top of things, but always be sure to check with the provider directly.

How much will it cost to rent a car in San Diego in February?

For a weekend in February, the best deals in San Diego start from around 28 C$ up to around 61 C$. For a week-long rental, the lowest price was 17 C$, with more options around the 47 C$ mark.

Which car rental agency in San Diego has the cheapest rental car prices?

Hertz typically has the cheapest daily rates in San Diego, which you can find at any of their locations. On average, you should expect to pay 55 C$/day, but our users have found rates as low as 17 C$/day for their rental car in San Diego.

Is there a fee to cancel my San Diego car rental?

In most cases, there is no fee when you cancel your San Diego car rental. You can check to see whether or not your preferred car rental company in San Diego offers free cancellation when booking with momondo.

What is the best type of car to rent in San Diego during February?

With temperatures averaging 15 °C and precipitation usually 46 mm during February, you should consider renting a standard when travelling to San Diego. A standard can handle the fluctuations in temperature and rainfall during the month of February and is a popular choice for travellers heading to San Diego. Renting a Standard in San Diego will cost you 73 C$/day on average.

Which rental car company in San Diego has the most locations?

Enterprise has the most locations in San Diego with 14 locations. At those locations, momondo users can typically find car rental rates of 54 C$/day.

What is the speed limit in San Diego?

40 km/h is the city speed limit for San Diego, which also applies to surrounding towns and other urban centres. The suburban speed limit and the speed limit for highways around San Diego are 120 km/h and 120 km/h, respectively. If you rent a car in San Diego, be aware that these speed limits may be strictly enforced.

What is the weather like in San Diego, CA in January?

During the month of January the average temperature in San Diego is 14 °C and the expected precipitation is 51 mm. This information is useful for travellers looking for a car rental in San Diego.

What car would momondo recommend based on the weather in January?

The weather in San Diego during January would likely not impact the type of rental much. momondo users do seem to prefer certain car types when looking for specific vehicles for their San Diego car rental. Price-conscious travelers looking for a San Diego car rental option tend to like small cars. These are typically the least expensive. Examples of small cars available for rent are the Nissan Versa, the Hyundai Accent, and the Chevrolet Spark.

Is the weather in San Diego similar to the rest of California?

The climate in California during January is usually 12 °C with an expected 84 mm of precipitation throughout the month. Those looking to rent a car and leave from San Diego on a road trip to the surrounding area should take note of this information.

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