Car Rentals San Jose, California

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San Jose, CA, United States
27 Oct — 3 Nov
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San Jose, CA, United States
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BMW X3
or similar Standard SUV
Up to 5 passengers
4-5-door vehicles
Fox

C$ 47/day

16 Nov - 29 Nov
BMW X3
Chevrolet Equinox
or similar Compact SUV
Up to 4 passengers
4-5-door vehicles
Fox

C$ 42/day

16 Nov - 29 Nov
Chevrolet Equinox
Chrysler 300
or similar Luxury
Up to 5 passengers
2/4-door vehicles
Alamo

C$ 90/day

16 Nov - 29 Nov
Chrysler 300
Audi A3
or similar Intermediate
Up to 5 passengers
4-5-door vehicles
Fox

C$ 44/day

16 Nov - 29 Nov
Audi A3
Audi A4
or similar Standard
Up to 5 passengers
2/4-door vehicles
Fox

C$ 45/day

16 Nov - 29 Nov
Audi A4
Chrysler Pacifica
or similar Minivan
Up to 5 passengers
4-5-door vehicles
Budget

C$ 96/day

16 Nov - 29 Nov
Chrysler Pacifica
Audi A3
or similar Full-size
Up to 5 passengers
4-5-door vehicles
Fox

C$ 46/day

16 Nov - 29 Nov
Audi A3
Chevrolet Sonic Sedan
or similar Economy
Up to 2 passengers
4-5-door vehicles
Fox

C$ 43/day

16 Nov - 29 Nov
Chevrolet Sonic Sedan
Chevrolet Equinox
or similar Intermediate SUV
Up to 5 passengers
4-5-door vehicles
Fox

C$ 46/day

16 Nov - 29 Nov
Chevrolet Equinox
Chevrolet Sonic Sedan
or similar Compact
Up to 4 passengers
4-5-door vehicles
Fox

C$ 44/day

16 Nov - 29 Nov
Chevrolet Sonic Sedan

San Jose, California car rental deals found on momondo

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Small Cars

C$ 43 - C$ 68

All Car Types

C$ 50 - C$ 75

The average price of a Small rental in San Jose, United States is C$ 50. The cheapest time to rent a Small in San Jose, United States is in February. The price is 16% lower than the rest of the year at just C$ 43 per day. A Small rental is typically 21% less expensive than the average car rental in San Jose. The average price of a vehicle rental in San Jose can vary based on a number of factors including supply, popularity of the vehicle, and how far out you book your rental car. Below are the best prices for San Jose Small rentals found on momondo in the past week.

The average price of a Medium rental in San Jose, United States is C$ 59. The cheapest time to rent a Medium in San Jose, United States is in January. The price is 27% lower than the rest of the year at just C$ 44 per day. A Medium rental is typically 7% less expensive than the average car rental in San Jose. The average price of a vehicle rental in San Jose can vary based on a number of factors including supply, popularity of the vehicle, and how far out you book your rental car. Below are the best prices for San Jose Medium rentals found on momondo in the past week.

The average price of a Large rental in San Jose, United States is C$ 62. The cheapest time to rent a Large in San Jose, United States is in January. The price is 12% lower than the rest of the year at just C$ 55 per day. A Large rental is typically 4% less expensive than the average car rental in San Jose. The average price of a vehicle rental in San Jose can vary based on a number of factors including supply, popularity of the vehicle, and how far out you book your rental car. Below are the best prices for San Jose Large rentals found on momondo in the past week.

The average price of a SUV rental in San Jose, United States is C$ 57. The cheapest time to rent a SUV in San Jose, United States is in April. The price is 29% lower than the rest of the year at just C$ 41 per day. A SUV rental is typically 11% less expensive than the average car rental in San Jose. The average price of a vehicle rental in San Jose can vary based on a number of factors including supply, popularity of the vehicle, and how far out you book your rental car. Below are the best prices for San Jose SUV rentals found on momondo in the past week.

The average price of a Van rental in San Jose, United States is C$ 75. The cheapest time to rent a Van in San Jose, United States is in April. The price is 34% lower than the rest of the year at just C$ 50 per day. A Van rental is typically 15% more expensive than the average car rental in San Jose. The average price of a vehicle rental in San Jose can vary based on a number of factors including supply, popularity of the vehicle, and how far out you book your rental car. Below are the best prices for San Jose Van rentals found on momondo in the past week.

The average price of a Luxury rental in San Jose, United States is C$ 47. The cheapest time to rent a Luxury in San Jose, United States is in August. The price is 0% lower than the rest of the year at just C$ 67 per day. A Luxury rental is typically 27% less expensive than the average car rental in San Jose. The average price of a vehicle rental in San Jose can vary based on a number of factors including supply, popularity of the vehicle, and how far out you book your rental car. Below are the best prices for San Jose Luxury rentals found on momondo in the past week.

The average price of a Convertible rental in San Jose, United States is C$ 93. The cheapest time to rent a Convertible in San Jose, United States is in December. The price is 24% lower than the rest of the year at just C$ 71 per day. A Convertible rental is typically 32% more expensive than the average car rental in San Jose. The average price of a vehicle rental in San Jose can vary based on a number of factors including supply, popularity of the vehicle, and how far out you book your rental car. Below are the best prices for San Jose Convertible rentals found on momondo in the past week.

Chevrolet Sonic Sedan
or similar Economy
Up to 2 passengers
4-5-door vehicles
Fox

C$ 43/day

16 Nov - 29 Nov
Chevrolet Sonic Sedan
Chevrolet Sonic Sedan
or similar Compact
Up to 4 passengers
4-5-door vehicles
Fox

C$ 44/day

16 Nov - 29 Nov
Chevrolet Sonic Sedan
Chevrolet Sonic Sedan
or similar Economy
Up to 2 passengers
4-5-door vehicles
Fox

C$ 63/day

30 Nov - 5 Dec
Chevrolet Sonic Sedan

San Jose Car Rental Directory

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Overall

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Comfort

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Overall

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Overall

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Pick-up/Drop-off

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Value for money

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18 reviews1 location
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Cleanliness

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Comfort

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Overall

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Pick-up/Drop-off

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Value for money

6.2

Find popular attractions close to your rental car pick-up

Nearby attractions:

SAP Center at San Jose4.0 km
San Pedro Square4.4 km
San Jose McEnery Convention Center4.9 km

Nearby attractions:

SAP Center at San Jose52.8 km
San Pedro Square53.3 km
San Jose McEnery Convention Center53.9 km

Nearby attractions:

SAP Center at San Jose50.5 km
San Pedro Square50.8 km
San Jose McEnery Convention Center51.4 km

Information about your trip to San Jose

Book your car rentals in San Jose through momondo and enjoy the sights of the famously named town ‘capital of Silicon valley’. Adventurers can drive up to California’s Great America park that has thrill rides and water slide activities. Other attractions that you might enjoy with your car rentals in San Jose are the San Jose Museum of Art, Almaden Quicksilver County Park, and the Rosicrucian Egyptian Museum that is home to mummies and artifacts exhibitions. The Municipal Rose Garden is a sight to behold of colorful blooms that attract many visitors. There are parking allocations all over San Jose. While choosing your car rental in San Jose, keep in mind that there is free parking for low emissions vehicles. There are around 50 rental locations in San Jose.

Is it worthwhile to rent a car while visiting San Jose?

There are parking facilities including both free and cheap lots, garages, and street meter spots where you can park your car rentals in San Jose. You will find peak hour in San Jose begins in the early morning and during early evening hours. The famous technology company, Intel, has a museum of technological innovation a drive away in Santa Clara. We recommend the scenic drive on a passenger van trail with your family to Los Gatos Creek County Park in Campbell for a chance to hike up the urban trails. Sunnyvale is a drive away from San Jose that is known to be in close vicinity to Lake Tahoe that can be enjoyed using an economy car rental. San Jose is considered among the 20 most walkable large cities in the US, with high-ranking neighborhoods including St. Leo's, East Virginia, and Sunol-Midtown. You will get to enjoy exploring San Jose at large and its neighboring cities with your rental cars in San Jose.

What different driving laws should I keep in mind while driving in San Jose / California?

Driving your car rentals in San Jose, California requires strict adherence to their road rules and regulations such as the law that states everyone in a vehicle should fasten their seatbelts while in transit. Seatbelts should always be fastened while on the road by both the driver and passengers as well. San Jose maintains that drivers should observe the rules set in the state of California. The speed limit on San Jose freeways is higher than other areas in the city with the streets demanding that a speed limit of half that is strictly followed. In residential areas and neighborhoods near schools, the speed limit is the lowest. You are not allowed to check or respond to text messages while driving. If necessary one is required to use a hands-free device when on a call. Your blood alcohol content should not be at 0.08% or above. The state, however, has a zero-tolerance limit for drinking and driving, and thus you risk being charged for having the presence of alcohol. Before embarking on your San Jose trip, ensure you keep checking the city’s department for any recent law changes.

Can I drive to Mexico or Canada with a rental car from San Jose?

From San Jose, the borders you can cross are to Canada and Mexico. Most car rental branches allow crossing the Canadian border. The only documents you would need are a U.S. or Canadian photo ID or a foreign passport with the necessary visa for Canada. As for the Mexican border, not all car rentals in San Jose will allow it. Consult with the branch in advance to make sure it’s a possibility. Purchasing Mexican liability insurance is required before reaching Mexico. Apart from the Mexican insurance, you must request an entry permit from the INM (Migration Institute) and have a valid passport to enter the country. It’s recommended to always contact the car rental locations in San Jose to understand the requirements for crossing borders and confirm they allow it.

Can you rent a rental car in San Jose without a credit card?

If you wish to pay for your car rentals in San Jose without a credit card, most car rental companies allow debit card payments with certain requirements. However, not all branches of the company may allow it, so make sure beforehand that your San Jose car rental can be paid with a debit card. Enterprise or Dollar are good options for debit card users if the specific branches allow it. They don’t do credit checks and only require that the card bears either the VISA or MasterCard logo. Also, when picking up your car at an airport location they may ask for proof of a return flight. Other companies have age restrictions for debit card users or do credit checks and need extra proof of identification. A general rule is that the renter, main driver, and debit or credit card holder must all be in the same person’s name.

What documents does an international traveler need to rent a car in San Jose?

California does not require you to have a special permit when driving a vehicle with a foreign driver’s license, as long as it’s for less than 90 days. However, if you wish to get car rentals in San Jose and the driver’s license of your country of origin is not in the Latin alphabet, you may be required to present an International Driver’s Permit. This permit translates your foreign document and is not valid on its own. Along with your valid foreign license, you will most likely have to show a second form of identification, like a valid passport. The rental branch may have some restrictions on certain types of international credit cards. Confirm beforehand with your car rental office to make sure you have all the necessary documents for your trip to go smoothly.


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Car Rental in San Jose

344 people have been looking for a car to rent in San Jose in October.

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

Alamo, Enterprise, and Thrifty are some of the companies offering enhanced cleaning options to reduce the spread of COVID-19 in San Jose. 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 Jose 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 Jose, California in November?

For November in San Jose, the average price from these searches for a weekend rental was C$ 49 - but some users found deals as low as C$ 34. C$ 46 is a normal deal for a week-long rental in San Jose, but for November it's not uncommon to see prices as low as C$ 29, depending on your requirements.

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

You can expect to find the cheapest rental car prices in San Jose from Hertz, who has 8 locations in the city. momondo users have found daily rates as low as C$ 26, but the average rate for car rentals in San Jose from Hertz is C$ 56/day.

Is there a fee to cancel my San Jose, CA car rental?

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

What is the best type of car to rent in San Jose during November?

Renting a standard in San Jose during the month of November is what most travellers prefer. With temperatures averaging 10 °C and precipitation around 66 mm during November, a standard is more than capable of handling these weather conditions. This is the perfect rental car type for wet roads and above-freezing temperatures. Renting a Standard in San Jose will cost you C$ 65/day on average.

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

Enterprise has the most locations of any rental car company in San Jose, CA, with 9 locations. Typically momondo users find deals around C$ 57/day when renting a car from Enterprise in San Jose, CA.

What is the speed limit in San Jose, CA?

When you book a rental car in San Jose, you should abide by the city’s 40 km/h speed limit. The speed limits on any suburban roads and highways in San Jose are 120 km/h and 120 km/h, respectively. Be on the lookout for posted signage, because these speed limits might change depending on where you are within San Jose.

What is the weather like in San Jose, CA in October?

In October, San Jose usually gets 20 mm of precipitation and has an average temperature of 17 °C. This information can be very helpful when looking at rental cars in San Jose as it can help you make the best decision.

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

Considering that the temperatures in San Jose are typically high during October and the chance of rain is relatively low, momondo would suggest renting a convertible which would help you enjoy the great weather.

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

Those looking to rent a car in San Jose for a road trip to the surrounding areas, please know the weather in California during the month of October usually is around 19 °C with 18.7 mm of possible rain.


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