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Car rentals in Santa Cruz, California

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Standard SUVC$ 134/day
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Rental cars insight and trends in Santa Cruz

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What car rental company in Santa Cruz has the most locations?

Enterprise Rent-A-Car has the most locations of any rental car company in Santa Cruz, with 2 locations.

What car do most people rent in Santa Cruz?

For an average of C$ 83/day (and as low as C$ 45/day), Kia Niro rentals in Santa Cruz are the most popular car among our users. Renting the Buick Encore in Santa Cruz for C$ 73/day on average (C$ 49/day for a cheap deal) is another popular choice.

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Small cars

C$ 56 - C$ 117

All Car Types

C$ 42 - C$ 276

The average price of a small car rental in Santa Cruz, the United States is C$ 76. The cheapest time to rent a small car in Santa Cruz, the United States is in March. The price is 28% lower than the rest of the year at just C$ 56 per day. A small car rental is typically 26% less expensive than the average rental car in Santa Cruz. The average price of a vehicle rental in Santa Cruz can vary based on a number of factors including supply, popularity of the vehicle, and how far out you book your rental car.

The average price of a medium car rental in Santa Cruz, the United States is C$ 35. The cheapest time to rent a medium car in Santa Cruz, the United States is in February. The price is 14% lower than the rest of the year at just C$ 31 per day. A medium car rental is typically 66% less expensive than the average rental car in Santa Cruz. The average price of a vehicle rental in Santa Cruz can vary based on a number of factors including supply, popularity of the vehicle, and how far out you book your rental car.


Santa Cruz car rental directory

All major car rental suppliers in Santa Cruz, California

Hertz

7.0
Good
39 reviews4 locations
Overview

Cleanliness

7.5

Comfort

7.8

Overall

6.9

Pick-up/drop-off

7.2

Value

6.7

Budget

10.0
Wonderful
2 reviews1 location
Overview

Cleanliness

7.0

Comfort

8.0

Overall

10.0

Pick-up/drop-off

10.0

Value

10.0

Avis

7.3
Good
9 reviews1 location
Overview

Cleanliness

7.0

Comfort

6.6

Overall

7.3

Pick-up/drop-off

7.3

Value

6.6

Enterprise Rent-A-Car

6.8
Okay
23 reviews3 locations
Overview

Cleanliness

7.4

Comfort

7.4

Overall

6.9

Pick-up/drop-off

6.4

Value

6.2

Thrifty

1 location

Driving with a rental car in Santa Cruz - FAQs

Learn everything there is to know about renting a car in Santa Cruz so you can be properly prepared for your next trip

Is there a fee to cancel my Santa Cruz, California car rental?

The majority of car rental agencies in Santa Cruz offer free cancellation. momondo will always tell you whether or not rental car centres such as Budget, Avis, and Hertz have a cancellation fee for travellers who have last-minute itinerary changes.

What is the speed limit in Santa Cruz, California?

When you book a rental car in Santa Cruz, you should abide by the city’s 40 km/h speed limit. The speed limits on any suburban roads and highways in Santa Cruz 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 Santa Cruz.

What car rental company has the Audi A4 in Santa Cruz?

What is the weather like in Santa Cruz, CA in June?

Those looking for a rental car in Santa Cruz during the month of June should expect temperatures to be around 16 °C and should expect around 6 mm of precipitation. This information can be helpful when choosing which car you’d like to rent.

Is the weather in Santa Cruz similar to the rest of California?

The climate in California during June is usually 20 °C with an expected 3 mm of precipitation throughout the month. Those looking to rent a car and leave from Santa Cruz on a road trip to the surrounding area should take note of this information.

When did momondo last update prices for cars in Santa Cruz?

Prices for cars in Santa Cruz were last updated today.

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How old do you have to be to hire a car in Santa Cruz?

The minimum age for drivers varies by country, including Santa Cruz. In numerous EU countries, drivers must be 18 years old. To rent a car overseas, you'll generally need to be at least 21, and if you're under 25, a young driver surcharge may be applied. We advise that you read the policy of your chosen rental company before making a reservation.

What documentation or ID do you need to rent a car in Santa Cruz?

All drivers must have a valid full driving license when renting a car in Santa Cruz. If the license is written in a different language from the country of rental, an International Driving Permit may be required to avoid the risk of potential fines. If you're renting a car overseas, you may also need to provide proof of return travel and accommodation information during your stay. It is always advisable to check with the individual rental company you're booking with.


Why use momondo?

Why should I use momondo to book a car rental in Santa Cruz?

Using momondo to book a car rental in Santa Cruz could save you time and money. momondo searches thousands of car rental websites and locations to provide you with a wide selection of options and cars to choose from.

How does momondo help me find the best car rental deal in Santa Cruz?

Once you have performed a search for a car rental in Santa Cruz, momondo will show the results and enable you to find the best deal by using our filters; here you can narrow your search down by vehicle type, price, agencies and a multitude of policies that can apply.

Does momondo show car rental deals in Santa Cruz with free cancellation?

Of course! momondo has a dedicated filter for users to specifically look at car rentals in Santa Cruz which offer free cancellation.

Can I rent a car with a fair fuel policy in Santa Cruz on momondo?

momondo specifically allows you to search for car rentals in Santa Cruz with fair fuel policies.

Can I find a car rental in Santa Cruz which offers enhanced cleaning on momondo?

Yes, momondo can show you specific deals which include enhanced cleaning on car rentals in Santa Cruz.

Can I search for rental cars in Santa Cruz with unlimited mileage on momondo?

Yes, unlimited mileage options can be found on rental cars in Santa Cruz on momondo.


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