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What is the cheapest time to rent a car in San Diego?

Discover the most affordable period to rent a car in San Diego and save money on your trip. The monthly average price data is based on historical data over the last year and was last updated on May 22, 2024.

January

₱1,974

February

₱2,555

March

₱3,077

April

₱2,671

May

₱2,671

June

₱2,961

July

₱3,251

August

₱2,961

September

₱2,555

October

₱2,787

November

₱2,613

December

₱2,613

Currently, the cheapest month to rent a car in San Diego is January. The most expensive time to rent a car is July. 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 San Diego

Compare and contrast the various car types offered for rental in San Diego to find the perfect fit for your trip. Price data is based on averages over the last 12 months and was last updated on May 22, 2024.

Small cars

₱2,148 - ₱8,562

All Car Types

₱2,148 - ₱9,174

To rent a small car in San Diego, the United States, you would pay an average price of ₱3,989/day. June is the cheapest month to rent a small car in San Diego, the United States (~₱2,148/day), while the most expensive month to rent that same car type is February (~₱8,562/day). In fact, June is about 47% cheaper than prices during the rest of the year to book a small car rental for San Diego. When comparing with other car types available for rental in San Diego, renting a small car saves you 7% 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 San Diego, the United States, you would pay an average price of ₱2,013/day. October is the cheapest month to rent a medium car in San Diego, the United States (~₱1,706/day), while the most expensive month to rent that same car type is November (~₱4,060/day). In fact, October is about 16% cheaper than prices during the rest of the year to book a medium car rental for San Diego. When comparing with other car types available for rental in San Diego, renting a medium car saves you 53% 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 in San Diego, the United States, you would pay an average price of ₱1,620/day. September is the cheapest month to rent a SUV in San Diego, the United States (~₱2,042/day), while the most expensive month to rent that same car type is May (~₱4,257/day). In fact, September is about 25% cheaper than prices during the rest of the year to book a SUV rental for San Diego. When comparing with other car types available for rental in San Diego, renting a SUV saves you 62% 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 van in San Diego, the United States, you would pay an average price of ₱5,194/day. March is the cheapest month to rent a van in San Diego, the United States (~₱4,307/day), while the most expensive month to rent that same car type is February (~₱14,458/day). In fact, March is about 18% cheaper than prices during the rest of the year to book a van rental for San Diego. When comparing with other car types available for rental in San Diego, renting a van is 19% 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.

Top rental agencies in San Diego

Explore the leading car rental agencies in San Diego known for their outstanding service and extensive range of vehicles to choose from. There are currently 8 car rental companies in San Diego. Reviews were last updated on May 22, 2024.
Choose from the top rental car agencies available in San Diego, including Enterprise Rent-A-Car, Dollar and Budget. Reviews, pricing info, pickup locations, and other important details are available to aid your decision.

Enterprise Rent-A-Car

7.7
Good
336 reviews14 locations
Overview

Cleanliness

8.0

Comfort

7.9

Overall

7.6

Pick-up/drop-off

7.6

Value

7.6

Dollar

6.7
Okay
224 reviews2 locations
Overview

Cleanliness

7.8

Comfort

7.5

Overall

6.5

Pick-up/drop-off

6.6

Value

6.7

Budget

6.6
Okay
182 reviews11 locations
Overview

Cleanliness

7.3

Comfort

7.3

Overall

6.6

Pick-up/drop-off

6.6

Value

6.6

Avis

6.5
Okay
300 reviews11 locations
Overview

Cleanliness

7.2

Comfort

7.3

Overall

6.4

Pick-up/drop-off

6.6

Value

6.5

Hertz

5.9
Fair
584 reviews11 locations
Overview

Cleanliness

6.8

Comfort

6.6

Overall

5.9

Pick-up/drop-off

5.9

Value

6.1

Economy Rent a Car

5.6
Fair
125 reviews2 locations
Overview

Cleanliness

6.9

Comfort

6.6

Overall

5.5

Pick-up/drop-off

5.3

Value

6.0

Ace

4.4
Mediocre
156 reviews3 locations
Overview

Cleanliness

5.1

Comfort

5.0

Overall

4.3

Pick-up/drop-off

4.2

Value

4.6

MEXRENTACAR

3.9
Poor
243 reviews4 locations
Overview

Cleanliness

4.6

Comfort

4.5

Overall

3.9

Pick-up/drop-off

3.8

Value

4.2

Car rental FAQs

Find answers to frequently asked questions about car rentals in San Diego, including policies, requirements, and more. FAQs were last updated on May 22, 2024.
  • Which car rental company is considered to be the best in San Diego?

    Taking our users’ ratings and reviews into consideration, Advantage (10.0 rating), Silvercar (10.0 rating) and Alamo (8.8 rating) seem to be the best rental car companies in San Diego.

  • What are gas prices like in San Diego?

    The average gas price in San Diego is ₱59.82/gallon over the past month, costing you anywhere between ₱2,692 and ₱3,888 to fill up a car’s gas tank.

  • How much does it cost to rent a car in San Diego for a week from Avis?

    Avis is one of the top picks in San Diego. They can have you in a rental car for about ₱37,447 per week on average.

  • How far in advance should I rent a car in San Diego for the best price?

    Our data suggests that booking early can save you up to 39% on a rental car in San Diego. Take advantage of below-average prices by booking at least 7 days prior to your desired date.

  • Can I rent a car for a month in San Diego?

    Yes, renting a vehicle in San Diego for a month is certainly possible.

  • What car do most people rent in San Diego?

    The most popular car to hire while in San Diego is the Volkswagen Tiguan, which is a Standard vehicle.

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