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

Discover the most affordable period to rent a car in San Jose 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

₱2,322

February

₱2,845

March

₱3,077

April

₱3,077

May

₱3,135

June

₱3,484

July

₱3,426

August

₱3,484

September

₱3,135

October

₱3,251

November

₱2,845

December

₱2,845

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

Compare and contrast the various car types offered for rental in San Jose 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

₱1,300 - ₱6,564

All Car Types

₱1,647 - ₱9,755

To rent a small car in San Jose, the United States, you would pay an average price of ₱2,012/day. July is the cheapest month to rent a small car in San Jose, the United States (~₱1,300/day), while the most expensive month to rent that same car type is August (~₱6,564/day). In fact, July is about 36% cheaper than prices during the rest of the year to book a small car rental for San Jose. When comparing with other car types available for rental in San Jose, renting a small car saves you 40% 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 Jose, the United States, you would pay an average price of ₱1,604/day. May is the cheapest month to rent a medium car in San Jose, the United States (~₱1,453/day), while the most expensive month to rent that same car type is December (~₱5,153/day). In fact, May is about 10% cheaper than prices during the rest of the year to book a medium car rental for San Jose. When comparing with other car types available for rental in San Jose, 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 large car in San Jose, the United States, you would pay an average price of ₱2,534/day. July is the cheapest month to rent a large car in San Jose, the United States (~₱1,685/day), while the most expensive month to rent that same car type is November (~₱9,755/day). In fact, July is about 34% cheaper than prices during the rest of the year to book a large car rental for San Jose. When comparing with other car types available for rental in San Jose, renting a large car saves you 25% 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 Jose, the United States, you would pay an average price of ₱2,342/day. June is the cheapest month to rent a SUV in San Jose, the United States (~₱1,580/day), while the most expensive month to rent that same car type is November (~₱9,755/day). In fact, June is about 33% cheaper than prices during the rest of the year to book a SUV rental for San Jose. When comparing with other car types available for rental in San Jose, renting a SUV saves you 31% 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.

Top rental agencies in San Jose

Explore the leading car rental agencies in San Jose known for their outstanding service and extensive range of vehicles to choose from. There are currently 8 car rental companies in San Jose. Reviews were last updated on May 22, 2024.
Browse through some of the top rental car agencies in San Jose, including Alamo, Enterprise Rent-A-Car and Dollar in San Jose. Skim reviews, rental company locations, prices, and more before making your decision.

Alamo

8.5
Very good
168 reviews1 location
Overview

Cleanliness

8.7

Comfort

8.6

Overall

8.4

Pick-up/drop-off

8.6

Value

8.1

Enterprise Rent-A-Car

7.9
Good
122 reviews9 locations
Overview

Cleanliness

8.3

Comfort

8.2

Overall

7.8

Pick-up/drop-off

7.7

Value

7.7

Dollar

7.5
Good
116 reviews1 location
Overview

Cleanliness

8.4

Comfort

8.4

Overall

7.5

Pick-up/drop-off

7.4

Value

7.6

Hertz

6.3
Okay
185 reviews10 locations
Overview

Cleanliness

7.0

Comfort

7.0

Overall

6.2

Pick-up/drop-off

6.2

Value

6.3

Avis

6.9
Okay
39 reviews5 locations
Overview

Cleanliness

7.8

Comfort

7.6

Overall

6.8

Pick-up/drop-off

6.9

Value

7.2

Budget

6.4
Okay
96 reviews5 locations
Overview

Cleanliness

7.6

Comfort

7.3

Overall

6.4

Pick-up/drop-off

6.4

Value

6.2

Europcar

1 location
Overview

Cleanliness

7.5

Comfort

6.9

Overall

5.8

Pick-up/drop-off

5.5

Value

6.1

Airport Van

5.6
Fair
18 reviews2 locations
Overview

Cleanliness

6.6

Comfort

6.0

Overall

5.3

Pick-up/drop-off

4.6

Value

5.3

Car rental FAQs

Find answers to frequently asked questions about car rentals in San Jose, 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 Jose?

    Taking our users’ ratings and reviews into consideration, National (10.0 rating), Alamo (8.5 rating) and Enterprise Rent-A-Car (8.1 rating) seem to be the best rental car companies in San Jose.

  • What are gas prices like in San Jose?

    The average gas price in San Jose 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 far in advance should I rent a car in San Jose for the best price?

    Renting your favorite car model can become more difficult the closer you are to your desired travel date. It’s ideal to book early to have that peace of mind. An early booking can save you up to 39% in San Jose - we recommend booking at least 7days in advance.

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

    Typically how long you can rent a car for depends on the inventory of the supplier. For San Jose however, it is certainly possible to rent a car for an entire month.

  • What car do most people rent in San Jose?

    The majority of Cheapflights travellers prefer to hire a Full-size (Chevrolet Suburban) in San Jose, making it the most popular option.

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