Car Rentals in Berkeley, California

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Berkeley, CA
Jun 30 — Jul 7
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Berkeley, CA
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Best deals found for Berkeley, California car rentals

Find great deals below on a variety of popular rental cars in Berkeley, California
Kia Stinger
or similar Premium
Up to 5 passengers
5-door vehicles

$75/day

1 Jul - 1 Aug
Kia Stinger
Nissan Kicks
or similar Standard SUV
Up to 5 passengers

$76/day

23 Aug - 30 Aug
Nissan Kicks
Daewoo Leganza
or similar Standard
Up to 5 passengers

$59/day

24 Aug - 29 Aug
Daewoo Leganza
Volkswagen Jetta
or similar Standard
Up to 5 passengers

$66/day

29 Jun - 14 Sep
Volkswagen Jetta
Ford F-150
or similar Pickup truck
Up to 5 passengers

$77/day

23 Aug - 30 Aug
Ford F-150
Toyota Camry
or similar Intermediate
Up to 5 passengers

$41/day

23 Aug - 30 Aug
Toyota Camry
Toyota Fortuner
or similar Intermediate SUV
Up to 5 passengers

$58/day

23 Aug - 30 Aug
Toyota Fortuner
Hyundai Accent
or similar Compact
Up to 4 passengers

$43/day

24 Aug - 12 Sep
Hyundai Accent
Kia Optima
or similar Full-size
Up to 5 passengers

$64/day

1 Jul - 1 Aug
Kia Optima

Important information about Berkeley car rentals

Visit Berkeley city, home to the oldest campus and University in the California system aboard your car rentals in Berkeley. The city also boasts attractions such as Tilden Regional Park, Berkeley Art Museum and Pacific Film Archive, and the Botanical Garden at UC Berkeley, which can easily be accessed by car rentals in Berkeley. You won’t have to worry about parking space availability, as there are numerous free and paid parking lots and garages within the city. Keep in mind though that if you intend to park your cheap rental car in Berkeley on a public street park, you have to move it within 72 hours, otherwise you risk being towed. There are a variety of rental cars in Berkeley, whether you’re looking to find economy car rentals, passenger van rentals, or luxury car rentals you will find them within the city. There are around 10 car rental locations in Berkeley.

If you’re concerned about where to park your car rentals in Berkeley, there are lots of public and private parking spaces provided within the city. Numerous garages offer guarded parking at a fee throughout the day. You however want to keep an eye out for Interstate 80, as it is prone to congestion during morning and evening rush hours. Having a cheap car rental in Berkeley allows you to visit attractions in nearby cities, such as the New York State Museum and the Albany Institute of History and Art found in Albany. Berkeley is full of many walkable neighborhoods, especially in downtown Berkeley. However, Berkeley car rentals give you an added privilege to make much better use of your stay in the city to visit many sights in and outside the city.

Before you start driving in Berkeley, you might want to be up to date with some important laws to keep in mind while you’re behind the wheel. While driving in Berkeley, you are required to keep to the right side of the road unless overtaking. Seat belts are required by law for anyone riding in car rentals in Berkeley, regardless of age. Also, children under the age of eight must ride in the back seat in a car seat or booster seat. Remember to maintain a low speed when cruising through streets and an even lower limit when you’re around schools in the city. Operating a motor vehicle with a blood alcohol content of 0.08% or higher is illegal and grounds for arrest. Remember to check with the Berkeley Department of motor vehicles for any recent law changes.

Before renting a car in Berkeley, you will need to be aware of some of the requirements. Whether you plan on getting an electric car rental or an economy car rental, you will need to be at least 25 years old and have a valid driver's license to be allowed to rent a car in Berkeley. However, some car rental companies allow drivers aged 21-24 to rent a car at an extra daily charge. Tourists with a valid driver's license from their home country are permitted to drive rental cars in California for a period of up to one year, after which they will be required to apply for a local driver's license.


Berkeley, California car rental deals found on momondo

Find the rental car in Berkeley that's right for you

Small Cars

$41 - $100

All Car Types

$63 - $124

The average price of a Small rental in Berkeley, the United States is $60. The cheapest time to rent a Small in Berkeley, the United States is in September. The price is 33% lower than the rest of the year at just $41 per day. A Small rental is typically 33% less expensive than the average car rental in Berkeley. The average price of a vehicle rental in Berkeley 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 Berkeley Small rentals found on momondo in the past week.

The average price of a Medium rental in Berkeley, the United States is $68. The cheapest time to rent a Medium in Berkeley, the United States is in January. The price is 37% lower than the rest of the year at just $44 per day. A Medium rental is typically 24% less expensive than the average car rental in Berkeley. The average price of a vehicle rental in Berkeley 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 Berkeley Medium rentals found on momondo in the past week.

The average price of a Large rental in Berkeley, the United States is $93. The cheapest time to rent a Large in Berkeley, the United States is in December. The price is 21% lower than the rest of the year at just $74 per day. A Large rental is typically 4% more expensive than the average car rental in Berkeley. The average price of a vehicle rental in Berkeley 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 Berkeley Large rentals found on momondo in the past week.

The average price of a SUV rental in Berkeley, the United States is $80. The cheapest time to rent a SUV in Berkeley, the United States is in September. The price is 40% lower than the rest of the year at just $49 per day. A SUV rental is typically 10% less expensive than the average car rental in Berkeley. The average price of a vehicle rental in Berkeley 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 Berkeley SUV rentals found on momondo in the past week.

The average price of a Van rental in Berkeley, the United States is $127. The cheapest time to rent a Van in Berkeley, the United States is in November. The price is 47% lower than the rest of the year at just $68 per day. A Van rental is typically 30% more expensive than the average car rental in Berkeley. The average price of a vehicle rental in Berkeley 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 Luxury rental in Berkeley, the United States is $91. The cheapest time to rent a Luxury in Berkeley, the United States is in January. The price is 60% lower than the rest of the year at just $37 per day. A Luxury rental is typically 2% more expensive than the average car rental in Berkeley. The average price of a vehicle rental in Berkeley 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 Convertible rental in Berkeley, the United States is $117. The cheapest time to rent a Convertible in Berkeley, the United States is in January. The price is 47% lower than the rest of the year at just $63 per day. A Convertible rental is typically 24% more expensive than the average car rental in Berkeley. The average price of a vehicle rental in Berkeley can vary based on a number of factors including supply, popularity of the vehicle, and how far out you book your rental car.

Daihatsu Sirion
or similar Economy
Up to 2 passengers

$43/day

24 Aug - 12 Sep
Daihatsu Sirion
Ford Focus
or similar Compact
Up to 4 passengers

$43/day

24 Aug - 12 Sep
Ford Focus

Berkeley car rental directory

All major car rental suppliers in Berkeley, California
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52 reviews4 locations
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Cleanliness

6.0

Comfort

6.0

Overall

6.0

Pick-up/drop-off

6.0

Value

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11 reviews2 locations
Overview

Cleanliness

10.0

Comfort

9.0

Overall

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10.0

Value

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Okay
26 reviews1 location
Overview

Cleanliness

5.1

Comfort

5.7

Overall

5.9

Pick-up/drop-off

5.4

Value

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1 location

Quick facts about car rentals in Berkeley

Get the overview on great rental deals, popular car rental companies, and best car types for your visit in Berkeley

Most Popular Agency

Hertz

Popular Car Types

Compact, Intermediate, Economy

Cheapest Rental Car

$37

Most Popular Model

Hyundai Accent
The most popular Berkeley car rental agency found on momondo this month is Hertz. Other top choices for car rental companies are Kyte and Turo
The following car types were offered at rental car companies in Berkeley in the past 72 hours: Compact, Intermediate, Economy.
The lowest price for a rental car in Berkeley is $37/day. For this area, you can expect average prices starting from $77/day.
The most popular car model to rent in Berkeley in the past 7 days is the Hyundai Accent. Our users also prefer the Nissan Versa as an alternative.

Find popular attractions close to your rental car pick-up

Visit these must-see attractions near popular rental car locations in Berkeley

Nearby attractions:

Memorial Stadium18.6 mi
Greek Theater18.7 mi
Tilden Regional Park20.4 mi

Nearby attractions:

Memorial Stadium39.3 mi
Greek Theater39.6 mi
Tilden Regional Park41.3 mi

Nearby attractions:

Memorial Stadium11.2 mi
Greek Theater11.4 mi
Tilden Regional Park13.2 mi

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Driving with a rental car in Berkeley - FAQs

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

For July in Berkeley, the average price from these searches for a weekend rental was $78 - but some users found deals as low as $34. $76 is a normal deal for a week-long rental in Berkeley, but for July it's not uncommon to see prices as low as $51, depending on your requirements.

The majority of the Berkeley car rental agencies that we partner with do not have a cancellation fee. This means that if your plans change unexpectedly, many car rental centers in Berkeley such as Enterprise, Hertz, and Budget often offer cancellation free of charge based on when you booked.

The best way to enjoy the sites in Berkeley during the month of July is in a Convertible rental car. You are less likely to run into any instances of precipitation or colder weather, because Berkeley has an average temperature of 62.6 °F and average rainfall of 0.1″ during the month of July. Renting a Convertible in Berkeley will cost you $193/day on average.

Enterprise has 4 locations. momondo users can expect to pay $107/day on average when renting from these locations.

If you are renting a vehicle in Berkeley, then be aware that the current speed limit within city or town limits is 25 mph, unless otherwise posted. Suburban speed limits around Berkeley will generally have a speed limit of 75 mph. If you are traveling on a highway in Berkeley, then the speed limit is 75 mph.

Those looking for a rental car in Berkeley during the month of June should expect temperatures to be around 60.8 °F and should expect around 0.2″ of precipitation. This information can be helpful when choosing which car you’d like to rent.

Those looking to rent a car in Berkeley for a road trip to the surrounding areas, please know the weather in California during the month of June usually is around 68 °F with 0.1″ of possible rain.


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Why use momondo?

Using momondo to book a car rental in Berkeley 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.

By the use of filters, momondo makes finding a great car rental in Berkeley easier. Whether it is price, car type, amenities or policies, momondo allows you to refine your search with these and more filters to find the best deal for you.

Yes momondo does have a filter to only highlight car rental deals which offer free cancellation. This filter is available for all car rental searches on momondo including those for cars in Berkeley.

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

Yes, rental cars in Berkeley with enhanced cleaning options can be searched for on momondo.

momondo offers a filter specifically for unlimited mileage on car rentals in Berkeley.


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