Car rentals in Palo Alto, California

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Palo Alto, CA
Dec 10 — Dec 17
Palo Alto, CA
Sun 12/10
Noon
Sun 12/17
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Rental cars insight and trends in Palo Alto

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What is the cheapest rental car agency in Palo Alto?

The cheapest rental cars in Palo Alto are generally found through Fox. When booking with Fox, you may be able to find rental car prices for as low as $17/day. The average price to rent a car in Palo Alto is $33/day.

What car do most people rent in Palo Alto?

Most momondo users will rent the Chrysler Pacifica in Palo Alto, though renting the Dodge Grand Caravan is a popular second choice according to our data. If you’re interested in renting the Chrysler Pacifica, prices are $99 per day on average. Some users have found Chrysler Pacifica rental deals in Palo Alto for as low as $49 per day. Dodge Grand Caravan rentals in Palo Alto are $80 per day on average, with some of the cheapest deals at $57 per day.

Best deals found for Palo Alto, California car rentals

Find great deals below on a variety of popular rental car types in Palo Alto, California
Economy$27/day
Compact$23/day
Intermediate$28/day
Standard$32/day
Full-size$29/day
Supplier choice$26/day
Intermediate SUV$30/day
Compact SUV$32/day
Standard SUV$36/day
Best rates found by momondo users in the past 48 hours.

Palo Alto, California car rental deals found on momondo

Find the rental car in Palo Alto that's right for you

Small cars

$42 - $69

All Car Types

$63 - $99

The average price of a small car rental in Palo Alto, the United States is $52. The cheapest time to rent a small car in Palo Alto, the United States is in January. The price is 21% lower than the rest of the year at just $42 per day. A small car rental is typically 36% less expensive than the average rental car in Palo Alto. The average price of a vehicle rental in Palo Alto 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 Palo Alto small car rentals found on momondo in the past week.

The average price of a medium car rental in Palo Alto, the United States is $63. The cheapest time to rent a medium car in Palo Alto, the United States is in March. The price is 15% lower than the rest of the year at just $55 per day. A medium car rental is typically 22% less expensive than the average rental car in Palo Alto. The average price of a vehicle rental in Palo Alto 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 Palo Alto medium car rentals found on momondo in the past week.

The average price of a large car rental in Palo Alto, the United States is $87. The cheapest time to rent a large car in Palo Alto, the United States is in January. The price is 28% lower than the rest of the year at just $64 per day. A large car rental is typically 7% more expensive than the average rental car in Palo Alto. The average price of a vehicle rental in Palo Alto 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 Palo Alto large car rentals found on momondo in the past week.

The average price of a SUV rental in Palo Alto, the United States is $72. The cheapest time to rent a SUV in Palo Alto, the United States is in September. The price is 23% lower than the rest of the year at just $56 per day. A SUV rental is typically 13% less expensive than the average rental car in Palo Alto. The average price of a vehicle rental in Palo Alto 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 Palo Alto SUV rentals found on momondo in the past week.

The average price of a van rental in Palo Alto, the United States is $112. The cheapest time to rent a van in Palo Alto, the United States is in January. The price is 34% lower than the rest of the year at just $74 per day. A van rental is typically 27% more expensive than the average rental car in Palo Alto. The average price of a vehicle rental in Palo Alto 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 pickup truck rental in Palo Alto, the United States is $52. The cheapest time to rent a pickup truck in Palo Alto, the United States is in January. The price is 47% lower than the rest of the year at just $28 per day. A pickup truck rental is typically 37% less expensive than the average rental car in Palo Alto. The average price of a vehicle rental in Palo Alto 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 car rental in Palo Alto, the United States is $77. The cheapest time to rent a luxury car in Palo Alto, the United States is in November. The price is 34% lower than the rest of the year at just $51 per day. A luxury car rental is typically 7% less expensive than the average rental car in Palo Alto. The average price of a vehicle rental in Palo Alto 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 Palo Alto, the United States is $143. The cheapest time to rent a convertible in Palo Alto, the United States is in November. The price is 56% lower than the rest of the year at just $64 per day. A convertible rental is typically 44% more expensive than the average rental car in Palo Alto. The average price of a vehicle rental in Palo Alto can vary based on a number of factors including supply, popularity of the vehicle, and how far out you book your rental car.

Hyundai Accent
or similar Compact
Up to 4 passengers

$23/day

25 Dec - 14 Jan
Hyundai Accent
Chevrolet Spark
or similar Economy
Up to 2 passengers

$27/day

11 Dec - 18 Dec
Chevrolet Spark
Toyota Yaris
or similar Economy
Up to 2 passengers

$27/day

11 Dec - 18 Dec
Toyota Yaris

Palo Alto car rental directory

All major car rental suppliers in Palo Alto, California

Hertz

6.8
Okay
54 reviews5 locations
Overview

Cleanliness

7.7

Comfort

7.5

Overall

6.7

Pick-up/drop-off

6.4

Value

6.7

Budget

10.0
Wonderful
2 reviews1 location
Overview

Cleanliness

10.0

Comfort

10.0

Overall

10.0

Pick-up/drop-off

10.0

Value

10.0

Enterprise Rent-A-Car

8.7
Very good
9 reviews2 locations
Overview

Cleanliness

8.7

Comfort

8.5

Overall

8.7

Pick-up/drop-off

8.5

Value

8.0

Avis

6.6
Okay
1 review1 location

Dollar

1 location

Thrifty

1 location

Quick facts about car rentals in Palo Alto

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

Most Popular Agency

Hertz

Popular Car Types

SUV, Intermediate, Economy

Cheapest Rental Car

$29

Most Popular Model

Chrysler Pacifica
The most popular Palo Alto car rental agency found on momondo this month is Hertz. Other top choices for car rental companies are Fox and Budget
The following car types were offered at rental car companies in Palo Alto in the past 72 hours: SUV, Intermediate, Economy.
The lowest price for a rental car in Palo Alto is $29/day. For this area, you can expect average prices starting from $53/day.
The most popular car model to rent in Palo Alto in the past 7 days is the Chrysler Pacifica. Our users also prefer the Class Special Car as an alternative.

Find popular attractions close to your rental car pick-up

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

Nearby attractions:

Downtown Palo Alto Farmer's Market17.1 mi
Stanford Stadium17.6 mi
Elizabeth Gamble Garden Center17.8 mi
Byxbee Park19.0 mi

Nearby attractions:

Byxbee Park11.5 mi
Elizabeth Gamble Garden Center13.2 mi
Stanford Stadium13.7 mi
Downtown Palo Alto Farmer's Market13.9 mi

Nearby attractions:

Downtown Palo Alto Farmer's Market18.7 mi
Byxbee Park19.0 mi
Elizabeth Gamble Garden Center19.1 mi
Stanford Stadium19.4 mi

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Driving with a rental car in Palo Alto - FAQs

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

How much will it cost to rent a car in Palo Alto, California in January?

For a weekend in January, the best deals in Palo Alto start from around $63 up to around $68. Stretching your rental over seven days shifts the price range to about $30 to $64.

Is there a fee to cancel my Palo Alto, California car rental?

The majority of car rental agencies in Palo Alto offer free cancellation. momondo will always tell you whether or not rental car centers such as Hertz, Budget, and Enterprise Rent-A-Car have a cancellation fee for travelers who have last-minute itinerary changes.

What is the best type of car to rent in Palo Alto during January?

Renting a Standard car in Palo Alto during the month of January is what most travelers prefer. With temperatures averaging 51.8 °F and precipitation around 2.9″ during January, a Standard car 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 Palo Alto will cost you $64/day on average.

What is the speed limit in Palo Alto, California?

Travelers who rent a car in Palo Alto should be aware that the city’s speed limit is 25 mph. Suburban speed limits around Palo Alto are generally 75 mph, whereas speed limits on highways are 75 mph. Keep in mind that speeds may change depending on what road you’re traveling on, so be on the lookout for posted signage.

What car rental company has the Nissan Pathfinder in Palo Alto?

What is the weather like in Palo Alto, CA in December?

Typically, the weather in Palo Alto through the month of December is 48.2 °F and the expected precipitation is 2.8″. This is important information to know when renting a car so you can be sure to rent the perfect car for the expected weather.

Is the weather in Palo Alto similar to the rest of California?

Those looking to rent a car in Palo Alto for a road trip to the surrounding areas, please know the weather in California during the month of December usually is around 51.8 °F with 2.2″ of possible rain.

When did momondo last update prices for cars in Palo Alto?

Prices for cars in Palo Alto are updated daily.

How many operators does momondo search for cars in Palo Alto?

How old do you have to be to hire a car in Palo Alto?

Age requirements for drivers vary depending on the country, including Palo Alto. In several EU countries, drivers must be 18 years old. Generally, to rent a car overseas, you must be at least 21 years old, and if you're under 25, you may be charged a young driver surcharge. It's recommended that you review the policy of your preferred rental company before booking.

What documentation or ID do you need to rent a car in Palo Alto?

When renting a car in Palo Alto, all drivers must present a full valid driving license. An International Driving Permit is required if the driving license is written in a language different to that of the country of rental and may be necessary to avoid the risk of potential fines. If you are renting abroad, you may also need to provide proof of return travel and accommodation information during your stay. We always recommend checking with the individual rental company you are booking with.


Why use momondo?

Why should I use momondo to book a car rental in Palo Alto?

You should book a car rental in Palo Alto using momondo because it is quick, free and easy to use and could save you money. momondo does the hard work of finding the rental car prices and policies, all you need to do is compare and choose what works best for your trip.

How does momondo help me find the best car rental deal in Palo Alto?

Filtering is how momondo helps you find a great rental car in Palo Alto. Narrow your search using price and map features as well as filtering by fuel or mileage policies amongst many other filters available.

Does momondo show car rental deals in Palo Alto with free cancellation?

Yes you can filter specifically for car rental companies in Palo Alto offering free cancellation on momondo.

Can I rent a car with a fair fuel policy in Palo Alto on momondo?

Yes, fair fuel policies are a specific filter offered on momondo for all car rental locations including Palo Alto.

Can I find a car rental in Palo Alto which offers enhanced cleaning on momondo?

You can specifically filter for enhanced cleaning on rental cars in Palo Alto on momondo.

Can I search for rental cars in Palo Alto with unlimited mileage on momondo?

Absolutely. You can specifically filter for rental car deals in Palo Alto with unlimited mileage on momondo.


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