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When is it cheapest to rent a car in San Diego?

All
$25 - $60
Family size
$46 - $74
Economy
$27 - $38

The cheapest time to rent a car in San Diego is in May. The price is 15% lower than the rest of the year at just USD 30 per day. The most expensive month is July. If you are looking for a specific car type, consider renting an economy car in May. If you need more room for your family, larger vehicles with 6+ seats are typically cheapest in January. The price of a car rental in San Diego can vary based on a number of factors including supply, popularity of the vehicle, and how far out you book your rental car.

San Diego car rental deals found on momondo

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Small cars are typically categorized as economy cars, compact cars and intermediate cars. You can expect to pay $49/day to rent a small car in San Diego. Below are the best prices found on momondo in the past week.

Ford Focus
or similar Compact
Up to 4 passengers
Fits 1 bag
2/4-door vehicles
$8/day
Apr 17 - Apr 27
San Diego
1002 West Juniper Street
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$8/day
Apr 17 - Apr 27
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Ford Focus
or similar Compact
Up to 4 passengers
Fits 1 bag
2/4-door vehicles
$8/day
Apr 17 - Apr 24
San Diego
1002 West Juniper Street
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$8/day
Apr 17 - Apr 24
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Hyundai Accent
or similar Economy
Up to 2 passengers
Fits 1 bag
2/4-door vehicles
$11/day
Apr 23 - May 9
San Diego
1002 West Juniper Street
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$11/day
Apr 23 - May 9
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Ford Focus
or similar Compact
Up to 4 passengers
Fits 1 bag
2/4-door vehicles
$13/day
Apr 22 - Apr 26
San Diego
1002 West Juniper Street
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$13/day
Apr 22 - Apr 26
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Hyundai Accent
or similar Economy
Up to 2 passengers
Fits 1 bag
2/4-door vehicles
$13/day
Apr 22 - Apr 25
San Diego
1002 West Juniper Street
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$13/day
Apr 22 - Apr 25
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Ford Focus
or similar Compact
Up to 4 passengers
Fits 1 bag
2/4-door vehicles
$14/day
Apr 20 - May 22
San Diego
3355 Admiral Boland Way
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$14/day
Apr 20 - May 22
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Medium-sized cars, like mid-size sedans, are a step up in size from the economy car and can typically fit up to 5 people comfortably. The average price of a mid-size car rental in San Diego is $50/day. Below are the best prices found on momondo in the past week.

Hyundai Accent
or similar Intermediate
Up to 5 passengers
Fits 2 bags
2/4-door vehicles
$9/day
Apr 17 - Apr 27
San Diego
1002 West Juniper Street
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$9/day
Apr 17 - Apr 27
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Hyundai Accent
or similar Intermediate
Up to 5 passengers
Fits 2 bags
2/4-door vehicles
$9/day
Apr 17 - Apr 24
San Diego
1002 West Juniper Street
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$9/day
Apr 17 - Apr 24
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Audi A4
or similar Standard
Up to 5 passengers
Fits 2 bags
2/4-door vehicles
$11/day
Apr 18 - Apr 20
San Diego
1002 West Juniper Street
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$11/day
Apr 18 - Apr 20
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Audi A4
or similar Standard
Up to 5 passengers
Fits 2 bags
2/4-door vehicles
$13/day
Apr 22 - Apr 29
San Diego
3355 Admiral Boland Way
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$13/day
Apr 22 - Apr 29
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Audi A4
or similar Standard
Up to 5 passengers
Fits 2 bags
2/4-door vehicles
$13/day
Apr 22 - Apr 25
San Diego
1002 West Juniper Street
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$13/day
Apr 22 - Apr 25
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Hyundai Accent
or similar Intermediate
Up to 5 passengers
Fits 2 bags
2/4-door vehicles
$14/day
Apr 23 - May 9
San Diego
1002 West Juniper Street
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$14/day
Apr 23 - May 9
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Larger cars, like full-size sedans, can fit up to 5 people comfortably. The average price of a full-size rental in San Diego is $73/day. Below are the best prices found on momondo in the past week.

Chrysler 300
or similar Full-size
Up to 5 passengers
2/4-door vehicles
$10/day
Apr 17 - Apr 27
San Diego
1002 West Juniper Street
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$10/day
Apr 17 - Apr 27
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Chrysler 300
or similar Full-size
Up to 5 passengers
2/4-door vehicles
$10/day
Apr 17 - Apr 24
San Diego
1002 West Juniper Street
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$10/day
Apr 17 - Apr 24
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Chrysler 300
or similar Full-size
Up to 5 passengers
2/4-door vehicles
$16/day
Apr 24 - Apr 26
San Diego
1002 West Juniper Street
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$16/day
Apr 24 - Apr 26
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Chrysler 300
or similar Full-size
Up to 5 passengers
2/4-door vehicles
$19/day
Apr 22 - May 31
San Diego
8720 Miramar Road
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$19/day
Apr 22 - May 31
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Chrysler 300
or similar Full-size
Up to 5 passengers
2/4-door vehicles
$19/day
Apr 20 - May 22
San Diego
3890 Valley Centre Dr Ste 103
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$19/day
Apr 20 - May 22
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Chrysler 300
or similar Full-size
Up to 5 passengers
2/4-door vehicles
$20/day
Apr 20 - May 22
San Diego
3355 Admiral Boland Way
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$20/day
Apr 20 - May 22
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SUVs are larger vehicles that are best used for families and in destinations with terrain like snow and dirt. The average cost of renting an SUV in San Diego is $64/day. Below are the best prices found on momondo in the past week.

Ford Escape
or similar SUV
Up to 5 passengers
Fits 2 bags
4-5-door vehicles
$12/day
Apr 23 - May 9
San Diego
1002 West Juniper Street
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$12/day
Apr 23 - May 9
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Ford Escape
or similar SUV
Up to 5 passengers
Fits 2 bags
4-5-door vehicles
$12/day
Apr 17 - Apr 27
San Diego
1002 West Juniper Street
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$12/day
Apr 17 - Apr 27
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Ford Escape
or similar SUV
Up to 5 passengers
Fits 2 bags
4-5-door vehicles
$18/day
Apr 21 - Apr 23
San Diego
1002 West Juniper Street
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$18/day
Apr 21 - Apr 23
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Ford Escape
or similar SUV
Up to 5 passengers
Fits 2 bags
4-5-door vehicles
$19/day
Apr 22 - May 31
San Diego
7815 Balboa Avenue
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$19/day
Apr 22 - May 31
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Kia Sportage
or similar SUV
Up to 4 passengers
Fits 1 bag
4-5-door vehicles
$19/day
Apr 22 - May 31
San Diego
3355 Admiral Boland Way
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$19/day
Apr 22 - May 31
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Ford Escape
or similar SUV
Up to 5 passengers
Fits 2 bags
4-5-door vehicles
$20/day
Apr 20 - May 22
San Diego
3890 Valley Centre Dr Ste 103
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$20/day
Apr 20 - May 22
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Passenger vans are great for families and large groups. Vans can usually hold 6 or more people comfortably. The average price for renting a passenger van in San Diego is $70/day. Below are the best prices found on momondo in the past week.

Class Minivan
or similar Minivan
Up to 5 passengers
Fits 2 bags
4-5-door vehicles
$12/day
Apr 23 - May 9
San Diego
1002 West Juniper Street
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$12/day
Apr 23 - May 9
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Class Minivan
or similar Minivan
Up to 5 passengers
Fits 2 bags
4-5-door vehicles
$14/day
Apr 17 - Apr 27
San Diego
1002 West Juniper Street
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$14/day
Apr 17 - Apr 27
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Class Minivan
or similar Minivan
Up to 5 passengers
Fits 2 bags
4-5-door vehicles
$15/day
Apr 17 - Apr 24
San Diego
1002 West Juniper Street
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$15/day
Apr 17 - Apr 24
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Class Minivan
or similar Minivan
Up to 5 passengers
Fits 2 bags
4-5-door vehicles
$21/day
Apr 22 - May 31
San Diego
3355 Admiral Boland Way
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$21/day
Apr 22 - May 31
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Class Minivan
or similar Minivan
Up to 5 passengers
Fits 2 bags
4-5-door vehicles
$21/day
Apr 20 - May 22
San Diego
3355 Admiral Boland Way
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$21/day
Apr 20 - May 22
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Class Minivan
or similar Minivan
Up to 5 passengers
Fits 2 bags
4-5-door vehicles
$22/day
Apr 21 - May 19
San Diego
3355 Admiral Boland Way
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$22/day
Apr 21 - May 19
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Luxury vehicles are typically cars that cost more because of the extra features they include. Below are the best prices found on momondo in the past week.

Chrysler 300
or similar Luxury
Up to 5 passengers
Fits 2 bags
2/4-door vehicles
$25/day
Apr 17 - Apr 27
San Diego
3355 Admiral Boland Way
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$25/day
Apr 17 - Apr 27
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Chrysler 300
or similar Luxury
Up to 5 passengers
Fits 2 bags
2/4-door vehicles
$26/day
Apr 20 - May 22
San Diego
6609 Mira Mesa Boulevard
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$26/day
Apr 20 - May 22
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Chrysler 300
or similar Luxury
Up to 5 passengers
Fits 2 bags
2/4-door vehicles
$28/day
May 1 - May 15
San Diego
3355 Admiral Boland Way
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$28/day
May 1 - May 15
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Chrysler 300
or similar Luxury
Up to 5 passengers
Fits 2 bags
2/4-door vehicles
$29/day
Apr 27 - May 4
San Diego
3355 Admiral Boland Way
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$29/day
Apr 27 - May 4
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Chrysler 300
or similar Luxury
Up to 5 passengers
Fits 2 bags
2/4-door vehicles
$30/day
Apr 22 - Apr 29
San Diego
3355 Admiral Boland Way
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$30/day
Apr 22 - Apr 29
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Chrysler 300
or similar Luxury
Up to 5 passengers
Fits 2 bags
2/4-door vehicles
$30/day
Apr 22 - May 31
San Diego
2305 Pacific Hwy
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$30/day
Apr 22 - May 31
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Convertibles are cars that have a folding or detachable roof. These cars are great in warmer climates and typically cost a bit more than most rental cars. The average convertible rental in San Diego is $86/day. Below are the best prices found on momondo in the past week.

Ford Mustang
or similar Convertible
Up to 5 passengers
Fits 2 bags
2/4-door vehicles
$26/day
Apr 23 - May 9
San Diego
3355 Admiral Boland Way
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$26/day
Apr 23 - May 9
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Ford Mustang
or similar Convertible
Up to 5 passengers
Fits 2 bags
2/4-door vehicles
$29/day
May 1 - May 15
San Diego
3355 Admiral Boland Way
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$29/day
May 1 - May 15
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Ford Mustang
or similar Convertible
Up to 5 passengers
Fits 2 bags
2/4-door vehicles
$29/day
Apr 17 - Apr 27
San Diego
3355 Admiral Boland Way
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$29/day
Apr 17 - Apr 27
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Ford Mustang
or similar Convertible
Up to 5 passengers
Fits 2 bags
2/4-door vehicles
$30/day
Apr 27 - May 4
San Diego
3355 Admiral Boland Way
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$30/day
Apr 27 - May 4
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Ford Mustang
or similar Convertible
Up to 5 passengers
Fits 2 bags
2/4-door vehicles
$31/day
Apr 17 - Apr 24
San Diego
3355 Admiral Boland Way
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$31/day
Apr 17 - Apr 24
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Ford Mustang
or similar Convertible
Up to 5 passengers
Fits 2 bags
2/4-door vehicles
$32/day
Apr 22 - May 31
San Diego
3355 Admiral Boland Way
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$32/day
Apr 22 - May 31
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Eco-friendly vehicles are vehicles that are not 100% powered by gas and involve some battery charge to operate. Below are the best prices found on momondo in the past week.

Chrysler 300
or similar Full-size
Up to 5 passengers
2/4-door vehicles
$19/day
Apr 22 - May 31
San Diego
3355 Admiral Boland Way
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$19/day
Apr 22 - May 31
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Chrysler 300
or similar Full-size
Up to 5 passengers
2/4-door vehicles
$20/day
Apr 20 - May 22
San Diego
3355 Admiral Boland Way
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$20/day
Apr 20 - May 22
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Top car rental suppliers in San Diego

Need advice on where to rent a car? These are the top providers
ace Cheapest Ace Ace gives you the cheapest deals in 2 locations around the city
alamo Most popular Alamo Alamo gives you the cheapest deals in 1 location around the city
enterprise Most locations Enterprise Enterprise gives you high quality and luxurious models in one of their 14 locations

Find popular attractions close to your rental car pick-up

San Diego Airport
San Diego, California
Nearby attractions:
Heritage Park 1.5 mi
Maritime Museum 1.6 mi
Presidio Park 1.8 mi
USS Midway Museum 1.8 mi
Firehouse Museum 1.9 mi
Santa Ana J. Wayne/Orange Cnty Airport
Santa Ana, California
Nearby attractions:
SeaWorld San Diego 73 mi
Junipero Serra Museum 74 mi
Presidio Park 74 mi
Heritage Park 75 mi
Qualcomm Stadium 75 mi
Ontario Airport
Ontario, California
Nearby attractions:
SeaWorld San Diego 92 mi
Qualcomm Stadium 92 mi
Junipero Serra Museum 93 mi
Presidio Park 93 mi
Heritage Park 93 mi

San Diego Car Rental Directory

All major car rental suppliers in San Diego

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Enterprise

Agency score: Excellent 8.5

Score based on 13,437 reviews

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Avis

Agency score: Good 7.6

Score based on 2,604 reviews

View all 11 locations

Hertz

Agency score: Good 7.4

Score based on 4,567 reviews

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Budget

Agency score: Good 7.4

Score based on 4,379 reviews

View all 8 locations

Economy Rent a Car

Agency score: Good 6.8

Score based on 111 reviews

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Ace

Agency score: Good 6.2

Score based on 525 reviews

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Easirent

Agency score: Okay 4.9

Score based on 847 reviews

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Midway

Agency score: Excellent 8.7

Score based on 91 reviews

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Distance to popular hotels from San Diego Airport

Park your car and yourself at these popular hotels not far from San Diego's car rental counter

Hard Rock Hotel San Diego

207 5th Avenue

2.8 mi from airport

Hilton San Diego Bayfront

1 Park Boulevard

2.9 mi from airport

Manchester Grand Hyatt San Diego

1 Market Place

2.3 mi from airport

Paradise Point Resort & Spa

1404 Vacation Road

3.8 mi from airport

Hotel Indigo San Diego-Gaslamp Quarter

509 9th Avenue

2.8 mi from airport

Wyndham San Diego Bayside

1355 North Harbor Drive

1.7 mi from airport

Hyatt Regency Mission Bay Spa And Marina

1441 Quivira Road

3.4 mi from airport

Bahia Resort Hotel

998 West Mission Bay Drive

4.0 mi from airport

Sheraton San Diego Hotel & Marina

1380 Harbor Island Drive

0.4 mi from airport

Catamaran Resort Hotel and Spa

3999 Mission Boulevard

5.1 mi from airport

Kona Kai Resort & Spa, A Noble House Resort

1551 Shelter Island Drive

2.6 mi from airport

Hilton San Diego Mission Valley

901 Camino del Rio South

3.2 mi from airport

Omni San Diego Hotel

675 L Street

2.8 mi from airport

Marriott Marquis San Diego Marina

333 West Harbor Drive

2.5 mi from airport

Sheraton Mission Valley San Diego Hotel

1433 Camino Del Rio South

3.5 mi from airport

Town and Country San Diego

500 Hotel Circle North

2.6 mi from airport

The Atwood

1201 Hotel Circle South

2.3 mi from airport

Porto Vista Hotel

1835 Columbia Street

1.8 mi from airport

Car Rental in San Diego

In April to date, 20,045 momondo users have searched for cheap car rental in San Diego.

How much will it cost to rent a car in San Diego in May?

Our data shows that for weekend car rental deals during May in San Diego, you can expect to pay around $40. A particularly good deal might be around $2, which is the lowest quote for San Diego we've seen so far. For a one-week car rental, San Diego prices in May average $37 with the best deals starting at $9.

Can you rent a car from San Diego airport?

Of those searching in San Diego, 98% were looking to rent from San Diego. These users can expect to pay an average of $51 from a supplier at this airport in May.

Where is it easiest to rent a car from in San Diego?

MEXRENTACAR , Fox, and Hertz were the most popular suppliers in San Diego for next month.

What is the speed limit in San Diego?

The speed limit for cars, vans and motorcycles in San Diego is 74 mph, which applies to motorways and expressways. 74 mph is the limit on undivided highways and 24 mph is the limit for cities and other urban areas.

What is the drink drive limit in San Diego?

The law addressing driving under the influence states that 0.1% BAC is the legal limit for operating a vehicle in San Diego.

How good are the roads in San Diego?

Globally the road network in San Diego ranks #14 and has a quality score of 5.7, with 7.00 being the highest quality. US has a quality score of 5.7 placing it #14 globally. Variations in road quality will occur domestically. This score is used at a national level and therefore is a basic indicator to help inform you.

What side of the road does San Diego drive on?

Driving on the right is required in San Diego.


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