San Diego Car Rentals

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San Diego, CA
Jan 21 — Jan 28
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San Diego, CA
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When is it cheapest to rent a car in San Diego?

All

$24 - $60

Family size

$48 - $74

Economy

$24 - $38

The cheapest time to rent a car in San Diego is in January. The price is 26% lower than the rest of the year at just $26 per day. The most expensive month is July. If you are looking for a specific car type, consider renting an economy car in January. 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

Find the rental car that's right for you

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.

Chevrolet Sonic Sedan
or similar Compact
Up to 4 passengers
Fits 1 bag
4-5-door vehicles
$9/day
Feb 5 - Feb 16
San Diego
Chevrolet Sonic Sedan
$9/day
Feb 5 - Feb 16
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Chevrolet Sonic Sedan
or similar Economy
Up to 2 passengers
Fits 1 bag
4-5-door vehicles
$9/day
Feb 5 - Feb 16
San Diego
1002 West Juniper Street
Chevrolet Sonic Sedan
$9/day
Feb 5 - Feb 16
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Chevrolet Sonic Sedan
or similar Economy
Up to 2 passengers
Fits 1 bag
4-5-door vehicles
$10/day
Feb 23 - Feb 26
San Diego
1002 West Juniper Street
Chevrolet Sonic Sedan
$10/day
Feb 23 - Feb 26
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Chevrolet Sonic Sedan
or similar Economy
Up to 2 passengers
Fits 1 bag
4-5-door vehicles
$10/day
Feb 3 - Feb 17
San Diego
2263 Pacific Hwy
Chevrolet Sonic Sedan
$10/day
Feb 3 - Feb 17
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Chevrolet Sonic Sedan
or similar Compact
Up to 4 passengers
Fits 1 bag
4-5-door vehicles
$11/day
Jan 29 - Feb 5
San Diego
1002 West Juniper Street
Chevrolet Sonic Sedan
$11/day
Jan 29 - Feb 5
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Chevrolet Sonic Sedan
or similar Economy
Up to 2 passengers
Fits 1 bag
4-5-door vehicles
$11/day
Jan 29 - Feb 2
San Diego
2367 India Street
Chevrolet Sonic Sedan
$11/day
Jan 29 - Feb 2
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Find popular attractions close to your rental car pick-up

San Diego Airport

San Diego, California

Nearby attractions:

Old Town San Diego State Historic Park1.6 mi
Maritime Museum1.6 mi
USS Midway Museum1.8 mi
SDSU Downtown Gallery2.0 mi
Seaport Village2.3 mi
Santa Ana J. Wayne/Orange Cnty Airport

Santa Ana, California

Nearby attractions:

Torrey Pines State Beach61.9 mi
Torrey Pines State Natural Reserve63.1 mi
Birch Aquarium66.3 mi
La Jolla Cove66.6 mi
La Jolla Shores66.6 mi
Ontario Airport

Ontario, California

Nearby attractions:

Torrey Pines State Beach79.7 mi
Torrey Pines State Natural Reserve80.9 mi
Birch Aquarium84.6 mi
La Jolla Shores85.0 mi
La Jolla Cove85.3 mi

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Car Rental in San Diego

In January to date, 82,716 momondo users have searched for cheap car rental in San Diego.

What cleaning measures are being taken by San Diego car rental companies to control the spread of COVID-19?

Alamo, Enterprise, and Avis are some of the companies offering enhanced cleaning options to reduce the spread of COVID-19 in San Diego. Vehicles are always cleaned regularly, however, rental companies are now going above and beyond to ensure cars are sanitized. You can check to see all rental companies in San Diego offering this service by searching and filtering for that option on momondo. As things change, so do policies. We’ll do our best to stay on top of things, but always be sure to check with the provider directly.

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

Our data shows that for weekend car rental deals during February in San Diego, you can expect to pay around $50. A particularly good deal might be around $16, which is the lowest quote for San Diego we've seen so far. Stretching your rental over seven days shifts the price range to about $11 to $43.

Is there a fee to cancel my San Diego car rental?

In most cases, there is no fee when you cancel your San Diego car rental. You can check to see whether or not your preferred car rental company in San Diego offers free cancellation when booking with momondo.

What is the best type of car to rent in San Diego during February?

A Standard car is the ideal car to rent when visiting San Diego in February. On average, San Diego receives 1.8″ of precipitation and temperatures hover around 59 °F during the month of February. These conditions are well-suited for a standard, which can easily handle a bit of rain and even hold up well when temperatures fall. Renting a Standard in San Diego will cost you $31/day on average.

Which rental car company in San Diego has the most locations?

Enterprise is very popular in San Diego, as they have more locations than any other car rental company. You can find 14 locations in the city of San Diego, and can expect to pay about $51/day for your rental car in San Diego.

What is the speed limit in San Diego?

The speed limit in San Diego is 25 mph, unless otherwise stated on road signs. San Diego also has a suburban speed limit of 75 mph which is strictly enforced. If you find yourself on a highway in San Diego, be aware that the speed limit is generally 75 mph.

What is the weather like in San Diego, CA in January?

During the month of January the average temperature in San Diego is 57.2 °F and the expected precipitation is 2″. This information is useful for travelers looking for a car rental in San Diego.

What car would momondo recommend based on the weather in January?

The climate in San Diego during the month of January would typically not influence the type of rental car you’d want for your trip. Based on our data, momondo users do often look for specific vehicles when they are looking for a car rental in San Diego. Price-conscious travelers looking for a San Diego car rental option tend to like small cars. These are typically the least expensive. Examples of small cars available for rent are the Nissan Versa, the Hyundai Accent, and the Dodge Grand Caravan.

Is the weather in San Diego similar to the rest of California?

The climate in California during January is usually 51.8 °F with an expected 3.1″ of precipitation throughout the month. Those looking to rent a car and leave from San Diego on a road trip to the surrounding area should take note of this information.


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