Car Rentals in San Luis Obispo, California

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San Luis Obispo, CA
Jun 30 — Jul 7
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Best deals found for San Luis Obispo, California car rentals

Find great deals below on a variety of popular rental cars in San Luis Obispo, California
Audi A6
or similar Premium
Up to 5 passengers
4-door vehicles

$63/day

29 Jun - 6 Jul
Audi A6
Kia Stinger
or similar Premium
Up to 5 passengers
5-door vehicles

$63/day

29 Jun - 6 Jul
Kia Stinger
Nissan Kicks
or similar Standard SUV
Up to 5 passengers

$64/day

29 Jun - 6 Jul
Nissan Kicks
Daewoo Leganza
or similar Standard
Up to 5 passengers

$46/day

29 Jun - 6 Jul
Daewoo Leganza
Toyota Camry
or similar Intermediate
Up to 5 passengers

$45/day

14 Jul - 14 Aug
Toyota Camry
Toyota Fortuner
or similar Intermediate SUV
Up to 5 passengers

$59/day

29 Jun - 6 Jul
Toyota Fortuner
Hyundai Accent
or similar Compact
Up to 4 passengers

$37/day

6 Jul - 16 Sep
Hyundai Accent
Kia Optima
or similar Full-size
Up to 5 passengers

$47/day

29 Jun - 6 Jul
Kia Optima
Renault Duster
or similar Intermediate
Up to 5 passengers

$37/day

6 Jul - 16 Sep
Renault Duster

San Luis Obispo, California car rental deals found on momondo

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Small Cars

$48 - $107

All Car Types

$74 - $129

The average price of a Small rental in San Luis Obispo, the United States is $78. The cheapest time to rent a Small in San Luis Obispo, the United States is in January. The price is 40% lower than the rest of the year at just $48 per day. A Small rental is typically 19% less expensive than the average car rental in San Luis Obispo. The average price of a vehicle rental in San Luis Obispo 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 San Luis Obispo Small rentals found on momondo in the past week.

The average price of a Medium rental in San Luis Obispo, the United States is $81. The cheapest time to rent a Medium in San Luis Obispo, the United States is in January. The price is 28% lower than the rest of the year at just $59 per day. A Medium rental is typically 17% less expensive than the average car rental in San Luis Obispo. The average price of a vehicle rental in San Luis Obispo 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 San Luis Obispo Medium rentals found on momondo in the past week.

The average price of a Large rental in San Luis Obispo, the United States is $96. The cheapest time to rent a Large in San Luis Obispo, the United States is in February. The price is 18% lower than the rest of the year at just $80 per day. A Large rental is typically 0% less expensive than the average car rental in San Luis Obispo. The average price of a vehicle rental in San Luis Obispo 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 San Luis Obispo Large rentals found on momondo in the past week.

The average price of a SUV rental in San Luis Obispo, the United States is $95. The cheapest time to rent a SUV in San Luis Obispo, the United States is in January. The price is 31% lower than the rest of the year at just $66 per day. A SUV rental is typically 3% less expensive than the average car rental in San Luis Obispo. The average price of a vehicle rental in San Luis Obispo 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 San Luis Obispo SUV rentals found on momondo in the past week.

The average price of a Van rental in San Luis Obispo, the United States is $124. The cheapest time to rent a Van in San Luis Obispo, the United States is in February. The price is 38% lower than the rest of the year at just $78 per day. A Van rental is typically 22% more expensive than the average car rental in San Luis Obispo. The average price of a vehicle rental in San Luis Obispo 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 San Luis Obispo Van rentals found on momondo in the past week.

The average price of a Luxury rental in San Luis Obispo, the United States is $94. The cheapest time to rent a Luxury in San Luis Obispo, the United States is in July. The price is 35% lower than the rest of the year at just $62 per day. A Luxury rental is typically 4% less expensive than the average car rental in San Luis Obispo. The average price of a vehicle rental in San Luis Obispo 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 San Luis Obispo, the United States is $91. The cheapest time to rent a Convertible in San Luis Obispo, the United States is in July. The price is 0% lower than the rest of the year at just $93 per day. A Convertible rental is typically 6% less expensive than the average car rental in San Luis Obispo. The average price of a vehicle rental in San Luis Obispo 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

$37/day

6 Jul - 16 Sep
Daihatsu Sirion
Hyundai Accent
or similar Compact
Up to 4 passengers

$37/day

6 Jul - 16 Sep
Hyundai Accent
Ford Focus
or similar Compact
Up to 4 passengers

$34/day

6 Jul - 16 Sep
Ford Focus

San Luis Obispo car rental directory

All major car rental suppliers in San Luis Obispo, California
7.7
Good
46 reviews2 locations
Overview

Cleanliness

7.7

Comfort

8.4

Overall

7.7

Pick-up/drop-off

7.6

Value

7.1
5.9
Okay
55 reviews2 locations
Overview

Cleanliness

6.8

Comfort

6.7

Overall

5.7

Pick-up/drop-off

4.9

Value

6.6
4.8
Okay
21 reviews3 locations
Overview

Cleanliness

5.7

Comfort

5.7

Overall

4.9

Pick-up/drop-off

4.4

Value

5.4
1.9
Horrible
20 reviews3 locations
Overview

Cleanliness

1.9

Comfort

1.9

Overall

1.9

Pick-up/drop-off

1.9

Value

2.9
1 location

Quick facts about car rentals in San Luis Obispo

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

Most Popular Agency

Budget

Popular Car Types

Economy, Intermediate, Full-size

Cheapest Rental Car

$38

Most Popular Model

Class Minivan
The most popular San Luis Obispo car rental agency found on momondo this month is Budget. Other top choices for car rental companies are Avis and Enterprise
The following car types were offered at rental car companies in San Luis Obispo in the past 72 hours: Economy, Intermediate, Full-size.
The lowest price for a rental car in San Luis Obispo is $38/day. For this area, you can expect average prices starting from $92/day.
The most popular car model to rent in San Luis Obispo in the past 7 days is the Class Minivan. Our users also prefer the Class Minivan as an alternative.

Find popular attractions close to your rental car pick-up

Visit these must-see attractions near popular rental car locations in San Luis Obispo

Nearby attractions:

Fremont Theater75.1 mi
Mission San Luis Obispo de Tolosa75.2 mi

Nearby attractions:

Fremont Theater3.2 mi
Mission San Luis Obispo de Tolosa3.3 mi

Nearby attractions:

Fremont Theater90.9 mi
Mission San Luis Obispo de Tolosa91.1 mi

Important information about San Luis Obispo car rentals

Car rentals in San Luis Obispo are a great way to travel to some of the city’s most iconic sights, including Fremont Theater. Bubblegum Alley, Madonna Inn, Bishop Peak, San Luis Obispo Children’s Museum and Mission San Luis Obispo de Tolosa. State Route 227 is one of the busiest state highways in San Luis Obispo County, which serves San Luis Obispo County Regional Airport and the community of Edna. Other roads that you should look out for are State Route 64 and Highway 101, which are also roads that are use commonly to get around San Luis Obispo and reach famous destinations. There are paid parking lots, garages and street parking. Free parking is usually reserved for residents, but you can always find paid parking for your rental car. There are more than 10 car rental locations in San Luis, providing you with variety to choose from. If you are traveling on a budget, choose an economy car rental or passenger van rental but if you want more comfort and luxury and you can comfortably afford it, rent an electric car rental or luxury car rental in San Luis.

There are many paid parking lots and garages in most neighborhoods, which offer hourly and day rates. State Route 227 is one of the best routes to use in the city, but it is also the busiest during rush hours in the early evening and morning. Highway 101 is also usually congested during peak hours. San Luis Obispo car rentals are an excellent way to explore destinations located outside the city that are less than two hours from the town such as Pismo Beach, Avila Beach and San Luis Obispo’s Historic Downtown. San Luis Obispo is relatively walkable. Park your car on the street or in one of the parking garages available along the road and walk around the historical downtown. You can also explore the famous trails in San Luis Obispo such as Mount Lowe Trail and Bishop Peak Trail. Strong winds and heavy rains make driving in San Luis Obispo quite a challenge. Make sure you know how to drive under those conditions because the weather might change suddenly when you are on the road. There are many advantages of driving rental cars in San Luis Obispo, such as freedom to plan your route and saving time and money. Can rentals in San Luis Obispo are professional and reliable—you can even book a car before arriving in the city.

To safely navigate car rentals in San Luis Obispo, it’s important to keep in mind some of the particular city and state traffic laws, such as looking out for carpool lane signs because every city has different rules. Also, be on the lookout for speed limits because they change according to the type of the road. Doing this will help you avoid committing traffic violations. Any communication done using a cellphone or mobile device should be done via hands-free settings or Bluetooth. Generally, it is best to check with San Luis Obispo’s department of motor vehicles for the latest law changes.

You can rent a cheap car rental in San Luis Obispo if you have a credit card bearing your name and your driver’s license. Car rentals in San Luis Obispo will not rent you a vehicle if you do not present these documents. You should also have a safe driving record.


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Driving with a rental car in San Luis Obispo - FAQs

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

To rent a car for a weekend in San Luis Obispo in July, the average price was $74 with cheaper deals starting around $45. Users looking for a one-week rental in San Luis Obispo for July saw an average deal of $88 - but quotes as low as $44 were available depending on dates and car options.

Hertz typically has the cheapest daily rates in San Luis Obispo, which you can find at any of their locations. On average, you should expect to pay $120/day, but our users have found rates as low as $26/day for their rental car in San Luis Obispo.

When renting a car, you can expect to find that a majority of the rental car agencies in San Luis Obispo do not have a cancellation fee. Keep in mind that momondo does not set these cancellation policies, but we can help you find great deals on rental cars in San Luis Obispo. Be sure to look for the Cancellation Policy when you conduct your search.

The best way to enjoy the sites in San Luis Obispo 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 San Luis Obispo has an average temperature of 66.2 °F and average rainfall of 0″ during the month of July. Renting a Convertible in San Luis Obispo will cost you $131/day on average.

Hertz has 3 locations. momondo users can expect to pay $120/day on average when renting from these locations.

San Luis Obispo’s speed limit is 25 mph when you are driving in the city. This speed limit might also apply to surrounding towns and neighborhoods. The suburban speed limit in San Luis Obispo is 75 mph and the speed limit for highways is 75 mph. However, be sure to look for posted signage as these speeds may vary.

During the month of June the average temperature in San Luis Obispo is 62.6 °F and the expected precipitation is 0.1″. This information is useful for travelers looking for a car rental in San Luis Obispo.

If you’re looking for a San Luis Obispo rental car for a road trip to the surrounding areas during the month of June it’s important to know that the rest of California typically has a temperature of 68 °F and will usually expect 0.1″ of precipitation.


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Yes, whether it is for cars in San Luis Obispo or elsewhere, momondo allows you to filter specifically for policies that offer free cancellation.

Fair fuel policies are specifically available to select on momondo, allowing you to refine your search for rental cars in San Luis Obispo.

You certainly can. momondo has a dedicated filter for enhanced cleaning services for all car rental locations including San Luis Obispo.

Unlimited mileage is indeed an option momondo offers on rental cars in San Luis Obispo.


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