Car Rentals in San Mateo, California

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San Mateo, CA
oct. 5 — oct. 12
Same drop-off
San Mateo, CA
jue. 10/5
Noon
jue. 10/12
Noon

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Rental cars insight and trends in San Mateo

Useful insights to help you book the perfect rental car in San Mateo

What is the cheapest rental car agency in San Mateo?

The cheapest rental cars in San Mateo are generally found through NU Car. When booking with NU Car, you may be able to find rental car prices for as low as $13/day. The average price to rent a car in San Mateo is $32/day.

What car do most people rent in San Mateo?

Renting the Dodge Grand Caravan in San Mateo is the most popular car rental among momondo users, followed by renting the Chevrolet Tahoe. Our users have seen Dodge Grand Caravan deals in San Mateo for $91 per day on average, and as cheap as $27 per day. It’s an average of $130 per day to rent the Chevrolet Tahoe in San Mateo, though you may find prices as low as $57 per day.

Best deals found for San Mateo, California car rentals

Find great deals below on a variety of popular rental car types in San Mateo, California
Economy$57/day
Compact$58/day
Intermediate$60/day
Standard$37/day
Full-size$39/day
Minivan$49/day
Full-size SUV$87/day
Premium$92/day
Pickup truck$55/day
Premium SUV$68/day
Intermediate SUV$35/day
Standard SUV$51/day
Best rates found by momondo users in the past 48 hours.

San Mateo, California car rental deals found on momondo

Find the rental car in San Mateo that's right for you

Small

$42 - $67

All Car Types

$54 - $116

The average price of a Small rental in San Mateo, the United States is $58. The cheapest time to rent a Small in San Mateo, the United States is in January. The price is 29% lower than the rest of the year at just $42 per day. A Small rental is typically 31% less expensive than the average rental car in San Mateo. The average price of a vehicle rental in San Mateo 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 Mateo Small rentals found on momondo in the past week.

The average price of a Medium rental in San Mateo, the United States is $64. The cheapest time to rent a Medium in San Mateo, the United States is in November. The price is 25% lower than the rest of the year at just $49 per day. A Medium rental is typically 24% less expensive than the average rental car in San Mateo. The average price of a vehicle rental in San Mateo 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 Mateo Medium rentals found on momondo in the past week.

The average price of a Large rental in San Mateo, the United States is $95. The cheapest time to rent a Large in San Mateo, the United States is in January. The price is 33% lower than the rest of the year at just $64 per day. A Large rental is typically 11% more expensive than the average rental car in San Mateo. The average price of a vehicle rental in San Mateo 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 Mateo Large rentals found on momondo in the past week.

The average price of a SUV rental in San Mateo, the United States is $75. The cheapest time to rent a SUV in San Mateo, the United States is in January. The price is 34% lower than the rest of the year at just $50 per day. A SUV rental is typically 12% less expensive than the average rental car in San Mateo. The average price of a vehicle rental in San Mateo 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 Mateo SUV rentals found on momondo in the past week.

The average price of a Van rental in San Mateo, the United States is $104. The cheapest time to rent a Van in San Mateo, the United States is in January. The price is 46% lower than the rest of the year at just $57 per day. A Van rental is typically 19% more expensive than the average rental car in San Mateo. The average price of a vehicle rental in San Mateo 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 Mateo Van rentals found on momondo in the past week.

The average price of a Pickup Truck rental in San Mateo, the United States is $45. The cheapest time to rent a Pickup Truck in San Mateo, the United States is in October. The price is 33% lower than the rest of the year at just $31 per day. A Pickup Truck rental is typically 46% less expensive than the average rental car in San Mateo. The average price of a vehicle rental in San Mateo 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 Mateo Pickup Truck rentals found on momondo in the past week.

The average price of a Luxury rental in San Mateo, the United States is $90. The cheapest time to rent a Luxury in San Mateo, the United States is in November. The price is 25% lower than the rest of the year at just $68 per day. A Luxury rental is typically 6% more expensive than the average rental car in San Mateo. The average price of a vehicle rental in San Mateo 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 Mateo, the United States is $131. The cheapest time to rent a Convertible in San Mateo, the United States is in January. The price is 71% lower than the rest of the year at just $39 per day. A Convertible rental is typically 36% more expensive than the average rental car in San Mateo. The average price of a vehicle rental in San Mateo can vary based on a number of factors including supply, popularity of the vehicle, and how far out you book your rental car.

Toyota Yaris
or similar Economy
Up to 2 passengers

$57/day

3 oct. - 10 oct.
Toyota Yaris
Mini Hatch
or similar Compact
Up to 4 passengers

$58/day

3 oct. - 10 oct.
Mini Hatch

San Mateo car rental directory

All major car rental suppliers in San Mateo, California

NU Car

6.3
Okay
32 reviews1 location
Overview

Cleanliness

6.9

Comfort

6.4

Overall

6.3

Pick-up/drop-off

6.2

Value

6.5

State Van Rental

9.1
Wonderful
2 reviews1 location
Overview

Cleanliness

9.6

Comfort

9.2

Overall

9.2

Pick-up/drop-off

9.2

Value

8.4

Enterprise Rent-A-Car

8.4
Very good
11 reviews3 locations
Overview

Cleanliness

8.2

Comfort

8.4

Overall

8.6

Pick-up/drop-off

8.0

Value

8.2

Hertz

7.5
Good
7 reviews2 locations
Overview

Cleanliness

8.4

Comfort

7.7

Overall

6.9

Pick-up/drop-off

7.9

Value

6.7

Budget

6.5
Okay
2 reviews1 location

Avis

1 location

Elita Rent A Car

1 location

Quick facts about car rentals in San Mateo

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

Most Popular Agency

NU Car

Popular Car Types

Intermediate, SUV, Passenger Van

Cheapest Rental Car

$24

Most Popular Model

Chevrolet Impala
The most popular San Mateo car rental agency found on momondo this month is NU Car. Other top choices for car rental companies are Hertz and Turo
The following car types were offered at rental car companies in San Mateo in the past 72 hours: Intermediate, SUV, Passenger Van.
The lowest price for a rental car in San Mateo is $24/day. For this area, you can expect average prices starting from $46/day.
The most popular car model to rent in San Mateo in the past 7 days is the Chevrolet Impala. Our users also prefer the Jeep Wrangler Unlimited 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 Mateo

Nearby attractions:

Coyote Point Recreation Area3.8 mi

Nearby attractions:

Coyote Point Recreation Area26.7 mi

Nearby attractions:

Coyote Point Recreation Area10.2 mi

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Driving with a rental car in San Mateo - FAQs

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

How much will it cost to rent a car in San Mateo, California in October?

To rent a car for a weekend in San Mateo in October, the average price was $70 with cheaper deals starting around $58. $52 is a normal deal for a week-long rental in San Mateo, but for October it's not uncommon to see prices as low as $36, depending on your requirements.

What is the best type of car to rent in San Mateo during October?

With temperatures averaging 55.4 °F and precipitation usually 2.3″ during October, you should consider renting a Standard car when traveling to San Mateo. A Standard car can handle the fluctuations in temperature and rainfall during the month of October and is a popular choice for travelers heading to San Mateo. Renting a Standard in San Mateo will cost you $154/day on average.

What is the speed limit in San Mateo, California?

Travelers who rent a car in San Mateo should be aware that the city’s speed limit is 25 mph. Suburban speed limits around San Mateo 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 Kia Niro in San Mateo?

What is the weather like in San Mateo, CA in September?

Typically, the weather in San Mateo through the month of September is 64.4 °F and the expected precipitation is 0.2″. 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 San Mateo similar to the rest of California?

Those looking to rent a car in San Mateo for a road trip to the surrounding areas, please know the weather in California during the month of September usually is around 71.6 °F with 0.2″ of possible rain.

When did momondo last update prices for cars in San Mateo?

Prices for cars in San Mateo are refreshed on a daily basis.

How many operators does momondo search for cars in San Mateo?

How old do you have to be to hire a car in San Mateo?

The minimum age for drivers varies by country, including San Mateo. In numerous EU countries, drivers must be 18 years old. To rent a car overseas, you'll generally need to be at least 21, and if you're under 25, a young driver surcharge may be applied. We advise that you read the policy of your chosen rental company before making a reservation.

What documentation or ID do you need to rent a car in San Mateo?

To rent a car in San Mateo, all drivers must present a valid full driving license. If the license is written in a language other than the language of the country of rental, an International Driving Permit may be required to avoid the risk of potential fines. If you're renting a car abroad, you may also need to provide evidence of your return travel and accommodation information during your stay. We always recommend that you verify with the specific rental company you're booking with.


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Why use momondo?

Why should I use momondo to book a car rental in San Mateo?

Choosing momondo to search for rental cars in San Mateo makes sense because it is quick and free of charge. We find all the rental car prices and policies, you simply choose what works best for you and your trip.

How does momondo help me find the best car rental deal in San Mateo?

Once you have performed a search for a car rental in San Mateo, momondo will show the results and enable you to find the best deal by using our filters; here you can narrow your search down by vehicle type, price, agencies and a multitude of policies that can apply.

Does momondo show car rental deals in San Mateo with free cancellation?

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

Can I rent a car with a fair fuel policy in San Mateo on momondo?

Yes, momondo has a filter for fair fuel policies on car rentals in San Mateo.

Can I find a car rental in San Mateo which offers enhanced cleaning on momondo?

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

Can I search for rental cars in San Mateo with unlimited mileage on momondo?

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


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