San Mateo Car Rentals

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San Mateo 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 $55/day to rent a small car in San Mateo. Below are the best prices found on momondo in the past week.

Chevrolet Sonic Sedan
or similar Economy
Up to 2 passengers
Fits 1 bag
2/4-door vehicles
$34/day
Mar 17 - Mar 24
San Mateo
477 East Hillsdale Blvd
Chevrolet Sonic Sedan
$34/day
Mar 17 - Mar 24
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Chevrolet Sonic Sedan
or similar Compact
Up to 4 passengers
Fits 1 bag
2/4-door vehicles
$35/day
Mar 17 - Mar 24
San Mateo
477 East Hillsdale Blvd
Chevrolet Sonic Sedan
$35/day
Mar 17 - Mar 24
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Chevrolet Sonic Sedan
or similar Economy
Up to 2 passengers
Fits 1 bag
2/4-door vehicles
$36/day
Mar 22 - Mar 29
San Mateo
477 East Hillsdale Blvd
Chevrolet Sonic Sedan
$36/day
Mar 22 - Mar 29
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Chevrolet Sonic Sedan
or similar Compact
Up to 4 passengers
Fits 1 bag
2/4-door vehicles
$37/day
Mar 18 - Mar 25
San Mateo
477 East Hillsdale Blvd
Chevrolet Sonic Sedan
$37/day
Mar 18 - Mar 25
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When is it cheapest to rent a car in San Mateo?

All

$23 - $63

Family size

$40 - $75

Economy

$21 - $45

The cheapest time to rent a car in San Mateo is in January. The price is 28% lower than the rest of the year at just $27 per day. The most expensive month is August. 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 October. The price of a car 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.


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Car Rental in San Mateo

945 users have looked for car rental in San Mateo with momondo in February.

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

Enterprise, Avis, and Hertz are some of the companies that have updated their cleaning routines in San Mateo in response to COVID-19. While car cleanliness has always been important, many companies are taking it a step further to ensure vehicles meet higher safety standards. Learn more about the full list of options that are available in San Mateo. 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 Mateo in March?

To rent a car for a weekend in San Mateo in March, the average price was $51 with cheaper deals starting around $20. $39 is a normal deal for a week-long rental in San Mateo, but for March it's not uncommon to see prices as low as $17, depending on your requirements.

Which car rental agency in San Mateo has the cheapest rental car prices?

Renting a car in San Mateo is cheapest when using NU Car at their location in the city. The best daily rate a momondo has found is $15, but typically it’s best to assume your rental will cost $37/day.

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

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

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

With temperatures averaging 55.4 °F and precipitation usually 1.4″ during March, 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 March and is a popular choice for travelers heading to San Mateo. Renting a Standard in San Mateo will cost you $72/day on average.

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

Enterprise has the most locations in San Mateo with 3 locations. At those locations, momondo users can typically find car rental rates of $47/day.

What is the speed limit in San Mateo?

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 is the weather like in San Mateo, CA in February?

Typically, the weather in San Mateo through the month of February is 51.8 °F and the expected precipitation is 3.6″. This is important information to know when renting a car so you can be sure to rent the perfect car for the expected weather.

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

The climate in San Mateo during the month of February 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 Mateo. Price-conscious travelers looking for a San Mateo car rental option tend to like small cars. These are typically the least expensive. Examples of small cars available for rent are the Chevrolet Spark, the Hyundai Accent, and the Dodge Grand Caravan.

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 February usually is around 53.6 °F with 3″ of possible rain.


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