Car Rentals Santa Cruz, California

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Santa Cruz, CA
Aug 2 — Aug 9
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Santa Cruz, California car rental deals found on momondo

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Small Cars

$26 - $68

All Car Types

$30 - $98

The average price of a Small rental in Santa Cruz, United States is $46. The cheapest time to rent a Small in Santa Cruz, United States is in March. The price is 44% lower than the rest of the year at just $26 per day. A Small rental is typically 30% less expensive than the average car rental in Santa Cruz. The average price of a vehicle rental in Santa Cruz 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 Santa Cruz Small rentals found on momondo in the past week.

The average price of a Medium rental in Santa Cruz, United States is $55. The cheapest time to rent a Medium in Santa Cruz, United States is in March. The price is 31% lower than the rest of the year at just $38 per day. A Medium rental is typically 16% less expensive than the average car rental in Santa Cruz. The average price of a vehicle rental in Santa Cruz 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 Santa Cruz Medium rentals found on momondo in the past week.

The average price of a Large rental in Santa Cruz, United States is $64. The cheapest time to rent a Large in Santa Cruz, United States is in February. The price is 40% lower than the rest of the year at just $39 per day. A Large rental is typically 0% less expensive than the average car rental in Santa Cruz. The average price of a vehicle rental in Santa Cruz 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 Santa Cruz Large rentals found on momondo in the past week.

The average price of a SUV rental in Santa Cruz, United States is $55. The cheapest time to rent a SUV in Santa Cruz, United States is in March. The price is 54% lower than the rest of the year at just $26 per day. A SUV rental is typically 14% less expensive than the average car rental in Santa Cruz. The average price of a vehicle rental in Santa Cruz 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 Santa Cruz SUV rentals found on momondo in the past week.

The average price of a Van rental in Santa Cruz, United States is $62. The cheapest time to rent a Van in Santa Cruz, United States is in January. The price is 4% lower than the rest of the year at just $60 per day. A Van rental is typically 5% less expensive than the average car rental in Santa Cruz. The average price of a vehicle rental in Santa Cruz 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 Santa Cruz Van rentals found on momondo in the past week.

The average price of a Luxury rental in Santa Cruz, United States is $38. The cheapest time to rent a Luxury in Santa Cruz, United States is in December. The price is 0% lower than the rest of the year at just $52 per day. A Luxury rental is typically 42% less expensive than the average car rental in Santa Cruz. The average price of a vehicle rental in Santa Cruz 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 Santa Cruz Luxury rentals found on momondo in the past week.

The average price of a Convertible rental in Santa Cruz, United States is $118. The cheapest time to rent a Convertible in Santa Cruz, United States is in October. The price is 26% lower than the rest of the year at just $89 per day. A Convertible rental is typically 46% more expensive than the average car rental in Santa Cruz. The average price of a vehicle rental in Santa Cruz 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 Santa Cruz Convertible rentals found on momondo in the past week.

Chevrolet Sonic Sedan
or similar Economy
Up to 2 passengers
2/4-door vehicles
Enterprise

$72/day

16 Sep - 21 Sep
Chevrolet Sonic Sedan
Chevrolet Sonic Sedan
or similar Economy
Up to 2 passengers
4-5-door vehicles
Hertz

$74/day

16 Sep - 21 Sep
Chevrolet Sonic Sedan
Chevrolet Sonic Sedan
or similar Compact
Up to 4 passengers
2/4-door vehicles
Enterprise

$74/day

16 Sep - 21 Sep
Chevrolet Sonic Sedan

Santa Cruz Car Rental Directory

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Find popular attractions close to your rental car pick-up

Nearby attractions:

Seymour Marine Discovery Center at Long Marine Laboratory49.4 mi
Main Beach49.5 mi
Natural Bridges State Park49.6 mi

Nearby attractions:

Main Beach28.0 mi
Natural Bridges State Park29.3 mi
Seymour Marine Discovery Center at Long Marine Laboratory29.4 mi

Nearby attractions:

Main Beach52.8 mi
Seymour Marine Discovery Center at Long Marine Laboratory53.2 mi
Natural Bridges State Park53.3 mi

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Car Rental in Santa Cruz

We've had 1,148 searches from users looking to rent a car in Santa Cruz this month so far.

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

Enterprise, Hertz, and Avis are some of the companies offering enhanced cleaning options to reduce the spread of COVID-19 in Santa Cruz. 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 Santa Cruz 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 Santa Cruz, California in August?

To rent a car in Santa Cruz for a weekend in August, we found prices as low as $26 with an average of $48. For a one-week car rental, Santa Cruz prices in August average $32 with the best deals starting at $20.

Which car rental agency in Santa Cruz has the cheapest rental car prices?

Renting a car in Santa Cruz is cheapest when using Hertz at one of their 5 locations in the city. The best daily rate a momondo has found is $18, but typically it’s best to assume your rental will cost $43/day.

Is there a fee to cancel my Santa Cruz, CA car rental?

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

What is the best type of car to rent in Santa Cruz during August?

The best way to enjoy the sites in Santa Cruz during the month of August is in a Convertible rental car. You are less likely to run into any instances of precipitation or colder weather, because Santa Cruz has an average temperature of 62.6 °F and average rainfall of 0.4″ during the month of August. Renting a Convertible in Santa Cruz will cost you $79/day on average.

Which rental car company in Santa Cruz has the most locations?

Hertz is very popular in Santa Cruz, CA, as they have more locations than any other car rental company. You can find 5 locations in the city of Santa Cruz, CA, and can expect to pay about $43/day for your rental car in Santa Cruz, CA.

What is the speed limit in Santa Cruz, CA?

Travelers who rent a car in Santa Cruz should be aware that the city’s speed limit is 25 mph. Suburban speed limits around Santa Cruz 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 Santa Cruz, CA in July?

In July, Santa Cruz usually gets 0.1″ of precipitation and has an average temperature of 62.6 °F. This information can be very helpful when looking at rental cars in Santa Cruz as it can help you make the best decision.

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

Temperatures in Santa Cruz are usually high during July so momondo would recommend renting a convertible to take advantage of the nice weather.

Is the weather in Santa Cruz similar to the rest of California?

The climate in California during July is usually 69.8 °F with an expected 0″ of precipitation throughout the month. Those looking to rent a car and leave from Santa Cruz on a road trip to the surrounding area should take note of this information.


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