Santa Maria Car Rentals

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Santa Maria, CA
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Santa Maria 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 $67/day to rent a small car in Santa Maria. 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
4-5-door vehicles
$26/day
Mar 15 - Apr 12
Santa Maria
1730 South Broadway
Chevrolet Sonic Sedan
$26/day
Mar 15 - Apr 12
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Chevrolet Sonic Sedan
or similar Compact
Up to 4 passengers
Fits 1 bag
4-5-door vehicles
$26/day
Mar 16 - Apr 13
Santa Maria
1730 South Broadway
Chevrolet Sonic Sedan
$26/day
Mar 16 - Apr 13
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Chevrolet Sonic Sedan
or similar Economy
Up to 2 passengers
Fits 1 bag
4-5-door vehicles
$28/day
Mar 15 - Apr 12
Santa Maria
3249 Skyway Drive
Chevrolet Sonic Sedan
$28/day
Mar 15 - Apr 12
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Chevrolet Sonic Sedan
or similar Economy
Up to 2 passengers
Fits 1 bag
2/4-door vehicles
$30/day
Mar 15 - Apr 12
Santa Maria
1738 S Broadway
Chevrolet Sonic Sedan
$30/day
Mar 15 - Apr 12
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Chevrolet Sonic Sedan
or similar Economy
Up to 2 passengers
Fits 1 bag
4-5-door vehicles
$30/day
Mar 17 - Apr 14
Santa Maria
3249 Skyway Drive
Chevrolet Sonic Sedan
$30/day
Mar 17 - Apr 14
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Chevrolet Sonic Sedan
or similar Compact
Up to 4 passengers
Fits 1 bag
4-5-door vehicles
$34/day
Mar 15 - Apr 12
Santa Maria
3249 Skyway Drive
Chevrolet Sonic Sedan
$34/day
Mar 15 - Apr 12
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When is it cheapest to rent a car in Santa Maria?

All

$37 - $68

Family size

$70 - $96

Economy

$36 - $58

The cheapest time to rent a car in Santa Maria is in October. The price is 15% lower than the rest of the year at just $41 per day. The most expensive month is December. If you are looking for a specific car type, consider renting an economy car in May. If you need more room for your family, larger vehicles with 6+ seats are typically cheapest in September. The price of a car rental in Santa Maria 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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Santa Barbara Airport

Santa Barbara, California

Nearby attractions:

Santa Maria Valley Discovery Museum49.2 mi
Natural History Museum49.4 mi
San Luis Obispo County Airport

San Luis Obispo, California

Nearby attractions:

Natural History Museum23.1 mi
Santa Maria Valley Discovery Museum23.3 mi
Bakersfield Meadows Field Airport

Bakersfield, California

Nearby attractions:

Natural History Museum84.6 mi
Santa Maria Valley Discovery Museum84.7 mi

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Car Rental in Santa Maria

651 people have been looking for a car to rent in Santa Maria in February.

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

Enterprise, Avis, and Budget are some of the companies offering enhanced cleaning options to reduce the spread of COVID-19 in Santa Maria. 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 Maria 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 Maria in March?

For March in Santa Maria, the average price from these searches for a weekend rental was $76 - but some users found deals as low as $34. $43 is a normal deal for a week-long rental in Santa Maria, but for March it's not uncommon to see prices as low as $26, depending on your requirements.

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

Enterprise typically has the cheapest daily rates in Santa Maria, which you can find at any of their locations. On average, you should expect to pay $48/day, but our users have found rates as low as $25/day for their rental car in Santa Maria.

Is there a fee to cancel my Santa Maria car rental?

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

What is the best type of car to rent in Santa Maria during March?

A Standard car is the ideal car to rent when visiting Santa Maria in March. On average, Santa Maria receives 1.1″ of precipitation and temperatures hover around 55.4 °F during the month of March. 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 Santa Maria will cost you $88/day on average.

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

Enterprise is very popular in Santa Maria, as they have more locations than any other car rental company. You can find 4 locations in the city of Santa Maria, and can expect to pay about $48/day for your rental car in Santa Maria.

What is the speed limit in Santa Maria?

Santa Maria’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 Santa Maria 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.

What is the weather like in Santa Maria, California, CA in February?

In February, Santa Maria usually gets 2.8″ of precipitation and has an average temperature of 51.8 °F. This information can be very helpful when looking at rental cars in Santa Maria as it can help you make the best decision.

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

The weather in Santa Maria during February would likely not impact the type of rental car much. momondo users do seem to prefer certain car types when looking for a Santa Maria car rental. Price-conscious travelers looking for a Santa Maria car rental option tend to like small cars. These are typically the least expensive. Examples of small cars available for rent are the Ford Focus, the Hyundai Accent, and the Ford Fiesta.

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

Those looking to rent a car in Santa Maria 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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