Car Rentals in Santa Maria, California

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Santa Maria, CA
Aug 17 — Aug 24
Same drop-off
Santa Maria, CA
Wed 8/17
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Best deals found for Santa Maria, California car rentals

Find great deals below on a variety of popular rental cars in Santa Maria, California
Nissan Maxima
or similar Premium
Up to 5 passengers

$70/day

7 Sep - 15 Sep
Nissan Maxima
Volkswagen Passat
or similar Premium
Up to 5 passengers

$70/day

7 Sep - 15 Sep
Volkswagen Passat
Chevrolet Trailblazer
or similar Standard SUV
Up to 5 passengers

$71/day

7 Sep - 15 Sep
Chevrolet Trailblazer
Chrysler 200
or similar Standard
Up to 5 passengers
4-door vehicles

$41/day

16 Aug - 16 Nov
Chrysler 200
Hyundai Avante
or similar Standard
Up to 5 passengers

$50/day

11 Oct - 17 Oct
Hyundai Avante
Hyundai Elantra
or similar Intermediate
Up to 5 passengers

$52/day

6 Sep - 14 Sep
Hyundai Elantra
Mazda CX-5
or similar Intermediate SUV
Up to 5 passengers
4-door vehicles

$66/day

7 Sep - 15 Sep
Mazda CX-5
Ford Focus Sedan
or similar Intermediate
Up to 5 passengers
4-door vehicles

$37/day

16 Aug - 16 Nov
Ford Focus Sedan
Nissan Versa
or similar Compact
Up to 4 passengers

$37/day

16 Aug - 16 Nov
Nissan Versa

Santa Maria, California car rental deals found on momondo

Find the rental car in Santa Maria that's right for you

Small Cars

$51 - $100

All Car Types

$61 - $129

The average price of a Small rental in Santa Maria, the United States is $76. The cheapest time to rent a Small in Santa Maria, the United States is in October. The price is 33% lower than the rest of the year at just $51 per day. A Small rental is typically 23% less expensive than the average car rental in Santa Maria. The average price of a vehicle 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. Below are the best prices for Santa Maria Small rentals found on momondo in the past week.

The average price of a Medium rental in Santa Maria, the United States is $77. The cheapest time to rent a Medium in Santa Maria, the United States is in January. The price is 43% lower than the rest of the year at just $44 per day. A Medium rental is typically 22% less expensive than the average car rental in Santa Maria. The average price of a vehicle 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. Below are the best prices for Santa Maria Medium rentals found on momondo in the past week.

The average price of a Large rental in Santa Maria, the United States is $98. The cheapest time to rent a Large in Santa Maria, the United States is in February. The price is 37% lower than the rest of the year at just $62 per day. A Large rental is typically 0% more expensive than the average car rental in Santa Maria. The average price of a vehicle 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. Below are the best prices for Santa Maria Large rentals found on momondo in the past week.

The average price of a SUV rental in Santa Maria, the United States is $100. The cheapest time to rent a SUV in Santa Maria, the United States is in February. The price is 50% lower than the rest of the year at just $51 per day. A SUV rental is typically 3% more expensive than the average car rental in Santa Maria. The average price of a vehicle 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. Below are the best prices for Santa Maria SUV rentals found on momondo in the past week.

The average price of a Van rental in Santa Maria, the United States is $132. The cheapest time to rent a Van in Santa Maria, the United States is in February. The price is 36% lower than the rest of the year at just $86 per day. A Van rental is typically 27% more expensive than the average car rental in Santa Maria. The average price of a vehicle 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. Below are the best prices for Santa Maria Van rentals found on momondo in the past week.

The average price of a Luxury rental in Santa Maria, the United States is $66. The cheapest time to rent a Luxury in Santa Maria, the United States is in January. The price is 0% lower than the rest of the year at just $68 per day. A Luxury rental is typically 32% less expensive than the average car rental in Santa Maria. The average price of a vehicle 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.

The average price of a Convertible rental in Santa Maria, the United States is $76. The cheapest time to rent a Convertible in Santa Maria, the United States is in September. The price is 4% lower than the rest of the year at just $73 per day. A Convertible rental is typically 23% less expensive than the average car rental in Santa Maria. The average price of a vehicle 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.

Nissan Versa
or similar Compact
Up to 4 passengers

$37/day

16 Aug - 16 Nov
Nissan Versa
Kia Rio
or similar Economy
Up to 2 passengers
4-door vehicles

$47/day

16 Aug - 16 Sep
Kia Rio

Santa Maria car rental directory

All major car rental suppliers in Santa Maria, California
5.4
Okay
23 reviews2 locations
Overview

Cleanliness

5.9

Comfort

6.6

Overall

5.4

Pick-up/drop-off

4.6

Value

5.3
4.3
Okay
19 reviews1 location
Overview

Cleanliness

4.3

Comfort

4.6

Overall

4.3

Pick-up/drop-off

4.3

Value

4.3
2.0
Mediocre
11 reviews4 locations
Overview

Cleanliness

6.0

Comfort

2.0

Overall

2.0

Pick-up/drop-off

2.0

Value

2.0
0.0
Horrible
13 reviews2 locations
1 location

Quick facts about car rentals in Santa Maria

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

Most Popular Agency

Budget

Popular Car Types

Economy, Full-size, Compact

Cheapest Rental Car

$42

Most Popular Model

Toyota Highlander
The most popular Santa Maria 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 Santa Maria in the past 72 hours: Economy, Full-size, Compact.
The lowest price for a rental car in Santa Maria is $42/day. For this area, you can expect average prices starting from $74/day.
The most popular car model to rent in Santa Maria in the past 7 days is the Toyota Highlander. Our users also prefer the Toyota 4Runner as an alternative.

Find popular attractions close to your rental car pick-up

Visit these must-see attractions near popular rental car locations in Santa Maria

Nearby attractions:

Santa Maria Valley Discovery Museum49.2 mi
Natural History Museum49.4 mi

Nearby attractions:

Natural History Museum23.1 mi
Santa Maria Valley Discovery Museum23.3 mi

Nearby attractions:

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

Rent a car near one of these popular hotels in Santa Maria

Below are the most popular hotels in Santa Maria

Driving with a rental car in Santa Maria - FAQs

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

For September in Santa Maria, the average price from these searches for a weekend rental was $86 - but some users found deals as low as $58. $99 is a normal deal for a week-long rental in Santa Maria, but for September it's not uncommon to see prices as low as $47, depending on your requirements.

Budget 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 $67/day, but our users have found rates as low as $32/day for their rental car in Santa Maria.

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 Avis, Budget, and Hertz have a cancellation fee for travelers who have last-minute itinerary changes.

When temperatures average 60.8 °F and precipitation is 0.5″, your best car rental option for the month of September is a Convertible. Renting a Convertible in Santa Maria is an exciting way to see the area without having to worry about the weather being uncooperative. However, it is always a good idea to check the forecast before you travel and make any adjustments to your car rental plans. Renting a Convertible in Santa Maria will cost you $152/day on average.

Enterprise is very popular in Santa Maria, CA, as they have more locations than any other car rental company. You can find 4 locations in the city of Santa Maria, CA, and can expect to pay about $78/day for your rental car in Santa Maria, CA.

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.

In August, Santa Maria usually gets 0″ of precipitation and has an average temperature of 62.6 °F. This information can be very helpful when looking at rental cars in Santa Maria as it can help you make the best decision.

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 August usually is around 73.4 °F with 0.1″ of possible rain.


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