South Lake Tahoe Car Rentals

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When is it cheapest to rent a car in South Lake Tahoe?

All
$34 - $110
Economy
$45 - $68

The cheapest time to rent a car in South Lake Tahoe is in November. The price is 20% lower than the rest of the year at just $49 per day. The most expensive month is February. If you are looking for a specific car type, consider renting an economy car in October. The price of a car rental in South Lake Tahoe can vary based on a number of factors including supply, popularity of the vehicle, and how far out you book your rental car.

South Lake Tahoe 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 $69/day to rent a small car in South Lake Tahoe. Below are the best prices found on momondo in the past week.

Ford Focus
or similar Compact
Up to 4 passengers
Fits 1 bag
4-5-door vehicles
$29/day
Jul 27 - Aug 27
South Lake Tahoe
2281 Lake Tahoe Blvd
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$29/day
Jul 27 - Aug 27
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Hyundai Accent
or similar Economy
Up to 2 passengers
Fits 1 bag
4-5-door vehicles
$29/day
Jul 27 - Aug 27
South Lake Tahoe
2281 Lake Tahoe Blvd
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$29/day
Jul 27 - Aug 27
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Ford Focus
or similar Compact
Up to 4 passengers
Fits 1 bag
4-5-door vehicles
$37/day
Jul 18 - Jul 21
South Lake Tahoe
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$37/day
Jul 18 - Jul 21
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Hyundai Accent
or similar Economy
Up to 2 passengers
Fits 1 bag
4-5-door vehicles
$42/day
Jul 18 - Jul 21
South Lake Tahoe
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$42/day
Jul 18 - Jul 21
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Ford Focus
or similar Compact
Up to 4 passengers
Fits 1 bag
4-5-door vehicles
$49/day
Jul 21 - Jul 25
South Lake Tahoe
2281 Lake Tahoe Blvd
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$49/day
Jul 21 - Jul 25
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Hyundai Accent
or similar Economy
Up to 2 passengers
Fits 1 bag
4-5-door vehicles
$49/day
Jul 21 - Jul 25
South Lake Tahoe
2281 Lake Tahoe Blvd
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$49/day
Jul 21 - Jul 25
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Medium-sized cars, like mid-size sedans, are a step up in size from the economy car and can typically fit up to 5 people comfortably. The average price of a mid-size car rental in South Lake Tahoe is $84/day. Below are the best prices found on momondo in the past week.

Ford Focus
or similar Intermediate
Up to 5 passengers
Fits 2 bags
2/4-door vehicles
$30/day
Jul 27 - Aug 27
South Lake Tahoe
2281 Lake Tahoe Blvd
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$30/day
Jul 27 - Aug 27
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Audi A4
or similar Standard
Up to 5 passengers
Fits 2 bags
4-5-door vehicles
$38/day
Jul 27 - Aug 27
South Lake Tahoe
2281 Lake Tahoe Blvd
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$38/day
Jul 27 - Aug 27
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Audi A3
or similar Intermediate
Up to 5 passengers
Fits 2 bags
4-5-door vehicles
$47/day
Jul 18 - Jul 21
South Lake Tahoe
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$47/day
Jul 18 - Jul 21
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Audi A3
or similar Intermediate
Up to 5 passengers
Fits 2 bags
4-5-door vehicles
$48/day
Jul 25 - Aug 1
South Lake Tahoe
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$48/day
Jul 25 - Aug 1
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Ford Focus
or similar Intermediate
Up to 5 passengers
Fits 2 bags
2/4-door vehicles
$54/day
Jul 21 - Jul 25
South Lake Tahoe
2281 Lake Tahoe Blvd
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$54/day
Jul 21 - Jul 25
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Ford Focus
or similar Intermediate
Up to 5 passengers
Fits 2 bags
2/4-door vehicles
$54/day
Jul 24 - Jul 25
South Lake Tahoe
2281 Lake Tahoe Blvd
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$54/day
Jul 24 - Jul 25
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Larger cars, like full-size sedans, can fit up to 5 people comfortably. The average price of a full-size rental in South Lake Tahoe is $101/day. Below are the best prices found on momondo in the past week.

Audi A3
or similar Full-size
Up to 5 passengers
4-5-door vehicles
$32/day
Jul 27 - Aug 27
South Lake Tahoe
2281 Lake Tahoe Blvd
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$32/day
Jul 27 - Aug 27
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Audi A3
or similar Full-size
Up to 5 passengers
4-5-door vehicles
$44/day
Jul 25 - Aug 1
South Lake Tahoe
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$44/day
Jul 25 - Aug 1
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Audi A3
or similar Full-size
Up to 5 passengers
4-5-door vehicles
$49/day
Jul 18 - Jul 21
South Lake Tahoe
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$49/day
Jul 18 - Jul 21
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Chevrolet Malibu
or similar Full-size
Up to 5 passengers
2/4-door vehicles
$58/day
Jul 21 - Jul 25
South Lake Tahoe
2281 Lake Tahoe Blvd
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$58/day
Jul 21 - Jul 25
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Chevrolet Malibu
or similar Full-size
Up to 5 passengers
2/4-door vehicles
$59/day
Jul 24 - Jul 25
South Lake Tahoe
2281 Lake Tahoe Blvd
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$59/day
Jul 24 - Jul 25
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Chevrolet Malibu
or similar Full-size
Up to 5 passengers
2/4-door vehicles
$59/day
Jul 20 - Jul 22
South Lake Tahoe
2281 Lake Tahoe Blvd
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$59/day
Jul 20 - Jul 22
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SUVs are larger vehicles that are best used for families and in destinations with terrain like snow and dirt. The average cost of renting an SUV in South Lake Tahoe is $108/day. Below are the best prices found on momondo in the past week.

Ford Escape
or similar Intermediate SUV
Up to 5 passengers
Fits 2 bags
4-5-door vehicles
$44/day
Jul 27 - Aug 27
South Lake Tahoe
2281 Lake Tahoe Blvd
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$44/day
Jul 27 - Aug 27
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BMW X3
or similar Standard SUV
Up to 5 passengers
Fits 2 bags
4-5-door vehicles
$48/day
Jul 27 - Aug 27
South Lake Tahoe
2281 Lake Tahoe Blvd
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$48/day
Jul 27 - Aug 27
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Ford Escape
or similar Intermediate SUV
Up to 5 passengers
Fits 2 bags
4-5-door vehicles
$51/day
Jul 18 - Jul 21
South Lake Tahoe
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$51/day
Jul 18 - Jul 21
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BMW X3
or similar Standard SUV
Up to 5 passengers
Fits 2 bags
4-5-door vehicles
$54/day
Jul 25 - Aug 1
South Lake Tahoe
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$54/day
Jul 25 - Aug 1
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BMW X3
or similar Full-size SUV
Up to 5 passengers
4-5-door vehicles
$59/day
Jul 27 - Aug 27
South Lake Tahoe
2281 Lake Tahoe Blvd
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$59/day
Jul 27 - Aug 27
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BMW X3
or similar Standard SUV
Up to 5 passengers
Fits 2 bags
4-5-door vehicles
$62/day
Jul 18 - Jul 21
South Lake Tahoe
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$62/day
Jul 18 - Jul 21
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Passenger vans are great for families and large groups. Vans can usually hold 6 or more people comfortably. The average price for renting a passenger van in South Lake Tahoe is $94/day. Below are the best prices found on momondo in the past week.

Class Minivan
or similar Minivan
Up to 5 passengers
Fits 2 bags
4-5-door vehicles
$39/day
Jul 27 - Aug 27
South Lake Tahoe
2281 Lake Tahoe Blvd
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$39/day
Jul 27 - Aug 27
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Class Minivan
or similar Minivan
Up to 5 passengers
Fits 2 bags
4-5-door vehicles
$64/day
Jul 25 - Aug 1
South Lake Tahoe
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$64/day
Jul 25 - Aug 1
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Class Minivan
or similar Minivan
Up to 5 passengers
Fits 2 bags
4-5-door vehicles
$64/day
Jul 24 - Jul 25
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$64/day
Jul 24 - Jul 25
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Class Minivan
or similar Minivan
Up to 5 passengers
Fits 2 bags
4-5-door vehicles
$66/day
Jul 20 - Jul 22
South Lake Tahoe
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$66/day
Jul 20 - Jul 22
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Class Minivan
or similar Minivan
Up to 5 passengers
Fits 2 bags
4-5-door vehicles
$84/day
Jul 18 - Jul 21
South Lake Tahoe
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$84/day
Jul 18 - Jul 21
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Toyota Corolla
or similar Passenger Van
Up to 5 passengers
Fits 2 bags
4-5-door vehicles
$96/day
Jul 24 - Jul 25
South Lake Tahoe
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$96/day
Jul 24 - Jul 25
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Trucks are great options to rent if you plan on transporting equipment or larger loads while visiting South Lake Tahoe. Below are the best prices found on momondo in the past week.

Class Standard truck
or similar Pickup Truck
Up to 5 passengers
Fits 2 bags
2/4-door vehicles
$48/day
Jul 27 - Aug 27
South Lake Tahoe
2281 Lake Tahoe Blvd
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$48/day
Jul 27 - Aug 27
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Class Standard truck
or similar Pickup Truck
Up to 5 passengers
Fits 2 bags
2/4-door vehicles
$63/day
Jul 25 - Aug 1
South Lake Tahoe
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$63/day
Jul 25 - Aug 1
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Class Standard truck
or similar Pickup Truck
Up to 5 passengers
Fits 2 bags
2/4-door vehicles
$68/day
Jul 21 - Jul 25
South Lake Tahoe
2281 Lake Tahoe Blvd
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$68/day
Jul 21 - Jul 25
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Class Standard truck
or similar Pickup Truck
Up to 5 passengers
Fits 2 bags
2/4-door vehicles
$69/day
Jul 20 - Jul 22
South Lake Tahoe
2281 Lake Tahoe Blvd
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$69/day
Jul 20 - Jul 22
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Class Standard truck
or similar Pickup Truck
Up to 5 passengers
Fits 2 bags
2/4-door vehicles
$69/day
Jul 24 - Jul 25
South Lake Tahoe
2281 Lake Tahoe Blvd
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$69/day
Jul 24 - Jul 25
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Class Standard truck
or similar Pickup Truck
Up to 5 passengers
Fits 2 bags
2/4-door vehicles
$90/day
Jul 29 - Aug 1
South Lake Tahoe
2281 Lake Tahoe Blvd
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$90/day
Jul 29 - Aug 1
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Luxury vehicles are typically cars that cost more because of the extra features they include. Below are the best prices found on momondo in the past week.

Audi A4
or similar Luxury
Up to 5 passengers
Fits 2 bags
4-5-door vehicles
$68/day
Jul 20 - Jul 22
South Lake Tahoe
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$68/day
Jul 20 - Jul 22
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Audi A4
or similar Luxury
Up to 5 passengers
Fits 2 bags
4-5-door vehicles
$72/day
Jul 24 - Jul 25
South Lake Tahoe
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$72/day
Jul 24 - Jul 25
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Audi A4
or similar Luxury
Up to 5 passengers
Fits 2 bags
4-5-door vehicles
$98/day
Jul 18 - Jul 21
South Lake Tahoe
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$98/day
Jul 18 - Jul 21
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South Lake Tahoe Car Rental Directory

All major car rental suppliers in South Lake Tahoe

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Enterprise

Agency score: Excellent 8.5

Score based on 12,820 reviews

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Budget

Agency score: Good 7.4

Score based on 4,189 reviews

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Easirent

Agency score: Okay 5.0

Score based on 895 reviews

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Hertz

Agency score: Excellent 10.0

Score based on 2 reviews

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Avis

Agency score: Excellent 8.0

Score based on 5 reviews

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Find popular attractions close to your rental car pick-up

Sacramento Intl Airport
Sacramento, California
Nearby attractions:
Emerald Bay State Park 82 mi
Regan Beach 88 mi
South Lake Tahoe Ice Arena 89 mi
Ski Run Marina 90 mi
Heavenly Mountain Resort 91 mi
Reno Airport
Reno, Nevada
Nearby attractions:
Heavenly Mountain Resort 39 mi
Ski Run Marina 40 mi
Regan Beach 40 mi
South Lake Tahoe Ice Arena 40 mi
Emerald Bay State Park 42 mi
Stockton Airport
Stockton, California
Nearby attractions:
Emerald Bay State Park 95 mi
Regan Beach 99 mi
South Lake Tahoe Ice Arena 100 mi
Ski Run Marina 101 mi
Heavenly Mountain Resort 102 mi

Distance to popular hotels from Sacramento Intl Airport

Park your car and yourself at these popular hotels not far from Sacramento Intl's car rental counter

Lake Tahoe Resort Hotel

4130 Lake Tahoe Boulevard

91 mi from airport

The Beach Retreat & Lodge at Tahoe

3411 Lake Tahoe Boulevard

89 mi from airport

Lake Tahoe Vacation Resort by Diamond Resorts

901 Ski Run Boulevard

90 mi from airport

Grand Residences by Marriott - Lake Tahoe

1001 Heavenly Village Way

90 mi from airport

Marriott's Timber Lodge

4100 Lake Tahoe Boulevard

91 mi from airport

3 Peaks Resort And Beach Club

931 Park Avenue

90 mi from airport

Hotel Azure

3300 Lake Tahoe Boulevard

89 mi from airport

The Landing Resort And Spa

4104 Lakeshore Boulevard

90 mi from airport

Hotel Becket

4003 Lake Tahoe Blvd

90 mi from airport

Basecamp South Lake Tahoe

4143 Cedar Avenue

90 mi from airport

Rodeway Inn South Lake Tahoe

4127 Pine Boulevard

90 mi from airport

Bluelake Inn At Tahoe

944 Friday Avenue

90 mi from airport

Tahoe Seasons Resort By Diamond Resorts

3901 Saddle Road

91 mi from airport

Alpine Inn and Spa

920 Stateline Avenue

90 mi from airport

Postmarc Hotel and Spa Suites

3696 Lake Tahoe Boulevard

90 mi from airport

Holiday Inn Express South Lake Tahoe

3961 Lake Tahoe Boulevard

90 mi from airport

Car Rental in South Lake Tahoe

In July to date, 606 momondo users have searched for cheap car rental in South Lake Tahoe.

What cleaning measures are being taken by South Lake Tahoe car rental companies to control the spread of COVID-19?

Many car rental companies in South Lake Tahoe have new cleaning requirements in place to ensure your vehicle is disinfected for your safety. This enhanced cleaning feature is now being offered at locations such as Enterprise, Budget, and Hertz. Use our new search filter to see all the companies offering enhanced cleaning in South Lake Tahoe. 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 South Lake Tahoe in August?

$97 is the cost of a weekend car rental in South Lake Tahoe for August, with cheap deals starting as low as $33. Stretching your rental over seven days shifts the price range to about $27 to $47.

Which car rental agency in South Lake Tahoe has the cheapest rental car prices?

Renting a car in South Lake Tahoe is cheapest when using Hertz at one of their 3 locations in the city. The best daily rate a momondo has found is $26, but typically it’s best to assume your rental will cost $55/day.

Is there a fee to cancel my South Lake Tahoe car rental?

Every rental car company in South Lake Tahoe has a different cancellation policy. At momondo, we will always disclose in the car rental search results whether or not an agency has a cancellation fee. Some of the top car rental companies in South Lake Tahoe include Enterprise, Budget, and Easirent, so be sure to check if they offer free cancellation.

What is the best type of car to rent in South Lake Tahoe during August?

A Standard car is the ideal car to rent when visiting South Lake Tahoe in August. On average, South Lake Tahoe receives 1,8″ of precipitation and temperatures hover around 53.6 °F during the month of August. 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 South Lake Tahoe will cost you $86/day on average.

Which rental car company in South Lake Tahoe has the most locations?

Hertz has 3 locations. momondo users can expect to pay $55/day on average when renting from these locations.

What is the speed limit in South Lake Tahoe?

Travelers who rent a car in South Lake Tahoe should be aware that the city’s speed limit is 25 mph. Suburban speed limits around South Lake Tahoe 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.


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