South Lake Tahoe Car Rentals

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South Lake Tahoe, CA
Jan 28 — Feb 4
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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

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 $68/day to rent a small car in South Lake Tahoe. 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
Feb 9 - Feb 16
South Lake Tahoe
2281 Lake Tahoe Blvd
Chevrolet Sonic Sedan
$34/day
Feb 9 - Feb 16
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Chevrolet Sonic Sedan
or similar Compact
Up to 4 passengers
Fits 1 bag
2/4-door vehicles
$35/day
Feb 9 - Feb 16
South Lake Tahoe
2281 Lake Tahoe Blvd
Chevrolet Sonic Sedan
$35/day
Feb 9 - Feb 16
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Find popular attractions close to your rental car pick-up

Sacramento Intl Airport

Sacramento, California

Nearby attractions:

Emerald Bay State Park81.8 mi
Regan Beach88.1 mi
South Lake Tahoe Ice Arena88.6 mi
Ski Run Marina89.5 mi
Heavenly Mountain Resort90.5 mi
Reno Airport

Reno, Nevada

Nearby attractions:

Heavenly Mountain Resort39.0 mi
Ski Run Marina39.7 mi
Regan Beach40.4 mi
South Lake Tahoe Ice Arena40.5 mi
Emerald Bay State Park42.1 mi
Stockton Airport

Stockton, California

Nearby attractions:

Emerald Bay State Park95.4 mi
Regan Beach99.3 mi
South Lake Tahoe Ice Arena99.5 mi
Ski Run Marina100.5 mi
Heavenly Mountain Resort101.5 mi

Distance to popular hotels from South Lake Tahoe

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

Car Rental in South Lake Tahoe

In January 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 February?

$97 is the cost of a weekend car rental in South Lake Tahoe for February, 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 $56/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 February?

Renting an SUV for your trip to South Lake Tahoe during February will ensure you’re well-prepared for the weather. An SUV is the perfect rental car type for South Lake Tahoe, which generally sees around 8.3″ of precipitation and has an average temperature of 32 °F in February. An SUV is ideal for the snowy and icy conditions because of its all-wheel-drive capabilities. Renting a SUV in South Lake Tahoe will cost you $110/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 $56/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.

What is the weather like in South Lake Tahoe, CA in January?

During the month of January the average temperature in South Lake Tahoe is 30.2 °F and the expected precipitation is 6.5″. This information is useful for travelers looking for a car rental in South Lake Tahoe.

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

January in South Lake Tahoe is typically below freezing and has a higher chance of ice and snow. It’s likely best to rent an SUV with four wheel drive for your trip to South Lake Tahoe.

Is the weather in South Lake Tahoe similar to the rest of California?

Those looking to rent a car in South Lake Tahoe for a road trip to the surrounding areas, please know the weather in California during the month of January usually is around 51.8 °F with 3.1″ of possible rain.


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