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Most popular cities to hire a car in California

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Recent California car hire deals

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Chevrolet Sonic Sedan
or similar Economy
Up to 2 passengers
Fits 1 bag
4-5-door vehicles
£13/day
9 Dec - 12 Dec
Los Angeles
GREEN MOTION at 5301 W. 104th St
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£13/day
9 Dec - 12 Dec
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Chevrolet Sonic Sedan
or similar Compact
Up to 4 passengers
Fits 1 bag
4-5-door vehicles
£14/day
9 Dec - 12 Dec
Los Angeles
GREEN MOTION at 5301 W. 104th St
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£14/day
9 Dec - 12 Dec
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Audi A3
or similar Full-size
Up to 5 passengers
4-5-door vehicles
£15/day
9 Dec - 12 Dec
Los Angeles
GREEN MOTION at 5301 W. 104th St
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£15/day
9 Dec - 12 Dec
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Audi A3
or similar Intermediate
Up to 5 passengers
Fits 2 bags
4-5-door vehicles
£17/day
12 Dec - 22 Dec
San Diego
MEXRENTACAR at 3355 Admiral Boland Way
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£17/day
12 Dec - 22 Dec
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Chevrolet Equinox
or similar Intermediate SUV
Up to 5 passengers
Fits 2 bags
4-5-door vehicles
£18/day
9 Dec - 12 Dec
Los Angeles
GREEN MOTION at 5301 W. 104th St
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£18/day
9 Dec - 12 Dec
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Jeep Wrangler
or similar SUV
Up to 2 passengers
Fits 1 bag
4-5-door vehicles
£18/day
16 Dec - 30 Dec
Los Angeles
Fox at 5500 W Century Boulevard
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£18/day
16 Dec - 30 Dec
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Chevrolet Equinox
or similar Compact SUV
Up to 4 passengers
Fits 1 bag
4-5-door vehicles
£18/day
9 Dec - 12 Dec
Los Angeles
GREEN MOTION at 5301 W. 104th St
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£18/day
9 Dec - 12 Dec
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BMW X3
or similar Standard SUV
Up to 5 passengers
Fits 2 bags
4-5-door vehicles
£19/day
14 Dec - 9 Jan
San Francisco
Fox at 780 N Mcdonnell Road
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£19/day
14 Dec - 9 Jan
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Class Special Car
or similar Supplier choice
Up to 5 passengers
Fits 2 bags
2/4-door vehicles
£20/day
12 Dec - 22 Dec
San Diego
MEXRENTACAR at 1002 West Juniper Street
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£20/day
12 Dec - 22 Dec
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Chrysler Pacifica
or similar People carrier
Up to 5 passengers
Fits 2 bags
4-5-door vehicles
£22/day
12 Dec - 27 Dec
Los Angeles
Fox at 5500 W Century Boulevard
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£22/day
12 Dec - 27 Dec
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Audi A4
or similar Standard
Up to 5 passengers
Fits 2 bags
4-5-door vehicles
£22/day
12 Dec - 22 Dec
San Diego
Sixt at 3355 Admiral Boland Way
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£22/day
12 Dec - 22 Dec
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Audi A1
or similar Coupe
Up to 4 passengers
Fits 1 bag
2-3-door vehicles
£22/day
15 Dec - 10 Jan
Los Angeles
Hertz at 5855 W Century Blvd
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£22/day
15 Dec - 10 Jan
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Popular attractions in California

Hit the open road in your car hire and head to any of these top tourist destinations in or around California’s major cities
Los Angeles
California
STAPLES Center
Venice Beach
Los Angeles Convention Center
Hollywood Bowl
Dodger Stadium
San Francisco
California
Union Square
Fisherman's Wharf
Moscone Center
Alcatraz
AT&T Park
San Diego
California
Gaslamp Quarter
SeaWorld San Diego
San Diego Convention Center
San Diego Zoo
SDCCU Stadium
San Jose
California
San Jose McEnery Convention Center
SAP Center
Winchester Mystery House
Civic Auditorium
SAP Center at San Jose
Sacramento
California
Arco Arena
Sacramento Zoo
Sacramento Convention Center
Memorial Auditorium
Crocker Art Museum
Oakland
California
Oakland Coliseum
Oracle Arena
Jack London Square
Oakland Convention Center
Paramount Theatre
Santa Ana
California
Bowers Museum
Jerome Park
Old Orange County Courthouse
Segerstrom Center for the Arts
Palm Springs
California
Palm Springs Convention Center
Palm Springs Air Museum
Elvis Honeymoon Hideaway
Plaza Theatre
Palm Springs Art Museum
Ontario
California
Scandia Ontario
Ontario Museum of History and Art
Fresno
California
Fresno Convention & Entertainment Center
Selland Arena
Downing Planetarium
Fresno Fairgrounds
Chaffee Zoological Gardens
Long Beach
California
Long Beach Convention & Entertainment Center
RMS Queen Mary
Aquarium of the Pacific
Long Beach Cruise Terminal Dome
Walter Pyramid

California car hire tips

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

How much does it cost to hire a car in California?

Based on our data, the cost to hire a car in California is £36 per day on average. However, you might be able to find rental car deals as low as around £14 per day, which is a 88% difference from the highest price per day at £122.

What is the cheapest car hire company in California?

The cheapest car hire companies in California are Ace with prices from £14 per day, Advance Car And Truck Rental from as low as £16 per day, and Europcar with deals as low as £19 per day. Keep in mind that these prices were found in the past 72 hours and are subject to change based on when you book your rental, what city you plan to visit, and what type of car you hire.

What is the best car hire company in California?

With an average review score of 8.7/10 from 8,435 reviewers, Alamo is rated the best car hire company in California by our users. Alamo has 7 locations in California including the popular city of San Jose.

What is the most popular type of car to hire in California?

The most popular type of cars to hire in California are Intermediate cars. This type of car costs £31 per day on average. 22% of users prefer to hire Intermediate cars in California due to price, availability, and their planned activities.

What are the cheapest cities to hire a car in California?

San Diego has the cheapest car hire prices in California. Our users found that Advance Car And Truck Rental offers the cheapest rental car deals in the city, from £18/day. San Francisco is the next cheapest city for car hire. Here you can find cheaper daily rental prices from Advance Car And Truck Rental, which start around £18/day.

When is the best time to hire a car in California?

The best time to hire a car in California is in the month of September, when prices are £19/day on average. July is often the most expensive month to rent a car, when average prices are £43/day. However, no matter what month you plan to visit California, it’s recommended that you book your car hire around 11 days out for the best possible price.

How long do people hire a car for when staying in California?

Consider hiring a car in California for 7 days, which is the most popular length of time people tend to spend in the region. The average daily hire cost for 7 days is £34. Weekend and 1-week-long hires will average a total of £238 and £82, respectively. For your more long-term car hire needs, a 1-month-long 7 car hire will cost £1,389 in total on average.


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