Car Hire in San Antonio, Texas

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San Antonio, TX, United States
19 Aug — 26 Aug
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San Antonio, TX, United States
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Best deals found for San Antonio, Texas car hires

Find great deals below on a variety of popular hire cars in San Antonio, Texas
Land Rover Range Rover Velar
or similar Premium SUV
Up to 5 passengers

£62/day

30 Aug - 6 Sep
Land Rover Range Rover Velar
Mercedes-Benz GLA
or similar Standard SUV
Up to 5 passengers

£47/day

20 Sep - 30 Sep
Mercedes-Benz GLA
Kia Sportage
or similar Standard
Up to 5 passengers

£48/day

18 Aug - 25 Aug
Kia Sportage
Jaguar XF
or similar Luxury
Up to 5 passengers
4-door vehicles

£53/day

18 Aug - 25 Aug
Jaguar XF
Nissan Qashqai
or similar Intermediate SUV
Up to 5 passengers

£46/day

20 Sep - 30 Sep
Nissan Qashqai
Ford Focus
or similar Compact
Up to 4 passengers

£40/day

18 Aug - 25 Aug
Ford Focus
Volkswagen Golf
or similar Compact
Up to 4 passengers

£48/day

18 Aug - 25 Aug
Volkswagen Golf
Audi A3
or similar Intermediate
Up to 5 passengers
4-door vehicles

£40/day

18 Aug - 25 Aug
Audi A3
Kia Rio
or similar Economy
Up to 2 passengers
4-door vehicles

£50/day

18 Aug - 25 Aug
Kia Rio

Important information about San Antonio car hire

There are many attractions that are easily accessible from one of the hired cars in San Antonio, Texas, including the Natural Bridge Caverns and the Canopy Challenge and Zip Lines, which is a few minutes drive from the city centre. Alternatively, you could head to the Japanese Tea Garden or the General Store in Gruene Historic District northeast of San Antonio. You will find that Interstate I-410 covers most of the urbanized areas. The US Highway 281 is popular for winding around most of San Antonio’s landmarks. You will be able to find free parking in central San Antonio in the late afternoon to early evening on weekdays, and free all-day parking on weekends. You can also find parking in lots and garages, as well as off-street parking spots which charge by the hour. Be assured of finding over 20 cheap hired cars in San Antonio which will make your experience of renting a car a smooth and easy process.

One of the joys of choosing hired cars in San Antonio is that parking is easily accessible in the city. Rush hour in San Antonio is mainly between early mornings and late evenings during weekdays, therefore drivers are advised to avoid these times if you’re on a schedule. Drivers are also advised to avoid US 281 North, which is usually packed during rush hour. There are also several ambient neighbourhoods located on the outskirts of the city that can be accessed via car from San Antonio car rentals, as well as famous towns, such as Bandera, which is known as the "Cowboy Capital of the World."  Rental cars in San Antonio provide you with the ease and convenience of exploring the city on your own time.

While opting to choose between hired cars in San Antonio, it is important that you know about the driving laws in the city. For one, you will find that it is illegal for drivers to call, write or read messages, take photos, browse, play games or even hold any sort of phone while driving. Drivers and passengers are also not allowed to open the doors of the car without first making sure that the opening will not endanger the lives of nearby pedestrians or vehicles moving along traffic. The law also states that all passengers must be secured by a seatbelt, including children on car seats, which can be added to your San Antonio car rental upon request.

If you wish to visit Mexico from San Antonio, be aware that the Mexican border has several restrictions when it comes to crossing with a rental car. Only some branches allow San Antonio car rentals to cross the border, and you also may be limited to how far you can go in Mexico. Contact the car rental location in San Antonio to determine their availability. You’re required to present valid permits and visas at the Mexican border as well as obtaining Mexican liability insurance for the car before entering. For those who are Mexican citizens, the Mexican law does not permit driving a U.S.-owned vehicle in Mexico.

Renting a car rental in San Antonio without a credit card is possible. Most rental offices allow debit card payments although usually along with a few requirements. A common requirement is that the debit card must be bearing the VISA or MasterCard logo. Some hired cars in San Antonio also allow Discovery cards. Another one of the shared requirements is that the name on the card must be the same as the renters’ and main driver. Alamo could be a good option for getting a cheap car rental in San Antonio with a debit card since they only require presenting a passport along with proof of a return ticket. Nonetheless, we suggest you get in contact with the car rental branch to clarify any restrictions, surcharges, and requirements to pay for your vehicle with a debit card.

To be able to pick up your cheap hired cars in San Antonio, be aware you may need extra documentation if you are not a U.S. or Canadian resident. If your foreign driving license is not in English, you should be in the clear presenting your license along with a passport. If your driving license is not in the Latin alphabet, you may be required to show an International Driving Permit (IDP) that you must obtain in your country of origin. It isn’t possible to get an IDP in the United States with a foreign license. You will also be required to purchase U.S. car insurance since it’s illegal to drive in the United States without it. Depending on the car rental in San Antonio, they may also require seeing a document proving you have a return trip back to your country of residence. We recommend contacting the car rental office beforehand to clarify any other necessary documents for your rental.


San Antonio, Texas car hire deals found on momondo

Find the car hire in San Antonio that's right for you

Small cars

£33 - £88

All Car Types

£37 - £100

The average price of a Small hire in San Antonio, the United States is £65. The cheapest time to hire a Small in San Antonio, the United States is in November. The price is 50% lower than the rest of the year at just £33 per day. A Small car hire is typically 5% less expensive than the average car hire in San Antonio. The average price of a car hire in San Antonio can vary based on a number of factors including supply, popularity of the vehicle, and how far out you book your car hire. Below are the best prices for San Antonio Small rentals found on momondo in the past week.

The average price of a Medium hire in San Antonio, the United States is £64. The cheapest time to hire a Medium in San Antonio, the United States is in January. The price is 55% lower than the rest of the year at just £29 per day. A Medium car hire is typically 8% less expensive than the average car hire in San Antonio. The average price of a car hire in San Antonio can vary based on a number of factors including supply, popularity of the vehicle, and how far out you book your car hire. Below are the best prices for San Antonio Medium rentals found on momondo in the past week.

The average price of a Large hire in San Antonio, the United States is £60. The cheapest time to hire a Large in San Antonio, the United States is in November. The price is 38% lower than the rest of the year at just £38 per day. A Large car hire is typically 12% less expensive than the average car hire in San Antonio. The average price of a car hire in San Antonio can vary based on a number of factors including supply, popularity of the vehicle, and how far out you book your car hire. Below are the best prices for San Antonio Large rentals found on momondo in the past week.

The average price of a SUV hire in San Antonio, the United States is £70. The cheapest time to hire a SUV in San Antonio, the United States is in January. The price is 52% lower than the rest of the year at just £34 per day. A SUV car hire is typically 2% more expensive than the average car hire in San Antonio. The average price of a car hire in San Antonio can vary based on a number of factors including supply, popularity of the vehicle, and how far out you book your car hire. Below are the best prices for San Antonio SUV rentals found on momondo in the past week.

The average price of a Van hire in San Antonio, the United States is £51. The cheapest time to hire a Van in San Antonio, the United States is in August. The price is 20% lower than the rest of the year at just £41 per day. A Van car hire is typically 27% less expensive than the average car hire in San Antonio. The average price of a car hire in San Antonio can vary based on a number of factors including supply, popularity of the vehicle, and how far out you book your car hire. Below are the best prices for San Antonio Van rentals found on momondo in the past week.

Toyota Yaris
or similar Economy
Up to 2 passengers

£39/day

18 Aug - 25 Aug
Toyota Yaris
Ford Focus
or similar Compact
Up to 4 passengers

£40/day

18 Aug - 25 Aug
Ford Focus
Volkswagen Golf
or similar Compact
Up to 4 passengers

£48/day

18 Aug - 25 Aug
Volkswagen Golf

San Antonio car hire directory

All major car hire suppliers in San Antonio, Texas
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Excellent
107 reviews1 location
Overview

Cleanliness

10.0

Comfort

9.6

Overall

9.3

Pick-up/drop-off

9.3

Value

9.3
5.9
Okay
239 reviews10 locations
Overview

Cleanliness

6.2

Comfort

6.2

Overall

5.8

Pick-up/drop-off

5.9

Value

5.4
6.9
Good
89 reviews8 locations
Overview

Cleanliness

7.3

Comfort

7.4

Overall

7.0

Pick-up/drop-off

7.2

Value

6.9
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Good
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Overview

Cleanliness

6.7

Comfort

7.0

Overall

6.6

Pick-up/drop-off

6.7

Value

6.4
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Good
37 reviews1 location
Overview

Cleanliness

7.4

Comfort

7.1

Overall

6.4

Pick-up/drop-off

6.1

Value

6.3
6.2
Good
85 reviews10 locations
Overview

Cleanliness

6.7

Comfort

6.9

Overall

6.3

Pick-up/drop-off

5.7

Value

6.4
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Okay
52 reviews1 location
Overview

Cleanliness

5.1

Comfort

6.0

Overall

5.4

Pick-up/drop-off

6.3

Value

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65 reviews1 location

Quick facts about car hire in San Antonio

Get the overview on great hire deals, popular car hire companies, and best car types for your visit in San Antonio

Most Popular Agency

Thrifty

Popular Car Types

Compact, Intermediate, SUV

Cheapest Hire Car

£49

Most Popular Model

Mercedes-Benz C-Class
The most popular San Antonio car hire agency found on momondo this month is Thrifty. Other top choices for car hire companies are Avis and Europcar
The following car types were offered at car hire companies in San Antonio in the past 72 hours: Compact, Intermediate, SUV.
The lowest price for a car hire in San Antonio is £49/day. For this area, you can expect average prices starting from £82/day.
The most popular car model to hire in San Antonio in the past 7 days is the Mercedes-Benz C-Class. Our users also prefer the Kia Rio as an alternative.

Find popular attractions close to your car hire pick-up

Visit these must-see attractions near popular car hire locations in San Antonio

Nearby attractions:

Fort Sam Houston68.7 mi
Hilton Palacio Del Rio72.4 mi
Henry B. González Convention Center72.4 mi
San Antonio River Walk72.5 mi

Nearby attractions:

Fort Sam Houston5.4 mi
Hilton Palacio Del Rio7.6 mi
San Antonio River Walk7.6 mi
Henry B. González Convention Center7.7 mi

Nearby attractions:

Fort Sam Houston5.8 mi
San Antonio River Walk7.5 mi
Hilton Palacio Del Rio7.5 mi
Henry B. González Convention Center7.6 mi

Hire a car near one of these popular hotels in San Antonio

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Driving with a car hire in San Antonio - FAQs

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

In most cases, there is no fee when you cancel your San Antonio car hire. You can check to see whether or not your preferred car rental company in San Antonio offers free cancellation when booking with momondo.

Hiring a Standard car in San Antonio during the month of September is the preferred choice of most travellers. With temperatures averaging 22 °C and precipitation around 87 mm during September, a Standard size car is more than capable of handling these weather conditions. This is the perfect rental car type for wet roads and above-freezing temperatures. Hiring a Standard in San Antonio will cost you £83/day on average.

Budget has the most locations in San Antonio, TX with 10 locations. At those locations, momondo users can typically find car rental rates of £63/day.

If you are hiring a vehicle in San Antonio, then be aware that the current speed limit within city or town limits is 25 mph, unless otherwise posted. Suburban speed limits around San Antonio will generally have a speed limit of 75 mph. If you are travelling on a motorway in San Antonio, then the speed limit is 75 mph.

During the month of August the average temperature in San Antonio is 29 °C and the expected precipitation is 64 mm. This information is useful for travellers looking for a car hire in San Antonio.

Travellers looking to leave from San Antonio on a road trip around Texas or the surrounding areas during the month of August should expect temperatures around 28 °C and about 66.6 mm of possible rain through the month.


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