Santa Monica, California Car Hire

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Santa Monica, CA, United States
11 Mar — 18 Mar
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When is it cheapest to hire a car in Santa Monica?


£20 - £57

The cheapest time to hire a car in Santa Monica, California is in January. The price is 32% lower than the rest of the year at just £20 per day. The most expensive month is August. The price of a car hire in Santa Monica can vary based on a number of factors including supply, popularity of the vehicle, and how far out you book your rental car.

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Car Hire in Santa Monica

This March we have run 137 searches for car hire in Santa Monica for momondo users.

What cleaning measures are being taken by Santa Monica car hire companies to control the spread of COVID-19?

Enterprise, Avis, and Sixt are some of the companies offering enhanced cleaning options to reduce the spread of COVID-19 in Santa Monica. Vehicles are always cleaned regularly, however, some agencies are now going above and beyond to ensure cars are sanitised. You can check to see all agencies in Santa Monica offering this service by searching and filtering for that option on momondo. 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 hire a car in Santa Monica, California in April?

Our data shows that for weekend car hire deals during April in Santa Monica, you can expect to pay around £33. A particularly good deal might be around £21, which is the lowest quote for Santa Monica we've seen so far. For a one-week car hire in Santa Monica, prices in April average £25, with the best deals starting at £19.

Which car hire agency in Santa Monica has the cheapest rental car prices?

You can expect to find the best deals from Budget when you visit Santa Monica. With average rates of £39/day available at their 2 locations, Budget is a great company to hire from.

Is there a fee to cancel my Santa Monica, CA car hire?

The majority of car hire agencies in Santa Monica offer free cancellation. momondo will always tell you whether or not rental car centres such as Enterprise, Avis, and Sixt have a cancellation fee for travellers who have last-minute itinerary changes.

What is the best type of car to hire in Santa Monica during April?

When temperatures average 17 °C and precipitation is 5 mm, your best car hire option for the month of April is a convertible. Renting a convertible in Santa Monica 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 hire plans. Hiring a Convertible in Santa Monica will cost you £76/day on average.

Which car hire company in Santa Monica has the most locations?

3 locations can be found in Santa Monica, CA. At those Hertz locations, momondo users can typically find car hire rates of £37/day.

What is the speed limit in Santa Monica, CA?

Santa Monica’s speed limit is 25 mph when you are driving in the city. This speed limit might also apply to surrounding towns and neighbourhoods. The suburban speed limit in Santa Monica is 75 mph and the speed limit for motorways is 75 mph. However, be sure to look for posted signage as these speeds may vary.

What is the weather like in Santa Monica, CA in March?

Those looking for a hire car in Santa Monica during the month of March should expect temperatures to be around 15 °C and should expect around 66 mm of precipitation. This information can be helpful when choosing which car you’d like to rent.

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

The climate in Santa Monica during the month of March would typically not influence the type of hire car you’d want for your trip. Based on our data, momondo users do often look for specific vehicles when they are looking for a car hire in Santa Monica. Price-conscious travellers looking for a Santa Monica car hire option tend to like small cars. These are typically the least expensive. Examples of small cars available for hire are the Hyundai Accent, the Ford Fiesta, and the Ford Focus.

Is the weather in Santa Monica similar to the rest of California?

Travellers looking to leave from Santa Monica on a road trip around California or the surrounding areas during the month of March should expect temperatures around 14 °C and about 59.9 mm of possible rain through the month.

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