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Cheap Car Rentals in Santa Maria, CA

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What is the cheapest time to rent a car in Santa Maria?

Discover the most affordable period to rent a car in Santa Maria, CA and save money on your trip. The monthly average price data is based on historical data over the last year and was last updated on 13 June 2024.

January

S$ 72

February

S$ 76

March

S$ 80

April

S$ 85

May

S$ 78

June

S$ 78

July

S$ 87

August

S$ 93

September

S$ 90

October

S$ 93

November

S$ 74

December

S$ 78

Currently, the cheapest month to rent a car in Santa Maria is January. The most expensive time to rent a car is August. The cheapest prices for each month are shown above, but prices will vary based on availability, how far out you book your rental car, and of course, car type.

Compare available car types for rental in Santa Maria, CA

Compare and contrast the various car types offered for rental in Santa Maria, CA to find the perfect fit for your trip. Price data is based on averages over the last 12 months and was last updated on 13 June 2024.

Top rental agencies in Santa Maria, CA

Explore the leading car rental agencies in Santa Maria, CA known for their outstanding service and extensive range of vehicles to choose from. There are currently 6 car rental companies in Santa Maria, CA. Reviews were last updated on 13 June 2024.
Book your reservation with one of the top rental car agencies located in Santa Maria, including Avis, Budget and Hertz. Reviews, pricing info, pickup locations, and other important details are available to aid your decision.

Avis

7.4
Good
24 reviews1 location
Overview

Cleanliness

7.3

Comfort

7.5

Overall

7.4

Pick-up/drop-off

7.4

Value

7.3

Budget

6.8
Okay
23 reviews2 locations
Overview

Cleanliness

7.0

Comfort

7.4

Overall

6.8

Pick-up/drop-off

6.4

Value

6.5

Hertz

5.9
Fair
15 reviews2 locations
Overview

Cleanliness

6.3

Comfort

6.3

Overall

6.0

Pick-up/drop-off

6.0

Value

6.0

Enterprise Rent-A-Car

5.8
Fair
11 reviews3 locations
Overview

Cleanliness

6.3

Comfort

6.0

Overall

5.6

Pick-up/drop-off

6.0

Value

5.6

AutoEurope

1 location

Easirent

1 location

Car rental FAQs

Find answers to frequently asked questions about car rentals in Santa Maria, CA, including policies, requirements, and more. FAQs were last updated on 13 June 2024.
  • Which car hire company is considered to be the best in Santa Maria?

    Taking our users’ ratings and reviews into consideration, Avis (7.4 rating), Budget (6.8 rating) and Hertz (5.9 rating) seem to be the best car hire companies in Santa Maria.

  • What are petrol prices like in Santa Maria?

    The average price of petrol in Santa Maria is S$ 1.37/litre over the past month, costing you anywhere between S$ 61 and S$ 89 to fill up a car’s fuel tank.

  • How far in advance should I hire a car in Santa Maria for the best price?

    Booking early can save you upwards of 85% on your car hire. Booking your vehicle at least 77 days in advance can you get you a great below-average price in Santa Maria.

  • Can I rent a car for a month in Santa Maria?

    Typically, how long you can rent a car for depends on the inventory of the supplier. For Santa Maria however, it is certainly possible to rent a car for an entire month.

  • What car do most people hire in Santa Maria?

    The most popular car chosen by those travelling to Santa Maria is Standard (Ford Transit) based on our Cheapflights data.

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