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California Car Rental Deals from $19.55 /day

Economy

(Chevrolet Spark or Similar)

economy
  • 2
  • 2/4
  • Auto
  • A/C
$ 19.55 /day

($ 136.86 total)

Compact

(Nissan Versa Note or Similar)

compact
  • 4
  • 2/4
  • Auto
  • A/C
$ 19.75 /day

($ 59.25 total)

Special

(Kia Soul or Similar)

special
  • 5
  • 5
  • Auto
  • A/C
$ 19.80 /day

($ 138.62 total)


Intermediate

(Honda Civic or Similar)

intermediate
  • 5
  • 2/4
  • Auto
  • A/C
$ 21.80 /day

($ 87.18 total)

Fullsize

(Kia Optima or Similar)

fullsize
  • 5
  • 2/4
  • Auto
  • A/C
$ 22.34 /day

($ 156.36 total)

Standard

(Hyundai Elantra or Similar)

standard
  • 5
  • 2/4
  • Auto
  • A/C
$ 23.66 /day

($ 141.98 total)


Prices displayed are as of September, 2016.

California Car Rental Reviews

Car rental rating: 4.48 out of 5 with 1143 ratings

Avis

"outstanding experience" ROBERT

(Reviewed on October 12, 2015 )

Sixt

"Thanks for making our trip smooth and affordable." AMANDEEP

(Reviewed on October 12, 2015 )


Thrifty

"Amazing service!!!" RASHAD

(Reviewed on October 11, 2015 )

Alamo

"Had a great experience with Alamo. First time renting with CarRentals.com. Did not hear back regarding my issue with a duplicate reservation though." NATALIE

(Reviewed on October 11, 2015 )


Fox

"Thanks!" DUNG

(Reviewed on October 10, 2015 )

Fox

"The car was "good" but we only rented and Economy. What did we expect? The staff was great and the rental process easy. Thanks." BILL

(Reviewed on October 10, 2015 )


Alamo

"Very good experience overall. Already have booked another car with you." CHRISTY

(Reviewed on October 10, 2015 )

Hertz

"great experience!" HUGO FAVIO

(Reviewed on October 09, 2015 )


Alamo

"Great experience, start to finish! Received fast and friendly customer service in Santa Barbara and Redwood City. Would absolutely use Alamo again...prince point was good too, especially for a one way rental." SANDY

(Reviewed on October 09, 2015 )

Sixt

"We had a great experience with the car however, the driver of the shuttle back to the airport was very difficult to EVERYONE on the bus - threw around our luggage, and actually ended up breaking mine. Overall, I was thrilled with the car/service but the shuttle driver could use some work in customer service, was not patient at all." HEATHER

(Reviewed on October 09, 2015 )


Thrifty

"All-around this was a good experience!!" REGNALD

(Reviewed on October 07, 2015 )

Alamo

"The best car renting experience so far. Got this awesome little beetle for renting. When we delivered the car back at closing time, we forgot groceries worth over 100$ in the trunk. When we returned to get the groceries back the next morning, the woman had saved all our stuff and even put some in the refrigerator. As she said: "I didn't want your food to spoil". Thank you for a great experience!" INGVILD MYRVANG

(Reviewed on October 06, 2015 )


Advantage

"It was a pleasant experience." ANDREW

(Reviewed on October 06, 2015 )

Enterprise

"Great experience, except for Enterprise phone operator, sounded like he was new and had no idea what he was doing." JOSEPH

(Reviewed on October 05, 2015 )


Cheap California Car Rentals

The California coastline is over 800 miles long, making California the third largest U.S. state. With coastal ranges kissed by the Pacific Ocean, the Sierra Nevada Mountain range, and the desert climate of Death Valley; this state is one of the most climatically diverse due to its great size. Reserve a California car rental and take in all the Golden State has to offer.
Surf and grab fish tacos in San Diego before heading up the coast. Drive to L.A. and snap a picture with the Hollywood sign, visit Sacramento, the state capital, and pack a jacket for a drive across the Golden Gate Bridge in San Francisco. A California rent a car lets you travel from sleepy beach towns to bustling cities on your own time.
Don’t spend money like you live in Beverly Hills. Rental cars in California are affordable here on CarRentals.com. Make your trip to the West Coast fun and budget-friendly when you book your rental car for your trip through California today.
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Search 24 California Car Rental Companies

A Plus car rental locations in California

3 locations  |

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Dollar car rental locations in California

49 locations  |

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Thrifty car rental locations in California

54 locations  |

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Enterprise car rental locations in California

532 locations  |

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Budget car rental locations in California

195 locations  |

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Avis car rental locations in California

216 locations  |

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National car rental locations in California

33 locations  |

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Alamo car rental locations in California

29 locations  |

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E-Z car rental locations in California

2 locations  |

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U-Save car rental locations in California

12 locations  |

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Hertz car rental locations in California

618 locations  |

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