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Cheap rental cars in Santa Monica
From $33/day
Economy
4 seats 2 bags
From $33/day
Compact
5 seats 2 bags
From $36/day
Intermediate
5 seats 3 bags
From $40/day
Standard
5 seats 3 bags
From $40/day
Full-size
5 seats 3 bags
From $40/day
SUV
5 seats 3 bags
Advertised prices are the best daily rates found by our customers during the last two weeks. Prices subject to change and may not include additional fees.

Rental car locations in Santa Monica

Hertz
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1426 Santa Monica Blvd
Hertz
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1700 Ocean Ave
Avis
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1027 Broadway
Budget
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1027 Broadway

Santa Monica rental car information

Average Rental Car CostCheapest Rental Car PriceMost Popular Rental TypeLowest Price Rental Company
$123Ford Focus ($33 per day)SUVBudget ($33 per day)
FAQs about renting a car in Santa Monica
What is the average cost to rent a car in Santa Monica?
The average cost to rent a car in Santa Monica is $123 per day.
What is the cheapest price for a rental car in Santa Monica?
The cheapest rental car in Santa Monica is Ford Focus ($33 per day).
What is the most popular rental car type in Santa Monica?
SUV is the most booked rental car type in Santa Monica
Which car rental companies have the lowest priced rental cars in Santa Monica?
Budget has the cheapest rental car rate in the next 14 days. Ford Focus $33 per day
Which rental car companies offer services in Santa Monica?
Car rental companies that service Santa Monica are Sixt, Hertz, and Enterprise

Find the best rental car deals in Santa Monica

Renting a car in Santa Monica is a must if you want to fully explore in and around the city. There’s a lot of things to do and places to see in Santa Monica. Renting a car gives you the flexibility to drive to a nearby city or attraction outside of Santa Monica.

With Tripadvisor, you can rent all types of vehicles in Santa Monica. We offer economical standard cars, sporty convertibles, family-friendly minivans, and comfortable SUVs. By leveraging the world’s largest rental car booking service and searching all major rental brands, we help you find the lowest rental car prices available. We offer comprehensive coverage of over 60,000 locations worldwide.

What you need to know when renting a car in Santa Monica

  • You can pick up your vehicle at any rental car location in Santa Monica or at the airport.
  • Make sure you compare deals across all major rental car brands - there are dozens to choose from in Santa Monica.
  • Major rental car providers include Hertz, National, Enterprise, Alamo and Avis, but Santa Monica also offers other rental car brands.
  • Reserve early to get the best-priced rental car for your trip to Santa Monica.

Tips for renting a car in Santa Monica

  • Join a loyalty rewards program with a car rental company so you can earn points to use towards perks. Joining is typically free-of-charge.
  • Look for Santa Monica car rental locations outside the airport as prices usually include a kiosk fee at the airport.
  • Consider taking a taxi or rideshare from the airport to an offsite location. Taxes and fees are based on where you pick up your rental car, not where you drop off.
  • Join a loyalty rewards program with a car rental company so you can earn points to use towards perks. Joining is typically free-of-charge.
  • When flying to Santa Monica, check with the airline for reward programs that include discounts at car rental companies.
Airports serving Santa Monica
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Hertz
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1700 Ocean Ave
Avis
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1027 Broadway
Budget
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1027 Broadway
Hertz
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1426 Santa Monica Blvd
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