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Carlsbad, CA car rentals in 2024

Get helpful information to start your search for the perfect car rental in Carlsbad, CA. The average price data is based on the last 12 months and was last updated on February 17, 2024.

Most popular company

ENTERPRISE

Price of gas per gallon

$3.44

Average price per day

$58

Cheapest price per day

$23

What is the cheapest time to rent a car in Carlsbad?

Discover the most affordable period to rent a car in Carlsbad, 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 February 17, 2024.

January

$53

February

$61

March

$70

April

$58

May

$52

June

$68

July

$68

August

$69

September

$68

October

$69

November

$62

December

$60

Currently, the cheapest month to rent a car in Carlsbad is May. The most expensive time to rent a car is March. 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 Carlsbad, CA

Compare and contrast the various car types offered for rental in Carlsbad, 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 February 17, 2024.

Small cars

$49 - $82

All Car Types

$75 - $108

To rent a small car in Carlsbad, the United States, you would pay an average price of $65/day. May is the cheapest month to rent a small car in Carlsbad, the United States (~$49/day), while the most expensive month to rent that same car type is March (~$82/day). In fact, May is about 25% cheaper than prices during the rest of the year to book a small car rental for Carlsbad. When comparing with other car types available for rental in Carlsbad, renting a small car saves you 28% in costs. Please note that average prices are based on historical data and can vary depending on how early you book, availability for your travel dates, and vehicle popularity. Here are the best Carlsbad small car rental prices found by Cheapflights users in the past 7 days:

To rent a medium car in Carlsbad, the United States, you would pay an average price of $70/day. January is the cheapest month to rent a medium car in Carlsbad, the United States (~$54/day), while the most expensive month to rent that same car type is July (~$99/day). In fact, January is about 23% cheaper than prices during the rest of the year to book a medium car rental for Carlsbad. When comparing with other car types available for rental in Carlsbad, renting a medium car saves you 23% in costs. Please note that average prices are based on historical data and can vary depending on how early you book, availability for your travel dates, and vehicle popularity. Here are the best Carlsbad medium car rental prices found by Cheapflights users in the past 7 days:

To rent a large car in Carlsbad, the United States, you would pay an average price of $94/day. October is the cheapest month to rent a large car in Carlsbad, the United States (~$73/day), while the most expensive month to rent that same car type is March (~$126/day). In fact, October is about 23% cheaper than prices during the rest of the year to book a large car rental for Carlsbad. When comparing with other car types available for rental in Carlsbad, renting a large car is 5% more expensive. Please note that average prices are based on historical data and can vary depending on how early you book, availability for your travel dates, and vehicle popularity. Here are the best Carlsbad large car rental prices found by Cheapflights users in the past 7 days:

To rent a SUV in Carlsbad, the United States, you would pay an average price of $86/day. January is the cheapest month to rent a SUV in Carlsbad, the United States (~$67/day), while the most expensive month to rent that same car type is November (~$108/day). In fact, January is about 23% cheaper than prices during the rest of the year to book a SUV rental for Carlsbad. When comparing with other car types available for rental in Carlsbad, renting a SUV saves you 5% in costs. Please note that average prices are based on historical data and can vary depending on how early you book, availability for your travel dates, and vehicle popularity. Here are the best Carlsbad SUV rental prices found by Cheapflights users in the past 7 days:

To rent a van in Carlsbad, the United States, you would pay an average price of $128/day. October is the cheapest month to rent a van in Carlsbad, the United States (~$90/day), while the most expensive month to rent that same car type is June (~$168/day). In fact, October is about 30% cheaper than prices during the rest of the year to book a van rental for Carlsbad. When comparing with other car types available for rental in Carlsbad, renting a van is 30% more expensive. Please note that average prices are based on historical data and can vary depending on how early you book, availability for your travel dates, and vehicle popularity. Here are the best Carlsbad van rental prices found by Cheapflights users in the past 7 days:

To rent a luxury car in Carlsbad, the United States, you would pay an average price of $84/day. February is the cheapest month to rent a luxury car in Carlsbad, the United States (~$56/day), while the most expensive month to rent that same car type is October (~$129/day). In fact, February is about 34% cheaper than prices during the rest of the year to book a luxury car rental for Carlsbad. When comparing with other car types available for rental in Carlsbad, renting a luxury car saves you 7% in costs. Please note that average prices are based on historical data and can vary depending on how early you book, availability for your travel dates, and vehicle popularity.

To rent a convertible in Carlsbad, the United States, you would pay an average price of $118/day. June is the cheapest month to rent a convertible in Carlsbad, the United States (~$80/day), while the most expensive month to rent that same car type is December (~$146/day). In fact, June is about 33% cheaper than prices during the rest of the year to book a convertible rental for Carlsbad. When comparing with other car types available for rental in Carlsbad, renting a convertible is 25% more expensive. Please note that average prices are based on historical data and can vary depending on how early you book, availability for your travel dates, and vehicle popularity.

Toyota Yaris$23/day
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Toyota Yaris
Mitsubishi Mirage$34/day
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Mitsubishi Mirage
Hyundai Venue$34/day
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Hyundai Venue

Top rental agencies in Carlsbad, CA

Explore the leading car rental agencies in Carlsbad, CA known for their outstanding service and extensive range of vehicles to choose from. There are currently 7 car rental companies in Carlsbad, CA. Reviews were last updated on February 17, 2024.
Rent a car with one of the top providers serving the Carlsbad area such as Hertz, Budget and Avis. Before making your selection, be sure to carefully review the feedback, double-check the pickup location, and verify other important details.

Hertz

9.2
Wonderful
34 reviews3 locations
Overview

Cleanliness

10.0

Comfort

10.0

Overall

8.0

Pick-up/drop-off

8.0

Value

10.0

Budget

6.9
Okay
30 reviews2 locations
Overview

Cleanliness

7.2

Comfort

7.4

Overall

6.8

Pick-up/drop-off

7.1

Value

7.1

Avis

6.0
Okay
36 reviews2 locations
Overview

Cleanliness

6.9

Comfort

6.5

Overall

5.9

Pick-up/drop-off

6.2

Value

5.9

Enterprise Rent-A-Car

8.8
Very good
15 reviews3 locations
Overview

Cleanliness

9.0

Comfort

8.9

Overall

8.9

Pick-up/drop-off

8.5

Value

8.7

Thrifty

1 location

EZ Van

3 locations

Zeeba Rent-A-Van

2 locations

Best Carlsbad, CA car rental deals found

Browse through a selection of recently found affordable car rental deals in Carlsbad, CA. Plan your trip with ease and find the perfect rental option for your needs. There are currently 7 rental car agencies in Carlsbad, CA with an average daily rate of $34. Data was last updated on February 17, 2024.
Peruse the best Carlsbad car rental deals we've found. Double check the details of your car rental reservation before booking to ensure no unwanted surprises.
Toyota Yaris$23/day
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Toyota Yaris
Nissan Leaf$26/day
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Nissan Leaf
Jeep Compass$26/day
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Jeep Compass

Car rental FAQs

Find answers to frequently asked questions about car rentals in Carlsbad, CA, including policies, requirements, and more. FAQs were last updated on February 17, 2024.

What is the cheapest rental car found in Carlsbad?

In the past two weeks, Cheapflights users have found many deals under $58/day when booking a rental car in Carlsbad. The best deal a user found was for $31/day from Zeeba Rent-A-Van, booked on Jul. 28.

What car rental company is typically the cheapest in Carlsbad?

According to our data, users have found the cheapest deals when booking a rental car in Carlsbad from the following companies over the past two weeks: Turo ($23/day), Enterprise Rent-A-Car ($34/day), and Avis ($38/day).

Which car rental company is considered to be the best in Carlsbad?

Taking our users’ ratings and reviews into consideration, Hertz (9.2 rating), Enterprise Rent-A-Car (8.7 rating) and Budget (6.9 rating) seem to be the best rental car companies in Carlsbad.

What are gas prices like in Carlsbad?

The average gas price in Carlsbad is $3.44/gallon over the past month, costing you anywhere between $41 and $59 to fill up a car’s gas tank.

How much does it cost to rent a car in Carlsbad for a week from Enterprise Rent-A-Car?

Enterprise Rent-A-Car offers rental cars in Carlsbad for about $423 per week on average.

How far in advance should I rent a car in Carlsbad for the best price?

Our data suggests that booking early can save you up to 84% on a rental car in Carlsbad. Take advantage of a below-average prices by booking at least 80 days prior to your desired date.

Can I rent a car for a month in Carlsbad?

Yes, you can rent a car for a month in Carlsbad. Check Cheapflights for the latest prices and car type availability.

How much does it cost to rent a car in Carlsbad for a month?

Zeeba Rent-A-Van currently has the lowest price available for a month-long booking. Users have saved up to 95% compared to the average price of a 30-day rental in Carlsbad. Typically, a monthly car rental in Carlsbad can be found for $1,813. You can find car rental deals to be on average $60 a day.

How much is a car rental in Carlsbad for a weekend?

$83 is, on average, how much a car rental costs for the weekend in Carlsbad. To save money, consider booking a Economy car rental, which is the cheapest car during the weekend. If you are looking for a car rental in March, we’ve seen prices on Cheapflights for as low as $58 per day.

What car do most people rent in Carlsbad?

The majority of Cheapflights travelers prefer to rent a Intermediate (Toyota RAV4) in Carlsbad, making it the most popular option.

Small car rentals in Carlsbad, CA

Find small car rental deals in Carlsbad, CA from well-known providers in the area and save on gas mileage with the options provided below. small car rentals in Carlsbad, CA cost an average of $25 per day. Price data was last updated on February 17, 2024.
Hyundai i10$25/day
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Hyundai i10
Hyundai i10$25/day
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Hyundai i10
Hyundai i10$25/day
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Hyundai i10

Luxury car rentals in Carlsbad, CA

Find luxury car rental deals in Carlsbad, CA from well-known providers in the area and save on gas mileage with the options provided below. luxury car rentals in Carlsbad, CA cost an average of $41 per day. Price data was last updated on February 17, 2024.
Check out some of the best deals we've found on luxury car rentals in the Carlsbad area. Verify the details of your rental before completing your reservation to ensure no unwanted surprises.
Mercedes-Benz C-Class$34/day
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Mercedes-Benz C-Class
Chrysler 300$35/day
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Chrysler 300
Mercedes-Benz C-Class$36/day
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Mercedes-Benz C-Class

Van rentals in Carlsbad, CA

Find van rental deals in Carlsbad, CA from well-known providers in the area and save on gas mileage with the options provided below. van rentals in Carlsbad, CA cost an average of $44 per day. Price data was last updated on February 17, 2024.
If you're in need of a larger vehicle, check out some of the deals we've found on van rentals in Carlsbad. Deals are updated frequently to provide users with as many suitable options as possible.
Nissan Quest$40/day
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Nissan Quest
Kia Sedona$40/day
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Kia Sedona
Nissan Quest$40/day
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Nissan Quest
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