Monterey

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Monterey car rentals in 2024

Get helpful information to start your search for the perfect car rental in Monterey. The average price data is based on the last 12 months and was last updated on February 29, 2024.

Most popular company

HERTZ

Price of gas per gallon

$3.48

Average price per day

$72

Cheapest price per day

$23

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

Discover the most affordable period to rent a car in Monterey 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 29, 2024.

January

$59

February

$66

March

$70

April

$70

May

$73

June

$73

July

$80

August

$79

September

$75

October

$70

November

$67

December

$65

Currently, the cheapest month to rent a car in Monterey is January. The most expensive time to rent a car is July. 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 Monterey

Compare and contrast the various car types offered for rental in Monterey 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 29, 2024.

Small cars

$63 - $105

All Car Types

$81 - $126

To rent a small car in Monterey, the United States, you would pay an average price of $77/day. January is the cheapest month to rent a small car in Monterey, the United States (~$63/day), while the most expensive month to rent that same car type is July (~$105/day). In fact, January is about 19% cheaper than prices during the rest of the year to book a small car rental for Monterey. When comparing with other car types available for rental in Monterey, renting a small car saves you 21% 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 Monterey small car rental prices found by Cheapflights users in the past 7 days:

To rent a medium car in Monterey, the United States, you would pay an average price of $86/day. November is the cheapest month to rent a medium car in Monterey, the United States (~$71/day), while the most expensive month to rent that same car type is July (~$117/day). In fact, November is about 18% cheaper than prices during the rest of the year to book a medium car rental for Monterey. When comparing with other car types available for rental in Monterey, renting a medium car saves you 12% 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 Monterey medium car rental prices found by Cheapflights users in the past 7 days:

To rent a large car in Monterey, the United States, you would pay an average price of $109/day. August is the cheapest month to rent a large car in Monterey, the United States (~$85/day), while the most expensive month to rent that same car type is May (~$140/day). In fact, August is about 23% cheaper than prices during the rest of the year to book a large car rental for Monterey. When comparing with other car types available for rental in Monterey, renting a large car is 12% 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 Monterey large car rental prices found by Cheapflights users in the past 7 days:

To rent a SUV in Monterey, the United States, you would pay an average price of $111/day. November is the cheapest month to rent a SUV in Monterey, the United States (~$83/day), while the most expensive month to rent that same car type is July (~$141/day). In fact, November is about 26% cheaper than prices during the rest of the year to book a SUV rental for Monterey. When comparing with other car types available for rental in Monterey, renting a SUV is 13% 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 Monterey SUV rental prices found by Cheapflights users in the past 7 days:

To rent a van in Monterey, the United States, you would pay an average price of $140/day. January is the cheapest month to rent a van in Monterey, the United States (~$108/day), while the most expensive month to rent that same car type is August (~$190/day). In fact, January is about 23% cheaper than prices during the rest of the year to book a van rental for Monterey. When comparing with other car types available for rental in Monterey, renting a van is 31% 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 Monterey van rental prices found by Cheapflights users in the past 7 days:

To rent a luxury car in Monterey, the United States, you would pay an average price of $96/day. August is the cheapest month to rent a luxury car in Monterey, the United States (~$72/day), while the most expensive month to rent that same car type is July (~$147/day). In fact, August is about 26% cheaper than prices during the rest of the year to book a luxury car rental for Monterey. When comparing with other car types available for rental in Monterey, renting a luxury car saves you 0% 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 Monterey luxury car rental prices found by Cheapflights users in the past 7 days:

To rent a convertible in Monterey, the United States, you would pay an average price of $111/day. March is the cheapest month to rent a convertible in Monterey, the United States (~$84/day), while the most expensive month to rent that same car type is July (~$143/day). In fact, March is about 25% cheaper than prices during the rest of the year to book a convertible rental for Monterey. When comparing with other car types available for rental in Monterey, renting a convertible is 13% 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 Monterey convertible rental prices found by Cheapflights users in the past 7 days:

Chevrolet Spark$26/day
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Chevrolet Aveo Sedan$41/day
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Mini Hatch$42/day
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Top rental agencies in Monterey

Explore the leading car rental agencies in Monterey known for their outstanding service and extensive range of vehicles to choose from. There are currently 8 car rental companies in Monterey. Reviews were last updated on February 29, 2024.
Browse through some of the top rental car agencies in Monterey, including Budget, National and Avis in Monterey. Be sure to do your research on pricing, reviews, pickup locations, and other important criteria before choosing.

Budget

7.9
Good
38 reviews1 location
Overview

Cleanliness

8.3

Comfort

8.5

Overall

7.9

Pick-up/drop-off

7.6

Value

7.6

National

1 location
Overview

Cleanliness

10.0

Comfort

9.7

Overall

9.1

Pick-up/drop-off

9.1

Value

8.5

Avis

8.5
Very good
5 reviews1 location
Overview

Cleanliness

8.0

Comfort

8.2

Overall

8.5

Pick-up/drop-off

8.0

Value

8.0

Alamo

8.0
Very good
13 reviews1 location
Overview

Cleanliness

8.0

Comfort

8.0

Overall

8.1

Pick-up/drop-off

8.2

Value

8.0

Enterprise Rent-A-Car

7.9
Good
13 reviews2 locations
Overview

Cleanliness

8.5

Comfort

7.6

Overall

8.0

Pick-up/drop-off

7.7

Value

7.0

Hertz

7.9
Good
22 reviews1 location
Overview

Cleanliness

8.6

Comfort

7.9

Overall

7.9

Pick-up/drop-off

8.1

Value

7.6

AutoEurope

1 location

Easirent

1 location

Best Monterey car rental deals found

Browse through a selection of recently found affordable car rental deals in Monterey. Plan your trip with ease and find the perfect rental option for your needs. There are currently 8 rental car agencies in Monterey with an average daily rate of $38. Data was last updated on February 29, 2024.
Peruse the best Monterey car rental deals we've found. Deals are updated frequently so be sure to check back soon for more options.
Ford Focus Sedan$23/day
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Ford Focus$25/day
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Ford Focus
Chevrolet Spark$26/day
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Chevrolet Spark

Car rental FAQs

Find answers to frequently asked questions about car rentals in Monterey, including policies, requirements, and more. FAQs were last updated on February 29, 2024.

What is the cheapest rental car found in Monterey?

In the past two weeks, Cheapflights users have found many deals under $72/day when booking a rental car in Monterey. The best deal a user found was for $34/day from Turo, booked on Feb. 25.

What car rental company is typically the cheapest in Monterey?

According to our data, users have found the cheapest deals when booking a rental car in Monterey from the following companies over the past two weeks: Turo ($23/day), Enterprise Rent-A-Car ($41/day), and Budget ($79/day).

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

Taking our users’ ratings and reviews into consideration, Avis (8.5 rating), Enterprise Rent-A-Car (8.4 rating) and Alamo (8.0 rating) seem to be the best rental car companies in Monterey.

What are gas prices like in Monterey?

The average gas price in Monterey is $3.48/gallon over the past month, costing you anywhere between $41 and $60 to fill up a car’s gas tank.

How much does it cost to rent a car in Monterey for a week from Hertz?

Renting a car in Monterey for a week can be a great option for travel. Hertz, the most popular car rental company for this area, offers rental cars for around $448/week on average.

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

Booking early almost always ensures you have more options of car models to choose from, as well as prices reduced by up to 34% to make it a great deal in Monterey. Try to book at least 52 days prior to when you need the car rental to close on a rate below the average.

Can I rent a car for a month in Monterey?

Yes, renting a vehicle in Monterey for a month is certainly possible.

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

Prices can be as low as $1,920 if you consider booking with Turo. That price represents savings of 65% compared to the Monterey average. The monthly cost of a car rental in Monterey is on average $1,920 ($64/day).

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

$100 is typically the average cost for a rental car for the weekend in Monterey, though this could vary depending on the time of year. If you’re on a budget when traveling to Monterey, then opt for a Intermediate rental vehicle - these tend to be the most affordable on weekends. In the month of March, you can expect to find car rental prices on Cheapflights for as low as $66/day.

What car do most people rent in Monterey?

Chrysler Pacifica, which is a Mini vehicle, is the most popular to rent at Monterey according to Cheapflights users.

Small car rentals in Monterey

Find small car rental deals in Monterey from well-known providers in the area and save on gas mileage with the options provided below. small car rentals in Monterey cost an average of $48 per day. Price data was last updated on February 29, 2024.
Hyundai i10$47/day
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Hyundai i10
Hyundai i10$47/day
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Hyundai i10
Hyundai i10$47/day
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Hyundai i10

Luxury car rentals in Monterey

Find luxury car rental deals in Monterey from well-known providers in the area and save on gas mileage with the options provided below. luxury car rentals in Monterey cost an average of $44 per day. Price data was last updated on February 29, 2024.
Check out some of the best deals we've found on luxury car rentals in the Monterey area. Check back soon for more options if you're not finding the right car rental for you and your fellow passengers.
Chrysler 300$35/day
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Chrysler 300
Chrysler 300$35/day
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Chrysler 300
Chrysler 300$36/day
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Chrysler 300

Van rentals in Monterey

Find van rental deals in Monterey from well-known providers in the area and save on gas mileage with the options provided below. van rentals in Monterey cost an average of $36 per day. Price data was last updated on February 29, 2024.
If you're in need of a larger vehicle, check out some of the deals we've found on van rentals in Monterey. To provide you with as many options as possible, we're constantly adding new deals so check back soon if you're not finding the one right for you.
Dodge Grand Caravan$28/day
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Dodge Grand Caravan
Dodge Grand Caravan$29/day
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Dodge Grand Caravan
Dodge Grand Caravan$29/day
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Dodge Grand Caravan

Car rentals by fuel type in Monterey

Browse car rentals by fuel type in Monterey. Currently, Electric cars are the cheapest to rent in Monterey. Deals were last updated on February 29, 2024.

Browse through car rental deals by fuel type in Monterey. There are currently 3 fuel types to choose from with Electric being the cheapest ($25+).

Electric

Electric

Gas/Diesel

Gas/Diesel

Hybrid

Hybrid

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