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Monterey Car Rentals in 2022

Most popular companyBUDGET
Price of gas per gallon$3.94
Average price per day$88
Cheapest price per day$41

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

January

$67

February

$72

March

$83

April

$87

May

$97

June

$98

July

$88

August

$91

September

$84

October

$86

November

$85

December

$86

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

Small Cars

$58 - $115

All Car Types

$76 - $131

To rent a Small car in Monterey, the United States, you would pay an average price of $86/day. January is the cheapest month to rent a Small car in Monterey, the United States (~$58/day), while the most expensive month to rent that same car type is August (~$115/day). In fact, January is about 33% cheaper than prices during the rest of the year to book a Small rental for Monterey. When comparing with other car types available for rental in Monterey, renting a Small car saves you 18% 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 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 $93/day. January is the cheapest month to rent a Medium car in Monterey, the United States (~$57/day), while the most expensive month to rent that same car type is July (~$132/day). In fact, January is about 39% cheaper than prices during the rest of the year to book a Medium rental for Monterey. When comparing with other car types available for rental in Monterey, renting a Medium car saves you 11% 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 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. January is the cheapest month to rent a Large car in Monterey, the United States (~$75/day), while the most expensive month to rent that same car type is May (~$144/day). In fact, January is about 32% cheaper than prices during the rest of the year to book a Large rental for Monterey. When comparing with other car types available for rental in Monterey, 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 Monterey Large rental prices found by Cheapflights users in the past 7 days:

To rent a SUV car in Monterey, the United States, you would pay an average price of $111/day. January is the cheapest month to rent a SUV car in Monterey, the United States (~$82/day), while the most expensive month to rent that same car type is July (~$151/day). In fact, January is about 27% 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 car is 8% 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 car in Monterey, the United States, you would pay an average price of $132/day. March is the cheapest month to rent a Van car in Monterey, the United States (~$103/day), while the most expensive month to rent that same car type is June (~$190/day). In fact, March is about 22% 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 car is 22% 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.

To rent a Luxury car in Monterey, the United States, you would pay an average price of $91/day. January is the cheapest month to rent a Luxury car in Monterey, the United States (~$50/day), while the most expensive month to rent that same car type is June (~$131/day). In fact, January is about 46% cheaper than prices during the rest of the year to book a Luxury rental for Monterey. When comparing with other car types available for rental in Monterey, renting a Luxury 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 Luxury rental prices found by Cheapflights users in the past 7 days:

To rent a Convertible car in Monterey, the United States, you would pay an average price of $112/day. November is the cheapest month to rent a Convertible car in Monterey, the United States (~$81/day), while the most expensive month to rent that same car type is December (~$205/day). In fact, November is about 29% 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 car is 8% 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.

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Top rental agencies in Monterey

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7.6
Good
34 reviews1 location
Overview

Cleanliness

8.1

Comfort

8.5

Overall

7.6

Pick-up/drop-off

7.3

Value

7.1
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9.0

Comfort

9.0

Overall

10.0

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9.0

Value

9.0
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Good
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Cleanliness

7.7

Comfort

7.2

Overall

6.4

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6.7

Value

6.7
2.0
Mediocre
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Cleanliness

2.0

Comfort

2.0

Overall

2.0

Pick-up/drop-off

2.0

Value

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Best Monterey Car Rental Deals Found

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Car Rental FAQs

What is the cheapest rental car found in Monterey?

In the past two weeks, Cheapflights users have found many deals under $88/day when booking a rental car in Monterey. The best deal a user found was for $41/day from Turo, booked on Sep. 25.

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

Taking our users’ ratings and reviews into consideration, Enterprise (10.0 rating), Avis (9.2 rating) and Budget (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 $3.94/gallon over the past month, costing you anywhere between $47 and $68 to fill up a car’s gas tank.

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

Renting a car in Monterey for a week can be a great option for travel. Budget, the most popular car rental company for this area, offers rental cars for around $727/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 11% to make it a great deal in Monterey. Try to book at least 90 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 $3,114 if you consider booking with Turo. That price represents savings of 66% compared to the Monterey average. The monthly cost of a car rental in Monterey is on average $3,114 ($104/day).

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

$94 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 SUV rental vehicle - these tend to be the most affordable on weekends. In the month of October, you can expect to find car rental prices on Cheapflights for as low as $66/day.