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Palm Springs car rentals in 2024

Get helpful information to start your search for the perfect car rental in Palm Springs. The average price data is based on the last 12 months and was last updated on March 4, 2024.

Most popular company

ALAMO

Price of gas per gallon

$3.56

Average price per day

$64

Cheapest price per day

$25

What is the cheapest time to rent a car in Palm Springs?

Discover the most affordable period to rent a car in Palm Springs 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 March 4, 2024.

January

$49

February

$52

March

$64

April

$60

May

$55

June

$60

July

$63

August

$59

September

$57

October

$54

November

$55

December

$56

Currently, the cheapest month to rent a car in Palm Springs is January. 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 Palm Springs

Compare and contrast the various car types offered for rental in Palm Springs to find the perfect fit for your trip. Price data is based on averages over the last 12 months and was last updated on March 4, 2024.

Small cars

$50 - $74

All Car Types

$63 - $87

To rent a small car in Palm Springs, the United States, you would pay an average price of $62/day. January is the cheapest month to rent a small car in Palm Springs, the United States (~$50/day), while the most expensive month to rent that same car type is July (~$74/day). In fact, January is about 20% cheaper than prices during the rest of the year to book a small car rental for Palm Springs. When comparing with other car types available for rental in Palm Springs, renting a small car saves you 20% 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 Palm Springs small car rental prices found by Cheapflights users in the past 7 days:

To rent a medium car in Palm Springs, the United States, you would pay an average price of $65/day. February is the cheapest month to rent a medium car in Palm Springs, the United States (~$59/day), while the most expensive month to rent that same car type is August (~$71/day). In fact, February is about 11% cheaper than prices during the rest of the year to book a medium car rental for Palm Springs. When comparing with other car types available for rental in Palm Springs, renting a medium car saves you 15% 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 Palm Springs medium car rental prices found by Cheapflights users in the past 7 days:

To rent a large car in Palm Springs, the United States, you would pay an average price of $90/day. February is the cheapest month to rent a large car in Palm Springs, the United States (~$76/day), while the most expensive month to rent that same car type is June (~$116/day). In fact, February is about 16% cheaper than prices during the rest of the year to book a large car rental for Palm Springs. When comparing with other car types available for rental in Palm Springs, renting a large car is 15% 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 Palm Springs large car rental prices found by Cheapflights users in the past 7 days:

To rent a SUV in Palm Springs, the United States, you would pay an average price of $78/day. February is the cheapest month to rent a SUV in Palm Springs, the United States (~$69/day), while the most expensive month to rent that same car type is October (~$88/day). In fact, February is about 12% cheaper than prices during the rest of the year to book a SUV rental for Palm Springs. When comparing with other car types available for rental in Palm Springs, renting a SUV is 2% 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 Palm Springs SUV rental prices found by Cheapflights users in the past 7 days:

To rent a van in Palm Springs, the United States, you would pay an average price of $122/day. January is the cheapest month to rent a van in Palm Springs, the United States (~$97/day), while the most expensive month to rent that same car type is September (~$145/day). In fact, January is about 21% cheaper than prices during the rest of the year to book a van rental for Palm Springs. When comparing with other car types available for rental in Palm Springs, renting a van is 37% 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 Palm Springs van rental prices found by Cheapflights users in the past 7 days:

To rent a luxury car in Palm Springs, the United States, you would pay an average price of $98/day. February is the cheapest month to rent a luxury car in Palm Springs, the United States (~$77/day), while the most expensive month to rent that same car type is May (~$117/day). In fact, February is about 22% cheaper than prices during the rest of the year to book a luxury car rental for Palm Springs. When comparing with other car types available for rental in Palm Springs, renting a luxury 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 convertible in Palm Springs, the United States, you would pay an average price of $107/day. December is the cheapest month to rent a convertible in Palm Springs, the United States (~$87/day), while the most expensive month to rent that same car type is October (~$135/day). In fact, December is about 20% cheaper than prices during the rest of the year to book a convertible rental for Palm Springs. When comparing with other car types available for rental in Palm Springs, renting a convertible is 29% 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 Palm Springs convertible rental prices found by Cheapflights users in the past 7 days:

Kia Picanto$25/day
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Kia Picanto
Hyundai Venue$32/day
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Hyundai Venue
Hyundai Accent$32/day
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Hyundai Accent

Top rental agencies in Palm Springs

Explore the leading car rental agencies in Palm Springs known for their outstanding service and extensive range of vehicles to choose from. There are currently 8 car rental companies in Palm Springs. Reviews were last updated on March 4, 2024.
Rent a car with one of the top providers serving the Palm Springs area such as Alamo, Enterprise Rent-A-Car and Budget. Skim reviews, rental company locations, prices, and more before making your decision.

Alamo

8.4
Very good
150 reviews1 location
Overview

Cleanliness

8.8

Comfort

8.7

Overall

8.3

Pick-up/drop-off

8.0

Value

8.3

Enterprise Rent-A-Car

7.1
Good
116 reviews2 locations
Overview

Cleanliness

7.6

Comfort

7.6

Overall

7.1

Pick-up/drop-off

6.9

Value

7.1

Budget

6.7
Okay
198 reviews2 locations
Overview

Cleanliness

7.5

Comfort

7.6

Overall

6.7

Pick-up/drop-off

6.5

Value

7.1

Avis

6.2
Okay
139 reviews2 locations
Overview

Cleanliness

6.7

Comfort

7.0

Overall

6.2

Pick-up/drop-off

5.9

Value

6.5

Hertz

7.8
Good
96 reviews1 location
Overview

Cleanliness

8.5

Comfort

8.4

Overall

7.8

Pick-up/drop-off

8.3

Value

7.5

Dollar

7.7
Good
62 reviews1 location
Overview

Cleanliness

8.3

Comfort

8.0

Overall

7.4

Pick-up/drop-off

7.9

Value

7.5

Thrifty

7.7
Good
37 reviews1 location
Overview

Cleanliness

7.8

Comfort

7.5

Overall

7.4

Pick-up/drop-off

7.3

Value

6.9

National

1 location
Overview

Cleanliness

8.2

Comfort

8.2

Overall

8.2

Pick-up/drop-off

8.5

Value

8.2

Best Palm Springs car rental deals found

Browse through a selection of recently found affordable car rental deals in Palm Springs. Plan your trip with ease and find the perfect rental option for your needs. There are currently 8 rental car agencies in Palm Springs with an average daily rate of $35. Data was last updated on March 4, 2024.
Peruse the best Palm Springs car rental deals we've found. Make sure to check back soon if you're not finding what you're looking for, as deals are updated frequently.
Kia Picanto$25/day
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Kia Picanto
Chevrolet Cruze$27/day
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Chevrolet Cruze
Ford Focus Sedan$28/day
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Ford Focus Sedan

Car rental FAQs

Find answers to frequently asked questions about car rentals in Palm Springs, including policies, requirements, and more. FAQs were last updated on March 4, 2024.

What are the requirements to rent a car in Palm Springs?

If you are looking to book a car rental in Palm Springs, you must be at least 21 years old. There might be an additional surcharge for those under 25 years of age. You should also possess a valid government-issued driver’s license with your photo on it. An international driver’s license is recommended for those with a driver’s license in a language other than English.

What are the rules for driving in Palm Springs?

When driving your car rental in Palm Springs, there are a few rules and regulations to keep in mind. Unless you are passing, you should stay in the right lane when driving your car rental in Palm Springs. You may also make a right-hand turn at a red light if you first come to a complete stop unless a road sign specifies otherwise. Moreover, observe the speed limits indicated on road signs. Do not drink and drive your rental car, as you will face penalties and fines for a BAC of more than 0.08%. It’s best to check with the Palm Springs department of motor vehicles for recent law changes.

What type of car is recommended for driving in Palm Springs?

Choose a rental car in Palm Springs that best suits your needs. For example, if you are planning to visit Palm Springs on a business excursion, you might want to consider getting a luxury car rental to get around the area in style. Those traveling in groups should consider booking passenger van rentals or four-wheel car rentals in Palm Springs. On the other hand, economy car rentals are recommended for brief visits as cheap car rentals in Palm Springs can be obtained quickly at any nearby car rental location upon arrival. An electric car rental may be a cost-effective alternative for your trip if you intend on driving in the city’s urban centers.

What are the best places to park in Palm Springs?

Once you have booked your cheap car rental in Palm Springs, you will need a parking spot. Parking a car rental in Palm Springs costs approximately $20 per day. The neighborhoods surrounding the city center are more residential, making it easy to find parking. The Downtown Parking Garage in the city is open to serve your parking needs and is free. However, note that parking is only available for four hours. In front of the Palm Springs Art Museum, North Museum Drive and North Palm Canyon Drive in front of the Hyatt Hotel at Amado Road are viable options for getting to the Downtown Parking Garage.

What is the cheapest rental car found in Palm Springs?

In the past two weeks, Cheapflights users have found many deals under $64/day when booking a rental car in Palm Springs. The best deal a user found was for $26/day from Turo, booked on Mar. 3.

What car rental company is typically the cheapest in Palm Springs?

According to our data, users have found the cheapest deals when booking a rental car in Palm Springs from the following companies over the past two weeks: Turo ($25/day), Avis ($32/day), and Thrifty ($39/day).

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

Taking our users’ ratings and reviews into consideration, Alamo (8.4 rating), Hertz (7.8 rating) and Thrifty (7.8 rating) seem to be the best rental car companies in Palm Springs.

What are gas prices like in Palm Springs?

The average gas price in Palm Springs is $3.56/gallon over the past month, costing you anywhere between $42 and $61 to fill up a car’s gas tank.

How much does it cost to rent a car in Palm Springs for a week from Alamo?

From Alamo you can rent a car in Palm Springs from about $407 per week on average.

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

Renting your favorite car model can become more difficult the closer you are to your desired travel date. It’s ideal to book early to have that peace of mind. An early booking can save you up to 23% in Palm Springs - we recommend booking at least 70days in advance.

Can I rent a car for a month in Palm Springs?

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

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

Turo currently has the lowest price available for a month-long booking. Users have saved up to 69% compared to the average price of a 30-day rental in Palm Springs. Typically, a monthly car rental in Palm Springs can be found for $1,744. You can find car rental deals to be on average $58 a day.

How much is a car rental in Palm Springs for a weekend?

It costs $80 for a weekend car rental in Palm Springs, on average. The cheapest type of car rental you can book on any given weekend is the Economy as prices are generally lower for these rental types due to demand and availability. If you’re planning to book a rental car in Palm Springs in April, prices are $62 per day on average.

What car do most people rent in Palm Springs?

Kia Rio, which is a Economy vehicle, is the most popular to rent at Palm Springs according to Cheapflights users.

Small car rentals in Palm Springs

Find small car rental deals in Palm Springs from well-known providers in the area and save on gas mileage with the options provided below. small car rentals in Palm Springs cost an average of $40 per day. Price data was last updated on March 4, 2024.
Hyundai i10$37/day
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Hyundai i10
Hyundai i10$37/day
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Hyundai i10
Hyundai i10$37/day
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Hyundai i10

Luxury car rentals in Palm Springs

Find luxury car rental deals in Palm Springs from well-known providers in the area and save on gas mileage with the options provided below. luxury car rentals in Palm Springs cost an average of $41 per day. Price data was last updated on March 4, 2024.
Some of the most suitable options we've found on luxury car rentals within Palm Springs. Check back soon for more options if you're not finding the right car rental for you and your fellow passengers.
Audi A4$31/day
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Audi A4
Audi A4$37/day
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Audi A4
Mercedes-Benz C-Class$38/day
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Mercedes-Benz C-Class

Van rentals in Palm Springs

Find van rental deals in Palm Springs from well-known providers in the area and save on gas mileage with the options provided below. van rentals in Palm Springs cost an average of $41 per day. Price data was last updated on March 4, 2024.
Check out some of the best options we've found on van rentals in Palm Springs. 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.
Toyota Sienna$40/day
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Toyota Sienna
Chrysler Town & Country$41/day
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Chrysler Town & Country
Chrysler Pacifica$41/day
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Chrysler Pacifica

Car rentals by fuel type in Palm Springs

Browse car rentals by fuel type in Palm Springs. Currently, Hybrid cars are the cheapest to rent in Palm Springs. Deals were last updated on March 4, 2024.

Browse through car rental deals by fuel type in Palm Springs. There are currently 3 fuel types to choose from with Hybrid being the cheapest ($24+).

Electric

Electric

Gas/Diesel

Gas/Diesel

Hybrid

Hybrid

Airport car rentals in Palm Springs
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