Santa Maria Public Airport

Cheap Car Rentals in Santa Maria Public Airport from $38

Santa Maria, CA - Public (SMX)
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Santa Maria Public Airport car rentals in 2024

Get helpful information to start your search for the perfect car rental in Santa Maria Public Airport. The average price data is based on the last 12 months and was last updated on February 26, 2024.

Most popular company

AVIS

Most common car type

Compact

Average price per day

$55

Cheapest price per day

$38

Compare available car types for rental in Santa Maria Public Airport

Compare and contrast the various car types offered for rental in Santa Maria Public Airport 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 26, 2024.

Small cars

$61 - $93

All Car Types

$65 - $110

To rent a small car in Santa Maria Public Airport, you would pay an average price of $75/day. January is the cheapest month to rent a small car in Santa Maria Public Airport (~$61/day), while the most expensive month to rent that same car type is April (~$93/day). In fact, January is about 19% cheaper than prices during the rest of the year to book a small car rental for Santa Maria Public Airport. When comparing with other car types available for rental in Santa Maria Public Airport, renting a small car saves you 14% 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 Santa Maria Public Airport small car rental prices found by Cheapflights users in the past 7 days:

To rent a medium car in Santa Maria Public Airport, you would pay an average price of $81/day. September is the cheapest month to rent a medium car in Santa Maria Public Airport (~$62/day), while the most expensive month to rent that same car type is April (~$106/day). In fact, September is about 25% cheaper than prices during the rest of the year to book a medium car rental for Santa Maria Public Airport. When comparing with other car types available for rental in Santa Maria Public Airport, renting a medium car saves you 6% 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 Santa Maria Public Airport medium car rental prices found by Cheapflights users in the past 7 days:

To rent a large car in Santa Maria Public Airport, you would pay an average price of $95/day. January is the cheapest month to rent a large car in Santa Maria Public Airport (~$59/day), while the most expensive month to rent that same car type is November (~$151/day). In fact, January is about 39% cheaper than prices during the rest of the year to book a large car rental for Santa Maria Public Airport. When comparing with other car types available for rental in Santa Maria Public Airport, renting a large car is 10% 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 Santa Maria Public Airport large car rental prices found by Cheapflights users in the past 7 days:

To rent a SUV in Santa Maria Public Airport, you would pay an average price of $100/day. January is the cheapest month to rent a SUV in Santa Maria Public Airport (~$69/day), while the most expensive month to rent that same car type is June (~$143/day). In fact, January is about 32% cheaper than prices during the rest of the year to book a SUV rental for Santa Maria Public Airport. When comparing with other car types available for rental in Santa Maria Public Airport, renting a SUV is 14% 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 Santa Maria Public Airport SUV rental prices found by Cheapflights users in the past 7 days:

To rent a van in Santa Maria Public Airport, you would pay an average price of $132/day. September is the cheapest month to rent a van in Santa Maria Public Airport (~$104/day), while the most expensive month to rent that same car type is February (~$157/day). In fact, September is about 22% cheaper than prices during the rest of the year to book a van rental for Santa Maria Public Airport. When comparing with other car types available for rental in Santa Maria Public Airport, renting a van is 35% 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 Santa Maria Public Airport van rental prices found by Cheapflights users in the past 7 days:

Kia Rio$38/day
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Kia Rio
Nissan Versa$38/day
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Nissan Versa
Toyota Yaris$42/day
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Toyota Yaris

Top rental agencies in Santa Maria Public Airport

Explore the leading car rental agencies in Santa Maria Public Airport known for their outstanding service and extensive range of vehicles to choose from. There are currently 6 car rental companies in Santa Maria Public Airport. Reviews were last updated on February 26, 2024.

Avis

7.7
Good
24 reviews1 location
Overview

Cleanliness

7.6

Comfort

7.8

Overall

7.7

Pick-up/drop-off

7.7

Value

7.6

Budget

6.8
Okay
23 reviews2 locations
Overview

Cleanliness

7.0

Comfort

7.4

Overall

6.8

Pick-up/drop-off

6.4

Value

6.5

Hertz

6.4
Okay
15 reviews2 locations
Overview

Cleanliness

6.8

Comfort

6.8

Overall

6.5

Pick-up/drop-off

6.2

Value

6.5

Enterprise Rent-A-Car

5.8
Fair
11 reviews3 locations
Overview

Cleanliness

6.0

Comfort

6.5

Overall

5.7

Pick-up/drop-off

6.0

Value

5.7

AutoEurope

1 location

Easirent

1 location

Best Santa Maria Public Airport car rental deals found

Browse through a selection of recently found affordable car rental deals in Santa Maria Public Airport. Plan your trip with ease and find the perfect rental option for your needs. There are currently 6 rental car agencies in Santa Maria Public Airport with an average daily rate of $47. Data was last updated on February 26, 2024.
Kia Rio$38/day
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Kia Rio
Nissan Leaf$39/day
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A/C
Nissan Leaf
Toyota Yaris$42/day
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A/C
Toyota Yaris

Car rental FAQs

Find answers to frequently asked questions about car rentals in Santa Maria Public Airport, including policies, requirements, and more. FAQs were last updated on February 26, 2024.

What is the cheapest rental car found at Santa Maria Public Airport?

In the past two weeks, Cheapflights users have found many deals under $59/day when booking a rental car at Santa Maria Public Airport. The best deal a user found was for $31/day from Budget, booked on Feb. 25.

Which car rental providers are at Santa Maria Public Airport?

There are 3 car rental providers located at Santa Maria Public Airport. The following companies can be found near the Santa Maria Public Airport car rental counter:Avis (7.7)Budget (6.1)Hertz (5.9)

What car rental company is typically the cheapest at Santa Maria Public Airport?

According to our data, users have found the cheapest deals when booking a rental car at Santa Maria Public Airport from the following companies over the past two weeks: Enterprise Rent-A-Car ($37/day), Turo ($39/day), and Avis ($42/day).

Which car rental company is considered to be the best at Santa Maria Public Airport?

Taking our users’ ratings and reviews into consideration, Avis (7.7 rating), Budget (6.8 rating) and Hertz (5.9 rating) seem to be the best rental car companies at Santa Maria Public Airport.

How much does it cost to rent a car at Santa Maria Public Airport for a week from Budget?

Budget offers rental cars at Santa Maria Public Airport for about $342 per week on average.

How far in advance should I rent a car at Santa Maria Public Airport 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 86% to make it a great deal at Santa Maria Public Airport. Try to book at least 88 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 at Santa Maria Public Airport?

Yes, you can rent a car for a month in Santa Maria Public Airport. Check Cheapflights for the latest prices and car type availability.

How much does it cost to rent a car at Santa Maria Public Airport for a month?

You can potentially save up to 54% on a month-long rental by booking with Budget. Budget is the cheapest rental company available within the next few months. Renting a car at Santa Maria Public Airport can cost you on average $1,467 a month or $49 a day. For extended stays in a location, this option will usually save you the most.

Van rentals in Santa Maria Public Airport

Find van rental deals in Santa Maria Public Airport from well-known providers in the area and save on gas mileage with the options provided below. van rentals in Santa Maria Public Airport cost an average of $64 per day. Price data was last updated on February 26, 2024.
Chrysler Town & Country$64/day
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Chrysler Town & Country

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