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Hertz
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1426 Santa Monica Blvd
Hertz
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1700 Ocean Ave
Avis
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1027 Broadway
Budget
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1027 Broadway

Find the best car hire deals in Santa Monica

Renting a car in Santa Monica is a must if you want to fully explore in and around the city. There’s a lot of things to do and places to see in Santa Monica. Renting a car gives you the flexibility to drive to a nearby city or attraction outside of Santa Monica.

With Tripadvisor, you can rent all types of vehicles in Santa Monica. We offer economical standard cars, sporty convertibles, family-friendly minivans, and comfortable SUVs. By leveraging the world’s largest car hire booking service and searching all major rental brands, we help you find the lowest car hire prices available. We offer comprehensive coverage of over 60,000 locations worldwide.

What you need to know when renting a car in Santa Monica

  • You can pick up your vehicle at any car hire location in Santa Monica or at the airport.
  • Make sure you compare deals across all major car hire brands - there are dozens to choose from in Santa Monica.
  • Major car hire providers include Hertz, National, Enterprise, Alamo and Avis, but Santa Monica also offers other car hire brands.
  • Reserve early to get the best-priced car hire for your trip to Santa Monica.

Tips for renting a car in Santa Monica

  • Join a loyalty rewards programme with a car hire company so you can earn points to use towards perks. Joining is typically free-of-charge.
  • Look for Santa Monica car hire locations outside the airport as prices usually include a kiosk fee at the airport.
  • Consider taking a taxi or rideshare from the airport to an offsite location. Taxes and fees are based on where you pick up your car hire, not where you drop off.
  • Join a loyalty rewards programme with a car hire company so you can earn points to use towards perks. Joining is typically free-of-charge.
  • When flying to Santa Monica, check with the airline for reward programmes that include discounts at car hire companies.
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Hertz
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1700 Ocean Ave
Avis
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1027 Broadway
Budget
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1027 Broadway
Hertz
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1426 Santa Monica Blvd
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