Car rental in USA California
Book a cheap car hire in USA California from VIP Cars and explore this vibrant US state in utmost comfort. The state of California has an effervescent multicultural mix and numerous attractions that ask for a thorough exploration, something which is only possible if you have a car rental at your disposal. A rental car will allow you to drive almost anywhere from beaches in Malibu in South to the famous Golden Gate Bridge and vineyards of the North, in absolute freedom!! No need to wait for taxis or public transport!!
At VIP Cars, we bring you pre-negotiated car rental deals for California from top suppliers at one place. Just fill in the search form, book your USA California car rental with us and make a beeline for a great traveling experience. If you need any help in finding a hire car deal for California, you can call us at +1-914-368-0091 or contact us through email at firstname.lastname@example.org.
Car rental companies in California
VIPCars work with a bevy of suppliers – international as well as local –known to offer a variety of car rental deals at great prices! These rental brands are known to provide a big network of locations throughout the US and makes it really easy for the customers to book one way deals. They put forth well-maintained cars with the rental deals and are known to offer beneficial inclusions like unlimited miles and collision damage waiver.
Some of our popular car hire partners are listed below
- Fox Rent-A-Car
- Alamo Rent-A-Car
- Dollar Rent-A-Car
- Enterprise Rent-A-Car
- Sixt Rent-A-Car
- National Car Rental
- Thrifty Car Rental
Car categories available for hire in USA California
Our association with the top car suppliers provides our customers access to a large fleet of rental cars. Popular with group travelers, our van & minivan rental fleet provides 7, 8, 9, 12 and 15 passenger vehicles like Mercedes Vito or similar. In addition to economy, mini, compact and standard cars, we also provide SUVs like Jeep Compass, Kia Sportage and similar vehicles. Luxury & convertible cars are also available through our booking engine for hire in California.
Car rental locations in California
In California, our suppliers have their car hire offices in all the major cities and their respective airport and downtown locations. Here we are presenting a list of popular rental locations in California which are available as both pickup and drop-off locations:
San Francisco Airport & San Francisco Union
Los Angeles Airport & Beverly Hills
San Diego Airport & Cross Border Express
Long beach Airport & East Village
Oakland Airport & Oakland Northgate-Waverly
Ontario airport & Ontario Champagne
Car rental deal types for California
At VIP Cars, we can help you find deals for rental durations that last a month, 2 months, 6 months, a week, a weekend & even a day; just input the dates in the search form. Note that with most of the suppliers, you can rent a car for a maximum of 11 months and even in that case the invoice is generated monthly. Our suppliers also provide deals for one-way trips and for travelers who need a rental car on short notice.
- Long term (monthly and multi-month rentals)
- Short term (weekly, weekend and one day rentals)
- One way and last minute rentals
One way trips in/from California
A bulk of travelers visiting the US prefers renting cars in California so that they can move in and around the state as per their needs and demands of the travel they have planned out! And trust me, almost one of every two travelers is hell bent on doing a road trip across California.
Here are a few popular search terms related to one-way trips:
- California to New York
- California to Las Vegas
- California to Mexico
- Las Vegas to Phoenix
- San Francisco to Seattle
- Los Angeles to San Francisco
Popular theme parks in California
Whether it is North California or South, the following are some of the best theme parks in the US. Traveling with family or going solo, whatever the case, these make for a great time, so do make it a point that you visit these thrilling places during your stay in California, positively!
California's major family destination, Disneyland in Anaheim is the best place if you want to have a great time enjoying some of the world's finest theme rides, roller coasters, shows, games, entertainment, and restaurants. We have tie-ups with Alamo, which is Anaheim Disneyland’s Official car rental partner. It also has its office in Downtown Disney District.
Universal Studios Hollywood
With a rental car at your disposal in USA CA, if the exceptional theme park – Universal Studios Hollywood – is not on your list, then you are certainly going to miss something! Divided into 2 areas – the upper and the lower lot – the Universal Studios Hollywood is a film studio as well as a theme park! And a great place to be!!
California’s Great America
Located in California’s Santa Clara, California’s Great America is a theme park spread over an area of about 100 acres. In existence since 1976, it includes attractions and areas listed as follows: Roller Coasters, Action Zone, Thrill Rides, County Fair, Celebration Plaza, Planet Snoopy, Orleans Place, All American Corners and Boomerang Bay.
Knott’s Berry Farm
Located in Buena Park in California, Knott’s Berry Farm is an amusement park spread over an area of about 60 acres. One of the top 15 most visited theme parks in North America it provides access to 35 rides which include roller coasters, rides for children, historical as well as water rides.
Frequently asked questions
Can I rent a car in California with UK license?
You can rent a car in the US with a foreign license, the country of your residence doesn't matter provided your license is valid. To rent a car in California you need a driver's license issued by the state government and that too in English or other Latin language. If it is not in English you need to present your International Driving Permit if it is listed on the rental voucher.
How old do you need to be to rent a car in USA California?
Minimum age to rent a car in California is 21 years. The information about rental age eligibility varies from supplier to supplier. Read the T&Cs attached with the deal for vehicle specific info. Most suppliers charge an underage fee from the drivers who are below 25 years of age.
Can I rent a car in California with debit card?
It has been seen that most of the car rental agencies don't accept debit cards, even if they bear Visa or Mastercard logos.
Which is the most popular car type in California?
Convertible hire cars are the most rented car types in California. Majority of travelers taking road trips from Los Angeles to San Francisco or Chicago (through Route 66) prefer convertibles over other car types.
Do I need insurance with the rental car in California?
Insurance is needed. You can add rental cover to your booking at the time of online reservation. You can also add insurance after the rental has been booked by contacting our booking support team.
Can I rent a car in USA California by the hour?
The rates that you see on VIP Cars are based on a rental period of 24 hours i.e. with us you can rent a car only on a daily basis, not by the hour. Therefore, if you need your California car rental for just a few hours, you will still be charged for the full day.
How much to rent a car in California?
Our car rental rates for USA California vary, depending on the rental duration (a day, a week, or a weekend). Rent a car for a longer duration of time and in advance for cheaper rates.