Huntington Beach car rentals

Huntington Beach car rentals

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Huntington Beach, CA
Dec 9 — Dec 16
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Huntington Beach car rental information

Pick-up locationHuntington Beach
Car typesCompact, Economy, Full-size, Intermediate, Intermediate SUV, Premium, Standard, Standard SUV
Rental locations4
Popular agenciesHertz, Avis, Enterprise

Cheap car rentals in Huntington Beach

Economy$34/day
Compact$34/day
Intermediate$45/day
Standard$48/day
Full-size$48/day
Premium$47/day
Intermediate SUV$49/day
Standard SUV$63/day
Best rates found by KAYAK users in the past hours.

Huntington Beach car rental reviews and directory

From $29/dayRated #1
Enterprise
Best rated
9.2 Excellent (24 reviews)
4 locations in Huntington Beach
Enterprise
Locations in Huntington Beach
  • 9.4
  • 9.4
  • 9.1
  • 9
  • 8.9
Recent reviews
10.0 ExcellentApr 19 2021
Moe, my first contact. While swapped, handled my needs like a pro. He is a great rep for Enterprise Car Rental.Nothing really.
9.6 ExcellentNov 2 2020
Friendly staff and quick service without upselling.The parking lot is not marked well enough given the tight space. Painting on the ground would help determine where to pick up and drop off the cars and where to wait if you're getting dropped off or picked up by someone?
10.0 ExcellentOct 5 2020
Everything was easyEverything was perfect!
10.0 ExcellentAug 30 2020
Staff was friendly, drop off very easy
6.8 GoodAug 17 2020
Overpriced
10.0 ExcellentFeb 18 2020
The staff were amazing, both the representatives i dealt with were super professional, friendly and went above and beyond to make me satisfied
10.0 ExcellentAug 28 2019
The staff was great the car was great as well i loged it will definitely come backHonestly everything was perfect
3.2 MediocreJan 20 2017
My biggest issue and reason I will no longer use kMy biggest issue and reason I will no longer use kayak or enterprise is the fact that I was in a way robbed. I feel like the Kayak and Enrerprise coordinated their efforts in order to charge me almost double what I signed up for on your site. I was quoted 1 rental price + an optional $9 daily full coverage option. When I picked up the rental I again confirmed that I was signed up through the $9 daily coverage. It should have totaled $27 (3 days at $9) but when I returned the car I was sent home with an invoice that charged me almost double the total rental quote due to a $106 coverage which was about $79 more than I was quoted, and $79 more than I had been told by the Enterprise agent at pickup. The agent made absolutely zero effort to resolve this blatant fraud and again this is the reason that I 1) will never use your services again and 2) the reason that I'm going to make it my duty to spread the word both by mouth and by internet to as many people as possible.
10.0 ExcellentNov 19 2016
THERE GREAT!!!!!
10.0 ExcellentNov 7 2016
Genuine helpful staffStaff interaction was excellent
From $34/dayRated #2
Budget
8.8 Excellent (20 reviews)
2 locations in Huntington Beach
Budget
Locations in Huntington Beach
  • 8.7
  • 8.3
  • 8.9
  • 9.2
  • 9.2
Recent reviews
10.0 ExcellentJun 12 2019
very happy with the rental. quick drop off and pick up
8.0 ExcellentMar 9 2019
Small office in Costa Mesa, CA with no wait to pick up my car!Everything went well with my car rental
10.0 ExcellentJun 16 2018
Quality of auto and the service of staffs on both rental centers.
8.0 ExcellentMar 10 2018
Asked for compact - got truckService was great. Car drove fine.Didn’t like having to drive a giant truck around LA. Not what I asked for.
10.0 ExcellentJun 27 2017
Easy
8.0 ExcellentJun 2 2017
Convienient and courteousGreat customer serviceNada
10.0 ExcellentDec 4 2016
No waiting
9.6 ExcellentMay 30 2016
Very friendly staff, a bit of a waitVery friendly and helpful staff, would definitely rent here again.Only one person in the office checking in / out cars, so any time there's more than 2 people there you might be waiting 30-45+ mins to get checked out.
8.8 ExcellentDec 9 2015
Superb Drop OffDrop off was great. Easy parking lot, super friendly service, they took us back to our hotel! Awesome!
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From $33/dayRated #3
Avis
8.2 Excellent (11 reviews)
2 locations in Huntington Beach
Avis
Locations in Huntington Beach
  • 8.3
  • 8
  • 8.3
  • 8
  • 8.3
Recent reviews
2.0 MediocreSep 10 2020
They could have a car! They said there’s no car. Messed up a job interview.
8.0 ExcellentAug 8 2019
Issue with ants in the car
10.0 ExcellentMay 7 2019
Friendly staff
10.0 ExcellentSep 4 2017
Easy to return and pick up.Under 25 fee was really pricey.
10.0 ExcellentJan 2 2017
More than expectedWas going on a 3-day cross country road trip for California to Florida when we were upgraded for free frim a subcompact to SUV with no additional cost. The SUV comfort more than made up for the increased gas cost (especially since gas was so cheap through the South compared to CA). The service was fast and courteous on both ends: from pick up in CA to dropoff at Orlando Airport.
9.2 ExcellentDec 15 2016
Easy and inexpensiveEasy in and out for pickup.
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From $25/dayRated #4
Hertz
Cheapest deal
Most popular
8 Excellent (19 reviews)
2 locations in Huntington Beach
Hertz
Locations in Huntington Beach
  • 7.7
  • 7.8
  • 8.1
  • 8.1
  • 7.8
Recent reviews
10.0 ExcellentJul 28 2021
Very friendly people, great experience and I loved it was a small place. Car was ready when I arrived, probably my best experience I have had at any car rental.
2.0 MediocreApr 13 2021
They had no cars available. And made no effort to get one. Next time will go direct .
2.0 MediocreAug 11 2019
Pick up time listed on the reservation confirmation was 1200hr. The location closed at 1200hr and was closed for the rest of the weekend. So I didnt get a car and had to make other arrangements.
8.8 ExcellentJul 9 2019
Staff was really good, drop off at the airport was easy.I booked a car and all they had when I arrived was minivans but they had a car brought in for me I just had to wait about an hour and a half
10.0 ExcellentApr 4 2019
Yes and Yes
2.0 MediocreApr 4 2018
nothing
8.8 ExcellentApr 8 2017
Someone's Glasses were left in the car. Not sure how cleaning crew missed it being a glasses wearer myself I know I would have appreciated someone returning them to me.
5.2 OkayFeb 10 2017
Dirty beaten up carI like that I got a bigger car as he said but it still looks a compact to me.First thing he said when he looked up my reservation that I'm late and he has no car for me usually at this time but luckily it was slow so I had an upgraded car. Whole car is dirty And beaten up. Scratches all over the car and back bumper got hit onto somewhere. I feel like I'm driving a 10yr old car. My pick up time is at noon at I got there by 3pm due to circumstances.
10.0 ExcellentJun 10 2016
Professional office staffShirts and ties, friendly staff. Quick service and professional courtesy. Wish I could have rented the car the other direction!
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74 travelers who rented a car in Huntington Beach gave the car agency they used an average rating of 8.6

Car rental locations in or near Huntington Beach

Good to know

Most popular agency

Hertz

Most popular car type

Premium

Average price

$35/day

Good deal

$27/day

When to book a rental car in Huntington Beach

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Top tips for renting a car in Huntington Beach

  • Huntington Beach offers various entertainment and sightseeing opportunities, such as the Huntington Beach Pier, where you can partake in some fishing activities with friends or colleagues. Using assistance from car rentals in Huntington Beach, you can drive about 4.2 miles to the Bolsa Chica State Beach for a fun-filled surfing day. You can get to this city via three airports, the Los Angeles International Airport, John Wayne Airport, and Long Beach Airport.
  • Los Angeles International Airport (LAX) is about 36 miles away from Huntington Beach. The John Wayne Airport (SNA) is around 10 miles, while the Long Beach Airport (LGB) sits approximately 17 miles from central Huntington Beach. John Wayne Airport has a convenient center for car rentals in Huntington Beach where you can get Fox, U-Save, Thrifty, Turo, and GREEN MOTION services. You can board a shuttle from the airport’s Ground Transportation Center at the lower Arrival Level to the pick-up location. Long Beach Airport contains a Rental Car Center with several providers such as Budget, Turo, Alamo, Avis, Enterprise, and National. You can access this center by following the signs to the Baggage Claim, exiting the terminal, and proceeding to their counters. Upon arriving via the Los Angeles International Airport, you can find companies like Ace Rent-A-Car, GREEN MOTION, NU Car, Economy Rent a Car, Priceless, U-Save, and Thrifty at the Rental Car office. The airport has a courtesy shuttle service that can efficiently transport you to the pick-up point. You can get these buses below the purple Rental Car Shuttles sign outside the Baggage Claim on the arrivals level islands.
  • Huntington Beach has freeway access to the three airports, making it comfortable to move in and around the city in your rented car. The multiple public streets and major highways, such as I-405 (San Diego Freeway), Highway 1 (Pacific Coast Highway), and Highway 39 (Beach Blvd), that facilitate efficient maneuverability. You want to carefully watch for cyclists because many Huntington Beach residents use bicycles and sometimes ride outside the assigned bike lane. The city also has jaywalking situations, so you should drive with keen attention to the pedestrians.
  • Huntington Beach experiences heavy traffic along the major roads during the evening rush hours, such as I-405 that welcomes commuters from LAX. It’s recommended to organize your schedule with some flexibility because most morning congestion occurs from about 7am to around 10am. This seaside city has snow-less winters and maintains pleasant conditions nearly all year, enabling you to enjoy quality driving on your visit.
  • 25% of our users found rental cars in Huntington Beach for $27 or less
  • Book your rental car in Huntington Beach at least 1 day before your trip in order to get a below-average price

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