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Mission Viejo car rentals from $23/day

This price is the cheapest per day rate found by a KAYAK user in the last 72 hours by searching for a car rental in Mission Viejo with a pick-up date of 3/4 and drop-off date of 3/11. Fares are subject to change and may not be available at all agencies or on all dates of rental. Click the price to replicate the search for this deal.
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Cheap car rentals in Mission Viejo

Economy$23/day
Compact$25/day
Intermediate$28/day
Standard$26/day
Full-size$24/day
Minivan$33/day
Full-size SUV$35/day
Pickup truck$38/day
Supplier choice$28/day
Standard SUV$29/day
Intermediate SUV$30/day
Best rates found by KAYAK users in the past 48 hours.

KAYAK’s top tips for renting a car in Mission Viejo

  • Renting a car in Mission Viejo is convenient for travelers exploring the city. You can comfortably and conveniently visit Lake Mission Viejo, which lies 4 miles from the city center via Marguerite Pkwy. You can also easily drive to Florence Joyner Olympiad Park, about four miles away. A car rental also lets you drive to Moulton Museum, which lies 2 miles away. Car rentals in Mission Viejo let you bring any amount of luggage and offers you a comfortable and ample traveling experience. In addition, it saves you from the hassle of catching bus schedules and public transport, which operates on some days.
  • When flying to Mission Viejo, you will most likely arrive via Santa Anna Airport, 12 miles from the city. You can find the car rental counters on-site. Once you leave the arrival gates, you can take the escalators down to the lower level of the terminal building. Car rental counters lie between baggage claims 2 and 3. The cars lie within a short walk across the street. There are over 18 car rental companies, including National, Hertz, Budget, Dollar, Alamo, Avis, and Sunnycars. We recommend prior arrangements with your car rental company to avoid waiting in line for hours.
  • Knowing Mission Viejo driving laws and regulations is important regardless of where you travel. Driving car rentals in Mission Viejo is done on the right side of the road while passing on the left. You can pass on the left when an open highway is marked for two or more lanes. When approaching another vehicle on a steep road, the car facing downhill has to let the one facing uphill pass. Always keep your low-beam headlights on when using windshield wipers. You can also keep them on 30 minutes after sunset and 30 minutes before sunrise. Always drive with your license and avoid drunk driving.
  • Rush hour in Mission Viejo is less hectic compared to other cities. However, traffic peaks between 7:30 a.m. to 9:30 a.m. and 5 p.m. to 7 p.m. Rush hours can get you stuck on roads for up to an hour. They are also rime hours for motor accidents due to congestion and many vehicles. If you are in a hurry, avoid driving car rentals in Mission Viejo during these hours. However, if you must be on the road, consider avoiding I-95, as it gets the most traffic. Instead, look out for alternative routes. Also, watch your rental car radio traffic updates to know the current traffic status.
  • 25% of our users found rental cars in Mission Viejo for $40 or less
  • Book your rental car in Mission Viejo at least 1 day before your trip in order to get a below-average price
  • Intermediate rental cars in Mission Viejo are around 12% cheaper than other car types, on average

FAQs about renting a car in Mission Viejo

  • How much does it cost to rent a car in Mission Viejo?

    On average a rental car in Mission Viejo costs $50 per day. But prices differ between operators and you can save money through a price comparison of car rental deals from different agencies. The cheapest price for a car rental in Mission Viejo found in the last 2 weeks is $26.

  • What is the cheapest car rental company in Mission Viejo?

    In the past 72 hours, the cheapest rental cars were found at Hertz ($28/day) and Avis ($35/day).

  • How much is gas price in Mission Viejo?

    The average gas price in Mission Viejo is $3.48 per gallon over the past 30 days. Filling up a gas tank costs between $42 and $56, depending on the car size.

  • What is the most popular rental car in Mission Viejo?

    Intermediate (Nissan Rogue or similar) is the most frequently booked rental car type in Mission Viejo.

  • Which car rental companies are at Los Angeles airport (LAX)?

    Car rental companies onsite at Los Angeles airport include Kyte, Priceless, Ace, Midway, NextCar, Fox, Hertz, NU Car, Sixt and Budget.

  • Which car rental companies will pick you up at Los Angeles airport (LAX)?

    Car rental companies that offer shuttle or pick-up services from Los Angeles airport to off-airport locations include Priceless, Midway, Hertz, Advantage, NU Car, Sixt, Alamo, Budget, Airport Van, and Thrifty.

  • How can I find car rentals near me in Mission Viejo?

    Take a look at our extensive car rental location map to find the best rental cars near you.

  • How much does an Intermediate car rental cost in Mission Viejo?

    An Intermediate car rental in Mission Viejo costs $70 per day, on average.

  • How much does a Mini car rental cost in Mission Viejo?

    A Mini car rental in Mission Viejo costs $109 per day, on average.

  • How much does a Standard car rental cost in Mission Viejo?

    A Standard car rental in Mission Viejo costs $95 per day, on average.

  • What is the most popular rental car location in Mission Viejo?

    In Mission Viejo, cars are most frequently rented at United Auto Rental 3931 Birch Street (12 miles from city center).

  • How much does it cost to rent a car for a week in Mission Viejo?

    On average a rental car in Mission Viejo costs $352 per week ($50 per day).

  • How much does it cost to rent a car long term for a month in Mission Viejo?

    On average a rental car in Mission Viejo costs $1,510 per month ($50 per day).

  • Should I get insurance when renting a car in Mission Viejo?

    Most car rental providers in Mission Viejo offer insurance but the level of protection can differ substantially. If you're unsure whether to get extra protection for your car rental in Mission Viejo, check out KAYAK's car rental insurance guide.

  • How many car agencies are operating in Mission Viejo?

    KAYAK has deals for you to compare from 4 car rental agencies in Mission Viejo.

  • What do I need to know before booking a car rental in Mission Viejo?

    Finding the right price, understanding the add-ons and staying up to date with policy changes can be a challenge. That’s why KAYAK has produced the ultimate guide to renting a car to help you cut though the jargon and make the right choice for your rental car. Find tips and insights for how to book your rental, what car rental insurance you’ll need, how to deal with a car rental agency and what extra fees to expect (and avoid!).

  • Why should I use KAYAK to rent a car in Mission Viejo?

    KAYAK searches thousands of car rental agencies to provide you with offers from all car rental agencies operating in Mission Viejo so that you can compare car rental rates, reviews and pick-up and drop-off locations to find the best deal for you.

  • Which type of car is recommended to drive in Mission Viejo?

    The best car to rent largely depends on your preference. If you wish to preserve fuel, consider renting economical compact sedans like Toyota Corolla and Hyundai Elantra. When traveling with many travelers on board, consider renting a spacious car like a Honda Odyssey minivan or Chevrolet Tahoe. Consider renting something special like Ford Mustang and Chevrolet Tahoe on a leisurely journey.

  • What is the speed limit in Mission Viejo?

    The speed limit for Mission Viejo car rentals is 65mph. On two-lane undivided highways, the speed limit is 55 mph. School zones and residential neighborhoods have a speed limit of 25mph. Speed limits can vary and will be posted by the side of the road.

  • Which is the best place to park in Mission Viejo?

    You can opt for street parking or off-street parking for fees. Street parking is charged from Mondays to Saturdays and free on Sundays from 9 p.m. to 7 a.m. Mall and hotel parking is free, provided you use their services. You can also opt for parking garages. The city features public parking garages like The Collection, PPS Parking, Main Street Parking, and Irvine Concourse Parking.

Mission Viejo car rental reviews and directory

Enterprise Rent-A-Car

8.7

Very good

31 reviews
Best rated

Cleanliness

8.0

Comfort

9.0

Pick-up/Drop-off

8.5

Value for money

8.5

3 locations in Mission Viejo

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Locations in Mission Viejo

23591 Rockfield Blvd

+1 949 855 2966

Monday07:30 - 18:00
Tuesday07:30 - 18:00
Wednesday07:30 - 18:00
Thursday07:30 - 18:00
Friday07:30 - 18:00
Saturday09:00 - 12:00
Sunday00:00 - 00:00

23682 Via Fabricante

+1 949 380 0330

Monday08:00 - 17:30
Tuesday08:00 - 17:30
Wednesday08:00 - 17:30
Thursday08:00 - 17:30
Friday08:00 - 17:30
Saturday09:00 - 12:00
Sunday00:00 - 00:00

28112 Camino Capistrano

+1 949 364 6363

Monday07:30 - 18:00
Tuesday07:30 - 18:00
Wednesday07:30 - 18:00
Thursday07:30 - 18:00
Friday07:30 - 18:00
Saturday08:00 - 17:30
Sunday00:00 - 00:00

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10.0 Wonderful

Jan 2024

KAYAK
Great. Nice people.

10.0 Wonderful

Aug 2020

KAYAK

Cons:

Nothing. It was all good

5.2 Fair

Jul 2020

KAYAK

Pros:

I liked how easy it was to drop off

Cons:

Not paying twice for the same rental. And a better car that wasn’t broken

8.0 Very good

Jul 2019

KAYAK

Cons:

Unable to locate the car I reserved. Had to settle for a comparable vehicle

10.0 Wonderful

Mar 2019

KAYAK

Pros:

The staff was friendly and accommodating

Cons:

Everything was excellent

10.0 Wonderful

Feb 2018

KAYAK

Pros:

Everything was as it should be

Cons:

Nothing

1 out of 6

Budget

7.6

Cleanliness

7.0

Comfort

7.6

Pick-up/Drop-off

7.0

Value for money

7.0

2 locations in Mission Viejo

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22722 Centre Drive Suite D

+1 949 595 0062

Monday08:00 - 17:30
Tuesday08:00 - 17:30
Wednesday08:00 - 17:30
Thursday08:00 - 17:30
Friday08:00 - 17:30
Saturday09:00 - 12:00
Sunday09:00 - 12:00

28201 Marguerite Pkwy

+1 949 347 0339

Monday08:00 - 17:30
Tuesday08:00 - 17:30
Wednesday08:00 - 17:30
Thursday08:00 - 17:30
Friday08:00 - 17:30
Saturday08:00 - 17:30
Sunday08:00 - 17:30

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8.0 Very good

Sep 2019

KAYAK

Pros:

Drop-off was easy and super low-key. No hassle pick-up. Car was in good condition. Reasonable price.

Cons:

Drop-off was intended for Labor Day (Sept 2) but the location (and every other location) was closed. I wasn't aware that I'd be unable to return the vehicle, and have yet to find out if Budget is going to charge us for the extra day despite no heads-up and no alternative drop-off options.

2.0 Poor

Aug 2018

KAYAK

Cons:

I called Friday afternoon and reserved a mini van for a 24 hour rental and scheduled a noon pick up on Saturday. I received a call at 10 am on Saturday morning from Budget saying they did not have my vehicle. I called customer service, and they found a rental 1/2 hour away in the opposite direction. After negotiating with C.R., they agreed to give me the van for the same price. But, it was too late to find a ride to pick it up. I was very upset.

2.0 Poor

Sep 2017

KAYAK

Cons:

Reserved a car but was notified the day of my rental that there were no cars available. A rep apparently called to let me know AFTER my reservation time had passed but didn't leave a message. Fortunately, I called to make sure my car would be ready, at which point the rep just told me that they didn't have any cars and to call about store and provided no additional assistance. I spent an hour on the phone ensuring that the guaranteed price would be honored at another location and had to speak to 3 different customer service reps (some of whom were rude) and had to cover the cost of travel to another rental location at the last minute.

9.2 Wonderful

Dec 2015

KAYAK

Pros:

Upgraded for having to wait for my rental Good value

Cons:

Office was closed when I arrived and I had to wait 20-30 minutes for someone to return

8.0 Very good

Jun 2023

KAYAK
Got what we paid for

8.0 Very good

May 2023

KAYAK
Upsell attempts during pick up. The car could have been cleaner. Attempted to drop off the car Sunday night ahead of Monday morning, but sign on window stated no after hours drop off.

1 out of 4

Hertz

6.0

Cheapest deal
Most popular

Cleanliness

6.6

Comfort

6.6

Pick-up/Drop-off

6.0

Value for money

7.0

2 locations in Mission Viejo

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24001 Via Fabricante Ste 1001

+1 949 472 4290

Monday08:00 - 17:30
Tuesday08:00 - 17:30
Wednesday08:00 - 17:30
Thursday08:00 - 17:30
Friday08:00 - 17:30
Saturday09:00 - 12:00

Via Olmo 35

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2.0 Poor

Dec 2021

KAYAK
absolutely 0 professionalism.......miserable corporate culture.....angry people...maybe its because i booked for 5 days at $350 over the phone, and then got on kayak and found the same car for a 7 day rental at $235, and then put 1650 miles on the car cruising around the vegas desert.......the car itself was fine, but this tanner manager inbred wouldve dragged outside and beaten in most countries....

10.0 Wonderful

Feb 2021

KAYAK

Pros:

Professional staff; quick and easy pick up & drop off.

Cons:

N/A

10.0 Wonderful

May 2018

KAYAK

Pros:

very friendly front desk employees very happy with the service

3.2 Poor

Apr 2018

KAYAK

Cons:

I prepaid for my rental and was told they wouldn't accept it. I had to pay again plus an additional deposit. How do I get my initial payment refunded?

10.0 Wonderful

Jul 2017

KAYAK

Pros:

It was close to home, the agent was very pleasant and helpful. we got upgraded to a full size with GPS. Gas mileage was great.

Cons:

NA

9.2 Wonderful

Jun 2017

KAYAK

Pros:

Friendly, good customer service (in the store!)

Cons:

Couldn't use debit card to pay (prepaid online with debit card). Arrived at store and they said they wouldn't take that card. Had to be charged again. Was refunded money, but not after a long phone call to Hertz, going back and forth between different people there. After over 1 week, the money appeared back in my account.

1 out of 3

Avis

4.6

Mediocre

11 reviews

Cleanliness

6.0

Comfort

6.0

Pick-up/Drop-off

4.6

Value for money

5.3

2 locations in Mission Viejo

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22722 Centre Drive Suite D

+1 949 461 0944

Monday08:00 - 17:30
Tuesday08:00 - 17:30
Wednesday08:00 - 17:30
Thursday08:00 - 17:30
Friday08:00 - 17:30
Saturday09:00 - 12:00
Sunday09:00 - 12:00

28201 Marguerite Pkwy

+1 949 347 0016

Monday08:00 - 17:30
Tuesday08:00 - 17:30
Wednesday08:00 - 17:30
Thursday08:00 - 17:30
Friday08:00 - 17:30
Saturday08:00 - 17:30
Sunday08:00 - 17:30

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4.8 Mediocre

Jan 2020

KAYAK

Cons:

Customer service aspects

10.0 Wonderful

Sep 2017

KAYAK

Pros:

Customer service at pickup.

Cons:

No backup camera on vehicle.

10.0 Wonderful

Jul 2017

KAYAK

Pros:

The Agent was very friendly and accommodating.

2.0 Poor

Apr 2017

KAYAK

Pros:

Car performance was as described

Cons:

Customer service was terrible from picking up car, to drop off and customer service call center in dealing with invoice issues

10.0 Wonderful

Aug 2023

KAYAK
Everything was good!

2.0 Poor

May 2022

KAYAK
They told me they were open on Monday, Memorial Day, when they were not. I was left unable to leave the car and had to drop it off elsewhere. The customer service more or less accused me of lying to them. They’re a horrendous, awful company and I’ll never rent from them again.

1 out of 2

Rent-4-Less

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One location in Mission Viejo

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24881 Alacia Parkway

(949) 452-0470

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76 travelers who rented a car in Mission Viejo gave the car agency they used an average rating of 6.9

Car rental locations in or near Mission Viejo

Good to know

Most popular agency

Hertz

Most popular car type

Intermediate

Average price

$50/day

Good deal

$40/day

When to book a rental car in Mission Viejo

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