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Santa Rosa, CA
Jun 17 — Jun 24
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Santa Rosa, CA
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Santa Rosa car rental information

Pick-up locationSanta Rosa
Car typesCompact, Compact SUV, Economy, Full-size, Full-size SUV, Intermediate, Intermediate SUV, Standard, Standard SUV
Rental locations15
Airport locations9
Popular agenciesBudget, Hertz, Avis, National, Enterprise

Cheap car rentals in Santa Rosa

$41/dayEconomy
$35/dayCompact
$37/dayIntermediate
$44/dayStandard
$41/dayFull-size
$81/dayFull-size SUV
$54/dayIntermediate SUV
$59/dayCompact SUV
$66/dayStandard SUV
Best rates found by KAYAK users in the past hours.

Santa Rosa car rental reviews and directory

From $53/dayRated #1
Budget
Best rated
7.8 Good (50 reviews)
2 locations in Santa Rosa
Budget
Locations in Santa Rosa
2266 Airport Boulevard+1 707 528 2195
Monday08:30 - 19:00
Tuesday08:30 - 19:00
Wednesday08:30 - 19:00
Thursday08:30 - 19:00
Friday08:30 - 19:00
Saturday09:30 - 18:00
Sunday09:30 - 18:00
976 Santa Rosa Avenue+1 707 528 2964
Monday08:00 - 15:00
Tuesday08:00 - 15:00
Wednesday08:00 - 15:00
Thursday08:00 - 15:00
Friday08:00 - 15:00
Saturday09:00 - 13:00
Sunday09:00 - 13:00
  • 8.2
  • 7.9
  • 7.7
  • 7.8
  • 7.6
Recent reviews
2.0 MediocreMar 13 2021
Pros: the car was fine. no one was at the drop off location when I returned the car. now budget keeps calling saying i never returned the car. I did though. this is stupid.Cons: customer service: i returned the car and now budget wont stop calling saying I never returned it. !! rediculous.
8.0 ExcellentMar 1 2021
Pros: very good.
8.0 ExcellentOct 28 2019
Pros: Quick, easy and as simple as it should be.Cons: I spoke with the representative at STS and confirmed that there wasn’t a fee to drop the car in San Fran at a different location. I picked the car up and noon and told him we were escaping the fires and dropping the car off today. We go to San Fran a couple of hours later. The office had closed at 1pm and the valet at the hotel told me there was a $25-$35 charge?
8.0 ExcellentOct 14 2018
Pros: The woman who helped me was very nice.
9.6 ExcellentAug 12 2018
Easy to find drop off at nightPros: I liked that it was easy to find, night drop was available.Cons: Being late night drop off, would’ve made more sense to me a little better instructions about what papers are being dropped off. Also, a sensor had gone off about a brake light bulb that went out en route to my destination. No one was available to inform about this, so a space on the paper that gets turned in would be a good idea. I improvised and wrote it on the side
2.0 MediocreJun 20 2018
FailCons: Nobody was at the rental counter in Santa Rosa. Ended up going with another rental company.
10.0 ExcellentJun 5 2018
Great local servicePros: Easy pickup and drop off. So much more efficient than at the airport. Friendly staff. Car was in excellent shape.Cons: Nothing.
2.0 MediocreSep 15 2017
Very confusedCons: We rented the car - went to pick it up and he said he didn't have a reservation under my name. Showed him the reservation receipt email - he then said I don't have a car available. Then something came up where he thought he had one - with a cracked windshield. He said he'd give us a discount. Tried to rent that one out but there was a hold on it. He said ok, I can get another car let me have your card. I had my debit card. Said it wouldn't pass the credit check. He said my credit must be bad. !!! My husband tried his - same thing. We don't have credit cards. We have rented numerous times with our debit cards, never with an issue. I have now been charged for the insurance. This car rental was for a very important occasion. Extremely upset and very confused.
10.0 ExcellentMay 30 2017
Pros: Very easy drop offCons: The fellow at the counter first overcharge me until I corrected them pretty quickly corrected the problem
6.8 GoodMar 13 2017
Horrible customer service in Santa RosaPros: I was surprised how nice the Ford Focus wasCons: Customer service representative at pick up in Santa Rosa could have cared less. I asked for a drop off in on place and he put another on the contract without telling me. It was very inconvenient. I called to complain and there was nothing they could do and they offered no help or restitution
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Rated #2
Sixt
6.6 Good (31 reviews)
1 location in Santa Rosa
Sixt
Locations in Santa Rosa
2200 Airport Boulevard+1 707 523 1676
Monday08:00 - 15:00
Tuesday08:00 - 15:00
Wednesday08:00 - 15:00
Thursday08:00 - 15:00
Friday08:00 - 15:00
Saturday08:00 - 15:00
Sunday08:00 - 15:00
  • 6.4
  • 6.3
  • 6.7
  • 7
  • 6.6
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4.4 OkayApr 1 2019
Cons: The car was filthy and the seats were stained. It also smelled like smoke.
4.8 OkayJun 26 2018
Fill up the gas tank before heading to the airport.Cons: Not letting the customer know that there is not a gas station near the airport. So I was charged $50 for a half tank of gas.
7.2 GoodMay 14 2018
Renting a Smart Car is an adventure in itselfPros: The car was fuel efficient and compact which helped a TON in the greater Bay Area for travels.Cons: The older model rented to me (based on the pricepoint but not entirely clear from the internet description) is an automatic that drives like a manual shift. Very specific feature of the Smart Car and was a little annoying when trying to pull a hill-side along the 101. Also, with high winds on the Richmond Bridge, the car felt VERY UNSAFE. The wind gusts were about 40-50mph and the car was swaying and wobbling in the lane. Yes, I knew to drive at a reduced speed but the bridge is 9miles long and it was a scary wind shaking 9mile drive. Something I didn't factor in.
10.0 ExcellentMar 17 2018
Easy to work withPros: The pickup and drop-off went very smoothly. The company was easy to work with and the car was very clean. This was my first time driving a smart car. It is more roomy and comfortable than I would have guessed. It doesn't have a lot of power, but it makes up for that in gas mileage. There were no issues with the car itself - it was in great shape. No complaints at all. I would definitely rent with Sixt again.
10.0 ExcellentFeb 5 2018
Pros: Great customer service. Easy and conviennt
8.0 ExcellentJan 23 2018
Pros: Gas mileage.Cons: Wouldn't want to own a Ford Fusion. Steering wheel awkward width, uncomfortable in my hand.
8.0 ExcellentNov 25 2017
Smart carPros: Actually a nice little car, my first time in a Smart car. The automatic transmission was a bit slow in shifting, but the car drove well, handled well at freeway speeds. Turned on a dime parking. Nice ride.
2.0 MediocreOct 27 2017
NO ONE AVAILABLECons: Has a reservation guaranteed for 10/24/17 at 11:30PM - when i arrived the counter was closed!
10.0 ExcellentOct 21 2017
Smart carPros: The car was good and the airport rep was very nice
4.0 OkayOct 18 2017
They gave me a manual transmission vehicle? Really?Pros: Not much, guy at counter nice, but car was terribleCons: 1st off the car was a manual transmission. Who rents stick shifts these days? Next car was worst color I've ever seen, a neon pea green? Won't be renting there again
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From $37/dayRated #3
Hertz
Cheapest deal
6.5 Good (86 reviews)
2 locations in Santa Rosa
Hertz
Locations in Santa Rosa
1089 Santa Rosa Avenue+1 707 575 0440
Monday08:00 - 15:00
Tuesday08:00 - 15:00
Wednesday08:00 - 15:00
Thursday08:00 - 15:00
Friday08:00 - 15:00
Saturday09:00 - 13:00
2200 Airport Blvd+1 707 528 0834
Monday11:00 - 17:00
Tuesday11:00 - 17:00
Wednesday11:00 - 17:00
Thursday11:00 - 17:00
Friday11:00 - 17:00
Saturday11:00 - 17:00
Sunday11:00 - 17:00
  • 6.8
  • 6.6
  • 6.3
  • 6.2
  • 6.5
Recent reviews
6.4 GoodNov 17 2020
Cons: Kayak let me book a Hertz rental at Santa Rosa airport which does not have a hertz location. It’s been closed for a few months. I had to go to the Santa Rosa Avenue location instead. This caused a hiccup in my entire travel plans.
10.0 ExcellentNov 5 2020
Pros: The truck was awesome and so was the agent!Cons: I cant think of anything else!
10.0 ExcellentOct 9 2020
Pros: Yes!!!Cons: No!!!
4.4 OkayMay 28 2020
Pros: The staff was great. They arranged our after hours pickup at the Elmira NY airport at 10pm last night, 5 hours after the Hertz counter closed.Cons: We were horrified to discover fa partly full McDonalds drink cup and some paper napkins in the back seat. Normally, we wouldn't much mind. But these are covid times. We were horrified that the car had not been cleaned carefully, and obviously could not claim to have been disinfected. We drove home last night worried all the way about being in that car. Unclean car is really unacceptable in these times.
2.0 MediocreSep 27 2019
Cons: I didn't get the rental because they said they didn't know I had a reservation and had nothing available then tried to pawn a truck off on me for double the amount I was originally paying. Not happy!
2.0 MediocreAug 5 2019
Pros: The staff at the Santa Rosa office was not overly friendly or helpful. The staff at the office in Bakersfield was nice.Cons: The 2019 Buick Encore that we rented broke down as we were traveling in the desert. Due to the broken down vehicle, our vacation plans were interrupted. We were not compensated in any way by Hertz for the inconvenience because we rented through a 3rd party and paid up front. Beware!!
4.0 OkayJun 25 2019
Pros: Staff at pick up was a bit rude.
10.0 ExcellentMay 15 2019
Pros: Very helpful and friendly staff and easy and quick process. I'd rent there again!
10.0 ExcellentMay 7 2019
Pros: Great vehicle - 2019 Ford Fiesta Great pickup and drop off experience!!Cons: Nothing!!!
10.0 ExcellentApr 25 2019
Pros: Great people, made pick up and drop off quick, easy, and painless!
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From $81/dayRated #4
National
8.8 Excellent (2 reviews)
1 location in Santa Rosa
National
Locations in Santa Rosa
2200 Airport Blvd+1 707 951 6557
Monday10:00 - 20:00
Tuesday10:00 - 20:00
Wednesday10:00 - 20:00
Thursday10:00 - 20:00
Friday10:00 - 20:00
Saturday10:00 - 20:00
Sunday10:00 - 20:00
  • 9
  • 9
  • 9
  • 9
  • 8
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From $51/dayRated #5
Enterprise
7.9 Good (28 reviews)
4 locations in Santa Rosa
Enterprise
Locations in Santa Rosa
1621 Cleveland Ave+1 707 545 2888
Monday08:00 - 15:00
Tuesday08:00 - 15:00
Wednesday08:00 - 15:00
Thursday08:00 - 15:00
Friday08:00 - 15:00
Saturday09:00 - 13:00
Sunday00:00 - 00:00
2200 Airport Blvd+1 707 951 6557
Monday10:00 - 20:00
Tuesday10:00 - 20:00
Wednesday10:00 - 20:00
Thursday10:00 - 20:00
Friday10:00 - 20:00
Saturday10:00 - 20:00
Sunday10:00 - 20:00
2979 Corby Ave+1 707 579 5664
Monday08:00 - 15:00
Tuesday08:00 - 15:00
Wednesday08:00 - 15:00
Thursday08:00 - 15:00
Friday08:00 - 15:00
Saturday00:00 - 00:00
Sunday00:00 - 00:00
3155 Santa Rosa Ave+1 707 536 0011
Monday00:00 - 00:00
Tuesday00:00 - 00:00
Wednesday00:00 - 00:00
Thursday00:00 - 00:00
Friday00:00 - 00:00
Saturday00:00 - 00:00
Sunday00:00 - 00:00
  • 8
  • 8.1
  • 7.8
  • 7.8
  • 7.8
Recent reviews
2.0 MediocreJun 8 2021
Pros: They didn’t have a car for usCons: The kayak or Priceline interface changed the pickup location without my consent, and Enterprise didn’t have a car for us at the airport. I had to rent another car from a different company at more than double the cost. I called Priceline to see if they could offset the extra costs and they refused. I will not book a car through kayak or Priceline again.
10.0 ExcellentMay 10 2021
Pros: Great friendly professional efficient service.Cons: Bit pricey but that's how it goes.
4.0 OkayMay 8 2021
Pros: Nothing,they did not valued my reservation. I wasted my time!Cons: That I could've got the car that I reserved!
2.0 MediocreDec 29 2020
Pros: The drop off was amazingCons: everything else
10.0 ExcellentOct 15 2020
Cons: Great experience!
6.0 GoodOct 1 2020
Pros: Fast check iutCons: Existing scratches on car were pointed out to the agent; but when the car was returned there were no records of the scratches.
4.0 OkayAug 26 2020
Pros: Convenient, close location.Cons: Delivery of a clean vehicle with a full tank of gas.
9.6 ExcellentJul 21 2020
Pros: Staff was very professional and courteous.Cons: I had ordered a truck but when I arrived, one was not available. I was given a Tahoe as a replacement which worked out but if I had really needed a truck, I would have been very disgruntled.
9.6 ExcellentNov 5 2019
Pros: Very nice staffCons: When do I get my deposit back
9.6 ExcellentSep 10 2019
Pros: Robyn, the manager of the Santa Rosa office went above and beyond to help me book a last minute car. She even followed up after my trip to ensure my satisfaction. Thank you Robyn!
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From $52/dayRated #6
Avis
7.3 Good (21 reviews)
2 locations in Santa Rosa
Avis
Locations in Santa Rosa
2266 Airport Boulevard+1 707 571 0465
Monday08:30 - 19:00
Tuesday08:30 - 19:00
Wednesday08:30 - 19:00
Thursday08:30 - 19:00
Friday08:30 - 19:00
Saturday09:30 - 18:00
Sunday09:30 - 18:00
976 Santa Rosa Avenue+1 707 542 2687
Monday08:00 - 15:00
Tuesday08:00 - 15:00
Wednesday08:00 - 15:00
Thursday08:00 - 15:00
Friday08:00 - 15:00
Saturday09:00 - 13:00
Sunday09:00 - 13:00
  • 7.9
  • 7.3
  • 7.2
  • 7
  • 7.2
Recent reviews
10.0 ExcellentApr 4 2021
Pros: The up grade do to my rental car not being there.Cons: Nothing fast professional service
6.0 GoodMay 2 2020
Pros: Pickup and drop off were great; however, I for got to fuel up and it cost me $131.00 for a 1/2 a tank of gas. Can you help me with this loss?Cons: What ever you do don't forget to fill the fuel tank, it will cost you ten times the amount to fill if the agency has to do it.
6.0 GoodJul 10 2019
Cons: I was told the car was in space 16 in the rental car lot. After 30 minutes of looking, and with the help of another Avis employee, I was told to look in the general car parking lot. Finally, I found it. Not happy!
3.2 MediocreFeb 26 2018
Worst costumer servicePros: NothingCons: I made a reservation for 5 pm for a location but even though i got the confirmation # they closed before i got there. On phone I've been told to go to airport location cuz the car is ready for me. Over there the guy didn't want to give me any car saying he doesn't have. After 1h fighting he gave me a smaller car for a bigger price. Just beautiful
9.2 ExcellentFeb 16 2018
Very kind servicePros: The service I received was so friendly and kind.Cons: The signage indicating where the office was in the airport was not clear at all from outside of the building.
2.0 MediocreJul 21 2017
No agent- Awful ExperienceCons: When we arrived from our flight the Avis agent was not there. Agents from other rental car companies told us, and other travelers, that the Avis agent decided to go home early. We were there before the counter closed at 9:30 pm. I will never rent from Avis again!
10.0 ExcellentMar 3 2017
month long rentalPros: Great brand new Chevy malibu. Turns off when car is stops and comes back to life when break is let off - great mileage.
4.8 OkayJan 20 2017
Pros: They closed down before quitting time. It was horrid.
9.6 ExcellentNov 29 2016
Pros: The price they quote is the price you pay. In, out and you are done. Return was easy as well.Cons: Wrong windshield wipers were installed. Had to pay for new ones. Made it inconvenient to resolve issue.
8.8 ExcellentMar 2 2016
Pros: Small airport, no wait, easy transaction.
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From $38/dayRated #7
Ace
Most popular
6.8 Good (14 reviews)
1 location in Santa Rosa
Ace
Locations in Santa Rosa
2200 Airport Blvd+1 707 568 3387
Monday08:00 - 15:00
Tuesday08:00 - 15:00
Wednesday08:00 - 15:00
Thursday08:00 - 15:00
Friday08:00 - 15:00
Saturday08:00 - 15:00
Sunday08:00 - 15:00
  • 6.5
  • 6.7
  • 6.8
  • 7.1
  • 6.8
Recent reviews
7.6 GoodNov 11 2020
Pros: Car was clean and in good conditionCons: No sign about where to drop off keys and the number left at the desk went to voicemail from which we never heard back. Fortunately someone finally informed us the drop box was outside. The attendant from pickup may have told us but it would be helpful to have a sign at the desk.
2.0 MediocreOct 12 2020
Pros: The guy I picked the car up from was friendly and helpful. I declined insurance and I appreciate that he did not push it.Cons: However, the car reeked of cigarettes after about 3 miles down the road, so I assume they cleaned the interior to eliminate the smell but not the air filter. That was kinda gross but not that big of a deal. The big deal was after I returned the car. I returned it an hour earlier than the deadline stated on the contract, but then got an email with an invoice stating I owed $20 for a late fee and I'm still trying to figure that one out. On top of that I was quoted $75 online, but then that jumped up to $99 inexplicably when I picked it up. I will update this to a better score if they fix the inaccurate bill but so far I am pretty disappointed.
10.0 ExcellentMar 23 2020
Pros: Ana was wonderful and explained everything. Extremely easy rental. Even offered a refund if I needed to cancel since I cancelled my vacation due to the coronavirus lock down.
10.0 ExcellentFeb 16 2020
Pros: Easy in and out. Mercedes was very helpful and made sure we got the car quickly.
2.0 MediocreDec 24 2019
Pros: The staff was friendly and understanding through all of our problems with the cars.Cons: first car we got smelled so bad we had to return it after a couple hours. The second car they tried to give us smelled the same. It was like they dumped a bottle of perfume in the carpet to cover up smoke smell. The only car they had that didn't smell bad was a mini van. Not what I reserved. Two weeks after returning the van the $200 hold on my credit card is still there. Not happy about the whole experience.
2.0 MediocreDec 9 2019
Cons: It shouldnt be in this business
7.6 GoodNov 18 2019
Cons: The seats had stains on them.
10.0 ExcellentOct 11 2019
Pros: Staff was good and quickCons: It was all fine
4.8 OkayAug 26 2019
Pros: The staff were greatCons: The car was falling apart. Obviously had mechanical issues and the staff didn’t seem concerned. The car wouldn’t start on our way back to the airport.
10.0 ExcellentAug 21 2019
Pros: Friendly and helpful staff. Drop off was super easy. Emailed me the receipt. Happy to have a smart car--but bigger cars are also available.
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Easirent
1 location in Santa Rosa
Easirent
Locations in Santa Rosa
Sonoma County Airport
MondayInvalid date - 23:59
TuesdayInvalid date - 23:59
WednesdayInvalid date - 23:59
ThursdayInvalid date - 23:59
FridayInvalid date - 23:59
SaturdayInvalid date - 23:59
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Sunnycars
1 location in Santa Rosa
Sunnycars
Locations in Santa Rosa
2200 Airport Boulevar
Recent reviews
232 travelers who rented a car in Santa Rosa gave the car agency they used an average rating of 7.1

Car rental locations in or near Santa Rosa

Good to know

Most popular agency

Ace

Most popular car type

Standard

Average price

$59/day

Good deal

$45/day

When to book a rental car in Santa Rosa

Average daily price per month
Rental car prices as pick-up date approaches

Top tips for renting a car in Santa Rosa

  • Car rentals in Santa Rosa will allow you greater access to the world-famous wine country of Napa Valley. With some of the most famous wineries in the world nearby, a rental car ensures you have reliable transportation to and from the rural areas where they are located. If you are hoping to visit nearby San Francisco, a Santa Rosa rental car gives you greater flexibility and allows you to explore more parts of the city from iconic perspectives, such as a drive down Lombard Street.
  • The local airport for Santa Rosa is the Charles M. Schulz Sonoma County Airport (STS), named after the creator of Peanuts who grew up in the area. On-site rental counters offer car rentals in Santa Rosa within the main terminal. The nearest major airport is Oakland International Airport (OAK), located about 65 miles away, which has a Rental Car Center shuttle to bring travelers between the terminals and their vehicles in the lots to the northwest of the airport.
  • The city of Santa Rosa is spread out along Highway 101, which means that many of your travel directions will involve driving this iconic route. The highway is often crowded with commuters that make the daily pilgrimage to San Francisco, which makes for some challenging merges when the highway drops to only two lanes in each direction. If you are not comfortable with driving on a highway in unfamiliar territory, consider adjusting your directions to utilize major streets like Mendocino Avenue instead, and give yourself some extra time. 
  • The rush hour traffic of San Francisco and Oakland can impact Highway 101 and side streets in the event of delays from car accidents or construction. The San Francisco rush hour is typically from 7am to 9am and 4pm to 7pm. Within Santa Rosa, commuters can sometimes clog up Mendocino Avenue in an effort to avoid Highway 101, which can lead to even greater delays at the freeway on-ramps. 
  • 25% of our users found rental cars in Santa Rosa for $45 or less
  • Book your rental car in Santa Rosa at least 1 day before your trip in order to get a below-average price
  • Off-airport rental car locations in Santa Rosa are around 24% more expensive than airport locations on average
  • Mini rental cars in Santa Rosa are around 42% cheaper than other car types, on average

FAQs about renting a car in Santa Rosa

  • Some car rental companies in Santa Rosa which have updated their car rental health and safety policies due to COVID-19 to make sure vehicles are clean and disinfected include Hertz, Enterprise and Budget

  • On average a rental car in Santa Rosa costs $59 per day.

  • In the past 72 hours, the cheapest rental cars were found at Budget ($35/day), Hertz ($44/day) and Avis ($54/day). In the last 72 hours the cheapest rental car price was found at Budget 2266 Airport Boulevard 95403 (7 miles from city center).

  • Based on ratings and reviews from real users on KAYAK, the best car rental companies in Santa Rosa are Enterprise (8.1, 74 reviews), Budget (7.9, 52 reviews), and Hertz (6.4, 115 reviews).

  • The average gas price in Santa Rosa is $3.36 per gallon over the past 30 days. Filling up a gas tank costs between $40 and $54, depending on the car size.

  • Standard (Hyundai Elantra or similar) is the most frequently booked rental car type in Santa Rosa.

  • Car rental companies onsite at San Francisco airport include Thrifty, Sixt, Fox, Hertz, Dollar, Alamo, Enterprise, Budget, Avis and National.

  • Car rental companies that offer shuttle or pick-up services from San Francisco airport to off-airport locations include Thrifty, Sixt, Fox, Hertz, Dollar, Alamo, Enterprise, Budget, Advantage, and E-Z Rent-A-Car.

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

  • A Standard car rental in Santa Rosa costs $62 per day, on average.

  • A Economy car rental in Santa Rosa costs $49 per day, on average.

  • A Compact car rental in Santa Rosa costs $57 per day, on average.

  • In Santa Rosa, cars are most frequently rented at Ace 3362 Fulton Road (5 miles from city center).

  • On average a rental car in Santa Rosa costs $414 per week ($59 per day).

  • On average a rental car in Santa Rosa costs $1,773 per month ($59 per day).

  • With mild weather year-round and plenty of busy cities nearby, a smaller vehicle, such as an economy or compact car, will allow you to explore wine country and still take a day to visit San Francisco or Oakland. Especially due to the hilly, narrow streets of San Francisco, a smaller automatic-transmission vehicle is best for visitors expecting to spend time in the City by the Bay. 

  • The speed limit for most city streets in Santa Rosa is 25mph, with a 55mph limit for Highway 101 when passing through city limits. Major streets, such as Mendocino Avenue and Santa Rosa Avenue, have higher speed limits of 35mph and 40mph, but can also become busy during rush hour.

  • The average gas price in Santa Rosa is approximately $3.45 per gallon. Lower prices are generally found at Costco gas stations. If you are returning your rental car to either Oakland International Airport (OAK) or San Francisco International Airport (SFO), keep in mind that the average gas price in San Francisco is higher, at approximately $3.50 per gallon. Consider filling up as much as possible before getting into the city. 

  • You should plan to pay for parking in Santa Rosa if you are expecting to leave your vehicle for over 1h. Though parking is free for the first hour in several parking garages and lots, parking at "premier meters" in downtown Santa Rosa costs about $1.50 per hour with a maximum of 3h in one spot. Parking in downtown Santa Rosa is enforced from 9am to 6pm. There are "value meters" with a fee of about $1 per hour and a maximum of 4h, though these meters are located several blocks from the main destinations in the downtown area.

  • 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!).