With Expedia, you can book now and pay nothing for your rental car. That’ll be happy news if you’re unable to pay for reservations upfront (or you just like more flexibility with payment options). Decide on one of our Santa Cruz rental cars and only pay the full cost when you go to pick up your ride. A hold will also be placed on your credit card for the deposit amount. Take note that some cheaper offers may need to be paid at the time of reservation. From small rides to full-size SUVs, we’ve got options galore. Explore our vehicle rentals in Santa Cruz and then get on your way.
We realise that things can change at short notice. That’s why a large number of prepaid bookings offer a complete refund if you cancel a minimum of six hours before picking up the car. Your cancellation policy should contain all the specifics you need. If you can’t find the answer there, our Customer Service Portal is always available.
Most visitors choose to rent economy cars in Santa Cruz. Drivers love them because they’re easy on the budget. Plus, their smaller size makes them ideal for exploring cities, where streets are busy and parking can be tight. But your options don’t stop there. Mid-size, standard, full-size and premium cars can be booked too. Whether you’re hanging around Santa Cruz or headed beyond, we’ll have the wheels for you.
Santa Cruz has plenty to offer — but there’s even more to discover farther afield. Settle in behind the wheel of a car rental and drive around the region at your leisure. Make room in your itinerary for these awesome spots:
Make tracks for Tagaytay and buckle up for some serious sightseeing. Around 55 kilometres from Santa Cruz, it features some top attractions like Sky Ranch, Picnic Grove and Peoples Park in the Sky.
Visit the vibrant city of Mariveles. Located around 55 kilometres from Santa Cruz, highlights here include Camaya Coast Beach, Sisiman Beach and Lusong Beach.
Enjoy a relaxing day connecting with nature at Baguio Botanical Garden. When you’ve had your share of bustling cities, this place is the perfect antidote. You’ll find it 200 kilometres from Santa Cruz.
From our member exclusive offers and discounts to our affordable holiday packages, there are so many reasons to rent your ride with Expedia. On your way to Santa Cruz? There are suppliers to take your pick of, with lots of vehicles to suit every style and budget. If you’re eager to save more, bundle your car rental with your hotel and flights. Ready to get into the driver’s seat? We’re ready to help get you on your way.
Whatever type of wheels you’re looking for, Expedia will help you track down the best deal. Just compare the offers from leading rental suppliers and pick the option that works for you. Want to hit the road with even more in your wallet? Combine your Santa Cruz car rental with flight or hotel bookings.
You need to be 21 and over to grab the keys to a rental car in Santa Cruz. Be aware that young drivers may be restricted to renting from a few car categories, such as compact, economy and medium size. Higher age limits generally apply for premium and specialty vehicles. Additionally, most outlets will charge an additional fee for young renters. Read the rules carefully before clicking book and factor any extra fees into your travel budget.
While booking conditions can differ between car rental outlets in Santa Cruz, generally the essentials are your driver’s license and a credit card in your name. You don’t need to take out the company’s insurance plan. However, proof of alternative coverage may be required.
If you don’t have a lot of experience driving in a foreign country, you may be happy to hear that you’ll be sticking to the right side of the road in Santa Cruz. Traffic conditions will differ though, so drive accordingly.
Yes, just make sure your U.S. license is valid. But think about getting an International Driving Permit regardless. They’re relatively easy to organise, and with one, you’ll be fine to drive in other places if your holiday plans take you beyond Santa Cruz.
and were the cheapest daily prices for car rentals in Santa Cruz within the past seven days.
Yes, which means you won’t need to rebook a rental vehicle in the middle of your holiday. Go to our long-term car rental deals page, enter your travel dates and reserve a ride that’s all yours for the duration of your escape.
This will depend on the car rental companies that are found in Santa Cruz. They often have different age policies. If you’ve found a supplier that does cater to drivers under the age of 25 be aware that extra costs may apply. Conduct some research into what those charges could be before booking your rental car.