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Palmdale car hire information

Pick-up locationPalmdale
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Hire locations6
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KAYAK’s top tips for hiring a car in Palmdale

  • People who are planning on visiting the city of Palmdale and its surroundings during their stay should consider using Palmdale car rentals. It will allow them to get around in a more comfortable and convenient manner. Another advantage of car rentals in Palmdale is that it eliminates the need for them to make multiple connections. Using Palmdale car rentals from Palmdale to Long Beach will take you 1h 30min whereas the train will take you 3h 10min to complete the journey.
  • Utilizing cheap car rentals in Palmdale enhances your flexibility when seeking to access various destinations in the city. For you to rent your preferred car from any of the Palmdale car rentals, you must be 25 years or older. Since the minimum age for driving a car in Palmdale and California, in general, is 21 years, a number of car companies allow drivers aged 21 years or more to rent a car. However, if you are between 21 and 24 years, you will have to pay an undercharge fee. Additionally, you will only be able to rent a car whose capacity does not exceed 5 passengers.
  • The Palmdale Regional Airport (PMD) in Palmdale has a couple of car rental in Palmdale that are ready to accommodate travelers. Hertz, Budget and Avis Car Rental are some of the companies that provide car rentals in the area. There are a wide range of cars available from these companies, so it is important that you choose the one that fits your needs and budget. You can also book your vehicle through KAYAK, a website that allows you to pre-book your car.
  • Lying in the Antelope Valley of Southern California, irregular and hilly terrains characterize the better part of Palmdale. Consequently, most of the roads in the city, especially those away from the city center, are narrow, with several meandering sections. Therefore, whenever driving on these roads, it is good practice to maintain lower speeds and keep an eye on the other motorists. Despite this, driving in Palmdale is generally an exciting experience since most of the roads are well-maintained, and drivers adhere to every detail of the traffic regulations. If you are new to driving in the city, you need to be cautious when navigating the busy intersection of Avenue S-8 and 40th Street East to avoid taking a wrong turn.
  • When it comes to traveling in Palmdale car rentals, it's important that you observe the local traffic regulations. In addition to being on the lookout for other vehicles, you should also keep in mind that you should always leave the left side of the road to avoid getting into an accident. Doing so can help you avoid getting involved in an accident and ensuring that you are on the right side of the street.
  • You must adhere to the child seat requirements in line with California laws anytime you are driving in Palmdale with your kid(s). Based on these laws, any child below 8 years or whose height does not exceed 4'9" must always travel in an appropriate child restraint device. Such devices can be an infant seat, a child car seat, or a booster seat, depending on the age and/or height of the child. At an additional daily charge, you can conveniently get any of these special child amenities with any of the cheap car rentals in Palmdale.
  • If you plan on using a car rental in Palmdale during the morning rush hour, avoid the major roads during this period. Doing so will allow you avoid getting stuck in traffic and will also help you reach your destination on time. Another advantage of using Palmdale car rentals is that it can help you get around the city more efficiently.
  • Book your car hire in Palmdale at least 1 day before your trip in order to get a below-average price
  • Mini hire cars in Palmdale are around 13% more expensive than other car types, on average

FAQs about hiring a car in Palmdale

  • How much is the price of fuel in Palmdale?

    The average price of fuel in Palmdale is R71,61 per litre over the past 30 days. Filling up a tank of fuel costs between R859 and R1 146, depending on the car size.

  • What is the most popular car hire in Palmdale?

    Mini (Chrysler Pacifica or similar) is the most frequently booked car hire type in Palmdale.

  • Which car hire agencies are at Los Angeles airport (LAX)?

    Car hire companies onsite at Los Angeles airport include Budget, Hertz, Sixt, Thrifty and Dollar.

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

    Car hire companies that offer shuttle or pick-up services from Los Angeles airport to off-airport locations include Budget, Hertz, Sixt, Thrifty, Dollar and Alamo.

  • How can I find car hires near me in Palmdale?

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

  • How much does a Mini car hire cost in Palmdale?

    A Mini car hire in Palmdale costs R1 781 per day, on average.

  • How much does a Special car hire cost in Palmdale?

    A Special car hire in Palmdale costs R1 015 per day, on average.

  • How much does an Economy car hire cost in Palmdale?

    An Economy car hire in Palmdale costs R1 047 per day, on average.

  • What type of car is recommended for driving in Palmdale?

    Although there are large and well-maintained roads in the city of Palmdale, it's still important to consider the various factors that affect the choice of Palmdale car rentals.Another important factor that you should consider is the number of people that you'll be visiting. For instance, if you're planning on visiting with a lot of people, you might want to rent a minivan.If you're planning on traveling with a group of people, then a compact car is the best choice. There are also various types of Palmdale car rentals in the city that are commonly used by small groups, such as compact and economy cars. Hybrid cars are eco-friendlier and more economic than regular diesel or petrol cars.

  • Are there toll roads in Palmdale?

    The city has several roads on which drivers have to pay some tolls any time they are driving their cars (including rental cars) on them. Palmdale Boulevard and Lancaster Road are among the popular toll roads you are likely to use when driving in Palmdale.

  • What’s the speed limit in Palmdale?

    The speed limits in Palmdale City are set at 55 mph on suburban roads and 65 mph on highways. In order to avoid accidents, it is important that you drive within the safe limits. If you are in the city and moving outwards from the center, the limit is lessened. In addition to having multiple lanes, the city's highways also have set speed limits that are designed to help prevent accidents due to over speeding. Drivers to the Palmdale car rentals are additionally urged to observe these limits in order to avoid getting involved in an accident.

  • How convenient is it to rent an electric car from Palmdale?

    With more than 100 public charging stations across Palmdale, you have nothing to worry about if you are to rent an electric car in the city. Out of these stations, 10 of them are free EV charging stations. The number of Tesla Superchargers is about 46, while DC Fast Chargers are about 55.

  • Where are the best places to park in Palmdale?

    There are a couple of car parking facilities for the Palmdale car rentals within the city. Among the commonly used parking spaces include the VSP parking and the Mosaic Parking structure all located within the city. They ensure that the Palmdale car rentals users get adequate space for a secure parking as they get through their days within the city. You are also urged to park squarely to prevent instances of double parking which can get penalized. 

Palmdale car rental reviews and directory

Hertz

7,4

Cleanliness

7.2

Comfort

7.6

Pick-up/Drop-off

7.6

Value for money

7.6

3 locations in Palmdale

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Locations in Palmdale

38958 Carriage Way

+1 661 540 0889

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

43440 10th St. W. Ste 101

+1 661 726 2060

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

438 Auto Vista Drive

+1 661 540 0889

Monday08:00 - 17:00
Tuesday08:00 - 17:00
Wednesday08:00 - 17:00
Thursday08:00 - 17:00
Friday08:00 - 17:00

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8,0 Very Good

Dec 2021

KAYAK
On Google kayak website said if you pay through them they will not need a deposit that’s not true I still had to give them my credit luckily for me I was prepared but others are gonna be upset when they pay assuming they won’t need a deposit

10,0 Wonderful

May 2021

KAYAK

Pros:

Yes.

Cons:

Exterior of car was very dirty. Had doubts about interior being sanitized.

10,0 Wonderful

Sep 2020

KAYAK

Pros:

The staff was very friendly and helpful. We requested a minivan because we were moving my daughters belongings cross county. When we arrived we were told that the van had a safety issue and couldn’t be driven. They were able to accommodate us with a SUV

Cons:

The rental was in a KIA dealership. Apparently there had been a recall and everyone needed rental cars. It took over an hour to be checked out. The staff was overwhelmed but did a good job

10,0 Wonderful

Sep 2020

KAYAK

Pros:

Service was excellent. They picked me up from home. Will use their service again.

Cons:

Everything good

9,2 Wonderful

Sep 2020

KAYAK

Cons:

It could have smelled better but apart from that everything was great.

4,0 Mediocre

May 2019

KAYAK

Cons:

Arrived at Hertz Palmdale as per directions at 12:30pm . I was initially served by Ms. Daisha Bates at approximately 1:45pm . Auto was delivered with front License Plate bent possible damage from Car Wash ? Interior smelled of tobacco and a cigarette butt was found on the floor. Left at 2:45pm .

1 out of 7

Avis

10,0

Wonderful

10 reviews
Best rated

Cleanliness

10.0

Comfort

10.0

Pick-up/Drop-off

10.0

Value for money

10.0

2 locations in Palmdale

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1342 E Palmdale Blvd

+1 661 274 9377

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

43365 10th Street West

+1 661 945 7176

Monday08:00 - 17:00
Tuesday08:00 - 17:00
Wednesday08:00 - 17:00
Thursday08:00 - 17:00
Friday08:00 - 17:00
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9,2 Wonderful

Oct 2020

KAYAK

Pros:

Picking up and dropping off was easy.

Cons:

The security deposit. Was told the amount went up to $250. That was perfectly fine. But not when you’re charged $250 on top of the rental price when you already prepaid the car.

10,0 Wonderful

Apr 2018

KAYAK

Pros:

Pick up was quick and easy, as was drop off.

Cons:

Need later hours for pick up and drop off maybe 9 or 10 pm

7,6 Good

Jun 2017

KAYAK

Pros:

The staff was very friendly and helpful and I was in and out in a matter of minutes.

2,0 Poor

Jun 2017

KAYAK

Cons:

I did the reservation online, I drove to this location and they refused to rent me a car because the drop off was in a different location, I'm renting cars every month in Enterprise, never had any problems but this company is a total joke !!

7,2 Good

Mar 2016

KAYAK

Pros:

Interior had stains on every seat. Car was not washed.

1 out of 2

Budget

8,0

Very Good

15 reviews

Cleanliness

7.0

Comfort

8.0

Pick-up/Drop-off

8.0

Value for money

8.0

2 locations in Palmdale

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Locations in Palmdale

1342 E Palmdale Blvd

+1 661 274 7822

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

43365 10th Street West

+1 661 942 1416

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

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6,8 Okay

Dec 2018

KAYAK

Pros:

The staff were nice and the car I rented was nice as well.

Cons:

It took over an hour to get help when there were two agents and 3 customers. They did not have the car size reserved, so I either had to pay for a more expensive car or wait hours until someone returned a car my size. So I accepted the higher rate for a larger car, yet the car took over another hour to be ready.

5,6 Fair

Jul 2018

KAYAK

Pros:

It was near where I was staying so it was easy to get to.

Cons:

There was only one person working and there were a lot of customers waiting for a while. Also my rental car reeked of cigarette smoke but I didn't want to have to wait another 30 minutes to try to get a different vehicle so i just went with it.

10,0 Wonderful

Jan 2018

KAYAK

Pros:

Victor is a great agent

2,0 Poor

Aug 2017

KAYAK

Pros:

I got car

Cons:

Their customer service is horrible. They have this chill attitude and it shows they don't care. They charged me extra insurance when I already had it and didn't take it off saying it was already done. Coming home from Davis, ca to the antelope valley (5 hour trip) the low tire pressure light came on, had to find a gas staton that had a working air machine and when I did, the car was telling me the wrong tire was low on preassure. This made me over inflate a tire so I had to take air out of that tire then figure out which tire had low air. All in all it was an hour out of my trip. When I told the service agent of this his only reply was "oh that sucked." You gave me a vehicle that had low tire pressure and gave me wrong information and all I get is a oh that sucked? Horrible service, don't rent from here.

10,0 Wonderful

May 2017

KAYAK

Pros:

Excellent, fast, efficient service at the Palmdale CA location!

2,0 Poor

Jan 2017

KAYAK

Pros:

They charged me a $50 "drop off" fee Terrible service too

1 out of 3

Enterprise Rent-A-Car

5,9

Cleanliness

6.4

Comfort

6.0

Pick-up/Drop-off

5.6

Value for money

5.6

One location in Palmdale

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Locations in Palmdale

350 W Palmdale Blvd

+1 661 274 2585

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

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5,6 Fair

Mar 2020

KAYAK

Cons:

The pick up wasn’t ready for me when I arrived, causing delays in my schedule. The fuel tank wasn’t full, causing me to stop and fill up as well.

2,0 Poor

Aug 2019

KAYAK

Pros:

Nope

Cons:

Demanded a utility bill in my name from the area I was renting from. I was visiting and needed to make a trip to Northern California and needed a larger vehicle than my personal one. And because I didn't have a credit card, and was paying with a debit card, with over $5000 balance in the bank.

1 out of 1

Dollar

1,9

Cleanliness

1.9

Comfort

1.9

Pick-up/Drop-off

1.9

Value for money

1.9

One location in Palmdale

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412 Auto Vista Drive

+1 661 449 8580

Monday08:00 - 17:00
Tuesday08:00 - 17:00
Wednesday08:00 - 17:00
Thursday08:00 - 17:00
Friday08:00 - 17:00

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2,0 Poor

Apr 2016

KAYAK

Pros:

Nothing all terrible

Cons:

No cars, the car that was rented to me was dirty smelled like wet dog and cigarettes and dog hair everywhere. Car wash not washed from interior also manager talks like a thug no language skills at all. I don't him you have another car he said s*** that's all we have. I will never ever rent from this location again. I rented at 5:30 pm and took it back at opening didn't even drive it 5 miles and still was charged also needed brakes. They have nothing but cheap old car buckets here. Go to enterprise better across the street in the auto center that's where I went and was excellent.

1,9 Poor

Oct 2021

KAYAK
They called me a night before my reservation and told me that sorry but they didn’t have a car for me. That was it and there was nothing they could do.

1 out of 1

Thrifty

6,0

Okay

No reviews available

One location in Palmdale

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Locations in Palmdale

43440 10th Street West

+1 661 726 2060

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

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68 travellers who hired a car in Palmdale gave the car agency they used an average rating of 6.0

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