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Frequently asked questions

How much is a rental car per day in Berkeley?
Daily rental prices were as low as $22 within the past seven days. With rates like this, zipping around the streets of Berkeley in your own set of wheels is an affordable and convenient way to see the sights.
Can I rent a car from Oakland Intl. Airport (OAK)?
Absolutely. After you collect your bags at Oakland Intl. Airport (OAK), you’ll find the rental companies located at the Rental Car Center, 7600 Earhart Road, Oakland, CA 94621. Make a booking with Dollar, Alamo or Fox. Enterprise and Thrifty are also worth looking at.
Can I book now and pay later for my car rental in Berkeley?
Expedia loves knocking down the barriers to travel, that’s why you can reserve your rental car without paying upfront. With our Book Now Pay Later option, you can just hand over a valid credit card to pay in full at the pickup point. It doesn’t get easier than that! The rental car company will also place a hold on your credit card for the security deposit. For some cheaper online deals, you may have to pay at the time of booking. Remember to take note of which payment options are available for the rental car you’re interested in.
What happens if I need to cancel my Berkeley car reservation?
We get that flexibility is important. That’s why many prepaid reservations give a complete refund if you notify us at least six hours before the collection time. It’s a good idea to go through the policy though as there are some exclusions. If you can’t see any details there, have a look on our Customer Service Portal.
What types of cars can I rent in Berkeley?
Small in size but big on perks, economy cars are the first choice for many in Berkeley. They’re easy to handle and park, which is ideal if you’ll be doing lots of city driving. And with terrific fuel-efficiency, this reliable type of rental will have you touring around on the cheap. Prefer a larger car? Check out our standard, full-size or premium vehicles.
Where can I go on a road trip from Berkeley?
There are so many things to do in Berkeley, but venture farther afield and you’ll find more sightseeing magic. Arrange a set of wheels and you can wander around the surrounding area at your leisure. Add these fantastic destinations to your travel plan:

  • San Jose is approximately 43 miles (70 km) from Berkeley. Top-rated tourist attractions like Winchester Mystery House deserve to be at the top of your list while you’re in town.
  • About 40 miles (65 km) away, Santa Clara is also a favorite with travelers. Make time to get to Californias Great America while you’re here. It’s one of the reasons people love visiting this vibrant city.
  • Make your way to Elephant Seal Rookery to rediscover nature. Pack a picnic to enjoy or just relax and unwind. From Berkeley, it’s approximately 162 miles (260 km) away.

Why should I rent a Berkeley car with Expedia?
If you’re searching for a set of reliable wheels in Berkeley, you can’t beat Expedia. Our member exclusive offers and discounts will help you get your hands on the best deal around. And with rental companies to select from, you have ample choice. Eager to save more? Bundle your bookings into a vacation package. From car rentals to hotels, flights and more, we make it a breeze to organize your trip.
How do I find the best car rental deals in Berkeley with Expedia?
Pick up an awesome deal with Expedia. Simply choose your preferred ride, select your dates and pickup and drop-off locations, and browse offers from all the major rental brands. Save even more when you combine your Berkeley car rental with flight or hotel bookings.
How old do you have to be to rent a car in Berkeley?
Rental vehicle rules in Berkeley require drivers to be at least 21. Are you a young driver? Some restrictions and surcharges may apply. Rental companies impose what is known as a young renter surcharge, which is an additional fee to the rental car cost. Restrictions usually apply to the categories of cars available to young people as well. Age limits may differ between providers, so check before booking.
What do you need to rent a car in Berkeley?
Renting a car in Berkeley is a breeze. Generally, all you’ll need is a valid driver’s license and a credit card in the same name. After you’ve found your ride, check your policy to make sure there are no further requirements prior to pickup.
What is the cheapest car rental in Berkeley?
Based on prices found over the past seven days, you could’ve slid into the driver’s seat of your own rental car for just $22 per day. The second lowest daily price in Berkeley was $23.
Can I rent a car for a month or longer in Berkeley?
Yes, which means you won’t need to rebook a rental vehicle halfway through your vacation. Go to our long-term car rental deals page, enter your trip information and secure a set of wheels to call your own for the duration of your escape.
Where can I find a Berkeley car rental if I am younger than 25?
This depends on the rental car companies operating in Berkeley. They often have different policies when it comes to minimum ages. If you’ve found a place that does cater to drivers under the age of 25, keep in mind that additional costs may apply. Do some research into what those charges could be before booking your rental.

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Renting a car in Berkeley

Pay at pickup is available, so you don’t have to worry about spending your money until you arrive at your vehicle in Berkeley. We partner with reliable partners that guarantee an enjoyable experience for solo travelers, couples, and families. Package your car with a flight or hotel to unlock even more savings from Expedia.

Expected prices in Berkeley

Prices are subject to seasonal change depending on when you decide to arrange your car rental but right now you can book from $22.

Flexibility & Cancellation

Most car suppliers offer penalty-free cancellations, so you don’t have to worry about losing money if your plans change. To cancel your booking log into your account through the Trips portal. Click manage booking and cancel this car. If you needed to alter your booking, then you can create a new one once you have canceled.

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