Car Rental at Palm Springs Airport

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Palm Springs Airport, Palm Springs, USA - California
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Cheapest Car Rental Rates

Economy
Chevrolet Spark or similar
Chevrolet Spark
  • 4
  • 1
  • 2
  • A/C
  • Auto.
Thrifty
$74.21 per day
Compact
Ford Focus or similar
Ford Focus
  • 5
  • 2
  • 3
  • A/C
  • Auto.
Dollar
$79.09 per day
Intermediate
Toyota Corolla or similar
Toyota Corolla
  • 5
  • 1
  • 4
  • A/C
  • Auto.
Budget
$98.34 per day
Standard
Chevrolet Colorado or similar
Chevrolet Colorado
  • 4
  • 2
  • 4
  • A/C
  • Auto.
Alamo
$125.17 per day

Most Popular Car Rental Deals

Full-size
Chevrolet Malibu or similar
Chevrolet Malibu
  • 5
  • 2
  • 4
  • A/C
  • Auto.
Enterprise
$130.52 / per day
Premium
Nissan Maxima or similar
Nissan Maxima
  • 5
  • 3
  • 5
  • A/C
  • Auto.
National
$150.68 / per day
Luxury
Cadillac XTS or similar
Cadillac XTS
  • 5
  • 2
  • 4
  • A/C
  • Auto.
Alamo
$146.43 / per day
Full-size Elite
Infiniti Q50 or similar
Infiniti Q50
  • 5
  • 3
  • 4
  • A/C
  • Auto.
Alamo
$153.97 / per day
The above prices are only approximate and were last updated at 02:01 on 2022-12-05. Prices may vary based on the booking dates, length of rental, and car class.

Travel Information

Language
English
Currency
USD
Traffic direction
Right-hand
Country code
1
Economy car rental price
$119.80 / per day
Average car rental length
9 days
Speed limit within town
40 - 120 km/h
25 - 75 mi/h
Speed limit out of town
72 - 120 km/h
45 - 75 mi/h
Acceptable limit of BAC
0.05%
Palm Springs Airport Car Rental

Airport Car Rental

Palm Springs International Airport serves, as you would guess, the city of Palm Springs in California. The area is primarily known for its resorts and the mountains it sits next to. Hiking and enjoying nature are the primary things to do.

The airport is also the closest one to Joshua Tree National Park, so you can easily fly into it, rent a car, and then go explore its unique landscape. 

Top international routes

  • Vancouver
  • Edmonton
  • Calgary
  • Winnipeg
  • Toronto

Main airlines

The following airlines fly to and from Palm Springs Airport:
  • Air Canada
  • Alaska Airlines
  • Allegiant Air
  • American Airlines
  • Delta Air Lines
  • Flair Airlines
  • Frontier Airlines
  • JetBlue
  • Southwest Airlines
  • Sun Country Airlines
  • Swoop
  • United Airlines

Terminals

There is only one terminal at Palm Springs Airport with 20 gates. The gates are separated into two concourses, though they aren't named. You can walk between them in just a couple of minutes

Location

The airport is only 2 miles from Downtown Palm Springs, a drive that only takes 5-10 minutes. I-10 is just a ten-minute drive in the other direction.

Most popular types of rental car

  • Large cars - from $138 per day
  • Medium cars - from $110 per day
  • Premium cars - from $151 per day
  • Small cars - from $109 per day
  • SUVs - from $188 per day

Car rental desks

Most rental companies have desks in the baggage claim area of the airport. The rental car lot is just outside the terminal. You'll return the car there too.

If you rent from Ace, you'll have to take a shuttle to their franchise (Desert Rent a Car).

Services and facilities

You'll find everything you need at Palm Springs Airport. There are bars, restaurants, vending machines, ATMs, shops, nursing rooms, and more.

Nearest gas station

There's a Mobil station on Ramon Road right outside the airport, but expect high prices. Further down Ramon Road, there's a Shell at the intersection of the road and Highway 111. Its prices are also higher than other stations in the area. Further to the east along Ramon Road, you'll find a few stations with lower prices. There's also a 76 station on Sunrise Way that's very close to the airport and has normal prices.

Airport info

Rating
8.6
  • Getting to the airport 6.7
  • Departure and check-in 7.7
  • Terminal facilities 6.5
  • Wi-Fi connectivity 4.9
  • Restaurants and car rental services 5.1
  • Lounge 3.9

Palm Springs Airport (PSP)

  • IATA: PSP
  • ICAO: KPSP
  • Name: Palm Springs Airport (PSP)
  • Size: Medium Airport
  • Passengers (per year): 1,998,206
  • Distance from city: 2 miles / 3.2 km E of town
  • Working hours: 24 hours a day
  • Email: info@palmspringsairport.com

Top 20 Locations near Palm Springs Airport

  1. 104.0 km / 64.6 miles away
  2. 127.0 km / 78.9 miles away
  3. 137.4 km / 85.4 miles away
  4. 149.0 km / 92.6 miles away
  5. 151.9 km / 94.4 miles away
  6. Car Rental in Westchester from $46.67 per day
    173.4 km / 107.8 miles away
  7. 175.6 km / 109.1 miles away
  8. 175.9 km / 109.3 miles away
  9. 293.7 km / 182.5 miles away
  10. 314.0 km / 195.1 miles away
  11. Car Rental at Fresno Airport from $71.71 per day
    438.4 km / 272.4 miles away
  12. 471.9 km / 293.2 miles away
  13. 573.5 km / 356.3 miles away
  14. 628.0 km / 390.2 miles away
  15. 672.8 km / 418.0 miles away
  16. 676.6 km / 420.4 miles away
  17. 681.1 km / 423.2 miles away
  18. 707.2 km / 439.4 miles away
  19. 768.4 km / 477.4 miles away
  20. 1039.6 km / 646.0 miles away

Map of Car Rental Locations

When are car rental prices cheapest at Palm Springs Airport?

The cost of renting a car at Palm Springs Airport depends on the time of year. This graph compares month-to-month price changes to help you find the best deal.
Average Rental Price at Palm Springs Airport
January
$24.06
February
$43.94
March
$74.28
April
$48.65
May
June
July
$49.17
August
$41.85
September
October
$94.15
November
$55.45
December
The cheapest time of the year to rent a vehicle at Palm Springs Airport is February when prices for an Economy class start from $24.06. You can see that this is 55% cheaper than the yearly average and 74% cheaper than renting a car in November (when rental prices start at $94.15 for a Compact class). Knowing this can help you find the best price. But remember that these are average numbers. The exact cost of your rental will depend on your rental length and on how far in advance you book the car. Enter your travel dates at the top of the page to see exact prices and offers!

What’s the most popular rental length at Palm Springs Airport?

Travel length differs from one month to another: in October the average rental period is 19 days, while in November, the average rental period is only 3 days.
Average Rental Length
7
January
7
February
7
March
6
April
7
May
9
June
9
July
9
August
7
September
19
October
3
November
8
December

Which is the busiest car rental month at Palm Springs Airport?

Travelers are most likely to rent a car at Palm Springs Airport in January, while the fewest number of travelers rent in May.
Popularity by Monthly Searches
154%
January
111%
February
102%
March
82%
April
63%
May
70%
June
81%
July
80%
August
73%
September
122%
October
131%
November
131%
December

Most Popular Car Models of Rental Suppliers

Rental Supplier Model Doors Luggage Type
Dollar Nissan Rogue 5 3 SUVs
Thrifty Ford Focus 3 2 Medium cars
Ace Rent a car Nissan Versa 4 2 Small cars
Dollar Chevrolet Equinox 4 3 SUVs
Ace Rent a car Hyundai Accent 4 1 Medium cars
Ace Rent a car Nissan Altima 4 2 Large cars
Dollar Ford Focus 3 2 Medium cars
Dollar Chevrolet Malibu 2 2 Large cars
Thrifty Chevrolet Equinox 4 3 SUVs
Dollar Nissan Pathfinder 4 2 Large cars

Car Rental Statistics

Highest rated company
Alamo
8.83 / 10
Lowest rated company
Ace Rent a car
7.45 / 10
Total rental companies
9
Average daily price
$119.80
Lowest daily price
$25.22
Total cars available
116

Top 9 Suppliers at Palm Springs Airport in 2022

Alamo
Excellent 8.8
8336591910
3400 E Tahquitz Canyon Way, Ste 5
$114 - $191
Enterprise
Excellent 8.7
+17607780054 / +18334451511
3400 E Tahquitz Canyon Way, Palm Springs, CA 92262
$120 - $197
National
Excellent 8.6 / 1 reviews
+18888266890 / +18336591909
3400 E Tahquitz Canyon Way, Palm Springs, CA 92262, USA
$125 - $202
Hertz
Hertz
Excellent 8.5
7607785100
3400 E. Tahquitz Canyon Way
Working hours
Mon:08:00-23:00
Tue:08:00-23:00
Wed:08:00-23:00
Thu:08:00-23:00
Fri:08:00-23:00
Sat:08:00-23:00
Sun:08:00-23:00
Budget
Budget
Excellent 8.5
+17607781956
3400 East Tahquitz Canyon Way
$97 - $191
Working hours
Mon:07:00-23:59
Tue:07:00-23:59
Wed:07:00-23:59
Thu:07:00-23:59
Fri:07:00-23:59
Sat:07:00-23:59
Sun:07:00-23:59
Dollar
Dollar
Excellent 8.4 / 2 reviews
+18664342226
3400 Tahquitz Canyon Way
$78 - $129
Working hours
Mon:08:00-20:00
Tue:08:00-20:00
Wed:08:00-20:00
Thu:08:00-20:00
Fri:08:00-20:00
Sat:08:00-20:00
Sun:08:00-20:00
Avis
Excellent 8.3 / 2 reviews
+17607786300
3400 East Tahquitz Canyon Way
Working hours
Mon:07:00-23:59
Tue:07:00-23:59
Wed:07:00-23:59
Thu:07:00-23:59
Fri:07:00-23:59
Sat:07:00-23:59
Sun:07:00-23:59
Thrifty
Thrifty
Excellent 8.3 / 1 reviews
+18772830898
3400 Tahquitz Canyon Way
$74 - $150
Working hours
Mon:08:00-20:00
Tue:08:00-20:00
Wed:08:00-20:00
Thu:08:00-20:00
Fri:08:00-20:00
Sat:08:00-20:00
Sun:08:00-20:00
Ace Rent a car
Very good 7.5 / 7 reviews
7603994227
68150 Ramon Road
$139 - $577
Working hours
Mon:08:00-17:00
Tue:08:00-17:00
Wed:08:00-17:00
Thu:08:00-17:00
Fri:08:00-17:00
Sat:08:00-14:00
Sun:08:00-14:00
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