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

Palm Springs Airport
Standard
Volkswagen Jetta or similar
Volkswagen Jetta
  • 5
  • 2
  • 2
  • A/C
  • Auto.
Thrifty
$66.49 / per day
Palm Springs Airport
Premium
Chevrolet Impala or similar
Chevrolet Impala
  • 5
  • 4
  • 4
  • A/C
  • Auto.
Dollar
$67.99 / per day
Palm Springs Airport
Economy
Mitsubishi Mirage or similar
Mitsubishi Mirage
  • 4
  • 1
  • 4
  • A/C
  • Auto.
Alamo
$73.56 / per day
Palm Springs Airport
Compact SUV
Nissan Kicks or similar
Nissan Kicks
  • 5
  • 2
  • 5
  • A/C
  • Auto.
Enterprise
$75.38 / per day

Most Popular Car Rental Deals

Palm Springs Airport
Full-size
Chevrolet Malibu or similar
Chevrolet Malibu
  • 5
  • 2
  • 4
  • A/C
  • Auto.
National
$77.64 / per day
Palm Springs Airport
Intermediate
Toyota Corolla or similar
Toyota Corolla
  • 5
  • 1
  • 4
  • A/C
  • Auto.
Budget
$82.23 / per day
Palm Springs Airport
Luxury
Audi A4 or similar
Audi A4
  • 5
  • 2
  • 5
  • A/C
  • Auto.
Alamo
$80.89 / per day
Palm Springs Airport
Standard Elite SUV
Audi Q3 or similar
Audi Q3
  • 5
  • 4
  • 4
  • A/C
  • Auto.
Enterprise
$98.34 / per day
The above prices are only approximate and were last updated at 21:49 on 2024-06-20. Prices may vary based on the booking dates, length of rental, and car class.

Travel Information

Languages
English, Spanish
Currency
USD
Drive on
Right-hand side
Country code
+1
Average car rental price
$78 per day
Average car rental length
8 days
Speed limit within town
40 - 48 km/h or 25 - 30 mph
Speed limit out of town
88 - 104 km/h or 55 - 65 mph
Acceptable limit of BAC
0.08%
Rating
10.0 / 10
Average gasoline price
$1.26 per liter or $4.77 / 1 gallon
Lowest gasoline price
$1.21 per liter or $4.58 / 1 gallon
Highest gasoline price
$1.39 per liter or $5.26 / 1 gallon
Palm Springs Airport

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

  • Convertibles - from $113 per day
  • Large cars - from $66 per day
  • Medium cars - from $70 per day
  • Vans - from $134 per day
  • Premium cars - from $68 per day
  • Small cars - from $68 per day
  • SUVs - from $73 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.
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Airport info

Rating
7.5
  • Getting to the airport 8.7
  • Check-in and departures 8.7
  • Terminal facilities 7.8
  • Wi-Fi 6.8
  • Restaurants and car rental services 6.6
  • Lounge 6.6

Palm Springs Airport (PSP)

  • IATA: PSP
  • ICAO: KPSP
  • Name: Palm Springs Airport (PSP)
  • Distance from city: 2 miles / 3.2 km

Map of Car Rental Locations

When are car rental prices the lowest at Palm Springs Airport?

The cost of renting a car at Palm Springs Airport varies by season. This graph compares prices from month to month in order to help you find the best time of year.
Average rental costs per day at Palm Springs Airport
$44.71
January
$81.37
February
$53.02
March
$35.27
April
$33.83
May
$65.95
June
$48.87
July
$53.68
August
$41.65
September
$64.89
October
$54.91
November
$39.37
December
The cheapest month of the year to rent a car at Palm Springs Airport is May — when rental costs average $33.83 per day. This is 34% cheaper than the yearly average and 58% cheaper than renting a car in February (when prices average $81.37 per day).

This information can help you identify the low season. But these are only average numbers. How much your car rental will cost will depend on the type of vehicle you rent, how long you’ll rent it for, and how far ahead you book. Simply enter your dates in the form at the top of the page to see the exact prices.

For how long do renters keep their vehicles at Palm Springs Airport?

How long travelers keep their rental cars varies by the time of year: in August the average rental period is 14 days, while in February, the average rental period is only 5 days.
Average number of rental days at Palm Springs Airport
11
January
5
February
7
March
7
April
6
May
5
June
5
July
14
August
6
September
5
October
12
November
5
December

What is the most popular time of year to rent a car at Palm Springs Airport?

Based on how many users search for a car in at Palm Springs Airport, travelers are most likely to rent a car at Palm Springs Airport in April, while they are least likely to rent in in September.
Monthly searches at Palm Springs Airport by pick-up date relative to the average
209%
January
130%
February
222%
March
235%
April
39%
May
104%
June
26%
July
26%
August
13%
September
39%
October
52%
November
104%
December

Car Rental Information

Popular suppliers Dollar, Ace Rent a car, Thrifty, Alamo, Enterprise
Popular car categories SUVs, Large cars, Premium cars, Vans
Lowest price $66 per day
Cheapest supplier Thrifty

Most Popular Car Models of Rental Suppliers

Rental Supplier Model Doors Luggage Type
Dollar Nissan Rogue 5 3 SUVs
Ace Rent a car Toyota Rav4 4 2 SUVs
Dollar Honda CR-V 5 3 SUVs
Thrifty Nissan Rogue 5 3 SUVs
Dollar Volkswagen Jetta 4 2 Large cars
Alamo Chevrolet Equinox 4 3 SUVs
Enterprise Nissan Rogue 5 3 SUVs
Dollar Jeep Renegade 4 2 SUVs
Ace Rent a car Toyota Camry 4 2 Large cars
Ace Rent a car Toyota Corolla 4 3 Large cars

Our Customers' Reviews

Because we want to make sure each review listed here is left by a real customer, we don’t have an option to post a review here. Instead, we ask each and every customer to leave a review after they return their rental car. This way, you know that all reviews are authentic, verified, and trustworthy.

United States of America (USA)
Toyota Camry
March 16, 2024
We had a sweet Dodge Journey SUV and could easily travel the gravel roads in the canyons. It was great on our tour of Joshua Tree National Park, and it even got pretty good gas mileage.
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Car Rental Statistics

Highest rated company
Alamo
8.4 / 10
)
Lowest rated company
Ace Rent a car
7 / 10
)
Total number of reviews
1
Total rental companies
9
Average daily price
$77.81
Lowest daily price
$66.49
Total cars available
602

Top 9 Suppliers at Palm Springs Airport in 2024

Alamo
Alamo
Very good 8.4 / 1 review
8336591910
3400 E Tahquitz Canyon Way, Ste 5
$74 - $183
Working hours
Mon:05:30-23:00
Tue:05:30-23:00
Wed:05:30-23:00
Thu:05:30-23:00
Fri:05:30-23:00
Sat:05:30-23:00
Sun:05:30-23:00
Enterprise
Very good 8.4 / 1 review
+17607780054 / +18334451511
3400 E Tahquitz Canyon Way, Palm Springs, CA 92262
$75 - $217
Working hours
Mon:05:30-23:00
Tue:05:30-23:00
Wed:05:30-23:00
Thu:05:30-23:00
Fri:05:30-23:00
Sat:05:30-23:00
Sun:05:30-23:00
Dollar
Dollar
Very good 8 / 15 reviews
+18664342226
3400 TAHQUITZ CANYON WAY
$68 - $142
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
National
National
Very good 8 / 1 review
+18888266890 / +18336591909
3400 E Tahquitz Canyon Way, Palm Springs, CA 92262, USA
$77 - $203
Working hours
Mon:05:30-23:00
Tue:05:30-23:00
Wed:05:30-23:00
Thu:05:30-23:00
Fri:05:30-23:00
Sat:05:30-23:00
Sun:05:30-23:00
Avis
Good 7.6 / 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
Budget
Budget
Good 7.6
+17607781956
3400 East Tahquitz Canyon Way
$80 - $210
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
Hertz
Hertz
Good 7.6
+17607785100
3400 E Tahquitz Canyon Way, Palm Springs, CA 92262, United States
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
Thrifty
Thrifty
Good 7.5 / 4 reviews
+18772830898
3400 E Tahquitz Canyon Way, Palm Springs, CA 92262, United States
$66 - $140
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
Good 7 / 12 reviews
7603994227
68150 Ramon Road
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:08:00-15:00
Sun:08:00-15:00
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