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Sanford, FL, United States
30 Jun — 7 Jul
Same drop-off
Sanford, FL, United States
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Sanford car rental information

Pick-up locationSanford
Rental locations20
Airport locations12

Sanford car rental reviews and directory

Rated #1
Hertz
Best rated
7.7 Good (159 reviews)
2 locations in Sanford
Hertz
Locations in Sanford
1177 Red Cleveland Blvd+1 407 585 4410
Monday08:00 - 23:00
Tuesday08:00 - 23:00
Wednesday08:00 - 23:00
Thursday08:00 - 23:00
Friday08:00 - 23:00
Saturday08:00 - 23:00
Sunday08:00 - 23:00
1752 Rinehart Rd+1 407 323 2920
Monday08:00 - 23:00
Tuesday08:00 - 23:00
Wednesday08:00 - 23:00
Thursday08:00 - 23:00
Friday08:00 - 23:00
  • 7.9
  • 7.8
  • 7.5
  • 7.5
  • 7.7
Recent reviews
2.0 Mediocre2021 Apr 28
Cons: Flew into Orlando not Sanford Orlando. The system changed my destination. I’m still waiting for a 425.00 refund.....6 days later.
6.0 Good2021 Mar 31
Pros: Staff was great. Car ran fineCons: Car was dirty outside and inside. Crumbs on the seats, gum stuck on the back of the headrest of the front seat
6.0 Good2021 Feb 25
Pros: Good car and priceCons: Flight was delayed and had a scare of not getting our car because you close too early. It caused more unneeded stress for our travel. Find another way to get customers their cars if their flight is delayed after your closing hours.
4.0 Okay2021 Feb 23
Pros: Price was right......manager on-site worked with me to get issue resolved.Cons: When I reserve a car a 2 weeks in advance and call night before to verify reservation, it would be nice to actually have a car available. Need to call customers ahead of time to let them know there are no cars available so that customer can make alternative plans and not waste time driving to location.
2.0 Mediocre2021 Feb 23
Pros: Car was good on gasCons: Was given to me without any gas and it smelled like cigarettes my 8 y/o has asthma and the whole way to south Florida he has was having difficulty breathing. .
2.0 Mediocre2021 Feb 16
Pros: Drop off was easy but the pickup was a major issue. 2hr wait and didn't get the size vehicle I paid for. Also, the vehicle had sensors going off, brake lights didn't work, and got the car on empty gas tank.Cons: Better support, customer service, and coordination. Reserved a month in an advance and got treated like I just reserved the prior day. Will never rent through Hertz again.
10.0 Excellent2021 Feb 02
Cons: Everything was extremely smooth with renting this car. Thank you!
10.0 Excellent2021 Jan 25
Cons: It all went smoothly once we got to airport. The person at the national number was very helpful and courteous. I called the hertz rental desk at SFD airport with a question and the lady was really rude. Overall we were pleased and would rent again from hertz.
6.0 Good2021 Jan 25
Pros: Staff was niceCons: The car already had damage, 1 tire was low on air and the front end did not feel or sound completely right. I have never received a car in this poor of condition and when you rent a premium car you expect something in better condition than this. It was a nice car but that experience was stolen due to the poor condition of the car. It also was not cleaned as well as you would expect but that didn't bother me as it did have 40000 miles on it.
10.0 Excellent2020 Nov 25
Pros: The lady at the Hertz check in desk was great! The car was very clean.Cons: Nothing
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Rated #2
Budget
7.3 Good (151 reviews)
2 locations in Sanford
Budget
Locations in Sanford
1 Red Cleveland Boulevard+1 407 585 4427
Monday08:00 - 23:00
Tuesday08:00 - 23:00
Wednesday08:00 - 23:00
Thursday08:00 - 23:00
Friday08:00 - 23:00
Saturday08:00 - 23:00
Sunday08:00 - 23:00
3098 South Orlando Drive+1 407 322 1200
Monday08:00 - 23:00
Tuesday08:00 - 23:00
Wednesday08:00 - 23:00
Thursday08:00 - 23:00
Friday08:00 - 23:00
Saturday08:00 - 23:00
Sunday09:00 - 13:00
  • 7.4
  • 7.5
  • 7.2
  • 7.1
  • 7.3
Recent reviews
4.0 Okay2021 Jun 14
Cons: Car was dirty inside and out. There was also a large dent in the back of the vehicle and the man at Budget’s desk said he knew about it already…not sure why they would not repair it or give us a different rental car
2.0 Mediocre2021 Jun 06
Pros: NothingCons: Costumer service is a foreign concept to these locations
2.0 Mediocre2021 May 16
Pros: Literally nothing. As soon as I landed (at midnight) I had a message from Budget saying that they didn’t have a car for me and there was nothing they could do. I had to sleep in the airport because it was too late and too expensive to try and get another car. Worst experience I’ve ever had with a car rental, and I’ve had some pretty bad ones.Cons: Everything, literally anything and everything would’ve been better. I’m never using your service again, and will strongly discourage anyone I ever meet from using your service either because of this.
2.0 Mediocre2021 Apr 16
Pros: Got there and they did not have a car for me despite making a confirmed reservation.Cons: It would jave been better to have a car available as promised
2.0 Mediocre2021 Mar 22
Cons: The worst rental experience ever. No vehicle at location available despite reservation. No attempt at assistance with alternative other than walk down the counter and ask other vendor which were Asking$ 1000 a day. Why join their loyalty program if this is their corporate culture of customer service.
2.0 Mediocre2021 Mar 13
Pros: I am user friendly with G M. FORD CHRYSLER vehicles not friendly with others
10.0 Excellent2021 Feb 06
Pros: Agent
10.0 Excellent2021 Jan 20
Pros: Make and model. Friendliness and helpfulness of staff.Cons: Car needed washed and vacuumed
10.0 Excellent2020 Oct 26
Pros: Friendly, clean, and efficient.
9.6 Excellent2020 Sep 09
Pros: The fact we ended up with a small SUV, especially when we were driving thru torrential rains. The price!Cons: Nothing
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Rated #3
Alamo
8.4 Excellent (69 reviews)
1 location in Sanford
Alamo
Locations in Sanford
8100 Red Cleveland Blvd+1 844 370 8305
Monday08:00 - 23:00
Tuesday08:00 - 23:00
Wednesday08:00 - 23:00
Thursday08:00 - 23:00
Friday08:00 - 23:00
Saturday08:00 - 23:00
Sunday08:00 - 23:00
  • 8.3
  • 8.4
  • 8.4
  • 8.6
  • 7.9
Recent reviews
10.0 Excellent2021 Apr 19
Pros: I had been experienced bait and switch with a different car rental office the night before, so wasn’t really feeling too confident about going elsewhere. However, my husband and I were pleased with the customer service at Alamo and appreciated they had cars available for rental.Cons: I had to pay $501 for 2 days of rental. I think the price could’ve been a bit better.
10.0 Excellent2021 Apr 12
Pros: Your staff was amazing!Cons: Everything was perfect
10.0 Excellent2021 Mar 29
Pros: Very quick service, friendly staff, car was in good condition. Was in and out in 10 minutes each timeCons: Prices :-)
10.0 Excellent2021 Mar 11
Pros: The staff was very friendly and helpful. Provided us with a better solution for our vehicle needs.
2.0 Mediocre2021 Jan 23
Pros: Lie
8.0 Excellent2020 Aug 05
Pros: Pick up and drop off were very smooth, no huge hold placed on my card, covid precautions were good.Cons: Rented a Nissan Frontier-pick up truck, it was pretty base model and not the most comfortable vehicle. Didn't even have a remote entry fob, had to unlock with a key. Was like a car from 1994.
8.0 Excellent2020 Jul 09
Cons: If corse, price discount for customers.
10.0 Excellent2020 Jul 06
Pros: The staff member who greeted us on the 22nd was absolutely fantastic! I wish I could remember her name, because she was a STAR! The drop off personnel was also great.Cons: It was all good.
10.0 Excellent2020 Jun 28
Pros: Super easy and quick service. Friendly staff.
7.2 Good2019 Dec 30
Pros: Staff was very helpful.Cons: Expensive, but it was holiday season, so to be expected.
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Rated #4
Enterprise
8.2 Excellent (46 reviews)
3 locations in Sanford
Enterprise
Locations in Sanford
1177 Rinehart Rd+1 407 321 8411
Monday08:00 - 23:00
Tuesday08:00 - 23:00
Wednesday08:00 - 23:00
Thursday08:00 - 23:00
Friday08:00 - 23:00
Saturday09:00 - 13:00
Sunday00:00 - 00:00
2001 Red Cleveland Blvd+1 844 951 0600
Monday08:00 - 23:00
Tuesday08:00 - 23:00
Wednesday08:00 - 23:00
Thursday08:00 - 23:00
Friday08:00 - 23:00
Saturday08:00 - 23:00
Sunday07:00 - 23:59
4197 S Orlando Dr+1 407 330 3733
Monday08:00 - 23:00
Tuesday08:00 - 23:00
Wednesday08:00 - 23:00
Thursday08:00 - 23:00
Friday08:00 - 23:00
Saturday09:00 - 13:00
Sunday00:00 - 00:00
  • 8.3
  • 8.3
  • 8.2
  • 8.1
  • 8.3
Recent reviews
2.0 Mediocre2021 Mar 13
Pros: Nothing, the company that advertises drop off would not come from the terminal to an FBO on the other side of the airport. We rented from Hertz! This is the second time they did not live up to their advertising!
8.0 Excellent2020 Oct 12
Pros: The staff were very friendly and helpful
2.0 Mediocre2020 Sep 21
Pros: The staff was horrible! Not only embarrassed the couple ahead of me , but threw me under the bus.Cons: You need to fire this girl, or at least reprimend her on her attitude, customer relations and ability to corresrond with others.
6.4 Good2020 Aug 19
Pros: CHRYSLER VAN WAS NICE & ROOMY.Cons: I drove down to Enterprise the week before when i made the reservation with KAYAK to confirm they had me in the system.....and they did. When i went to pickup the van Enterprise said they cancelled the order......WHAT!!!!! Representative said they tried to reach me by phone the day before and did not get me to confirm rental........WHAT! I showed him the VMS i recieved and that I called right back and did not get a sole to answer the phone. I told the Rep that most other companies use TEXT to verify / confirm transactions. Glad I saved the VMS & Phone call times. My guess is that they rented my van to another unhappy customer? Manager came out and resolved the issue and had a van delivered from the airport to their site......I had to come back later to pickup the van. Never had much luck with Enterprise and probably will avoid using them again.......always seem shady in their dealings with me.
2.0 Mediocre2020 Feb 18
Cons: We were not able to get a car through u guys
10.0 Excellent2020 Feb 11
Pros: Yes great service
9.6 Excellent2019 Dec 28
Pros: Staff was super helpful!Cons: I would recommend Enterprise over all other car rental companies.
10.0 Excellent2019 Sep 03
Pros: The staff at sanford was extremely helpful and attentive.
10.0 Excellent2019 Mar 19
Pros: Staff very helpful, process was quick.Cons: Should have someone to answer phone. Person at counter was overworked at dropoff.
9.2 Excellent2019 Jan 22
Cons: Everything was perfect, except I was quoted one price at pick up and quoted another at drop off. Called and they fixed it but it was just extra effort that wasn’t needed...
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Rated #5
Avis
7.5 Good (53 reviews)
2 locations in Sanford
Avis
Locations in Sanford
1178 Red Cleveland Boulevard+1 407 585 4421
Monday08:00 - 23:00
Tuesday08:00 - 23:00
Wednesday08:00 - 23:00
Thursday08:00 - 23:00
Friday08:00 - 23:00
Saturday08:00 - 23:00
Sunday08:00 - 23:00
3098 South Orlando Drive+1 407 302 1399
Monday08:00 - 23:00
Tuesday08:00 - 23:00
Wednesday08:00 - 23:00
Thursday08:00 - 23:00
Friday08:00 - 23:00
Saturday08:00 - 23:00
Sunday09:00 - 13:00
  • 7.8
  • 7.9
  • 7.1
  • 7.3
  • 7.3
Recent reviews
8.0 Excellent2021 May 11
Pros: Staff was helpful and very efficient.Cons: The price was really excessive, specially when there was available inventory.
2.0 Mediocre2021 Apr 20
Cons: They did not have the SUV I had Booked . they only had one car on the lot and it would not fit my needs. The office was very unpleasant looking. dirty .
10.0 Excellent2021 Jan 26
Cons: Well I would like a receipt which I have not received yet
10.0 Excellent2020 Sep 22
Pros: staff was nice and helpful.Cons: Drop off was confusing. There were no spots empty to return car to Avis markings
2.8 Mediocre2020 Jun 28
Cons: The Rogue we had smelled like smoke and was very beat up. Big dent passenger door, rust knicks, scratches On interiors, parts broken off of seatbelt. Cheap but gross.
6.4 Good2020 May 26
Pros: Car was new and clean. The local AVIS reprepsentative at 340 FL-16 St Augustine, FL 32084 gets a major kudos on this one - see below for what he helped us avoid.Cons: We had to change the driver on our reservation at the last minute bc my sister-in-law suffered an eye injury at work and wasn't able to see to drive (she's a nurse). Instead of allowing us to change the driver on our original reservation, they made us cancel it - with penalty - and make an entirely new reservation for double the original cost. Very very disappointing, especially treating a front line worker like that during the time of COVID! Then, at the end of the reservation, we needed to return the car to a different location than where we picked it up due to a change in our flight. The local AVIS reprepsentative at 340 FL-16 St Augustine, FL 32084 gets a major kudos on this one. I called his location which was only 4 miles from where we were staying and he said he could accept our return. I called back because I forgot to ask him if there was any fee for returning to a different location than the pick-up location, but he was busy so I got AVIS national. They told me I could return the car there for the low low price of a little over $700!!! WTF .... unbelievable. And the representative tried to convince me that paying over $1000 for a 4-day car rental was somehow a "good deal." Absolutely ridiculous. I called the local rep back and he told me he would waive that fee. Thankfully, he was true to his word and we were only charged the original fee we were quoted. However, still double our original reservation. So I have to say AVIS, I don't see renting from you again in the future.
2.0 Mediocre2019 Oct 14
Cons: We picked up our rental late in the evening. The following day we went to use the car and found it was infested with small spiders that were coming out of every crevice and all over the seats. The customer service to get the issue corrected was poor. I could either wait around for however much time it would take to get a tow truck and ride with them to get a new vehicle. All the while I was missing the conference I flew in to attend. I decided to drive the infested car myself to save time and get a new one. It was replaced, but I had to wait for the new car to be cleaned. Again all the while missing my conference. I was not compensated for the hassle or time I was not able to utilize the original car that was given.
9.2 Excellent2019 Jul 24
Pros: Everything went very smoothly
2.0 Mediocre2019 Apr 07
Cons: Does not accept debit cards as payment. I called multiple times to the office and it kept sending me to the 1800 number where someone told me they do. After I took a Lyft there and waited in line I was told they dont accept debit and couldn't get my rental. very frustrating
10.0 Excellent2018 Jun 17
really quick through pick-up and drop offPros: The hassle free experieince
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Rated #6
Dollar
7.4 Good (47 reviews)
1 location in Sanford
Dollar
Locations in Sanford
2 Red Cleveland Blvd+1 866 434 2226
Monday08:00 - 23:00
Tuesday08:00 - 23:00
Wednesday08:00 - 23:00
Thursday08:00 - 23:00
Friday08:00 - 23:00
Saturday08:00 - 23:00
Sunday08:00 - 23:00
  • 7.5
  • 7.6
  • 7.3
  • 7.2
  • 7.2
Recent reviews
10.0 Excellent2021 Jun 03
Cons: Excellent experience!
2.0 Mediocre2021 Jun 01
Pros: I asked for a rental out of Orlando, FL Airport. When I arrived I found out that the car was in Sanford, FL 45 minutes away with no shuttle as promised. I could not get to Sanford to pick up the car and they would not honor the reservation in Orlando's Dollar Rental. It cost me $75 to pay a taxi to get me to my hotel and I never got my rental. Had to pay for a taxi the whole time I was in Florida.Cons: Could have provided a car at the right airport.
8.0 Excellent2021 May 16
Pros: Car was clean, ready to go.Cons: Instructions on how to get into return lot. Lot was shared with Wally Park and not knowing that I had to almost touch the cross bar to get into the lot I had to swipe a credit card to get in. Manager said he canceled the charge so it should come out alright
8.0 Excellent2021 Apr 26
Pros: Counter staff courteous and friendly Drop off was efficientCons: The car upholstery was dirty with spots and smear Front passenger and rear passenger.
10.0 Excellent2021 Apr 04
Cons: There was bubble gum in the passenger door pocket. Otherwise very clean and nice. Return guy was funny and pleasant.
6.0 Good2021 Apr 04
Pros: Counter was understaffed.Cons: More staff. Better selection of cars.
2.0 Mediocre2021 Mar 29
Cons: Employee rambled on about an email we should have received about our booking and was not friendly. I requested to prepay gas and was never told the price which ended up being around $4.00/gallon. Never would have paid that but her rambling about the email and what we still owed made the situation intolerable. I will not use them again.
10.0 Excellent2021 Mar 28
Pros: Yes
10.0 Excellent2021 Mar 27
Cons: Lower insurance rates
2.0 Mediocre2021 Mar 21
Cons: Rented car in orlando mco Airport. Found out since they were booked my reservation was automatically transferred to sanford orlando NOT MCO. When I went to pick up my car. I was charged an additional $350. What a rip off. I was stuck. I was told by the agent that it happens often and I was lucky to get a car. Why did I have to pay another $350.
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Rated #7
Thrifty
7.3 Good (67 reviews)
1 location in Sanford
Thrifty
Locations in Sanford
2 Red Cleveland Blvd+1 877 283 0898
Monday08:00 - 23:00
Tuesday08:00 - 23:00
Wednesday08:00 - 23:00
Thursday08:00 - 23:00
Friday08:00 - 23:00
Saturday08:00 - 23:00
Sunday08:00 - 23:00
  • 7.6
  • 7.4
  • 7.2
  • 7.3
  • 6.8
Recent reviews
10.0 Excellent2019 Dec 17
Cons: The experience was beyond my expectations. Friendliness cheerful person to serve and helpful helpful in every way.
10.0 Excellent2019 Nov 25
Cons: I felt some pressure to purchase numerous add-ons.
9.6 Excellent2019 Jul 12
Pros: Friendly staff gave us a free upgradeCons: Lower prices
4.8 Okay2019 Jun 22
Pros: Staff was friendlyCons: The purchased insurance ended up being from 3rd part and not recognized by Thrifty. It was very deceitful in how it was presented on-line. Never again.
5.6 Okay2019 Feb 05
Pros: Pickup, dropoff, and staff were all good. Van needed some alignment or frontend maintenance and was much higher mileage and the associated wear and tear than other rental cars we've had
6.0 Good2018 Jul 08
Pros: Car was great.Cons: Agent uncharged us at her recommendation for the sun pass because she stated we would spend at least $10.00 in tolls just to get to the hotel. We spent $1.00. I feel this is seriously unethical and taking advantage of someone not knowing the area.
10.0 Excellent2018 Mar 25
The best vehicle for us!Pros: We had 4 adults and 2 toddlers in car seats! The van we rented was absolutely the best!! Made our vacation at Disney all the more better!! Thank you!!
10.0 Excellent2018 Mar 14
Super easyPros: Just parked in the designated area and left the keys in it.Cons: I thought I'd have to turn in the key to someone.
10.0 Excellent2018 Mar 04
Pros: Check-in was a breeze. Personnel was extremely helpful and efficient! I would definitely use Thrifty again!
8.4 Excellent2017 Dec 27
Quick drop offPros: I do not remember the associate's name, but she was very helpful. We got checked out pretty quick.Cons: There should be more signs telling us what to do when dropping off the car.
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Rated #8
National
9.4 Excellent (2 reviews)
1 location in Sanford
National
Locations in Sanford
2001 Red Cleveland Blvd+1 844 370 8309
Monday08:00 - 23:00
Tuesday08:00 - 23:00
Wednesday08:00 - 23:00
Thursday08:00 - 23:00
Friday08:00 - 23:00
Saturday08:00 - 23:00
Sunday08:00 - 23:00
  • 10
  • 10
  • 9
  • 9
  • 9
Recent reviews
8.8 Excellent2020 Feb 04
Pros: picking up the car was excellent. Everyone most helpful. Car was everything I expected and fun to drive. Dropping off car in lot, I did not appreciate being harassed by the return agent while I was trying to get my 3 pieces of luggage organized, and loose items stowed away, like my GPS. I only asked for 5 minutes, but agent would not leave me alone. However: All in all the best experience I had renting a car at Sanford in a long time.Cons: Keys were a wad in my pocket for the entire week. Had to stuff them in a pants pocket wherever I went. How about some thoughtfulness when giving out 4 separate items on a braided steel cord that will not compress flat. Perhaps, give customer the option to "cut the cord" at the counter. Particularly for people dropping off at the pickup point.
Advance Car And Truck Rental
1 location in Sanford
Advance Car And Truck Rental
Locations in Sanford
2185 Red Cleveland Blvd, Sanford, Seminole County, Florida+1 407 585 4445
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Carl's
1 location in Sanford
Carl's
Locations in Sanford
1200 Red Cleveland Blvd+1 800 565 5211
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keddy by Europcar
1 location in Sanford
keddy by Europcar
Locations in Sanford
Please Go To The Advantage Counter- 2185 Red Cleveland Blvd
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Right Cars
1 location in Sanford
Right Cars
Locations in Sanford
Sanford Airport
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Silvercar
1 location in Sanford
Silvercar
Locations in Sanford
139 N Oregon St+1 855 359 2227
Monday08:00 - 23:00
Tuesday08:00 - 23:00
Wednesday08:00 - 23:00
Thursday08:00 - 23:00
Friday08:00 - 23:00
Saturday08:00 - 23:00
Sunday00:00 - 00:00
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Sunnycars
1 location in Sanford
Sunnycars
Locations in Sanford
2 Red Cleveland Blvd.
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594 travelers who rented a car in Sanford gave the car agency they used an average rating of 7.6

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Top tips for renting a car in Sanford

  • Book your rental car in Sanford at least 7 days before your trip in order to get a below-average price
  • Intermediate rental cars in Sanford are around 53% cheaper than other car types, on average

FAQs about renting a car in Sanford

  • Based on ratings and reviews from real users on KAYAK, the best car rental companies in Sanford are Alamo (8.7, 143 reviews), Enterprise (8.3, 82 reviews), and Hertz (7.7, 171 reviews).

  • The average gas price in Sanford is ₪11.09 per gallon over the past 30 days. Filling up a gas tank costs between ₪133 and ₪177, depending on the car size.

  • Compact (Hyundai Accent or similar) is the most frequently booked rental car type in Sanford.

  • Car rental companies onsite at Orlando airport include Thrifty, Alamo, Dollar, Hertz, Advance Car And Truck Rental, Enterprise, Avis, Easirent, Sixt and Budget.

  • Car rental companies that offer shuttle or pick-up services from Orlando airport to off-airport locations include Thrifty, Alamo, Dollar, Hertz, Enterprise, Avis, Easirent, Budget, and Europcar.

  • Take a look at our extensive car rental location map to find the best rental cars near you.

  • A Compact car rental in Sanford costs ₪86 per day, on average.

  • A Full-size car rental in Sanford costs ₪77 per day, on average.

  • A Intermediate car rental in Sanford costs ₪120 per day, on average.