Car Rental & Rent a Car Deals in San Diego

Here you can compare prices on rental cars in the town of San Diego, state California, USA. When you rent a car from us, there are no surprises awaiting you when you pick up the car on your arrival. Centrally located are car rental companies like Hertz, Mex, Dollar, addCar, Advantage, Alamo, Enterprise, Budget, National, Avis, Firefly, Thrifty, Payless, Europcar, Green Motion, Sixt etc. Prices include any airport fees, free mileage and obligatory insurances, taxes and fees etc. Autoprio.com can help you find cheap rental cars online.

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To find the best price we compare following companies Alamo on 3355 Admiral Boland Way, Enterprise on 3355 Admiral Boland Way, Avis on 3355 Admiral Boland Way R175, Hertz on 1120 West Laurel Street, Enterprise on 2305 Pacific Highway, Avis on 1670 Kettner Boulevard Suite 1 Entrance On Cedar Street, Hertz on 1 Market Place, Enterprise on 1323 Orange Avenue Coronado, Hertz on 3355 Admiral Boland Way, Avis on 640 Broadway, Enterprise on 900 F Street Ste 167, Hertz Coronado Hotel del Coronado Ca on 1500 Orange Avenue Coronado, National on 3355 Admiral Boland Way, Enterprise on 1 Park Boulevard in San Diego. Car rental at San Diego’s airports like San Diego International Airport – Lindbergh Field 4 km (2 mi), Naval Air Station North Island 5 km (3 mi), Montgomery Airstrip 11 km (7 mi) and Naval Outlying Landing Field Imperial Beach 17 km (11 mi), SAN, train stations (Union Station, Convention Center, County Center Little Italy, Civic Center, 5th Avenue, America Plaza, San Diego, Seaport Village and Courthouse) and travel centers etc and ports/ferry terminals like East Basin, West Basin, Shelter Island Yacht Basin, Convention Center 5th Avenue Ferry Landing, Broadway Pier, Coronado Ferry Landing, Marriott Marina, Harbor Island West Marina, Sunroad Resort Marina. We can offer a car rental service where every cost is included. There are no hidden fees or free cancellations/amendments up to 24-48 hours before you are supposed to pick up the car. An easy, straight forward and safe search for car rental online. With our search engine, you only need to write the name of the city, place etc. and you will immediately get a list of choices.

Facts about San Diego

San Diego (Graytown, San Miguel, Davis’ Folly, New San Diego) is a town in the municipality, San Diego County, California state, USA. It is the central city in the area. 2th largest city/town when it comes to inhabitants in the region and the 11th largest district/town in USA. Small villages, communities and suburbs nearby are Alpine, Solana Beach, Bonita, Camp Pendleton South, San Diego Country Estates, Valley Center, Jamul, Little Italy, Inspiration Point North, San Diego, Sherman Heights and Grant Hill. The community/city is located about 20 MASL (66 ft). Other larger cities/communities nearby are Chula Vista (c. 265,800 pop), Oceanside (c. 175,700 pop), Escondido (c. 151,500 pop) and Carlsbad (c. 113,500 pop). Are you planning to stay for a long period and spend your vacation here? Then there are many things to do and experience. The city had c. 1,394,900 inhabitants at the end of 2018. Bus stations and bus stops in the city are Greyhound Bus Station, Bayfront e Street, Bus Tour Unloading, 70th Street and Interstate Bus Terminal. On site there are also car rental companies like Hertz on 2175 Hancock Street, Payless on 3355 Admiral Boland Way Ste R179 Ste R179, Enterprise on Nas N Island Nex Bldg 484, Sixt on 3355 Admiral Boland Way, Dollar Ca on 3355 Admiral Boland Way, Hertz on 3338 Kettner Boulevard, Center on 3355 Admiral Boland Way, ACE on 1002 West Juniper Street, Green Motion on 3355 Admiral Boland Way, MEX on 1002 West Juniper Street, Advantage on 3355 Admiral Boland Way, Budget on 3355 Admiral Boland Way Ste R176 etc. We also give tips on which companies offer rental cars in San Diego County.

Activities, Attractions and Sights

Tips and suggestions on places, events, activities, museums, attractions, experiences and tips on destinations you can visit during your stay in San Diego, can be found here. Are you going on a golf trip and looking for golf courses? The golf courses, Mission Bay Golf Course and Practice Center 11 km (7 mi), Balboa Park Golf Course 3 km (2 mi), Championship Course 3 km (2 mi), Admiral Baker Golf Course 12 km (7 mi), Sea North Air Golf Course 4 km (2 mi), Presidio Hills Golf Course 5 km (3 mi), National City Golf Course 9 km (6 mi), Sail Ho Golf Course 5 km (3 mi), Chula Vista Golf Course 14 km (8 mi), Tecolote Canyon Golf Course 8 km (5 mi), San Diego Country Club 14 km (9 mi), Colina Park Golf Course 9 km (5 mi), Coronado Golf Course 3 km (2 mi), Riverwalk Golf Club 5 km (3 mi) and Executive 9 hole Course 3 km (2 mi), are located close to the city. Want to spend a day shopping? Hawthorne Crossings, Westfield Plaza Bonita, Moment Cycle Shop and Westfield Mission Valley are located within walking distance. Watch the local team play? Or see a concert? Watch football? Close to the town center are the Sea Lion and Otter Stadium, Reviewing Stands, Dolphin Stadium, Pets Stadium, Shamus Stadium, Petco Park, Pechanga Arena, SDCCU Stadium and Vic Player Stadium.

Make a visit to these historical ruins and places, Goodan Ranch and El Cuervo Adobe. Do you like history? Ballast Point Lighthouse, if you know more about exciting history and archaeology. See historical sites and archeological sites. Keen on seeing ancient relics, older buildings, antiquities and cultural heritage? These places are near, Kumeyaay Grinding Rocks. See local antiquities and history? Central Beach, Coronado Beach, La Playa, Coronado Shores Beach, Coronado City Beach, North Beach and Shoreline Beach Park are beaches that are close to the community if you want to relax, swim and sunbathe. In the city, there are interesting monuments and statues of famous people and events like Embracing Peace Statue.

Foundations, Museums and Art Galleries

Museums and art galleries in San Diego that could be interesting are Firehouse Museum, San Diego Police Museum, San Diego Hall of Champions, Museum of Contemporary Art, Maritime Museum of San Diego, The New Childrens Museum, San Diego Automotive Museum, Italian Cultural Center, San Diego Air & Space Museum, William Heath Davis House Museum and San Diego Chinese Historical Museum.

Zoo, Theme Parks, Water Parks and Animal Parks

SeaWorld San Diego, Boomers, Aquatica SeaWorlds Waterpark San Diego, Belmont Park are theme parks, water parks or amusement parks located near San Diego. Looking for activities and experiences with the kids? Do you travel with children and want to visit a Zoo? Patagonian Mara, Siamese Crocodile, Maned Wolf, Black Mangabey, Tappen Family Marine Care Center, Anteater, Hippopotamus, Gorilla, Tapir, Fishing Cat, Snow Leopard are tropicarium, tropical house, animal parks, aquarium, zoos and terrarium.

Temple, Churches and Monastery

Saint Joseph Cathedral, Victory Outreach Church, Horizon Christian Fellowship Church, International Christian Church of San Diego, Horizon Christian Fellowship Park Chapel, Central Christian Church, Casa de Oracion Christian Church, Amen Mission, Church of Scientology, Our Lady of the Rosary Church and First Presbyterian Church are beautiful cathedrals and churches nearby.

Gardens, Parks and Viewpoints

Fascinating parks and gardens in the central parts of the city are Inez Grant Parker Memorial Rose Garden, Civita Community Garden, Desert Garden, Botanical Building and Bishop Leo T Maher Garden. Civic Center Plaza, Childrens Park, Pantoja Park, Lane Field Park, Martin Luther King Jr Promenade Park and Horton Plaza Park are located in the town if you want to experience beautiful and interesting parks and gardens.

Car rental in airports nearby

Car rental in airports nearby: Cheap Car Hire San Diego Airport, Cheap Car Rental Tijuana Airport and McClellan-Palomar Airport. Prices include any airport fees, free mileage and obligatory insurances, taxes and fees etc in San Diego.

Frequently asked questions about renting a car & car rental in San Diego

Which car rental companies are near or in San Diego?

There are over 26 car rental companies in San Diego. Car rental companies such as National on 3355 Admiral Boland Way, Hertz Coronado Hotel del Coronado Ca on 1500 Orange Avenue Coronado, Enterprise on 900 F Street Ste 167, Enterprise on 1323 Orange Avenue Coronado, Enterprise on 3355 Admiral Boland Way, Hertz on 1 Market Place, Hertz on 1120 West Laurel Street, Avis on 1670 Kettner Boulevard Suite 1 Entrance On Cedar Street, Alamo on 3355 Admiral Boland Way, Enterprise on 1 Park Boulevard, Avis on 3355 Admiral Boland Way R175, Hertz on 3355 Admiral Boland Way, Enterprise on 2305 Pacific Highway, Avis on 640 Broadway, etc.

Do I need a credit card for car rental in San Diego?

You can make a booking without a credit card. Note that, even if you choose to pay by debit card, you will have to provide a valid credit card in the driver’s name at the time of pick-up in San Diego, since the rental agent requires a credit card from which to take the rental deposit. Credit cards accepted for pick-up are MasterCard, Visa, and in some cases American Express.

How much does it cost to rent a car in San Diego?

Renting a car in San Diego costs from about $ 26 per day and up, depending on the season and supply. Sometimes you can find a cheaper rental car depending on the season. In the majority of cases the rental price includes collision damage waiver, third party liability protection, tax, airport fee, unlimited mileage and breakdown assistance. Please note that the costs included may vary depending on the car rental agent and destination country. The car rental agent may also choose to ask you for a deposit or excess at the rental desk. Make sure to check the rental conditions at the time of booking.

How much does it cost to rent a car for a week in San Diego?

On average a rental car in San Diego costs $ 182 per week ($ 26 per day).

How much does it cost to rent a car long term for a month in San Diego?

On average a rental car in San Diego costs $ 728 per month ($ 26 per day).

What types of car can I rent in San Diego?

The range of cars varies during the season but you can usually rent car types such as intermediate elite, mini cars, hybrid cars, standard cars, minibus, estate, fullsize elite, premium cars, fullsize cars, 9 seater minivan, large truck-lorry, moped, small suv, intermediate, minivan, 5 seater minivan, exotic cars, luxury elite, electric cars, suv, medium suv, special cars, mini elite, economy cars, jeep, luxury cars, convertible, small-medium truck-lorry, 7 seater minivan, cargo van, economy elite, compact elite, compact cars in San Diego.

What is the cheapest car rental company in San Diego and USA?

In the past 14 days, the cheapest rental cars in USA on Autoprio.com were found at State Van Rental, Pacific Rent A Car, U-Save, Hertz Dream Collection, Mex, Advantage, addCar and Firefly.

What are the best rental car companies in San Diego and USA?

Based on ratings and reviews on autoprio.com, the best car rental companies in USA are Avis, Hertz, Europcar, Budget and Sixt.

Which additional charges could apply?

Please note that each car rental agent has its own policy on additional charges which will be clearly stated in the rental conditions at the time of booking. Generally, additional charges may be applied for: out-of-hours pick-up/drop-off, border crossing, one-way rentals, young drivers or senior drivers and winter tyres. Any additional charges will need to be paid directly at the rental desk in the local currency in San Diego.

Are there extra charges for drop-off at a different location?

Yes, in most cases the car rental agent will charge an extra fee if you wish to return the vehicle at a different location then San Diego. Autoprio.com will clearly state whether the one-way fee is included in the rental price or what additional cost may arise at the time of booking.

Where can I purchase car rental insurance?

Autoprio.com recommend purchasing the damage refund insurance at the time of booking. Our insurance partners offer a complete damage refund insurance package which is up to 50% cheaper than what you would pay at the rental supplier’s desk in San Diego. The insurance cost and conditions will be displayed at the time of booking.

Which optional extras are available?

The availability of optional extras depends on the car rental agent in San Diego and even if they are booked online they are not guaranteed. The following extras can be booked on Autoprio.com: Additional driver, Booster seat, Child toddler seat, Infant child seat, GPS – Satellite Navigational System, Ski Rack, Snow Chain Set, Snow Tyres, Wi-Fi Access, Luggage / Roof Rack. Please note that most of the optional extras are not included in the rental price and can be purchased at the time of booking or at the rental desk. The cost of the optional extras are displayed at time of booking in the Rental Conditions.

Car rental companies in San Diego, USA

We compare these companies in San Diego or in the region, Europcar, Thrifty, Dollar, Hertz, State Van Rental, Hertz Dream Collection, Alamo, Payless, National, Firefly, Mex, Green Motion, Avis, Advantage, U-Save, Pacific Rent A Car, Enterprise, Budget, Sixt and addCar. You can usually find the largest selection at airports such as San Diego Airport, Tijuana Airport, McClellan-Palomar Airport and Brown Field Municipal Airport. The large companies usually have offices adjacent to the airport.

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