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Rental car rates in San Diego

Compare car rental prices of different car rental class deals from the most trustworthy providers in San Diego. The cheapest car rental offer of each car rental class available in San Diego is highlighted in red.

Best car rental companies in San Diego

Car rental agencies in San Diego can differ significantly not only in variety of rental vehicles and their car rental conditions, but also in average rating scores provided by our previous customers.

There is a huge variety of rental cars in San Diego. Car rental classes that can be rented in San Diego range from ECONOMY, STANDARD, FULL SIZE, LUXURY, CONVERTIBLE, VAN, SUV to EXOTIC, 7 SEATER. The biggest collection of cars in San Diego is provided by .

Car rental locations near San Diego CA

To find the best car rental deal in San Diego, you should check out car rentals not only in one pick up and return location. Also have a look at car rental offers in other closest spots: airports, railway stations, ports, and in the downtown.

San Diego Airport (SAN)

1.68 km / 1.04 mi

San Diego - Airport (SAN)

4.29 km / 2.66 mi

Nas - North Island - Airport (NZY)

5.1 km / 3.17 mi

Otay Binational Airport - Cross Border Express (CBX)

22.94 km / 14.25 mi

Tijuana Airport Cbx Terminal (TIJ)

25.24 km / 15.68 mi

Carlsbad - Airport (CLD)

47.18 km / 29.32 mi

San Diego - 900 "f" Street Suite 167

0.2 km / 0.12 mi

San Diego Marriott

1.08 km / 0.67 mi

San Diego - Central

1.39 km / 0.86 mi

San Diego - County Center

1.46 km / 0.91 mi


4.09 km / 2.54 mi

San Diego - Hotel Circle

5.24 km / 3.26 mi

San Diego - Town & Country Resort

5.27 km / 3.27 mi

San Diego - 2740 Lytton Street

5.81 km / 3.61 mi

San Diego - Mission Valley

5.86 km / 3.64 mi

National City

6.72 km / 4.18 mi

San Diego - 4930 El Cajon Boulevard

7.92 km / 4.92 mi

National City - Downtown

9.21 km / 5.72 mi

North Chula Vista

9.52 km / 5.92 mi

Lemon Grove

10.52 km / 6.54 mi

Chula Vista -

11.53 km / 7.17 mi

San Diego - 2710 Garnet Ave, Ste 110

11.69 km / 7.26 mi

San Diego - 7993 Balboa Avenue

11.84 km / 7.35 mi

San Diego - Kearny Mesa

11.87 km / 7.37 mi

Kearny Mesa

11.88 km / 7.38 mi

San Diego - Pacific Beach

12.63 km / 7.85 mi

Chula Vista - Downtown

13.48 km / 8.38 mi

La Mesa

14.51 km / 9.01 mi

San Diego - San Carlos Shopping Center

16.88 km / 10.49 mi

La Jolla - Downtown

17.8 km / 11.06 mi

Chula Vista South - Downtown

18.15 km / 11.28 mi

San Diego - 5810 Miramar Road

18.16 km / 11.28 mi

San Diego - La Jolla Embassy Suites Hotel

18.3 km / 11.37 mi

La Jolla - Mcas Miramar

18.38 km / 11.42 mi

La Jolla

18.57 km / 11.54 mi

San Diego - 9292 Miramar Rd # 28

20.04 km / 12.45 mi


38.9 km / 24.17 mi

San Diego CA Car Rental Fleet Overview

Due to the large number of car rental suppliers in San Diego, the car fleet is represented by a huge variety of different vehicles. Please use the table below to get a better understanding of what vehicle is the best fit for you based on your specific requirements.

Car rental class Best for Possible car rental models
Mini Relatively short trips without extensive amounts of luggage Smart, Fiat 500, Hyundai i10, Citroen DS3, Opel Adam, or similar
Economy Travelers who prioritize less expensive car rental Chevrolet Spark, Mitsubishi Mirage, or similar
Compact People looking for smaller fuel-efficient vehicles Hyundai Accent, Nissan Versa, or similar
Intermediate Those who need a great combination of price and comfort in a rental vehicle Nissan Sentra, or similar
Standard Comfortable traveling with a group of up to 5 passengers at an affordable rate Audi A4, or similar
Full Size Those looking for large powerful cars with plenty of free space Ford Taurus, Chevrolet Camaro, or similar
7 seater Groups of people who need more space than in regular 5 seaters Dodge Caravan, Toyota Sienna, or similar
Van / 9-12 seater Family trips or journeys with a lot of passengers and cargo Mercedes Viano, Mercedes Sprinter, or similar
Premium Business traveling and car rental for important occasions Buick Lacrosse, Lincoln MKS, or similar
SUV Travelers who like to feel like a boss both on and off-road Toyota Rav4, Audi Q5, or similar
Luxury / Exotic People looking for a top-notch driving experience despite the price tag Bentley, Rolls Royce, Ferrari, or similar
Convertible Traveling during warm sunny weather and a feeling of freedom Ford Mustang Convertible, Chrysler 200 Convertible, or similar

FAQ - Rent a car in San Diego

How to rent a car in San Diego CA?

Enter the necessary pickup location and return location in the search form and select the required date and time of your rental. After you get the search results, you will be able to filter them based on your preferred criteria.

Which car rental companies operate in San Diego?

In San Diego, you can book a car from such well-known providers as ECONOMY, STANDARD, FULL SIZE, LUXURY, CONVERTIBLE, VAN, SUV, EXOTIC, and 7 SEATER.

Can I pay for my rent-a-car reservation with a debit card in San Diego?

Yes, you can use a debit card to pay for the online reservation. However, during your car pickup, you will need a credit card issued in the name of the main driver to cover the car rental deposit.

Can someone else except me drive my rental car?

This will be possible if you select the additional driver option during your online reservation. Most of the time this is a paid option that is charged at the car rental desk.

Can I reserve a specific car rental model during my reservation?

Yes, offers that include specific car models are marked with a “Guaranteed Car Model” sign on the search results page.

Should I buy additional insurance for my car rental in San Diego CA?

If you are not going to buy a full coverage insurance, it is advisable to buy insurance to secure your deposit. You will have to provide your vendor with a credit card with enough available amount of funds needed for the car’s deposit. But if any withdrawals occur, the insurance company will cover the expenses.

You can buy this type of insurance during online car rental booking on our website.