San Diego
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San Diego Car Hire - Did You Know?

  • San Diego is named after the Spanish Saint Didactus.
  • If you are flying in to San Diego it is also possible to hire vehicles at the San Diego International Airport.
  • While San Diego is only the second biggest city in California, it is one of the largest cities in the United States.
  • San Diego has one of the University of California campuses, the University of San Diego which is particularly known for biotech studies.
  • More than 80% of the population of San Diego relies on a car to get around.

San Diego Mini Guide

San Diego is a massive City made up of nine very different districts, each offering a varied amount of entertainment and beautiful beaches.

It was established as the first Spanish Mission in 1769, the introduction of the railroad in the nineteenth century meant that San Diego could grow and become a city in its own right.  It is situated on the Southern California seacoast which means its climate is ideal for relaxing in the sun.

San Diego Skyline

Due to the ideal, climate, San Diego is very popular all year round with an average coastal temperature of around 75 degrees. The nine districts within the city have so much to offer visitors, ranging from the Old Town Mission Valley, which is the site of the original settlers many years ago.

Balboa Park Hillcrest is located at the very heart of the city and home to amazing museums and the world class San Diego Zoo. Downtown is host to many good bars and has a vibrant nightlife with many other attractions on offer.

The world famous Mission Beach is also located here, with vast beaches and superb views of all that surrounds this stunning city. Discount passes are available and offers express entry to over fifty attractions, including museums, zoos and amusement parks. There are also many tours on offer, showing the Old Town in all its historic splendor.

San Diego Mission Beach

San Diego International Airport is the main airport served by six major airlines, the biggest being American Airlines. It is only ten minutes from Downtown and there are many airport shuttle companies which offer transportation to and from this airport.

McClellan Palomar airport offers domestic flights and Tijuana International Airport offers flights from Mexico and some long haul flight from Tokyo. Car rental is advised as there is so much to see, you would not want to miss anything.

Driving in San Diego - Need to know

  • R

    Road Driving Side

  • 40-120kph

    Urban speed Limit

  • 72-120kph

    Rural Speed Limit

  • 97-129kph

    Motorway Speed Limit

  • USD  0.75/Ltr

    Current Petrol Price

  • 0-50mg

    Drink Drive Limit

  • USD $


  • 21

    Min Rental Age

    Min Driving Age

  • YES


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Whether you are in San Diego on business or pleasure, car hire San Diego can cater to your needs. For tourists who want to soak up the desirable California sunshine we have spectacular convertible cars and cars with sun roofs. The city has miles of coastline with the Pacific Ocean and some of the best surf breaks in America.

If you are in San Diego on business, perhaps with a company that is involved with the large San Diego natural harbour, then we can offer professional looking prestige cars which make the right impression.

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