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Cheapest car hire at San Diego Airport

Luxury

Chrysler 300

5 Adults, 4 Doors

From 28.09 EUR/day
Chrysler 300

7 Days rental at 196.63 EUR from April 20

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  Automatic |
  Yes
Compact Elite

Mercedes GLA

5 Adults, 5 Doors

From 34.60 EUR/day
Mercedes GLA

7 Days rental at 242.25 EUR from April 20

  3 |
  Automatic |
  Yes
Fullsize Elite

Ford Transit

12 Adults, 4 Doors

From 60.05 EUR/day
Ford Transit

7 Days rental at 420.40 EUR from April 20

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  Automatic |
  Yes
Intermediate

Dodge Avenger

5 Adults, 4 Doors

From 25.16 EUR/day
Dodge Avenger

7 Days rental at 176.14 EUR from April 20

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  Automatic |
  Yes
Fullsize

Ford Fusion

5 Adults, 4 Doors

From 25.73 EUR/day
Ford Fusion

7 Days rental at 180.15 EUR from April 20

  4 |
  Automatic |
  Yes
Standard

Volkswagen Jetta

5 Adults, 2 Doors

From 25.44 EUR/day
Volkswagen Jetta

7 Days rental at 178.14 EUR from April 20

  3 |
  Automatic |
  Yes
Compact

Ford Focus

5 Adults, 5 Doors

From 24.87 EUR/day
Ford Focus

7 Days rental at 174.13 EUR from April 20

  3 |
  Automatic |
  Yes
Economy

Chevrolet Spark

5 Adults, 4 Doors

From 23.59 EUR/day
Chevrolet Spark

7 Days rental at 165.14 EUR from April 20

  2 |
  Automatic |
  Yes
Premium

Chrysler 300

5 Adults, 4 Doors

From 30.88 EUR/day
Chrysler 300

7 Days rental at 216.19 EUR from April 20

  3 |
  Automatic |
  Yes

*daily rates in San Diego Airport based on a 1 day rental (24hr period) and for guidance purposes only.

Useful to know about San Diego Airport

  • Most of the landings and takeoffs at San Diego Airport take place from east to west .
  • Because of noise complaints from residents planes may only fly from San Diego International between 6.30am and 11.30pm.
  • San Diego International was the first company to run a blog by one of their employees starting in January 2008.
  • Every day 50,000 passengers use San Diego International Airport on an estimated 600 flights.
  • Charles Lindbergh tested his Spirit of St Louis plane near there before making his historic transatlantic flight.

San Diego Airport car hire reviews

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Best car rental companies in San Diego Airport

7.6
No.1: DOLLAR,
based on 22029 reviews
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84
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7.6
No.2: DOLLAR,
based on 22029 reviews
88
72
66
67
84
12 min (average wait time)
7.6
No.3: DOLLAR,
based on 22029 reviews
88
72
66
67
84
12 min (average wait time)

Nearest car hire pickup locations at or near San Diego Airport

AVIS

1670 Kettner Boulevard, Suite 1, San Diego, 92101, Ca, California

AVIS

500 Hotel Circle North, Town & Country Resort, San Diego, 92108, Ca, California

HERTZ

1333 Camino Del Rio South #101, San Diego, 92108 3520, Ca, California

AVIS

7815 Balboa Avenue, San Diego, 92111, Ca, California

BUDGET

8039 Balboa Avenue, Suite B, Kearny Mesa, 92111, Ca, California

AVIS

3000 National City Blvd, National City, 91950 7230, Ca, California

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San Diego Airport car hire information

  • 8.8/10
    Best Rated Agent:
    ALAMO ehi
  • € 165.13
    Average Price:
    Per Week
  • € 165.1
    Best Price:
    Per Week
  • 114
    Most Popular Type:
    Intermediate
  • 43
    Most Popular Model:
    Volkswagen Jetta
  • 544
    Total Cars Available
     

Car hire locations near San Diego Airport, USA

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Average prices per day for car hire at San Diego Airport

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*average daily rates based on 7 day rental, search for todays best prices.

FAQs about car hire at San Diego Airport

How much does car hire in San Diego Airport cost?

Car hire in San Diego Airport costs as little as €23.6 per day, however the average price across all suppliers for a Economy class vehicle is €31.7 per day. The most expensive car to hire is €199.4 per day from ALAMO for a BMW X3.

Who is the best car rental agent in San Diego Airport?

Based on recent customer reviews over the last 3 months, ALAMO ehi has the highest customer rating for car hire in San Diego Airport with a score of 8.8/10

with ALAMO ehi rated second best with a score of 8.8/10

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How much does it cost to hire a compact car in San Diego Airport?

Today’s cheapest price for compact car hire in San Diego Airport is €174.13 per week from BUDGET.

Who is the cheapest car hire agent in San Diego Airport?

The cheapest car hire company in San Diego Airport is THRIFTY, with prices for a Economy class car such as the Chevrolet Spark available from as little as €165.13 per week.

How much is fuel in San Diego Airport?

You can expect to pay €0.69/ltr of petrol and €0.71/ltr of diesel in San Diego Airport. You’ll pay a premium if refilling at motorway services of up to 10%.

What car hire agencies are available in San Diego Airport?

We can arrange great deals on car hire in San Diego Airport with leading car hire companies such as ALAMO, AVIS, BUDGET, DOLLAR, ENTERPRISE, HERTZ, NATIONAL, SIXT, THRIFTY as well as reputable, local car hire companies.

What type of car can I hire in San Diego Airport?

We can arrange Compact, Compact Elite, Economy, Fullsize, Fullsize Elite, Intermediate, Intermediate Elite, Luxury, Mini, Premium, Special, Standard rental cars in San Diego Airport.

How much does it cost to hire a convertible car in San Diego Airport?

We don’t currently have any convertible cars to hire in San Diego Airport, but we are working in it and please check dates for future rentals.
The price at the moment for a convertible rental car in San Diego Airport is €221.27 from DOLLAR.

Do you have a discount code for car hire in San Diego Airport?

We don’t have any discount codes for car hire in San Diego Airport at the moment, however THRIFTY rates start from just €165.13 per week. If you’ve found a cheaper price than €165.13 from THRIFTY in San Diego - Airport or any other rental agent, let us know and we’ll do our best to beat it.

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

The cheapest price to hire a car for a week in San Diego Airport is €177.7 per week with and average price of €317.8 per week across all car hire companies.

Information about car hire agents at San Diego Airport

Most popular car hire companies at San Diego Airport:

  • ALAMO (tel: 8888266893)
  • DOLLAR (tel: (866) 434-2226)
  • NATIONAL (tel: 8888266890)
  • THRIFTY (tel: (877) 283-0898)
  • BUDGET (tel: 619-294-5921)
  • AVIS (tel: (1) 619-688-5000)
  • ENTERPRISE (tel: 6192943313)
  • HERTZ (tel: 6197675700)
  • SIXT (tel: +1-8587649338)

Pick-up locations for car hire companies at San Diego Airport:

  • ALAMO (3355 ADMIRAL BOLAND WAY, SAN DIEGO, 92101, CA, California)
  • DOLLAR (OFF - AIRPORT, 3355 ADMIRAL BOLAND WAY, SAN DIEGO, CA (CA), UNITED STATES, 92101)
  • NATIONAL (3355 ADMIRAL BOLAND WAY, SAN DIEGO, 92101, CA, California)
  • THRIFTY (OFF - AIRPORT, 3355 ADMIRAL BOLAND WAY, SAN DIEGO, CA (CA), UNITED STATES, 92101)
  • BUDGET (3355 Admiral Boland Way, San Diego, 92101, CA, California)
  • AVIS (3355 Admiral Boland Way, Suite R175, San Diego, 92101, CA, California)

Car hire company reviews at San Diego Airport:

  • ALAMO ehi: Rated 8.8/10 from 35 reviews
  • ALAMO ehi: Rated 8.8/10 from 35 reviews
  • ALAMO ehi: Rated 8.8/10 from 35 reviews
  • ALAMO ehi: Rated 8.8/10 from 35 reviews
  • BUDGET ABG: Rated 8.8/10 from 8 reviews
  • BUDGET ABG: Rated 8.8/10 from 8 reviews

San Diego Airport Mini Guide

What can you Tell me About San Diego?
It’s America’s eighth largest city and the second biggest in California, eclipsing San Francisco. San Diego is renowned for its Mediterranean climate which makes it one of the most ‘liveable’ cities in the US. San Diego is right on the Mexican border, opposite Tijuana and has its own old quarter of Spanish style haciendas, a remnant of its times in Mexican and Spanish hands. Today it is world famous as the site of North America’s best zoo and for Sea World, probably America’s best aquarium and sea life centre. The city also boasts miles of beautiful beaches varying from the fun packed and busy, to the quiet and relaxing.

How do I get to San Diego?
Flights arrive from all over the States and also some international destinations. BA operates a daily flight from London Heathrow making it the only European route. The airport is only around three miles from the centre of San Diego which is reachable by Metro Bus, airport shuttle, taxi or rental car.

What is San Diego Airport Like?
The airport is reasonably attractive and functional with two terminals operating domestic and international flights and a ‘commuter terminal’ dealing only with Delta flights from LA. It’s currently undergoing expansion plans adding further gates taking it up to 91% of the capacity it was designed for.

San Diego Airport

What Should I Expect When I Arrive at San Diego Airport?
Most likely you’ll arrive at Terminal 2 and dock at a jet bridge on one of the two long and one short concourses. As usual, international passengers will have to undergo security, customs and immigration checks before entering the public areas. You’ll have entered on the second level and must go downstairs to the baggage reclaim area. There are no banks at the airport but you’ll notice several ATMs along the way and in the baggage reclaim area. The airport information desk is on the wall opposite the reclaim and they’ll be able to help you with directions around the busy airport. To get your hire car you’ll have to call the company on one of the courtesy phones then wait for the shuttle at the roundabout at the far end of the terminal. Public transport is also available directly outside the terminal doors.

What can I do in the Airport on the day of my Departure?
After checking in you could spend some time looking at the ever changing art exhibitions at the airport or take an hour or two relaxing over a delicious meal in one of the excellent restaurants. If shopping is your thing, perhaps grab a snack or a take away so you can spend more time in the huge range of shops on site. These are spread out over the public area and beyond security so you can shop on either side. Beyond security you’ll also find more snack bars and light bites should your shopping have made you peckish again. Wi-Fi is available should you wish to work on your laptop or just browse the internet to kill time.
 

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Driving in San Diego Airport - Need to know

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Next Upcoming Holiday

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    Thursday 9 Apr 2020

    Maundy Thursday - Christian

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San Diego Airport is a busy public airport which runs a number of domestic services. They include routes to Los Angeles with Delta Connection, Seattle/Tacoma with Alaska Airlines and San Francisco with Southwest Airlines. It is classed as an international airport as you can also fly to Canada.

Pick up a low cost car rental at San Diego International and you can enjoy the wonderful weather and beaches of California. We have all sort of cars to suit any customer, including people carriers with roof racks for surfers. SAN is one of the busiest airports in the world to operate with only one runway and that delivers more than 18 million passengers to the airport per year.

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