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Mitsubishi Mirage
USD 25.60/day
Toyota RAV4
USD 30.91/day
Dodge Grand Caravan
USD 36.46/day
Ford Mustang
USD 52.19/day

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Car Rental at San Diego Airport(SAN)

Looking for a rental car at San Diego International Airport (SAN)? Your search ends here. At USA Cars Rental, we provide the best car rental deals from leading rental companies in the US that you can compare in one place. These suppliers are noted for their huge car fleets and dense network of rental locations throughout the country. Our associate suppliers also offer complimentary inclusions which cover your journey against unforeseen obstacles like breakdown or collision. These inclusions ensure that when needed you get the supplier’s help without any extra payment.

Though our suppliers provide comparatively cheaper deals in the majority of cases, with us, you can save even more by booking a rental car in advance which usually presents lower per-day rates & makes your trip more pocket-friendly. Book your San Diego Airport car rental deal today & make your journey from the airport comfortable and easy.

Through our San Diego Airport car rental deals we offer:

  • A huge fleet of car categories including a minivan, convertible, economy, SUV, van, and luxury car rentals at San Diego Airport.
  • Be it long-term car rental, weekend, weekly, monthly rentals, or one-day car rentals at San Diego Airport, through us you can book a variety of car rental deals for the duration of your travel.
  • One-way car rental option, in case you want to drop your car at a location other than San Diego Airport
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Location of rental car desks at San Diego Airport

San Diego Airport has a Consolidated Rental Car Center (RCC) and almost all major car rental suppliers like Hertz, Dollar, Europcar, and Thrifty have rental counters inside the Rental Car Center. You can reach the Consolidated Rental Car Center from SAN Airport terminals by simply using the free shuttle service that operates 24/7 at San Diego Airport. It will take you approximately 10 minutes to reach the rental center from the Terminals. For San Diego Airport car rental return simply follow the “Rental Car Return” signs while driving towards the airport.

Address Rental Car Center San Diego Airport (SAN)
3355 Admiral Boland Way, San Diego, CA 9210

Car rental return locations near SAN Airport

If you want to drop your rental car in San Diego and not at San Diego International Airport, here is a list of car rental locations near San Diego Airport where you can return the rental vehicle:

  • San Diego Cross Border Xpress
  • San Diego Downtown
  • San Diego Pacific Beach
  • San Diego Sorrento Valley

Popular Car Rental Types at San Diego Airport

Here are some of the most popular rental car categories at SAN Airport.


SUV Rentals


Convertible Cars


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Popular one-way car rental trips from San Diego Airport

Has your flight cancelled, or just planning to take a road trip to a different state? As already stated above, you can always book a one-way through us. Here are some one-way trip ideas from San Diego that you may use:

Guide to San Diego International Airport

Address: 3225 N Harbor Dr, San Diego, CA 92101, United States

Formerly known as Lindbergh Field, the San Diego International Airport was inspired by aviator Charles Lindbergh‘s famous flight. Located conveniently three miles from San Diego, this airport is also only twenty miles from Tijuana, Mexico. Millions of passengers travel annually, with Southwest Airlines handling over 35% of all air traffic. 20+ airlines utilize this airport for passengers, and four for cargo on a daily basis.

Many things about this airport are unique. Part of this includes what you see, as you are arriving at the airport. For example Petro Park, home to the San Diego Padres, is clearly visible from the airport, in addition to the San Diego Zoo. Strong Santa Ana winds can cause airport operations to reverse flight directions, as can weather that contain a lot of fog or rain. Still, this is a very safe airport and offers many other amenities, like easy access to rental cars. It is an easy drive from the airport to your accommodations when you are driving a USA Cars Rental travel vehicle.

FAQs about Car Rental - San Diego International Airport

  • How old do I have to be for renting a car at San Diego Airport?

    The minimum age for a car rental at San Diego Airport is 21 years old. Although some car rental companies at San Diego Airport might charge you a Young Driver Surcharge if you are below the age of 25.

  • What documents are required for a car rental at SAN Airport?

    You would need a valid driver's license, credit card in the main driver's name, and proof of identity preferably a passport for renting a car at San Diego Airport. An International Driving Permit is only required if your driver's license is not printed in the Latin alphabet.

  • Which car rental company is the best at San Diego Airport?

    Ace, Alamo, Dollar, Budget, Fox, and National are some of the most popular car rental companies at San Diego Airport. Book a rental car with USACarsRental and compare prices from leading rental brands.

  • Can I rent a car for 24 hours at San Diego Airport?

    The minimum duration for a SAN Airport car rental is one day/24 hours.

  • What is the most popular car rental type at San Diego Airport, California?

    Economy and luxury car rentals are the most popular car rental category at San Diego Airport.

  • Where can I return my San Diego Airport car rental?

    You can return your SAN Airport car rental at - Rental Car Center at San Diego International Airport, 3355 Admiral Boland Way, San Diego, CA 9210. All rental cars are to be returned to the consolidated rental car facility at San Diego Airport.

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