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Frequently asked questions

What are the major attractions in Alameda?
If your trip to Alameda is all locked in but your itinerary is looking a bit empty, we can give you a few hints and tips.There are plenty of attractions within walking distance of the center of this neighborhood, such as Great White Adventures. Alameda Museum and Altarena Playhouse are a few other close-by attractions that draw a great many travelers like yourself.
What are the best road trip destinations near Alameda?
Chinatown and Downtown Oakland are well worth stopping by during your stay. Go 3 miles from Alameda and you’ll be in Chinatown. Alternatively, Downtown Oakland is situated 3 miles away.
Where are the best beaches near Alameda?
There’s nothing quite as nice as opening the car window and feeling the cool sea air in your hair while you’re driving by the sea. Pack some supplies and spend an afternoon soaking up the sun at one of the stunning beaches near Alameda. Top options include:

  • Baker Beach (13 miles away).
  • China Beach (14 miles away).
  • Ocean Beach (15 miles away).

Where are the best convention centers near Alameda?
After spending lots of time chatting to like-minded individuals, it’s always good to know you can put your feet up someplace nearby. If you’re traveling to Alameda for work, these are some of the convention centers that are close to hotels, restaurants and cafés:

  • Kaiser Convention Center (2 miles away).
  • Oakland Convention Center (3 miles away).
  • Moscone Convention Center (9 miles away).

What kind of rental car should I get for Alameda?
Grab the keys to an intermediate car and experience the beautiful sights of Oakland with your family. These vehicles offer ample legroom and a larger trunk to store all your essentials. They’re fuel-efficient, so you can easily travel the 3 miles between Alameda and central Oakland (and beyond!) without hurting your bank balance. If you’d prefer to go all out on your getaway, why not book a premium vehicle? Awesome extra features, such as plush leather seats and the latest audio technology systems, guarantee an outstanding driving experience.
Should I get a luxury rental car in Alameda?
For some of us, owning a high-end vehicle is the stuff of fairy tales. But renting the car of your dreams is certainly within your grasp! Experience the thrill of cruising the open roads in a swanky sports car, even if it’s only for a few days. Or perhaps all you need is a budget ride to get you from point A to point B. Flashy or affordable? Whatever you decide, there’s a rental car to suit your style in Alameda.
What side of the road do they drive on in Alameda?
In Alameda, you’ll have to keep to the right side. When exploring someplace new, it’s always a good idea to opt for a car with automatic transmission. That way, you can focus on the road ahead and save worrying about gear changes.
Does Alameda have peak-hour traffic?
Peak-hour traffic jams aren’t a huge concern in Alameda and the wider Oakland area. With a population of 419,300, the roads aren’t as busy here compared to larger cities.
Is it difficult to park in Alameda?
It can be hard to find a parking space in Alameda. Once you nab one, be sure to read the signage carefully. Staying over the time limit or leaving the car where you shouldn’t can take a big chunk out of your vacation budget.
Are there speed limits in Alameda?
The speed limits in the neighborhood of Alameda are similar to the rest of Oakland, ranging from 15mph to 70mph. For the safety of both drivers and pedestrians, a default speed limit of 25mph applies to residential zones.
What happens if I get a speeding fine while driving a rental car in Oakland?
Usually, your rental company will bill the amount fined to your credit card. Alternatively, the company may provide your contact details to the relevant local agency so they can send a fine to you directly.
Are seat belts compulsory in Oakland?
Seat belts must be worn in Oakland. However, the rules may vary for some vehicles, such as those used by public transportation networks.
Is it illegal to use a cell phone while driving in Alameda?
If you have Bluetooth or similar functions enabled, you can lawfully use your phone while behind the wheel in Alameda. Just make sure you keep your eyes on the road.
What are the rules around drink driving in Alameda?
The legal BAC (blood alcohol content) limit when driving in Alameda is 0.08%. If you’re planning on partying, leave your rental car behind and organize another way of getting home instead.
Is turning on a red light allowed in Alameda?
Yes, drivers can turn on a red light in Alameda. However, before you do you have to stop the vehicle completely. Continue only when the coast is clear.

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