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Best rated stations in Costa Mesa, California, United States of America

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2073 Harbor Blvd

Average pickup time: 11-20 minutes.
8.1 out of 10 (26 Reviews)
Friendliness
9.5 /10
Friendliness 95%
Cleanliness
7.7 /10
Cleanliness 77%
Pickup time
9.3 /10
Pickup time 93%
Overall value
8.7 /10
Overall value 87%
5 out of 5
AnkurReviewed on Sep 9, 2019, 5:21 AM
Smooth transaction, and friendly people. Rented a minivan for a week.
4 out of 5
GregReviewed on Aug 27, 2019, 6:10 PM
The young man who picked me up at the airport was very friendly and made me feel good about his company.
1 out of 5
Kanu PatelReviewed on Aug 20, 2019, 10:50 PM
Van was very dirty and too many ants in trunk and back seat. It wasn’t wash we requested to wash and they just spray water. One of customer needs ride for airport.staff told her i’m alone, so you can hire taxi or Uber with your money, they don’t have pick up or dropping service then why they should charge airport Taxes.
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325 E Baker St

Average pickup time: 0-10 minutes.
7.3 out of 10 (8 Reviews)
Friendliness
8.5 /10
Friendliness 85%
Cleanliness
8.3 /10
Cleanliness 83%
Pickup time
8.3 /10
Pickup time 83%
Overall value
7.5 /10
Overall value 75%
1 out of 5
TQReviewed on Aug 2, 2018, 4:32 PM
They did not have the car I reserved and wanted to upsale to another car. They also really pushed for me to prepaid for gas. When I returned the car they did not provide a receipt. Reza, the person who helped me said that they will email me the receipt. When I didn’t see the receipt and could not contact them, I asked the shuttle driver to help me ask them to email me the receipt. They emailed someone else’s receipt to me. I am waiting for customer care to send me my receipt.
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1701 Corinthian Way

Average pickup time: 31-40 minutes.
8.3 out of 10 (15 Reviews)
Friendliness
8.8 /10
Friendliness 88%
Cleanliness
9.2 /10
Cleanliness 92%
Pickup time
7.9 /10
Pickup time 79%
Overall value
8.3 /10
Overall value 83%
3 out of 5
PaulReviewed on Sep 23, 2019, 11:13 PM
Picking up the car was easy. However, if your flight arrives after their office closes or you need to be at the airport before 8:30 am, you should arrange a different rental as their shuttle only operates at certain times.
5 out of 5
RomaReviewed on Sep 16, 2019, 5:49 PM
Easy in and out. Cars in good condition. Friendly staff.
5 out of 5
SusanReviewed on May 18, 2019, 9:21 PM
Easy access to SNA. Car was clean and well cared for. Even the inside of the windows were clean - no looking through the sun glare fog. Very friendly staff.
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4500 Macarthur Blvd

Average pickup time: 11-20 minutes.
7.6 out of 10 (25 Reviews)
Friendliness
8.1 /10
Friendliness 81%
Cleanliness
8 /10
Cleanliness 80%
Pickup time
8.9 /10
Pickup time 89%
Overall value
7.5 /10
Overall value 75%
5 out of 5
JasonReviewed on Sep 24, 2020, 4:38 PM
This is my second time with the supplier and had a great experience. They provided me clean and new rental for the money.
1 out of 5
GurjeetReviewed on Sep 15, 2020, 1:10 PM
did not have the car I needed and the car I got smelled badly
1 out of 5
GenoveseReviewed on Jul 2, 2020, 1:45 AM
I was accused of returning the vehicle with a chip in the window. I initially had to point out three door dings on the drivers door, to the agent when he told me all has been inspected and I was ready to drive it and I insisted that he make a note of it on his tablet and he did and I still refuse to believe the window chip occured during my possession; therefore, your service is ranked lower and poorer than any scale can ever measure, absolute failure in my book. I will never ever rent from you ever again.

Frequently asked questions

What are the major attractions in Costa Mesa?
If your trip to Costa Mesa is all sorted out but your itinerary is a little on the empty side, let us give you a few hints and tips.You’ll find a range of attractions within walking distance of this neighborhood’s center, such as Costa Mesa Country Club. Mesa Verde Shopping Center and Tewinkle Park are two other close-by attractions that lure large numbers of travelers like yourself.
What are the best road trip destinations near Costa Mesa?
Costa Mesa and Mesa Verde Country Club are worth stopping by during your time here. Go 0.1 miles from Costa Mesa and you’ll find yourself in Costa Mesa. Alternatively, Mesa Verde Country Club is situated 2 miles away.
Where are the best beaches near Costa Mesa?
There’s nothing nicer than opening the car window and feeling the cool, salty air in your hair while you’re driving along the coast. Pack some treats and spend a few hours relaxing near the water at one of the wonderful beaches near Costa Mesa. Picturesque options include:

  • Huntington State Beach (4 miles away).
  • Balboa Peninsula Beaches (4 miles away).
  • Mother’s Beach (4 miles away).

Where are the best convention centers near Costa Mesa?
If you’re planning to do some serious networking in the convention centers of Costa Mesa, it’d be wise to secure your own set of wheels. That way, you can go for a spin, check out some nearby attractions and be sure that you’ll make it to your event on time. You’ll likely be heading to one of these buildings:

  • America’s Family Pet Expo (1 mile away).
  • Anaheim Convention Center (9 miles away).

What kind of rental car should I get for Costa Mesa?
The open road is calling, and Costa Mesa is an awesome base to kick-start your journey. Situated 5 miles from the heart of the city, the first thing you’ll need to pick up is the key to one of our superb rental vehicles. A full-size car will bring you in and around Newport Beach in total comfort — or you might want to veer off the beaten path and discover hidden gems with a four-wheel drive. For city commuting, we’d recommend going for a compact car. They might not be as roomy, but they’ll be a dream when it comes to squeezing into those tiny parking lots.
Should I get a luxury rental car in Costa Mesa?
Sometimes it’s all about the journey, which makes your car choice particularly important. If you’re planning an epic road trip around Costa Mesa, a roomy SUV could be the perfect solution. If you’d like a fantastic bargain and plan to stick to city driving, a versatile compact is a wise pick. All you have to do is choose what’s the best fit, throw your bags in the trunk, and clock up those miles.
What happens if I get a speeding fine while driving a rental car in Orange County?
Generally, your rental car company will charge the amount stated on the fine to your credit card. Alternatively, the company may provide your contact information to local authorities so they can send a fine to you directly.
Are seat belts compulsory in Orange County?
Subject to some exceptions, seat belts must be fastened when the vehicle is in motion in Orange County.
Is it illegal to use a cell phone while driving in Costa Mesa?
It is prohibited to use your cell phone while driving in Costa Mesa, and you may even be hit with a fine for simply holding a phone if you’re in control of a vehicle. That being said, using hands-free or Bluetooth functions is allowed, as long as your eyes remain on the road.
What are the rules around drink driving in Costa Mesa?
The legal BAC (blood alcohol content) limit while operating a vehicle in Costa Mesa is 0.08%. If you’re in the mood for a big night out, leave the car behind and organize another way of getting home instead.
Is turning on a red light allowed in Costa Mesa?
Traffic laws in Costa Mesa allow drivers at a red light to turn into the lane nearer to them, without having to wait for a green signal. Before doing so, the vehicle must completely stop and the driver must be sure that the way is clear before proceeding.

Car rental company addresses in Costa Mesa

Airport Van Rental

Top rated Airport Van Rental rental locations in Costa Mesa

2073 Harbor Blvd, Costa Mesa, USA
Payless

Top rated Payless rental locations in Costa Mesa

325 E Baker St, Costa Mesa, USA
Midway Car Rental

Top rated Midway Car Rental rental locations in Costa Mesa

1701 Corinthian Way, Newport Beach, USA
Hertz

Top rated Hertz rental locations in Costa Mesa

4500 Macarthur Blvd, Newport Beach, USA

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