Costa Mesa Car Rentals

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Toyota Avanza

or equivalent Economy

passengers

5

luggage

2

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manual

A/C

Yes

from

$30 /day

ninoy aquino international airport manila international airport, pasay city manila, 11111

Hyundai Eon

or equivalent Mini

passengers

4

luggage

2

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automatic

A/C

Yes

from

$36 /day

manila airport ninoy aquino international, manila,

Compact Drive happy

or equivalent Special Cars

passengers

4

luggage

2

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automatic

A/C

Yes

from

$40 /day

john wayne on airport orange county 18601 airport way, santa ana, ca 92707

Toyota Vios

or equivalent Compact

passengers

5

luggage

0

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manual

A/C

Yes

from

$43 /day

naia terminal 1 arrival andrews avenue, pasay metro manila , 1300

Infiniti Q50

or equivalent Full-Size

passengers

5

luggage

2

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automatic

A/C

Yes

from

$45 /day

john wayne, santa ana, ca 92707

Toyota Innova

or equivalent Vans and Trucks

passengers

12

luggage

0

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manual

A/C

Yes

from

$66 /day

naia terminal 1 arrival, pasay city, 1301

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john wayne international airport

Average Pick-Up time: >60 minutes

8.9 Out of 10 (Based on 83.0 reviews)

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Chris Reviewed on May 26, 2019, 5:23 AM

We didn't realize when we booked this rental that their rental desk was off-site. But the shuttle arrived fairly quickly when we called, and since there were no other renters waiting, the overall pickup time was no longer than for an on-site rental, and the price was MUCH better. The manager (who was also the driver) was very nice and helpful, and the return (also off-site) went quickly as well. We'll definitely use them again!

orange county - santa ana - john wayne international airport

Average Pick-Up time: 11-20 minutes

8.2 Out of 10 (Based on 18.0 reviews)

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Mac Reviewed on Apr 24, 2019, 12:02 AM

Once you arrive you call for pickup. When they arrived the van they picked us up in was not that clean, and not the quality of rental I'm used to. I asked if it was ours and they said yes. Once we got to the rental facility they're were other newer vans, but I didn't want to move everything again. The other surprise was that they close at like 4pm so my rental was actually 25 more dollars than I paid because I had to leave it at airport parking. What's the point of prepaying for a specified time is there are actually additional charges?

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Lisa Reviewed on Apr 14, 2019, 5:02 PM

The staff were incredibly friendly at this family owned location. The exterior of the car was dirty but it bad been raining quite a bit the days before. I wish I had known this location was so far from the airport.

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Ed Mac Reviewed on Apr 3, 2019, 4:24 PM

Arrived at the Costa Mesa location on 3/29 around 2pm and did the paperwork staff was very friendly when they pulled the van around all the windows were extremely dirty and the inside was in the same poor condition there was actually left over food ( french fries) in the center drivers console. The young lady seemed very embarrassed and took the van back and gave it a quick cleaning but the inside was still gross stains on the seats , missing cup holder just a big hole there and overall very dirty. As we were driving that night we got pulled over for a burned out tail light on the driver side no ticket just a warning thank god also when I went to clean the windshield there was no water in the reservoir a very disappointing experience overall. I contacted customer service with my concerns and they said next time you rent from us we could give you an upgrade sadly there won`t be a next time. Ed

orange county airport, 325 e baker street

Average Pick-Up time: 0-10 minutes

6.9 Out of 10 (Based on 110.0 reviews)

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Victor Reviewed on May 28, 2019, 11:34 PM

The vehicle was dicent a little worn out for a newer model no USB port, no auxiliary port and no synchronization to my phone to listen to my music. Big disappointment especially because it was a six hour road trip.

5.0 out of 5.0 3.0 out of 5.0

Gen Reviewed on May 24, 2019, 4:48 PM

I believed I was picking up my car without having to shuttle anywhere until I had already purchased this rental. Needless to say I was disappointed.

5.0 out of 5.0 4.0 out of 5.0

Grant228 Reviewed on May 22, 2019, 5:47 PM

Upon arrival, they didn't have a car available as per our reservation. However, they offered us something similar and reduced our daily rental rate, which was fine with us. We opted not to take the insurance or gas fill option as found a gas station nearby that was a little cheaper than their price. Staff were pleasant.

orange county john wayne international airport

Average Pick-Up time: 21-30 minutes

6.3 Out of 10 (Based on 6.0 reviews)

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Bonnie Reviewed on Feb 12, 2019, 7:12 PM

It was great deal and the car we rented was great on mileage.

We collected 323 reviews in total for all stations in Costa Mesa, California, United States of America with an average score of 7.5/10.
Please be aware that some of these reviews may have been translated automatically into English.

Car rentals in Costa Mesa: All you need to know

A Costa Mesa car rental gives you the opportunity to go where you want, when you want. You'll be able to check out all the sights, and even see what the rest of California has to offer. CarRentals.com has gathered your most frequently asked questions about car rentals in Costa Mesa. Read on to see which vehicle is perfect for your trip, and how to get the best rates.

Where can I get a bargain car rental in Costa Mesa?

CarRentals.com makes it a breeze to book the cheapest deals. Just enter your travel dates and scroll down the variety of rental companies, pick the top rental locations, and find the best offers in Costa Mesa. You can also:

  • Compare vehicle pricing before you book
  • Avoid pick-ups or drop-offs at airports, which usually cost more
  • Know ahead of time the amount of fuel/mileage you may use
  • Search and reserve in advance

Even a little rental car know-how can go a long way to getting you the most savings.

What rental suppliers have outlets in Costa Mesa?

In Costa Mesa, CarRentals.com has 5 car rental suppliers to decide from, like Budget. Scan through the reviews to get an idea of which one is best for your next trip.

What types and makes of rental cars are on offer in Costa Mesa?

That all depends on your needs and what activities you want to do in Costa Mesa. If you're having trouble deciding, make sure to go over the chart below. We've compared the most popular vehicle categories for you:

What age do you have to be to rent a car in Costa Mesa?

Typically, the age limit for renting a car in Costa Mesa is 21. But, there might be an additional charge if you're under 25 or for higher category cars. Go over the supplier's terms to determine what any additional charges is before you rent your car.

Do I need insurance to rent a car in Costa Mesa?

Insurance is always needed, wherever you rent a vehicle. That said, your current car insurance may cover you. Additionally, if you pay using your credit card, the card's policy may also insure you. Keep in mind, those policies may not provide total coverage, and you'll need to add it to your booking for Costa Mesa. Look into it before you book and, if it is necessary, you can easily add it at checkout.

What is the fuel policy for Costa Mesa rental cars?

Most suppliers give you a choice of fuel policies. Here is a list of the typical policies.

You will need to search for an open gas station near your rental car supplier

What type of fuel policy should I choose?

Many rental car suppliers offer a variety of fuel policies. However, the stand-out winner is usually full-to-full. You simply bring the car back with the same amount of fuel you got it with. Just be sure you make time to shop for the cheapest gas prices.

Should I get unlimited miles when I rent a car in Costa Mesa?

Unlimited mileage is a good choice for travelers who don't want to worry about watching the odometer their whole trip. You will just need to make sure there's nothing else in the small print that could add in extra costs.

Before you leave the lot

Make sure you check out a few items before you leave the car rental lot. It's worth the time to:

  • Look over your vehicle and be certain there is no damage or scratches. If so, write it down on your paperwork
  • Make you have a properly inflated spare tire, lug wrench, and jack in the trunk
  • Familiarize yourself with the car. Adjust the mirrors and seats to your liking, and figure out how to turn on the lights and wipers
  • Figure out how to work the navigation and entertainment. You don't want any unneeded distractions in a new city

Book your Costa Mesa rental car today

Maybe you're traveling solo, maybe you're bringing your partner or kids, or maybe you're carpooling with co-workers to and from the hotel to the conference center. CarRentals.com has the ideal car that can suit your requirements and not deplete your travel fund.

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