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Best rated stations in Downey, California, United States of America

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9462 Firestone Blvd

Average pickup time: 21-30 minutes.
8 out of 10 (10 Reviews)
8.6 /10
Friendliness 86%
7 /10
Cleanliness 70%
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8 /10
Pickup time 80%
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7.4 /10
Overall value 74%
1 out of 5
SealReviewed on Dec 27, 2019, 11:06 PM
It took over an hour to pick up a car. First they did not have what I reserved. Secondly, I had to wait for a return of a smaller car. Car was vacuumed briefly but uncleansed. I literally had to dispose of the trash in the car myself. The customer service rep (Joe - who was quite helpful but overwhelmed IMO) who assisted with my rental also had to personally vacuum the car for me.
4 out of 5
SheilaReviewed on May 2, 2019, 5:25 PM
Clerk was efficient and pleasant. No review of operation of auto. Car was upgraded as my requested car was not available. However, the car had just been returned by the prior renter and luckily he had washed and gassed the car so no additional delays.
4 out of 5
CookReviewed on Apr 21, 2019, 4:22 PM
Gave us the car of the lady that dropped off before us. It was dirty we didn't want to wait another 30 mins so took it dirty. There was nothing they could do because we prepaid. They are closed on Sunday so we couldn't extend our trip and had to have the car back Saturday by 1pm...

Car rentals in Downey: What you need to know

Los Angeles, California, is full of eclectic and exciting neighborhoods like Downey. It's in neighborhoods such as these where you can get a true feel for a region like Los Angeles. But once you're done checking out all the wonderful things to do in Downey, you'll need some wheels to see everything that Los Angeles provides.

Jumping on the public transportation is an inexpensive way to get around Downey and the surrounding neighborhoods, but then you have to follow a tight schedule and make sure you have the right amount of money. Taxis and rideshares can be more convenient, but the costs can add up. Plus, you may not be able to get one when you need a lift. A Downey car rental is the easiest method to make sure you see the entirety of the neighborhood and other areas of Los Angeles on your vacation. See below to learn all that you want about car rentals in Downey.

Frequently asked questions

How can I get an inexpensive car rental in Downey?

Searching the lowest car rental rates? You are in the right place. To increase your savings on your trip to Downey you can do a few things:

  • Compare vehicle pricing before you book
  • Try to avoid pick-ups and drop-offs at airports, which can cost more
  • Determine ahead of time the amount of fuel/mileage you may use
  • Search and reserve in advance

Before you book, be sure to go through the rental policy.

What car do you suggest for Downey?

With a variety of car types to decide from, it may be difficult to figure out which type is ideal for your visit. However, keep in mind the amount of driving and the number of you are traveling with. Our table below can help you choose what car is the best one for your needs.

Do I have to be a certain age to rent a car in Downey?

In most areas, you can rent an automobile in Los Angeles if you're at least 21. Be aware that most car rental suppliers will charge an added fee if you are younger than 25. Make sure to review the supplier's policies to know what the total cost is before you book.

Is insurance required when you rent a car in the United States?

Many countries require the driver to have insurance. You may be able to pay for temporary coverage through the car rental company. Otherwise, as a United States citizen, you can also purchase Collision Damage Coverage with at checkout.

Many of the major credit card issuers (American Express, Visa, MasterCard and Discover) usually cover your car rental. But many of them have restrictions, like not covering larger vehicles, like premium models or some SUVs. Make sure to call and find out what kind of coverage is offered before you head to Downey.

What fuel policy should I go for in Downey?

We suggest a "full-to-full" policy. You receive the vehicle with a full tank. But, if you return your rental with less fuel than you began with, the company may charge a premium to top it back off. For a cheaper rate, you'll want to fill up your tank before you bring it back.

Can I get a one-way rental in Downey?

Most car rental providers offer one-way rentals. It may be more convenient to drop off your vehicle at a different location. Be aware that there is usually an additional fee for one-way drop offs.

Can I book with unlimited mileage when renting a car in Los Angeles, California?

Most suppliers offer unlimited miles, but you need to make sure it's part of your package that you are purchasing. It's helpful to consider how much driving you will be doing in and around Downey. You don't want to be hit with any surprise overages if you don't have unlimited miles, so be sure to go through the supplier's policy. You may want unlimited miles if you are pondering some road trips to find out what else is in Los Angeles.

Are there any road trips I should take from Downey?

Once you've checked out Downey, you'll be happy that you have your own car. There are some worthwhile stops around Los Angeles that are just a drive away. You'll be excited you have your rental car because there are a number of things to check out around Downey. Looking for something to fill an afternoon? Then jump in your car and head to:

  • Interact with a bit of local history with a visit to the Bradbury Building
  • Academy of Motion Picture Arts and Sciences Museum can give you an intriguing look into some California history
  • Los Angeles Memorial Coliseum is a California landmark that could make a good spot to start a day trip
  • Take in even more California culture at the Getty Center

of course, there are a lot more things to do in and around Downey. Jump in your car rental and find what's out there.

Your Downey, Los Angeles Ride is waiting

You won't have to worry about aligning your getaway to a train schedule. Once you have reserved a car rental in Downey, Los Angeles from, you can drive all over the neighborhood and the rest of Los Angeles easily. Browse our inventory of automobiles from the top rental car agencies in the country and select the perfect car for your Downey vacation.