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Frequently asked questions

What are the major attractions in Oceanside?
If your trip to Oceanside is all sorted out but your travel itinerary is a bit on the empty side, let us give you a helping hand.Not far from the city center, SoCal Sports Complex is one attraction to consider adding to your must-see list. If you still have some space on your schedule, Mission San Luis Rey Church and Oceanside Municipal Golf Course will keep you busy too.
What are the best road trip destinations near Oceanside?
Oceanside is home to some spectacular sights, but there’s even more to keep you amused in the surrounding area. How does a big-name attraction sound? About 35 miles away in Laguna Beach, Main Beach Park lures the masses year-round. Why not visit and see what all the fuss is about?
Where are the best beaches near Oceanside?
Fill the gas tank, fire up the engine and get ready to feel the sea air in your hair. Oceanside offers some glorious stretches of coast, such as:

  • Carlsbad State Beach (7 miles away).
  • South Carlsbad State Beach (10 miles away).
  • South Ponto Beach (11 miles away).

What kind of rental car should I get for Oceanside?
Whatever your motoring requirements in Oceanside, CarRentals.com will get you from A to B with ease. If you’re in the city for business reasons, a premium car is a good fit. These sorts of vehicles come with high-quality finishes, lavish interiors, and a host of modern extras. Traveling on a small budget and hoping to save cash? A compact car or a mini is the way to go. These smaller rides are inexpensive to run and a dream when it comes to zipping around traffic. If you have the youngsters (and plenty of luggage) in tow, a full-size SUV will give you all the room you need.
Should I get a luxury rental car in Oceanside?
For some people, owning a prestige vehicle may be a little out of reach. But renting your dream ride is as easy as a few clicks! Experience the thrill of cruising down the highway in a classy sports car, even if it’s only for a short while. Or perhaps all you need is a budget ride to bring you safely from point A to point B. Extravagant or economical? Either way, there’s a rental car to suit you in Oceanside.
Is it difficult to park in Oceanside?
You’ll discover lots of places to leave the car in Oceanside. Even in the heart of the action, there’s usually a space right where you need it.
Does Oceanside have peak-hour traffic?
One of the advantages of hitting the road in a smaller city is lighter traffic, so don’t stress too much about peak-hour gridlock. With a population of only 175,700, you can expect a smooth Oceanside driving experience.
Are there speed limits in Oceanside?
In Oceanside, speed limits range from 15mph to 65mph. Most built-up areas have a default speed limit of 25mph unless posted otherwise.
What happens if I get a speeding fine while driving a rental car in San Diego County?
Normally, one of two things will happen. Your rental company may bill the amount of the fine to your credit card. This is the usual practice. Otherwise, it may provide your contact information to local law enforcement agencies so the fine is issued straight to you.
Is it illegal to use a cell phone while driving in Oceanside?
It is prohibited to use your cell phone while driving in Oceanside, and you could even be hit with a fine for just handling your phone when you’re in control of a vehicle. That being said, using hands-free or Bluetooth functions is allowed, as long as your attention stays on the road.
What are the rules around drink driving in Oceanside?
In Oceanside, it’s a punishable offence to drive with a BAC (blood alcohol content) of more than 0.08%. If you’re thinking of having a few drinks with dinner, it’d be wise to leave the car at your hotel.
Is turning on a red light allowed in Oceanside?
Yes, drivers are allowed to turn on a red light in Oceanside. But first you must bring the car to a total stop. Move on only when the coast is clear of approaching traffic.
Are seat belts compulsory in San Diego County?
Yes, so buckle up. Although, there are some exceptions for vehicles run by public transportation networks.

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