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Frequently asked questions

What are the major attractions in Rancho Santa Fe?
If your trip to Rancho Santa Fe is all locked in but your travel itinerary is looking a bit empty, let us give you a helping hand.Ranch Santa Fe Golf Course is one sight that attracts plenty of travelers like yourself. If you have some space on that travel schedule, consider squeezing in Rancho Santa Fe Art Gallery too.
What are the best road trip destinations near Rancho Santa Fe?
Don’t spend all your time in Rancho Santa Fe, especially when iconic landmarks are right on your doorstep. Main Beach Park hardly needs an introduction. Located about 50 miles away in Brown’s Park Beach, your itinerary should include this must-do sight.
Where are the best beaches near Rancho Santa Fe?
No matter what the weather’s like, you’ll be able to explore the stunning beaches near Rancho Santa Fe from the comfort of your own rental car. As you drive along, keep your eyes open for seabirds soaring over these dazzling stretches of coastline:

  • Cardiff State Beach (5 miles away).
  • San Elijo State Beach (5 miles away).
  • Swamis Beach (5 miles away).

What kind of rental car should I get for Rancho Santa Fe?
Whatever your motoring needs in Rancho Santa Fe, CarRentals.com will get you from A to B with ease. If you’re in the city on business, a premium car may be right up your alley. These vehicles boast top-quality finishes, plush interiors, and a host of modern extras. Hitting the road on a budget and interested in saving a few bucks? A compact car or a mini may be an excellent choice. Little runabouts like these are cheaper to run and perfect for dashing about busy streets and traffic. If you’ve got the little ones (and plenty of luggage) in tow, a full-size car will give you all the space you need.
Should I get a luxury rental car in Rancho Santa Fe?
There’s plenty of choice when it comes to renting a car in Rancho Santa Fe. From SUVs with space to spare to zippy compacts that make parking a cinch, you’ll find it all here. Deciding on your perfect match depends on how much you’d like to spend and where you plan to go. Some road trips are just begging you to splurge on your dream ride, whereas other adventures don’t need more than enough space for your luggage and buddies. What type of car will it be this time?
What side of the road do they drive on in Rancho Santa Fe?
In Rancho Santa Fe, you’ll have to stick to the right side. When exploring a new place, it’s always a good idea to select an automatic car. That way, you can focus on the road and save worrying about gear changes.
Is it difficult to park in Rancho Santa Fe?
It can be. Driving round the block searching for a parking spot is all part of the experience in Rancho Santa Fe. Getting close to big-name attractions is easier if you research your options ahead of time.
Does Rancho Santa Fe have peak-hour traffic?
Since the population of Rancho Santa Fe is approximately 3,100, you won’t experience too much difficulty with traffic. However, city center streets generally get busy in the rush hours before and after work, so you may want to avoid driving then.
Are there speed limits in Rancho Santa Fe?
While cruising through the streets of Rancho Santa Fe, keep in mind that the speed limits range from 15mph to 70mph. Residential zones are 25mph unless marked otherwise.
What happens if I get a speeding fine while driving a rental car in San Diego County?
Generally, one of two things will happen. Your rental company may bill the amount of the fine to your credit card. This is the usual approach. On the other hand, it may pass on your contact details to the relevant local authority so the fine is sent to you directly.
Is it illegal to use a cell phone while driving in Rancho Santa Fe?
As in many places, normal cell phone usage is not permitted while driving in Rancho Santa Fe. An exception applies for hands-free or Bluetooth functions. Just make sure you maintain focus on the road.
What are the rules around drink driving in Rancho Santa Fe?
In Rancho Santa Fe, it’s against the law to drive with a BAC (blood alcohol content) higher than 0.08%. If you plan to have a few drinks, leave the rental car at your hotel.
Is turning on a red light allowed in Rancho Santa Fe?
Yes you can. But before doing so, you must completely stop the car and only proceed if the way is clear.
Are seat belts compulsory in San Diego County?
Seat belts should always be worn in San Diego County. However, the rule may vary for some vehicles, such as those used by public transportation networks.

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City pick-up location Rancho Santa Fe
Lowest price $27
Popular car types: SUV, Full size, Economy & Standard