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63 via pico plaza, san clemente

Average Pick-Up time: 11-20 minutes

10.0 Out of 10 (3 Reviews)

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Kathy Reviewed on Dec 19, 2018, 11:55 AM

Because this rental was because of serious family illness, I really appreciated the kindness and compassion shown by this team. They did everything they could to be helpful!

We collected 3 reviews in total for all stations in San Clemente, California, United States of America with an average score of 10.0/10.
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Car rentals in San Clemente: All you need to know

A San Clemente car rental allows you to go where you want, when you want. You'll be able to explore all the sights, and even see what the rest of California has to offer. We've collected your most frequently asked questions about renting a car in San Clemente. Find out how to get the best rates on your ideal vehicle.

Where can I get a great deal on a rental car in San Clemente?

We always strive to get you the best rate. But, you can do a couple things to keep your next rental affordable. You can:

  • Compare weekly and daily rates from all the different suppliers
  • Book as far in advance as possible. You'll usually get your vehicle of your choice and save more
  • Learn about any cost for mileage limits, fuel policy, and additional drivers. This way you can make sure you know the true cost before you rent
  • Decide what car you'll need for your vacation. Don't rent more car than you need

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

What rental suppliers have agencies in San Clemente?

From global names like Avis and Enterprise to budget-friendly brands like Payless and Fox, CarRentals.com has some of the best brands in the business. Scan through the reviews to get an idea of which is best for you.

What type of rental car should I get for my trip to San Clemente?

That depends on how many people you are traveling with and what you'll be doing when you visit San Clemente. If you're having trouble deciding, be sure to read over the chart below. We've compared the most popular types of vehicles for you:

What age do you have to be to rent a car in San Clemente?

Normally, to rent a car in San Clemente you must be at least 21. But, there might be an additional charge if you are under 25 or for higher category cars in particular. Go through the terms to determine what any additional charges will be before you rent your car.

Is insurance required to rent a car in San Clemente?

When driving around San Clemente or the rest of the U.S.A., you will need insurance. Almost every supplier requires that you show proof of insurance before you pick up your vehicle. Many countries require driver's insurance. You might be able to buy additional insurance through the rental car dealer, if you are concerned your insurance won't cover your rental during your trip. Otherwise, as a U.S. citizen, you can also add on Collision Damage Coverage with CarRentals.com during checkout.

Many major card issuers, like Visa or Discover, provide some coverage, however, there are usually restrictions. For instance, you may not be covered if you get a luxury or larger vehicle. Be sure to check the rental car company's policy before you decide.

What is the difference between all the fuel policies?

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

You will need to find a gas station close to your rental car supplier

What fuel policy do you recommend?

Many rental car suppliers offer a range of fuel policies. However, the stand-out choice is usually full-to-full. It simply means returning the car with the same level of gas as you got it with, so you'll never pay for anyone else's road trips through the San Clemente.

Is it worth getting unlimited miles?

Unlimited mileage is a good option for anyone who don't want to worry about watching the odometer their whole trip. Just make sure that your policy really provides unlimited miles. Check the fine print before you book.

Tips before you leave the lot

Before you begin on your San Clemente adventure, check out a few items before you leave the rental lot. You should take time to:

  • Inspect the car and be certain there is no damage or scratches. Be sure to make note of it on the paperwork, or you may get charged for it
  • Check the trunk to determine if the spare is inflated and both the lug wrench and jack are there
  • Get familiar with the controls of your car. Adjust the mirrors and seats, and note how to turn on the lights and windshield wipers
  • Figure out how to work the navigation and entertainment. It's best to limit any unnecessary distractions when you are navigating a new area

Book your San Clemente car rental today

You know you can depend on a perfect vehicle that will leave you with money to spare when you reserve with CarRentals.com. Book today to cash in on cheap deals on your ideal San Clemente rental car. See you around town.

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