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761 Arnele Ave #5

Average pickup time: 31-40 minutes.
6 out of 10 (1 Reviews)
4 /10
Friendliness 40%
4 /10
Cleanliness 40%
Pickup time
8 /10
Pickup time 80%
Overall value
4 /10
Overall value 40%
3 out of 5
CatherineReviewed on Apr 23, 2019, 5:37 PM
Car was a mess, didn’t even have the decency to wash the outside Customer Service was horrible.
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3225 N Harbor Dr

Average pickup time: 11-20 minutes.
7.2 out of 10 (27 Reviews)
7.9 /10
Friendliness 79%
8.1 /10
Cleanliness 81%
Pickup time
9.1 /10
Pickup time 91%
Overall value
7.5 /10
Overall value 75%
1 out of 5
JeffReviewed on Jan 6, 2020, 2:36 AM
My flight was late and then ended up standing in line for 45 minutes. At that point, the lady tells me my 'time has expired' and I lost my rental. The only way they would give me a car was if I paid twice the original amount. She also tried forcing the e toll thing and gas. We drove over 400 miles and didn't encounter 1 toll on the roads she said were tolled. Will never use them again.
4 out of 5
RalphReviewed on Dec 21, 2019, 5:49 PM
All was fine until my reservations was canceled due to late arrival.they accommodated me with a car,then was surprised with a daily underage charge when questioned I was charged for being to old.this was not stated properly .i felt was a hidden charge, what a surprise ! Your competition Payless does not do this
2 out of 5
JuniperReviewed on Dec 9, 2019, 4:26 PM
Nice car, worked well, no problems with it during rental and no problems on return. When I picked it up, however, the guy at the rental counter really pushed me to get a toll road pass. I said I was sure I would not need it. He asked me where I was going I told him and he said I would be tolled and charged. I still did not get it. When I looked into it later to be sure (after going way out of my way to avoid a possible toll) I found that he was referring to the OPTIONAL toll lanes/HOV lanes on I-15. I was driving alone, and had no intention of using those lanes for the short distances I was going. He also pushed me very hard, and I heard others at the counter pushing other customers very hard, on the loss-damage waiver insurance (Which I also declined, my credit card was chosen to cover the gaps my car insurance does not take care of). The loss-damage waiver push was nonexistent at my next stop in California where I used a different rental agency. Perhaps this is just the San Diego counter, so I would warn people away from that site but not the company as a whole. The bad experience at the counter stayed on my mind every time I was driving that car. I really liked how they took detailed photos of all damage to the car at pickup with me accompanying them as a way to document existing damage.

What are the major attractions in San Diego County?

If your trip to San Diego County is all organized but your travel itinerary is looking a bit empty, we can give you a few hints and tips.

You might need to ask the boss for a couple more days off, because San Diego County is bursting at the seams with famous sights and landmarks. Make a start at San Diego Convention Center and Balboa Park. You won't want to miss San Diego Zoo and University of San Diego either.

Discover the best that this city has to offer by adding Petco Park and San Diego City College to your travel schedule. If you've got some spare time, have a look at USS Midway Museum and Maritime Museum of San Diego as well.

Stop by Lyceum Theatre. It's one sight you'll usually find on most visitors' to-do lists. Sculpture Garden and Spreckels Theater are also not far away and worth taking the time to see.

What are the best road trip destinations near San Diego County?

Don't spend all your time in San Diego County, particularly when big-name attractions are right on your doorstep. Carlsbad is only 28 miles away and home to Legoland California. It's worth a day trip.

Where are the best beaches near San Diego County?

No matter whether it's sunny or rainy, you'll be able to catch a glimpse of some of the incredible beaches near San Diego County from the comfort of your own rental car. As you draw near to the ocean, keep a watch out for seagulls flying over these glorious stretches of coastline:

  • Coronado Beach (2 miles away).
  • Coronado Municipal Beach (4 miles away).
  • Dog Beach (6 miles away).

Where are the best convention centers near San Diego County?

Heading off to San Diego County on business? After a long day of networking and socializing, you might find your stomach yelling out for food. Thankfully, these convention and business centers offer easy access to some fantastic restaurants and cafés:

  • San Diego Convention Center (0.4 miles away).
  • Spreckels Organ Pavilion (1 mile away).

How can I get a cheap car rental in San Diego County?

Here you'll find our top suggestions if you want to grab the cheapest possible car rental:

  • Use our clever filter feature to help point you in the direction of the cheapest car deals in town — and then compare the prices;
  • Sign up for our Price Drop Alert email and immediately discover when prices become cheaper for your desired location;
  • Research is the key to bagging the cheapest rentals deals in town, so be sure to look into both airport and non-airport pickup and drop-off outlets before you splash cash on your ride;
  • If your vacation is somewhat flexible, adjust your dates to find lower prices on different days of the week;
  • No one enjoys being hit with a late fee. Avoid having to pay for another day by ensuring your pickup and drop-off times are similar;
  • Keep more hard-earned dollars in your pocket. You'll get some of the thriftiest deals when you prepay your vehicle;
  • The early bird catches the worm, along with the hottest deals! Book now to secure some impressive savings.

What kind of rental car should I get for San Diego County?

Nothing says living it up like a good ol' road trip, especially when you're journeying someplace as fabulous as San Diego County. With bucket-list sights like University of California-San Diego and San Diego Convention Center, there's so much to see and so little time. That's where a rental car is a godsend. You'll be able to check out loads more places — but choose something small for easy city driving, like a mini. If you don't want to take on those busy streets, California is brimming with natural sights. Swap the zippy runabout for something bigger, like an SUV, and discover picture-perfect sandy shores.

Should I get a luxury rental car in San Diego County?

Sometimes it's all about the journey, which makes your car choice particularly important. If you're about to embark on an amazing road trip around San Diego County, a roomy SUV could be the ideal solution. If you'd like the best possible price and plan on doing a lot of city driving, a budget compact is a wise pick. All you need to do is choose what's going to be the best fit, throw your bags in the back seat, and hit the highway.

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