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323 south canal st

Average Pick-Up time: 11-20 minutes

5.8 Out of 10 (26 Reviews)

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Kristy Reviewed on Aug 6, 2019, 3:27 PM

I rented a car in the past. Picking up my car, it was really unorganized. The car was supposed to be parked on lot 4 but I had to search around for my car. there wasn't any guidance on where it is was located. They hand me a car (walk through by myself) to mark any scratch, dents or any damages. Then drop it off in this black box. I was extremely confused in where the box was. To find out, it was a green box. Back of the trunk, there was this white pant? or dried up sea salt? it definitely wasn't clean.

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aknoa94112 Reviewed on Jul 31, 2019, 4:36 PM

This is a smaller rental car company, very limited fleet. Van wasn’t ready @ 1pm which was my pickup time. I was already waiting since noon which wasn’t the problem, however when I went back to the counter at 1pm, Laurente became very rude. I was frustrated at the LACK of customer service he had, in his words, it’s not our fault you came an hour early. Unacceptable!! That is NOT how you speak to a paying customer. The van was in great condition tho, it was a new Dodge Caravan with only 18,000 miles on it. The check-in process is horrible. Long line with only 2-3 agents working. If you can afford to wait at most 2 hours for a rental, then come here. I didn’t receive my van until 2:05pm. For the whole 2 hours I waited, I witnessed numerous irate passengers. One woman who booked through a third party had to be somewhere by 12:30pm and no vehicle was ready for her. So she left. Another family of 5 with 5 pieces of luggage reserved a large SUV and got stuck with a standard SUV. He made sure to voice his complaint. There were 2 other parties waiting on minivans when I left. One of them was suppose to pick up before me at 12:30pm. I’m just happy I had the time of day to wait around, there was no way I was leaving without a vehicle that day. Book early and you won’t have to settle with the low rates at the smaller companies with smaller fleet.

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J.Turk Reviewed on Jul 17, 2019, 9:11 PM

The pick up locations was an additional 10m shuttle ride from car rental hub. Car we rented was not in great driving shape. Unpleasant experience!

323 south canal street

Average Pick-Up time: >60 minutes

5.0 Out of 10 (45 Reviews)

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Jim Reviewed on Sep 30, 2019, 4:24 PM

The shuttle takes you from the SFO rental car center to a location far, far, away in South San Francisco. Reserved an intermediate car and was given a banged up SUV that handled poorly and guzzled gas. Counter was understaffed by two people who hated their lives. Dreadful.

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Allie Reviewed on Sep 14, 2019, 11:09 PM

First off, location was off-sight. This is supposed to be disclosed upfront. 2) 7 other people in shuttle back to the airport and not one had a great experience. 3) one person reported a lady running from the property yelling 4)my initial charge was $146 then I added a day for $30 which brought it to $182 after taxes and such. Upon returning my total was $208 5) plenty of on-sight rentals for same/better price and much less hassle

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ann Reviewed on Jun 22, 2019, 3:17 PM

Have been pleased with Advantage many times over years, but the SFO experience as very poor. Waited 30 minutes in cold weather for van pickup, then over 1 hour to get car--only one agent working on Saturday morning in June--peak vacation time. Very poor management in San Francisco.

We collected 72 reviews in total for all stations in South San Francisco, California, United States of America with an average score of 6.9/10.
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Car rentals in South San Francisco, San Francisco: What you need to know

San Francisco, California, is full of diverse neighborhoods like South San Francisco. It's in localities like these where you can get a true sense for an area like San Francisco. But once you're done checking out all the terrific things to do in South San Francisco, you'll need a vehicle to discover everything that San Francisco provides.

You will need to adhere to a strict schedule if you try to save money by Riding South San Francisco's public transportation system. Taxis and rideshares are easier, but the costs can add up. Plus, they may not be readily available when you want a ride right away. Booking a car in South San Francisco is the easiest way, so you can experience the entirety of the neighborhood and the rest of San Francisco on your vacation. Read below to learn all that you need about car rentals in South San Francisco.

Frequently asked questions

What's the best way to get an affordable rental car in South San Francisco?

Searching the lowest car rental rates? You're in the right spot. To get the most savings on your trip to South San Francisco you can do a few things:

  • Read the mileage policy to avoid any surprise fees
  • Book your rental car as far in advance as possible
  • Avoid airport pick-ups and drop-offs if possible; they normally are pricier
  • Compare weekly and daily rates; you might save more if you rent the car for longer

Be sure to understand the rental policy before you book.

What kind of vehicle should I rent while in South San Francisco?

With a variety of car types to pick from, it may be tricky to decide what car is the best for your getaway. Nevertheless, keep in mind your needs and how many people you are traveling with. Our table below can help you select which automobile is the best one for your trip.

Do I have to be a certain age to rent a car in South San Francisco?

In most areas, you can rent a car in South San Francisco, San Francisco if you are at least 21. However, most car rental suppliers will charge an additional fee if you are under 25. Check with the rental car company before you book. Moreover, if you plan to rent a higher category vehicle (premium, large capacity, SUV, etc.) there may be further age restrictions.

Is insurance required when you rent a car in the U.S. of A.?

The majority of countries require driver's insurance. You may be able to buy temporary coverage with the rental car company. Otherwise, as a U.S. citizen, you can also purchase Collision Damage Coverage with CarRentals.com at checkout.

Many of the major credit card issuers (Visa, MasterCard, American Express and Discover) typically provide some coverage. However, many of them have restrictions, such as not covering large vehicles, like premium models or some SUVs. Be sure to call and find out what kind of coverage is offered before you head to South San Francisco.

What fuel policy should I go for in South San Francisco?

We encourage a "full-to-full" policy. You pick up your rental with a full tank, and you will want to fill it back up before you return. For a cheaper rate, you'll want to find a filling station before you return the car to the supplier. Stations close to airports or car rental places tend to have higher prices.

Do any South San Francisco suppliers permit one-way?

A lot of car rental providers offer one-way rentals. It may be more convenient to drop off your car at a different location. Be aware that there is typically an added fee for choosing a one-way car rental.

Do I need unlimited miles when I rent a car in South San Francisco?

Most suppliers provide unlimited miles, but you need to ensure it is part of your bundle that you are purchasing. It's useful to know how much you want to drive and plan your trips ahead of time. Although most rental car companies offer unlimited mileage, if it isn't part of your rental agreement you could face additional cost. You may want unlimited miles if you are pondering some road trips to see all that San Francisco or even California has to offer.

Are there any road trips I should take from South San Francisco?

Once you've checked out South San Francisco, you'll be happy that you have your own vehicle. There are some worthwhile stops around San Francisco that are just a drive away. You'll be grateful you have your rental car because there are a few things to check out around South San Francisco. Looking for something to fill an afternoon? Then get in your rental car and drive to:

  • Interact with a bit of local history with a visit to the James C. Flood Mansion
  • Alexander F. Morrison Planetarium can give you an intriguing look into some California history
  • ALMA (Scow Schooner) is a California landmark that could make a good starting point for a day trip
  • Take in even more California culture at the Exploratorium

of course, there are a lot more things to do in and around South San Francisco. Hop in your rental car and find what's out there.

CarRentals.com has Your South San Francisco, San Francisco Car Rental

You won't have to worry about coordinating your holiday to public transportation schedules. Once you've reserved a car rental in South San Francisco from CarRentals.com, you can cruise around the neighborhood and the rest of San Francisco with ease. Check out our inventory of automobiles from the top rental car agencies in the country and select the perfect automobile for your South San Francisco getaway!

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