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Frequently asked questions

What are the major attractions in South San Francisco?
If your trip to South San Francisco is all locked in but your travel itinerary is a bit on the empty side, we can give you a few hints and tips.San Francisco State University deserves more than just a quick drive-by tour. Step out of your car and take your time checking out this landmark attraction during your stay in South San Francisco.Not far from the heart of the city, Serramonte Center is one sight you might like to put on your must-see list. If you still have some space on that schedule, Artichoke Joe’s Casino and The Shops at Tanforan will keep you on the go too.
What are the best road trip destinations near South San Francisco?
The joy of having your own rental car is that you can go where you want, when you want. Make full use of your freedom by discovering all that there is to do in Twin Lakes State Beach. It’s just 55 miles away. Among your first stops here should be Santa Cruz Harbor, DeLaveaga Golf Course and Santa Maria’s Beach. Don’t miss Downtown San Jose either! Just 35 miles away, Children’s Discovery Museum, San Jose Museum of Art and The Tech Interactive are must-sees here.
Where are the best beaches near South San Francisco?
There’s nothing quite like rolling down the car window and feeling the cool sea breeze in your hair while you’re driving along the seaside. Pack some snacks and spend some time having fun in the sun at one of the lovely beaches near South San Francisco. Well-loved options include:

  • Rockaway Beach (5 miles away).
  • Pacifica State Beach (6 miles away).
  • Gray Whale Cove State Beach (8 miles away).

Where are the best convention centers near South San Francisco?
After a long day of rubbing shoulders with like-minded individuals, it’s always nice to be able to kick back and relax someplace nearby. If you’re traveling to South San Francisco for work-related reasons, these are some of the best convention centers that are close to hotels, restaurants and cafés:

  • South San Francisco Convention Center (1 mile away).
  • SFJAZZ Center (8 miles away).
  • Moscone Convention Center (9 miles away).

What kind of rental car should I get for South San Francisco?
Whatever your motoring needs in South San Francisco, CarRentals.com will get you from point A to B quickly and comfortably. If you’re in the city for business reasons, a premium car may suit you down to the ground. These types of vehicles boast top-end finishes, elegant interiors, and a host of extras. Traveling on a small budget and eager to save a few bucks? A mini or a compact car will suit your needs. These cool little rides are cheaper to rent and good for navigating city streets. If you’ve got the little ones (and a lot of luggage) in tow, a full-size SUV will give you all the room you need.
Should I get a luxury rental car in South San Francisco?
Sometimes it’s all about the journey, which makes your car choice particularly important. If you’re about to embark on an epic road trip around South San Francisco, a roomy SUV could be the best solution. If you’re looking for the cheapest price possible and plan to stick to city driving, a budget compact is a clever pick. All you have to do is choose what’ll suit you best, pack up the car, and start clocking up those miles.
What side of the road do they drive on in South San Francisco?
You have to drive on the right side of the road in South San Francisco. Even though the conditions may be similar to home, we suggest driving with extra care on roads you’re not familiar with.
Does South San Francisco have peak-hour traffic?
As the population of South San Francisco is around 67,300, you shouldn’t have too much trouble with traffic. However, major roads are generally busier before and after work hours, so you may want to avoid driving during these times.
Is it difficult to park in South San Francisco?
It can be tricky to find a parking space in South San Francisco. Once you get your hands on one, be sure to pay attention to the signage. Overstaying the time limit or parking in a restricted area can put a dent in your vacation budget.
Are there speed limits in South San Francisco?
There are. In South San Francisco, speed limits range from 25mph to 50mph. Residential areas have a default speed limit of 25mph unless signed otherwise.
What happens if I get a speeding fine while driving a rental car in San Francisco?
Generally, one of two things will happen. Your car rental company may bill the fined amount to your credit card. This is the most common approach. On the other hand, it may give your contact details to the relevant local agency so the fine is issued directly to you.
Are seat belts compulsory in San Francisco?
Although there are some exceptions, seat belts are compulsory in San Francisco.
Is it illegal to use a cell phone while driving in South San Francisco?
As in many places, normal cell phone usage is prohibited while cruising around South San Francisco. An exception applies for hands-free or Bluetooth functions. Just make sure you keep your eyes on the road.
What are the rules around drink driving in South San Francisco?
When driving in South San Francisco, it’s against the law to have a BAC (blood alcohol content) above 0.08%. Planning to have a wine or two with lunch or dinner? Consider booking a taxi or using a ride-sharing service.
Is turning on a red light allowed in South San Francisco?
Traffic laws in South San Francisco allow drivers at a red light to turn into the lane nearest to them without waiting for it to turn green. Before turning, the vehicle must come to a complete stop and the driver must be sure that the lane is clear before proceeding.

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