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Alamo Escondido Reviews

Car rental rating: 4.52 out of 5 with 25 ratings


"Great service and product"

(Reviewed on August 25, 2015 )


"Have always had a great experience with Alamo. super easy to use and great prices."

(Reviewed on July 24, 2015 )


"Both companies superb, thanks! Dr. Scott"

(Reviewed on July 22, 2015 )


"I received a new Hyundai Sonata with only 5100 miles on it. Drove like a dream. VERY impressive car."

(Reviewed on July 16, 2015 )


"I was very satisfied n I would definitely rent a car with u guys again"

(Reviewed on January 30, 2015 )


"Awesome experience and rate.."

(Reviewed on January 23, 2015 )


"great experience"

(Reviewed on September 08, 2014 )


"This was the best car rental experience I have ever had. They were prompt and very friendly from the shuttle to the counter to the pick up spot(where I loved choosing my own car!). Made my trip to San Diego very worth w..." Read more

(Reviewed on August 08, 2014 )


"I really liked how efficient the operation was at every step. Very smooth. And the usually agonizing step of trying to choose insurance was simplified and more affordable than expected. Great experience overall."

(Reviewed on August 02, 2014 )


"Car had no pick up whatsoever. Not your fault, it was a Chevrolet. Also a gas hog. But, it was an upgrade and we were happy about that. Thanks."

(Reviewed on July 08, 2014 )


"Our car was great. I didn't want to give it back. The the shuttle driver was polite and happy and extremely helpful. It was a great experience!"

(Reviewed on July 07, 2014 )


"I can only say good things about my experiences with so far!!!! Thanks !!!!"

(Reviewed on June 25, 2014 )


"I was absolutely blown away by the way we were treated at the San Diego Alamo location. We decided to do an on-the-spot upgrade from a compact to a minivan on arrival and the experience was anything but the nitpicky hassle..." Read more

(Reviewed on June 16, 2014 )


"I specifically asked if debit cards were honored. I was told they were, but NOT told the restrictions (two utility bills, two months pay stubs, etc.) I also asked if I could park my car on the lot while driving the rente..." Read more

(Reviewed on May 19, 2014 )

Please be aware that some of these reviews may have been translated automatically into English.

Alamo Car Rentals in Escondido: What you need to know

With so many neighborhoods in San Diego, like Escondido, worth exploring, you will want an automobile to check out everything there is to do here. Local buses, while inexpensive, drop you off far from where you desire. Ridesharing, like Uber or Lyft, is convenient, but small towns may not have timely service. Additionally, the cost of going from here to there can start to add up.

If you want the convenience to go where you need to at a great rate, then you've found the best spot. works with some of the finest rental car companies. Opening its doors in 1974, Alamo introduced the concept of Unlimited Free Mileage. Alamo strives to provide low-cost, high-value rentals to family and leisure travelers.

Frequently asked questions about renting a car

How do I get an Escondido Alamo car rental at a great rate?

You're on your way to locating the best price on your car rental by going through us. Nonetheless, there are ways to get an even lower price on your upcoming rental:

  • Compare and contrast daily and weekly rates from all the different suppliers
  • Book as far in advance as possible. You will usually get your car of your choice and save more
  • Check the fuel and mileage policies. You don't want to be surprised with any additional costs
  • Don't rent more vehicle than you need. Normally, the smaller the class the cheaper the rate

A little knowledge goes a long way to lower your price.

What should I have with me when I get my vehicle in Escondido?

Be sure to present your credit card, as well as your driver's license.

What's 's minimum age to rent a car Escondido?

Most suppliers, like Alamo, set the minimum age to rent a car at 21. But, there might be an added fee if you are under the age of 25 or for higher category vehicles in particular. Read over Alamo's to determine what the exact fee will be before you book your car

What kind of Alamo rental car should I get for my trip to Escondido?

That all depends on your needs and what you'll be doing when you visit Escondido. If you are having a little trouble picking the right car, be sure to read over the table below. We have compared the most popular categories for you:

Car TypeBest forCategory includes
LuxuryWhen you really want to go all out on your visit to EscondidoCadillac, Audi, or similar
Minivan or SUVLarge groups that need room for all their bagsJeep Grand Cherokee, Nissan Quest, or similar
Economy CarGreat for driving around busy citiesToyota Yaris, Nissan Versa, or similar

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

Most countries require the driver to have insurance. You may be able to buy interim coverage through the Alamo. Otherwise, as a United States citizen, you can also purchase Collision Damage Coverage through at checkout. Most credit cards (Discover, American Express, Visa and MasterCard) will provide some coverage. But many of them have restrictions, such as not covering bigger vehicles like premium models or some SUVs. Make sure to call and find out what kind of coverage is offered before you travel to San Diego.

Do I need to pay a deposit on my Alamo rental?

Alamo, like several other rental car agencies, requires a deposit upon reservation. The deposit can vary greatly depending on the type of car. Also, be sure there is enough available on your credit card to pay a deposit.

Do I have to return my Alamo rental with a full tank?

Alamo and most other rental car suppliers provide you a full to full tank policy. At, we encourage bringing it back filled up. If you want to keep your expenses lower, find a gas station before bringing the vehicle to Alamo. Stations close to airports or car rental places tend to have higher prices.

Can I add unlimited mileage when renting a car in Escondido?

Most suppliers provide unlimited miles, but you want to make sure it is part of your package that you are purchasing. It's important to determine how much driving you will be doing in and around Escondido. You don't want to be surprised with any additional fees if you don't have unlimited miles, so make sure you read the company's policy. You may need to get unlimited miles if you're pondering some road trips to find out what else is in San Diego.

Are there any road trips I should take from Escondido?

Once you've explored Escondido, you'll be happy that you have your own set of wheels. You may want to bring your clubs. There are seven golf courses in San Diego. Want to work on your drives? Check out:

  • Meadow Lake Golf Course
  • Reidy Creek Golf Course
  • Vineyard At Escondido
  • Welk Resort San Diego

California is full of things to do while you're on vacation. You may just have to get into your car rental and find what is else is in the region.

Book Today for Great Rates

With everything there is to do in San Diego, having access to your own set of wheels lets you sightsee at your own pace. When you are ready to discover more of the United States, you can drive when you want, without waiting for your ride to pick you up or figuring out a bus schedule.

Before your next business or leisure venture, book your Alamo Escondido rental car and take off to all the items on your itinerary at your leisure. Book through and hit the roads in San Diego, California.