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Alamo San Francisco Reviews

Car rental rating: 4.47 out of 5 with 19 ratings


"Kiosk Only Transaction FTW! No clerks/salespeople make for great experience."

(Reviewed on September 26, 2015 )


"Great service!! Called 866 number to ask about deposit, told me its 20% of my total. Went to get my rental, they did not charge a deposit. Score!! Will definitely rent from Alamo/ again :)"

(Reviewed on September 02, 2015 )


"Great experience; I will recommend to my friends."

(Reviewed on July 02, 2015 )


"Thanks for the car we have a wonderful trip"

(Reviewed on March 12, 2015 )


"How about making an added feature from or the rental car company to send a text message to the renter giving the return address? It saves on plugging in the address into the smartphone's GPS. Thanks."

(Reviewed on January 29, 2015 )


"I was very satisfied with my Alamo rental car through and definitely will continue to book online."

(Reviewed on January 25, 2015 )


"Amazing service as usual!"

(Reviewed on January 11, 2015 )


"A very good experience in terms of ease of getting and returning car as well as excellent price/value."

(Reviewed on November 18, 2014 )


"yes great service good price and vehicles were good"

(Reviewed on October 19, 2014 )


"I had some trouble with one of the Alamo agents at the pick-up site and wrote to the manager about this issue. He was extremely conciliatory and eager to make things right--I was very impressed. His name is Mel Flores. ..." Read more

(Reviewed on October 07, 2014 )


"Thank you for a great experience!"

(Reviewed on September 06, 2014 )


"The staff was wonderful! give them a raise! seriously, each was kind, helpful, poised. I will use Alamo from now on!"

(Reviewed on September 05, 2014 )


"Great van and wonderful service!"

(Reviewed on August 06, 2014 )


" provided awesome rates and a seamless rental experience with Alamo. Extremely satisfied with your service and will definitely rent from you again and refer others. Thank you!"

(Reviewed on July 17, 2014 )

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Alamo Car Rentals in San Francisco : All you need to know

There is no better way to see everything San Francisco has to offer than by getting behind the wheel of your Alamo rental car. Stop spending your vacation waiting on the bus, or being nickel and dimed with ride-shares or taxis. When you have the keys to your own car, you can drive wherever you want to go, whenever you want. Make your next getaway to California even better with an Alamo car rental. puts you in the driver seat

San Francisco has over half a million people, meaning this region is just large enough for a bit of adventure. Many visitors come to take advantage of San Francisco's comfortable weather. Whatever you pick to do first, you'll want to take in as much of San Francisco as you can during your trip. You'll be able to explore of this city once you get the keys to your Alamo rental car. works with the best rental car dealers. Alamo opened in 1974 and introduced the concept of Unlimited Free Mileage. Alamo strives to provide high-value, low-cost rentals to both business and family travelers.

Frequently asked questions

How do I get a San Francisco Alamo rental car at a great price? strives to get you the lowest price, no matter when you reserve your vehicle. However, booking ahead of time can help you save even more. Be sure to read the mileage policy and keeping it to one driver will reduce your expense.

Do I need to bring anything special when I get my car rental in San Francisco?

You'll need to bring your driver's permit and a credit card in your name.

What's the minimum age to rent a car in San Francisco?

Alamo's minimum age to rent a car in San Francisco is 21. Some rentals, especially higher category vehicles, may have an added fee if you are under 25. Make sure to check Alamo's policy to find out if there is an additional cost for you.

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

That depends on how many people you are traveling with and what you'll be doing when you visit San Francisco. Economy or compact cars are easier to park and good for short drives. Commute times in San Francisco are close to 36 minutes, so you may find a mid-size vehicle or SUV provides a more comfortable ride. If you want to decrease your emissions and save on gas, then choose a hybrid vehicle. Those looking for a bit of extravagance on their San Francisco vacation can choose the premium category for a car like a Cadillac or Audi or similar.

Do I need insurance when I rent a car in the United States?

In the United States you do need to have insurance before you rent. Many major credit cards (Discover, American Express, Visa and MasterCard) generally cover your car rental. But many of them have prohibitions, such as not covering larger vehicles, like trucks or SUVs. It is best to find out by calling your credit card company to find out what kind of coverage is offered before you head to San Francisco. Additionally, as a U.S. citizen, you can purchase Collision Damage Coverage through at checkout.

Do I need to pay a deposit when I book my Alamo car rental?

Alamo does require a deposit when you reserve your rental. Alamo will block the deposit on your credit once you book your vehicle for your trip. Please note that the deposit may vary greatly based on the make and model of the rental.

What is the fuel policy on my Alamo car rental?

We advise a full tank policy. You pick up your Alamo rental with a full tank, and you will want to refuel up to the amount you picked the car up with. To avoid any added expenses, it is best to fill up your tank before you return the car to Alamo. Stations near airports or car rental places tend to have higher prices.

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

San Francisco has over half a million people, so there should be plenty to do. Unlimited miles allow you to see what else California has to offer without being concerned about your limits.

Can I get a one-way rental from Alamo?

Alamo offers one-way rentals in most cases. You may find it easier to return your vehicle at a different Alamo. Be aware there is typically an additional charge when you choose one-way.

Reserve your ride today!

With so much to do and see in San Francisco, having access to your own automobile lets you explore at your own pace. When you are ready to check out more of California, you can go wherever you like, without trying to signal for a taxicab or sign up for a ride-share.

Before you head out of town, book your Alamo San Francisco rent-a-car and zip off to take in all the must-do activities. Book through and cruise the road in San Francisco, California.