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Avis Encinitas Reviews

Car rental rating: 4.2 out of 5 with 5 ratings


"Excellent service and exceptional value."

(Reviewed on November 12, 2014 )


"Bridgette at the San Diego Kettner Office was wonderful and she made the process very easy. Thank you!"

(Reviewed on September 18, 2014 )


"excellent experience and great value. thanks"

(Reviewed on May 14, 2014 )


"Vehicle wasn't available. Avis wasn't able to call me because didn't send my phone number to the agent. Otherwise, experience was positive."

(Reviewed on May 11, 2014 )

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Avis Car Rentals in Encinitas: What you need to know

Encinitas is just one of many neighborhoods in San Diego that are worth exploring, and, you'll need your own ride to check out everything there is to do here. Buses or metro, while inexpensive, may not get you close to where you wanted to go. Ridesharing, like Uber or Lyft, can be convenient, but rural areas may not have regular service. Additionally, the cost of going from here to there can really add up.

If you want the simplest way to get around town for an affordable price, then you are in the right place. We work with many of the most dependable rental car businesses in the industry. Avis was the first rent-a-car company to be located in an airport and have over 70 years of providing cars to travelers from all over. With a diverse fleet of vehicles and over five-thousand locations worldwide, Avis is sure to give you a great experience from start to finish.

Frequently asked questions

How do I get an Encinitas Avis car rental at a great price?

You're on your way to getting the best rate on your car rental by going through However, there are ways to get an even lower price on your upcoming booking:

  • Compare the prices of vehicles
  • Try to avoid pick-ups or drop-offs at airports, which can cost more
  • Determine ahead of time how much mileage/fuel you may use
  • Search and reserve as far in advance as you can

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

What do I need to bring when I pick up my car rental in Encinitas?

You'll need to bring your credit card, as well as your driver's license.

What's the minimum age to rent a car?

Avis's minimum age to rent a car is 21. Some rentals, especially higher category vehicles (luxury, SUVs, etc.), may have an added fee if you are under 25. Make sure to review Avis's policy to find out what the total cost is for you.

Is there a particular car I should book for my trip to Encinitas?

That depends on how many people you are traveling with and what activities you want to do in Encinitas. If you are having a little trouble choosing, be sure to read over our chart below. We've compared the most popular categories for you:

Car TypeBest forCategory includes
PremiumWhen you really want to go all out on your visit to EncinitasInfiniti Q50, Chrysler 300, or similar
SUV or MinivanSizable groups that need room for all their bagsJeep Grand Cherokee, Nissan Quest, or similar
Economy or Compact CarGreat for driving through busy citiesFiat 500, Nissan Versa Note, or similar

Do I need insurance when I rent a car in the U.S. of A?

When cruising through Encinitas or the rest of the U.S. of A., you'll need insurance. Avis requires that you show proof of insurance before you rent a car. Many countries require driver's insurance. You may be able to buy additional insurance through Avis, if you think your insurance won't cover you while traveling through the United States. Additionally, as a U.S. citizen, you can also add on Collision Damage Coverage with at checkout.

Although many major card issuers, like MasterCard or Discover, offer some insurance, there are usually restrictions. For example, you may not be covered if you get a luxury or larger vehicle. Make sure to check Avis's policy before you decide.

Do I need to put down a deposit on my Avis car rental?

Avis, like many other rental companies, requires a deposit when you book. The amount can vary greatly depending on the type of vehicle. Furthermore, be sure there is enough available on your credit card to make a deposit.

Do I have to fill up the tank before I take my car back to Avis?

Avis and most other rental car companies provide you a full tank policy. We encourage bringing your car back with a full tank. If you want to save some money, it is best to find a gas station before bringing the vehicle to Avis. Stations near airports or car rental places tend to have higher prices.

Can I get unlimited mileage when renting a car in Encinitas?

Most suppliers provide unlimited miles, but you need to ensure it's part of the package. It's important to calculate how much driving you will be doing ahead of time. You don't want to be hit with any surprise overages if you don't have unlimited miles, so make certain you read the company's policy. You may want to have unlimited miles if you're thinking of taking some road trips to discover what else San Diego has to offer, or even the United States.

What is there to do around Encinitas?

Once you've checked out Encinitas, you'll be happy that you have your own car. Not sure where to start your trip? If you have a set of clubs, it may be worthwhile to pack them. Head to Encinitas Ranch Golf Course for day on the greens.

Book Today for Great Rates

With so much to do and see in San Diego, having your own automobile lets you explore at your own pace. When you are ready to explore more of the United States, you can leave wherever you like, without having to spend time waiting for the bus or hail a taxicab.

Heading out of town soon? Book your Avis Encinitas rental car and zip off to take in all the must-do activities at your own pace. Go through and hit the highway in San Diego, California.