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Avis Oceanside 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 Oceanside: What you need to know

There are so many neighborhoods in San Diego that are worth exploring, you'll need a vehicle to check out everything there is to do in this city. Buses or metro, while cheap, may not drive you to right where you need to go. Ride hailing is convenient, but small towns may not have timely service. Plus, the cost of going from here to there can really add up.

If you want the convenience to go where you need to at a good rate, then you are in the right place. works with many of the finest businesses in the industry. Avis was the first car rental company to be located in an airport and have over 70 years of providing cars to visitors from all over. With an assorted fleet of automobiles and over five-thousand locations internationally, Avis is sure to provide you a great experience from beginning to end. In fact, recent customers have rated Avis 4 out of 5 stars for overall satisfaction. They are known to exceed in staff friendliness and drop-off time.

Frequently asked questions

How do I find the best deals on an Oceanside Avis car rental?

We always strives to get you the best deal. But, there are ways to get an even cheaper price on your upcoming booking:

  • Compare and contrast daily and weekly rates from all the different suppliers
  • Book as far in advance as possible. You will usually get your vehicle of your choice and save more
  • Check the mileage and fuel policies. You don't want to be surprised with any added costs
  • Decide the car you'll need for your trip. Don't get more car than you need

A bit of knowledge goes a long way to lower your price.

What documents should I bring when I get my car in Oceanside?

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

How old do I have to be to rent a car?

Avis's minimum age to rent a car is 21. Take time to go over Avis's policy, as there may be limitations if you are under 25 or for higher category rentals especially.

What kind of Avis rental car should I get for my trip?

That depends on how many people you are traveling with and what you'll be doing when you visit Oceanside. If you are having a bit of trouble picking the right car, be sure to look over our table below. We've compared the most popular categories for you:

Car TypeBest forCategory includes
Full Size SUVGreat for families who want comfort and have safety as a top priorityBMW X3, Ford Explorer, or similar
Full SizeIf you plan on doing plenty of sightseeing and want a comfy rideHyundai Sonata, Ford Fusion, or similar
HybridThose that want a quiet and comfortable ride with terrific miles per gallonBMW i3, Kia Optima, or similar

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

When driving in Oceanside or the rest of the United States, you will need insurance. Avis requires that you show proof of insurance before you rent a car. Most countries require the driver to have insurance. You may be able to pay for temporary insurance with Avis. Otherwise, as a U.S. citizen, you can also book Collision Damage Coverage with at checkout.

The major credit card issuers (Visa, MasterCard, American Express and Discover) will usually provide some coverage. But many of them have restrictions, such as not covering larger 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 when I book my Avis car rental?

Avis, like many other rental companies, requires a deposit upon reservation. The deposit can vary greatly based on which vehicle you book. Furthermore, be sure there is enough on your credit card to pay a deposit.

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

Avis and most other suppliers provide you a full to full tank policy. We recommend bringing it back with a full tank. If you want to save some money, find a filling station before you bring your car back to Avis.

Can I add unlimited mileage when booking a car in Oceanside?

Most suppliers will offer unlimited miles, but you want to ensure it is part of the package that you are purchasing. It's useful to know how far you want to drive so you can plan your trip in advance. Although most car rental companies offer unlimited mileage, if it isn't part of your rental agreement, those miles can pile up—and so can the extra cost. You may need unlimited miles if you're thinking of taking some road trips to find out everything that is in San Diego.

What is there to do around Oceanside?

Once you've checked out Oceanside, you'll be happy that you have your own car. If you like to trade in your car rental for a golf cart when you are on holiday, then you've come to the right place. There are six golf courses in San Diego. Want to work on your drives? Check out:

  • Oceanside Golf Course
  • Arrowood Golf Course
  • Center City Golf Course
  • Emerald Isle Golf Course

California is full of things to do while you're on vacation. You may just have to hop into your rental car and discover what is else is around the area.

Book Today for Great Rates

With so much to do and see in San Diego, having the keys to your own set of wheels lets you explore at your own pace. When you are ready to check out more of the U.S. of A, you can leave wherever you want, without having to hanging out a stop waiting for the bus or signal for a taxi.

Before you head out of town, book your Avis Oceanside rental car and drive to all the must-do activities at your leisure. Go with and hit the roads in San Diego, California.