There is no better way to see everything San Francisco has to offer than by getting behind the wheel of your Avis rental car. Don't waste time waiting for the bus or hailing taxis to go to the sights. Having your own vehicle enables you to go to the attractions you want to see the most, when you want. Make your upcoming trip to California even more enjoyable with an Avis rental car.
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San Francisco is home to over half a million people, which probably means this area is big enough for some excitement. Travelers come to take advantage of San Francisco's fantastic weather. Whatever you choose to do first, you'll want to take in as much of San Francisco as possible while on your stay. You'll be able to explore of this city once you get the keys to your Avis rental car.
We work with the most dependable businesses in the business. Avis was the first car rental business to be located in an airport and they have over seventy years of providing rental cars to travelers from all over. With an assorted fleet of automobiles and over 5,000 locations all over the world, Avis is sure to provide you a great experience from pick-up to drop-off.
Frequently asked questions
How do I get a San Francisco Avis rental car at a great rate?
We try to get you the best price, whether you reserve your car. However, getting your car ahead of time can help you save even more. Make sure to not add an additional driver and go over the mileage policy to avoid any unexpected fees.
What do I need have with me when I pick up my rental car in San Francisco?
Make sure to bring credit card, as well as your driver's license.
What's San Francisco's minimum age to rent a car?
Avis's minimum age to rent a car in San Francisco is 21. Take time to check Avis's policy, as there could be added fees if you are under 25 or for higher category cars in particular.
What kind of Avis 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. Compact or economy automobiles are easier to park and good for short commutes. Commute times in San Francisco average 36 minutes, so you may find a SUV or mid-size car more comfortable. Or if you want to keep your emissions down, then go for a hybrid vehicle. Those looking for a bit of extravagance on their San Francisco getaway can choose a higher-end vehicle like an Audi A4 or Cadillac XTS or similar.
Does the United States require car insurance?
In the United States you do need to have insurance before you rent. Although many of the major card issuers, like Visa or American Express, give some coverage, there are usually restrictions. For example, you may not be covered if you book a larger or luxury vehicle. Make sure to check credit card issuer's policy before you decide. Otherwise, as a United States citizen, you can also purchase Collision Damage Coverage through CarRentals.com at checkout.
Do I need to pay a deposit when I book my Avis car rental?
Avis requires a deposit when you reserve your rental. Avis will block the deposit on your credit once you book your rental for your trip. Please note that the deposit will vary greatly based on the make and model of the vehicle.
What is the fuel policy on my Avis car rental?
We encourage a full tank policy. You should receive your car with a full tank, and you will want to refuel up to the amount you picked the car up with. If you want to keep your expenses lower, it is best to fill up your tank before you return the car to Avis. Stations near airports or car rental places tend to have higher prices.
Why should I get unlimited miles?
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 worry free.
Can I get a one-way rental from Avis?
Avis offers one-way rentals in most cases. You may find it easier to return your rental car at another location. Don't forget there may be an additional fee when you pick one-way.
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With so much to do and see in San Francisco, having your own ride lets you explore at your own pace. When you're ready to see more of California, you can drive when you want to, without trying to wave down a cab or sign up for a ride-share.
Before you head out of town, book your Avis San Francisco rental car and visit all the must-see sights. Book with CarRentals.com and speed along the streets in San Francisco, California.