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Avis San Marcos 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 San Marcos: What you need to know

San Marcos is just one of many neighborhoods in San Diego that are worth exploring, and, you will wish for your own vehicle to check out everything there is to do here. Local buses, while affordable, may not take you to precisely where you want to go. Ride hailing is convenient, but you may be surprised by how many areas they don't serve. Additionally, the cost of going from here to there can really add up.

If you want the easiest way to get around town at an affordable rate, then you've found the best spot. We work with the most dependable rental car companies in the world. Avis was the first car rental business to be located in an airport and have over seventy years of providing cars to visitors from all over. With an assorted fleet of autos and over 5,000 locations globally, Avis is sure to offer you a great experience from start to finish.

Frequently asked questions

How do I get a San Marcos Avis rental car at a great rate? always strives to get you the best deal. However, you can remember a few things to keep your next rental affordable:

  • Compare the prices of vehicles
  • Avoid airport pick-ups or drop-offs, which can be more expensive
  • Determine ahead of time how much fuel/mileage you may use
  • Search and reserve in advance

A bit of knowledge goes a long way to more savings.

What should I have with me when I pick up my car rental in San Marcos?

Make sure to bring your driver's permit and a credit card in your name.

What is the minimum age to rent a car?

Most suppliers, like Avis, require that you at least be 21 years old to rent a car. But, there might be an additional charge if you are under the age of 25 or for larger or higher category cars especially. Go over Avis's to find what the exact charge will be before you book your car

Is there a particular vehicle I should rent for my trip?

That all depends on your needs and what you'll be doing when you visit San Marcos. If you are having trouble choosing, make sure to go over our chart below. We've compared the most popular types of cars for you:

Car TypeBest forCategory includes
Luxury or Premium classIf you really want to go all out on your getaway to San MarcosCadillac, Audi, or similar
SUV or MinivanLarge groups that need room for all their suitcasesJeep Grand Cherokee, Nissan Quest, or similar
HybridThose that want a quiet and comfortable rideToyota Prius, Honda Civic, or similar

Does the U.S.A. require car insurance?

Many countries require driver's insurance. You might be able to purchase additional insurance through Avis for your trip, if you are concerned your insurance won't cover your rental during your trip. Otherwise, as a United States citizen, you can also purchase Collision Damage Coverage with at checkout. Many major card issuers, like Visa and MasterCard, give some insurance on your rental; but, there are usually restrictions. For instance, you may not be covered if you reserve a luxury or larger vehicle. Make sure to check Avis's policy before you decide.

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

Avis, like several other rental car companies, requires a deposit upon reservation. The sum can vary greatly depending on the size of the car. Furthermore, make sure there is enough funds on your credit card to make the deposit.

What is the fuel policy on my Avis car rental?

Avis and most other rental car companies provide you a full to full tank policy. We suggest bringing the car back with a full tank. To avoid any added expenses, it is best to fill up your tank before returning the vehicle to Avis.

Can I get unlimited mileage when renting a car in San Marcos?

Most suppliers provide unlimited miles, but you want to ensure it is part of the bundle that you are purchasing. It's useful to know how much you want to drive so you can plan your trip ahead of time. Although most rental car 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 are pondering some road trips to discover what else San Diego has to offer, or even the U.S. of A.

Anything I should make sure to do around San Marcos?

Once you've checked out San Marcos, you'll be happy that you have your own vehicle. You may want to bring your golf clubs. There are three golf courses in San Diego. Want to work on your short game? Check out:

  • Twin Oaks Golf Course
  • Lake San Marcos Executive Golf Course
  • Lake San Marcos Country Club

California has lots of things to do for tourists and locals alike. You may just have to get into your rental and find what is else is around the area.

Book Today for Great Rates

With everything there is to do in San Diego, having access to your own ride lets you explore at your own pace. When you're ready to discover more of the U.S.A., you can go wherever you like, without trying to wave down a cab or sign up for a ride-share.

Before your next business or leisure trip, book your Avis San Marcos rent-a-car and visit all the items on your itinerary at your own pace. Go with and hit the highway in San Diego, California.