If you want to see everything San Jose has to offer, there is no better way to do so from behind the wheel of a rental car from Dollar. 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 vehicle, you can go anywhere you want to go, when you want. Make your upcoming trip to California more enjoyable with a Dollar car rental.
Why drive with CarRentals.com?
With over one million living in San Jose, there should be plenty to see and do in this bustling city. Many guests come to check out San Jose's growing art community and a rich past that is a beacon for history fans. Whatever you choose to do first, you'll want to see as much of San Jose as possible while on your road trip. Once you grab the keys to your Dollar car rental, you'll be on your way to exploring this exciting city.
CarRentals.com works with several of the top car rental dealers. Dollar prides itself on fantastic customer service. Dollar's attention to its fleet of quality rentals and customer service is bolstered by their impressive vacation planning and business travel services.
Frequently asked questions
How do I find the best prices on a San Jose Dollar rental car?
We try to get you the best rates, whether you book. But reserving your car well ahead of your trip can help keep spending low. Make sure to go over the mileage policy and keeping it to one driver will reduce your expense.
What do I need to bring when I get my rental car in San Jose?
Be sure to bring your driver's permit and a credit card in your name.
How old do I have to be to rent a car in San Jose?
Most suppliers in San Jose set the minimum age to rent a car at 21. Make sure to check Dollar's policies, as there could be limitations if you are under 25 or for higher category cars especially.
What kind of Dollar rental car should I get for my trip to San Jose?
That all depends on your needs and what you'll be doing when you visit San Jose. For bigger cities, like San Jose, you may find exploring and parking easier in a compact automobile. Commute times in San Jose average 29 minutes, so you may find a SUV or mid-size car more comfortable. If you want to lower your emissions and save on gas, then choose a hybrid vehicle. Those looking for a touch of extravagance on their San Jose trip can choose a higher-end vehicle like a Mercedes C-Class or Audi A4 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 from Dollar. Many of the major credit card issuers (Discover, American Express, Visa and MasterCard) usually provide some coverage. However, many of them have limitations, such as not covering bigger vehicles, like trucks or SUVs. It is best to find out exactly what your credit card will cover and how much before you head to San Jose. Otherwise, as a U.S. citizen, you can also book Collision Damage Coverage through CarRentals.com at checkout.
Do I need to pay a deposit when I book my Dollar car rental?
Dollar requires a deposit when you book your rental car. Dollar will block the deposit on your credit once you book your vehicle for your trip to San Jose. Please note that the deposit can vary greatly based on the make and model of the rental.
Do I have to return my Dollar rental with a full tank?
At CarRentals.com, we recommend a full to full policy. You pick up your Dollar rental with full tank, and you should return it with a full tank of gas. If you want to keep your expenses lower, it is best to fill up your tank before you return the car to Dollar. Stations near airports or car rental places tend to have higher prices.
Why should I get unlimited miles?
San Jose is a large city, so there is going to be a lot to do. You may not want to worry about your mileage limits if you are planning to see what else California has to offer.
Can I get a one-way rental from Dollar?
Dollar typically offers one-way rentals. You may find it easier to return your vehicle at a different Dollar. Don't forget there may be an additional fee when you opt for one-way.
Reserve your ride today!
With so much to do and see in San Jose, having access to an automobile can come in handy. When you're ready to explore more of California, you can go when you want to, without waiting for your ride to pick you up or memorizing a bus schedule.
Before you head out of town, book your Dollar San Jose rent-a-car and zip off to take in all the items on your itinerary at your leisure. Go with CarRentals.com and cruise the highway in San Jose, California.