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Enterprise Encinitas Reviews

Car rental rating: 4.0 out of 5 with 2 ratings


"Great experience, except for Enterprise phone operator, sounded like he was new and had no idea what he was doing."

(Reviewed on October 05, 2015 )


"Surprisingly great experience!"

(Reviewed on January 12, 2014 )

Please be aware that some of these reviews may have been translated automatically into English.

Enterprise 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 will wish for your own car to check out all there is to do around the area. Local buses, while affordable, may not take you to exactly where you need to go. Ride hailing, like Uber or Lyft, can be convenient, but you'd be surprised by how many areas they don't serve. Plus, if you plan to go all over Encinitas and the surrounding areas, the cost can add up.

If you want convenience at a great price, then you've found the best spot. works with the most dependable businesses in the industry. Enterprise started back in 1957 with only seven vehicles. These days, they are recognized as world-wide leader in the car-rental industry, with over 7,600 locations in 85 countries. Enterprise takes pride on being available when you need them the most and terrific customer service.

Frequently asked questions about renting a car

How do I find the best prices on an Encinitas Enterprise rental car?

You are well on your way to finding the best rate on your car rental with us. Nonetheless, to get the most savings on your trip to Encinitas you can do a few things:

  • Read the mileage policy to avoid any surprise fees
  • Book your vehicle as far ahead of time as possible
  • Avoid airport pick-ups and drop-offs if possible; they generally are more expensive
  • Compare weekly and daily rates; you may save more with a longer rental

A bit of knowledge can go a long way to increase your savings.

Which forms of identification should I bring when I pick up my rental car in Encinitas?

Be sure to carry with you your credit card, as well as your driver's license.

What's 's minimum age to rent a car Encinitas?

Enterprise's minimum age to rent a car is 21. Make sure to review Enterprise's policy, as there may be added fees if you are under 25 or for larger or higher category vehicles in particular.

Is there a particular car I should get for my trip?

That all depends on your needs and what activities you want to do in Encinitas. If you are having a little trouble picking the right car, make sure to read over our chart below. We've compared the most popular types of vehicles for you:

Car TypeBest forCategory includes
LuxuryEveryone who wants to travel Encinitas in styleAudi A4, Cadillac XTS, or similar
Minivan or SUVBig groups that need room for all their suitcasesChrysler Town & Country, Dodge Grand Caravan, or similar
HybridThose that want a quiet and comfortable ride with great fuel economyToyota Prius, Honda Civic, or similar

Is insurance necessary when you rent a car in the U.S.A.?

When driving in Encinitas or the rest of the U.S. of A., you'll need insurance. Enterprise requires that you show proof of insurance before you pick up your vehicle. Most countries require driver's insurance. You might be able to purchase additional insurance through Enterprise, if you know your insurance won't cover you while traveling through the U.S. of A. Moreover, as a United States citizen, you can also purchase Collision Damage Coverage through at checkout.

The major credit card issuers (American Express, Visa, MasterCard and Discover) will typically cover your car rental. But many of them have restrictions, like not covering larger vehicles like trucks or SUVs. Make sure to find out exactly what your credit card will cover and how much before you head to San Diego.

Do I need to pay a deposit on my Enterprise rental?

Enterprise, like many other rental car agencies, requires a deposit when you book. The amount can vary greatly based on which vehicle you book. Additionally, make sure you have enough funds on your credit card to put down a deposit.

What is the fuel policy on my Enterprise car rental?

Enterprise and most other suppliers give you a full tank policy. We advise returning your car filled up. For a cheaper rate, it is best to find a gas station before returning the car rental to Enterprise.

Should I get unlimited miles when I drive in Encinitas?

Most suppliers offer unlimited miles, but you want to ensure it is part of your package that you are purchasing. It's helpful to determine how much driving you will be doing in and around Encinitas. You don't want to be surprised with any additional fees if you don't have unlimited miles, so make sure you read the supplier's policy. You may need unlimited miles if you're planning to discover all that San Diego has to offer, or even the U.S.A.

Anything I should make sure to do around Encinitas?

Once you've explored 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 access to a ride lets you explore at your own pace. When you're ready to explore more of the United States, you can go when you want, without having to coordinate ride-hailing services or wait for the bus.

Before your next business or leisure trip, book your Enterprise Encinitas rental car and take off to all the items on your itinerary at your own pace. Book with and hit the streets in San Diego, California.