If you want to see everything San Diego has to offer, there is no better way to do so from behind the wheel of a rental car from Payless. Don't waste time waiting for the bus or hailing taxis to go to the sights. When you have access to your own car, you can drive anywhere you want to go, when you want. Make your next trip to California more enjoyable with a Payless car rental.
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With over one million living in San Diego, there should be plenty to do and see in this bustling city. Many tourists come to have fun exploring San Diego's variety of entertainment options. However, you may have your eye on exploring the thriving art scene. Whatever you decide on first, you'll want to see as much of San Diego as possible while on your stay. Once you grab the keys to your Payless car rental, you'll be on your way to discovering more of this culturally diverse city.
Payless Car Rental has grown substantially since its founding over 40 years ago in Spokane, Washington. You'll find Payless in most major airports and throughout the United States, Canada, South America, and Europe.
What you need to know for the road
How do I get a San Diego Payless car rental at a great price?
We try to get you the lowest rates, whether you book. But getting well ahead of your trip can help you save even more. Make sure to read the mileage policy and keeping it to one driver will reduce your expense.
Do I need to bring anything special when I get my car rental in San Diego?
You will need to bring credit card, as well as your driver's license.
What's San Diego's minimum age to rent a car?
Payless's minimum age to rent a car in San Diego is 21. Make sure to review Payless's policies, as there may be additional fees if you are under 25 in most cases or for higher category cars especially.
Is there a particular vehicle I should get for my trip to San Diego?
That depends on how many people you are traveling with and what you'll be doing when you visit San Diego. For bigger cities, like San Diego, you may find exploring and parking easier in a smaller vehicle. Commute times in San Diego are close to 27 minutes, so you may find a mid-size vehicle or SUV provides a more comfortable ride. If you want to decrease your emissions and save on gas, then opt for a hybrid vehicle. Those looking for a bit of extravagance on their San Diego getaway can choose a higher-end category like a Mercedes C-Class or Cadillac XTS or similar.
Is insurance required when you rent a car in the United States?
You are required to have insurance before you rent a car in the United States. Although many of the major card issuers, like MasterCard or Discover, give some coverage, there are usually restrictions. For instance, you may not be covered if you book a luxury or larger vehicle. Make sure to check credit card company's policy before you decide. Otherwise, as a U.S. citizen, you can also purchase Collision Damage Coverage through CarRentals.com at checkout.
Do I need to pay a deposit when I book my Payless car rental?
Payless does require a deposit when you reserve your rental car. Payless will block the deposit on your credit once you book your car for your trip. Please note that the deposit can vary greatly depending on the make and model of the vehicle.
Do I have to full up the tank before I take my car back to Payless?
We encourage a full tank policy. You should get into your car with full tank, and you should bring it back it topped off. For a cheaper rate, it is best to find a gas station before you bring the car back to Payless. Stations near airports or car rental places tend to have higher prices.
Should I get unlimited miles when I drive in San Diego?
San Diego is a large city, so there is going to be a lot to do. You may not want to worry about your miles if you are planning to see what else California has to offer. Those wanting to add even more excitement to their San Diego trip can check out one of the two theme parks in the area. Embrace your thrill-seeking side, or take the gang to Belmont Park or SeaWorld San Diego.
Does San Diego Payless offer one-way car rentals?
Payless usually offers one-way rentals. You may find it easier to drop off your vehicle at a different Payless. Be aware there is typically an additional charge when you pick one-way.
Reserve your ride today!
With so much to do and see in San Diego, having the keys to your own auto can come in handy. When you are ready to see more of California, you can leave when you want to, without waiting for your ride to pick you up or having to be committed to a bus schedule.
Before your next business or leisure trip, book your Payless San Diego rent-a-car and zip off to take in all the must-see sights at your leisure. Reserve with CarRentals.com and speed along the open road in San Diego, California.