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Payless San Francisco Reviews

Car rental rating: 4.83 out of 5 with 6 ratings


"Overall a good experience. Took extra time because the rental property was not on the airport property but other than that very satisfied"

(Reviewed on September 04, 2015 )


"What a find!! Incredible value, clean, nice cars...I will always use both services again. Very, very satisfactory. A+++."

(Reviewed on January 22, 2015 )


"The car was AWESOME, thanks so much!"

(Reviewed on January 08, 2015 )


"Rocky was fantastic!!! Our trip to SF for a funeral was a long one with a 6 hour delay and 3 plane switches. We were spent before we got to PAYLESS. And then, my phone was not picking up my GPS. We went back to PAYLESS a..." Read more

(Reviewed on December 04, 2014 )


"Great experience and very cost effective. I will always look to off-site rental facilities."

(Reviewed on February 20, 2014 )


"I got charged airport air transfer fee of $20.00 which I will go back to Payless to get credited on my debit card. They also had $350.00 holding deposit on my debit card which I find very excessive. I just rented Avis and ..." Read more

(Reviewed on January 11, 2014 )

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Payless Car Rentals in San Francisco : All you need to know

There is no better way to see everything San Francisco has to offer than by getting behind the wheel of your Payless rental car. Don't waste your time waiting for the bus or hailing taxis to go to the sights. Having your own ride enables you to go to the attractions you want to see the most, whenever you want. Make your upcoming trip to California more enjoyable with a Payless rental car. puts you in the driver seat

San Francisco has over half a million people, which means this city is sizable enough for a little excitement. Guests come to take advantage of San Francisco's comfortable weather. No matter what 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 Payless rental car.

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 Europe, Canada, United States and South America.

Frequently asked questions

How do I get the best prices on a San Francisco Payless car rental?

We try to get you the best rates, whether you reserve your car. But reserving ahead of your visit can help you save even more. Make sure to read the mileage policy and don't add an extra driver to avoid any surprise fees.

What should I have with me when I get my rental car in San Francisco?

Be sure to bring credit card, as well as your driver's license.

What is the minimum age to rent a car in San Francisco?

Payless's minimum age to rent a car in San Francisco is 21. Some rentals, especially higher category vehicles, may have an additional fee if you are under 25. Take time to read through Payless's policy to know what the total cost is before you book.

Is there a particular vehicle I should get for my trip to San Francisco?

That all depends on your needs and what you'll be doing when you visit San Francisco. Compact or economy automobiles are great for short drives and are easier to park. Commute times in San Francisco average 36 minutes, so you may find a mid-size vehicle or SUV more comfortable. Or if you want to keep your emissions down, then choose a hybrid vehicle. Those looking for a bit of luxury on their San Francisco vacation can choose the premium category to get a car like a Mercedes C-Class or Cadillac XTS or similar.

Is insurance required when you rent a car in the United States?

In the United States you do need to have insurance before you rent from Payless. Although many of the major card issuers, like Visa and MasterCard, offer some coverage, there are usually restrictions. For instance, they may not cover your rental car if you book a luxury or larger vehicle. Make sure to check credit card issuer's policy before you decide. Additionally, as a United States citizen, you can also purchase Collision Damage Coverage through at checkout.

Does Payless require a deposit at the time of booking my rental car?

Payless requires a deposit when you book your rental car. Payless will block the deposit on your credit once you reserve your vehicle for your trip to San Francisco. Please be aware that the deposit will vary greatly based on the model and make of the rental.

Do I have to return my Payless rental with a full tank?

At, we suggest a full tank policy. You should receive your vehicle with a full tank, and you will want to refuel up to the amount you picked the car up with. For a cheaper rate, it is best to fill up your tank before you bring your car back to Payless. Stations near or around 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 without being concerned about your limits.

Does San Francisco Payless offer one-way car rentals?

Payless usually offers one-way rentals. You may find it more convenient to drop off your rental at another location. However, there is typically an additional charge when you pick one-way.

Book today for great rates

With so much to do and see in San Francisco, having access to your own ride lets you explore at your own pace. When you're ready to discover more of California, you can go wherever you like, without waiting for your ride to pick you up or looking through a bus schedule.

Before you head out of town, book your Payless San Francisco rental car and zip off to take in all the must-do activities at your leisure. Go through and speed along the road in San Francisco, California.