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El Cajon Car Rental Reviews

Car rental rating: 4.46 out of 5 with 158 ratings

Enterprise

"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 )

Thrifty

"Nicole at the San Diego Airport Thrifty office was wonderful. She should be commended for her professional yet friendly demeanor."

(Reviewed on September 25, 2015 )


Fox

"Thanks a lot."

(Reviewed on September 23, 2015 )

Payless

"This experience was the BEST that I've ever had with car rentals. When the shuttle wasn't immediately available, I was given an alternative form of travel within seconds. I was able to add an additional driver within a f..." Read more

(Reviewed on September 22, 2015 )


Fox

"Great cars, excellent pricing, good customer service ,close to the airport with prompt shuttles"

(Reviewed on September 20, 2015 )

Airport

"The best experience I have ever had with dealing with a vehicle renting facility. Only suggestion would be to better navigate or give direction to the after hours drop off location."

(Reviewed on September 08, 2015 )


Fox

"I am very satisfied with the experience I had with my rental. Thank you !"

(Reviewed on September 03, 2015 )

Dollar

"Very satisfied"

(Reviewed on September 01, 2015 )


Avis

"We will only use CarRentals.com. This is the best way to compare prices among the various car rental companies. I got an amazing rate for a one way rental. I will always check!"

(Reviewed on September 01, 2015 )

Firefly

"Wanted a Ford Focus but got a Mitsubishi with a small 9 gallon tank. Other than that everything was outstanding."

(Reviewed on August 26, 2015 )


Alamo

"Great service and product"

(Reviewed on August 25, 2015 )

Fox

"Very satisfied with the rental. I have already booked another rental. I would appreciated your brushing the grill before running the cars through for washing. The last two rentals from Fox had heavy bug residue."

(Reviewed on August 25, 2015 )


Fox

"Good experience."

(Reviewed on August 20, 2015 )

Alamo

"Have always had a great experience with Alamo. CarRentals.com super easy to use and great prices."

(Reviewed on July 24, 2015 )


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Car rentals in El Cajon, San Diego: What you need to know

San Diego, California, is full of interesting neighborhoods like El Cajon. It's in these areas where you can get a true feel for a city like San Diego. But once you're done checking out all the terrific shops and restaurants in El Cajon, you'll need some wheels to check out all that San Diego provides.

You will have to adhere to a strict schedule if you try to save money by Riding El Cajon's bus system. Rideshares and taxis are more convenient, but little trips here and there can add up. Plus, you may not be able to get one when you need a lift. An El Cajon rental car is the best method to make sure you experience the entirety of the neighborhood and the rest of San Diego on your vacation. Read below to find everything you need to know about car rentals in El Cajon.

Frequently asked questions

What's the best way to get an inexpensive rental car in El Cajon?

If you are searching for some of the best rates on a car rental, then you are in the right place. To get the most savings on your trip to El Cajon you can do a few things:

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

Be sure to go through the rental policy before you reserve your vehicle.

What kind of rental car should I get in El Cajon?

With a variety of types of vehicles to choose from, it can be tough to decide what car is ideal for your visit. However, keep in mind your needs and how many people you're driving with. Look at the table below to help you choose the best car for your needs.

Car TypeBest forCategory includes
PremiumIf you really want to go all out on your visit to El CajonCadillac XTS, Infiniti Q50, or similar
Minivan or SUVFamily vacations where you need additional roomJeep Grand Cherokee, Nissan Quest, or similar
Economy CarEasy to park and have great miles per gallonChevrolet Spark, Vauxhall Corsa, or similar

How old do I have to be to rent a car in El Cajon?

The youngest age to rent a vehicle in most cities like San Diego is 21. However, there is typically an additional charge for anyone under 25. Take time to review the supplier's policies to find out if there is an additional cost for you.

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

In United States of America you do need to have insurance before you rent a car. It may possible to buy additional insurance through the supplier, if you think your insurance won't cover your rental during your trip.

Many major credit card issuers (Discover, American Express, Visa and MasterCard) typically provide some coverage. However, many have restrictions, such as not completely covering bigger vehicles, like trucks or SUVs. It is best to find out by calling your credit card company to find out what kind of coverage is offered before you travel to San Diego. Additionally, as a United States citizen, you can add on Collision Damage Coverage through CarRentals.com at checkout.

Am I required to fill my tank before I return my rental car back?

Most suppliers give you a full tank when you pick up your car. We suggest bringing it back filled up. If you want to save some money, it is best to find a gas station before you return the car to the supplier. Stations near airports or car rental places tend to have higher prices.

Can I reserve a one-way rental in El Cajon?

A lot of car rental providers offer one-way rentals. It may be simpler to drop off your car at a different location. However, there is generally an added fee for choosing a one-way car rental.

Why should I get unlimited miles?

Most suppliers provide unlimited miles, but you want to ensure it is part of the package. It's useful to know how much you want to drive and plan your trips ahead of time. Although most car rental providers 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 want to get unlimited miles if you are imagining some road trips to explore everything that San Diego or even California has to offer.

Are there any road trips I should take from El Cajon?

Once you've checked out El Cajon, you'll be happy that you have your own vehicle. There are some worthwhile stops around San Diego that are just a drive away. Make sure you make some time to visit one of the 9 historical sites or 2 theme parks like:

  • Old Mission Dam, a historical landmark, in California which is located on N side of Mission St.-Gorge Rd.
  • STAR OF INDIA on San Diego Embarcadero to take in some more California attractions
  • Have some good old-fashioned fun at SeaWorld San Diego located in San Diego
  • Take your family or friends can have a great time with a day at Belmont Park

There is also nothing like getting in your vehicle and seeing what surprising places you'll uncover on your own driving around San Diego.

Your El Cajon, San Diego Ride is waiting

Stop worrying about coordinating your vacation to a train schedule. Once you've booked a rental car in El Cajon from CarRentals.com, you can explore all over El Cajon and the rest of San Diego easily. Peruse our choice of cars from the top rental car agencies in the nation and choose the perfect auto for your El Cajon trip. The perfect set of wheels is only a few clicks away.

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