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La Mesa 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 La Mesa: What you need to know

Whether you are in La Mesa on business or for a vacation, having the option to go where you want to go, when you need to can help make your trip all the better. Using La Mesa public transportation may be an affordable method to get around the neighborhood, but if you want to get to a different area of San Diego, you might be left waiting for a while. Taxis and ridesharing, like Uber or Lyft, can be faster, but if you are going to explore as much as you can in La Mesa, the cost can really add up. Additionally, they may not be immediately available.

If you want to make the most from your trip to La Mesa, then booking a car rental is the best way to make sure you have the opportunity to go everywhere you need to go during your stay. We can help you book an inexpensive rate and the car of your choice. Read through our tips to learn all that you need to know about car rentals in La Mesa.

Frequently asked questions

What's the best way to get a cheap rental car in La Mesa?

Looking the best rates on a car rental? You are in the right place. To increase your savings on your trip to La Mesa you can do a few things:

  • Compare and contrast all the deals available
  • Book as far in advance as possible. You will usually get the car of your choice and save more
  • Check the mileage and fuel policies. You don't want to be surprised with additional costs
  • Decide what vehicle you'll need for your vacation. Don't get more car then you need

Be sure to read the rental policy before you book.

What kind of rental car should I get in La Mesa?

With a variety of car types to select from, it may be difficult to figure out what type is the best for your holiday. Nevertheless, keep in mind your needs and how many people you're traveling with. Our table below can help you choose the best car for you.

Car TypeBest forCategory includes
PremiumIf you really want to treat yourself on your trip to La MesaMercedes C-Class, Cadillac XTS, or similar
SUVFamilies with plenty of bags and a need for spaceChrysler Pacifica, Dodge Grand Caravan, or similar
Economy or Compact CarCouple or two friends who plan on doing some sightseeingChevrolet Spark, Vauxhall Corsa, or similar

Do I have to be a certain age to rent a car in La Mesa?

The youngest age to rent an automobile in most cities like San Diego is 21. Make sure to review the supplier's policy, as there could be limitations if you are under 25 or for higher category cars especially. Take time to review the rental company's policy to know if there is an additional cost before you book.

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

You are required to have insurance before you rent in United States of America. You might also be able to buy additional insurance through the supplier, if you think your insurance won't cover you while traveling through United States of America.

Although many of the major card issuers, like Visa and MasterCard, give some coverage, there are usually restrictions. For instance, you may not be covered if you book a larger or luxury vehicle. Be sure to check your credit card issuer's policy before you decide. Additionally, as a United States citizen, you can book Collision Damage Coverage through CarRentals.com at checkout.

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

Most rental car companies give you a full tank of gas. We suggest bringing the car back topped off. If you want to keep your expenses lower, it is best to fill up your tank before you return the car. Stations near or around airports or car rental places tend to have higher prices.

Do any La Mesa suppliers offer one-way?

Most rental car suppliers offer one-way rentals. It may be easier to drop off your vehicle in a different city. Keep in mind that there is typically an additional fee for one-way drop offs.

Should I get unlimited miles when I rent a car in La Mesa?

Many suppliers provide unlimited miles, but you need to ensure it is part of the package. It's helpful to know how far you want to drive and plan your trips in advance. Although most car rental suppliers offer unlimited mileage, if it isn't part of your package you could face additional cost. You may want to have unlimited miles if you're hitting the open road to find out all that San Diego or even California has to offer.

Anything I should make sure to do around La Mesa?

Once you've checked out La Mesa, you'll be happy that you have your own car. There are some worthwhile stops around San Diego that are just a drive away. Make sure you make some time to check out 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 a great time at SeaWorld San Diego located in San Diego
  • You and your family or friends can have a blast with a day at Belmont Park

There is also nothing like getting in your vehicle and exploring what remarkable places you'll find on your own cruising around San Diego.

CarRentals.com has Your La Mesa, San Diego Ride

Has an attraction on the other side of La Mesa intrigued you? Do you need to get to an appointment on the other side of town? Don't miss out on one of San Diego must-sees or be late to an important meeting. When you have access to your own vehicle, you can make sure your visit is on your time, and not have to adhere a metro schedule.

Check out our inventory of cars from the top rental car agencies in the country and pick out the ideal vehicle for your La Mesa getaway! The perfect vehicle is only a few clicks away.

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