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National City 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 )


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

Car rentals in City: What you need to know

San Diego, California, is full of diverse neighborhoods like City. It's in these places where you can get a true sense for an area like San Diego. But once you're done checking out all the terrific restaurants and shops in City, you'll need a way to discover everything that San Diego provides.

Hopping on the bus is a cheap way to get around City and the nearby neighborhoods, but then you have to make sure you have precise amount of money and adhere to a strict schedule. Taxis and rideshares are easier, but little trips here and there can add up. Plus, you may not be able to snag one when you need a ride. A City rental car is the simplest way, so you can see the entirety of the neighborhood and other parts of San Diego on your vacation. Read below to find everything you need about renting a car in City.

Frequently asked questions

How can I get an inexpensive car rental in City?

If you are searching for some of the best rates on a car rental, then you are in the right place. To increase your savings when you travel to City you can do a few things:

  • Compare the rates for a few suppliers on the type of car you want
  • Book as far in advance as possible. You will usually save more and get the car of your choice
  • Check the fuel and mileage policies. You don't want to be surprised with additional costs
  • Determine the car you'll need for your drive. Don't rent more car then you need

Before you book, make sure you read the rental policy.

What kind of vehicle should I rent while in City?

With a variety of types of vehicles to decide from, it could be tough to figure out which vehicle is the best for your getaway. But, keep in mind the amount of driving and how many you are riding with. Our table below can help you select the best vehicle for your trip.

Car TypeBest forCategory includes
LuxuryWhen you want to travel City in styleMercedes C-Class, Cadillac XTS, or similar
Minivan or SUVSizable groups that need room for all their suitcasesDodge Grand Caravan, Nissan Quest, or similar
Economy or Compact CarFor those looking to save the most on their tripChevrolet Spark, Vauxhall Corsa, or similar

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

The youngest age to rent a car in most cities, like City, San Diego, is 21. However, there is ordinarily an added charge for anyone under 25 years of age. Moreover, for higher categories, such as premium, large capacity vehicles, or SUVs, the age restrictions can be different. Check with the rental car company before you book.

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

You are required to have insurance before you rent a car in United States of America. It may possible to buy additional insurance through the supplier for your trip, 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, provide some coverage, there are usually restrictions. For instance, you may not be covered if you book a luxury or larger vehicle. Be sure to check the credit card issuer's policy before you decide. You can book Collision Damage Coverage through CarRentals.com at checkout if you are a citizen of the United States.

What fuel policy should I go for in City?

Most rental car suppliers give you a full tank at the time of your pick up. At CarRentals.com, we recommend returning it filled up. To avoid any added expenses, you should find a gas station before you return the car. Stations near airports or car rental places tend to have higher prices.

Do most suppliers offer one-way rentals in City?

Many rental car companies offer one-way rentals. You may find it easier to drop off your car in a different area. Keep in mind that there is usually an added fee for choosing a one-way rental. Be sure to go through the provider's policy to know exactly how much it may cost you.

Can I book with unlimited mileage when renting a car in City?

Most suppliers offer unlimited miles, but you need 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 need unlimited miles if you are thinking of some road trips to see all that is in San Diego.

Anything I should make sure to do around City?

Once you've checked out City, 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
  • Spend some quality time with your family or friends can have a blast with a day at Belmont Park

You may uncover some exciting places on your own by asking some of the locals around San Diego.

Book Your City Ride Today

You won't have to worry about aligning your vacation to public transportation schedules. Once you've reserved a rental car in City, San Diego from us, you can drive all over City and the rest of San Diego with ease. Browse our choice of vehicles from the top rental car agencies in the nation and choose the perfect automobile for your City adventure!

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Thrifty car rental locations in National City

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Enterprise car rental locations in National City

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Avis car rental locations in National City

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Hertz car rental locations in National City

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