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Recently Booked San Diego Car Rentals from $ 15.20/day

Economy

(Chevrolet Spark or Similar)

economy
  • 2
  • 2/4
  • Auto
  • A/C
$ 15.20 /day

($ 60.81 total)

Compact

(Nissan Versa Note or Similar)

compact
  • 4
  • 2/4
  • Auto
  • A/C
$ 15.46 /day

($ 46.39 total)

Intermediate

(Honda Civic or Similar)

intermediate
  • 5
  • 2/4
  • Auto
  • A/C
$ 18.23 /day

($ 127.62 total)


Special

(Kia Soul or Similar)

special
  • 5
  • 5
  • Auto
  • A/C
$ 18.50 /day

($ 148.02 total)

Fullsize

(Kia Optima or Similar)

fullsize
  • 5
  • 2/4
  • Auto
  • A/C
$ 19.94 /day

($ 99.72 total)

Standard

(Hyundai Elantra or Similar)

standard
  • 5
  • 2/4
  • Auto
  • A/C
$ 20.73 /day

($ 62.18 total)


Prices are based on bookings made during the previous 42 days. Price is dynamic and varies based on the date of the booking, length of rental and car class. There is no guarantee this price will be in effect at the time of your search.

San Diego 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." JOSEPH

(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." CHRISTINE

(Reviewed on September 25, 2015 )


Fox

"Thanks a lot." ENRICO

(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 ANDREA

(Reviewed on September 22, 2015 )


Fox

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

(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." RACHAEL

(Reviewed on September 08, 2015 )


Fox

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

(Reviewed on September 03, 2015 )

Dollar

"Very satisfied" PHU

(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!" LEROY

(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." JOHN

(Reviewed on August 26, 2015 )


Alamo

"Great service and product" JOSEPH

(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." LUCRETIA

(Reviewed on August 25, 2015 )


Fox

"Good experience." HONG

(Reviewed on August 20, 2015 )

Alamo

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

(Reviewed on July 24, 2015 )


Your Guide to San Diego, CA

San Diego combines the interests of every member of the family into one beautiful location. History lovers can visit the U.S.S. Midway, young ones can go to LEGOLAND® or the San Diego Zoo, and there are numerous museums and galleries for those who enjoy looking at colorful works of art. Of course, there are also numerous beaches for whale watching, water sports, or soaking up the sun. When you plan your trip to this SoCal city, you’ll want to find perfect cheap car rentals in San Diego, CA so you have more cash for attractions.

Things to Do in San Diego

There are tons of beautiful things to see in San Diego. Here are some of the top attractions in the city:

  • Balboa Park – Constructed to impress visitors attending the 1915 Panama California Exhibition, this exquisite park is still a wonder to behold. Home to dozens of museums, gardens, and a famous lily pond, it’s one of the most scenic places in the city.

  • San Diego Zoo – It’s one of the largest and most famous zoos in the world. Keep your eyes open for hundreds of animals, including cuddly pandas.

  • The beaches – It’s not a SoCal vacation without a day at the beach! Drive your San Diego car rental to popular choices like Mission Beach, La Jolla Cove, and Coronado Beach.

Best Time to Visit San Diego

San Diego isn’t referred to as America’s Finest City for nothing. It enjoys warm summers, mild winters, and over 200 days that reach into the 70s or higher. In the summer, temperatures are typically in the 70s and 80s, though several days may spike into the 90s. In the winter, temperatures tend to sit firmly in the 60s, though there are occasional drops into the 50s. In winter, bring a coat—but be ready to remove it, as the constant sunshine tends to burn off the morning chill.

Top Business Districts in San Diego

San Diego sees quite a few conferences and conventions throughout the year, and is home to the headquarters of several biomedical and technology companies. If you’re here for business, you might find yourself in these areas:

  • Downtown – Home of the San Diego Convention Center, this enormous space plays host to everything from Comic-Con to gatherings of medical professionals.

  • Sorrento Valley – If you’re here to meet with a technology, biotechnology, or defense company, you’ll likely drive your San Diego car rental to Sorrento Valley, where the major power players are located.

Rent a Car in San Diego

When you rent a car in San Diego, the entire city opens up for you to explore. When you book your vehicle through us here at CarRentals.com, you can use the money you save to buy souvenirs, have a nice meal, or even spend an extra day at the beach. Our San Diego car rental deals make it easier to have more cash for fun in the sun.

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A Plus car rental locations in San Diego

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Dollar car rental locations in San Diego

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Thrifty car rental locations in San Diego

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Enterprise car rental locations in San Diego

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Budget car rental locations in San Diego

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Avis car rental locations in San Diego

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National car rental locations in San Diego

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Alamo car rental locations in San Diego

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E-Z car rental locations in San Diego

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U-Save car rental locations in San Diego

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Hertz car rental locations in San Diego

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ACE car rental locations in San Diego

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Fox car rental locations in San Diego

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Airport car rental locations in San Diego

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Payless car rental locations in San Diego

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Pacific car rental locations in San Diego

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Advantage car rental locations in San Diego

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Midway car rental locations in San Diego

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Firefly car rental locations in San Diego

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