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Cheap San Francisco Airport (SFO) Car Rentals

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Cheap San Francisco Airport (SFO) Car Rentals

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Recently Booked San Francisco Intl Car Rentals from $ 21.33/day

Economy

(Chevrolet Spark or Similar)

economy
  • 2
  • 2/4
  • Auto
  • A/C
$ 21.33 /day

($ 127.95 total)

Economy

(Chevrolet Spark or Similar)

economy
  • 2
  • 2/4
  • Auto
  • A/C
$ 21.40 /day

($ 363.76 total)

Economy

(Chevrolet Spark or Similar)

economy
  • 2
  • 2/4
  • Auto
  • A/C
$ 21.53 /day

($ 150.73 total)


Economy

(Chevrolet Spark or Similar)

economy
  • 2
  • 2/4
  • Auto
  • A/C
$ 21.55 /day

($ 431.05 total)

Economy

(Chevrolet Spark or Similar)

economy
  • 2
  • 2/4
  • Auto
  • A/C
$ 21.56 /day

($ 64.69 total)

Economy

(Chevrolet Spark or Similar)

economy
  • 2
  • 2/4
  • Auto
  • A/C
$ 21.56 /day

($ 64.69 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 Francisco Car Rental Reviews

Car rental rating: 4.26 out of 5 with 309 ratings

Hertz

Great service - Easy to use kiosk to confirm my car rental wh... Read more

(Reviewed on 11.27.2017 )

HERTZ

All Hertz Employees need to be on the same page - Not happy when returning the car and was told... Read more

(Reviewed on 12.28.2017 )


Hertz

Very easy rental pickup and drop off process!! - Our rental experience was one of the best we... Read more

(Reviewed on 6.24.2018 )

Hertz

Extremely easy because of the new electric booth - Since we had reservations so no need to get i... Read more

(Reviewed on 1.27.2018 )


Hertz

easy pickup - I was not given much info for my choice of ca... Read more

(Reviewed on 12.13.2017 )

Hertz

The wait was very disappointing - Overall experience was good.... Read more

(Reviewed on 9.26.2017 )


Hertz

choices for cars - I booked a VW Jetta online, and after the reg... Read more

(Reviewed on 9.21.2017 )

Hertz

FAIR PRICED RENTAL - was directed to use a " pick-up machine" rath... Read more

(Reviewed on 9.28.2017 )


Payless

Simple Process - The clerk was courteous to my request. Quick... Read more

(Reviewed on 10.9.2017 )

Airportvanrental

Quick and easy pickup and return. - Very efficient. Brand new van. Easy drop off... Read more

(Reviewed on 3.31.2018 )


Airportvanrental

Cheap rental - Cheapest I found. They do charge $\$$20 for t... Read more

(Reviewed on 4.18.2018 )

Airportvanrental

Well organized company - From start to finish fantastic All friendly... Read more

(Reviewed on 10.6.2017 )


Payless

No info on where to catch shuttle - Although the employees were friendly, on my c... Read more

(Reviewed on 11.3.2017 )

Airportvanrental

Unclear where to go - I didn't realize the car rental location was... Read more

(Reviewed on 4.10.2018 )



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What you need to know about car rental at San Francisco Airport (SFO)

Any visit to the City by the Bay is bound to be a special one. While Northern California is known for its excellent public transportation system, you still aren’t likely to see all the areas you’d like without your own vehicle. Corner the market on sightseeing with a cheap SFO car rental and see San Francisco on your own time.

How do I find the cheapest car rental company for San Francisco Airport?

Whether you’re going for business or pleasure, it’s always a buzz preparing for a trip to San Francisco. But take a moment to get a head start on the visit by booking a vehicle through CarRentals.com, which will list the best, cheap offers from rental companies at the airport. To keep costs from mounting, try to:

  • - See how different prices from different rental companies compare;
  • - Make the booking as far ahead of time as you can; 
  • - Confirm the mileage and fuel allowances for your car rental;
  • - Only add 1 driver for the car.

How old do I have to be to rent a car in San Francisco?

The minimum age for using rental cars is usually 21. There may also be an additional fee for drivers under 25.

What car rental companies are in San Francisco?

You can get stuck into San Francisco as soon as you land, thanks to the plethora of major rental companies at the airport. Alamo, Avis, Enterprise, and other household names are in attendance here. Before making a final decision, it’s always a good idea to browse the most recent online user reviews first.

Where are the car rental companies situated at SFO?

San Francisco International Airport (SFO) makes it very easy to get from the terminal to your rental car. The vehicles are found in a designated Rental Car Center, so all you have to do is hop on the AirTrain Blue Line, a sleek people-mover system which runs right around the clock and will get you to the Rental Car Center in no time.

Do I need an insurance for a rental car in San Francisco?

Car insurance is indeed required if you’re thinking of renting a car in San Francisco. So, as well picking your preferred vehicle, you’ll also need to check your current car insurance or credit card insurance policy is adequate. If not, you can purchase the right policy from either the rental company or CarRentals.com.

What do I need to bring when picking up a rental at the airport?

Ensure your driver’s license is packed along with everything else for your jaunt to San Francisco. Any additional drivers for the rental car have to bring their licenses too. It’s also important to have the credit card you’ve used to book the vehicle.

What fuel policy is available at the airport and which one should I get?

It’s likely you’ll be offered a full-to-full fuel policy with your rental vehicle, and this is a cost-effective deal for any driver. It means you won’t have to pay any surprise additional fees, as long as you remember to refuel the tank before returning the car at the end of the rental period.

Is it advisable to get a car with unlimited miles at SFO?

It’s likely you’ll be doing a lot of driving on the fabled streets of this iconic city, and that’s not even factoring in any road trips along the sparkling coast. So, take a minute to check if your rental company has any restrictions on distances traveled, and whether unlimited mileage options are on offer.

Is it possible to hire one-way in San Francisco Airport?

If you’re planning to head on to another location after your visit to San Francisco, and don’t want to have to make a circular journey back to the airport, check if you can drop your rental car off at a different branch. There may be a fee involved, so it’s useful to know the details ahead of time.

What kind of car should I rent at San Francisco Airport?

An economy car will be just the thing if you’re here on a budget, and just need a way to get from A to B in San Francisco. If you’re looking for more space and comfort while exploring scenic, neighboring destinations like Sausalito and Golden Gate National Recreation Area, then it might be worth booking a minivan or SUV instead.

Whatever you’re after, vehicle-wise, you can find it on CarRentals.com. Reserve your car before you jet out, and you can look forward to cruising the streets of San Francisco, and exploring the beauty of the bay area, during your trip to northern California.