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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 Intl Car Rental Reviews

Car rental rating: 4.47 out of 5 with 151 ratings

E-Z

"It wasn't immediately obvious that Ez Car was Advantage Car Rentals. This should have been clearer. Also the girl that served us wasn't very good but the guy next to her was excellent."

(Reviewed on October 01, 2015 )

Alamo

"Kiosk Only Transaction FTW! No clerks/salespeople make for great experience."

(Reviewed on September 26, 2015 )


Enterprise

"Great experience overall!"

(Reviewed on September 11, 2015 )

Hertz

"We rented the car from HERTZ on 10th street (SOM)(Monday Sept 14, 2015. Special thanks to Mr. Kwai who treated us well and surprised us with a great car & a perfect service, very friendly and professional"

(Reviewed on September 11, 2015 )


Hertz

"Terrific staff, great experience."

(Reviewed on September 07, 2015 )

Thrifty

"We truly enjoyed the outstanding customer service and friendliness of the entire Thrifty staff but especially from Mr. Laurent behind the counter."

(Reviewed on September 06, 2015 )


Payless

"Overall a good experience. Took extra time because the rental property was not on the airport property but other than that very satisfied"

(Reviewed on September 04, 2015 )

Alamo

"Great service!! Called 866 number to ask about deposit, told me its 20% of my total. Went to get my rental, they did not charge a deposit. Score!! Will definitely rent from Alamo/CarRentals.com again :)"

(Reviewed on September 02, 2015 )


Fox

"Great as always. THANKS!"

(Reviewed on September 02, 2015 )

National

"I reserved a full size vehicle and got a Passat - a very nice car and enjoyable to drive but I don't think it should be considered full sized. The fuel mileage was great so all in all it was a good experience."

(Reviewed on August 21, 2015 )


Advantage

"The vehicle we asked for wasn't available due to the vehicle needing service. The car we had was fine, except for a broken passenger visor mirror which wasn't discovered until after we left the parking lot. During registr..." Read more

(Reviewed on August 18, 2015 )

Enterprise

"it was not clear before picking up the car that the car would not be filled-up (fuelled), we arrived at 7am with a deadline to get to our destination and had to stop to fuel-up. Other than that a good experience."

(Reviewed on August 07, 2015 )


Advantage

"Service was good and the car was clean and almost new. Excellent experience!"

(Reviewed on August 07, 2015 )

Fox

"Edgar assisted us with the car. he was very cordial and helpful. thanks"

(Reviewed on July 26, 2015 )


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

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.