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How can I pay for my rental car?
Payment for your rental car is mainly made by credit card. It is possible to pay by debit card, however at the rental counter you will need a credit card issued to the main driver in order to secure the deposit for your rental car.
Who is allowed to drive the rental car and what are the conditions?
A rental car can be driven by the main driver, that is the person registered in the booking. Additional drivers may be added to the reservation at extra fee. Please note that the main driver must present a valid credit card issued in their name. Furthermore, the main and additional drivers must be in possession of a valid driving license for at least 1 year (for further information, please refer to the rental conditions). Moreover, both, the main and additional drivers are required to present a valid identity card/passport and must be of the minimum age specified in the rental conditions.
Do I have to pick up and return the car at any time? What happens if I am late for pick-up?
We recommend that you pick up the car at the agreed time as the availability of the car cannot be guaranteed in case of delay. As a general rule, local suppliers keep vehicles available up to 30 or 60 minutes after the agreed time. If a delay is inevitable, please contact the rental agency (you will find their contact details on the voucher).
What documents are required to pick up the vehicle?
When picking up the vehicle, the main driver must present the following documents: the printed voucher, their identity card or passport; their driver's license and their valid credit card.
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San Diego is a great spot for a family vacation, packed with beaches, parks, and the world's most famous zoo. Discover why this Southern Californian settlement is known as "America's Finest City" when you explore it with car hire in San Diego. With an exciting blend of modern attractions and old-fashioned curiosities, San Diego has plenty to offer. Check out how to rent a car in San Diego and get ready for your California vacation.

What should I see in San Diego?

The world-renowned San Diego Zoo has to be high on any visitor's list. With over 3,700 animals from all over the globe kept in the most comfortable modern conditions, this is truly a marvel. Taking the kids? Be sure to hop into your rental car in San Diego nice and early, because they'll want to spend the whole day exploring.

The zoo is found inside one of the city's other top attractions, Balboa Park. This 1,200-acre site has beautiful gardens and is also home to a number of interesting things. The San Diego Air & Space Museum and the Museum of Photographic Arts are just a couple of the cultural buildings worth a visit here in your San Diego car hire.

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Come to San Diego in the last weekend of July, and you might be surprised to see people around the city in fantastic sci-fi or anime costumes. Don't worry - this is just the city's annual Comic-Con, the world's largest pop culture convention. Be aware that cheap car rental in San Diego might be harder to find during these dates.

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San Diego for families

You've seen the zoo - now what? If your kids are still hungry for more wildlife encounters, take your cheap car hire in San Diego to SeaWorld, where you'll be able to see all the fascinating creatures that live under the waves.

Alternatively, for a taste of national history, go to Navy Pier. Here you'll find the unique USS Midway Museum, a museum located on board a naval aircraft carrier. Easily reached in your San Diego car rental, this impressive site is packed with interactive exhibits for the whole family.

Nature in San Diego

When you first find cheap rental cars in San Diego airport SAN, you may be in the mood for some Southern California-style natural beauty. Well, you're in luck. Take your low cost car hire in San Diego to La Jolla Cove, where you can go snorkeling through seven amazing sea caves. For the best hiking and some jaw-dropping views over the area, drive to Sunset Cliffs Natural Park.

What California road trips can I go on?

With miles and miles of long, beautiful coastlines, California is just made for road-tripping. Lovers of nature can avoid the hustle and bustle of LA and drive to San Bernardino to explore the national forest or visit Big Bear Lake. You'll find cheap car rentals in San Bernardino airport SBD as well as in San Diego.

A serious road trip would take you all the way from San Diego to San Francisco. This is a full 500 miles, and you'll find plenty of towns along the way to stop and take a break. Look for cheap car rentals in San Francisco to complete your California vacation.

How should I get around San Diego?

Rental cars in San Diego are the best option to see everything the city has to offer. There is some public transportation downtown, but if you want to visit attractions outside the city - or just control your own schedule - you can't beat car rentals in San Diego.

When should I book my car?

To find the cheapest car hire in San Diego, use HAPPYCAR. We're experts in finding you cheap car rentals in the United States and other countries. For the best prices, it's always wise to book well in advance, particularly if your travel dates are during the peak vacation season. That's also true if you want to find the best car rental in San Diego for your specific circumstances - for example, if you need an SUV for a large family or a 4x4 to go off-roading.

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