Car Rental Oakland Airport (OAK)

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  • Hertz Hertz
  • Sixt Sixt
  • EuropCar EuropCar
  • Alamo Alamo
  • Thrifty Thrifty
  • National National
  • Ace Ace
  • Dollar Dollar
  • Fox Rent a Car Fox Rent a Car

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Car Rental Oakland International Airport [OAK], Oakland - California, USA

Best time for renting a car at Oakland Airport: February
Minimum duration for an Oakland Airport car rental: 1 day/24 hours

Book a car rental for pick up at Oakland airport and make your trip easy and comfortable. On VIP Cars you can compare deals from some of the finest car rental companies in Oakland, and all you have to do is fill our search form with the asked information. Our reservation process consists of three simple steps – search, compare & book.

Our booking engine provides various filters that you can use to narrow down the search. In addition to this, our suppliers provide a big list of inclusions (like collision damage waiver & unlimited mileage) & add-ons (like GPS and baby seats) – unlike the inclusions, the add-ons are not offered as part of the deal & one has to pay to rent them. Book your car rental for Oakland airport today and save big!.

Useful information:

  • Unlike other sections of San Francisco and Berkeley, finding parking in Oakland is quite easy. In some areas, even street parking is allowed, for instance in Temescal.
  • At the time of car rental return, make sure that you refuel the car as per the supplier’s fuel policy. Keep the refueling bill slip handy in case the representative asks for them.
  • Try to avoid West and East Oakland areas for a better driving experience.

Deal types available for renting a car at Oakland airport

Long term car rental Oakland

Whether you want to rent a car for a few weeks or months just give us a call and we will help you find your long-term car rental. They are quite popular in comparison to on-the-spot or last-minute bookings as they are quite affordable.

One day/24 hours car rental in Oakland

VIP Cars & suppliers allow one day rentals but you must book at least a day in advance to make sure that the rental is available. Hourly car rentals are not available; even if you need a car for a few hours, you will be paying for the whole day.

Popular car rental companies at Oakland International Airport (OAK)

The best time to visit Oakland is from March through May – the spring season with mild temperatures; no wonder it is the time when the city witnesses the tourist tide. If you are visiting in spring, advance booking is be the best option, but if visiting in February when Oakland receives the lowest number of tourists, though last minute bookings would be cheap, we still insist that you rent at least 48 hours in advance.

All in all, Oakland receives travelers all year round and since Oakland Airport is the direct gateway into the city, VIP Cars & its partner car rental brands work together to meet the needs of a huge variety of customers. The following are the car rental companies we work with at Oakland airport (OAK):

  • Alamo Rent A CarAlamo Rent a Car
  • Dollar Rent a CarDollar Rent a Car
  • Enterprise Rent a CarEnterprise Rent a Car
  • Fox Rent a CarFox Rent a Car
  • National Rent a CarNational Rent a Car
  • National Rent a CarThrifty

Rental Car Center Oakland International Airport

Oakland International Airport has a consolidated car rental facility where you can find all the leading rental agencies. You can take the complimentary Rental Car Shuttle to reach this facility from the airport Terminals. Oakland Airport car rental return is the same as the pickup.

Location of car rental desks at Oakland airport Rental Car Center (Open 24 Hours)

Address Rental Car Center at Oakland Airport7600 Earhart Road, Oakland, CA 94621

Places in California where you can return your OAK rental car

By default, the car rental booked for pick up at Oakland airport will have the airport as the drop-off location too, but if you want to change it you can. Our partner car rental companies cover a vast network of car rental locations in Oakland, USA, and all you have to do is use the 'Different drop-off location?’ section on our search form to change your return location. Note that on changing the drop-off point, your normal rental gets converted into one-way for which suppliers charge an additional fee.

The following are the locations in US where you can return your Oakland airport rental car:

  • FresnoFresno Airport
  • GoletaSanta Barbara Airport
  • Long BeachLong Beach Airport
  • Mammoth LakesYosemite Airport
  • McKinleyvilleMckinleyville Airport
  • MontereyMonterey Airport
  • OntarioOntario Airport
  • Los AngelesBeverly Hills, West Hollywood & Los Angeles Airport

Popular car rental types at Oakland Airport, California

Our car rental partners offer a variety of car-types suitable for city travel, business travel as well as adventure off-roading. The following are the car types booked most often on VIP Cars for Oakland & its airport:

  • Cheap car rental

    You can find an affordable car on VIP Cars by comparing compacts, sedans, minis, and intermediate cars, which are counted among the 'cheapest-to-rent’ cars at Oakland Airport.

  • Van rental

    From 7 & 8 passenger vans to 15 seater vans, on VIP Cars, you can look through a big fleet of minivans and vans. These are great for big groups and longer trips.

  • SUV rentals

    7-seater SUVs and 4x4s are some of the most popular in this segment of cars. These cars are best for people who are planning an adventure or some off-roading.

  • Cheap luxury rental cars

    On our booking engine you can rent sports and luxury cars from BMW to Audi, Porsche and Lamborghini. For cheaper deals, try to rent at least 2-3 months in advance.

About Oakland Airport

IATA code: OAK
Address: 1 Airport Dr, Oakland, CA 94621, USA

Oakland Airport is a public airport located around 5 miles south of Oakland downtown in Alameda County, California. The airport is owned by the Port of Oakland. Oakland is a focus city for Southwest Airlines and Allegiant Air. The airport is previously the location of Naval Air Station Oakland.

Oakland Airport has four runways and two passenger terminals. The airport handled around 10 million passengers in 2012. There are numerous shops at the airport, most of which can be found in Terminal 2 although the adequate options in Terminal 1 do include a duty-free shop. High-quality shops include a sports clothing retailer, a sunglasses outlet and a wine merchant. There is a good choice of snack bars, cafes, and restaurants at the airport after the security screening area of both terminals.

Requirements for an Oakland Airport car rental

Note: Kindly note that the following information is for guidance purposes, to give you the basic idea, it may vary from supplier to supplier & might change with time. Hence, read your rental voucher carefully for current and accurate information before making the booking.

  • Age: 21 years; all the drivers below the age of 25 are charged a fee for their driving inexperience. Age eligibility conditions also tend to change with the type of car you are renting.

  • Credit card: You need a credit card to successfully rent a car for Oakland airport. That is you will need to show the credit card at the time of pick up, even if you have paid in full at the time of pick up.

  • International Driving Permit: An IDP is essential if it has been listed by the supplier on the rental voucher. However, it is advised that you bring it along, especially if your Driver’s License is not in English.

  • Drivers Licence: Bring your original full & valid DL at the time of pick up. No matter whether you are a native of UK, US, Australia or Canada, you can use your native DL to drive in US.

  • One-way: This service is offered for a (per day) fee.

    Suggested trip: Car rental Oakland to Los Angeles

    • Distance: 371.8 miles
    • Best Route: I-5 S
    • Places to see on the way: Firebaugh, Bakersfield, Grapevine, Burbank (California) Firebaugh, Bakersfield, Grapevine, Burbank (California)
Best Deals

Cheap Car Rental Deals in USA California

Economy USD 14 /day
Compact USD 18 /day
Van / Minivan USD 22 /day
Luxury USD 29 /day

Car Rental Locations Near Oakland Airport