Car Rental San Diego Airport (SAN)

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Whether you're planning a business trip or a fun-filled holiday in Southern California, rent a car at San Diego Airport for a perfect start. Renting a car at San Diego Airport gives you absolute freedom to plan your trip as per your own schedule.

Simply complete the short booking form by filling in essential details such as rental car pick-up location, travel dates, time, country of residence, and age, and then click 'Search Car'. You will see a list of rental cars available for pick-up at San Diego Airport. You can further narrow down your research by using the filters provided on the left-hand side panel of our website.

Our engine is easy to navigate and should be able to help you book a car within minutes. VIPCars serves over 20,000+ locations worldwide and will be happy to assist you.

Why rent a car at San Diego International Airport from VIPCars?

Regardless of the destination you choose, we keep our standards high in terms of rental cars as well as customer service. Our deep understanding of the car rental ecosystem makes us a preferred choice for travelers looking forward to hiring a cheap rental car at San Diego International Airport.

Here are a few things you can expect when making a booking with us :

  • Transparent deals

    We provide you with all the relevant information that you need to know before making an online car hire reservation for San Diego Airport. Right from information on rental car-type to its pick up location, we show you all the details, assisting you in making an informed choice.

  • Low-cost car rentals

    You not only get cleaner cars and numerous competitively priced add-ons to choose from but also exclusive low-cost car rental deals for San Diego Airport. Our user-friendly booking engine shows you the best and most economical rental cars at San Diego Airport that would fulfill your commuting requirements after you land at San Diego Airport.

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    VIPcars works with a variety of car types supplied by our trusted partners . You can book vehicles depending on your requirement and the number of people travelling with you. Choose a rental car for San Diego Airport from a large fleet of compacts and economy cars, intermediate sedans, convertibles, SUVs, minivans, and luxury cars.

  • Major Car Rental Suppliers at San Diego Airport

    We are associated with some of the most reputed car rental companies at San Diego Airport, including Ace, Alamo, Dollar, Europcar, FOX USA, and National Car Rental. These reputed rental companies offer the best of services and support.

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Brief Guide to San Diego Airport

Address: San Diego International Airport, 3225 N Harbor Dr, San Diego, CA 92101, USA

Catering to one of the largest metropolitan areas of the United States, San Diego International Airport is located about 3 miles away from Downtown San Diego. While domestic carriers constitute the bulk of air traffic at SAN Airport, the airport does offer direct flight connectivity to a couple of international destinations scattered across North America, Central America, Asia, and Europe. With nearly 20 million passengers passing through its gates every year, San Diego International ranks among the world's busiest airports.

Terminal facilities at San Diego Airport

San Diego Airport offers a wide range of facilities, some of which are :

  • San Diego Airport - terminals info.

    San Diego International Airport consists of two passenger terminals - Terminal 1 and Terminal 2. All international arrivals are handled at the Eastern part of Terminal 2. Following significant expansion in terminal facilities, San Diego International now features plenty of shops, restaurants, and rest lounges dispersed across its both the passenger terminals.

  • San Diego Airport parking

    San Diego Airport features 4 types of car parking facilities that cater to every sort of travelers arriving at the airport. San Diego Airport car parking options include

    • Valet Parking
    • Terminal Lots 1 & 2
    • Economy Lot
    • Long Term Lot
  • Shuttle service to rental car desk centers at SAN Airport

    • Located towards the north of the airport premises, the San Diego rental car center houses service desks of Alamo, Dollar, FOX USA, Thrifty Tour rental car companies.
    • As rental car companies at San Diego Airport are located off-site, you will need to board a shuttle to reach the rental car center. Shuttles leave from Terminal 1 and from traffic island located near Terminal 2. San Diego Airport shuttle bus service operates 24/7 and carries passengers to and from car parking areas as well as terminals.

San Diego is undoubtedly the best place to plan a road trip, and with a SAN Airport car rental on your side, you can munch as many miles as you wish. Check out the list of some truly fascinating road trip destinations that you can drive to, while on your trip to San Diego.

  • San Diego - Big Bear

    Get ready to stay amused as you come across notable landmarks such as the White House, Arlington Cemetery, Washington Monument, the Smithsonian's National Air & Space Museum, and the Lincoln Memorial.

    Approx. Distance: (146 miles via I-15 N and I-215 N)

  • San Diego - Ojai

    Surrounded by a beautiful mountainous region, travelers' fascination about Ojai is largely attributed to its surreal Spanish architecture, expansive wineries, and Sunday farmers' market that exclusively focuses on organic agriculture.

    Approx. Distance: (203 miles via I-5 N and US-101 N)

  • San Diego - Santa Barbara

    Known for its sublime valleys, beautiful mountains, and picture-perfect beaches, Santa Barbara is a perfect destination for holidaymakers. A little further wilderness reserves such as Channels Island National Park and Los Padres National Forest.

    Approx. Distance: (238 miles via I-15 N and US-101 N)

  • San Diego - Las Vegas

    One can't imagine Las Vegas without keeping in mind its glitz and glamor of casinos and happening Vegas strip however the city is much more diverse and attractive with well-maintained parks and recreational areas adoring the city.

    Approx. Distance: (332 miles via via I-15 N)

  • San Diego - Kings Canyon National Park

    One of the most visited biosphere reserves of the United States, the national park guarantees sheer fun as there are designated camping sites for tourists.

    Approx. Distance: (360 miles via I-5 N and CA-99 N)

  • San Diego - Phoenix

    Temperate weather and plethora of outdoor activities make Phoenix an exciting destination for your road trip. You can enjoy a trip to other notable historic attractions located within city boundaries.

    Approx. Distance: (355 miles via I-8 E)

Major attractions of San Diego that you can explore in rental car

"America's Finest City" is a moniker well deserved by San Diego. A testimony to its youthful enthusiasm that is found almost everywhere in its vicinity is San Diego, one of the largest cities in the United States.

Check out the list of some of the most popular attractions in San Diego:

  • San Diego Zoo

    One of the biggest attractions in Southern California, the San Diego Zoo is home to about 3,000 animals belonging to nearly 650 species. The area is spread across 100 acres and beautifully landscaped, with animal exhibits closely replicating their natural habitats.

  • Balboa Park

    Spread across 1,200 acres, Balboa Park features seventeen museums and variety of cultural institutions interlinked by a tram system. San Diego History Center, San Diego Museum of Art, San Diego Air & Space Museum, San Diego Natural History Museum, and the San Diego Museum of Man are some of the notable places you may add to your itinerary.

  • Mission & Pacific Beaches

    One of the best beach areas in Central San Diego, the Mission & Pacific Beaches are sandwiched between Mission Bay and the ocean. A great outdoor place, the beach area from Pacific Beach Point to South Mission Jetty remains full of joggers, cyclists, and skateboarders.

  • SeaWorld San Diego

    A famous hangout place for families, SeaWorld San Diego is a massive animal theme park, aquarium, and a marine mammal park. Besides featuring plenty of animal attractions, the theme park is famed for its shows such as, Orca Encounter, Dolphin Days, Sea Lions LIVE, Pets Rule, and Sea Rescue.

  • Hotel del Coronado

    One of the most photographic locations of 1959 blockbuster movie 'Some Like it Hot', the Hotel del Coronado is an iconic resort destination of San Diego. Famous for its distinguished architecture that features conical towers, dormer windows, and balconies, Hotel del Coronado is real treat.

Car Rental in San Diego Airport (SAN)

  • Where is the San Diego Airport rental car return?

    Car rental returns for all the companies at SAN Airport are at the Consolidated Rental Car Center. Once you reach there you can complete the formalities and hand over the keys to the supplier’s associate. Free shuttle buses are available for the customers between the terminals and the Rental Car Center.

  • How to book a cheap car rental at San Diego Airport?

    Book a car from to rent a car at the cheapest prices at San Diego Airport. We offer our customers to search and compare car rentals from multiple suppliers so you can choose the best deal for yourself. Also, keep in mind to reserve your rental as early as possible. Early booking will help you avail cheaper prices.

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