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Book Alamo hire cars in San Diego

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Alamo car hire prices in San Diego

Economy car
Economy
M
Compact car
Compact
M
Intermediate car
Intermediate
M
Standard car
Standard
M
Full-size car
Full-size
M
Luxury car
Luxury
M
People carrier car
People carrier
M
Passenger van car
Passenger van
M
Commercial car
Commercial
M
Pick-up truck car
Pick-up truck
M

Reviews for Alamo in San Diego

Pros

"Easy drop off, ."(in 1963 reviews)
" & very helpful."(in 2020 reviews)
"reliable flexible good ."(in 556 reviews)

Cons

"I didn’t even ."(in 2541 reviews)
" was not entirely clean"(in 2541 reviews)
"they had no s available!"(in 2541 reviews)
Overall rating8.8 Very GoodBased on 126 reviews
Cleanliness
9.0
Comfort
8.9
Overall
8.7
Pick-up/Drop-off
8.9
Value for money
8.3

Recent reviews

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10.0
Great car. Great service. Done well.Reviewed Jun 24 2024
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10.0
Quick pickup, so easy very well organized. Best car rental expetience ever. San Diego Airport.Reviewed Jun 8 2024
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10.0
A-1 customer service from everyone who worked thereReviewed Jun 6 2024
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6.0
Need to be honest with clients. When I picked up the vehicle I was offered to pay $8.00 dls and not need to worry to return the vehicle with a full tank of gas which I agreed to pay the $8 dls. After i returned it I noticed they charged me $98.00 dls extra for filling up the tank when i returned the car with a 3/4 of the tank full. I’m very disappointed with Alamo how they still money.Reviewed Jun 5 2024
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10.0
Pros:I was able to pick up the car the night before and saved moneyReviewed Mar 14 2021
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10.0
Pros:Great service, fast easy courteous. employees seemed happy. rental car employees not usually that way.Reviewed Nov 12 2020
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10.0
Pros:The staff were great. They showed us how to work some of the new features on the car. The car was in excellent condition; it was brand new!Cons:NothingReviewed Oct 23 2020
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9.6
Pros:Alamo was great. But it was my second choice, after my first choice -- some no name rental agency called Mex, selected initially via Kayak, which routed me through Rentcars.com -- was a friggin disaster. I landed at 6 pm, the time of my reservation, only to discover that the rental office was already closed. There was no one to help me, no number to call, no customer service from anyone in that chain, including Kayak. It was a friday evening at 6. I tried 4 other rental agencies; they were either out of cars or were asking insane amounts of $$ for them. I had to get a ride from the airport, and come back the next morning to rent from Alamo. (Which was great.)Cons:Alamo was great. Avoid Mex Rent a Car and Rentcars.com at all costs. No one picks up the phone at Mex and you can't leave a voicemail. The number for Rentcars doesn't work, and the email responses are all in Portuguese. I'm not kidding. Why Kayak continues to use these vendors is a mystery to me. Makes me reconsider my choice in travel apps.Reviewed Oct 13 2020
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7.6
Pros:Staff was helpful in securing a gas discount for me when the car I reserved wasn’t available.Cons:Don’t oversell cars! If I book a pickup, giving me a dodge caravan minivan because you oversold pickup trucks isn’t providing excellent service.Reviewed Oct 4 2020
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5.6
Pros:Drop off was greatCons:Have the selected class or better available. I don’t consider an infinity to be the same class as an EscaladeReviewed Sep 21 2020
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10.0
Pros:Loves the car ... wish I could of kept itCons:nothing honestlyReviewed Sep 19 2020
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10.0
Pros:The Enterprise staff was very helpful since there was no one in the Alamo booth at that hour to pick up the vehicle. I was upgraded to Premium Premium due to no Suburban available to pick up. I enjoyed driving the Cadillac Esclade.Cons:Nothing.Reviewed Sep 2 2020
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Where can I find Alamo hire cars in San Diego?

Address

3355 Admiral Boland Way

Hours

Monday04:30 - 23:59
Tuesday04:30 - 23:59
Wednesday04:30 - 23:59
Thursday04:30 - 23:59
Friday04:30 - 23:59
Saturday04:30 - 23:59
Sunday04:30 - 23:59

Phone

+1 833 763 1741

Good to know

Most popular location

3355 Admiral Boland Way

Most popular car type

Intermediate

Top tips for hiring a car from Alamo in San Diego

  • When you are making the choice to book Alamo car rentals in San Diego, the purpose of your trip can influence your choice. If you're visiting for business, a smaller, fuel-efficient car may be suitable. For a vacation or leisure trip, you might want more comfortable and spacious options. San Diego is known for its beautiful beaches. If you plan to spend a lot of time at the beach, consider a convertible, which can enhance your beach experience.
  • One of the reasons that so many people choose to book Alamo car rentals in San Diego is that Alamo offers a loyalty rewards program called Alamo Insiders. Members enjoy expedited check-in processes at Alamo rental locations. This can save time when picking up your rental car. Alamo Insiders receive exclusive offers, discounts, and promotions via email, which can provide additional savings on rentals. Insiders often have access to members-only content on the Alamo website, which can include travel tips, advice, and destination guides.
  • One question that people who book Alamo car rentals in San Diego often ask is if they can take the car to another state. You can generally take an Alamo rental car from San Diego to another state within the United States. Always read your rental agreement carefully before taking the car out of state. Be mindful of any mileage limitations in your rental agreement. Some rental contracts come with a specific mileage allowance, and exceeding this limit can result in additional charges. Verify that your rental insurance coverage is valid in other states.
  • Renting a car with air conditioning in San Diego is important for several reasons. San Diego has summers that can be hot, with temperatures often exceeding 80–90 degrees Fahrenheit. Air conditioning provides relief from the heat, ensuring comfort during your travels. Traveling in a car without air conditioning in high temperatures can be extremely uncomfortable and even intolerable. Air conditioning keeps the interior of the vehicle at a pleasant and bearable temperature, making your journey more enjoyable.
  • Intermediate car hire from Alamo in San Diego are around 34% cheaper than other car types, on average.

FAQs about hiring a car from Alamo in San Diego

  • Where should I go to get my rental in San Diego?

    One of the most popular places to pick up Alamo rental cars in San Diego is at the San Diego International Airport (SAN). One of the reasons for this is that this airport has a large rental car facility. This makes it convenient and easy for both travelers arriving by air, as well as people already in the city of San Diego who later want to rent a car. With a location that is close to downtown, this is an ideal rental spot for anyone looking to book Alamo car rentals in San Diego.

  • What are some reasons to choose Alamo in San Diego?

    Choosing Alamo Rent-A-Car in San Diego can offer several benefits and reasons for your car rental needs. Alamo often offers online check-in options, allowing you to save time at the rental counter and get on the road quickly. Alamo typically offers transparent and competitive pricing, which can be crucial for budget-conscious travelers. Alamo also allows one-way rentals, making it convenient if you plan to pick up a car in San Diego and drop it off at a different location.

  • Where should I go to park my rental in San Diego?

    San Diego has metered street parking in many areas, especially in the city center. Pay attention to posted signs for parking regulations, hours, and rates. Some areas offer free street parking during certain hours, but when you have to pay, the cost is usually around $1.25 for 1 hour of parking. San Diego has numerous parking garages and lots throughout the city. These are often convenient and offer hourly and daily rates. Some popular parking garages include the one at Horton Plaza and the Convention Center parking structure. Costs range from $6 to $15 for 1 hour of parking.

  • What is the most popular car hire from Alamo in San Diego?

    Intermediate (Toyota RAV4 or similar) is the most frequently booked car hire type from Alamo in San Diego.

  • How many car hire locations does Alamo have in San Diego?

    Alamo has 1 hire location in San Diego. Take a look at our Alamo hire location map to find the best car hire near you.

  • Does Alamo have a car hire location at the airport: San Diego airport (SAN)?

    Yes

  • Does Alamo offer shuttle or airport pick-up services from San Diego airport (SAN)?

    Yes