Chula Vista car hire

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Chula Vista car hire information

Pick-up locationChula Vista
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Hire locations8
Airport locations0

Cheap car hire in Chula Vista

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KAYAK’s top tips for hiring a car in Chula Vista

  • Car rentals in Chula Vista are a convenient way to explore the city and visit all of the major attractions, like Borderfield State Park. Having your own vehicle will give you the flexibility to visit popular nearby cities, whether it be San Diego, Oceanside, or Newport Beach. If you enjoy hiking, you can easily visit Cuyamaca Rancho State Park, an area spanning over 100 miles that is filled with trails and picnic spots and is a 45min drive from Chula Vista.
  • To rent a vehicle from San Diego International Airport, head to the Consolidated Rental Car Center. Outside of each arrival terminal, you will find a shuttle bus stop that will bring you to the center for free. While the center itself is open 24h a day, seven days a week, hours may vary for each individual rental car company. There are several different rental car companies that you can choose from, including Advantage, Enterprise, and Payless.
  • Chula Vista is a large city and can be confusing to navigate if you are not familiar with the area. To help prevent yourself from getting lost, consider adding a GPS system to your rental car reservation. The region is also known for having many pedestrians and cyclists, particularly in neighborhoods along the coast, so make sure to keep your eyes open and drive carefully in order to prevent a collision.
  • San Diego County has heavy amounts of traffic during rush hour due to locals commuting to and from work, particularly on freeways 5, 15, and 805. If you want to avoid getting stuck in a traffic jam, try not to drive on these roads between the hours of 8am and 9am and 5pm and 6pm. If you can’t avoid taking these freeways during rush hour, expect delays and try to give yourself extra time to arrive at your destination.
  • Book your car hire in Chula Vista at least 1 day before your trip in order to get a below-average price
  • Supplier choice car hire in Chula Vista are around 24% cheaper than other car types, on average

FAQs about hiring a car in Chula Vista

  • What type of car is recommended for driving in Chula Vista?

    Compact vehicles make convenient car rentals in Chula Vista as they are easy to navigate through the city’s busy roads. Plus, driving a smaller car will allow you to park in tighter spaces. You can also choose an SUV for Chula Vista car rentals, as it will give you ample amount of room for storing recreational equipment, such as bikes, kayaks, surfboards, and hiking supplies, which come in handy in the region.

  • What’s the speed limit in Chula Vista?

    Any streets that are within business or residential areas will generally have a speed limit of 25mph. If you are driving near a school, you can expect the limit to be about 20 to 25mph. On most freeways, the maximum speed is usually 65mph, but some stretches may have lower limits that are closer to 55mph. Freeways in San Diego county are known for having many police officers, so always try to follow traffic laws in order to prevent being pulled over or receiving a fine. Chula Vista also frequently has traffic cameras at major intersections, so make sure you’re following traffic laws at all times.

  • Where are the best places to park in Chula Vista?

    While there is some free street parking in Chula Vista, it is usually easier to find a public parking lot that is free for up to 2h. The MTS Bayfront/E Street garage is a popular option, as well as the MTS H Street Park & Ride lot. There are some paid parking options if these fill up, including the Loews Coronado Bay Resort, which offers all-day parking for around $34.

  • How much is the price of fuel in Chula Vista?

    The average price of fuel in Chula Vista is R66,91 per litre over the past 30 days. Filling up a tank of fuel costs between R803 and R1 071, depending on the car size.

  • What is the most popular car hire in Chula Vista?

    Supplier choice (Class Special Car or similar) is the most frequently booked car hire type in Chula Vista.

  • How can I find car hires near me in Chula Vista?

    Take a look at our extensive car hire location map to find the best car hire deals near you.

  • How much does a Special car hire cost in Chula Vista?

    A Special car hire in Chula Vista costs R1 109 per day, on average.

  • How much does a Mini car hire cost in Chula Vista?

    A Mini car hire in Chula Vista costs R2 104 per day, on average.

  • How much does a Standard car hire cost in Chula Vista?

    A Standard car hire in Chula Vista costs R842 per day, on average.

Chula Vista car rental reviews and directory

Hertz

10,0

Wonderful

15 reviews
Best rated

Cleanliness

10.0

Comfort

10.0

Pick-up/Drop-off

10.0

Value for money

10.0

3 locations in Chula Vista

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1885 Auto Park Avenue

+1 619 421 4130

Monday08:00 - 18:00
Tuesday08:00 - 18:00
Wednesday08:00 - 18:00
Thursday08:00 - 18:00
Friday08:00 - 18:00
Saturday09:00 - 12:00
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2001 Sweetwater Road

+1 619 474 1057

Monday08:00 - 18:00
Tuesday08:00 - 18:00
Wednesday08:00 - 18:00
Thursday08:00 - 18:00
Friday08:00 - 18:00
Saturday09:00 - 12:00
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3131 National City Blvd

+1 619 474 8245

Monday07:30 - 17:30
Tuesday07:30 - 17:30
Wednesday07:30 - 17:30
Thursday07:30 - 17:30
Friday07:30 - 17:30
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4,4 Mediocre

Aug 2020

KAYAK

Cons:

They would not except my debit card. Car was not clean. Gas tank was not full. Did not have overnight drop off

7,6 Good

Mar 2018

KAYAK

Pros:

The staff was very nice and price was good

Cons:

The car was not ready and I had to call back when it was ready! 1.5 hours later I was running errands and I thought to call and they said..Oh yeah it is ready now. Ho long were they going to wait?

10,0 Wonderful

Jan 2018

KAYAK

Pros:

We got a brend new Caravan for 10 days trip. Originally it was SUV for $511.00 but we had an offer to change it for a better car without any hesitation or extra pay. Exelent service. Rep by name Carlo even drove me home after I drop off the car at the office. 12 out of 10. Highly recommended.

Cons:

None

5,2 Fair

Apr 2017

KAYAK

Pros:

I like the location and access.

Cons:

I didn't like the choice of cars made available. Even though I called for a 10:00 pick up, I didn't leave site until 11:00!!. The upsale was a kill joy. You wanted me to upgrade but couldn't handle regular rental. Check out was a nitemare. Salespeople late and not helpful.

7,6 Good

Mar 2016

KAYAK

Pros:

Convenient place to pick up the car which was small in US terms but perfectly acceptable for me. Cleanliness of the car was OK and the fuel consumption was excellent. So no complaints

Cons:

The pick up process is always longer and more complex than I would like - even though it was a quiet Saturday morning it still took over half an hour before I finally drove the car away. All car hire places are like this but it was better than the delays I have endured in airports.

8,8 Very Good

Feb 2016

KAYAK

Cons:

I wish I didn't have to pay for the extra $40 to d/o my car at the other branch

1 out of 3

Avis

10,0

Wonderful

8 reviews

Cleanliness

10.0

Comfort

10.0

Pick-up/Drop-off

10.0

Value for money

9.7

One location in Chula Vista

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690 L Street

+1 619 498 0783

Monday08:00 - 18:00
Tuesday08:00 - 18:00
Wednesday08:00 - 18:00
Thursday08:00 - 18:00
Friday08:00 - 18:00
Saturday08:00 - 18:00
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10,0 Wonderful

Sep 2016

KAYAK

Pros:

Everything was great at this drop off location!

2,0 Poor

Feb 2016

KAYAK

Pros:

Nothing

Cons:

I placed a rental got there and the representative was rude and said my car wasn't there and to go to the airport and pick up my car there. He then gave me 2 options on cars that would cost more than what I wanted to pay and said sorry but I can't help you. I called the rental place by the airport and they said I had to pay $350 for 2 day rental and I'm like no it's not my fault my vehicle wasn't there where it was suppose to be. I will never try to rent from them again

10,0 Wonderful

Aug 2021

KAYAK
Customer service excellent job! Kind, friendly and two thumbs up for there service

1 out of 1

Budget

9,8

Wonderful

8 reviews

Cleanliness

9.6

Comfort

10.0

Pick-up/Drop-off

9.3

Value for money

10.0

2 locations in Chula Vista

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565 Broadway

+1 619 427 2404

Opening times not available

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690 L Street

+1 619 498 1137

Monday08:00 - 18:00
Tuesday08:00 - 18:00
Wednesday08:00 - 18:00
Thursday08:00 - 18:00
Friday08:00 - 18:00
Saturday08:00 - 18:00
Sunday08:00 - 18:00
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9,6 Wonderful

Nov 2019

KAYAK

Cons:

Cleaned a little better before renting out.

10,0 Wonderful

Mar 2017

KAYAK

Pros:

We picked up our rental in Fullerton CA. The person Went above and beyond and picked us up From the Train station and gave us a better vehicle that better suited our needs. Also Buget Opened up a hour earlier than the other car rental Companies. Since our train came in around 7:00 AM that made a huge decison in choosing Budget. Drop off went smooth as well overall a pleasant Car rental and the smoothest of the last 4 that I have had.

1 out of 1

Enterprise Rent-A-Car

8,0

Very Good

20 reviews

Cleanliness

8.4

Comfort

8.0

Pick-up/Drop-off

8.4

Value for money

8.0

4 locations in Chula Vista

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1059 Broadway

+1 619 427 1414

Monday07:30 - 17:30
Tuesday07:30 - 17:30
Wednesday07:30 - 17:30
Thursday07:30 - 17:30
Friday07:30 - 17:30
Saturday09:00 - 12:00
Sunday00:00 - 00:00
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1145 National City Boulevard

+1 619 477 7699

Monday08:00 - 18:00
Tuesday08:00 - 18:00
Wednesday08:00 - 18:00
Thursday08:00 - 18:00
Friday08:00 - 18:00
Saturday00:00 - 00:00
Sunday00:00 - 00:00
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1865 Auto Park Pl

+1 619 632 4128

Monday08:00 - 18:00
Tuesday08:00 - 18:00
Wednesday08:00 - 18:00
Thursday08:00 - 18:00
Friday08:00 - 18:00
Saturday09:00 - 12:00
Sunday00:00 - 00:00
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3000 National City Blvd

+1 619 691 1191

Monday07:30 - 17:30
Tuesday07:30 - 17:30
Wednesday07:30 - 17:30
Thursday07:30 - 17:30
Friday07:30 - 17:30
Saturday09:00 - 12:00
Sunday00:00 - 00:00
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10,0 Wonderful

Apr 2021

KAYAK

Cons:

Newer car would have been better

8,0 Very Good

Dec 2020

KAYAK

Cons:

Overall was good. But it wasn’t explained to me about the flex fuel option on the dodge that I rented (e85/gasoline). Also, I wasn’t told that the vehicle was a 6 cylinder van. I would have requested a 4 cylinder to save on gas, although the van did not waste as much gas as I thought it would I know I spent a little more than I would have in a 4 cylinder vehicle. I didn’t know how to use the car remote to open the van doors and trunk doors. I had to figure that out on my own. I just think a better explaination about a vehicle being rented would help the customer ease into a vehicle that’s being rented given that some might not drive a vehicle that have certain options like remote doors and flex fuel. But overall we had a great experience. Thank you

10,0 Wonderful

Aug 2019

KAYAK

Pros:

The staff was amazing when I dropped off the vehicle rather than when I picked it up.

Cons:

Be more bubbly and courteous when helping customers out the whole process of picking up for me was awkward.

2,4 Poor

May 2019

KAYAK

Pros:

The staff was friendly, and courteous. But was extremely under staffed. The van I rented ran well For the long wait time (1 hr 15 min), and all the other foul ups, the Rep gave me a gas bonus.

Cons:

I already reserved online. So confirmation with the ID and credit card should all be that is needed, but it seems useless. As I had to register as if the online process is worthless. The minivan I rented, was dirty inside, & outside. It had stain marks on the seats, and carpet. The gas was not full

2,0 Poor

Oct 2018

KAYAK

Cons:

What good is it having a secured credit card that I can use all over the world but can't rent a car here in the United States? Doesn't make a lot of sense.

10,0 Wonderful

Apr 2018

KAYAK

Pros:

It has always been my experience that Enterprise offers the best "value priced" service. It has been many years since I have had a need to rent a vehicle but my car developed a mechanical issue just prior to a planned road trip. I am so glad that I went with Enterprise. The entire staff was friendly, courteous, and highly responsive. Enterprise has been and always will be my first stop for vehicle rentals.

1 out of 3

MEXRENTACAR

3,9

Poor

No reviews available

One location in Chula Vista

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1403-101 Broadway

Monday06:00 - 23:5900:00 - 00:00
Tuesday06:00 - 23:5900:00 - 00:00
Wednesday00:00 - 00:0006:00 - 23:59
Thursday06:00 - 23:5900:00 - 00:00
Friday00:00 - 00:0006:00 - 23:59
Saturday06:00 - 23:5900:00 - 00:00
Sunday06:00 - 23:5900:00 - 00:00
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EZ Van

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2 locations in Chula Vista

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660palomar St

+1 619 569 0074

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745 H St

+1 866 735 8267

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51 travellers who hired a car in Chula Vista gave the car agency they used an average rating of 4,2

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