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La Mesa car hire

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La Mesa car hire information

Pick-up locationLa Mesa
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Hire locations3
Airport locations0

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KAYAK’s top tips for hiring a car in La Mesa

  • It’s in your best interest to rent a vehicle from a reliable La Mesa car rental if you’d like to visit a majority of the fun destinations in this city. This is because, with one, you can easily move from one destination to another directly. In contrast, on a bus, you may have to stop over or transfer, both of which are time-consuming. Some of the top sights in and on the outskirts of La Mesa you can drive to include Mission Trails Regional Park, an expansive recreational area with trails; San Pasqual Winery Tasting Room & Gallery, a top-notch winery that offers exclusive wine tasting; Water Conservation Garden, an outdoor green space that boasts a variety of flowering plants; and Sweetwater Reservoir, a well-maintained reservoir suitable for fishing.
  • San Diego Airport is La Mesa’s primary air transit station. If you’d like to rent a car once you land at the airport, you’ll be happy to hear that car rentals in La Mesa, such as Enterprise, Hertz, Budget, and Avis, have counters in the airport’s off-site car rental facility. The facility is accessible by a free shuttles service. You should head to the airport’s Ground Transportation Area to board one of these shuttles.
  • You’ll find driving your car rental in La Mesa a walk in the park, given that La Mesa boasts wide roads with proper road signage and pedestrian and cyclist paths. However, when on this city’s roads, it’s advisable to keep an eye out for your surroundings, drive at a low speed, cut out distractions, stay in line behind a slower car instead of abruptly changing lanes, and stay safely distant from the vehicles around you. Observing these defensive driving techniques is essential, given that not all La Mesa pedestrians, cyclists, and drivers follow traffic rules.
  • Many La Mesa residents are dependent on their cars to move around. Thus, La Mesa tends to experience slight traffic congestion. In the morning, the traffic congestion is usually from about 7:00 am to 9:00 am, while in the evening, it occurs from about 4:00 pm to 6:00 pm. All car rentals in Mesa offer GPS navigation systems. Using such a system, you can easily identify routes with little traffic. Hence, when renting a car, request a GPS navigation system.
  • Book your car hire in La Mesa at least 1 day before your trip in order to get a below-average price
  • Mini hire cars in La Mesa are around 185% more expensive than other car types, on average

FAQs about hiring a car in La Mesa

  • How much is the price of fuel in La Mesa?

    The average price of fuel in La Mesa is R70,76 per litre over the past 30 days. Filling up a tank of fuel costs between R849 and R1 132, depending on the car size.

  • What is the most popular car hire in La Mesa?

    Mini (Chrysler Pacifica or similar) is the most frequently booked car hire type in La Mesa.

  • How can I find car hires near me in La Mesa?

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

  • How much does a Mini car hire cost in La Mesa?

    A Mini car hire in La Mesa costs R3 210 per day, on average.

  • How much does an Economy car hire cost in La Mesa?

    An Economy car hire in La Mesa costs R749 per day, on average.

  • How much does a Compact car hire cost in La Mesa?

    A Compact car hire in La Mesa costs R273 per day, on average.

  • What type of car is recommended for driving in La Mesa?

    Car rentals in La Mesa offer a variety of vehicles. At your preferred car rental, you can easily get an economy rental, a compact rental, an intermediate rental, a standard rental, a premium rental, a convertible, or a standard, compact, or intermediate SUV. Your rental car should be spacious enough to fit you, your companions, and your luggage. If you plan on traveling in your rental car alone or with one other individual, renting an economy rental would be wise. On the other hand, if you intend to travel with up to four other individuals, renting a standard, premium, or intermediate rental is advisable. The rental car you choose should also be capable of smoothly reaching the destinations you plan on visiting. Therefore, if you plan on driving to off-road destinations, you should rent an SUV.

  • What’s the speed limit in La Mesa?

    Different parts of La Mesa have different speed limits. If you’re on a road that passes through an urban, residential, school, or construction zone, you’re required not to exceed 25 mph. In contrast, if you’re on one of the highways heading out and into the city, you must not exceed 65 mph.

  • Where are the best places to park in La Mesa?

    There are several spots to park in La Mesa. If you’re around Fletcher Parkway, Alvarado Road, and Amaya Drive, you can park your car at 8125 Fletcher Parkway Parking, 7241 Alvarado Road Parking, and 6669 Amaya Drive Parking, respectively. On the other hand, if you’re around Murray Drive, you can leave it at Park & Ride #22 Lot.

La Mesa car rental reviews and directory

Enterprise Rent-A-Car

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 La Mesa

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451 North Magnolia Ave

+1 619 444 4744

Monday07:30 - 18:00
Tuesday07:30 - 18:00
Wednesday07:30 - 18:00
Thursday07:30 - 18:00
Friday07:30 - 18:00
Saturday09:00 - 12:00
Sunday00:00 - 00:00

7370 Broadway

+1 619 460 6646

Monday08:00 - 17:30
Tuesday08:00 - 17:30
Wednesday08:00 - 17:30
Thursday08:00 - 17:30
Friday08:00 - 17:30
Saturday09:00 - 12:00
Sunday00:00 - 00:00

8323 Hercules St.

+1 619 698 2505

Monday07:30 - 18:00
Tuesday07:30 - 18:00
Wednesday07:30 - 18:00
Thursday07:30 - 18:00
Friday07:30 - 18:00
Saturday09:00 - 12:00
Sunday00:00 - 00:00

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8,0 Very Good

Mar 2021

KAYAK

Pros:

Everyone's nice and helpful!

Cons:

They already know what I was renting, they could’ve have it ready. I waited for over an hour, past my scheduled pick up time.

6,4 Okay

Jul 2020

KAYAK

Cons:

I waited 50 minutes for my car . The car was given to me with 1/8 of a tank of gas .

10,0 Wonderful

Aug 2019

KAYAK

Pros:

Staff was friendly and efficient

10,0 Wonderful

Mar 2017

KAYAK

Pros:

This office is well-managed. Excellent customer service and good deals, this is my favorite Enterprise location

9,6 Wonderful

Jan 2017

KAYAK

Pros:

Staff was friendly an prompt. Car was a very good value and the overall rental experience was very good.

9,2 Wonderful

Nov 2016

KAYAK

Pros:

Car was exactly what was requested and was ready snd waiting. Personel were friendly and efficient. Much cheaper than renting at the airport.

Cons:

Parking area was so full we could barely pull in to pick up our rental.

1 out of 3

Hertz

8,8

Very Good

22 reviews

Cleanliness

9.0

Comfort

8.0

Pick-up/Drop-off

8.0

Value for money

8.0

4 locations in La Mesa

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6828 Federal Boulevard

+1 619 583 1569

Monday07:30 - 18:00
Tuesday07:30 - 18:00
Wednesday07:30 - 18:00
Thursday07:30 - 18:00
Friday07:30 - 18:00
Saturday09:00 - 12:00

7601 Alvarado Road

+1 619 469 1834

Monday13:30 - 17:0008:00 - 17:30
Tuesday13:30 - 17:0008:00 - 17:30
Wednesday08:00 - 17:3013:30 - 17:00
Thursday13:30 - 17:0008:00 - 17:30
Friday08:00 - 17:3013:30 - 17:00
Saturday09:00 - 12:00

761 Arnele Avenue Ste 5

+1 619 401 5980

Monday08:00 - 17:30
Tuesday08:00 - 17:30
Wednesday08:00 - 17:30
Thursday08:00 - 17:30
Friday08:00 - 17:30
Saturday09:00 - 12:00

8355 Hercules Dr

+1 619 469 1834

Monday07:30 - 18:00
Tuesday07:30 - 18:00
Wednesday07:30 - 18:00
Thursday07:30 - 18:00
Friday07:30 - 18:00
Saturday09:00 - 12:00

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10,0 Wonderful

Jan 2022

KAYAK
truck was not clean or fueled when I picked it up.

10,0 Wonderful

Apr 2021

KAYAK

Pros:

The staff was really friendly and helpful. They went above my expectations to make my experience memorable.

Cons:

They forgot to show me where the button was to open the gas tank. But I was able to find it after some digging. Not a problem at all.

7,6 Good

Sep 2019

KAYAK

Cons:

Pickup and drop off was a little time consuming.

6,0 Okay

Mar 2019

KAYAK

Cons:

No place to park your car. In a dealership and really slow service. Our car was not ready when we arrived.

9,6 Wonderful

Aug 2017

KAYAK

Pros:

We rented a Toyota Camry and traveled well over 1000 miles. The rental process was smooth and the car was comfortable.

Cons:

The car wasn't vacuumed well when we picked it up. We had to send it back to be cleaned.

2,4 Poor

Jul 2017

KAYAK

Pros:

Nothing about the company. The car got decent gas mileage. It was dinged up when I got it so I took pics to make sure they didn't try to say I did it. They just hand you the keys without any inspection.

Cons:

They are scam artists. Like used car salesmen, you come back and they tell you that you have to pay MORE! I paid for a full tank of gas when I already filled up the tank of gas when I returned it!!! And in CA, gas isn't cheap!

1 out of 6

CarWiz

3,2

Poor

No reviews available

One location in La Mesa

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6155 El Cajon Boulevard

+1 833 675 2070

Monday08:00 - 17:30
Tuesday08:00 - 17:30
Wednesday08:00 - 17:30
Thursday08:00 - 17:30
Friday08:00 - 17:30
Saturday08:00 - 17:30
Sunday08:00 - 17:30

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Avis

No score available yet

One location in La Mesa

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163 Fletcher Parkway

+1 619 401 0732

Monday08:00 - 17:30
Tuesday08:00 - 17:30
Wednesday08:00 - 17:30
Thursday08:00 - 17:30
Friday08:00 - 17:30
Saturday09:00 - 12:00
Sunday09:00 - 12:00

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10,0 Wonderful

Nov 2023

KAYAK
Needed a truck for work and they gave me a nice Jeep Gladiator. It was terrific!

5,2 Fair

Aug 2018

KAYAK

Pros:

the car

Cons:

poor customer service. office was closed, owner wouldnt answer and the only employee there had no keys to the office.

8,0 Very Good

Jun 2016

KAYAK

Pros:

Great gas mileage ran and drove great, comfortable

Cons:

Car not clean inside. I found trash under seats. Did not have windshield washer fluid. Sirus was preview only.

10,0 Wonderful

Dec 2015

KAYAK

Pros:

Very nice vehicle. made a long drive pleasant. Car was ready on arrival, fast friendly service.

Cons:

everyhing was fine

8,0 Very Good

Apr 2023

KAYAK
The young man who helped me (SDSU student) was very good at his job. He was quick and efficient and gave excellent customer service. The Toyota Corolla I was first assigned had been driven by a smoker. The cigarette smell inside the car was pungent and unacceptable. I returned to the office and the young man, without hesitation, gave me keys to another car. Biggest frustration is not being able to contact the car pick up/drop off locations directly with questions. I had no idea what their hours of operation were and BARELY made it to drop off before they closed. There is no optional late drop off, no way to leave keys, etc. If I had been 8 minutes later, they would have closed and I would have missed my flight trying to deal with the car situation.

1 out of 2

Rent-4-Less

No score available yet

One location in La Mesa

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Locations in La Mesa

1110 El Cajon Blvd

(619) 444-3944

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44 travellers who hired a car in La Mesa gave the car agency they used an average rating of 3.3

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Mini

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