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Looking for Cheap Car Rentals San Diego Airport?

You’re staying at an affordable downtown San Diego hotel and while a rental car may not be required to get from the airport to your hotel, you’ll need one for exploring other San Diego attractions. Plus, many travelers feel at ease knowing they will have their own vehicle, allowing them to travel on their own schedule. However, here is where the problem presents itself. Where can you find cheap car rentals San Diego Airport?

First, visitors should know that San Diego Airport rental car locations will be more expensive than many other locations throughout the city. This being said, it probably isn’t worth your time or money to travel to a further location for a lower daily rate. There are also no actually rental car agencies located at the San Diego Airport. There is a rental car courtesy kiosk near the baggage claim area of the airport where visitors will be able to make reservations for rental cars. If reservations have been made prior to your arrival, you will be able to call the agency and they will send a shuttle to pick you up.

For the best in cheap car rentals San Diego Airport, you will want to be sure to book in advance. With San Diego being such a busy city, rental cars are hot commodities and last minute reservations will likely result in higher per day costs. In addition, it is in your best interest to stay away from more nationally recognized brands such as Hertz and National, typically starting around $70 per day at the airport.

One of the most budget friendly options is Dollar. This company offers cheap car rentals at San Diego Airport generally starting around $31 per day. Another option is Avis, however their prices are known to fluctuate. On average their prices are about $60 per day, but on the weekends can drop as low as $19. Therefore, if you are renting a car on the weekend, Avis might be the best option for you.

Another great way to enjoy lower rental car prices is to check online specials. Many rental car agencies will have promotional discounts and coupons online or on their websites as incentive to rent with them.

If you are looking for accommodations near the San Diego Airport, stay at the Marina Inn & Suites. We are minutes from the airport and other downtown destinations, meaning lower millage and costs for gas for your rental car. In addition, we offer free parking for our guests so you don’t have to worry about expensive overnight parking in the busy downtown district. For more information, contact a Reservation Manager today.

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