Rent a Car at San Diego Intl Airport (SAN)

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San Diego Intl Airport (SAN)

Address: 3355 Admiral Boland Way, Suite R175, San Diego, CA, California, 92101, U S A
Phone: (1) 619-688-5000
Hours of Operation: Sun - Sat open 24 hrs

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With a wide range of great deals on airport car rentals to meet the needs of any business traveler, Avis Car Rental is the best way to start a trip to San Diego off in style. Avis’ San Diego International Airport (SAN) location offers a wide selection of compact, luxury, SUV and hybrid vehicles, and quality upgrades like a GPS navigation system that will make getting from one meeting to another across town stress-free. Accelerate your travel experience with Avis Preferred, a complimentary membership that allows you to skip the line and go straight to your car.

To locate the Avis San Diego airport car rentals counter from the baggage claim area, follow the airport’s ground transportation signs. An Avis shuttle bus, conveniently operating every four to five minutes, will take you the short distance to the facility.

Once you’ve picked up your keys, it’s a short 10- to 15-minute drive from the San Diego International Airport rental cars lot to the city’s beautiful downtown.

Affluent and with a glittering steel and glass skyline, San Diego may be California’s second-most populous city, but it has nevertheless managed to maintain its original beachfront vibe and friendly atmosphere. After a productive morning meeting, spend an afternoon hiking the sandstone cliffs of Torrey Pines State Reserve, peruse the art galleries in the Gaslamp Quarter, and be sure to visit the San Diego Zoo, famous the world over for pioneering the concept of open-air, cage-less exhibits.

Bring your appetite to the nearby Hillcrest neighborhood, and choose from a bevy of international cuisine options. Cap your day off with a wonderful sunset view over the Pacific from one of San Diego’s many beaches.

Make the most of your time in one of America’s finest cities with an Avis SAN car rental.

Preferred Service
Follow the airport ground transportation signs to the shuttle island area. The common airport shuttle bus operates every 5-10 minutes and will take you to the Rental Car Center on the northeast side of the airport. Upon arrival at the rental facility, check your email on your smartphone or the Preferred board for the space number of your preassigned vehicle.
You have the option to accept the preassigned car or exchange it for a similar car from the Select & Go Exchange Area or upgrade the car to a specialty vehicle from the Select & Go Upgrade Area. Cars in the Select & Go Upgrade Area have the additional daily cost posted on the hangtag.
Once you have selected your vehicle, drive the vehicle to the exit booth and present your driver's license to the Avis representative who will quickly complete the transaction and get you on your way.
General Directions
AIRLINE PASSENGERS
Follow the airport ground transportation signs to the shuttle island area. The common airport shuttle bus operates every 5-10 minutes and will take you to the Rental Car Center on the northeast side of the airport. Upon arrival at the Rental Car Center, proceed inside to the Avis counter. WALK-UP RENTERS
Follow airport signs for Rental Car Return. They will lead to the new Rental Car Center on the northeast side of the airport: 3355 Admiral Boland Way.

FROM INTERSTATE 5: Take the Sassafras St exit and turn west onto Sassafras St. Continue through the traffic signal at the Pacific Hwy/Sassafras intersection and folow signs to the Rental Car Center.

FROM PACIFIC HWY: Turn west onto Sassafras St and follow the signs to the Rental Car Center.

FROM POINT LOMA: Take North Harbor Dr past the airport terminals. Turn left at Laurel St, then left at Pacific Hwy. Turn left onto Sassafras St and follow signs to the Rental Car Center.
After-hours Returns
Park & lock the car. Place the completed contract & the keys in the Drop Box located in the Returns area. Remember to take your personal belongings with you.

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