Rent a Car at San Jose Intl Airport (SJC)

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San Jose Intl Airport (SJC)

Address: 1659 Airport Boulevard, Suite 2, San Jose, CA, California, 95110, U S A
Phone: (1) 408-993-2224
Hours of Operation: Sun - Sat 5:00 AM - 2:00 AM

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Location Information

Located just outside of Terminal B at San Jose International Airport, the Avis car rental station is the most convenient place to rent a car in San Jose. With several rental car options for you to choose from, there is sure to be an SJC car rental that perfectly meets your traveling needs.  

Where is Avis at San Jose airport?

Terminal A

From Terminal A pick up your luggage at baggage claim, and then take the blue shuttle bus to the Rental Car Center.

Terminal B

The Rental Car Center is located across the street from Terminal B. Go to baggage claim, exit the building, and follow the crosswalk to the Rental Car Center.

San Jose Airport Rental Car Return

Avis rental car return at San Jose Airport is located 1659 Airport Boulevard, San Jose, CA. As you enter the airport, follow signs for Rental Car Return to the Rental Car Center. A shuttle will return you to Terminal A.Terminal B is within walking distance.

How old do you have to be to rent a car in San Jose, CA?

Renters must be at least 21, but those under the age of 25 will be charged a $27 underage surcharge, and can only rent from a limited selection of vehicles.

What is the best type of car to rent in San Jose?

The best rental car for San Jose depends solely on the kind of adventure you want to have. From SUVs to luxury rides, Avis has an option for every travel itinerary and budget.

Passenger Van Rental

Take a big group of your pals to the Winchester Mansion with the help of a 12 or 15 passenger van rental. When you select a passenger van as your rental car, you ensure that you’ll have all the support you need as you tour this famous haunted house.

Minivan Rental

Rent a Dodge Caravan or Kia Sedona that will get you and your kids safely to the Happy Hollow Park and Zoo. Our minivan selection includes 7 or 8 passenger vans. We also offer child seat rentals.

SUV Rental

If golf is your game, an SUV has plenty of room for your clubs, so you can head to Boulder Ridge Golf Club for the city’s classiest course. The San Jose airport car rental location has several SUVs to choose from, so you can ride in comfort and style.

Long-Term Car Rental

Stay in San Jose for a month or more and keep your vehicle with a monthly car rental from Avis. Your SJC car rental can stay with you for the duration of your visit with this cost-effective program.

Convertible Car Rental

There’s no better way to see the city and enjoy the electric nightlife of San Pedro Street than in a Chevrolet Camaro Convertible. This luxury car rental is the best way to treat yourself on your California getaway.

Road Trip From San Jose Airport

Why travel north to San Francisco when a road trip south along Highway 1 will bring you face-to-face with some of the top travel destinations in Central California? Hop in your rental car and hit the road, but make sure to stop at these beautiful places along the way. Read more...

Preferred Service
TERMINAL B (Alaska, Horizon & Southwest): Follow signs to the baggage claim area. Exit outside & cross the street to the rental car center.
TERMINAL A (all other airlines): Follow signs for the Rental Car Shuttle on the ground level. Exit on the departures side of the terminal & locate the rental car shuttle stop. If you need to claim luggage, continue across the street into the baggage claim area and then return to the shuttle stop. The common rental car shuttle will arrive & take you to the rental car center. 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: TERMINAL B (Alaska, Horizon & Southwest): Follow signs to the baggage claim area. Exit outside & cross the street to the rental car center.
TERMINAL A (all other airlines): Follow signs for the Rental Car Shuttle on the ground level. Exit on the departures side of the terminal & locate the rental car shuttle stop. If you need to claim luggage, continue across the street into the baggage claim area and then return to the shuttle stop. The common rental car shuttle will arrive & take you to the rental car center.
TIME allowed for bus ride: 8 minutes, WALK-UP RENTERS Follow airport signs for Rental Car Return. They will lead to the common rental car center. Parking is available on the ground level only.

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