Enjoy San Francisco’s relaxed vibe and tour all the sights with your rental car. Get behind the wheel and cross the famous Golden Gate Bridge to Silicon Valley, the epicenter of technological development. Visit Fisherman’s Wharf and try the delicious local Clam Chowder. Spot seals at Pier 39 and plan a visit to the former prison Alcatraz.
Cruising through San Francisco with your rental car
Driving San Francisco’s up-and-down patterned streets can prove quite the adventure. Navigate your rental car through the hairpins of the crookedest street in the world: Lombard Street. Discover the surroundings by rental car and go to Mount Davidson for a panoramic overview of the city. Nothing beats crossing the Golden Gate Bridge in your own rental car and admiring the spectacular skyline of San Francisco. A rental car means you can combine your visit to San Francisco with a visit to other cities and sights in California and surrounding states.
Frequently asked questions about renting a car in San Francisco
When you rent a car abroad you need to be well-informed of course. Do you have questions about the traffic rules in San Francisco? We’ve listed the most frequently asked questions below. Is your question not answered below? Contact us.
1. What about parking in San Francisco?
Parking in the city can be quite a challenge. Parking spots are scarce. If you park on one of the many hillsides in San Francisco, always use your handbrake and turn your wheels sideways against the curb. Failure to do so can result in a hefty fine and it can also be dangerous. However you are reminded of this regulation by clear traffic signs, so don’t worry.
2. What do I have to pay attention to while driving in San Francisco?
Be on the lookout for crossing cyclists and pedestrians. Crossroads can be very crowded and many streets are one way streets only. Try to get into the relaxed San Francisco vibe while driving so you can enjoy your rental car and the beautiful city to the max. Bridges to and from the city are often toll roads. The toll is approximately $4 to $6 US Dollar. The famous Golden Gate Bridge is free of charge.
3. What is a one way rental?
A one way rental offers you the opportunity to pick up your car from one location, for instance San Francisco International Airport (SFO) and drop it off at another location in the USA.
4. What are the rental conditions for San Francisco?
Download the rental conditions for USA as a PDF file and read through the specific conditions of your rental contract.
Car rental options in San Francisco
Do you have specific needs, such as hiring a baby seat? For a small fee you can rent all the extras you need to make your trip in the rental car as comfortable and safe as possible, for all passengers. We offer the following extras:
- Baby-seat: so your baby can be transported safely
- Children’s seat: mandatory in the USA for children up to 12 years and less than 1.50m
- Booster seat: so your child sits a little higher and can look out the window
- NoRisk Warranty: travel around knowing everything’s taken care of!
- Redeem cancellation fee: if you choose this option, you will receive a full refund if you wish to cancel the booking up to 24 hours before the rental period commences. This way you can always profit from the early bird deals.
Directions and map of San Francisco
With our booking engine you can pick your desired pick-up and drop-off location. There are several locations in San Francisco, the International Airport of course being one of them. You can also choose to drop off your rental car in another city. This way you can have the road trip of a lifetime in the USA!
780 North Mcdonnell Rd
San Francisco. CA-94128, (CA), 94128 USA