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San Francisco Car Rental FAQs

At Miles Car Rental we answer the most common questions about car rental in San Francisco, CA, a city well known for its technology, history, music festivals and much more. Read this information in detail and get all the answers you need!

01. What are the rental requirements when picking up the rental?

  • Deposit guarantee: A deposit will be required as a guarantee at the time of pick up. The corresponding amount will be determined by the rental company and will be retained on the credit card registered at the counter.
  • Drivers license: You must provide a valid driver’s license.
  • Credit cards: The reservation holder must have a valid credit card under his/her name. The credit card holder's name must be printed on the card and it must count with sufficient funds to cover the deposit guarantee. The following credit cards are accepted: Visa, MasterCard, Diners, American Express and/or Discover.
  • Minimum age: The main driver must be at least 25 years old. 
  • Insurance: The rental car must count with insurance at pickup time before it can be released. Should you have your own personal insurance, you must verify with your insurance provider if the coverage can be extended to the rental. In case you do not have personal insurance, some rental companies offer the option to acquire this service directly at the counter for an additional cost. This option is subject to availability depending on the rental agency, rental location and car category.

02. Can I place the deposit guarantee on my debit card, prepaid card or cash?

No, the reservation holder must have a valid credit card under his/her name. The credit card holder's name must be printed on the card and it must count with sufficient funds to cover the deposit guarantee. The following credit cards are accepted: Visa, MasterCard, Diners, American Express and/or Discover.

03. What is the deposit amount required by the rental Company?

The deposit amount may vary depending on the season, itinerary, and car category. This amount will be confirmed by the rental company at the time of pick up. The reservation holder must have a valid credit card under his/her name.The credit card holder's name must be printed on the card and it must count with sufficient funds to cover the deposit guarantee.

The deposit on the credit card will be released upon the return of the car. However, the funds may take up to 15 business days before they can be reflected on the account.

04. May I use a friend’s or relative’s credit card for the deposit guarantee?

The credit card must be under the reservation holder’s name. Therefore, a friend’s or relative’s credit card may not be used for this purpose.

05. How can I cancel or modify my reservation?

You may cancel your reservation using the following link: Cancel my Reservation

To modify your reservation for free, please contact our Customer Service Department.

06. What is the cancellation policy?

A cancellation fee of 20% over the prepaid value will apply. Some rental companies manage different cancellation policies such as:

Sixt:

  • • If you cancel your booking with an anticipation of more than 48 hours prior to the pick-up time registered on your reservation, a penalty of 20% will be applied over the prepaid value.
  • • A penalty of USD 100.00 will be applied over the prepaid value if the booking is cancelled or modified within 48 hours or less prior to the pick-up time registered on the reservation. If the prepaid value is less than USD 100.00, a refund will not be granted.
  • • If the booking is not used or if the rental requirements are not met at the counter, a penalty of 100% over the prepaid value will be applied.

Alamo, National and Enterprise: A penalty of 100% will be applied over the prepaid value in case the reservation is not used or, in case the rental requirements are not met at the counter.

Hertz, Dollar and Thrifty: This rate is non-refundable. If the reservation is unused, canceled, or if the reservation holder does not meet the rental requirements at the counter, a refund will not be granted.

You will be able to verify the corresponding cancellation policy on our website before finalizing your reservation.

07. Are all taxes and fees included in my reservation?

Your reservation includes all taxes and fees. Please keep in mind that some taxes and fees must be paid directly at the counter.

08. Which rental companies are located inside and outside of the airport?

We have over 12,000 locations throughout the country, some of which are located at airports as well as at other locations throughout the city. For additional information, please visit our location section by clicking on the following link: Locations.

09. Do all rental companies offer a shuttle service?

Not all rental companies offer a shuttle service. Please contact our Customer Service Department to verify if this service is available at your location.

10. Can I rent a car if I am under 25 years of age?

Yes, most rental companies allow renters between the ages of 21-24 under the following car categories: Economy, Compact, Standard, Mid-Size, Full-Size and Mid-Size SUV for an additional cost.

Please note that in some states such as New York and Michigan renters of age 18 and over will be able to rent by paying an additional fee.

11. What inclusions can I get on my reservation?

Our rates only include unlimited mileage.

12. Can I modify my reservation once the rental is in use?

Once you’ve signed the contract and the rental is in use, you will not be able to modify your reservation through Miles Car Rental. Any modification desired must be requested directly with the rental Company.

Payless Car Rental in San Francisco, California

When it comes to having a great time in San Francisco, renting a car is an excellent idea. The Bay Area has several unforgettable scenic drives. The Skyline Boulevard is a lesser known route boasting incredible scenery and lots of great stops for beautiful pictures. The Panoramic Highway takes you to Muir Woods, home of the magnificent redwood trees. From there, the drive brings you to Stinson Beach where a tan awaits. For a beautiful drive through Samuel P. Taylor State Park, take the Sir Francis Drake Boulevard route. It leads to the historic Point Reyes Lighthouse. For a less-leisurely drive and an immersive San Francisco experience, there's the 49 Mile Scenic Drive through the city. Iconic seagull signs guide you from one famous spot to the next. Points of interest include Golden Gate Park, Twin Peaks, and the Presidio. Also not to be missed is Coit Tower, an observation deck affording amazing views of the city, surrounded by Pioneer Park, which hosts trails and a flock of parrots. Payless Car Rental San Francisco makes it easy to get behind the wheel and embark on these scenic journeys and adventures.

Payless Car Rental San Francisco through Miles Car Rental San Francisco has much to offer its customers. Miles Car Rental San Francisco started with a love of the city, added a great fleet of vehicles, and topped it all off with a commitment to great customer service. Available vehicles range from sports cars, SUV's, compacts, luxury vehicles, and vans. Customer service agents are experienced at matching customers with the vehicles they need, making pick up and drop off quick and easy, and finding solutions. Affordable prices are another facet of the Miles Car Rental San Francisco experience, so customer service agents look for ways to give customers the best rates in the area.

The beauty of the Bay Area lends to visitors a sense of wanting to slow down, to cruise leisurely, and to soak up the sights. In addition to sights, tastes are another draw of San Francisco. Choosing a restaurant from all the great options may not be easy, but getting there will be with a rental car from Miles Car Rental. Tasty food can be found at Pier 39, the Ferry Building Marketplace, or the Fisherman's Wharf, where the waterfront can also be enjoyed. Numerous unique restaurants are scattered across the city as well. At the end of the day, cruise back to the hotel and rest up for another day of adventure in San Francisco. Make sure to reserve a vehicle to ensure every view gets enjoyed, every photo opportunity can be taken, and that the journey can be appreciated in comfort and confidence.

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