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San Clemente, CA, United States
26 May — 2 Jun
Same drop-off
San Clemente, CA, United States
Thu 26/5
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Thu 2/6
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Pick-up locationSan Clemente
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San Clemente car hire reviews and directory

Rated no. 1
Hertz
Best rated
7.5 Good (31 reviews)
2 locations in San Clemente
Hertz
Locations in San Clemente
  • 7.8
  • 7.4
  • 7.3
  • 7.6
  • 7.2
Recent reviews
10.0 Excellent23 Jan 2022
Great customer service.
10.0 Excellent4 Mar 2021
Clean car and exactly what I wantedIt was as good as expected
2.0 Mediocre5 Feb 2020
Although I was confirmed for a call at noon, when I arrived at the site, the agent advised that no car would arrive until 1pm and that she could not promise that she could fulfill our rental reserve.
10.0 Excellent24 Jan 2020
Nothing. The agent was great. Fast service. Great car
10.0 Excellent23 Jul 2019
Pick up and drop off quick and easy.
4.0 Okay24 Dec 2018
Gouged me for extra cash, would rent elsewhere next timeClean car, ran well.This location is hidden in the back of a shopping center and very hard to find. When I showed up they told me they did not have the car or class of car that I had reserved. They gave me a small SUV instead of a midsize. Whatever, but I wanted the lower gas mileage. When I returned the vehicle, they charged me an extra $28 for being 14 minutes 'late' ($2/minute is a bit ridiculous). This was after one of their employees had told me by phone that it would not matter if I picked up or dropped off the vehicle a little bit late or a little bit early. I would look around to avoid picking up at this location again.
4.8 Okay13 Apr 2018
ExpensivePick up and drop off of the car was easy and I had nuxe customer service.The car was horrible and it was extremely expensive with a lot of hidden fees.
2.0 Mediocre1 Apr 2018
Atvthe last minute had no cars available and couldn’t get one at all.Poor customer service and no opportunity to try to help
10.0 Excellent31 Jan 2018
Wonderful ExperienceThe car was clean and I was given a free upgrade. Check out was quick and returning the car was just as easy. The rate was very competitive.
2.8 Mediocre27 Oct 2017
Had a reservation but Hertz did not have a car for me to rentDId not have any positivesI had reserved a car at the hotel for the next day. When I went to pickup the car they told me they did not have one because they were sold out. ("busy week") They would not provide me any alternatives. I requested that they taxi or Uber me to the next location and they said they could not do that. Horrible customer service. 2 employees at location but neither could do anything to me. Worst case I would have thought they would provide transportation to another location or drive me. But I received nothing and they really did not even apologize for not having the car available. I will not be renting from Hertz anymore. It was just the only option at this location.
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From £76/dayRated no. 2
Avis
Most popular
Cheapest deal
8.6 Excellent (11 reviews)
2 locations in San Clemente
Avis
Locations in San Clemente
  • 9.2
  • 9.2
  • 8.7
  • 8.5
  • 8.1
Recent reviews
4.0 Okay1 Feb 2022
I was told the insurance would be $30 total when it was really $30 per day extra
10.0 Excellent15 Aug 2018
Great serviceFriendly customer front desk.no complaints others than it's far from the airport and I had to take an Uber...but that's the price you pay for paying less for a rental
10.0 Excellent3 Jun 2017
The staff was friendly and fairI liked everything. This location and staff is really good!
2.0 Mediocre10 Jan 2017
No cars on site, no help at all.They had no cars available when I arrived, they wouldn't call any other branch to see what was available. Your app would not allowed to cancel the reservation so I couldn't look for another rental company. I had to call around and end up paying double of what I wanted. Horrible experience!
Rated no. 3
Enterprise
8.2 Excellent (15 reviews)
2 locations in San Clemente
Enterprise
Locations in San Clemente
  • 8.1
  • 8.4
  • 8.4
  • 8.2
  • 8.2
Recent reviews
10.0 Excellent9 Sep 2020
The staff was fantastic both at the beginning and at the end of the rental. My husband left his sunglasses in the car and they called within 30 minutes of drop off to tell us. They are fantastic - will definitely rent from them again.Absolutely nothing. They did an above and beyond service. Cheerful, helpful, didn't pressure us for an upgrade but let us make the decision. Very professional and I couldn't be more pleased with the rental experience.
10.0 Excellent3 Apr 2020
Every step was super smooth
6.0 Good13 Oct 2019
I ended up NOT renting a car. I did mot need the rental.
10.0 Excellent12 Jun 2019
We rented a minivan for a family overnight visit to San Diego.Easy from the start. I was able to park my car at the location which made getting the van and returning SO much easier. Josh was friendly and helpful. Could not have gone better and plan to use them for any car rental needs in the future.
2.0 Mediocre13 Apr 2019
Enterprise would not honor your rate. I had to find alternative.
10.0 Excellent18 Jan 2019
Good service, I like happy people.The office was pretty dirty, leafs and dirt on the floor. It’s the first thing people see when they come so in my opinion it needs some work. Same for when I returned the car, garbage on the ground and stuff you could recycle in the garbage. Cmon people you can do better then that. Vero
10.0 Excellent14 Dec 2018
Great experience!Pickup and dropoff were easy, clean car that was what I expected, super friendly service both at pickup and dropoff, great price for the trip. Great experience!Nothing.
3.6 Mediocre3 May 2017
This Enterprise is Lame!The fact they had the Ford Transit 350 van.I am convinced that they misread (benefit of the doubt) the gas level in because 5/8 of a tank should not take invoke a 40 mile range warning after 70 miles of driving. This is a 25 gallon tank! After adding 8.5 gallons to the tank, we were able to travel another 30 miles to our function and all the way back (over 100 miles) before the van was empty again. The van is suppose to get 14 mpg, I calculate less that is less than 11! My frustration is they don't listen. They appear like they could care less. I will never rent at this Enterprise again. And one final note, add more staff, one should be forced to wait 15 minutes in line to rent or return a vehicle.
10.0 Excellent2 Apr 2017
We just rented the car for 1 day and dropped off At a location. I think the drop off cost was high
4.8 Okay21 Mar 2017
Friendly staffI reserved an economy car for a long drive but they had no economy cars. I was given a Dodge Charger. They offered a gas credit which I never got. Employees did not know how to add my Plenti Rewards number to my reservation and made no attempt to call support to figure it out. The Dodge Charger was dirty and I had to wait for them to clean it, putting me behind schedule.
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Rated no. 4
Budget
6 Good (10 reviews)
3 locations in San Clemente
Budget
Locations in San Clemente
  • 6.2
  • 6.2
  • 6.2
  • 5.6
  • 6
Recent reviews
2.0 Mediocre31 Jan 2022
I booked the car, they called and said hey we don’t have the car, call customer service. Called them, they put me on hold and then eventually said they’ll transfer me to somebody to help me but it want back to the beginning of the call with the automated person.
8.0 Excellent3 Sep 2019
Drop-off was easy and super low-key. No hassle pick-up. Car was in good condition. Reasonable price.Drop-off was intended for Labor Day (Sept 2) but the location (and every other location) was closed. I wasn't aware that I'd be unable to return the vehicle, and have yet to find out if Budget is going to charge us for the extra day despite no heads-up and no alternative drop-off options.
2.0 Mediocre6 Aug 2018
How can I trust this company again?I called Friday afternoon and reserved a mini van for a 24 hour rental and scheduled a noon pick up on Saturday. I received a call at 10 am on Saturday morning from Budget saying they did not have my vehicle. I called customer service, and they found a rental 1/2 hour away in the opposite direction. After negotiating with C.R., they agreed to give me the van for the same price. But, it was too late to find a ride to pick it up. I was very upset.
2.0 Mediocre8 Jul 2018
They didn’t have the car I paid for
2.0 Mediocre17 Sep 2017
Car reserved. Just kidding.Reserved a car but was notified the day of my rental that there were no cars available. A rep apparently called to let me know AFTER my reservation time had passed but didn't leave a message. Fortunately, I called to make sure my car would be ready, at which point the rep just told me that they didn't have any cars and to call about store and provided no additional assistance. I spent an hour on the phone ensuring that the guaranteed price would be honored at another location and had to speak to 3 different customer service reps (some of whom were rude) and had to cover the cost of travel to another rental location at the last minute.
7.2 Good2 Jul 2016
Very convenient for me.Agent could resolve my reservation amount vs billed amount. I believe AVIS has always handled this if there's a problem.
9.2 Excellent3 Dec 2015
Upgraded for having to wait for my rental Good valueOffice was closed when I arrived and I had to wait 20-30 minutes for someone to return
Rent-4-Less
1 location in San Clemente
Rent-4-Less
Locations in San Clemente
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67 travellers who hired a car in San Clemente gave the car agency they used an average rating of 7.6

Car hire locations in or near San Clemente

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Most popular agency

Avis

Most popular car type

Compact

Average price

£76/day

Good deal

£76/day

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Car rental insurance in San Clemente

Collision Damage Waiver (CDW) & Theft Protection Waiver

Some San Clemente car providers already include Collision Damage Waiver (CDW) and Theft Protection Waiver into the hire price but not all of them. We recommend always be aware of your coverage when hiring a car in San Clemente.

Deductible

Keep in mind that car rental insurances often have a deductible clause, which is the amount you’ll have to pay if something happens during the time of your rental. If you want to avoid unwanted surprises, you should consider adding a no-deductible option to your San Clemente car rental.

Top tips for renting a car in San Clemente

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