|Pick-up location||San Francisco|
|Car types||Compact, Convertible, Economy, Full-size, Full-size SUV, Intermediate, Intermediate SUV, Luxury, People carrier, Premium, Standard, Standard SUV|
|Popular agencies||Europcar, Thrifty, Avis, Sixt, Alamo|
Collision damage waiver and theft protection are insurance options that cover renters from paying high penalty fees if the car is stolen or returned damaged. Some San Francisco car providers already include Collision Damage Waiver (CDW) and Theft Protection Waiver into the rental price but not all of them. We recommend always be aware of your coverage when renting a car in in San Francisco.
Keep in mind that car hire excess 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 Francisco car rental.
Some car hire companies in San Francisco which have updated their car rental health and safety policies due to COVID-19 to make sure vehicles are clean and disinfected include Budget, Alamo and Thrifty
On average a hire car in San Francisco costs £34 per day.
In the past 72 hours, the cheapest car hires were found at Europcar (£52/day), Alamo (£55/day) and Thrifty (£56/day). In the last 72 hours the cheapest hire car price was found at Europcar Please Go To Fox Counter 94128 (12 miles from the city centre).
The average price of fuel in San Francisco is £3.47 per litre over the past 30 days. Filling up a tank of fuel costs between £42 and £55, depending on the car size.
Supplier choice (Class Special Car or similar) is the most frequently booked car hire type in San Francisco.
Take a look at our extensive car hire location map to find the best car hire deals near you.
A Supplier choice car hire in San Francisco costs £18 per day, on average.
A Full-size car hire in San Francisco costs £22 per day, on average.
A Economy car hire in San Francisco costs £22 per day, on average.
In San Francisco, cars are most frequently hired at Advance Car And Truck Rental 323 South Canal St (12 miles from city centre).
On average hiring a car in San Francisco costs £238 per week (£34 per day).
On average a car hire in San Francisco costs £1,022 per month (£34 per day).
A small automatic car, such as a Smart, is the best option because of the city's steep hills, narrow streets, and small parking spots.
The speed limit in the city is 25 miles per hour, but on urban highways it is set at 55 mph, and on rural highways it is between 65 and 70 mph. The speed limit on the iconic Golden Gate Bridge is 45 mph
The average petrol prices in San Francisco are a little bit pricey, with the average at about $3.67 per gallon.
Street parking in San Francisco is scarce, and it is typically metered, has a time limit, or both. Depending on demand, meter pricing can range anywhere from between 50 cents an hour to a maximum of about $7 an hour. Parking garages in and around Union Square and Fisherman’s Wharf cost about $20 to $40 per day. Parking outside the city is recommended, as it is easy to commute by using the BART or Caltrain railway systems.