Book Dollar car rentals at San Diego Airport

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Dollar car rental prices at San Diego Airport

CompactC$ 60/day
IntermediateC$ 75/day
StandardC$ 71/day
Full-sizeC$ 78/day
MinivanC$ 115/day
Full-size SUVC$ 71/day
PremiumC$ 78/day
LuxuryC$ 84/day
Premium SUVC$ 146/day
Standard SUVC$ 62/day
Supplier choiceC$ 66/day
Compact SUVC$ 75/day
Intermediate SUVC$ 80/day
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" and comfortable"(in 3520 reviews)
"The was ok."(in 3466 reviews)
" and logistics were fine."(in 3466 reviews)


"The was filthy inside!"(in 2963 reviews)
"No windshield washing fluid in ."(in 3110 reviews)
"We didn’t get the we reserved."(in 3067 reviews)
Overall Rating6.5 OkayBased on 103 reviews
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Recent reviews

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Did the “time saving” pre check in to avoid lines the day of and we still waited over an hour to even see an employee much less be given our vehicle. First one had something wrong with the engine that forced us to drive it back and return it the same day. Adding more time and headache to this experience.Reviewed 16 Jun. 2024
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Pickup at SAN was a nightmare. Dollar gave me online checkin and it still took about 57 minutes to get my car and exit the rental area. They were understaffed, ignorant of the process, and inefficient.Reviewed 21 Apr. 2024
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I prob would have preferred the car size I reserved. I was upgraded to a bigger car which was fine but a bit cumbersome. I also would have preferred clarity upfront on how toll roads with no toll booths would be handled.Reviewed 17 Mar. 2024
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Cons:I took over 70 minutes waiting in line to pick up the car. Ridiculous. Never again.Reviewed 1 Jun. 2021
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Pros:A hertz employee ended up helping us because the line was so longCons:Horrible experience. Will never rent from dollar again.Reviewed 3 May 2021
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Pros:Car was comfortable, clean and drove easily - lousy mileage, but we got the sense that Californians dont care much, given the number of gas guzzlers we saw on the road at over $4.00/gal in most service stations - mixed in with Tesla's and Prius's. Odd contrast.Cons:All good with exception of Drop-Off. Unclear directions in the final stretch of the exercise (needed to turn up a lane in the garage that was hidden behind other cars). No staff present and when a fellow eventually showed up, he did not check the car, just told us to leave the keys in the car and all else would be dealt with - whatever that means - if there is any disagreement on gas (we filled up), damage (there was none), etc., how would one verify it after the fact?Reviewed 8 Apr. 2021
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Pros:The staff was helpful and friendly.Cons:I reserved a Nissan Pathfinder only to show up and get a Kia Sorrento. 6 people with luggage will not fit in a Kia. We had to pay a lot extra to get a Ford Expedition because they didn't have a Nissan or any SUV similar. The guy was really nice and gave us a discount for having to upgrade. I don't appreciate paying for one vehicle on this site only to show up having to pay hundreds more for a vehicle that will actually work. I will never book through here again.Reviewed 8 Apr. 2021
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Cons:It was perfectReviewed 31 Mar. 2021
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Cons:Hard to find the car rental. Another family was lost at the airport rental site. The car had been smoked in.Reviewed 23 Mar. 2021
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Pros:Dollar not available at pick up so Hertz did it.Cons:Just drop off car with key in it at San Diego AirportReviewed 9 Jan. 2021
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Pros:The lady that assisted us us at check in seemed to be out out to answer any questions we had. . She said that the insurance we purchased online did not cover the vehicle through them. We ended up paying an additional $275 dollars!!!!! I WILL NEVER RENT THROUGH KAYAK OR FROM DOLLAR RENT A CAR AGAIN.Reviewed 30 Nov. 2020
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Pros:Staff was friendly and helpful, process was very quick. Price was good.Reviewed 17 Nov. 2020
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Dollar car rentals near San Diego Airport


3355 Admiral Boland Way


Monday06:00 - 23:5900:00 - 01:00
Tuesday00:00 - 01:0006:00 - 23:59
Wednesday00:00 - 01:0006:00 - 23:59
Thursday06:00 - 23:5900:00 - 01:00
Friday06:00 - 23:5900:00 - 01:00
Saturday00:00 - 01:0006:00 - 23:59
Sunday06:00 - 23:5900:00 - 01:00


+1 866 434 2226

Top tips for renting a car from Dollar at San Diego Airport

  • 25% of our users found rental cars from Dollar at San Diego Airport for C$ 72 or less
  • Book your rental car at San Diego Airport from Dollar at least 1 day before your trip in order to get a below-average price
  • Standard rental cars from Dollar at San Diego Airport are around 54% cheaper than other car types, on average

FAQs about renting a car from Dollar at San Diego Airport

  • How much does it cost to rent a car from Dollar at San Diego Airport?

    On average a rental car from Dollar at San Diego Airport costs C$ 78 per day.

  • What is the most popular rental car from Dollar at San Diego Airport?

    Standard (Chevrolet Equinox or similar) is the most frequently booked rental car type from Dollar at San Diego Airport.

  • Where can I find Dollar car rentals at San Diego Airport?

    3355 Admiral Boland Way is the closest Dollar rental location to San Diego Airport. The telephone number for this location is +1 866 434 2226.

  • Does Dollar offer shuttle or airport pick-up services from San Diego Airport (SAN)?