El Cajon car rentals

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El Cajon, CA
Dec 3 — Dec 10
Same drop-off
El Cajon, CA
Thu 12/3
Noon
Thu 12/10
Noon

El Cajon car rental information

Pick-up locationEl Cajon
Car typesCommercial, Compact, Compact SUV, Convertible, Coupe, Economy, Full-size, Full-size SUV, Intermediate, Intermediate SUV, Intermediate special, Luxury, Luxury SUV, Luxury coupe, Mini, Minivan, Open air all terrain, Passenger van, Pickup truck, Premium, Premium SUV, Premium coupe, Premium station wagon, SUV, Standard, Standard SUV, Standard station wagon, Supplier choice, Supplier choice SUV, Supplier choice convertible, Supplier choice coupe, Supplier choice sedan
Rental locations5
Popular agenciesSixt, Turo, MEXRENTACAR , Dollar, Surprise Agency

Cheap car rentals in El Cajon

$10/dayEconomy
$14/dayCompact
$11/dayIntermediate
$16/dayStandard
$20/dayFull-size
$32/dayMinivan
$29/dayFull-size SUV
$14/dayMini
$30/dayPremium
$28/dayLuxury
$33/dayConvertible
$38/dayPickup truck
$56/dayPremium SUV
$14/daySupplier choice
$24/dayCompact SUV
$24/dayIntermediate special
$25/dayIntermediate SUV
$26/dayStandard SUV
$44/dayStandard station wagon
$52/dayPremium coupe
Best rates found by KAYAK users in the past hours.

El Cajon car rental reviews and directory

From $40/dayRated #1
Avis
Best rated
8.6 Excellent (5 reviews)
1 location in El Cajon
Avis
Locations in El Cajon
163 Fletcher Parkway+1 619 401 0732
Monday08:00 - 16:00
Tuesday08:00 - 16:00
Wednesday08:00 - 16:00
Thursday08:00 - 16:00
Friday08:00 - 16:00
Saturday09:00 - 13:00
Sunday09:00 - 13:00
  • 8
  • 9.6
  • 8.4
  • 8.4
  • 8.8
Recent reviews
5.2 OkayAug 20 2018
Pros: the carCons: poor customer service. office was closed, owner wouldnt answer and the only employee there had no keys to the office.
8.0 ExcellentJun 12 2016
Pretty good expierience.Pros: Great gas mileage ran and drove great, comfortableCons: Car not clean inside. I found trash under seats. Did not have windshield washer fluid. Sirus was preview only.
10.0 ExcellentDec 10 2015
Quality service and productPros: Very nice vehicle. made a long drive pleasant. Car was ready on arrival, fast friendly service.Cons: everyhing was fine
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From $8/dayRated #2
Enterprise
Most popular
8.6 Excellent (14 reviews)
4 locations in El Cajon
Enterprise
Locations in El Cajon
451 North Magnolia Ave+1 619 444 4744
Monday07:30 - 19:00
Tuesday07:30 - 19:00
Wednesday07:30 - 19:00
Thursday07:30 - 19:00
Friday07:30 - 19:00
Saturday09:00 - 13:00
Sunday09:00 - 13:00
7370 Broadway+1 619 460 6646
Monday08:00 - 16:00
Tuesday08:00 - 16:00
Wednesday08:00 - 16:00
Thursday08:00 - 16:00
Friday08:00 - 16:00
Saturday09:00 - 13:00
Sunday00:00 - 00:00
8323 Hercules St.+1 619 698 2505
Monday07:30 - 19:00
Tuesday07:30 - 19:00
Wednesday07:30 - 19:00
Thursday07:30 - 19:00
Friday07:30 - 19:00
Saturday09:00 - 13:00
Sunday00:00 - 00:00
8795 Cuyamaca St+1 619 449 2077
Monday07:30 - 19:00
Tuesday07:30 - 19:00
Wednesday07:30 - 19:00
Thursday07:30 - 19:00
Friday07:30 - 19:00
Saturday09:00 - 13:00
Sunday00:00 - 00:00
  • 8.8
  • 8.8
  • 8.7
  • 8.4
  • 8.5
Recent reviews
6.4 GoodJul 28 2020
Cons: I waited 50 minutes for my car . The car was given to me with 1/8 of a tank of gas .
4.4 OkayDec 29 2019
Cons: The car was not ready until 90 minutes after our confirmed reservation time.
10.0 ExcellentAug 6 2019
Pros: Staff was friendly and efficient
10.0 ExcellentMar 3 2017
Pros: This office is well-managed. Excellent customer service and good deals, this is my favorite Enterprise location
9.6 ExcellentJan 7 2017
Pros: Staff was friendly an prompt. Car was a very good value and the overall rental experience was very good.
10.0 ExcellentJan 3 2017
Great JEEPPros: I liked the size, comfort, ease of putting the back seats down, handling in wind, quickness of heat. The Enterprise people were great- the pickup and drop-off of the car was quick and easy. They even offered us a free ride in town when we dropped off the car.Cons: There are no USB ports in the Jeep!
10.0 ExcellentJan 1 2017
Pros: Service provided by staff at the pick off in Phoenix as well as drop off in Las Vegas
2.0 MediocreDec 28 2016
Reserved a car - but they didn't have it or any otCons: Arrived at san diego but they didn't have the car or any other car. Called enterprise- and they agreed to provide me with a car only if I pay 300% higher price! Called also priceline that agreed to return the money but anyhow- it was a free cancellation order.... Bottom line- couldn't get a car (tried even using other station of enterprise). I got a car from Avis....
9.2 ExcellentNov 27 2016
Fast and efficient Enterprise locationPros: Car was exactly what was requested and was ready snd waiting. Personel were friendly and efficient. Much cheaper than renting at the airport.Cons: Parking area was so full we could barely pull in to pick up our rental.
From $2/dayRated #3
Budget
Cheapest deal
6.8 Good (8 reviews)
1 location in El Cajon
Budget
Locations in El Cajon
163 Fletcher Parkway+1 619 401 0939
Monday08:00 - 16:00
Tuesday08:00 - 16:00
Wednesday08:00 - 16:00
Thursday08:00 - 16:00
Friday08:00 - 16:00
Saturday08:00 - 16:00
Sunday09:00 - 13:00
  • 7
  • 6.7
  • 7
  • 7
  • 6.2
Recent reviews
10.0 ExcellentMay 29 2019
Pros: Yes, it was great! It was a convenient location.
6.8 GoodJan 26 2018
Helpful agentPros: Agent at drop off location was quick and polite and very helpful.
2.4 MediocreJan 5 2017
Car rental chaosPros: The drop off location in Elk Grove, Ca. The sales woman tried her best to assist us and give us good information.Cons: The El Cajon pick up location. The sales woman we first spoke with was either very new or could not figure out how kayak worked with budget. My 275 dollar rental was turned into a 920 dollar rental and was charged to my credit card. Attempting to fix the mistake she charged me another 315 dollars trying to make a new reservation. In the end it seems to be corrected but my wife and I spent hours in the budget store and on the phone with budget customer service. In addition my credit card was unusable for the rest of our vacation due to over 1000.00 of erroneous charges.
From $31/dayRated #4
Hertz
6.8 Good (11 reviews)
3 locations in El Cajon
Hertz
Locations in El Cajon
7601 Alvarado Road+1 619 469 1834
Monday08:00 - 16:00
Tuesday08:00 - 16:00
Wednesday08:00 - 16:00
Thursday08:00 - 16:00
Friday08:00 - 16:00
761 Arnele Avenue Ste 5+1 619 401 5980
Monday08:00 - 16:00
Tuesday08:00 - 16:00
Wednesday08:00 - 16:00
Thursday08:00 - 16:00
Friday08:00 - 16:00
Saturday09:00 - 13:00
8355 Hercules Dr+1 619 469 1834
Monday07:30 - 19:00
Tuesday07:30 - 19:00
Wednesday07:30 - 19:00
Thursday07:30 - 19:00
Friday07:30 - 19:00
Saturday09:00 - 13:00
  • 7.8
  • 7.8
  • 6.3
  • 6
  • 6.1
Recent reviews
7.6 GoodSep 19 2019
Cons: Pickup and drop off was a little time consuming.
6.0 GoodMar 1 2019
Cons: No place to park your car. In a dealership and really slow service. Our car was not ready when we arrived.
9.6 ExcellentAug 6 2017
Pros: We rented a Toyota Camry and traveled well over 1000 miles. The rental process was smooth and the car was comfortable.Cons: The car wasn't vacuumed well when we picked it up. We had to send it back to be cleaned.
2.4 MediocreJul 21 2017
Pros: Nothing about the company. The car got decent gas mileage. It was dinged up when I got it so I took pics to make sure they didn't try to say I did it. They just hand you the keys without any inspection.Cons: They are scam artists. Like used car salesmen, you come back and they tell you that you have to pay MORE! I paid for a full tank of gas when I already filled up the tank of gas when I returned it!!! And in CA, gas isn't cheap!
10.0 ExcellentJan 10 2017
Pros: Pick up and drop off were easy and prompt. The Heryz employee was knowledgeable and friendly. The car was ready and clean. We experienced no problems.
2.0 MediocreOct 16 2016
Didn't have the car we reservedPros: NothingCons: When we arrived to rent the car we reserved online, they told us they didn't have the car and we would have to upgrade "three tiers" and pay for the upgrade. We walked out and rented a car at Enterprise.
5.2 OkaySep 28 2016
Not impressed with my experience.Pros: The dropoff process was extremely quick, which was awesome considering we had to catch a flight.Cons: The process of picking up an existing reservation was light buying a used car. There were so many sales ploys and gimmicks designed to make you spend "just a little more" over and over again. Yes, I know it's normal to be given the option to upgrade, but to be hounded about each option is unreasonable. The best was the option to "prepay" for gas. We were told that gas was very expensive around the airport, and that returning without a full tank would cost us $10/gallon. We could prepay for our gas, before our return, but that would involve paying for an entire tank of gas. So, unless you returned the car on empty, you're paying for gas that you didn't use. No thanks. We filled up before we got to the airport...for a very reasonable rate...and returned the car. I shouldn't feel like I'm getting ripped off when I pick up a rental car. The guy we worked with was very nice, but by the time we left, we felt like he was just trying to take advantage of us. It's probably not his fault...the companies policy forces him to ask these questions/offer these options. Perhaps all companies play this game. I will, likely, try a different company for my next rental.
6.0 GoodFeb 15 2016
PICKUP TIME MISSEDPros: Good customer service and provided updates.Cons: Reserved car for pickup at 11:00 am from a Hertz location inside a dealership. I arrived an hour early at car dealership and was told that a car was not available at this time. I waited until 11:00 am and asked when the car would be available. I was told that car was not available until 1:00 pm. I left the dealership and was able to get by on public transportation, running errands. As I was nearing the dealership, I received a call that said the car would not be available until 2:00 pm. I ran another errand and eventually picked the car up around 2:00 pm.
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Rent-4-Less
1 location in El Cajon
Rent-4-Less
Locations in El Cajon
1110 El Cajon Blvd(619) 444-3944
Recent reviews
38 travelers who rented a car in El Cajon gave the car agency they used an average rating of 7.7

Car rental locations in or near El Cajon

Good to know

Most popular agency

Enterprise

Most popular car type

Economy

Average price

$30/day

Good deal

$16/day

When to book a rental car in El Cajon

Average daily price per month
Rental car prices as pick-up date approaches

Top tips for renting a car in El Cajon

  • 25% of our users found rental cars in El Cajon for $16 or less
  • Book your rental car in El Cajon at least 1 day before your trip in order to get a below-average price
  • Off-airport rental car locations in El Cajon are around 5% more expensive than airport locations on average
  • Economy rental cars in El Cajon are around 99% cheaper than other car types, on average

FAQs about renting a car in El Cajon

  • Some car rental companies in El Cajon which have updated their car rental health and safety policies due to COVID-19 to make sure vehicles are clean and disinfected include Enterprise, Hertz and Alamo

  • On average a rental car in El Cajon costs $30 per day.

  • Economy (Hyundai Accent or similar) is the most frequently booked rental car type in El Cajon.

  • In the past 72 hours, the cheapest rental cars were found at MEXRENTACAR ($10/day), Sixt ($14/day) and Dollar ($16/day).

  • Car rental companies onsite at San Diego airport include Thrifty, Hertz, Fox, Pacific Rent A Car, Sixt, Payless, Enterprise, Dollar, Alamo and Ace.

  • Car rental companies that offer shuttle or pick-up services from San Diego airport to off-airport locations include Thrifty, Hertz, Fox, Pacific Rent A Car, Sixt, Payless, Enterprise, Dollar, Alamo, and Economy Rent a Car.

  • In the last 72 hours the cheapest rental car price was found at MEXRENTACAR Blvd. Aeropuerto #3308 null (18 miles from city center).

  • Take a look at our extensive car rental location map to find the best rental cars near you.

  • A Economy car rental in El Cajon costs $13 per day, on average.

  • A Standard car rental in El Cajon costs $18 per day, on average.

  • A Compact car rental in El Cajon costs $26 per day, on average.

  • In El Cajon, cars are most frequently rented at Firefly Carretera Aeropuerto Sn (17 miles from city center).

  • On average a rental car in El Cajon costs $209 per week ($30 per day).

  • On average a rental car in El Cajon costs $897 per month ($30 per day).

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