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Escondido, CANov 4 — Nov 11
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Escondido, CA
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Escondido car rental information

Pick-up locationEscondido
Car typesCommercial, Compact, Compact SUV, Convertible, Coupe, Economy, Full-size, Full-size SUV, Intermediate, Intermediate SUV, Luxury, Luxury SUV, Luxury coupe, Mini, Minivan, Open air all terrain, Passenger Van, Pickup Truck, Premium, Premium SUV, Premium coupe, SUV, Standard, Standard SUV, Standard station wagon, Supplier Choice
Rental locations8
Popular agenciesTuro, NU Car, Ace, Sixt, Fox

Cheap car rentals in Escondido

$18/dayEconomy
$18/dayCompact
$16/dayIntermediate
$22/dayStandard
$20/dayFull-size
$47/daySUV
$32/dayMinivan
$42/dayFull-size SUV
$33/dayMini
$25/dayPremium
$41/dayLuxury
$33/dayConvertible
$24/dayPickup Truck
$38/dayPremium SUV
$18/daySupplier Choice
$27/dayCompact SUV
$29/dayStandard SUV
$34/dayIntermediate SUV
$40/dayStandard station wagon
$47/dayPremium coupe
Best rates found by KAYAK users in the past hours.

Escondido car rental reviews and directory

From $37/dayRated #1
Enterprise
Best rated
9.1 Excellent (25 reviews)
2 locations in Escondido
Enterprise
Locations in Escondido
175 W. Washington+1 760 480 6998
Monday08:00 - 18:00
Tuesday08:00 - 18:00
Wednesday08:00 - 18:00
Thursday08:00 - 18:00
Friday08:00 - 18:00
Saturday09:00 - 12:00
Sunday00:00 - 00:00
1956 Auto Park Way+1 760 480 1404
Monday07:30 - 19:00
Tuesday07:30 - 19:00
Wednesday07:30 - 19:00
Thursday07:30 - 19:00
Friday07:30 - 19:00
Saturday09:00 - 12:00
Sunday09:00 - 12:00
  • 9.2
  • 9.2
  • 9
  • 8.8
  • 9.2
Recent reviews
4.0 OkaySep 2 2020
Pros: Treated very poorly, right from the start the girl thst checked me in was rude. I had a temporary license extention from DMV and she was giving me a hard time. Then they wouldn’t accept my EDD Card issued by state of California I made a complaint to Enterprise regional manager but have not heard back with an apologyCons: Customer Service improvement is needed through coaching and training
10.0 ExcellentJul 20 2020
Cons: Less fragrant cleaning agents
10.0 ExcellentMay 30 2019
Pros: The staff were helpful and knowledgeable.Cons: I can't think of anything. This is the way a rental car agency should always work.
10.0 ExcellentAug 5 2018
Pros: There were lot of people to help me and all of them were friendly and had a very good customer service. Clean office. Convinient.Cons: No shuttle service on Satuday.
10.0 ExcellentFeb 26 2018
I Always go with Enterprise These DaysPros: Our service center on Auto Park Way has excellent young men working there who always try to help the customer. Each experience with them has been a good one. In particular, I reserve with Adam there and he is very friendly and helpful to customers. I will use enterprise again in the future which is quite often due to my business.Cons: I resrrve with Adam there and he is very friendly and helpful to customers. I will use enterprise again in the future which is quite often due to my business. In fact, I have a reservation in Michigan this coming week. Thank you.
9.2 ExcellentMay 17 2017
Pros: They had trouble locating our reservation, but eventually got it right.
10.0 ExcellentApr 11 2017
Smooth transactionsPros: Everything's was smooth. I got there they were all ready for me. It took me less then 2 minutes to do the paper work and in total 5 minutes to get keys and drive away! Thank you ☺️
7.6 GoodFeb 26 2017
Good Car....Expensive!Pros: The car was Perfect! Comfortable and NiceCons: It was pricey!
8.0 ExcellentJan 3 2017
Rental met expectationsPros: There were no surprises, no presssure for upgrade or add ons. Reservation was done a day in advance and there were vehicles available to pick.
6.0 GoodDec 30 2016
Nice, a bit pushy.Pros: The individual who rented me the car was polite and helpful, but was too pushy for me to get their insurance. He spent 15 minutes trying to convince me to get even the basic package. Also, when we filled our car up for the first time we noticed it only filled to 3/4 of a tank and wouldn't take anymore. Not sure if this was a faulty gas Guage or what the situation was.
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From $41/dayRated #2
Budget
9.1 Excellent (6 reviews)
1 location in Escondido
Budget
Locations in Escondido
245 North Andreasen Drive+1 760 480 7406
Monday08:00 - 18:00
Tuesday08:00 - 18:00
Wednesday08:00 - 18:00
Thursday08:00 - 18:00
Friday08:00 - 18:00
Saturday09:00 - 12:00
Sunday09:00 - 12:00
  • 8.6
  • 9.3
  • 9.3
  • 9
  • 9.3
Recent reviews
10.0 ExcellentJul 20 2020
Pros: Friendly staff, drop off easy
9.2 ExcellentMar 28 2016
Good experience and valuePros: Check in and out was fast, car in good conditionCons: Car was not washed which made the view out the back window difficult
10.0 ExcellentFeb 17 2016
Good experiencePros: Got a nice upgrade. Pricing is very competitive. Pick-up costed a bit more time than anticipated; drop off was within 1 minute! Very good overall.Cons: One person doing paperwork while a line is waiting.
From $35/dayRated #3
Hertz
Most popular
7.6 Good (23 reviews)
2 locations in Escondido
Hertz
Locations in Escondido
1700 Auto Parkplace+1 760 206 7752
Monday08:00 - 18:00
Tuesday08:00 - 18:00
Wednesday08:00 - 18:00
Thursday08:00 - 18:00
Friday08:00 - 18:00
665 Metcalf St+1 760 747 1612
Monday08:00 - 18:00
Tuesday08:00 - 18:00
Wednesday08:00 - 18:00
Thursday08:00 - 18:00
Friday08:00 - 18:00
Saturday09:00 - 12:00
  • 7.6
  • 7.5
  • 7.4
  • 7.7
  • 7.8
Recent reviews
3.6 MediocreJun 2 2020
Cons: I was directed to the wrong pick up location which was difficult to find and was closed. Upon calling Hertz for information and waiting for 20 minutes the individual I spoke with had poor command of the English language and gave me incorrect information. I found the alternate pick up location and was charged approximately $38 more than the quoted amount for the rental. Have yet to be refunded my security deposit. Wondering if all this is due to Hertz bankruptcy.
10.0 ExcellentFeb 11 2020
Pros: Staff very friendly and never felt pushed for add onsCons: Parking is terrible. Had to park 2 blocks away to return rental.
8.0 ExcellentJan 5 2019
Fast servicePros: No waiting, cost was as advertised. Took photos to protect us from damage inside and out.
8.0 ExcellentAug 12 2018
Great rentalPros: Metcalf location easy pick up and return great staff good price the Ford fusion we had got 42 miles per gallon
8.4 ExcellentJun 19 2018
Pros: Jordan took the time to provide a car for me although they were sold out and no longer accepting applications. He was very attentive and supportive as to my credit card situation. He worked with me and overall was awesome in assisting me. Thank you Jordan!Cons: Well, I was charged double the rental agreement!!! I returned the car and when I was checking out, the attendant gave me the final chargeable amount. I am appalled that the rate was more than doubled.
3.2 MediocreApr 16 2018
Pros: It was very small but more expensive than the previous car. Was not clean. Workers were good.
8.4 ExcellentFeb 25 2018
All the scratches made me nervousPros: Easy reservation online Able to tweek the hours to get the best deal - I was going to rent for 48 hours but after tweaking the return time, I figured I can rent extra 4 hours for the almost same price.Cons: It says Toyota “or equivalent” and it never is Toyota. All the scratches already present on the car made me nervous about whether Hertz would blame me for any of those to me when I returned the car. Pictures were taken but still worried me. Had 3/4 gas in the tank, but I like the way U-Haul does it.. pick up the car with a full tank and return with a full tank.
9.2 ExcellentOct 8 2017
Great servicePros: Easy and fast! Parking is a bit rough and tight- but the service as awesome
8.0 ExcellentOct 3 2017
Excellent servicePros: The young man who tended to us was excellent with his customer serviceCons: The place was easy to get to from where we were but surrounded by businesses I wouldn't like to be there after sunset
10.0 ExcellentJul 18 2017
ExcellentPros: A very smooth ride. I felt like we were riding on pillows. Was surprised how well the gas mileage was for such a big car. Plenty of space for coolers, luggage and etc.Cons: Neither of the cigarette plugs worked for our cell phone chargers
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From $35/dayRated #4
Avis
Cheapest deal
7 Good (11 reviews)
1 location in Escondido
Avis
Locations in Escondido
245 North Andreasen Drive+1 760 432 2019
Monday08:00 - 18:00
Tuesday08:00 - 18:00
Wednesday08:00 - 18:00
Thursday08:00 - 18:00
Friday08:00 - 18:00
Saturday09:00 - 12:00
Sunday09:00 - 12:00
  • 7.2
  • 7.6
  • 6.3
  • 6.7
  • 7.2
Recent reviews
10.0 ExcellentAug 20 2019
Pros: Yes, they were helpful, efficient, & friendly, no bs.Cons: Can’t think of anything.
10.0 ExcellentJan 19 2019
Pros: Staff friendly and helpful; dropoff easy.Cons: Nothing
2.0 MediocreJan 13 2018
DisasterCons: Avis confirmed my pick-up time, but they decided to close early. Leaving me and my family stranded. Avis support said to go to San Diego airport??? Hour plus south of where we were going. Got a Taxi to LA instead. Never again Avis :(.
7.2 GoodJan 5 2018
Cons: Pick up agent recorded a full tank of gas when the car actually had a half tank. Agent at drop off disputed this and customer service were originally unwilling to credit me, but came around when I became frustrated. A hiccup I could have done without, but many thanks to the customer service agent on the phone for sorting.
8.0 ExcellentMar 3 2017
Quick rentalPros: I had make a quick rental. The car was priced right and the customer service was good.Cons: The car was not that clean.
10.0 ExcellentDec 15 2016
More than I expected. Service was fantastic!!!Pros: Car was ready upon arrival, no waiting. Customer rep was on it when I walked in and I was out in less than 10 minutes. Check in was just as smooth. Will definitely re-book in July when I return.Cons: Nothing!
10.0 ExcellentMay 7 2016
Pros: Painless
2.0 MediocreFeb 16 2016
Terrible Avis location..RUDE RUDE RUDECons: I reserved a car at 1 pm on Thursday for pickup on Friday morning at 8 am. When I arrived they did not have a car and said they wouldn't have one until 5 PM. Not only did they not have the car I reserved but the " customer service rep" was extremely rude about the situation. He claimed that I should have called to make sure a car was available. I thought that's what the reservation was for?!?
4.4 OkayOct 26 2015
$13 for no receipt when I filled up tankCons: they charged me $13 because I did not have a gas receipt even though I did fill up the tank without getting a receipt.
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EZ Van
1 location in Escondido
EZ Van
Locations in Escondido
796 W Valley Pkwy+1 866 735 8267
Recent reviews
Sunnycars
1 location in Escondido
Sunnycars
Locations in Escondido
515 West 4th Avenue
Recent reviews
65 travelers who rented a car in Escondido gave the car agency they used an average rating of 8.2

Car rental locations in or near Escondido

Good to know

Most popular agency

Hertz

Most popular car type

Economy

Average price

$48/day

Good deal

$36/day

When to book a rental car in Escondido

Top tips for renting a car in Escondido

  • 25% of our users found rental cars in Escondido for $36 or less
  • Book your rental car in Escondido at least 1 day before your trip in order to get a below-average price
  • Off-airport rental car locations in Escondido are around 14% cheaper than airport locations on average
  • Standard rental cars in Escondido are around 46% cheaper than other car types, on average

FAQs about renting a car in Escondido

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

  • On average a rental car in Escondido costs $48 per day.

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

  • In the past 72 hours, the cheapest rental cars were found at Hertz ($20/day), Dollar ($40/day) and Fox ($42/day).

  • Car rental companies onsite at Los Angeles airport include Thrifty, Enterprise, Hertz, U-Save, Fox, Sixt, Dollar, Airport Van, NU Car and Ace.

  • Car rental companies that offer shuttle or pick-up services from Los Angeles airport to off-airport locations include Thrifty, Enterprise, Hertz, U-Save, Sixt, Dollar, Airport Van, Alamo, NU Car, and Advantage.

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

  • A Economy car rental in Escondido costs $35 per day, on average.

  • A Standard car rental in Escondido costs $44 per day, on average.

  • A Mini car rental in Escondido costs $76 per day, on average.

  • In Escondido, cars are most frequently rented at Hertz 1700 Auto Parkplace (1 miles from city center).

  • On average a rental car in Escondido costs $334 per week ($48 per day).

  • On average a rental car in Escondido costs $1,430 per month ($48 per day).