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Hertz, San Diego-lindbergh Airport Car Rental

Hertz 800+ ratings, 7 reviews

San Diego, California, United States

9.1 / 10 Excellent

Best Price Car Rentals at San Diego Airport(SAN)

Last updated on: February 2, 2023

Hertz - San Diego-lindbergh Airport Information, Car Rental Instructions & Policies

Store Location




Pickup from Branch or Car Park & After Hours Pickup

The Hertz - San Diego-lindbergh Airport car rental location is located out of the airport

You can arrive of Hertz - San Diego-lindbergh Airport car rental by free shuttle bus.

The store is located in the airport, please go to the rental car shuttle bus parking area and wait for the free shuttle bus after collectiong your luggages. Please take the shuttle to reach the store and complete the pick up formalities. It will be a five-minute drive.

Return to the Store, Car Park or Key Box & After Hours Return

A sign of Rental Car Return will be seen near the parking lot of the airport.Follow the instructions to return your car to the parking lot and then take the free shuttle bus back to the airport.

Opening Hours

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Opening hours
06:00 -01:00
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Deposits are depending on which car type your rental car falls into, and can be paid with credit cards(pre-authorization)
Representative Car ModelsDeposit Amount(approx.)Business Days Required for Refund

Applicable to all car types,incl. Compact,Suv,Economy,Mini and others.

Pack up ^
100% of the rental car rate plus USD 20030-60

Accepted Cards

Credit cards issued by the following companies qualify a car rental from this store: UnionPay, Visa, Master, DinersClub, JCB, Discover, AMEX

UnionPay Visa Master DinersClub JCB Discover AMEX


Yes. E-voucher is accepted. Show the digital voucher on your mobile instead of a print-out is good enough.

Driver Age Requirements

20 - 99 years old

Young Driver Fee applies at 20 - 24 years old with charge of USD 19 per day approximately.

Driver's License Requirements

The main driver and any additional drivers will need to provide a physical full driving license in their name with no major endorsements. The license should be held for at least 1 year(s).

For foreign renters, you need to bring:

Domestic Driving License + International Driving Permit

Please note that the IDP(International Driving Permit) is only a translation and you must bring your original driver’s license with you.

Domestic Driving License + Official embassy translation in English

Please note that your English translation should be authorized by the embassy.

For local renters, you need to bring:

Full Driving License issued in United States

This option applies to customers with local driving license, please show your local license at pick-up.

Additional Extras

Extras Prices
Extras Prices
Toddler car seat rental
Toddler car seat rental
Recommended for children weighing 40-100 lbs /18-45kg (approx. 4 - 11 years)
USD 14/day
capped at USD 91
Additional driver fee
Additional driver fee
Note that all drivers must provide their valid documentation.
USD 13.5/day
GPS rental
GPS rental
Provided by the local stores. Usually, interface and voice are of the local language.
USD 16.99/day
capped at USD 237.86
Infant car seat rental
Infant car seat rental
Recommended for children weighing under 20 lbs /9kg (birth to approx. 1-12 months)
USD 13.99/day
capped at USD 98
Child car seat rental
Child car seat rental
Recommended for children weighing 20-40 lbs /9-18kg (approx. 1 - 3 years)‌
USD 13.99/day
capped at USD 98
Child booster seat rental
Child booster seat rental
Recommended for children weighing 40-80 lbs /18-36 kg
USD 13.99/day
capped at USD 98

Cross Border


Depending on which countries to bring the rental cars to, policies differ:
You can cross the border to Canada without a charge. You must have a valid license and rental record. Rentals from this city do not require presentation of Liability Protection Letters, Certificates or Stickers at Customs for driving into Canada. Canadian law does require that everyone entering the country have a passport, so everyone in the vehicle must have the proper identification.

Cross Islands

To be updated


Collision Damage Waiver Excess:


Fuel Policy (what does it mean)

Full to Full

Free Tank

Distances to Airports | Railway Stations | Hotels | Other Landmarks


0.8 mi from San Diego Airport

3 mi from North Island Naval Air Station-Halsey Field Airport

5.8 mi from Montgomery Field Airport

Railway Stations

1.5 mi from Amtrak


0.7 mi from Holiday Inn Express Hotel & Suites San Diego Airpo

0.7 mi from Motel 6 San Diego Airport/Harbor

1 mi from Hotel Vyvant

Other Landmarks

1.9 mi from Downtown San Diego

5.4 mi from Mission San Diego De Alcala

17.7 mi from Tijuana Airport - Cross Border Xpress Terminal

Map view of Hertz Store Location
coordinates: 32.736232 -117.180625

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Guest Reviews

Total points: 9.1 / 10 Excellent

  • Vehicle condition: 8.8
  • Vehicle cleanliness: 8.8
  • Spaciousness: 9.4
  • Counter staff: 9.7
  • Pick-up location: 9.4
  • Drop-off location: 8.5
  • Pick-up time: 10-30 mins
  • Drop-off time: 0-10 mins
  • S.Chan

    San Diego

    10 /10 Excellent

    Reviewed: Sunday, February 5, 2023

    Rate was higher at the counter. However, the manager gave me the rate that Easy Rent Cars quoted.
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  • L.D. London

    San Diego

    8 /10 Very Good

    Reviewed: Sunday, February 5, 2023

    I was denied upgrade & points by Hertz despite entering my Hertz Gold membership with QEEQ….. ?
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  • AP

    San Diego

    10 /10 Excellent

    Reviewed: Sunday, February 5, 2023

    Great, couldn't be happier
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  • M.Eckert

    San Diego

    9.7 /10 Excellent

    Reviewed: Sunday, February 5, 2023

    I had to extend the reservation, qeeq was unable to do this, For 2 days I was unable to reach anyone via phone at the Hertz station, so I had to DRIVE there in order to change the reservation. Very old fashioned, not good service….
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  • Roger

    San Diego

    9 /10 Excellent

    Reviewed: Sunday, February 5, 2023

    Excellent service from agent in San Diego.
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  • M.Bretnall

    San Diego

    9 /10 Excellent

    Reviewed: Sunday, February 5, 2023

    Hertz were fine. Managed to get the car a day early for just an extra $44 so that was handy!
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  • Anonymous

    San Diego

    8.3 /10 Very Good

    Reviewed: Sunday, February 5, 2023

    The count staff, i didn't get his name but he was very professional and delivered excellent service.
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