Alamo, San Jose International Airport Car Rental

Alamo 400+ ratings, 3 reviews

San Jose, California, United States

9.3 / 10 Excellent

Best Price Car Rentals at San Jose Airport(SJC)

Last updated on: July 23, 2021

Alamo - San Jose International Airport Information, Car Rental Instructions & Policies

Store Location




Pickup from Branch or Car Park & After Hours Pickup

The Alamo - San Jose International Airport car rental location is in terminal

You can arrive of Alamo - San Jose International Airport car rental by free shuttle bus.

If you are at Terminal A, please go to the shuttle bus pick-up area and take the shuttle bus to the car rental center. If you are at Terminal B, please arrive at the rental car park by picking up the luggage area. When you arrive at the car rental center, please go to the Alamo counter on the first floor for a car rental contract, then take the elevator to the 6th floor. There will be an Alamo staff taking you to pick up the car.

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

Follow the signs "Return Rental Car" when you enter the airport area, Then find the parking lot of Alamo. There will be a shuttle bus delivery service provided.

Opening Hours

Days of WeekSundayMondayTuesdayWednesdayThursdayFridaySaturday
Opening hours
06:00 -22:00
06:00 -22:00
06:00 -22:00
06:00 -22:00
06:00 -22:00
06:00 -22:00
06:00 -22:00


Deposits are depending on which car type your rental car falls into, and can be paid credit cards and debit cards
Representative Car ModelsDeposit Amount(approx.)Business Days Required for Refund

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

Pack up ^
USD 110-30

Accepted Cards

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

Visa Master Discover AMEX

Car rental with debit cards is also accepted and listed as below: Visa, Master, Discover

Visa Master Discover


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

Driver age requirements

25 - 80 years old

Driver's License Requirements

There is no mandatory requirments for the driver's license holiding time from this store.

For foreign renters, you need to bring:

Domestic 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 License + Official embassy translation in English

Please note your English tasnslation should be authorized by the embassy.

Driving License of the Peoples's Republic of China + Translation of International Driver License

Translation of International Driver License

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 8.51/day
capped at USD 70
GPS rental
GPS rental
Provided by the local stores. Usually, interface and voice are of the local language.
USD 8.95/day
capped at USD 179
Infant car seat rental
Infant car seat rental
Recommended for children weighing under 20 lbs /9kg (birth to approx. 1-12 months)
USD 6.99/day
capped at USD 140
Child car seat rental
Child car seat rental
Recommended for children weighing 20-40 lbs /9-18kg (approx. 1 - 3 years)‌
USD 6.99/day
Child booster seat rental
Child booster seat rental
Recommended for children weighing 40-80 lbs /18-36 kg
USD 4/day
capped at USD 70
Tire chains rental
Tire chains rental
Prices and inventory depend on local stores.
USD 15/day

Cross Border


Depending on which countries to bring the rental cars to, policies differ:
Cross border from Alaska to Canada is forbidden.For US mainland ,Some vehicle classes like Exotics,Large Passenger or Cargo Vans may not be allowed to travel outside of the US. Cross border rules are subjected to change anytime without notice. Please reach to the renting location directly for details on cross-border restrictions. Due to the epidemic, the US-Canada border is temporarily closed. Cross-border is unavailable for the time being. Please refer to the latest border policy, thank you.


Taking rental cars to the countries that are not listed in Conditional is not allowed.

Cross Islands

To be updated


Collision Damage Waiver Excess:

USD 200-300

Fuel Policy (what does it mean)

Full to Full

Free Tank

Distances to Airports | Railway Stations | Hotels | Other Landmarks


0.4 mi from San Jose Airport

5.9 mi from Reid-Hillview Of Santa Clara County Airport

7.8 mi from Moffett Federal Airfield

Railway Stations

2.6 mi from CalTrain San Jose

2.6 mi from AmTrak


0.2 mi from Courtyard San Jose Airport

0.4 mi from Residence Inn By Marriott San Jose Airport

0.5 mi from San Jose Airport Garden Hotel

Other Landmarks

2.1 mi from J. Lohr Winery

3 mi from San Jose Civic Auditorium

5.4 mi from Oak Hill Funeral Home And Memorial Park

Map view of Alamo Store Location
coordinates: 37.363675 -121.921623

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Besides credit cards and debit cards, now you can pay for online car rentals with cryptocurrency in 2020. Bitcoin(BTC), ethereum(ETH), and bitcoin cash(BCH) are accepted. Wonder how long does a bitcoin transaction takes and how to pay with bitcoin? Read our FAQs.
Guest Reviews

Total points: 9.3 / 10 Excellent

  • Vehicle condition: 8.6
  • Vehicle cleanliness: 9.3
  • Spaciousness: 9.3
  • Counter staff: 9.3
  • Pick-up location: 9.3
  • Drop-off location: 9.3
  • Pick-up time: 0-10 mins
  • Drop-off time: 0-10 mins
  • E.Zimmerman

    San Jose

    10 /10 Excellent

    Reviewed: Monday, July 26, 2021

    Like: Staff was Happy kind and helpful
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    San Jose

    8.2 /10 Very Good

    Reviewed: Monday, July 26, 2021

    Like: Had A great time Can 't wait til next year !!
    Dislike: service was good !!
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  • J.NEO

    San Jose

    9.7 /10 Excellent

    Reviewed: Monday, July 26, 2021

    car options offered were between a brand new cadillac or a half year old volvo xc 90. Both excellent vehicles in good condition.
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