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San Francisco Car Rental

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San Francisco

San Francisco Car Rental Deals

SIXT rent a car San Francisco offers a way for you to drive first class at an economy price. We are ready to satisfy your mobility needs with our affordable rates and convenient branch locations. Our extensive fleet features a large selection of top brand vehicles in a range of styles. We offer several convenient locations where you can arrange a top quality car rental in San Francisco.


Rent a Car in San Francisco

Whether traveling for business or pleasure, alone or with companions, it's easy to find the right vehicle from our diverse fleet. All our vehicles are regularly replaced, meaning you are sure to drive a well-maintained, up-to-date rental car no matter the model. Arranging a San Francisco car rental when you are under 25 is also possible for an additional fee. If flying through SFO, rent a car at our nearby San Francisco International Airport branch and take off to your destination as soon as you land. Our Express counter makes it even quicker and hassle free to collect your car rental in San Francisco. Rent a car in San Francisco Fishermans Wharf if you are staying in the Marina District or prefer an easy access to the Golden Gate Bridge, reach locations in the East Bay as well with a drive around the Embarcadero to the SF-Oakland Bay Bridge.

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Choose Sixt for more San Francisco car rental options

As you cruise the city streets in your rental car, you can capture the best views of San Francisco. For those with a group or on a family vacation extra comfort and ample room is provided when you opt for either a minivan rental in San Francisco or an SUV rental. With a luxury car rental, San Francisco trips are taken to the next level. Make the most of the miles and get behind the wheel of a prestige BMW or sports car like a Ford Mustang for less than you think with our attractive rates on exotic car rental. Or just keep it simple with an economy car rental in San Francisco and easily stay on budget. Please note Sixt can only guarantee reservations for the car category and not to receive a specific model.

We also have great deals an array of useful add-ons that you can include while booking online. Tailor your rental by upgrading with optional features like a GPS or an additional driver. We also have child seats so you can leave yours at home and offer protection options to secure more peace of mind on the road. For those on an extended stay or needing a replacement vehicle check out our long-term car rental San Francisco options. With a monthly car rental, San Francisco is yours to explore with more convenience and less cost.

Tips for driving in San Francisco

The Bay Area is ringed by highways 101, 880 and 80 with bridges connecting drivers to destinations in the East Bay and Marin County. Those heading to locations in the South Bay and Silicon Valley can ride down the scenic, and typically not crowded 280. While driving around in your car rental in San Francisco there are some important things to keep in mind. Here are a few basic guidelines:

  • Public transportation always has the right of way. Always yield to buses, MUNI trams and streetcars.
  • Pedestrians have the right of way at crosswalks.
  • Keep your eye out for cyclists while driving and after parking be sure to look first before opening street side car doors.
  • Parking rules are strictly enforced, be sure to read all signs carefully. Do not park where there is red painted on a sidewalk. Make sure to turn your tires the correct way when parking on an incline or decline.


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See more with Sixt in San Francisco

There are so many fantastic things to see and do in the Bay Area and with our Sixt rent a car San Francisco services you can get to them all. With the means to move about independently, you can make your way to more places and spend as much time at each destination as you wish. Here are a few ideas of what to do with your vehicle.

  • Tour around the different neighborhoods of the city like the hip Mission and Dogpatch Districts.
  • Spend some time in Chinatown or Japantown and then head to the iconic North Beach area.
  • Visit fantastic museums set in impressive locations like the Legion of Honor and the De Young. Both are home to excellent permanent collections and host interesting temporary exhibitions as well.
  • Admire the city from the top of Coit Tower or with a ride up Twin Peaks.
  • Or spend a day outdoors at places along the coast like Baker Beach or Fort Funston.

What to Do in San Francisco in Winter 2020

The winter weather can be unpredictable in this city by the bay but luckily there are plenty of things to do. Average temperatures from December through February are in the 50s and 60s, although can be colder with rain. To get out of any bad weather, visit a museum like the California Academy of Sciences of San Francisco Art Institute. Or take the boat to the former federal prison Alcatraz. If the weather is good, this is the prime season to go whale watching, with tours leaving from Fishermans Wharf daily. You can take a holiday lights tour or simply walk around and admire the decorations. There is a giant New Years Eve fireworks display each year, and in February the large Chinese community has their New Year parade. Also in February, the Chronicle Wine Tasting event where you can taste the best grapes in the region.

Why rent with Sixt?

Why rent with Sixt?
  • New cars - on average 3 months old
  • Premium fleet of german cars
  • Car rental made quick and easy
  • Unlimited miles on standard vehicles
  • Free cancellation when you pay on arrival
  • Friendly 24/7 customer service

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