With our Sixt car rental location situated at San Jose International Airport, you can seamlessly continue your journey in California. The largest city in the Bay Area, San Jose is also often considered to be the capital of Silicon Valley making it a major business hub. With our affordable rates, premium fleet of vehicles and comprehensive services you can get the right rent a car in San Jose, CA, for a weekend away or a longer trip.
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Sixt rent a car
1659 Airport Blvd
95110-1234 San Jose
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24 h return
Available vehicle categories: Compact Cars & Sedans, Sports cars & convertibles, 4x4 / SUV
You can book your car rental in San Jose, CA, online and arrange to pick up your vehicle at our San Jose Airport branch. With our Sixt smartphone app you can try and reserve the vehicle you want thirty minutes prior to pick up. Our airport branch also allows you more flexible travel with 24 hour vehicle returns, especially convenient if you have an early or late flight. You can find the exact opening hours, contact information and address of our branch by clicking through the menu tabs. Plan ahead so you have the chance to see what rental cars are available, make a price comparison, and secure a rental vehicle for your desired dates. Whether looking for a BMW or a sporty convertible to help soak up the California sunshine we can accommodate your mobility needs.
For those coming to San Jose on business, we have an array of luxury sedans for comfortable travel. Those with more companions can make use of our spacious SUVs, minivans, and larger passenger vans. Sports cars and convertibles from top brand manufacturers are also available to amp up your Northern Californian adventure. Whichever model you select for your car rental in San Jose, CA, you can tailor your experience with our extra services or deals on add-ons. Save money with a monthly car rental or rent a car one way.
Some of our available extras:
San Jose is not only home to some of the globe's biggest tech giants, but plenty of attractions as well. San Jose is also close to several major Northern Californian cities which you can easily reach with your rental car. About an hours' drive brings you to San Francisco and Oakland via Interstate 208 and the US 101. Not only do you arrive at great destinations but the drive itself is known for being one the most scenic routes in the United States. You will get to enjoy views of both the coast and the mountains. Rush hour can add significant time onto the drive, thus there are several alternative routes you can consider. Highway 92 and Highway 1 will take you to northbound towards San Francisco and Santa Cruz to the south.
Like most of California, San Jose was taken over by the Spanish. Before their arrival the region was inhabited by the Ohlone people. San Jose has come a long way from its original agricultural roots and has transformed itself into a booming tech and cultural center. Rather spread out, when you rent a car in San Jose, CA, you get to take in its sights with more ease and at your own pace. Make stops at fantastic museums or head a bit further out for shopping along Santana Row. You can also drive and park up at the many trail heads in and around San Jose to begin a hike along the Guadalupe River or into the foothills.
One of San Jose's most popular destinations is The Tech Museum of Innovation. Located right in the center of Silicon Valley, the Tech Museum is an interactive platform that shows San Jose's innovative nature. 132,000-square-foot space is filled with "gizmos and gadgets" produced by companies based in the Valley. Check out the temporary exhibitions focused on different aspects of technology or play around building your own robot in the hands-on area.
Distance to Tech Museum of Innovation
The San Jose Municipal Rose Garden is another great destination with its five acres dedicated to over 189 types of roses. Thanks to the area's temperate climate there is always a good chance to witness the garden in bloom.
Distance to the San Jose Municipal Rose Garden
The San Jose Museum of Art is a great way to learn about California artist with its permanent exhibition of contemporary local artists. Paintings, sculpture and digital media are all on display.
Distance to San Jose Museum of Art
As the capital of Silicon Valley, San Jose is a must stop for those in both the tech and startup industry. With your own vehicle you will have access to all the available venues and centers where you can meet clients, network and attend conferences. Two of the most notable locations are the Silicon Valley Business Center and the Rockefeller Group Business Center.
Distance to The Silicon Valley Business Center
Distance to The Rockefeller Group Business Center
Paying with a major credit card is the preferred method of payment and Sixt accepts all major credit cards. Debit cards may be accepted at the discretion of select Sixt rent a car locations along with two forms of government-issued identification, the available funds and the meeting of other stated criteria.
A valid driver's license for all named drivers, valid for a minimum of 12 months. Driver's licenses printed in non-Roman alphabet (Arabic, Chinese, Cyrillic, etc.) must be accompanied by an International Driving Permit. Any driver's license originating from countries not part of the international driver's license treaty must also be accompanied by an official translation. Renters not from the United States must provide a valid government issued secondary form of identification such as a passport as well. For renters from the US paying with a debit card two proofs of address such as a utility bill or bank statement are required.
Yes, it is permitted to use your personal auto insurance when renting a car with Sixt in the US. It is advised that you contact your insurance provider to ensure you are covered for the type of vehicle you are renting. You will be required to provide information regarding your insurance coverage such as the name of your provider and your policy number.
Unless otherwise stated the rental quote/price displayed on the final page when booking includes the daily rate, statutory taxes, additional extras (if selected) and all applicable surcharges and fees.
No. Reservations are only guaranteed for the selected car category.
Cancellations and changes can be made at any point prior to the start of the rental. Prepaid reservations are subject to cancellation fees as well as other specific restrictions regarding amendments and refunds.
Territorial restrictions apply depending on the state the rental takes place. For specific information please contact a Sixt booking agent or refer to our Rental Information page.
Typically one-way rentals between Sixt locations are allowed, however, additional fees may apply. International one-way rentals are not allowed.
We provide all rental with a full tank of fuel, therefore it must be returned with a full tank of fuel to avoid additional charges as specified on the rental contract. In addition Sixt offers their customers the option of pre-paid fuel. By opting to pre-pay the fuel in advance you may return the vehicle with less than a full tank of fuel.
Sixt offers optional add-ons such as child seats, guaranteed navigations systems, additional drivers, winter tires, snow chains and luggage racks. Including extras will incur additional fees and are subject to availability at Sixt rent a car locations.
Sixt rent a car offers unlimited mileage on select vehicles at select Sixt locations.
Deliveries and collections are available at select Sixt rent a car locations and are subject to additional fees.
In general, an authorization of a minimum of $200 plus the amount due for the rental will be taken as an authorization against your credit card for security purposes. The authorization will be higher for specialty vehicles. If paying with a debit card a deposit of $200 plus the cost of the rental will be taken as a deposit from the debit card. These funds will not be available to you during the rental period.
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