Travelling by car to San Francisco is an inescapable point of the travel programme. You will see the most interesting places and will feel the rhythm of the city. Rent a car and go! The main advantages of this trip are economy, comfort, and no restrictions on the route. It is our decision where to stop, and how long this stop will take. Give yourself as much time for rest as you need, and divide the cost of rent. And cars-scanner will make your trip even more advantageous with a discount on your booking of up to 70%.
Decide what car you want to drive in the city of San Francisco to find out daily average cost.
In addition, the price depends on the point where you are planning to pick up the car. Pay attention to this to make the trip more advantageous.
At the rental company office, you may be required to provide an international driving licence.
All the rumours that travelling across San Francisco by car are over exaggerated. Of course, there are difficulties with parking, but everything is solvable, moreover, the quality of the road surface is excellent. Plus there are minor traffic jams, and quite reasonable speed limits. Particularities:
In addition, do not forget to follow up-to-date information on the allowed speed limits on road signs; it may slightly differ from th information indicated in the table.
Use navigator's tips to plan the amount of fuel and route. Cars-scanner also advises you to always carry a small fuel canister so that the empty tank does not catch you out a long way from the nearest petrol stations. Approximate prices for fuel:
By booking a car in advance, you are guaranteed to get the car at the fixed current price. In this case, you may cancel/alternate the order free of charge 24 hours before the start of the rental time, without any penalties.
When you book, you fix the cost indicated on the current date. If the trip for some reason will not take place, you may cancel the booking free of charge 24 hours before the start of the rental time.
In San Francisco, as well as in other European cities, adherence of traffic rules is strictly monitored, and punishments are rigorously enforced. Follow the speed limits and traffic rules, do not drink at the wheel, and most likely, a meeting with the road patrol service staff will be a threatening one. There is also a chance to get fined in everyday life. We have collected the most common situations you should beware of:
Be attentive to warning signs and plaques you meet in San Francisco. All of them are accompanied by pictograms and arranged in such way to understand the rules of conduct even without knowing a foreign language. Anything may lead to a fine, speeding, a spontaneous lunch in the wrong place, or accidentally dropping litter. And do not forget a serious violation may lead you to a trial in court.
Earlier we mentioned that the cost of rental even using the same one provider depends on the point where you pick up a car. For easy orientation, we've pinpointed all of them on the map; use it and save money.
You may take a car to San Francisco and return it to another city without any problems. Just search for suitable offers by specifying the return city you need. The search results will show only offers from those companies that allow return in another city. The indicated price already includes a one-way tariff.
You may book a car in advance; and if your plans change, you will be free to cancel your booking 24 hours before the start of the rental time. This is the standard contract condition.
In the case of cancellation within the next 24 hours, you will be charged a fee of 50 EUR.
Compensation for cancellation on the day of booking is not provided; in this case, you will be charged the full amount for the entire rental time.
To cancel the order, use the special form on the website.