Under 25 Car Rental at San Francisco Airport [SFO], California [CA], USA

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Under 25 car rental in San Francisco Airport [SFO]

Are you planning to take a trip to San Francisco, CA? Then, most likely, you will need to rent a car to drive across its spectacular terrain. That will not be a problem, as you can find many rental car offices of the most world-known suppliers and local vendors in San Francisco - Airport, CA. Most of these companies provide cheap car rentals for under 25 drivers. The minimum age to rent a car in SFO Airport, USA is 21 years old, but there is the surcharge policy applied to all renters under the age of 25. To make a more educated decision before booking a car for under 25 driver, compare not only the renal car prices in San Francisco - Airport, but also the under 25 car rental fee of different companies.

The Young Driver Surcharge is not usually included in the car rental price on our website. You will have to pay it at the rental desk before picking up your rental vehicle.

If you are traveling with a group of friends and lots of luggage, consider booking a passenger van rental in San Francisco, CA, USA. With Rental24h.com, van rental is possible even for under 25 drivers. It is always a great way to embark on an adventure together with friends!

Under 25 rental cars in San Francisco Airport [SFO] and other relevant cars

Ford Fiesta

Economy

5x
2x
Rent Ford Fiesta
  • Unlimited mileage
  • Free additional driver
  • Airport fee

$28.60 /day

Chevrolet Spark

Economy

5x
2x
Rent Chevrolet Spark
  • Unlimited mileage
  • Free additional driver
  • Airport fee

$29.88 /day

Chevrolet Spark

Economy

5x
2x
Rent Chevrolet Spark
  • Unlimited mileage
  • Free additional driver
  • Airport fee

$86.54 /day

Ford Fiesta

Economy

5x
2x
Rent Ford Fiesta
  • Unlimited mileage
  • Free additional driver
  • Airport fee

$89.53 /day

Toyota Camry

Fullsize

5x
4x
Rent Toyota Camry
  • Unlimited mileage
  • Free additional driver
  • Airport fee

$29.47 /day

Toyota Camry

Fullsize

5x
4x
Rent Toyota Camry
  • Unlimited mileage
  • Free additional driver
  • Airport fee

$30.33 /day

Dodge Charger

Fullsize

5x
4x
Rent Dodge Charger
  • Unlimited mileage
  • Airport fee

$69.93 /day

Jaguar XF

Fullsize elite

5x
4x
Rent Jaguar XF
  • Unlimited mileage
  • Free additional driver
  • Airport fee

$84.90 /day

Nissan Versa

Compact

5x
3x
Rent Nissan Versa
  • Unlimited mileage
  • Free additional driver
  • Airport fee

$29.73 /day

Ford Focus

Compact

5x
3x
Rent Ford Focus
  • Unlimited mileage
  • Free additional driver
  • Airport fee

$29.73 /day

Nissan Leaf Electric

Compact

3x
3x
Rent Nissan Leaf Electric
  • Unlimited mileage
  • Free additional driver
  • Airport fee

$63.89 /day

Audi A3

Compact

5x
3x
Rent Audi A3
  • Unlimited mileage
  • Free additional driver
  • Airport fee

$169.63 /day

Nissan Sentra

Intermediate

5x
4x
Rent Nissan Sentra
  • Unlimited mileage
  • Free additional driver
  • Airport fee

$30.02 /day

Dodge Avenger

Intermediate

5x
4x
Rent Dodge Avenger
  • Unlimited mileage
  • Free additional driver
  • Airport fee

$30.59 /day

Nissan Altima

Standard

5x
4x
Rent Nissan Altima
  • Unlimited mileage
  • Free additional driver
  • Airport fee

$72.33 /day

Toyota Camry

Standard

5x
3x
Rent Toyota Camry
  • Unlimited mileage

$125.23 /day

Buick Encore

Small SUV

5x
2x
Rent Buick Encore
  • Unlimited mileage
  • Free additional driver
  • Airport fee

$36.30 /day

Nissan Rogue

Small SUV

5x
2x
Rent Nissan Rogue
  • Unlimited mileage

$36.40 /day

Audi Q7

Large SUV

5x
5x
Rent Audi Q7
  • Unlimited mileage

$211.30 /day

Chevrolet Suburban

Large SUV

7x
3x
Rent Chevrolet Suburban
  • Unlimited mileage

$236.79 /day

Nissan Quest

Minivan

7x
2x
Rent Nissan Quest
  • Unlimited mileage
  • Free additional driver
  • Airport fee

$43.15 /day

Nissan Frontier

Small/medium truck

4x
3x
Rent Nissan Frontier
  • Unlimited mileage
  • Free additional driver
  • Airport fee

$46.13 /day

Chevrolet Express

15 passenger van

15x
6x
Rent Chevrolet Express
  • Unlimited mileage
  • Free additional driver
  • Airport fee

$130.60 /day

Toyota Sienna

Minivan

8x
2x
Rent Toyota Sienna
  • Unlimited mileage
  • Free additional driver
  • Airport fee

$277.16 /day

Chrysler 300

Premium

5x
5x
Rent Chrysler 300
  • Unlimited mileage
  • Free additional driver
  • Airport fee

$47.57 /day

Chevrolet Impala

Premium

5x
3x
Rent Chevrolet Impala
  • Unlimited mileage
  • Free additional driver
  • Airport fee

$50.29 /day

BMW 5 Series

Premium

5x
3x
Rent BMW 5 Series
  • Unlimited mileage

$210.97 /day

Mercedes S Class

Luxury

5x
5x
Rent Mercedes S Class
  • Unlimited mileage

$224.56 /day

Mercedes-Benz Metris Passenger Van

Mini

7x
4x
Rent Mercedes-Benz Metris Passenger Van

$57.50 /day

Chevrolet Camaro Convertible

Convertible

4x
2x
Rent Chevrolet Camaro Convertible
  • Unlimited mileage
  • Free additional driver
  • Airport fee

$58.15 /day

Ford Mustang Convertible

Convertible

4x
2x
Rent Ford Mustang Convertible
  • Unlimited mileage
  • Free additional driver
  • Airport fee

$58.15 /day

Mini Cooper Convertible

Convertible

2x
2x
Rent Mini Cooper Convertible
  • Unlimited mileage
  • Free additional driver
  • Airport fee

$147.66 /day

Mazda Miata Convertible

Convertible

4x
2x
Rent Mazda Miata Convertible
  • Unlimited mileage

$266.74 /day

Ford Flex

Special

6x
4x
Rent Ford Flex
  • Unlimited mileage
  • Free additional driver
  • Airport fee

$78.89 /day

Ford Flex

Special

6x
4x
Rent Ford Flex
  • Unlimited mileage
  • Free additional driver
  • Airport fee

$113.63 /day

Under 25 rental cars in San Carlos Airport [SQL] and other relevant cars 16.82 km / 10.45 mi

If you are traveling on a tight budget, have a look at the costs of rental cars and Young Driver Fees in airports and downtown locations near San Francisco - Airport, California. Compare them with the amount of money you will spend on car rental for under 25 in SFO Airport, California. Don’t forget to add the costs of the transport from San Francisco, California to your selected pick-up location.

Chevrolet Spark

Mini

4x
1x
Rent Chevrolet Spark
  • Unlimited mileage

$22.18 /day

Ford Focus

Compact

5x
3x
Rent Ford Focus
  • Unlimited mileage

$22.95 /day

Kia Rio

Economy

5x
2x
Rent Kia Rio
  • Unlimited mileage

$24.27 /day

Toyota Corolla

Intermediate

5x
4x
Rent Toyota Corolla
  • Unlimited mileage

$24.69 /day

Nissan Altima

Standard

5x
3x
Rent Nissan Altima
  • Unlimited mileage

$30.23 /day

Ford Escape

SUV

5x
3x
Rent Ford Escape
  • Unlimited mileage

$39.54 /day

Toyota Rav4

SUV

5x
3x
Rent Toyota Rav4
  • Unlimited mileage

$39.85 /day

Chevrolet Impala

Fullsize

5x
4x
Rent Chevrolet Impala
  • Unlimited mileage

$47.26 /day

Dodge Grand Caravan

7 seat carrier

7x
3x
Rent Dodge Grand Caravan
  • Unlimited mileage

$56.79 /day

Buick Lacrosse

Premium

5x
5x
Rent Buick Lacrosse
  • Unlimited mileage

$58.47 /day

Under 25 rental cars in Oakland Airport [OAK] and other relevant cars 19.24 km / 11.96 mi

Chevrolet Spark

Economy

5x
2x
Rent Chevrolet Spark
  • Unlimited mileage
  • Free additional driver
  • Airport fee

$26.68 /day

Toyota Yaris

Economy

5x
2x
Rent Toyota Yaris
  • Unlimited mileage

$28.08 /day

Ford Fiesta

Economy

5x
2x
Rent Ford Fiesta
  • Unlimited mileage
  • Free additional driver
  • Airport fee

$53.39 /day

Mitsubishi Mirage

Economy

5x
2x
Rent Mitsubishi Mirage
  • Unlimited mileage

$53.58 /day

Nissan Versa

Compact

5x
3x
Rent Nissan Versa
  • Unlimited mileage
  • Free additional driver
  • Airport fee

$27.92 /day

Ford Focus

Compact

5x
3x
Rent Ford Focus
  • Unlimited mileage
  • Free additional driver
  • Airport fee

$27.92 /day

Nissan Versa

Compact

5x
3x
Rent Nissan Versa
  • Unlimited mileage
  • Free additional driver
  • Airport fee

$54.85 /day

Audi A3

Compact

5x
3x
Rent Audi A3
  • Unlimited mileage
  • Free additional driver
  • Airport fee

$199.01 /day

Dodge Avenger

Intermediate

5x
4x
Rent Dodge Avenger
  • Unlimited mileage
  • Free additional driver
  • Airport fee

$28.82 /day

Chevrolet Cruze

Intermediate

5x
4x
Rent Chevrolet Cruze
  • Unlimited mileage
  • Free additional driver
  • Airport fee

$28.99 /day

BMW 3 Series

Intermediate

5x
4x
Rent BMW 3 Series
  • Unlimited mileage

$105.43 /day

Volkswagen Jetta

Intermediate

5x
4x
Rent Volkswagen Jetta
  • Unlimited mileage

$108.81 /day

Chevrolet Impala

Fullsize

5x
4x
Rent Chevrolet Impala
  • Unlimited mileage

$31.14 /day

Chevrolet Malibu

Fullsize

5x
4x
Rent Chevrolet Malibu
  • Unlimited mileage
  • Free additional driver
  • Airport fee

$33.64 /day

Ford Transit Van 150

Fullsize

2x
6x
Rent Ford Transit Van 150

$145.35 /day

Ford Transit Wagon

Fullsize

15x
3x
Rent Ford Transit Wagon

$145.35 /day

Jeep Compass

Small SUV

5x
2x
Rent Jeep Compass
  • Unlimited mileage

$33.99 /day

Kia Sportage

Medium SUV

5x
3x
Rent Kia Sportage
  • Unlimited mileage

$37.52 /day

Lincoln Navigator

Large SUV

7x
3x
Rent Lincoln Navigator
  • Unlimited mileage
  • Free additional driver
  • Airport fee

$124.82 /day

Audi Q7

Large SUV

7x
3x
Rent Audi Q7
  • Unlimited mileage
  • Free additional driver
  • Airport fee

$299.85 /day

Buick Lacrosse

Luxury

5x
5x
Rent Buick Lacrosse
  • Unlimited mileage
  • Free additional driver
  • Airport fee

$46.77 /day

Chrysler 300

Premium

5x
5x
Rent Chrysler 300
  • Unlimited mileage
  • Free additional driver
  • Airport fee

$46.77 /day

Mercedes CLA

Premium

5x
3x
Rent Mercedes CLA
  • Unlimited mileage
  • Free additional driver
  • Airport fee

$107.80 /day

Dodge Challenger

Premium

4x
2x
Rent Dodge Challenger
  • Unlimited mileage
  • Free additional driver
  • Airport fee

$108.75 /day

Nissan Quest

Minivan

7x
3x
Rent Nissan Quest
  • Unlimited mileage
  • Free additional driver
  • Airport fee

$48.59 /day

Chrysler Town and Country

Minivan

7x
3x
Rent Chrysler Town and Country
  • Unlimited mileage

$51.03 /day

Dodge Durango

Minivan

7x
3x
Rent Dodge Durango
  • Unlimited mileage

$90.43 /day

Dodge Grand Caravan

Minivan

7x
3x
Rent Dodge Grand Caravan
  • Unlimited mileage

$109.65 /day

Ford Mustang Convertible

Convertible

4x
2x
Rent Ford Mustang Convertible
  • Unlimited mileage
  • Free additional driver
  • Airport fee

$74.14 /day

Chevrolet Camaro Convertible

Convertible

4x
2x
Rent Chevrolet Camaro Convertible
  • Unlimited mileage
  • Free additional driver
  • Airport fee

$74.22 /day

Ford Mustang Convertible

Convertible

4x
2x
Rent Ford Mustang Convertible
  • Unlimited mileage
  • Free additional driver
  • Airport fee

$79.40 /day

Ford Mustang Convertible

Convertible

4x
2x
Rent Ford Mustang Convertible
  • Unlimited mileage
  • Free additional driver
  • Airport fee

$79.45 /day

Ford Flex

Special

6x
4x
Rent Ford Flex
  • Unlimited mileage
  • Free additional driver
  • Airport fee

$90.90 /day

Ford Flex

Special

6x
4x
Rent Ford Flex
  • Unlimited mileage
  • Free additional driver
  • Airport fee

$130.32 /day

Mercedes-Benz Metris Passenger Van

Mini

7x
4x
Rent Mercedes-Benz Metris Passenger Van

$145.35 /day

What car rental companies rent to under 25 in San Francisco - Airport?

In San Francisco, the following car rental companies allow to rent a car under age 25: Enterprise, National, Alamo, Zeeba Rent A Van, AVR, Firefly, Flightcar, International Supplier, Silvercar, Thrifty Sapphire, Alamo Max, Europcar, NU, SIXT, Dollar, AVIS, Thrifty, Hertz, Budget, Advantage, Payless, E-Z, ACE, Fox, addCar.

The best rated under 25 car rental suppliers are presented in the table below.

Map of under 25 car rental locations near San Francisco - Airport

Couldn’t find a cheap rental car under 25 in San Francisco, CA? Compare car rental deals for young drivers in San Francisco - Airport, CA with offers in other nearest locations. Remember that when renting a car in SFO Airport, USA, along with your daily rental cost, you have to pay an extra fee if you are under 25 years of age. The compulsory Young Driver Fee is a daily charge that covers the extra risk of accidents young drivers might get into. This additional cost can significantly erase the total cost of the rental. As a result, rental car can be approximately 10-20% more expensive for travelers aged 24 and younger.

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FAQ about under 25 car rentals in San Francisco, CA, USA

How to get a rental car under 25 in San Francisco SFO Airport?

To rent a car in San Francisco - Airport, California if you are 24 years old or younger, you have to select your desired pick-up and return locations, dates and times of your pick-up and drop-off and start your search. Before making your booking make sure you indicate your age and residency country correctly and proceed to reserve your vehicle.

To collect your under 25 rental car in SFO Airport, California successfully, you have to provide:

  • a printed voucher of your booking on Rental24H.com;
  • a full licence held for a minimum of 1 years (sometimes 2 years) with no major endorsements;
  • an International Driver’s Permit if required;
  • a valid photo ID (passport or national ID);
  • a debit or credit card in the name of the main driver to pre-authorise/charge a deposit (Excess fee amount).

If you do not follow any of these requirements, you may be rejected to pick-up your car and get your money back. Learner permits or photocopies are not accepted. In addition, the use of debit cards can be limited by some of the rental agencies.

Which car rental company is the cheapest for under 25 in San Francisco, California?

The cheapest under 25 rental vehicle in San Francisco, CA is provided by DOLLAR. It is economy class Ford Fiesta or similar for $28.60 per day.

You will also have to pay Under Age 25 Surcharge before collecting your car at the rental desk. With dollar in San Francisco - Airport, CA, it may cost you additional $25.00 per day. Please, check this information attentively in rental conditions before making a booking.

Which car rental company is the best for under 25 in SFO Airport, USA?

Among car rental companies that rent to under 25 drivers in San Francisco - Airport, the best rated supplier is Enterprise. Our customers rated it with an average score of 8.5 on a scale from 1 to 10. This rating is based on 2000+ Enterprise car rental reviews in San Francisco, CA, USA.

How much is under 25 car rental fee in San Francisco?

Renting a car for an underage driver means additional expenses. So how much is an additional rental car fee for under 25 drivers? Here is a list of companies that rent to under 25 and approximate daily Young Driver Fees. On average, car suppliers charge $35 USD per day in San Francisco SFO Airport. The table below will help you to find car rental with the lowest under 25 fee in San Francisco - Airport, California.

Underage fee from different rent a car companies in SFO Airport, California

Vendor Standard car rental age Young driver age Under 25 car rental fee
San Francisco Airport [SFO], California CA, USA 25 to 98 years 21 to 24 years $27.00
San Francisco Airport [SFO], California CA, USA 25 to 70 years 21 to 24 years $35.00
San Francisco Airport [SFO], California CA, USA 25 to 99 years 21 to 24 years $20.00
San Francisco Airport [SFO], California CA, USA 25 to 90 years 21 to 24 years $15.00

Customers who fall outside the standard rental age will not be able to rent a car unless they pay young or senior driver fee. Please note that this fee will be payable on arrival at the rental desk in the local currency.

Which car rental company has the cheapest under 25 charge in San Francisco, California?

Among car rental companies under 25 in San Francisco, CA, the cheapest young driver fee is offered by Alamo. They charge extra $27.00 per day if you are from 21- to 24-year-old driver.

What car rental places rent to under 25 in San Francisco - Airport, CA?

There are under 25 providers that are located in SFO Airport, USA and off-airport companies, which offer free shuttle bus rides to their offices. On-site under 25 car rental companies with San Francisco - Airport terminal pick-up are Thrifty, Dollar, National.

Under 25 car rental agencies with off-airport locations are Alamo, Budget, Europcar, Hertz. These companies provide free shuttle bus or pick-up services from San Francisco, CA, USA to their off-site offices.

If you could find your preferred under 25 rental car deal in San Francisco, compare underage offers in nearby airport and downtown locations situated at short distances from San Francisco SFO Airport.

Nearby car rental locations at airports

Nearby downtown car rental locations

How to waive under 25 car rental fee in San Francisco - Airport, California?

Renting a car in SFO Airport, California for under 25 driver is not going to be low-cost. Drivers from 21 to 24 are obliged to pay an extra fee. However, there are some exceptions. Let’s find out how you can avoid under 25 car rental fee in San Francisco, California:

  • You can get your car rental under 25 no fee from most agencies if you are governmental or military personnel and traveling on official business. In this case, they may provide you with special government or military rates.
  • You can save at Hertz (up to $25 USD per day) with AAA discounts. The AAA (American Automobile Association) has collaborated with Hertz and offers a big number of benefits to its members including AAA car rental under 25. With this membership, any licensed driver between the ages of 18-24 avoids Young Driver Fee when rents a vehicle from Hertz.
  • Under 25 aged drivers can benefit with USAA insurance program. The USAA under 25 car rental fee waivers at Avis, Budget, and Hertz for USAA members starts at age 18, while the USAA car rental under 25 fee waiver at Enterprise starts at the age of 21.

Which car rental company does not charge for under 25 in San Francisco, CA?

Rent a car companies that do not charge for under 25 in San Francisco - Airport, CA include Avis, Budget, Hertz, and Enterprise if you have the USAA membership. As AAA membership, you can also avoid under 25 fee from Hertz.

Why young drivers of 21-24 years of age are overcharged in SFO Airport, USA?

According to the National Highway Traffic Safety Administration, young drivers under the age of 25 are considered to be high-risk drivers. Statistically, they are by 25% more often involved in car accidents than adults over 25 years old. For this reason, rental companies claim additional charge (Young Driver Surcharge) to cover expenses of potential damage.

How to get a cheap rental car under 25 in San Francisco - Airport?

Don’t forget to learn our tips to save money on under 25 car rental before making a reservation in San Francisco, CA, USA:

  1. Make your booking in advance;
  2. Keep tracking the changes of under 25 rental car prices after reservation. The prices may fall, and you have a free cancelation;
  3. Try to pick up and drop off your rental vehicle at the same time to rent for a full day;
  4. Collect and return your car in San Francisco to avoid one-way fee;
  5. Compare not only daily rental car prices, but also the amount of Young Driver Fees;
  6. Select under 25 car rental deals with unlimited mileage or make sure you will adhere to vendor’s Mileage policy to avoid additional fees;
  7. Take your own GPS device from home to waive any payments for optional extras
  8. Elude extra payments for rental car additional driver under 25 in San Francisco SFO Airport;
  9. Avoid being charged for missing fuel on your return. Choose “pick up and return full” fuel policy and return your rental car with the same amount of gas as you picked it up with. Rent a car agencies charge far higher fuel prices than the local gas stations.
  10. Travel around the country you rented a car in. Try not to cross the borders of the neighboring countries or pay special attention to the travel restrictions of your selected under 25 car rental company to avoid cross-border fee.

Do you need a rental car under 25 when visiting San Francisco?

Like any big city, San Francisco has some traffic and parking difficulties, which can complicate your road trip. However, this is not a reason to give up the benefits that personal transport offers to young drivers.

Many city attractions are easily accessible by car, and you won’t have to waste time waiting for the bus. And if your plans include exploring not only the city but its surroundings, then car rental in San Francisco under 25 is something you can’t do without.

Young renters can take an unforgettable journey along the scenic Pacific Coast Highway, or visit other Californian destinations such as: San Jose, Sacramento, Lake Tahoe, Yosemite, Sequoia National Park, Los Angeles, etc

Local roads are of high quality, which promises an easy and hassle-free ride. Before you go somewhere, check the status of traffic online and only then get behind the steering wheel. Give way to pedestrians, as they have priority. Also, be careful when moving through downtown, because the city has steep slopes and climbs.

Where to rent a car at San Francisco International Airport for young drivers?

San Francisco car rental under 25 is available wherever you need. If your route to the city lies through the SFO Airport, it’s recommended that you reserve a vehicle in advance. Then, right after landing, you can pick it up and go without wasting time. It’s effortless since a large number of rental companies are concentrated at the airport.

The exact location of the Rental Car Center is 780 N. McDonnell Road San Francisco, CA 94128, where you can either rent a car in San Francisco under 25 or return it.

How to get to the rental car pick up at SFO Airport?

Once you have collected your luggage, the question “Where to pick up rental car at SFO?” will be bothering you. The instructions are simple: find the nearest AirTrain Blue Line stop - this is an automatic system for moving people within the airport. It works 24 hours a day and unites all terminal stations, parking spaces, the Rental Car Center, and the BART station at SFO. It’s free of charge for renters.

San Francisco Intl Airport

Companies in off-airport points have a free shuttle service. It runs from the Rental Car Center and stops on request at the south curb of the facility.

Most of the leading suppliers, such as Enterprise, Budget, Avis, Thrifty, Hertz, and Alamo have their offices at the Rental Car Center. It operates 24/7, and this is the only pick-up spot with such an extended schedule. Thus, if you need to rent a car in San Francisco under 25 or drop it off after business hours - choose SFO as a starting point.

How to return a rental car at San Francisco Intl Airport?

An extensive road network in the airport area may complicate the return process for under 25 years old renters. However, it’s much simpler than you expect – just use the exit to N. McDonnell Rd, and then proceed to the Rental Car Center to drop off your car. Signs along the road will head you in the right direction.

Upon arriving your car will be checked by the company’s representative, and if everything is ok and there is no damage to the vehicle, you will sign the rental papers.

How much to rent a car under 25 at San Francisco Airport?

The rental car rate changes according to many factors. Among them are the car type/size, current level of demand, time and period of rental, as well as the geography of your upcoming trip. The approximate basic price to rent a car for a day under 25 in San Francisco is $35. Additional fees may apply.

Where to park a rental car in San Francisco for cheap?

Stop worrying about potential parking problems with San Francisco car rental under 25 because there are enough options in the city to park your vehicle safely and cheaply. Various parking garages along with street parking lots, as well as dedicated places near the major attractions and shopping centers are available to you.

Street metered parking will cost from $1 to $7 per hour, depending on the specific area. Please note that meters operate Monday to Saturday from 9 am till 6 pm. This means that the rest of the time parking is absolutely free of charge for your rental car in San Francisco under 25.

How to avoid toll rental car San Francisco for young renters?

Toll roads are widespread both in the city and beyond. You will also have to pay a toll on the Oakland Bay Bridge and the iconic Golden Gate.

When you rent a car in San Francisco under 25, it’s impossible to avoid toll roads completely, but it’s possible to reduce their use significantly. Plan your route in advance, bypassing the paid sections.

How to pay San Francisco tolls with a rental car if you’re under 25?

If it is impossible to avoid toll roads in San Francisco, you should have such data at hand: license plate number of your rental car under 25 San Francisco and the end date of the rental period to make a payment. You have several options to pay for such roads:

  • Through an online account. This is the easiest way, and is very convenient if you use toll roads often.
  • Through the E-Z pass transponder. Most likely your rental car under 25 in San Francisco will be equipped with a transponder. It will record all your trips on toll roads, and when you return the car, you are obliged to compensate for these costs.
  • Via cash toll lanes. While approaching the paid section, select CASH ONLY traffic lane to make a payment without any additional devices. But remember that some roads have electronic toll systems only.
  • Through a personal transponder. Sometimes it makes sense to buy a personal E-Zpass transponder if you travel a lot. It will save money by avoiding company fees for using their devices.

What is Plate Pass for a rental car at San Francisco Int’l Airport?

Probably, you would like to drive through paid sections without wasting time on paying in cash. Then PlatePass® is what you should have in addition to your car rental California under 25 at SFO airport.

PlatePass® is a special payment system that is available among participating companies and operates in the Greater SF Bay Area. This means you can enjoy a ride on high-speed lines, as well as avoid any fines for violating the toll road rules, as the fee will be charged off automatically.

What cars can you rent at San Francisco Airport, California?

The right car that perfectly matches your idea of ​​comfort, and copes with the tasks on the road is what you really need when you rent a car under 25 in San Francisco.

Features of the area where you are going to travel also matter. Narrow city streets, as well as numerous hills, can cause concern among inexperienced travelers. Therefore, a small compact, economy, or mid-size class vehicle with an automatic transmission is excellent for such conditions.

If you prefer powerful cars, then book a sports vehicle. Together with luxury and convertible, such a car will be quite tricky to ride in the city. Still, it will give you unforgettable moments when driving along the Pacific Coast to Stinson Beach or Monterey Bay. Don't know where you can rent a sports car in SFO? This can be done through any company you like.

NOTE: that some car classes are restricted for under 25 years old drivers.

Family travelers have their criteria for a car, and a 7-seater minivan will fully satisfy their intentions. If you plan to explore the wild areas of national parks, then you can't do without an all-wheel-drive SUV. In general, the list of available cars is enormous, and the choice is yours!

Where to stay near SFO Int’l Airport for young drivers?

It’s very convenient to have quick access to the airport. Therefore, a hotel located in the SFO area is an excellent opportunity to check-in and then quickly drop off your car rental in San Francisco under 25 before flying home.

Check the following table to find a good option at a reasonable price:

Hotel Address Room price Features
Millwood Hotel Millbrae 1375 El Camino Real, Millbrae from $89 per night This hotel is the embodiment of minimalism along with comfort for young renters. It has one of the closest locations to the airport terminals and offers a free shuttle transfer service. Also, complimentary hot buffet breakfast and parking are included.
Hotel Aura San Bruno 190 El Camino Real, San Bruno from $98 per night Travelers often stay there because of the affordable price. But don’t worry - the service, infrastructure, and other amenities are at an excellent level. Plus, parking for your rented car is free of charge.
Aloft Hotel SFO Millbrae 401 East Millbrae Avenue, Millbrae from $129 per night This hotel is suitable for more demanding lodgers – there’s a heated pool, as well as an on-site lounge restaurant. The distance of 1 mile from the airport makes getting to the terminal faster than ever. Get ready to pay an extra $30 for parking.

What to do in San Francisco with car rental under 25?

Undoubtedly, San Francisco car rental under 25 significantly increases the range of available places of interest in the city and beyond.

Moreover, this is a financially-attractive way of traveling if taking into consideration all the advantages that it gives. Plus, you don’t need to worry about where I can rent a car in San Francisco because all the leading companies are always waiting for you at SFO airport.

So, what things to do became possible in a rental car?

Catch stunning views in Sausalito

The panorama of San Francisco looks fantastic if you admire it from Sausalito, which is a small village on the other side of the bay. Come there before sunset for the most enchanting photos.

Improve your shopping experience

The city’s best shops are situated in Union Square, and it has long been an indisputable fact. Use this information to update your wardrobe, or just buy some lovely souvenirs for your relatives.

Relax in the park

When you hear Golden Gate, then in 90% of cases, you imagine a bridge. Of course, this is an iconic structure of the city that is easy to get to when you opt for car rental under 25 in San Francisco, but this time it’s recommended to visit the park of the same name. There you will find many exciting museums, several gardens, and many other worthy activities.

One-day trip from San Francisco International Airport to experience if you’re under 25

Do you know how to rent a car in San Francisco without problems and have a great time? The right answer is - make an online reservation and get the advantage of a one-day trip from the SFO.

So, the following places are recommended for visiting after you’ve picked up your car rental at SFO under 25, and will give a lot of unique experience:

Muir Woods National Monument

Distance/Travel Time from SFO: 28 miles/57 minutes

This is a great destination to enjoy the beauty of nature against the backdrop of the picturesque coast. Some trees in the park reach a height of almost 80 meters. Just go to the Visitor Center at the entrance to the park, take a map of the route and go.

Distance/Travel Time from SFO: 45 miles/1 hour

Even before parking your car there, you will see enormous loops of roller coasters and various extreme rides. Six Flags amusement park is what you need to feel the adrenaline in your blood! So hurry up to rent car in San Francisco under 25 and dive into an adventure.

Distance/Travel Time from SFO: 38 miles/47 minutes

San Jose is the center of the world’s high technology. What to see there? Of course, the Technical Museum and the Museum of Art, as well as the glass building of the SAP Center and the Hotel De Anza, made in the art deco style.

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