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Avis San Francisco Intl Airport Car Rentals

Location Contact Information
Location Name:
Avis San Francisco Intl Airport Rent-A-Car
Address:
780 McDonnell Road
San Francisco, CA, 94128 , United States
Phone Number:
(1) 650-877-6780
Hours of Operation:
Sun-Sat Open 24 hours
Location Rating:
4.38 out of 5 based on optional post-rental surveys.
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*GENERAL DIRECTIONS*
  • AIRLINE PASSENGERS
    Follow signs to the baggage claim area. Follow signs to Air Train. At the Air Train Platform, board the Blue Line train to the Rental Car Center.
    TRAVEL TIME from the terminal to the Car Rental Center is approximately 10 minutes.
  • WALK-UP RENTERS
    DRIVING NORTH ON HWY 101: Drive past the airport. Take the San Bruno AVENUE Exit East. Turn right at the traffic light on N. McDonnell Rd. Follow the signs to Customer Parking.
    DRIVING SOUTH ON HWY 101: Take the San Bruno AVENUE Exit. At the top of the ramp, turn left. At the United Airlines Bldg. traffic light, turn right on to N. McDonnell Rd. Follow the signs to Customer Parking.
    DRIVING NORTH OR SOUTH ON I-280: Take I-380 East Exit at South Airport Blvd. At the bottom of the ramp turn right. Follow the signs to Car Rental Return and then to Customer Parking.

AFTER-HOURS RETURNS
  • Park & lock the car. Place the completed contract & the keys in the key drop box. Remember to take your personal belongings with you.

PREFERRED SERVICE
  • Proceed to the baggage claim area. Follow signs to the Air Train. At the Air Train platform, board the Blue Line Train to the Rental Car Center. Proceed inside and down the escalator to the third level, south end of the building.
  • Upon arrival at the rental facility, check your email on your smartphone or the Preferred board for the space number of your preassigned vehicle.
    You have the option to accept the preassigned car or exchange it for a similar car from the Select & Go Exchange Area or upgrade the car to a specialty vehicle from the Select & Go Upgrade Area. Cars in the Select & Go Upgrade Area have the additional daily cost posted on the hangtag.
    Once you have selected your vehicle, drive the vehicle to the exit booth and present your driver's license to the Avis representative who will quickly complete the transaction and get you on your way.

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Credit Card Policies

Avis accepts most major credit cards as credit identification at the time of rental. Accepted credit card list: Avis Charge Card, American Express, AT&T Capital, Diner's Club Int'l, Discover, GE Capital, JCB, MasterCard, PHH, Sears and Visa. Some locations may not accept each of the referenced cards.

Directions

*GENERAL DIRECTIONS* Airline customers take shuttle to car lot. AIRLINE PASSENGERS Follow signs to the baggage claim area. Follow signs to Air Train. At the Air Train Platform, board the Blue Line train to the Rental Car Center. TRAVEL TIME from the terminal to the Car Rental Center is approximately 10 minutes. Local renters go to car lot. WALK-UP RENTERS DRIVING NORTH ON HWY 101: Drive past the airport. Take the San Bruno AVENUE Exit East. Turn right at the traffic light on N. McDonnell Rd. Follow the signs to Customer Parking. DRIVING SOUTH ON HWY 101: Take the San Bruno AVENUE Exit. At the top of the ramp, turn left. At the United Airlines Bldg. traffic light, turn right on to N. McDonnell Rd. Follow the signs to Customer Parking. DRIVING NORTH OR SOUTH ON I-280: Take I-380 East Exit at South Airport Blvd. At the bottom of the ramp turn right. Follow the signs to Car Rental Return and then to Customer Parking. AFTER-HOURS RETURNS Accepted Park & lock the car. Place the completed contract & the keys in the key drop box. Remember to take your personal belongings with you. PREFERRED SERVICE Bussing Instructions Proceed to the baggage claim area. Follow signs to the Air Train. At the Air Train platform, board the Blue Line Train to the Rental Car Center. Proceed inside and down the escalator to the third level, south end of the building. Select & Go Location Upon arrival at the rental facility, check your email on your smartphone or the Preferred board for the space number of your preassigned vehicle. You have the option to accept the preassigned car or exchange it for a similar car from the Select & Go Exchange Area or upgrade the car to a specialty vehicle from the Select & Go Upgrade Area. Cars in the Select & Go Upgrade Area have the additional daily cost posted on the hangtag. Once you have selected your vehicle, drive the vehicle to the exit booth and present your driver's license to the Avis representative who will quickly complete the transaction and get you on your way.

Travel Into Other Countries

USA Vehicles at this location can be driven throughout the continental US with no restrictions. Based on availability; One-way rentals may be allowed to a some US cities. Canada Allowed if the following conditions are met: Renters may drive US vehicles into Canada, with no restrictions on Provinces. Rental counter must be notified at the time of rental that you plan to drive the vehicle into Canada so we may issue a Canadian Non-Resident Insurance Card (this card is provided at no cost and will be required to cross the border). Based on availability; One-way rentals may be allowed to a few Canadian cities. Mexico Vehicles at this location are not allowed to travel into Mexico. One-way rentals are also not permitted.

Fuel Policy

The car must be returned with a full tank of gas or there will be a charge for refueling. Most locations offer a prepaid gas option which you can accept at the rental location. If the car is driven less than 75 miles there is a$13.99 refueling fee unless a gas receipt is presented at the time of return.

Additional Fees

Optional services, special equipment and one way fees are subject to tax in certain locations. This tax is not reflected in the Estimated Total. Frequent Flyer surcharges may be applied at time of rental. Extensions or late returns result in additional charges.

Age Requirements

Rather than requiring customers to be 25 to rent, Avis at this location now rents to customers between the ages of 21-24 with a valid credit card and driver's license. At time of rental, we will automatically apply an additional $27-per-day underage surcharge for these drivers. Additionally, the following restrictions also will apply for renters between the ages of 21-24: Renters of luxury cars, mini-vans, 12-passenger vans, specialty cars, full-size SUVs and premium SUVs will not be permitted. Government Minimum Age Policy - Military (FEMA, US Postal Dept., Navy and Army) and Civilian Personnel Minimum age - 18 years (no underage surcharge will apply) with government travel or purchase order Minimum age - 21 years (no underage surcharge will apply) with no government travel or purchase order

Driver's License Requirements

At time of pick up, driver must present a valid, U.S.-issued driver's license and credit card (or debit card at participating locations) in the driver's name. If the driver's license is not U.S.-issued you must present your drivers license and either a passport or a Canadian enhanced license in the driver's name.

Debit Card Policies

This location does accept bank debit cards with the MasterCard or Visa logo at the time of rental if you are at least 25 years of age. You will be subject to a credit check to determine and ensure credit worthiness before releasing the car to you. At the time of pickup, a debit card cannot be used for the required hold if renting from the cool car selections. Avis reserves the right, in its sole discretion, to seek a Debit Card authorization hold in excess of the estimated rental charges. We will place a hold on your account of $200 plus the estimated rental charges. THESE FUNDS WILL NOT BE AVAILABLE FOR YOUR USE. When the rental is over we will process the reversal but the bank may take time to post it back to the account. If you fail to return the vehicle as agreed, Avis will obtain additional authorizations from your account to cover the rental charges. Avis is not responsible for any returned checks or over-drafts based on this policy. Positive identification in addition to your driver's license may be required. In the United States, Debit, Cash or Check cards can be used at the end for payment of rental charges. For acceptable credit identification and payment methods in countries outside of the United States, please consult the Renter's Guide and search for the specific location. Note: Prepaid Debit/Gift cards are not acceptable methods of credit identification to pick up a car at any location. One of the above mentioned cards must be presented. Prepaid Debit/Gift cards are accepted at time of return only.

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