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Frequently asked questions

How much is a rental car per day in San Clemente?
Low-priced car rentals started at $16 a day in San Clemente, based on prices within the past seven days. With rates like this, we make it easy to grab some keys and hit the road for less.
Can I rent a car from John Wayne Airport (SNA)?
Enterprise and Avis are within close reach of John Wayne Airport (SNA). After landing, it won’t be long before you’re cruising down the road.
What happens if I need to cancel my San Clemente car reservation?
No need to worry. You should get a full refund if you let us know at least six hours ahead of pickup. Your itinerary contains details about this, as does our Customer Service Portal. Not all bookings will receive a refund though, so it’s a good idea to scan your car’s rental agreement.
What types of cars can I rent in San Clemente?
Busy city streets and narrow parking spots are no match for an economy car — the most in-demand rental type in San Clemente. Jump behind the wheel of one of these and get around traffic effortlessly. Reliable, affordable and good on gas, these small cars pack a punch. But San Clemente can be explored in almost any sort of rental you like. Compacts, premiums and SUVs are some other options to choose from.
Where can I go on a road trip from San Clemente?
There are many exciting adventures to be had in San Clemente, but head farther afield and you’ll find even more magic. Book a set of wheels and you can cruise around the surrounding region at your leisure. Add these awesome places to your travel schedule:

  • Make your way to Anaheim for a fun-filled sightseeing experience. Roughly 35 mi from San Clemente, it’s home to tons of great attractions, including Disneyland®.
  • Your next stop? Consider Los Angeles, which is around 55 mi away. Universal Studios Hollywood is one local highlight you won’t want to miss.
  • Lotusland is situated 140 mi from San Clemente and is one of the region’s most beautiful nature spots. Stretch your legs and enjoy the fresh air.

Why should I rent a San Clemente car with Expedia?
You’ll find savings for the smart traveler on Expedia. Whether you’re looking for something that’ll fit the family or just the two of you, compare the deals from the car rental companies in San Clemente. Our exclusive offers and discounts will help you get the best price possible. Combine your vehicle with your flights and hotel for even better savings. After things to do in San Clemente? Add some activities to your vacation package later on!
How do I find the best car rental deals in San Clemente with Expedia?
Expedia makes it a cinch to compare rates, offers and rental providers, and to check customer recommendations. Bundle your San Clemente car rental with hotel or flight bookings and you’ll make even bigger savings.
How old do you have to be to rent a car in San Clemente?
San Clemente rules state drivers must be at least 21 to rent a vehicle. However, young drivers will be subject to a surcharge and some restrictions. Most providers impose a young renter fee in addition to the standard rental rate. This helps cover the higher risk of accident or damage. While many car categories (like compact and mid-size) are available to young renters, restrictions usually apply to luxury and specialty cars.
What do you need to rent a car in San Clemente?
While requirements can differ between car rental outlets, the two things you’ll need are a valid driver’s license and a credit card in your name. You don’t need to take out the company’s auto insurance. However, proof of your own coverage may be necessary.
What is the cheapest car rental in San Clemente?
The two lowest daily prices offered in San Clemente within the past seven days were $16 and $18. Now that’s what we’d call an awesome deal! These rates were available on Expedia, with a rental starting date within the next year. Prices and availability are subject to change and additional terms apply.
Can I rent a car for a month or longer in San Clemente?
Whether you’re planning to hang around San Clemente or explore beyond, it’s easy to book a long-term rental with Expedia. Enter your trip details and pick-up/drop-off locations and we’ll help you find fantastic long-term car rental deals.
Where can I find a San Clemente car rental if I am younger than 25?
You’ll need to check the age policy of the San Clemente rental suppliers you’re interested in. If you’re under 25, some companies will charge additional costs. It’s best to know this ahead of time so you can plan your budget accordingly. Each rental car company has its own terms and conditions for younger drivers, so be sure to do your research.
What insurance should I choose for my car rental in San Clemente?
After meticulously planning your escape, don’t scrimp on safety — choose collision protection while reserving your San Clemente car rental with Expedia. There are loads of benefits to this plan, including up to $35,000 in primary coverage for theft, accident damage and vandalism. Plus, with a zero-dollar deductible and 24-hour emergency help, you can breathe a little easier in the event of a mishap.

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Renting a car in San Clemente

Pay at pickup is available, so you don’t have to worry about spending your money until you arrive at your vehicle in San Clemente. We partner with reliable partners that guarantee an enjoyable experience for solo travelers, couples, and families. Package your car with a flight or hotel to unlock even more savings from Expedia.

Expected prices in San Clemente

Prices are subject to seasonal change depending on when you decide to arrange your car rental but right now you can book from $16.

Flexibility & Cancellation

Most car suppliers offer penalty-free cancellations, so you don’t have to worry about losing money if your plans change. To cancel your booking log into your account through the Trips portal. Click manage booking and cancel this car. If you needed to alter your booking, then you can create a new one once you have canceled.

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