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1440 San Mateo Ave

South San Francisco, CA, 94080


(1) 650-583-9800

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Sun 9:00 AM - 5:00 PM
Mon - Fri 9:00 AM - 7:00 PM
Sat 9:00 AM - 5:00 PM

Rental Car Deals from San Francisco International Airport

The Payless Car Rental at San Francisco International Airport is only a quick complimentary shuttle ride away from the SFO terminal. Our great selection of discount rental cars make Payless the best choice for a San Francisco car rental. Great SFO rental car deals featuring quality vehicles makes Payless your best bet while visiting the City by the Bay.

Famous Tourist Attractions in San Francisco, CA

Now that you're all set to explore the Bay Area in your rental, it's time to get going! One of the most unique places to visit in the area is Alcatraz. Located on Alcatraz Island, the notorious former prison is accessible by ferry from Pier 33. Parking won't be a problem as there are more than 10 commercial lots in the area.

Next up is San Francisco's iconic Golden Gate Bridge. While it's fun to walk or bike across, it's also fun to drive - just like in the movies! For more great views of the bridge, make sure to stop at Fort Point - a great place to take a photo.

Of course, a different kind of ride is not to be missed while you're in San Francisco. Hop on a cable car, it isn't expensive, and to add to the experience, you can visit the one-of-a-kind San Francisco Cable Car Museum. Admission is free, and you'll have the opportunity to learn all about the inner workings of these iconic vehicles and their history.

If you're interested in exploring more than just the city itself, Napa Valley & Yosemite National Park are a short scenic drive away from the Bay area. Sample some of the world's most delicious wines, and take in some breathtaking views of granite cliffs and waterfalls.

Make Payless your first choice for unmatched deals on SFO airport rental cars. Be sure to sign up for our free Perks Club to save even more, and enjoy speedier reservations on your next Payless San Francisco car rental.

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San Francisco International Airport Car Rental Information

If you’re headed on a trip to the city by the bay, you’re in for a treat. Reserve a Payless car rental at the San Francisco International Airport (SFO) and be on your way to see all the city has to offer. With its charming Victorian homes, steep hills, and moderate weather, we love calling San Francisco home.

Where is Payless Car Rental at SFO?

When you arrive call the location at (1)-650-583-9800 for pick up service. Then collect your baggage and board the AirTrain to be taken the Airport Rental Car Center. Upon exiting the train take the elevator or escalator to Level 1, exit the building, and go to Island 3 to board the Payless Shuttle. The shuttle will bring you to the Payless office.

Rental Car Return

When you’re ready for your return flight home, you can drop off your Payless SFO car rental at 1440 San Mateo Ave, South San Francisco, CA 94080. This is the address for SFO Payless rental car return and pickup.

Cheap Car Rental Options

Do you plan to spend time shopping around Union Square or checking out the sea lions at Fisherman’s Wharf? If so, consider a compact car. A convertible is another excellent pick, for driving over the Golden Gate Bridge into beautiful Marin County. No matter your plans, Payless has the ideal rental car for you. Our options include:

  • Compact cars

  • Sedans

  • Crossover, intermediate, standard, and full-size SUVs

  • Minivans and 12- or 15-passenger vans

  • Convertibles

  • Pickup Trucks

Top Destinations Near San Francisco Airport

San Francisco has enough things to see and do to keep you busy for months. You could enjoy the forest and the beach in the same afternoon. And if you’re not the outdoorsy type, we’ve got plenty of museums, boutiques, and more to keep you entertained as well. Rent a car from Payless today and enjoy some of our favorite activities during your visit:

  • A visit to San Francisco is not complete until you see the Giants play an MLB game at AT&T Park. Even if you don’t love baseball, the stadium’s location right on the water will be worth the outing.

  • Check out SF’s beloved restaurant Foreign Cinema for a unique “dinner and a movie” experience.

  • You could easily dedicate an entire day to exploring Golden Gate Park, home of incredible gardens, the de Young Museum, frequent music festivals, and other events.