For example, renting an manage to buy (subcompact) automobile from Avis at the San Francisco airfield expenses $117 a day, but renting the same automobile at Fisherman’s Wharf expenses just $40.
Why such a difference? Convenience plays a part. Renting off-airport means you’ll have to find your way downtown around cab or open transportation, that you should ponder when comparing costs. But other reason airfield rentals are aloft is that airports hook on extra fees.
The disparity is reduction dramatic, but still significant, at not as big airports. To measure the most appropriate rate, haven early, advises Marie Benz, co-founder of CarRentalUpgrade.com, AutoRentalGuide.com and ComparisonTravel.com.