Minivan rental alternatives in San Diego, CA

Better value, better cars

Wherever your trip takes you, book the perfect car, conveniently and affordably.

Convenient delivery

Get your car delivered to you, saving time and hassle

The perfect car

Choose the exact car you want — from swishy sports cars to sturdy sedans

More bang for your buck

Book a better car for up to 35% less than traditional car rental agencies

Average ratings in San Diego (4.7 stars)

Mazda MAZDA5 2009
Great car needed for extra seating for our trip to Universal Studios Hollywood from San Diego. Thanks!
Rissa R. - August 20, 2019
Kia Sedona 2018
Everything went better than I expected, I liked the setup in San Diego
ZEKE T. - May 23, 2018
Ford Transit Connect 2015
I had an amazing trip to San Diego thanks to Ly’s van. Just awesome experience and the van was really comfortable for my needs. I will absolutely use her van again next time I come back to San Diego. Excellent communication. You can go wrong renting from Ly!!!
Marie P. - July 16, 2019
Honda Odyssey 2016
Mel was great. The Van was as advertised, and worked well for our group of 8. I would rent Mel’s van again upon return to San Diego.
William P. - October 13, 2018
Toyota Sienna 2015
Thanks for everything! Even tho there was only 4 of us! We love the ease and communication, we will use Penny again if we ever come back to San Diego!
Russell C. - August 27, 2019
Chrysler Town and Country 2009
Randy was great! Awesome experience renting from him. Answers his phone right away and texts back right away! He was amazing when we ran into a small little complication. Overall a wonderful experience. Will use him again if we come back to San Diego!i was scared using the Turo app for the first time. But he made our experience great.
Brittany S. - September 22, 2019
Volkswagen Routan 2010
This was our first time using Turo, so we weren’t sure what to expect. Seth’s vehicle was absolutely amazing! It made our trip to San Diego even more special with having the convenience to drive around without needing uber and the room to fit the whole family along with all our luggage! Definitely recommend this to anybody in the San Diego area. Seth noticed our flight was coming in early and made the van available earlier.
Team S. - June 4, 2018
Chrysler Pacifica Hybrid 2018
Beth is a kind and generous soul. She was fun to meet and the rental was perfect and went smoothly. Will definitely rent from her on our next trip to San Diego. Blessings to you Beth on your business venture and future.
Diane G. - August 7, 2019
Honda Odyssey 2005
Easy and smooth pick up and drop off. Super convenient to San Diego airport. Van is older as description states but was nice to have a full size van. Will def rent again if in the area. Thank you
Nicole G. - April 7, 2019
Toyota Sienna 2015
Penny si such a great host!!! Everything was perfect!! She comply all our requests like the car seats for the babies, the stroller and everything!! She made our trip very easy. For sure we will rent again with her when we come back to San Diego.
Lauraleyn M. - July 17, 2019
Kia Sedona 2018
A++++ Soooo easy! High quality 2018 car...I love the ease of pick up and drop off with just a short walk to the terminal. Will always look for one of Carlos's cars when visiting San Diego.
Ed D. - July 22, 2018
Toyota Sienna 2015
Lisa was an amazing host! She really went above and beyond to help make my family's trip to San Diego a great one. She had small gifts for my two children when we arrived and stocked the vehicle with water, snacks and other helpful items. The vehicle was immaculate. Pickups and drop offs were flawless. I cannot imagine a better host.
Brian S. - July 28, 2019
Honda Odyssey 2018
Excellent car (one of the few 8-seaters I was able to find). Almost new, sparkling clean, easy to drive and very comfortable. Pick-up and return were easy - location was close to a freeway, and quite central to San Diego. It was fairly easy to find, and I was able to leave my own car parked there while using the rental. Communication was clear and easy.
Joy D. - September 6, 2019
Toyota Sienna 2015
Perfect van for a family. Clean, good on gas, and spacious. Penny was responsive, friendly, and a great provider. Did charge extra for airport pickup & drop-off, but overall very satisfied and would rent again if/when we come to San Diego.
Bilegt A. - June 13, 2019
Toyota Sienna 2014
Bishoy’s minivan was great. We appreciated the ease of pick up and drop off. Highly recommend this car for families traveling to San Diego. The car was in great condition inside and out. The tv screen and videos Bishoy left were fantastic for our travel weary kids. The instructions were clear so we had no problem using it. Papers were left regarding insurance and tips for the trip. Any extra questions we had throughout the trip were promptly answered. We would definitely rent from Bishoy again.
Kathryn B. - July 15, 2019
Toyota Sienna 2018
Juan’s van was in great condition and perfect for our needs while we vacationed in San Diego. Juan was easy to communicate with and pick up and drop off were seamless. We will definitely use his services again next time we are in the area!
Zac C. - March 27, 2019
Honda Odyssey 2005
The minivan was great utility, but the real gem is the optional car seats and stroller. This made traveling with 2 young kids much easier. Pickup and drop off was an easy walk from the airport. Will use Mina again when we visit San Diego.
Cody C. - March 27, 2019
Toyota Sienna 2014
First time using Turo and Bishoy was great! Van was conveniently located and easy to pick up and drop off. Quick and clear communication. He even called us at the airport to make sure we were able to find the van. If we visit San Diego again we’d definitely rent from him again!
Joseph G. - March 19, 2019
Volkswagen Routan 2011
Luca was awesome and so was the VW Routan! It was spotless, smelled great, full tank of gas that got me around San Diego AND Los Angeles, he even left a gift for me at pickup! What a wonderful experience! Thank you so much Luca!
Alana G. - June 11, 2018
Dodge Grand Caravan 2016
Ben was great, very nice and comfortable van for our whole family... exactly what we were hoping for! Vehicle was super clean, Ben gave us great ideas for our time in San Diego, very easy communication all the way around. 10/10 highly recommended!!
Charlie F. - August 7, 2018
Chrysler Pacifica Hybrid 2018
Beth was fantastic. The vehicle was exactly what she said it was. Fantastic time in San Diego. Thanks for your great vehicle and service Beth! This was our first time using Turo and could not have gotten a better ambassador. Thanks Beth. Will definitely do this again.
Jim R. - April 1, 2019
Dodge Grand Caravan 2016
Lon’s van was perfect for our family with three young kids. He worked with us with no problem despite us running late for pick up. We’d definitely use his van again if we ever come back out to San Diego and recommend for anyone with a large group and/or kids!
Jessica J. - October 1, 2018
Dodge Grand Caravan 2012
I initially had a reservation with another rental agency when I came across Randolph's rental minivan. It was way more affordable and I didn't think twice and booked for 5 days. Randolph gave me easy instructions on where to pick up vehicle and had great communication to ensure everything was going good. I loved the fact that it saved me a headache from waiting in line at rental agency. The mini van was perfect for my mini vacation and will rent again when I return. Thanks Randolph!
Sandra A. - December 7, 2018
Toyota Sienna 2013
Originally, I had booked Ratchai's Volkswagen Atlas but Turo canceled the booking due to a safety recall on the vehicle. As disappointing as that was, Ratchai was able to promptly set me up with another of his vehicles which was a seamless transition. No extra payments or getting to know a different host. He also had car seats ready to go for my 2 children in the car when i picked it up. This made it a great experience, will definitely book with Ratchai next time we're in San Diego!
Adam V. - July 10, 2019
Dodge Grand Caravan 2011
The van did exactly what we needed it to and Ron was there waiting for us when our plan landed. We had a 40 minute delay on arrival and Ron was very accommodating and helpful through the whole process. There was a little bit of miscommunication on the drop-off location but I didn't do a good job of communicating what I thought was expected. The van was clean and exactly as listed. Would definitely rent again if looking for a van in the San Diego area.
Austin R. - August 20, 2018
Toyota Sienna 2008
If you are trying to be reasonable, then look no further. John's van delivered. Reasonably priced. Reasonably practical. The van may not have the WOW factor, but let me tell you, this vehicle made our trip very comfortable. It drove well. It has power for the giddy up and go when need to. I was very thankful and grateful to be able to rent this from John. Who is a good man too. John communicated well. Responded quickly and made our trip a great experience. Where I come from, we call people like John and his wife, "GOOD FOLKS"... I will definitely be seeing if I can rent from him again when I go back to San Diego. Highly recommended. Much thanks John..
Stephen M. - August 23, 2018
Dodge Grand Caravan 2013
Chris is a great host. Minivan was clean and ready to go. I would rent from him again in a heartbeat.
Gareth L. - September 22, 2019
Dodge Grand Caravan 2012
Wonderful rental! First time using Turo and Erwin made it super easy for pickup and drop off. Car was SUPER clean! Would rent again!
Dustin W. - September 26, 2019
Chrysler Town and Country 2010
Great experience with the minivan and Randolph. The van worked perfectly and was very clean. Would be glad to rent again.
Wayne P. - September 30, 2019
Dodge Grand Caravan 2013
As always, one of the best hosts you'll find. I have rented from him more than once. Never disappointed
Gareth L. - October 6, 2019
Chrysler Pacifica 2018
Perfect experience! Beth was easy to get a hold of and so accommodating for our trip. I was able to fly with 3 kiddos and didn't have to lug my car seats because her van was awaiting with 3 seats ready for us! The van was top notch (we are actually now considering purchasing one). Excellent overall experience and can't say enough positive things.
Wes M. - September 15, 2019
Volkswagen Routan 2011
Genuinely a great and honest guy to work with and his vehicle did what it was supposed to do. Would rent again
Steven D. - September 23, 2019
Chrysler Pacifica 2018
Beth was so awesome and accommodating! Great communication. Would definitely rent again
David L. - September 20, 2019
Chrysler Pacifica Hybrid 2018
Beth is an awesome host! Such a pleasure to rent from- great, super prompt communication. We've rented twice from Beth and both times the vans were super clean and perfect for our purposes.
David L. - October 8, 2019
Toyota Sienna 2014
Bishoy was a great host with exceptional service. She always responded within minutes and even dropped the car off at the airport terminal that I was arriving at. She made my busy trip way less stressful.
Brandon L. - October 1, 2019
Toyota Sienna 2014
Bishoy’s communication and flexibility made our trip exceedingly user friendly. Pick up and drop off, with a one year old/luggage was very special. Obviously, nothing beats a mini van for family and cargo! Thank you Bishoy!!!
Anthony H. - October 10, 2019
Mazda 5 2010
This was our first time using Turo and I would definitely use it again based on our experience. It was a bit of a walk for us coming from terminal 2 of the San Diego airport (about 15 minutes, 20 or so if you have slow walkers or short legs or both like we did!) and I’m glad I ended up turning the right direction once getting into the parking lot (if your back is to the Sheraton hotel, turn to the right side of the lot), otherwise it would have taken quite a while to find it. Once we found the car, it was easy to get the lockbox off with the code. The car was in decent condition according to my standards. Some nicks and dings on the outside and some tears in the seat fabric, but we were using car seats in the back seats so it didn’t make much of a difference to us. It drove well and was comfortable for my family of 6. Not a lot of luggage space in the Mazda 5 if that is something you need (we only brought carry-ons so we knew we wouldn’t need much - it was perfect for our purposes). For us this car was just right for our family size and needs during the trip and it was very convenient and cost effective for us.
Christine F. - May 2, 2019
Toyota Sienna 2015
No words can describe how great this rental van and the owner was! From beginning to the end of our trip, Penny (the owner) walked us through the process, made us feel very comfortable, went above and beyond accommodating to our last minute extended time request, immediate responses, courteous, professional, clean car, so many great things. The list of all the things about their van and the owners themselves goes on! We felt so lucky to rent their van and especially their family-friendly service. They even wrote us a personal welcome note, and provided water bottles as refreshment for our arrival. We highly recommend their van and their service. Once again, thank you for making our family trip one less stressful thing to worry about!
Yeng X. - July 13, 2019
Chrysler Town and Country 2015
First time user of turo, and Timothy will be my first choice for a rental on my next trip. Very easy process, and a vehicle that exceeded our expectations. Thank you!!
Rodney E. - July 24, 2019
Toyota Sienna 2018
The car was amazing and reliable and so was gary. Any question I had he got back to me quick since before I even booked with him. Highly recommended
Juan T. - September 13, 2019
Honda Odyssey 2015
Giuliana was really professional and helpful throughout the process. We would definitely go with her again.
Todd O. - September 17, 2019
Toyota Sienna 2011
My car is in the shop and I needed to do some errands and get to a few appointments around town. Marc's car was the perfect solution.
Peter S. - September 18, 2019
Chrysler Pacifica 2018
Awesome all around, couldn’t have asked for anything better. Car was great owner was very easy to communicate with and friendly. Next time I’m in SD I’ll be using her again!
Jake S. - September 22, 2019
Dodge Grand Caravan 2013
Great van, easy, clean, easy ride, convenient. Fun stuff!
Justin H. - September 23, 2019
Toyota Sienna 2011
Such a great team to work with. Communication was great, being out of town era we didn’t really understand the traffic so they were really flexible with allowing us to drop off the van. The Van itself was very clean and super comfortable. Has everything you could want (bring DVDs for the huge drop down TV in the back). Could not recommend this van or Marc enough.
Aaron A. - September 24, 2019
Toyota Sienna 2014
Bishoy was great to work with and made pick up and drop off a breeze. The vehicle was clean and worked well. Would use again.
Charles J. - September 12, 2019
Dodge Grand Caravan 2012
Randy was great to work with. The van served our family wonderfully! Clean, great pickup and return, and great functionality.
Jeremy M. - September 11, 2019
Dodge Grand Caravan 2013
This process was seamless. Thanks to Chris and Turo for a pleasant experience.
Peter S. - September 30, 2019
Mazda MAZDA5 2009
Walking distance if solo but if with family def not walking distance.
Adrian R. - October 7, 2019
Toyota Sienna 2013
Everything went as expected, communication was good.
Michael G. - October 4, 2019
Toyota Sienna 2018
Easy pickup and drop off. Car fully met expectations.
Ricardo L. - September 27, 2019
Toyota Sienna 2015
Absolutely smashing and wonderful experience renting with Penny. Penny was easy to communicate with and flexible with pickup/drop off arrangements. The minivan itself is comfy and ferried around our group of 6 without issue. Average economy was around 19MPG. Convenient for folks traveling through SAN airport. Again, a great experience overall. Thanks Penny!!
Jeffrey L. - August 5, 2019
Toyota Sienna 2018
Gary was very easy to work with and communication was great. The van we rented was perfect for our family trip. Would rent from again!
Ashley M. - July 29, 2019
Volkswagen Routan 2011
Van was exactly what we needed for our family trip. Nasser was laid back and easy to work with. I would agree with other reviews that the window tinting made things difficult at times, bit it wasn't that big of a deal.
Logan H. - July 18, 2019
Chevrolet Uplander 2008
This vehicle was perfect for our trip. Car was clean and reliable. Communication was prompt. The pick up and drop off was super convenient. Will definitely rent from Showcat when we return.
Carl M. - July 20, 2019
Chrysler Town and Country 2015
Excellent experience - very well thought out guidance provided by host before during and after our trip. It was a pleasure to rent the van.
Jonathan B. - August 16, 2019
Toyota Sienna 2013
Everything went very well. Thank you for the rental opportunity.
Gergely S. - August 15, 2019
Chrysler Pacifica 2018
Beth was a very great hostess and the customer service was top notch. Beth met us at the airport for pickup and drop off. The vehicle was very nice, clean and is a great rental for small families. We will definitely re-rent with Beth next time.
Brandon S. - September 2, 2019
Honda Odyssey 2015
Giuliana was so kind and helpful with the progress of the rental and was very flexible with the return time and overall would rent from her again and suggest renting with her for your next trip
Giovani C. - June 18, 2019
Honda Odyssey 2015
This was our first Turo experience and Giuliana made it super simple, easy and convenient. She was very prompt in communication and provided excellent service. Would rent from her again!
Michael L. - July 26, 2019
Mazda MAZDA5 2009
Bryan was an awesome host! I needed a vehicle right away and he was able to accommodate me. When I had any questions, he responded back quickly. I would definitely recommend renting from Bryan.
Randy F. - August 1, 2019
Toyota Sienna 2013
The pick up of the vehicle was simple and the vehicle was very clean inside and out. Communication with the owner was easy and timely. I would recommend this person for anyone looking to rent a vehicle for personal or business.
Joell M. - July 30, 2019
Chrysler Town and Country 2010
Trip went great!!! Van worked perfect for the whole family!
Justin S. - July 30, 2019
Young Kyun
Honda Odyssey 2018
It was really great experience with this van. because of this car, my family trip was super fun and comfy!
Young Kyun K. - August 2, 2019
Chrysler Pacifica 2018
We had great time renting van from Beth , she is really flexible with pick up/drop off car. Really nice van , and we got great mpg. Highly recommend her service.
Vas' K. - August 8, 2019
Toyota Sienna 2018
Juan's customer service was awesome! Van was perfect for our family trip. Very roomy for a one stop shop. 8 fit comfortably.
Ronmel A. - July 17, 2019
Honda Odyssey 2005
Great vehicle to ride me did not give me any problems at all wrote it for about 400 miles and it was smooth as it could be I will definitely come back and rent
Pedro A. - July 13, 2019
Toyota Sienna 2015
We had an awesome experience with Lisa! This was our first time using Turu and she definitely has made us want to use it in the future. The family was very nice for pick up and drop off and they were amazing and loaded the car with goodies like snacks, water and some misc items you wouldn’t have thought of to pack. You guys rock! My son also LOVED having a tv in the car, which they also left a few movies inside for us to borrow! I really appreciate it! Thanks for such an awesome experience! We WILL be contacting you for another trip soon! 😊
Theresa T. - July 22, 2019
Chrysler Pacifica Hybrid 2018
Beth was awesome! Super flexible! Fiona was great! Would love to rent from her again !!! Thanks Beth!!
Jemelle R. - July 24, 2019
Toyota Sienna 2018
I highly recommend Juan. He picked up myself and my family at the airport- very convenient and met us there for the return back. The car we rented was clean and reliable. I would book with him again
Wayne E. - August 14, 2019
Toyota Sienna 2015
Penny made the pickup and return process super easy. Will only rent from her when I am back in the area. The vehicle was clean, and she communicated every step of the way. Thank You!! 5 Star
Marshall S. - August 15, 2019
Dodge Grand Caravan 2013
this trip was super convenient, Chris is great host! car was clean and drives great! definitely a great experience!
Cyndi O. - September 8, 2019
Chrysler Pacifica Hybrid 2018
Literally the coolest person on this app you could rent from.
Trey F. - August 12, 2019
Honda Odyssey 2015
Great communication. Giuliana is very friendly and nice. Recommended. Until our next trip to SD.
Anthony C. - August 14, 2019
Toyota Sienna 2013
First time using Turo, great communication, service with Ratchai, quick response when you have a question, hope to rent a car in a near future, thanks Ratchai
Carlos G. - August 11, 2019
Honda Odyssey 2016
Easy rental! Mel was easy to deal with and it was a great rental. Thanks!
Benjamin J. - July 27, 2018
Chrysler Town and Country 2010
Great great rental!! Randolph made our trip smooth and easy from returning messages to the convenience of pick up and drop off! I would 100% rent from Randolph again!
Carly L. - January 31, 2019
Honda Odyssey 2005
Such a great first experience on Turo! This is so cool. They delivered right to our beach house rental. Van was good for what I needed. Travel with 2 toddlers.
Kara S. - June 10, 2019
Toyota Sienna 2018
Gary's car made my trip 100% easy and clean, pick up and return was easy and simple! Car was very clean and I enjoyed the GPS and Bluetooth which made my trip relaxing and fun. Thank you Gary for everything! I highly recommend renting again! :)
Satsuki B. - June 17, 2019
Toyota Sienna 2015
I meet Steve, Lisas husband, when he dropped the minivan he brought us Water, Snacks, Movies for the kids which was awesome. The minivan even though it’s not new, its super well maintained. Steve is a great host, definitely will rent from him again. This is my first Turo experience which was great!
Adrian G. - April 21, 2019
Honda Odyssey 2006
Was on a budget for a family wedding with a baby and 2 toddlers. Van was affordable and they even provided the needed toddler car seat! Our departure flights were cancelled and he extended the services as requested. Van met our needs for the many airport trips for family arriving and departing for the wedding.
Rebecca M. - May 7, 2019
Chrysler Pacifica Hybrid 2018
Beth made our trip a breeze! Her van was just what we needed and what we expected. Would rent from again! Thank you!
Chad H. - May 30, 2019
Dodge Grand Caravan 2012
Erwin was a great host and vehicle was great for our vacation. thank you very much we appreciate you letting us use your van. hopefully can rent again.
Leticia C. - May 23, 2019
Honda Odyssey 2018
Great car! Fun to drive, and seated seven of us comfortably. Would definitely recommend.
Alicia D. - July 15, 2019
Mazda MAZDA5 2009
I absolutely LOVED this car! It’s like a mini van yet doesn’t give you that full feeling your in a Mom’s transportation vehicle. It is smaller than a van but very versatile and plenty of seating and storage space! You will absolutely love his car!!
Marina R. - July 27, 2019
Toyota Sienna 2018
Absolutely perfect experience. The vehicle was great! Gary was easy to work with!
Douglas T. - July 20, 2019
Toyota Sienna 2013
Easy pick up and drop off. Great car!
Kate S. - July 31, 2019
Chrysler Pacifica Hybrid 2018
This was a great first experience! Beth is super cool and flexible. Will definitely use her again when I’m back in town!
Ashley A. - August 1, 2019
Chrysler Pacifica 2018
Beth is a Roskstar!!! Definitely recommend her.
Michael R. - July 31, 2019
Chrysler Town and Country 2015
Very easy and Tim was great throughout the process!
Eric K. - July 31, 2019

Local San Diego favorites

A taste of the islands on the mainland, San Diego is equal parts mellow getaway and bustling metropolis. Book a car and cruise the coast for some epic SoCal vistas and adventures.

  • The San Diego Zoo Safari Park

  • For those of us who can’t swing a trip to the Serengeti, the Safari Park is an exceptional local alternative. A short drive up to Escondido for the day will transport you a million miles away.

  • North Park

  • An artsy neighborhood just north of the zoo, North Park is overflowing with boutiques, cafes, bars, galleries, and the North Park Farmers Market.

  • Ocean Beach

  • No trip to SD is complete without a beach trip. Drive your Turo car down to OB, rent a board, ride some waves, and finish off the day with "the world’s best burgers" at Hodad’s.