Car Hire San Jose, California


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Hertz Car Hire in San Jose, California

In the wonderful city of San Jose, you really have the best of all possible worlds. You’re in the heart of Silicon Valley which offers sun, sea, access to San Francisco and all of California. It’s a vibrant, multi-cultural town, reflected in its large Vietnamese population, its Japantown, and the varied lifestyles and cuisines on offer. We have plenty of pick-up locations all across town, making car hire in San Jose both easy and convenient, whether it’s business or pleasure that brings you here.

Pickup Locations San Jose

  • Cottle Road HLE

    Opening hours: Mon-Fri 9:30AM-7:00PM, Sat 9:00AM-12:00PM, Sun Closed

    Address: 5645 Cottle Road

    Phone: (408) 578-4021

  • Intel

    Opening hours: Mon-Fri 8:00AM-6:00PM, Sat-Sun Closed

    Address: 3600 Juliette Lane

    Phone: (408) 450-6025

  • The Alameda HLE

    Opening hours: Mon-Fri 7:30AM-6:00PM
    Sat 9:00AM-12:00PM
    Sun Closed

    Address: 1040 The Alameda

    Phone: (408) 998-8207

  • Almaden Expressway HLE

    Opening hours: Mon-Fri 7:30AM-6:00PM, Sat 9:00AM-12:00PM, Sun Closed

    Address: 3076 Almaden Expressway

    Phone: (408) 265-6050

  • Atlantic Aviation-Private Flights Only

    Opening hours: Mon-Fri 7:00AM-7:00PM, Sat-Sun Closed

    Address: 1250 Aviation Avenue

    Phone: (408) 924-0935

  • Stevens Creek HLE

    Opening hours: Mon-Fri 7:30AM-6:00PM, Sat-Sun Closed

    Address: 3565 Stevens Creek Boulevard

    Phone: (408) 260-9476

  • San Jose International Airport

    Opening hours: Mon-Fri 5:00AM-2:00AM, Sat-Sun 06:00AM-02:00AM

    Address: 1659 Airport Boulevard

    Phone: 408-938-6000

  • San Jose Alum Rock

    Opening hours: Mon-Sun 7:00AM-7:00PM

    Address: 2487 Alum Rock

    Phone: (408) 929-0995

  • 1740 North First Street HLE

    Opening hours: Mon-Fri 7:30AM-6:00PM, Sat 9:00AM-12:00PM, Sun Closed

    Address: 725 Ridder Park Drive,
    Suite 95

    Phone: (408) 437-6250

  • ACM Aviation-Private Flights Only

    Opening hours: Mon-Fri 9:00AM-6:00PM, Sat 9:00AM-12:00PM, Sun Closed

    Address: 575 West San Carlos Street

    Phone: 408-998-8207


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A quick guide to San Jose


With its exciting mix of cultures, San Jose is the part of the west coast with its own flavour and feel. Blending classic California cool with a dash of Spanish panache and the influences of the many migrants who have settled here, this city can offer it all.

An eye on the universe

Up on Mount Hamilton, the Lick Observatory has been monitoring all things astronomical since 1888. Some 4,209 feet up, it’s open from 12-5pm on Thursday to Sunday so that you can explore the night sky. Take the opportunity to sign up for tours, lectures and even music concerts at this intriguing venue. There are also free daily talks inside the dome of the 36-inch Great Refractor and there is free parking for your hire car – which will really spare your legs.

The Japanese influence

The large Japanese population means that San Jose maintains a Japantown, one of only three authentic ones remaining in the USA. You can explore the history of settlement here at the Japanese American Museum on North 5th Street, and pick up some fine food at the farmer’s market every Sunday morning. Art galleries and design studios, Japanese shops and restaurants all contribute to the atmosphere, as do peaceful parks, especially if you’re visiting during blossom season. To experience a real flavour of Japan in San Jose, visit Gombei for teriyaki, donburi, udon noodles and tofu hot-pots.

Shop ‘til you drop

For two contrasting shopping experiences, head for both Santana Row and Antiques Row. The first is distinctly upscale, with branches of designer boutiques, live events and a range of restaurants that takes in steakhouses, churrascarias, cupcakes, tacos and sushi. With plenty of outdoor seating it’s perfect for trying local specialties as the sun sets. For something a little different visit Antiques Row at 1881 West San Carlos for three whole blocks of vintage shops and collectibles. Whether you’re after something old, new, quirky or traditional, this is the place to haggle for that piece of Americana you just don’t want to leave behind.

This is a city that seems to change street by street and showcases the history and culture that led to its growth. A city that looks fondly on its past and embraces the future of the Silicon Valley, San Jose is a great place to drive around and explore. It’s why they say it has a big city soul, but a small town heart.