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Car rentals in Nevada: All you need to know

You need a great car to take you around Nevada whether you're traveling for a business trip or a vacation. See the famous sites around town and park in front of the popular restaurants in Nevada. CarRentals.com has gathered your most popular questions about car rentals in Nevada. Keep reading to find out the dos and don'ts of booking a rental car.

How can I find a bargain car rental in Nevada?

CarRentals.com makes it a cinch to get budget-friendly deals. Simply type in your travel dates and scroll through the variety of car rental companies, choose the top rental locations, and find the best packages Nevada has to offer. You should also:

  • Take time to compare vehicle pricing
  • Try to avoid airport pick-ups and drop-offs, which can be more expensive
  • Know ahead of time how much mileage/fuel you may use
  • Search and book in advance

Just following even a few of these tips can help you save big on your Nevada rental car.

What rental companies have agencies in Nevada?

From global names like Avis and Enterprise to budget-friendly brands like Payless and Fox, CarRentals.com has some of the best brands in the business. Scan through the online reviews to help you figure out which is best for you.

What type of rental car should I get for my trip to Nevada?

Whether you want a roomy family vehicle or a low-cost economy car, the sheer wealth of options in this metropolis means you're bound to find an automobile that is perfect for you. Some options include:

What age do you have to be to rent a car in Nevada?

Generally, to rent a car in Nevada you must be at least 21—the same as it is across the rest of the United States of America. However, you might need to pay a surcharge if you're under 25. Be sure to read over the rental agreement to find what the exact fee is before you rent your car.

Will I need insurance to get a car rental in Nevada?

Almost all countries require driver's insurance. You might be able to purchase additional insurance through rental car company for your trip, if you think your insurance won't cover you while traveling through the U.S.A.. Otherwise, as a U.S. citizen, you can also book Collision Damage Coverage through CarRentals.com at checkout. Although many of the major card issuers, like MasterCard or Discover, provide some coverage, there may be restrictions. For instance, you may not be covered if you book a larger or luxury vehicle. Make sure to check rental car company's policy before you decide.

What is the difference between all the fuel policies?

Most suppliers allow you to choose which policy you want. Below is a list of the most common ones.

You will have to search for an open gas station close to the drop-off location

What fuel policy should I get?

Most rental car suppliers provide you a full to full tank policy. We suggest returning it topped off. If you want to save some money, it is best to fill up your tank before you return the car.

Should I get unlimited miles when I rent a car in Nevada?

If you want to see all that Nevada offers, you're going to want unlimited miles. You won't have to worry about extra charges if you decide to drive all over Nevada. Read the fine print to make sure they are actually "unlimited."

Before you leave the lot

Be sure you check a few things prior to leaving the rental lot on your Nevada adventure. It's worth the time to:

  • Look over your vehicle and determine if there is any damage or scrapes. Be sure to make note of it on the paperwork, or you may get charged for it
  • Make you have a properly inflated spare tire, lug wrench, and jack in the trunk
  • Familiarize yourself with the car. Adjust the mirrors and seats to your liking, and figure out how to turn on the lights and windshield wipers
  • Figure out how to work the radio or entertainment features. You don't want any unneeded distractions in a new city

Book your Nevada rental car today

Use CarRentals.com to get yourself the best wheels Nevada has to offer. Before you know it, you'll be going between the great restaurants, famous landmarks, and all the amazing sites in Nevada.