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Frequently asked questions

What are the major attractions in Detroit?
If your trip to Detroit is all locked in but your itinerary is a bit on the empty side, we can give you a helping hand.You’ll need to rise and shine if you’re hoping to see all the great attractions that this place has to offer. GM Renaissance Center and Comerica Park are non-negotiable. Fox Theatre and Ford Field can’t be missed either.Stop by Little Caesars Arena. It’s one sight you’ll usually find on most travelers’ to-do lists. MotorCity Casino and MGM Grand Detroit Casino are also nearby and worth checking out.
What are the best road trip destinations near Detroit?
If you feel like a day trip, load up the car and hit the road to Sterling Heights. Located 17 miles away, it has plenty to keep you occupied. Livonia is one more place to add to your list. It’s situated 17 miles away. Climb out of the car, have a stretch and discover what this place is all about.
Where are the best convention centers near Detroit?
Booking a rental car is a wonderful option for professionals who travel frequently. If your visit to Detroit is largely for work-related purposes, you ought to know where the best convention and business centers are. Here are some of the top ones:

  • Cobo Center (0.3 miles away).
  • Masonic Temple (1 mile away).
  • Willistead Manor (2 miles away).

What kind of rental car should I get for Detroit?
Having your own wheels in Detroit will give you more flexibility to go wherever you want. Maybe you just can’t wait to leave the big city behind, explore country lanes, and go where the wind blows. If that’s the case, book one of our mid-size or full-size SUVs and discover the lakes in the surrounding area. If you’d prefer to experience city life, something small is a good idea. Navigating busy streets and traffic will be a lot easier with a mini or compact car.
Should I get a luxury rental car in Detroit?
Sometimes the journey is more significant than the destination, which makes your car choice particularly important. If you’re planning an amazing road trip around Detroit, a roomy SUV could be your perfect match. If you want the cheapest price possible and plan on sticking mostly to the city, a budget compact is a smart pick. All you have to do is decide what’ll suit you best, throw your bags in the back seat, and hit the road.
Is it difficult to park in Detroit?
It’s relatively easy to find a car space in Detroit, although you might find it hard to score a spot in the busiest areas. Staying at a hotel that provides guests with parking is always a good idea.
Does Detroit have peak-hour traffic?
As the population of Detroit is roughly 677,100, you won’t have a lot of trouble with traffic congestion. That being said, downtown streets are generally busier in the rush hours before and after work, so you may want to avoid driving then.
Are there speed limits in Detroit?
While motoring around the streets of Detroit, keep in mind that the speed limits generally range from 40km/h to 70mph. Residential areas are 25mph unless indicated otherwise.
What happens if I get a speeding fine while driving a rental car in Michigan?
Generally, your chosen rental company will charge the amount fined to your credit card. Alternatively, the company may share your contact information with local authorities so they can issue a fine straight to you.
Is it illegal to use a cell phone while driving in Detroit?
It’s legal to use a cell phone while operating a vehicle in Detroit. However, we recommend that you err on the side of caution and avoid texting or calling — your focus should be on the road.
What are the rules around drink driving in Detroit?
While behind the wheel in Detroit, it’s a criminal offence to have a BAC (blood alcohol content) above 0.08%. Planning to have a couple of drinks over lunch or dinner? Consider using a ride-sharing service or booking a taxi.
Is turning on a red light allowed in Detroit?
Traffic laws in Detroit permit drivers at a red light to turn into the direction of traffic nearer to them, without having to wait for it to turn green. Before turning, the vehicle must fully stop and the driver must be sure that the lane is clear before proceeding.
Are seat belts compulsory in Michigan?
Although there are a small number of exceptions, seat belts are compulsory in Michigan.

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