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Where is Humboldt County?

Sure, there's something to be said for living like a free spirit. But sometimes you just need to know which way you're going. Before you collect your rental car and zoom down those streets and highways, you should learn a thing or two about Humboldt County. Find out a bit about United States of America, because that's where you'll need to head to kick start your adventure.

What are the best road trip destinations in Humboldt County?

Adventure awaits around every twist and turn of this glorious area. Humboldt County is one of those places where the journey is just as exciting as every one of its beautiful destinations. With your own set of wheels, you can take as little or as long as you like exploring every one of its hidden treasures. Get out and discover some (or all) of this place's most famous cities:

  • Eureka (population of 27,000)
  • Garberville (population of 910)
  • Shelter Cove (population of 690)
  • Weott (population of 290)

How can I get a cheap car rental in Humboldt County?

Avoid paying through the nose for a rental car by following these top tips:

  • A car can take you anyplace — so can we. Compare the hottest deals from all the top rental companies in just a few clicks.
  • Set an email Price Drop Alert for your next exciting vacation destination. You never know what great bargains will whiz into your inbox;
  • Search for both airport and non-airport pickup locations to be sure you're getting the best possible bargain in town;
  • If you're not worried about which day of the week you pick up the keys to your car and your schedule is flexible, experiment with days and dates to find the hottest deal;
  • If possible, keep the time of your pickup and drop-off the same. If you bring back your rental car at a later time than you picked it up, you might be required to pay for a full extra day;
  • Some companies reward you for paying upfront — keep a lookout for these kinds of deals;
  • Last but not least, lock in your favorite set of wheels as soon as possible to grab yourself a load of savings!

What is the most popular rental car category in Humboldt County?

Don't restrict yourself to those big cities. Humboldt County is home to some breathtaking scenery, such as beaches, mountains, and sandy shores. A car like a convertible will help you discover them in style. These vehicles are perfect for those hoping to drink in the views with the top down. Who doesn't love the feeling of the wind in their hair?

Should I get a luxury rental car in Humboldt County?

You'll be happy to hear that there's a great range of luxury rental vehicles in Humboldt County. What you opt for is largely dependent on your funds and what you plan to do. Specialty and prestige vehicles often spare no expense when it comes to comfort and class. If you want to treat yourself, why not pick a high-end SUV, or perhaps a fancy medium-sized vehicle? On the other hand, if you're just after a set of wheels to get from A to B as efficiently as possible, you're better off choosing a budget compact vehicle (or something else that won't burn a hole in your wallet).

What do I need to know about driving in California?

There's no better way to explore the hidden gems of Humboldt County than from the comfort and convenience of your own rental car. But before you switch on the engine and race off, it's worth brushing up on some of the road rules. Here are a few tips and hints to help make your journey a safe and smooth one:

What side of the road do they drive on in Humboldt County?

Motorists drive on the right side of the road in Humboldt County. Even though you may be comfortable with the traffic rules, it's always smart to drive a little more carefully in a new destination.

Are there speed limits in Humboldt County?

There certainly are. Typically, speed limits in Humboldt County range between 15 mi/h and 70 mi/h. On residential roads, you're usually not allowed to travel over 25 mi/h.

What happens if I get a speeding fine while driving a rental car in California?

One of two things will happen. Your chosen rental car company may bill the amount stated on the fine to your credit card. This is the most common practice. Or it may give your contact details to local authorities so the fine is issued directly to you.

Are seat belts compulsory in California?

They sure are. However, there are a couple of exceptions for vehicles run by public transportation networks.

Is it illegal to use a cell phone while driving in Humboldt County?

It's against the law to use your cell phone while driving a car in Humboldt County, and you may even be hit with a fine for simply handling your phone if you're in control of a vehicle. However, using hands-free or Bluetooth functions is allowed, as long as your attention remains on the road.

What are the rules around drink driving in Humboldt County?

In Humboldt County, it is a punishable offence to operate a vehicle with a BAC (blood alcohol content) higher than 0.08%. If you're going to have a few drinks with lunch or dinner, leave the rental car behind.

Is turning on a red light allowed in Humboldt County?

Road rules in Humboldt County allow drivers at a red light to turn into the lane nearest to them without waiting for a green signal. Before making the maneuver, the vehicle must completely stop and the driver must be certain that the lane is clear before continuing on.

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