Car rentals in Key West: All you need to know
You want a great vehicle to get around Key West whether you're going for a business trip or a vacation. See the famous sites around the area and park in front of the best restaurants in Key West. We've answered your most popular questions about renting a car in Key West. Find out which vehicle is perfect for your trip, and how to get the best rates.
How do I find a great deal on a car rental in Key West?
We always strive to get you the best price. However, you can remember a few things to keep your next booking affordable. Be sure to:
- Compare all the deals available
- Book as far in advance as possible. You will usually get your car of your choice and save more
- Be aware of any cost for mileage limits, fuel policy, and additional drivers. This way you will know the actual cost before you rent
- Determine what car you'll need for your trip. Don't get more car than you need
Even a little rental car know-how can go a long way to getting you the most savings.
What rental suppliers have agencies in Key West?
From budget-friendly brands like Economy and Budget to global names like Advantage and Hertz, CarRentals.com has some of the best brands in the business. Look through the reviews to get an idea of which one is best for you.
What types and makes of rental cars are on offer in Key West?
Whether you want a roomy family vehicle or a low-cost economy car, the sheer wealth of options in this Florida city means you're certain to find a car that is perfect for you. Some options include:
How old do you have to be to rent a car in Key West?
Generally, to rent a car in Key West 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 review the terms to find what the exact price is before you book your rental.
Do I need insurance to rent a car in Key West?
Most countries require the driver to have insurance. You might be able to purchase additional insurance through rental car company, if you know your insurance won't cover your rental during your trip. Otherwise, as a U.S. citizen, you can also book Collision Damage Coverage with CarRentals.com at checkout. Several credit cards (Discover, American Express, Visa, and MasterCard) will provide some coverage. However, there may be limitations, like not covering larger automobiles such as premium models or some SUVs. Make sure to find out exactly what your credit card will cover and how much before you travel to Key West.
What is the fuel policy for Key West rental cars?
Most suppliers give you a choice of fuel policies. Here is a list of the typical policies.
What type of fuel policy should I choose?
We suggest a full to full policy. You should receive your car with a full tank, and you will want to return it filled up. To avoid any added expenses, find a filling station before you bring the car back.
Is it worth getting unlimited miles?
Unlimited mileage is a good choice for anyone who don't want to worry about how many miles they are driving. Just make sure that your policy really provides unlimited miles. Read the details on mileage limits before you book.
What is Key West famous for?
You'll be happy you have a vehicle so you can see all that Key West offers. Make sure to check out Ernest Hemingway Home and Museum and Florida Keys Eco-Discovery Center.
Tips before you leave the lot
Make sure you check out a few things prior to leaving the lot on your Key West adventure. It's important to:
- Check out the vehicle and be certain there is no dents 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
- Get familiar with the controls of your car. Adjust the mirrors and seats, and note 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 Key West car rental today
Maybe you're carpooling with co-workers to and from the hotel to the conference center, maybe you're traveling solo, or maybe you're bringing your partner or kids. No matter who you are traveling with, CarRentals.com has a car rental that can fit your needs and not deplete your travel piggy bank.