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2049 Del Monte Blvd

Average pickup time: 0-10 minutes.
10 out of 10 (2 Reviews)
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Friendliness 100%
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Cleanliness 90%
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Pickup time 100%
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5 out of 5
KelReviewed on Jun 25, 2019, 4:37 PM
Mini van was great and so was customer service. All was good!

Where is Monterey County?

Sure, there's something to be said for living like a free spirit. But sometimes you've just got to know where you're going. Before you turn the engine over in your rental car and glide down the freeway, it's worth knowing a little about Monterey County. You'll have to book a plane ticket to United States of America to reach this wonderful destination.

What are the major attractions in Monterey County?

Fantastic sights can be found around almost every corner in Monterey County. Buckle your seat belt and we'll give you the scoop on a few of them. Your first pit stop ought to be Monterey Bay Aquarium, 1 mile from the center of Monterey. Not just any old attraction, this iconic place attracts numerous adventurers every year.

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

Here are our top tips if you're looking to score the cheapest possible rental car:

  • Use our convenient filter feature to help point you toward the cheapest car rental rates in town — and then compare the prices;
  • Take advantage of our Price Drop Alert email service and immediately find out when prices fall for your destination;
  • Browse the deals at all rental locations, including the airport and its vicinity. A brief cab drive to a neighboring rental car outlet might result in some significant savings;
  • If your vacation dates are not carved in stone, try scoring a lower price by changing the days of the week in your search;
  • To avoid paying for an extra day or a late fee, try to keep your pickup and drop-off times as similar as possible;
  • Sometimes companies reward you big time for prepaying — keep your eyes peeled for these kinds of offers;
  • The early bird catches the juiciest worm, along with the best deals! Book as soon as possible to score some excellent savings.

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

Don't restrict your adventures to the big cities. Monterey County features some breathtaking scenery, such as beaches, mountains, and sandy shores. A set of wheels like a convertible will help you explore them in style. These rental vehicles are perfect for those hoping to take in the views with the top down. Who doesn't adore the sensation of the wind through their hair?

Should I get a luxury rental car in Monterey County?

First of all, there's a broad range of both luxury and economy vehicles to rent in Monterey County. What you opt for will depend on your funds and what you plan to do. Specialty and prestige vehicles offer unparalleled comfort and class. If you feel like splashing out, why not pick up a high-end SUV, or perhaps an upmarket medium-sized sedan? On the other hand, if you're just after a car to get you from A to B as efficiently as possible, stick with an economy compact vehicle (or something else that won't burn a hole in your wallet).

What do I need to know about driving in California?

From parking rules and seat belt laws to cell phone use and speed limitations, there's loads to get your head around when driving somewhere new. If this is your first trip to Monterey County, here's what you should know:

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

You'll have to keep to the right when driving in Monterey County. Not only that, exercise a little extra caution if it's your first time on the road here. Once you're familiar with local driving habits, you can relax and enjoy the scenery!

Are there speed limits in Monterey County?

In Monterey County, the maximum speed limit outside a built-up area is usually 70 mi/h. 15 mi/h is the minimum. When approaching built-up areas, don't forget that unless stated otherwise, the speed limit is 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 car rental company may bill the fined amount to your credit card. This is the most common approach. Or it may give your contact information to the relevant local authority so the fine is issued to you directly.

Are seat belts compulsory in California?

Seat belts are required in California. Having said that, these rules may differ for certain vehicles, like those operated by public transportation systems.

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

It is against the law to use your cell phone while driving in Monterey County, and you may even be fined for just handling your phone when you're in control of a vehicle. That being said, using hands-free or Bluetooth functions is allowed, as long as your attention stays on the road.

What are the rules around drink driving in Monterey County?

The legal BAC (blood alcohol content) limit when driving in Monterey County is 0.08%. If you're planning a big night out, leave your car behind and organize a different way of getting home instead.

Is turning on a red light allowed in Monterey County?

Yes, you are allowed to turn on a red light in Monterey County. But before doing so, you are required to stop the car completely. Proceed only when you know the lane you are turning into is clear of oncoming traffic.

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