If your trip to Oregon Coast is all organized but your itinerary is looking a bit empty, let us give you a helping hand.Close to the city center, Heceta Head Lighthouse is one sight you might like to consider putting on your to-do list. If you still have some space on that travel schedule, Sea Lion Caves and Hobbit Trailhead will keep you occupied as well.
There’s no need to limit your adventuring to just Oregon Coast. Eugene is 53 miles away and features a cool range of close-by sights, such as Autzen Stadium. After that, point your wheels in the direction of McArthur Court.
Here are our top tips on how to jump behind the wheel of a rental car with extra cash in your pocket:
Look into as many different bargain car rental deals as possible (we make that job child’s play!)
Check your inbox for our popular Price Drop Alert. We’ll keep you in the know about all the amazing bargains cruising around your location
Check out the bargains at all rental locations, including the airport terminal and surrounding area. A short cab trip to a close-by rental car outlet might reward you with some impressive savings
If your pickup and drop-off dates are not set in stone, try scoring a lower price by modifying the days in your search
Pickup and drop-off times generally need to be the same or very similar (e.g, both 10 a.m.) or you may be charged for a full extra day
Oftentimes companies reward you for prepaying — keep a lookout for these money-saving deals
The early bird catches the juiciest worm, along with the best deals! Book as soon as possible to score some great savings.
Whether you’re on the road solo or with a big group, we’ve got your ideal ride in Oregon Coast. If you want something small, why not pick up the keys to a mini? These nifty cars are easy to drive and affordable to run. Can’t wait to get out and explore the surrounding areas? An SUV or a full-size car might just be the ticket. If you’d rather go all out this vacation, turn some heads with one of our ritzy premium cars.
For some people, owning a prestige vehicle may be somewhat out of reach. But renting the car of your dreams is as easy as a few clicks! Experience the thrill of cruising into town in a snazzy sports car, even if it’s just for a short while. Or maybe all you’re chasing is a budget ride to get you quickly and safely from A to B. Affordable or flashy? Whatever you decide, one thing’s for sure — there’s a rental car to suit your style in Oregon Coast.
There’s more to driving around Oregon Coast than simply settling into the driver’s seat and turning the ignition. Brush up on the main local rules and regulations here:
You’ll need to keep to the right when driving in Oregon Coast. Also, take some extra caution if it’s your first time in the driver’s seat here. Once you’re familiar with the roads, relax and enjoy the scenery!
It’s relatively easy to find a car space in Oregon Coast, although it can be hard to get a spot in the busier areas. Booking a hotel with a parking lot will make things more convenient.
The residential zones in Oregon Coast have a 25mph speed limit. Outside these built-up areas, the speed limits usually range between 20mph and 70mph.
Usually, your car rental company will bill the amount stated on the fine to your credit card. Alternatively, the company may share your contact details with the relevant local agency so they can send a fine straight to you.
It is prohibited to use your cell phone while driving in Oregon Coast, and you may even be charged a fine for simply 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 you stay focused on the road.
While driving in Oregon Coast, it’s against the law to have a BAC (blood alcohol content) above 0.08%. Planning to have a few drinks with lunch or dinner? Consider grabbing a taxi or using a ride-sharing service.
Yes, drivers can turn on a red light in Oregon Coast. However, before you do you are required to completely stop the vehicle. Move on only when the lane is clear of approaching traffic.
In short, yes. Although, there are a few exceptions for vehicles run by public transportation networks.