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What are the major attractions in Ouray?

Adventure is right around the corner at Cascade Falls. It's one attraction you'll usually find on many visitors' to-do lists. If you've still got room on that itinerary, Ouray Hot Springs Pool and the Ouray County Museum will keep you on the go, as well.

What are the best road trip destinations near Ouray?

Okay. So you want to test out these new wheels of yours? How about heading out on a day trip to Silverton? Roll down the windows and feel the breeze in your hair on your way there. It's just 18 miles away. After you've stretched out and had a bite to eat, it'll be time to admire the sights. We suggest starting with the Silverton Historical Society, Kendall Mountain Recreation Area and Molas Pass. Montrose is another great option. It's 35 miles away and boasts tons of interesting things to see and do. Don't miss the Links At Cobble Creek, the Ute Indian Museum and the Museum of the Mountain West.

Car rentals in Ouray: All you need to know

You need a great car to take you around Ouray whether you're going for a business trip or a vacation. Check out the famous sites around the region and park in front of the popular restaurants in Ouray. CarRentals.com has gathered the most popular questions about renting a car in Ouray. Find out the dos and don'ts of car rentals.

How can I find a bargain car rental in Ouray?

CarRentals.com always strives to get you the best price. But, there are a more ways to increase your savings. You can:

  • Compare and contrast all the deals available
  • Book as far in advance as possible. You'll usually save more and get the car of your choice
  • Learn about any cost for fuel policy, additional drivers, and mileage limits. That way you can make sure you know the true cost before you book
  • Don't rent more vehicle than you need. Usually, the smaller the car, the lower the rate

These tips can help you save even more on your next car rental in Ouray.

What rental companies have outlets in Ouray?

From global names like Ace and Enterprise to budget-friendly brands like Budget and Thrifty, CarRentals.com has some of the best brands in the business. Read through the online reviews to get an idea of which is best for your next trip.

What type of rental car should I get for my trip to Ouray?

Whether you want a roomy family vehicle or a low-cost economy car, the sheer wealth of options in this Colorado town means you're certain to find a vehicle that suits your needs. Some options include:

What's the age requirement to rent a car in Ouray?

Generally, the age limit for renting a car in Ouray is 21—the same as it is across the rest of the United States of America. If you are under 25, you might also need to pay a surcharge. Be sure to read the rental agreement to determine any additional fees will be before you reserve your rental.

Do I need insurance to rent a car in Ouray?

Insurance is mandatory, wherever you're renting a car. Nevertheless, your current car insurance may cover you. Additionally, if you pay using your credit card, the card's policy may also insure you. Keep in mind, these policies may not provide 100% coverage, and you'll have to add it to your booking for Ouray. Check in advance and, if it's necessary, you can easily include it at checkout.

What is the fuel policy for Ouray 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?

Many rental car suppliers offer a range of fuel policies. However, the stand-out winner is usually full-to-full. It simply means returning the car with the same level of gas as you got it with, so you'll never pay for anyone else's road trips through the Ouray.

Is it worth getting unlimited miles?

If you plan to see all that Ouray and maybe even the rest of Colorado offers, you're going to need unlimited miles. You can drive as far as you'd like without worrying about additional charges. Review the fine print to make sure they are truly "unlimited."

Tips before you leave the lot

Before you get going on your Ouray vacation, be sure you check out a few things before you leave the lot. You should take time to:

  • Check out your vehicle and determine if there is any damage or scrapes. Be sure to make note of it on the paperwork, or you may get charged for it
  • Inspect the trunk to see if the spare is properly inflated and both the lug wrench and jack are there
  • 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 Ouray rental car today

Maybe you're traveling solo, maybe you're bringing your partner or kids, or maybe you're carpooling with co-workers to and from the hotel to the conference center. CarRentals.com has the ideal vehicle that can fit your needs and not deplete your travel piggy bank.