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Car rentals in Portola: All you need to know

A Portola car rental allows you to go where you want, when you want. You'll be able to check out all the sights, and even see what else the rest of California has to offer. CarRentals.com has answered the most frequently asked questions about renting a car in Portola. Find out how to get the best rates on your ideal vehicle.

How do I get a great deal on a rental car in Portola?

CarRentals.com makes it easy to book budget-friendly rates. Just enter your travel dates and go down the list of rental car companies, select the top rental locations, and find the best packages Portola has to offer. You can also:

  • Read the mileage policy to steer clear of any surprises
  • Reserve your car rental as far in advance as possible
  • Avoid airport pick-ups or drop-offs if possible; they usually are pricier
  • Compare daily and weekly rates; you might save more if you rent the car for longer

Just following even a few of these tips can help you save big on your Portola rental car.

What rental suppliers have retailers in Portola?

From budget-friendly brands like Economy and Budget to global names like National and Hertz, CarRentals.com has some of the best brands in the business. Look through the online reviews to get an idea of which meets your needs.

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

That depends on how many people you are traveling with and what activities you want to do in Portola. If you're having a bit of trouble deciding, make sure to go over the chart below. We've compared the most popular categories for you:

What age do you have to be to rent a car in Portola?

Generally, to rent a car in Portola you must be at least 21. However, there might be an additional charge if you are under the age of 25 or for larger or higher category rentals in particular. Read through the supplier's terms to find what the exact fee will be before you book your rental.

Will I need insurance to get a car rental in Portola?

Insurance is always needed, wherever you're renting a car. Nevertheless, your current car insurance may cover you. Additionally, if you pay for the rental in full 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 on to your booking. Check in advance and, if it's needed, you can just add it at the CarRentals.com checkout.

What is the fuel policy for Portola rental cars?

Most suppliers give you a choice of fuel policies. Below is a list of the most common ones.

You will have to search for an open gas station near your rental car supplier

What fuel policy should I get?

Most suppliers provide you a full to full tank policy. At CarRentals.com, we suggest returning the car topped off. If you want to keep your expenses lower, it is best to find a filling station before you return the car.

Is it worth getting unlimited miles?

Unlimited miles is a good option if you decide to do some sightseeing or visit several clients all over Portola. You can cruise wherever you like and not incur added charges. Review your policy to see if there are any limitations.

Before you leave the lot

Be sure you go over a few things before you leave the car rental lot. You should take time to:

  • Look over your vehicle and make certain there is no damage or scrapes. If so, write it down on your paperwork
  • Inspect the trunk to determine 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 to your liking, and figure out how to turn on the lights and wipers
  • Figure out how to work the navigation and entertainment. It's best to limit any unneeded distractions when you are navigating a new city

Book your Portola rental car today

Use CarRentals.com to get the best wheels Portola has to offer. Before you know it, you'll be driving between the highly-rated restaurants, world-famous landmarks, and all the must-see sites in Portola.