Car rentals in Scotts Valley: All you need to know
A Scotts Valley car rental allows you to go where you want, when you want. You can check out all the sights, and even see what else the rest of California has to offer. CarRentals.com has gathered your most popular questions about car rentals in Scotts Valley. Read on to discover how to get the best rates on your ideal vehicle.
How can I get a great deal on a rental car in Scotts Valley?
CarRentals.com makes it easy to snag the cheapest deals. Just enter your travel dates and scroll down the variety of rental companies, choose the top rental locations, and find the cheapest offers in Scotts Valley. You should also:
- Compare all the deals available
- Book as far in advance as possible. You will usually save more and get the car of your choice
- Be aware of any cost for mileage limits, fuel policy, and additional drivers. This way you will know the total cost before you rent
- Decide the car you'll need for your drive. Don't rent 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 companies have outlets in Scotts Valley?
From global names like Hertz and Sixt to budget-friendly brands like Dollar and Thrifty, CarRentals.com has some of the best brands in the business. Read through the reviews to get an idea of which one is best for you.
What type of rental car should I get for my trip to Scotts Valley?
That depends on your needs and what activities you want to do in Scotts Valley. If you're having trouble choosing, be sure to look over the table below. We have compared the most popular vehicle categories for you:
What's the age requirement to rent a car in Scotts Valley?
Usually, to rent a car in Scotts Valley you must be at least 21—the same as it is across the rest of the USA. Additionally, many suppliers charge an extra fee if you are under 25. Be sure to read the terms to figure out what the exact fee will be before you book your rental.
Does Scotts Valley require rental car insurance?
Insurance is always needed, wherever you're renting a car. However, your current car insurance may cover you. Additionally, if you pay for the rental in full using your credit card, the card's benefits may also insure you. Keep in mind, your policies may not cover you 100%, and you'll have to add it to your booking for Scotts Valley. Check in advance and, if it is required, you can just include it at checkout.
What are the different fuel policies?
Most suppliers give you a choice of fuel policies. Below is a list of the most common ones.
You will need to search for an open gas station close to the drop-off location
What fuel policy should I get?
Most suppliers give you a full to full tank policy. At CarRentals.com, we encourage bringing it back topped off. If you want to save some money, find a filling station before you return the car.
Is it worth getting unlimited miles?
Unlimited miles is a good choice if you plan to do some sightseeing or visit several customers all over Scotts Valley. You can cruise as much as you like without incurring extra charges. Go over your rental agreement to find out if there are mileage restrictions.
Before you leave the lot
Be sure you check out a few items before you leave the car rental lot on your Scotts Valley adventure. You should:
- Walk around your car and determine if there is any 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
- Get comfortable operating the entertainment and GPS (if available). You don't want any unneeded distractions in a new city
Book your Scotts Valley rental car 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 the situation, CarRentals.com has a vehicle that can fit your requirement and not deplete your travel piggy bank.