Car rentals in Tucson: All you need to know
A Tucson car rental gives you the opportunity 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 Arizona has to offer. CarRentals.com has gathered the most frequently asked questions about car rentals in Tucson. Find out which vehicle is perfect for your trip, and how to get the best rates.
How can I get a bargain car rental in Tucson?
CarRentals.com makes it a breeze to get budget-friendly deals. Just type in your travel dates and scroll down the variety of rental car suppliers, select the top rental locations, and find the best packages Tucson has to offer. You can also:
- Read through the mileage policy to avoid any surprise fees
- Book your rental as far ahead of time as you can
- Avoid airport pick-ups; they tend to be more expensive
- Compare weekly and daily rates; you might save more with a longer rental
Just following even a few of these tips can help you save on your Tucson rental car.
What rental suppliers have outlets in Tucson?
CarRentals.com has around 26 car rental providers that you can choose from. We have budget-friendly names like Economy and Budget and global ones like Avis and Sixt. 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 Tucson?
That all depends on your needs and what activities you want to do in Tucson. If you're having difficulty deciding, make sure to go over our table below. We have compared the most popular types of vehicles for you:
What age do you have to be to rent a car in Tucson?
Normally, the age limit for car rentals in Tucson is 21—the same as it is across the rest of the United States of America. Additionally, many suppliers charge an extra fee if you are under 25. Be sure to review the terms to figure out any additional fees is before you book your vehicle.
Does Tucson require rental car insurance?
Insurance is always needed, wherever you're renting a car. With that said, you might already be insured by your existing car or credit card policies. Keep in mind, your policies may not cover you 100%, and you'll have to add it on to your booking. Check in advance and, if it's required, you can conveniently include it at the CarRentals.com checkout.
What is the fuel policy for Tucson rental cars?
Most suppliers give you a choice of fuel policies. Below is a list of the most common ones.
What fuel policy should I get?
We advise a full tank policy. You pick up your rental with a full tank, and you should return it topped off. If you want to save some money, it is best to fill up your tank before bringing the car rental. Stations close to airports or car rental places tend to have higher prices.
Should I get unlimited miles when I rent a car in Tucson?
If you want to check out all that Tucson and maybe even the rest of Arizona offers, you're going to need unlimited miles. You won't have to worry about extra charges if you decide to drive all over Tucson. Read the fine print to make sure they are truly "unlimited."
What is Tucson famous for?
There is tons to see and do in this city. Some of Tucson's most popular attractions are:
- The Mini Time Machine Museum of Miniatures
- Tucson Museum of Art & Historic Block
- Saguaro National Park
- Arizona-Sonora Desert Museum
Luckily, you'll be able to cruise to the one you want or visit them all.
Tips before you leave the lot
Before you begin on your Tucson trip, be sure you go over a few items prior to leaving the lot. You should take time to:
- Walk around the vehicle and determine if there is any dents or scrapes. If you notice any, write it down on your paperwork
- Make you have a properly inflated spare tire, lug wrench, and jack in the trunk
- Familiarize yourself with the car. Adjust the mirrors and seats, and note how to turn on the lights and windshield wipers
- Get comfortable operating the navigation and entertainment. You don't want any unneeded distractions in a new city
Book your Tucson 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 who you're traveling with, CarRentals.com has a car rental that can suit your needs and not break the bank.