If your trip to Vail is all booked but your travel itinerary is a bit on the empty side, we can give you a helping hand.If anyone asks why you’re heading here, just show them a few pictures of Betty Ford Alpine Gardens and Gerald R. Ford Amphitheater. These fantastic attractions guarantee you’ll have an awesome trip.Stop by Eagle Bahn Gondola. It’s one attraction you’ll find on travelers’ must-do lists. Gondola One Ski Lift and Colorado Ski and Snowboard Museum are also not far away and worth a detour.
Make sure the gas tank is full, because there are some great reasons to get out and go exploring beyond Vail. They include Buttermilk Mountain in Aspen — a tempting road-trip destination just 40 miles away. After that, point your wheels in the direction of Aspen Highlands.
Whether you’re traveling alone or with the entire family, CarRentals.com will help you find a suitable set of wheels for your Vail trip. An economy car is a terrific choice if you plan to spend nearly all of your time in the heart of the city. Thrifty and fuel-efficient, these cars will take you here, there and everywhere easily and comfortably. If you feel like making a big impression, pick a ride from our special category. You’re sure to find something that’ll attract a bit of attention! Got the young ones in tow? A spacious SUV should suit your needs.
You’ll be happy to hear that there’s a great range of both economy and luxury vehicles to rent in Vail. What you go for is largely dependent on how much you’re willing to spend as well as what you plan to do. Prestige vehicles offer the best in comfort and class. If you want to treat yourself, why not pick a fully kitted-out SUV, or perhaps a stylish medium-sized vehicle? Otherwise, if you’re just after something to get you from A to B as economically as possible, we can help you out with a no-frills compact vehicle (or something else that won’t break the bank).
You’ll be driving on the right-hand side of the road in Vail. Even though the rules may be similar to home, we suggest driving a little more cautiously on roads that are unfamiliar.
No, you shouldn’t have any trouble finding somewhere to park in Vail. With loads of places to leave your car, exploring the best of this destination is a cinch.
As with most places, you can expect more traffic in the morning and afternoon rush hours. However, due to its smaller population of roughly 5,500, traffic congestion isn’t much of an issue in Vail.
Most residential zones in the city of Vail have a 25mph speed limit. Outside these areas, the speed limits generally range between 20mph and 75mph.
Generally, one of two things will happen. Your rental car company may charge the fined amount to your credit card. This is the usual practice. On the other hand, it may forward your contact details to local authorities so the fine is sent directly to you.
Provided you have Bluetooth or similar functions enabled, you are allowed to use your phone while driving around Vail. But be sure to keep concentrating on the road.
The legal BAC (blood alcohol content) limit when driving in Vail is 0.08%. If you’re planning a big night out, leave your rental wheels behind and organize a different way of getting home instead.
Traffic laws in Vail allow drivers at a red light to turn into the lane nearest to them without waiting for a green signal. Before doing so, the vehicle must fully stop and the driver must be sure that the lane is clear before proceeding.
Yes. However, there are exceptions for certain vehicles used by public transportation networks.