There is no better way to see everything Santa Clara has to offer than by getting behind the wheel of your Avis rental car. Don't spend time waiting for the bus or hailing taxis to go to the sights. Having your own ride enables you to go to the places you want to see the most, whenever you want. Make your upcoming vacation to California even better with an Avis car rental.
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With over one-hundred thousand people, Santa Clara is a city that has lots going on. Travelers come to check out Santa Clara's burgeoning art community and plenty of interest for history buffs. No matter what you pick to do first, you'll want to see as much of Santa Clara as possible while on your stay. And with your Avis rental car, you'll be able to see and do more of what this city offers.
CarRentals.com works with the most dependable dealers in the business. The first rent-a-car company located in an airport, Avis has over 70 years of providing rental cars to visitors from all over. With a diverse fleet of autos and over five-thousand locations worldwide, Avis is sure to offer you a great experience from when you pick up your car to when you drop it off.
Frequently asked questions
How do I get the best prices on a Santa Clara Avis car rental?
We strive to get you the best price, no matter when you reserve your car. However, getting well ahead of your trip can help you save even more. Be sure to keep the car under one driver's name and go over the mileage policy to avoid any unexpected fees.
What should I have with me when I get my car rental in Santa Clara?
You will need to bring credit card, as well as your driver's license.
What's Santa Clara's minimum age to rent a car?
Avis's minimum age to rent a car in Santa Clara is 21. Make sure to review Avis's policy, as there could be additional fees if you are under 25 or for higher category rentals especially.
What kind of Avis rental car should I get for my trip to Santa Clara?
That all depends on your needs and what you'll be doing when you visit Santa Clara. Compact or economy automobiles are easier to park and ideal for short drives. If you are traveling with family or friends, then a mid-size or SUV is going to have enough room for all of you and offer a more comfortable ride on longer trips. Those looking for a bit of luxury on their Santa Clara trip can choose a higher-end vehicle like a Mercedes C-Class or Cadillac XTS or similar.
Does the United States require car insurance?
You are required to have insurance before you rent in the United States. Although many of the major card issuers, like Visa and MasterCard, offer some coverage, there are usually restrictions. For example, they may not cover your rental car if you book a luxury or larger vehicle. Make sure to check credit card issuer's policy before you decide. Additionally, as a United States citizen, you can also book Collision Damage Coverage with CarRentals.com at checkout.
Does Avis require a deposit at the time of booking my rental car?
Avis does require a deposit when you reserve your rental. Avis will block the deposit on your credit once you reserve your car for your trip to Santa Clara. Please note that the deposit can vary greatly based on the make and model of the vehicle.
Do I have to full up the tank before I take my car back to Avis?
We encourage a full to full policy. You pick up your Avis rental with a full tank. However, if you return the rental with less than the amount it was given to you, most companies will charge a premium, and sometimes up to 3X the amount of current gas prices to refill it. For a cheaper rate, it is best to find a gas station before you return the car to Avis.
Why should I get unlimited miles?
Santa Clara has enough to keep you entertained, but you may want to drive to nearby cities to find out what else California has to offer. You can explore the rest of the area free of mileage limits once you've checked off all the activities in Santa Clara. If you need to add a bit excitement to your Santa Clara trip, you can also go to California's Great America and enjoy an afternoon riding the park's attractions.
Can I get a one-way rental from Avis?
Avis usually offers one-way rentals. You may find it easier to drop off your rental car at a different Avis. Be aware there may be an additional fee when you pick one-way.
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With so much to do and see in Santa Clara, having access to your own car lets you explore at your own pace. When you are ready to check out more of California, you can drive wherever you like, without trying to hail a cab or sign up for a ride-share.
Before you head out of town, book your Avis Santa Clara rental car and zip off to take in all the must-do activities at your own pace. Book with CarRentals.com and hit the highway in Santa Clara, California.