If you want to see everything Washington D.C. has to offer, there is no better way to do so from behind the wheel of a rental car from Dollar. Don't waste your time waiting for the bus or hailing taxis to go to the sights. When you have the keys to your own vehicle, you can drive wherever you want to go, whenever you want. Make your upcoming vacation to Washington D.C. even more enjoyable with a Dollar rental car.
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Washington D.C. is home to over half a million people, which means this city is just sizable enough for some exploration. Visitors come to take advantage of Washington D.C.'s local attractions. Of course, this city has more going on like its a variety of entertainment options. Whatever you choose to do first, you'll want to take in as much of Washington D.C. as possible while on your road trip. You'll be able to explore of this city once you get the keys to your Dollar rental car.
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Frequently asked questions
How do I get a Washington D.C. Dollar rental car at a great rate?
We try to get you the best rates, whether you book. But booking your car ahead of time can help you save even more. Be sure to not add an additional driver and check the mileage policy to avoid any surprise fees.
Do I need to bring anything special when I get my vehicle in Washington D.C.?
Be sure to carry with you your driver's license and a credit card in your name.
How old do I have to be to rent a car in Washington D.C.?
Most suppliers in Washington D.C. require that you at least be 21 years old to rent a car. Some rentals, especially higher category vehicles, may have an added fee if you are under 25. Make sure to check Dollar's policy to know if there is an additional cost before you book.
Is there a particular car I should get for my trip to Washington D.C.?
That all depends on your needs and what you'll be doing when you visit Washington D.C.. Compact or economy cars are ideal for short drives and are easier to park. If you are traveling with coworkers, then a SUV or a sedan is going to have more room and offer a more comfortable ride on longer drives. Those looking for a little extravagance on their Washington D.C. vacation can choose a higher-end vehicle like a Mercedes C-Class or Audi A4 or similar.
Does the United States require car insurance?
In the United States you do need to have insurance before you rent a car from Dollar. Although many of the major card issuers, like Visa or American Express, give 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 company's policy before you decide. Additionally, as a U.S. citizen, you can also purchase Collision Damage Coverage with CarRentals.com at checkout.
Do I need to pay a deposit when I book my Dollar car rental?
Dollar does require a deposit when you book your rental. Dollar will block the deposit on your credit once you reserve your vehicle for your trip to Washington D.C.. Please note that the deposit will 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 Dollar?
We suggest a full to full policy. You receive the car with a full tank, and you will want to refuel up to the amount you picked the car up with. If you want to save some money, it is best to fill up your tank before you bring your car back to Dollar.
Do I need unlimited miles when I rent a car in Washington D.C.?
Washington D.C. has over half a million people, so there should be plenty to do. Unlimited miles allow you to see what else Washington D.C. has to offer worry free.
Can I get a one-way rental from Dollar?
Dollar usually offers one-way rentals. You may find it easier to drop off your rental at a different Dollar. Be aware there may be an additional fee when you opt for one-way.
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With so much to do and see in Washington D.C., having access to your own vehicle lets you explore at your own pace. When you're ready to explore more of Washington D.C., you can leave wherever you want to, without waiting for your ride to pick you up or looking through a bus schedule.
Before you head out of town, book your Dollar Washington D.C. rent-a-car and take off to all the items on your itinerary at your leisure. Reserve with CarRentals.com and hit the road in Washington D.C., Washington D.C..