If you want to see everything Palo Alto has to offer, there is no better way to do so from behind the wheel of a rental car from Enterprise. Stop spending your vacation waiting on the bus, or being nickel and dimed with ride-shares or taxis. When you have access to your own car, you can go wherever you want to go, when you want. Make your next vacation to California more enjoyable with an Enterprise rental car.
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Palo Alto is a perfect spot when you desire some respite from busyness of a big city. Guests come to explore Palo Alto's burgeoning art community and plenty of interest for history buffs. No matter what you pick to do first, you'll want to take in as much of Palo Alto as you can during your trip. And if you need to see what else is around Palo Alto, then jump in the driver's seat of your Enterprise car rental and see what else is out there.
We work with the most dependable companies in the world. Enterprise started back in 1957 with a fleet of only seven vehicles. Today, they're recognized as global leader in the rental car industry. Enterprise prides themselves on being available when you need them and fantastic customer service.
What you need to know about car rentals in Palo Alto
How do I get a Palo Alto Enterprise rental car at a great rate?
CarRentals.com always tries to get you the lowest price, whether you book. However, getting your car ahead of time can help you save even more. Make sure to go over the mileage policy and keeping it to one driver will reduce your expense.
What do I need to bring when I pick up my vehicle in Palo Alto?
You'll need to present your driver's license and a credit card in your name.
What's Palo Alto's minimum age to rent a car?
Enterprise's minimum age to rent a car in Palo Alto is 21. Some rentals, especially higher category vehicles, may have an additional fee if you are under 25. Make sure to review Enterprise's policies to know if there is an additional cost for you.
What kind of Enterprise rental car should I get for my trip to Palo Alto?
That depends on your needs and what you'll be doing when you visit Palo Alto. Compact or economy cars are good for short commutes and are easier to park. Commute times in Palo Alto average 28 minutes, so you may find a SUV or mid-size car provides a more comfortable ride. If you want to decrease your emissions and save on gas, then pick a hybrid vehicle. Those looking for a little luxury on their Palo Alto vacation can choose a higher-end model like an Audi A4 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 MasterCard or Visa, offer some coverage, there are usually restrictions. For instance, you may not be covered if you book a larger or luxury 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 through CarRentals.com at checkout.
Do I need to pay a deposit when I book my Enterprise car rental?
Enterprise requires a deposit when you reserve your rental. Enterprise will block the deposit on your credit once you reserve your vehicle for your trip. Please be aware that the deposit can vary greatly depending on the model and make of the rental.
Do I have to return my Enterprise rental with a full tank?
We suggest a full tank policy. You receive the car with a full tank. If you return the rental with less than the amount it was given to you, most companies will charge a premium to top it back off. If you want to save some money, it is best to fill up your tank before you return the car to Enterprise.
Why should I get unlimited miles?
Palo Alto's small-town atmosphere definitely has its charms, but you may want to hit the road again after you've checked off all the activities in Palo Alto.
Can I get a one-way rental from Enterprise?
Enterprise typically offers one-way rentals. You may find it easier to drop off your vehicle at a different Enterprise. Don't forget there is typically an additional charge when you choose one-way.
Reserve your ride today!
With so much to do and see in Palo Alto, having your own ride lets you explore at your own pace. When you are ready to check out more of California, you can go when you want to, without having to spend time waiting for the bus or wave down a taxicab.
Before your next holiday, book your Enterprise Palo Alto rental car and visit all the items on your itinerary at your own pace. Book with CarRentals.com and drive the road in Palo Alto, California.