There is no better way to see everything Palm Springs has to offer than by getting behind the wheel of your National rental car. Stop spending your vacation waiting on the bus, or being nickel and dimed with ride-shares or taxis. When you have the keys to your own ride, you can drive wherever you want to go, whenever you want. Make your upcoming getaway to California even better with a National rental car.
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Palm Springs is a perfect destination when you need a break from rat race of a big city. Visitors come to check out Palm Springs's scenery that draws visitors from all over the country. Of course, this city is known for more like its terrific weather throughout the year. Whatever you decide on first, you'll want to check out as much of Palm Springs as possible while on your vacation. And if you need to see what else is around Palm Springs, then jump behind the wheel of your National rental car and see what else is out there.
Originally founded by a couple dozen independent car rental agents in 1947, National has grown from 60 locations in the U.S. to over 2,000 locations worldwide. National offers everything luxury to compact, allowing you to pick the best ride for your upcoming trip.
What you need to know for the road
How do I find the best deals on a Palm Springs National rental car?
We try to get you the lowest price, whether you book. However, getting well ahead of your trip can help you save even more. Be sure to read the mileage policy and keeping it to one driver will reduce your expense.
Do I need to bring anything special when I get my car in Palm Springs?
Make sure to present your driver's permit and a credit card in your name.
What's Palm Springs's minimum age to rent a car?
Most suppliers in Palm Springs set the minimum age to rent a car at 21. Some rentals, especially higher category vehicles, may have an additional fee if you are under 25. Make sure to check National's policy to find out if there is an additional cost for you.
Is there a particular car I should get for my trip to Palm Springs?
That depends on your needs and what activities you want to do in Palm Springs. Economy or compact automobiles are easier to park and great for short drives. If you are traveling with a bigger group, then a mid-size or SUV will have more room for luggage and offer a more comfortable ride on longer commutes. Those looking for a dash of extravagance on their Palm Springs vacation can choose the premium category to get a car like an Audi A4 or Cadillac XTS or similar.
Do I need insurance when I rent a car in the United States?
In the United States you do need to have insurance before you rent a car. Although many of the major card issuers, like Visa or American Express, provide some coverage, there are usually restrictions. For instance, you may not be covered 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 through CarRentals.com at checkout.
Does National require a deposit at the time of booking my rental car?
National requires a deposit when you reserve your rental. National will block the deposit on your credit once you reserve your car for your trip. Please note that the deposit will vary greatly depending on the model and make of the rental.
Do I have to full up the tank before I take my car back to National?
At CarRentals.com, we recommend a full to full policy. You receive the car topped off. If you return your rental with less than the amount that you received it with, 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 National. Stations near or around airports or car rental places tend to have higher prices.
Should I get unlimited miles when I rent a car in Palm Springs?
Palm Springs's small-town atmosphere certainly has its charms, however you may want to take to the road again after you've checked off all the activities in Palm Springs.
Does Palm Springs National offer one-way car rentals?
National usually offers one-way rentals. You may find it more convenient to return your vehicle at a different location. Be aware there may be an additional fee when you opt for one-way.
Book today for great rates
Once you've explored the must-see sights in Palm Springs, having access to your own vehicle will allow you to see what else California offers. When you're ready to see more of California, you can leave when you like, without trying to hail a taxicab or sign up for a ride-share.
Before your next trip, book your National Palm Springs rent-a-car and zip off to take in all the items on your itinerary. Go through CarRentals.com and speed along the streets in Palm Springs, California.