There is no better way to see everything Rapid City 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 access to your own ride, you can go anywhere you want to go, when you want. Make your next vacation to South Dakota even better with a National rental car.
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Rapid City is a perfect town when you need to get away from busyness of a big city. Many guests come to take advantage of Rapid City's local attractions. Whatever you decide on first, you'll want to check out as much of Rapid City as you can during your vacation. If you need to mix it up from Rapid City's easy-going vibes, then get in the driver's seat of your National rental car and see what else is out there.
Founded by twenty-four independent car rental agents in 1947, National has grown from 60 locations in the United States to over 2,000 locations worldwide. National provides everything economy to luxury cars, allowing you to choose the ideal automobile for your upcoming getaway.
Frequently asked questions
How do I find the best deals on a Rapid City National car rental?
We try to get you the lowest rates, whether you reserve your vehicle. But booking ahead of time can help keep spending low. Be sure to not add an additional driver and go over the mileage policy to avoid any surprise fees.
Do I need to bring anything special when I get my vehicle in Rapid City?
You'll need to present your driver's permit and a credit card in your name.
What is the minimum age to rent a car in Rapid City?
Most suppliers in Rapid City set the minimum age to rent a car at 21. Some rentals, especially higher category vehicles (luxury, SUVs, etc.), may have an added fee if you are under 25. Take time to check National's policies to determine what the total cost is for you.
Is there a particular vehicle I should get for my trip to Rapid City?
That depends on your needs and what you'll be doing when you visit Rapid City. Compact or economy automobiles are good for short drives and are easier to park. If you are traveling with a bigger group, then a SUV or a sedan is going to have enough room for all of you and be a more comfortable ride on longer drives. Those looking for a bit of extravagance on their Rapid City vacation can choose a higher-end car model 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. Although many of the major card issuers, like Visa or American Express, provide some coverage, there are usually restrictions. For instance, 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 add on Collision Damage Coverage through CarRentals.com at checkout.
Do I need to pay a deposit when I book my National car rental?
National requires a deposit when you reserve your rental. National will block the deposit on your credit once you reserve your rental for your trip. Please note that the deposit can vary greatly based on the model and make of the car.
Do I have to full up the tank before I take my car back to National?
We recommend a full to full policy. You receive the vehicle with full tank, and you should bring it back it filled up. If you want to keep your expenses lower, it is best to find a filling station before you return the car to National. Stations close to airports or car rental places tend to have higher prices.
Do I need unlimited miles when I rent a car in Rapid City?
Rapid City's small-town atmosphere certainly is charming, however you may want to hit the road again after you've had a night out in downtown Rapid City or checked off all the activities in Rapid City. If you are searching for more excitement to your Rapid City vacation, you can head to one of the five theme parks in the area. Embrace your inner child, or take the fam to Flags and Wheels Indoor Racing or Ranch Amusement Park.
Can I get a one-way rental from National?
National offers one-way rentals in most cases. You may find it easier to return your vehicle at another location. Be aware there is typically an additional charge when you opt for one-way.
Book today for great rates
With so much to do and see in Rapid City, having the keys to your own automobile lets you explore at your own pace. When you are ready to discover more of South Dakota, you can leave wherever you want to, without trying to hail a taxi or sign up for a ride-share.
Before your next getaway, book your National Rapid City rental car and take off to all the items on your itinerary. Reserve through CarRentals.com and drive the highway in Rapid City, South Dakota.