Car rentals in Clifton: All you need to know
A Clifton car rental allows you to go where you want, when you want. You'll be able to check out all the sights, and even see what the rest of Arizona has to offer. CarRentals.com has gathered the most popular questions about car rentals in Clifton. Keep reading to see which vehicle is perfect for your trip, and how to get the best rates.
How do I find a bargain car rental in Clifton?
You're on your way to finding the best rate on your car rental with us. However, there are ways to get an even lower price on your next rental. Make sure to:
- Take time to compare vehicle pricing
- Try to avoid pick-ups and drop-offs at airports, which usually are more expensive
- Determine ahead of time the amount of mileage/fuel you may use
- Search and reserve as far in advance as you can
Just following even a few of these tips can help you save on your Clifton rental car.
What rental companies have outlets in Clifton?
From global names like Avis and Sixt to budget-friendly brands like Dollar and Thrifty, CarRentals.com has some of the best brands in the business. Look through the online reviews to get an idea of which is best for you.
What type of rental car should I get for my trip to Clifton?
Whether you want a roomy family vehicle or a low-cost economy car, the sheer wealth of options in this Arizona metropolis means you're bound to find a vehicle that is perfect for you. Some options include:
|Car Type||Best for||Category Includes|
|Full Size SUV||Groups or Families looking for adventure in the Arizona back-country||Ford Explorer, Hyundai Santa Fe, or similar|
|Full Size||If you plan on doing a lot of touring and want a comfortable ride||Chevrolet Impala, Toyota Camry, or similar|
|Economy Car||Easy to park and have great gas mileage||Chevrolet Spark, Vauxhall Corsa, or similar|
What age do you have to be to rent a car in Clifton?
Typically, the age limit for car rentals in Clifton is 21. But, you may find that there is an additional charge if you are under the age of 25 or for larger or higher category cars in particular. Go through the supplier's terms to find what any additional charges is before you reserve your rental.
Will I need insurance to get a car rental in Clifton?
Most countries require the driver to have insurance. You may be able to purchase temporary insurance through the rental car company. Otherwise, as a U.S. citizen, you can also add on Collision Damage Coverage with CarRentals.com at checkout. Many major card issuers, like Visa or Discover, offer some insurance on your rental; however, there may be restrictions. For example, you may not be covered if you book a luxury or larger vehicle. Make sure to check rental car company's policy before you decide.
Are there different fuel policies?
Most suppliers allow you to choose which policy you want. Here is a list of the typical policies.You will have to find an open gas station near your rental car supplier
|Policy Type||Policy Description||Advantages||Disadvantages|
|Full to Full||You'll have a full tank when you get your car. You can use as much fuel as you need and then refill the tank when you drop the vehicle off. If you refill the tank before you return your car, you won't be charged a refueling cost||You only pay for the fuel you use. Used a quarter of a tank? Then you just fill it back up to full. You won't be paying for any fuel you didn't use. You can shop around for the cheapest prices and you'll only pay service charges if you don't refill the tank|
|Full to empty (pre-paid)||You'll pay for a full tank and return the car with the tank empty. Check with the supplier to see if they'll refund you for any unused fuel||You won't need to find a gas station near your rental drop-off location||You might pay a higher rate for the tank than you would filling up at a local gas station|
|Empty to empty||You may not have a full tank when you pick up the vehicle, and you won't have to refill the gas when you bring the car back||You fill the tank yourself, so you can shop around for the cheapest local prices||You'll have to fill up before you go on a long trip|
What fuel policy do you recommend?
Many suppliers offer a range of fuel policies. However, the stand-out choice is usually full-to-full. It simply means returning the car with the same level of gas as you got it with, so you'll never pay for anyone else's road trips through the Clifton.
Is it worth getting unlimited miles?
Unlimited miles is a good option if you decide to do a bit of sightseeing or visit a lot of business associates all over Clifton. You can cruise wherever you like and not incur added charges. Go over your rental agreement to see if there are any restrictions.
Before you leave the lot
Make sure you check out a few items before you leave the car rental lot on your Clifton adventure. You should take time to:
- Look over your car and make certain there is no damage or scratches. Be sure to make note of it on the paperwork, or you may get charged for it
- Check the trunk to determine if the spare is inflated and the jack and lung wrench are there
- Familiarize yourself with the car. Adjust the mirrors and seats, and note how to turn on the lights and windshield wipers
- Figure out how to work the entertainment and GPS (if available). You don't want any unneeded distractions in a new city
Book your Clifton rental car today
Maybe you're traveling with your partner and kids, or carpooling with co-workers to and from the hotel to the conference center. Maybe you're traveling solo. No matter the situation, CarRentals.com has a rental car that can align with your needs and not deplete your travel piggy bank.