Car rentals in Cortez: All you need to know
You need a great car to get around Cortez whether you're traveling for a business trip or a vacation. Explore the famous sites around the region and pull up in front of the best restaurants in Cortez. We've gathered the most popular questions about renting a car in Cortez. 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 Cortez?
CarRentals.com always strives to get you the best deal. However, there are ways to get an even lower price on your upcoming booking. Be sure to:
- Compare and contrast the rates for a few suppliers on the type of car you want
- Book as far in advance as possible. You will usually save more and get the car of your choice
- Check the mileage and fuel policies. You don't want to be surprised with any additional costs
- Determine the vehicle you'll need for your trip. Don't rent more car than you need
These tips can help you save even more on your next car rental in Cortez.
What rental suppliers have retailers in Cortez?
From budget-friendly brands like Dollar and Thrifty to global names like National and Hertz, CarRentals.com has some of the best brands in the business. Scan through the online reviews to help you figure out which one meets your needs.
What types and makes of rental cars are on offer in Cortez?
That depends on your needs and what you'll be doing when you visit Cortez. If you're having a little trouble deciding, be sure to look over our table below. We've compared the most popular categories for you:
|Car Type||Best for||Category Includes|
|Full Size SUV||Those looking for a little adventure off the beaten path||Ford Explorer, Hyundai Santa Fe, or similar|
|Full Size||If you plan on doing a lot of exploring and want a comfy ride||Hyundai Sonata, Ford Fusion, or similar|
|Economy or Compact Car||Great for navigating and parking through busy cities||Ford Fiesta, Chevrolet Spark, or similar|
What's the age requirement to rent a car in Cortez?
Usually, to rent a car in Cortez you must be at least 21. But, there might be an additional charge if you are under 25 or for larger or higher category vehicles. Go through the terms to find what any additional fees is before you book your rental.
Is insurance required to rent a car in Cortez?
Insurance is required, no matter where you're renting a car. With that said, your current car insurance may cover you. Additionally, if you pay for the rental in full using your credit card, the card's policy may also insure you. Keep in mind, those policies may not cover you 100%, and you'll have to add it on to your booking. Look into it before you book and, if it is needed, you can just include it at the CarRentals.com checkout.
Are there different fuel policies?
Most suppliers allow you to choose which policy you want. Below is a list of the most common ones.You will have to search for a gas station close to your car rental supplier
|Policy Type||Policy Description||Advantages||Disadvantages|
|Full to Full||You'll have a full tank when you pick up your vehicle. You can use as much fuel as you like and then refill the tank when you drop the vehicle off. As long as you replace the fuel before returning the car, you won't face any extra fees||You only refill the amount of fuel that you've used. Used a quarter of a tank? Simply fill it back up to full. You won't need to pay for any you didn't use. You won't pay more than local fuel prices and you'll only be charged refueling fees 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. Some suppliers provide a refund for any unused fuel. Be sure to check with them beforehand||You won't need to find a petrol station near your rental drop-off location||The supplier usually charges a higher rate for the fuel than a local gas station|
|Empty to empty||You won't have a full tank when you collect your vehicle, and you don't have to fill the tank back up when you bring the car back||You fill the tank yourself, so you won't pay more than local pump prices||You'll have to fill up before you go on a long trip|
What fuel policy should I get?
We usually suggest that you opt for the full-to-full policy. This policy simply means you bring your rental back to the full, and you're all set.
Is it worth getting unlimited miles?
Unlimited mileage is a good option for anyone who don't want to worry about incurring any extra charges with the distance they drive. Just make sure that your policy really provides unlimited miles. Check the fine print before you book.
Know before you go
Before you get going on your Cortez vacation, make sure you check a few things prior to leaving the car rental lot. It's important to:
- Check out the car and determine if there is any dents or scrapes. If so, mark it down on your paperwork
- Make you have a properly inflated spare tire, lug wrench, and jack in the trunk
- Familiarize yourself with the car. Adjust the mirrors and seats, and note how to turn on the lights and windshield wipers
- Get comfortable operating the entertainment and GPS (if available). It's best to limit any unnecessary distractions when you are navigating a new city
Book your Cortez car rental today
Use CarRentals.com to get the best wheels Cortez has to offer. Before you know it, you'll be going between the highly-rated restaurants, renowned landmarks, and all the must-see sites in Cortez.