Car rentals in Denver: All you need to know
A Denver car rental gives you the opportunity to go where you want, when you want. You'll be able to explore all the sights, and even see what else the rest of Iowa has to offer. We've gathered your most popular questions about renting a car in Denver. Read on to find out how to get the best rates on your ideal vehicle.
Where can I find a bargain rental car in Denver?
You're on your way to locating the best price on your car rental with us. However, there are ways to get an even lower price on your upcoming rental. Be sure to:
- Take time to compare vehicle pricing
- Avoid pick-ups and drop-offs at airports, which can cost more
- Know ahead of time the amount of fuel/mileage you may use
- Search and reserve in advance
Just following even a few of these tips can help you save big on your Denver rental car.
What rental companies have retailers in Denver?
From global names like Avis and Enterprise to budget-friendly brands like Thrifty and Budget, CarRentals.com has some of the best brands in the business. Look 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 Denver?
That depends on how many people you are traveling with and what activities you want to do in Denver. If you're having difficulty choosing, make sure to go over our table below. We have compared the most popular vehicle categories for you:
|Car Type||Best for||Category Includes|
|Luxury or Premium-class||Everyone who wants to travel Denver in style||Infiniti Q50, Mercedes Benz CLA, or similar|
|SUV||Sizable groups that need room for all their luggage||Ford Escape, Chrysler Town & Country, or similar|
|Compact Car||Easy to park and have great miles per gallon||Ford Fiesta, Chevrolet Spark, or similar|
How old do you have to be to rent a car in Denver?
Normally, to rent a car in Denver you must be at least 21. Please note, there might be an added fee if you are under 25 or for larger or higher category cars. Read over the supplier's terms to figure out what any additional charges will be before you reserve your rental.
Is insurance required to rent a car in Denver?
Insurance is mandatory, no matter where you're renting a car. Nevertheless, your current car insurance may cover you. Additionally, if you pay using your credit card, the card's benefits may also insure you. Keep in mind, these policies may not cover you 100%, and you'll have to add it to your booking for Denver. Check ahead of time and, if it is required, you can just add it at the CarRentals.com checkout.
What is the difference between all the fuel policies?
Most suppliers give you a choice of fuel policies. Below is a list of the most common ones.You will need to find an open gas station near your car rental supplier
|Policy Type||Policy Description||Advantages||Disadvantages|
|Full to Full||There will be a full tank of gas when you collect your vehicle. Use as much fuel as you wish and top it off when you return your car at the end of your rental period. If you refill the tank before you return your car, you won't be charged a refueling cost||You only need to replace the fuel you used. Used a quarter of a tank? Simply fill it back up to full. You won't be paying for any gas 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 fill up the tank|
|Full to empty (pre-paid)||You'll pay for a full tank and return the car with an empty tank. Many providers provide a refund for any unused fuel. Be sure to verify with them beforehand||You won't need to find a gas 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 will not have a full tank of fuel when you collect the vehicle, and you won't need 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 need to find a gas station shortly after you collect the car|
What fuel policy should I get?
Most suppliers provide you a full to full tank policy. At CarRentals.com, we advise returning it with a full tank. If you want to save some money, find a gas station before returning the rental. Stations near airports or car rental places tend to have higher prices.
Should I get unlimited miles when I rent a car in Denver?
Unlimited miles is a good option if you decide to do a little sightseeing or visit several clients all over Denver. You can cruise as much as you like without incurring extra charges. Be sure to read your rental agreement to discover if there are mileage restrictions.
Know before you go
Before you get started on your Denver adventure, check a few things before you leave the rental lot. It's worth the time to:
- Check out the 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 necessary tools to change it are there
- Get familiar with the controls of your car. Adjust the mirrors and seats, and note how to turn on the lights and windshield wipers
- Figure out how to work the navigation and entertainment. You don't want any unneeded distractions in a new city
Book your Denver rental car today
You know you can count on a grand ride that will leave you with cash to spare when you book with CarRentals.com. Cash in on cheap deals on your ideal Denver car rental when you book with us. We'll see you on the road.