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 the rest of New York has to offer. We've answered the most frequently asked questions about car rentals in Denver. Find out which vehicle is perfect for your trip, and how to get the best rates.
Where can I get a bargain rental car in Denver?
CarRentals.com always strives to get you the best rate. But, there are ways to get an even lower price on your next booking. You can:
- Compare and contrast weekly and daily rates from all the different suppliers
- Book as far in advance as possible. You will usually get your car of your choice and save more
- Check the fuel and mileage policies. This way you'll avoid any surprises on your final bill
- Don't get more vehicle than you need. Usually, the smaller the class the lower the rate
Even a little rental car know-how can go a long way to getting you the most savings.
What rental companies have agencies in Denver?
From budget-friendly brands like Fox and Budget to global names like Enterprise and Hertz, CarRentals.com has some of the best brands in the business. Look through the online reviews to help you figure out which is best for your next trip.
What types and makes of rental cars are on offer in Denver?
Whether you want a roomy family vehicle or a low-cost economy car, the sheer wealth of options in this New York town means you're certain to find an automobile that is perfect for you. Some options include:
|Car Type||Best for||Category Includes|
|Luxury||When you need the best||Mercedes C-Class, Cadillac XTS, or similar|
|Minivan||Families with a lot of luggage and a need for space||Ford Escape, Chrysler Town & Country, or similar|
|Hybrid||Those that want to get the most miles per gallon on their trip||BMW i3, Toyota Prius, or similar|
What age do you have to be to rent a car in Denver?
Normally, the age limit for renting a car in Denver is 21. However, you may find that there is an additional fee if you are under the age of 25 or for larger or higher category cars. Read over the supplier's terms to discover what any additional charges is before you rent your car.
Does Denver require rental car insurance?
Most countries require driver's insurance. You might be able to buy additional insurance through rental car company, if you think your insurance won't cover your rental during your trip. Otherwise, as a U.S. citizen, you can also add on Collision Damage Coverage through CarRentals.com at checkout. Although many major card issuers, like Visa or Discover, provide some insurance, there may be restrictions. For example, they may not cover your rental car if you reserve a luxury or larger vehicle. Check the policy before you decide.
What is the difference between all the 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 a gas station close to your rental car 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 need and then refill the tank when you drop the vehicle off at the rental office. 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. If you only use half of a tank, you'll only need to refill half of a tank, and therefore avoid paying for any you don't need. You won't pay more than local fuel prices and you'll only be charged refueling fees or service charges 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 the tank empty. Many rental car companies provide a refund for any unused fuel. Be sure to confirm with them beforehand||There will be no need to go searching for a gas station before you bring back the car||You might pay a higher rate for the tank than you would filling up at a local gas station|
|Empty to empty||You will not have a full tank of fuel when you pick up the 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 can shop around for the cheapest local prices||You'll need to find a gas station shortly after you collect the car|
What type of fuel policy should I choose?
We usually suggest that you opt for the full-to-full policy. This policy is the most straightforward, and you simply top off the tank before you bring it back.
Should I get unlimited miles when I rent a car in Denver?
If you wish to see all that Denver and maybe even the rest of New York offers, you are going to need unlimited miles. You won't have to worry about extra charges if you decide to drive all over Denver. Read the fine print to make certain your mileage is truly "unlimited."
Before you leave the lot
Make sure you check a few items before you leave the lot on your Denver adventure. You should take time to:
- Look over your car and determine if there is any dents or scrapes. If you notice any, write it down on the paperwork
- Inspect the trunk to determine if the spare is inflated and the necessary tools to change it are there
- 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). You don't want any unneeded distractions in a new city
Book your Denver car rental today
Maybe you're traveling solo, maybe you're bringing your partner or kids, or maybe you're carpooling with co-workers to and from the hotel to the conference center. No matter who you are traveling with, CarRentals.com has a car that can fit your needs and not break your wallet.