Car rentals in Glenwood Springs: All you need to know
You need a great automobile to take you around Glenwood Springs whether you're traveling for a business trip or a vacation. See the top sites around town and park in front of the best restaurants in Glenwood Springs. We've answered your most frequently asked questions about renting a car in Glenwood Springs. Keep reading to find out how to get the best rates on your ideal vehicle.
How do I get a bargain rental car in Glenwood Springs?
CarRentals.com makes it easy to grab budget-friendly deals. Simply type in your travel dates and go down the variety of car rental suppliers, pick the top rental locations, and find the most wallet-friendly offers in Glenwood Springs. You should also:
- Compare the prices of vehicles
- Avoid pick-ups and drop-offs at airports, which can be more expensive
- Know ahead of time the amount of mileage/fuel you may use
- Search and book as far in advance as you can
Just following even a few of these tips can help you save big on your Glenwood Springs rental car.
What rental suppliers have agencies in Glenwood Springs?
From global names like Enterprise and Hertz to budget-friendly brands like Budget and Thrifty, CarRentals.com has some of the best brands in the business. Look through the reviews to get an idea of which one is best for you.
What type of rental car should I get for my trip to Glenwood Springs?
Whether you want a roomy family vehicle or a low-cost economy car, the sheer wealth of options in this Colorado metropolis means you're bound to find a car that suits your needs. Some options include:
|Car Type||Best for||Category Includes|
|Premium||Business travelers who want a little luxury as they cruise Glenwood Springs||Mercedes C-Class, Audi A4, or similar|
|SUV||Large groups who want to navigate Glenwood Springs together||Jeep Grand Cherokee, Nissan Quest, or similar|
|Hybrid||Those looking for a fuel-efficient vehicle||BMW i3, Kia Optima, or similar|
What age do you have to be to rent a car in Glenwood Springs?
Typically, the age limit for car rentals in Glenwood Springs is 21—the same as it is across the rest of the USA. However, you might need to pay a surcharge if you're under 25. Be sure to review the terms to discover any additional charges is before you reserve your rental.
Is insurance required to rent a car in Glenwood Springs?
Almost all countries require driver's insurance. You might be able to purchase additional insurance through rental car supplier, if you know your insurance won't cover your rental. Otherwise, as a United States citizen, you can also purchase Collision Damage Coverage through CarRentals.com at checkout. Many major card issuers, like American Express or MasterCard, provide some coverage; however, there may be restrictions. For instance, you may not be covered if you book a luxury or larger vehicle. Check the policy before you decide.
What is the fuel policy for Glenwood Springs rental cars?
Most suppliers give you a choice of fuel policies. Here is a list of the typical policies.You will have to search for an open gas station near the drop-off location
|Policy Type||Policy Description||Advantages||Disadvantages|
|Full to Full||The tank will be full when you get your automobile. You can use as much fuel as you want and then refill the tank when you drop the vehicle off at the end. As long as you replace the fuel before returning the car, you won't face any extra fees||You only need to replace the fuel you used. Used a half of a tank? Simply fill it back up to full. You won't need to pay 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 fill up the tank|
|Full to empty (pre-paid)||You pay for a full tank of fuel upfront and bring the car back with the tank empty. Several rental car companies provide a refund for any unused fuel. Be sure to confirm with them beforehand||You won't have to find for a gas station before you drop-off your car||You usually pay a more expensive price for a tank upfront then going to a local station|
|Empty to empty||You won't 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 need to find a gas station as soon as you get the car|
What type of fuel policy should I choose?
Many suppliers offer a range of fuel policies. However, full-to-full is our stand-out choice. You simply bring the car back with the same amount of fuel you got it with. Just be sure you make time to shop for the cheapest gas prices.
Is it worth getting unlimited miles?
If you plan to see all that Glenwood Springs and maybe even the rest of Colorado offers, you're going to want unlimited miles. You can drive as far as you'd like without worrying about additional charges. Read the fine print to be certain they are actually "unlimited."
Before you leave the lot
Be sure you check out a few items before you leave the rental lot on your Glenwood Springs adventure. You should:
- Inspect the vehicle and determine if there is any dents or scrapes. If so, mark it down on your paperwork
- Inspect the trunk to determine if the spare is inflated and both the lug wrench and jack are there
- Get familiar with the controls of your car. Adjust the mirrors and seats to your liking, and figure out how to turn on the lights and wipers
- Get comfortable operating the radio or entertainment features. You don't want any unneeded distractions in a new city
Book your Glenwood Springs rental car today
Use CarRentals.com to get yourself the best wheels Glenwood Springs has to offer. Before you know it, you'll be cruising between the great restaurants, world-famous landmarks, and all the marvelous sites in Glenwood Springs.