Car rentals in Golden Valley: All you need to know
A Golden Valley 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 find out what else the rest of Arizona has to offer. We've answered the most popular questions about car rentals in Golden Valley. Find out how to get the best rates on your ideal vehicle.
How can I find a great deal on a rental car in Golden Valley?
We always strive to get you the best price. However, you can try to do a few things to keep your upcoming booking affordable. Make sure to:
- Compare vehicle pricing before you book
- Try to avoid pick-ups and drop-offs at airports, which typically are more expensive
- Know ahead of time the amount of mileage/fuel you may use
- Search and book as far in advance as you can
Even a little knowledge can go a long way to getting you the most savings.
What rental companies have agencies in Golden Valley?
From global names like Hertz and Sixt to budget-friendly brands like Payless and Fox, CarRentals.com has some of the best brands in the business. Look through the reviews to help you figure out which meets your needs.
What type of rental car should I get for my trip to Golden Valley?
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 Edge, Jaguar F-Pace, or similar|
|Full Size||Planning a big trip with a large group of friends or family members||Chevrolet Impala, Toyota Camry, or similar|
|Economy Car||When saving money is a top priority||Chevrolet Spark, Vauxhall Corsa, or similar|
How old do you have to be to rent a car in Golden Valley?
Usually, the age limit for car rentals in Golden Valley is 21. But, there might be an additional charge if you're under the age of 25 or for larger or higher category cars. Read through the supplier's terms to determine what any additional charges is before you book your vehicle.
Will I need insurance to get a car rental in Golden Valley?
Insurance is always needed, wherever you rent a car. Nevertheless, you could already be covered by your credit card or car policies. Keep in mind, those policies may not cover you 100%, and you'll have to add it to your booking for Golden Valley. Check ahead of time and, if it is necessary, you can conveniently add it at the CarRentals.com checkout.
What is the difference between all the fuel policies?
Most suppliers allow you to choose which policy you want. Below is a list of the most common ones.You will need to find 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 collect your vehicle. Use as much petrol as you wish and then refill the tank when you drop the vehicle off 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. If you only use half of a tank, it's only necessary refill half of a tank, and therefore avoid paying for fuel you don't need. You won't pay more than local fuel prices and you'll only pay service charges if you don't refill the tank|
|Full to empty (pre-paid)||You'll get the car with a full tank of fuel and return the car with the tank empty. Many rental car companies offer a refund for any unused fuel. Be sure to confirm with them beforehand||You won't need to find a gas station near your rental drop-off location||You usually pay more for a tank upfront then you would going to a nearby gas station|
|Empty to empty||You will not have a full tank of fuel when you pick up the vehicle, and you won't need to refill the gas before you bring the car back||You refill your tank yourself, so you can shop around for the cheapest local prices||You'll have to fill up before you do any serious driving|
What type of fuel policy should I choose?
Most rental car companies give you a full tank policy. At CarRentals.com, we suggest returning it filled up. If you want to keep your expenses lower, find a gas station before you return the car.
Is it worth getting unlimited miles?
Unlimited mileage is a good option for travelers who don't want to worry about how many miles they are driving. You will just need to make sure there's nothing else in the small print that could add in extra costs.
Before you leave the lot
Before you begin on your Golden Valley vacation, check a few things before you leave the lot. You should:
- Inspect 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 to your liking, and figure out how to turn on the lights and windshield wipers
- Figure out how to work the navigation and entertainment. It's best to limit any unneeded distractions when you are navigating a new area
Book your Golden Valley car rental today
Use CarRentals.com to get the best wheels Golden Valley has to offer. Before you know it, you'll be cruising between the well-known restaurants, world-famous landmarks, and all the must-see sites in Golden Valley.