Car rentals in Granada: All you need to know
You need a great vehicle to take you around Granada whether you're going for a business or pleasure. Check out the famous sites around town and park in front of the popular restaurants in Granada. CarRentals.com has collected the most frequently asked questions about renting a car in Granada. Keep reading to see how to get the best rates on your ideal vehicle.
Where can I find a great deal on a rental car in Granada?
CarRentals.com always tries to get you the best rate. But, you can remember a couple things to keep your next booking affordable. Be sure to:
- Compare weekly and daily rates from all the different suppliers
- Book as far in advance as possible. You will usually get your vehicle of your choice and save more
- Check the mileage and fuel policies. This way you'll avoid any surprises on your final bill
- Don't get more vehicle than you'll need. Typically, the smaller the class the lower the rate
Just following even a few of these tips can help you save big on your Granada rental car.
What rental suppliers have retailers in Granada?
From budget-friendly brands like Dollar and Thrifty to global names like Advantage and Hertz, CarRentals.com has some of the best brands in the business. Scan through the online reviews to help you figure out which is best for your next trip.
What type of rental car should I get for my trip to Granada?
That depends on how many people you are traveling with and what activities you want to do in Granada. If you're having a bit of trouble 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|
|Premium||When you really want to go all out on your vacation to Granada||Mercedes C-Class, Cadillac XTS, or similar|
|SUV or Minivan||Sizable groups that need room for all their luggage||Chrysler Pacifica, Dodge Grand Caravan, or similar|
|Economy Car||When saving money is a top priority||Ford Fiesta, Chevrolet Spark, or similar|
What age do you have to be to rent a car in Granada?
Normally, to rent a car in Granada you must be at least 21—the same as it is across the rest of the USA. Additionally, many suppliers charge an added fee if you are under 25. Be sure to read the terms to figure out what the total is before you rent your vehicle.
Does Granada require rental car insurance?
Most countries require the driver to have insurance. You may be able to buy additional insurance through rental car company for your trip, if you think your insurance won't cover your rental during your trip. Otherwise, as a United States citizen, you can also purchase Collision Damage Coverage with CarRentals.com at checkout. Many credit card issuers (Discover, American Express, Visa, and MasterCard) will offer coverage. But there may be limitations, such as not covering larger automobiles like trucks or SUVs. Make sure to call and find out exactly what your credit card will cover and how much before you head to Granada.
What are the different 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 near the drop-off location
|Policy Type||Policy Description||Advantages||Disadvantages|
|Full to Full||The tank will be full when you get your vehicle. You can use as much fuel as you wish 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 need to replace the fuel you used. 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 can shop around for the cheapest 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 pay for a full tank of gas when you pick the car up and bring the car back with the tank empty. Several suppliers provide a refund for any unused fuel. Be sure to verify with them beforehand||You won't need to find a fuel 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 pick up your vehicle, and you won't need to refill the gas when you bring the car back||You refill your tank yourself, so you can shop around for the cheapest local prices||You'll have to get some gas before you do any serious driving|
What type of fuel policy should I choose?
We usually advise that customers choose the full-to-full policy. This policy simply means you bring your rental back to the full, and you're all set.
Should I get unlimited miles when I rent a car in Granada?
Unlimited miles is a good option if you decide to do a little sightseeing or visit several business associates all over Granada. You can drive as much as you like and not incur added charges. Go over your rental agreement to find out if there are any restrictions.
Know before you go
Before you begin on your Granada vacation, make sure you check a few things prior to leaving the lot. It's worth the time to:
- Check out your car and be sure there is no dents or scrapes. Be sure to make note of it on the paperwork, or you may get charged for it
- Check the trunk to see if the spare is properly inflated and the jack and lung wrench 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. It's best to limit any unneeded distractions when you are driving around a new city
Book your Granada rental car today
Maybe you're traveling with your partner and kids, or carpooling with co-workers to and from the hotel to the conference center. Maybe you're traveling solo. No matter the situation, CarRentals.com has a car rental that can suit your needs and not deplete your travel fund.