Car rentals in Grand Junction: All you need to know
A Grand Junction car rental allows you to go where you want, when you want. You'll be able to explore all the sights, and even see what the rest of Tennessee has to offer. We've collected your most frequently asked questions about car rentals in Grand Junction. Keep reading to discover the dos and don'ts of booking a rental car.
Where can I find a great deal on a car rental in Grand Junction?
We always strive to get you the best deal. However, there are ways to get an even lower price on your next booking. Make sure to:
- Read the mileage policy to avoid any surprise expenses
- Book your vehicle as far ahead of time as possible
- Avoid airport pick-ups; they tend to be more expensive
- Compare weekly and daily rates; you may save more if you rent the car for longer
Even a little knowledge can go a long way to getting you the most savings.
What rental companies have outlets in Grand Junction?
From budget-friendly brands like Dollar and Thrifty to global names like Avis and Sixt, CarRentals.com has some of the best brands in the business. Scan through the reviews to get an idea of which one is best for your next trip.
What types and makes of rental cars are on offer in Grand Junction?
That depends on your needs and what activities you want to do in Grand Junction. If you're having trouble deciding, be sure to go over the chart below. We've compared the most popular types of cars for you:
|Car Type||Best for||Category Includes|
|Luxury||When you really want to treat yourself on your vacation to Grand Junction||Infiniti, Audi, or similar|
|SUV or Minivan||Family trips where you need the extra room||Toyota RAV4, Dodge Grand Caravan, or similar|
|Economy or Compact Car||Easy to park and have great gas mileage||Fiat 500, Nissan Versa Note, or similar|
What's the age requirement to rent a car in Grand Junction?
Normally, to rent a car in Grand Junction you must be at least 21—the same as it is across the rest of the United States of America. However, you might need to pay a surcharge if you're under 25. Be sure to read the rental agreement to find what the exact fee will be before you book your car.
Does Grand Junction require rental car insurance?
Almost all countries require driver's insurance. You may be able to pay for temporary coverage with the rental car supplier. Otherwise, as a U.S. citizen, you can also purchase Collision Damage Coverage with CarRentals.com at checkout. Many major card issuers, like MasterCard or Discover, offer some insurance on your rental; but, there may be restrictions. For instance, you may not be covered if you get a luxury or larger vehicle. Make sure to check rental car supplier's 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 need to find an open gas station close to the drop-off location
|Policy Type||Policy Description||Advantages||Disadvantages|
|Full to Full||The tank will be full when you get your car. Use as much petrol as you want and top it off when you return your car. 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 have 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 refill the tank|
|Full to empty (pre-paid)||You pay for a full tank when you pick the car up and bring the car back with the tank empty. Check with the rental car provider to see if they'll refund you for any unused fuel||You won't need to find a petrol 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 won't have a full tank when you collect your vehicle, and you won't need to refill the gas when you drop it back off||You refill your tank yourself, so you won't pay more than local pump prices||You'll need to find a gas station shortly after you get the car|
What fuel policy should I get?
Many rental car suppliers offer a variety of fuel policies. However, the stand-out choice is usually full-to-full. It simply means returning the car with the same level of gas as you got it with, so you'll never pay for anyone else's road trips through the Grand Junction.
Should I get unlimited miles when I rent a car in Grand Junction?
Unlimited mileage is a good option for travelers who don't want to worry about watching the odometer their whole trip. Just make sure that your policy really provides unlimited miles. Check the details on mileage limits before you book.
Before you drive off
Be sure you check a few items before you leave the lot on your Grand Junction adventure. It's important to:
- Walk around the vehicle and make sure there is no damage 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
- Get familiar with the controls of your car. Adjust the mirrors and seats, and note how to turn on the lights and windshield wipers
- Get comfortable operating the radio or entertainment features. You don't want any unneeded distractions in a new city
Book your Grand Junction car rental today
Use CarRentals.com to get the best wheels Grand Junction has to offer. Before you know it, you'll be cruising between the highly-rated restaurants, renowned landmarks, and all the terrific sites in Grand Junction.