Car rentals in Grass Valley: All you need to know
A Grass Valley car rental gives you the opportunity to go where you want, when you want. You can explore all the sights, and even find out what the rest of California has to offer. CarRentals.com has collected your most popular questions about renting a car in Grass Valley. Find out how to get the best rates on your ideal vehicle.
Where do I get a bargain car rental in Grass Valley?
CarRentals.com makes it a cinch to grab budget-friendly deals. Simply type in your travel dates and go down the variety of rental companies, choose the top rental locations, and find the cheapest packages Grass Valley has to offer. You should also:
- Compare vehicle pricing before you book
- Avoid pick-ups or drop-offs at airports, which can cost more
- Determine ahead of time how much fuel/mileage you may use
- Search and reserve in advance
Even a little rental car know-how can go a long way to getting you the most savings.
What rental suppliers have retailers in Grass Valley?
From budget-friendly brands like Economy and Budget to global names like Avis and Enterprise, CarRentals.com has some of the best brands in the business. Look through the reviews to get an idea of which one meets your needs.
What type of rental car should I get for my trip to Grass Valley?
That all depends on your needs and what activities you want to do in Grass Valley. If you're having difficulty choosing, make sure to go over the chart below. We have compared the most popular types of vehicles for you:
|Car Type||Best for||Category Includes|
|Luxury or Premium-class||When you want to travel Grass Valley in style||Mercedes C-Class, Cadillac XTS, or similar|
|Minivan or SUV||Family vacations where you need the extra room||Toyota RAV4, Dodge Grand Caravan, or similar|
|Compact Car||Easy to park and have great gas mileage||Ford Fiesta, Chevrolet Spark, or similar|
What age do you have to be to rent a car in Grass Valley?
Normally, to rent a car in Grass Valley you must be at least 21. But, you may find that there is an added fee if you're under the age of 25 or for higher category vehicles. Read over the terms to figure out what any additional charges will be before you book your rental.
Does Grass Valley require rental car insurance?
Most countries require driver's insurance. You may be able to buy interim coverage through the rental car company. Otherwise, as a United States citizen, you can also purchase Collision Damage Coverage through CarRentals.com at checkout. Many major card issuers, like MasterCard or Discover, give some coverage; however, there are usually restrictions. For example, 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 give you a choice of fuel policies. Below is a list of the most common ones.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 gas tank will be full when you collect your vehicle. You can use as much fuel as you need 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 refill the amount of fuel that you've used. Used a quarter of a tank? Simply fill it back up to full. You won't be paying for any fuel you didn't use. You can fill up at any station you want and you'll only pay 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. Ask the provider to see if they will refund you for any unused fuel||You won't need to find a petrol 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 will not have a full tank of fuel when you collect the vehicle, and you won't need to refill the gas before you bring the car back||You fill the tank yourself, so you can shop around for the cheapest local prices||You'll have to get some gas before you go on a long trip|
What fuel policy should I get?
Many rental car suppliers offer a range of fuel policies. However, the stand-out choice is usually full-to-full. 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?
Unlimited mileage is a good option for anyone who don't want to worry about incurring any extra charges with the distance they drive. Just make sure that your policy really provides unlimited miles. Read the fine print before you book.
Before you leave the lot
Before you get started on your Grass Valley vacation, make sure you go over a few items before you leave the lot. You should:
- Look over the car and be sure there is no dents or scratches. If you notice any, mark it down on the 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 wipers
- Figure out how to work the navigation and entertainment. You don't want any unneeded distractions in a new city
Book your Grass Valley car rental today
Use CarRentals.com to get the best wheels Grass Valley has to offer. Before you know it, you'll be cruising between the great restaurants, famous landmarks, and all the terrific sites in Grass Valley.