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Car rentals in Montrose: All you need to know

A Montrose 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 California has to offer. We've collected your most popular questions about car rentals in Montrose. Find out how to get the best rates on your ideal vehicle.

How can I find a great deal on a car rental in Montrose?

CarRentals.com makes it easy to get the best rates. Simply enter your travel dates and go through the list of car rental companies, pick the top rental locations, and find the cheapest offers in Montrose. You can also:

  • Compare vehicle pricing before you book
  • Try to avoid pick-ups or drop-offs at airports, which can be more expensive
  • Determine ahead of time how much mileage/fuel you may use
  • Search and reserve as far in advance as you can

These tips can help you save even more on your next car rental in Montrose.

What rental suppliers have agencies in Montrose?

From budget-friendly brands like Dollar and Thrifty to global names like National and Hertz, CarRentals.com has some of the best brands in the business. Look through the online reviews to get an idea of which one is best for you.

What type of rental car should I get for my trip to Montrose?

Whether you want a roomy family vehicle or a low-cost economy car, the sheer wealth of options in this California city means you're certain to find a car that suits your needs. Some options include:

Car TypeBest forCategory Includes
Full Size SUVTo take on any kind of terrain and sightseeingFord Edge, Jaguar F-Pace, or similar
Full SizePlanning a big trip with a large group of friends or family membersInfiniti Q50, Ford Fusion, or similar
Economy CarCouple or two friends who plan on doing a bit of sightseeingFiat 500, Nissan Versa Note, or similar

What age do you have to be to rent a car in Montrose?

Usually, the age limit for car rentals in Montrose is 21. Please note, you may find that there is an additional fee if you are under 25 or for higher category vehicles in particular. Read through the terms to figure out what any additional charges is before you book your rental.

Will I need insurance to get a car rental in Montrose?

Insurance is mandatory, no matter where you're renting a car. That said, you might already be covered by your existing car or credit card policies. Keep in mind, these policies may not cover you 100%, and you'll have to add it on to your booking. Check ahead of time and, if it is required, you can easily include it at checkout.

What are the different fuel policies?

Most suppliers give you a choice of fuel policies. Below is a list of the most common ones.

You will have to search for a gas station near the drop-off location
Policy TypePolicy DescriptionAdvantagesDisadvantages
Full to FullYou'll have a full tank when you collect your automobile. Use as much fuel as you like and top it off when you return your car at the end. Just make sure to refill the tank before you return the car to avoid a refueling costYou only refill the amount of fuel that you've used. If you only use half of a tank, you'll only have to refill half of a tank, and therefore avoid paying for fuel 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 refill 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. Many providers provide a refund for any unused fuel. Be sure to verify with them beforehandThere will be no need to go searching for a gas station before you return your carYou might pay a higher rate for the tank than you would filling up at a local gas station
Empty to emptyYou will not have a full tank of fuel when you collect the vehicle, and you won't need to refill the gas before you drop it back offYou refill your tank yourself, so you can shop around for the cheapest local pricesYou'll have to fill up before you go on a long trip

What fuel policy should I get?

We usually suggest that customers choose the full-to-full policy. This policy is the most straightforward, and you simply top off the tank before you bring it back.

Should I get unlimited miles when I rent a car in Montrose?

If you want to explore all that Montrose and maybe even the rest of California offers, you're going to want unlimited miles. You can drive as far as you'd like without worrying about additional charges. Go over the fine print to be sure they are actually "unlimited."

Before you drive off

Before you begin on your Montrose vacation, check a few things prior to leaving the car rental lot. It's worth the time to:

  • Walk around your vehicle and determine if there is any dents or scratches. Be sure to make note of it on the paperwork, or you may get charged for it
  • 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 to your liking, and figure out how to turn on the lights and wipers
  • Get comfortable working the entertainment and GPS (if available). It's best to limit any unneeded distractions when you are driving around a new area

Book your Montrose rental car today

Use CarRentals.com to get yourself the best wheels Montrose has to offer. Before you know it, you'll be driving between the highly-rated restaurants, world-famous landmarks, and all the must-see sites in Montrose.