Car rentals in Nevada: All you need to know
You need a great car to get around Nevada whether you're traveling for a business trip or a vacation. Check out the famous sites around the region and park in front of the best restaurants in Nevada. We've answered your most popular questions about car rentals in Nevada. Find out how to get the best rates on your ideal vehicle.
How can I get a great deal on a car rental in Nevada?
You are well on your way to finding the best deal on your car rental when you use us. However, there are a more ways to increase your savings. Be sure to:
- Compare vehicle pricing before you book
- Avoid airport pick-ups and drop-offs, which typically are more expensive
- Determine ahead of time the amount of fuel/mileage you may use
- Search and reserve as far in advance as you can
Just following even a few of these tips can help you save on your Nevada rental car.
What rental companies have agencies in Nevada?
From global names like Enterprise and Hertz to budget-friendly brands like Economy and Budget, CarRentals.com has some of the best brands in the business. Scan through the reviews to help you figure out which one is best for your next trip.
What types and makes of rental cars are on offer in Nevada?
Whether you want a roomy family vehicle or a low-cost economy car, the sheer wealth of options in this Texas city means you're certain to find a vehicle that suits your needs. Some options include:
|Car Type||Best for||Category Includes|
|Full Size SUV||Those looking for a little adventure off the beaten path||Ford Edge, Kia Sorento, or similar|
|Full Size||If you plan on doing a lot of sightseeing and want a comfortable ride||Hyundai Sonata, Ford Fusion, or similar|
|Compact Car||Couple or two friends heading to the beach and back||Chevrolet Spark, Vauxhall Corsa, or similar|
How old do you have to be to rent a car in Nevada?
Typically, to rent a car in Nevada you must be at least 21. But, you may find that there is an additional fee if you're under the age of 25 or for larger or higher category cars in particular. Read through the terms to determine what any additional fees will be before you rent your vehicle.
Does Nevada require rental car insurance?
Most countries require driver's insurance. You may be able to pay for temporary coverage through the rental car company. Otherwise, as a United States citizen, you can also add on Collision Damage Coverage through CarRentals.com at checkout. Many major card issuers, like Visa and MasterCard, offer some coverage; however, there are usually restrictions. For example, they may not cover your rental car if you reserve a luxury or larger vehicle. Make sure to check rental car supplier's policy before you decide.
Are there different fuel policies?
Most suppliers give you a choice of fuel policies. Below is a list of the most common ones.You will need to search for a gas station near your car rental supplier
|Policy Type||Policy Description||Advantages||Disadvantages|
|Full to Full||You'll have a full tank when you pick up your vehicle. Use as much petrol as you want 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 cost||You only refill the amount of fuel that you've used. If you only use half of a tank, it's only necessary 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 fill up the tank|
|Full to empty (pre-paid)||You pay for a full tank of fuel when you pick the car up and bring the car back with the tank empty. Several rental car companies provide a refund for any unused fuel. Be sure to confirm with them beforehand||There will be no need to go searching for a gas station before you bring back the car||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 pick up the vehicle, and you don't have 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 fill up before you do any serious driving|
What fuel policy do you recommend?
We usually suggest that you opt for the full-to-full policy. This policy is the most straightforward, and you simply top off the tank before you bring it back.
Is it worth getting unlimited miles?
If you plan to check out all that Nevada and maybe even the rest of Texas offers, you are going to need unlimited miles. You can drive as far as you'd like without worrying about additional charges. Read the fine print to be certain your mileage is truly "unlimited."
Before you leave the lot
Make sure you check a few things prior to leaving the lot on your Nevada adventure. It's important to:
- Inspect the car and be certain there is no 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 windshield wipers
- Figure out how to work the radio or entertainment features. It's best to limit any unnecessary distractions when you are driving around a new region
Book your Nevada car rental today
Use CarRentals.com to get yourself the best wheels Nevada has to offer. Before you know it, you'll be going between the highly-rated restaurants, famous landmarks, and all the amazing sites in Nevada.