Car rentals in Nevada: All you need to know
A Nevada car rental gives you the opportunity to go where you want, when you want. You'll be able to check out all the sights, and even see what the rest of the region has to offer. CarRentals.com has answered your most frequently asked questions about car rentals in Nevada. 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 Nevada?
CarRentals.com makes it easy to grab budget-friendly deals. Just enter your travel dates and scroll through the list of rental car companies, select the top rental locations, and find the most wallet-friendly offers in Nevada. You can also:
- Read through the mileage policy to prevent any surprise fees
- Reserve your rental as far in advance as you can
- Avoid airport pick-ups and drop-offs if possible; they generally are pricier
- Compare weekly and daily rates; you may save more if you rent the car for longer
These tips can help you save even more on your next car rental in Nevada.
What rental suppliers have outlets in Nevada?
From global names like National and Enterprise to budget-friendly brands like Economy and Budget, CarRentals.com has some of the best brands in the business. Look through the online reviews to help you figure out which one is best for you.
What type of rental car should I get for my trip to Nevada?
Whether you want a roomy family vehicle or a low-cost economy car, the sheer wealth of options in this city means you're certain to find a vehicle that suits your needs. Some options include:
|Car Type||Best for||Category Includes|
|Luxury or Premium-class||When you need the best||Cadillac XTS, Infiniti Q50, or similar|
|Minivan||Large groups that need room for all their suitcases||Ford Escape, Chrysler Town & Country, or similar|
|Economy Car||Easy to park and have great miles per gallon||Ford Fiesta, Chevrolet Spark, or similar|
What's the age requirement to rent a car in Nevada?
Normally, the age limit for renting a car in Nevada is 21—the same as it is across the rest of the USA. Additionally, many suppliers charge an extra fee if you are under 25. Be sure to read the rental agreement to determine any additional charges is before you book your rental.
Do I need insurance to rent a car in Nevada?
Insurance is always required, wherever you rent a car. With that said, your current car insurance may cover you. Additionally, if you pay using your credit card, the card's policy may also insure you. Keep in mind, these policies might not totally cover your rental, and you'll need to add it on to your booking. Look into it before you book and, if it's necessary, you can easily add 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 close to the drop-off location
|Policy Type||Policy Description||Advantages||Disadvantages|
|Full to Full||You'll have a full tank when you pick up your automobile. Use as much fuel as you wish and top it off when you return your car at the end of your rental period. 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. Used a quarter of a tank? Simply fill it back up to full. You won't need to pay for any gas you didn't use. You can shop around for the cheapest prices and you'll only pay refueling 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. Some providers offer a refund for any unused fuel. Be sure to confirm with them beforehand||You won't need to find a petrol station near your rental drop-off location||You usually pay a more expensive price for a tank upfront then going to a local station|
|Empty to empty||You will not have a full tank of fuel when you pick up your vehicle, and you won't need to fill the tank back up before you drop it back off||You fill the tank yourself, so you can shop around for the cheapest local prices||You'll have to fill up before you go on a long trip|
What fuel policy do you recommend?
We usually recommend that you 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 Nevada?
If you plan to check out all that Nevada offers, you are going to need unlimited miles. You can drive as far as you'd like without worrying about additional charges. Go over the fine print to make certain your mileage is actually "unlimited."
Before you leave the lot
Before you begin on your Nevada adventure, go over a few items prior to leaving the rental lot. You should:
- Walk around the car and determine if there is any damage or scrapes. Be sure to make note of it on the paperwork, or you may get charged for it
- Inspect the trunk to see if the spare is properly inflated and both the lug wrench and jack are there
- Familiarize yourself with the car. Adjust the mirrors and seats to your liking, and figure out how to turn on the lights and windshield wipers
- Get comfortable operating the entertainment and GPS (if available). It's best to limit any unneeded distractions when you are navigating a new area
Book your Nevada car rental today
You know you can depend on a grand set of wheels that will result in more extra money to spare when you reserve your Nevada rental car with CarRentals.com. Cash in on cheap deals on your perfect Nevada car rental when you book with CarRentals.com. We'll see you on the road.