Car rentals in Pierce: All you need to know
A Pierce 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 Colorado has to offer. CarRentals.com has collected the most popular questions about car rentals in Pierce. Keep reading to see which vehicle is perfect for your trip, and how to get the best rates.
How can I find a great deal on a rental car in Pierce?
You are well on your way to finding the best price on your car rental by going through CarRentals.com. But, there are a more ways to increase your savings. Make sure to:
- Take time to compare vehicle pricing
- Try to avoid airport pick-ups and drop-offs, which usually are more expensive
- Determine ahead of time how much mileage/fuel you may use
- Search and reserve as far in advance as you can
Even a little rental car know-how can go a long way to getting you the most savings.
What rental suppliers have agencies in Pierce?
From global names like Ace and Enterprise to budget-friendly brands like Payless and Fox, CarRentals.com has some of the best brands in the business. Read through the online 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 Pierce?
Whether you want a roomy family vehicle or a low-cost economy car, the sheer wealth of options in this Colorado town means you're certain to find a vehicle that suits your needs. Some options include:
|Car Type||Best for||Category Includes|
|Premium||When you want to travel Pierce in style||Infiniti Q50, Mercedes Benz CLA, or similar|
|Minivan||If you plan on doing a lot of exploring and want a comfortable ride||Dodge Grand Caravan, Nissan Quest, or similar|
|Economy Car||Easy to park and have great gas mileage||Chevrolet Spark, Vauxhall Corsa, or similar|
How old do you have to be to rent a car in Pierce?
Normally, the age limit for car rentals in Pierce 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 over the supplier's terms to figure out what the exact charge is before you rent your vehicle.
Does Pierce require rental car insurance?
Almost all countries require driver's insurance. You may be able to purchase additional insurance through rental car supplier, if you know your insurance won't cover your rental. Otherwise, as a United States citizen, you can also purchase Collision Damage Coverage through CarRentals.com at checkout. Many major card issuers, like American Express or MasterCard, provide some coverage; but, there may be restrictions. For example, you may not be covered if you book a luxury or larger vehicle. Make sure to check car rental 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 have to search for an open gas station close to the drop-off location
|Policy Type||Policy Description||Advantages||Disadvantages|
|Full to Full||There will be a full tank of gas when you collect your car. You can use as much fuel as you want and top it off when you return your car at the end of your rental period. As long as you replace the fuel before returning the car, you won't face any extra fees||You only pay for the fuel you use. If you only use half of a tank, it's only necessary refill half of a tank, and therefore avoid paying for fuel 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 upfront and bring the car back with the tank empty. Ask the provider to see if they'll refund you for any unused fuel||You won't have to search for a gas station before you return your car||The supplier usually charges a higher rate for the fuel than a local gas station|
|Empty to empty||You may not have a full tank when you pick up the vehicle, and you don't need 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 need to find a gas station shortly after you collect the car|
What fuel policy should I get?
Most suppliers give you a full to full tank policy. We suggest returning it topped off. To avoid any added expenses, find a filling station before you bring the car back.
Should I get unlimited miles when I rent a car in Pierce?
If you wish to see all that Pierce and maybe even the rest of Colorado offers, you're going to want unlimited miles. You won't have to worry about extra charges if you decide to drive all over Pierce. Review the fine print to be sure they are actually "unlimited."
Before you drive off
Make sure you go over a few things prior to leaving the rental lot. It's worth the time to:
- Look over your car and be sure 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
- 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 working the navigation and entertainment. You don't want any unneeded distractions in a new city
Book your Pierce car rental today
Maybe you're carpooling with co-workers to and from the hotel to the conference center, maybe you're traveling solo, or maybe you're bringing your partner or kids. No matter the situation, CarRentals.com has a car that can fit your requirement and not break the bank.