Car rentals in Valencia: All you need to know
You want a great vehicle to get around Valencia whether you're going for a business trip or a vacation. See the top sites around town and pull up in front of the best restaurants in Valencia. We've gathered your most popular questions about renting a car in Valencia. Keep reading to discover the dos and don'ts of booking a rental car.
Where can I get a bargain car rental in Valencia?
CarRentals.com makes it easy to snag budget-friendly rates. Simply enter your travel dates and scroll through the list of car rental companies, pick the top rental locations, and find the best packages Valencia has to offer. You can also:
- Compare and contrast all the deals available
- Book as far in advance as possible. You'll usually save more and get the car of your choice
- Learn about any cost for mileage limits, fuel policy, and additional drivers. This way you can make sure you know the total cost before you book
- Determine what vehicle you'll need for your vacation. Don't get more car than you need
Even a little knowledge can go a long way to getting you the most savings.
What rental companies have outlets in Valencia?
From budget-friendly brands like Budget and Thrifty to global names like Avis and Sixt, 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 type of rental car should I get for my trip to Valencia?
That depends on your needs and what activities you want to do in Valencia. If you're having a little trouble picking the right car, be sure to look over our table below. We've compared the most popular types of cars for you:
|Car Type||Best for||Category Includes|
|Full Size SUV||Best for families or groups who need a comfortable ride and have safety as a top priority||Ford Edge, Jaguar F-Pace, or similar|
|Full Size||Planning a big trip with a large group of friends or family members||Toyota Camry, Nissan Altima, or similar|
|Hybrid||Those that want to get the most mpg on their trip||Honda Civic, Kia Optima, or similar|
What age do you have to be to rent a car in Valencia?
Usually, to rent a car in Valencia 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 larger or higher category vehicles. Go over the supplier's terms to discover what the exact fee is before you book your rental.
Will I need insurance to get a car rental in Valencia?
Insurance is required, no matter where you rent a vehicle. However, your current car insurance may cover you. Additionally, if you pay for the rental in full using your credit card, the card's benefits may also insure you. Keep in mind, these policies might not totally cover your rental, and you'll have to add it to your booking for Valencia. Check in advance and, if it is needed, you can conveniently include it at the CarRentals.com checkout.
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 find a gas station close to your rental car supplier
|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 rental dealer. 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. 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 can shop around for the cheapest prices and you'll only pay service fees if you don't fill up the tank|
|Full to empty (pre-paid)||You'll pay for a full tank of gas and return the car with an empty tank. Several suppliers provide a refund for any unused fuel. Be sure to confirm with them beforehand||You won't need to find a fuel 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 may not have a full tank when you collect your vehicle, and you won't need to fill the tank back up when you bring the car back||You refill your tank yourself, so you won't pay more than local pump prices||You'll have to get some gas before you do any serious driving|
What fuel policy should I get?
Many rental car suppliers offer a variety 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?
If you plan to explore all that Valencia and maybe even the rest of Pennsylvania offers, you're going to want unlimited miles. You can drive as far as you'd like without worrying about additional fees. Review the fine print to make certain they are actually "unlimited."
Tips before you leave the lot
Make sure you check out a few things prior to leaving the lot on your Valencia adventure. It's important to:
- Inspect your car and determine if there is any damage or scratches. If you notice any, mark it down on the paperwork
- Check the trunk to determine if the spare is inflated and the necessary tools to change it are there
- Get familiar with the controls of your car. Adjust the mirrors and seats, and note how to turn on the lights and windshield wipers
- Figure out how to work the navigation and entertainment. It's best to limit any unnecessary distractions when you are driving around a new city
Book your Valencia rental car today
Maybe you're traveling with your partner and kids, or carpooling with co-workers to and from the hotel to the conference center. Maybe you're traveling solo. CarRentals.com has the ideal rental car that can fit your needs and not deplete your travel fund.