Car rentals in Valencia: All you need to know
A Valencia car rental allows you 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 area has to offer. We've answered the most frequently asked questions about renting a car in Valencia. Read on to find out which vehicle is perfect for your trip, and how to get the best rates.
How can I find a bargain rental car in Valencia?
CarRentals.com makes it easy to snag the cheapest rates. Simply enter your travel dates and go down the list of rental car suppliers, select the top rental locations, and find the cheapest offers in Valencia. You can also:
- Read the mileage policy to steer clear of any surprise fees
- Book your rental car as far in advance as you can
- Avoid airport pick-ups or drop-offs if possible; they usually are more expensive
- Compare weekly and daily rates; you might save more with a longer rental
Even a little knowledge can go a long way to getting you the most savings.
What rental suppliers have outlets in Valencia?
We have around a half-dozen rental companies to decide from in Valencia. You'll find some of the best companies, like Enterprise. Scan 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 Valencia?
Whether you want a roomy family vehicle or a low-cost economy car, the sheer wealth of options in this metropolis means you're certain to find a vehicle that is perfect for you. Some options include:
|Car Type||Best for||Category Includes|
|Full Size SUV||Those looking for a little off-road adventure||Jaguar F-Pace, Hyundai Santa Fe, or similar|
|Full Size||For large groups that want better fuel economy than an SUV||Chevrolet Impala, Toyota Camry, or similar|
|Economy Car||For those on a strict travel budget||Toyota Yaris, Nissan Versa, or similar|
What age do you have to be to rent a car in Valencia?
Typically, to rent a car in Valencia you must be at least 21—the same as it is across most of the country. If you are under 25, you might also need to pay a surcharge. Be sure to read over the rental agreement to figure out what the total is before you reserve your rental.
Is insurance required to rent a car in Valencia?
Most countries require the driver to have insurance. You may be able to buy temporary coverage with the rental car company.Several credit card issuers (Visa, MasterCard, American Express, and Discover) will provide some coverage. But there may be limitations, such as not covering larger automobiles such as premium models or some SUVs. It is best to find out exactly what your credit card will cover and how much before you travel to Valencia.
What is the difference between all the fuel policies?
Most suppliers allow you to choose which policy you want. Here is a list of the typical policies.You will need to search for an open gas station near the drop-off location
|Policy Type||Policy Description||Advantages||Disadvantages|
|Full to Full||The gas tank will be full when you pick up your automobile. You can use as much fuel as you like and then refill the tank when you drop the vehicle off at the rental office. If you refill the tank before you return your car, you won't be charged a refueling cost||You only need to replace the fuel you used. 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 pay service charges if you don't fill up the tank|
|Full to empty (pre-paid)||You'll receive the car with a full tank and return the car with the tank empty. Several rental car companies provide a refund for any unused fuel. Be sure to verify with them beforehand||You won't have to search for a gas station before you drop-off your car||You might pay a higher rate for the tank than you would filling up at a local gas station|
|Empty to empty||You won't have a full tank when you pick up your vehicle, and you don't have to refill the gas when you drop it back off||You fill the tank yourself, so you won't pay more than local pump 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 tank policy. At CarRentals.com, we recommend returning it topped off. To avoid any added expenses, fill up your tank before bringing the rental.
Should I get unlimited miles when I rent a car in Valencia?
If you plan to explore all that Valencia offers, you're going to want unlimited miles. You won't have to worry about extra charges if you decide to drive all over Valencia. Review the fine print to be certain they are truly "unlimited."
What is Valencia famous for?
There is tons to see and do in this city. Some of Valencia's most popular attractions are:
- Plaza Ayuntamiento
- Instituto Valencia d'Arte Modern (IVAM)
- City of the Arts and Sciences (Ciudad de las Artes y las Ciencias)
- Bioparc Valencia
Luckily, you'll be able to cruise to the one you want or see all of them.
Before you leave the lot
Before you get going on your Valencia trip, go over a few things prior to leaving the rental lot. It's worth the time to:
- Check out the vehicle and determine if there is any dents or scratches. If you notice any, mark it down on your paperwork
- 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
- Figure out how to work the navigation and entertainment. You don't want any unneeded distractions in a new city
Book your Valencia car rental 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. No matter who you're traveling with, CarRentals.com has a car rental that can fit your needs and not break the bank.