A car rental at Reno Airport is preferable for passengers who prefer a more personalized experience. This is a better option for those who do not have any particular destinations in mind but rather want to explore Reno on their own time. Moreover, there is no need to worry about what's happening with your luggage while exploring as it will be waiting at the airport.
The most common types of vehicles that are rented out at the airport include compact cars, sedans and SUVs. The rates for these vehicles vary depending on factors like the size of the vehicle and fuel type. Most car rental companies at Reno Airport will offer an unlimited mileage package and charge by the day or week instead of charging for every mile.
In case you need to return your car after hours, you will be able to do so at the airport garage and avoid paying a drop fee. You can also return your car at the airport 24h a day but will need to pay for an extra day. In case of a mechanical issue, most car rental companies at Reno Airport advise that you find a nearby auto repair shop or tow truck in areas like the Reno Industrial or Stead areas.
Reno Airport is usually busy at times when there are conventions or big events in the area. For instance, the Reno Air Races is a yearly event that has tens of thousands of people flying into the airport and renting cars from car rental companies at Reno Airport. As such, you may need to reserve your car rental in advance. The best part about renting a car from Reno Airport is that there are many rental companies available near the terminal and they offer free shuttles so you don't have to worry about being dropped off or picked up in heavy traffic by taxi drivers.
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FAQs about renting a car at Reno Airport
The car rental center at Reno Airport has a number of amenities to offer. For starters, there are a variety of car rental companies to choose from within just a few dozen yards of the terminal so you will be able to find something at your price point. Furthermore, they provide free shuttles for airport drop-offs and pick-ups, which is especially convenient if you don't have any friends or family locally to pick you up.
Drivers must have a valid driver's license, be at least 25 years of age and provide proof of insurance to complete the rental process. Renters are responsible for any damages to the car and thus insurance is mandatory. This requirement is not negotiable, and in case there are any damages, you will be billed at the airport. Some companies require a credit card as a deposit and if you don't return the car on time, they will charge your account. This card will be held as a deposit and is refunded once the car has been brought back.
You are able to rent cars for up to 30 days in advance but after that, they must process at least one day's worth of rental fees before being allowed on airport property. Most car rental companies at Reno Airport offer unlimited mileage packages. This option is best if you are planning on driving a lot and need the convenience of being able to return your car anywhere. For more convenience, car rental companies at Reno Airport also offer music systems and a selection of movies that you may take out with you.
On average a rental car at Reno Airport costs C$ 112 per day.
In the past 72 hours, the cheapest rental cars were found at Dollar (C$ 110/day), Thrifty (C$ 117/day) and Hertz (C$ 118/day).
Based on ratings and reviews from real users on KAYAK, the best car rental companies at Reno Airport are Alamo (9.1, 266 reviews), Enterprise (9.1, 58 reviews), and Hertz (8.4, 178 reviews).
Car rental companies that offer shuttle or pick-up services from Reno Airport to off-airport locations include Alamo, Avis, and Dollar.