Elko car hire

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Elko car hire information

Pick-up locationElko
Car types
Hire locations6
Airport locations6

Cheap car hire in Elko

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Economy
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Intermediate
Standard
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People carrier
Passenger van
SUV
Commercial
Pick-up truck

KAYAK’s top tips for hiring a car in Elko

  • Driving car rentals in Elko is the best way to see this city in the northwest corner of Nevada. Public transportation is largely unavailable, and Elko car rentals can easily get you around the city, from the Northeastern Nevada Museum to the “Elko E” historical landmark to the Elko Sports Complex on the shores of the Humboldt River. Car rentals in Elko give you access to communities, deserts, and mountains beyond the city limits, including Spring Creek, the South Fork State Recreation Area, and Ruby Dome.
  • Located in the heart of Elko, sandwiched between Route 535 and I-80, the Elko Regional Airport (EKO) makes a convenient location for securing car rentals in Elko. The car rental agencies are easily located near the baggage claim carousels in this small but well-appointed airport. Avis is open Monday through Friday 8:30 am to 6 pm, closed Saturday, and open Sunday from 10:30 am to 6 pm. Enterprise is open Monday through Friday 8 am to 5 pm and closed on Saturday and Sunday. The Elko rental cars for both agencies are parked just outside the terminal, to the right once you exit.
  • Elko streets are wide, paved, and well-maintained. Many of the major roads are two lanes in both directions, with businesses on either side. Those in car rentals in Elko should be on the lookout for cars pulling into traffic from business parking lots. Elko has a lot of families, so as you're driving your Elko car rental on more residential streets, be on the lookout for pedestrians, especially children. Because Elko is nestled in the desert, beware of wildlife in the road, especially at night.
  • Elko has been cited as being one of the cities in Nevada with the worst traffic, with a commute time of approximately 26 minutes. If you need to drive between 7 am and 9 am or 4 pm and 6 pm, allow more time to get to your destination. The city of Elko has a number of bars, which usually close anywhere from 11 pm to 2 am. When you are driving past bars, especially after 11:00 pm, drive defensively. Elko has a high crime rate, so, for those with car rentals in Elko, don’t leave valuables or luggage in your car. Also, if Elko roads flood at certain times of the year. If the road floods while you are driving your Elko car rental, do not attempt to drive through the flooded section of the roadway.
  • Book your car hire in Elko at least 1 day before your trip in order to get a below-average price
  • Intermediate car hire in Elko are around 47% cheaper than other car types, on average

FAQs about hiring a car in Elko

  • How much is the price of fuel in Elko?

    The average price of fuel in Elko is R66,82 per litre over the past 30 days. Filling up a tank of fuel costs between R802 and R1 069, depending on the car size.

  • What is the most popular car hire in Elko?

    Intermediate (Nissan Versa or similar) is the most frequently booked car hire type in Elko.

  • How can I find car hires near me in Elko?

    Take a look at our extensive car hire location map to find the best car hire deals near you.

  • How much does an Intermediate car hire cost in Elko?

    An Intermediate car hire in Elko costs R839 per day, on average.

  • How much does a Compact car hire cost in Elko?

    A Compact car hire in Elko costs R960 per day, on average.

  • How much does an Economy car hire cost in Elko?

    An Economy car hire in Elko costs R964 per day, on average.

  • What type of car is recommended for driving car rentals in Elko?

    In general, Elko roads are flat and unimpeded by inclement weather. As a result, your choice of Elko car rentals is up to you and what you intend to do while you are in the city. If you will be driving out to the desert or the mountains for outdoor recreation, an SUV would be advantageous for transporting equipment and traversing more rugged terrain. If you are going to stay in the city, a smaller car would be more economical in terms of rental costs and gas prices.

  • What's the speed limit in Elko?

    Most roads within the city limits of Elko have a speed limit of 25 mph. The speed limit of rural roads that are divided is 65 mph, but if they are undivided, it is 55 mph. I-80 in Elko has a speed limit of 55 mph, increasing to 70 mph outside city limits. For those driving car rentals in Elko, you should reduce your speed when driving on isolated, country roads at night since wildlife can unexpectedly step into the road.

  • Where are the best places to park car rentals in Elko?

    In Elko, most businesses, such as malls, restaurants, pharmacies, superstores, auto shops, and more, have their own parking lots with free parking for patrons. Some businesses in Elko have paid parking, but it is usually affordable. At the Elko Airport, for instance, parking is free for the first 2 hours. Most hotels in and around the city have free parking.

Elko car rental reviews and directory

Avis

10,0

Wonderful

2 reviews
Best rated

Cleanliness

10.0

Comfort

10.0

Pick-up/Drop-off

10.0

Value for money

8.0

One location in Elko

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Locations in Elko

975 Terminal Way

+1 775 738 4426

Monday08:30 - 18:30
Tuesday08:30 - 18:30
Wednesday08:30 - 18:30
Thursday08:30 - 18:30
Friday08:30 - 18:30
Sunday10:30 - 18:30

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6,0 Okay

Oct 2016

KAYAK

Pros:

The car was nice, however it would have been nice to know i could not use my debit card without bringing mailnwith the same address as my license on it. I would have used a different company if i had known. Had to borrow a credit card.

10,0 Wonderful

Dec 2021

KAYAK
Like to have had a full size SUV vehicle for close to the same price.

1 out of 1

Hertz

6,3

Cleanliness

6.6

Comfort

7.0

Pick-up/Drop-off

7.6

Value for money

5.0

One location in Elko

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Locations in Elko

975 Terminal Way

+1 775 738 5620

Monday09:00 - 18:00
Tuesday09:00 - 18:00
Wednesday09:00 - 18:00
Thursday09:00 - 18:00
Friday09:00 - 18:00
Sunday14:00 - 18:00

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4,8 Mediocre

Dec 2019

KAYAK

Cons:

Vehicle was dirty, smelled like cleaning fluid because someone smoked in the vehicle. Too big as well.

10,0 Wonderful

May 2019

KAYAK

Pros:

Friendly staff.

8,4 Very Good

Feb 2018

KAYAK

Cons:

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2,0 Poor

Oct 2017

KAYAK

Pros:

Nothing

Cons:

No on was there when I came to pick up car and no one answered the phone when I called 10 times

2,0 Poor

Jul 2022

KAYAK
There was not even a car there when we got there. No car = bad review

10,0 Wonderful

May 2022

KAYAK
Customer service was awesome Not a fan of the $200 security deposit

1 out of 3

National

6,0

Cleanliness

10.0

Comfort

6.0

Pick-up/Drop-off

6.0

Value for money

2.0

One location in Elko

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Locations in Elko

975 Terminal Way

+1 775 738 9494

Monday08:00 - 17:00
Tuesday08:00 - 17:00
Wednesday08:00 - 17:00
Thursday08:00 - 17:00
Friday08:00 - 17:00
Saturday00:00 - 00:00
Sunday00:00 - 00:00

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6,0 Okay

Jun 2023

KAYAK
The agent is great , authentic and we appreciate his service .

1 out of 1

Enterprise Rent-A-Car

5,4

Cleanliness

5.0

Comfort

5.0

Pick-up/Drop-off

6.0

Value for money

6.0

One location in Elko

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Locations in Elko

975 Terminal Way

+1 833 751 3282

Monday08:00 - 17:00
Tuesday08:00 - 17:00
Wednesday08:00 - 17:00
Thursday08:00 - 17:00
Friday08:00 - 17:00
Saturday00:00 - 00:00
Sunday00:00 - 00:00

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8,8 Very Good

Apr 2020

KAYAK

Cons:

The first vehicle was not very clean. The staff changed vehicles quickly and we had a great experience after that.

5,2 Fair

Feb 2018

KAYAK

Cons:

The vehicle hadn't been cleaned when I picked it up and they didn't compensate

8,0 Very Good

Jul 2017

KAYAK

Pros:

this reservation was cancelled BUT did rent from enterprise from Kingman,az to las vegas survey is based on that experience

1 out of 1

Easirent

4,2

Mediocre

No reviews available

One location in Elko

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Locations in Elko

Elko Regional Airport

Opening times not available

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Sunnycars

No score available yet

One location in Elko

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Locations in Elko

975 Terminal Way

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18 travellers who hired a car in Elko gave the car agency they used an average rating of 4.7

Car hire locations in or near Elko

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Most popular car type

Intermediate

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