Valparaiso car hire

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Valparaiso car hire information

Pick-up locationValparaiso
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Hire locations2
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KAYAK’s top tips for hiring a car in Valparaiso

  • Valparaiso is a small city with a lot of charm. While there may not be many public transportation options, renting a car in Valparaiso can offer several advantages for visitors. By renting car rentals in Valparaiso, you can decide where you want to go and when you want to go without being constrained by public transportation schedules. The city offers many attractions and activities that are best accessed by Valparaiso car rentals. For example, Indiana Dunes State Park, located just 20 miles from Valparaiso, is a popular destination for hiking and beach activities. Other nearby attractions, such as the Deep River Waterpark, Cedar Lake, and Lake Michigan, are also best accessed by car.
  • South Bend/Michiana Airport (SBN) is the closest airport to Valparaiso. It is approximately 41 miles away, and the rental car companies are located on-site, right next to the terminal building. Chicago Midway Airport (MDW) is approximately 52 miles from Valparaiso. The rental car companies at MDW are located on the airport campus and are within walking distance of the terminals. Chicago O'Hare Intl Airport (ORD) is approximately 68 miles from Valparaiso. The rental car companies at ORD are located in the Multi-Modal Facility adjacent to the airport, and there is a shuttle bus to the facility from the airport.
  • If you plan on driving cheap car rentals in Valparaiso, here's what you should know. First off, drivers in Valparaiso tend to be calm and relaxed, making it a pleasant experience for visitors who may be used to aggressive city driving. That being said, it's important to respect the rules of the road, such as speed limits, traffic signals, and stop signs. Additionally, the city has a few unique rules to watch out for. For example, it's illegal to make a U-turn on Lincolnway. It's also important to be aware of cyclists, as they may travel in bike lanes or on the road. As with any city, pedestrians and jaywalkers can also be a concern, so stay alert and watch for people who might cross the road unexpectedly.
  • Like any urban area, Valparaiso experiences peak traffic hours during the morning and evening rush hours. Generally, weekdays between 7:30 am to 9:00 am and 4:30 pm to 6:00 pm see increased traffic congestion. Main roads such as US-30, US-6, and Highway 49 are the most affected during these times. Valparaiso experiences moderate rainfall throughout the year, with slightly higher precipitation during the spring and summer months. Heavy rain can lead to wet road conditions, reduced visibility, and potential hydroplaning. It is crucial to drive cheap car rentals in Valparaiso responsibly, reduce speed, and use appropriate caution during rainy weather.
  • Book your car hire in Valparaiso at least 1 day before your trip in order to get a below-average price
  • Intermediate car hire in Valparaiso are around 66% cheaper than other car types, on average

FAQs about hiring a car in Valparaiso

  • How much is the price of fuel in Valparaiso?

    The average price of fuel in Valparaiso is R73,53 per litre over the past 30 days. Filling up a tank of fuel costs between R882 and R1 176, depending on the car size.

  • What is the most popular car hire in Valparaiso?

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

  • Which car hire agencies are at O'Hare Intl airport (ORD)?

    The only car hire company onsite at O'Hare Intl airport is Thrifty.

  • Which car hire agencies are at Midway airport (MDW)?

    The only car hire company onsite at Midway airport is Thrifty.

  • Which car hire companies will pick you up at O'Hare Intl airport (ORD)?

    The only car hire company that offers shuttle or pick-up services from O'Hare Intl airport to off-airport locations is Thrifty.

  • Which car hire companies will pick you up at Midway airport (MDW)?

    The only car hire company that offers shuttle or pick-up services from Midway airport to off-airport locations is Thrifty.

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

    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 Valparaiso?

    An Intermediate car hire in Valparaiso costs R547 per day, on average.

  • How much does a Standard car hire cost in Valparaiso?

    A Standard car hire in Valparaiso costs R717 per day, on average.

  • How much does a Special car hire cost in Valparaiso?

    A Special car hire in Valparaiso costs R784 per day, on average.

  • What type of car is recommended for driving in Valparaiso?

    Valparaiso is a small city with well-maintained roads and a mix of urban and suburban areas. A compact car would be the best option for driving in Valparaiso. Compact cars are easy to maneuver around the city's narrow streets and tight parking spaces. In addition, compact cars are fuel-efficient, making them a budget-friendly choice for driving in Valparaiso.

  • What’s the speed limit in Valparaiso?

    The speed limit in Valparaiso varies depending on the type of road and the zone you are driving in. In residential areas, the speed limit is typically 25 mph, but in some areas, it may be lower. In school zones, the speed limit is 20 mph during school hours. On two-lane roads outside of the city, the speed limit is generally 55 mph, while the limit on highways and interstates is typically 65-70 mph, depending on the specific road.

  • Where are the best places to park in Valparaiso?

    If you plan to park Valparaiso car rentals in the downtown area, you may need to pay for parking, particularly in metered spaces. Metered parking rates in Valparaiso typically range from $0.50 to $1.00 per hour, depending on the location and time of day. In addition to metered spaces, the city also offers several parking garages and surface lots that charge hourly or daily rates. These parking facilities can be convenient if you plan to stay in the area for an extended period.

Valparaiso car rental reviews and directory

Enterprise Rent-A-Car

8,9

Very Good

20 reviews
Best rated

Cleanliness

9.5

Comfort

9.5

Pick-up/Drop-off

8.0

Value for money

9.0

7 locations in Valparaiso

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Locations in Valparaiso

10724 Broadway

+1 219 226 1770

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1100 W 81st Ave

+1 219 756 2233

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1500 W 37th Ave

+1 219 962 1019

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237 Melton Rd

+1 219 787 0120

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4550 E Lincoln Hwy

+1 219 756 2233

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557 S Washington St

+1 219 531 2700

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6279 Us Highway 6

+1 219 764 9900

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5,6 Fair

Aug 2020

KAYAK

Cons:

Car was not available at time of pick-up. Was not able to pick up car until the following day.

10,0 Wonderful

May 2019

KAYAK

Pros:

Yes

Cons:

Nothing

10,0 Wonderful

Mar 2019

KAYAK

Pros:

Very friendly enthusiastic staff

Cons:

It took a little while to get going at pickup but I believe it is because the car just came in and they wanted to clean it.

10,0 Wonderful

Oct 2018

KAYAK

Pros:

Everything

Cons:

N/A

2,0 Poor

Sep 2018

KAYAK

Pros:

Nothing

Cons:

Car was dirty, smelled, back seats were sticky had to go to the car wash wash the car, clean the inside of the windshield, tires were poor. Car had an annoying vibration from bad tires three different types of tires on the car and got pulled over in another state bcc tyre played expired in 2017

2,0 Poor

Mar 2018

KAYAK

Cons:

They cancelled on me the day of the pick-up. Terrible help after the cancellation as well. I was basically on my own and never found a car.

1 out of 3

Hertz

5,8

Cleanliness

5.0

Comfort

6.0

Pick-up/Drop-off

6.0

Value for money

6.0

3 locations in Valparaiso

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Locations in Valparaiso

1101 Calumet Avenue

+1 219 462 6669

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4280 E Highway 30

+1 219 240 0694

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4280 E. Highway 30

+1 219 240 0694

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2,0 Poor

Feb 2024

KAYAK
No false advertising

10,0 Wonderful

Dec 2023

KAYAK
It was great! Easy! Great customer service! And the young man Brandon who help me was very patient, extremely knowledgeable and helpful when I was having some issues with my card. Drop off was easy and quick! I’ll definitely be using them in the future!

2,0 Poor

Jan 2022

KAYAK
I pre-paid for my car and was late picking it up and there was no car for me when I arrived unless I wanted to pay more for a larger car. I was told I paid for a time slot. I did not pay for a time slot, I paid for a specific car that I picked out. Whether this is in your terms and conditions, this is horrendous customer service. What if I was flying in and my flight was delayed? Then, I'm just stuck at the airport? The person at the Hertz counter told me I had to call for a refund. I called and the person on the phone was very confused and repeatedly recited some other customer's travel info to me, even though I told him it was not me. I waited 7-10 business days for a refund and never got it, so just had to call back again and was told I have to wait another 7-10 days for a refund. In the end, I never got a rental car and it's been nothing but a hassle to try to get my money back.

2,0 Poor

Apr 2021

KAYAK

Cons:

Acknowledging that was there

2,0 Poor

Mar 2021

KAYAK

Cons:

When I went to pick up the vehicle, I waited for 20 minutes before I spoke a staff. She told me no cars available!!!! Then the manager asked me to come inside .After a few minutes she told me to go outside and wait. Another staff came out and told me that no vehicle available. I showed the proof of confirmation, and I Asked why I'm not getting a vehicle , she told me there are so many other people made reservation before me. When I asked for the explanation she told me to get out of the office. Thank you Hertz for your excellent service 👏 😀 👍 🙌

9,6 Wonderful

Nov 2020

KAYAK

Cons:

The interior of the car wasn’t completely cleaned as there were stains and spill residue left from other renters

1 out of 6

40 travellers who hired a car in Valparaiso gave the car agency they used an average rating of 7.9

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Most popular car type

Intermediate

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