Grand Canyon National Park car hire

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Top tips for hiring a car in Grand Canyon National Park

  • If you’d like to drive car rentals at the Grand Canyon with children in the car, ensure that you follow all car seat laws and have the proper safety seats installed. Children younger than eight or shorter than 4 feet 9 inches tall have to ride in booster seats. Toddlers also have to be in child safety seats, and all children must ride in the back seat of the car. Distracted driving or speeding in the Grand Canyon area can lead to a ticket or serious trouble.
  • Extreme weather conditions and natural disasters are rare at the Grand Canyon. You’ll usually experience cold winters and pleasant summers. If you are visiting during the summer, you should definitely look for car rentals with air conditioning, or possibly convertible cars. A window shade on the car rental, especially during the summer, can also help keep it cool. The Grand Canyon region also experiences a monsoon season in the summer. Heavy rains, dust storms, and heavy winds can affect visibility when driving car rentals in the Grand Canyon, so you should avoid the roads when the weather is bad during this season.
  • Parking is not hard to find when driving car rentals in the Grand Canyon region. There are several parking lots in the visitor center and the Grand Canyon Village. Avoid parking along the roadside when parking in the Grand Canyon area unless indicated by signs or lines. Parking garages and metered street parking are also available.
  • When you drive car rentals at the Grand Canyon, it is important to consider local DUI laws. Arizona does not tolerate driving under the influence. If you are caught drunk driving, you may face a steep fine. If you encounter emergency vehicles on the road, move to the side of the road to give space for the vehicle to pass.
  • Book your car hire in Grand Canyon National Park at least 2 days before your trip in order to get a below-average price
  • Standard car hire in Grand Canyon National Park are around -25% cheaper than other car types, on average

FAQs about hiring a car in Grand Canyon National Park

  • Should I hire a car in Grand Canyon National Park?

    Renting a car in the Grand Canyon region is by far the most convenient means of exploring the area. There are no commercial flights to the area, and public transportation is only available via shuttle rides, which require you to adhere to their schedules. However, car rentals offer you the freedom to get to the Grand Canyon at your convenience without worrying about following schedules. Besides the convenience, car rentals also offer you privacy and plenty of space to bring along any amount of luggage.

  • What is driving like in Grand Canyon National Park?

    Driving car rentals in the Grand Canyon region offers faster interstate highways and scenic state roads. Highways are great if you're in a hurry, but state roads offer picturesque views of the Grand Canyon. The speed limit on interstates in the area is 55 or 65 mph in major cities. Arizona roads also have travel circles and roundabouts in smaller town centers and cities. The Grand Canyon region does not have any highway tolls or toll roads. When driving car rentals at the Grand Canyon, stay on Interstate 10, as it runs east to west across the state and through most areas of the Grand Canyon region. Major highways have high occupancy vehicles lanes for cars with two or more passengers, including the driver. However, there are restrictions on certain hours when using these roads, and breaking the rules can lead to steep fines.

  • How old do you have to be to hire a car in Grand Canyon National Park?

    To obtain car rentals in the Grand Canyon region, customers must be at least twenty one years old. Some car rental companies may also restrict the type of car you can acquire if you are under twenty five, and you may also have to pay an extra daily fee if you are under twenty five. Renters must provide a valid government-issued driver’s license with their photo and proof of their age.

  • What is the most popular car hire in Grand Canyon National Park?

    Standard (Toyota 4Runner or similar) is the most frequently booked car hire type in Grand Canyon National Park.

  • How can I find car hires near me in Grand Canyon National Park?

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

Car hire locations in Grand Canyon National Park

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