Napa Valley car hire

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Cheap car hire in Napa Valley

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Top tips for hiring a car in Napa Valley

  • You can book your Napa Valley rental car by various means. Credit cards are the most widely accepted means of payment, with American Express, Discover Network, VISA, and MasterCard cards accepted by most car rental locations in Napa Valley. You can also book your rental using debit cards bearing VISA and MasterCard logos, but you should be at least twenty five. Cash will only be accepted at the end of your rental period when clearing any balances due.
  • Everyone in the vehicle, eight years or older, must wear a seatbelt in Napa Valley. Kids below eight are supposed to be in a child restraint device installed as per the manufacturer’s instructions. Those below two should be in a rear-facing car seat unless taller than 40 inches. Kids between two and five should be in a forward-facing car seat, while those between five and eight need to be in a booster seat. You can rent the car with booster seats when you pick up your rental car.
  • With all the wine tasting in Napa Valley, you might be tempted to drink and drive. Don’t. Instead, register an additional driver to act as your designated driver while you have a good time in Napa Valley. Car rental agencies will allow you to register more than one additional driver during your rental period. The driver must meet the license and age requirements, and there is a daily fee charged for each additional driver registered. However, it is free if the other driver is your spouse or domestic partner.
  • If you want to save a few bucks during your trip to Napa Valley, ensure you fill up your rental car before returning it. Fill up at a gas station near the drop-off location to avoid being charged for refueling by the rental agency since their gas price per gallon is significantly higher than local gas stations. You can also prepay for gas and return the car empty. However, no refunds will be issued for unused gas.
  • Book your car hire in Napa Valley at least 1 day before your trip in order to get a below-average price
  • Supplier choice car hire in Napa Valley are around 43% cheaper than other car types, on average

FAQs about hiring a car in Napa Valley

  • Should I hire a car in Napa Valley?

    You cannot fully explore the famous Napa Valley wine country without your own set of wheels. You’ve already done the hard work and compiled a list of places to visit in Napa Valley; get yourself some wheels and start sightseeing. There are many benefits of self-driving in Napa Valley. First, it saves you time. You don’t have to limit yourself to the strict bus schedule when you can move at your own pace. Second, it allows you to discover more. Are you thinking of going off-road to some hidden gems? Book a 4x4 through KAYAK and go wherever you like. A car rental also gives you maximum convenience. You get comfortable seats, air conditioning, entertainment, and you don’t have to drag your luggage all over.

  • What is driving like in Napa Valley?

    Before getting on the road in Napa Valley, here are a few tips you should know. If not posted, the speed limit in multilane freeways is 65 mph and 55 mph on two-lane highways. Stick to 35 mph when within city limits and 25 mph when in school or residential zones. Always keep your eyes on the road, and only use your cellphone if it’s in hands-free mode. If you encounter a stationary emergency vehicle, slow down and, if possible, move to the next lane.

  • How old do you have to be to hire a car in Napa Valley?

    Most car rental locations in Napa Valley require you to be at least twenty one to qualify for a rental car. Some agencies, such as Hertz, have a lower age requirement, and even twenty year-olds will be allowed to get behind the wheel of a rental car. Nonetheless, you will still face a daily young renter’s fee if you’re below twenty five. Moreover, drivers between twenty one and twenty four cannot access certain vehicle classes, such as cargo and passenger vans, full-size and premium SUVs, signature vehicles, and luxury and exotic rentals.

  • What is the most popular car hire in Napa Valley?

    Supplier choice (Class Special Car or similar) is the most frequently booked car hire type in Napa Valley.

  • How can I find car hires near me in Napa Valley?

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

Car hire locations in Napa Valley

Car hire directory

  • avis

    Avis car hire locations in Napa Valley

    1 Location

  • budget

    Budget car hire locations in Napa Valley

    1 Location

  • enterprise

    Enterprise Rent-A-Car car hire locations in Napa Valley

    1 Location

  • hertz

    Hertz car hire locations in Napa Valley

    1 Location

  • zeeba

    Zeeba Rent-A-Van car hire locations in Napa Valley

    1 Location

When to book a rental car in Napa Valley

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