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Colorado car rentals

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Cheap car rentals in Colorado

Full-size SUV$27/day
Passenger van$61/day
Pickup truck$47/day
Premium SUV$38/day
Compact SUV$20/day
Intermediate SUV$23/day
Standard SUV$25/day
Supplier choice$25/day
Luxury SUV$44/day
Open air all terrain$56/day
Best rates found by KAYAK users in the past 48 hours.

Top tips for renting a car in Colorado

  • Colorado is a beautiful destination for road trip lovers and it’s no wonder that Colorado has plenty of rental car dealers all over the state. As fun as it may sound to drive in Colorado in a rental car, there are several driving mistakes that some rental drivers make while driving across the state. Such driving mistakes can rob you of the joy and fun that comes with exploring Colorado in a rental vehicle. Drivers can cause accidents if they drive in Colorado during severe weather conditions. Other driving mistakes that can ruin your road trip in Colorado include driving aggressively and changing lanes without observing blind spots. Making such driving mistakes can make your road trip in Colorado disastrous rather than enjoyable.
  • Renting a rental vehicle in Colorado requires some preparation in advance. Any driver seeking to rent a car to travel various parts of Colorado needs to make some preparations before setting out for their road trip. Drivers should first confirm that their driving license is valid before thinking of booking a rental car. They should also find the right rental car dealer who can rent them their favorite rental car that meets their travel needs. Furthermore, every driver renting a vehicle in Colorado should check the state’s car rental laws before booking their vehicle.
  • Car accidents are common in Colorado, like other places all over the country, due to harsh climatic conditions. Every rental driver should understand that accidents are likely to occur while driving along Colorado’s tricky highways. Thus, check what your car insurance policy covers in terms of accidents before booking a car. Your car insurance won’t cover collisions if they aren’t included in your policy. Besides accidents, car damages are also prevalent among Colorado rental drivers, such as drivers unfamiliar with the state’s terrain. Confirm whether your car insurance covers possible car damages that could occur while driving in Colorado.
  • Colorado has some of the finest car rental dealers in the country. Nonetheless, not all dealers offer the same car rental services. Thus, car renters should research the various dealers and their services before renting a car. Some dealers, for instance, specialize in offering luxury rental car rental services. Other dealers offer compact vehicles that are built to explore some of Colorado’s most challenging places. Some dealers provide economy cars for travelers who can’t afford high-end luxury rental cars. Whatever dealer you come across, make sure the dealer offers services that match your traveling needs. If you would like to explore Colorado as a group, search for a car dealer that provides a wide array of larger rental vehicles that are spacious to accommodate several passengers. Such cars include vans, cabins, and trucks.
  • 25% of our users found rental cars in Colorado for $37 or less
  • Book your rental car in Colorado at least 1 day before your trip in order to get a below-average price
  • Off-airport rental car locations in Colorado are around 11% cheaper than airport locations on average
  • Standard rental cars in Colorado are around 30% more expensive than other car types, on average

FAQs about renting a car in Colorado

  • Should I rent a car in Colorado?

    Many first-time travelers to Colorado opt for rental cars, and you should consider renting a vehicle to tour Colorado. A rental car will give you the freedom to travel to various attractions across Colorado. Some great places to visit in Colorado with your rental car include Maroon Bells, Royal Gorge, Hanging Lake, and the Great Sand Dunes. Rental cars are also great for travelers who aren’t able to drive their vehicles.

  • What is driving like in Colorado?

    Traveling in Colorado by car offers a perfect road trip encounter. The spectacular national parks, rocky mountains, and historic towns provide great drives for road trip enthusiasts. Driving in Colorado can be pretty easy since the roads are spread out.

  • How old do you have to be to rent a car in Colorado?

    You should be at least twenty one years old to rent a car in Colorado. Drivers below twenty five years can apply for an underage fee to get legal permission to rent a car in Colorado. The minimum age for drivers seeking to rent larger cars is twenty five years.

  • How much does it cost to rent a car in Colorado?

    On average a rental car in Colorado costs $44 per day.

  • What is the most popular rental car in Colorado?

    Standard (Ford Mustang Convertible or similar) is the most frequently booked rental car type in Colorado.

  • What is the cheapest car rental company in Colorado?

    In the past 72 hours, the cheapest rental cars were found at Fox ($22/day), Routes Car & Truck Rentals ($23/day) and Europcar ($27/day).

  • What is the best rental car company in Colorado?

    Based on ratings and reviews from real users on KAYAK, the best car rental companies in Colorado are Alamo (8.5, 305 reviews), Sixt (7.7, 765 reviews), and Enterprise Rent-A-Car (7.4, 522 reviews).

  • How can I find car rentals near me in Colorado?

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

  • Where should I rent a car in Colorado?

    Based on car searches on KAYAK, the most popular cities to rent a car in Colorado are Denver (95% of total searches of users looking to rent a car in Colorado), Aspen (1%) and Aurora (1%).

  • How much does it cost to rent a car for a week in Colorado?

    On average a rental car in Colorado costs $345 per week ($49 per day).

  • How much does it cost to rent a car long term for a month in Colorado?

    On average a rental car in Colorado costs $1,479 per month ($49 per day).

Car rental locations in Colorado

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  • enterprise

    Enterprise Rent-A-Car car rental locations in Colorado

    38 Locations

  • hertz

    Hertz car rental locations in Colorado

    30 Locations

  • avis

    Avis car rental locations in Colorado

    21 Locations

  • budget

    Budget car rental locations in Colorado

    20 Locations

  • sixtrentacar

    Sixt car rental locations in Colorado

    11 Locations

  • easirent

    Easirent car rental locations in Colorado

    6 Locations

  • free2move

    Free2Move car rental locations in Colorado

    4 Locations

  • national

    National car rental locations in Colorado

    4 Locations

  • silvercar

    Silvercar car rental locations in Colorado

    4 Locations

  • sunnycars

    Sunnycars car rental locations in Colorado

    4 Locations

  • thrifty

    Thrifty car rental locations in Colorado

    4 Locations

  • airportvanre

    Airport Van car rental locations in Colorado

    3 Locations

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