Find cheap car rental deals in Tucson, Arizona
Tucson is a historic city with a vibrant foodie culture and rolling foothills full of the promise of adventure. Roam the dramatic landscapes and exciting city streets in a rental car to pack in as many of Tucson’s delights as possible.
To make your trip to Tucson as smooth as possible, we’ve answered some of the most common questions about car rental below.
This differs among car rental operators, but most will offer cars to anyone aged 21 and above. Bear in mind that if you are under 25, they may include a surcharge for younger driver insurance.
It may seem obvious but don’t forget your driving license – you won’t get far without it. Make sure you also bring a credit card and, if you’re coming from outside the US, an International Driving Permit (IDP).
For peace of mind, lower prices and a wider choice of car, book your car in advance. It’s a win-win – you get the car you want at the price you want, with no cancellation fees if your plans change ahead of time. Most companies allow you to pay on arrival, too, with no money up-front.
Tucson is large enough to accommodate a wide range of car rental companies. Take your pick from companies such as Enterprise, Hertz, Dollar and more. Struggling to choose? Use Orbitz to narrow down the options and prices.
Each company will have a different pick-up spot around the city – check your confirmation email to find out where you have to go. Tucson International Airport hosts several major car rental companies, too.
Tucson is an enchanting city to drive around, characterized by both deep veins of history and cutting-edge modern entertainment. It's also the gateway to four separate mountain ranges and cactus-covered deserts. We’ve selected three of the best spots in this exhilarating destination.
The “Wild West” of your imagination might look something like Saguaro National Park. Bring your camera for photos of the iconic cacti that litter the landscape. Green, spiky and shaped like spindly fingers, the saguaro is an emblem of the desert. Join one of the hiking trails for hours spent roaming this stunning wilderness on the edge of Tucson.
Perhaps Tucson’s prettiest suburb, Catalina Foothills is the place to come and enjoy some striking scenery without leaving the city limits. Golf courses, art galleries and luxurious accommodation are all set off by the magnificent backdrop of the Santa Catalinas. Drive north of the city center to explore this stylish, scenic spot.
This downtown district is where you will find Tucson at its most offbeat and artistic. Wander along colorful streets to find independent cafés, vintage clothes shops and Mexican restaurants wafting enticing scents into the evening air. Head to 4th in the evening for electric nightlife and some of the city’s coolest bars.
Save by reserving the rental car for your Tucson trip now.