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Closest Reno Car Rental Not at Airport

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Closest Reno Car Rental Not at Airport

I was pricing cars and noted that cars rented at the airport are almost twice what one can get outside of the airport. I thought I might consider getting a cab to a car rental location outside the airport. Can anyone tell me which car rental location(s) might be closest? Any idea what a taxi might cost to get there?

Thanks in advance!

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1. Re: Closest Reno Car Rental Not at Airport

Which hotel/casino are you looking to stay out? Some have pick up locations at the hotels. You can just take the hotel shuttle and then get your car rental there.

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I'm not staying in Reno, actually. I'm traveling to family a couple hours from the airport.

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3. Re: Closest Reno Car Rental Not at Airport

Which ones did you actually find to be half the price?? If you have a specific car company, you can locate Reno Airport on Mapquest.com and search for rental car companies nearby.

Based on what I saw, Enterprise would be the closet. They have a rental location on Plumb along with all the other rental car companies, but also have locations elsewhere within 5 miles.

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4. Re: Closest Reno Car Rental Not at Airport

I checked carrentals.com, and cars were $47 per day at the Reno airport (RNO) and if I went to, say, Sparks, the price is only $21 per day.

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5. Re: Closest Reno Car Rental Not at Airport

What dates??? You might want to check places on Plumb Lane which is VERY close to the airport, but not in the terminal. Enterprise will pick you up for free too.

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6. Re: Closest Reno Car Rental Not at Airport

Thanks, I'll check Plumb Lane for a car rental place. Enterprise will pick me up from an airport?

Oh, BTW I'm staying Aug 13-20.

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I've been monitoring prices all summer and rates are very high at the airport. Many times I will use Priceline for rental cars, but even Hotwire has been showing nothing for the dates we need.

Seems the problem with off airport sites is most won't pick you up because they already have a site at the airport. We need a car for 15 days and the best rate I have so far is a full size from Enterprise, total price is $588 when using a promo code. That is their airport location. Enterprise has been much cheaper than the other companies at the airport.

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8. Re: Closest Reno Car Rental Not at Airport

My advice is keep checking the rates each day. I found a standard from Hertz on Vassar St for $433 total with a coupon. Thrifty had a $199 per week special for a premium car at their airport location. I usually make a couple reservations and will pick the best option before leaving. Still nothing on Hotwire, summer must be a busy time.

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Sorry I didn't see this post earlier....Enterprise might not pick you up from the airport, but a taxi ride to many of these places can't be more than $10.

I just check hotwire and they had locations within two miles of the airport for a smaller car at $200-$220 for the week including taxes. That is a pretty good deal.

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10. Re: Closest Reno Car Rental Not at Airport

I had good luck with www.varoomvaroomvaroom.com to check prices for 8/4-8/7. Note: Site does not include Dollar.