Driving around Las Vegas, over to California and into the desert is a part of any Las Vegas vacation and there are plenty of place to chose from when looking for a car. You can get everything from an economy car up to a Lamborgini and everything in between. Check out the web sites, but first make a list of what is most important to you, price, size etc. Make sure you get all of the information. The total price including tax and insurance, the number of free miles and the cost per mile and shop around before you make your decision. For instance is the price at the agency that is offering a special really cheaper than the regular price at another. The more money you save, the more you will have for some good Las Vegas fun, and if you are lucky enough, you may be able to rent that Lamborgini, at least for one day.
Budget Rent a Car has many locations in Las Vegas. The rates listed here are for a week and pick up and drop off at McCarren Airport, but you can use the web site to customize the pick ups and drop offs to suit your needs. They have one great deal and that is you get unlimited milage with every rental. For an economy, the rate is about $174, including taxes. A compact will go for about $186, mid size $199, full size $212, premium $276, Luxury, $327, a convertible, $289, a SUV, $353, a full size SUV, $621, a mini van, $327, and a 12 passenger van for $762. As for specials, check out the Hot Deals section of the web site. They do not always have something going on, but when they do it is a super one.
Thrifty Car Rentals does have some of the cheapest rates anywhere, and with unlimited milage. Their listed rates do not include taxes. You can get a compact car for $89 a week, a mid size for $104, a standard size for about $150. A premium car will go for about $144 and a luxury for $258. They go all the way up to a luxury car for $258 a week. Check out the Deal section to see what is available for the time you are traveling. It changes all the time. For instance, if you are traveling any of these times, January 2 through June 30, 2008, you can get a special rate on Compacts, Convertibles and Minivans.
At Dream Car Rentals, , you can get practically anything you dream about, including a motorcycle. What you cant get is an economy or compact. They only have special vehicles such as a Ferrari 355 Spider which goes for $750 a day. A BMW convertible for $450 a day, a 1968 Pontiac GTO Convertible for $325 a day, a Jeep Wrangler X for $68.50 a day. And as for a motorcycle, a Harley Davidson Fatboy goes for $139 a day. They do not have unlimited millage. The number of free miles varies with each vehicle. They have two locations, 3049 Las Vegas Blvd across the street from the Stardust Hotel and 3725 Las Vegas Blvd next to the Harley Davidson Café.
Payless Car Rental is another place for a great deal. They are located at 7135 Gilespie Street. You can get an economy car for about $175 a week, taxes included. A compact for $174, an intermediate for $129, a standard for $216, a full size for $243, a premium for $281, a van for $342, and a sport utility will go for about $500. They do have limited specials on the site and they are available only from the site.
Alamo does not have the tax included in their pricing. They have one location in Las Vegas, Las Vegas Arpt/Shuttle (LAST71)
7135 Gilespie St. You can get an economy car for about $185 a week, a compact for $195 a week, a premium car for $195, a convertible for $205, a compact SUV for $217, and a mini van for $379. They do offer a discount if you pay in advance. And you can get 50% off on a GPS rental.