Bryce Canyon National Park car rentals

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Top tips for renting a car in Bryce Canyon National Park

  • Bryce Canyon National Park's terrain is characterized by a unique and stunning landscape of colorful, eroded rock formations known as “hoodoos.” The hoodoos reside in a series of steep, narrow, and winding canyons, so you will want a compact or economy car to navigate the region most efficiently and conveniently. Besides being the best option for the terrain, economy or compact cars from Bryce Canyon National Park car rentals generally have better fuel efficiency, ensuring cost-effectiveness during your exploration of the region’s stunning landscapes.
  • When traveling to and from Bryce Canyon National Park with your rented car from Bryce Canyon National Park car rentals, it's essential to adhere to car seat and child safety rules. In Utah, car seats are mandatory for small children, even outside the airport. Based on these rules, infants and toddlers (up to 2 years) should be in rear-facing car seats; young children (up to 5 years) should travel in forward-facing car seats; and older children (up to 8 years) should use booster seats. Renting a car with a car seat may be possible, but availability can vary, so traveling with your age- and height-appropriate car seat is recommended.
  • When exploring rural areas like Bryce Canyon National Park, it's crucial to consider the scarcity of gas stations. To avoid running out of fuel when driving your rented car from Bryce Canyon National Park car rentals, remember to fill up whenever you spot a gas station, especially in city centers, before venturing into remote regions. Planning ahead and carrying spare fuel can also be beneficial for longer journeys. Staying vigilant about fuel levels will ensure a smooth and enjoyable experience.
  • Renting a car at Bryce Canyon National Park’s main airport is a convenient option for travelers. The main airport is Bryce Canyon Airport (BCE). Car rentals are typically located within the airport terminal building, on the ground level. Fortunately, there is often a courtesy shuttle service available to transport passengers from the terminal to the car pick-up location within the airports, and also to off-site locations. Some of the major car rental companies that operate at BCE include Avis, Hertz, and Enterprise.

FAQs about renting a car in Bryce Canyon National Park

  • What is the best rental car company in Bryce Canyon National Park?

    Based on ratings and reviews from real users on KAYAK, the best car rental companies in Bryce Canyon National Park are Turo (8.7, 55 reviews), Apex (8.5, 132 reviews), and Ace Rental Cars (8.5, 89 reviews).

  • How can I find car rentals near me in Bryce Canyon National Park?

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

  • Should I rent a car in Bryce Canyon National Park?

    Renting a car from any of the car rental companies in Bryce Canyon National Park offers numerous advantages. First, with the limited public transport options such as buses and trains serving the region, a car rental would allow you to easily access remote viewpoints and trail heads. Additionally, a rented car makes it easy to reach some key attractions like Rainbow Point and Fairyland Canyon, as well as nearby attractions like Zion National Park and Grand Staircase-Escalante National Monument. Lastly, having a car rental provides flexibility and convenience and enables you to create personalized itineraries and enjoy the freedom to explore the region at your own pace.

  • What is driving like in Bryce Canyon National Park?

    Driving your rented car in Bryce Canyon National Park offers a serene experience amidst stunning natural beauty. The driving style here is more relaxed compared to busy urban areas. You’re encouraged to drive cautiously and watch for wildlife crossing the roads. Speed limits are generally lower than on highways, especially in wildlife zones. The park does not have toll roads, and its main roads are well-maintained and suitable for most vehicles. However, some secondary roads or trails may be rough and require high-clearance vehicles. Like the rest of the United States, you should remember that driving is on the right side of the road.

  • How old do you have to be to rent a car in Bryce Canyon National Park?

    Most car rentals in Bryce Canyon National Park have set 25 as the minimum age for renting a car. However, a few car rental companies like Enterprise and Avis allow young drivers 21 or older to rent a car, provided they consent to the daily young driver surcharge, which applies to drivers between 21 and 24 years of age. Besides the age limits, you will need a credit card issued in your name and a valid driver’s license or international driver's permit (IDP).

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