Pros: Staff was friendly, efficient, and helpful.Cons: I had reserved an economy car for a one-way rental. The only vehicle available was a GMC Yukon. This type of vehicle is much larger than what I am comfortable driving.
10.0 Excellent29 Jun 2021
Pros: easy pick up and drop off no hassle upgrade cleanCons: nothing
8.0 Excellent21 Jun 2021
Pros: Excellent staff..Had a problem with car and Zack handled it very well and easy. Location was away from the airport but easy to find and the prices were so much cheaper.
4.0 Okay14 Jun 2021
Pros: NothingCons: They didn't have my reservation, so I had to look up my confirmation number. Finally they got me a car and it was just ok. A few issues with it made it very frustrating and therefore diminished the value of what was paid.
8.0 Excellent10 Jun 2021
10.0 Excellent3 Jun 2021
Cons: My Sedona had some broken chips under the 3rd row of seats
10.0 Excellent28 May 2021
Pros: Pickup at COS was easy for FastBreak members. Bypassed the line, picked up the keys in 30 seconds. The Mazda CX-9 was larger than what we had reserved, which came in very handy. The car was clean and in very good condition. Drop off at COS was super easy--a courteous attendant took the info and within a couple minutes we were inside the terminal.Cons: The car was a bit pricey ($80/day) and LDW coverage (had I gotten it) would have been another $35/day.
Pros: staff was friendlyCons: need to change their closing hrs. 8 pm is too early..also change engine light came on and was hard to get ahold of someone to ask if sh9uld continue driving
8.0 Excellent31 May 2021
Pros: Ease of pick up and drop offCons: Was hoping for Chrysler style with stow and go seats. Made use difficult but we managed
6.0 Good26 May 2021
Cons: I prepaid everything well in advance, so as not to have surprises. Well too bad, the experience was not the best, they withdrew $ 200 from my credit card that was not planned, then they charged me more money for unexpected fees. They should be chlorine and say the total bill and other conditions that they never mentioned, really Dollar's offer was only a few dollars cheaper and it turned out to be hundreds of dollars more expensive than the others it was a total fraud, I felt robbed, no They tell the truth when renting, everything is a lie with every intention of stealing your money
2.0 Mediocre30 Nov 2020
Pros: Didn't get to pick up rental car because they were closed.
Pros: Staff was very candid and helpful.Cons: Nothing could have been better.
10.0 Excellent7 Aug 2018
great servicePros: Easy, convenient, no problems
10.0 Excellent31 Jul 2018
Pros: Very efficient. Friendly, but one expects that.
8.0 Excellent28 Jul 2018
Good experiencePros: Good car and close, on-airport pickup and drop off.Cons: Slight wait for a vehicle (~45 min) as they were renting them out as fast as they were being returned.
10.0 Excellent25 Jul 2018
Pros: Fast and courteous service
10.0 Excellent15 May 2018
EasyPros: Ease of check in and check out.Cons: Can’t add a spouse for free.
10.0 Excellent15 Apr 2018
Pros: Clean, quick and no issues.
2.0 Mediocre21 Mar 2018
Couldnt rent a carCons: Couldn't rent a car because I didn't have a credit card,only had a debit card and was charged 18.00 for insurance. I just wanted to get home to my family but was told I couldn't rent a car without a major credit card after I was already in line to pick up the car after booking online. Worst customer service ever!!
10.0 Excellent17 Feb 2018
Pros: Excellent car was clean easy pick up and drop off
10.0 Excellent19 Jan 2018
Pros: There was no big deal about using a debit card instead of a credit card; there was no $200 charge above the rental to use said card. The service was friendly and the return was unbelievably quick. (The employee was at the car before we even opened the car door.)
Pros: The drop off was great and Noah was very helpful,but the original enterprise dealer called two hours before pickup to let us know they had no car for us . This cause great concern considering we needed the car for a memorial service for a decrease relative.Cons: If a company has a commitment to provide a service or product they should be held to fulfill that contact and not call two hours prior to pick up staying they don't have become we had asked for. We were extremely dissappointed but mad. They managed to come up with car at a different location but not the one we asked for and asked for two weeks prior to pick up.
2.0 Mediocre17 Apr 2021
Pros: nothing . our car I booked was not availableCons: have a vehicle
4.0 Okay22 Mar 2021
Pros: We thought we were renting from the airport location. My mistake, so we took Uber over to the correct place. We were supposed to have a mid-size SUV but when we got there, there was only a Camry and a compact SUV (Ford Escape, I think). We had 5 adults and luggage for skiing, so these were not an option. The staff there was very accommodating and did find a van that was finishing up a repair at a body shop. One of the employees took us to get food during the 45 minutes or so that we waited, so that was nice. I'm not sure the tires on the van were Colorado traction legal. We were traveling from Colorado Springs to Breckenridge. I saw a digital highway sign that Traction Law was in effect, but was not sure what that meant until someone explained later. Made it over the pass near Alma Ok but later that night had to get a push in Breck. Since the law was in effect , the van was required to be 4WD (which it wasn't) or have snow tires, which I don't think it did.Cons: Getting the right vehicle.
10.0 Excellent16 Mar 2021
Pros: Pick up and drop off was fast and easy. I was asked if I needed a ride which was greatly appreciated. I didn't need one this time but I might in the future.
10.0 Excellent20 Oct 2020
Pros: The staff was super friendly and helpful. We appreciated the whole experience and will not rent from anyone else.Cons: We can’t think of anything they could have done better.
9.2 Excellent28 Sep 2020
Pros: YesCons: Car was not very clean inside, considering Covid restrictions. Someone had also smoked in the car, previously.
10.0 Excellent15 Sep 2020
Pros: Friendly staff, accommodating drop-off and pick up was easy.
10.0 Excellent6 Aug 2020
Pros: The staff was friendly and helpful and the drop off was easy.
7.6 Good3 Aug 2020
Pros: Staff was friendly. Easy drop off.Cons: The car was dirty, missing a floor mat, missing plastic pieces inside. It had 35k miles on it, so I'm sure it's going to be taken out of the rental rotation soon.
Cons: Very upset that l didn’t get my contract and billing emailed to me as promised! I called the next day and followed up and still nothing. My email address is email@example.com. I looked in my spam also.
8.0 Excellent11 Jun 2021
Cons: Hours of operation for pick-up/drop off limited A single harried employee who worked hard, fast and efficiently, but one person can only do so much
10.0 Excellent23 May 2021
Pros: Staff was very friendly and caring for my needs.
10.0 Excellent28 Feb 2021
Cons: Nothing, friendly office
7.6 Good4 Aug 2020
Cons: Vehicle delivered to me with a flat tire, cracked windshield, a dirty interior windshield, and duct tape on the windshield and roof.
2.0 Mediocre21 Jul 2020
Cons: Even though AVIS shows cars available on both their website and 3rd party websites they had none available. I had a confirmation number for a reservation and 5 minutes later the called me and said they had zero available for that day! What the heck! You shouldn’t e able to reserve a car if their aren’t any available.
10.0 Excellent29 Jun 2020
Pros: Staff was amazingly helpful, upgraded us to a bigger vehicle for a cheaper price. Very friendly, definitely recommend them. Will absolutely use againCons: Great service
10.0 Excellent12 Nov 2019
Pros: Is always friendly. Very helpfulCons: nothing
10.0 Excellent2 Nov 2019
Pros: I accidentally booked for the wrong day, but the pickup staff was entirely gracious and friendly. They got me a car a day earlier than I had mistakenly scheduled and had me out the door on time.
Pros: The staff in Colorado Springs and in Wilmington were very friendly and efficient. The Toyota Sequoia was very, very comfortable which made the trip enjoyable.Cons: I requested Serius XM in the vehicle but were never had it. One thing to improve is the time frame spent on trying to contact a PERSON when calling the Hertz 1-800 customer service number. The automated system kept telling me to go to hertz.com but the website did not help me with possibly correcting the issue with the satellite radio. That was very frustrating. You need to pay more people to answer the customer service phone number especially during the summer when more people are traveling.
8.0 Excellent30 Mar 2021
Pros: Pickup was a good experience. The two employees at the Hertz location were very professionalCons: I was charged for an additional day. I contacted Hertz at their main number and the agent was friendly and assigned a case number. I have not heard from anyone yet. I called the rental location for help twice. I was told they were too busy to help me out. They never called me back as they promised. Very disappointed with their response.
10.0 Excellent5 Mar 2021
Pros: Close proximity to my location. Nice staff
10.0 Excellent26 Feb 2021
Pros: Pick up and drop off were really quick and easy. Also, very affordable rates.Cons: The car I used was very uncomfortable but that isn't hertz's fault. I'll know now not to get that vehicle again.
10.0 Excellent2 Jan 2021
Cons: Holiday price gouging
10.0 Excellent30 Dec 2020
Pros: I loved the vehicle; super clean; easy to check in and get keysCons: Nothing really, it went well.
10.0 Excellent28 Oct 2020
Pros: Every step was well done, easy and timely. I was upgraded at no extra cost. I will be doing business with Hertz again.
8.8 Excellent20 Oct 2020
Pros: Everything was good except that the car shook on the highway. When I tried to exchange it there were no other similar cars available. No one offered to upgrade me. However they did offer a discount of $35 when I returned the car.
2.0 Mediocre22 Jul 2020
Cons: they called literally as we were on our way saying our rental was not available. they had no other options for us except a cargo van which obviously wouldnt work because we were driving this car two states away and needed an eco friendly car. they couldnt have called us ealier? i booked hertz because it's such a large company and they always have so many options within the city but they literally offered us no alternatives. awful!
Probably the most iconic natural attraction of Colorado are the Rocky Mountains. Colorado Springs is nestled on the eastern side and a hire car puts travelers within a 2.5 hours’ driving distance of the popular Rocky Mountain National Park. When coming to this city, visiting the park is a must and there is no easier and better way to do it than with your own car.
Colorado Springs Airport is about 12 miles from the city and offers various car hire agencies like Alamo, Budget, and Enterprise. Conveniently pick up a hire car from one of the many counters located in the baggage claim area and start your time in Colorado Springs with ease. Signs indicate the way out of the airport and via the Hancock Expressway and travelers will be in Colorado Springs within 20 minutes.
Colorado Springs is popular for its many scenic routes, yet there are some passes that are very narrow and may be a challenge for people who are scared of heights. Driving in the mountains also means adjusting your speed and navigating carefully when coming to such passes, such as the Wolf Creek Pass. Also always opt for a low gear when going up and down the mountain so the brakes don’t overheat. Switch off the air conditioning as well to prevent the vehicle from overheating, as otherwise some functions may not operate properly anymore.
Driving through Colorado Springs makes for an epic experience, but winter conditions can be severe and bring snow and ice. Make sure the hire car is properly equipped with snow tires and even snow chains. When conditions are very wintery, also carry an emergency kit in the car, including a flashlight, ice scraper, blanket, and some snacks, just in case you get stuck and it takes a while for someone to reach you. Driving in Colorado Springs should be no problem -- as long as you’re properly prepared for it.
25% of our users found a car hire in Colorado Springs for £30 or less
Book your car hire in Colorado Springs at least 1 day before your trip in order to get a below-average price
Compact car hires in Colorado Springs are around 48% cheaper than other car types, on average
FAQs about car rentals in Colorado Springs
Some car hire companies in Colorado Springs which have updated their car rental health and safety policies due to COVID-19 to make sure vehicles are clean and disinfected include Budget and Alamo
On average a hire car in Colorado Springs costs £40 per day.
Based on ratings and reviews from real users on KAYAK, the best car hire companies in Colorado Springs are Alamo (8.7, 128 reviews), Enterprise (8.4, 156 reviews), and Budget (8.4, 123 reviews).
The average price of fuel in Colorado Springs is £2.54 per litre over the past 30 days. Filling up a tank of fuel costs between £30 and £41, depending on the car size.
Economy (Ford Fiesta or similar) is the most frequently booked car hire type in Colorado Springs.
A Economy car hire in Colorado Springs costs £23 per day, on average.
A Intermediate car hire in Colorado Springs costs £38 per day, on average.
A Premium car hire in Colorado Springs costs £27 per day, on average.
In Colorado Springs, cars are most frequently hired at Budget 7770 Milton E Proby Parkway (7 miles from city centre).
On average hiring a car in Colorado Springs costs £279 per week (£40 per day).
On average a car hire in Colorado Springs costs £1,195 per month (£40 per day).
With mountainous regions and snow in the winter, a 4-wheel drive car is a very good option for Colorado Springs. Good road grip is not only essential for winter road conditions, but also for the gravel roads in the mountains year-round. A pickup truck will provide the required road grip and a truck bed for bulky luggage, but an SUV is probably a better choice when wanting to drive not only around but also inside the city.
Unless posted otherwise, 25 mph is permitted in most residential areas, while 30 mph is also allowed in some. Rural interstates allow between 65 and 70 mph and open mountain highways allow 40 mph. Winding mountain roads only permit 20 mph -- it is crucial to adhere to this speed limit, as they often have blind curves and narrow lanes.
Petrol prices in Colorado Springs are around $2.50 per gallon, which is on the cheaper side when compared to many other places in the US. Petrolstations like Sam’s Club or Sinclair can go as low as $2.40 per gallon, so take time ahead of the next refill to look for an affordable petrol station.
There is on-street metered parking available, which is free on Sundays, as well as parking garages like the Bijou Cascade Parking Garage or the Kiowa/Nevada Parking Garage. The advantage of a garage is that they are safer due to safety cameras and are also open 24/7, making overnight parking possible.