Collision damage waiver and theft protection are insurance options that cover renters from paying high penalty fees if the car is stolen or returned damaged. Some Anchorage car providers already include Collision Damage Waiver (CDW) and Theft Protection Waiver into the rental price but not all of them. We recommend always be aware of your coverage when renting a car in in Anchorage.
Keep in mind that car hire excess insurances often have a deductible clause, which is the amount you’ll have to pay if something happens during the time of your rental. If you want to avoid unwanted surprises, you should consider adding a no-deductible option to your Anchorage car rental.
Some car hire companies in Anchorage which have updated their car rental health and safety policies due to COVID-19 to make sure vehicles are clean and disinfected include Hertz, Alamo and Avis
On average a hire car in Anchorage costs $93 per day.
The average price of fuel in Anchorage is $4.83 per litre over the past 30 days. Filling up a tank of fuel costs between $58 and $77, depending on the car size.
Compact (Ford Focus or similar) is the most frequently booked car hire type in Anchorage.
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A Compact car hire in Anchorage costs $59 per day, on average.
A Intermediate car hire in Anchorage costs $37 per day, on average.
A Economy car hire in Anchorage costs $108 per day, on average.
In Anchorage, cars are most frequently hired at Hertz 414 K.street (1 km from city centre ).
On average hiring a car in Anchorage costs $652 per week ($93 per day).
On average a car hire in Anchorage costs $2,795 per month ($93 per day).
Regular sedans with front-wheel drive are a good option in the metropolitan area of Anchorage, but when the weather gets harsher, a four-wheel drive option such as a Subaru offers more security when driving outside the city.
The speed limit on highways is 55 miles per hour, but in residential areas it is 25 mph, and 65 mph on some freeways. However, drivers can still be ticketed when driving within the speed limits if the speed they're driving is considered unsafe during harsh weather conditions.
The average petrol prices in Anchorage are about $3.12 per gallon. Lower prices can range anywhere between $2.95 and $3.09 per gallon. Try to fill up the tank early in the morning or late in the evening and avoid doing it on weekends, or Thursdays and Fridays before long weekends, as petrol stations can get pretty crowded.
Parking spaces in downtown Anchorage are usually scarce. Street parking is typically metered, time-limited, or both. Parking is free between 6 p.m. and 9 a.m., and on weekends and public holidays. Depending on demand and on how many hours one is paying for, meter pricing can range anywhere between $1.25 and $1.75 an hour. There are also parking garages spread throughout the city, and some hotels even offer free parking.