There’s a reason why the United States is one of the world’s most visited tourist destinations. Beach vacations, adventure travel, city breaks, road trips - there are infinite ways to enjoy this diverse country. For any of these getaways, Europcar is there to get you on your way. Whether you’re off for a quintessential cross-country road trip along Route 66; exploring a metropolis like Chicago or New York, or going from beach to beach along the East Coast.
There are 46 stations in convenient locations across the country, largely in main US airports. Picking up your rental car from an international airport allows you to start your journey as soon as you hit the tarmac. Europcar’s practical airport locations include Miami, Los Angeles, Orlando, New York and San Francisco.
When you rent a car in the US with Europcar, you need to collect it at the Advantage desk. Europcar works in partnership with Advantage, a trusted American car rental operator.
Europcar Privilege Program is our free international loyalty scheme, with four tier levels: Privilege Club, Privilege Executive, Privilege Elite and Privilege Elite VIP. Our loyalty program will enable you to earn rewards by renting with us in over 140 countries worldwide. Privilege membership allows you to get a free weekend rental once 3 car rentals are made on public rates.
To make the most of your holiday, save time with Online Check-In where you can complete any paperwork in advance and you won’t lose any time enjoying the most of what the United States has to offer.
In the USA, motorists drive on the right hand side of the road.
You will need an international driver’s license in addition to a valid photo ID or passport to drive in the USA.
Each US state has its own laws, but these are some general rules that apply to all drivers in the United States.
In most states the maximum speed limit is 65 miles per hour. Speed is regularly monitored by speed cameras or handheld radar guns. The speed limit around school zones decreases to 25 miles per hour or during times where there are more people in the area, to 15 miles per hour.
Driving under the influence of alcoholic drinks is heavily penalized in the United States. Texting while driving is also prohibited, so be careful to not use your phone while you’re behind the wheel.