Situated on the Cache La Poudre River along the Colorado Front Range, Fort Collins is located 56 miles north of Denver. It is the fourth most populous city in Colorado with an estimated population of 168.000. In the main, visitors come for the city’s thriving arts and crafts scene and its impressive mix of outdoor recreation and sports in the surrounding area. The beautifully named Loveland, situated 12 miles south of Fort Collins, is a vibrant city and a modern day hub for high-tech industries. Commonly known as the ‘Sweetheart city’, each year, it hosts a Valentine’s Day parade and the annual Miss Loveland Valentine scholarship competition.
For those looking to explore the areas in around the Fort Collins and Loveland, we have compared the various rental car companies on a variety of factors, such as opening hours, available cars and of course, daily rates. Here are our favourites.
Downtown Fort Collins: Avis
Fort Collins: Hertz
Situated just off the Eisenhower Boulevard, close to Silver Lake, is Loveland’s most popular car rental agency, Enterprise. Customer feedback is full of stories of the helpful staff; from families who were driven back to their hotel after drop-off to kids being provided with bouncy balls to keep them amused in the reception area. Enterprise has cars from all around the world with rates varying between $50 to $100 per day but it’s worth noting, prices were as low as $15 on the day after this article was written – sometimes, you can get lucky booking last minute. Opening hours Monday – Friday 7.30am – 6pm; Saturday 9am – 12pm; Sunday 10am – 2pm.