Frequently Asked Questions About Yellowstone Car Rentals

What are the requirements to rent a car?

A person wishing to rent a car must be 21 or older, possess a valid driver’s license and have a major credit card in their own name. Underage fees apply when under 25. Large SUV’s and Mini vans are not available to renters 21-24.

Debit cards are no longer accepted at rental checkout.


Can you pick me up?

Pickup service is free within the town of West Yellowstone. We offer pickup service to both West Yellowstone area KOA campgrounds and Under Canvas. Pickup/Return service is available between 8:30 and 5:30. Nominal fees will apply. Advance notice is appreciated.


Can you deliver cars in Yellowstone National Park or to Island Park?

No, unfortunately we do not offer that service due to distance.


Does it cost extra for my spouse to drive?

No, your spouse is free but there is a small additional charge for others that may wish to drive.


Do I get charged if I return the car early?

No, you only get charged for the time you have the car.


Do you offer one way rentals?

When availability permits, we do offer one way rentals.


What is the LDW?

If purchased, a loss damage waiver may waive or limit the renter’s financial responsibility for damages done to the vehicle while it is in their possession.


Why do you charge state tax if Montana has no state sales tax?

Montana requires a 4% state tax be applied to all rental vehicle transactions within the state of Montana.


What additional fees or taxes apply to rent a vehicle?

A 4% state tax, $1.50 per day vehicle license fee applies. There is a nominal facility fee applies to all rental agreements.


Could extra charges be applied upon returning the rental car?

Daily rental prices are based on 24 hour periods. If the car is returned late, additional hourly/daily rates will apply. Additionally, excessively dirty cars (e.g., evidence of smoking in the car, pet hair, stains, offensive odors, etc.) may cause the renter to be charged a cleaning fee.


Where can I get directions or information?

All of our friendly personnel know the area and can get you headed in the right direction. Maps are also provided for you. We supply a welcome packet upon arrival and offer suggestions to help create a wonderful visit.