Why rent a car in Jacksonville?
From long stretches of sandy beaches to pleasant museums and historical attractions, Jacksonville is an outstanding tourist destination. It's as close to a beach town as you can get in a big city. It has many delicious eateries, artsy events, and outdoor pursuits. When you rent a car in Jacksonville, FL, you can explore Florida’s historic “First Coast,” - the first areas of Florida settled by European explorers. Rental cars from Jacksonville, FL can also take you inland to visit the picturesque manatee haven, Blue Springs State Park.
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Rent a car in Jacksonville - Quick and easy
Access to the internet - that's all it takes to bring your car rental in Jacksonville closer. Thanks to the HAPPYCAR service, you can choose between the different car rental suppliers' products. What makes our service unique is the comparison of car rental prices and additional add-ons.
Using our many filters, you will quickly find the right offer that meets all your needs. Think for example of the following popular filters:
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Rent a car in Jacksonville - What's important to know?
1. Can I rent a car without deposit?
A deposit in the form of a credit card block is required to rent a car in Jacksonville.
2. Is it possible to rent a car without a credit card?
Wherever you rent, a credit card is required to block the deposit for your car rental. HAPPYCAR does not guarantee that other forms of deposits will be accepted by the rental company.
3. What documents do I need to pick up the rental car?
Every car rental company in Jacksonville needs the following documents from you:
- ID/ passport
- Driving license
- Credit card
- Your car rental voucher
All documents must be issued in the name of the main driver.
What to do in Jacksonville?
From history to the arts, Jacksonville has several first-rate museums to please all ages. First and foremost, the Treaty Oak, a giant 250-year old tree, which predates the city's founding, is a must-visit in Southbank. You can then take in the city’s history at the Museum of Science & History. Several notable historical attractions can be visited with a car hire from Jacksonville, FL including the Kingsley Plantation, a remnant of the slave era with an unusual history, and Camp Milton, a Civil War-encampment with leafy walks and annual reenactments.
Jacksonville has many fine cultural institutions, including the Museum of Contemporary Art and the Cummer Museum of Art & Gardens. These two are among the city’s premier cultural and creative spaces, though you’ll find several small galleries around town. Housing studios and galleries in a warehouse space, The CoRK Arts District off King Street is particularly innovative. You can also participate in an Art Walk downtown on Wednesdays. To the north of the city, you'll find the fantastic Jacksonville Zoological Gardens, a 15-minute drive from downtown with a Jacksonville car hire.
Thanks to its convenient location, Jacksonville attracts many tourists. Plan your stay in the city ahead and find out in advance what the car rental company offers. With HAPPYCAR it's very simple - choose dates, compare offers and book the right car.
What HAPPYCAR offers:
- Comparison of all major providers and local suppliers
- Reviews of car rental companies
- Possibility to book add-ons
- Reliable customer service in your own language
- Cancellation up to 48 hours before pick-up time
The HAPPYCAR team wishes you a pleasant journey and will be happy to help you with any questions you may have. For more information about car rental, you can always visit our FAQs