Tremendous Bowl 2023 is lower than two weeks away and the groups are set. Meaning the journey rush is coming, and it’ll squeeze the supply of rental automobiles in metro Phoenix.
With the massive sport at State Farm Stadium in Glendale coinciding with the WM Phoenix Open golf event at TPC Scottsdale, automotive rental corporations at Phoenix Sky Harbor Worldwide Airport are seeing excessive demand for the week of Feb. 6-13.
Reservations are nonetheless accessible on many rental corporations’ web sites as they work to extend their stock of automobiles for the week. However shoppers ought to ebook as early as potential to keep away from paying absolute prime greenback or being shut out fully.
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How a lot are Tremendous Bowl automotive leases? What’s availability like?
Due to excessive demand, you’ll be able to count on to pay greater charges. Here is what businesses on the Phoenix airport’s Rental Automobile Heart are providing at publication time for a Feb. 6-13 rental interval. Costs and availability are topic to alter.
Fox Lease A Automobile: Fox was promoting the bottom price for Tremendous Bowl week, with a compact SUV akin to a Chevrolet Equinox accessible for $446.31, together with taxes.
Hertz, Greenback and Thrifty: Hertz provides leases below its flagship model, plus Greenback and Thrifty. Between the three, the bottom accessible price was $569.30, together with taxes, for a midsize sedan with Greenback. Hertz additionally has two forms of electrical automobiles accessible for hire, a regular vary and lengthy vary Tesla Mannequin 3. Commonplace vary is $696.63 for the week; lengthy vary is $724.89.
Enterprise, Alamo and Nationwide: Enterprise Holdings provides leases with its flagship model Enterprise Lease-A-Automobile, plus Alamo and Nationwide. Curiously, the bottom accessible charges for Enterprise and Alamo have been for pickup truck leases fairly than sedans. Alamo had a regular pickup accessible for $655.99 together with taxes and a half-ton pickup, just like the Ford F150, for $687.35 together with taxes. Enterprise had a half-ton pickup for $720.37. The least costly class with Nationwide was a midsize sedan, marketed at $907.87 for Tremendous Bowl week.
“We encourage individuals to examine again if their desired reservation isn’t accessible, as journey plans and reservations usually change and bookings may turn into accessible,” mentioned Michael Wilmering, spokesman for Enterprise Holdings. “Moreover, offering versatile dates and department pick-up areas in your search might assist to extend your choices.”
Avis, Funds and Payless: Avis Funds Group provides automotive leases with the manufacturers Avis, Funds and Payless. The bottom charges for all three have been for a midsize automotive; Avis presently advertises the bottom price, $657.78 for the week together with taxes. In addition they provide totally different lessons of SUV leases and Avis once more marketed the bottom SUV price, $792.08 together with taxes.
Sixt Lease-A-Automobile: Sixt has charges beginning at $657.24 for a Nissan Versa or comparable sedan.
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What rental automobiles are in biggest demand for Tremendous Bowl week?
Enterprise employees is seeing the best curiosity in large-capacity automobiles akin to SUVs and minivans, Wilmering mentioned.
What are the busiest days for Tremendous Bowl automotive rental pickups?
The busiest days throughout Hertz’s manufacturers will probably be Thursday and Friday, Feb. 9 and 10, firm spokeswoman Lauren Luster mentioned.
Hertz ramped up its staffing with the expectation of serving “hundreds of consumers within the Phoenix metro space” who’re visiting for the Tremendous Bowl and Phoenix Open, she mentioned.
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How do I return my automotive to Phoenix Sky Harbor Airport?
Wilmering, of Enterprise, inspired renters to permit loads of time for the return course of due to elevated airport site visitors. He beneficial that individuals returning automobiles arrive on the Rental Automobile Heart not less than three hours earlier than their airplane is scheduled to take off.
Sky Harbor Airport spokesman Eric Everts was extra conservative in his suggestion. He beneficial that vacationers enable not less than 4 hours to return their rental automobiles, journey the PHX Sky Prepare to their terminal and get to their gate.
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