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Kansas City Guide


Kansas City is somewhat of a dichotomy, being shared by the state of Kansas and also Missouri. This duality is reflected in the city’s attractions, with the side of the city that's in the state of Missouri being more flamboyant and stylish, while the Kansas side remains more laid-back and homey. Purchase car hire in Kansas city online with us and we'll find you a cheap quote by comparing prices from over fifty leading international companies. All you need to do is fill in the form above and click the search button.

Explore Kansas City

The city is famous for its jazz music, and listening to the great sounds of live jazz emanating from the myriad of clubs is a relaxing and fulfilling experience. Additionally, enjoy strolling down charming downtown boulevards lined with fountains and buildings resembling those of the Mediterranean, and not forgetting the art deco which can be seen throughout the city.

The jazz scene permeated by Tom Pendergast during Prohibition spawned the careers of such well-known artists as Count Basie, Duke Ellington and Charlie Parker. The excellent Jazz Museum is a great place to become acquainted with the history of the music and its interaction with African American culture; housed in the same building is the interesting Negro Leagues Baseball Museum, which retells the history of segregated baseball in America.

The outdoor City Market, open daily, is a wonderful place to hunt for great bargains on crafts and antiques, in addition to clothing, flowers and vegetables; while the more upscale Country Club Plaza has plenty to offer those wishing to splurge.

The city also boasts fine restaurants, professional football and baseball teams, and theme parks, making it a complete tourist destination in its own right.


By air
Many major American carriers serve Kansas City International Airport, though many international travellers may find it more convenient to connect via one of the main east or west coast hubs, or even use Lambert-St Louis International Airport on the other side of the state. There are regional airports in Branson and Jefferson City, offering flights around the state and to and from Kansas City.

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By car
There is an extensive road network throughout the state, with Kansas City being on most of them. I-70 leads in from the east (St Louis, Indianapolis and Baltimore) and west (Denver); I-35 from the north (Des Moines and Minneapolis) and southwest (Wichita and Texas); and I-29 from the northwest (Omaha). Other main roads in the state are I-64 (Louisville, Kentucky) and I-44 (Springfield, Illinois).

By train
Kansas City is on Amtrak’s Chicago St Louis and Chicago San Francisco routes. Daily services to Chicago take around eight hours, while St Louis can be reached in less than six hours.

By bus
Greyhound Lines buses offer cheap but uncomfortable and time-consuming services to destinations throughout the state and cities in the region and beyond.

Frequently asked questions

Is the cheapest? Yes, we offer a guarantee of the lowest price - because we compare various retailers, we can always offer you the best price in town. What do I need to do when picking up a car? To pick up your car, you will need your voucher, passport, driver's license and a credit card. It is very important that your driver's license and credit card are in the same name as the main driver. Keep in mind that the local rental company will reserve a certain amount on your credit card as a deposit. This requires the PIN code for your credit card. If your driver's license is foreign (for example, in Chinese), you must bring a translation with you. Only your original passport and driver's license will be accepted - a copy is not sufficient. Are there any additional costs? In general, our rates are all-inclusive. Should there be any additional costs, our booking department will get in touch with you before issuing the invoice. Should you object, you can always cancel your reservation with no obligations attached (at least 48 hours in advance). What kind of insurance is applicable to my car rental? In general, Liability Insurance, Fire Insurance, All-Risks Insurance and Theft Insurance are included in the cost of your rental car. What is a worry-free label? This label indicates that a rental car satisfies the following requirements: Unlimited kilometers, no excess liability (and no excess cover available), sustainable energy policy, and that the car rental company has a good reputation. Availability of cars satisfying these four requirements will speed up the selection of a suitable vehicle for you. How can I change or cancel my reservation? You can cancel your reservation through "My Account". We recommend contacting us by phone if your changes to your booking or cancellation takes place at short notice (48 hours or less). When will I get a confirmation of my booking? Most reservations will receive confirmation within minutes after payment takes place. We recommend contacting our Booking Department for last minute reservations (pick-up within 48 hours). Which car rental companies are compared by at this location
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