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Car rentals in Akron: All you need to know

An Akron car rental gives you the opportunity to go where you want, when you want. You'll be able to explore all the sights, and even find out what the rest of Indiana has to offer. CarRentals.com has collected the most popular questions about renting a car in Akron. Find out the dos and don'ts of car rentals.

Where can I get a bargain car rental in Akron?

CarRentals.com makes it easy to get the best rates. Just type in your travel dates and go down the list of car rental suppliers, pick the top rental locations, and find the best offers in Akron. You should also:

  • Check the mileage policy to steer clear of any surprise expenses
  • Book your rental car as far ahead of time as you can
  • Avoid airport pick-ups or drop-offs if possible; they usually are pricier
  • Compare weekly and daily rates; you might save more if you rent the car for longer

Just following even a few of these tips can help you save on your Akron rental car.

What rental companies have retailers in Akron?

From budget-friendly brands like Budget and Thrifty to global names like Ace and Enterprise, CarRentals.com has some of the best brands in the business. Scan through the reviews to get an idea of which one is best for your next trip.

What types and makes of rental cars are on offer in Akron?

Whether you want a roomy family vehicle or a low-cost economy car, the sheer wealth of options in this Indiana metropolis means you're certain to find a car that is perfect for you. Some options include:

What age do you have to be to rent a car in Akron?

Typically, to rent a car in Akron you must be at least 21. Please note, there might be an additional charge if you're under 25 or for higher category rentals in particular. Read over the supplier's terms to find what the exact price will be before you rent your vehicle.

Does Akron require rental car insurance?

Insurance is required, wherever you rent a vehicle. With that said, your current car insurance may cover you. Additionally, if you pay for the rental in full using your credit card, the card's policy may also insure you. Keep in mind, those policies may not provide 100% coverage, and you'll need to add it on to your booking. Check ahead of time and, if it's required, you can simply add it at the CarRentals.com checkout.

Are there different fuel policies?

Most suppliers allow you to choose which policy you want. Below is a list of the most common ones.

You will need to find a gas station close to the drop-off location

What fuel policy should I get?

We usually suggest that customers choose the full-to-full policy. This policy is the most straightforward, and you simply top off the tank before you bring it back.

Should I get unlimited miles when I rent a car in Akron?

Unlimited mileage is a good choice for anyone who don't want to worry about watching the odometer their whole trip. You will just need to make sure there's nothing else in the small print that could add in extra costs.

Before you drive off

Before you get started on your Akron trip, be sure you check a few things prior to leaving the lot. It's important to:

  • Look over the vehicle and determine if there is any dents or scratches. Be sure to make note of it on the paperwork, or you may get charged for it
  • Inspect the trunk to determine if the spare is inflated and the jack and lung wrench are there
  • Familiarize yourself with the car. Adjust the mirrors and seats, and note how to turn on the lights and windshield wipers
  • Get comfortable operating the entertainment and GPS (if available). It's best to limit any unnecessary distractions when you are navigating a new city

Book your Akron car rental today

Use CarRentals.com to get yourself the best wheels Akron has to offer. Before you know it, you'll be driving between the highly-rated restaurants, famous landmarks, and all the fantastic sites in Akron.