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Car rentals in Brookings: What you need to know

De Smet, South Dakota, is full of fascinating neighborhoods like Brookings. It's in these communities where you can get a true sense for a town like De Smet. But once you are done exploring all the wonderful things to do in Brookings, you'll want a vehicle to see all that De Smet offers.

Hopping on the bus is a cheap way to move around Brookings and the nearby neighborhoods, but then you have to stick with a strict schedule and make sure you have exact change. Rideshares and taxis are more convenient, but the costs can add up. Moreover, they may not available when you need them. Booking a car in Brookings is the simplest method, so you can experience the entirety of the neighborhood and the rest of De Smet on your getaway. See below to learn all that you need about car rentals in Brookings.

Frequently asked questions

How can I get a cheap car rental in Brookings?

If you are looking for some of the best car rental rates, then you're in the right place. To get the most savings when you travel to Brookings you can do a few things:

  • Compare weekly and daily rates from all the different suppliers
  • Book as far in advance as possible. You will usually save more and get the car of your choice
  • Check the fuel and mileage policies. You don't want to be surprised with additional costs
  • Don't rent more vehicle than you'll need. Commonly, the smaller the car, the cheaper the rate

Make sure you read the supplier's policy so you can ascertain the total cost before you reserve your vehicle.

What kind of vehicle should I rent while in Brookings?

With so many vehicles to select from, it could be tricky to figure out what vehicle is ideal for your trip. Nevertheless, keep in mind the amount of driving and the number of people you are riding with. Look at the table below to help you select what car is the best one for your needs.

Do I have to be a certain age to rent a car in Brookings?

The minimum age to rent an automobile in most cities like De Smet is 21. Take time to go over the rental company's policies, as there could be limitations if you are under 25 or for higher category vehicles especially. Make sure to review the rental company's policy to know if there is an additional cost before you book.

Do I need insurance when I rent a car?

In United States of America you do need to have insurance before you rent a car. It may possible to purchase additional insurance through the supplier for your trip, if you think your insurance won't cover your rental during your trip.

Many of the major credit card issuers (American Express, Visa, MasterCard and Discover) usually cover your car rental. But many have limitations, such as not covering large vehicles, like premium models or some SUVs. It is best to find out exactly what your credit card will cover and how much before you head to De Smet. You can also add on Collision Damage Coverage through CarRentals.com at checkout if you are a citizen of the United States.

Am I required to fill my tank before I bring the rental car back?

At CarRentals.com, we encourage a full tank policy. You pick up your rental with full tank of gas, and you should bring it back it with a full tank. For a cheaper rate, you should fill up your tank before you return the car to the supplier.

Can I get a one-way rental in Brookings?

Many rental car suppliers offer one-way rentals. You may find it easier to drop off your car in a different area. However, there is generally an additional fee for one-way car rentals. Be sure to read the supplier's policy to know the total cost.

Why should I get unlimited miles in Brookings?

The majority of suppliers will offer unlimited miles, but you want to ensure it's part of the bundle. It's important to think about how many miles you will be driving on your trip to Brookings. You don't want to be hit with any surprise overages if you don't have unlimited miles, so be sure to go through the company's policy. You may want to have unlimited miles if you are hitting the highway to discover everything that De Smet or even South Dakota has to offer.

Book Your Brookings Car Rental Today

You won't have to worry about matching up your holiday to a train schedule. Once you've booked a rental car in Brookings from us, you'll be able to cruise around the neighborhood and the rest of De Smet easily. Browse our selection of automobiles from the top rental car agencies in the country and pick out the ideal auto for your Brookings adventure.

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