Car rentals in Dayton: All you need to know
A Dayton car rental allows you to go where you want, when you want. You can check out all the sights, and even see what the rest of Ohio has to offer. We've collected the most popular questions about car rentals in Dayton. Keep reading to see which vehicle is perfect for your trip, and how to get the best rates.
How can I get a great deal on a car rental in Dayton?
CarRentals.com makes it a cinch to grab budget-friendly rates. Just enter your travel dates and scroll through the list of rental companies, select the top rental locations, and find the cheapest offers in Dayton. You can also:
- Compare vehicle pricing before you book
- Try to avoid pick-ups or drop-offs at airports, which can be more expensive
- Know ahead of time the amount of fuel/mileage you may use
- Search and book in advance
Even a little rental car know-how can go a long way to getting you the most savings.
What rental suppliers have retailers in Dayton?
CarRentals.com has around a half-dozen rental providers to choose from in Dayton. You'll find some of the best companies, like Enterprise. Read through the reviews to get an idea of which is best for your next trip.
What types and makes of rental cars are on offer in Dayton?
Whether you want a roomy family vehicle or a low-cost economy car, the sheer wealth of options in this Ohio city means you're bound to find an automobile that suits your needs. Some options include:
What age do you have to be to rent a car in Dayton?
Generally, to rent a car in Dayton you must be at least 21. However, there might be an additional fee if you're under the age of 25 or for larger or higher category vehicles in particular. Read over the supplier's terms to find what the exact rate will be before you reserve your rental.
Do I need insurance to rent a car in Dayton?
Insurance is mandatory, wherever you rent a vehicle. That said, you might already be insured by your credit card or car policies. Keep in mind, these policies might not totally cover your rental, and you'll need to add it to your booking for Dayton. Check ahead of time and, if it's necessary, you can simply add it at checkout.
Are there different fuel policies?
Most suppliers give you a choice of fuel policies. Here is a list of the typical policies.
What fuel policy do you recommend?
Many rental car suppliers offer a range of fuel policies. However, full-to-full is our stand-out winner. It simply means returning the car with the same level of gas as you got it with, so you'll never pay for anyone else's road trips through the Dayton.
Is it worth getting unlimited miles?
If you want to check out all that Dayton and maybe even the rest of Ohio offers, you're going to want unlimited miles. You can drive as far as you'd like without worrying about additional charges. Review the fine print to be sure your mileage is actually "unlimited."
Before you drive off
Before you get going on your Dayton trip, go over a few things before you leave the car rental lot. It's worth the time to:
- Inspect the vehicle and determine if there is any dents or scrapes. Be sure to make note of it on the paperwork, or you may get charged for it
- Check the trunk to determine if the spare is inflated and the necessary tools to change it are there
- Get familiar with the controls of your car. Adjust the mirrors and seats, and note how to turn on the lights and windshield wipers
- Get comfortable working the navigation and entertainment. You don't want any unneeded distractions in a new city
Book your Dayton rental car today
Know that you can count on a grand car that will leave you with cash to spare when you reserve your car rental with CarRentals.com. Book today to cash in on cheap deals on your impeccable Dayton car rental. We'll see you on the road.