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Car rentals in Grinnell: What you need to know

Marshalltown, Iowa, is full of eclectic and exciting neighborhoods like Grinnell. It's in communities such as these where you can get a true sense for a city like Marshalltown. But once you are done checking out all the terrific things to do in Grinnell, you'll need some wheels to see all that Marshalltown provides.

Riding the bus is an inexpensive method to move around Grinnell and the bordering neighborhoods, but then you have to follow a tight schedule. Taxis and rideshares are easier, but little trips here and there can add up. Plus, you may not be able to get one when you need a lift. Booking a car in Grinnell is the simplest method, so you can see this great neighborhood and other parts of Marshalltown on your getaway. See below to find all that you need to know about car rentals in Grinnell.

Frequently asked questions

How can I get an inexpensive car rental in Grinnell?

Seeking the best rates on a car rental? You are in the right place. Get the most savings on your tip to Grinnell by doing a few things:

  • Compare the prices of vehicles
  • Avoid airport pick-ups or drop-offs, which usually are more expensive
  • Know ahead of time how much mileage/fuel you may use
  • Search and reserve in advance

Be sure to go through the rental policy before you book.

What kind of vehicle should I rent while in Grinnell?

With a number of vehicle types to pick from, it could be tricky to decide which type is ideal for your trip. However, keep in mind your needs and how many you are riding with. Our table below can help you decide what car is the best one for your visit.

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

The youngest age to rent a car in most cities, like Grinnell, Marshalltown, is 21. However, there is frequently an added charge if you or the added driver are under 25. Additionally, if you plan to rent a higher category vehicle (premium, large capacity, SUV, etc.) there may be different age restrictions. Check with the rental car company before you book.

Is insurance required when you rent a car in the U.S.A.?

You are required to have insurance before you rent in United States of America. You might also be able to purchase additional insurance through the supplier, if you think your insurance won't cover your rental.

Although many of the major card issuers, like MasterCard or Visa, offer some coverage, there are usually restrictions. For example, they may not cover your rental car if you book a luxury or larger vehicle. Be sure to check the credit card company's policy before you decide. You can also purchase Collision Damage Coverage through 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?

Most rental car suppliers provide you a full tank at the time of your pick up. We suggest bringing the car back filled up. If you want to save some money, you should find a gas station before you bring your car back.

Do any Grinnell suppliers permit one-way rentals?

A lot of car rental companies offer one-way rentals. Depending on your travel plans, you may find it simpler to drop off your vehicle at another location. Keep in mind that there is generally an extra fee for choosing a one-way drop off. Make sure to go through the provider's policy to know the total cost.

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

Most suppliers offer unlimited miles, but you need to make sure it's part of the package. It's helpful to figure out how many miles you will be driving on your trip to Grinnell. You don't want to be hit with any surprise overages if you don't have unlimited miles, so make certain to go through the company's policy. You may want to have unlimited miles if you're hitting the open road to see what else Marshalltown or even Iowa has to offer.

Reserve Your Grinnell Rental Car Today

Has a museum in Marshalltown caught your attention? Do you have to meet a client at their hotel or office? Don't miss out on one of Grinnell must-see attractions or be late to a client meeting. When you have access to your own vehicle, you can make sure your visit is on your time, and not have to adhere a metro schedule.

Look through our choice of automobiles from some of the best rental car suppliers in the nation and select the ideal car for your Grinnell getaway.