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Car rentals in Hidalgo: What you need to know

Mcallen, Texas, is full of interesting neighborhoods like Hidalgo. It's in these areas where you can get a true sense for a city like Mcallen. But once you're done exploring all the great things to do in Hidalgo, you'll want a vehicle to discover everything that Mcallen offers.

You will need to follow a strict schedule if you try to save money by hopping on Hidalgo's bus system. Rideshares and taxis are more convenient, but little trips here and there can add up. Plus, you may not be able to hail one when you need a ride. A Hidalgo rental car is the easiest way to make sure you experience this great neighborhood and the rest of Mcallen on your trip. See below to find everything you want about renting a car in Hidalgo.

Frequently asked questions

What's the best way to get a cheap car rental in Hidalgo?

If you are searching for some of the best rates on a car rental, then you're in the right place. Get the most savings on your tip to Hidalgo by doing a few things:

  • Compare and contrast all the deals available
  • Book as far in advance as possible. You will usually save more and get the car of your choice
  • Make sure you know any cost for an added driver, fuel policy, and mileage limits. That way you can make sure you know the actual cost before you rent your car
  • Don't rent more vehicle than you need. Typically, the smaller the class the lower the rate

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

What car do you suggest for Hidalgo?

With a number of vehicles to select from, it can be tricky to decide which vehicle is ideal for your holiday. Nevertheless, consider your needs and how many you are driving with. Our table below can help you select which automobile is the best one for your trip.

How old do I have to be to rent a car in Hidalgo?

In most places, you can rent an automobile in Mcallen if you are at least 21. However, normally you'll be charged an added fee if you are younger than 25 years of old. Take time to go over the rental company's policy to know if there is an additional cost before you book.

Is insurance required when you rent a car in the United States?

The majority of countries require the driver to have insurance. You may be able to purchase temporary coverage through the car rental company. Otherwise, as a U.S. citizen, you can also book Collision Damage Coverage with CarRentals.com at checkout.

Many major credit cards (Visa, MasterCard, American Express and Discover) generally provide some coverage. But many of them have restrictions, 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 Hidalgo.

What fuel policy should I go for in Hidalgo?

Most suppliers provide you a full tank at the time of your pick up. We advise returning it filled up. For a cheaper rate, you'll want to fill up your tank before you bring it back to the supplier. Stations near or around airports or car rental places tend to have higher prices.

Do any Hidalgo providers provide one-way rentals?

Most rental car suppliers offer one-way rentals. You may find it simpler to drop off your vehicle at another location. Keep in mind that there is usually an added fee for choosing a one-way drop off.

Should I get unlimited miles when I drive in Hidalgo?

Most suppliers provide unlimited miles, but you need to ensure it is part of the package. It's helpful to consider how much driving you will be doing on your trip to Hidalgo. You don't want to be hit with any surprise overages if you don't have unlimited miles, so make sure to understand the supplier's policy. You may need unlimited miles if you are thinking of taking some road trips to explore everything that Mcallen or even Texas has to offer.

Are there any road trips I should take from Hidalgo?

Once you've checked out Hidalgo, you'll be happy that you have your own set of wheels available. There are some worthwhile stops around Mcallen that are just a drive away. Need an idea of where to start your trip? The Mcallen Heritage Center can make for a fascinating afternoon.

Your Hidalgo, Mcallen Ride is waiting

Has a restaurant in Mcallen caught your attention? Do you have to get to a meeting on the other side of town? Don't miss out on one of Mcallen must-sees or be late to a client meeting. When you have the keys to your own vehicle, you can make sure your trip is on your time, and not have to adhere a train schedule.

Check out our choice of automobiles from some of the top rental car companies in the nation and pick out the perfect car for your Hidalgo trip!