Car rentals in Islamorada: All you need to know
An Islamorada 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 else the rest of Florida has to offer. We've collected your most frequently asked questions about car rentals in Islamorada. Read on to find out the dos and don'ts of car rentals.
Where can I get a great deal on a car rental in Islamorada?
You are on your way to getting the best deal on your car rental when you use us. But, there are a more ways to increase your savings. You can:
- Check the mileage policy to avoid any surprises
- Reserve your car rental as far in advance as possible
- Avoid airport pick-ups; they normally are more expensive
- Compare weekly and daily rates; you might save more with a longer rental
Just following even a few of these tips can help you save on your Islamorada rental car.
What rental suppliers have outlets in Islamorada?
From budget-friendly brands like Fox and Budget to global names like National and Enterprise, CarRentals.com has some of the best brands in the business. Scan through the online reviews to get an idea of which one meets your needs.
What type of rental car should I get for my trip to Islamorada?
That depends on your needs and what activities you want to do in Islamorada. If you're having a little trouble choosing, be sure to read over the table below. We have compared the most popular types of cars for you:
How old do you have to be to rent a car in Islamorada?
Generally, to rent a car in Islamorada you must be at least 21—the same as it is across the rest of the United States of America. However, you might need to pay a surcharge if you're under 25. Be sure to go through the rental agreement to discover any additional charges is before you reserve your rental.
Is insurance required to rent a car in Islamorada?
When driving in Islamorada or the rest of the U.S.A., you will need insurance. Almost every supplier needs proof of insurance before you rent a car. Most countries require driver's insurance. You may be able to buy temporary coverage with the rental supplier. Additionally, as a U.S. citizen, you can also book Collision Damage Coverage with CarRentals.com at checkout.
The major credit card issuers (American Express, Visa, MasterCard, and Discover) will typically cover your car rental. However, many of them have restrictions, like not covering bigger vehicles like trucks or SUVs. It is best to call and find out exactly what your credit card will cover and how much before you travel to Islamorada.
What is the difference between all the fuel policies?
Most suppliers allow you to choose which policy you want. Here is a list of the typical policies.
You will need to search for a gas station near your car rental supplier
What type of fuel policy should I choose?
Most suppliers provide you a full tank policy. We advise returning it with a full tank. For a cheaper rate, it is best to find a filling station before you return the car. Stations near or around airports or car rental places tend to have higher prices.
Should I get unlimited miles when I rent a car in Islamorada?
If you plan to explore all that Islamorada and maybe even the rest of Florida 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 make sure they are actually "unlimited."
Know before you go
Before you get started on your Islamorada adventure, check a few things prior to leaving the rental lot. It's worth the time to:
- Walk around your vehicle and be certain there is no dents or scrapes. If so, mark it down on your paperwork
- Inspect 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 to your liking, and figure out how to turn on the lights and windshield wipers
- Get comfortable operating the radio or entertainment features. You don't want any unneeded distractions in a new city
Book your Islamorada car rental today
Use CarRentals.com to get the best wheels Islamorada has to offer. Before you know it, you'll be cruising between the highly-rated restaurants, world-famous landmarks, and all the fantastic sites in Islamorada.