Car rentals in Lake Placid: All you need to know
A Lake Placid car rental gives you the opportunity to go where you want, when you want. You can check out all the sights, and even see what the rest of Florida has to offer. We've answered your most popular questions about car rentals in Lake Placid. Keep reading to find out which vehicle is perfect for your trip, and how to get the best rates.
How can I get a bargain rental car in Lake Placid?
We always strive to get you the best rate. But, there are a more ways to increase your savings. Be sure to:
- Check the mileage policy to steer clear of any surprise fees
- Reserve your car rental as far in advance as possible
- Avoid airport pick-ups; they tend to be more expensive
- Compare weekly and daily rates; you may save more with a longer rental
Just following even a few of these tips can help you save big on your Lake Placid rental car.
What rental suppliers have retailers in Lake Placid?
From global names like Enterprise and Sixt to budget-friendly brands like Thrifty and Budget, CarRentals.com has some of the best brands in the business. Look through the reviews to get an idea of which one is best for you.
What type of rental car should I get for my trip to Lake Placid?
That depends on how many people you are traveling with and what activities you want to do in Lake Placid. If you're having difficulty deciding, be sure to go over our table below. We've compared the most popular types of cars for you:
What age do you have to be to rent a car in Lake Placid?
Usually, to rent a car in Lake Placid you must be at least 21—the same as it is across the rest of the USA. Additionally, many suppliers charge an added fee if you are under 25. Be sure to read the rental agreement to determine any additional charges is before you reserve your rental.
Will I need insurance to get a car rental in Lake Placid?
Insurance is always required, wherever you're renting a car. That said, your current car insurance may cover you. Additionally, if you pay for the rental in full using your credit card, the card's benefits may also insure you. Keep in mind, those policies might not totally cover your rental, and you'll need to add it to your booking for Lake Placid. Check in advance and, if it is required, you can simply include it at checkout.
Are there different fuel policies?
Most suppliers give you a choice of fuel policies. Below is a list of the most common ones.
You will have to search for an open gas station near the drop-off location
What type of fuel policy should I choose?
Most suppliers give you a full to full tank policy. We encourage returning it topped off. To avoid any added expenses, fill up your tank before you return the car. Stations near or around airports or car rental places tend to have higher prices.
Is it worth getting unlimited miles?
If you want to check out all that Lake Placid and maybe even the rest of Florida offers, you are going to want unlimited miles. You can drive as far as you'd like without worrying about additional charges. Read the fine print to make certain your mileage is actually "unlimited."
Before you leave the lot
Before you get started on your Lake Placid vacation, be sure you check a few items prior to leaving the car rental lot. You should:
- Look over the vehicle and be certain there is no damage or scrapes. If so, write it down on the paperwork
- Check the trunk to determine if the spare is properly inflated and the necessary tools to change it are there
- Familiarize yourself with the car. Adjust the mirrors and seats to your liking, and figure out how to turn on the lights and wipers
- Figure out how to work the entertainment and GPS (if available). It's best to limit any unnecessary distractions when you are driving around a new area
Book your Lake Placid car rental today
When you reserve your car rental with CarRentals.com, you can count on a wonderful ride that will result in more cash to spare. Cash in on cheap deals on your ideal Lake Placid car rental when you book with us. See you out here.