Car rentals in Minneapolis: All you need to know
A Minneapolis car rental gives you the opportunity to go where you want, when you want. You can explore all the sights, and even find out what the rest of Minnesota has to offer. We've answered the most popular questions about car rentals in Minneapolis. Read on to discover how to get the best rates on your ideal vehicle.
Where can I find a bargain car rental in Minneapolis?
CarRentals.com makes it a cinch to grab budget-friendly rates. Simply enter your travel dates and go through the list of rental companies, choose the top rental locations, and find the cheapest offers in Minneapolis. You can also:
- Compare all the deals available
- Book as far in advance as possible. You'll usually get your vehicle of your choice and save more
- Educate yourself on any cost for fuel policy, additional drivers, and mileage limits. That way you can make sure you know the total cost before you rent
- Don't get more car than you'll need. Generally, the smaller the class the cheaper the rate
Even a little rental car know-how can go a long way to getting you the most savings.
What rental suppliers have retailers in Minneapolis?
We have around a half-dozen rental car providers to pick from in Minneapolis. You'll find some of the best suppliers, like Enterprise. Read through the online reviews to get an idea of which one is best for you.
What types and makes of rental cars are on offer in Minneapolis?
Whether you want a roomy family vehicle or a low-cost economy car, the sheer wealth of options in this Minnesota city means you're certain to find a vehicle that suits your needs. Some options include:
What age do you have to be to rent a car in Minneapolis?
Normally, to rent a car in Minneapolis you must be at least 21. But, you may find that there is an additional charge if you are under the age of 25 or for larger or higher category vehicles. Go through the terms to discover what the exact rate is before you reserve your rental.
Do I need insurance to rent a car in Minneapolis?
When cruising through Minneapolis or the rest of the United States, you'll need insurance. Almost every supplier needs proof of insurance before you pick up your car. Many countries require the driver to have insurance. You may be able to pay for interim insurance through the rental supplier. Otherwise, as a United States citizen, you can also book Collision Damage Coverage through CarRentals.com during checkout.
The major credit cards (Discover, American Express, Visa, and MasterCard) will typically offer coverage. However, many of them have restrictions, such as not covering bigger vehicles like trucks or SUVs. Make sure to find out exactly what your credit card will cover and how much before you head to Minneapolis.
What is the fuel policy for Minneapolis rental cars?
Most suppliers give you a choice of fuel policies. Here is a list of the typical policies.
What fuel policy do you recommend?
We usually recommend that customers opt for the full-to-full policy. This policy simply means you bring your rental back to the full, and you're all set.
Should I get unlimited miles when I rent a car in Minneapolis?
Unlimited miles is a good choice if you decide to do a little sightseeing or visit a lot of customers all over Minneapolis. You can drive as much as you like without incurring added charges. Make sure to read your policy to discover if there are mileage limitations.
What are some must-see sights in Minneapolis?
There is tons to see and do in Minneapolis. Some of Minneapolis's most popular attractions are:
- American Swedish Institute
- Mall of America
- Stone Arch Bridge
Luckily, you'll be able to cruise to the one you want or see all of them.
Before you leave the lot
Make sure you check a few things before you leave the car rental lot. It's worth the time to:
- Look over the car and determine if there is any dents or scratches. If you notice any, write it down on your paperwork
- Check the trunk to see if the spare is inflated and both the lug wrench and jack are there
- Familiarize yourself with the car. Adjust the mirrors and seats, and note how to turn on the lights and windshield wipers
- Get comfortable operating the entertainment and GPS (if available). You don't want any unneeded distractions in a new city
Book your Minneapolis rental car today
Know that you can depend on a great set of wheels that will result in more money to spare when you book with CarRentals.com. Book today to cash in on cheap deals on your impeccable Minneapolis rental car. We'll see you on the road.