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Car rentals in Mount Shasta: All you need to know

A Mount Shasta car rental allows you to go where you want, when you want. You can explore all the sights, and even see what else the rest of California has to offer. CarRentals.com has gathered the most frequently asked questions about renting a car in Mount Shasta. Find out the dos and don'ts of renting a car.

Where do I find a great deal on a rental car in Mount Shasta?

CarRentals.com always strives to get you the best price. However, you can remember a few things to keep your next rental affordable. Make sure to:

  • Take time to compare vehicle pricing
  • Avoid airport pick-ups and drop-offs, which usually cost more
  • Know ahead of time how much fuel/mileage you may use
  • Search and book as far in advance as you can

Just following even a few of these tips can help you save big on your Mount Shasta rental car.

What rental suppliers have outlets in Mount Shasta?

From global names like Enterprise and Hertz to budget-friendly brands like Economy and Budget, CarRentals.com has some of the best brands in the business. Look through the reviews to get an idea of which meets your needs.

What type of rental car should I get for my trip to Mount Shasta?

That depends on how many people you are traveling with and what activities you want to do in Mount Shasta. If you're having trouble picking the right car, be sure to go over the table below. We've compared the most popular types of cars for you:

How old do you have to be to rent a car in Mount Shasta?

Generally, to rent a car in Mount Shasta you must be at least 21. However, you may find that there is an added fee if you're under 25 or for larger or higher category cars. Go over the terms to determine what any additional charges will be before you reserve your rental.

Does Mount Shasta require rental car insurance?

Most countries require the driver to have insurance. You may be able to buy additional insurance through rental car company, if you think your insurance won't cover your rental during your trip. Otherwise, as a United States citizen, you can also add on Collision Damage Coverage with CarRentals.com at checkout. Many credit card issuers (American Express, Visa, MasterCard, and Discover) will provide some coverage. But there may be limitations, like not covering large automobiles like premium models or some SUVs. It is best to call and find out exactly what your credit card will cover and how much before you head to Mount Shasta.

What is the fuel policy for Mount Shasta rental cars?

Most suppliers allow you to choose which policy you want. Here is a list of the typical policies.

You will have to find an open gas station close to the drop-off location

What type of fuel policy should I choose?

We usually advise that you opt for the full-to-full policy. This policy is the most straightforward, and you simply top off the tank before you bring it back.

Is it worth getting unlimited miles?

Unlimited mileage is a good option for anyone who don't want to worry about how many miles they are driving. Just make sure that your policy really provides unlimited miles. Check the details on mileage limits before you book.

Before you drive off

Before you get started on your Mount Shasta trip, be sure you check a few items before you leave the rental lot. You should:

  • Inspect your vehicle and be certain there is no damage or scrapes. Be sure to make note of it on the paperwork, or you may get charged for it
  • Check the trunk to determine if the spare is inflated and the jack and lung wrench 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 working the entertainment and GPS (if available). You don't want any unneeded distractions in a new city

Book your Mount Shasta rental car today

Maybe you're carpooling with co-workers to and from the hotel to the conference center, maybe you're traveling solo, or maybe you're bringing your partner or kids. CarRentals.com has the ideal car rental that can align with your needs and not deplete your travel fund.

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