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Car rentals in Nehalem: All you need to know

A Nehalem 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 see what else the rest of Oregon has to offer. CarRentals.com has gathered your most frequently asked questions about renting a car in Nehalem. Find out the dos and don'ts of booking a rental car.

Where can I find a bargain car rental in Nehalem?

CarRentals.com makes it easy to grab the best deals. Just type in your travel dates and scroll down the variety of rental car suppliers, choose the top rental locations, and find the most wallet-friendly offers in Nehalem. You should also:

  • Compare the prices of vehicles
  • Avoid airport pick-ups and drop-offs, which can be more expensive
  • Determine ahead of time the amount of fuel/mileage you may use
  • Search and reserve in advance

Even a little rental car know-how can go a long way to getting you the most savings.

What rental companies have agencies in Nehalem?

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 online reviews to help you figure out which is best for you.

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

Whether you want a roomy family vehicle or a low-cost economy car, the sheer wealth of options in this Oregon town means you're certain to find a car that suits your needs. Some options include:

What age do you have to be to rent a car in Nehalem?

Usually, the age limit for car rentals in Nehalem is 21—the same as it is across the rest of the United States of America. Additionally, many suppliers charge an extra fee if you are under 25. Be sure to review the rental agreement to figure out any additional charges is before you rent your car.

Does Nehalem require rental car insurance?

When driving in Nehalem or the rest of the United States, you will need insurance. Many suppliers require that you show proof of insurance before you pick up your car. Almost all countries require driver's insurance. You might be able to purchase additional insurance through the rental car dealer, if you think your insurance won't cover your rental. Moreover, as a U.S. citizen, you can also purchase Collision Damage Coverage with CarRentals.com at checkout.

The major credit cards (American Express, Visa, MasterCard, and Discover) will generally cover your car rental. But many of them have restrictions, like not covering larger vehicles like premium models or some SUVs. Make sure to call and find out exactly what your credit card will cover and how much before you head to Nehalem.

What are the different fuel policies?

Most suppliers give you a choice of fuel policies. Here is a list of the typical policies.

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

What type of fuel policy should I choose?

Most suppliers provide you a full to full tank policy. We suggest bringing your car back topped off. To avoid any added expenses, fill up your tank before returning the rental. Stations near airports or car rental places tend to have higher prices.

Is it worth getting unlimited miles?

Unlimited mileage is a good option for travelers who don't want to worry about how many miles they are driving. You will just need to make sure there's nothing else in the small print that could add in extra costs.

Before you leave the lot

Make sure you check out a few items prior to leaving the lot on your Nehalem adventure. It's worth the time to:

  • Check out the car and be sure there is no dents or scratches. Be sure to make note of it on the paperwork, or you may get charged for it
  • Make you have a properly inflated spare tire, lug wrench, and jack in the trunk
  • Familiarize yourself with the car. Adjust the mirrors and seats, and note how to turn on the lights and windshield wipers
  • Figure out how to work the navigation and entertainment. You don't want any unneeded distractions in a new city

Book your Nehalem car rental 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. No matter the situation, CarRentals.com has a car that can align with your needs and not break your wallet.