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Car rentals in Occidental: All you need to know

You want a great car to get around Occidental whether you're traveling for a business or pleasure. Check out the top sites around town and pull up in front of the popular restaurants in Occidental. We've gathered your most popular questions about renting a car in Occidental. Keep reading to see the dos and don'ts of booking a rental car.

How do I find a bargain rental car in Occidental?

You're on your way to locating the best price on your car rental with CarRentals.com. However, you can remember a few things to keep your upcoming rental affordable. Be sure to:

  • Take time to compare vehicle pricing
  • Try to avoid airport pick-ups or drop-offs, which usually are more expensive
  • Determine ahead of time the amount of mileage/fuel 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 Occidental rental car.

What rental suppliers have retailers in Occidental?

From budget-friendly brands like Payless and Fox to global names like Ace and Enterprise, CarRentals.com has some of the best brands in the business. Scan through the reviews to help you figure out which is best for you.

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

That depends on how many people you are traveling with and what you'll be doing when you visit Occidental. If you're having trouble picking the right car, make sure to read over our chart below. We've compared the most popular categories for you:

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

Typically, to rent a car in Occidental you must be at least 21. But, you may find that there is an additional fee if you're under the age of 25 or for larger or higher category vehicles in particular. Read through the terms to discover what the exact rate will be before you rent your vehicle.

Is insurance required to rent a car in Occidental?

When driving around Occidental or the rest of the U.S. of A., you will need insurance. Almost every supplier requires that you show proof of insurance before you pick up your vehicle. The majority of countries require the driver to have insurance. You may be able to purchase temporary coverage with the rental agency. Otherwise, as a U.S. citizen, you can also purchase Collision Damage Coverage through CarRentals.com at checkout.

The major credit cards (Discover, American Express, Visa, and MasterCard) will generally cover your car rental. However, many of them have restrictions, such as not covering large vehicles like trucks or SUVs. Make sure to call and find out exactly what your credit card will cover and how much before you travel to Occidental.

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.

What type of fuel policy should I choose?

Most suppliers provide you a full tank policy. We encourage returning your car filled up. To avoid any added expenses, it is best to find a gas station before you bring it back. Stations near or around airports or car rental places tend to have higher prices.

Is it worth getting unlimited miles?

Unlimited miles is a great choice if you plan to do some sightseeing or visit several customers all over Occidental. You can cruise as much as you want and not incur added charges. Go over your rental agreement to find out if there are any limitations.

Tips before you leave the lot

Make sure you check out a few things prior to leaving the lot on your Occidental adventure. It's important to:

  • Walk around your car and determine if there is any dents or scratches. If so, mark it down on your paperwork
  • Check the trunk to see 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). It's best to limit any unnecessary distractions when you are driving around a new area

Book your Occidental car rental today

Use CarRentals.com to get yourself the best wheels Occidental has to offer. Before you know it, you'll be going between the highly-rated restaurants, famous landmarks, and all the fantastic sites in Occidental.