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If your trip to Pine Island is all locked in but your itinerary is looking a bit empty, we can give you a few hints and tips.
There are loads of things to do in the immediate surrounds. Don't head home without exploring Northern Hills Golf Course and Crossings at Carnegie. If you can, also check out Douglas State Trail Head Rochester.
You don't have to spend all your time in Pine Island, particularly when big-name attractions are just down the road. Minneapolis - St. Paul is 59 miles away and home to Mall of America. It's well worth paying a visit.
Here are our recommendations on how to get behind the wheel of a rental car with some savings in your pocket:
No other mode of transportation can give you convenience and flexibility like your own wheels. No matter the reason for your stay in Pine Island, CarRentals.com has a fantastic selection of vehicles for you to choose from. Spending a weekend in the city with your sweetheart? Turn up the romance by renting a mini or convertible. A pleasure to drive and a breeze to park, you'll adore sitting next to each other in one of these cute rides. A van is a good option for families. There's plenty of space for everyone and you can go where you want, whenever you want. If your trip is all about business, a premium car will take you from meeting to meeting in sophisticated style.
Sometimes the journey is more significant than the destination, which makes choosing the right car important. If you're planning an amazing road trip around Pine Island, a safe and sturdy SUV could be the best solution. If you'd like the cheapest price possible and plan on sticking mostly to the city, a versatile compact is a smart pick. All you have to do is work out what suits you best, load up the car, and hit the wide, open road.
There's way more to driving in Pine Island than just buckling up and turning the engine over. Get familiar with some of the most important local traffic rules here:
Motorists drive on the right-hand side of the road in Pine Island. Even though you may be comfortable with the traffic rules, it's always wise to drive a little more carefully in a new destination.
Finding a parking spot in Pine Island is a snap. You won't need to keep driving around the block in heavy traffic here — and that's why the locals love it. There's loads of on and off-street parking to choose from.
One of the best things about visiting a smaller city is less traffic, so you don't have to worry a whole lot about rush-hour gridlock. With a population of around 3,300, you can look forward to a smooth Pine Island driving experience.
Most residential zones in Pine Island have a 30 mi/h speed limit. Outside these built-up areas, the speed limits usually range between 30 mi/h and 70 mi/h.
One of two things will happen. Your chosen rental car company may bill the fined amount to your credit card. This is the more common practice. Otherwise, it may pass on your contact information to the relevant local authority so the fine is issued to you directly.
If you have hands-free or Bluetooth functions enabled, you can use your phone while driving in Pine Island. But ensure you remain focused on the road.
In Pine Island, it is a criminal offence to operate a vehicle with a BAC (blood alcohol content) over 0.08%. If you're going to have a drink or two, it'd be wise to leave the rental car behind.
Yes. However, before you turn you must completely stop the car and only continue if the lane is clear.
They sure are. Although, there are a couple of exceptions for certain vehicles operated by public transportation systems.