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Car rentals in Princeton: All you need to know

A Princeton car rental allows you to go where you want, when you want. You can check out all the sights, and even find out what else the rest of Iowa has to offer. We've answered the most frequently asked questions about renting a car in Princeton. Keep reading to discover the dos and don'ts of renting a car.

How can I get a great deal on a rental car in Princeton?

We always try to get you the best rate. However, to increase your savings when you travel to Princeton you can do a few things. You can:

  • Compare the rates for a few suppliers on the type of car you want
  • Book as far in advance as possible. You will usually get your vehicle of your choice and save more
  • Check the fuel and mileage policies. You don't want to be surprised with any additional costs
  • Don't rent more vehicle than you need. Generally, the smaller the car, the cheaper the rate

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

What rental companies have agencies in Princeton?

From global names like National and Enterprise to budget-friendly brands like Thrifty and Budget, CarRentals.com has some of the best brands in the business. Read through the reviews to get an idea of which is best for you.

What types and makes of rental cars are on offer in Princeton?

Whether you want a roomy family vehicle or a low-cost economy car, the sheer wealth of options in this Iowa town means you're bound to find a car that is perfect for you. Some options include:

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

Usually, to rent a car in Princeton you must be at least 21. But, there might be an added fee if you are under 25 or for higher category rentals. Go through the terms to figure out what any additional charges is before you book your rental.

Is insurance required to rent a car in Princeton?

When cruising through Princeton or the rest of the U.S. of A., you'll need insurance. Many suppliers need proof of insurance before you pick up your vehicle. Almost all countries require the driver to have insurance. You might be able to buy additional insurance through the rental car dealer, if you are concerned your insurance won't cover your rental during your trip. Additionally, as a U.S. citizen, you can also add on Collision Damage Coverage with CarRentals.com during checkout.

Although many major card issuers, like Visa or Discover, provide some coverage, there are usually restrictions. For instance, they may not cover your rental car if you get a larger or luxury vehicle. Check the rental car company's policy before you decide.

What are the different fuel policies?

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

What fuel policy do you recommend?

Many rental car suppliers offer a variety of fuel policies. However, the stand-out winner is usually full-to-full. You simply bring the car back with the same amount of fuel you got it with. Just be sure you make time to shop for the cheapest gas prices.

Should I get unlimited miles when I rent a car in Princeton?

Unlimited mileage is a good choice for anyone who don't want to worry about incurring any extra charges with the distance they drive. Just make sure that your policy really provides unlimited miles. Check the details on mileage limits before you book.

Before you drive off

Be sure you check out a few things prior to leaving the lot on your Princeton adventure. You should:

  • Check out your vehicle and determine if there is any damage or scrapes. Be sure to make note of it on the paperwork, or you may get charged for it
  • Inspect the trunk to determine if the spare is inflated and the necessary tools to change it are there
  • Familiarize yourself with the car. Adjust the mirrors and seats to your liking, and figure out how to turn on the lights and wipers
  • Get comfortable working the navigation and entertainment. It's best to limit any unneeded distractions when you are driving around a new city

Book your Princeton rental car today

When you reserve your Princeton rental car with CarRentals.com, you can depend on a grand set of wheels that will result in more cash to spare. Book today to cash in on cheap deals on your perfect Princeton rental car. See you around town.