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Car rentals in Santa Rosa: All you need to know

A Santa Rosa car rental allows you to go where you want, when you want. You can check out all the sights, and even see what else the rest of California has to offer. We've gathered your most popular questions about car rentals in Santa Rosa. Keep reading to discover the dos and don'ts of renting a car.

Where do I get a bargain rental car in Santa Rosa?

We always strive to get you the best deal. However, you can try to do a few things to keep your next booking affordable. Be sure to:

  • Read the mileage policy to avoid any surprises
  • Book your rental as far ahead of time as possible
  • Avoid airport pick-ups; they tend to be more expensive
  • Compare daily and weekly rates; you may save more with a longer rental

These tips can help you save even more on your next car rental in Santa Rosa.

What rental companies have outlets in Santa Rosa?

We have around a half-dozen rental suppliers to decide from in Santa Rosa. You'll find some of the best providers, like Avis. Read through the reviews to get an idea of which one is best for your next trip.

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

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

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

Typically, the age limit for car rentals in Santa Rosa is 21—the same as it is across the rest of the USA. Additionally, many suppliers charge an added fee if you are under 25. Be sure to read the supplier's terms to find what the exact fee is before you reserve your rental.

Is insurance required to rent a car in Santa Rosa?

When cruising through Santa Rosa or the rest of the U.S.A., you will need insurance. Almost every supplier needs proof of insurance before you rent a car. The majority of countries require driver's insurance. You may be able to purchase additional insurance through the rental car dealer for your trip, if you are concerned your insurance won't cover your rental. Additionally, as a United States citizen, you can also book Collision Damage Coverage through CarRentals.com during checkout.

The major credit cards (American Express, Visa, MasterCard, and Discover) will usually provide some coverage. However, many of them have restrictions, such as not covering large vehicles like trucks or SUVs. Make sure to call and find out what kind of coverage is offered before you travel to Santa Rosa.

What is the fuel policy for Santa Rosa rental cars?

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

You will have to search for a gas station near your car rental supplier

What type of fuel policy should I choose?

We usually suggest that you choose 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 miles is a good choice if you plan to do some sightseeing or visit several clients all over Santa Rosa. You can cruise wherever you want and not incur added charges. Make sure to read your policy to see if there are any restrictions.

Tips before you leave the lot

Before you get going on your Santa Rosa vacation, check out a few items prior to leaving the car rental lot. It's worth the time to:

  • Check out the car 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
  • 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. It's best to limit any unneeded distractions when you are driving around a new area

Book your Santa Rosa 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. No matter the situation, CarRentals.com has a car rental that can suit your requirement and not break your wallet.

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