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Car rentals in Saint Paul: All you need to know

You want a great vehicle to take you around Saint Paul whether you're going for a business trip or a vacation. Explore the top sites around town and park in front of the popular restaurants in Saint Paul. CarRentals.com has collected the most popular questions about car rentals in Saint Paul. Keep reading to see the dos and don'ts of car rentals.

How do I get a bargain rental car in Saint Paul?

CarRentals.com always strives to get you the best price. But, there are ways to get an even lower price on your upcoming booking. You can:

  • Check the mileage policy to steer clear of any surprise expenses
  • Book your car rental as far in advance as possible
  • Avoid airport pick-ups or drop-offs if possible; they commonly are more expensive
  • Compare weekly and daily rates; you might save more if you rent the car for longer

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

What rental companies have outlets in Saint Paul?

There are around a half-dozen car rental companies to choose from in Saint Paul. You'll find some of the best companies, like Avis. Scan through the reviews to help you figure out which is best for your next trip.

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

That all depends on your needs and what you'll be doing when you visit Saint Paul. If you're having difficulty deciding, make sure to read over the chart below. We've compared the most popular categories for you:

What's the age requirement to rent a car in Saint Paul?

Generally, to rent a car in Saint Paul you must be at least 21. But, you may find that there is an added charge if you are under the age of 25 or for higher category vehicles in particular. Read through the terms to find what any additional fees will be before you book your car.

Does Saint Paul require rental car insurance?

Most countries require driver's insurance. You may be able to buy temporary coverage through the rental car company. Otherwise, as a United States citizen, you can also add on Collision Damage Coverage through CarRentals.com at checkout. Although many major card issuers, like Visa or Discover, offer some coverage, there are usually restrictions. For instance, you may not be covered if you reserve a luxury or larger vehicle. Check the policy before you decide.

What is the difference between all the fuel policies?

Most suppliers allow you to choose which policy you want. Below is a list of the most common ones.

What fuel policy do you recommend?

At CarRentals.com, we advise a full tank policy. You receive the car with a full tank, and you should bring it back it filled up. For a cheaper rate, it is best to find a filling station before you bring your car back.

Is it worth getting unlimited miles?

Unlimited miles is a great choice if you decide to do a bit of sightseeing or visit a lot of business associates all over Saint Paul. You can cruise wherever you like without incurring extra charges. Go over your rental agreement to discover if there are mileage restrictions.

Before you drive off

Make sure you go over a few things before you leave the car rental lot. It's important to:

  • Walk around the vehicle and determine if there is any dents or scratches. If you notice any, write it down on your paperwork
  • Make you have a properly inflated spare tire, lug wrench, and jack in the trunk
  • 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
  • Figure out how to work the radio or entertainment features. It's best to limit any unnecessary distractions when you are navigating a new area

Book your Saint Paul rental car today

You know you can count on a wonderful vehicle that will leave you with extra money to spare when you book with CarRentals.com. Cash in on cheap deals on your perfect Saint Paul car rental when you book with us. We'll see you around town.