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Car rentals in Urbana, Sidney: What you need to know

Whether you are in Urbana on business or to check out the sights, having the option to go where you want to go, when you need to is key to a fantastic trip. Using Urbana public transportation may be a cheap method to explore this neighborhood, but if you are trying to get to a different area of Sidney, you might be left waiting for a while. Ridesharing services like Lyft or Uber, or taxis can be faster, but if you are going to explore as much as you can in Urbana, the cost can really add up. Moreover, they may not be immediately available.

If you want to get the most from your trip to Urbana, then booking a rental car is the best way to make sure you have the time to do all that you want to do. CarRentals.com can help you reserve an affordable rate and the automobile of your choice. Check out the information below to discover all that you want to know about car rentals in Urbana.

Frequently asked questions

What's the best way to get an inexpensive car rental in Urbana?

Trying to find the best rates on a car rental? You are in the right spot. Get the most savings on your tip to Urbana by doing a few things:

  • Read through the mileage policy to avoid any surprise fees
  • Reserve your vehicle as far in advance as you can
  • Avoid airport pick-ups and drop-offs if possible; they usually are pricier
  • Compare weekly and daily rates; you may save more with a longer rental

Before you book, make sure you understand the rental policy.

What kind of rental car should I get in Urbana?

With a number of car types to select from, it may be tricky to figure out what vehicle is ideal for your trip. But, you'll want to take into consideration the amount of driving and how many you are driving with. Our table below can help you decide which automobile is the best one for you.

Car TypeBest forCategory includes
PremiumWhen you feel like you need the bestMercedes C-Class, Audi A4, or similar
SUVLarge groups that need room for all their luggageChrysler Town & Country, Dodge Grand Caravan, or similar
Economy or Compact CarGreat for driving around congested citiesFord Fiesta, Chevrolet Spark, or similar

How old do I have to be to rent a car in Urbana?

In most areas, you can rent a car in Urbana, Sidney if you're at least 21. However, you'll most likely be charged an added fee if you are under 25. Also note, the age restriction may be different for premium, large capacity, SUVs, or other higher category vehicles. Confirm the car rental company's policy before you book.

Does the U.S. of A. require car insurance?

In United States of America you do need to have insurance before you rent. You might also be able to purchase additional insurance through the supplier for your trip, if you think your insurance won't cover you while traveling through United States of America.

Many major credit card issuers (American Express, Visa, MasterCard and Discover) usually provide some coverage. However, many have prohibitions, such as not completely covering larger vehicles, like premium models or some SUVs. Be sure to find out by calling your credit card company to find out what kind of coverage is offered before you travel to Sidney. You can book Collision Damage Coverage through CarRentals.com at checkout if you are a United States citizen.

Am I required to fill my tank before I return my rental car back?

Most suppliers give you a full tank of gas. We suggest returning the car with a full tank of gas. To avoid any added expenses, you should find a filling station before you bring your car back to the supplier.

Do most providers offer one-way rentals in Urbana?

Many rental car companies offer one-way rentals. You may find it more convenient to drop off your car at another location. Keep in mind that there is generally an extra fee for one-way rentals.

Can I book with unlimited mileage when renting a car in Urbana?

Many suppliers will offer unlimited miles, but you want to make sure it's part of the package. It's useful to know how far you want to drive and plan your trips in advance. Although most rental car suppliers offer unlimited mileage, if it isn't part of your package those miles can pile up and so can the extra cost. You may need unlimited miles if you are imagining some road trips to explore what else Sidney or even Ohio has to offer.

Are there any road trips I should take from Urbana?

Once you've checked out Urbana, you'll be happy that you have your own set of wheels available. There are some worthwhile stops around Sidney that are just a drive away. Need a recommendation of where to start your trip? People's Federal Savings and Loan Association can make for a fascinating day before you see what else is worth checking out in Urbana.

Reserve Your Urbana Ride Today

Stop worrying about matching up your trip to a metro schedule. Once you've booked a rental car in Urbana from us, you'll be able to drive all over Urbana and the rest of Sidney easily. Browse our choice of cars from some of the best rental car companies in the country and select the perfect car for your Urbana vacation.