Car rentals in Adak: All you need to know
An Adak 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 Alaska has to offer. CarRentals.com has answered the most popular questions about renting a car in Adak. Find out which vehicle is perfect for your trip, and how to get the best rates.
Where can I find a bargain rental car in Adak?
CarRentals.com makes it easy to snag the cheapest rates. Just type in your travel dates and go down the list of car rental companies, pick the top rental locations, and find the most wallet-friendly offers in Adak. You can also:
- Take time to compare vehicle pricing
- Try to avoid airport pick-ups or drop-offs, which can cost more
- Determine ahead of time how much mileage/fuel you may use
- Search and book in advance
These tips can help you save even more on your next car rental in Adak.
What rental suppliers have agencies in Adak?
From budget-friendly brands like Budget and Thrifty to global names like Hertz and Sixt, CarRentals.com has some of the best brands in the business. Look through the online reviews to help you figure out which one is best for your next trip.
What types and makes of rental cars are on offer in Adak?
That all depends on your needs and what you'll be doing when you visit Adak. If you're having a little trouble choosing, be sure to go over our table below. We've compared the most popular types of cars for you:
|Car Type||Best for||Category Includes|
|Luxury or Premium-class||Business travelers who want a little luxury as they cruise Adak||Cadillac XTS, Infiniti Q50, or similar|
|SUV or Minivan||Large groups who want to navigate Adak together||Ford Escape, Chrysler Town & Country, or similar|
|Hybrid||Those looking for a fuel-efficient vehicle||Toyota Prius, Honda Civic, or similar|
How old do you have to be to rent a car in Adak?
Typically, to rent a car in Adak you must be at least 21—the same as it is across the rest of the USA. If you are under 25, you might also need to pay a surcharge. Be sure to read the rental agreement to find what the total is before you rent your vehicle.
Is insurance required to rent a car in Adak?
Insurance is always required, wherever you rent a vehicle. That said, your current car insurance may cover you. Additionally, if you pay using your credit card, the card's policy may also insure you. Keep in mind, these policies may not cover you 100%, and you'll need to add it to your booking for Adak. Look into it before you book and, if it is needed, you can easily add it at checkout.
What is the fuel policy for Adak rental cars?
Most suppliers allow you to choose which policy you want. Below is a list of the most common ones.You will have to search for an open gas station near your rental car supplier
|Policy Type||Policy Description||Advantages||Disadvantages|
|Full to Full||The tank will be full when you collect your vehicle. Use as much fuel as you like and top it off when you return your car at the rental office. Just make sure to refill the tank before you return the car to avoid a refueling cost||You only need to replace the fuel you used. Used a half of a tank? Simply fill it back up to full. You won't be paying for any you didn't use. You can fill up at any station you want and you'll only pay service charges if you don't fill up the tank|
|Full to empty (pre-paid)||You pay for a full tank upfront and bring the car back with the tank empty. Many rental car companies offer a refund for any unused fuel. Be sure to check with them beforehand||You won't need to find a gas station near your rental drop-off location||You usually pay a more expensive price for a tank upfront then going to a local station|
|Empty to empty||You will not have a full tank of fuel when you pick up the vehicle, and you won't need to fill the tank back up when you drop it back off||You fill the tank yourself, so you can shop around for the cheapest local prices||You'll need to find a gas station shortly after you get the car|
What fuel policy should I get?
We usually recommend that customers choose the full-to-full policy. This policy is the most straightforward, and you simply top off the tank before you bring it back.
Should I get unlimited miles when I rent a car in Adak?
Unlimited mileage is a good option for anyone who don't want to worry about how many miles they are driving. You will just need to make sure there's nothing else in the small print that could add in extra costs.
Tips before you leave the lot
Be sure you check a few items before you leave the lot. It's worth the time to:
- Inspect the car and determine if there is any dents or scratches. Be sure to make note of it on the paperwork, or you may get charged for it
- Check the trunk to see if the spare is properly inflated and the jack and lung wrench are there
- Get familiar with the controls of your 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. You don't want any unneeded distractions in a new city
Book your Adak car rental today
When you reserve your Adak rental car with CarRentals.com, you know you can count on a perfect car that will result in more extra cash in the bank. Book today to cash in on cheap deals on your ideal Adak car rental. We'll see you around town.