Car rentals in Afton: All you need to know
An Afton car rental gives you the opportunity to go where you want, when you want. You'll be able to check out all the sights, and even find out what else the rest of Minnesota has to offer. We've answered your most popular questions about renting a car in Afton. Read on to see which vehicle is perfect for your trip, and how to get the best rates.
How do I find a great deal on a rental car in Afton?
We always try to get you the best rate. But, there are ways to get an even lower price on your upcoming booking. Make sure to:
- Read through the mileage policy to steer clear of any surprise expenses
- Reserve your car rental as far in advance as you can
- Avoid airport pick-ups; they tend to be pricier
- Compare weekly and daily rates; you might save more with a longer rental
These tips can help you save even more on your next car rental in Afton.
What rental companies have agencies in Afton?
From global names like National and Enterprise to budget-friendly brands like Payless and Fox, CarRentals.com has some of the best brands in the business. Read through the reviews to get an idea of which one is best for your next trip.
What type of rental car should I get for my trip to Afton?
That depends on your needs and what activities you want to do in Afton. If you're having difficulty picking the right car, make sure to read over the chart below. We've compared the most popular categories for you:
|Car Type||Best for||Category Includes|
|Premium||Business travelers who want a little luxury as they cruise Afton||Mercedes C-Class, Cadillac XTS, or similar|
|SUV||If you plan on doing a lot of exploring and want a comfortable ride||Ford Escape, Chrysler Town & Country, or similar|
|Hybrid||Those that want to get the most miles per gallon on their trip||Toyota Prius, Honda Civic, or similar|
What's the age requirement to rent a car in Afton?
Typically, to rent a car in Afton you must be at least 21—the same as it is across the rest of the USA. However, you might need to pay a surcharge if you're under 25. Be sure to review the supplier's terms to determine any additional charges is before you book your car.
Is insurance required to rent a car in Afton?
Insurance is required, wherever you rent a car. That said, you might already be covered by your credit card or car policies. Keep in mind, these policies might not totally cover your rental, and you'll have to add it on to your booking. Check in advance and, if it is necessary, you can easily add it at checkout.
Are there different fuel policies?
Most suppliers give you a choice of fuel policies. Below is a list of the most common ones.You will need to search for an open gas station close to your car rental supplier
|Policy Type||Policy Description||Advantages||Disadvantages|
|Full to Full||You'll have a full tank when you pick up your automobile. You can use as much fuel as you wish and then refill the tank when you drop the vehicle off. 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? Then you just fill it back up to full. You won't be paying for any you didn't use. You won't pay more than local fuel prices and you'll only pay refueling charges if you don't fill up the tank|
|Full to empty (pre-paid)||You'll pick up the car with a full tank of fuel and return the car with an empty tank. Ask the supplier to see if they'll refund you for any unused fuel||You won't have to search for a gas station before you bring back the car||You might pay a higher rate for the tank than you would filling up at a local gas station|
|Empty to empty||You will not have a full tank of fuel when you collect your vehicle, and you won't need to refill the gas before you bring the car back||You fill the tank yourself, so you won't pay more than local pump prices||You'll need to locate a gas station shortly after you get the car|
What type of fuel policy should I choose?
Many suppliers offer a range of fuel policies. However, the stand-out choice is usually full-to-full. You simply bring the car back with the same amount of fuel you got it with. .
Is it worth getting unlimited miles?
Unlimited miles is a great option if you plan to do a bit of sightseeing or visit a lot of customers all over Afton. You can cruise wherever you like without incurring extra charges. Go over your rental agreement to find out if there are mileage limitations.
Before you leave the lot
Be sure you check out a few things before you leave the car rental lot on your Afton adventure. It's worth the time to:
- Look over the car and determine if there is any dents or scrapes. If you notice any, mark it down on your paperwork
- Make you have a properly inflated spare tire, lug wrench, and jack in the trunk
- 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. You don't want any unneeded distractions in a new city
Book your Afton rental car today
Use CarRentals.com to get yourself the best wheels Afton has to offer. Before you know it, you'll be cruising between the well-known restaurants, famous landmarks, and all the terrific sites in Afton.