Car rentals in Akron: All you need to know
An Akron car rental gives you the opportunity to go where you want, when you want. You can explore all the sights, and even see what the rest of Colorado has to offer. We've gathered the most frequently asked questions about car rentals in Akron. Find out the dos and don'ts of booking a rental car.
Where do I find a bargain car rental in Akron?
You're on your way to getting the best deal on your car rental with CarRentals.com. However, there are a more ways to increase your savings. Make sure to:
- Compare all the deals available
- Book as far in advance as possible. You will usually save more and get the car of your choice
- Check the fuel and mileage policies. This way you'll avoid any surprises on your final bill
- Decide what car you'll need for your drive. Don't rent more car than you need
These tips can help you save even more on your next car rental in Akron.
What rental suppliers have retailers in Akron?
From global names like Enterprise and Hertz to budget-friendly brands like Economy and Budget, CarRentals.com has some of the best brands in the business. Read through the reviews to get an idea of which is best for you.
What types and makes of rental cars are on offer in Akron?
Whether you want a roomy family vehicle or a low-cost economy car, the sheer wealth of options in this Colorado city means you're bound to find a car that is perfect for you. Some options include:
|Car Type||Best for||Category Includes|
|Luxury||Everyone who wants to travel Akron in style||Camaro, Chrysler 300, or similar|
|Minivan or SUV||Big groups that need room for all their bags||Toyota RAV4, Dodge Grand Caravan, or similar|
|Economy or Compact Car||When saving money is a top priority||Toyota Yaris, Nissan Versa, or similar|
How old do you have to be to rent a car in Akron?
Usually, to rent a car in Akron 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 terms to determine any additional charges will be before you rent your vehicle.
Do I need insurance to rent a car in Akron?
Insurance is required, wherever you're renting a car. However, you might already be insured by your existing car or credit card policies. Keep in mind, those policies may not cover you 100%, and you'll need to add it on to your booking. Look into it before you book and, if it's required, you can conveniently include it at checkout.
What is the fuel policy for Akron 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 rental car supplier
|Policy Type||Policy Description||Advantages||Disadvantages|
|Full to Full||You'll have a full tank when you collect your automobile. Use as much petrol as you wish and top it off when you return your car at the rental dealer. As long as you replace the fuel before returning the car, you won't face any extra fees||You only pay for the fuel you use. If you only use half of a tank, it's only necessary refill half of a tank, and therefore avoid paying for fuel you don't need. You can fill up at any station you want and you'll only pay refueling charges if you don't fill up the tank|
|Full to empty (pre-paid)||You pay for a full tank of gas upfront and bring the car back with the tank empty. Some rental car companies provide a refund for any unused fuel. Be sure to confirm with them beforehand||You won't have to search for a gas station before you return your car||You usually pay a more expensive rate for a tank upfront then going to a local station|
|Empty to empty||You may not have a full tank when you collect your vehicle, and you won't need to refill the gas before you drop it back off||You refill your tank yourself, so you can shop around for the cheapest local prices||You'll have to get some gas before you do any serious driving|
What type of fuel policy should I choose?
We usually advise that you opt for the full-to-full policy. This policy simply means you bring your rental back to the full, and you're all set.
Is it worth getting unlimited miles?
If you want to explore all that Akron and maybe even the rest of Colorado offers, you are going to want unlimited miles. You can drive as far as you'd like without worrying about additional charges. Go over the fine print to make sure your mileage is truly "unlimited."
Before you drive off
Before you begin on your Akron vacation, check out a few items before you leave the car rental lot. It's important to:
- Look over the car and determine if there is any damage or scrapes. Be sure to make note of it on the paperwork, or you may get charged for it
- Inspect the trunk to determine if the spare is inflated and both the lug wrench and jack are there
- Familiarize yourself with the 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 entertainment and GPS (if available). You don't want any unneeded distractions in a new city
Book your Akron rental car today
Use CarRentals.com to get yourself the best wheels Akron has to offer. Before you know it, you'll be going between the well-known restaurants, famous landmarks, and all the fantastic sites in Akron.