Car rentals in Atlantic: All you need to know
An Atlantic car rental allows you to go where you want, when you want. You can explore all the sights, and even find out what the rest of Iowa has to offer. We've collected your most popular questions about car rentals in Atlantic. Read on to discover which vehicle is perfect for your trip, and how to get the best rates.
Where do I find a great deal on a rental car in Atlantic?
CarRentals.com makes it easy to get the best rates. Simply type in your travel dates and go down the variety of rental companies, select the top rental locations, and find the most wallet-friendly packages Atlantic has to offer. You can also:
- Compare vehicle pricing before you book
- Try to avoid airport pick-ups or drop-offs, which typically are more expensive
- Determine ahead of time the amount of mileage/fuel you may use
- Search and reserve in advance
These tips can help you save even more on your next car rental in Atlantic.
What rental suppliers have agencies in Atlantic?
From budget-friendly brands like Budget and Thrifty to global names like Avis and Enterprise, CarRentals.com has some of the best brands in the business. Read through the reviews to help you figure out which one meets your needs.
What type of rental car should I get for my trip to Atlantic?
That depends on how many people you are traveling with and what activities you want to do in Atlantic. If you're having trouble choosing, be sure to read over the table below. We have compared the most popular categories for you:
|Car Type||Best for||Category Includes|
|Full Size SUV||Perfect for families who need a comfortable ride and have safety as a top priority||BMW X3, Ford Explorer, or similar|
|Full Size||For trips where everyone needs room their suitcases||Hyundai Sonata, Ford Fusion, or similar|
|Hybrid||Those that want a quiet and comfortable ride with terrific miles per gallon||BMW i3, Toyota Prius, or similar|
What's the age requirement to rent a car in Atlantic?
Normally, the age limit for car rentals in Atlantic is 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 review the rental agreement to determine any additional charges is before you book your car.
Do I need insurance to rent a car in Atlantic?
Insurance is mandatory, no matter where you rent a car. With that said, you might already be insured by your existing car or credit card policies. Keep in mind, these policies may not cover you 100%, and you'll have to add it on to your booking. Check in advance and, if it's needed, you can conveniently add it at checkout.
What is the fuel policy for Atlantic rental cars?
Most suppliers allow you to choose which policy you want. Below is a list of the most common ones.You will need to search for a gas station close to the drop-off location
|Policy Type||Policy Description||Advantages||Disadvantages|
|Full to Full||You'll have a full tank when you collect your vehicle. Use as much fuel as you want and top it off when you return your car. 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 quarter of a tank? Then you just fill it back up to full. You won't need to pay for any you didn't use. You won't pay more than local fuel prices and you'll only be charged refueling fees if you don't refill the tank|
|Full to empty (pre-paid)||You'll get the car with a full tank and return the car with the tank empty. Ask the rental car provider to see if they will refund you for any unused fuel||There will be no need to go searching for a gas station before you bring back the car||You usually pay a more expensive price for a tank upfront then you would going to a nearby gas station|
|Empty to empty||You may not have a full tank when you collect the vehicle, and you don't have to refill the gas when you drop it back off||You refill your tank yourself, so you won't pay more than local pump prices||You'll have to get some gas before you do any serious driving|
What type of fuel policy should I choose?
We usually suggest 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.
Should I get unlimited miles when I rent a car in Atlantic?
Unlimited miles is a great choice if you plan to do a bit of sightseeing or visit a lot of clients all over Atlantic. You can cruise wherever you want and not incur added charges. Be sure to read your rental agreement to discover if there are mileage restrictions.
Before you leave the lot
Make sure you go over a few things before you leave the lot. It's important to:
- Check out your car and determine if there is any dents or scrapes. If so, write it down on your paperwork
- Inspect the trunk to see if the spare is properly inflated and the jack and lung wrench 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 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 Atlantic rental car today
Use CarRentals.com to get yourself the best wheels Atlantic has to offer. Before you know it, you'll be cruising between the highly-rated restaurants, world-famous landmarks, and all the amazing sites in Atlantic.