Car rentals in Banks: All you need to know
A Banks car rental gives you the opportunity to go where you want, when you want. You can check out all the sights, and even find out what the rest of Idaho has to offer. We've gathered your most popular questions about car rentals in Banks. Keep reading to discover the dos and don'ts of booking a rental car.
How can I get a bargain car rental in Banks?
CarRentals.com always tries to get you the best price. However, to increase your savings when you travel to Banks you can do a few things. Be sure to:
- Compare the prices of vehicles
- Avoid pick-ups and drop-offs at airports, which can be more expensive
- Know ahead of time the amount of fuel/mileage you may use
- Search and reserve as far in advance as you can
Even a little rental car know-how can go a long way to getting you the most savings.
What rental companies have retailers in Banks?
From global names like Advantage and Hertz to budget-friendly brands like Budget and Thrifty, CarRentals.com has some of the best brands in the business. Scan through the online reviews to get an idea of which is best for you.
What type of rental car should I get for my trip to Banks?
Whether you want a roomy family vehicle or a low-cost economy car, the sheer wealth of options in this Idaho metropolis means you're bound to find a vehicle that suits your needs. Some options include:
|Car Type||Best for||Category Includes|
|Full Size SUV||Those looking for adventure in the Idaho back-country||Ford Edge, Jaguar F-Pace, or similar|
|Full Size||For trips where everyone needs room their bags||Toyota Camry, Nissan Altima, or similar|
|Hybrid||Those that want to get the most mpg on their trip||BMW i3, Toyota Prius, or similar|
How old do you have to be to rent a car in Banks?
Usually, the age limit for car rentals in Banks is 21. However, you may find that there is an additional charge if you are under the age of 25 or for higher category cars in particular. Go through the supplier's terms to determine what the exact rate is before you book your vehicle.
Do I need insurance to rent a car in Banks?
Almost all countries require driver's insurance. You may be able to buy additional insurance through rental car company for your trip, if you think your insurance won't cover you while traveling through the U.S. of A. Otherwise, as a U.S. citizen, you can also add on Collision Damage Coverage through CarRentals.com at checkout. Many major card issuers, like American Express or MasterCard, provide some insurance on your rental; but, there are usually restrictions. For example, they may not cover your rental car if you reserve a larger or luxury vehicle. Make sure to check car rental supplier's policy before you decide.
What is the fuel policy for Banks rental cars?
Most suppliers give you a choice of fuel policies. Below is a list of the most common ones.You will need to find an open gas station close to the drop-off location
|Policy Type||Policy Description||Advantages||Disadvantages|
|Full to Full||There will be a full tank of gas when you collect your car. You can use as much fuel as you like and then refill the tank when you drop the vehicle off at the end. If you refill the tank before you return your car, you won't be charged a refueling cost||You only need to replace the fuel you used. If you only use half of a tank, it's only necessary refill half of a tank, and therefore avoid paying for any you don't need. 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 of gas upfront and bring the car back with the tank empty. Ask the rental car provider to see if they'll refund you for any unused fuel||You won't need to find a fuel station near your rental drop-off location||You usually pay more 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 your vehicle, and you won't have to fill the tank back up when you drop it back off||You refill your tank yourself, so you can shop around for the cheapest local prices||You'll have to fill up before you go on a long trip|
What type of fuel policy should I choose?
Many suppliers offer a range of fuel policies. However, the stand-out winner is usually full-to-full. It simply means returning the car with the same level of gas as you got it with, so you'll never pay for anyone else's road trips through the Banks.
Is it worth getting unlimited miles?
Unlimited mileage is a good choice for anyone who don't want to worry about incurring any extra charges with the distance they drive. Just make sure that your policy really provides unlimited miles. Read the fine print before you book.
Before you leave the lot
Before you get started on your Banks adventure, check out a few things before you leave the lot. You should:
- Check out the vehicle and determine if there is any dents or scrapes. Be sure to make note of it on the paperwork, or you may get charged for it
- Inspect the trunk to see if the spare is properly inflated and the necessary tools to change it 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 radio or entertainment features. You don't want any unneeded distractions in a new city
Book your Banks car rental today
Use CarRentals.com to get the best wheels Banks has to offer. Before you know it, you'll be driving between the well-known restaurants, world-famous landmarks, and all the amazing sites in Banks.