Car rentals in Baylis: All you need to know
A Baylis car rental allows you to go where you want, when you want. You'll be able to explore all the sights, and even find out what the rest of Illinois has to offer. CarRentals.com has answered your most popular questions about car rentals in Baylis. Read on to see the dos and don'ts of booking a rental car.
Where do I get a great deal on a rental car in Baylis?
You are on your way to getting the best deal on your car rental with CarRentals.com. However, to increase your savings when you travel to Baylis you can do a few things. You can:
- Compare the prices of vehicles
- Avoid airport pick-ups or drop-offs, which usually cost more
- Know ahead of time the amount of fuel/mileage you may use
- Search and book as far in advance as you can
These tips can help you save even more on your next car rental in Baylis.
What rental suppliers have retailers in Baylis?
From global names like Enterprise and Hertz to budget-friendly brands like Dollar and Thrifty, CarRentals.com has some of the best brands in the business. Scan through the reviews to help you figure out which one meets your needs.
What types and makes of rental cars are on offer in Baylis?
That depends on your needs and what you'll be doing when you visit Baylis. If you're having difficulty picking the right car, make sure to go over the chart below. We've compared the most popular categories for you:
|Car Type||Best for||Category Includes|
|Full Size SUV||To take on any kind of terrain and sightseeing||BMW X3, Ford Explorer, or similar|
|Full Size||Need extra room and comfort, but with better handling and gas mileage than an SUV||Infiniti Q50, Ford Fusion, or similar|
|Hybrid||Those looking for a fuel-efficient vehicle||Toyota Prius, Honda Civic, or similar|
What's the age requirement to rent a car in Baylis?
Normally, to rent a car in Baylis you must be at least 21. However, you may find that there is an added charge if you're under the age of 25 or for higher category vehicles in particular. Read over the supplier's terms to determine what any additional fees will be before you book your vehicle.
Will I need insurance to get a car rental in Baylis?
When cruising through Baylis or the rest of the United States, you will need insurance. Many suppliers require that you show proof of insurance before you rent a car. Many countries require driver's insurance. You may be able to purchase temporary coverage with the rental agency. Additionally, as a U.S. citizen, you can also add on Collision Damage Coverage with CarRentals.com at checkout.
Although many of the major card issuers, like Visa or American Express, offer some coverage, there are usually restrictions. For example, you may not be covered if you get a larger or luxury vehicle. Be sure to check your rental car company's policy before you decide.
What is the fuel policy for Baylis rental cars?
Most suppliers give you a choice of fuel policies. Here is a list of the typical policies.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 vehicle. You can use as much fuel as you need 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 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 be charged refueling fees or service charges if you don't refill the tank|
|Full to empty (pre-paid)||You'll pay for a full tank and return the car with an empty tank. Ask the supplier to see if they will refund you for any unused fuel||You won't need to find a fuel station near your rental drop-off location||You might pay more for the tank than you would filling up at a local gas station|
|Empty to empty||You won't have a full tank when you collect the vehicle, and you won't have to refill the gas before you drop it back off||You refill your tank yourself, so you won't pay more than local pump prices||You'll need to locate a gas station as soon as you collect the car|
What fuel policy do you recommend?
We usually recommend that customers choose 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 wish to see all that Baylis and maybe even the rest of Illinois offers, you're going to need unlimited miles. You can drive as far as you'd like without worrying about additional fees. Read the fine print to be sure your mileage is actually "unlimited."
Tips before you leave the lot
Before you get started on your Baylis vacation, make sure you go over a few items prior to leaving the lot. You should:
- Check out your vehicle and determine if there is any dents or scrapes. If so, mark it down on your paperwork
- Make you have a properly inflated spare tire, lug wrench, and jack in the trunk
- Get familiar with the controls of your 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 radio or entertainment features. It's best to limit any unnecessary distractions when you are driving around a new city
Book your Baylis rental car today
When you reserve your car with CarRentals.com, you can count on a perfect vehicle that will leave you with extra money to spare. Cash in on cheap deals on your perfect Baylis rental car when you book with CarRentals.com. We'll see you out here.