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Car rentals in Big Oak Flat: All you need to know

A Big Oak Flat car rental allows you to go where you want, when you want. You'll be able to check out all the sights, and even see what else the rest of California has to offer. CarRentals.com has gathered the most popular questions about renting a car in Big Oak Flat. Keep reading to discover the dos and don'ts of renting a car.

How do I find a bargain rental car in Big Oak Flat?

You're well on your way to finding the best rate on your car rental when you use us. However, there are ways to get an even lower price on your upcoming booking. You can:

  • Compare and contrast all the deals available
  • Book as far in advance as possible. You'll usually get the car of your choice and save more
  • Check the fuel and mileage policies. You don't want to be surprised with added costs
  • Don't get more car than you'll need. Typically, the smaller the class the cheaper the rate

Just following even a few of these tips can help you save on your Big Oak Flat rental car.

What rental suppliers have agencies in Big Oak Flat?

From budget-friendly brands like Payless and Fox to global names like Ace and Enterprise, CarRentals.com has some of the best brands in the business. Read through the reviews to get an idea of which is best for your next trip.

What types and makes of rental cars are on offer in Big Oak Flat?

Whether you want a roomy family vehicle or a low-cost economy car, the sheer wealth of options in this California city means you're bound to find a car that is perfect for you. Some options include:

Car TypeBest forCategory Includes
PremiumWhen you need the bestMercedes C-Class, Cadillac XTS, or similar
Minivan or SUVFamily getaways where you need additional roomToyota RAV4, Dodge Grand Caravan, or similar
HybridThose that want a quiet and comfortable ride with terrific miles per gallonToyota Prius, Honda Civic, or similar

How old do you have to be to rent a car in Big Oak Flat?

Usually, to rent a car in Big Oak Flat you must be at least 21. But, there might be an added fee if you're under the age of 25 or for larger or higher category cars in particular. Go through the terms to figure out what any additional fees is before you book your rental.

Does Big Oak Flat require rental car insurance?

Almost all countries require driver's insurance. You may be able to purchase interim insurance through the rental car supplier. Otherwise, as a U.S. citizen, you can also book Collision Damage Coverage through CarRentals.com at checkout. Many credit card issuers (Discover, American Express, Visa, and MasterCard) will provide some coverage. But many of them have restrictions, such as not covering larger vehicles like trucks or SUVs. It is best to call and find out what kind of coverage is offered before you travel to Big Oak Flat.

What is the fuel policy for Big Oak Flat 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 TypePolicy DescriptionAdvantagesDisadvantages
Full to FullYou'll have a full tank when you collect your automobile. Use as much fuel as you wish and then refill the tank when you drop the vehicle off at the rental office. Just make sure to refill the tank before you return the car to avoid a refueling costYou only pay for the fuel you use. If you only use half of a tank, you'll only need to 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 if you don't refill the tank
Full to empty (pre-paid)You pay for a full tank when you pick the car up and bring the car back with the tank empty. Check with the provider to see if they will refund you for any unused fuelYou won't have to find for a gas station before you drop-off your carYou might pay more for the tank than you would filling up at a local gas station
Empty to emptyYou may not have a full tank when you collect the vehicle, and you don't need to fill the tank back up before you bring the car backYou fill the tank yourself, so you won't pay more than local pump pricesYou'll need to locate a gas station as soon as you get the car

What fuel policy should I get?

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 Big Oak Flat?

Unlimited miles is a great option if you decide to do some sightseeing or visit several clients all over Big Oak Flat. You can cruise as much as you want and not incur added charges. Read over your policy to see if there are any limitations.

Tips before you leave the lot

Before you begin on your Big Oak Flat trip, check a few things prior to leaving the car rental lot. It's important to:

  • Walk around your vehicle and determine if there is any dents or scratches. Be sure to make note of it on the paperwork, or you may get charged for it
  • 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
  • Get comfortable working the navigation and entertainment. You don't want any unneeded distractions in a new city

Book your Big Oak Flat car rental today

Maybe you're traveling solo, maybe you're bringing your partner or kids, or maybe you're carpooling with co-workers to and from the hotel to the conference center. No matter who you are traveling with, CarRentals.com has a car that can fit your requirement and not deplete your travel piggy bank.