Car rentals in Bigfork: All you need to know
A Bigfork car rental allows you to go where you want, when you want. You can check out all the sights, and even see what else the rest of Minnesota has to offer. We've collected the most frequently asked questions about renting a car in Bigfork. Read on to see how to get the best rates on your ideal vehicle.
How can I get a bargain rental car in Bigfork?
CarRentals.com makes it a cinch to snag budget-friendly deals. Simply type in your travel dates and go through the list of rental suppliers, select the top rental locations, and find the cheapest offers in Bigfork. You should also:
- Compare the rates for a few suppliers on the type of car you want
- 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
- Don't get more car than you need. Generally, the smaller the class the lower the rate
Just following even a few of these tips can help you save big on your Bigfork rental car.
What rental companies have agencies in Bigfork?
From global names like Ace and Enterprise to budget-friendly brands like Fox and Budget, CarRentals.com has some of the best brands in the business. Scan through the online reviews to help you figure out which one meets your needs.
What types and makes of rental cars are on offer in Bigfork?
That all depends on your needs and what activities you want to do in Bigfork. If you're having trouble 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|
|Luxury or Premium-class||Business travelers who want a little luxury as they cruise Bigfork||Camaro, Chrysler 300, or similar|
|SUV or Minivan||If you plan on doing plenty of driving and want a comfy ride||Toyota RAV4, Dodge Grand Caravan, or similar|
|Hybrid||Those that want to get the most mpg on their trip||Honda Civic, Kia Optima, or similar|
What age do you have to be to rent a car in Bigfork?
Generally, the age limit for car rentals in Bigfork is 21—the same as it is across the rest of the United States of America. However, you might need to pay a surcharge if you're under 25. Be sure to read the rental agreement to figure out what the exact charge will be before you book your car.
Does Bigfork require rental car insurance?
Almost all countries require the driver to have insurance. You might be able to buy additional insurance through rental car company for your trip, if you know your insurance won't cover you while traveling through the U.S. of A. Otherwise, as a United States citizen, you can also add on Collision Damage Coverage through CarRentals.com at checkout. Many credit cards (Discover, American Express, Visa, and MasterCard) will offer coverage. However, there may be limitations, like not covering larger automobiles such as premium models or some SUVs. It is best to call and find out what kind of coverage is offered before you head to Bigfork.
What are the different fuel policies?
Most suppliers allow you to choose which policy you want. Here is a list of the typical policies.You will need to search for an open gas station near your car rental supplier
|Policy Type||Policy Description||Advantages||Disadvantages|
|Full to Full||There will be a full tank of gas when you collect your automobile. Use as much petrol as you want and then refill the tank when you drop the vehicle off when you are done. 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 any you don't need. You can shop around for the cheapest prices and you'll only pay service fees if you don't refill the tank|
|Full to empty (pre-paid)||You'll receive the car with a full tank and return the car with an empty tank. Some suppliers offer 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 drop-off your car||You usually pay more for a tank upfront then going to a local station|
|Empty to empty||You won't have a full tank when you pick up the vehicle, and you don't have to fill the tank back up when you drop it back off||You fill the tank yourself, so you won't pay more than local pump prices||You'll need to locate a gas station shortly after you get the car|
What fuel policy should I get?
We usually advise 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.
Should I get unlimited miles when I rent a car in Bigfork?
If you want to see all that Bigfork and maybe even the rest of Minnesota offers, you're going to need unlimited miles. You won't have to worry about extra charges if you decide to drive all over Bigfork. Go over the fine print to make sure they are actually "unlimited."
Tips before you leave the lot
Before you begin on your Bigfork trip, go over a few items prior to leaving the rental lot. You should:
- Inspect the car and determine if there is any damage or scrapes. If you notice any, write it down on the paperwork
- Inspect the trunk to determine if the spare is inflated and the jack and lung wrench are there
- Familiarize yourself with the car. Adjust the mirrors and seats, and note how to turn on the lights and windshield wipers
- Get comfortable operating the radio or entertainment features. You don't want any unneeded distractions in a new city
Book your Bigfork car rental today
Maybe you're carpooling with co-workers to and from the hotel to the conference center, maybe you're traveling solo, or maybe you're bringing your partner or kids. No matter who you are traveling with, CarRentals.com has a rental car that can align with your needs and not break the bank.