Car rentals in Bowdle: All you need to know
A Bowdle 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 else the rest of South Dakota has to offer. We've gathered your most popular questions about renting a car in Bowdle. Find out the dos and don'ts of car rentals.
Where do I find a bargain rental car in Bowdle?
We always strive to get you the best deal. However, to increase your savings on your trip to Bowdle you can do a few things. You can:
- Compare the prices of vehicles
- Avoid pick-ups and drop-offs at airports, which can cost more
- Determine ahead of time how much fuel/mileage you may use
- Search and book in advance
Even a little knowledge can go a long way to getting you the most savings.
What rental companies have outlets in Bowdle?
From global names like Ace and Enterprise to budget-friendly brands like Thrifty and Budget, CarRentals.com has some of the best brands in the business. Read through the online reviews to help you figure out which one is best for you.
What type of rental car should I get for my trip to Bowdle?
Whether you want a roomy family vehicle or a low-cost economy car, the sheer wealth of options in this South Dakota town means you're bound to find an automobile that suits your needs. Some options include:
|Car Type||Best for||Category Includes|
|Full Size SUV||Those looking for a little adventure off the beaten path||Ford Explorer, Hyundai Santa Fe, or similar|
|Full Size||Planning a big trip with a large group of friends or family members||Toyota Camry, Nissan Altima, or similar|
|Hybrid||Those looking for a fuel-efficient vehicle||Honda Civic, Kia Optima, or similar|
What's the age requirement to rent a car in Bowdle?
Typically, to rent a car in Bowdle you must be at least 21. Please note, you may find that there is an additional fee if you are under the age of 25 or for higher category vehicles in particular. Go through the supplier's terms to determine what any additional fees is before you book your vehicle.
Do I need insurance to rent a car in Bowdle?
When cruising through Bowdle or the rest of the United States, you'll need insurance. Almost every supplier requires that you show proof of insurance before you pick up your car. Almost all countries require driver's insurance. You may be able to purchase temporary insurance through the rental agency. Additionally, as a U.S. citizen, you can also book Collision Damage Coverage through CarRentals.com during checkout.
The major credit card issuers (Discover, American Express, Visa, and MasterCard) will generally provide some coverage. However, many of them have restrictions, such as not covering bigger vehicles like premium models or some SUVs. It is best to find out exactly what your credit card will cover and how much before you head to Bowdle.
What is the difference between all the fuel policies?
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 an open 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 automobile. You can use as much fuel as you want and then refill the tank when you drop the vehicle off. 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 be paying for any fuel you didn't use. You can fill up at any station you want and you'll only be charged refueling fees if you don't fill up the tank|
|Full to empty (pre-paid)||You'll pay for a full tank and return the car with an empty tank. Check with the rental car provider to see if they will refund you for any unused fuel||You won't need to find a gas station near your rental drop-off location||You usually pay a higher price for a tank upfront then going to a local station|
|Empty to empty||You won't have a full tank when you pick up your vehicle, and you won't need to refill the gas before you drop it back off||You refill your tank yourself, so you can shop around for the cheapest local prices||You'll have to get some gas before you go on a long trip|
What fuel policy should I get?
Many rental car suppliers offer a variety of fuel policies. However, full-to-full is our stand-out winner. 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 Bowdle.
Should I get unlimited miles when I rent a car in Bowdle?
Unlimited mileage is a good option for travelers 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. Check the fine print before you book.
Before you drive off
Make sure you check out a few items prior to leaving the rental lot on your Bowdle adventure. It's important to:
- Walk around the vehicle and make sure there is no dents or scrapes. 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
- 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 windshield wipers
- Figure out how to work the navigation and entertainment. You don't want any unneeded distractions in a new city
Book your Bowdle car rental today
When you book with CarRentals.com, you know you can count on a great ride that will leave you with money to spare. Cash in on cheap deals on your Bowdle car rental when you book with us. We'll see you on the road.