Car rentals in Brentwood: All you need to know
A Brentwood car rental gives you the opportunity to go where you want, when you want. You can explore all the sights, and even see what the rest of California has to offer. We've answered your most frequently asked questions about car rentals in Brentwood. Keep reading to see which vehicle is perfect for your trip, and how to get the best rates.
Where can I find a bargain rental car in Brentwood?
CarRentals.com makes it easy to snag budget-friendly deals. Simply type in your travel dates and scroll down the list of rental car suppliers, pick the top rental locations, and find the best offers in Brentwood. You should also:
- Compare all the deals available
- Book as far in advance as possible. You will usually get your car of your choice and save more
- Check the mileage and fuel policies. This way you'll avoid any surprises on your final bill
- Determine what vehicle you'll need for your vacation. Don't get more car than you need
Even a little rental car know-how can go a long way to getting you the most savings.
What rental companies have retailers in Brentwood?
In Brentwood, CarRentals.com has a few rental suppliers to choose from, like Enterprise. Look through the reviews to help you figure out which meets your needs.
What type of rental car should I get for my trip to Brentwood?
That all depends on your needs and what you'll be doing when you visit Brentwood. If you're having a bit of trouble picking the right car, be sure to read over our chart below. We've compared the most popular vehicle categories for you:
|Car Type||Best for||Category Includes|
|Full Size SUV||Best for families or groups who need a comfortable ride and to fit in all their luggage||Ford Edge, Kia Sorento, or similar|
|Full Size||For big groups that want better fuel economy than an SUV||Hyundai Sonata, Ford Fusion, or similar|
|Hybrid||Those looking for a fuel-efficient vehicle||Honda Civic, Kia Optima, or similar|
How old do you have to be to rent a car in Brentwood?
Normally, the age limit for car rentals in Brentwood is 21. Please note, there might be an additional fee if you are under the age of 25 or for larger or higher category cars. Go through the terms to find what the exact rate is before you book your car.
Do I need insurance to rent a car in Brentwood?
Most countries require the driver to have insurance. You might be able to purchase additional insurance through rental car supplier, if you think your insurance won't cover your rental during your trip. Otherwise, as a United States citizen, you can also purchase Collision Damage Coverage with CarRentals.com at checkout. Several credit card issuers (Discover, American Express, Visa, and MasterCard) will offer coverage. However, many of them have restrictions, such as not covering large automobiles like premium models or some SUVs. Be sure to call and find out what kind of coverage is offered before you head to Brentwood.
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 have to find an open gas station near 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 automobile. Use as much gas as you want and then refill the tank when you drop the vehicle off at the rental dealer. As long as you replace the fuel before returning the car, you won't face any extra fees||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 need to pay for any fuel you didn't use. You can fill up at any station you want and you'll only pay service charges if you don't refill the tank|
|Full to empty (pre-paid)||You'll pay for a full tank of gas and return the car with the tank empty. Check with the supplier to see if they'll refund you for any unused fuel||You won't have to search for a gas station before you return your car||You might pay a higher rate 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 pick up your vehicle, and you don't need to fill the tank back up when you bring the car back||You fill the tank yourself, so you can shop around for the cheapest local prices||You'll need to locate a gas station as soon as you collect the car|
What fuel policy should I get?
Many suppliers offer a range of fuel policies. However, full-to-full is our stand-out winner. You simply bring the car back with the same amount of fuel you got it with. Just be sure you make time to shop for the cheapest gas prices.
Is it worth getting unlimited miles?
Unlimited miles is a great choice if you decide to do a little sightseeing or visit several clients all over Brentwood. You can cruise as much as you like and not incur added charges. Review your policy to see if there are mileage restrictions.
Tips before you leave the lot
Make sure you check out a few items before you leave the lot. It's important to:
- 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
- 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
- Figure out how to work the radio or entertainment features. It's best to limit any unneeded distractions when you are driving around a new city
Book your Brentwood car rental today
Use CarRentals.com to get yourself the best wheels Brentwood has to offer. Before you know it, you'll be going between the highly-rated restaurants, famous landmarks, and all the must-see sites in Brentwood.