Car rentals in Bristow: All you need to know
A Bristow car rental allows you to go where you want, when you want. You can check out all the sights, and even find out what else the rest of Iowa has to offer. CarRentals.com has gathered the most frequently asked questions about renting a car in Bristow. Read on to see the dos and don'ts of car rentals.
How can I get a great deal on a rental car in Bristow?
CarRentals.com makes it easy to snag budget-friendly rates. Just enter your travel dates and scroll down the variety of rental car suppliers, choose the top rental locations, and find the most wallet-friendly packages Bristow has to offer. You can also:
- Read through the mileage policy to prevent any surprise fees
- Book your rental as far ahead of time as possible
- Avoid airport pick-ups; they tend to be more expensive
- Compare daily and weekly rates; you may save more with a longer rental
These tips can help you save even more on your next car rental in Bristow.
What rental suppliers have agencies in Bristow?
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. Read through the online reviews to get an idea of which one is best for you.
What type of rental car should I get for my trip to Bristow?
That depends on your needs and what activities you want to do in Bristow. If you're having a bit of trouble choosing, be sure to go over the table below. We've compared the most popular vehicle categories for you:
|Car Type||Best for||Category Includes|
|Luxury or Premium-class||Business travelers who want a little luxury as they cruise Bristow||Infiniti, Mercedes Benz, or similar|
|SUV or Minivan||If you plan on doing plenty of exploring and want a comfortable ride||Toyota RAV4, Dodge Grand Caravan, or similar|
|Economy or Compact Car||When saving money is a top priority||Chevrolet Spark, Vauxhall Corsa, or similar|
How old do you have to be to rent a car in Bristow?
Normally, to rent a car in Bristow you must be at least 21—the same as it is across the rest of the USA. If you are under 25, you might also need to pay a surcharge. Be sure to read over the rental agreement to discover what the exact rate is before you reserve your rental.
Will I need insurance to get a car rental in Bristow?
When cruising through Bristow or the rest of the U.S.A., you'll need insurance. Many suppliers need proof of insurance before you pick up your automobile. Most countries require the driver to have insurance. You may be able to buy interim insurance with the rental agency. Otherwise, as a United States citizen, you can also add on Collision Damage Coverage through CarRentals.com during checkout.
The major credit card issuers (Visa, MasterCard, American Express, and Discover) will generally offer coverage. But many of them have restrictions, such as not covering large vehicles like trucks or SUVs. It is best to call and find out what kind of coverage is offered before you travel to Bristow.
What is the difference between all the fuel policies?
Most suppliers give you a choice of fuel policies. Below is a list of the most common ones.You will have to find an open gas station near the drop-off location
|Policy Type||Policy Description||Advantages||Disadvantages|
|Full to Full||You'll have a full tank when you get your automobile. Use as much fuel as you wish and top it off when you return your car at the rental dealer. If you refill the tank before you return your car, you won't be charged a refueling cost||You only need to replace the fuel you used. If you only use half of a tank, you'll only have 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 or service charges if you don't fill up the tank|
|Full to empty (pre-paid)||You'll pick up the car with a full tank and return the car with an empty tank. Ask the provider to see if they'll 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 more expensive rate for a tank upfront then you would going to a nearby gas station|
|Empty to empty||You will not have a full tank of fuel when you collect your vehicle, and you don't have to refill the gas when you bring the car back||You refill your tank yourself, so you can shop around for the cheapest local prices||You'll need to locate a gas station shortly after 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 choice. 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 Bristow.
Should I get unlimited miles when I rent a car in Bristow?
If you want to see all that Bristow and maybe even the rest of Iowa offers, you're going to want unlimited miles. You won't have to worry about extra charges if you decide to drive all over Bristow. Review the fine print to make certain your mileage is actually "unlimited."
Before you drive off
Before you begin on your Bristow vacation, check out a few things before you leave the lot. It's worth the time to:
- Look over the vehicle and be certain there is no dents or scrapes. Be sure to make note of it on the paperwork, or you may get charged for it
- Inspect the trunk to see if the spare is properly 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
- Figure out how to work the navigation and entertainment. You don't want any unneeded distractions in a new city
Book your Bristow rental car today
When you book with CarRentals.com, you can count on a great vehicle that will result in more cash to spare. Cash in on cheap deals on your ideal Bristow rental car when you book with CarRentals.com. See you on the road.