Car rentals in Brownsville: All you need to know
A Brownsville car rental allows you to go where you want, when you want. You can explore all the sights, and even see what else the rest of Wisconsin has to offer. CarRentals.com has answered the most popular questions about renting a car in Brownsville. Read on to find out which vehicle is perfect for your trip, and how to get the best rates.
Where can I find a great deal on a car rental in Brownsville?
CarRentals.com always strives to get you the best deal. But, you can do a couple things to keep your next rental affordable. You can:
- Take time to compare vehicle pricing
- Avoid airport pick-ups or drop-offs, which can be more expensive
- Know ahead of time the amount of mileage/fuel you may use
- Search and reserve in advance
Even a little rental car know-how can go a long way to getting you the most savings.
What rental suppliers have agencies in Brownsville?
From budget-friendly brands like Thrifty and Budget to global names like Hertz and Sixt, CarRentals.com has some of the best brands in the business. Scan through the online reviews to get an idea of which is best for your next trip.
What types and makes of rental cars are on offer in Brownsville?
That depends on how many people you are traveling with and what activities you want to do in Brownsville. If you're having trouble deciding, be sure to go over our table below. We have compared the most popular vehicle categories for you:
|Car Type||Best for||Category Includes|
|Luxury or Premium-class||If you really want to go all out on your getaway to Brownsville||Camaro, Chrysler 300, or similar|
|Minivan||Large groups who want to navigate Brownsville together||Ford Escape, Chrysler Town & Country, or similar|
|Economy or Compact Car||When saving money is a top priority||Fiat 500, Nissan Versa Note, or similar|
What's the age requirement to rent a car in Brownsville?
Normally, to rent a car in Brownsville you must be at least 21. Please note, there might be an added fee if you are under 25 or for higher category rentals in particular. Read over the supplier's terms to figure out what any additional fees will be before you book your rental.
Do I need insurance to rent a car in Brownsville?
When cruising through Brownsville or the rest of the U.S.A., you'll need insurance. Almost every supplier requires that you show proof of insurance before you rent a car. The majority of countries require driver's insurance. You may be able to pay for interim insurance through the rental supplier. Otherwise, as a U.S. citizen, you can also purchase Collision Damage Coverage through CarRentals.com at checkout.
Many major card issuers, like American Express or MasterCard, provide some coverage, however, there are usually restrictions. For instance, you may not be covered if you reserve a larger or luxury vehicle. Check the rental car company's policy before you decide.
What is the fuel policy for Brownsville rental cars?
Most suppliers allow you to choose which policy you want. Here is a list of the typical policies.You will need 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 collect your car. Use as much gas as you need and then refill the tank when you drop the vehicle off at the rental dealer. 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 need to pay for any fuel you didn't use. You won't pay more than local fuel prices and you'll only pay service fees if you don't fill up the tank|
|Full to empty (pre-paid)||You'll pay for a full tank of gas and return the car with the tank empty. Ask the supplier to see if they will refund you for any unused fuel||There will be no need to go searching 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 may not have a full tank when you pick up the vehicle, and you don't need to fill the tank back up 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, the stand-out choice is usually full-to-full. You simply bring the car back with the same amount of fuel you got it with. .
Is it worth getting unlimited miles?
Unlimited mileage is a good option for travelers who don't want to worry about watching the odometer their whole trip. Just make sure that your policy really provides unlimited miles. Check the details on mileage limits before you book.
Tips before you leave the lot
Make sure you check a few items before you leave the car rental lot on your Brownsville adventure. You should take time to:
- Walk around the 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
- 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
- Get comfortable working the radio or entertainment features. It's best to limit any unneeded distractions when you are driving around a new city
Book your Brownsville rental car today
Maybe you're traveling with your partner and kids, or carpooling with co-workers to and from the hotel to the conference center. Maybe you're traveling solo. No matter who you're traveling with, CarRentals.com has a car that can suit your needs and not break your wallet.