Car rentals in Buffalo Center: All you need to know
A Buffalo Center car rental allows you to go where you want, when you want. You'll be able to explore all the sights, and even see what the rest of Iowa has to offer. We've collected your most frequently asked questions about car rentals in Buffalo Center. Read on to discover how to get the best rates on your ideal vehicle.
How do I get a great deal on a rental car in Buffalo Center?
CarRentals.com always tries to get you the best rate. But, there are ways to get an even lower price on your upcoming rental. Make sure to:
- 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. You don't want to be surprised with added costs
- Don't get more vehicle than you'll need. Typically, the smaller the class the cheaper the rate
These tips can help you save even more on your next car rental in Buffalo Center.
What rental suppliers have agencies in Buffalo Center?
From global names like Enterprise and Sixt to budget-friendly brands like Budget and Thrifty, CarRentals.com has some of the best brands in the business. 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 Buffalo Center?
That depends on how many people you are traveling with and what activities you want to do in Buffalo Center. If you're having difficulty deciding, make sure to read over the table below. We have compared the most popular vehicle categories for you:
|Car Type||Best for||Category Includes|
|Luxury||Business travelers who want a little luxury as they cruise Buffalo Center||Infiniti Q50, Chrysler 300, or similar|
|Minivan or SUV||Large groups that need room for all their bags||Toyota RAV4, Dodge Grand Caravan, or similar|
|Economy or Compact Car||When saving money is a top priority||Chevrolet Spark, Vauxhall Corsa, or similar|
What's the age requirement to rent a car in Buffalo Center?
Usually, to rent a car in Buffalo Center you must be at least 21. But, you may find that there is an additional fee if you are under 25 or for higher category rentals in particular. Go over the terms to discover what any additional fees is before you book your rental.
Do I need insurance to rent a car in Buffalo Center?
When cruising through Buffalo Center or the rest of the United States, you'll need insurance. Almost every supplier needs proof of insurance before you rent a car. The majority of countries require driver's insurance. You might be able to purchase additional insurance through the rental car dealer for your trip, if you know your insurance won't cover you while traveling through the United States. Otherwise, as a United States citizen, you can also book Collision Damage Coverage through CarRentals.com during checkout.
The major credit card issuers (American Express, Visa, MasterCard, and Discover) will usually cover your car rental. However, many of them have restrictions, like not covering bigger vehicles like trucks or SUVs. It is best to call and find out what kind of coverage is offered before you travel to Buffalo Center.
What is the difference between all the fuel policies?
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 close to your car rental supplier
|Policy Type||Policy Description||Advantages||Disadvantages|
|Full to Full||The gas tank will be full when you pick up your vehicle. You can use as much fuel as you want and then refill the tank when you drop the vehicle off at the end. If you refill the tank before you return your car, you won't be charged a refueling cost||You only pay for the fuel you use. Used a half of a tank? Simply fill it back up to full. You won't be paying for any you didn't use. You can shop around for the cheapest prices and you'll only be charged refueling fees or service charges if you don't refill the tank|
|Full to empty (pre-paid)||You pay for a full tank of gas upfront and bring the car back with the tank empty. Ask the rental car provider to see if they'll refund you for any unused fuel||You won't need to find a petrol station near your rental drop-off location||You usually pay a higher rate for a tank upfront then going to a local station|
|Empty to empty||You will not have a full tank of fuel when you collect the vehicle, and you won't have to fill the tank back up before 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 get the car|
What type of fuel policy should I choose?
Many rental car suppliers offer a variety 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 Buffalo Center.
Should I get unlimited miles when I rent a car in Buffalo Center?
If you wish to see all that Buffalo Center and maybe even the rest of Iowa offers, you're going to need unlimited miles. You can drive as far as you'd like without worrying about additional charges. Review the fine print to be sure they are truly "unlimited."
Know before you go
Before you get started on your Buffalo Center vacation, check out a few things before you leave the car rental lot. You should take time to:
- Inspect your car and determine if there is any dents or scratches. If you notice any, write it down on the paperwork
- 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 entertainment and GPS (if available). You don't want any unneeded distractions in a new city
Book your Buffalo Center 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. CarRentals.com has the ideal rental car that can suit your requirements and not break your wallet.