Car rentals in Burbank: All you need to know
You want a great vehicle to get around Burbank whether you're going for a business or pleasure. Explore the top sites around town and pull up in front of the best restaurants in Burbank. CarRentals.com has answered your most popular questions about renting a car in Burbank. Find out how to get the best rates on your ideal vehicle.
Where can I find a bargain car rental in Burbank?
CarRentals.com makes it easy to book budget-friendly deals. Just enter your travel dates and scroll down the variety of rental car companies, select the top rental locations, and find the most wallet-friendly packages Burbank has to offer. You should also:
- Compare vehicle pricing before you book
- Try to avoid pick-ups and drop-offs at airports, which usually are more expensive
- Know ahead of time the amount of fuel/mileage you may use
- Search and book as far in advance as you can
Even a little knowledge can go a long way to getting you the most savings.
What rental companies have agencies in Burbank?
From global names like Avis and Sixt to budget-friendly brands like Dollar and Thrifty, CarRentals.com has some of the best brands in the business. Look through the online reviews to help you figure out which is best for your next trip.
What types and makes of rental cars are on offer in Burbank?
That depends on how many people you are traveling with and what activities you want to do in Burbank. If you're having difficulty picking the right car, make sure to look over the table below. We have compared the most popular vehicle categories for you:
|Car Type||Best for||Category Includes|
|Full Size SUV||Perfect for families or groups who need a comfortable ride and have safety as a top priority||Ford Edge, Jaguar F-Pace, or similar|
|Full Size||Need extra room and comfort, but with better handling and gas mileage than an SUV||Hyundai Sonata, Ford Fusion, or similar|
|Hybrid||Those that want to get the most miles per gallon on their trip||Honda Civic, Kia Optima, or similar|
What age do you have to be to rent a car in Burbank?
Normally, the age limit for car rentals in Burbank is 21—the same as it is across the rest of the USA. Additionally, many suppliers charge an extra fee if you are under 25. Be sure to read over the rental agreement to determine any additional fees is before you rent your car.
Do I need insurance to rent a car in Burbank?
Insurance is always required, wherever you rent a vehicle. However, your current car insurance may cover you. Additionally, if you pay using your credit card, the card's policy may also insure you. Keep in mind, your policies may not provide 100% coverage, and you'll have to add it on to your booking. Check ahead of time and, if it is needed, you can simply add it at the CarRentals.com checkout.
Are there different fuel policies?
Most suppliers allow you to choose which policy you want. Below is a list of the most common ones.You will have to find a gas station near the drop-off location
|Policy Type||Policy Description||Advantages||Disadvantages|
|Full to Full||The tank will be full when you get your car. You can use as much fuel as you wish and then refill the tank when you drop the vehicle off at the rental dealer. 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. If you only use half of a tank, it's only necessary refill half of a tank, and therefore avoid paying for any you don't need. 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'll pay for a full tank of gas 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 more 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 pick up the vehicle, and you won't have to fill the tank back up when you bring the car back||You fill the tank yourself, so you won't pay more than local pump prices||You'll need to locate a gas station shortly after you get the car|
What fuel policy do you recommend?
Most rental car suppliers provide you a full to full tank policy. At CarRentals.com, we suggest returning the car with a full tank. For a cheaper rate, it is best to find a gas station before returning the car rental. Stations near or around airports or car rental places tend to have higher prices.
Should I get unlimited miles when I rent a car in Burbank?
If you plan to see all that Burbank and maybe even the rest of Ohio offers, you are going to want unlimited miles. You can drive as far as you'd like without worrying about additional fees. Review the fine print to make certain they are truly "unlimited."
Tips before you leave the lot
Make sure you check a few items prior to leaving the lot. You should:
- Look over the vehicle and make certain there is no 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 wipers
- Get comfortable operating the navigation and entertainment. You don't want any unneeded distractions in a new city
Book your Burbank car rental today
Use CarRentals.com to get the best wheels Burbank has to offer. Before you know it, you'll be cruising between the highly-rated restaurants, famous landmarks, and all the amazing sites in Burbank.