Car rentals in Burbank: All you need to know
A Burbank car rental gives you the opportunity to go where you want, when you want. You can check out all the sights, and even find out what else the rest of Washington has to offer. CarRentals.com has answered the most popular questions about renting a car in Burbank. Read on to discover which vehicle is perfect for your trip, and how to get the best rates.
How do I find a great deal on a car rental in Burbank?
CarRentals.com always tries to get you the best rate. However, you can do a couple things to keep your upcoming booking affordable. Be sure to:
- Compare all the deals available
- Book as far in advance as possible. You'll usually get your vehicle of your choice and save more
- Check the fuel and mileage policies. You don't want to be surprised with additional costs
- Don't get more vehicle than you'll need. Typically, the smaller the car, the cheaper the rate
Even a little knowledge can go a long way to getting you the most savings.
What rental companies have outlets in Burbank?
From global names like Enterprise and Sixt to budget-friendly brands like Dollar and Thrifty, CarRentals.com has some of the best brands in the business. Read 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 Burbank?
That depends on how many people you are traveling with and what activities you want to do in Burbank. If you're having a bit of trouble picking the right car, make sure to look over our table below. We have compared the most popular categories for you:
|Car Type||Best for||Category Includes|
|Full Size SUV||Perfect for families who need a comfortable ride and to fit in all their luggage||Ford Explorer, Kia Sorento, BMW X3, or similar|
|Full Size||Groups with luggage and a need for space||Hyundai Sonata, Ford Fusion, or similar|
|Hybrid||Those that want to get the most miles per gallon on their trip||BMW i3, Toyota Prius, or similar|
What's the age requirement to rent a car in Burbank?
Normally, the age limit for car rentals in Burbank is 21. However, there might be an added charge if you're under the age of 25 or for higher category cars. Go over the supplier's terms to discover what any additional fees is before you rent your vehicle.
Will I need insurance to get a car rental in Burbank?
When driving in Burbank or the rest of the U.S.A., you will need insurance. Many suppliers need proof of insurance before you rent a car. Almost all countries require driver's insurance. You may be able to buy additional insurance through the rental car dealer for your trip, if you think your insurance won't cover your rental. Moreover, as a U.S. citizen, you can also book Collision Damage Coverage through CarRentals.com during checkout.
The major credit cards (MasterCard, Visa, American Express, and Discover) will generally cover your car rental. However, many of them have restrictions, such as not covering larger vehicles like premium models or some SUVs. It is best to call and find out exactly what your credit card will cover and how much before you head to Burbank.
What is the fuel policy for Burbank 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 your car rental supplier
|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 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. If you only use half of a tank, it's only necessary 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 pay service charges if you don't refill the tank|
|Full to empty (pre-paid)||You pay for a full tank of gas when you pick the car up and bring the car back with the tank empty. Some rental car companies provide a refund for any unused fuel. Be sure to check with them beforehand||You won't need to find a petrol 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 won't have a full tank when you pick up your vehicle, and you don't need 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 have to get some gas before you go on a long trip|
What fuel policy should I get?
Most rental car suppliers provide you a full to full tank policy. We suggest returning your car filled up. For a cheaper rate, it is best to fill up your tank before returning the rental. Stations near airports or car rental places tend to have higher prices.
Should I get unlimited miles when I rent a car in Burbank?
If you want to check out all that Burbank and maybe even the rest of Washington offers, you are going to want unlimited miles. You won't have to worry about extra charges if you decide to drive all over Burbank. Read the fine print to make certain they are truly "unlimited."
Know before you go
Be sure you check a few things before you leave the car rental lot. It's worth the time to:
- Check out your vehicle and determine if there is any damage or scrapes. If so, mark it down on your paperwork
- Inspect the trunk to determine if the spare is inflated and both the lug wrench and jack are there
- Familiarize yourself with the car. Adjust the mirrors and seats, and note how to turn on the lights and windshield wipers
- Get comfortable working the navigation and entertainment. It's best to limit any unnecessary distractions when you are driving around a new area
Book your Burbank rental car today
Use CarRentals.com to get the best wheels Burbank has to offer. Before you know it, you'll be going between the great restaurants, renowned landmarks, and all the amazing sites in Burbank.