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Car rentals in Byron: All you need to know

You need a great car to get around Byron whether you're traveling for a business or pleasure. See the top sites around the region and pull up in front of the best restaurants in Byron. We've answered the most popular questions about renting a car in Byron. Find out which vehicle is perfect for your trip, and how to get the best rates.

Where do I get a bargain rental car in Byron?

CarRentals.com makes it a cinch to book budget-friendly deals. Just type in your travel dates and scroll down the variety of car rental companies, choose the top rental locations, and find the best packages Byron has to offer. You should also:

  • Read through the mileage policy to avoid any surprises
  • Reserve your vehicle as far in advance as possible
  • Avoid airport pick-ups or drop-offs if possible; they tend to be more expensive
  • Compare weekly and daily rates; you may save more if you rent the car for longer

Even a little rental car know-how can go a long way to getting you the most savings.

What rental companies have agencies in Byron?

From budget-friendly brands like Budget and Thrifty to global names like National and Enterprise, CarRentals.com has some of the best brands in the business. Scan through the online reviews to get an idea of which meets your needs.

What type of rental car should I get for my trip to Byron?

That all depends on your needs and what activities you want to do in Byron. If you're having trouble choosing, be sure to read over the table below. We have compared the most popular categories for you:

Car TypeBest forCategory Includes
Full Size SUVTo take on any kind of terrain and enjoy great viewsFord Edge, Kia Sorento, or similar
Full SizeFor large groups that want better fuel economy than an SUVHyundai Sonata, Ford Fusion, or similar
HybridThose looking for a fuel-efficient vehicleHonda Civic, Kia Optima, or similar

How old do you have to be to rent a car in Byron?

Normally, to rent a car in Byron you must be at least 21. However, you may find that there is an additional fee if you're under 25 or for higher category vehicles. Go over the supplier's terms to find what any additional fees is before you rent your vehicle.

Do I need insurance to rent a car in Byron?

Insurance is required, no matter where you rent a vehicle. However, you could already be covered by your existing car or credit card policies. Keep in mind, those policies may not provide total coverage, and you'll need to add it to your booking for Byron. Check in advance and, if it is required, you can conveniently include it at checkout.

What is the fuel policy for Byron rental cars?

Most suppliers give you a choice of fuel policies. Here is a list of the typical policies.

You will need to search for a gas station near your car rental supplier
Policy TypePolicy DescriptionAdvantagesDisadvantages
Full to FullYou'll have a full tank when you collect your vehicle. Use as much petrol as you need and top it off when you return your car at the end. If you refill the tank before you return your car, you won't be charged a refueling costYou only pay for the fuel you use. If you only use half of a tank, you'll only have to refill half of a tank, and therefore avoid paying for any you don't need. You won't pay more than local fuel prices and you'll only be charged refueling fees if you don't refill the tank
Full to empty (pre-paid)You pay for a full tank upfront and bring the car back with the tank empty. Check with the rental car provider to see if they'll refund you for any unused fuelYou won't have to find for a gas station before you return your carThe supplier usually charges a higher rate for the fuel than a local gas station
Empty to emptyYou 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 bring the car backYou refill your tank yourself, so you can shop around for the cheapest local pricesYou'll have to get some gas before you do any serious driving

What fuel policy do you recommend?

We usually recommend that customers opt for the full-to-full policy. This policy simply means you bring your rental back to the full, and you're all set.

Is it worth getting unlimited miles?

Unlimited miles is a good option if you decide to do a little sightseeing or visit a lot of customers all over Byron. You can cruise as much as you want without incurring additional charges. Go over your rental agreement to see if there are any restrictions.

Tips before you leave the lot

Be sure you check out a few things prior to leaving the car rental lot. It's worth the time to:

  • Check out your car 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
  • Check 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 to your liking, and figure out how to turn on the lights and wipers
  • Figure out how to work the radio or entertainment features. It's best to limit any unnecessary distractions when you are navigating a new area

Book your Byron car rental today

Use CarRentals.com to get the best wheels Byron has to offer. Before you know it, you'll be cruising between the great restaurants, famous landmarks, and all the must-see sites in Byron.