Car rentals in Calvin: All you need to know
A Calvin car rental allows you to go where you want, when you want. You'll be able to check out all the sights, and even see what else the rest of Pennsylvania has to offer. CarRentals.com has gathered the most frequently asked questions about car rentals in Calvin. Read on to discover the dos and don'ts of booking a rental car.
Where can I get a bargain car rental in Calvin?
CarRentals.com always strives to get you the best deal. However, there are a more ways to increase your savings. Be sure to:
- Read the mileage policy to prevent any surprise fees
- Book your car rental as far ahead of time as you can
- Avoid airport pick-ups; they tend to be more expensive
- Compare daily and weekly rates; you might save more if you rent the car for longer
Just following even a few of these tips can help you save on your Calvin rental car.
What rental suppliers have retailers in Calvin?
From global names like Hertz and Enterprise to budget-friendly brands like Budget and Thrifty, CarRentals.com has some of the best brands in the business. Look through the reviews to get an idea of which one is best for you.
What type of rental car should I get for my trip to Calvin?
That depends on your needs and what activities you want to do in Calvin. If you're having trouble deciding, be sure to read over the table below. We've compared the most popular types of vehicles for you:
|Car Type||Best for||Category Includes|
|Full Size SUV||Groups or Families looking for adventure in the Pennsylvania back-country||Ford Explorer, Hyundai Santa Fe, or similar|
|Full Size||If you plan on doing plenty of sightseeing and want a comfy ride||Infiniti Q50, Ford Fusion, or similar|
|Hybrid||Those looking for a fuel-efficient vehicle||BMW i3, Kia Optima, or similar|
What age do you have to be to rent a car in Calvin?
Normally, the age limit for renting a car in Calvin is 21. However, there might be an additional charge if you are under the age of 25 or for higher category vehicles in particular. Read through the terms to figure out what any additional fees is before you book your rental.
Do I need insurance to rent a car in Calvin?
Insurance is mandatory, wherever you rent a vehicle. However, you might already be covered by your credit card or car policies. Keep in mind, those policies may not provide 100% coverage, and you'll have to add it on to your booking. Check in advance and, if it is needed, you can just 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 search for an open gas station close to the drop-off location
|Policy Type||Policy Description||Advantages||Disadvantages|
|Full to Full||The gas tank will be full when you get your car. You can use as much fuel as you like and then refill the tank when you drop the vehicle off at the end of your rental period. If you refill the tank before you return your car, you won't be charged a refueling cost||You only need to replace the fuel you used. If you only use half of a tank, you'll only need to refill half of a tank, and therefore avoid paying for fuel you don't need. You can shop around for the cheapest prices and you'll only pay service charges if you don't fill up the tank|
|Full to empty (pre-paid)||You pay for a full tank upfront and bring the car back with the tank empty. Ask the provider to see if they will refund you for any unused fuel||You won't have to search for a gas station before you return your car||The supplier usually charges a higher rate for the fuel than a local gas station|
|Empty to empty||You will not have a full tank of fuel when you pick up your vehicle, and you don't need to fill the tank back up when you drop it back off||You refill your 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 suppliers offer a range 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 Calvin.
Should I get unlimited miles when I rent a car in Calvin?
If you wish to check out all that Calvin and maybe even the rest of Pennsylvania offers, you're going to want unlimited miles. You can drive as far as you'd like without worrying about additional charges. Read the fine print to be certain they are truly "unlimited."
Know before you go
Make sure you go over a few items before you leave the rental lot. You should take time to:
- Walk around the car and determine if there is any dents or scrapes. Be sure to make note of it on the paperwork, or you may get charged for it
- Check the trunk to determine if the spare is inflated and the jack and lung wrench are there
- Get familiar with the controls of your car. Adjust the mirrors and seats, and note how to turn on the lights and windshield wipers
- Figure out how to work the radio or entertainment features. It's best to limit any unneeded distractions when you are driving around a new area
Book your Calvin rental car today
Use CarRentals.com to get yourself the best wheels Calvin has to offer. Before you know it, you'll be cruising between the highly-rated restaurants, world-famous landmarks, and all the amazing sites in Calvin.