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Car rentals in Capistrano Beach: All you need to know

A Capistrano Beach car rental allows you to go where you want, when you want. You'll be able to check out all the sights, and even find out what the rest of California has to offer. CarRentals.com has answered the most frequently asked questions about car rentals in Capistrano Beach. Find out how to get the best rates on your ideal vehicle.

How can I get a bargain car rental in Capistrano Beach?

CarRentals.com makes it a cinch to book the cheapest deals. Just enter your travel dates and go down the variety of car rental suppliers, select the top rental locations, and find the best offers in Capistrano Beach. You can also:

  • Read through the mileage policy to prevent any surprise expenses
  • Reserve your vehicle as far ahead of time as possible
  • Avoid airport pick-ups or drop-offs if possible; they tend to be more expensive
  • Compare daily and weekly rates; you might 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 Capistrano Beach?

From budget-friendly brands like Payless and Fox to global names like Hertz and Enterprise, CarRentals.com has some of the best brands in the business. Read through the reviews to get an idea of which is best for you.

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

Whether you want a roomy family vehicle or a low-cost economy car, the sheer wealth of options in this California town means you're certain to find a vehicle that suits your needs. Some options include:

Car TypeBest forCategory Includes
Full Size SUVBest for families who want comfort and to fit in all their luggageFord Explorer, Hyundai Santa Fe, or similar
Full SizeIf you plan on doing plenty of touring and want a comfy rideHyundai Sonata, Ford Fusion, or similar
Economy CarGreat for navigating and parking around big citiesToyota Yaris, Nissan Versa, or similar

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

Typically, the age limit for car rentals in Capistrano Beach is 21. Please note, there might be an added charge if you are under 25 or for higher category rentals in particular. Read over the terms to determine what any additional charges will be before you reserve your rental.

Will I need insurance to get a car rental in Capistrano Beach?

Insurance is required, no matter where you rent a vehicle. Nevertheless, you might already be covered by your existing car or credit card policies. Keep in mind, those policies may not provide 100% coverage, and you'll need to add it to your booking for Capistrano Beach. Look into it before you book and, if it is necessary, you can just include it at the CarRentals.com checkout.

What is the fuel policy for Capistrano Beach rental cars?

Most suppliers allow you to choose which policy you want. Here is a list of the typical policies.

You will have to search for a gas station near your car rental supplier
Policy TypePolicy DescriptionAdvantagesDisadvantages
Full to FullThe gas tank will be full when you pick up your automobile. You can use as much fuel as you need and then refill the tank when you drop the vehicle off when you are done. Just make sure to refill the tank before you return the car to avoid a refueling costYou 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 won't pay more than local fuel prices and you'll only pay refueling 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. Some suppliers offer a refund for any unused fuel. Be sure to confirm with them beforehandYou won't have to search for a gas station before you bring back the carYou usually pay more for a tank upfront then going to a local station
Empty to emptyYou may not have a full tank when you pick up your vehicle, and you won't have to refill the gas when you drop it back offYou refill your tank yourself, so you won't pay more than local pump pricesYou'll have to fill up before you do any serious driving

What fuel policy should I get?

We usually advise that customers choose the full-to-full policy. This policy is the most straightforward, and you simply top off the tank before you bring it back.

Is it worth getting unlimited miles?

Unlimited miles is a good option if you decide to do a bit of sightseeing or visit a lot of business associates all over Capistrano Beach. You can cruise as much as you want without incurring additional charges. Review your rental agreement to find out if there are any limitations.

Before you drive off

Make sure you check a few things before you leave the rental lot on your Capistrano Beach adventure. It's worth the time to:

  • Walk around your vehicle and make certain there is no damage 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 necessary tools to change it 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 operating the entertainment and GPS (if available). It's best to limit any unneeded distractions when you are navigating a new area

Book your Capistrano Beach car rental today

You know you can count on a wonderful car that will leave you with extra money in the bank when you reserve your car rental with CarRentals.com. Book today to cash in on cheap deals on your ideal Capistrano Beach car rental. See you out here.