If you want to see everything South Bend has to offer, there is no better way to do so from behind the wheel of a rental car from National. Stop wasting your vacation waiting on the bus, or being nickel and dimed with ride-shares or taxis. When you have the keys to your own car, you can drive anywhere you want to go, whenever you want. Make your next trip to Indiana even better with a National rental car.
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With over one-hundred thousand people, South Bend is a city that has lots going on. Many travelers come to enjoy South Bend's fantastic year-round weather. Whatever you decide on first, you'll want to check out as much of South Bend as you can during your stay. And with your National rental car, you'll be able to see and do more of what this city offers.
Founded by twenty-four independent car rental agents in 1947, National has grown from 60 locations in the U.S. to over 2,000 international locations. National provides everything economy to luxury cars, allowing you to choose the best vehicle for your upcoming holiday.
Frequently asked questions
How do I get a South Bend National car rental at a great price?
We try to get you the lowest price, whether you book. However, booking well ahead of your trip can help keep spending low. Make sure to go over the mileage policy and keeping it to one driver will reduce your expense.
What should I bring with me when I get my rental car in South Bend?
You will need to present your driver's permit and a credit card in your name.
What's South Bend's minimum age to rent a car?
Most suppliers in South Bend set the minimum age to rent a car at 21. Some rentals, especially higher category vehicles (luxury, SUVs, etc.), may have an added fee if you are under 25. Take time to check National's policies to know what the total cost is before you book.
What kind of National rental car should I get for my trip to South Bend?
That depends on your needs and what you'll be doing when you visit South Bend. Compact or economy cars are good for short drives and are easier to park. Commute times in South Bend average 27 minutes, so you may find a mid-size vehicle or SUV provides a more comfortable ride. If you want to decrease your emissions and save on gas, then opt for a hybrid vehicle. Those looking for a bit of luxury on their South Bend getaway can choose the premium category to get a car like a Cadillac or Audi or similar.
Does the United States require car insurance?
In the United States you do need to have insurance before you rent a car. Although many of the major card issuers, like Visa or Discover, give some coverage, there are usually restrictions. For instance, you may not be covered if you book a larger or luxury vehicle. Make sure to check credit card company's policy before you decide. Otherwise, as a U.S. citizen, you can book Collision Damage Coverage through CarRentals.com at checkout.
Do I need to pay a deposit when I book my National car rental?
National requires a deposit when you book your rental car. National will block the deposit on your credit once you reserve your vehicle for your trip. Please note that the deposit can vary greatly based on the model and make of the vehicle.
Do I have to full up the tank before I take my car back to National?
At CarRentals.com, we suggest a full tank policy. You pick up your National rental with a full tank, and you will want to refuel up to the amount you picked the car up with. To avoid any added expenses, it is best to fill up your tank before you return the car to National.
Why should I get unlimited miles?
South Bend has enough to keep you entertained, but you may want to drive to nearby cities to find out what else Indiana has to offer. You can explore the rest of the region free of mileage limits after you've checked off all the activities in South Bend. If you are looking to add some adventure to your South Bend trip, you can also drive to Kennedy Water Park and enjoy an evening riding the park's attractions.
Does National offer one-way rentals in South Bend?
National typically offers one-way rentals. You may find it more convenient to drop off your rental at another location. Don't forget there may be an additional fee when you opt for one-way.
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With so much to do and see in South Bend, having the keys to your own ride lets you explore at your own pace. When you're ready to explore more of Indiana, you can leave when you like, without having to wait for the bus or wave down a taxicab.
Before you head out of town, book your National South Bend rent-a-car and zip off to take in all the must-do activities. Reserve through CarRentals.com and hit the highway in South Bend, Indiana.