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Car rentals in Cedar Point: All you need to know

You want a great car to take you around Cedar Point whether you're going for a business trip or a vacation. See the famous sites around town and pull up in front of the best restaurants in Cedar Point. We've gathered your most popular questions about renting a car in Cedar Point. Read on to find out the dos and don'ts of booking a rental car.

How do I find a bargain rental car in Cedar Point?

CarRentals.com makes it easy to book the best deals. Simply type in your travel dates and scroll through the variety of rental car suppliers, choose the top rental locations, and find the most wallet-friendly offers in Cedar Point. You should also:

  • Read through the mileage policy to prevent any surprise expenses
  • Book your rental car as far in advance as possible
  • Avoid airport pick-ups; they tend to be more expensive
  • Compare daily and weekly rates; you might save more with a longer rental

These tips can help you save even more on your next car rental in Cedar Point.

What rental companies have agencies in Cedar Point?

From budget-friendly brands like Economy and Budget to global names like Avis and Sixt, CarRentals.com has some of the best brands in the business. Read through the online reviews to help you figure out which one is best for you.

What types and makes of rental cars are on offer in Cedar Point?

That all depends on your needs and what activities you want to do in Cedar Point. If you're having trouble picking the right car, make sure to go over our chart below. We've compared the most popular vehicle categories for you:

Car TypeBest forCategory Includes
PremiumWhen you deserve the bestInfiniti Q50, Chrysler 300, or similar
SUV or MinivanIf you plan on doing plenty of sightseeing and want a comfortable rideDodge Grand Caravan, Nissan Quest, or similar
HybridThose that want a quiet and comfortable ride with terrific miles per gallonBMW i3, Toyota Prius, or similar

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

Usually, to rent a car in Cedar Point you must be at least 21. However, there might be an additional charge if you're under the age of 25 or for higher category rentals in particular. Read through the supplier's terms to determine what any additional fees is before you book your rental.

Will I need insurance to get a car rental in Cedar Point?

When cruising through Cedar Point or the rest of the United States, you will need insurance. Many suppliers need proof of insurance before you pick up your automobile. Most countries require the driver to have insurance. You may be able to purchase temporary coverage through the rental agency. Otherwise, as a United States citizen, you can also add on Collision Damage Coverage with CarRentals.com at checkout.

Although many major card issuers, like Visa or American Express, provide some coverage, there are usually restrictions. For instance, they may not cover your rental car if you book a larger or luxury vehicle. Be sure to check your rental car company's policy before you decide.

What is the fuel policy for Cedar Point rental cars?

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

You will have to find an open gas station near the drop-off location
Policy TypePolicy DescriptionAdvantagesDisadvantages
Full to FullYou'll have a full tank when you collect your car. You can use as much fuel as you need and then refill the tank when you drop the vehicle off at the end of your rental period. 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. Used a half of a tank? Simply fill it back up to full. You won't need to pay for any fuel you didn't use. You can fill up at any station you want and you'll only be charged refueling fees if you don't fill up the tank
Full to empty (pre-paid)You'll receive the car with a full tank of fuel and return the car with the tank empty. Many suppliers offer a refund for any unused fuel. Be sure to check with them beforehandYou won't need to find a petrol station near your rental drop-off locationYou usually pay a more expensive rate for a tank upfront then you would going to a nearby gas station
Empty to emptyYou will not have a full tank of fuel when you pick up your vehicle, and you won't need to refill the gas when you drop it back offYou refill your tank yourself, so you can shop around for the cheapest local pricesYou'll need to locate a gas station as soon as you get the car

What type of fuel policy should I choose?

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

Should I get unlimited miles when I rent a car in Cedar Point?

Unlimited miles is a great choice if you decide to do a little sightseeing or visit a lot of clients all over Cedar Point. You can cruise wherever you want without incurring added charges. Go over your rental agreement to discover if there are any limitations.

Know before you go

Make sure you go over a few items prior to leaving the car rental lot. It's worth the time to:

  • Look over the 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 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 city

Book your Cedar Point car rental today

Maybe you're traveling with your partner and kids, or carpooling with co-workers to and from the hotel to the conference center. Maybe you're traveling solo. No matter who you're traveling with, CarRentals.com has a vehicle that can align with your requirement and not deplete your travel fund.