Car rentals in Centralia: All you need to know
You want a great automobile to take you around Centralia whether you're going for a business trip or a vacation. See the top sites around town and park in front of the popular restaurants in Centralia. CarRentals.com has collected your most frequently asked questions about car rentals in Centralia. Find out the dos and don'ts of booking a rental car.
How can I find a bargain rental car in Centralia?
CarRentals.com always tries to get you the best rate. But, you can do a few things to keep your next booking affordable. Make sure to:
- Compare the prices of vehicles
- Avoid airport pick-ups and drop-offs, which usually are more expensive
- Know ahead of time the amount of fuel/mileage you may use
- Search and reserve in advance
These tips can help you save even more on your next car rental in Centralia.
What rental companies have agencies in Centralia?
From budget-friendly brands like Dollar and Thrifty to global names like Hertz and Enterprise, CarRentals.com has some of the best brands in the business. Read through the reviews to help you figure out which is best for you.
What types and makes of rental cars are on offer in Centralia?
That depends on how many people you are traveling with and what activities you want to do in Centralia. If you're having trouble choosing, make sure to read over our chart below. We've compared the most popular categories for you:
|Car Type||Best for||Category Includes|
|Full Size SUV||To take on any kind of terrain and enjoy great views||BMW X3, Ford Explorer, or similar|
|Full Size||Planning a big trip with a large group of friends or family members||Chevrolet Impala, Toyota Camry, or similar|
|Hybrid||Those that want to get the most miles per gallon on their trip||BMW i3, Toyota Prius, or similar|
What age do you have to be to rent a car in Centralia?
Typically, to rent a car in Centralia you must be at least 21—the same as it is across most of the country. However, you might need to pay a surcharge if you're under 25. Be sure to read the rental agreement to determine what the exact price is before you rent your vehicle.
Does Centralia require rental car insurance?
When driving around Centralia or the rest of Canada, you will need insurance. Almost every supplier needs proof of insurance before you pick up your automobile. Almost all countries require the driver to have insurance. You may be able to pay for interim coverage through the rental supplier.
Although many major card issuers, like Visa or American Express, give some coverage, there are usually restrictions. For instance, you may not be covered if you get a larger or luxury vehicle. Check your rental car company's policy before you decide.
What is the fuel policy for Centralia rental cars?
Most suppliers give you a choice of fuel policies. Here is a list of the typical policies.You will have to find an open gas station near the drop-off location
|Policy Type||Policy Description||Advantages||Disadvantages|
|Full to Full||You'll have a full tank when you pick up your automobile. Use as much fuel as you need and top it off when you return your car at the end. Just make sure to refill the tank before you return the car to avoid a refueling cost||You only need to replace the fuel you used. Used a quarter of a tank? Simply fill it back up to full. You won't be paying for any gas you didn't use. You can fill up at any station you want and you'll only pay service charges if you don't refill the tank|
|Full to empty (pre-paid)||You pay for a full tank of gas upfront and bring the car back with the tank empty. Many providers provide a refund for any unused fuel. Be sure to verify with them beforehand||You won't have to find for a gas station before you return your car||You usually pay more for a tank upfront then going to a local station|
|Empty to empty||You won't have a full tank when you pick up the vehicle, and you won't need to refill the gas when you drop it back off||You fill the tank yourself, so you can shop around for the cheapest local prices||You'll have to fill up before you do any serious driving|
What type of fuel policy should I choose?
We usually advise that customers choose the full-to-full policy. This policy simply means you bring your rental back to the full, and you're all set.
Should I get unlimited miles when I rent a car in Centralia?
Unlimited mileage is a good choice for anyone who don't want to worry about watching the odometer their whole trip. Just make sure that your policy really provides unlimited miles. Read the fine print before you book.
Before you drive off
Before you begin on your Centralia vacation, check out a few things before you leave the lot. It's important to:
- Look over the car and be certain there is no dents or scrapes. If you notice any, mark it down on your paperwork
- Make you have a properly inflated spare tire, lug wrench, and jack in the trunk
- Get familiar with the controls of your car. Adjust the mirrors and seats, and note how to turn on the lights and windshield wipers
- Get comfortable operating the navigation and entertainment. You don't want any unneeded distractions in a new city
Book your Centralia car rental today
Maybe you're carpooling with co-workers to and from the hotel to the conference center, maybe you're traveling solo, or maybe you're bringing your partner or kids. CarRentals.com has the ideal rental car that can align with your needs and not break your wallet.