Car rentals in Challenge: All you need to know
A Challenge 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 else the rest of California has to offer. We've gathered the most popular questions about renting a car in Challenge. Find out which vehicle is perfect for your trip, and how to get the best rates.
Where can I find a great deal on a rental car in Challenge?
CarRentals.com makes it a breeze to get the cheapest deals. Simply type in your travel dates and go down the variety of car rental suppliers, choose the top rental locations, and find the best packages Challenge has to offer. You can also:
- Compare all the deals available
- Book as far in advance as possible. You'll usually get the car of your choice and save more
- Learn about any cost for mileage limits, fuel policy, and additional drivers. That way you will know the true cost before you book
- Decide what car you'll need for your trip. Don't rent more car than you need
Even a little rental car know-how can go a long way to getting you the most savings.
What rental suppliers have agencies in Challenge?
From budget-friendly brands like Thrifty and Budget to global names like Avis 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 your next trip.
What type of rental car should I get for my trip to Challenge?
That all depends on your needs and what you'll be doing when you visit Challenge. If you're having trouble picking the right car, be sure to go over the chart below. We have compared the most popular categories for you:
|Car Type||Best for||Category Includes|
|Luxury||Business travelers who want a little luxury as they cruise Challenge||Mercedes C-Class, Cadillac XTS, or similar|
|Minivan||Sizable groups that need room for all their suitcases||Chrysler Town & Country, Dodge Grand Caravan, or similar|
|Hybrid||Those that want a quiet and comfortable ride||Toyota Prius, Honda Civic, or similar|
What's the age requirement to rent a car in Challenge?
Normally, to rent a car in Challenge you must be at least 21—the same as it is across the rest of the United States of America. Additionally, many suppliers charge an added fee if you are under 25. Be sure to read over the rental agreement to find any additional fees is before you reserve your rental.
Do I need insurance to rent a car in Challenge?
Almost all countries require the driver to have insurance. You may be able to buy additional insurance through rental car company, if you think your insurance won't cover your rental during your trip. Otherwise, as a United States citizen, you can also purchase Collision Damage Coverage with CarRentals.com at checkout. Many credit cards (American Express, Visa, MasterCard, and Discover) will cover your car rental. However, there may be limitations, like not covering large vehicles like premium models or some SUVs. Make sure to call and find out what kind of coverage is offered before you head to Challenge.
What is the difference between all the fuel policies?
Most suppliers allow you to choose which policy you want. Here is a list of the typical policies.You will have to find a gas station close to your car rental supplier
|Policy Type||Policy Description||Advantages||Disadvantages|
|Full to Full||The tank will be full when you get your vehicle. You can use as much fuel as you want and top it off when you return your car. Just make sure to refill the tank before you return the car to avoid a refueling cost||You only pay for the fuel you use. Used a quarter of a tank? Then you just fill it back up to full. You won't need to pay for any you didn't use. You can fill up at any station you want and you'll only be charged refueling fees or service charges if you don't refill the tank|
|Full to empty (pre-paid)||You pay for a full tank of fuel upfront and bring the car back with the tank empty. Several providers offer a refund for any unused fuel. Be sure to confirm with them beforehand||You won't have to find for a gas station before you return your car||You usually pay a higher rate for a tank upfront then you would going to a nearby 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 before you bring the car back||You refill your tank yourself, so you won't pay more than local pump prices||You'll have to get some gas before you do any serious driving|
What fuel policy do you recommend?
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 mileage is a good option for travelers who don't want to worry about incurring any extra charges with the distance they drive. Just make sure that your policy really provides unlimited miles. Read the fine print before you book.
Before you drive off
Make sure you go over a few things prior to leaving the rental lot on your Challenge adventure. You should:
- Check out the car and be certain there is no damage 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 properly inflated and the jack and lung wrench are there
- Familiarize yourself with the car. Adjust the mirrors and seats, and note how to turn on the lights and windshield wipers
- Figure out how to work the navigation and entertainment. It's best to limit any unnecessary distractions when you are navigating a new city
Book your Challenge rental car today
You know you can depend on a great ride that will leave you with cash to spare when you book with CarRentals.com. Book today to cash in on cheap deals on your impeccable Challenge rental car. We'll see you around town.