Car rentals in Chandler: All you need to know
You want a great vehicle to take you around Chandler whether you're going for a business or pleasure. See the top sites around the area and park in front of the popular restaurants in Chandler. We've answered the most popular questions about renting a car in Chandler. Find out which vehicle is perfect for your trip, and how to get the best rates.
How do I get a bargain rental car in Chandler?
CarRentals.com makes it easy to grab the best rates. Just enter your travel dates and scroll down the list of car rental companies, choose the top rental locations, and find the most wallet-friendly packages Chandler has to offer. You should also:
- Compare vehicle pricing before you book
- Try to avoid pick-ups and drop-offs at airports, which can be more expensive
- Know ahead of time how much fuel/mileage you may use
- Search and book in advance
These tips can help you save even more on your next car rental in Chandler.
What rental companies have agencies in Chandler?
From budget-friendly brands like Budget and Thrifty to global names like National and Hertz, CarRentals.com has some of the best brands in the business. Look 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 Chandler?
That depends on how many people you are traveling with and what you'll be doing when you visit Chandler. If you're having a bit of trouble deciding, make sure to look over the table below. We have compared the most popular types of vehicles for you:
|Car Type||Best for||Category Includes|
|Full Size SUV||Great for families who want comfort and to fit in all their luggage||Ford Edge, Kia Sorento, Jaguar F-Pace, or similar|
|Full Size||If you plan on doing a lot of exploring and want a comfy ride||Chevrolet Impala, Toyota Camry, or similar|
|Economy Car||Easy to park and have great miles per gallon||Ford Fiesta, Chevrolet Spark, or similar|
What age do you have to be to rent a car in Chandler?
Generally, to rent a car in Chandler you must be at least 21. However, you may find that there is an added charge if you're under 25 or for larger or higher category cars. Go through the terms to figure out what any additional charges is before you book your car.
Do I need insurance to rent a car in Chandler?
Almost all countries require the driver to have insurance. You may be able to buy additional insurance through rental car supplier for your trip, if you know your insurance won't cover you while traveling through the U.S. of A. Otherwise, as a United States citizen, you can also purchase Collision Damage Coverage with CarRentals.com at checkout. Many credit cards (Discover, American Express, Visa, and MasterCard) will cover your car rental. But many of them have restrictions, such as not covering larger automobiles such as premium models or some SUVs. Make sure to call and find out what kind of coverage is offered before you head to Chandler.
What is the fuel policy for Chandler 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 collect your vehicle. Use as much petrol as you need and top it off when you return your car at the end of your rental period. If you refill the tank before you return your car, you won't be charged a refueling cost||You only pay for the fuel you use. Used a quarter 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 shop around for the cheapest prices 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 upfront and bring the car back with the tank empty. Ask the supplier to see if they'll refund you for any unused fuel||You won't need to find a gas station near your rental drop-off location||You usually pay a more expensive price for a tank upfront then going to a local station|
|Empty to empty||You may not have a full tank when you collect your vehicle, and you don't need to fill the tank back up when you drop it back off||You fill the tank yourself, so you won't pay more than local pump prices||You'll need to locate a gas station shortly after you collect the car|
What fuel policy should I get?
Most rental car companies give you a full tank policy. We recommend returning the car topped off. If you want to keep your expenses lower, it is best to fill up your tank before returning the rental. Stations near or around airports or car rental places tend to have higher prices.
Should I get unlimited miles when I rent a car in Chandler?
If you plan to check out all that Chandler and maybe even the rest of Oklahoma offers, you are going to want unlimited miles. You won't have to worry about extra charges if you decide to drive all over Chandler. Review the fine print to make certain your mileage is actually "unlimited."
Before you leave the lot
Be sure you check a few items prior to leaving the rental lot. You should:
- Look over your vehicle and determine if there is any damage or scrapes. Be sure to make note of it on the paperwork, or you may get charged for it
- Make you have a properly inflated spare tire, lug wrench, and jack in the trunk
- 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 navigation and entertainment. You don't want any unneeded distractions in a new city
Book your Chandler car rental today
You know you can count on a wonderful ride that will leave you with extra money to spare when you reserve your car with CarRentals.com. Cash in on cheap deals on your Chandler car rental when you book with us. We'll see you on the road.