Car rentals in Clearfield: All you need to know
A Clearfield car rental gives you the opportunity to go where you want, when you want. You can explore all the sights, and even find out what else the rest of Iowa has to offer. We've gathered the most popular questions about car rentals in Clearfield. Find out which vehicle is perfect for your trip, and how to get the best rates.
How can I find a bargain car rental in Clearfield?
CarRentals.com always tries to get you the best rate. However, there are ways to get an even cheaper price on your upcoming rental. Make sure to:
- Compare all the deals available
- Book as far in advance as possible. You will usually get the car of your choice and save more
- Educate yourself on any cost for fuel policy, additional drivers, and mileage limits. That way you can make sure you know the true cost before you rent
- Determine what vehicle you'll need for your drive. Don't rent more car than you need
Even a little knowledge can go a long way to getting you the most savings.
What rental companies have retailers in Clearfield?
From budget-friendly brands like Dollar and Thrifty to global names like National and Hertz, CarRentals.com has some of the best brands in the business. Look through the online reviews to get an idea of which one meets your needs.
What type of rental car should I get for my trip to Clearfield?
Whether you want a roomy family vehicle or a low-cost economy car, the sheer wealth of options in this Iowa metropolis means you're certain to find a vehicle that suits your needs. Some options include:
|Car Type||Best for||Category Includes|
|Luxury||When you want to travel Clearfield in style||Infiniti Q50, Chrysler 300, or similar|
|Minivan or SUV||Family vacations where you need additional room||Chrysler Town & Country, Dodge Grand Caravan, or similar|
|Economy Car||When saving money is a top priority||Chevrolet Spark, Vauxhall Corsa, or similar|
What age do you have to be to rent a car in Clearfield?
Generally, to rent a car in Clearfield you must be at least 21. But, there might be an additional charge if you're under the age of 25 or for larger or higher category rentals. Read through the terms to find what any additional charges is before you book your car.
Will I need insurance to get a car rental in Clearfield?
When cruising through Clearfield or the rest of the United States, you'll need insurance. Many suppliers require that you show proof of insurance before you pick up your car. The majority of countries require driver's insurance. You may be able to buy temporary coverage with the rental agency. Moreover, as a U.S. citizen, you can also add on Collision Damage Coverage through CarRentals.com at checkout.
The major credit card issuers (Visa, MasterCard, American Express, and Discover) will usually provide some coverage. But many of them have restrictions, such as not covering large vehicles like premium models or some SUVs. It is best to call and find out what kind of coverage is offered before you head to Clearfield.
What are the different fuel policies?
Most suppliers allow you to choose which policy you want. Below is a list of the most common ones.You will have to find a gas station near your rental car supplier
|Policy Type||Policy Description||Advantages||Disadvantages|
|Full to Full||The gas tank will be full when you pick up your car. You can use as much fuel as you need and top it off when you return your car at the rental office. 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 half of a tank? Simply fill it back up to full. You won't be paying for any you didn't use. You can fill up at any station you want and you'll only pay service fees if you don't refill the tank|
|Full to empty (pre-paid)||You pay for a full tank when you pick the car up and bring the car back with the tank empty. Ask the rental car provider to see if they'll refund you for any unused fuel||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 may not have a full tank when you pick up the vehicle, and you don't have to fill the tank back up before you bring the car back||You fill the tank yourself, so you won't pay more than local pump prices||You'll have to fill up before you go on a long trip|
What fuel policy should I get?
We usually recommend that you opt for 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 Clearfield?
Unlimited mileage is a good option 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. Check the fine print before you book.
Before you leave the lot
Make sure you check a few things prior to leaving the rental lot. It's worth the time to:
- Look over your car and make certain there is no damage 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 Clearfield rental car today
Maybe you're traveling solo, maybe you're bringing your partner or kids, or maybe you're carpooling with co-workers to and from the hotel to the conference center. No matter the situation, CarRentals.com has a vehicle that can align with your requirement and not break the bank.