Car rentals in Clinton: All you need to know
You need a great car to get around Clinton whether you're traveling for a business or pleasure. Check out the famous sites around the region and park in front of the popular restaurants in Clinton. CarRentals.com has collected the most popular questions about renting a car in Clinton. Read on to see how to get the best rates on your ideal vehicle.
How can I find a great deal on a rental car in Clinton?
We always strive to get you the best rate. But, there are ways to get an even cheaper price on your upcoming rental. You can:
- Compare and contrast the rates for a few suppliers on the type of car you want
- Book as far in advance as possible. You'll usually save more and get the car of your choice
- Be aware of any cost for mileage limits, fuel policy, and additional drivers. This way you can make sure you know the total cost before you book
- Don't rent more car than you'll need. Commonly, the smaller the class the cheaper the rate
Just following even a few of these tips can help you save on your Clinton rental car.
What rental companies have outlets in Clinton?
From budget-friendly brands like Economy and Budget to global names like Ace and Enterprise, CarRentals.com has some of the best brands in the business. Look through the reviews to help you figure out which meets your needs.
What types and makes of rental cars are on offer in Clinton?
That all depends on your needs and what activities you want to do in Clinton. If you're having difficulty deciding, be sure to read over our chart below. We have compared the most popular categories for you:
|Car Type||Best for||Category Includes|
|Premium||Business travelers who want a little luxury as they cruise Clinton||Cadillac XTS, Camaro, or similar|
|SUV||If you plan on doing plenty of touring and want a comfy ride||Hyundai Santa Fe, Nissan Quest, or similar|
|Compact Car||When saving money is a top priority||Toyota Yaris, Nissan Versa, or similar|
How old do you have to be to rent a car in Clinton?
Normally, the age limit for renting a car in Clinton is 21. But, there might be an added fee if you are under 25 or for higher category cars in particular. Go through the supplier's terms to find what the exact fee is before you rent your vehicle.
Is insurance required to rent a car in Clinton?
Insurance is mandatory, no matter where you're renting a car. Nevertheless, you might already be insured by your existing car or credit card policies. Keep in mind, those policies may not cover you 100%, and you'll need to add it to your booking for Clinton. Look into it before you book and, if it is needed, you can simply add it at checkout.
Are there different fuel policies?
Most suppliers allow you to choose which policy you want. Here is a list of the typical policies.You will need 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 vehicle. You can use as much fuel as you like and then refill the tank when you drop the vehicle off 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 half of a tank? Then you just fill it back up to full. You won't be paying for any you didn't use. You can shop around for the cheapest prices and you'll only pay refueling charges if you don't refill the tank|
|Full to empty (pre-paid)||You'll pick up the car with a full tank and return the car with the tank empty. Several rental car companies 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 bring back the car||The supplier usually charges a higher rate for the fuel than a local gas station|
|Empty to empty||You won't have a full tank when you collect your vehicle, and you won't need to refill the gas when you drop it back off||You refill your tank yourself, so you won't pay more than local pump prices||You'll have to fill up before you do any serious driving|
What type of fuel policy should I choose?
Many rental car suppliers offer a variety of fuel policies. However, full-to-full is our stand-out choice. It simply means returning the car with the same level of gas as you got it with, so you'll never pay for anyone else's road trips through the Clinton.
Should I get unlimited miles when I rent a car in Clinton?
If you wish to explore all that Clinton and maybe even the rest of Michigan offers, you're going to need unlimited miles. You can drive as far as you'd like without worrying about additional fees. Go over the fine print to be sure your mileage is truly "unlimited."
Before you leave the lot
Before you begin on your Clinton trip, make sure you check a few items before you leave the car rental lot. You should:
- Check out the vehicle and determine if there is any dents or scratches. If so, mark it down on the paperwork
- 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
- Figure out how to work the navigation and entertainment. You don't want any unneeded distractions in a new city
Book your Clinton rental car 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. CarRentals.com has the ideal car that can suit your requirements and not deplete your travel fund.