Car rentals in Coeur D Alene: All you need to know
You want a great vehicle to take you around Coeur D Alene whether you're traveling for a business or pleasure. See the famous sites around town and park in front of the popular restaurants in Coeur D Alene. We've answered your most frequently asked questions about renting a car in Coeur D Alene. Find out the dos and don'ts of renting a car.
How can I find a great deal on a rental car in Coeur D Alene?
CarRentals.com makes it a cinch to book the best rates. Simply type in your travel dates and scroll through the list of car rental companies, pick the top rental locations, and find the cheapest offers in Coeur D Alene. You can also:
- Read through the mileage policy to steer clear of any surprise expenses
- Book your rental as far ahead of time as possible
- Avoid airport pick-ups; they commonly are pricier
- Compare daily and weekly rates; you may save more with a longer rental
Even a little knowledge can go a long way to getting you the most savings.
What rental companies have agencies in Coeur D Alene?
From budget-friendly brands like Fox and Budget to global names like Enterprise and Hertz, CarRentals.com has some of the best brands in the business. Look through the reviews to get an idea of which one is best for you.
What type of rental car should I get for my trip to Coeur D Alene?
That depends on how many people you are traveling with and what you'll be doing when you visit Coeur D Alene. If you're having difficulty choosing, be sure to look over the chart below. We've compared the most popular categories for you:
|Car Type||Best for||Category Includes|
|Luxury||When you need the best||Infiniti, Audi, or similar|
|Minivan or SUV||If you plan on doing plenty of driving and want a comfortable ride||Dodge Grand Caravan, Nissan Quest, or similar|
|Hybrid||Those that want a quiet and comfortable ride with terrific miles per gallon||Honda Civic, Kia Optima, or similar|
What age do you have to be to rent a car in Coeur D Alene?
Generally, to rent a car in Coeur D Alene you must be at least 21—the same as it is across the rest of the United States of America. However, you might need to pay a surcharge if you're under 25. Be sure to read over the terms to find any additional charges will be before you reserve your rental.
Will I need insurance to get a car rental in Coeur D Alene?
Most countries require driver's insurance. You might be able to buy additional insurance through rental car company for your trip, if you think your insurance won't cover you while traveling through the U.S. of A. Otherwise, as a U.S. citizen, you can also add on Collision Damage Coverage with CarRentals.com at checkout. Although many of the major card issuers, like Visa and MasterCard, offer some coverage, there are usually restrictions. For example, you may not be covered if you reserve a luxury or larger vehicle. Make sure to check rental car supplier's policy before you decide.
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 have to find an open gas station close to your car rental supplier
|Policy Type||Policy Description||Advantages||Disadvantages|
|Full to Full||There will be a full tank of gas when you pick up your automobile. Use as much petrol as you like and top it off when you return your car at the rental office. 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? Simply 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 fill up the tank|
|Full to empty (pre-paid)||You'll pay for a full tank and return the car with the tank empty. Several providers provide a refund for any unused fuel. Be sure to verify with them beforehand||You won't need to find a fuel station near your rental drop-off location||You might pay more for the tank than you would filling up at a local gas station|
|Empty to empty||You will not have a full tank of fuel when you pick up the vehicle, and you don't need to refill the gas when you drop it back off||You refill your tank yourself, so you can shop around for the cheapest local prices||You'll need to locate a gas station as soon as you collect the car|
What fuel policy do you recommend?
Many suppliers offer a range 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 Coeur D Alene.
Is it worth getting unlimited miles?
If you want to check out all that Coeur D Alene and maybe even the rest of Idaho offers, you are going to need unlimited miles. You won't have to worry about extra charges if you decide to drive all over Coeur D Alene. Review the fine print to be sure they are actually "unlimited."
Before you leave the lot
Before you begin on your Coeur D Alene trip, be sure you check out a few items before you leave the lot. It's important to:
- Inspect the car and make certain there is no damage or scratches. Be sure to make note of it on the paperwork, or you may get charged for it
- Inspect the trunk to determine if the spare is properly inflated and both the lug wrench and jack are there
- Familiarize yourself with the car. Adjust the mirrors and seats to your liking, and figure out how to turn on the lights and wipers
- Figure out how to work the radio or entertainment features. You don't want any unneeded distractions in a new city
Book your Coeur D Alene rental car today
Use CarRentals.com to get yourself the best wheels Coeur D Alene has to offer. Before you know it, you'll be going between the highly-rated restaurants, world-famous landmarks, and all the must-see sites in Coeur D Alene.