Car rentals in Congress: All you need to know
A Congress car rental allows you to go where you want, when you want. You can check out all the sights, and even see what else the rest of Arizona has to offer. CarRentals.com has collected your most popular questions about car rentals in Congress. Find out the dos and don'ts of booking a rental car.
How do I get a great deal on a car rental in Congress?
CarRentals.com makes it a breeze to book the cheapest rates. Simply enter your travel dates and scroll through the list of car rental suppliers, pick the top rental locations, and find the best packages Congress has to offer. You should also:
- 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 get your car of your choice and save more
- Check the mileage and fuel policies. This way you'll avoid any surprises on your final bill
- Don't get more car than you need. Usually, the smaller the car, the lower the rate
Even a little knowledge can go a long way to getting you the most savings.
What rental suppliers have retailers in Congress?
From budget-friendly brands like Thrifty and Budget to global names like Advantage and Hertz, CarRentals.com has some of the best brands in the business. Read through the reviews to get an idea of which one meets your needs.
What types and makes of rental cars are on offer in Congress?
Whether you want a roomy family vehicle or a low-cost economy car, the sheer wealth of options in this Arizona metropolis means you're certain to find a vehicle that suits your needs. Some options include:
|Car Type||Best for||Category Includes|
|Full Size SUV||Families looking for adventure in the Arizona back-country||Jaguar F-Pace, Hyundai Santa Fe, or similar|
|Full Size||For trips where everyone needs room their luggage||Hyundai Sonata, Ford Fusion, or similar|
|Economy Car||Great for driving in congested cities||Chevrolet Spark, Vauxhall Corsa, or similar|
What age do you have to be to rent a car in Congress?
Usually, the age limit for renting a car in Congress is 21—the same as it is across the rest of the USA. However, you might need to pay a surcharge if you're under 25. Be sure to review the rental agreement to discover what the total will be before you rent your vehicle.
Is insurance required to rent a car in Congress?
Almost all countries require driver's insurance. You may be able to pay for temporary insurance with the rental car supplier. Otherwise, as a United States citizen, you can also purchase Collision Damage Coverage with CarRentals.com at checkout. Many credit card issuers (Discover, American Express, Visa, and MasterCard) will offer coverage. However, there may be limitations, such as not covering bigger vehicles such as trucks or SUVs. It is best to find out exactly what your credit card will cover and how much before you travel to Congress.
What is the difference between all the fuel policies?
Most suppliers give you a choice of fuel policies. Below is a list of the most common ones.You will need to find an open gas station close to the drop-off location
|Policy Type||Policy Description||Advantages||Disadvantages|
|Full to Full||The tank will be full when you pick up your car. Use as much fuel as you wish and top it off when you return your car when you are done. As long as you replace the fuel before returning the car, you won't face any extra fees||You only need to replace the fuel you used. If you only use half of a tank, it's only necessary refill half of a tank, and therefore avoid paying for any you don't need. You won't pay more than local fuel prices 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 of fuel upfront and bring the car back with the tank empty. Ask the rental car provider to see if they will refund you for any unused fuel||You won't need to find a petrol station near your rental drop-off location||You usually pay a higher price for a tank upfront then going to a local station|
|Empty to empty||You may not have a full tank when you pick up your vehicle, and you don't have 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 have to get some gas before you do any serious driving|
What fuel policy do you recommend?
Many rental car suppliers offer a range of fuel policies. However, full-to-full is our stand-out winner. You simply bring the car back with the same amount of fuel you got it with. Just be sure you make time to shop for the cheapest gas prices.
Should I get unlimited miles when I rent a car in Congress?
Unlimited mileage is a good option for anyone who don't want to worry about incurring any extra charges with the distance they drive. You will just need to make sure there's nothing else in the small print that could add in extra costs.
Before you drive off
Make sure you go over a few items prior to leaving the lot on your Congress adventure. It's important to:
- Check out the car and make certain there is no dents or scratches. Be sure to make note of it on the paperwork, or you may get charged for it
- Inspect the trunk to see if the spare is properly inflated and the jack and lung wrench are there
- Get familiar with the controls of your car. Adjust the mirrors and seats to your liking, and figure out how to turn on the lights and wipers
- Get comfortable operating the radio or entertainment features. It's best to limit any unneeded distractions when you are driving around a new area
Book your Congress 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. No matter who you're traveling with, CarRentals.com has a rental car that can align with your needs and not break the bank.