Car rentals in Cottonwood: All you need to know
A Cottonwood car rental allows you to go where you want, when you want. You can check out all the sights, and even find out what the rest of Idaho has to offer. We've answered the most frequently asked questions about renting a car in Cottonwood. Keep reading to find out which vehicle is perfect for your trip, and how to get the best rates.
Where can I get a bargain rental car in Cottonwood?
CarRentals.com makes it a cinch to book budget-friendly deals. Just enter your travel dates and go down the variety of car rental suppliers, choose the top rental locations, and find the cheapest packages Cottonwood has to offer. You should also:
- Take time to compare vehicle pricing
- Try to avoid pick-ups or drop-offs at airports, which usually cost more
- Know ahead of time how much fuel/mileage you may use
- Search and book as far in advance as you can
Even a little knowledge can go a long way to getting you the most savings.
What rental companies have retailers in Cottonwood?
From global names like Enterprise and Hertz to budget-friendly brands like Thrifty and Budget, CarRentals.com has some of the best brands in the business. Look through the reviews to get an idea of which is best for you.
What types and makes of rental cars are on offer in Cottonwood?
That all depends on your needs and what you'll be doing when you visit Cottonwood. If you're having a bit of trouble picking the right car, be sure to go over the chart below. We've compared the most popular types of vehicles for you:
|Car Type||Best for||Category Includes|
|Luxury||When you deserve the best||Cadillac, Audi, or similar|
|SUV or Minivan||Large groups who want to navigate Cottonwood together||Jeep Grand Cherokee, Nissan Quest, or similar|
|Economy or Compact Car||Easy to park and have great miles per gallon||Toyota Yaris, Nissan Versa, or similar|
What age do you have to be to rent a car in Cottonwood?
Normally, the age limit for car rentals in Cottonwood is 21. But, you may find that there is an added charge if you're under 25 or for larger or higher category rentals in particular. Go over the terms to determine what any additional fees will be before you book your car.
Does Cottonwood require rental car insurance?
Most countries require the driver to have insurance. You might be able to purchase additional insurance through rental car company, if you are concerned your insurance won't cover you while traveling through the United States. Otherwise, as a U.S. citizen, you can also add on Collision Damage Coverage through CarRentals.com at checkout. Many credit cards (American Express, Visa, MasterCard, and Discover) will cover your car rental. However, there may be limitations, such as not covering large vehicles like trucks or SUVs. It is best to call and find out exactly what your credit card will cover and how much before you travel to Cottonwood.
What is the fuel policy for Cottonwood rental cars?
Most suppliers give you a choice of fuel policies. Below is a list of the most common ones.You will need to search for a gas station close to the drop-off location
|Policy Type||Policy Description||Advantages||Disadvantages|
|Full to Full||The tank will be full when you collect your vehicle. You can use as much fuel as you need and then refill the tank when you drop the vehicle off at the end. 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. Used a quarter of a tank? Simply fill it back up to full. You won't need to pay for any you didn't use. You can fill up at any station you want 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 of fuel upfront and bring the car back with the tank empty. Many suppliers provide a refund for any unused fuel. Be sure to verify with them beforehand||There will be no need to go searching for a gas station before you bring back the car||You might pay more for the tank than you would filling up at a local gas station|
|Empty to empty||You won't have a full tank when you pick up your vehicle, and you don't need to refill the gas before you bring the car back||You fill the tank yourself, so you can shop around for the cheapest local prices||You'll need to find a gas station shortly after you collect the car|
What fuel policy do you recommend?
Most rental car companies provide you a full to full tank policy. We advise returning your car topped off. If you want to save some money, it is best to find a gas station before you bring it back.
Is it worth getting unlimited miles?
Unlimited miles is a good option if you plan to do a little sightseeing or visit a lot of business associates all over Cottonwood. You can cruise wherever you want and not incur added charges. Review your rental agreement to discover if there are any restrictions.
Tips before you leave the lot
Before you begin on your Cottonwood vacation, make sure you go over a few things before you leave the lot. It's worth the time to:
- Check out the vehicle and make certain there is no dents or scratches. If you notice any, mark it down on the paperwork
- Check 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
- Figure out how to work the entertainment and GPS (if available). You don't want any unneeded distractions in a new city
Book your Cottonwood car rental today
Know that you can depend on a perfect ride that will result in more extra cash in the bank when you book with CarRentals.com. Cash in on cheap deals on your Cottonwood rental car when you book with CarRentals.com. See you on the road.