Car rentals in Crystal: All you need to know
A Crystal car rental allows you to go where you want, when you want. You'll be able to check out all the sights, and even see what the rest of Michigan has to offer. CarRentals.com has answered your most frequently asked questions about renting a car in Crystal. Keep reading to see how to get the best rates on your ideal vehicle.
Where do I get a great deal on a rental car in Crystal?
CarRentals.com always strives to get you the best rate. However, you can do a couple things to keep your upcoming rental affordable. Be sure to:
- Take time to compare vehicle pricing
- Avoid airport pick-ups and drop-offs, which typically are more expensive
- Determine ahead of time how much mileage/fuel you may use
- Search and reserve in advance
These tips can help you save even more on your next car rental in Crystal.
What rental companies have outlets in Crystal?
From global names like Hertz and Enterprise to budget-friendly brands like Dollar and Thrifty, CarRentals.com has some of the best brands in the business. Scan through the online reviews to get an idea of which is best for you.
What type of rental car should I get for my trip to Crystal?
That all depends on your needs and what you'll be doing when you visit Crystal. If you're having trouble picking the right car, be sure to go over the table below. We have compared the most popular types of vehicles for you:
|Car Type||Best for||Category Includes|
|Full Size SUV||Groups or Families looking for adventure in the Michigan back-country||Jaguar F-Pace, Hyundai Santa Fe, or similar|
|Full Size||If you plan on doing a lot of exploring and want a comfy ride||Chevrolet Impala, Toyota Camry, or similar|
|Compact Car||Great for navigating and parking through busy cities||Fiat 500, Nissan Versa Note, or similar|
What's the age requirement to rent a car in Crystal?
Usually, the age limit for car rentals in Crystal is 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 through the rental agreement to find any additional charges will be before you book your car.
Will I need insurance to get a car rental in Crystal?
Almost all countries require driver's insurance. You may be able to pay for temporary coverage with the rental car company. Otherwise, as a U.S. citizen, you can also add on Collision Damage Coverage with CarRentals.com at checkout. Several credit cards (Discover, American Express, Visa, and MasterCard) will cover your car rental. But many of them have restrictions, such as not covering larger automobiles such as premium models or some SUVs. It is best to call and find out exactly what your credit card will cover and how much before you travel to Crystal.
What is the fuel policy for Crystal rental cars?
Most suppliers allow you to choose which policy you want. Here is a list of the typical policies.You will have to find a gas station close to the drop-off location
|Policy Type||Policy Description||Advantages||Disadvantages|
|Full to Full||You'll have a full tank when you collect your vehicle. You can use as much fuel as you want 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 need to replace the fuel you used. Used a half of a tank? Simply fill it back up to full. You won't need to pay for any gas you didn't use. You won't pay more than local fuel prices and you'll only pay refueling charges if you don't fill up the tank|
|Full to empty (pre-paid)||You pay for a full tank of gas when you pick the car up and bring the car back with the tank empty. Several suppliers offer a refund for any unused fuel. Be sure to check with them beforehand||You won't need to find a gas station near your rental drop-off location||You usually pay a more expensive rate for a tank upfront then you would going to a nearby gas station|
|Empty to empty||You will not have a full tank of fuel 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 can shop around for the cheapest local prices||You'll need to find a gas station as soon as you get the car|
What type of fuel policy should I choose?
Most suppliers provide you a full to full tank policy. At CarRentals.com, we encourage bringing it back topped off. If you want to keep your expenses lower, it is best to fill up your tank before bringing the rental. Stations close to airports or car rental places tend to have higher prices.
Should I get unlimited miles when I rent a car in Crystal?
If you wish to see all that Crystal and maybe even the rest of Michigan offers, you're going to want unlimited miles. You won't have to worry about extra charges if you decide to drive all over Crystal. Go over the fine print to be sure your mileage is truly "unlimited."
Before you leave the lot
Make sure you check a few items prior to leaving the lot. It's worth the time to:
- Inspect your car and determine if there is any damage or scrapes. If you notice any, mark it down on your paperwork
- Inspect the trunk to determine if the spare is inflated and both the lug wrench and jack 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 windshield wipers
- Get comfortable operating the radio or entertainment features. It's best to limit any unneeded distractions when you are driving around a new city
Book your Crystal rental car today
Know that you can count on a wonderful vehicle that will leave you with money to spare when you reserve with CarRentals.com. Book today to cash in on cheap deals on your impeccable Crystal car rental. See you out here.