Car rentals in Cypress: All you need to know
You want a great car to get around Cypress whether you're traveling for a business or pleasure. See the famous sites around town and park in front of the popular restaurants in Cypress. CarRentals.com has answered the most popular questions about car rentals in Cypress. Keep reading to find out which vehicle is perfect for your trip, and how to get the best rates.
Where do I get a bargain rental car in Cypress?
You're on your way to finding the best price on your car rental when you use CarRentals.com. However, you can do a few things to keep your upcoming rental affordable. Be sure to:
- Compare the rates for a few suppliers on the type of car you want
- Book as far in advance as possible. You'll usually get the car of your choice and save more
- Check the fuel and mileage policies. This way you'll avoid any surprises on your final bill
- Don't rent more vehicle than you'll need. Usually, the smaller the car, the cheaper the rate
Even a little knowledge can go a long way to getting you the most savings.
What rental suppliers have agencies in Cypress?
In Cypress, we have 5 rental car companies to decide from, like Avis. Look through the online reviews to get an idea of which is best for your next trip.
What type of rental car should I get for my trip to Cypress?
That depends on how many people you are traveling with and what activities you want to do in Cypress. If you're having a little trouble choosing, make sure to look over the table below. We have compared the most popular types of cars for you:
|Car Type||Best for||Category Includes|
|Full Size SUV||Perfect for families who need a comfortable ride and have safety as a top priority||Ford Edge, Kia Sorento, or similar|
|Full Size||Need extra room and comfort, but with better handling and gas mileage than an SUV||Chevrolet Impala, Toyota Camry, or similar|
|Hybrid||Those that want to get the most miles per gallon on their trip||Honda Civic, Kia Optima, or similar|
How old do you have to be to rent a car in Cypress?
Generally, to rent a car in Cypress you must be at least 21. However, there might be an additional charge if you are under the age of 25 or for higher category vehicles. Read through the supplier's terms to figure out what any additional charges is before you book your rental.
Does Cypress require rental car insurance?
Insurance is mandatory, no matter where you're renting a car. That said, your current car insurance may cover you. Additionally, if you pay for the rental in full using your credit card, the card's benefits may also insure you. Keep in mind, these policies may not provide 100% coverage, and you'll have to add it on to your booking. Check ahead of time and, if it is necessary, you can conveniently include it at checkout.
What are the different fuel policies?
Most suppliers give you a choice of fuel policies. Below is a list of the most common ones.You will have to find an open gas station near your rental car supplier
|Policy Type||Policy Description||Advantages||Disadvantages|
|Full to Full||There will be a full tank of gas when you get your vehicle. Use as much gas as you want and top it off when you return your car at the rental office. 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, you'll only have to refill half of a tank, and therefore avoid paying for any you don't need. You can shop around for the cheapest prices and you'll only pay service 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. Check with the supplier to see if they will refund you for any unused fuel||There will be no need to go searching for a gas station before you drop-off your car||You usually pay a more expensive rate for a tank upfront then you would going to a nearby gas station|
|Empty to empty||You may not have a full tank when you pick up your vehicle, and you don't have to refill the gas before you drop it back off||You refill your 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?
Most suppliers give you a full to full tank policy. At CarRentals.com, we suggest bringing your car back with a full tank of gas. To avoid any added expenses, it is best to find a filling station before bringing the car rental.
Should I get unlimited miles when I rent a car in Cypress?
If you want to see all that Cypress and maybe even the rest of California offers, you are going to need unlimited miles. You can drive as far as you'd like without worrying about additional charges. Review the fine print to make certain they are truly "unlimited."
Know before you go
Be sure you check out a few items before you leave the car rental lot on your Cypress adventure. It's worth the time to:
- Look over your vehicle and be certain there is no damage or scratches. If you notice any, write it down on the paperwork
- Inspect the trunk to determine if the spare is inflated and the necessary tools to change it are there
- 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 Cypress car rental today
When you book with CarRentals.com, you can count on a grand set of wheels that will result in more cash to spare. Cash in on cheap deals on your perfect Cypress rental car when you book with us. See you around town.