Car rentals in Cypress: All you need to know
A Cypress car rental gives you the opportunity to go where you want, when you want. You can check out all the sights, and even see what else the rest of Illinois has to offer. We've answered your most popular questions about renting a car in Cypress. Read on to see which vehicle is perfect for your trip, and how to get the best rates.
Where can I get a great deal on a car rental in Cypress?
CarRentals.com makes it a cinch to book budget-friendly rates. Simply enter your travel dates and scroll down the list of rental suppliers, select the top rental locations, and find the cheapest packages Cypress has to offer. You should also:
- Compare daily and weekly rates from all the different suppliers
- Book as far in advance as possible. You will usually save more and get the car of your choice
- Check the fuel and mileage policies. You don't want to be surprised with any additional costs
- Don't get more car than you need. Usually, the smaller the class the lower the rate
These tips can help you save even more on your next car rental in Cypress.
What rental companies have agencies in Cypress?
From global names like Avis and Enterprise to budget-friendly brands like Fox and Budget, CarRentals.com has some of the best brands in the business. Look through the online reviews to get an idea of which one is best for your next trip.
What types and makes of rental cars are on offer in Cypress?
Whether you want a roomy family vehicle or a low-cost economy car, the sheer wealth of options in this Illinois metropolis means you're bound to find a car that is perfect for you. Some options include:
|Car Type||Best for||Category Includes|
|Luxury||Business travelers who want a little luxury as they cruise Cypress||Infiniti Q50, Chrysler 300, or similar|
|SUV or Minivan||Large groups who want to navigate Cypress together||Chrysler Pacifica, Dodge Grand Caravan, or similar|
|Hybrid||Those that want a quiet and comfortable ride with great fuel economy||Honda Civic, Kia Optima, or similar|
What age do you have to be to rent a car in Cypress?
Usually, to rent a car in Cypress you must be at least 21. However, there might be an additional fee if you're under 25 or for higher category vehicles. Go through the supplier's terms to determine what any additional fees will be before you book your car.
Is insurance required to rent a car in Cypress?
Most countries require driver's insurance. You might be able to purchase additional insurance through rental car company, if you are concerned your insurance won't cover your rental during your trip. Otherwise, as a United States citizen, you can also purchase Collision Damage Coverage through CarRentals.com at checkout. Several credit cards (Visa, MasterCard, American Express, and Discover) will offer coverage. However, many of them have restrictions, like not covering bigger automobiles like trucks or SUVs. It is best to call and find out exactly what your credit card will cover and how much before you head to Cypress.
What is the fuel policy for Cypress rental cars?
Most suppliers give you a choice of fuel policies. Here is a list of the typical policies.You will have to find a gas station near your rental car supplier
|Policy Type||Policy Description||Advantages||Disadvantages|
|Full to Full||You'll have a full tank when you collect your car. Use as much gas as you wish and then refill the tank when you drop the vehicle off. As long as you replace the fuel before returning the car, you won't face any extra fees||You only refill the amount of fuel that you've used. Used a half of a tank? Simply fill it back up to full. You won't need to pay for any you didn't use. You won't pay more than local fuel prices and you'll only be charged refueling fees or service charges if you don't fill up 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. Some providers offer a refund for any unused fuel. Be sure to verify with them beforehand||You won't need to find a gas station near your rental drop-off location||You usually pay a higher price 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 pick up the vehicle, and you won't need to fill the tank back up when 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 as soon as you get the car|
What fuel policy should I get?
We usually suggest that you opt for the full-to-full policy. This policy simply means you bring your rental back to the full, and you're all set.
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 Illinois offers, you're going to need unlimited miles. You can drive as far as you'd like without worrying about additional fees. Read the fine print to be sure they are actually "unlimited."
Know before you go
Make sure you go over a few items prior to leaving the car rental lot on your Cypress adventure. It's worth the time to:
- Look over your car and determine if there is any damage or scrapes. 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 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
- Get comfortable operating the navigation and entertainment. You don't want any unneeded distractions in a new city
Book your Cypress rental car today
Use CarRentals.com to get the best wheels Cypress has to offer. Before you know it, you'll be driving between the great restaurants, renowned landmarks, and all the fantastic sites in Cypress.