Car rentals in Darien: All you need to know
A Darien 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 Wisconsin has to offer. We've collected your most popular questions about renting a car in Darien. Keep reading to discover which vehicle is perfect for your trip, and how to get the best rates.
How can I find a great deal on a rental car in Darien?
CarRentals.com makes it a breeze to snag the cheapest rates. Simply type in your travel dates and scroll through the variety of rental suppliers, select the top rental locations, and find the cheapest offers in Darien. You can also:
- Check the mileage policy to prevent any surprise fees
- Reserve your car rental as far in advance as possible
- Avoid airport pick-ups or drop-offs if possible; they tend to be more expensive
- Compare weekly and daily rates; you might save more if you rent the car for longer
These tips can help you save even more on your next car rental in Darien.
What rental companies have retailers in Darien?
From budget-friendly brands like Dollar and Thrifty to global names like Enterprise and Hertz, CarRentals.com has some of the best brands in the business. Look 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 Darien?
That depends on your needs and what activities you want to do in Darien. If you're having a little trouble picking the right car, be sure to read over our table below. We've compared the most popular categories for you:
|Car Type||Best for||Category Includes|
|Full Size SUV||Best for families or groups who want comfort and to fit in all their luggage||Ford Edge, Kia Sorento, Jaguar F-Pace, or similar|
|Full Size||For big groups that want better fuel economy 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|
What age do you have to be to rent a car in Darien?
Generally, to rent a car in Darien you must be at least 21—the same as it is across the rest of the United States of America. Additionally, many suppliers charge an added fee if you are under 25. Be sure to read over the rental agreement to discover any additional charges is before you book your rental.
Will I need insurance to get a car rental in Darien?
Insurance is always needed, no matter where you rent a car. With that said, you could already be insured by your existing car or credit card policies. Keep in mind, your policies might not totally cover your rental, and you'll have to add it to your booking for Darien. Check in advance and, if it is necessary, you can simply add it at checkout.
What is the fuel policy for Darien rental cars?
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 near the drop-off location
|Policy Type||Policy Description||Advantages||Disadvantages|
|Full to Full||The gas tank will be full when you pick up your car. You can use as much fuel as you want and top it off when you return your car when you are done. 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? Then you just fill it back up to full. You won't be paying for any fuel you didn't use. You won't pay more than local fuel prices and you'll only pay service fees 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 provide a refund for any unused fuel. Be sure to check with them beforehand||You won't need to find a petrol station near your rental drop-off location||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 collect the vehicle, and you don't need to refill the gas before you bring the car back||You refill your tank yourself, so you can shop around for the cheapest local prices||You'll have to fill up before you do any serious driving|
What fuel policy do you recommend?
Many rental car suppliers offer a range of fuel policies. However, the stand-out winner is usually full-to-full. It simply means returning the car with the same level of gas as you got it with, so you'll never pay for anyone else's road trips through the Darien.
Is it worth getting unlimited miles?
Unlimited mileage is a good option for anyone who don't want to worry about how many miles they are driving. Just make sure that your policy really provides unlimited miles. Check the fine print before you book.
Tips before you leave the lot
Before you get going on your Darien trip, be sure you check out a few items prior to leaving the lot. You should:
- Look over your car and determine if there is any dents or scrapes. If so, mark 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 Darien car rental today
Know that you can count on a grand vehicle that will result in more cash to spare when you book with CarRentals.com. Book today to cash in on cheap deals on your perfect Darien rental car. We'll see you around town.