Car rentals in Delta: All you need to know
A Delta car rental gives you the opportunity to go where you want, when you want. You'll be able to explore all the sights, and even find out what the rest of Iowa has to offer. CarRentals.com has gathered your most frequently asked questions about renting a car in Delta. Keep reading to find out how to get the best rates on your ideal vehicle.
How do I find a bargain car rental in Delta?
You're on your way to finding the best deal on your car rental when you use us. But, there are a more ways to increase your savings. Make sure to:
- Take time to compare vehicle pricing
- Avoid pick-ups or drop-offs at airports, which usually are more expensive
- Determine ahead of time how much mileage/fuel you may use
- Search and reserve in advance
Just following even a few of these tips can help you save on your Delta rental car.
What rental companies have agencies in Delta?
From global names like Avis and Sixt to budget-friendly brands like Thrifty and Budget, CarRentals.com has some of the best brands in the business. Read 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 Delta?
That depends on your needs and what you'll be doing when you visit Delta. If you're having trouble picking the right car, make sure to look over our chart below. We have compared the most popular types of cars for you:
|Car Type||Best for||Category Includes|
|Full Size SUV||Families looking for adventure in the Iowa back-country||Ford Explorer, Kia Sorento, BMW X3, or similar|
|Full Size||Planning a big trip with a large group of friends or family members||Toyota Camry, Nissan Altima, or similar|
|Compact Car||Easy to park and have great miles per gallon||Ford Fiesta, Chevrolet Spark, or similar|
How old do you have to be to rent a car in Delta?
Generally, the age limit for car rentals in Delta is 21. Please note, there might be an additional charge if you are under 25 or for larger or higher category vehicles. Read over the supplier's terms to figure out what any additional charges will be before you reserve your rental.
Will I need insurance to get a car rental in Delta?
Most countries require the driver to have insurance. You may be able to buy temporary coverage with the rental car supplier. Otherwise, as a U.S. citizen, you can also purchase Collision Damage Coverage with CarRentals.com at checkout. Many major card issuers, like Visa and MasterCard, offer some coverage; however, there are usually restrictions. For instance, they may not cover your rental car if you get a luxury or larger vehicle. Make sure to check rental car company's policy before you decide.
What are the different fuel policies?
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 near the drop-off location
|Policy Type||Policy Description||Advantages||Disadvantages|
|Full to Full||The tank will be full when you collect your car. Use as much gas as you like and top it off when you return your car. Just make sure to refill the tank before you return the car to avoid a refueling cost||You only pay for the fuel you use. Used a quarter of a tank? Simply fill it back up to full. You won't need to pay for any gas you didn't use. You can shop around for the cheapest prices and you'll only pay service fees if you don't fill up the tank|
|Full to empty (pre-paid)||You'll receive the car with a full tank of gas and return the car with an empty tank. Several providers provide a refund for any unused fuel. Be sure to confirm with them beforehand||You won't need to find a fuel station near your rental drop-off location||The supplier usually charges a higher rate for the fuel than a local gas station|
|Empty to empty||You will not have a full tank of fuel when you collect the vehicle, and you don't need to refill the gas when you drop it back off||You fill the 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 should I get?
We usually advise that you choose the full-to-full policy. This policy is the most straightforward, and you simply top off the tank before you bring it back.
Should I get unlimited miles when I rent a car in Delta?
If you wish to explore all that Delta and maybe even the rest of Iowa offers, you're going to want unlimited miles. You can drive as far as you'd like without worrying about additional charges. Review the fine print to make certain your mileage is actually "unlimited."
Know before you go
Before you begin on your Delta adventure, be sure you check out a few things prior to leaving the car rental lot. You should take time to:
- Inspect your vehicle and determine if there is any dents or scrapes. If you notice any, write it down on the paperwork
- Make you have a properly inflated spare tire, lug wrench, and jack in the trunk
- Familiarize yourself with the 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 navigation and entertainment. You don't want any unneeded distractions in a new city
Book your Delta rental car today
When you book with CarRentals.com, you know you can count on a grand set of wheels that will leave you with money to spare. Cash in on cheap deals on your impeccable Delta car rental when you book with us. See you out here.