Car rentals in Des Lacs: All you need to know
A Des Lacs car rental gives you the opportunity to go where you want, when you want. You can explore all the sights, and even find out what else the rest of North Dakota has to offer. We've collected your most frequently asked questions about renting a car in Des Lacs. Find out which vehicle is perfect for your trip, and how to get the best rates.
Where can I get a bargain car rental in Des Lacs?
CarRentals.com always strives to get you the best price. But, there are a more ways to increase your savings. Be sure to:
- Compare and contrast the rates for a few suppliers on the type of car you want
- Book as far in advance as possible. You will usually get the vehicle of your choice and save more
- Check the fuel and mileage policies. This way you'll avoid any surprises on your final bill
- Decide the car you'll need for your trip. Don't get more car than you need
Just following even a few of these tips can help you save big on your Des Lacs rental car.
What rental suppliers have retailers in Des Lacs?
From budget-friendly brands like Fox and Budget to global names like Hertz and Sixt, CarRentals.com has some of the best brands in the business. Read through the reviews to help you figure out which one is best for you.
What types and makes of rental cars are on offer in Des Lacs?
That depends on how many people you are traveling with and what you'll be doing when you visit Des Lacs. If you're having trouble deciding, be sure to read over our table below. We have compared the most popular types of vehicles for you:
|Car Type||Best for||Category Includes|
|Full Size SUV||Families or groups looking for adventure in the North Dakota back-country||Jaguar F-Pace, Hyundai Santa Fe, or similar|
|Full Size||Families with bags and a need for space||Hyundai Sonata, Ford Fusion, or similar|
|Compact Car||Easy to park and have great gas mileage||Toyota Yaris, Nissan Versa, or similar|
How old do you have to be to rent a car in Des Lacs?
Typically, the age limit for car rentals in Des Lacs is 21—the same as it is across the rest of the USA. However, you might need to pay a surcharge if you're under 25. Be sure to read the supplier's terms to discover what the total will be before you book your rental.
Do I need insurance to rent a car in Des Lacs?
Insurance is always needed, wherever you're renting a car. However, 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, those policies may not cover you 100%, and you'll need to add it to your booking for Des Lacs. Check in advance and, if it is necessary, you can conveniently add it at the CarRentals.com 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 need to find a 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. 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. Used a quarter of a tank? Simply fill it back up to full. You won't need to pay for any fuel you didn't use. You can fill up at any station you want and you'll only pay service charges if you don't refill the tank|
|Full to empty (pre-paid)||You pay for a full tank upfront and bring the car back with the tank empty. Check with the rental car provider to see if they'll refund you for any unused fuel||You won't need to find a petrol station near your rental drop-off location||You usually pay a higher rate for a tank upfront then going to a local station|
|Empty to empty||You won't 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 can shop around for the cheapest local prices||You'll have to fill up before you go on a long trip|
What fuel policy do you recommend?
We usually suggest that you choose the full-to-full policy. This policy simply means you bring your rental back to the full, and you're all set.
Is it worth getting unlimited miles?
Unlimited miles is a good choice if you plan to do a little sightseeing or visit a lot of business associates all over Des Lacs. You can drive wherever you like and not incur added charges. Review your policy to discover if there are mileage limitations.
Tips before you leave the lot
Make sure you go over a few items prior to leaving the lot. It's important to:
- Inspect the car and determine if there is any dents or scratches. If you notice any, mark it down on the paperwork
- Make you have a properly inflated spare tire, lug wrench, and jack in the trunk
- 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 wipers
- Figure out how to work the radio or entertainment features. You don't want any unneeded distractions in a new city
Book your Des Lacs rental car today
Use CarRentals.com to get the best wheels Des Lacs has to offer. Before you know it, you'll be cruising between the great restaurants, famous landmarks, and all the terrific sites in Des Lacs.