Car rentals in Dexter: All you need to know
A Dexter 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 else the rest of Iowa has to offer. CarRentals.com has gathered the most popular questions about renting a car in Dexter. Keep reading to see which vehicle is perfect for your trip, and how to get the best rates.
Where can I find a bargain car rental in Dexter?
CarRentals.com always tries to get you the best price. But, there are a more ways to increase your savings. Be sure to:
- Compare vehicle pricing before you book
- Avoid pick-ups and drop-offs at airports, which can be more expensive
- Know ahead of time how much mileage/fuel you may use
- Search and book in advance
These tips can help you save even more on your next car rental in Dexter.
What rental companies have outlets in Dexter?
From budget-friendly brands like Budget and Thrifty to global names like Hertz and Sixt, CarRentals.com has some of the best brands in the business. Read through the reviews to get an idea of which meets your needs.
What types and makes of rental cars are on offer in Dexter?
Whether you want a roomy family vehicle or a low-cost economy car, the sheer wealth of options in this Iowa town means you're certain to find a car that suits your needs. Some options include:
|Car Type||Best for||Category Includes|
|Luxury||Everyone who wants to travel Dexter in style||Camaro, Chrysler 300, or similar|
|SUV or Minivan||Large groups who want to navigate Dexter together||Ford Escape, Chrysler Town & Country, or similar|
|Economy or Compact Car||For those on a strict travel budget||Chevrolet Spark, Vauxhall Corsa, or similar|
What age do you have to be to rent a car in Dexter?
Usually, to rent a car in Dexter 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 the rental agreement to find what the total will be before you rent your vehicle.
Will I need insurance to get a car rental in Dexter?
Insurance is mandatory, no matter where you rent a car. However, your current car insurance may cover you. Additionally, if you pay 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 Dexter. Check in advance and, if it is necessary, you can easily add it at the CarRentals.com checkout.
What is the difference between all the fuel policies?
Most suppliers allow you to choose which policy you want. Here is a list of the typical policies.You will have to search for an open gas station close to your rental car supplier
|Policy Type||Policy Description||Advantages||Disadvantages|
|Full to Full||You'll have a full tank when you get your automobile. You can use as much fuel as you like and then refill the tank when you drop the vehicle off. Just make sure to refill the tank before you return the car to avoid a refueling cost||You only refill the amount of fuel that you've used. If you only use half of a tank, it's only necessary refill half of a tank, and therefore avoid paying for any you don't need. You won't pay more than local fuel prices and you'll only be charged refueling fees or service charges if you don't refill the tank|
|Full to empty (pre-paid)||You'll pay for a full tank and return the car with an empty tank. Ask the rental car provider to see if they will refund you for any unused fuel||You won't have to search for a gas station before you bring back the car||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 your vehicle, and you don't need 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 do any serious driving|
What fuel policy should I get?
At CarRentals.com, we recommend a full to full policy. You receive the car with a full tank, and you will want to return it filled up. For a cheaper rate, it is best to find a filling station before returning the car rental.
Should I get unlimited miles when I rent a car in Dexter?
Unlimited miles is a good option if you decide to do a little sightseeing or visit a lot of business associates all over Dexter. You can cruise as much as you like without incurring added charges. Be sure to read your rental agreement to discover if there are any restrictions.
Before you leave the lot
Be sure you check a few items prior to leaving the car rental lot. You should:
- Look over the vehicle and make certain there is no dents or scratches. If so, mark it down on your 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, and note how to turn on the lights and windshield wipers
- Figure out how to work the entertainment and GPS (if available). You don't want any unneeded distractions in a new city
Book your Dexter rental car today
Maybe you're carpooling with co-workers to and from the hotel to the conference center, maybe you're traveling solo, or maybe you're bringing your partner or kids. CarRentals.com has the ideal rental car that can align with your requirements and not break your wallet.