Car rentals in Dexter: All you need to know
A Dexter car rental allows you to go where you want, when you want. You can check out all the sights, and even see what the rest of Kansas has to offer. We've collected the most popular questions about renting a car in Dexter. Find out which vehicle is perfect for your trip, and how to get the best rates.
Where can I get a great deal on a rental car in Dexter?
CarRentals.com makes it a breeze to grab budget-friendly deals. Simply enter your travel dates and scroll through the list of rental car suppliers, choose the top rental locations, and find the most wallet-friendly offers in Dexter. You should also:
- Read through the mileage policy to avoid any surprise fees
- Book your rental car as far ahead of time as you can
- Avoid airport pick-ups; they tend to be more expensive
- Compare weekly and daily rates; you may save more with a longer rental
Just following even a few of these tips can help you save big on your Dexter rental car.
What rental companies have agencies in Dexter?
From budget-friendly brands like Fox and Budget to global names like Hertz and Enterprise, CarRentals.com has some of the best brands in the business. Look through the reviews to help you figure out which one is best for your next trip.
What type of rental car should I get for my trip to Dexter?
Whether you want a roomy family vehicle or a low-cost economy car, the sheer wealth of options in this Kansas metropolis means you're bound to find a vehicle that suits your needs. Some options include:
|Car Type||Best for||Category Includes|
|Luxury or Premium-class||When you need the best||Infiniti, Mercedes Benz, or similar|
|Minivan||Sizable groups that need room for all their suitcases||Dodge Grand Caravan, Nissan Quest, or similar|
|Hybrid||Those looking for a fuel-efficient vehicle||Honda Civic, Kia Optima, or similar|
How old do you have to be to rent a car in Dexter?
Normally, the age limit for car rentals in Dexter is 21—the same as it is across the rest of the USA. If you are under 25, you might also need to pay a surcharge. Be sure to read the rental agreement to figure out what the total is before you book your vehicle.
Is insurance required to rent a car in Dexter?
When cruising through Dexter or the rest of the United States, you'll need insurance. Almost every supplier requires that you show proof of insurance before you rent a car. Almost all countries require driver's insurance. You may be able to pay for interim insurance with the rental supplier. Additionally, as a United States citizen, you can also book Collision Damage Coverage through CarRentals.com at checkout.
Many major card issuers, like MasterCard or Discover, provide some insurance on your rental, but there are usually restrictions. For instance, they may not cover your rental car if you reserve a larger or luxury vehicle. Make sure to check your rental car company's policy before you decide.
Are there different fuel policies?
Most suppliers give you a choice of fuel policies. Here is a list of the typical policies.You will need to search for an open gas station near your car rental supplier
|Policy Type||Policy Description||Advantages||Disadvantages|
|Full to Full||The gas tank will be full when you collect your car. You can use as much fuel as you like 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 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 fuel you don't need. You can shop around for the cheapest prices and you'll only be charged refueling fees if you don't refill the tank|
|Full to empty (pre-paid)||You pay for a full tank of gas 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||There will be no need to go searching for a gas station before you bring back the car||You usually pay a more expensive rate for a tank upfront then you would going to a nearby gas station|
|Empty to empty||You won't have a full tank when you collect your vehicle, and you won't need to fill the tank back up when you bring the car back||You refill your tank yourself, so you won't pay more than local pump prices||You'll need to locate a gas station shortly after you get the car|
What fuel policy do you recommend?
We usually advise that customers opt for 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?
If you want to check out all that Dexter and maybe even the rest of Kansas offers, you're going to want unlimited miles. You won't have to worry about extra charges if you decide to drive all over Dexter. Go over the fine print to be certain your mileage is actually "unlimited."
Before you leave the lot
Be sure you check a few things before you leave the rental lot. You should take time to:
- Walk around 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
- Check the trunk to determine if the spare is inflated and both the lug wrench and jack are there
- Familiarize yourself with the car. Adjust the mirrors and seats to your liking, and figure out how to turn on the lights and windshield wipers
- Get comfortable working the radio or entertainment features. You don't want any unneeded distractions in a new city
Book your Dexter car rental 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 vehicle that can align with your needs and not deplete your travel piggy bank.