Car rentals in Dexter: All you need to know
A Dexter car rental allows you 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 Michigan has to offer. We've gathered your most frequently asked questions about renting a car in Dexter. Read on to find out how to get the best rates on your ideal vehicle.
How can I find a bargain rental car in Dexter?
CarRentals.com always tries to get you the best price. However, there are a more ways to increase your savings. You can:
- Take time to compare vehicle pricing
- Try to avoid pick-ups and drop-offs at airports, which can cost more
- Know ahead of time the amount of fuel/mileage 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 suppliers have retailers in Dexter?
From global names like Advantage and Hertz to budget-friendly brands like Dollar and Thrifty, CarRentals.com has some of the best brands in the business. Read through the reviews to get an idea of which one is best for you.
What types and makes of rental cars are on offer in Dexter?
That all depends on your needs and what you'll be doing when you visit Dexter. If you're having a little trouble picking the right car, make sure to read over the chart below. We've compared the most popular types of cars for you:
|Car Type||Best for||Category Includes|
|Luxury or Premium-class||When you deserve the best||Camaro, Chrysler 300, or similar|
|Minivan or SUV||Large groups that need room for all their bags||Dodge Grand Caravan, Nissan Quest, or similar|
|Hybrid||Those looking for a fuel-efficient vehicle||BMW i3, Toyota Prius, or similar|
What's the age requirement to rent a car in Dexter?
Typically, the age limit for car rentals in Dexter is 21—the same as it is across the rest of the United States of America. However, you might need to pay a surcharge if you're under 25. Be sure to go over the supplier's terms to discover any additional charges is before you reserve your rental.
Does Dexter require rental car insurance?
Insurance is always required, wherever you rent a car. That said, you might already be insured by your credit card or car policies. Keep in mind, these policies may not cover you 100%, and you'll have to add it on to your booking. Check ahead of time and, if it's needed, you can simply include it at checkout.
Are there different fuel policies?
Most suppliers give you a choice of fuel policies. Here is a list of the typical policies.You will have to find a gas station near your car rental supplier
|Policy Type||Policy Description||Advantages||Disadvantages|
|Full to Full||There will be a full tank of gas when you get your automobile. You can use as much fuel as you need 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. If you only use half of a tank, you'll only have to refill half of a tank, and therefore avoid paying for fuel you don't need. You won't pay more than local fuel prices and you'll only pay service charges if you don't refill the tank|
|Full to empty (pre-paid)||You'll receive the car with a full tank of fuel and return the car with an empty tank. Check with the provider to see if they'll refund you for any unused fuel||You won't need to find a fuel 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 may not have a full tank when you pick up the vehicle, and you don't need to refill the gas before you bring the car back||You fill the 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 type of fuel policy should I choose?
Many suppliers offer a range of fuel policies. However, full-to-full is our stand-out winner. 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 Dexter.
Should I get unlimited miles when I rent a car in Dexter?
If you want to explore all that Dexter and maybe even the rest of Michigan offers, you're going to need unlimited miles. You can drive as far as you'd like without worrying about additional charges. Go over the fine print to be sure they are actually "unlimited."
Tips before you leave the lot
Before you get going on your Dexter adventure, be sure you check out a few items before you leave the car rental lot. You should:
- Walk around your car and be certain there is no damage or scrapes. Be sure to make note of it on the paperwork, or you may get charged for it
- 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, and note how to turn on the lights and windshield wipers
- Get comfortable working the navigation and entertainment. It's best to limit any unnecessary distractions when you are navigating a new city
Book your Dexter car rental today
Use CarRentals.com to get yourself the best wheels Dexter has to offer. Before you know it, you'll be driving between the highly-rated restaurants, famous landmarks, and all the fantastic sites in Dexter.