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Car rentals in Downieville: All you need to know

You want a great automobile to get around Downieville whether you're traveling for a business trip or a vacation. Explore the top sites around the city and pull up in front of the popular restaurants in Downieville. CarRentals.com has gathered your most frequently asked questions about car rentals in Downieville. Keep reading to find out how to get the best rates on your ideal vehicle.

Where do I get a great deal on a car rental in Downieville?

CarRentals.com makes it a breeze to grab budget-friendly rates. Just type in your travel dates and scroll down the variety of rental car suppliers, choose the top rental locations, and find the cheapest packages Downieville has to offer. You can also:

  • Take time to compare vehicle pricing
  • Try to avoid airport pick-ups or drop-offs, which usually are more expensive
  • Know ahead of time how much mileage/fuel you may use
  • Search and book in advance

Even a little rental car know-how can go a long way to getting you the most savings.

What rental suppliers have retailers in Downieville?

From global names like Advantage and Hertz to budget-friendly brands like Payless and Fox, CarRentals.com has some of the best brands in the business. Look through the online reviews to get an idea of which is best for your next trip.

What type of rental car should I get for my trip to Downieville?

Whether you want a roomy family vehicle or a low-cost economy car, the sheer wealth of options in this California town means you're certain to find an automobile that suits your needs. Some options include:

Car TypeBest forCategory Includes
Full Size SUVThose looking for a little adventure off the beaten pathFord Explorer, Kia Sorento, BMW X3, or similar
Full SizePlanning a big trip with a large group of friends or family membersInfiniti Q50, Ford Fusion, or similar
HybridThose that want a quiet and comfortable rideToyota Prius, Honda Civic, or similar

What age do you have to be to rent a car in Downieville?

Usually, to rent a car in Downieville you must be at least 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 review the rental agreement to find what the exact charge will be before you reserve your rental.

Does Downieville require rental car insurance?

Almost all countries require the driver to have insurance. You may be able to purchase temporary insurance through the rental car company. Otherwise, as a U.S. citizen, you can also add on Collision Damage Coverage through CarRentals.com at checkout. Although many major card issuers, like American Express or MasterCard, provide some coverage, there may be restrictions. For instance, they may not cover your rental car if you reserve a luxury or larger vehicle. Check the policy before you decide.

What is the difference between all the fuel policies?

Most suppliers allow you to choose which policy you want. Below is a list of the most common ones.

You will have to search for a gas station close to the drop-off location
Policy TypePolicy DescriptionAdvantagesDisadvantages
Full to FullThere will be a full tank of gas when you collect your automobile. You can use as much fuel as you wish 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 costYou 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 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 pay for a full tank when you pick the car up and bring the car back with the tank empty. Check with the supplier to see if they will refund you for any unused fuelYou won't have to find for a gas station before you bring back the carYou usually pay a higher price for a tank upfront then going to a local station
Empty to emptyYou may not have a full tank when you collect the vehicle, and you won't have to fill the tank back up when you drop it back offYou refill your tank yourself, so you won't pay more than local pump pricesYou'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 variety of fuel policies. However, the stand-out choice is usually full-to-full. You simply bring the car back with the same amount of fuel you got it with. .

Should I get unlimited miles when I rent a car in Downieville?

If you plan to check out all that Downieville and maybe even the rest of California offers, you're going to want unlimited miles. You won't have to worry about extra charges if you decide to drive all over Downieville. Go over the fine print to make certain your mileage is actually "unlimited."

Know before you go

Make sure you check out a few things before you leave the lot on your Downieville adventure. You should:

  • Look over your car and determine if there is any damage or scratches. If so, write it down on the paperwork
  • Check the trunk to determine if the spare is properly inflated and the necessary tools to change it are there
  • Familiarize yourself with the car. Adjust the mirrors and seats, and note how to turn on the lights and windshield wipers
  • Figure out how to work the navigation and entertainment. You don't want any unneeded distractions in a new city

Book your Downieville car rental today

When you reserve with CarRentals.com, you can depend on a wonderful car that will leave you with cash to spare. Book today to cash in on cheap deals on your ideal Downieville rental car. We'll see you on the road.