Car rentals in Eastlake: All you need to know
An Eastlake car rental allows you to go where you want, when you want. You can check out all the sights, and even find out what the rest of Colorado has to offer. We've gathered your most popular questions about car rentals in Eastlake. Read on to find out which vehicle is perfect for your trip, and how to get the best rates.
Where can I find a great deal on a rental car in Eastlake?
We always try to get you the best rate. However, there are ways to get an even cheaper price on your next rental. 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 save more and get the car of your choice
- Check the fuel and mileage policies. This way you'll avoid any surprises on your final bill
- Don't rent more vehicle than you'll need. Commonly, the smaller the class the cheaper the rate
Just following even a few of these tips can help you save on your Eastlake rental car.
What rental suppliers have outlets in Eastlake?
From global names like Hertz and Enterprise to budget-friendly brands like Payless and Fox, CarRentals.com has some of the best brands in the business. Read through the online reviews to help you figure out which one meets your needs.
What types and makes of rental cars are on offer in Eastlake?
Whether you want a roomy family vehicle or a low-cost economy car, the sheer wealth of options in this Colorado metropolis means you're certain to find a car that is perfect for you. Some options include:
|Car Type||Best for||Category Includes|
|Premium||When you really want to go all out on your trip to Eastlake||Audi A4, Cadillac XTS, or similar|
|Minivan||Families with plenty of suitcases and a need for space||Chrysler Town & Country, Dodge Grand Caravan, or similar|
|Economy Car||Great for navigating and parking in congested cities||Chevrolet Spark, Vauxhall Corsa, or similar|
How old do you have to be to rent a car in Eastlake?
Generally, to rent a car in Eastlake you must be at least 21. Please note, there might be an added charge if you're under the age of 25 or for higher category cars. Read through the terms to discover what the exact fee is before you rent your vehicle.
Does Eastlake require rental car insurance?
When cruising through Eastlake or the rest of the U.S. of A., you will need insurance. Many suppliers need proof of insurance before you rent a car. Almost all countries require the driver to have insurance. You may be able to buy additional insurance through the rental car dealer for your trip, if you are concerned your insurance won't cover you while traveling through the U.S.A.. Moreover, as a U.S. citizen, you can also purchase Collision Damage Coverage through CarRentals.com at checkout.
Many major card issuers, like MasterCard or Visa, give some insurance on your rental, however, there are usually restrictions. For example, you may not be covered 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 have to find a gas station near your car rental supplier
|Policy Type||Policy Description||Advantages||Disadvantages|
|Full to Full||You'll have a full tank when you get your vehicle. You can use as much fuel as you want and then refill the tank when you drop the vehicle off. 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. Used a half of a tank? Then you just fill it back up to full. You won't need to pay for any gas you didn't use. You can fill up at any station you want and you'll only be charged refueling fees if you don't fill up the tank|
|Full to empty (pre-paid)||You pay for a full tank upfront and bring the car back with the tank empty. 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 return your car||You usually pay more for a tank upfront then you would going to a nearby gas station|
|Empty to empty||You will not have a full tank of fuel when you collect your 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 have to fill up before you do any serious driving|
What fuel policy do you recommend?
We usually recommend 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.
Should I get unlimited miles when I rent a car in Eastlake?
If you wish to see all that Eastlake and maybe even the rest of Colorado offers, you're going to need unlimited miles. You can drive as far as you'd like without worrying about additional fees. Go over the fine print to be sure they are truly "unlimited."
Before you drive off
Make sure you check out a few things before you leave the car rental lot on your Eastlake adventure. It's important to:
- Check out your car and determine if there is any damage or scratches. If you notice any, mark it down on your paperwork
- 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 to your liking, and figure out how to turn on the lights and wipers
- Figure out how to work the navigation and entertainment. It's best to limit any unnecessary distractions when you are driving around a new area
Book your Eastlake rental car today
Use CarRentals.com to get the best wheels Eastlake has to offer. Before you know it, you'll be cruising between the great restaurants, world-famous landmarks, and all the terrific sites in Eastlake.