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Car rentals in El Toro: All you need to know

An El Toro car rental gives you the opportunity to go where you want, when you want. You'll be able to check out all the sights, and even find out what the rest of California has to offer. CarRentals.com has collected your most frequently asked questions about renting a car in El Toro. Read on to discover the dos and don'ts of booking a rental car.

Where do I get a bargain car rental in El Toro?

CarRentals.com always strives to get you the best rate. However, there are a more ways to increase your savings. Make sure to:

  • Read the mileage policy to avoid any surprise fees
  • Book your car rental as far ahead of time as possible
  • Avoid airport pick-ups or drop-offs if possible; they tend to be more expensive
  • Compare weekly and daily rates; you may save more if you rent the car for longer

These tips can help you save even more on your next car rental in El Toro.

What rental companies have outlets in El Toro?

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

What types and makes of rental cars are on offer in El Toro?

That depends on how many people you are traveling with and what activities you want to do in El Toro. If you're having trouble deciding, be sure to look over the chart below. We've compared the most popular categories for you:

Car TypeBest forCategory Includes
LuxuryWhen you really want to treat yourself on your visit to El ToroCadillac, Audi, or similar
MinivanFamilies with plenty of suitcases and a need for spaceHyundai Santa Fe, Nissan Quest, or similar
HybridThose that want a quiet and comfortable ride with terrific miles per gallonBMW i3, Toyota Prius, or similar

How old do you have to be to rent a car in El Toro?

Usually, to rent a car in El Toro you must be at least 21. But, you may find that there is an added fee if you're under 25 or for larger or higher category vehicles. Read through the supplier's terms to find what the exact fee will be before you rent your vehicle.

Will I need insurance to get a car rental in El Toro?

When driving around El Toro or the rest of the U.S. of A., you will need insurance. Many suppliers require that you show proof of insurance before you pick up your car. Most countries require driver's insurance. You may be able to buy additional insurance through the rental car dealer, if you think your insurance won't cover you while traveling through the U.S. of A. Otherwise, as a United States citizen, you can also add on Collision Damage Coverage with CarRentals.com during checkout.

The major credit cards (Visa, MasterCard, American Express, and Discover) will usually cover your car rental. However, many of them have restrictions, like not covering bigger vehicles like trucks or SUVs. Make sure to call and find out exactly what your credit card will cover and how much before you head to El Toro.

Are there different fuel policies?

Most suppliers allow you to choose which policy you want. Here is a list of the typical policies.

You will have to find an open gas station close to the drop-off location
Policy TypePolicy DescriptionAdvantagesDisadvantages
Full to FullThere will be a full tank of gas when you get your car. You can use as much fuel as you wish and top it off when you return your car. As long as you replace the fuel before returning the car, you won't face any extra feesYou 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 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'll receive the car with a full tank of gas and return the car with the tank empty. Ask the rental car provider to see if they will refund you for any unused fuelThere will be no need to go searching for a gas station before you bring back the carYou might pay more for the tank than you would filling up at a local gas station
Empty to emptyYou will not have a full tank of fuel when you pick up the vehicle, and you won't have to fill the tank back up when you drop it back offYou fill the tank yourself, so you can shop around for the cheapest local pricesYou'll have to get some gas before you do any serious driving

What fuel policy should I get?

We usually recommend that customers opt for the full-to-full policy. This policy is the most straightforward, and you simply top off the tank before you bring it back.

Should I get unlimited miles when I rent a car in El Toro?

Unlimited miles is a great option if you plan to do some sightseeing or visit several customers all over El Toro. You can drive wherever you like and not incur extra charges. Go over your rental agreement to find out if there are mileage limitations.

Before you leave the lot

Make sure you check out a few items prior to leaving the lot. It's important to:

  • Look over your car and be sure there is no damage or scrapes. Be sure to make note of it on the paperwork, or you may get charged for it
  • Inspect the trunk to determine if the spare is inflated and both the lug wrench and jack are there
  • Get familiar with the controls of your 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 entertainment and GPS (if available). You don't want any unneeded distractions in a new city

Book your El Toro car rental today

Use CarRentals.com to get the best wheels El Toro has to offer. Before you know it, you'll be going between the well-known restaurants, world-famous landmarks, and all the marvelous sites in El Toro.