Car rentals in Elm Grove: All you need to know
You want a great vehicle to get around Elm Grove whether you're traveling for a business or pleasure. Check out the top sites around the area and pull up in front of the best restaurants in Elm Grove. CarRentals.com has collected your most frequently asked questions about car rentals in Elm Grove. Read on to find out which vehicle is perfect for your trip, and how to get the best rates.
Where can I get a bargain rental car in Elm Grove?
We always strive to get you the best price. But, you can remember a few things to keep your next rental affordable. Be sure to:
- Compare 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. You don't want to be surprised with any additional costs
- Determine what car you'll need for your drive. Don't rent more car than you need
These tips can help you save even more on your next car rental in Elm Grove.
What rental suppliers have retailers in Elm Grove?
From budget-friendly brands like Economy and Budget to global names like National and Enterprise, CarRentals.com has some of the best brands in the business. Read through the online reviews to help you figure out which meets your needs.
What types and makes of rental cars are on offer in Elm Grove?
That depends on your needs and what you'll be doing when you visit Elm Grove. If you're having a little trouble choosing, make sure to go over our chart below. We've compared the most popular categories for you:
|Car Type||Best for||Category Includes|
|Luxury||When you really want to treat yourself on your trip to Elm Grove||Cadillac, Audi, or similar|
|Minivan or SUV||Large groups who want to navigate Elm Grove together||Jeep Grand Cherokee, Nissan Quest, or similar|
|Compact Car||For those looking to save the most on their trip||Fiat 500, Nissan Versa Note, or similar|
What age do you have to be to rent a car in Elm Grove?
Normally, to rent a car in Elm Grove you must be at least 21—the same as it is across the rest of the United States of America. Additionally, many suppliers charge an extra fee if you are under 25. Be sure to review the terms to discover what the total will be before you reserve your rental.
Do I need insurance to rent a car in Elm Grove?
Insurance is mandatory, wherever you rent a vehicle. With that said, you might already be covered by your existing car or credit card policies. Keep in mind, these policies may not cover you 100%, and you'll need to add it to your booking for Elm Grove. Check ahead of time and, if it is necessary, you can simply add it at the CarRentals.com checkout.
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 search for an open gas station close to your car rental supplier
|Policy Type||Policy Description||Advantages||Disadvantages|
|Full to Full||You'll have a full tank when you get your car. You can use as much fuel as you like and then refill the tank when you drop the vehicle off at the end. Just make sure to refill the tank before you return the car to avoid a refueling cost||You only need to replace the fuel you used. Used a half of a tank? Then you just fill it back up to full. You won't be paying for any gas you didn't use. You won't pay more than local fuel prices and you'll only pay service fees if you don't refill the tank|
|Full to empty (pre-paid)||You'll pick up the car with a full tank of fuel and return the car with the tank empty. Many providers provide a refund for any unused fuel. Be sure to confirm with them beforehand||You won't need to find a petrol station near your rental drop-off location||You usually pay more 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 pick up your vehicle, and you won't need to fill the tank back up before you drop it back off||You refill your 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 should I get?
We usually advise that you 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.
Is it worth getting unlimited miles?
Unlimited miles is a good choice if you decide to do some sightseeing or visit several customers all over Elm Grove. You can drive wherever you want and not incur extra charges. Read over your policy to discover if there are any limitations.
Before you leave the lot
Make sure you go over a few things prior to leaving the lot. It's important to:
- Check out the car and determine if there is any dents or scratches. 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 properly 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
- Figure out how to work the navigation and entertainment. It's best to limit any unneeded distractions when you are navigating a new region
Book your Elm Grove rental car today
Maybe you're traveling with your partner and kids, or carpooling with co-workers to and from the hotel to the conference center. Maybe you're traveling solo. No matter who you are traveling with, CarRentals.com has a car rental that can align with your needs and not break your wallet.