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Car rentals in Elmo: All you need to know

You need a great car to take you around Elmo whether you're traveling for a business trip or a vacation. See the top sites around town and park in front of the best restaurants in Elmo. CarRentals.com has gathered the most popular questions about renting a car in Elmo. Find out the dos and don'ts of renting a car.

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

You're well on your way to finding the best price on your car rental when you use CarRentals.com. However, there are ways to get an even lower price on your upcoming booking. Be sure to:

  • Compare vehicle pricing before you book
  • Try to avoid airport pick-ups or drop-offs, which typically cost more
  • Know ahead of time how much fuel/mileage you may use
  • Search and reserve in advance

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

What rental companies have agencies in Elmo?

From global names like Hertz and Enterprise to budget-friendly brands like Economy and Budget, CarRentals.com has some of the best brands in the business. Look through the online reviews to get an idea of which meets your needs.

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

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

Car TypeBest forCategory Includes
Full Size SUVThose looking for a little off-road excitementBMW X3, Ford Edge, or similar
Full SizeFor trips where everyone needs room their suitcasesChevrolet Impala, Toyota Camry, or similar
Economy CarCouple or two friends heading to the beach and backToyota Yaris, Nissan Versa, or similar

What's the age requirement to rent a car in Elmo?

Usually, the age limit for car rentals in Elmo is 21. However, there might be an additional charge if you're under 25 or for larger or higher category rentals. Read through the supplier's terms to find what any additional charges will be before you book your rental.

Is insurance required to rent a car in Elmo?

When cruising through Elmo or the rest of the United States, you'll need insurance. Many suppliers require that you show proof of insurance before you pick up your vehicle. The majority of countries require the driver to have insurance. You may be able to purchase temporary insurance with the rental agency. Otherwise, as a U.S. citizen, you can also add on Collision Damage Coverage with CarRentals.com during checkout.

Many major card issuers, like Visa or American Express, offer some insurance on your rental, but there are usually restrictions. For instance, they may not cover your rental car if you reserve a luxury or larger vehicle. Make sure to check the rental car company's policy before you decide.

What are the 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 FullThe tank will be full 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 at the rental office. As long as you replace the fuel before returning the car, you won't face any extra feesYou only pay for the fuel you use. Used a quarter of a tank? Then you just fill it back up to full. You won't need to pay for any fuel you didn't use. You can shop around for the cheapest prices and you'll only be charged refueling fees or service charges if you don't fill up the tank
Full to empty (pre-paid)You pay for a full tank of gas when you pick the car up and bring the car back with the tank empty. Check with the provider to see if they'll refund you for any unused fuelThere will be no need to go searching for a gas station before you drop-off your carThe supplier usually charges a higher rate for the fuel than a local gas station
Empty to emptyYou may not have a full tank when you collect the vehicle, and you don't have to fill the tank back up before you bring the car backYou fill the tank yourself, so you can shop around for the cheapest local pricesYou'll need to locate a gas station as soon as you collect the car

What type of fuel policy should I choose?

We usually recommend 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.

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

If you plan to see all that Elmo and maybe even the rest of Montana offers, you are going to need unlimited miles. You won't have to worry about extra charges if you decide to drive all over Elmo. Review the fine print to be certain they are truly "unlimited."

Before you leave the lot

Before you begin on your Elmo trip, check a few things before you leave the rental lot. You should:

  • Inspect the car and determine if there is any dents or scrapes. If you notice any, write it down on your paperwork
  • Check the trunk to see if the spare is 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 entertainment and GPS (if available). It's best to limit any unnecessary distractions when you are navigating a new area

Book your Elmo car rental 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 the situation, CarRentals.com has a rental car that can align with your needs and not deplete your travel fund.