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Car rentals in Estherville: All you need to know

You want a great automobile to take you around Estherville whether you're going for a business or pleasure. See the top sites around the city and pull up in front of the best restaurants in Estherville. We've gathered the most popular questions about renting a car in Estherville. Read on to find out how to get the best rates on your ideal vehicle.

Where can I find a great deal on a rental car in Estherville?

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

  • Compare vehicle pricing before you book
  • Try to avoid airport pick-ups and drop-offs, which typically cost more
  • Know ahead of time the amount of fuel/mileage you may use
  • Search and book as far in advance as you can

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

What rental suppliers have agencies in Estherville?

From budget-friendly brands like Thrifty and Budget to global names like Enterprise and Sixt, CarRentals.com has some of the best brands in the business. Look 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 Estherville?

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

Car TypeBest forCategory Includes
PremiumWhen you deserve the bestCadillac XTS, Camaro, or similar
SUVFamily getaways where you need the extra roomHyundai Santa Fe, Nissan Quest, or similar
HybridThose that want a quiet and comfortable ride with great fuel economyBMW i3, Toyota Prius, or similar

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

Typically, to rent a car in Estherville you must be at least 21—the same as it is across the rest of the United States of America. However, you might need to pay a surcharge if you're under 25. Be sure to read the supplier's terms to figure out any additional charges is before you book your vehicle.

Will I need insurance to get a car rental in Estherville?

Most countries require the driver to have insurance. You might be able to purchase additional insurance through rental car company for your trip, if you know your insurance won't cover your rental. Otherwise, as a U.S. citizen, you can also book Collision Damage Coverage with CarRentals.com at checkout. Many credit cards (Visa, MasterCard, American Express, and Discover) will cover your car rental. However, many of them have restrictions, such as not covering bigger automobiles like trucks or SUVs. It is best to call and find out what kind of coverage is offered before you travel to Estherville.

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 need to find an open gas station close to the drop-off location
Policy TypePolicy DescriptionAdvantagesDisadvantages
Full to FullThe gas tank will be full when you collect your car. Use as much petrol as you need and top it off when you return your car at the end of your rental period. As long as you replace the fuel before returning the car, you won't face any extra feesYou only need to replace the fuel you used. If you only use half of a tank, it's only necessary refill half of a tank, and therefore avoid paying for fuel you don't need. 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 pay for a full tank and return the car with the tank empty. Several providers provide a refund for any unused fuel. Be sure to check with them beforehandYou won't need to find a petrol station near your rental drop-off locationYou might pay more for the tank than you would filling up at a local gas station
Empty to emptyYou may not have a full tank when you pick up your vehicle, and you won't need to refill the gas when you bring the car backYou refill your tank yourself, so you can shop around for the cheapest local pricesYou'll have to get some gas before you go on a long trip

What type of fuel policy should I choose?

At CarRentals.com, we suggest a full to full policy. You pick up your rental with a full tank, and you will want to return it filled up. To avoid any added expenses, find a filling station before returning the vehicle.

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

Unlimited miles is a great choice if you plan to do a bit of sightseeing or visit several customers all over Estherville. You can drive wherever you want without incurring added charges. Go over your rental agreement to discover if there are any limitations.

Before you leave the lot

Before you get going on your Estherville trip, check out a few things before you leave the car rental lot. You should take time to:

  • Inspect your car and determine if there is any dents or scrapes. If so, write it down on your paperwork
  • Check the trunk to see 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 wipers
  • Figure out how to work the navigation and entertainment. You don't want any unneeded distractions in a new city

Book your Estherville rental car today

Use CarRentals.com to get yourself the best wheels Estherville has to offer. Before you know it, you'll be driving between the well-known restaurants, world-famous landmarks, and all the must-see sites in Estherville.