Car rentals in Farmington: All you need to know
A Farmington 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 Minnesota has to offer. We've gathered the most popular questions about car rentals in Farmington. Keep reading to see how to get the best rates on your ideal vehicle.
Where do I get a bargain car rental in Farmington?
CarRentals.com always tries to get you the best deal. But, to increase your savings on your trip to Farmington you can do a few things. Be sure to:
- Read through the mileage policy to steer clear of any surprises
- Reserve your rental as far in advance as possible
- Avoid airport pick-ups; they commonly are more expensive
- Compare daily and weekly 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 Farmington.
What rental companies have agencies in Farmington?
In Farmington, CarRentals.com has 5 rental car suppliers to pick from, like Enterprise. Look through the reviews to help you figure out which meets your needs.
What type of rental car should I get for my trip to Farmington?
Whether you want a roomy family vehicle or a low-cost economy car, the sheer wealth of options in this Minnesota city means you're bound to find a vehicle that suits your needs. Some options include:
|Car Type||Best for||Category Includes|
|Luxury||When you really want to treat yourself on your getaway to Farmington||Infiniti Q50, Chrysler 300, or similar|
|SUV||Families with plenty of luggage and a need for space||Ford Escape, Chrysler Town & Country, or similar|
|Economy Car||For those looking to save the most on their trip||Chevrolet Spark, Vauxhall Corsa, or similar|
What's the age requirement to rent a car in Farmington?
Normally, to rent a car in Farmington you must be at least 21. But, you may find that there is an added fee if you're under the age of 25 or for larger or higher category vehicles in particular. Go over the terms to discover what any additional charges is before you rent your vehicle.
Does Farmington require rental car insurance?
When cruising through Farmington or the rest of the U.S.A., you'll need insurance. Almost every supplier needs proof of insurance before you rent a car. Almost all countries require the driver to have insurance. You may be able to buy temporary insurance with the rental supplier. Moreover, as a U.S. citizen, you can also add on Collision Damage Coverage with CarRentals.com at checkout.
Many major card issuers, like MasterCard or Discover, give some insurance on your rental, however, there are usually restrictions. For instance, you may not be covered if you book a larger or luxury vehicle. Check your rental car company's policy before you decide.
What is the fuel policy for Farmington rental cars?
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||The tank will be full when you pick up your car. You can use as much fuel as you like and then refill the tank when you drop the vehicle off at the rental dealer. 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 quarter of a tank? Simply fill it back up to full. You won't need to pay for any you didn't use. You can shop around for the cheapest prices and you'll only pay refueling charges if you don't refill the tank|
|Full to empty (pre-paid)||You'll pay for a full tank and return the car with an empty tank. Many providers provide a refund for any unused fuel. Be sure to confirm with them beforehand||You won't have to find for a gas station before you drop-off your car||You might pay a higher rate for the tank than you would filling up at a local gas station|
|Empty to empty||You may not have a full tank when you collect the vehicle, and you don't need to refill the gas before you bring the car back||You refill your tank yourself, so you can shop around for the cheapest local prices||You'll need to locate a gas station shortly after you get the car|
What type of fuel policy should I choose?
We usually advise that customers choose 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 Farmington?
Unlimited miles is a great option if you plan to do a bit of sightseeing or visit a lot of customers all over Farmington. You can drive as much as you like and not incur additional charges. Go over your rental agreement to discover if there are mileage restrictions.
Before you drive off
Be sure you go over a few items before you leave the rental lot. It's worth the time 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
- 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 radio or entertainment features. It's best to limit any unneeded distractions when you are navigating a new city
Book your Farmington rental car today
Use CarRentals.com to get the best wheels Farmington has to offer. Before you know it, you'll be cruising between the great restaurants, famous landmarks, and all the must-see sites in Farmington.