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Car rentals in Ferndale: All you need to know

You want a great car to get around Ferndale whether you're traveling for a business trip or a vacation. Check out the top sites around town and pull up in front of the best restaurants in Ferndale. We've collected the most frequently asked questions about car rentals in Ferndale. Find out how to get the best rates on your ideal vehicle.

Where do I find a great deal on a car rental in Ferndale?

You are well on your way to getting the best deal on your car rental when you use CarRentals.com. But, you can try to do a couple things to keep your upcoming booking affordable. You can:

  • Compare and contrast all the deals available
  • Book as far in advance as possible. You will usually save more and get the car of your choice
  • Educate yourself on any cost for mileage limits, fuel policy, and additional drivers. That way you can make sure you know the true cost before you rent
  • Don't rent more car than you'll need. Generally, the smaller the car, the lower the rate

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

What rental suppliers have agencies in Ferndale?

From budget-friendly brands like Thrifty and Budget to global names like Avis and Sixt, CarRentals.com has some of the best brands in the business. Scan through the reviews to get an idea of which one meets your needs.

What type of rental car should I get for my trip to Ferndale?

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

Car TypeBest forCategory Includes
Full Size SUVFamilies or groups looking for adventure in the Pennsylvania back-countryFord Edge, Kia Sorento, Jaguar F-Pace, or similar
Full SizeNeed extra room and comfort, but with the handling of a sedanHyundai Sonata, Ford Fusion, or similar
HybridThose that want a quiet and comfortable ride with terrific miles per gallonBMW i3, Kia Optima, or similar

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

Typically, to rent a car in Ferndale you must be at least 21. However, there might be an added fee if you're under 25 or for higher category vehicles in particular. Read over the terms to figure out what the exact price will be before you book your vehicle.

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

When cruising through Ferndale or the rest of the U.S.A., you will need insurance. Almost every supplier needs proof of insurance before you pick up your automobile. Many countries require the driver to have insurance. You may be able to purchase additional insurance through the rental car dealer, if you are concerned your insurance won't cover you while traveling through the U.S. of A. Additionally, as a United States citizen, you can also book Collision Damage Coverage through CarRentals.com at checkout.

The major credit cards (Visa, MasterCard, American Express, and Discover) will generally provide some coverage. However, many of them have restrictions, like not covering bigger vehicles like trucks or SUVs. It is best to call and find out what kind of coverage is offered before you travel to Ferndale.

What is the fuel policy for Ferndale rental cars?

Most suppliers allow you to choose which policy you want. Below is a list of the most common ones.

You will need to find a gas station near your car rental supplier
Policy TypePolicy DescriptionAdvantagesDisadvantages
Full to FullThere will be a full tank of gas when you get your automobile. Use as much fuel as you like and then refill the tank when you drop the vehicle off. 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. If you only use half of a tank, you'll only need to refill half of a tank, and therefore avoid paying for any you don't need. You can shop around for the cheapest prices and you'll only pay refueling charges if you don't fill up the tank
Full to empty (pre-paid)You pay for a full tank upfront and bring the car back with the tank empty. Ask the provider to see if they will refund you for any unused fuelYou won't need to find a fuel 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 collect your vehicle, and you don't need to fill the tank back up when you bring the car backYou fill the tank yourself, so you won't pay more than local pump pricesYou'll have to get some gas before you do any serious driving

What fuel policy should I get?

Most rental car suppliers give you a full tank policy. At CarRentals.com, we advise bringing your car back filled up. To avoid any added expenses, it is best to find a filling station before bringing the rental.

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

Unlimited mileage is a good option for anyone who don't want to worry about how many miles they are driving. Just make sure that your policy really provides unlimited miles. Read the fine print before you book.

Know before you go

Before you begin on your Ferndale vacation, make sure you check a few things before you leave the lot. You should:

  • Check out your car and make sure there is no dents or scratches. If you notice any, write it down on your paperwork
  • Make you have a properly inflated spare tire, lug wrench, and jack in the trunk
  • Get familiar with the controls of your car. Adjust the mirrors and seats, and note how to turn on the lights and windshield wipers
  • Get comfortable operating the radio or entertainment features. It's best to limit any unnecessary distractions when you are navigating a new region

Book your Ferndale car rental today

Use CarRentals.com to get the best wheels Ferndale has to offer. Before you know it, you'll be cruising between the highly-rated restaurants, famous landmarks, and all the fantastic sites in Ferndale.