Car rentals in Floyd: All you need to know
A Floyd car rental gives you the opportunity to go where you want, when you want. You can explore all the sights, and even find out what the rest of Iowa has to offer. CarRentals.com has answered your most frequently asked questions about renting a car in Floyd. Keep reading to discover how to get the best rates on your ideal vehicle.
How do I find a great deal on a car rental in Floyd?
We always strive to get you the best price. But, there are ways to get an even cheaper price on your upcoming rental. Make sure to:
- Check the mileage policy to prevent any surprise fees
- Reserve your rental car as far ahead of time as possible
- Avoid airport pick-ups and drop-offs if possible; they usually are pricier
- Compare weekly and daily rates; you may save more with a longer rental
Just following even a few of these tips can help you save big on your Floyd rental car.
What rental suppliers have outlets in Floyd?
From budget-friendly brands like Fox and Budget to global names like National and Hertz, CarRentals.com has some of the best brands in the business. Look through the online reviews to get an idea of which one is best for you.
What types and makes of rental cars are on offer in Floyd?
That depends on your needs and what you'll be doing when you visit Floyd. If you're having difficulty choosing, be sure to go over the table below. We've compared the most popular types of cars for you:
|Car Type||Best for||Category Includes|
|Luxury||When you deserve the best||Infiniti, Audi, or similar|
|SUV or Minivan||Large groups who want to navigate Floyd together||Chrysler Pacifica, Dodge Grand Caravan, or similar|
|Hybrid||Those that want to get the most miles per gallon on their trip||Honda Civic, Kia Optima, or similar|
What age do you have to be to rent a car in Floyd?
Normally, to rent a car in Floyd you must be at least 21—the same as it is across the rest of the USA. If you are under 25, you might also need to pay a surcharge. Be sure to review the rental agreement to determine any additional charges is before you reserve your rental.
Will I need insurance to get a car rental in Floyd?
Insurance is required, wherever you rent a car. That said, your current car insurance may cover you. Additionally, if you pay using your credit card, the card's policy may also insure you. Keep in mind, those policies may not cover you 100%, and you'll need to add it on to your booking. Check in advance and, if it's needed, you can easily include it at checkout.
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 need to find an open gas station near your rental car supplier
|Policy Type||Policy Description||Advantages||Disadvantages|
|Full to Full||The gas tank will be full when you collect your car. You can use as much fuel as you wish and top it off when you return your car when you are done. Just make sure to refill the tank before you return the car to avoid a refueling cost||You only pay for the fuel you use. If you only use half of a tank, it's only necessary refill half of a tank, and therefore avoid paying for any you don't need. You won't pay more than local fuel prices and you'll only pay service charges if you don't fill up the tank|
|Full to empty (pre-paid)||You'll pay for a full tank of gas and return the car with the tank empty. Some providers provide a refund for any unused fuel. Be sure to confirm with them beforehand||There will be no need to go searching for a gas station before you bring back the car||You might pay more for the tank than you would filling up at a local gas station|
|Empty to empty||You will not have a full tank of fuel when you collect your vehicle, and you don't need to refill the gas before you bring the car back||You fill the tank yourself, so you can shop around for the cheapest local prices||You'll have to fill up before you do any serious driving|
What fuel policy should I get?
We usually recommend that customers choose the full-to-full policy. This policy simply means you bring your rental back to the full, and you're all set.
Is it worth getting unlimited miles?
If you plan to check out all that Floyd and maybe even the rest of Iowa offers, you're going to need unlimited miles. You can drive as far as you'd like without worrying about additional fees. Review the fine print to be certain they are actually "unlimited."
Know before you go
Before you get going on your Floyd trip, check out a few items before you leave the rental lot. It's important to:
- Walk around the car and be sure there is no dents or scrapes. If you notice any, mark it down on the 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
- Figure out how to work the radio or entertainment features. You don't want any unneeded distractions in a new city
Book your Floyd car rental today
Use CarRentals.com to get yourself the best wheels Floyd has to offer. Before you know it, you'll be going between the highly-rated restaurants, world-famous landmarks, and all the fantastic sites in Floyd.