Car rentals in Fort Harrison: All you need to know
A Fort Harrison car rental allows you to go where you want, when you want. You'll be able to explore all the sights, and even see what else the rest of Montana has to offer. We've collected your most frequently asked questions about renting a car in Fort Harrison. Read on to find out the dos and don'ts of booking a rental car.
How can I find a great deal on a rental car in Fort Harrison?
CarRentals.com makes it a breeze to grab the cheapest deals. Just enter your travel dates and go down the variety of rental suppliers, select the top rental locations, and find the best packages Fort Harrison has to offer. You can also:
- Check the mileage policy to avoid any surprises
- Reserve your vehicle as far ahead of time as you can
- Avoid airport pick-ups; they usually are pricier
- Compare daily and weekly rates; you might save more if you rent the car for longer
Even a little knowledge can go a long way to getting you the most savings.
What rental companies have retailers in Fort Harrison?
From global names like Hertz and Enterprise to budget-friendly brands like Dollar and Thrifty, CarRentals.com has some of the best brands in the business. Read through the reviews to get an idea of which one is best for your next trip.
What type of rental car should I get for my trip to Fort Harrison?
That all depends on your needs and what you'll be doing when you visit Fort Harrison. If you're having trouble picking the right car, make sure to go over the chart below. We have compared the most popular categories for you:
|Car Type||Best for||Category Includes|
|Full Size SUV||To take on any kind of terrain and enjoy great views||Ford Edge, Kia Sorento, Jaguar F-Pace, or similar|
|Full Size||For trips where everyone needs room their bags||Hyundai Sonata, Ford Fusion, or similar|
|Compact Car||For those looking to save the most on their trip||Ford Fiesta, Chevrolet Spark, or similar|
How old do you have to be to rent a car in Fort Harrison?
Normally, to rent a car in Fort Harrison 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 read the terms to find what the exact rate is before you book your vehicle.
Does Fort Harrison require rental car insurance?
When cruising through Fort Harrison or the rest of the United States, you'll need insurance. Almost every supplier needs proof of insurance before you pick up your vehicle. Almost all countries require the driver to have insurance. You might be able to purchase additional insurance through the rental car dealer for your trip, if you are concerned your insurance won't cover you while traveling through the U.S.A.. Otherwise, as a United States citizen, you can also book Collision Damage Coverage with CarRentals.com at checkout.
Although many major card issuers, like American Express or MasterCard, provide some insurance, there are usually restrictions. For instance, they may not cover your rental car if you book a larger or luxury vehicle. Check your rental car company's policy before you decide.
Are there different fuel policies?
Most suppliers allow you to choose which policy you want. Below is a list of the most common ones.You will have to search for a gas station close to your car rental supplier
|Policy Type||Policy Description||Advantages||Disadvantages|
|Full to Full||There will be a full tank of gas when you collect your car. You can use as much fuel as you need and then refill the tank when you drop the vehicle off at the end of your rental period. If you refill the tank before you return your car, you won't be charged a refueling cost||You 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 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. Some suppliers offer a refund for any unused fuel. Be sure to verify with them beforehand||You won't need to find a petrol station near your rental drop-off location||You usually pay a higher rate for a tank upfront then you would going to a nearby gas station|
|Empty to empty||You will not have a full tank of fuel when you collect your vehicle, and you don't have to fill the tank back up before you drop it back off||You refill your tank yourself, so you can shop around for the cheapest local prices||You'll need to find a gas station as soon as you get the car|
What fuel policy do you recommend?
Many suppliers offer a range of fuel policies. However, full-to-full is our stand-out winner. It simply means returning the car with the same level of gas as you got it with, so you'll never pay for anyone else's road trips through the Fort Harrison.
Should I get unlimited miles when I rent a car in Fort Harrison?
Unlimited miles is a great option if you plan to do a little sightseeing or visit several business associates all over Fort Harrison. You can drive wherever you want without incurring additional charges. Make sure to read your rental agreement to find out if there are mileage limitations.
Tips before you leave the lot
Make sure you go over a few things before you leave the car rental lot. You should:
- Walk around the vehicle and be certain there is no dents or scrapes. If you notice any, mark it down on your paperwork
- Inspect the trunk to determine if the spare is properly inflated and both the lug wrench and jack are there
- Familiarize yourself with the car. Adjust the mirrors and seats to your liking, and figure out how to turn on the lights and wipers
- Get comfortable working the navigation and entertainment. You don't want any unneeded distractions in a new city
Book your Fort Harrison car rental today
Use CarRentals.com to get yourself the best wheels Fort Harrison has to offer. Before you know it, you'll be cruising between the highly-rated restaurants, renowned landmarks, and all the terrific sites in Fort Harrison.