Car rentals in Fort Leavenworth: All you need to know
A Fort Leavenworth car rental gives you the opportunity to go where you want, when you want. You can explore all the sights, and even see what else the rest of Kansas has to offer. We've collected your most frequently asked questions about renting a car in Fort Leavenworth. Read on to find out how to get the best rates on your ideal vehicle.
Where do I get a great deal on a rental car in Fort Leavenworth?
We always try to get you the best price. But, there are a more ways to increase your savings. Make sure to:
- Compare the rates for a few suppliers on the type of car you want
- Book as far in advance as possible. You'll usually get your car of your choice and save more
- Educate yourself on any cost for mileage limits, fuel policy, and additional drivers. This way you will know the total cost before you rent
- Don't get more vehicle than you need. Usually, the smaller the car, the cheaper the rate
These tips can help you save even more on your next car rental in Fort Leavenworth.
What rental companies have retailers in Fort Leavenworth?
From global names like Ace and Enterprise to budget-friendly brands like Thrifty and Budget, CarRentals.com has some of the best brands in the business. Look through the online reviews to get an idea of which meets your needs.
What type of rental car should I get for my trip to Fort Leavenworth?
Whether you want a roomy family vehicle or a low-cost economy car, the sheer wealth of options in this Kansas metropolis means you're bound to find an automobile that suits your needs. Some options include:
|Car Type||Best for||Category Includes|
|Premium||Business travelers who want a little luxury as they cruise Fort Leavenworth||Mercedes C-Class, Audi A4, or similar|
|SUV||Big groups that need room for all their bags||Chrysler Town & Country, Dodge Grand Caravan, or similar|
|Economy or Compact Car||When saving money is a top priority||Fiat 500, Nissan Versa Note, or similar|
What's the age requirement to rent a car in Fort Leavenworth?
Typically, to rent a car in Fort Leavenworth you must be at least 21—the same as it is across the rest of the USA. Additionally, many suppliers charge an extra fee if you are under 25. Be sure to read the terms to discover what the exact fee will be before you book your rental.
Will I need insurance to get a car rental in Fort Leavenworth?
When cruising through Fort Leavenworth or the rest of the U.S.A., you'll need insurance. Many suppliers need proof of insurance before you pick up your vehicle. Almost all countries require driver's insurance. You may be able to pay for interim coverage with the rental agency. Moreover, as a United States citizen, you can also add on Collision Damage Coverage through CarRentals.com during checkout.
The major credit card issuers (American Express, Visa, MasterCard, and Discover) will typically provide some coverage. However, many of them have restrictions, such as not covering larger vehicles like trucks or SUVs. It is best to call and find out what kind of coverage is offered before you travel to Fort Leavenworth.
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 search for an open gas station close to the drop-off location
|Policy Type||Policy Description||Advantages||Disadvantages|
|Full to Full||You'll have a full tank when you get your automobile. Use as much fuel as you want and top it off when you return your car 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 pay for the fuel you use. Used a quarter of a tank? Then you just fill it back up to full. You won't be paying for any fuel you didn't use. You can shop around for the cheapest prices and you'll only be charged refueling fees if you don't refill the tank|
|Full to empty (pre-paid)||You'll pay for a full tank of gas and return the car with an empty tank. Check with the provider to see if they'll refund you for any unused fuel||You won't need to find a petrol station near your rental drop-off location||You might pay more for the tank than you would filling up at a local gas station|
|Empty to empty||You won't have a full tank when you collect the vehicle, and you don't need to refill the gas when you drop it back off||You fill the tank yourself, so you can shop around for the cheapest local prices||You'll need to locate a gas station as soon as you get the car|
What fuel policy should I get?
We usually suggest that you choose the full-to-full policy. This policy is the most straightforward, and you simply top off the tank before you bring it back.
Is it worth getting unlimited miles?
If you plan to check out all that Fort Leavenworth and maybe even the rest of Kansas offers, you're going to need unlimited miles. You can drive as far as you'd like without worrying about additional charges. Go over the fine print to be sure your mileage is truly "unlimited."
Before you drive off
Before you begin on your Fort Leavenworth vacation, be sure you check out a few things prior to leaving the car rental lot. You should:
- Inspect the car and be sure there is no damage or scratches. If so, mark it down on your paperwork
- 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
- Get comfortable operating the entertainment and GPS (if available). It's best to limit any unnecessary distractions when you are driving around a new region
Book your Fort Leavenworth car rental today
Maybe you're carpooling with co-workers to and from the hotel to the conference center, maybe you're traveling solo, or maybe you're bringing your partner or kids. No matter who you are traveling with, CarRentals.com has a car rental that can suit your requirement and not deplete your travel piggy bank.