Car rentals in Galena: All you need to know
A Galena car rental allows you to go where you want, when you want. You'll be able to check out all the sights, and even find out what the rest of Kansas has to offer. We've gathered your most frequently asked questions about renting a car in Galena. Find out the dos and don'ts of car rentals.
Where can I get a bargain rental car in Galena?
CarRentals.com always tries to get you the best price. However, you can do a few things to keep your next rental affordable. Make sure to:
- Read through the mileage policy to prevent any surprise fees
- Book your rental car as far ahead of time as possible
- Avoid airport pick-ups and drop-offs if possible; they tend to be pricier
- Compare weekly and daily rates; you may save more with a longer rental
Even a little knowledge can go a long way to getting you the most savings.
What rental suppliers have agencies in Galena?
From budget-friendly brands like Budget and Thrifty to global names like Avis and Enterprise, CarRentals.com has some of the best brands in the business. Scan through the online reviews to get an idea of which is best for your next trip.
What type of rental car should I get for my trip to Galena?
Whether you want a roomy family vehicle or a low-cost economy car, the sheer wealth of options in this Kansas town means you're certain to find an automobile that is perfect for you. Some options include:
|Car Type||Best for||Category Includes|
|Full Size SUV||Best for families who need a comfortable ride and to fit in all their luggage||Ford Edge, Kia Sorento, or similar|
|Full Size||For trips where everyone needs room their suitcases||Chevrolet Impala, Toyota Camry, or similar|
|Economy 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 Galena?
Usually, to rent a car in Galena you must be at least 21. However, there might be an additional charge if you're under 25 or for higher category rentals in particular. Read through the terms to figure out what the exact price will be before you reserve your rental.
Do I need insurance to rent a car in Galena?
When driving around Galena or the rest of the U.S.A., you will need insurance. Almost every supplier needs proof of insurance before you rent a car. Many countries require driver's insurance. You might be able to buy additional insurance through the rental car dealer, if you are concerned your insurance won't cover your rental during your trip. Additionally, as a United States citizen, you can also add on Collision Damage Coverage through CarRentals.com at checkout.
Although many of the major card issuers, like Visa or Discover, provide some insurance, there are usually restrictions. For example, you may not be covered if you book a luxury or larger vehicle. Make sure to check your rental car company's policy before you decide.
What are the different fuel policies?
Most suppliers give you a choice of fuel policies. Here is a list of the typical policies.You will need to find a gas station close to the drop-off location
|Policy Type||Policy Description||Advantages||Disadvantages|
|Full to Full||The gas tank will be full when you get your vehicle. Use as much petrol as you need 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 refill the amount of fuel that you've 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 fill up the tank|
|Full to empty (pre-paid)||You'll pick up the car with a full tank and return the car with an empty tank. Some rental car companies offer a refund for any unused fuel. Be sure to verify with them beforehand||You won't need to find a gas station near your rental drop-off location||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 pick up the vehicle, and you won'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 need to find a gas station as soon as you collect the car|
What fuel policy do you recommend?
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.
Is it worth getting unlimited miles?
Unlimited miles is a good option if you plan to do a little sightseeing or visit a lot of clients all over Galena. You can cruise as much as you want and not incur added charges. Make sure to read your policy to find out if there are any restrictions.
Before you drive off
Be sure you go over a few things before you leave the car rental lot on your Galena adventure. You should:
- Walk around your vehicle and determine if there is any damage or scratches. Be sure to make note of it on the paperwork, or you may get charged for it
- Check the trunk to determine if the spare is inflated and the jack and lung wrench are there
- Familiarize yourself with the 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 Galena car rental today
Know that you can count on a wonderful vehicle that will result in more money to spare when you book with CarRentals.com. Book today to cash in on cheap deals on your ideal Galena car rental. We'll see you on the road.