Car rentals in Gambell: All you need to know
A Gambell car rental allows you to go where you want, when you want. You can check out all the sights, and even find out what the rest of Alaska has to offer. We've answered the most frequently asked questions about renting a car in Gambell. Find out the dos and don'ts of car rentals.
Where do I find a great deal on a car rental in Gambell?
We always strive to get you the best rate. However, to get the most savings on your trip to Gambell you can do a few things. Be sure to:
- Compare and contrast the rates for a few suppliers on the type of car you want
- Book as far in advance as possible. You will usually get your vehicle of your choice and save more
- Check the mileage and fuel policies. You don't want to be surprised with any added costs
- Don't get more car than you need. Usually, the smaller the class the lower the rate
Even a little rental car know-how can go a long way to getting you the most savings.
What rental companies have outlets in Gambell?
From budget-friendly brands like Budget and Thrifty to global names like Advantage and Hertz, 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 types and makes of rental cars are on offer in Gambell?
Whether you want a roomy family vehicle or a low-cost economy car, the sheer wealth of options in this Alaska metropolis means you're bound to find a vehicle that is perfect for you. Some options include:
|Car Type||Best for||Category Includes|
|Luxury||When you need the best||Cadillac, Audi, or similar|
|SUV or Minivan||Large groups who want to navigate Gambell together||Toyota RAV4, Dodge Grand Caravan, or similar|
|Economy Car||For those looking to save the most on their trip||Chevrolet Spark, Vauxhall Corsa, or similar|
How old do you have to be to rent a car in Gambell?
Generally, the age limit for renting a car in Gambell is 21. However, there might be an additional fee if you are under the age of 25 or for larger or higher category rentals in particular. Read through the terms to discover what any additional charges will be before you book your vehicle.
Is insurance required to rent a car in Gambell?
Insurance is required, no matter where you're renting a car. However, you could already be insured by your credit card or car policies. Keep in mind, those policies may not cover you 100%, and you'll have to add it to your booking for Gambell. Check ahead of time and, if it's needed, you can just include it at the CarRentals.com checkout.
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 need to find an open gas station close to your rental car supplier
|Policy Type||Policy Description||Advantages||Disadvantages|
|Full to Full||You'll have a full tank when you pick up your vehicle. You can use as much fuel as you wish and then refill the tank when you drop the vehicle off at the rental office. As long as you replace the fuel before returning the car, you won't face any extra fees||You only refill the amount of fuel that you've used. Used a quarter of a tank? Then you just fill it back up to full. You won't need to pay for any gas you didn't use. 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 pay for a full tank when you pick the car up and bring the car back with the tank empty. Some suppliers offer a refund for any unused fuel. Be sure to confirm 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 don't have to fill the tank back up before you drop it back off||You fill the tank yourself, so you can shop around for the cheapest local prices||You'll have to get some gas before you go on a long trip|
What fuel policy should I get?
Many suppliers offer a range of fuel policies. However, full-to-full is our stand-out choice. 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 Gambell.
Is it worth getting unlimited miles?
Unlimited mileage is a good option for those 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.
Tips before you leave the lot
Before you get started on your Gambell vacation, go over a few items before you leave the lot. You should:
- Check out your vehicle and determine if there is any dents or scrapes. 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 both the lug wrench and jack are there
- 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 working the navigation and entertainment. It's best to limit any unneeded distractions when you are navigating a new city
Book your Gambell car rental today
Use CarRentals.com to get yourself the best wheels Gambell has to offer. Before you know it, you'll be going between the well-known restaurants, famous landmarks, and all the fantastic sites in Gambell.