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Car rentals in Gilmore City: All you need to know

A Gilmore City car rental gives you the opportunity 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 Iowa has to offer. CarRentals.com has gathered the most popular questions about renting a car in Gilmore City. Find out which vehicle is perfect for your trip, and how to get the best rates.

How can I find a great deal on a car rental in Gilmore City?

CarRentals.com always tries to get you the best deal. But, you can try to do a few things to keep your upcoming booking affordable. Make sure to:

  • Check the mileage policy to steer clear of any surprise expenses
  • Reserve your vehicle as far ahead of time as possible
  • Avoid airport pick-ups; they tend to be more expensive
  • Compare daily and weekly rates; you might save more with a longer rental

Just following even a few of these tips can help you save on your Gilmore City rental car.

What rental suppliers have retailers in Gilmore City?

From budget-friendly brands like Dollar and Thrifty to global names like Advantage and Hertz, CarRentals.com has some of the best brands in the business. Read through the online reviews to help you figure out which one is best for you.

What type of rental car should I get for my trip to Gilmore City?

Whether you want a roomy family vehicle or a low-cost economy car, the sheer wealth of options in this Iowa town means you're certain to find an automobile that is perfect for you. Some options include:

Car TypeBest forCategory Includes
Full Size SUVThose looking for adventure in the Iowa back-countryFord Edge, Kia Sorento, Jaguar F-Pace, or similar
Full SizeIf you plan on doing plenty of sightseeing and want a comfy rideInfiniti Q50, Ford Fusion, or similar
HybridThose looking for a fuel-efficient vehicleBMW i3, Toyota Prius, or similar

How old do you have to be to rent a car in Gilmore City?

Generally, the age limit for car rentals in Gilmore City is 21—the same as it is across the rest of the United States of America. However, you might need to pay a surcharge if you're under 25. Be sure to review the supplier's terms to determine what the exact charge is before you rent your vehicle.

Is insurance required to rent a car in Gilmore City?

Insurance is required, no matter where you're renting a car. With that said, you could already be insured by your existing car or credit card policies. Keep in mind, your policies might not totally cover your rental, and you'll have to add it to your booking for Gilmore City. Check in advance and, if it's required, you can easily include it at the CarRentals.com checkout.

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 a gas station close to your car rental supplier
Policy TypePolicy DescriptionAdvantagesDisadvantages
Full to FullThere will be a full tank of gas when you get your automobile. Use as much gas as you like and then refill the tank when you drop the vehicle off when you are done. If you refill the tank before you return your car, you won't be charged a refueling costYou only pay for the fuel you use. Used a half of a tank? Simply fill it back up to full. You won't be paying for any fuel 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'll pay for a full tank of fuel and return the car with an empty tank. Several rental car companies provide a refund for any unused fuel. Be sure to check with them beforehandYou won't need to find a gas station near your rental drop-off locationYou might pay more for the tank than you would filling up at a local gas station
Empty to emptyYou will not have a full tank of fuel when you collect your vehicle, and you won't need to fill the tank back up when you bring the car backYou refill your tank yourself, so you can shop around for the cheapest local pricesYou'll need to locate a gas station as soon as you collect the car

What type of fuel policy should I choose?

At CarRentals.com, we advise a full tank policy. You receive the car with a full tank, and you will want to return it with a full tank. For a cheaper rate, it is best to find a filling station before you bring it back. Stations close to airports or car rental places tend to have higher prices.

Is it worth getting unlimited miles?

Unlimited mileage is a good option for anyone 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 going on your Gilmore City trip, be sure you check a few things before you leave the lot. You should take time to:

  • 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 see if the spare is inflated and the necessary tools to change it are there
  • Get familiar with the controls of your car. Adjust the mirrors and seats to your liking, and figure out how to turn on the lights and windshield wipers
  • Figure out how to work the navigation and entertainment. You don't want any unneeded distractions in a new city

Book your Gilmore City 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. CarRentals.com has the ideal rental car that can align with your requirements and not deplete your travel piggy bank.