Car rentals in Grand Marais: All you need to know
A Grand Marais car rental gives you the opportunity to go where you want, when you want. You can check out all the sights, and even see what the rest of Michigan has to offer. We've gathered your most frequently asked questions about car rentals in Grand Marais. Keep reading to see the dos and don'ts of car rentals.
Where do I get a great deal on a car rental in Grand Marais?
CarRentals.com makes it a cinch to snag the cheapest deals. Simply enter your travel dates and go through the list of car rental suppliers, select the top rental locations, and find the best offers in Grand Marais. You should also:
- Compare and contrast all the deals available
- Book as far in advance as possible. You'll usually save more and get the car of your choice
- Check the fuel and mileage policies. You don't want to be surprised with any added costs
- Determine what vehicle you'll need for your trip. Don't get more car than you need
Just following even a few of these tips can help you save big on your Grand Marais rental car.
What rental suppliers have agencies in Grand Marais?
From budget-friendly brands like Economy and Budget to global names like Hertz and Sixt, CarRentals.com has some of the best brands in the business. Scan through the reviews to help you figure out which one is best for your next trip.
What types and makes of rental cars are on offer in Grand Marais?
That depends on how many people you are traveling with and what you'll be doing when you visit Grand Marais. If you're having difficulty deciding, be sure to read over our table below. We've compared the most popular types of vehicles for you:
|Car Type||Best for||Category Includes|
|Luxury||If you really want to go all out on your vacation to Grand Marais||Audi A4, Cadillac XTS, or similar|
|Minivan or SUV||Families with a lot of suitcases and a need for space||Ford Escape, Chrysler Town & Country, or similar|
|Hybrid||Those that want a quiet and comfortable ride with terrific miles per gallon||BMW i3, Toyota Prius, or similar|
How old do you have to be to rent a car in Grand Marais?
Generally, to rent a car in Grand Marais you must be at least 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 read over the supplier's terms to figure out any additional charges will be before you reserve your rental.
Will I need insurance to get a car rental in Grand Marais?
Insurance is always required, no matter where you're renting a car. That said, you might already be covered by your existing car or credit card policies. Keep in mind, these policies might not totally cover your rental, and you'll need to add it on to your booking. Check in advance and, if it's needed, you can conveniently include it at the CarRentals.com checkout.
What is the fuel policy for Grand Marais rental cars?
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 rental car supplier
|Policy Type||Policy Description||Advantages||Disadvantages|
|Full to Full||You'll have a full tank when you get your vehicle. Use as much gas as you need and top it off when you return your car at the end. As long as you replace the fuel before returning the car, you won't face any extra fees||You only pay for the fuel you use. Used a quarter of a tank? Simply fill it back up to full. You won't be paying for any gas you didn't use. You won't pay more than local fuel prices and you'll only be charged refueling fees if you don't fill up 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 providers offer a refund for any unused fuel. Be sure to verify with them beforehand||You won't have to search for a gas station before you return your car||The supplier usually charges a higher rate for the fuel than a local gas station|
|Empty to empty||You may not have a full tank when you pick up your vehicle, and you won't need to fill the tank back up when you bring the car back||You refill your tank yourself, so you can shop around for the cheapest local prices||You'll have to get some gas before you do any serious driving|
What type of fuel policy should I choose?
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.
Should I get unlimited miles when I rent a car in Grand Marais?
Unlimited mileage is a good choice for those who don't want to worry about watching the odometer their whole trip. Just make sure that your policy really provides unlimited miles. Check the fine print before you book.
Tips before you leave the lot
Make sure you check out a few things before you leave the car rental lot. You should take time to:
- Look over your vehicle and make certain there is no damage or scrapes. If so, write 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 windshield wipers
- Get comfortable working the entertainment and GPS (if available). You don't want any unneeded distractions in a new city
Book your Grand Marais rental car today
Maybe you're traveling solo, maybe you're bringing your partner or kids, or maybe you're carpooling with co-workers to and from the hotel to the conference center. No matter who you're traveling with, CarRentals.com has a rental car that can align with your needs and not deplete your travel piggy bank.