Car rentals in Granite Bay: All you need to know
A Granite Bay car rental gives you the opportunity to go where you want, when you want. You can explore all the sights, and even find out what else the rest of California has to offer. CarRentals.com has gathered the most popular questions about renting a car in Granite Bay. Read on to see the dos and don'ts of booking a rental car.
How can I get a bargain car rental in Granite Bay?
CarRentals.com always strives to get you the best price. However, to increase your savings when you travel to Granite Bay you can do a few things. Be sure to:
- Compare and contrast all the deals available
- Book as far in advance as possible. You will usually save more and get the car of your choice
- Educate yourself on any cost for mileage limits, fuel policy, and additional drivers. That way you will know the actual cost before you book
- Decide what vehicle you'll need for your trip. Don't rent more car than you need
Just following even a few of these tips can help you save big on your Granite Bay rental car.
What rental suppliers have outlets in Granite Bay?
From budget-friendly brands like Budget and Thrifty to global names like Enterprise and Hertz, CarRentals.com has some of the best brands in the business. Scan through the reviews to get an idea of which is best for you.
What type of rental car should I get for my trip to Granite Bay?
Whether you want a roomy family vehicle or a low-cost economy car, the sheer wealth of options in this California city means you're bound to find a car that is perfect for you. Some options include:
|Car Type||Best for||Category Includes|
|Full Size SUV||Perfect for families who want comfort and to fit in all their luggage||Ford Explorer, Kia Sorento, BMW X3, or similar|
|Full Size||For trips where everyone needs room their suitcases||Chevrolet Impala, Toyota Camry, or similar|
|Economy or Compact Car||Couple or two friends heading to the beach and back||Fiat 500, Nissan Versa Note, or similar|
How old do you have to be to rent a car in Granite Bay?
Typically, the age limit for car rentals in Granite Bay is 21—the same as it is across the rest of the USA. If you are under 25, you might also need to pay a surcharge. Be sure to review the terms to figure out what the total is before you rent your vehicle.
Does Granite Bay require rental car insurance?
Almost all countries require the driver to have insurance. You may be able to purchase interim coverage with the rental car supplier. Otherwise, as a United States citizen, you can also book Collision Damage Coverage with CarRentals.com at checkout. Although many of the major card issuers, like Visa and MasterCard, provide some insurance, there may be restrictions. For instance, they may not cover your rental car if you reserve a larger or luxury vehicle. Make sure to check rental car supplier's policy before you decide.
What is the fuel policy for Granite Bay rental cars?
Most suppliers give you a choice of fuel policies. Below is a list of the most common ones.You will need to find a 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 gas as you wish and then refill the tank when you drop the vehicle off at the rental office. Just make sure to refill the tank before you return the car to avoid a refueling cost||You only need to replace the fuel you used. If you only use half of a tank, it's only necessary refill half of a tank, and therefore avoid paying for any you don't need. 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 of fuel upfront and bring the car back with the tank empty. Check with the provider to see if they will refund you for any unused fuel||You won't have to search for a gas station before you drop-off 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 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 need to find a gas station shortly after you collect the car|
What fuel policy do you recommend?
We usually suggest that you choose the full-to-full policy. This policy simply means you bring your rental back to the full, and you're all set.
Should I get unlimited miles when I rent a car in Granite Bay?
Unlimited mileage is a good choice for travelers who don't want to worry about watching the odometer their whole trip. You will just need to make sure there's nothing else in the small print that could add in extra costs.
Know before you go
Before you get going on your Granite Bay trip, go over a few things prior to leaving the rental lot. You should take time to:
- 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 see 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 to your liking, and figure out how to turn on the lights and windshield wipers
- Figure out how to work the entertainment and GPS (if available). You don't want any unneeded distractions in a new city
Book your Granite Bay car rental today
Use CarRentals.com to get yourself the best wheels Granite Bay has to offer. Before you know it, you'll be going between the well-known restaurants, world-famous landmarks, and all the marvelous sites in Granite Bay.