Car rentals in Griffith: All you need to know
You want a great vehicle to get around Griffith whether you're traveling for a business or pleasure. See the top sites around the area and park in front of the popular restaurants in Griffith. CarRentals.com has answered your most popular questions about car rentals in Griffith. Keep reading to see which vehicle is perfect for your trip, and how to get the best rates.
Where do I find a great deal on a rental car in Griffith?
We always try to get you the best rate. But, to get the most savings on your trip to Griffith you can do a few things. Be sure to:
- Read the mileage policy to avoid any surprise expenses
- Book your car rental as far ahead of time as you can
- Avoid airport pick-ups; they tend to be more expensive
- Compare weekly and daily rates; you may save more with a longer rental
Just following even a few of these tips can help you save on your Griffith rental car.
What rental suppliers have retailers in Griffith?
From global names like National and Hertz to budget-friendly brands like Budget and Thrifty, CarRentals.com has some of the best brands in the business. Read through the reviews to help you figure out which is best for your next trip.
What type of rental car should I get for my trip to Griffith?
Whether you want a roomy family vehicle or a low-cost economy car, the sheer wealth of options in this Indiana city means you're bound to find an automobile that is perfect for you. Some options include:
|Car Type||Best for||Category Includes|
|Luxury or Premium-class||When you really want to treat yourself on your visit to Griffith||Cadillac, Audi, or similar|
|SUV or Minivan||Families with plenty of suitcases and a need for space||Jeep Grand Cherokee, Nissan Quest, or similar|
|Compact Car||Easy to park and have great miles per gallon||Ford Fiesta, Chevrolet Spark, or similar|
How old do you have to be to rent a car in Griffith?
Generally, to rent a car in Griffith you must be at least 21. Please note, you may find that there is an added charge if you're under 25 or for higher category rentals. Read through the terms to determine what the exact price is before you reserve your rental.
Will I need insurance to get a car rental in Griffith?
When cruising through Griffith or the rest of the United States, you will need insurance. Many suppliers need proof of insurance before you pick up your car. Most countries require the driver to have insurance. You may be able to purchase additional insurance through the rental car dealer for your trip, if you think your insurance won't cover your rental. Moreover, as a United States citizen, you can also add on Collision Damage Coverage with CarRentals.com at checkout.
The major credit card issuers (American Express, Visa, MasterCard, and Discover) will usually offer coverage. However, many of them have restrictions, such as not covering bigger vehicles like premium models or some SUVs. Make sure to call and find out what kind of coverage is offered before you head to Griffith.
Are there different fuel policies?
Most suppliers allow you to choose which policy you want. Here is a list of the typical policies.You will have to find an open gas station near your car rental supplier
|Policy Type||Policy Description||Advantages||Disadvantages|
|Full to Full||You'll have a full tank when you collect your car. Use as much petrol as you want and then refill the tank when you drop the vehicle off at the rental dealer. 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 can fill up at any station you want 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 upfront and bring the car back with the tank empty. Many suppliers offer a refund for any unused fuel. Be sure to verify with them beforehand||You won't have to find for a gas station before you drop-off your car||You usually pay a higher rate for a tank upfront then you would going to a nearby gas station|
|Empty to empty||You won't have a full tank when you collect your vehicle, and you won'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 locate a gas station as soon as you get the car|
What fuel policy should I get?
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 Griffith?
If you plan to check out all that Griffith and maybe even the rest of Indiana offers, you are going to need unlimited miles. You won't have to worry about extra charges if you decide to drive all over Griffith. Go over the fine print to be sure they are actually "unlimited."
Tips before you leave the lot
Before you begin on your Griffith vacation, check a few items prior to leaving the car rental lot. You should take time to:
- Check out the car and determine if there is any dents or scratches. If you notice any, 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 navigation and entertainment. It's best to limit any unneeded distractions when you are driving around a new region
Book your Griffith rental car today
Use CarRentals.com to get the best wheels Griffith has to offer. Before you know it, you'll be cruising between the highly-rated restaurants, renowned landmarks, and all the must-see sites in Griffith.