Car rentals in Hammond: All you need to know
A Hammond car rental gives you the opportunity to go where you want, when you want. You'll be able to explore all the sights, and even find out what else the rest of Wisconsin has to offer. We've gathered the most popular questions about renting a car in Hammond. Keep reading to find out how to get the best rates on your ideal vehicle.
How do I find a great deal on a rental car in Hammond?
We always try to get you the best price. But, there are ways to get an even cheaper price on your next rental. Make sure to:
- Read the mileage policy to steer clear of any surprise expenses
- Reserve your car rental as far ahead of time as you can
- Avoid airport pick-ups; they tend to be pricier
- Compare daily and weekly rates; you may save more with a longer rental
These tips can help you save even more on your next car rental in Hammond.
What rental suppliers have retailers in Hammond?
From global names like Advantage and Hertz to budget-friendly brands like Thrifty and Budget, CarRentals.com has some of the best brands in the business. Look through the online reviews to help you figure out which is best for you.
What types and makes of rental cars are on offer in Hammond?
That depends on your needs and what you'll be doing when you visit Hammond. If you're having difficulty picking the right car, make sure to look over our table below. We've compared the most popular categories for you:
|Car Type||Best for||Category Includes|
|Premium||When you need the best||Infiniti Q50, Mercedes Benz CLA, or similar|
|SUV||If you plan on doing plenty of touring and want a comfy ride||Hyundai Santa Fe, Nissan Quest, or similar|
|Hybrid||Those that want to get the most miles per gallon on their trip||BMW i3, Toyota Prius, or similar|
How old do you have to be to rent a car in Hammond?
Usually, the age limit for renting a car in Hammond is 21—the same as it is across the rest of the USA. However, you might need to pay a surcharge if you're under 25. Be sure to read the terms to discover what the total will be before you book your car.
Do I need insurance to rent a car in Hammond?
Most countries require driver's insurance. You may be able to buy additional insurance through rental car company for your trip, if you know your insurance won't cover your rental. Otherwise, as a United States citizen, you can also add on Collision Damage Coverage with CarRentals.com at checkout. Several credit cards (MasterCard, Visa, American Express, and Discover) will cover your car rental. However, there may be limitations, like not covering large vehicles like trucks or SUVs. It is best to call and find out exactly what your credit card will cover and how much before you head to Hammond.
What is the difference between all the 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 a gas station near the drop-off location
|Policy Type||Policy Description||Advantages||Disadvantages|
|Full to Full||The gas tank will be full when you pick up your automobile. Use as much fuel as you wish 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 cost||You only refill the amount of fuel that you've used. Used a quarter of a tank? Simply fill it back up to full. You won't be paying for any you didn't use. You won't pay more than local fuel prices and you'll only pay service fees if you don't fill up the tank|
|Full to empty (pre-paid)||You'll get the car with a full tank and return the car with the tank empty. Check with the supplier to see if they'll refund you for any unused fuel||There will be no need to go searching 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 don't need to fill the tank back up when you bring the car back||You refill your tank yourself, so you won't pay more than local pump prices||You'll have to get some gas before you go on a long trip|
What type of fuel policy should I choose?
We usually advise 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.
Is it worth getting unlimited miles?
Unlimited miles is a great choice if you decide to do a little sightseeing or visit several business associates all over Hammond. You can cruise wherever you want and not incur additional charges. Go over your policy to see if there are mileage restrictions.
Before you drive off
Be sure you check out a few things before you leave the lot on your Hammond adventure. You should take time to:
- Look over the car and determine if there is any damage or scrapes. Be sure to make note of it on the paperwork, or you may get charged for it
- 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, and note how to turn on the lights and windshield wipers
- Get comfortable working the radio or entertainment features. You don't want any unneeded distractions in a new city
Book your Hammond car rental today
When you reserve with CarRentals.com, you know you can depend on a great car that will leave you with money to spare. Cash in on cheap deals on your Hammond car rental when you book with CarRentals.com. See you on the road.