Car rentals in Harvey: All you need to know
You want a great car to take you around Harvey whether you're traveling for a business trip or a vacation. Check out the top sites around the city and park in front of the popular restaurants in Harvey. We've answered your most popular questions about car rentals in Harvey. Read on to discover which vehicle is perfect for your trip, and how to get the best rates.
Where do I get a great deal on a car rental in Harvey?
You're well on your way to finding the best price on your car rental when you use us. But, you can remember a few things to keep your upcoming booking affordable. You can:
- Read through the mileage policy to prevent any surprise fees
- Reserve your rental car as far ahead of time as possible
- Avoid airport pick-ups or drop-offs if possible; they usually are pricier
- Compare weekly and daily rates; you might save more with a longer rental
Just following even a few of these tips can help you save big on your Harvey rental car.
What rental companies have retailers in Harvey?
From global names like Enterprise and Hertz to budget-friendly brands like Budget and Thrifty, CarRentals.com has some of the best brands in the business. Look through the online reviews to get an idea of which one meets your needs.
What types and makes of rental cars are on offer in Harvey?
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 bound to find a car that is perfect for you. Some options include:
|Car Type||Best for||Category Includes|
|Luxury||When you need the best||Cadillac XTS, Camaro, or similar|
|SUV||If you plan on doing a lot of sightseeing and want a comfy ride||Dodge Grand Caravan, Nissan Quest, or similar|
|Hybrid||Those that want a quiet and comfortable ride with great fuel economy||BMW i3, Kia Optima, or similar|
What's the age requirement to rent a car in Harvey?
Normally, the age limit for renting a car in Harvey 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 over the rental agreement to figure out what the exact fee is before you book your vehicle.
Do I need insurance to rent a car in Harvey?
Most countries require the driver to have insurance. You may be able to buy interim insurance with the rental car supplier. Otherwise, as a U.S. citizen, you can also book Collision Damage Coverage through CarRentals.com at checkout. Many major card issuers, like Visa or American Express, provide some insurance on your rental; however, there are usually restrictions. For instance, they may not cover your rental car if you book a luxury or larger vehicle. Make sure to check rental car supplier's policy before you decide.
What is the fuel policy for Harvey rental cars?
Most suppliers allow you to choose which policy you want. Here is a list of the typical policies.You will need to search for an open gas station close to your car rental supplier
|Policy Type||Policy Description||Advantages||Disadvantages|
|Full to Full||You'll have a full tank when you get your automobile. Use as much petrol as you wish and then refill the tank when you drop the vehicle off. As long as you replace the fuel before returning the car, you won't face any extra fees||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 fuel you don't need. You can shop around for the cheapest prices and you'll only be charged refueling fees or service charges if you don't fill up the tank|
|Full to empty (pre-paid)||You'll pay for a full tank of fuel and return the car with an empty tank. Many suppliers provide a refund for any unused fuel. Be sure to verify with them beforehand||You won't need to find a petrol station near your rental drop-off location||You might pay more for the tank than you would filling up at a local gas station|
|Empty to empty||You may not have a full tank when you pick up the vehicle, and you don't have to fill the tank back up before you drop it back off||You refill your tank yourself, so you won't pay more than local pump prices||You'll need to locate a gas station shortly after you collect the car|
What fuel policy do you recommend?
Most rental car companies give you a full tank policy. At CarRentals.com, we suggest returning your car with a full tank of gas. If you want to save some money, it is best to find a gas station before you bring your car back. Stations close to airports or car rental places tend to have higher prices.
Is it worth getting unlimited miles?
If you want to check out all that Harvey and maybe even the rest of Iowa offers, you are going to want unlimited miles. You won't have to worry about extra charges if you decide to drive all over Harvey. Review the fine print to make certain they are actually "unlimited."
Before you leave the lot
Before you get started on your Harvey trip, make sure you go over a few items prior to leaving the lot. You should take time to:
- Walk around the car and determine if there is any damage or scrapes. If so, mark it down on your paperwork
- Inspect the trunk to see if the spare is inflated and the necessary tools to change it are there
- 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
- Figure out how to work the navigation and entertainment. It's best to limit any unnecessary distractions when you are driving around a new city
Book your Harvey car rental today
Use CarRentals.com to get the best wheels Harvey has to offer. Before you know it, you'll be going between the highly-rated restaurants, famous landmarks, and all the marvelous sites in Harvey.