Car rentals in Hayward: All you need to know
A Hayward car rental allows you to go where you want, when you want. You can check out all the sights, and even see what else the rest of Wisconsin has to offer. CarRentals.com has gathered your most frequently asked questions about renting a car in Hayward. Keep reading to find out the dos and don'ts of car rentals.
How can I get a bargain rental car in Hayward?
CarRentals.com makes it easy to get the best rates. Simply type in your travel dates and go through the list of rental car suppliers, choose the top rental locations, and find the most wallet-friendly offers in Hayward. You should also:
- Compare the prices of vehicles
- Try to avoid airport pick-ups and drop-offs, which can cost more
- Know ahead of time how much mileage/fuel you may use
- Search and book in advance
Even a little knowledge can go a long way to getting you the most savings.
What rental suppliers have agencies in Hayward?
From global names like National and Enterprise to budget-friendly brands like Fox and Budget, 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 Hayward?
That all depends on your needs and what activities you want to do in Hayward. If you're having difficulty choosing, be sure to look over our chart below. We've compared the most popular types of cars for you:
|Car Type||Best for||Category Includes|
|Luxury or Premium-class||If you really want to treat yourself on your vacation to Hayward||Infiniti, Mercedes Benz, or similar|
|SUV||Family trips where you need additional room||Hyundai Santa Fe, Nissan Quest, or similar|
|Hybrid||Those that want to get the most miles per gallon on their trip||BMW i3, Kia Optima, or similar|
How old do you have to be to rent a car in Hayward?
Generally, to rent a car in Hayward you must be at least 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 supplier's terms to figure out any additional charges will be before you book your rental.
Will I need insurance to get a car rental in Hayward?
Almost all countries require driver's insurance. You may be able to purchase additional insurance through rental car company for your trip, if you know your insurance won't cover you while traveling through the U.S.A.. Otherwise, as a U.S. citizen, you can also purchase Collision Damage Coverage with CarRentals.com at checkout. Although many major card issuers, like MasterCard or Visa, give some coverage, there are usually restrictions. For example, you may not be covered if you reserve a larger or luxury vehicle. Check the policy before you decide.
What is the difference between all the fuel policies?
Most suppliers give you a choice of fuel policies. Here is a list of the typical policies.You will need to search for a gas station near the drop-off location
|Policy Type||Policy Description||Advantages||Disadvantages|
|Full to Full||There will be a full tank of gas when you get your automobile. You can use as much fuel as you want and top it off when you return your car. As long as you replace the fuel before returning the car, you won't face any extra fees||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 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'll pay for a full tank of gas and return the car with an empty tank. Ask the provider 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 drop-off your car||You usually pay a higher price for a tank upfront then going to a local station|
|Empty to empty||You may not have a full tank when you pick up 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 have to get some gas before you do any serious driving|
What fuel policy should I get?
Most suppliers give you a full to full tank policy. At CarRentals.com, we recommend returning it filled up. To avoid any added expenses, fill up your tank before you bring your car back.
Should I get unlimited miles when I rent a car in Hayward?
Unlimited miles is a good choice if you decide to do some sightseeing or visit several customers all over Hayward. You can drive as much as you want and not incur additional charges. Go over your rental agreement to discover if there are mileage restrictions.
Before you drive off
Be sure you go over a few things before you leave the lot on your Hayward adventure. It's important to:
- Walk around the vehicle 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
- Figure out how to work the radio or entertainment features. You don't want any unneeded distractions in a new city
Book your Hayward rental car today
When you book with CarRentals.com, you can depend on a grand car that will leave you with extra cash in the bank. Book today to cash in on cheap deals on your impeccable Hayward rental car. We'll see you on the road.