Car rentals in Hendrum: All you need to know
A Hendrum car rental gives you the opportunity to go where you want, when you want. You'll be able to check out all the sights, and even see what the rest of Minnesota has to offer. CarRentals.com has gathered your most frequently asked questions about car rentals in Hendrum. Keep reading to see the dos and don'ts of booking a rental car.
How can I get a great deal on a car rental in Hendrum?
We always strive to get you the best price. However, you can do a couple things to keep your upcoming booking affordable. You can:
- Compare daily and weekly rates from all the different suppliers
- Book as far in advance as possible. You'll usually get the car of your choice and save more
- Be aware of any cost for fuel policy, additional drivers, and mileage limits. This way you will know the actual cost before you book
- Decide the vehicle you'll need for your vacation. Don't rent more car than you need
Even a little rental car know-how can go a long way to getting you the most savings.
What rental companies have agencies in Hendrum?
From budget-friendly brands like Payless and Fox to global names like Avis and Enterprise, CarRentals.com has some of the best brands in the business. Look through the online reviews to get an idea of which one is best for your next trip.
What type of rental car should I get for my trip to Hendrum?
That depends on how many people you are traveling with and what activities you want to do in Hendrum. If you're having a bit of trouble picking the right car, be sure to look over our chart below. We have compared the most popular vehicle categories for you:
|Car Type||Best for||Category Includes|
|Luxury or Premium-class||When you deserve the best||Cadillac XTS, Infiniti Q50, or similar|
|Minivan or SUV||Large groups who want to navigate Hendrum together||Dodge Grand Caravan, Nissan Quest, or similar|
|Hybrid||Those that want to get the most miles per gallon on their trip||Honda Civic, Kia Optima, or similar|
How old do you have to be to rent a car in Hendrum?
Generally, to rent a car in Hendrum you must be at least 21—the same as it is across the rest of the United States of America. Additionally, many suppliers charge an extra fee if you are under 25. Be sure to read over the supplier's terms to figure out what the exact charge will be before you book your rental.
Does Hendrum require rental car insurance?
When driving in Hendrum or the rest of the United States, you'll need insurance. Many suppliers require that you show proof of insurance before you pick up your car. Almost all countries require driver's insurance. You may be able to buy additional insurance through the rental car dealer, if you think your insurance won't cover your rental. Additionally, as a U.S. citizen, you can also add on Collision Damage Coverage with CarRentals.com during checkout.
The major credit card issuers (MasterCard, Visa, American Express, and Discover) will generally provide some coverage. But many of them have restrictions, such as not covering bigger vehicles like trucks or SUVs. Make sure to call and find out what kind of coverage is offered before you travel to Hendrum.
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 have to search for a gas station close to your rental car supplier
|Policy Type||Policy Description||Advantages||Disadvantages|
|Full to Full||The gas tank will be full when you get your vehicle. Use as much fuel as you like and then refill the tank when you drop the vehicle off. If you refill the tank before you return your car, you won't be charged a refueling cost||You only pay for the fuel you use. Used a quarter of a tank? Then you just fill it back up to full. You won't be paying for any gas you didn't use. You can shop around for the cheapest prices and you'll only pay service charges if you don't refill 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. Several rental car companies provide a refund for any unused fuel. Be sure to confirm with them beforehand||You won't have to find 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 will not have a full tank of fuel when you collect the vehicle, and you don't have to refill the gas 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 fill up before you go on a long trip|
What type of fuel policy should I choose?
Many rental car suppliers offer a variety of fuel policies. However, the stand-out winner is usually full-to-full. It simply means returning the car with the same level of gas as you got it with, so you'll never pay for anyone else's road trips through the Hendrum.
Is it worth getting unlimited miles?
Unlimited mileage is a good choice for those who don't want to worry about incurring any extra charges with the distance they drive. 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 started on your Hendrum trip, check out a few items before you leave the car rental lot. It's important to:
- Look over the car and determine if there is any dents or scrapes. If so, write it down on your paperwork
- Check the trunk to determine if the spare is properly inflated and the necessary tools to change it are there
- Get familiar with the controls of your car. Adjust the mirrors and seats, and note how to turn on the lights and windshield wipers
- Get comfortable working the entertainment and GPS (if available). It's best to limit any unnecessary distractions when you are navigating a new area
Book your Hendrum car rental today
Maybe you're carpooling with co-workers to and from the hotel to the conference center, maybe you're traveling solo, or maybe you're bringing your partner or kids. No matter who you're traveling with, CarRentals.com has a vehicle that can suit your requirement and not break the bank.