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Car rentals in Highland Lake: All you need to know

A Highland Lake car rental gives you the opportunity to go where you want, when you want. You can check out all the sights, and even find out what the rest of New York has to offer. CarRentals.com has collected your most popular questions about renting a car in Highland Lake. Find out the dos and don'ts of car rentals.

How can I find a great deal on a car rental in Highland Lake?

CarRentals.com makes it easy to get budget-friendly deals. Just type in your travel dates and scroll down the variety of car rental companies, choose the top rental locations, and find the most wallet-friendly offers in Highland Lake. You can also:

  • Compare all the deals available
  • Book as far in advance as possible. You will usually get the car of your choice and save more
  • Educate yourself on any cost for mileage limits, fuel policy, and additional drivers. This way you can make sure you know the actual cost before you rent
  • Don't rent more vehicle than you need. Normally, the smaller the class the lower the rate

Even a little knowledge can go a long way to getting you the most savings.

What rental companies have outlets in Highland Lake?

From global names like Enterprise and Sixt to budget-friendly brands like Budget and Thrifty, CarRentals.com has some of the best brands in the business. Look through the reviews to get an idea of which meets your needs.

What types and makes of rental cars are on offer in Highland Lake?

Whether you want a roomy family vehicle or a low-cost economy car, the sheer wealth of options in this New York city means you're bound to find a car that is perfect for you. Some options include:

Car TypeBest forCategory Includes
Full Size SUVFamilies or groups looking for adventure in the New York back-countryFord Edge, Kia Sorento, Jaguar F-Pace, or similar
Full SizeIf you plan on doing a lot of touring and want a comfortable rideInfiniti Q50, Ford Fusion, or similar
Compact CarFor those on a strict travel budgetChevrolet Spark, Vauxhall Corsa, or similar

How old do you have to be to rent a car in Highland Lake?

Usually, to rent a car in Highland Lake you must be at least 21—the same as it is across the rest of the USA. Additionally, many suppliers charge an extra fee if you are under 25. Be sure to read over the rental agreement to figure out what the exact price will be before you reserve your rental.

Will I need insurance to get a car rental in Highland Lake?

Insurance is required, wherever you rent a car. That said, you could already be covered by your existing car or credit card policies. Keep in mind, your policies may not cover you 100%, and you'll have to add it on to your booking. Check in advance and, if it's required, you can easily include it at checkout.

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 find an open gas station near your car rental supplier
Policy TypePolicy DescriptionAdvantagesDisadvantages
Full to FullThe tank will be full when you get your automobile. You can use as much fuel as you like and then refill the tank when you drop the vehicle off at the end of your rental period. Just make sure to refill the tank before you return the car to avoid a refueling costYou 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 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 pay for a full tank of fuel and return the car with the tank empty. Ask the provider to see if they will refund you for any unused fuelYou won't need to find a gas station near your rental drop-off locationThe supplier usually charges a higher rate for the fuel than a local gas station
Empty to emptyYou won't have a full tank when you collect the vehicle, and you don't need to fill the tank back up when you drop it back offYou refill your tank yourself, so you can shop around for the cheapest local pricesYou'll need to locate a gas station shortly after you get the car

What fuel policy do you recommend?

Many rental car suppliers offer a variety of fuel policies. However, the stand-out choice is usually full-to-full. You simply bring the car back with the same amount of fuel you got it with. Just be sure you make time to shop for the cheapest gas prices.

Is it worth getting unlimited miles?

If you want to check out all that Highland Lake and maybe even the rest of New York offers, you're going to want unlimited miles. You can drive as far as you'd like without worrying about additional charges. Review the fine print to make certain they are actually "unlimited."

Before you drive off

Before you begin on your Highland Lake trip, be sure you check out a few items before you leave the rental lot. It's important to:

  • Walk around your car and determine if there is any dents or scrapes. If so, mark it down on the 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, and note 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 Highland Lake rental car today

You know you can count on a grand ride that will result in more money to spare when you book with CarRentals.com. Book today to cash in on cheap deals on your impeccable Highland Lake car rental. See you on the road.