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Car rentals in Hillsboro: All you need to know

You need a great vehicle to get around Hillsboro whether you're going for a business trip or a vacation. See the top sites around the area and pull up in front of the popular restaurants in Hillsboro. We've gathered the most popular questions about car rentals in Hillsboro. Read on to see how to get the best rates on your ideal vehicle.

Where can I find a great deal on a car rental in Hillsboro?

You're on your way to finding the best rate on your car rental with CarRentals.com. But, you can try to do a few things to keep your next booking affordable. Be sure to:

  • Read the mileage policy to prevent any surprise expenses
  • Book your rental as far in advance as you can
  • Avoid airport pick-ups and drop-offs if possible; they normally are more expensive
  • Compare daily and weekly rates; you may save more if you rent the car for longer

Just following even a few of these tips can help you save big on your Hillsboro rental car.

What rental companies have outlets in Hillsboro?

From budget-friendly brands like Budget and Thrifty to global names like Avis and Enterprise, CarRentals.com has some of the best brands in the business. Read through the reviews to help you figure out which meets your needs.

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

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

Car TypeBest forCategory Includes
Full Size SUVThose looking for a little off-road excitementFord Edge, Kia Sorento, or similar
Full SizeFamilies with suitcases and a need for spaceHyundai Sonata, Ford Fusion, or similar
HybridThose looking for a fuel-efficient vehicleBMW i3, Kia Optima, or similar

What's the age requirement to rent a car in Hillsboro?

Normally, to rent a car in Hillsboro you must be at least 21. But, you may find that there is an additional charge if you're under the age of 25 or for larger or higher category vehicles. Read over the supplier's terms to find what any additional fees will be before you rent your car.

Will I need insurance to get a car rental in Hillsboro?

When driving in Hillsboro or the rest of the U.S.A., you'll need insurance. Almost every supplier requires that you show proof of insurance before you rent a car. Most countries require the driver to have insurance. You may be able to buy interim insurance through the rental agency. Otherwise, as a United States citizen, you can also book Collision Damage Coverage through CarRentals.com during checkout.

Although many major card issuers, like Visa or American Express, offer some coverage, there are usually restrictions. For example, they may not cover your rental car if you book a larger or luxury vehicle. Be sure to check your rental car company's policy before you decide.

What are the different fuel policies?

Most suppliers give you a choice of fuel policies. Here is a list of the typical policies.

You will have to find a gas station close to your car rental supplier
Policy TypePolicy DescriptionAdvantagesDisadvantages
Full to FullThere will be a full tank of gas when you pick up your automobile. Use as much fuel as you want and top it off when you return your car at the rental office. If you refill the tank before you return your car, you won't be charged a refueling costYou only pay for the fuel you use. Used a quarter of a tank? Simply fill it back up to full. You won't need to pay for any fuel you didn't use. You can fill up at any station you want and you'll only pay refueling charges if you don't refill the tank
Full to empty (pre-paid)You pay for a full tank upfront and bring the car back with the tank empty. Some rental car companies offer a refund for any unused fuel. Be sure to check with them beforehandYou won't have to search for a gas station before you bring back the carThe supplier usually charges a higher rate for the fuel than a local gas station
Empty to emptyYou will not have a full tank of fuel when you pick up your vehicle, and you don't need to refill the gas before you drop it back offYou refill your tank yourself, so you won't pay more than local pump pricesYou'll need to find a gas station shortly after you collect the car

What fuel policy should I get?

We usually suggest that you opt for the full-to-full policy. This policy is the most straightforward, and you simply top off the tank before you bring it back.

Is it worth getting unlimited miles?

Unlimited miles is a good choice if you decide to do some sightseeing or visit several clients all over Hillsboro. You can drive as much as you like and not incur added charges. Make sure to read your rental agreement to find out if there are any limitations.

Tips before you leave the lot

Be sure you check out a few items before you leave the rental lot on your Hillsboro adventure. It's worth the time to:

  • Look over the car and be certain there is no dents or scratches. Be sure to make note of it on the paperwork, or you may get charged for it
  • 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
  • Get comfortable operating the radio or entertainment features. It's best to limit any unneeded distractions when you are navigating a new region

Book your Hillsboro car rental today

Use CarRentals.com to get the best wheels Hillsboro has to offer. Before you know it, you'll be driving between the well-known restaurants, world-famous landmarks, and all the marvelous sites in Hillsboro.