Car rentals in Hillsdale: All you need to know
A Hillsdale car rental allows you to go where you want, when you want. You'll be able to check out all the sights, and even see what else the rest of Kansas has to offer. We've answered your most popular questions about renting a car in Hillsdale. Read on to discover how to get the best rates on your ideal vehicle.
How can I get a great deal on a rental car in Hillsdale?
You're well on your way to locating the best deal on your car rental by booking through us. However, to increase your savings on your trip to Hillsdale you can do a few things. You can:
- Read through the mileage policy to avoid any surprise fees
- Reserve your vehicle as far in advance as you can
- Avoid airport pick-ups or drop-offs if possible; they tend to be pricier
- Compare daily and weekly rates; you might save more with a longer rental
These tips can help you save even more on your next car rental in Hillsdale.
What rental companies have agencies in Hillsdale?
From budget-friendly brands like Payless and Fox to global names like National and Hertz, CarRentals.com has some of the best brands in the business. Read through the reviews to help you figure out which is best for your next trip.
What types and makes of rental cars are on offer in Hillsdale?
That depends on your needs and what you'll be doing when you visit Hillsdale. If you're having a little trouble choosing, make sure to go over the chart below. We have compared the most popular types of vehicles for you:
|Car Type||Best for||Category Includes|
|Premium||Everyone who wants to travel Hillsdale in style||Mercedes C-Class, Audi A4, or similar|
|Minivan or SUV||Large groups who want to navigate Hillsdale together||Jeep Grand Cherokee, Nissan Quest, or similar|
|Compact Car||Couple or two friends who plan on doing some sightseeing||Fiat 500, Nissan Versa Note, or similar|
What age do you have to be to rent a car in Hillsdale?
Typically, the age limit for car rentals in Hillsdale is 21. But, there might be an additional fee if you're under 25 or for higher category vehicles. Go over the supplier's terms to figure out what any additional fees is before you book your rental.
Will I need insurance to get a car rental in Hillsdale?
When driving in Hillsdale or the rest of the U.S.A., you'll need insurance. Many suppliers require that you show proof of insurance before you pick up your car. The majority of countries require driver's insurance. You might be able to buy additional insurance through the rental car dealer, if you think your insurance won't cover your rental during your trip. Moreover, as a U.S. citizen, you can also purchase Collision Damage Coverage through CarRentals.com during checkout.
The major credit cards (American Express, Visa, MasterCard, and Discover) will generally cover your car rental. However, many of them have restrictions, such as not covering larger vehicles like trucks or SUVs. Be sure to call and find out what kind of coverage is offered before you head to Hillsdale.
What is the fuel policy for Hillsdale rental cars?
Most suppliers give you a choice of fuel policies. Below is a list of the most common ones.You will have to find a gas station near the drop-off location
|Policy Type||Policy Description||Advantages||Disadvantages|
|Full to Full||You'll have a full tank when you pick up your automobile. Use as much petrol as you wish and top it off when you return your car at the end of your rental period. 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 fill up at any station you want and you'll only pay service fees if you don't fill up the tank|
|Full to empty (pre-paid)||You pay for a full tank when you pick the car up and bring the car back with the tank empty. Some providers provide a refund for any unused fuel. Be sure to check with them beforehand||You won't need to find a fuel station near your rental drop-off location||You usually pay more for a tank upfront then you would going to a nearby gas station|
|Empty to empty||You won't have a full tank when you collect the vehicle, and you won't need to refill the gas before you drop it back off||You refill your tank yourself, so you can shop around for the cheapest local prices||You'll need to locate a gas station as soon as you collect the car|
What fuel policy should I get?
Many rental car suppliers offer a range of fuel policies. However, the stand-out winner 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.
Should I get unlimited miles when I rent a car in Hillsdale?
If you wish to see all that Hillsdale and maybe even the rest of Kansas 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 be certain they are truly "unlimited."
Before you leave the lot
Before you get going on your Hillsdale adventure, make sure you check a few items prior to leaving the lot. It's worth the time to:
- Look over the car and be sure there is no dents or scrapes. If you notice any, write it down on your paperwork
- Check the trunk to see 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 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. It's best to limit any unneeded distractions when you are driving around a new region
Book your Hillsdale car rental today
Maybe you're traveling with your partner and kids, or carpooling with co-workers to and from the hotel to the conference center. Maybe you're traveling solo. No matter who you're traveling with, CarRentals.com has a vehicle that can fit your requirement and not deplete your travel fund.