Car rentals in Holyoke: All you need to know
You need a great car to take you around Holyoke whether you're going for a business or pleasure. See the top sites around town and pull up in front of the popular restaurants in Holyoke. We've collected your most frequently asked questions about car rentals in Holyoke. Keep reading to find out how to get the best rates on your ideal vehicle.
Where can I get a bargain car rental in Holyoke?
We always try to get you the best deal. But, there are ways to get an even lower price on your upcoming booking. You can:
- Compare vehicle pricing before you book
- Avoid airport pick-ups and drop-offs, which typically are more expensive
- Know ahead of time the amount of mileage/fuel you may use
- Search and book in advance
Just following even a few of these tips can help you save on your Holyoke rental car.
What rental companies have outlets in Holyoke?
From global names like Avis and Enterprise to budget-friendly brands like Thrifty and Budget, CarRentals.com has some of the best brands in the business. Scan through the reviews to get an idea of which is best for your next trip.
What type of rental car should I get for my trip to Holyoke?
That depends on your needs and what activities you want to do in Holyoke. If you're having a little trouble deciding, be sure to read over the chart below. We've compared the most popular categories for you:
|Car Type||Best for||Category Includes|
|Full Size SUV||Those looking for adventure in the Minnesota back-country||BMW X3, Ford Edge, or similar|
|Full Size||Need extra room and comfort, but with better handling and gas mileage than an SUV||Chevrolet Impala, Toyota Camry, or similar|
|Hybrid||Those that want a quiet and comfortable ride||Toyota Prius, Honda Civic, or similar|
What age do you have to be to rent a car in Holyoke?
Usually, the age limit for car rentals in Holyoke is 21. Please note, you may find that there is an additional charge if you're under 25 or for larger or higher category rentals in particular. Go over the supplier's terms to discover what any additional fees is before you book your rental.
Do I need insurance to rent a car in Holyoke?
Insurance is mandatory, no matter where you're renting a car. That said, you might already be covered by your existing car or credit card policies. Keep in mind, these policies might not totally cover your rental, 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 the CarRentals.com checkout.
What are the different fuel policies?
Most suppliers allow you to choose which policy you want. Here is a list of the typical policies.You will need to search for an open gas station close to your rental car supplier
|Policy Type||Policy Description||Advantages||Disadvantages|
|Full to Full||There will be a full tank of gas when you get your car. You can use as much fuel as you like and then refill the tank when you drop the vehicle off when you are done. 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 can fill up at any station you want and you'll only pay service fees if you don't refill the tank|
|Full to empty (pre-paid)||You'll pay for a full tank and return the car with an empty tank. Check with the supplier to see if they will refund you for any unused fuel||You won't have to find for a gas station before you bring back the car||The supplier usually charges a higher rate for the fuel than a local gas station|
|Empty to empty||You may not have a full tank when you collect your vehicle, and you don't need to fill the tank back up before you drop it back off||You refill your tank yourself, so you won't pay more than local pump prices||You'll need to find a gas station as soon as you collect the car|
What fuel policy should I get?
We usually advise that customers opt for the full-to-full policy. This policy simply means you bring your rental back to the full, and you're all set.
Is it worth getting unlimited miles?
If you wish to explore all that Holyoke and maybe even the rest of Minnesota offers, you are going to need unlimited miles. You won't have to worry about extra charges if you decide to drive all over Holyoke. Go over the fine print to make sure they are actually "unlimited."
Tips before you leave the lot
Make sure you go over a few items before you leave the lot. It's important to:
- Look over your car and be certain there is no damage or scratches. If you notice any, write it down on your paperwork
- Inspect the trunk to determine if the spare is properly inflated and both the lug wrench and jack are there
- 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 entertainment and GPS (if available). It's best to limit any unneeded distractions when you are driving around a new city
Book your Holyoke rental car today
When you reserve with CarRentals.com, you can depend on a grand car that will leave you with cash to spare. Cash in on cheap deals on your impeccable Holyoke rental car when you book with us. See you out here.