Car rentals in Homeland: All you need to know
A Homeland 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 else the rest of California has to offer. CarRentals.com has answered your most popular questions about renting a car in Homeland. Find out how to get the best rates on your ideal vehicle.
Where do I find a bargain car rental in Homeland?
CarRentals.com makes it easy to snag budget-friendly rates. Simply enter your travel dates and scroll down the list of rental car companies, pick the top rental locations, and find the best offers in Homeland. You can also:
- Read through the mileage policy to prevent any surprises
- Book your rental car as far ahead of time as possible
- Avoid airport pick-ups and drop-offs if possible; they tend to be more expensive
- Compare daily and weekly rates; you may save more if you rent the car for longer
Even a little rental car know-how can go a long way to getting you the most savings.
What rental companies have agencies in Homeland?
From budget-friendly brands like Fox and Budget to global names like Avis and Sixt, CarRentals.com has some of the best brands in the business. Scan through the reviews to help you figure out which one is best for you.
What types and makes of rental cars are on offer in Homeland?
Whether you want a roomy family vehicle or a low-cost economy car, the sheer wealth of options in this California metropolis means you're certain to find a car that suits your needs. Some options include:
|Car Type||Best for||Category Includes|
|Full Size SUV||Families looking for adventure in the California back-country||Ford Edge, Jaguar F-Pace, or similar|
|Full Size||For trips where everyone needs room their bags||Chevrolet Impala, Toyota Camry, or similar|
|Economy Car||Great for driving around big cities||Fiat 500, Nissan Versa Note, or similar|
What age do you have to be to rent a car in Homeland?
Generally, the age limit for renting a car in Homeland is 21. However, you may find that there is an added charge if you're under 25 or for higher category rentals in particular. Go over the terms to determine what the exact charge is before you book your rental.
Do I need insurance to rent a car in Homeland?
Almost all countries require driver's insurance. You may be able to purchase additional insurance through rental car supplier, if you think your insurance won't cover you while traveling through the U.S.A.. Otherwise, as a United States citizen, you can also add on Collision Damage Coverage with CarRentals.com at checkout. Several credit card issuers (MasterCard, Visa, American Express, and Discover) will offer coverage. But many of them have restrictions, like not covering large vehicles such as trucks or SUVs. It is best to call and find out what kind of coverage is offered before you travel to Homeland.
What are the different fuel policies?
Most suppliers allow you to choose which policy you want. Below is a list of the most common ones.You will have to find an open gas station close to your rental car supplier
|Policy Type||Policy Description||Advantages||Disadvantages|
|Full to Full||You'll have a full tank when you get your car. You can 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 cost||You only need to replace the fuel you used. Used a half of a tank? Then you just fill it back up to full. You won't be paying for any fuel you didn't use. You can fill up at any station you want and you'll only be charged refueling fees or service charges if you don't refill the tank|
|Full to empty (pre-paid)||You'll receive the car with a full tank of gas and return the car with an empty tank. Some suppliers offer a refund for any unused fuel. Be sure to verify with them beforehand||You won't need to find a gas 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 will not have a full tank of fuel when you collect the vehicle, and you don't need to refill the gas before you drop it back off||You fill the tank yourself, so you can shop around for the cheapest local prices||You'll need to locate a gas station shortly after you get the car|
What fuel policy do you recommend?
At CarRentals.com, we suggest a full tank policy. You should get into your car with a full tank, and you should bring it back it filled up. For a cheaper rate, find a filling station before you return the car. Stations near or around airports or car rental places tend to have higher prices.
Is it worth getting unlimited miles?
Unlimited miles is a good option if you plan to do a little sightseeing or visit a lot of business associates all over Homeland. You can drive wherever you want without incurring added charges. Go over your rental agreement to find out if there are mileage limitations.
Know before you go
Be sure you go over a few items before you leave the rental lot on your Homeland adventure. It's worth the time to:
- Walk around the vehicle and be certain there is no dents or scratches. If so, write it down on your paperwork
- Inspect 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 navigation and entertainment. It's best to limit any unneeded distractions when you are navigating a new city
Book your Homeland rental car today
Use CarRentals.com to get the best wheels Homeland has to offer. Before you know it, you'll be cruising between the well-known restaurants, famous landmarks, and all the fantastic sites in Homeland.