Car rentals in Homer: All you need to know
You want a great vehicle to take you around Homer whether you're going for a business trip or a vacation. Check out the famous sites around the city and park in front of the popular restaurants in Homer. We've gathered the most frequently asked questions about car rentals in Homer. Read on to discover which vehicle is perfect for your trip, and how to get the best rates.
How can I find a bargain car rental in Homer?
CarRentals.com makes it easy to snag budget-friendly rates. Simply type in your travel dates and go through the variety of rental suppliers, pick the top rental locations, and find the best packages Homer has to offer. You should also:
- Compare and contrast the rates for a few suppliers on the type of car you want
- Book as far in advance as possible. You'll usually get your car of your choice and save more
- Check the fuel and mileage policies. You don't want to be surprised with any additional costs
- Determine what car you'll need for your vacation. Don't rent more car than you need
Just following even a few of these tips can help you save on your Homer rental car.
What rental companies have agencies in Homer?
From global names like National and Hertz to budget-friendly brands like Economy and Budget, CarRentals.com has some of the best brands in the business. Scan through the reviews to get an idea of which one is best for you.
What type of rental car should I get for my trip to Homer?
Whether you want a roomy family vehicle or a low-cost economy car, the sheer wealth of options in this Alaska city means you're certain to find a vehicle that suits your needs. Some options include:
|Car Type||Best for||Category Includes|
|Full Size SUV||Those looking for adventure in the Alaska back-country||BMW X3, Ford Edge, or similar|
|Full Size||For trips where everyone needs room their bags||Hyundai Sonata, Ford Fusion, or similar|
|Hybrid||Those looking for a fuel-efficient vehicle||Honda Civic, Kia Optima, or similar|
How old do you have to be to rent a car in Homer?
Usually, to rent a car in Homer you must be at least 21—the same as it is across the rest of the United States of America. If you are under 25, you might also need to pay a surcharge. Be sure to review the rental agreement to figure out what the total will be before you rent your car.
Is insurance required to rent a car in Homer?
Insurance is required, wherever you're renting a car. With 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 need to add it on to your booking. Check in advance and, if it is necessary, you can just include it at checkout.
Are there 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 find an open gas station close to the drop-off location
|Policy Type||Policy Description||Advantages||Disadvantages|
|Full to Full||The tank will be full when you collect your vehicle. You can use as much fuel as you wish and top it off when you return your car. 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. Used a half of a tank? Simply fill it back up to full. You won't need to pay for any gas you didn't use. You can shop around for the cheapest prices and you'll only pay service charges if you don't refill the tank|
|Full to empty (pre-paid)||You'll receive the car with a full tank and return the car with an empty tank. Some suppliers offer a refund for any unused fuel. Be sure to check with them beforehand||You won't need to find a petrol station near your rental drop-off location||The supplier usually charges a higher rate for the fuel than a local gas station|
|Empty to empty||You will not have a full tank of fuel when you collect the vehicle, and you won't need to fill the tank back up before you bring the car back||You refill your tank yourself, so you won't pay more than local pump prices||You'll have to fill up before you go on a long trip|
What fuel policy should I get?
We usually advise that you choose the full-to-full policy. This policy is the most straightforward, and you simply top off the tank before you bring it back.
Should I get unlimited miles when I rent a car in Homer?
Unlimited miles is a great option if you plan to do a bit of sightseeing or visit a lot of customers all over Homer. You can cruise wherever you want without incurring extra charges. Go over your rental agreement to discover if there are mileage limitations.
Tips before you leave the lot
Make sure you go over a few things before you leave the lot. It's worth the time to:
- Look over the vehicle and make sure there is no damage or scratches. Be sure to make note of it on the paperwork, or you may get charged for it
- 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
- Get comfortable operating the navigation and entertainment. You don't want any unneeded distractions in a new city
Book your Homer rental car today
When you reserve your Homer rental car with CarRentals.com, you know you can count on a perfect vehicle that will result in more cash to spare. Book today to cash in on cheap deals on your ideal Homer rental car. We'll see you out here.