Car rentals in Homer: All you need to know
You want a great vehicle to get around Homer whether you're going for a business trip or a vacation. Check out the famous sites around the area and pull up in front of the best restaurants in Homer. We've collected your most frequently asked questions about car rentals in Homer. Keep reading to discover which vehicle is perfect for your trip, and how to get the best rates.
How can I find a bargain rental car in Homer?
CarRentals.com makes it a breeze to snag the best rates. Simply type in your travel dates and go through the list of rental car suppliers, pick the top rental locations, and find the best offers in Homer. You can also:
- Take time to compare vehicle pricing
- Avoid airport pick-ups or drop-offs, which usually are more expensive
- Know ahead of time the amount of mileage/fuel you may use
- Search and reserve as far in advance as you can
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 budget-friendly brands like Payless and Fox to global names like National and Enterprise, CarRentals.com has some of the best brands in the business. Look through the reviews to get an idea of which meets your needs.
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 Michigan metropolis means you're certain to find an automobile that is perfect for you. Some options include:
|Car Type||Best for||Category Includes|
|Premium||Business travelers who want a little luxury as they cruise Homer||Infiniti Q50, Chrysler 300, or similar|
|Minivan or SUV||Family getaways where you need the extra room||Chrysler Town & Country, Dodge Grand Caravan, or similar|
|Hybrid||Those that want to get the most mpg on their trip||BMW i3, Kia Optima, or similar|
How old do you have to be to rent a car in Homer?
Generally, to rent a car in Homer you must be at least 21. Please note, you may find that there is an additional fee if you are under 25 or for higher category vehicles. Read through the terms to figure out what the exact price is before you book your rental.
Is insurance required to rent a car in Homer?
Most countries require the driver to have insurance. You may be able to purchase additional insurance through rental car company, if you are concerned your insurance won't cover your rental. Otherwise, as a United States citizen, you can also add on Collision Damage Coverage through CarRentals.com at checkout. Many credit cards (Discover, American Express, Visa, and MasterCard) will provide some coverage. However, many of them have restrictions, such as not covering bigger automobiles such as premium models or some SUVs. Make sure to call and find out what kind of coverage is offered before you travel to Homer.
What is the difference between all the fuel policies?
Most suppliers give you a choice of fuel policies. Below is a list of the most common ones.You will need to search for an open gas station close to your car rental supplier
|Policy Type||Policy Description||Advantages||Disadvantages|
|Full to Full||There will be a full tank of gas when you pick up your vehicle. Use as much gas as you need 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 pay for the fuel you use. Used a quarter of a tank? Simply fill it back up to full. You won't be paying for any gas you didn't use. You can shop around for the cheapest prices and you'll only pay service fees if you don't fill up the tank|
|Full to empty (pre-paid)||You'll pay for a full tank and return the car with the tank empty. Ask the provider to see if they will refund you for any unused fuel||There will be no need to go searching for a gas station before you return your car||The supplier usually charges a higher rate for the fuel than a local gas station|
|Empty to empty||You won't have a full tank when you collect your vehicle, and you don't have to refill the gas before you drop it back off||You fill the tank yourself, so you won't pay more than local pump prices||You'll need to locate a gas station as soon as you collect the car|
What type of fuel policy should I choose?
We usually suggest that you 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 check out all that Homer and maybe even the rest of Michigan offers, you are going to need unlimited miles. You can drive as far as you'd like without worrying about additional fees. Go over the fine print to be sure they are actually "unlimited."
Before you drive off
Be sure you go over a few things prior to leaving the lot. It's important to:
- Walk around the car and be sure there is no damage or scratches. Be sure to make note of it on the paperwork, or you may get charged for it
- 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 radio or entertainment features. It's best to limit any unneeded distractions when you are navigating a new city
Book your Homer car rental today
Use CarRentals.com to get the best wheels Homer has to offer. Before you know it, you'll be cruising between the well-known restaurants, renowned landmarks, and all the fantastic sites in Homer.