Car rentals in Hope: All you need to know
A Hope car rental allows you to go where you want, when you want. You'll be able to explore all the sights, and even see what the rest of Minnesota has to offer. We've answered the most popular questions about car rentals in Hope. Read on to find out which vehicle is perfect for your trip, and how to get the best rates.
How do I find a great deal on a car rental in Hope?
We always try to get you the best deal. However, to get the most savings when you travel to Hope you can do a few things. Be sure to:
- Compare the prices of vehicles
- Try to avoid airport pick-ups or drop-offs, which can be more expensive
- Know ahead of time how much fuel/mileage you may use
- Search and reserve in advance
Just following even a few of these tips can help you save big on your Hope rental car.
What rental suppliers have outlets in Hope?
From budget-friendly brands like Fox and Budget to global names like Hertz and Sixt, CarRentals.com has some of the best brands in the business. Scan through the online reviews to help you figure out which is best for your next trip.
What types and makes of rental cars are on offer in Hope?
That depends on how many people you are traveling with and what you'll be doing when you visit Hope. If you're having trouble deciding, make sure to read over our table below. We've compared the most popular vehicle categories for you:
|Car Type||Best for||Category Includes|
|Full Size SUV||Perfect for families who want comfort and to fit in all their luggage||BMW X3, Ford Explorer, or similar|
|Full Size||If you plan on doing a lot of touring and want a comfy ride||Hyundai Sonata, Ford Fusion, or similar|
|Economy or Compact Car||Couple or two friends heading to the beach and back||Chevrolet Spark, Vauxhall Corsa, or similar|
How old do you have to be to rent a car in Hope?
Generally, the age limit for car rentals in Hope is 21. Please note, there might be an additional fee if you're under 25 or for higher category cars in particular. Go through the terms to find what the exact rate is before you book your rental.
Will I need insurance to get a car rental in Hope?
Almost all countries require driver's insurance. You may be able to purchase temporary insurance through the rental car supplier. Otherwise, as a U.S. citizen, you can also book Collision Damage Coverage with CarRentals.com at checkout. Many major card issuers, like MasterCard or Visa, give some coverage; but, there are usually restrictions. For instance, you may not be covered if you get a larger or luxury vehicle. Check the policy before you decide.
What is the fuel policy for Hope rental cars?
Most suppliers allow you to choose which policy you want. Below is a list of the most common ones.You will need to search for a gas station near the drop-off location
|Policy Type||Policy Description||Advantages||Disadvantages|
|Full to Full||The tank will be full when you get your vehicle. You can use as much fuel as you like and top it off when you return your car at the end of your rental period. 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. 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 won't pay more than local fuel prices and you'll only pay service fees 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. Many suppliers offer a refund for any unused fuel. Be sure to check with them beforehand||There will be no need to go searching for a gas station before you return your car||You usually pay more for a tank upfront then going to a local station|
|Empty to empty||You may not have a full tank when you collect the vehicle, and you won't need to fill the tank back up when you bring the car back||You fill the tank yourself, so you can shop around for the cheapest local prices||You'll need to find a gas station as soon as you get the car|
What type of fuel policy should I choose?
Many suppliers offer a range of fuel policies. However, the stand-out choice is usually full-to-full. It simply means returning the car with the same level of gas as you got it with, so you'll never pay for anyone else's road trips through the Hope.
Should I get unlimited miles when I rent a car in Hope?
Unlimited mileage is a good choice for anyone who don't want to worry about watching the odometer their whole trip. You will just need to make sure there's nothing else in the small print that could add in extra costs.
Before you drive off
Before you begin on your Hope trip, be sure you check out a few things prior to leaving the rental lot. It's important to:
- Walk around your car and make certain there is no dents 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
- 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 navigating a new area
Book your Hope car rental today
Maybe you're traveling solo, maybe you're bringing your partner or kids, or maybe you're carpooling with co-workers to and from the hotel to the conference center. CarRentals.com has the ideal car rental that can suit your requirements and not break your wallet.