Car rentals in Imperial: All you need to know
An Imperial 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 Pennsylvania has to offer. CarRentals.com has collected the most frequently asked questions about renting a car in Imperial. Read on to find out how to get the best rates on your ideal vehicle.
Where do I find a bargain rental car in Imperial?
CarRentals.com makes it easy to grab budget-friendly deals. Just type in your travel dates and go down the variety of rental companies, choose the top rental locations, and find the best packages Imperial has to offer. You should also:
- Take time to compare vehicle pricing
- Avoid pick-ups and drop-offs at airports, which typically cost more
- Determine ahead of time how much fuel/mileage you may use
- Search and book in advance
Even a little knowledge can go a long way to getting you the most savings.
What rental suppliers have retailers in Imperial?
From global names like National and Hertz to budget-friendly brands like Budget and Thrifty, 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 your next trip.
What type of rental car should I get for my trip to Imperial?
That depends on how many people you are traveling with and what you'll be doing when you visit Imperial. If you're having difficulty deciding, be sure to read over our table below. We've compared the most popular categories for you:
|Car Type||Best for||Category Includes|
|Full Size SUV||Great for families who need a comfortable ride and to fit in all their luggage||Ford Explorer, Hyundai Santa Fe, or similar|
|Full Size||For large groups that want better fuel economy than an SUV||Infiniti Q50, Ford Fusion, or similar|
|Economy or Compact Car||Great for driving around busy cities||Chevrolet Spark, Vauxhall Corsa, or similar|
What's the age requirement to rent a car in Imperial?
Typically, to rent a car in Imperial you must be at least 21. But, there might be an added charge if you're under 25 or for larger or higher category rentals. Read over the supplier's terms to figure out what the exact rate will be before you book your rental.
Does Imperial require rental car insurance?
When driving in Imperial or the rest of the U.S. of A., you'll need insurance. Almost every supplier requires that you show proof of insurance before you pick up your car. Many countries require the driver to have insurance. You may be able to buy additional insurance through the rental car dealer for your trip, if you think your insurance won't cover your rental. Otherwise, as a U.S. citizen, you can also add on Collision Damage Coverage through CarRentals.com during checkout.
Although many of the major card issuers, like MasterCard or Discover, provide some insurance, there are usually restrictions. For example, you may not be covered if you get a larger or luxury vehicle. Check your rental car company's policy before you decide.
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 have to search for an open gas station near your rental car supplier
|Policy Type||Policy Description||Advantages||Disadvantages|
|Full to Full||The tank will be full when you get your vehicle. Use as much gas as you want and then refill the tank when you drop the vehicle off when you are done. Just make sure to refill the tank before you return the car to avoid a refueling cost||You only need to replace the fuel you used. If you only use half of a tank, it's only necessary refill half of a tank, and therefore avoid paying for any you don't need. You can fill up at any station you want and you'll only be charged refueling fees if you don't refill the tank|
|Full to empty (pre-paid)||You pay for a full tank when you pick the car up and bring the car back with the tank empty. Ask the provider 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||You usually pay a more expensive price for a tank upfront then you would going to a nearby gas station|
|Empty to empty||You may not have a full tank when you pick up the vehicle, and you don't need to refill the gas when 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 shortly after you collect the car|
What type of fuel policy should I choose?
We usually recommend 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.
Is it worth getting unlimited miles?
Unlimited miles is a great choice if you plan to do some sightseeing or visit a lot of customers all over Imperial. You can cruise as much as you want and not incur additional charges. Go over your policy to see if there are any restrictions.
Before you leave the lot
Before you begin on your Imperial trip, check a few items prior to leaving the lot. It's worth the time to:
- Check out your car and make sure there is no dents or scratches. If you notice any, mark it down on your paperwork
- Inspect the trunk to see if the spare is 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 wipers
- Get comfortable operating the radio or entertainment features. It's best to limit any unneeded distractions when you are navigating a new area
Book your Imperial car rental today
Use CarRentals.com to get yourself the best wheels Imperial has to offer. Before you know it, you'll be cruising between the well-known restaurants, famous landmarks, and all the must-see sites in Imperial.