Car rentals in Jamestown: All you need to know
A Jamestown car rental gives you the opportunity to go where you want, when you want. You can explore all the sights, and even find out what else the rest of North Dakota has to offer. We've collected the most popular questions about car rentals in Jamestown. Read on to discover the dos and don'ts of renting a car.
How can I find a bargain rental car in Jamestown?
CarRentals.com makes it easy to grab budget-friendly deals. Simply enter your travel dates and scroll down the variety of rental suppliers, choose the top rental locations, and find the best packages Jamestown has to offer. You should also:
- Compare and contrast all the deals available
- Book as far in advance as possible. You'll usually save more and get the car of your choice
- Check the mileage and fuel policies. You don't want to be surprised with any additional costs
- Don't get more vehicle than you'll need. Commonly, the smaller the class the lower the rate
These tips can help you save even more on your next car rental in Jamestown.
What rental suppliers have agencies in Jamestown?
From budget-friendly brands like Thrifty and Budget to global names like Enterprise and Sixt, CarRentals.com has some of the best brands in the business. Read through the online reviews to help you figure out which one meets your needs.
What types and makes of rental cars are on offer in Jamestown?
That depends on your needs and what you'll be doing when you visit Jamestown. If you're having difficulty picking the right car, be sure to go over our table below. We have compared the most popular vehicle categories for you:
|Car Type||Best for||Category Includes|
|Full Size SUV||Great for families who need a comfortable ride and have safety as a top priority||Ford Edge, Kia Sorento, or similar|
|Full Size||For trips where everyone needs room their luggage||Toyota Camry, Nissan Altima, or similar|
|Hybrid||Those that want a quiet and comfortable ride with terrific miles per gallon||BMW i3, Kia Optima, or similar|
What's the age requirement to rent a car in Jamestown?
Generally, to rent a car in Jamestown you must be at least 21—the same as it is across the rest of the USA. If you are under 25, you might also need to pay a surcharge. Be sure to read over the supplier's terms to figure out what the exact fee is before you book your rental.
Will I need insurance to get a car rental in Jamestown?
Insurance is always needed, wherever you're renting a car. With that said, you might already be insured by your existing car or credit card policies. Keep in mind, these policies might not totally cover your rental, and you'll have to add it to your booking for Jamestown. Look into it before you book and, if it is necessary, you can simply include it at checkout.
Are there different fuel policies?
Most suppliers give you a choice of fuel policies. Here is a list of the typical policies.You will have to find an open gas station close to the drop-off location
|Policy Type||Policy Description||Advantages||Disadvantages|
|Full to Full||The gas tank will be full when you pick up your car. You can use as much fuel as you want and then refill the tank when you drop the vehicle off at the end. 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 be paying for any fuel you didn't use. You won't pay more than local fuel prices and you'll only pay service charges if you don't fill up the tank|
|Full to empty (pre-paid)||You pay for a full tank of fuel when you pick the car up and bring the car back with the tank empty. Many rental car companies provide a refund for any unused fuel. Be sure to check with them beforehand||You won't need to find a gas station near your rental drop-off location||You usually pay a higher rate for a tank upfront then you would going to a nearby gas station|
|Empty to empty||You won't have a full tank when you pick up the vehicle, and you don't have to fill the tank back up before you bring the car back||You fill the tank yourself, so you won't pay more than local pump prices||You'll have to get some gas before you do any serious driving|
What fuel policy should I get?
Many rental car suppliers offer a variety of fuel policies. However, full-to-full is our stand-out winner. You simply bring the car back with the same amount of fuel you got it with. Just be sure you make time to shop for the cheapest gas prices.
Should I get unlimited miles when I rent a car in Jamestown?
Unlimited miles is a great choice if you decide to do a bit of sightseeing or visit a lot of business associates all over Jamestown. You can drive as much as you want without incurring added charges. Read over your policy to see if there are any restrictions.
Before you leave the lot
Before you get going on your Jamestown trip, check a few things prior to leaving the car rental lot. It's important to:
- Check out your car and determine if there is any damage or scratches. Be sure to make note of it on the paperwork, or you may get charged for it
- Check the trunk to determine if the spare is inflated and the jack and lung wrench are there
- 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 radio or entertainment features. It's best to limit any unnecessary distractions when you are navigating a new city
Book your Jamestown rental car today
Use CarRentals.com to get yourself the best wheels Jamestown has to offer. Before you know it, you'll be driving between the well-known restaurants, world-famous landmarks, and all the terrific sites in Jamestown.