Car rentals in Kaktovik: All you need to know
You need a great automobile to get around Kaktovik whether you're traveling for a business trip or a vacation. Explore the top sites around the city and park in front of the popular restaurants in Kaktovik. We've answered your most popular questions about car rentals in Kaktovik. Read on to discover which vehicle is perfect for your trip, and how to get the best rates.
Where can I get a great deal on a car rental in Kaktovik?
CarRentals.com makes it easy to grab budget-friendly deals. Just enter your travel dates and scroll down the list of rental car companies, choose the top rental locations, and find the best packages Kaktovik has to offer. You can also:
- Compare the prices of vehicles
- Avoid airport pick-ups or drop-offs, which usually are more expensive
- Determine ahead of time the amount of fuel/mileage you may use
- Search and reserve in advance
These tips can help you save even more on your next car rental in Kaktovik.
What rental suppliers have outlets in Kaktovik?
From global names like Hertz and Enterprise to budget-friendly brands like Budget and Thrifty, 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 your next trip.
What type of rental car should I get for my trip to Kaktovik?
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 bound to find a car that is perfect for you. Some options include:
|Car Type||Best for||Category Includes|
|Premium||When you really want to treat yourself on your visit to Kaktovik||Infiniti Q50, Chrysler 300, or similar|
|SUV or Minivan||Large groups who want to navigate Kaktovik together||Toyota RAV4, Dodge Grand Caravan, or similar|
|Compact Car||When saving money is a top priority||Ford Fiesta, Chevrolet Spark, or similar|
How old do you have to be to rent a car in Kaktovik?
Generally, to rent a car in Kaktovik you must be at least 21. However, you may find that there is an added fee if you're under 25 or for larger or higher category rentals in particular. Read through the supplier's terms to find what the exact rate will be before you book your car.
Will I need insurance to get a car rental in Kaktovik?
Insurance is always needed, wherever you rent a vehicle. However, your current car insurance may cover you. Additionally, if you pay for the rental in full using your credit card, the card's benefits may also insure you. Keep in mind, these policies might not totally cover your rental, and you'll need to add it on to your booking. Check ahead of time and, if it is necessary, you can simply add it at the CarRentals.com checkout.
Are there different fuel policies?
Most suppliers allow you to choose which policy you want. Below is a list of the most common ones.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 tank will be full when you collect your vehicle. You can use as much fuel as you need and then refill the tank when you drop the vehicle off at the end. If you refill the tank before you return your car, you won't be charged 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 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 pay for a full tank and return the car with the tank empty. Several suppliers provide 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||You usually pay a more expensive rate for a tank upfront then going to a local station|
|Empty to empty||You won't have a full tank when you collect your vehicle, and you won't have to refill the gas when you bring the car back||You refill your tank yourself, so you can shop around for the cheapest local prices||You'll have to fill up before you go on a long trip|
What fuel policy should I get?
Most suppliers give you a full tank policy. We encourage returning the car with a full tank of gas. For a cheaper rate, it is best to fill up your tank before you return the car.
Should I get unlimited miles when I rent a car in Kaktovik?
Unlimited mileage is a good option 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.
Tips before you leave the lot
Be sure you check out a few items prior to leaving the rental lot. It's important to:
- Look over the car and determine if there is any dents 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
- Figure out how to work the entertainment and GPS (if available). It's best to limit any unneeded distractions when you are driving around a new area
Book your Kaktovik rental car today
Maybe you're traveling with your partner and kids, or carpooling with co-workers to and from the hotel to the conference center. Maybe you're traveling solo. No matter the situation, CarRentals.com has a rental car that can align with your requirement and not deplete your travel fund.