Car rentals in Kentfield: All you need to know
You need a great vehicle to take you around Kentfield whether you're traveling for a business trip or a vacation. See the famous sites around town and pull up in front of the popular restaurants in Kentfield. We've gathered the most popular questions about car rentals in Kentfield. Read on to see 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 Kentfield?
You're on your way to locating the best price on your car rental with CarRentals.com. However, there are a more ways to increase your savings. Be sure to:
- Take time to compare vehicle pricing
- Try to avoid airport pick-ups or drop-offs, which can cost more
- Know ahead of time the amount of fuel/mileage you may use
- Search and book in advance
These tips can help you save even more on your next car rental in Kentfield.
What rental companies have agencies in Kentfield?
From global names like Enterprise and Sixt to budget-friendly brands like Fox and Budget, CarRentals.com has some of the best brands in the business. Look through the online reviews to get an idea of which one is best for your next trip.
What types and makes of rental cars are on offer in Kentfield?
That all depends on your needs and what you'll be doing when you visit Kentfield. If you're having trouble picking the right car, be sure to go over the table below. We have compared the most popular vehicle categories for you:
|Car Type||Best for||Category Includes|
|Premium||When you need the best||Mercedes C-Class, Cadillac XTS, or similar|
|SUV||Families with a lot of bags and a need for space||Chrysler Town & Country, Dodge Grand Caravan, or similar|
|Hybrid||Those that want a quiet and comfortable ride with great fuel economy||BMW i3, Kia Optima, or similar|
How old do you have to be to rent a car in Kentfield?
Usually, to rent a car in Kentfield you must be at least 21. Please note, there might be an added charge if you are under 25 or for larger or higher category vehicles. Go over the supplier's terms to figure out what any additional fees will be before you book your rental.
Do I need insurance to rent a car in Kentfield?
Insurance is always required, no matter where you rent a vehicle. That said, you could already be covered by your existing car or credit card policies. Keep in mind, those policies might not totally cover your rental, and you'll need to add it to your booking for Kentfield. Check ahead of time and, if it's necessary, you can simply include it at the CarRentals.com checkout.
What are the different fuel policies?
Most suppliers allow you to choose which policy you want. Here is a list of the typical policies.You will need to find an open gas station near the drop-off location
|Policy Type||Policy Description||Advantages||Disadvantages|
|Full to Full||The tank will be full when you collect your car. Use as much gas as you need and top it off when you return your car. 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. Used a quarter of a tank? Then you just fill it back up to full. You won't need to pay for any gas you didn't use. You won't pay more than local fuel prices and you'll only pay refueling charges 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 supplier to see if they'll refund you for any unused fuel||You won't need to find a fuel 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 may not have a full tank when you collect the vehicle, and you won't have to fill the tank back up 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 find a gas station shortly after you collect the car|
What fuel policy should I get?
Many suppliers offer a variety of fuel policies. However, full-to-full is our stand-out winner. 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 Kentfield.
Is it worth getting unlimited miles?
If you want to explore all that Kentfield and maybe even the rest of California offers, you're going to need unlimited miles. You can drive as far as you'd like without worrying about additional charges. Review the fine print to be sure they are truly "unlimited."
Tips before you leave the lot
Be sure you check a few things before you leave the car rental lot on your Kentfield adventure. It's important to:
- Walk around the car and make sure there is no damage or scratches. If you notice any, mark it down on your paperwork
- Check the trunk to determine if the spare is inflated and the necessary tools to change it 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 working the navigation and entertainment. It's best to limit any unneeded distractions when you are driving around a new city
Book your Kentfield car rental today
Maybe you're carpooling with co-workers to and from the hotel to the conference center, maybe you're traveling solo, or maybe you're bringing your partner or kids. CarRentals.com has the ideal car that can align with your requirements and not break the bank.