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Car rentals in Lake Crystal: All you need to know

You want a great automobile to get around Lake Crystal whether you're traveling for a business or pleasure. Explore the top sites around town and pull up in front of the best restaurants in Lake Crystal. We've collected your most popular questions about renting a car in Lake Crystal. Find out which vehicle is perfect for your trip, and how to get the best rates.

How do I find a bargain rental car in Lake Crystal?

CarRentals.com makes it easy to snag the cheapest deals. Simply type in your travel dates and scroll through the list of rental suppliers, choose the top rental locations, and find the cheapest offers in Lake Crystal. You should also:

  • Read the mileage policy to prevent any surprise fees
  • Book your vehicle as far ahead of time as possible
  • Avoid airport pick-ups; they commonly are more expensive
  • Compare daily and weekly rates; you might save more if you rent the car for longer

These tips can help you save even more on your next car rental in Lake Crystal.

What rental companies have agencies in Lake Crystal?

From budget-friendly brands like Thrifty and Budget to global names like Advantage and Hertz, 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 you.

What types and makes of rental cars are on offer in Lake Crystal?

That depends on how many people you are traveling with and what activities you want to do in Lake Crystal. If you're having a little trouble deciding, be sure to go over the table below. We've compared the most popular categories for you:

Car TypeBest forCategory Includes
PremiumWhen you want to travel Lake Crystal in styleMercedes C-Class, Audi A4, or similar
MinivanFamilies with a lot of luggage and a need for spaceDodge Grand Caravan, Nissan Quest, or similar
Economy or Compact CarWhen saving money is a top priorityFiat 500, Nissan Versa Note, or similar

What age do you have to be to rent a car in Lake Crystal?

Normally, to rent a car in Lake Crystal you must be at least 21. Please note, you may find that there is an additional charge if you are under 25 or for higher category vehicles in particular. Go through the supplier's terms to determine what the exact fee is before you book your car.

Do I need insurance to rent a car in Lake Crystal?

Insurance is always required, no matter where you're renting a car. With that said, 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, those policies might not totally cover your rental, and you'll need to add it on to your booking. Look into it before you book and, if it's required, you can conveniently include it at the CarRentals.com checkout.

What are the 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 a gas station near your car rental supplier
Policy TypePolicy DescriptionAdvantagesDisadvantages
Full to FullYou'll have a full tank when you collect your automobile. You can use as much fuel as you want and then refill the tank when you drop the vehicle off at the rental dealer. If you refill the tank before you return your car, you won't be charged a refueling costYou only need to replace the fuel you used. If you only use half of a tank, you'll only have to refill half of a tank, and therefore avoid paying for fuel you don't need. You can shop around for the cheapest 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 of fuel upfront and bring the car back with the tank empty. Many providers provide a refund for any unused fuel. Be sure to check with them beforehandThere will be no need to go searching for a gas station before you bring back the carYou might pay a higher rate for the tank than you would filling up at a local gas station
Empty to emptyYou may not have a full tank when you collect the vehicle, and you don't need to refill the gas before you bring the car backYou refill your tank yourself, so you won't pay more than local pump pricesYou'll have to get some gas before you do any serious driving

What type of fuel policy should I choose?

We usually suggest 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?

If you want to explore all that Lake Crystal and maybe even the rest of Minnesota offers, you are going to want unlimited miles. You can drive as far as you'd like without worrying about additional charges. Read the fine print to be sure they are actually "unlimited."

Know before you go

Be sure you check out a few items before you leave the lot on your Lake Crystal adventure. You should:

  • Inspect your vehicle and be sure there is no dents or scrapes. If so, write it down on your paperwork
  • Make you have a properly inflated spare tire, lug wrench, and jack in the trunk
  • 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 navigation and entertainment. You don't want any unneeded distractions in a new city

Book your Lake Crystal car rental today

Use CarRentals.com to get yourself the best wheels Lake Crystal has to offer. Before you know it, you'll be going between the great restaurants, famous landmarks, and all the amazing sites in Lake Crystal.