Car rentals in Lakeland: All you need to know
You want a great vehicle to take you around Lakeland whether you're going for a business trip or a vacation. Check out the top sites around the region and park in front of the best restaurants in Lakeland. We've answered your most frequently asked questions about renting a car in Lakeland. Find out how to get the best rates on your ideal vehicle.
How do I find a great deal on a car rental in Lakeland?
We always try to get you the best price. But, there are ways to get an even lower price on your next rental. Make sure to:
- Check the mileage policy to avoid any surprise fees
- Reserve your rental car as far ahead of time as you can
- Avoid airport pick-ups or drop-offs if possible; they tend to be pricier
- 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 Lakeland.
What rental companies have retailers in Lakeland?
From budget-friendly brands like Fox and Budget to global names like National and Enterprise, CarRentals.com has some of the best brands in the business. Scan through the online reviews to help you figure out which is best for you.
What type of rental car should I get for my trip to Lakeland?
Whether you want a roomy family vehicle or a low-cost economy car, the sheer wealth of options in this Manitoba town means you're certain to find a vehicle that is perfect for you. Some options include:
|Car Type||Best for||Category Includes|
|Premium||If you really want to go all out on your vacation to Lakeland||Mercedes C-Class, Cadillac XTS, or similar|
|SUV or Minivan||Sizable groups that need room for all their bags||Toyota RAV4, Dodge Grand Caravan, or similar|
|Hybrid||Those looking for a fuel-efficient vehicle||BMW i3, Toyota Prius, or similar|
What age do you have to be to rent a car in Lakeland?
Generally, the age limit for car rentals in Lakeland is 21. But, there might be an added fee if you are under 25 or for larger or higher category cars in particular. Go through the supplier's terms to discover what the exact charge will be before you book your rental.
Does Lakeland require rental car insurance?
Insurance is mandatory, wherever you're renting a car. That said, you could already be insured by your credit card or car policies. Keep in mind, your policies may not provide 100% coverage, and you'll need to add it to your booking for Lakeland. Check in advance and, if it's required, you can just include it at the CarRentals.com checkout.
What is the fuel policy for Lakeland rental cars?
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 your car rental supplier
|Policy Type||Policy Description||Advantages||Disadvantages|
|Full to Full||There will be a full tank of gas when you get your automobile. Use as much fuel as you want and top it off when you return your car at the end of your rental period. As long as you replace the fuel before returning the car, you won't face any extra fees||You only pay for the fuel you use. 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 fill up at any station you want and you'll only pay service fees if you don't fill up 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. Check with the supplier to see if they'll refund you for any unused fuel||You won't have to find for a gas station before you bring back the car||The supplier usually charges a higher rate for the fuel than a local gas station|
|Empty to empty||You may not have a full tank when you collect the vehicle, and you won't need to refill the gas before you drop it back off||You fill the 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 do you recommend?
Many 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 Lakeland?
If you want to see all that Lakeland offers, you are going to need unlimited miles. You won't have to worry about extra charges if you decide to drive all over Lakeland. Read the fine print to make certain your mileage is truly "unlimited."
Before you leave the lot
Be sure you check a few things before you leave the lot. It's worth the time to:
- Inspect the car and be sure there is no dents or scrapes. Be sure to make note of it on the paperwork, or you may get charged for it
- Check the trunk to see if the spare is properly inflated and both the lug wrench and jack are there
- Get familiar with the controls of your 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 unnecessary distractions when you are driving around a new region
Book your Lakeland rental car today
Use CarRentals.com to get the best wheels Lakeland has to offer. Before you know it, you'll be cruising between the great restaurants, world-famous landmarks, and all the fantastic sites in Lakeland.