Car rentals in Lakeville: All you need to know
A Lakeville car rental allows you to go where you want, when you want. You'll be able to explore all the sights, and even see what else the rest of New York has to offer. CarRentals.com has gathered your most popular questions about car rentals in Lakeville. Read on to see the dos and don'ts of booking a rental car.
How can I get a bargain car rental in Lakeville?
CarRentals.com always tries to get you the best price. However, to increase your savings on your trip to Lakeville you can do a few things. You can:
- 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 fuel and mileage policies. You don't want to be surprised with additional costs
- Determine the car you'll need for your trip. Don't rent more car than you need
Just following even a few of these tips can help you save on your Lakeville rental car.
What rental companies have retailers in Lakeville?
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 meets your needs.
What types and makes of rental cars are on offer in Lakeville?
Whether you want a roomy family vehicle or a low-cost economy car, the sheer wealth of options in this New York town means you're bound to find a car that suits your needs. Some options include:
|Car Type||Best for||Category Includes|
|Premium||When you need the best||Infiniti, Audi, or similar|
|Minivan or SUV||Large groups who want to navigate Lakeville together||Chrysler Pacifica, Dodge Grand Caravan, or similar|
|Hybrid||Those that want to get the most miles per gallon on their trip||BMW i3, Toyota Prius, or similar|
What age do you have to be to rent a car in Lakeville?
Generally, to rent a car in Lakeville you must be at least 21. But, you may find that there is an additional charge if you're under the age of 25 or for larger or higher category cars. Read through the supplier's terms to discover what any additional charges will be before you book your rental.
Will I need insurance to get a car rental in Lakeville?
Insurance is required, wherever you're renting a car. That said, you could already be covered by your existing car or credit card policies. Keep in mind, your policies may not cover you 100%, and you'll need to add it to your booking for Lakeville. Check in advance and, if it is required, you can easily add 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 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 get your vehicle. Use as much petrol as you wish and top it off when you return your car at the rental dealer. Just make sure to refill the tank before you return the car to avoid a refueling cost||You only need to replace the fuel you used. Used a quarter of a tank? Simply fill it back up to full. You won't need to pay for any you didn't use. You can shop around for the cheapest prices and you'll only pay refueling charges if you don't fill up the tank|
|Full to empty (pre-paid)||You'll pay for a full tank of gas and return the car with the tank empty. Several rental car companies provide a refund for any unused fuel. Be sure to verify with them beforehand||You won't have to find for a gas station before you return your car||The supplier usually charges a higher rate for the fuel than a local gas station|
|Empty to empty||You will not have a full tank of fuel when you pick up the vehicle, and you don't need to refill the gas when you bring the car back||You refill your tank yourself, so you won't pay more than local pump prices||You'll have to fill up before you go on a long trip|
What type of fuel policy should I choose?
Most rental car suppliers give you a full to full tank policy. We suggest returning the car with a full tank of gas. If you want to keep your expenses lower, it is best to fill up your tank before you return the car.
Is it worth getting unlimited miles?
Unlimited mileage is a good choice for anyone who don't want to worry about incurring any extra charges with the distance they drive. You will just need to make sure there's nothing else in the small print that could add in extra costs.
Before you drive off
Before you begin on your Lakeville vacation, make sure you check a few things before you leave the car rental lot. It's worth the time to:
- Inspect your vehicle and determine if there is any damage or scrapes. If so, mark 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, and note how to turn on the lights and windshield wipers
- Figure out how to work the radio or entertainment features. You don't want any unneeded distractions in a new city
Book your Lakeville car rental 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 car rental that can suit your needs and not break the bank.