Car rentals in Lawrence: All you need to know
You need a great vehicle to take you around Lawrence whether you're traveling for a business trip or a vacation. See the famous sites around the region and pull up in front of the best restaurants in Lawrence. CarRentals.com has collected your most frequently asked questions about car rentals in Lawrence. Find out which vehicle is perfect for your trip, and how to get the best rates.
Where do I find a great deal on a rental car in Lawrence?
CarRentals.com makes it a breeze to book the best rates. Just enter your travel dates and go down the variety of car rental suppliers, select the top rental locations, and find the best packages Lawrence has to offer. You should also:
- Compare the prices of vehicles
- Avoid pick-ups and drop-offs at airports, which typically cost more
- Determine ahead of time the amount of fuel/mileage you may use
- Search and reserve as far in advance as you can
These tips can help you save even more on your next car rental in Lawrence.
What rental suppliers have agencies in Lawrence?
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 online reviews to help you figure out which one is best for your next trip.
What types and makes of rental cars are on offer in Lawrence?
That depends on how many people you are traveling with and what you'll be doing when you visit Lawrence. If you're having difficulty picking the right car, make sure to read over our chart below. We've compared the most popular types of vehicles for you:
|Car Type||Best for||Category Includes|
|Full Size SUV||Those looking for a little off-road adventure||Jaguar F-Pace, Hyundai Santa Fe, or similar|
|Full Size||Families with bags and a need for space||Chevrolet Impala, Toyota Camry, or similar|
|Economy Car||For those looking to save the most on their trip||Ford Fiesta, Chevrolet Spark, or similar|
How old do you have to be to rent a car in Lawrence?
Generally, to rent a car in Lawrence you must be at least 21—the same as it is across the rest of the United States of America. Additionally, many suppliers charge an extra fee if you are under 25. Be sure to read the terms to determine any additional fees will be before you book your rental.
Is insurance required to rent a car in Lawrence?
When cruising through Lawrence or the rest of the U.S. of A., you will need insurance. Almost every supplier needs proof of insurance before you pick up your car. Almost all countries require the driver to have insurance. You may be able to purchase interim coverage with the rental supplier. Otherwise, as a U.S. citizen, you can also add on Collision Damage Coverage with CarRentals.com at checkout.
Many major card issuers, like Visa or Discover, offer some insurance on your rental, but there are usually restrictions. For example, they may not cover your rental car if you reserve a larger or luxury vehicle. Make sure to check the rental car company's policy before you decide.
Are there different fuel policies?
Most suppliers give you a choice of fuel policies. Here is a list of the typical policies.You will need to search for a gas station close to your rental car supplier
|Policy Type||Policy Description||Advantages||Disadvantages|
|Full to Full||There will be a full tank of gas when you collect your car. Use as much fuel as you need and top it off when you return your car at the end. Just make sure to refill the tank before you return the car to avoid a refueling cost||You only refill the amount of fuel that you've used. Used a half 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 can shop around for the cheapest prices and you'll only be charged refueling fees if you don't fill up the tank|
|Full to empty (pre-paid)||You'll pay for a full tank and return the car with an empty tank. Some providers offer a refund for any unused fuel. Be sure to confirm with them beforehand||There will be no need to go searching for a gas station before you return your car||You usually pay more for a tank upfront then you would going to a nearby gas station|
|Empty to empty||You will not have a full tank of fuel when you pick up the vehicle, and you won't need to fill the tank back up before you drop it back off||You fill the tank yourself, so you can shop around for the cheapest local prices||You'll need to find a gas station as soon as you get the car|
What fuel policy should I get?
Many rental car suppliers offer a range of fuel policies. However, full-to-full is our stand-out choice. 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 Lawrence.
Is it worth getting unlimited miles?
Unlimited miles is a good choice if you decide to do a little sightseeing or visit a lot of clients all over Lawrence. You can drive as much as you like without incurring added charges. Go over your rental agreement to find out if there are mileage limitations.
Tips before you leave the lot
Before you get going on your Lawrence trip, be sure you check a few items before you leave the lot. You should:
- Check out the vehicle and determine if there is any dents or scrapes. Be sure to make note of it on the paperwork, or you may get charged for it
- Inspect the trunk to determine if the spare is inflated and both the lug wrench and jack 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 operating the radio or entertainment features. You don't want any unneeded distractions in a new city
Book your Lawrence 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. CarRentals.com has the ideal car rental that can fit your requirements and not break your wallet.