Car rentals in Lemhi: All you need to know
A Lemhi 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 Idaho has to offer. We've collected your most frequently asked questions about car rentals in Lemhi. Keep reading to find out which vehicle is perfect for your trip, and how to get the best rates.
Where do I find a bargain rental car in Lemhi?
We always strive to get you the best deal. But, to get the most savings on your trip to Lemhi you can do a few things. You can:
- Compare vehicle pricing before you book
- Try to avoid pick-ups and drop-offs at airports, which typically are more expensive
- Determine ahead of time the amount of fuel/mileage you may use
- Search and book as far in advance as you can
These tips can help you save even more on your next car rental in Lemhi.
What rental companies have agencies in Lemhi?
From global names like Ace and Enterprise to budget-friendly brands like Dollar and Thrifty, CarRentals.com has some of the best brands in the business. Look through the online reviews to get an idea of which meets your needs.
What type of rental car should I get for my trip to Lemhi?
That depends on how many people you are traveling with and what you'll be doing when you visit Lemhi. If you're having difficulty deciding, make sure to look over the chart below. We have compared the most popular vehicle categories for you:
|Car Type||Best for||Category Includes|
|Luxury||When you want to travel Lemhi in style||Camaro, Chrysler 300, or similar|
|SUV or Minivan||Families with a lot of bags and a need for space||Chrysler Pacifica, Dodge Grand Caravan, or similar|
|Economy Car||Couple or two friends heading to the beach and back||Ford Fiesta, Chevrolet Spark, or similar|
What's the age requirement to rent a car in Lemhi?
Generally, the age limit for renting a car in Lemhi is 21—the same as it is across the rest of the United States of America. Additionally, many suppliers charge an added fee if you are under 25. Be sure to go over the terms to discover what the exact rate is before you book your vehicle.
Do I need insurance to rent a car in Lemhi?
Almost all countries require the driver to have insurance. You may be able to buy additional insurance through rental car company, if you think your insurance won't cover you while traveling through the United States. Otherwise, as a United States citizen, you can also book Collision Damage Coverage with CarRentals.com at checkout. Although many of the major card issuers, like MasterCard or Discover, offer some insurance, there are usually restrictions. For instance, they may not cover your rental car if you get a luxury or larger vehicle. Make sure to check rental car supplier's policy before you decide.
What is the difference between all the fuel policies?
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 near the drop-off location
|Policy Type||Policy Description||Advantages||Disadvantages|
|Full to Full||You'll have a full tank when you pick up your vehicle. You can use as much fuel as you need and top it off when you return your car at the rental office. 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. If you only use half of a tank, you'll only need to refill half of a tank, and therefore avoid paying for any you don't need. You can fill up at any station you want and you'll only pay service charges 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. Some suppliers provide a refund for any unused fuel. Be sure to confirm with them beforehand||You won't need to find a gas station near your rental drop-off location||The supplier usually charges a higher rate for the fuel than a local gas station|
|Empty to empty||You won't have a full tank when you collect your 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 need to locate a gas station shortly after you collect the car|
What fuel policy should I get?
Most suppliers provide you a full tank policy. At CarRentals.com, we suggest returning the car filled up. If you want to save some money, fill up your tank before you return the car. Stations near airports or car rental places tend to have higher prices.
Should I get unlimited miles when I rent a car in Lemhi?
Unlimited mileage is a good option for anyone who don't want to worry about how many miles they are driving. You will just need to make sure there's nothing else in the small print that could add in extra costs.
Before you leave the lot
Before you begin on your Lemhi vacation, be sure you check a few items prior to leaving the rental lot. It's worth the time to:
- Walk around the vehicle and determine if there is any damage or scratches. Be sure to make note of it on the paperwork, or you may get charged for it
- Make you have a properly inflated spare tire, lug wrench, and jack in the trunk
- Familiarize yourself with the car. Adjust the mirrors and seats to your liking, and figure out how to turn on the lights and wipers
- Get comfortable working the entertainment and GPS (if available). It's best to limit any unneeded distractions when you are navigating a new area
Book your Lemhi car rental today
Use CarRentals.com to get the best wheels Lemhi has to offer. Before you know it, you'll be cruising between the great restaurants, famous landmarks, and all the marvelous sites in Lemhi.