Car rentals in Lewis: All you need to know
A Lewis car rental allows you to go where you want, when you want. You'll be able to check out all the sights, and even find out what the rest of Indiana has to offer. CarRentals.com has gathered your most popular questions about renting a car in Lewis. Find out the dos and don'ts of renting a car.
How can I find a bargain car rental in Lewis?
CarRentals.com makes it a breeze to get the cheapest deals. Simply enter your travel dates and scroll through the list of rental car companies, choose the top rental locations, and find the most wallet-friendly offers in Lewis. You can also:
- Compare the prices of vehicles
- Avoid airport pick-ups or drop-offs, which can be more expensive
- Know ahead of time the amount of mileage/fuel you may use
- Search and reserve in advance
Just following even a few of these tips can help you save on your Lewis rental car.
What rental suppliers have outlets in Lewis?
From global names like Avis and Sixt to budget-friendly brands like Economy and Budget, CarRentals.com has some of the best brands in the business. Look through the reviews to help you figure out which is best for your next trip.
What type of rental car should I get for my trip to Lewis?
Whether you want a roomy family vehicle or a low-cost economy car, the sheer wealth of options in this Indiana metropolis means you're certain to find an automobile that is perfect for you. Some options include:
|Car Type||Best for||Category Includes|
|Full Size SUV||Those looking for a little off-road excitement||Ford Edge, Kia Sorento, Jaguar F-Pace, or similar|
|Full Size||For trips where everyone needs room their bags||Toyota Camry, Nissan Altima, or similar|
|Compact Car||When saving money is a top priority||Chevrolet Spark, Vauxhall Corsa, or similar|
How old do you have to be to rent a car in Lewis?
Generally, to rent a car in Lewis you must be at least 21. However, there might be an additional fee if you're under the age of 25 or for larger or higher category vehicles in particular. Go over the terms to find what the exact charge will be before you reserve your rental.
Do I need insurance to rent a car in Lewis?
When driving in Lewis or the rest of the United States, you will need insurance. Many suppliers need proof of insurance before you pick up your car. Many countries require the driver to have insurance. You may be able to pay for temporary coverage through the rental agency. Otherwise, as a United States citizen, you can also purchase Collision Damage Coverage through CarRentals.com at checkout.
The major credit card issuers (MasterCard, Visa, American Express, and Discover) will generally provide some coverage. But many of them have restrictions, such as not covering bigger vehicles like trucks or SUVs. Make sure to call and find out exactly what your credit card will cover and how much before you travel to Lewis.
What is the fuel policy for Lewis rental cars?
Most suppliers give you a choice of fuel policies. Below is a list of the most common ones.You will need to find an open gas station close to your rental car supplier
|Policy Type||Policy Description||Advantages||Disadvantages|
|Full to Full||The gas tank will be full when you get your car. Use as much fuel as you need and top it off when you return your car at the end of your rental period. 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. 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 charges if you don't fill up the tank|
|Full to empty (pre-paid)||You'll receive the car with a full tank and return the car with an empty tank. Check with the provider to see if they will refund you for any unused fuel||You won't need to find a fuel station near your rental drop-off location||You usually pay a higher rate for a tank upfront then you would going to a nearby gas station|
|Empty to empty||You may not have a full tank when you pick up the vehicle, and you won't need to refill the gas when you bring the car back||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 collect the car|
What fuel policy should I get?
At CarRentals.com, we recommend a full to full policy. You receive the car with a full tank, and you will want to return it with a full tank. If you want to save some money, find a gas station before returning the rental.
Is it worth getting unlimited miles?
If you want to check out all that Lewis and maybe even the rest of Indiana offers, you're going to want unlimited miles. You won't have to worry about extra charges if you decide to drive all over Lewis. Go over the fine print to be sure your mileage is actually "unlimited."
Before you leave the lot
Be sure you check a few items before you leave the car rental lot on your Lewis adventure. It's important to:
- Look over the vehicle and make sure there is no damage or scrapes. If you notice any, write it down on your paperwork
- Check the trunk to determine 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 to your liking, and figure out how to turn on the lights and wipers
- Figure out how to work the navigation and entertainment. It's best to limit any unnecessary distractions when you are navigating a new region
Book your Lewis car rental today
You know you can depend on a wonderful vehicle that will leave you with extra cash to spare when you book with CarRentals.com. Book today to cash in on cheap deals on your impeccable Lewis car rental. We'll see you out here.