Car rentals in Lodi: All you need to know
A Lodi car rental gives you the opportunity to go where you want, when you want. You can explore all the sights, and even see what else the rest of Ohio has to offer. CarRentals.com has collected your most frequently asked questions about car rentals in Lodi. Find out how to get the best rates on your ideal vehicle.
Where do I find a great deal on a rental car in Lodi?
You're well on your way to locating the best price on your car rental by booking through CarRentals.com. But, there are ways to get an even lower price on your next rental. Be sure to:
- Compare vehicle pricing before you book
- Try to avoid pick-ups and drop-offs at airports, which can be more expensive
- Know ahead of time how much mileage/fuel you may use
- Search and reserve in advance
Just following even a few of these tips can help you save on your Lodi rental car.
What rental suppliers have retailers in Lodi?
From budget-friendly brands like Economy and Budget to global names like Hertz and Sixt, CarRentals.com has some of the best brands in the business. Read 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 Lodi?
Whether you want a roomy family vehicle or a low-cost economy car, the sheer wealth of options in this Ohio city 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||Best for families who want comfort and have safety as a top priority||Ford Edge, Kia Sorento, Jaguar F-Pace, or similar|
|Full Size||For large groups that want better fuel economy than an SUV||Infiniti Q50, Hyundai Sonata, or similar|
|Economy Car||When saving money is a top priority||Ford Fiesta, Chevrolet Spark, or similar|
How old do you have to be to rent a car in Lodi?
Generally, to rent a car in Lodi you must be at least 21. Please note, you may find that there is an additional charge if you're under the age of 25 or for larger or higher category cars in particular. Go through the terms to figure out what any additional fees will be before you reserve your rental.
Does Lodi require rental car insurance?
Insurance is always required, wherever you rent a car. However, your current car insurance may cover you. Additionally, if you pay using your credit card, the card's policy may also insure you. Keep in mind, these policies may not provide total coverage, and you'll need to add it to your booking for Lodi. Check ahead of time and, if it's necessary, you can conveniently include it at the CarRentals.com checkout.
What are the different 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 your car rental supplier
|Policy Type||Policy Description||Advantages||Disadvantages|
|Full to Full||There will be a full tank of gas when you pick up your car. You can use as much fuel as you need and then refill the tank when you drop the vehicle off 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. 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 won't pay more than local fuel prices and you'll only be charged refueling fees if you don't refill the tank|
|Full to empty (pre-paid)||You'll get the car with a full tank of fuel and return the car with an empty tank. Some rental car companies offer 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 drop-off your car||You might pay a higher rate for the tank than you would filling up at a local gas station|
|Empty to empty||You will not have a full tank of fuel when you pick up the vehicle, and you won't have 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 have to get some gas before you go on a long trip|
What fuel policy should I get?
Many suppliers offer a variety of fuel policies. However, full-to-full is our stand-out choice. You simply bring the car back with the same amount of fuel you got it with. .
Should I get unlimited miles when I rent a car in Lodi?
Unlimited mileage is a good choice for those who don't want to worry about watching the odometer their whole trip. You will just need to make sure there's nothing else in the small print that could add in extra costs.
Know before you go
Make sure you check out a few items before you leave the car rental lot. You should take time to:
- Look over your vehicle and make certain there is no dents or scrapes. If you notice any, write it down on the paperwork
- 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, and note how to turn on the lights and windshield wipers
- Figure out how to work the radio or entertainment features. It's best to limit any unneeded distractions when you are navigating a new area
Book your Lodi car rental today
Maybe you're traveling solo, maybe you're bringing your partner or kids, or maybe you're carpooling with co-workers to and from the hotel to the conference center. No matter the situation, CarRentals.com has a car rental that can align with your needs and not deplete your travel fund.