Car rentals in Lyons: All you need to know
You need a great car to get around Lyons whether you're going for a business trip or a vacation. See the famous sites around the area and pull up in front of the best restaurants in Lyons. CarRentals.com has collected your most popular questions about renting a car in Lyons. Read on to see which vehicle is perfect for your trip, and how to get the best rates.
Where can I get a great deal on a car rental in Lyons?
CarRentals.com makes it a cinch to snag the best rates. Simply enter your travel dates and scroll down the variety of car rental companies, pick the top rental locations, and find the best offers in Lyons. You should also:
- Read the mileage policy to steer clear of any surprises
- Reserve your rental as far ahead of time as you can
- Avoid airport pick-ups and drop-offs if possible; they usually are more expensive
- Compare weekly and daily rates; you may save more if you rent the car for longer
Even a little knowledge can go a long way to getting you the most savings.
What rental companies have agencies in Lyons?
From global names like Hertz and Sixt to budget-friendly brands like Fox and Budget, CarRentals.com has some of the best brands in the business. Look through the reviews to help you figure out which one is best for you.
What type of rental car should I get for my trip to Lyons?
Whether you want a roomy family vehicle or a low-cost economy car, the sheer wealth of options in this New Jersey city means you're bound to find a car that is perfect for you. Some options include:
|Car Type||Best for||Category Includes|
|Full Size SUV||Groups or Families looking for adventure in the New Jersey back-country||BMW X3, Ford Edge, or similar|
|Full Size||For large groups that want better fuel economy than an SUV||Chevrolet Impala, Toyota Camry, or similar|
|Hybrid||Those that want to get the most mpg on their trip||Toyota Prius, Honda Civic, or similar|
What age do you have to be to rent a car in Lyons?
Usually, the age limit for car rentals in Lyons is 21—the same as it is across the rest of the United States of America. However, you might need to pay a surcharge if you're under 25. Be sure to read the rental agreement to discover any additional charges is before you rent your vehicle.
Do I need insurance to rent a car in Lyons?
Insurance is always needed, wherever you rent a car. That said, you might already be covered by your credit card or car policies. Keep in mind, your policies might not totally cover your rental, and you'll have to add it to your booking for Lyons. Check ahead of time and, if it is required, you can simply add it at the CarRentals.com checkout.
What is the fuel policy for Lyons rental cars?
Most suppliers allow you to choose which policy you want. Below is a list of the most common ones.You will have to search for a gas station near the drop-off location
|Policy Type||Policy Description||Advantages||Disadvantages|
|Full to Full||You'll have a full tank when you collect your car. Use as much petrol as you want and top it off when you return your car. If you refill the tank before you return your car, you won't be charged 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 need to refill half of a tank, and therefore avoid paying for any you don't need. You can shop around for the cheapest prices and you'll only pay service charges if you don't refill the tank|
|Full to empty (pre-paid)||You pay for a full tank upfront and bring the car back with the tank empty. Some rental car companies offer a refund for any unused fuel. Be sure to check with them beforehand||You won't have to search for a gas station before you return your car||You might pay more for the tank than you would filling up at a local gas station|
|Empty to empty||You won't have a full tank when you collect the vehicle, and you won't need to refill the gas when you bring the car back||You refill your 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?
Many rental car suppliers offer a variety of fuel policies. However, full-to-full is our stand-out winner. 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 Lyons.
Should I get unlimited miles when I rent a car in Lyons?
Unlimited mileage is a good choice 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.
Know before you go
Make sure you check out a few items prior to leaving the car rental lot. It's worth the time to:
- Check out your car and determine if there is any damage or scrapes. If you notice any, mark 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 to your liking, and figure out how to turn on the lights and windshield wipers
- Get comfortable operating the entertainment and GPS (if available). You don't want any unneeded distractions in a new city
Book your Lyons rental car today
Use CarRentals.com to get yourself the best wheels Lyons has to offer. Before you know it, you'll be going between the well-known restaurants, renowned landmarks, and all the terrific sites in Lyons.