Car rentals in Lyons: All you need to know
You need a great automobile to get around Lyons whether you're going for a business trip or a vacation. See the famous sites around town and park in front of the popular restaurants in Lyons. CarRentals.com has gathered the most popular questions about renting a car in Lyons. Read on to find out which vehicle is perfect for your trip, and how to get the best rates.
How do I get a great deal on a car rental in Lyons?
We always try to get you the best rate. However, there are ways to get an even lower price on your upcoming rental. You can:
- Compare vehicle pricing before you book
- Try to avoid pick-ups and drop-offs at airports, which can cost more
- Know ahead of time how much fuel/mileage you may use
- Search and reserve in advance
These tips can help you save even more on your next car rental in Lyons.
What rental companies have retailers in Lyons?
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 reviews to help you figure out which is best for you.
What types and makes of rental cars are on offer in Lyons?
Whether you want a roomy family vehicle or a low-cost economy car, the sheer wealth of options in this New York city means you're certain to find an automobile that suits your needs. Some options include:
|Car Type||Best for||Category Includes|
|Full Size SUV||To take on any kind of terrain and sightseeing||BMW X3, Ford Explorer, or similar|
|Full Size||For big groups that want better fuel economy than an SUV||Infiniti Q50, Ford Fusion, or similar|
|Hybrid||Those that want a quiet and comfortable ride with terrific miles per gallon||BMW i3, Toyota Prius, or similar|
How old do you have to be to rent a car in Lyons?
Normally, the age limit for renting a car in Lyons is 21—the same as it is across the rest of the USA. However, you might need to pay a surcharge if you're under 25. Be sure to read over the supplier's terms to figure out any additional charges is before you rent your car.
Is insurance required to rent a car in Lyons?
When cruising through Lyons or the rest of the U.S. of A., you will need insurance. Almost every supplier requires that you show proof of insurance before you pick up your automobile. Most countries require the driver to have insurance. You may be able to buy interim coverage through the rental supplier. Moreover, as a U.S. citizen, you can also add on Collision Damage Coverage with CarRentals.com during checkout.
Many major card issuers, like MasterCard or Visa, provide some insurance on your rental, however, there are usually restrictions. For example, they may not cover your rental car if you book a larger or luxury vehicle. Make sure to check your rental car company's policy before you decide.
What are the different fuel policies?
Most suppliers allow you to choose which policy you want. Below is a list of the most common ones.You will have to find an open gas station close to the drop-off location
|Policy Type||Policy Description||Advantages||Disadvantages|
|Full to Full||The gas tank will be full when you pick up your automobile. You can use as much fuel as you need and top it off when you return your car at the end of your rental period. If you refill the tank before you return your car, you won't be charged a refueling cost||You only pay for the fuel you use. Used a quarter of a tank? Simply fill it back up to full. You won't need to pay for any gas you didn't use. You can fill up at any station you want and you'll only be charged refueling fees if you don't refill the tank|
|Full to empty (pre-paid)||You pay for a full tank of gas upfront and bring the car back with the tank empty. Some suppliers offer a refund for any unused fuel. Be sure to check with them beforehand||There will be no need to go searching for a gas station before you return 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 collect your vehicle, and you don't have to fill the tank back up before you bring the car back||You refill your tank yourself, so you can shop around for the cheapest local prices||You'll need to locate a gas station as soon as you collect the car|
What fuel policy should I get?
We usually recommend that customers choose the full-to-full policy. This policy is the most straightforward, and you simply top off the tank before you bring it back.
Is it worth getting unlimited miles?
Unlimited mileage is a good option for those 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.
Tips before you leave the lot
Make sure you check a few items before you leave the car rental lot. You should take time to:
- Inspect your car and be sure there is no dents or scrapes. 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
- 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 windshield wipers
- Get comfortable working the entertainment and GPS (if available). You don't want any unneeded distractions in a new city
Book your Lyons rental car today
When you reserve your Lyons rental car with CarRentals.com, you know you can depend on a great set of wheels that will leave you with money to spare. Book today to cash in on cheap deals on your ideal Lyons rental car. See you on the road.