Car rentals in Lyons: All you need to know
You want a great automobile to take you around Lyons whether you're traveling for a business trip or a vacation. Explore the top sites around town and park in front of the popular restaurants in Lyons. We've collected the most frequently asked questions about renting a car in Lyons. Keep reading to discover the dos and don'ts of car rentals.
How can I find a great deal on a rental car in Lyons?
We always try to get you the best deal. However, to get the most savings when you travel to Lyons you can do a few things. Be sure to:
- Take time to compare vehicle pricing
- Avoid airport pick-ups and drop-offs, which can be more expensive
- Know ahead of time how much fuel/mileage you may use
- Search and book as far in advance as you can
Even a little rental car know-how can go a long way to getting you the most savings.
What rental suppliers have agencies in Lyons?
From global names like National and Enterprise to budget-friendly brands like Economy and Budget, CarRentals.com has some of the best brands in the business. Scan through the reviews to get an idea of which is best for your next trip.
What type of rental car should I get for my trip to Lyons?
That depends on your needs and what activities you want to do in Lyons. If you're having a little trouble choosing, make sure to read over our chart below. We have compared the most popular vehicle categories for you:
|Car Type||Best for||Category Includes|
|Full Size SUV||Those looking for a little off-road adventure||Ford Explorer, Kia Sorento, BMW X3, or similar|
|Full Size||If you plan on doing plenty of touring and want a comfortable ride||Infiniti Q50, Ford Fusion, or similar|
|Economy Car||When saving money is a top priority||Fiat 500, Nissan Versa Note, or similar|
What age do you have to be to rent a car in Lyons?
Normally, the age limit for renting a car in Lyons is 21. Please note, there might be an additional charge if you are under the age of 25 or for larger or higher category rentals. Read through the terms to discover what any additional charges is before you book your rental.
Do I need insurance to rent a car in Lyons?
Insurance is mandatory, no matter where you're renting a car. That said, you could already be covered by your existing car or credit card policies. Keep in mind, your policies may not provide total coverage, and you'll have to add it to your booking for Lyons. Check ahead of time and, if it is needed, you can conveniently include it at checkout.
What is the fuel policy for Lyons rental cars?
Most suppliers allow you to choose which policy you want. Here is a list of the typical policies.You will need to search for 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 want and then refill the tank when you drop the vehicle off. 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, it's only necessary 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 refueling charges if you don't fill up the tank|
|Full to empty (pre-paid)||You'll receive the car with a full tank of fuel and return the car with the tank empty. Check with the provider to see if they will refund you for any unused fuel||You won't have to find for a gas station before you drop-off your car||The supplier usually charges a higher rate for the fuel than a local gas station|
|Empty to empty||You will not have a full tank of fuel when you pick up your vehicle, and you won't have to fill the tank back up when you bring the car back||You fill the tank yourself, so you won't pay more than local pump prices||You'll have to get some gas before you go on a long trip|
What fuel policy do you recommend?
Most rental car companies give you a full tank policy. At CarRentals.com, we encourage returning the car with a full tank of gas. If you want to save some money, it is best to fill up your tank before you bring it back.
Should I get unlimited miles when I rent a car in Lyons?
If you want to explore all that Lyons and maybe even the rest of Wisconsin offers, you are going to want unlimited miles. You won't have to worry about extra charges if you decide to drive all over Lyons. Read the fine print to make certain your mileage is truly "unlimited."
Before you drive off
Make sure you go over a few items prior to leaving the rental lot on your Lyons adventure. You should take time to:
- Check out your vehicle and make sure there is no damage or scrapes. If so, write it down on your 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
- Figure out how to work the radio or entertainment features. It's best to limit any unnecessary distractions when you are driving around a new city
Book your Lyons car rental today
Use CarRentals.com to get the best wheels Lyons has to offer. Before you know it, you'll be cruising between the great restaurants, world-famous landmarks, and all the marvelous sites in Lyons.